Britney Spears

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Top five celebrity restaurant fails

    Nothing is sadder than when celebrities dabble in the food-service industry and fail miserably at it -- except when the food fails are so completely predictable that even a dumb-as-a-rock celebrity should have known better. Over the weekend the lady-centric (and arguably un-feminist) steakhouse SHe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    The Miley and Bieber Method: How to prove you're a grown-up to a jury of your peers

    In honor of Miley Cyrus' gig at the Pepsi Center tonight, we here at Team Backbeat would like to honor the Princess of Twerk by providing a comprehensive guide for child stars looking to go rogue. So you're a Barely Legal former child star...welcome to adulthood! Legal cigarettes, voting, and porn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), January 17-19

    You may be pinching pennies, but that doesn't mean you have to stay home and re-watch all seven seasons of Buffy on Netflix (though that does seem like a solid option). There are plenty of inexpensive activities in Denver this weekend, from art openings to a screening of Eraserhead. Keep reading for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Six Britney Spears music videos in time for Alamo Drafthouse's Sing-Along Dance Party

    From Mouseketeer to sexy schoolgirl to shaved-head rebel, Britney Spears has created many dance-worthy tunes in her fourteen-year career. As part of the Alamo Drafthouse's Action Pack interactive events, the theater will host a Britney Spears Sing-Along Dance Party Friday, January 17 at 9:30 p.m. (w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    If Britney Spears accepts X Factor job, she could still learn a sexy thing or two from Christina

    This time last year, the most contagious pop trend was working with Pitbull, and what a bandwagon trend that was. As much as we're glad the Pitbull days are over, we're not too hot for this new thing, either. And this new thing, somewhat strangely, is serving as a judge for a televised singing compe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    When pop goes dubstep: Six pop songs propelled by the undeniable whomp of the wobbly bass

    Britney loves some bass​With dubstep's surging (and some might say waning) popularity, it's not surprising to hear explosive dubstep breakdowns bleeding into pop. Turn on Top 40 radio today, and there's a great chance you'll hear dubstep elements borrowed in one form or another to create a hoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Ready! Set! Tackle! When fans attack! A look at the ten greatest uninvited stage guests/invaders

    You don't want that to happen to you​When a fan rushed the stage at the end of Lil Wayne's set at Comfort Dental and was subsequently tossed/tackled by security, we decided it was time to pay homage to the fans that have the balls to bum rush the stage. We don't exactly know what gets into the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    The 10 worst smelling rock star-branded perfumes or colognes

    Now you can smell like a teen girl in love with Justin Bieber.​Smelling like a rock star wasn't always considered a good thing. But now that The Strokes' Julian Casablancas is the face and inspiration of Azzaro's new perfume, Decibel, and Prince has to pay $4 million to a company over his fail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Tonight: Borgore at the Bluebird

    Whether you're a fan of the whomp or not, Dubstep is here to stay. Borgore (performing this evening at the Bluebird Theater with Thorazine, ServOne and Seeda) is definitely on the newer end of movement, but the Tel Aviv-born producer and DJ has already carved out his own style within the genre. Form ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    That's a Rap: Davey Boy remixes Britney Spears, Lokon Beatz gets funky, and more

    ​These days, there seems to be more music than ever coming out of the Mile High City, from the hip-hop scene in particular. The masters have been hard at work, and the novices are on the come-up. This week, we've got a Britney Spears track remixed by Davey Boy, a reflective joint from Innersta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Britney Spears Femme Fatale: the many faces and personalities of Brit Brit through the years

    ​Today's release of Britney Spears new album, Femme Fatale, not to mention her disappointing appearance on Good Morning America, has inspired us to reminisce about our favorite Britney personalities. We aren't here to judge, but we are here to make fun of her and all of her absurd personalitie ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    10 teen pop stars who fell from the public's grace

    Smile!​Lindsay Lohan may or may not go to prison (again) because she may or may not have assaulted a staff member of the rehab facility she's staying in. Her parents must be so proud. Oh, wait... never mind. Lohan, whose music career was brief and mostly predicated upon cleavage, joins a panth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    How poop is smarter than Jesus: Google Reading Level ranks 100 random things

    ​​ Google introduced a new way of filtering search results last week: By reading level. You type something in and it tells you how many results fall into one of levels. Fair enough: if you're writing a research paper on sexual health or something, and thoughtful information would normal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Richard Thompson on Fairport Convention, Nick Drake and Sufism

