Posts tagged "Adele"

Americans Aren’t Fond Of Justin Bieber & Chris Brown, But Love Adele, Says Poll: Morning Mix

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:: A new poll of US citizens found that a majority of us just plain do not like Justin Bieber (54% unfavorability rating, 20% likablity). Same goes for Chris Brown (shocker!), who scored a whopping 57% on the unfavorable scale. The best-scoring pop star was Adele with 54% favorability, which beg…

By: Carl Williott / May 15, 2013

Whatcha Say: Lana Del Rey, Demi Lovato & Ke$ha Got Our Readers Talking

This week’s Ibrawlator was feisty, to say the least: Soundtrack queens Adele and Lana Del Rey went head-to-head for best soundtrack single. (Have you seen the results?)

The Lovatics were in full force with the release of behind-the-scenes footage from Demi Lovato’s ‘Heart Attack’ video, while Beyonce’s “Back to Black” cover and Ke$ha’s remix track with Pitbull brought out the skeptics. But the release…

By: Idolator Staff / April 26, 2013

Adele Is Recording Her New Album, Due Out In “Mid-2014″

Good news: Adele is working on an album, and it’ll be out “mid-2014,” according to sources at The Mirror (via Gigwise). Reportedly, she’s in “lockdown mode” at a London recording studio for the next few weeks finishing up several songs: “Four tracks are finished in terms of writing and she’s now laying down preliminary vocals with backing music…

By: Sam Lansky / April 26, 2013

The iTunes Store Turns 10: Some Weird Musical Revelations From Its History

Hey! It’s the 10th birthday of the iTunes Store, and Apple has very helpfully put up a sort of timeline going back through the store’s 10-year history, with all kinds of nifty trivia about what songs have performed well (The Black Eyed Peas!) and what artists got an early start on iTunes (a lot of…

By: Sam Lansky / April 24, 2013

Ibrawlator: Lana Del Rey’s “Young & Beautiful” & Adele’s “Skyfall,” Which Song Is Better?

In the past few months, two of pop’s most evocative storytellers made their way from the recording studio to the silver screen with two major soundtrack contributions: Adele and Lana Del Rey.

This week, the Born To Die chanteuse premiered her endlessly haunting, cinematic “Young & Beautiful,” the lead single from Baz Luhrmann‘…

By: Idolator Staff / April 22, 2013

Adele Covers ‘Elle’ Women In Music Issue, Featuring Tributes From Britney Spears & Katy Perry

Not only is Adele in the studio reportedly working on her next album — she’s also on the cover of Elle‘s Women in Music issue. The spread features tributes to the British singer from Britney Spears, Katy Perry and more, and was shot in L.A.’s EastWest Studios, where Frank Sinatra recorded. And in classic Adele fashion,…

By: Carl Williott / April 9, 2013

Adele Is Back In The Studio & Enlisted A Couple Of Florence Welch’s Producers: Report

Adele is back in the studio working on her 21 follow-up, and for the album she has recruited masters of mature British pop James Ford and Kid Harpoon, according to The Sun. Ford previously worked with Florence + The Machine on both her albums, while Kid Harpoon produced tracks on Florence’s Ceremonials and Jessie Ware‘…

By: Carl Williott / April 8, 2013

Ozzy Osbourne Would “Die A Happy Man” If He Could Work With Adele: Morning Mix

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:: Ozzy Osbourne is the latest to hop on to the Adele crazy train love train. When asked about a possible collaboration with the songstress, Ozzy said he’d “die a happy man” if it were to happen. “She’s not fucking botox-faced,” he continued, “she’s a normal, healthy girl who speaks i…

By: Jillian Pellegrini / March 22, 2013

Pusha T Would Love To Collaborate With Adele

Have you ever thought that Adele‘s soulful, smoky croon would sound great over a Kanye West beat (preferably in the style of pre-808s Ye)? Well you’re not the only one. Pusha T sat down with MTV Hive, and when asked about dream collaborations “if connections and money were no object,” the G.O.O.D. Music MC settled o…

By: Carl Williott / March 19, 2013

Morning Mix: Was Demi Lovato Being Shady About Taylor Swift & Selena Gomez?

