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Grammy Awards 2013: Adele Sets Fire To The Red Carpet In Red Dress

Now here’s something you don’t see every day: Adele on a red carpet wearing something other than the color black! The uber rich pop star arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards dressed in a retro red number. Just goes to show you, when it comes to music’s big night, expect the unexpected.

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 10, 2013

2012: The Year In Review — Watch It All On Post-It Notes!

It’s hard to believe another year in pop music is almost over — and what a wild and crazy one 2012 turned out to be! From surprising new couples, reconciliations and engagements (ahem, Chavril), to K-pop dance crazes and viral music videos (thanks, Carly Rae Jepsen) —not to mention bizarre new haircuts, bittersweet farewells, Grammy

By: Idolator Staff / December 24, 2012

Coldplay Gets The Comic Book Treatment: Morning Mix

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:: Looks like Coldplay is the next band to go animated. The group behind “Princess of China” have ventured into the world of comic books, announcing the launch of a six-part series based on its most recent album, Mylo Xyloto. [Consequence of Sound]

:: Adele is WAY more pregnant tha…

By: Idolator Staff / July 11, 2012

Adele’s Voice Brought A Little Girl Out Of A Coma: Morning Mix

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:: Adele‘s voice can bring people to tears and, apparently, bring them back to life. A little girl miraculously woke up from a coma after hearing the Grammy-winning artist’s “Rolling in the Deep” on the radio. Need a tissue yet? [Jezebel]

:: Miley Cyrus is feeling that puppy love; the…

By: Idolator Staff / June 21, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Has Now Sold Over 9 Million Copies In The US

After Adele‘s 21 moved another 101,000 copies last week in the lead-up to Mother’s Day — and subsequently moved back up to #2 on the Top 200 chart in the process — the Grammy-winning LP has now crossed the 9 million mark in sales here in the States. The London songstress’ sophomore effort also racked…

By: Robbie Daw / May 18, 2012

Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday World Tour Pops Open In Sydney: Concert Review

Nicki Minaj launched her glitzy Pink Friday world tour on Wednesday (May 16) with a sold-out show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion in Australia. The set list was heavy on the 29-year-old’s upbeat dance tracks and crossover pop hits at the expense of the Twitter quitter’s early rap anthems; her debut album and mixtapes were almost entirely…

By: Mike Wass / May 16, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Surpasses Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ And ‘Bad’ Album Sales In The UK

Citizens of the world, know this one thing: Adele‘s 21 will never be stopped. It’s now up to 8.9 million copies sold in the US alone. She had to hire a maid just to dust off the awards the album has racked up. (Not really, but, you know…) And now Adele has apparently reached another…

By: Robbie Daw / May 3, 2012

Rihanna, Adele & Raphael Saadiq Make ‘Time’ 100 Most Influential People List

Time has rolled out it’s annual roundup of the 100 Most Influential People In The World, and, music-wise, Grammy-dominating diva Adele, chart queen Rihanna and R&B singer/producer Raphael Saadiq all made the cut. The publication notes that its list is made up of the “people who inspire us, entertain us, challenge us and change our…

By: Robbie Daw / April 18, 2012

Andrew Dawson On Working With Kanye West, Fun. & Pet Shop Boys: Interview

Andrew Dawson is a name that might not ring a bell at the moment, but that’s about to change. The classically trained pianist from Minnesota quietly won three Grammys through his work as a mix engineer on Kanye West’s albums The College Dropout, Graduation and, most recently, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Now he’s made…

By: Robbie Daw / April 5, 2012

Adele’s Ex Who Inspired ’21’ Is Reportedly Photographer Alex Sturrock

According to UK tabloid Heat, the culprit behind Adele’s award-winning heartbreak tunes “Rolling In The Deep”, “Someone Like You” and “Set Fire To The Rain” is a man by the name of Alex Sturrock. “The 31-year-old photographer secretly dated Adele from summer 2008 until April 2009 — when she started writing 21,” the publication reports.

