Starting with Britney Spears, there is so much to say about her. Where to start? Her birth? Well, she was born a Southern Miss in 1981; Louisianna, to be exact. She's been singing ever since she came out of the hatch and she's got that trailer trash come-hither great looks that means her virginity was probably given up at an early age, no doubt. >From Mickey Mouse Club to public affairs with Justin Timberlake, Colin Farrel, and a host of other celebs who manage to dump her before and after getting to the altar, our Britney has finally settled down, with babies and husband, Kevin, of whom much has been written and none of it flattering to either of them. Her skills as a mother are not at issue here; for we only want to concentrate, at this moment, on her dazzling performance compilation video, 'IN THE ZONE'. Released in 2003, our spoiled millionaire can never be accused of being boring. It's always an event when pop superstar Britney Spears releases an album, and her fourth full-length release, In the Zone, was no exception. Britney Spears: In the Zone is a video compilation which collects concert footage and television appearances that were stages to celebrate the album's release. Highlights include Spears' ABC special In the Zone, MTV appearances with hip-hop duo Ying Yang Twins, a live nightclub performance of "Breathe on Me," and a documentary on the making of Spears' duet video with Madonna, "Me Against the Music." ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide. Not everyone was so generous in their critiques of 'In the Zone'. Actually, the press spanked her release pretty hard -- judging by one critic's remarks: 'The press has thus far spanked In the Zone (apparently a reference more to Brit's carb intake than her creative nirvana) for Spears's unwillingness to do what Madonna advises--open your heart for me, if you will. But the one truly interesting thing about In the Zone renders that tack useless. There is no exposure, no soul-baring, because there is nothing there to expose. The CD is as terrifyingly devoid of inner life as one of Andy Warhol's silk-screened Liz Taylors or Marilyns. The stamp on the coin is valid, the money is good, but the face bears no resemblance to a human being.' No worries, dear readers. There's no such thing as bad publicity, for all publicity is positive in its way, no less so than for our dearly beloved Britney, whose daily life is splashed across celeb rags so often, it's hard to keep up. Of course, Britney is definitely fodder for gossip mags and rags, as her social faux rack up day after day. But, we digress. Getting back to 'In the Zone' - we've got it for you to download and share amongst yourselves. Watch Britney do what she does best - lose control! It's a busy batch of Britney-mania, much of it featuring Spears in crisp dance numbers, showing as much as she dares, which we all love to see! The video is supplemented by behind the scenes glimpses and chatter. The heart of this DVD is an ABC television special featuring toned-down but still sexy performances of "Toxic," "Breathe on Me," and "I'm a Slave 4 U." A fun highlight is Spears's hip-hop collaboration with the Ying Yang Twins on "(I Got That) Boom Boom," one of the few numbers in the star's stage repertoire with a little room for spontaneity. Between songs one finds Spears gushing over her grandfather, praising her entourage, describing the emotional toll of being in the public eye, and, most interestingly, talking a little about writing songs. Also included here is footage from Spears's Times Square performance on MTV, a couple of videos and related featurettes, and a CD including alternative mixes of "Toxic" and "Me Against the Music". In many ways you could consider In The Zone to be Britney’s retort to the massive commercial and critical successes reaped by Justin over the last 14 months. You’d be right, but you’d be missing the point. In The Zone is Britney’s retort to everybody who’s reaped commercial and/or critical success over the two years since she dropped her eponymous third album. 12 tracks, 12 staggeringly efficacious stabs at that modern hip pop music thang that Britney herself kick-started when she was still in school uniform. In The Zone is tight, taut, lithe and hyper-aware. It’s also as thrillingly, maddeningly intangible, transient and disposable as the girl herself. Britney has defined a generation with her presence; and, 'In the Zone' is no less than what we would expect from pop music's top female entertainer, earning her the title of 'POP DIVA'. Get it. Download it. Watch it. Enjoy!
In certain lights, famed super singing star, Christina Aguilera, reminds one of Jean Harlow modernised. With her stunning platinum blonde super sexy looks, Aguilera is noted for her vocal abilities, as well as her unorthodox sense of fashion. No one can deny her alluring, musky sexuality, that ooze of 'it' factor. She knows she's got 'it'; because there is much controversy surrounding her increasingly sexual public image. And why not, we ask? Clinging to the belief that if you've got it, definitely give every man a hard on with it, Christina resides at the top of our list for 'showing it off'. Did you know that Christina and Britney, two of our beloved pop divas, catfought over Justin Timberlake? Justin certainly gets around. Perhaps we should start a six degrees from separation between him and the divas who sing like angels. That she was called 'Diva' by her co-stars during those early years? We don't know if the allegations are true or false, since both Britney and Christina insist they were joking; but, what do you think? That's what we think, too. Mee-ow! There is no denying the talent. Rich husky rhythm and blues voice, with an incredibly versatile range. Absolutely amazing talent, from early on. Christina Aguilera's My Reflection is a mirror that shows where the teen-pop diva's going (toward grown-up diva-dom as an R&B star) and where she's been (showcasing her navel on a dance-infused tour). Aguilera's first concert video, a repackaging of a slick special that aired on ABC-TV in 2000, shows what this "girl" really wants is to move beyond the bouncy R&B-flavored pop she's known for. Her cheeky hits ("Genie in a Bottle," "Come On Over, Baby," "What a Girl Wants") are followed by songs from Mi Reflejo, her Spanish-language album, and My Kind of Christmas, her holiday release. She has sweet duets with R&B legend Dr. John on "Merry Christmas, Baby" and balladeer Brian McKnight on "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," and shares the stage with rapper Lil' Bow Wow (weird, but it works) on "So Emotional" and "Christmas Time." (Quick behind-the-scenes interviews from MTV's Diary punctuate the concert.) Despite her inability to resist over-the-top vocal histrionics, Aguilera's range is impressive, whether she's performing a spirited rendition of Free's 1970 hit "All Right Now" or belting out Etta James's 1961 classic "At Last," after giving the blues singer a heartfelt tribute. One viewing of this DVD should convince even the most anti-teen skeptics that her voice is one of today's best. This video is a mere glimpse into Christina's ability to do what she does best - sing live! Her vocal talent far exceeds her peers, even if she sometimes engages in overly-theatrical vocal acrobatics. To watch her discover power and range makes this a must-see DVD. You simply must see it, so we've made it available for you to download, watch, share and see. Beauty and a voice. It's a match made in heaven!
