Posts tagged "Emeli Sande"

David Guetta And Emeli Sande’s “What I Did For Love” Promo Video Pays Tribute To Cadbury’s Milk Tray Man

David Guetta pays tribute to Cadbury's iconic Milk Tray Man in the latest promo video for Emeli Sande-assisted dance anthem "What I Did For Love".
By: Mike Wass / March 12, 2015

Mary J. Blige Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of ‘The London Sessions’: Watch Her Talk “Pick Me Up” (Idolator Premiere)

Next week sees the release of Mary J. Blige's The London Sessions (on December 2), the 13th studio album in the legendary R&B diva's storied career, and today Idolator is bringing you another look behind the scenes at the making of the LP. This time we're giving you a glimpse at Blige in the…
By: Robbie Daw / November 29, 2014

Emeli Sande Talks Band Aid 30: “A Whole New Song Is Required”

Sir Bob Geldof has stressed that he only has good intentions behind each rewrite of Band Aid's charity single “Do They Know It's Christmas.” The songwriter does this because he has been criticized before for…
By: Christina Lee / November 23, 2014

Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Is Here: Watch The Video, Starring Sam Smith, One Direction, Rita Ora & Others

The video clip for Band Aid 30's rendition of "Do They Know It's Christmas" premiered Sunday evening (November 16) during the UK telecast of The X Factor, and even without Adele taking part, the new version is quite the star-studded affair. Here on the lyrically-revised 2014 installment of the song — the fourth…
By: Robbie Daw / November 16, 2014

Mary J. Blige Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of ‘The London Sessions': Watch Her Talk “Therapy” (Idolator Premiere)

Mary J. Blige has always been an R&B innovator, so it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that the legendary diva packed her bags and headed to London to record her 13th studio LP with some of the hottest names in British music. The resulting album — appropriately titled The London Sessio…
By: Mike Wass / November 14, 2014

Adele, Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, One Direction & Others Set To Record Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas”

Whether you view holiday staple "Do They Know It's Christmas" by the Band Aid collective as a guilty pleasure or Christmas classic, chances are, if it's a significant anniversary year following the charity single's original release, songwriters Bob Geldof and Midge Ure will be orchestrating an updated version with a whole new set of voices.
By: Robbie Daw / November 11, 2014

Madonna’s Wedding Dress From Sean Penn Is Auctioned: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Over the weekend, a handful of Madonna's clothing was sold at Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll charity auction in Beverly Hills, CA. One of the standout pieces from the entertainers collection was her wedding dress from her four year-long marriage to Sean Penn that sold for $81,250. Another was her…
By: Bianca Gracie / November 11, 2014

David Guetta’s New Album Is Called ‘Listen’ And Features Collaborations With Nicki Minaj, Sia, Emeli Sande & Bebe Rexha

David Guetta's new album is called Listen, it's due November 24 and features every second vocalist with a record deal. Ok, that might be a slight exaggeration but the line-up reads like Nothing But The Beat on steroids. The French DJ reunites with "Titanium" collaborator Sia on two tracks ("Bang My Head" and…
By: Mike Wass / October 27, 2014

David Guetta Records With Emeli Sande To Wrap Sixth Album

David Guetta confirmed early on October 5 that he has wrapped his sixth studio album. And he did that in a completely unexpected way – posing with British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande (above), after a late-night and super last-minute studio session. “Very last day…
By: Christina Lee / October 5, 2014

Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year”: Listen To Her ‘London Sessions’ Ballad

We're still waiting for the actual first single off Mary J. Blige's upcoming LP The London Sessions to arrive — it's called "Therapy" — but in the meantime, we now have the second so-called buzz track to surface ahead of the album's release. "Whole Damn Year" follows up the far more upbeat, Disclosure-produced…
By: Robbie Daw / September 22, 2014

Naughty Boy Talks Potential New One Direction Single, “One Chance To Dance”

