Legends from Sharon Osbourne to Aretha Franklin were spotted at the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Luncheon held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Sharon posed alongside Universal Music Group executive vice president Michele Anthony, whose side she refused to leave even when photographers insisted on a solo shot.
Colbie Caillat isn't known for producing 'trendy' pop songs of any kind, but she certainly always maintains that upbeat, sing-a-long vibe that's missing way to often from the mainstream these days. 'Try' is one such single, and is her latest release from her summer EP 'Gypsy Heart (Side A)'.
It's full of gently plucked acoustic guitar, twinkling synths and minimal piano that adds a pleasantly uplifting touch. Colbie's vocals are soft, yet understated - almost as if she's inviting you to sing along with her (and it's hard not to, a song this catchy!).
The prominent message is what makes this song special: 'You don't have to try so hard/ You don't have to give it all away'. It's about self-love and the dilemma young girls (and, indeed, older women) face trying to impress the people around them - sure, it's not an original concept; Christina Aguilera had it pretty much spot on with her 2002 hit 'Beautiful', but people clearly still need to be reminded of that message. In any case, any song that makes your eyes sting a little is worth brownie points in my book.
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'Safe Haven' main stars Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel are snapped as they arrive outside the movie's New York premiere along with singers Colbie Caillat and Gavin Degraw. Josh is seen greeting Gavin saying, 'Yeah, you made it!' before giving him a friendly hug and posing for photos with him. Josh takes a photo with a fan before going inside.