Posts tagged "Stevie Wonder"

Lady Gaga Is Engaged To Taylor Kinney: Morning Mix

Plus: Stevie Wonder talks his new album, Janelle Monae starts a record label and Charli XCX takes us back to the '90s with her latest cover.
By: Christina Lee / February 17, 2015

Dudes Who Duet: 23 All-Male Songs For A Bromantic Valentine’s Day

Here are dude-only pair-ups that range from classic (Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger and David Bowie) to current (Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow, Jason Derulo and 2 Chainz).
By: Jonathan Riggs / February 14, 2015

Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga & More Added To Stevie Wonder’s Grammy Tribute

Even more artists have been added to the already-major Stevie Wonder tribute — which will be coming to your TV screen next week!
By: Bianca Gracie / February 12, 2015

Snoop Dogg’s Pharrell-Produced Album Is Titled ‘Bush’

Snoop Dogg first teased his new, Pharrell-produced album in September, with a snippet of a song dedicated to a strain of medical marijuana. This week, during a panel at the CES…
By: Christina Lee / January 10, 2015

Robin Thicke Reportedly Cut In Line To Escape A Hurricane By Bribing Tourists: Morning Mix

:: Robin Thicke was among thousands last week trying to vacate the hurricane-ravaged Cabo San Lucas. When he approached a line of hundreds at the airport, though, the “Blurred Lines” singer is said to have bribed tourists with hugs, cash, snapshots and by taking his shirt off, so that…
By: Christina Lee / September 22, 2014

Barbra Streisand Announces New Duets LP ‘Partners’ Featuring John Legend, Stevie Wonder & Elvis (!)

Barbra Streisand has been on Instagram for less than a week and she's already putting it to good use. The veteran diva announced her upcoming LP Partners on the social media platform this morning (August 11) and named an impressive list of duet partners that includes John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Babyface, John Mayer, Michael…
By: Mike Wass / August 11, 2014

See What Songs Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran & Others Are Singing For Beatles Tribute Special

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 o…
By: Robbie Daw / January 28, 2014

Daft Punk To Perform With Stevie Wonder, Pharrell & Nile Rodgers At Grammys

When Daft Punk were announced as one of the performers at this year's Grammy Awards, the ceremony's executive producer said they'd be doing "a collaborative and celebratory stage performance" — the key word being "collaborative." And so, for their first live performance of the Random Access Memories era, it's fitting that Pharrell and Nile…
By: Carl Williott / January 6, 2014

Stevie Wonder Covers John Lennon’s “Imagine” At Global Citizen Festival: Watch

Stevie Wonder covered John Lennon's "Imagine" at this year's Global Citizen Festival, in efforts to advocate stricter gun control laws. "Can you believe that they let blind people carry guns? Come on," he said. The crowd laughed as the blind singer mimed a misfire. The one-day festival, on September 28 at New York'…
By: Christina Lee / September 29, 2013

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Samsung App is Being Investigated By The FTC: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Jay-Z finally got his 100th problem. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Hov's Magna Carta Holy Grail app after complaints that users had to provide too many details to Samsung — including call histories — before using it. [Pigeons & Planes] :: Start knitting those blue…
By: Mike Wass / July 17, 2013

Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder Wrote Letters To Judge On Behalf Of Lauryn Hill, According To Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill on Monday (May 6) was sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes. Last night, Hill posted a note on her Facebook page to "extend a sincere thank you" to people who had written letters to the judge on her behalf. She mentioned 30 people by name…
By: Carl Williott / May 9, 2013

Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert Sing “Ebony And Ivory” But ‘Ebony’ Is Not Present

Stephen Colbert was the special guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (February 22nd). The playful interview started off with a little pre-Oscars beef, where Fallon and Colbert exchanged Papyrus greeting cards with each other and opened at the count of 23. To…
By: Kathy Iandoli / February 23, 2013

Grammy Awards: 8 Moments Time May Have Forgotten, But We Didn’t

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are just hours away, and like the rest of you pop fanatics out there, we're impatiently counting down every second until showtime. With a lineup that includes Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean and Taylor Swift, as well as exciting collaborations from Ed Sheeran and Elton John, plu…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 10, 2013

Rihanna Crowned MTV’s Rock Star Of The Year, Remains Unapologetic: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Rihanna was crowned MTV News' Rock Star of the Year for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the fact that she was thoroughly #UNALOPOGETIC in 2012. If Rihanna sees the news, we imagine that she will say something to the effect of "#phuckyorockstar," although she may be too busy…
By: Sam Lansky / December 18, 2012

Stevie Wonder Clarifies Comments Regarding Frank Ocean And Homosexuality

After facing a barrage of criticism, Stevie Wonder is backtracking on comments he made in an interview regarding homosexuality and Frank Ocean's decision to come out. When asked about Ocean's revelation that his first love was a man, Wonder told The Guardian "Some people who think they're gay, they're…
By: Carl Williott / September 4, 2012

Diamond Jubilee Concert: Watch, Gary Barlow, Cheryl Cole & Jessie J’s Performances

Over 200 musicians took to the stage outside Buckingham Palace in London last night to perform the official Diamond Jubilee composition "Sing" for Queen Elizabeth II, including songwriters Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Weber, British choir Military Wives, the African Children's Choir and Indigenous Australian artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. The spectacle was a…
By: Robbie Daw / June 5, 2012

2012 Billboard Music Awards: Read The Full List Of Winners

The 2012 Billboard Music Awards turned into the 2012 Adele Awards, as the British songstress was honored with 12 awards, including Top Artist, during the show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Party-meisters LMFAO also walked away with some major booty — six trophies, to be precise, with their smash single "Party Rock…
By: Becky Bain / May 20, 2012

‘American Idol': Whitney Houston Tribute Night Goes Better Than Expected

With the shadow of Whitney Houston looming large over American Idol's momentous 400th episode, the theme of last night's show may as well have been: "We've set you guys up for failure, so just throw us your best Whitney impression and pray for the best." At least the guys caught a break, being tasked with…
By: Carl Williott / March 8, 2012

‘American Idol’ Top 13 To Perform Songs By Whitney Houston And Stevie Wonder

We always dread when an American Idol contestant chooses to sing a Whitney Houston song on the show, since there's an above average chance that their performance will pale in comparison to the real thing. But on next week's performance night, the Idol ladies in the Top 13 won't be able to sing anything but…
By: Becky Bain / March 2, 2012

Kelly Rowland Covers Whitney Houston With Stevie Wonder On Backup

Kelly Rowland took the stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last night and belted out a soaring rendition of "The Greatest Love Of All" during Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday celebration. Most people know the song as a Whitney Houston classic, but it was originally recorded by Grammy winner George Benson for…
By: Robbie Daw / February 20, 2012
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