That new One Direction material might be coming sooner rather than later. After the boys hinted at their "more edgy" new material on The Today Show, "La La La" hit-maker Naughty Boy's just gone and revealed the title of a (potential) 1D lead single called "One Chance To Dance," co-penned by Emeli Sandé…
By: Bradley Stern / August 18, 2014

Rihanna Taps Emeli Sande To Write Songs For ‘Home’ Concept Album

Rihanna's concept album for an upcoming 3D animated film, Home, is starting to take shape. Emeli Sande reveals that she has been writing songs along with producer Rodney Jerkins. “I've been writing for Rihanna's new movie, which has been incredible,” Sande said to Digital Spy. “I was with Rodney Jerkins the other…
By: Christina Lee / May 23, 2014

Emeli Sande’s Obscure, Pre-Fame Single “Takes” Finally Surfaces Online: Listen

Before becoming a household name in the UK (and budding international star) with blockbuster hits "Heaven", "Next To Me" and "My Kind Of Love", Emeli Sande released a long-forgotten song on obscure jazz/soul label Starla Records. "Takes" was only released on limited edition 7" vinyl and, somewhat miraculously given her success, never surfaced…
By: Mike Wass / March 18, 2014

Watch Taylor Swift & Emeli Sande Perform “Next To Me” In London

Taylor Swift once again shows she has great taste in emerging British singers. After trotting out Sam Smith last week for a duet of his song "Money On My Mind," Swift snagged Emeli Sande for her penultimate Red tour show on Monday (February 10). Swift and Sande performed "Next To Me," the late-momentum hit…
By: Carl Williott / February 11, 2014

Ed Sheeran, Fall Out Boy, Miguel & More Cover Elton John In ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ Reissue

Pop stars like Ed Sheeran, Fall Out Boy, Miguel will pay tribute to Elton John in a forthcoming reissue of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. First released in 1973, Goodbye debuted at No. 1 and held that position for eight weeks straight, as John and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin released one hit after another, including the…
By: Christina Lee / February 1, 2014

Emeli Sande Is The Highest Selling Artist In The UK For The Second Year Running

Emeli Sande is a (rapidly) rising star in America but, at home, she's an untouchable chart force — and has the receipts to prove it! Her much-praised debut LP Our Version Of Events is the UK's best-selling album for the second year in a row. It sold 640,000 copies in 2013, bringing its total to…
By: Mike Wass / December 9, 2013

Nelson Mandela Remembered By Beyonce, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez & More

Nelson Mandela passed away today (December 5) after a long battle with a severe chest infection. The much-loved humanitarian's death sparked an immediate outpouring of grief, respect and admiration from celebrities touched by the great man's journey and wisdom. Beyonce, Fergie and John Legend posted photos taken with South Africa's first black president on their…
By: Mike Wass / December 5, 2013

Watch Emeli Sande Perform “My Kind Of Love” On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Sporting flowers in her flashy blue-blonde coif, Emeli Sande turned out a passionate performance of "My Kind Of Love" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday (November 6). The Roots helped out for the live take of the track from her wonderful debut Our Version Of Events. (Yo how do Questlove and co. learn all these new songs every week?) The British singer…
By: Carl Williott / November 7, 2013

Emeli Sande And James Arthur Sing About Doomed Love On “Roses”: Listen To The Soulful Ballad

Emeli Sande really gets around. The in-demand Scottish diva lent her powerful pipes to recent tracks from Tinie Tempah, Rudimental and Alejandro Sanz but her latest collaboration could be her best yet. She teams up with 2012 X Factor UK winner James Arthur for "Roses" and together they deliver a heartstrings-tugging ballad for the ages. Co-penned by Sande and…
By: Mike Wass / November 6, 2013

Emeli Sande Reunites With Tinie Tempah For “A Heart Can Save The World”: Listen

Emeli Sande lends her always impeccable vocal to Tinie Tempah's "A Heart Can Save The World" — a new track on the British rapper's sophomore set Demonstration. As you can probably tell by the album title, the MC is in a political mood and he tackles topics as diverse as unemployment and refugees in the…
By: Mike Wass / October 29, 2013
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