Justin Bieber has dropped a new track, "Boyfriend", his first since he reached adulthood earlier this month. And one thing's for sure: he wants us to know that he is all grown up. The bubblegum pop that helped make him the world's most famous teenager has been replaced by edgier production, deeper vocals and an offer to "be a gentleman, anything you want". There's even a hint that he has censored a rude word edgy!
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The teen idol is more than just a young celebrity, they're an American institution. Hot singers, young singers, young actorsteen idols are indeed a special kind of rock star. They can fall as fast as they rise. Or they can go on to have long careers as major superstars. But what makes a teen idol? There's no special requirement, save for the ability to entrance hordes of teenagers for as long as their attention spans allow. You don't even have to be a teenagerjust an entertainer of sorts who strongly appeals to the teen masses.
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Ricky Nelson, the first pop star to be beamed into our homes via a hit TV show, is uncannily brought to life byactor Gregory Calpakis, who captures Rickey's talent, appealing smile, and genuine love for music in this fascinating biopic. Growing up in public on the Ozzie and Harriet Show, Ricky struggles to find his own identity in the shadow of his father Ozzie brilliantly portrayed by Jamey Sheridan. Off the set Rickey must fight for the music he wants to make and the girl he loves. When the culture changes in the 60's and he's no longer on top of the charts, he has to reinvent himself again.
A History of the American Musical narrates the evolution of the film musical genre, discussing its influences and how it has come to be defined; the first text on this subject for over two decades, it employs the very latest concepts and research. Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search.