By: Robbie Daw / April 4, 2012

Adele Will Release A New Single In 2012 — Will It Be The Next James Bond Theme?

Rumors have been floating for quite some time that Adele will record the theme song for the next James Bond movie, Skyfall (out in theaters November 9, 2012). Now the Grammy-winning singer has all but confirmed this, as she recently revealed in an interview that she’ll have a new single out by year’s end —…

By: Becky Bain / April 2, 2012

Jay-Z Stars In Inspirational “From Marcy To Barclays” Rocawear Commercial

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z wasn’t born into the easy life, which he readily points out in his “From Marcy To Barclay” Rocawear ad. In the 30-second clip, Beyonce’s entrepreneurial better half notes, “I don’t know if you’re ever done. It’s almost like climbing a mountain — you see another mountain and you go to the next…

By: Robbie Daw / April 2, 2012

‘The Hunger Games’ Soundtrack Eats Up The Album Chart

Like Katniss with one of her razor-sharp arrows, the soundtrack to The Hunger Games took aim at the album chart and hit the bullseye at #1 on Billboard‘s Top 200. The album, which contains such tracks as Taylor Swift’s “Eyes Open” and “Safe & Sound”, sold 175,000 copies in its first week, enough to bum…

By: Robbie Daw / March 28, 2012

Bruno Mars Parties With ‘Playboy’

Bruno Mars holds the dubious honor of being one of only ten gents to ever grace the cover of a magazine that tends to prefer featuring buxom, scantily-clad ladies in its pages. To celebrate, the Grammy performer partied at the Playboy Mansion with Hugh Hefner, some lovely bunnies, and stars like Chris Martin, Estelle,…

By: X. Alexander / March 22, 2012

Usher Wants To Duet With Adele

Currently Usher holds the record for best-selling album of this millennium (2004’s Confessions), and he really doesn’t want to give up the title — joking (but let’s be honest, not really joking): “I have to confess that I have told a few people not to go and buy Adele’s album because I don’t

By: X. Alexander / March 22, 2012

Katy Perry Performs “Part Of Me” On The UK’s ‘Let’s Dance for Sport Relief’

“Ni**as in Paris” wasn’t the only song Katy Perry performed in the UK over the weekend. The “Wide Awake” songstress also sang a much more suitable track on Saturday’s TV special Let’s Dance for Sport Relief. That would be the Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection single  “Part of Me,” complete with lasers and…

By: X. Alexander / March 19, 2012

WZRD Conjure #3 Debut Behind Adele, Whitney Houston On Album Chart

WZRD (aka Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius) land a high debut at #3 with their self-titled album on Billboard‘s Top 200 this week, but the 66,000 copies sold out of the gate isn’t enough to unseat either Adele’s 21 (247,000) from the top spot or Whitney Houston’s Whitney – The Greatest Hits (112,000) from…

By: Robbie Daw / March 7, 2012

Kanye West’s Stilettos On Sale At French Boutique: Morning Mix

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:: Kanye West is set to preview his 2012 fall collection during this week’s Paris Fashion Week, but if you’re looking to sport something from Ye’s spring collection, get ready to shell over a pretty penny. We’re talking nearly $6,000 for a pair of stilettos, which are only…

By: Idolator Staff / March 6, 2012

Miguel Returns To “Adorn” Pop With Sophistication

Miguel has defied convention ever since he first broke out with “Sure Thing” — he’s often thrown in with R&B radio stars like Usher, but in practice he’s a singer-songwriter straining against boundaries, fusing soul and rock in a fashion that recalls no one so much as Prince. Though he was none too pleased when hi…

By: Idolator Staff / March 1, 2012

Taylor Swift Stuns Us In ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Australia (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, we marveled at Taylor Swift’s effortless makeup-free look as she boarded a flight Down Under. And today we have a chance to gaze in wonder at the pop star yet again as the “Safe And Sound” singer covers the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar Australia. In her Gucci dress for the windswept cover, The

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 29, 2012
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