Posts tagged "Adele"

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

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:: 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…

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”…

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

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,…

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

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…

Christina Lee / July 16, 2014

Adele Is Reportedly Plotting A ‘Beyonce’-Style Album Release: Morning Mix

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:: Adele has reportedly finished her third album, with hopes of pulling off a Beyonce-style surprise release. “Theoretically it could be released tomorrow if she wanted,” a source said. [Daily Star]

:: Jessie J performed her part in DJ Cassidy’s “Calling All Hearts,” which also features Robin Thicke,…

Christina Lee / June 23, 2014

Important News: Katy Perry And Adele Took A Selfie Together

Katy Perry entertained a very special guest back-stage at last night’s (May 28) Prismatic concert in London. She hung out with Adele and even took a selfie with the mega-selling diva. “…And on the 2nd LDN show the Queen graced me with her presence,” wrote the “Dark Horse” songstress on her Instagram account. Awww!

Mike Wass / May 29, 2014

Estelle Drags Adele, Says She Doesn’t Make Soul Music: “I Don’t Think Of Her And Think Of Aretha”

Another day, another beef. The latest diva to run her mouth is Estelle. She obviously holds something of a grudge against countrywoman Adele and took a swipe at her in a recent interview with Global Grind. “I don’t think of her and think of Aretha [Franklin],” the “American Boy” songstress said. “So to me, that’…

Mike Wass / May 23, 2014

Did Adele Just Tease Her Next Album ’25’?

Ladies and gentlemen, it would appear Adele has just teased her next album. Based on a tweet last night (May 4), her third LP may be called 25 and due for a release later this year. All this insight comes from a selfie, so selfies aren’t an entirely terrible phenomenon after all!

The British…

Carl Williott / May 5, 2014

OneRepublic’s “Love Runs Out” Sounds Like Kanye’s “Love Lockdown” & Adele’s “Rumour Has It”: Listen

Durable, Ryan Tedder-led pop outfit OneRepublic surprised fans today by re-releasing their third LP Native, which comes repacked with a few new tracks — chief among them: new single “Love Runs Out,” “Life In Color” and the Alesso vs. OneRepublic Remix of “If I Lose Myself.”

Last week a short snippet was made…

Robbie Daw / April 14, 2014

Jewel Is Recording A Sequel To Mega-Selling 1995 Album ‘Pieces Of You’: Morning Mix

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:: Jewel is recording a sequel (of sorts) to mega-selling 1995 album Pieces Of You. She plans to release the album independently and record several songs during live performances. Sounds great! [Billboard]

:: This is incredible. Beyonce’s concert at the 02 Arena in London on Tuesday night (March 4) was attended…

Mike Wass / March 6, 2014

Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress: Morning Mix

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:: Clay Aiken is running for congress. No, we’re not joking. The former American Idol winner is seeking the democratic nomination in North Carolina. He’s got our vote! [Gossip Cop]

:: In perhaps the least helpful scoop of all time, hitmaker Ryan Tedder has revealed that Adele’s new album sound…

Mike Wass / February 6, 2014

Grammy Awards 2014: The Full List Of Winners

The 56th annual Grammy Awards kicked off at 8 p.m. on Jauary 26th at Los Angeles’ mammoth Staples Center, and before the televised event even hit the airwaves, awards were handed out to artists and personalities as varied as Michael Buble (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album) and Stephen Colbert (Best Spoken Word Album), and album…

Robbie Daw / January 26, 2014

Adele & Phil Collins Are Writing Songs Together

Phil Collins revealed to Inside South Florida that he has started writing new music with Adele. “She contacted me to write together,” he said. “I wasn’t actually too aware [of her]; I live in a cave. But she’s achieved an incredible amount, and I really love her voice, and I love some of the stuff…

Christina Lee / January 25, 2014

Grammys 2014: Who Will Win Best Song Written For Visual Media?

This award has been around since 1988 (when it was called the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture Or Television) but its name has been changed more than a couple of times to keep up with technology and the changing times. And wouldn’t you know it? This year a song…

Mike Wood / January 24, 2014

Madonna & Adele May Be Writing Music Together: Morning Mix

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:: Madonna has reportedly turned to Adele for help with a “grown-up” ballads album. A source says that in exchange, she promises to write a song for Adele’s next album. [Daily Mail]

:: Beyonce and Jay Z rented out Miami wildlife park Jungle Island for daughter Blue Ivy’…

Christina Lee / January 13, 2014

Adele’s ’21’ Becomes First Album To Sell 3 Million Digital Copies

Adele’s 2011 juggernaut 21 was the highest-selling album of that year and of 2012, the first time an album topped sales in consecutive years. 21 also recently became Amazon’s best-selling album of all time. And now it has reached another landmark, becoming the first album to eclipse three million digital sales. (Sure, it’s a completely arbitrary sale…

Carl Williott / January 8, 2014

Adele’s ’21’ Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Album Of All Time: Morning Mix

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:: Adele’s 21 is Amazon’s best-selling album of all time. Not only that but her critically acclaimed debut 19 also made the list — coming in at number eight. The stakes are high for album number three! [NME]

:: Speaking of Adele, she is one of the many British…

Mike Wass / December 17, 2013

Mike WiLL Made It Wants To Work With Adele, Lady Gaga & Miley Cyrus (Again) On Debut LP

Mike WiLL Made It recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his much hyped debut LP Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (The Album) and revealed his wish list of collaborators. It’s no surprise that the hip-hop producer wants to team up with Miley Cyrus again after the massive success of “23” but the inclusion of Adele and Lady

Mike Wass / November 22, 2013
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