Tag: pop

Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Boring. Dull. Plain. These are a few words that one could use to describe guitar-toting pop artist Jocelyn’s new single, “Speak up.” In this new single, Jocelyn attempts to write an inspiring pop ballad about self-confidence, and resilience through self-understanding when faced with adversity. Yet for a song about finding your voice, Jocelyn seems to still be looking for hers. […]

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Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

The evolution of Demi Lovato has certainly been a remarkable one. Beginning as a Disney star and developing through a series of hardships into a true pop star, Lovato is one of the few true vocal powerhouses of her time. Her last album, “Confident,” showcased this power perfectly with powerful anthems such as “Confident” and “Cool For the Summer.” Her […]

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Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato was born to sing: that much is clear. With the release of her new album, fittingly entitled Confident, the former Disney star emerges with the determined self-assurance and poise that Camp Rock’s Mitchie Torres, whom Lovato first portrayed back in 2008, initially lacked. Between promoting awareness for mental disorders and serving as one of music’s most motivational figures […]

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“Revival” marks Selena Gomez’s transition into adulthood

“Revival” marks Selena Gomez’s transition into adulthood

Selena Gomez is no longer the wand-wielding teenager whose presence on Waverly Place constantly led to televised conflict. With the release of her fifth studio album, Revival, Gomez fortifies her departure from juvenile issues and her transcendence to adulthood. Released on October 9 through Interscope, Revival boasts a satisfying collection of songs fueled by honesty and packaged with enticing hooks […]

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