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Hot 100 Turns 60! The Top 60 Songs That Never Reached No. 1: Which Bette Midler Song Was It?

Billboard Hot 100 Turns 60! The Top 60 Songs That Never Reached No. 1 by Xander Zellner August 02, 2018,…

BILLBOARD HOT 100 celebrates 60 YEARS with the List of the 60 FEMALE ARTISTS of ALL TIMES

Billboard Magazine BILLBOARD HOT 100 celebrates 60 YEARS with the List of the 60 FEMALE ARTISTS of ALL TIMES August…

35 of the most iconic movie songs of all time

Mister D: Honestly, if we are being fair, “The Rose” should have made this list, too. But good job Brinkwire!…

The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category – Bette Midler Proves It In One Segment

The Washington Post The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category By Dan Zak March 2 at 1:42…

(On her VH1 Behind The Music Documentary):

(On her VH1 Behind The Music Documentary): “I was very embarrassed that there was very little scandal; there was no…

BetteBack December 25, 1998: What Makes A Top 10 Chick Flick?

Aiken Standard December 25, 1998 Not every chick flick has all these elements. In fact most of them just have…

BetteBack December 23, 1973: Bette Midler makes for good all around listening

Hattiesburg American December 23, 1973 Bette Midler‘s flexible and interestingly toned voice would alone have been sufficient to propel her…

BetteBack December 14, 1973: Bette Midler’s Second Album As Good As The First

Daily Review December 14, 1973 BETTE MIDLER – By Rette Midler on Atlantic. Bette’s first album was a once-in-a-lifetime shot…

Vogue’s Carpool Karaoke celebrity wish list

Vogue Vogue’s Carpool Karaoke celebrity wish list The Vogue team on who they’d like to see join James Corden in…

20 tearjerker movies Hollywood should leave alone

Houston Chronicle 20 tearjerker movies Hollywood should leave alone By Joey Guerra Updated 1:15 pm, Thursday, July 28, 2016 Lifetime…

BetteBack September 14, 1995: Wesley Snipes Describes His Character In “To Wong Fu…”

Kokomo Tribune September 14, 1995 Snipes said he thought his character —Noxeema Jackson — was a combination of Bette Midler…

BetteBack June 22, 1995: VH-1 Honors Aims To Be An Event

Burlington Times News June 22, 1995 If you want to do music live on TV, you hire a guy who…

BetteBack February 23, 1995: USA for Africa raised $61.8 million with a simple song

Kokomo Tribune February 23, 1995 JAN. 28,1985, was a big night for Lionel Richie. He hosted the American Music Awards…

The best new stuff on Amazon Prime Video this week

Radio Times The best new stuff on Amazon Prime Video this week By Ellie Walker-Arnott Tuesday 1 March 2016 at…

Fifteen Movies for People Who Hate Valentine’s Day

Time Magazine 15 Movies for People Who Hate Valentine’s Day Eliza Berman @lizabeaner Feb. 12, 2016 This year, Valentine’s Day…

A look at five stage to television adaptations besides Grease: Live.

TV goes Broadway A look at five stage to television adaptations besides Grease: Live. By: Bill Brioux Jan 30 2016…

BetteBack July 24, 1992: Are Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler sisters? (LOL)

Harrisonburg Daily News Record July 24, 1992 Are Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler sisters? — C.L , Port Orange, Fla.…

9 of the most iconic and gag-worthy diva duets of all time. You’re welcome.

NewNowNext 9 Diva Duets That Will Leave You Gagging What’s better than one iconic diva? TWO, duh. by Cody Gohl…

The “Beaches” musical at Drury Lane Theatre may take that Bette Midler story, and song, to Broadway by Spring

Chicago Tribune New wind beneath ‘Beaches‘ wings at Drury Lane By Chris Jones June 26, 2015 In 2002, the Co-operative…

BetteBack Interview June 1987: Winning Bette/DownAnd Out In Beverly Hills

Vanity Fair Winning Bette/DownAnd Out In Beverly Hills BY STEPHEN SCHIFF June 1987 Crazy, rebellious, foulmouthed Bette Midler has become…

10 Pop Divas Who Rocked It On Film (Or Tried)

Advocate 10 Pop Divas Who Rocked It On Film (Or Tried) These gay icons made the switch from the pop…

25 MORE VICIOUSLY ENTERTAINING COMMENTS — THE SHADIEST OF THE SHADY

PaperMag the musto list 25 MORE VICIOUSLY ENTERTAINING COMMENTS — THE SHADIEST OF THE SHADY by Michael Musto Not long…

20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History

Billboard Magazine 20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History — From Frank Sinatra to Selena Gomez…

Former Harlette Melissa Manchester To Release New CD February 10, 2015

Melissa Manchester To Release New CD, You Gotta Love the Life, February 10, 2015 on Red Distribution Records: Track List:…

What Would Kylie Minogue Sing If Auditioning For “The Voice?”

Daily Mail She’s one of the biggest names in music, but what would Kylie Minogue sing if she were auditioning…

Interview: NPR Transcript Of “A View From A Broad”

  Before Bette Midler was in movies like Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly Hills, the actress and singer wore masks and…

Mister D’s PlayList: Divas And Divos

This month on my playlist (out earlier than usual due to holidays-a-coming) features music old and new from Divas to…

The Mirror Lists The Best Multi-Tasking Singers-Turned-Thespians

The Mirror From Cliff Richard to Meat Loaf: The best multi-tasking singers-turned-thespians The Mirror lists 20 chart-busting actors By Amy…

Mister D’s “I’ve Had Too Many Kiki’s” Playlist

Mister D: Yes, ladies and germs, I’ve had so many kiki’s I can’t even remember what the hell is on…

Bruce Vilanch And A Host of Female Impersonators To Entertain At Stonewall Summer Pride in Wilton Manors

Miami Herald Fri, Jun. 22, 2012 Drag queens to hold court Sunday at Stonewall Summer Pride in Wilton Manors BY…