Your favorite magazine covers in Music

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Postby BlueScorpion » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:57 am

Magazine covers have sometimes impacted Pop culture as much as successful songs or albums. Some amazing covers have made history and remain celebrated as part of the cannons, being it for the photo itself, headline or popular reaction to it. I'll start with Janet Jackson. Many celebrities have replicated her iconic photograph.

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Another one I personally adore is the Parade cover from 2008 where Mariah Carey appears surrounded by Platinum records defying Elvis Presley, which she eventually came to pass in America.

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This Michael Jackson cover from Jet (1991) resonates old paintings of Kings. :o

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I'll post more in time, would love to see some of you share your personal faves!
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Postby biscuits » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:14 am

The Janet one definitely.

I've never even seen the Mariah one though.
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Postby Goldmoney » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:31 am

Britney with the Teletubby
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Postby biscuits » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:40 am

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So messed up.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:43 am

I didn't know this cover of Britney! Look what they made her do. :P

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Taylor Swift can relate. :lol:

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Postby BlueScorpion » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:52 am

Didn't even know Rick Ross was featured on a Rolling Stone cover:

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Postby Goldmoney » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:55 am

This is as close as Kween has ever gotten to an iconic magazine cover. :cry:
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Postby Controlfreak » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:15 am

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Postby BlueScorpion » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:58 pm

What's behind Brandy? :lol: Great R&B covers!
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Postby Controlfreak » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:46 pm

BlueScorpion wrote:What's behind Brandy? :lol: Great R&B covers!
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Postby Gravity » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:11 am

Mariah doesn't really have any iconic magazine covers, sadly. But her Paper cover is amazing :D
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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:28 am

That Janet one is >>>

I think Celine's most famous are the ones about Rene's funeral:

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It's a cover full of sadness.

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Postby Gravity » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:29 am

^^ the Las Vegas ine is amazing. She looks so iconic.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:22 pm

From which year it's that cover on Time magazine? She resembles Nippy's haircut on MLIYL days. Beautiful!
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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:37 pm

BlueScorpion wrote:From which year it's that cover on Time magazine? She resembles Nippy's haircut on MLIYL days. Beautiful!
August 12th 1996 edition.

CelineDionForum appear to have collated the majority of her magazine covers over the years and incredibly, she's covered 844 magazines :o

http://www.celinedionforum.com/gallery/ ... 58&page=69

The benefits of being so international that you cover magazines everywhere from the US, UK and Canada to France, Serbia, Portugal and South Africa!
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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:38 pm

BlueScorpion wrote:Didn't even know Rick Ross was featured on a Rolling Stone cover:

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There's something about this cover that I just love. :lol:

When I first saw the topic title, that Janet cover immediately came to my mind.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:52 pm

Some amazing Celine cover, specially from back in the day! :o
Wish I could share them but I'm too lazy to register.
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Postby Hugo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:14 pm

^ Most shown are tacky af lol

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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:20 pm

^ 1/4 is good.
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Postby LongingHeart » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:03 pm

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Postby heppolo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:07 pm

Sign of those times
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1991, the glory days of indie music magazines
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Sade, not your average boring pop singer
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It's oh so...
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Postby Controlfreak » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:20 pm

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Postby YouMakeMeFeel » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:51 pm

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Kylie Minogue, Garbage, Simply Red, Coldplay, U2, Janet Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, Tove Lo, Blue October, Godsmack
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:43 pm

My gurl Taylor Swift being called a NATIONAL TREASURE :cry: :cry:

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She has some really nice covers too!

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