Benny Blanco

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    March 28, 2014

    Ryan Tedder made (more than) $2.5 million last year

    That's the big takeaway from Billboard's current cover story on Colorado-bred Ryan Tedder: He made $2.5 million in 2013 on royalties alone. The lion's share of it came from songwriting credits on songs performed by Beyonce, Ellie Goulding, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, The Fray (hey!) and his own band, One ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Ten best businesses along 13th Avenue in Capitol Hill

    Often overlooked for its bigger, brasher cousin, East Colfax Avenue, the quaint little strip of 13th Avenue between Downing and Sherman streets is one of the few remaining arteries of pedestrian shopping, historic buildings and authentic culture in the Denver area. Its lack of recognition may actual ... More >>

  • Music

    January 31, 2013
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    January 28, 2013

    Ellie Goulding on how she'd be a personal trainer if she wasn't making music anymore

    For almost three years now, Ellie Goulding has been steadily taking over the airwaves. Whether it be vocal features on the hottest new EDM tracks, dominating on her own with singles from one of her two platinum albums or appearing on remixed tracks from the world's biggest producers, the Brit-pop st ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Family-friendly or adults-only, Denver's PrideFest 2012 has celebrations for all, starting tonight

    With "Fight for Your Right to Pride" as the official theme of Denver's PrideFest 2012, the GLBTQ community is taking off its gloves -- led by four grand marshals who are also happen to be "out" members of the Colorado Legislature: Senators Pat Steadman and Lucia Guzman, and Representatives Mark Ferr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Reader: Basic Kneads deserves to be on a top pizza ten list...but Virgilio's?

    Pizzeria Basta produced our favorite pies in 2011.​Since the Best of Denver 2011, we've been posting occasional lists of our runners-up in some popular categories -- lists that are not only available here, but on our Best of Denver app. And, as always, certain categories provoke plenty of disc ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Chef and Tell, part two: Zengo's Clint Wangsnes

    Lori Midson​ Clint Wangsnes Zengo 1610 Little Raven Street 720-904-0965 This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Clint Wangsnes, chef of Zengo. Read part one of that Q&A. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: I have high expectations of all of my staf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    3OH!3 collab with Ke$ha on new album

    Just caught an interview on MTV with the 3OH!3 dudes about the new album, Streets of Gold. Evidently, Ke$ha, with whom the boys collaborated with on her chartbuster, "Blah Blah Blah," is slated to appear on track from the new record called, "My First Kiss," produced by Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    3OH!3 makes cameo in Ke$ha's new video for "Blah Blah Blah."

    Ke$ha just finished the video for her next single, "Blah Blah Blah," featuring 3OH!3. The song, which is almost certain to set the airwaves on fire, was written by Ke$ha, Sean Foreman and Benny Blanco, and was reportedly spurred by a conversation the three had in which they discussed who was "more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    The Gelato Spot: One more reason to visit 13th Avenue

    Lori MidsonGelato alert: While cruising around Cap Hill last night in search of food -- which I got in the form of a real deal slice of New York-style pizza from the excruciatingly surly crew at Benny Blanco's Slice of the Bronx, at 616 East 13th Avenue -- I saw a sign for a new gelateria called the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    3OH!3 cautions: Don't trust a ... bro?

    Did you happen to catch 3OH!3's recent spring break performance on MTVU? Panama City, Florida, on the beach with babes in bikinis, wall-to-wall kids, losing their minds, Benny Blanco on the ones and twos -- trust us: the shit was b-a-n-a-n-a-s, as Ms. Stefani would say. Er, well, actually, if this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The Jukebox Effect

    I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>

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    December 26, 2007
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    October 12, 2006

    An Affair to Remember

    Foodies celebrate at this taste sensation.