    Pamela Littky​These days, the legendary folk-rock band Fairport Convention isn't as widely known as it once was, and yet Richard Thompson, the band's most storied guitarist, is often cited as an influence by a wide range of musicians and frequently included on the short list of the most talent ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Top 10 weirdest musician movie roles

    ​It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Bobby C Sound TV on drinking too much tequila in Mexico and why Britney Spears is the last thing any DJ should play

    ​ Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to the ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Miike Snow

    Friday, April 9, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Freaky Friday: "Broken Heart" - Valentine

    ​Today's video freakshow is framed as an appeal to superstar producer Timbaland. The young man who made the video is a Ukrainian singer-songwriter and a fan of Timba's. He's looking for a little help to become "as popular as Britney Spears," as he explains in his halting English, and he's writ ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Britney Spears: a tribute

    Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Denver's finest hip-hop acts paying tribute to the finest in that genre's storied history, The Denver Art Rock Collective is paying tribute to the musical mastery of the one and only Britney Spears. Come again, now? Yes, that is right. Saturday, June ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/20/08-9/26/08)

    'It'll be worth the wait, baby. I promise." Here's a handy wrap-up of all the great content you might have overlooked this week on Backbeat Online while you were consumed with wailing and gnashing your teeth over the tragic news that Britney Spears new single would be delayed...

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008
  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Celebrity Bucket List

    Amy Winehouse, Chuck Berry, Bobby Brown: Who'll be the first to go?

  • Dining

    February 7, 2008

    Mt. Fuji, the Pinnacle of Absurdity

    For the ultimate drinking game, look no further than Mt. Fuji Japanese Sushi and Hibachi.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    The Magic Flute and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Before there was rock opera, there was real opera and this review of Mozart's The Magic Flute is a fine reminder that there was some pretty kick ass music around in the days of yore.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    Moment of Schadenfreude

    Switching suddenly from PBS' Antiques Roadshow to Fox's new reality-based game show Moment of Truth? Host Mark Walberg must need a neck brace from the whiplash. Or at least a hot shower, you know, to scrub vainly away at the shame.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    The Talented Lady Buffs

    The 2007 lineup for the CU Buffs women's basketball team roster includes Brittany Spears and Whitney Houston. We wish them luck in spite of this.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    Top Music Turkeys and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice media empire: Hip-hop needs more pie charts, as this post proves elegantly as it breaks down the latest offerings from Jay Z, Kanye and Wu-Tang visually. An explication of rock and roll more pure than “Jim ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 18, 2007

    The Shizzle

    Dave & Buster’s

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007
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    September 26, 2007

    Vlog the Impaler, Numero Tres

    Topics discussed: ABC reality TV show "Kiddie Porn Nation," Britney Spears, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, Notre Dame football.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Leave Britney Alone, September 12

    Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: Leave Britney alone Video blogger Chris Cocker completely loses it and goes on shrieking, sobbing, incoherent tirade inveighing people to just please, please leave poor Britney Spears alone. Looks like Britney’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    MTV's VMA Experiment is an Embarrassing Catastrophe

    So you've thought the MTV's Video Music Awards have sucked in recent years? Well, the 2007 edition aired on September 9 brought sucking to a level that even the pros on the Hoover design team never imagined possible. Although the startlingly pathetic opening number by Britney Spears has received the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Britney Spears No Pants, August 30

    Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: Britney Spears no pants I think the reasons for searching the phrase “Britney Spears no pants” are pretty self-explanatory. In case I’m wrong, I’ve included the photograph and a link to a press release, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2007

    The Bald and the Beautiful

    It seemed like just last month that Britney Spears' only shaved head was between her legs. The upside about her rehab-induced mental tailspin? We got a five minute respite from the Anna Nicole baby's daddy saga. The bad news? Britney Spears finally ruined her last redeeming aspect: her locks. Strang ... More >>

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    Generation Wack

    Translating slang is as easy as falling off a blog.

  • Dining

    August 3, 2006

    Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

    When you're here, you talk about family.

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    The Beatdown

    In the final tally, Avril is far less Complicated than Britney.

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Off Limits

    Dialing for attention

  • Music

    November 15, 2001


    Britney does Denver as the little girls scream.

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Off Limits

    The Unkindest Cut

  • Music

    July 27, 2000


    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    New Bomb Turks

    Nightmare Scenario

  • Music

    March 16, 2000


    Standing on the Shoulder of Giants

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Sex and the Single Mouse

    Radio Disney: Tune in and turn on.

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Keep On Rockin', Baby

    Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.

  • Music

    February 24, 2000


    Don't Say You Love Me
    (Atlantic Records)

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