Posts tagged "Adele"

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…

Robbie Daw | February 25, 2013 - 9:23 am

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…

Christina Lee | February 24, 2013 - 8:35 pm

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…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 24, 2013 - 5:40 pm

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…

Carl Williott | February 22, 2013 - 10:46 am

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…

Carl Williott | February 20, 2013 - 2:34 pm

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…

Robbie Daw | February 11, 2013 - 7:00 am

Grammy Awards 2013: Adele Sets Fire To The Red Carpet In Red Dress

Now here’s something you don’t see every day: Adele on a red carpet wearing something other than the color black! The uber rich pop star arrived at the 2013 Grammy Awards dressed in a retro red number. Just goes to show you, when it comes to music’s big night, expect the unexpected.

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 10, 2013 - 4:52 pm

Breaking: Adele Is Very Rich

In a startling turn that has left the media shocked and fumbling for something solid to cling to in this chaotic, increasingly unpredictable world, new reports have surfaced alleging that Adele is rich. Like, super rich.
The Sun reports (via NME) that the singer makes £41,000 a day (at current exchange rates, that’s about $65,000); company accounts show…

Sam Lansky | February 8, 2013 - 12:14 pm

Grammys: The Classic Ladies Of The Awards Show, From Whitney To Britney

With the 55th Annual Grammy Awards just days away, we’ve got that yearly itch to revisit the fashions of Grammys gone by. This time, however, we’re scratching it in a different way. This isn’t a hottest red carpet roundup. Instead, you’re not going to see Jennifer Lopez in that green Versace dress, or Rihanna rocking…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 6, 2013 - 10:58 am

Norah Jones To Perform ‘Ted’ Theme At Oscars

Did you know that Norah Jones sang the theme song to Seth MacFarlane’s talking-bear comedy Ted? And that the song, “Everybody Needs a Best Friend,” is up for Best Original Song at the Oscars? And did you know Jones considers the Family Guy creator one of her friends? It’s all true! So it’s only fitting, then, that Norah has…

Carl Williott | January 28, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Rihanna Crashes Chris Brown’s Ex-Girlfriend’s Party: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Rihanna was caught leaving Hollywood’s Playhouse club with a group of friends on the same night as model Karrueche Tran’s party in honor of her cover story with Rolling Out magazine. Tran is Chris Brown’s on-again-off-again girlfriend, so he was in attendance, although he made zero waves for a change. Rihanna, though, made the…

Kathy Iandoli | January 28, 2013 - 5:25 am

Adele Confirmed To Perform “Skyfall” At Oscars

Oh, Adele. That dude she wrote “Someone Like You” about must feel extra-extra-dumb right now. Not only has the diva nabbed a Golden Globe for Best Original Song with “Skyfall” and an Oscar nomination, too, she’s now booked to perform at the Academy Awards ceremony on February 23. Is there any doubt she’ll leave the…

Sam Lansky | January 23, 2013 - 5:59 am

Adele At The 2013 Golden Globes: See Her Chic, Black Dress

Adele rocked a classic black dress for the 2013 Golden Globes. The pop star made her flawless entrance in this simple, yet elegant, Burberry gown (which kept with the theme of Adele’s other understated award show looks seen here at the 2012 Grammys and the 2012 BRIT Awards). The singer took home her first Golden Globe for Best

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 14, 2013 - 12:25 pm

Adele Wins Best Original Song Golden Globe Award For “Skyfall”

With an Oscar nod last week, Adele was already well on her way to that holiest of honors — the EGOT — and now she has a Golden Globe under her belt, too. Tonight (January 13), Adele took the top honor at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, collecting the Best Original Song Golden…

Sam Lansky | January 13, 2013 - 6:04 pm

BRIT Awards: One Direction, Emeli Sande, Adele Among Those Nominated

Because you clearly didn’t get enough award show overload this week with the People’s Choice Awards being held last night, Oscar nominees announced this morning and the Golden Globes just around the corner, the lucky artists up for 2013 BRIT Awards were announced today. Many artists who won big at the UK’s equivalent of the…

Robbie Daw | January 10, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Adele Receives Oscar Nomination For “Skyfall”: Will She Win?

All those end-of-year charts saw a whole new flood of commercial milestones rolling in for Adele, who easily owned 2012 with the continued success of 21 — but now she’s received the holiest of critical acclaim, too, by way of an Academy Award nomination. Yes, Adele’s James Bond theme song “Skyfall,” from the film of the same…

Sam Lansky | January 10, 2013 - 6:13 am

Adele And Gotye Have Best Selling Album, Single Of 2012

Remember how Adele’s 21 and Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” were deemed to be the to-date best selling album and single, respectively, of 2012 last July? Well, both toughed it out through the end of the year and warded off all pop competitors to remain on top on Billboard’s final 2012 tallies.

Robbie Daw | January 3, 2013 - 9:57 am

Top Songs Of 2012: We Review Each #1 Single…In One Word

When it came to the chart-topping singles of 2012, some artists, like fun., Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen and Taylor Swift, reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the very first time. Others, like Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Rihanna and Maroon 5, were no strangers to the dizzying highs of the pop chart’s upper tier.

Robbie Daw | December 26, 2012 - 6:31 am

Adele Is The AP Entertainer Of The Year, Beating Out Taylor Swift & PSY

Adele is the Associated Press Entertainer of the Year, receiving more votes than the likes of Taylor Swift, PSY, the cast of Twilight and even noted mommy-porn author E.L. James. Like PSY, the Entertainer of the Year made but one piece of entertainment in 2012 — “Skyfall,” which has already entered the pantheon of classic…

Carl Williott | December 20, 2012 - 9:10 am

“Shine Brighter” With DJ Earworm’s 2012 Pop Song Mash-Up

DJ Earworm is back with this year’s United State Of Pop  mash-up, and we’re still picking up pieces of our brain after hearing how he paired up Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” with two late entrants into the 2012 canon, Ke$ha (“Die Young”) and Bruno Mars (“Locked Out Of Heaven”). After…

Carl Williott | December 17, 2012 - 11:10 am
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