Posts tagged "Blondie"

‘The Voice’: Gwen Stefani & Her Team Sing Blondie’s “The Tide Is High,” Ella Henderson Performs “Ghost”

“It’s too intense! It’s too much!” exclaims coach Gwen Stefani of the Live Elimination on The Voice. Though she’s talking about the suspense that surrounds possibly losing one of her contestants, the same could be said of the not just one, but two major announcements regarding the ever-evolving show format!

To…

Caila Ball / November 19, 2014

Dr. Dre Tops Forbes 2014 Hip-Hop Cash Kings List: Morning Mix

:: With business ventures like Beats by Dre, there’s no doubt that Dr. Dre is bringing home some serious bank! So much so, in fact, that he has topped Forbes “2014 Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list. The rap mogul made $620 million, while Diddy and Jay Z tie the number two spot with $60 million. [Forbes]
:: 2014 marks Blondie’s 40th year i…

Bianca Gracie / September 24, 2014

Debbie Harry Speaks Out On Celebrity Elevator Violence At ‘The Daily Show’: Watch

Blondie’s Debbie Harry recently cut to the heart of the Solange-Jay Z elevator fight: “If private elevator violence isn’t stopped, the day may soon come where celebrities have to take the stairs,” she said, in a fake PSA filmed for The Daily Show. “Do you want to live in that world? I know I don’t.”…

Christina Lee / May 15, 2014

Coachella 2014: Blondie’s Debbie Harry Joins Arcade Fire For “Heart Of Glass”: Watch

“Cruise on, motherfuckers,” Blondie’s Debbie Harry said at Coachella, while on stage during Arcade Fire’s headlining set – one of the biggest surprises of the festival’s third day.

Harry joined the Montreal band on stage to duet with vocalist Regine Chassagne for Blondie’s 1978 hit “Heart of Glass,” then provide backup vocals for…

Christina Lee / April 14, 2014

Gisele Bundchen Is Covering Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” For Her H&M Campaign: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Gisele Bundchen is more than just a pretty face. The Brazilian supermodel also fancies herself as a singer and will cover Blondie’s classic hit “Heart Of Glass” as part of her latest H&M campaign. Let’s give her the benefit of the doubt! [Huffington Post]

:: Here’s some great new…

Mike Wass / April 2, 2014

Miley Cyrus, Macklemore, Robin Thicke & More Perform ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Watch

The year’s most talked-about acts dominated Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Robin Thicke sang “Blurred Lines.” Macklemore tossed his own red sneakers into the crowd as he and Ryan Lewis performed “Thrift Shop,” as if to drive home his own lines about rejecting $50 t-shirts. Curiously, Miley Cyrus chose to sing “#GETITRIGHT” instead of…

Christina Lee / January 2, 2014

Blondie Enlist Gossip’s Beth Ditto For “A Rose By Any Name”: Hear The Glossy New Track

For Blondie’s glossy new single “A Rose By Any Name,” two bold and brash female singers have teamed up. Debbie Harry trades verses with Gossip’s Beth Ditto, singing “If you’re a boy or if you’re a girl / I love you just the same” on the refrain.

It’s a dance track that channels Blondie’s disco-via-New Wave…

Carl Williott / June 21, 2013

Giorgio Moroder And Others Talk Donna Summer & Giorgio’s 10 Big Music Moments: Interview

The most talked-about producer on the planet right now isn’t one of the many crafting new material for Britney Spears, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake. It’s Giorgio Moroder, the 73-year-old Italian musician whose synth-heavy work influenced more artists than you can fill on a sheet of paper and soundtracked at least two generations.

Giorgio’…

Robbie Daw / May 17, 2013

One Direction’s “One Way Or Another” Cover: Hear A Preview

After One Direction announced they’d be covering Blondie’s “One Way or Another” for charity, Daybreak host Richard Arnold asked, “Whose dad came up with that idea? It was 1978, lads.” (Their response: “Seems like yesterday to me.”)

A 30-second snippet of 1D’s cover has since surfaced online, and for now, it’s enough proof…

Christina Lee / February 2, 2013

One Direction To Record Blondie’s “One Way Or Another” As A Charity Single

British boy band/instigators of girls screaming One Direction will be introducing the ’80s rock group Blondie to a whole new generation of listeners: The group has announced that they will be releasing Blondie’s famed single “One Way Or Another” as a single for the charity organization Comic Relief in 2013.

The single will be available to pre-order…

Sam Lansky / December 10, 2012

Happy Birthday, Johnny Cash: 7 Pop Covers Of The Man In Black

Johnny Cash, legendary American singer and songwriter, would have celebrated his 80th birthday today. But even though he’s been gone for nearly a decade, his ground-breaking music and style still wield influence. His impact on songwriting extends well beyond the genres usually associated with his work — country, folk, rockabilly and blues —…

Idolator Staff / February 26, 2012

Till The World Ends: 10 Pop Songs To Prepare You For Judgment Day

According to several Christian groups who like to make signs and billboards, this Saturday May 21, 2011 signals the end of the world. If they turn out to be right about Judgment Day, we’re going to be pretty bummed — we’ll only have gotten halfway through Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga’s episode of Saturday Night

Becky Bain / May 20, 2011