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:: All of the maddening hard work the Beyhive does is paying off! Beyonce’s huge fan base has been crowned as “Fans of the Year” by GQ magazine. From their inescapable social media presence, numerous features on thinkpieces and the infamous SNL skit “The Beygency,” the singer’s fans have definitely made an impression this… More »
Just when you thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge had spawned its last viral video, Susan Boyle went and filmed the best one yet. The 53-year-old vocalist, who came to fame on Britain’s Got Talent before selling millions of records around the globe, took a pragmatic approach by stripping down to her swimsuit and wrapping a… More »
Did you buy an album last year? There’s a 13% chance it was made by a Brit.
According to the BPI, albums recorded by British artists accounted for one in every eight albums sold during the 2013 sales year, including One Direction’s Midnight Memories (the highest selling British album of 2013) and Take… More »
There are only two things you can count on in popular music — Rihanna’s annual LP and a hearty dose of festive cheer from Susan Boyle. Since coming to fame on Britain’s Got Talent, the lovable 52-year-old has made a habit of dropping an album just in time for the Christmas rush and 2013 is no… More »
Best tell grandma to start popping the kettle corn! Untamed pop hellion Susan Boyle, one of the most beloved figures in music in 2009, is still out there making wages. And this coming holiday season — you know, like, nine months from now — she’ll be glowing on the silver screen.
The Scottish… More »
Susan Boyle looked radiant as she took the stage at the Newcastle Theatre Royal on Tuesday night (Mar. 27), making a guest appearance for the premiere of her musical I Dreamed A Dream in Tyne, England. Based on the Someone To Watch Over Me singer’s autobiography The Woman I Was Born to Be, the show… More »
Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey—Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too.
Emeli Sande knows a thing or two about writing successful singles — after all, before heading out on her own, the Scottish singer cut her teeth by writing songs… More »
The Mariah Yeater baby scandal didn’t seem to affect Justin Bieber’s album sales during Under The Mistletoe’s first week of release, as Billboard reports that Beliebers snatched up 210,000 copies of the holiday LP — enough for a #1 debut on the Top 200. This marks Justin’s second trip to the top of the album… More »
Over the past week, Justin Bieber shocked his fans with his brand new haircut, and then shocked the world when rumors surfaced that the 17-year-old singer had fathered the child of a 20-year-old Californian. In other news, Adam Lambert was a winner at MTV’s O Awards, JoJo’s new music video premiered and Rihanna landed her… More »
Over the past week, we heard Susan Boyle’s cover of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silence” and Bruno Mars’ new single from Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. We also saw Kelly Clarkson’s “Mr. Know It All” video, Kid Cudi’s comical interview with Conan O’Brien and Adam Lambert’s sitdown with Heidi Klum. So, how did… More »
On her previous two albums, golden-voiced Scottish vixen Susan Boyle has covered such unlikely artists as Madonna, the Monkees and Lou Reed. And as we know, her upcoming LP Someone To Watch Over Me (out November 1) will contain what some may consider to be another musical leap: Susan’s eerily slowed-down rendition of Depeche Mode’s… More »
After glancing at the chart trends of the past two years, it’s pretty much a given that a new Susan Boyle album will be met with a fair amount of success. And today the Scottish wildcat’s fans can kick off the frenzied countdown to November 1, as the cover for Someone To Watch Over Me,… More »
Somehow, folks, it’s now September. That can only mean one thing: we’re nearly upon Susan Boyle season. Naturally the Scottish temptress has a new album (Someone To Watch Over Me) lined up for the holidays. And so the Britain’s Got Talent alum hit up America’s Got Talent last night to debut “You Have To Be… More »
To be a “Susan Boyle” on a televised singing competition show means that your outward appearance or demeanor belies the true talent you possess. For some reason, this makes little sense – it’s not a rule that you need to look as hot or be as rich as Beyonce to have an amazing voice -… More »