Posts tagged "Bee Gees"

Paul McCartney, Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb & Madonna Crash ‘SNL’: Watch

Justin Timberlake wasn’t the only high-profile guest to join host Jimmy Fallon last night (December 21) on Saturday Night Live. In between spot-on impressions of musical icons, Paul McCartney, Madonna and Bee GeesBarry Gibb showed up unannounced.

Well, sort of.

During his monologue, Fallon stood before four mics as he…

By: Christina Lee / December 22, 2013

Rick Ross Finds ‘God’ Atop Album Chart

Rick Ross lives up to his title of The Bawse on the album chart — for this week, at least. The “3 Kings” MC’s fifth LP God Forgives, I Don’t, which received mostly favorable reviews, debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 after selling 218,000 copies out of the gate. That pushes Zac Brown

By: Robbie Daw / August 8, 2012

Pet Shop Boys Cover Bee Gees’ “I Started A Joke” As Robin Gibb Tribute: Listen

“Winner”, the lead single from Pet Shop Boys’ upcoming album Elysium (out September 11), is officially released this week as a digital EP that contains three B-sides: “A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi”, “The Way Through The Woods” and “I Started A Joke”. Vocalist Neil Tennant told PopJustice that “A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi”…

By: Robbie Daw / August 6, 2012

Bee Gees’ Album Sales Jump 339% Following Robin Gibb’s Death

Billboard’s new Top 200 album chart shows the first full effects of sales of Bee Gees LPs following the death of member Robin Gibb on May 20. (Gibb passed away on a Sunday, which is the day Billboard uses as the cut-off for weekly chart data.) The publication noted yesterday that the Bee Gees sold…

By: Robbie Daw / May 31, 2012

Robin Gibb Public Memorial Planned, Singer’s Son Says He Died Of Kidney Failure, Not Cancer

Funeral plans for Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away on May 20 at age 62, have been revealed. The singer will be laid to rest in June during a private service near his home in Thame, Oxfordshire, in England. Following that, Gibb will be honored with a public memorial at St Paul’s Cathedral…

By: Robbie Daw / May 29, 2012

Robin Gibb Gets Touching Video Tribute From Bee Gees Brother Barry

Tributes have been pouring onto the Internet all week for late Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away on Sunday at age 62 following a battle with cancer. But perhaps the one person fans of the legendary band have been waiting to hear from is surviving member Barry Gibb. While the singer has yet…

By: Robbie Daw / May 23, 2012

Beyonce Tributes Bee Gees Singer Robin Gibb

After the passing of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb on Sunday at the age of 62, there’s been an outpouring of online tributes from the singer’s pop peers. The latest comes from Beyonce, who, as a member of Destiny’s Child, covered Australian artist Samantha Sang’s 1977 hit “Emotion”. The song was written by Robin and…

By: Robbie Daw / May 23, 2012

Robin Gibb: Watch Bee Gees’ Best Musical Moments

With the unfortunate passing of Bee Gees’ member Robin Gibb, we’re inspired to take a look back at the group’s classic tunes and historic achievements from their celebrated career. Though Barry Gibb typically took on the role as frontman, all three members of the group performed in immediately recognizable three-part harmonies, and were responsible for writing every one of…

By: Becky Bain / May 20, 2012

Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb Dead At 62

Robin Gibb, lead singer and co-founder of the Bee Gees, died today (May 20) at 62 after an up-and-down two-year battle with cancer. Gibb’s death comes less than a month after he had emerged from a coma and appeared to have a chance at recovery. It also comes just days after the death of fellow…

By: Robbie Daw / May 20, 2012

Bee Gee Robin Gibb Awakens From Coma

Here’s some happy news from the music world — Bees Gees’ Robin Gibb has awakened from his coma and is reportedly in better health. The 62-year-old caught pneumonia following some intensive chemotherapy to treat his colorectal cancer and fell into a coma last weekend, from which his doctors weren’t sure he’d recover. Fortunately, Gibb i…

By: X. Alexander / April 22, 2012

Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb In A Coma

True to one of the Bee Gees’ biggest hits, Robin Gibb is “Stayin’ Alive” — but unfortunately, not in good health. After a bout with colon cancer that reportedly ended just a few months back, one-third of the Brothers Gibb has now taken ill with a serious case of pneumonia which has put him i…

By: X. Alexander / April 14, 2012

‘American Idol’: Lee DeWyze Wins, Simon Says Goodbye And, Oh, The Performances!

So how do you feel, American Idolators, after Lee DeWyze clinched the Season 9 crown in what Ryan Seacrest declared was a narrow two percent difference in amount of votes? Our poll in the right sidebar shows that the majority of you were supporting Crystal Bowersox. Personally, we were supporting the awesomeness that was Daryl…

By: Robbie Daw / May 27, 2010

Kelly Rowland And Michael Buble Vs. Take That: “How Deep Is Your Love”

Many fine artists have covered Bee Gees’ late ’70s chart-topper “How Deep Is Your Love”—from The Temptations and The Bird & The Bee to, er, Donny Osmond. And now Kelly Rowland has taken a stab at the Saturday Night Fever ballad, with a little help from jazz stud Michael Buble.

Now, up to…

By: Robbie Daw / March 1, 2010

Today In Reunions: Public Image Limited, The Bee Gees, And Other Bands Rise Again

• Reality-TV refugee John Lydon has announced that Public Image Limited has ceased its 17-year hiatus and will play a five-date reunion tour this winter, albeit without original members Jah Wobble and Keith Levene. Here’s hoping they at least get a TV appearance or two out of it. [Guardian]…

By: Maura / September 8, 2009

“Billboard” Looks Back On Pop’s Proud Tradition Of Doling Out Free Advertising

Billboard continues its coverage of the 50th anniversary of its flagship singles chart, the Hot 100, with a look at songs on its recently compiled all-time Hot 100 that have engaged in lyrical brand-dropping. Not surprising, there are a few hip-hop songs in the rundown (“Gold Digger,” “Low,” “Yeah!”…

By: Maura / September 15, 2008

Idolator’s Tribute-Video Treasury Hates Raymond

Ed. note: Once again, Idolator intern Kate Richardson scours the video sites, looking for the best fan-made music videos. In this installment, she looks at two clips that venture into Everybody Loves Raymond’s living room:

By: kater / September 25, 2007

Is The World’s Most Powerful Bee Gees Fan Sayin’ A Lie?

When he’s not busy lap-dogging and lame-ducking his way around Parliament, British Prime Minister Tony Blair likes to kick it in Miami with Bee Gee Robin Gibb.

By: Brian Raftery / December 28, 2006

The Vault: The Bee Gees, Before They Got Really High

You’ve no doubt already included 186 lbs. worth of box sets on your holiday wish-lists, but after listening to Bee Gees: The Studio Albums 1967-1968 non-stop over the holidays, we think you should squeeze in one more.

By: Brian Raftery / November 28, 2006