All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Adele’

Band Aid 30 Unites Pop Stars, Breaks Sales Records, and Stirs Up Controversy

Bob Geldof and Midge Ure created Band Aid 30, a group of musicians uniting to raise money for charity. Geldof and Ure formed the original Band Aid in 1984. Both Band Aid and Band Aid 30 sung “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Band Aid raised money to fight poverty and hunger in Ethiopia. The track sales for Band Aid 30’s …

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Phil Collins Couldn’t Get Adele to Return His Calls

“There must be some misunderstanding There must be some kind of mistake I waited in the rain for hours And you were late Now it’s not like me to say the right thing But you could’ve called to let me know I checked your number twice, don’t understand it So I went home” -“Misunderstanding”, by Genesis Poor Phil Collins wrote …

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Aretha Franklin Covers Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’

Aretha Franklin is one of the most successful music artists of all-time. She’s a legend. For some of today’s biggest pop stars, having Franklin cover their tracks would be a dream come true. Well Adele recently received this honor. Franklin’s latest album, Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics, features the multi-Grammy winning singer covering songs made by iconic female …

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Kendall (Jenner) Drops Her Famous Last Name. Why?

Kendall Jenner has decided to drop her famous last name, opting to be known only as Kendall. The 18-year-old super-model-in-the-making is trying desperately to drop her identity along with her name, so has chosen to follow the path of others with the same branding theory — Cher, Madonna, Prince (or the artist formerly known as Prince), Shakira, and Adele. The …

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Adele Scores a Victory Against Paparazzi, Toddler Son Wins Damages

Adele scored a major personal victory against the paparazzi when her toddler son was awarded a five-figure damage settlement from photo agency Corbis Images UK. The 26-year-old British singer and partner Simon Konecki filed suit on behalf of their son, Angelo, against Corbis Images UK after paparazzi took photos of the child’s “milestone moments.” Adele’s lawyer, Jenny Afia, said Wednesday …

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Phil Collins Collaborating With Adele On New Music

World-renowned, singer-songwriter Phil Collins is a well-accomplished legend is his own right. The 62-year old icon has sold an estimated 150 million records worldwide. He’s also won numerous awards throughout his career, including seven Grammy Awards, six Brit Awards, an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. With such a long list of accolades, it comes as no surprise that Grammy award-winning singer …

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Phil Collins and Adele Writing Songs Together

While attending the premiere of the musical Tarzan in Germany on December 3, 2013, Phil Collins admitted that he was thinking about making a return to the music scene. The former Genesis front man, god-like drummer and pop-song writing machine hasn’t released an original album since 2002’s Testify. Collins thought his return would consist of touring with Genesis, but it …

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Phil Collins Set to Make Music With Adele

Phil Collins has reportedly come out of retirement to collaborate on some music with Adele. The former Genesis front man and the Rolling in the Deep singer certainly make an unusual, but definitely very talented pair. It would seem practically anything the two do together will result in an amazing sound. It’s a bit unclear just yet whether this is …

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Colin Firth Spotted Filming ‘The Secret Service’

Colin Firth was spotted on Friday–along with Michael Caine–shooting scenes for the upcoming film, The Secret Service. His role is not at all what one might expect of Colin Firth Firth plays the role of a top-notch British spy, Jack London. London is working to save the life of his nephew–played by Taron Egerton. He takes the young man under …

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Adele Passes Drivers’ Ed, Finally Gets License

Oscar and Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter, Adele, recently added another lauded notch under her belt. After the monumental success of her album “21,” which sold more than 26 million copies worldwide, one would automatically assume that her latest feat would be career related. But, it has absolutely nothing to do with music! Its the one thing the singer’s never …

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Adele Passes Driving Test without being Recognized

According to the official VIP driving school website, they are the “first and only VIP driving school in the UK. VIP driving courses is aimed at people with very busy lifestyles that are looking for a bespoke level of driving instruction. VIP clients will be exclusively taught by Noel Gaughan.” Mr. