Posts tagged "Adele"

Adele Rocks The ‘Rolling Stone’ “Women Who Rock” Cover

Last year and up to her massive Grammy wins, Adele was everywhere. But lately, the Brit powerhouse has given our ears a much-needed break from her overplayed (but still wonderful) tunes. But now that she’s returning with the sure-to-be-epic 007 theme “Let The Sky Fall” this November, it’s about time we re-upped on the “Rolling…

X. Alexander / September 29, 2012

Whatcha Say: Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body” Video & Rihanna’s “Diamonds” Got Our Readers Talking

Over the past week, Christina Aguilera premiered her “Your Body” video, Lil Wayne turned 30, Rihanna and Ke$ha released their new singles, Kelly Clarkson performed an Adele cover live and No Doubt returned with their new album Push And Shove. Our readers took to their keyboards to spout off about this overflow of musical hoo-hah,…

Robbie Daw / September 28, 2012

Kelly Clarkson Covers Adele: Watch Her Take On “Someone Like You”

Kelly Clarkson treated her Aussie fans to a cover of Adele’s “Someone Like You” on Monday (September 24). And the former American Idol winner knew that even for her it would be a daunting task. “I’ve actually been avoiding this song,” she told the crowd, “because Adele might be one of the best singers of…

Carl Williott / September 26, 2012

Adele’s James Bond Theme “Let The Sky Fall” To Drop In October: Report

Adele has finished up “Let The Sky Fall,” the theme to the new James Bond film Skyfall, and it will be released in October, according to Showbiz 411. The site claims to have heard snippets of the song and calls it “classic 007…an ominous, dramatic ballad.” The theme would mark Adele’s first new music since…

Carl Williott / September 26, 2012

Adele Confirmed For James Bond ‘Skyfall’ Theme Song?

Rumor has it that Adele has recorded the theme song for the upcoming James Bond installment Skyfall — and she may even have teamed up with her “Rolling In the Deep” producer Paul Epworth for the track. According to Contactmusic, Adele’s involvement is officially confirmed after months of rumors. The “Someone Like You” chanteuse told UK

Sam Lansky / September 17, 2012

Nicki Minaj’s Political Verse & The MTV Video Music Awards: The Hype Index

Welcome back to the Hype Index, our Soundbytes segment that manages to squeeze an entire week of music news into one very opinionated list. Stevie Wonder and Nicki Minaj started off September in hot water, while Madonna and Elton John reportedly hugged it out. The MTV Video Music Awards turned 28, but without Lady Gaga or Kanye West the show wa…

Erika Brooks Adickman / September 7, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Passes The Run Of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ In The Top 10

This week sees three new albums debut in the upper echelon of the Billboard Top 200, while three older titles also re-enter the Top 10 — including Adele’s unstoppable 21. Seven days ago the London singer’s sophomore LP dropped out of the upper tier of the chart for the first time in its 78-week chart…

Robbie Daw / September 5, 2012

Taylor Swift, One Direction & Reach For The Stars: The Hype Index

Welcome back to the Hype Index, our Soundbytes segment that condenses the week in pop into one very opinionated list. This week our favorite artists were pelted with boos (ahem, Madonna) and unfounded rumors (ahem, Adele). We also got wind of some exciting releases on the way from One Direction and Missy Elliott, but neither were…

Erika Brooks Adickman / August 31, 2012

Did Adele Secretly Get Married? No.

Early Wednesday (Aug. 30), the internet was abuzz that Adele had secretly married her longtime boyfriend, after she appeared to be wearing a wedding ring in the above photo from the cover of the latest issue of Life & Style. Alas, it was just a ring, as the Grammy winner took to Twitter to respond to the rumors, saying

Carl Williott / August 30, 2012

Trey Songz Tops Album Chart, Adele’s ’21’ Finally Falls Out Of Top 10 In Its 79th Week

With each successive studio album, Trey Songz has inched closer and closer to nabbing a #1 album. The smooth crooner finally achieves that goal with his fifth outing, the aptly-titled Chapter V, which sold 135,000 copies in its first week. It’s just one of four new releases that crash the Top 10 as we finally…

