Vanderpump Guidelines has targeted largely on the drama-filled lives of Lisa Vanderpump’s staff since its debut on Bravo in 2013. However whereas these glamorous SUR-vice staff is perhaps slinging drinks and bringing you fried goat cheese balls in between screaming matches and drunken rage texts, they’ve additionally been dishing up some mind-boggling however at all times entertaining musical moments.
It is smart, if you consider it. A number of members of the forged — together with Scheana Shay and James Kennedy, for instance — are in Los Angeles not only for modeling and appearing jobs, but in addition to attempt to make it within the music trade. She’s “Good as Gold” as a singer (so far as she’s involved), and he’s a comparatively profitable DJ along with his “See You Next Tuesday” gigs at Sur.
And who can overlook Tom Sandoval’s band Charles McMansion and its unforgettable (and considerably naughty and 100% catchy “T.I.P” – that’s “Touch in Public”)? There’s additionally his newer venture, Tom Sandoval and the Most Extras (the members of whom he pays simply to attend band follow, as he revealed in season 10), which the truth star and TomTom companion has taken on the street whereas making an attempt to launch his and greatest bud Tom Schwartz’s lounge, Schwartz and Sandy’s.
Sure, most of the forged’s musical endeavors – some enjoyable, some nice simply to provide viewers laughs — have fortuitously been captured on digicam over the seasons for posterity. From their music movies to stay performances, listed here are the moments on the truth TV hit that we’re at all times pleased to revisit.
Scheana Takes the Stage
Season one, episode 5
Scheana’s first stay efficiency at The Roxy in L.A. was … awkward. From the second she got here out on stage to sing “What I Like,” the aspiring singer was a bit stiff, then tried too exhausting to be attractive along with her gyrations. Frenemy Stassi Schroeder even joked as she watched the efficiency, “I knew I should’ve been a hooker!”
Bonus: Eagle eyes could have noticed a well-known blonde offering backup vocals and dance strikes on stage. It was none apart from Ariana Madix, who was a recurring participant in season two earlier than turning into a major castmember — and Tom Sandoval’s girlfriend — in season three.
Watch the second right here.
Then Scheana Takes the Bar
Season two, episode 14
At Scheana and now ex-husband Mike Shay’s engagement occasion, the SURver determined to place the highlight on herself. She (very unsanitarily) hopped up on the bar in past skin-tight gold shorts and a white tank high to sing her tune “Good As Gold.”
“She’s not going to waste an opportunity with an audience to debut her single,” pal Katie Maloney astutely identified. (Notice: This could not be the one time that Scheana would carry out the tune on VPR.)
Meet Charles McMansion
Season 4, episode 19
Sandoval, ever the overachiever, filmed a music video for his band Charles McMansion’s first single, the infectiously catchy “T.I.P” (that’s “Touch in Public”). The bartender-model-actor turned enterprise proprietor revealed through the episode that he — as ordinary — went excessive along with his venture, spending in all probability greater than $10,000 on the well-produced video that additionally options girlfriend Ariana and their costar Lala Kent, who was not but a daily in season 4.
This Kinda Blows
Season six, episode 5
Lala and James have been again within the studio recording a brand new tune, and so they invited Sandoval so as to add a bit one thing additional along with his trumpet. Sadly, it was not precisely the attractive vibe the duo had hoped for. As he was within the recording sales space, Lala grimaced, whereas James simply seemed shocked.
Later, Lala described the … uhh … lower than dulcet tones greatest in her confessional: “Sandoval’s trumpet playing reminds me of being in a pack of baby dolphins just learning to communicate for the first time.”
Season six, episode 13
Lala was feeling a bit shady whereas telling James how her recording session went. It seems that Lala had Scheana report some vocals for her for the reason that two use the identical studio, and to say the previous SUR hostess was lower than impressed can be placing it mildly. As Lala first advised James, “Obviously, I’m going to cut her part.” She then mentioned in her confessional, “I love Scheana with all my heart, but the girl is tone deaf!” (Scheana later fired again on Watch What Occurs Stay, calling Lala a crappy lyricist.)
Watch the second right here.
All Eyes on Lala
Season six, episode 20
Lala confirmed the gang the way it’s completed when she carried out “Boy” throughout her music showcase. She was assured, had a great groove, and totally entertained the gang — even Scheana. “I love watching Lala on stage. Don’t wanna say jealous, but it makes me want to get back in the recording studio,” the waitress confessed.
Oh, He Went There
Season seven, episode one
By no means one to have a lot of a filter — particularly when drunk — DJ James Kennedy aired some very soiled laundry whereas spinning for his SUR night time, See You Subsequent Tuesday. Throughout his set, the self-proclaimed White Kanye determined to point out off his freestylin’ expertise and rapped, “I just got rich/ I may cop a black Wraith/ Everybody remember when Jax f–ked Faith?”
Cue the screeching turntable, as a result of that little line — which was dropped whereas the now sober James was standing subsequent to Brittany Cartwright — reminded the world of Jax Taylor’s infidelity whereas he was relationship the Southern belle who’s now his spouse, and kicked off an entire new season of drama.
Within the Closet
Season seven, episode 9
Whereas most individuals have been livid with him, James nonetheless had the help of the Toms — Sandoval and Schwartz — who invited him to DJ the Each day Mail occasion on the almost-but-not-quite-ready TomTom. The day of the occasion, there was no AC and the DJ sales space was nonetheless not prepared, so James needed to spin his tunes from a windowless closet whereas sitting on packages of bathroom paper.
An Sudden Instrument
Season seven, episode 18
After waking up on the ultimate day of their Mexican getaway, Schwartz recalled a few of the shenanigans the gang indulged within the night time earlier than. Not surprisingly, their behavior of doing just a few too many tequila pictures led to some eyebrow-raising antics, together with Sandoval taking part in a penis flute and Schwartz being accosted with mentioned instrument.
The clip was so hilarious that even Rihanna couldn’t assist however chuckle, captioning the video on her Instagram, “easily the best clip on tv.” (Within the following week’s episode, Sandoval was as soon as once more taking part in a penis flute when James got here by for a go to.)
“One More Time”? Possibly Not …
Season eight, episode 18
Scheana enlisted new SURver Brett Caprioni to play the hunk within the music video for her new tune “One More Time,” about … properly … doing it yet one more time. It seems that the tremendous steamy scenes which had him smacking the aspiring singer’s behind and her sticking her tongue in his ear — amongst different intimate acts — made him really feel “violated,” as he put it. Scheana’s response? “It’s called acting, Brett.”
How You Like Them ‘Apples’?
Season 10, post-Scandoval
Whereas Scheana’s new tune “Apples” technically didn’t seem on the present (but, anyway), she launched it Aug. 18, 2023. It got here two months after the ultimate episode of the reunion aired, and the identical day that the final a part of fellow castmate Rachel Leviss’ shock three-part interview about Leviss’ affair with Sandoval behind Ariana’s again on Bethenny Frankel’s Simply B podcast dropped.
The lyrics in her collab with The 27’s replicate on the scandal that ended longstanding friendships with each Tom and Rachel: “I was with you on your worst day/ You stabbed me in the worst way/How you gonna lie to my face?/ And you said that we would always be friends/ Party on the weekend/ But then you’re gone without a trace,” Scheana sings. “I thought you were grateful/ I found out you’re fake though/I hope there’s a place for friends like you.”
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