Who DOESN'T know J-Lo? With her Bronx babe butt, commonly described as attractively large and certainly coined the phrases, 'J-Lo Butt' or 'J-Lo Booty', our luscious Latina singer has sold well over forty million records worldwide. She's an actor - perhaps not the best, but engagingly watchable, if only for her famous bubble butt, a singer, who has won plenty of awards to give her voice legitimacy, has her own clothing line and has proven her versatility in whatever she touches. We can say many things about our Jennifer and we do, with delicious malice about her acting abilities. When 'The Reel Me' DVD launched, it grabbed the world's attention in 2003, solidifying a career that has captivated audiences all over the planet. With 16 music videos under her belt, Jennifer Lopez has a few things to say in this sexy anthology about what it takes to connect people to her songs. She says them concisely in an interview that wraps around The Reel Me's collection of sweet ballads, sweaty dance music, and jagged hip-hop, but the videos actually speak for themselves. "If You Had My Love" makes a closed-circuit, home-security system a vehicle for catching J-Lo in an amorous mood--a ridiculous idea, of course, but terribly hot just the same. "No Me Ames" finds Lopez and Marc Anthony playing an embattled couple in a dramatization of their powerful duet. Other highlights include "Feelin' So Good," in which the star plays a hairdresser who blows her paycheck on a night out with the girls; the "Ain't It Funny" remix, with its deep colors and sassy attitude; and "Jenny from the Block," co-starring Ben Affleck. J-Lo reveals the things most important to her - friendship, love, and remembering one's roots -- she demonstrates these powerful emotions throuhout the video and it shows. It's a grabber for your attention. You get to hear her sing and play, AND you get to watch that magnificent ass. It's a winner all around and we've got the entire DVD, ready for you to download and watch with friends and lovers. Share it. That's why we're here. You can keep it forever and watch it every single day of your life. After all, what's a day without a little J-Lo and her talent? Just another ray of sunshine that we offer as part of our tribute to the pop divas of our century.
Last but certainly not in any was least, we offer for your entertainment, a Columbian firecracker who goes by the name of Shakira. Eye candy, for sure, with her exotic, erotic long blonde tresses and bedroom eyes. Not to mention a bod that wows the most hardcore male lady watcher! The sex appeal, spectacle, and substance of Shakira are in full effect on Live and Off the Record, a combination DVD/CD recorded primarily in Rotterdam in 2003. In many respects, Shakira's show is like those of other contemporary pop divas: tightly choreographed dancing, frequent costume changes, songs (in Shakira's case, sung in both English and her native Spanish) with big, anthemic choruses.... But Shakira's sound is harder-edged than, say, Britney or Celine's; her core backing musicians are your basic two-guitars-bass-drums rock band, and she even covers AC/DC's "Back in Black." She's a stronger singer than Janet Jackson, and writes or co-writes more of her own material (music and lyrics alike) than any of the others; she even displays some passable chops as a drummer. Much of the material here, including hits like "The One" and "Whenever, Wherever," comes from Shakira's Laundry Service, the 2001 CD that was her first to feature songs in English. Ten of the 15 tunes from the live performance are also included on the accompanying audio-only CD, while among the DVD features is a 50-minute documentary. Combine all of that with frequent close-ups of her belly (bare, of course) and her, um, back, and you've an entertaining show by a performer with a substantial upside. The DVD performance is as highly charged as we've ever experienced, and her entrance as you'll witness on this disc was dramatic, mysterious, sensual and almost otherworldly. When those lights hit the snake and the opening chords of Ojos Asi were struck -- as she began to move -- and as she seemed to float forward to the mike -- it was one of those life moments. It was genuinely surreal. What was SO incredible, however, was that by the time the song was about to end and the exotic wall of sound was reduce to a simple violin phrase, the crowd was almost silent, as though dumbstruck. Few entrances and opening numbers ever leave one speechless, but this will when you watch. This woman has perhaps the most beautiful face and she moves like an opium dream. Once you've downloaded it to your computer, see why Britney and Christina cut their tours short - they obviously watched this DVD! Now, you can watch this DVD, in its entirety, easily downloadable to your computer, yours for all time!
Four beautiful women. Four voices that melt the hearts of audiences around the universe. Four DVDs to entrance, enthrall, excite, and ellicit visceral emotions. It comes as no surprise that these singers have grown to become known as divas. Once you listen to the music, your primal urges begin to respond, as you visually take in the elaborate sets, costumes, and choreography. Feel the rhythm coming from the souls of sensuality personified. Take it all in when you download the uncut, full length video DVDS to your computer. Make sure you have a party with your friends and lovers. Share the magic, for that's what it is. Magic. All yours.