Tag Archives: Fame

The Fame: How Lady Gaga Became Pop’s Self-Made Superstar

In one of the first shots of the 2017 documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, Lady Gaga is wearing sweatpants. There’s nothing revolutionary about sweatpants, of course — nothing shocking or provocative — and nobody would be surprised that Lady Gaga was filmed wearing sweatpants in 2017, except perhaps Lady Gaga in 2008. By the time

“Weird Al” Yankovic receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star: Watch

“Weird Al” Yankovic received his Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Monday. The hour-long ceremony took place in Los Angeles, across from the famous TCL Chinese Theatres, and featured glowing speeches from actor Thomas Lennon, veteran radio broadcaster Dr. Demento, and Mitch O’Farrell, a member of the local City Council. Known for his ingenious, Grammy-winning parody

Ann Wilson Inducts the Moody Blues Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Fifty-four years after “Go Now” introduced them to the world, the Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. They were singled out by 2013 inductee Ann Wilson of Heart for “taking me from childhood into adulthood as a disciple.” “The very few boys who took me

Moody Blues Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The Moody Blues were enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight, some five decades after they helped give rise to progressive rock by adding symphonic elements to pop songs. They celebrated by performing “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)” from 1972’s Seventh Sojourn, followed by “Your Wildest Dreams” from 1986’s