Robbie Daw / August 29, 2012

2 Chainz Tops Album Chart, Adele’s ’21’ Has Nearly Passed ‘Thriller’s Stay In Top 10

Despite so-so reviews, 2 Chainz sees his debut solo album Based On A T.R.U. Story unseat the latest NOW compilation to grab the peak position on the Billboard Top 200. The Georgia MC’s LP sold 147,000 copies, which was more than enough to outpace new releases from Insane Clown Posse (their Mighty Death Pop goe…

Robbie Daw / August 22, 2012

Idolator’s Hottest 30 Under 30: 6-1

We’ve reached the end of our Hottest 30 Under 30 list today (as if you couldn’t tell by the heat emanating from your computer screen). This week we’ve tipped our hats to the young artists making their mark on the music scene right now. So far we’ve celebrated everything from a glitter bomb and a sparkling American

Erika Brooks Adickman / August 10, 2012

Miley Cyrus Tweets A Photo Of Herself In A See-Through Skirt: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: She may have tweeted “wearing my lucky tee shirt”, but it looks like the real star of Miley Cyrus’s latest pic (complete with a Starbucks cup in the background, natch) is her black underwear, just barely visible through her white skirt. [Twitter]

:: If anyone’s been wondering what Leona Lewis ha…

Idolator Staff / July 31, 2012

British Invasion 3.0: One Direction & 12 Other Acts You Should Know From Across The Pond

Whether it be the London Olympics, our collective obsession with PBS’ Downton Abbey, the resurgence and re-tooling of such series as Doctor Who and Absolutely Fabulous or, of course, the slew of musicians hailing from the UK who’ve infiltrated our charts over the past couple years, America is pledging allegiance to all things British once…

Robbie Daw / July 27, 2012

Frank Ocean’s ‘Channel Orange’ Crashes Into Album Chart At #2, Adele Sets A Record

On the strength of sales of 234,000 copies, Zac Brown Band’s latest LP Uncaged easily bumps Chris Brown’s Fortune off the peak position on the Billboard Top 200 this week. But it’s the album in the runner-up spot that has everyone talking. Frank Ocean’s debut Channel Orange moved 131,000 copies — nearly all of them…

Robbie Daw / July 18, 2012

Chris Brown’s ‘Fortune’ Debuts Atop Album Chart, Katy Perry Returns To Top 10

“Don’t Wake Me Up” crooner Chris Brown sees his fifth album Fortune debut at #1 this week on the Billboard Top 200, albeit with far less opening sales (134,000 copies) than his previous chart-topping LP F.A.M.E. (270,000). In fact, this marks Breezy’s lowest opening week since the arrival of Graffiti (102,000) in 2009, which wa…

Robbie Daw / July 11, 2012

Amy Winehouse Tributes: The Best Performances In The Year Since Her Death

When Amy Winehouse died on July 23, 2011, at the age of 27, some called the tragedy “unavoidable”. Whether or not you agreed with that particular sentiment, you can’t deny that on that day one year ago, music lost one of the most unique and soulful voices of our time. Russell Brand said it best i…

Idolator Staff / July 11, 2012

Coldplay Gets The Comic Book Treatment: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: 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…

Idolator Staff / July 11, 2012

The Chart-Topping Albums Of 2012 (So Far): From Adele To Usher

Adele was the undisputed queen of the album chart in 2011, and, so far, she’s proving to be unstoppable this year as well. (Consider her baby-to-be’s diaper fund settled, then!) That said, while it may seem like it, the London songstress hasn’t been the only one to reach the peak position on the Billboard To…

Robbie Daw / July 6, 2012

Adele, Gotye Have Year’s Best-Selling Album, Single Halfway Through 2012

In addition to looking forward to the arrival of her first offspring, Adele can also celebrate the fact that, for the second time, 21 is the best-selling LP halfway through the year. Her sophomore album has moved 3.6 million copies so far in 2012, bringing its grand total to nearly 10 million copies since it…

Robbie Daw / July 5, 2012
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