AMA Icon Award Falls Flat

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Almost a week ago, superstar Rihanna was awarded the first ever American Music Award’s “ICON” award. At first this seemed reasonable and we could all be happy for this diva. On second thought however, I began to wonder what in the world they are basing this award off of. So you’re telling me that Rihanna soared right over Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Jay Z and Britney (just to name a few) to deserve the title? I can’t believe that for one moment! Don’t even get me started on the greats like MJ and Madonna. I’ve been a Rihanna fan since “Pon de Replay” but lets be real, she has only been in the music game now for around 7 years. At just twenty-five years old, she’s surely become a pop superstar. However to be an icon I’m expecting you to have twenty plus years in the industry and the power to move mountains with your talent and performances. I’m sorry Riri but maybe in ten more years you will be up to the “icon” level. An icon should be a legend in the pop music world who’s legacy will last through the test of time and generations.<a

Adam Levine named People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2013

Image. It’s no shock this year that People Magazine’s no. 1 contender for sexiest man alive came through with the title yesterday. This singer/ songwriter and judge on The Voice is an unconventional for the top choice but steamy and sexy nonetheless. Levine is not the typical bronze hunky goddess like the previous Channing Tatum or Matthew Mcconaughey. It’s his raw talent and bad boy image that makes this man deserving of the title. Some say however, that this mega star is a bit too cocky which demotes his sexy level. Does his giant ego make him undeserving of the People’s top pick? I disagree… let’s face it, every girl likes a bad boy. Let’s just hope this sexy man doesn’t let it go to head. (But let’s be honest.. it will.) 

Some of my favorite other contenders for the sexiest man pick include newcomer Ian Somerhalder and of course David Beckham. Icon Justin Timberlake and funny guy Jimmy Falon made the People’s Mag A+ List this year.