Here are the songs that defined America from Jan. 6 to Jan. 12, presented by BuzzFeed and Spotify. A state’s “signature song” is not its most popular, but its most distinctive — that is to say, the one that residents of that state streamed proportionally the most as compared with the U.S. as a whole.
A stroll down memory lane. Cool hats ahead.
She did it with a little bit of sass and a whole lot of class.
Even if you’re not a kid, these will bring out the kid in you!
“Maybe just a soda pop more.”
Mario Lopez and Will Smith hanging out together in the ’90s kicks off this week’s #Throwback Thursday.
MY POWER *mumble mumble* AIR INTO THE GROUND.
When fans describe themselves as ugly, Idina Menzel corrects them and tells them they’re beautiful.
Watch the If/Then stars record their sweet love ballad exclusively on Buzzfeed.
“What? My boob’s coming out? Down here? Oooooh.”
Elphaba and Glinda took to the stage to sing “For Good”.
Or at least the ones since they started airing it on national TV in 1967. Sorry, Ethel Merman!
In the last 14 years, the 21st century has already offered some incredible additions to the musical theater pantheon. These are the best new musicals, both on and off-Broadway.
In the new musical If/Then, Anthony Rapp plays two versions of the same character in alternate realities. It’s a complex, unique show, which — as the Rent star laments — is getting increasingly harder to find on Broadway.
The current costars, who got their start together in Rent almost 20 years ago, sing Rent’s most famous song with the cast of their new musical.
“It’s time to see what I can do.” —you as you hop on that treadmill!
Once upon a time, Disney outdid itself.
Adele Dazeem, aka Idina Menzel, is returning to Broadway tomorrow in If/Then. A Playbill insert made the rounds today Travolta-fying Menzel’s credits, but a rep for the show confirms it’s not real.
“I’ve been beating myself up all day.”
Adele Dazim never bothered her anyway.
The Broadway star behind Elsa belts the movie’s most famous song. It’s the tune that launched a thousand covers, and this performance will probably launch a thousand more.
Master name pronouncer John Travolta will say your name now.
Like, it was not even close.
Malinda Kathleen Reese and her friends came up with the brilliant idea to take famous works of literature into Google Translate and put it through many layers of different languages before translating back to English.
Frozen has been celebrated for its message of female-empowerment. But that’s not how the film was initially conceived. “I wanted to see someone that felt like me,” said Bell.
Frozen is breaking records and warming hearts all over the world. Star Josh Gad explains how this unlikely sister act ignored all the rules and rewrote Disney’s animation playbook.
The world can’t stop singing “Let It Go,” so Disney has released a multilingual version of Frozen’s Oscar-nominated hit song — and you can watch it only on BuzzFeed!
She’s more than just Wicked. To celebrate Idina’s birthday, here’s a look at some of the Broadway star’s best moments.