Posts tagged "divas"

Patti LaBelle Would Like You To Know That Today’s Pop Stars Are “Little Heifers”

Patti LaBelle, whom most of us would consider to fit squarely into the “history-making power divas” category, isn’t too fond of the d-word anymore. According to LaBelle:
“That word is used so loosely that I don’t even consider myself a diva. I always considered myself a woman who sings her heart out and who…

By: Claire Hannum / January 25, 2014

“Total Eclipse Of The Heart” By One Woman With 19 Voices

How would it sound if Celine Dion sang “Total Eclipse of the Heart”? What if she sang it and then passed the song off to Adele, who then passed it off to Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera and Shakira? Singer Christina Bianco has a show called “Diva Impressions,” and during a recent performance she sang the…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 13, 2013

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: VH1 Divas

The word diva has been horribly overused of late. Virtually everyone’s a diva. You send your chicken dish back because it tastes funny? Diva. You want your water at room temperature? Divalicious. You can’t stand yellow M&Ms? Complete diva behavior.

But then there are some real divas. And Sunday night, VH1 put together…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 17, 2012

The Divas Are Back! Now, With More Patti LaBelle

All praise to whomever spent the endless hours it took to produce this incredible new episode of “Got 2 B Real,” the diva variety show. You know it took hours and hours and hours to voice and edit this bitch. Welcome to the Diva Variety Show, featuring Aretha “Hateretha” Franklin, Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Rihanna,…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 1, 2012

Ladies, Don’t Mess With A Snap Diva!

Snapping — you’re doing it wrong. At least according to this instructional video-cum-tone poem about the proper way to snap a bitch out. Learn the difference between a domestic snap and a “grand diva” snap — and please, don’t get it twisted. [Boing Boing]…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2010

Jennifer Lopez Takes Jay Leno’s Diva Test

Sure, she grew up in the Bronx as down-home “Jenny from the Block,” but now she’s a global celebrity: singer, actress and red-carpet glamour queen. So is Jennifer Lopez a diva? Jay Leno put her to the test on the “Tonight Show.” Watch the video

By: AOL Television / April 22, 2010

These Singers Are Not “Divas”

VH1 is bringing back its “VH1 Divas” concert series Sept. 17 after a four-year hiatus. But don’t get too excited yet. Some idiot over at the network thinks Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis, Kelly Clarkson, and Adele should join the ranks of Mary J. Blige, Cher, Aretha Franklin, and Celine Dion, who have all been honored…

By: Annika Harris / July 22, 2009