Posts tagged "Adele"

Ryan Tedder Talks New Beyonce & Adele Albums & Drags Miley Cyrus, Just Because

Well! Ryan Tedder, he of OneRepublic demi-celebrity and writing all the biggest songs for all your favorite people (“Halo” by Beyonce, anyone?) has been hard at work on some big albums for some people whose names you might know (Beyonce and Adele, so no big deal) and he’s spilling the beans in a new interview with The Herald Sun, where…

Sam Lansky | October 4, 2013 - 10:20 am

Wiz Khalifa’s New Album ‘Blacc Hollywood’ Could Feature Collaborations With Miley Cyrus And Adele

In a year dominated by massive, game-changing hip-hop albums (think Kanye West’s experimental Yeezus and Jay Z’s pioneering Magna Carta Holy Grail), the pressure to stand out from the crowd must be almost unbearable. Wiz Khalifa, however, might have found a way to do just that by calling on two of pop’s hottest ladies to…

Mike Wass | September 3, 2013 - 7:01 pm

Got Beef?: 12 Of The Best Non-Rap Diss Songs By Pop Stars

Hip hop has always been a musically competitive sport, with rappers going head-to-head in battles ever since the genre’s birth in the late ’70s. The best diss songs have sparked the most fueled beefs in rap history (Tupac vs. Biggie, Jay Z vs. Nas, Nicki Minaj vs. Lil’ Kim, etc.), but the light is rarely shed on…

Bianca Gracie | September 2, 2013 - 8:30 am

Adele Is The Latest Celebrity Resident At Madame Tussauds: See Her Wax Figure

Grammys, diamond certifications and a legion of fans — all of that pales in comparison to Adele’s latest achievement. Yes, the “Skyfall” singer has been immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds in London alongside pop legends like Kylie Minogue and Tom Jones. Her wax figure was unveiled earlier today (July 3) and the resemblance is…

Mike Wass | July 3, 2013 - 5:02 pm

Behind The Candelabra: 15 Great Piano-Driven Pop Songs

HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh’s highly anticipated biopic on Liberace, debuted this past weekend to much critical fanfare, with many critics praising Soderbergh for approaching his subject with a modicum of humanity (as opposed to mean-spirited camp). Although Liberace never openly pined to be taken seriously, we think he’d appreciate the film’s attempt to…

John Hamilton | May 27, 2013 - 8:38 am

Random Access Memories: Your Ultimate Memorial Day 2013 Playlist

Memorial Day is sort of about remembrance, but mostly about getting an extra day of avoiding work or school which you probably won’t remember. And since this year it falls so close to the release of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, we decided to throw together a Memorial Day 2013 playlist comprising some of our favorite…

Carl Williott | May 27, 2013 - 5:30 am

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 begs…

Carl Williott | May 15, 2013 - 5:00 am

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…

Idolator Staff | April 26, 2013 - 5:30 pm

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…

Sam Lansky | April 26, 2013 - 9:06 am

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…

Sam Lansky | April 24, 2013 - 3:07 pm

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’s…

Idolator Staff | April 22, 2013 - 9:35 am

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,…

Carl Williott | April 9, 2013 - 3:17 pm

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’s…

Carl Williott | April 8, 2013 - 10:32 am

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 in…

Jillian Pellegrini | March 22, 2013 - 5:00 am

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 on…

Carl Williott | March 19, 2013 - 1:29 pm

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…

Kyle Robertson | March 15, 2013 - 5:42 am

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…

Kathy Iandoli | March 4, 2013 - 5:11 am

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 performers…

Bradley Stern | March 1, 2013 - 5:30 pm

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…

Carl Williott | February 27, 2013 - 2:41 pm

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…

Carl Williott | February 25, 2013 - 10:15 am
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