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    Dear Katy Perry: An Open Letter to a Pop Star

    Dear Katy Perry, You look tired. The vivacious pop star that once graced the top of the charts with pop masterpieces that made boys dream about “California Girls” and girls relive their “Last Friday Night” is seemingly distant. And that’s okay. We’re not mad, we’re just worried. What started as a low-key feud with Taylor Swift, turned into a full-blown war. A war you’re not winning. You performed at the Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2015; a moment that should have defined you, at the top of your game. The colorful performance though was second fiddle to the “left shark controversy” regarding Swift’s male dancer. That’s what people remember. Then…

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    Music Monday: Summer Songs 2015

    I’m back from summer vacation (more on that in this Thursdays new video)! And while it’s been rough trying to tear my relaxed and tanned body from bed and back to reality this morning, I am excited to be back to the Listen! It’s Vetrano family. In the next couple of weeks, I will be introducing a number of new features on the site that I think you’ll enjoy and that will expand our growing family. One of the newest additions is Music Mondays, my weekly playlist of curated music to keep you jamming all week long. This week, in honor of my long beach vacation and days sitting pool side…

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    VOTW: McPop Hits, NSFW Vacation & Déjà Vu

    When your week gets busy and time flies by, the internet doesn’t stop. That’s why V for Vetrano has you covered with all the must-see videos of the week. Every Friday, visit Listen! It’s Vetrano for the week’s most talked about music premieres, television moments and viral videos that will keep you current and knowledgable at the Sunday brunch table. Bonnie McKee – Bombastic Bonnie McKee, who’s better known for her songwriting credits, which include chart toppers from Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kesha and more, is preparing the release of her new EP Bombastic. The single, of the same name, dropped this week accompanied with the 80’s styled workout video. The song…

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    VOTW: Pretty Girls, Singing Unicorns & OC TV

    When your week gets busy and time flies by, the internet doesn’t stop. That’s why V for Vetrano has you covered with all the must-see videos of the week. Every Friday, visit Listen! It’s Vetrano for the week’s latest music premieres, television moments and viral videos that will keep you up on all the chatter at the water cooler. Pretty Girls – Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea This week, Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea debuted their highly anticipated video for their new single “Pretty Girls.” The clip, inspired by the cult 80’s film Earth Girls Are Easy starring Geena Davis, is filled with fast moving clips of the singer showing the recently…

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    First Listen: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea “Pretty Girls”

    IT’S HERE!!! The new single from Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea! For months, the hype has built in anticipation of the new single from pop music’s Princess, Britney Spears, and the female rap goddess Iggy Azalea. The wait is over… “Pretty Girls” drops on Monday featuring both artist’s signature sounds coming together to create one epic summer jam. The chanted, anthemic chorus is a female empowered hook, while Britney delivers her recognizable vocal throughout the beat driven verses. Azalea’s presence is felt throughout the song, but when the track reaches her rap verse during the song’s breakdown, she proves why she’s one of the most talked about artists of the last 5 years. The track, written by…

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    First Listen: Britney Spears “Tom’s Diner”

    As the anticipation builds for “Pretty Girls,” the new single from Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea, it was a total surprise when a reworked version of the Suzanne Vega classic “Tom’s Diner” leaked online featuring Spears’ famous sultry, breathy voice. The track is from Giorgio Moroder’s new album Déjà Vu, the first from him in 30 years, and it’s hot, hot, hot! It was no surprise that the singer worked with Spears for the updated hit. The album is set to feature a ton of unexpected, high-profile pop star collaborations, including Charli XCX, Kylie Minogue and Sia. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Moroder hinted at the “Tom’s Diner” cover, noting that it was Spears’…

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    Take 5: Shelly Fairchild

    We all love to know what inspires our favorite stars and we want to know what – or who– is behind our favorite lyrics. But why is every interview so damn serious all the time? ‘Take 5’ is a regular feature on Listen! It’s Vetrano that gives readers insight into some of the lighter things in your favorite stars’ lives. And next up in the ‘Take 5’ hot seat, Nashville’s resident bad ass and super vocalist Shelly Fairchild. In an interview with Fairchild earlier in the month, we talked about her return to music with the PledgeMusic campaign she launched online (see: Shelly Fairchild Pledges Return to Music here). In no time at all, the campaign…