Dannii Ceniceros

  • November 6, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    British girl group Little Mix united this year with best-selling female rapper Nicki Minaj in an explosive MTV EMA performance that captivated audiences everywhere. The UK girl group has always been interested in collaborating with the well-known female rapper. The group is no strangers to female collaborations and has worked with numerous iconic hip-hop females such … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/little-mix-and-nicki-minaj-show-off-girl-power-in-powerful-mtv-ema-performance/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 15, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    Eurovision 2018 had many fiery contestants, including Israel’s own Netta Barzilai who managed to steal the competition with ‘Toy’. The single is an ode to independent women with many critics aligning the song to the Me Too movement. While the song has been described as “bizarre pop”, it’s unconventional sound led it to victory amongst … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/eurovision-winner-netta-catapults-up-international-charts-with-toy/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 7, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    Carrie Underwood’s single “Cry Pretty” was released last month in April. It became her 27th top 10 single on the Hot Country Songs chart and debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #48. Since its release the song has sold more than 89,000 copies in the U.S. alone. The recently released music video showcases … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/carrie-underwood-drops-emotionally-gritty-music-video-for-single-cry-pretty/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 9, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    The Killers are one of the most popular rock bands in contemporary music. Their debut album Hot Fuss, has sold well over 7 million copies worldwide and resulted in four hit singles, two with multi-platinum status. These include ‘Somebody Told Me’ and the iconic ‘Mr. Brightside; the latter being their biggest hit to date. Since … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-killers-mr-brightside-crosses-its-200th-week-on-the-uk-charts/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 30, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    The 2010s decade has been quite a struggle for girl groups. Unlike the vast variety of girl groups present in the late 1990’s to the early and mid 2000’s, the scope of female entourages took a steady decline as 2010 approached. By this time, there wasn’t any groups internationally making huge mainstream moves in multiple … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/how-little-mix-girls-generation-survived-the-2010s-girl-group-apocalypse/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 13, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    While boy band One Direction’s hiatus continues to haunt longtime fans, there continues to be an immense worldwide support. Selling over 50 million records worldwide, the English-Irish group stand as one of the best selling boy bands in music history. They are the U.K’s second-biggest boy band, coming behind the Bay City Rollers, who racked … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/one-direction-album-sales-continue-to-rise-despite-undefined-hiatus/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 13, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    “Love Lies” is officially another bop from American singer and songwriter Khalid and Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei. The duo’s R&B-flavored single broke through the Top 40 charts in numerous countries worldwide. Australia, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Slovakia, Norway, and Hungary are just a few of the places where the song has been very well-received. On the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/khalid-and-normani-breakthrough-international-charts-with-love-lies/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 23, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    The BRIT Awards are the British equivalent to the Grammys in the United States. It awards excellence in music to a variety of British artists in addition to recognizing international nominees. This year’s BRIT awards included wins from Dua Lipa who won British Female Solo Artist to Stormzy’s album Gang, Signs & Prayers that lodged … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/brit-awards-once-again-under-fire-for-being-rigged/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 8, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    Louisiana native Rubia Garcia has gained thousands of followers through social media for her commentary regarding the importance of education, racial justice and equality of opportunity. But this isn’t the only reason she has received so much recognition worldwide. The teacher’s passionate plea to make the lives of others better, only fuels her fight for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/social-media-teacher-guru-rubia-garcia-pushes-for-law-school-after-heartfelt-encouragement-from-followers/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 29, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    The music industry holds a numerous amount of people who work together to create genre-filled masterpieces. From producers to songwriters, the “behind the scenes” workers of today’s favorite mainstream artists play an important role every day in creating chart success. When award shows like the Grammys come to commemorate artists of all backgrounds, females in … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/female-artists-are-continually-underrepresented-and-snubbed-at-grammys/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 29, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    British girl group Little Mix are living the glory days, as their third album Get Weird successfully logs a 92nd week on the official UK top 100 albums chart. Charting at #88 for the week ending Feb. 1, 2018, the group now holds the achievement of having the longest charting girl group album in UK chart history. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/little-mix-snatches-girl-group-record-previously-set-by-the-spice-girls-and-destinys-child/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 22, 2018By Dannii Ceniceros

    The Pussycat Dolls were a driving force of the girl-power movement during the mid to late 2000s decade. Their debut album, PCD, remains one of the best selling girl group albums in the world, boasting sales of 7 million copies. It brought to the table four consecutive top 20 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/pussycat-dolls-creator-robin-antin-confirms-girl-group-reunion/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read