We revisit and rank the 50 best hits from the year 1995, plus interview artists like Alanis Morissette, Garbage, Monica, Kylie Minogue, Seal, Saint Etienne, Ace Of Base and more in the process. More »
Did Annie Lennox’s performance of “I Put A Spell On You” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday…err, well, put on a spell on you? Good! Because she’s just gone and performed it again on The Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday. More »
The 57th annual Grammy Awards are less than two weeks away, and the show continues to add some pretty major performances! The latest on the roster? They’re all in the form of duets: Cheek To Cheek’s Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett; The Voice coaches & collaborators Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani; and Jessie J with…Tom Jones? Annie Lennox… More »
Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran were up bright an early today to make the announcement of the initial nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards on CBS This Morning. And, probably no surprise here — each of them landed nominations in at least one of the five categories announced so far. (The… More »
Annie Lennox spoke out recently about Beyoncé‘s brand of feminism (which she dubbed “feminist lite,” a term which she later clarified as “lost in translation”) and declared twerking to be “not feminism” (a slight to Miley?), and now she’s been asked about Madonna’s latest, eye-popping shoot for Interview Magazine.
During an… More »
Pop’s taken backseat to country, rap and rock yet again on the Billboard 200, as Slipknot came out on top, selling 132,000 copies of their latest album .5: The Gray Chapter in their opening week.
From there, the Top 10 is a melting pot of different genres, and six debut albums:… More »
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:: There’s no doubt that 2014 was a lackluster year for music, and to make matters worse, no albums reached Platinum status…yet. America’s sweetheart, Taylor Swift, may be music’s saving grace. The singer’s forthcoming LP 1989 may be the first album to go platinum. All hope is gone, people! (But the Foo Fighters… More »
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga and Barbra Streisand aren’t the only ones turning to the classics for fall album releases. Annie Lennox will release her own set of standards, titled Nostalgia, first on vinyl on September 30, and then on all other formats the following month, on October 21.
Lennox’s first music… More »
Annie Lennox previewed her new covers LP Nostalgia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday (August 12) and mesmerized the assorted press and industry types with haunting interpretations of standards like “Memphis In June” and “Strange Fruit”. The legendary diva finally shared more details about her comeback album today, including the release date and tracklist. More »
Annie Lennox previewed her fifth studio album Nostalgia — sixth if you count her Christmas LP! — at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles last night (August 12). Producer Don Was introduced the project with a cute anecdote about working with the former Eurythmics frontwoman before playing the set’s first six… More »
Fresh off their on-stage reunion at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, surviving Beatles members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr headed to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday (January 27) to tape the performance segments for the upcoming CBS special The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles. The program airs on February… More »
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:: Billy Ray Cyrus has allegedly recorded a hip-hop version of signature hit “Achy Breaky Heart”. What started off as a joke by Larry King could, in fact, become reality — much to the embarrassment of daughter Miley. [Radar Online]
:: Eyebrows were raised when Madonna posted a picture of her… More »
As we enter the final countdown to the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday (August 25), eagerly anticipating seeing which of pop’s current crop of divas will take home a Moonman for Best Female Video, we’ve been reflecting on the Best Female winners of yesteryear.
Today, we want to know if these Best… More »
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:: Last night was the second episode of The X Factor with new hosts Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. But we may soon be seeing two more new faces: Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian are reportedly close to signing on to share co-hosting duties. [MTV]
:: Sick of… More »
A fine, feathered friend (no, not Lady Gaga) told us it’s time for a new episode of At Your Request, the Soundbytes segment designed to get you through your Hump Day blues. Today we’ve been instructed to pay our respects to the one and only Diva, Annie Lennox. Grab your top hats and canes as we rewind to… More »
Been wondering who will be performing at this Sunday’s A Symphony Of British Music closing ceremony concert at the London Olympics? Our handy Who’s Who guide of both rumored and confirmed artists should have given you a few tips, but now some of those rumored crooners from across the pond have been officially revealed to… More »