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Improbable Songwriter Mike Greenly Ready to Pen Another Dance Hit

Wrote Billboard Hits, Jason Walker's 'Say Yes'

Mike Greenly

Mike Greenly found that writing corporate speeches was a lot like writing songs and has gone on to pen top Billboard dance hits. (Photo: Mike Greenly)

Mike Greenly is probably best known as the world’s first “interactive journalist” but he’s had a second career as a songwriter. He’s now working with the likes of producer Tony Moran and vocalist Jason Walker. In fact, he penned Walker’s No. 1 dance record “Say Yes.”

DANCE

Tony Moran Steps From the Booth to the Stage With New Double Album

Will Release 'moodswings' Next Month

Tony Moran, who has worked with some of the biggest names in dance music, will take the stage himself next month with a new double album 'moodswings.'  (Photo: Tony Moran)

Tony Moran, who has worked with some of the biggest names in dance music, will take the stage himself next month with a new double album ‘moodswings.’ (Photo: Tony Moran)

Tony Moran has put the beat in dance for some of the biggest names in pop music. But the top-ranked DJ and Grammy-nominated producer and remixer will step onto the stage himself with next month’s release of his 28-track double album titled moodswings.

DANCE

Selena Gomez Dances Like She's on Ecstasy Bender in Zedd's New Video

'I Want You to Know' Is First Collaboration

Selena Gomez engages in a little self-love in a new video for boyfriend Zedd's song  'I Want You To Know.' (Photo: ScreenCap)

Selena Gomez engages in a little self-love in a new video for boyfriend Zedd’s song ‘I Want You To Know.’ (Photo: ScreenCap)

Selena Gomez puts collaborator and rumored boyfriend, Zedd, on the map with a sexy performance in his new “I Want You to Know” video. Zedd takes a cameo role while Selena dances like an Ecstasy-fueled club girl.

DANCE

Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Hit Voice With Hollaback Throwback (watch!)

Wrote Song for Stefani's Solo 2004 Debut

Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani appear at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards on May 1 in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani appear at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards on May 1 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams, the newest coaches on NBC’s “The Voice,” gave a glimpse of what they’ll bring to the show last night (May 6) with a kickin’ rendition of Stefani’s 2004 hit, “Hollaback Girl.” The song has a lot of meaning for both.

DANCE

Koo Koo Kanga Roo's Dance Music Happily Confuses Everybody (video)

The Beastie Boys Meet Sesame Street

Dave and Neil (no last names necessary) are the heart and soul of Koo Koo Kanga Roo, an interactive dance band.

Bryan and Neil (no last names necessary) are the heart and soul of Koo Koo Kanga Roo, an interactive dance band.

Koo Koo Kanga Roo ought to appeal to anyone who wants both escapism and energy in their music. Described as both “the Beastie Boys meets Sesame Street” and an “interactive dance party duo,” Bryan and Neil create musical performance art.

DANCE

Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera Duet on 'Do What U Want' (listen!)

Remake a Anthem to Female Empowerment

Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga teamed up for a duet on the finale of 'The Voice,' where Christina serves as a judge.

Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga teamed up for a duet on the finale of ‘The Voice,’ where Christina serves as a judge.

Christina Aguilera lent her power vocals in a duet with Lady Gaga from Gaga’s third studio album, Artpop. The song was originally released featuring R. Kelly, but the ladies give it an entirely different vibe on the studio recording released last night (Dec. 31).

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Britney Spears Scores First Vegas Wardrobe Malfunction (watch!)

Almost Loses Her Top While Dancing on Stage

Britney Spears suffered her first wardrobe malfunction in Vegas. A backup dancer works feverishly to hook her back up  (Photo: Instagram)

Britney Spears suffered her first wardrobe malfunction in Vegas. A backup dancer works feverishly to hook her back up (Photo: Instagram)

Britney Spears is hardly into the first week of her residency in Las Vegas and she’s already scored her first wardobe malfunction. She nearly ended up performing topless when her body suit came unsnapped.

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Britney Spears Rushes Out Fully Mastered 'Work Bitch' After Leak

Details About Next Album Closely Guarded

Britney Spears upped her release schedule for 'Work Bitch after it leaked onto the Internet.

Britney Spears upped her release schedule for ‘Work Bitch after it leaked onto the Internet.

Britney Spears jumped back out ahead of the Internet, releasing the official version of her new single “Work Bitch,” after a bootleg copy went viral over the weekend. She called the earlier version “low quality.”

DANCE

Selena Gomez's 'Slow Down' Ramps Up Her Sexuality (listen!)

Aims for Music's Sweetspot with Pounding Dance Tune

Selena Gomez releases the second single off her new album, a sexy dance number.

Selena Gomez releases the second single off her new album, a sexy dance number.

Selena Gomez has dropped the second single off her Stars Dance album and not surprisingly it’s a seductive dance tune with a techno beat. Selena is definitely targeting club kids with her latest offering, “Slow Down.” Rest assured, there’s nothing slow about it.

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Jennifer Lopez Sleek, Toned in Video for 'Live It Up' (watch!)

Pitt Bull Featured on the Upbeat Dance Tune

Jennifer Lopez swings to a new high in the video for her song 'Live It Up.'

Jennifer Lopez swings to a new high in the video for her song ‘Live It Up.’

Jennifer Lopez goes from the sound stage to the sea in her new video for “Live It Up,” and looks right at home on both. From an energetic performance to a tight and toned body, Lopez defies her age as she cavorts with her featured singer Pit Bull for this party anthem.

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Ke$ha Dabbles in Orgy, Black Arts for 'Die Young' Video (watch!)

Lead Single Heralds Her Latest Album Warriors

Ke$ha is still the party girl, except she sinks to new levels of depravity in her latest video for her song “Die Young.” She’s best known for her club anthems and this song continues in that tradition with a darker spin.

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Santigold Video Tweaks Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry (watch)

Santi White, a middling pop diva aka Santigold, has found a surefire way to get attention. Her song, “Big Mouth,” takes shots at Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Lindsay Lohan. Seems one would be enough. But White doesn’t want to be missed.

DANCE

Kim Kardashian Shows Off New Song; Video to Follow (listen!)

Kim Kardashian is about to launch another career as a singer. She showed off her new single at Las Vegas club Tao, during a New Year’s Eve celebration.

DANCE

Adam Lambert Plays Spiky Pan in 'If I Had You' Video (watch)

Adam Lambert’s new video for his catchy eurobeat dance tune, “If I Had You,” is filled with dancers in glam costumes, following him pan-like through the woods, but this time there’s no crotch-grabbing, simulated fellatio or male-dancer-kissing.

DANCE

Class Warfare: Countess Luann de Lesseps Debuts Video

luann-delessepsNew York Housewife Countess LuAnn de Lesseps now has something in common with Lady Gaga — a catchy dance music video and a single, “Money Can’t Buy You Class.” Could that be directed at her fellow cast mates?

 

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