Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

America’s 40 Hottest New Music Stars

Pop music consistently requires fresh talent in order to remain relevant and -- most importantly -- cool. While artists like Madonna and Mariah Carey have led careers that have spanned ...
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Every James Bond Movie Ranked Worst to Best

James Bond is arguably the most famous spy in cinematic history. Created by British author and journalist Ian Fleming in the early 1950s, the always suave character with a license ...
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Celebrity Parents With Famous Musician Children

It is not uncommon for children to follow in their parents' footsteps with regards to work. A person who grows up in close proximity to a certain profession may develop ...
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Musicians Who Told Politicians ‘Don’t Use My Song’

Campaign songs promoting candidates have been in use since the days of George Washington. Today, rather than dedicated campaign tunes, politicians often use popular hits. But because the use might ...
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Best Pixar Movies

Fans of animated movies are eager for the release of Pixar’s upcoming “Toy Story 4.” The film, set to be released in theaters on June 21, has already set the ...
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Most Popular Movie Released the Year You Were Born

Cinema has been in a state of constant evolution ever since the first moving images were created in the 19th century, thanks mostly to advances in technology. One can only ...
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Best Selling Country Albums of the Last 10 Years

Revenues from recorded music are still well below their peak around the turn of the 21st century. This is due in large part to consumers turning to digital platforms, such ...
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Most Famous Band From Every State

What’s more American than a group of friends taking up instruments in a garage and starting a band with dreams of making it big? All across the country music bands ...
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The 100 Absolute Best Songs in History

While the world of recorded music is filled with hidden treasures, some songs are universally loved. These gems have remained popular throughout the years, even as perhaps newer music temporarily ...
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25 Bizarre Musical Collaborations

Atlanta-based rapper Lil Nas X had an unexpected hit with “Old Town Road” -- a sub-two minute rap song that gained widespread popularity on social media platforms. Perhaps even more ...
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100 Saddest Movies of All Time

“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the ...
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100 Saddest Movies of All Time

“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the ...
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25 Best Revenge Movies of All Time

Whether it’s a jilted lover looking to get even with a former mate or a Mafia don trying to wipe out his brother’s killers, movies with revenge themes are proven ...
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50 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen

Some movies have such wide appeal that they're nearly universally adored. Films like "Casablanca" and "The Godfather" -- considered among the best movies of all time -- exemplify the best ...
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80 Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Spring

With the arrival of spring, people are once again leaving their homes in search of things to do -- and concerts are among the most popular options. 24/7 Tempo has ...
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