Posts tagged "Adele"

Adele & Pharrell Are Working Together

Adele has been collaborating with the pop guru.

By: Carl Williott / June 25, 2015

Diane Warren Asks If Anyone Is Still Watching ‘American Idol’: Morning Mix

Plus: Pharrell pops up in the Entourage movie and Lana Del Rey performs a new song during sound check. Be sure to also see which artists are performing on TV today.

By: Christina Lee / May 18, 2015

The UK’s Biggest Selling Albums Of The Millennium (Thus Far) Include Lady Gaga’s ‘The Fame’ And Rihanna’s ‘Loud’

Want to know if your fave is big in Britain? See if they feature on the list of the UK’s biggest selling albums of the millennium (thus far).

By: Mike Wass / March 19, 2015

Adele’s New Album Is Country-Influenced, Says Kelly Clarkson: Morning Mix

Plus: M.I.A. releases a new song, Bruno Mars starts writing again and Austin Mahone covers a Nick Jonas hit. Be sure to see also what music you can find on TV today.

By: Christina Lee / March 9, 2015

BRIT Awards: 20 Years Of Winners In Photos — An Overview Of Two Decades Of British Pop

Flip through our gallery of various BRIT winners going back to 1995 above to get an idea of who Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran’s chart-dominating predecessors were!

By: Robbie Daw / February 25, 2015

Lady Gaga Posts Selfie With Adele: What Could It Mean?

Lady Gaga and Adele: BFFs!

The ARTPOP diva has been getting Little Monsters pumped over the past few weeks by posting photos writing and recording new music on Instagram, including some cameos by her longtime collaborator RedOne which may or may not suggest a return to her early Fame-era…

By: Bradley Stern / January 22, 2015

The 15 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of 2015: Vote For Your Favorite

Happy New Year, Idolator readers! From our Top 10 Albums and Top 10 Singles of 2014, to our reader-selected Albums of 2014, to the Top 14 EPs of 2014 (and yes, even the best butt-baring boys and girls of 2014!), we’ve finally reached the end — and also the best! —…

By: Bradley Stern / January 1, 2015

Aretha Franklin Becomes The New Queen Of Clubs As “Rolling In The Deep” Tops Billboard’s Dance Chart

Aretha Franklin’s comeback album might have sank without a trace, but the news isn’t all bad. For starters, the 72-year-old can add club queen to her resume! The enduring diva’s “Rolling In The Deep” cover topped Billboard’s Dance Club Songs countdown this week — making it her first number one o…

By: Mike Wass / December 22, 2014

Adele Reportedly A No-Show During Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Session

When the first version of the Band Aid collective’s charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas” was recorded in 1984, the studio session became a media event in of itself. Starting at 9 a.m., journalists watched closely as music superstars like U2’s Bono, Duran Duran, Culture Club, Genesis drummer Phil Collins and Sting

By: Christina Lee / November 16, 2014

Adele, Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, One Direction & Others Set To Record Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas”

Whether you view holiday staple “Do They Know It’s Christmas” by the Band Aid collective as a guilty pleasure or Christmas classic, chances are, if it’s a significant anniversary year following the charity single’s original release, songwriters Bob Geldof and Midge Ure will be orchestrating an updated version with a whole new set…

By: Robbie Daw / November 11, 2014

Phil Collins (Kind Of) Shades Adele About Failed Collaboration: “She’s A Slippery Little Fish”

This is — hands down — the weirdest music beef of 2014. Phil Collins surprised everyone earlier this year when he revealed that he was writing songs for Adele’s new album. It sounded like an odd pairing in theory and obviously didn’t pan out too well in practice either. It seems the ’80s hitmaker…

By: Mike Wass / October 30, 2014

Aretha Franklin’s Cover Of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” Gets A Wideboys Remix: Listen To The Dance Overhaul

Aretha Franklin’s mash-up of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” and Motown classic “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” went viral after the legendary soul singer performed it on the Late Show With David Letterman. Commentators didn’t have a lot of nice things to say about her performance or ensemble but I think it’s a…

By: Mike Wass / October 24, 2014

Adele’s New Album Won’t Drop Until 2015 — At The Earliest

Well, this is disappointing. Adele’s follow-up to mega-selling sophomore LP 21 isn’t due until 2015 — at the earliest. It was initially thought that the Grammy-winning Brit would drop new music before the end of the year but that has been ruled out by her label XL Recordings. The news was significant enough…

By: Mike Wass / October 9, 2014

Adele Is Still Making Serious Money From ’21’ Album: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Adele’s breakthrough album, 21, was released in 2011 to massive chart-topping success. Fast-forward to almost four years later, and the singer is still making money from the record – up to $128K to be exact! She’ll soon have even more money coming in, as her third album i…

By: Bianca Gracie / October 9, 2014

Aretha Franklin Talks About Her Appreciation For Adele, Performs “Rolling In The Deep” On ‘TODAY’: Watch

Aretha Franklin made headlines this week thanks to her new cover of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep,” and her Late Show With David Letterman performance of the song, which earned the Queen Of Soul some mixed reactions. She was back on the promo trail this morning, where she performed “Rolling In The Deep”…

By: Robbie Daw / October 3, 2014

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Letterman’ Performance Has Gone Viral For The Wrong Reasons: Watch Her Sing “Rolling In The Deep”

Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics (due October 21) is a Clive Davis-curated covers album featuring tracks made famous by big-lunged female vocalists like Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand and Adele. Sounds like a great fit for the Queen of Soul, right? Well, last night’s (September 29) performance on the Late Show With

By: Mike Wass / September 30, 2014

Aretha Franklin Covers Adele, Whitney Houston & Alicia Keys On New Divas-Themed Concept Album

Aretha Franklin is releasing her 39th studio LP on September 30. Wait… what? The news comes as a surprise because the queen of soul is kind of ‘doing a Beyonce’ — the album isn’t a total secret but details are heavily guarded. Clive Davis, who is overseeing production for Arista Records, did, however,…

By: Mike Wass / September 18, 2014

British Artists, Including One Direction And Adele, Accounted For One Of Out Every Eight Albums Sold In 2013

Did you buy an album last year? There’s a 13% chance it was made by a Brit.

According to the BPI, albums recorded by British artists accounted for one in every eight albums sold during the 2013 sales year, including One Direction’s Midnight Memories (the highest selling British album of 2013) and Take

By: Bradley Stern / August 1, 2014

Yes, Adele’s New Album Is Called ’25,’ According To The World Music Awards

News of Adele’s third album has single-handedly made 2011’s “Rumour Has It” relevant again, and today’s tidbit is no exception. A recent tweet by the World Music Awards seems to confirm that, yes, Adele’s new album is titled 25, while announcing that, yes, she will tour in 2015 to support it. In fact, the award…

By: Christina Lee / July 16, 2014
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