Friday, February 27, 2009

The Supervillains and Slightly Stupid in Concert

Great show!
Photos by Steven Ridenour - 2009 - All Rights Reserved.

Britney Spears' 'Circus' Is the #1 Most Played Song in the Country

Britney Spears' 'Circus' Is the #1 Most Played Song in the Country

Spears' Marks Her First Back-To-Back No. 1 Singles And Fifth No. 1 Top 40 Hit Song

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Britney Spears continues her dominance on the charts, her latest single "Circus" is the No. 1 song on the Top 40 radio charts and her fifth No. 1 song overall. Currently she holds three songs in the Top 40 chart, her breakout first hit song "Womanizer," "Circus" and her rapidly rising third single "If You See Amy." Additionally this marks the first time in her storied career where Spears scores back-to-back No. 1 singles on the radio chart, according to industry trade Radio & Records.

The platinum album Circus debuted at No. 1 and made Britney Spears the first female ever to have five No. 1 album debuts. Worldwide, the album has sold in excess of three million albums. Circus reunites Spears with previous collaborators Max Martin, Danja and Bloodshy & Avant and her latest video for "If You See Amy" recently wrapped shooting in Los Angeles and was directed by Jake Nava (Beyonce, Shakira, P!nk).

Spears' upcoming arena tour, "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" kicks-off in New Orleans on March 3, 2009. In the days following her tour announcement, tour promoter AEG Live immediately added six shows in Los Angeles, Toronto, New Jersey, Chicago, Long Island, NY and Anaheim, CA, in order to cover the overwhelming demand from fans worldwide.

Britney Spears is one of the top-selling artists of the last decade, and to date she has sold in excess of 63 million albums worldwide: ...Baby One More Time (1999); Oops!... I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003) and Blackout (2007).

Source: JIVE Label Group

New Line Up For Pop-Rock Teen Sensation, Clique Girlz

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pop-Rock Teen Sensation, Clique Girlz, have added a new member! Montreal native Sara Diamond, 14, has joined sisters Destinee and Paris Monroe to form the new trio. Sara was chosen from thousands of teenage girls who attended the national audition in search of the new Clique Girl. Sara, who also acts and models, has been singing and performing since age five. She has also opened for legends Roberta Flack and Bonnie Tyler at Montreal's Bell Centre.

Destinee and Paris spotted Sara's talent immediately when she sang with them at the audition. "We just clicked instantly," commented Destinee. "It was amazing how well our harmonies blended," added Paris.

The Clique Girlz have teamed up with The Topps Company, makers of Bazooka, Ring Pop and Baby Bottle Pop, for fun promotions that include: four Baby Bottle Pop and Ring Pop concerts, Clique Girlz webisodes, ringtones, games, exclusive previews and more. The trio will have their photo on Topps packaging; appear in television ads on Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Toon Disney. A print campaign is set for teen scene must-reads like J-14, M and Twist Magazine who voted Clique Girlz "Best New Girl Group" summer 2008.