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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…

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…

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.…

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…

(On her VH1 Behind The Music Documentary):

(On her VH1 Behind The Music Documentary): “I was very embarrassed that there was very little…

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…

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…

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

Daily Review December 14, 1973 ...  Read More

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…

20 tearjerker movies Hollywood should leave alone

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

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

When A Man Loves A Diva: Saturday at the Lab Theater in Minneapolis ~ 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Ends July 31

Defining a diva, then singing her songs Article by: ROHAN PRESTON , Star Tribune Updated: June…

Bette-Related: Gay Men And Diva Worship

The Huffington Post Diva Worship and Gay Men Joe Kort, Ph.D. Posted: 05/22/2012 With the passing…

Divine Grace, Hedda Lettuce, Michael Musto to Take Part in Pride Month NYPL Events

TheaterMania John Epperson, Hedda Lettuce, Michael Musto to Take Part in Pride Month NYPL Events May…

BetteBack April 29, 1993: Bette Midler To Return To Concert Stage After 10 Year Absence

Daily Herald Liz Smith April 29, 1993 I’ve already told you that Whitney Houston and Bette…

It’s 80’s Night On “American Idol” – Someone’s Singing WBMW’s – Who Will It Be?

ZAP2IT ‘American Idol‘ Top 8: ’80s night set list revealed By Jean Bentley April 4, 2012 The…

Mister D’s March 2012 Playlist Is Totally Mad!

Mister D’s March 2012 Playlist Is Totally Mad – featuring new music by Sinead O’Connor, Patrick…

BetteBack January 11, 1991: Grammy Nominations 1991

Syracuse Post Standard GRAMMY AWARDS January 11, 1991 SELECTED NOMINEES Record pf the Year “Another Day…

How will Whitney Houston’s death affect the Grammys? Perhaps Bette Midler Said It Best

Orange County Register How will Whitney Houston’s death affect the Grammys? By BEN WENER / THE…

Justin Timberlake Enters The Rare Pantheon of Singer Turned Movie Star

The Wall Street Journal Is Justin Timberlake Really a Movie Star? JULY 24, 2011, 10:30 AM…

American Idol: And Who Should Sing “The Rose?”

American Idol Net American Idol 2011: What should the Top 8 sing? April 12, 2011 The…

Divas And The Cheese Factor

Quad-Cities Online Lady Gaga isn’t the first diva to cut the cheese By Hunter Hauk March…

BetteBack: Bette Midler relishes her concert tour de force

Bette Midler relishes her concert tour de force Article from: The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) Article…

Bette Sussman Helps Bring Christine Ebersole’s Garage Band Fantasy To Birdland 6/21

Christine Ebersole Brings Garage Band Fantasy To Birdland 6/21 Back to the Article by BWW News…