On May 24 Rihanna released her debut single “Pon de Replay”…

On May 24, 2005 “Pon de Replay,” Rihanna’s debut single, was released. The single, featured in her debut album, 2005’s “Music of the Sun,” comprised of elements of both pop and reggae. The name of the song translates to “play it again” in Bajan Creole, an official language in Barbados. The song itself received positive…

On May 24 Rihanna released her debut single “Pon de Replay”…

On May 24, 2005 “Pon de Replay,” Rihanna’s debut single, was released. The single, featured in her debut album, 2005’s “Music of the Sun,” comprised of elements of both pop and reggae. The name of the song translates to “play it again” in Bajan Creole, an official language in Barbados. The song itself received positive…

On September 9 Britney Spears performed her infamous “Gimme More” performance at the 2007 MTV VMAs …

On September 9, 2007 Britney Spears performed her ill-fated performance of “Gimme More” at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards. The performance, which was meant to be seen as Spears’ comeback performance, was negatively critique by both fans and critics. Many commented that Spears looked disoriented while on stage, forgetting the lyrics and dance moves…

On February 20 Rihanna was born…

On February 20, 1988, Rihanna was born. The singer, hailing from Barbados, made her music debut with her 2005 debut single, “Pon de Replay.” The single, featured in her debut album “Music of the Sun,” was commercially successful, topping the Billboard Hot Dance Club chart. Arguably, she attained international stardom with the number-one hit “Umbrella,”…

On November 8 the celebrity gossip website TMZ launched…

On November 8, 2005 TMZ made its web debut. The website, a joint venture between AOL and Telepictures Productions (division of Warner Brothers / Time Warner), is a celebrity-centric news website featuring the latest celebrity gossip and any other up-to-date news. The website’s name derives from the historic 30-mile (thirty-mile zone, i.e. TMZ) stretch located…

On September 9 Britney Spears performed her infamous “Gimme More” performance at the 2007 MTV VMAs …

On September 9, 2007 Britney Spears performed her ill-fated performance of “Gimme More” at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards. The performance, which was meant to be seen as Spears’ comeback performance, was negatively critique by both fans and critics. Many commented that Spears looked disoriented while on stage, forgetting the lyrics and dance moves…