Posts tagged "Susan Boyle"

GQ Magazine Crowns The Beyhive As “Fans Of The Year”: Morning Mix

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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 thi…

Bianca Gracie / December 2, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Susan Boyle Also Did The Ice Bucket Challenge

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…

Mike Wass / September 8, 2014

British Artists, Including One Direction And Adele, Accounted For One Of Out Every Eight Albums Sold In 2013

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

Bradley Stern / August 1, 2014

Susan Boyle Sings “O Come, All Ye Faithful” With Elvis Presley: Listen To The Christmas Classic

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…

Mike Wass / November 1, 2013

Susan Boyle To Make Film Debut In ‘The Christmas Candle’

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…

Robbie Daw / March 1, 2013

Susan Boyle Receives A Standing Ovation At The Musical About Her Life (PHOTOS)

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…

Erika Brooks Adickman / March 28, 2012

Davy Jones R.I.P.: 7 Eclectic Monkees Cover Songs

The Monkees’ Davy Jones has passed away today at the age of 66, but it’s never too early to remember what made Jones and the band so big in the first place — their infinitely catchy, free-spirited songs. Many artists throughout the years – from the Four Tops to acts like Run DMC…

Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

PopJustice’s Best Songs And Albums Of 2011

Our pop peers over at UK music site PopJustice unveiled their picks for the Top 33 Albums and the Top 45 Singles of 2011, and their lists offer both the familiar and the fresh — Lady Gaga’s Born This Way topped their album picks, while Martin Solveig’s collaboration with Dragonette on “Hello” was their…

Becky Bain / December 22, 2011

Popping Up: Emeli Sande

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 song…

Robbie Daw / November 23, 2011

Justin Bieber Lands Second Chart-Topping Album Of The Year

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…

Robbie Daw / November 9, 2011

Whatcha Say: Justin Bieber’s Baby Drama (And New Haircut) Got Readers Talking This Week

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…

Robbie Daw / November 4, 2011

Susan Boyle Looks At Life From “Both Sides Now” On The ‘Today Show’

Susan Boyle jettisoned performing her eyebrow-raising Depeche Mode “Enjoy The Silence” cover on the Today Show this morning, and instead opted for her somber take on Joni Mitchell’s whimsical ’60s classic “Both Sides Now”. The song is just one of 10 tracks that appear on Boyle’s third LP Someone To Watch Over Me, which wa…

Robbie Daw / November 2, 2011

Susan Boyle Goes For A Classic & Classy Look In “You Have To Be There” Video

The video for Susan Boyle’s cover of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Kristina musical number “You Have To Be There” is a black and white affair that finds the Scottish songbird trilling away in front of a full orchestra. (What, did you expect her to be dressed up like a mermaid or attending a wild

Robbie Daw / October 6, 2011

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Cudi In This Week’s Reader Comments

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…

Robbie Daw / September 30, 2011

Susan Boyle’s Depeche Mode “Enjoy The Silence” Cover: Compare The Versions

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’…

Robbie Daw / September 29, 2011

Susan Boyle Reveals ‘Someone To Watch Over Me’ Track Listing And New Song

Susan Boyle is about to release her third album in three years (is she in a race with Rihanna?), and the Scottish gem is feeling pretty 80s this time around, adding covers of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silence” and Tears For Fears’ “Mad World” to her compilation of classics. All that’s missing i…

Becky Bain / September 20, 2011

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Bennett In This Week’s Reader Comments

Over the past week, we previewed J. Cole’s upcoming debut album, rounded up reviews for Joe Jonas’ sexy new video and Coldplay’s moody new single, and weighed in on Susan Boyle’s latest album cover and Tony Bennett’s duets with Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga. Head below to see how our readers processed all of thi…

Robbie Daw / September 16, 2011

Susan Boyle Is Pretty In Purple On ‘Someone To Watch Over Me’ Album Cover

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,…

Robbie Daw / September 13, 2011

Susan Boyle Debuts “You Have To Be There” On ‘America’s Got Talent’

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…

Robbie Daw / September 1, 2011

Meet The Korean Susan Boyle, Sung-Bong Choi

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 -…

Becky Bain / June 6, 2011
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