:: Demi Lovato knows how to throw some serious shade. In a recent radio interview, Demi said, “A lot of celebrities don’t open up to their fans, they don’t really tell them things that can benefit their lives, they just, you know, maybe flaunt around a boyfriend and sell a couple of albums. That’s not…

By: Kyle Robertson / March 15, 2013

Adele Being Eyed To Do The Next James Bond Theme: Morning Mix

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:: While Adele just won Best Original Song at the Oscars for her 007 theme “Skyfall,” it seems as though she’s back on the Bond wagon. Apparently the producers were “thrilled” with Adele’s successful song and want her to sign on for the next film’s theme as well, hoping to…

By: Kathy Iandoli / March 4, 2013

Whatcha Say: The Oscars, Joan Rivers & Justin Bieber’s Weird Outfits Got Readers Talking

For an award show about movies, Sunday’s broadcast of the Academy Awards sure felt more like an ode to music this year–and it basically was! The long, long event was mercifully broken up by some truly showstopping performances in celebration of musicals, including performances by Barbra Streisand and Jennifer Hudson. But there were two performer…

By: Bradley Stern / March 1, 2013

Joan Rivers Made Fun Of Adele’s Weight On ‘Letterman': Did She Cross The Line?

Look, we love Joan Rivers around these parts. She’s a national treasure, and she’s an old pro when it comes to crossing the line. In fact, she’s one of the best at making distasteful jokes. So when she appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday night (February 26), in her post-Oscars celebrity-skewering wheelhouse, we…

By: Carl Williott / February 27, 2013

Oscars: Adele Is Adorable Even When She’s Talking About Conquering The World With An EGOT

With her Oscar win for “Skyfall” last night (February 24), Adele is halfway to Hollywood’s holy grail, that ever-elusive EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). It was the first thing that came to our minds after her win, and apparently it was one of the first things on Adele’s mind as well. Billboard reports that during…

By: Carl Williott / February 25, 2013

Adele’s “Skyfall” Performance At The Oscars: Review Revue

Professional awards magnet Adele can now add an Oscar to her growing collection, after her win at last night’s Academy Awards for her James Bond theme “Skyfall.” And, believe it or not, this is the first time a 007 tune has won in the Best Original Song category!

At any rate, Adele also…

By: Robbie Daw / February 25, 2013

Oscars 2013: Adele Performs James Bond Theme “Skyfall,” Wins Best Original Song

“Please welcome the unstoppable Adele,” actress Jennifer Lawrence said — and that introduction was apt. Backed by a string section and dozens of backup singers, Adele’s debut performance of “Skyfall” reestablished why the James Bond theme was nominated for Best Original Song.

Just two days prior at rehearsal, the British singer commented that…

By: Christina Lee / February 24, 2013

Oscars 2013: Adele Makes Her Red Carpet Entrance

Finally the 2013 Academy Awards red carpet arrival that the pop faithful actually care about: Adele! The Oscar-nominated siren made her grand entrance at the Dolby Theater (anybody else nostalgic for the days when we said “Kodak Theater” though?) looking flawless in her black Burberry gown.

With every hair (and every false eyelash) perfectly…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 24, 2013

Madonna Was The Highest-Paid Musician of 2012, Topping Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber

All hail the Material Girl! Madonna tops Billboard‘s annual Money Makers list this year, after pulling in $34.6 million dollars, almost all of which came from her blockbuster MDNA tour (93.5% to be exact). As music sales dwindle in the digital age and streams (which pay nano-cents on the dollar) become the main player, touring…

By: Carl Williott / February 22, 2013

BRIT Awards 2013: Winners List

We saw all the big-name arrivals across the pond at the BRIT Awards, but now for the actual hardware! Last year Adele and Ed Sheeran cleaned up, and this year it was another male-female duo dominating, with Emeli Sande and Ben Howard both winning two awards.

“This is a dream, really,” Sande said…

By: Carl Williott / February 20, 2013

Grammy Awards: Review Revue

Adele added another award to her collection. Gotye added another minute to the 15 he already has by winning three statues. Fun.‘s Nate Ruess and Frank Ocean each sounded out of key. Katy Perry‘s breasts appeared to have tripled in size. Justin Timberlake returned with a standout live performance that included a full orchestra and…

By: Robbie Daw / February 11, 2013
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