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Playlist: The Best of Celine Dion… and Beyond!

Andrew Martone | March 30, 2017

Another day, another Aries birthday! As if the last week hasn’t been exciting enough with the birthdays of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Mariah Carey, Aries season has just begun! Today we celebrate the birthday of another Aries, Celine Dion! In celebrating the Canadian powerhouse’s birthday, we’ve compiled a list […]


The Diana Ross Essentials Playlist

Staff | March 26, 2017

The Boss March is definitely Diva Month. After celebrating the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin‘s birthday yesterday, we celebrate the birth of another great today: It’s The Boss, Miss Diana Ross! There’s so much we need to say about this iconic woman. First of all, we should start by remembering how […]

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Playlist: Aretha Franklin’s Deep Cuts

Andrew Martone | March 25, 2017

Aretha Franklin: The Queen Turns 75 In celebration of Aretha Franklin’s 75th birthday, I dug into her catalog for some deep cuts. Everyone knows “Respect“, “Think”, and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”, but what about the songs that didn’t receive single treatment/attention? Let me take you back… Digesting Aretha […]


Playlist: Mama Patti Essentials

Mario | March 15, 2017

One cannot be a fan of R&B music and not be familiar with Patti LaBelle. Her iconic voice, her songs and her legendary live performances have defined the history of this genre. It’s simply not acceptable to be unaware of Queen Patti’s material. Miss Patti started her career in the […]

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Playlist: Etta James Essentials

Andrew Martone | January 20, 2017

Etta James was one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Beyond her signature “At Last”, she was a musical chameleon who jumped across genres. Her sound infuses elements of soul, pop, jazz, blues, rock, and even country. Below, we dig into 30 of her best songs, both hits and […]

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The 19 “97” Singles of 2016

Staff | December 31, 2016

2016 year saw the return of heavy hitting Pop icons, like Britney and Beyoncé, those who had been away far too long, like JoJo and Solange, and the new generation of hitmakers, such as The Weeknd, Bruno Mars and Rihanna. Of course, there wasn’t a shortage of worthy fresh talent either, such as ZAYN, […]