Another week, another boatload of pop music news! This week saw the release of many great albums, including The Weeknd‘s Kiss Land, Janelle Monae‘s The Electric Lady, Goldfrapp‘s Tales of Us, Tamar Braxton‘s Love & War and 2 Chainz‘ BOATS II: Me Time. Newcomer Lorde blessed our ears with her new single, “Team” while Robin Thicke announced his upcoming tour with Jessie J. Lady Gaga managed to give a Wizard Of Oz-inspired performance of “Applause” on Good Morning America, shade Azealia Banks and apologize to Christina Aguilera in a matter of a few days. But the week really belong to our favorite Pop Princess Britney Spears, as she dropped major teasers for her anticipated”Work Bitch” single – including music video photos, the glamorous single cover and songwriting credits.
Sky Ferreira (finally) announces the release date for her debut album Night Time, My Time (out on October 29) while Ariana Grande damaged her vocal cords – so tragic! In this week’s “She’s Just Being Miley!” news, Miley Cyrus is officially on Kanye West‘s ”Black Skinheads” remix. She also released her kinda-NSFW video for “Wrecking Ball” and showed off her rapping skills on Mike WiLL Made It‘s “23. Oh, Beyonce celebrated her 32nd birthday on a yacht in Italy, continuing to live better lives than us lessors.
We also held our Dancing Divas Ibrawlator, where Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Madonna and Ciara all battled it out for the ultimate dancing crown. The results are finally in! And the winner is….Beyonce!
Check out some of this week’s best comments below!
:: When we asked what the real reason was for Miley Cyrus’ tears in her “Wrecking Ball” video, teblue on Instagram hypothesized it’s because Miley was thinking: “I can’t twerk to this song.”
:: wow was not impressed on Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch” Writing Team Includes Will.i.am & A Couple Swedish EDMers: “It took six people to write a song called ‘Work Bitch.’ Six.”
:: While many thought Britney Spears’ new single cover was fierce, If U Seek Amy thought it was a bit dragalicious on Britney Spears Is A Vegas Showgirl On The Cover Of “Work Bitch”: “OMG! Is this the first promo for the next season of RuPaul’s Drag Race! Werq that tuck, bitch!”
:: drew took notes from Mother Monster on Azealia Banks Posts ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ Tracklist, Invites Skepticism: “So, she’s been ‘prepping’ this album for what, 4 years? She’s talked about other track names (i.e. ‘Miss Camaraderie’), and now she’s bashing GaGa and giving us 13 tracks – 4 of which we’ve heard already..Azealia, I’m over you and your attitude.”
:: drew was also over Lil Wayne and his career on Lil Wayne Talks Rap Retirement On ‘Katie’: “I’m So Ready To Retire Now”: “… I think the world is ready for him to retire, too. :-\”
:: ALP thought Miley Cyrus drew influence from a certain Oakland rapper on Miley Cyrus Makes Her Rap Debut On Mike WiLL Made It’s “23″: Listen To The Full Song: “She sounds like Kreyshawn…meh stick to singing.”
:: buylotusonitunesnow pretty much summed up what everyone felt on Justin Timberlake Brings Sexy Back To ‘The New York Times Style Magazine’ Cover: “If I had ovaries, they would have exploded.”
:: TimX questioned our Ibrawalator choices on Ibrawlator: Who Is The Best Dancing Diva?: “The winner isn’t even on the list…how can you guys forget Janet!?!?”
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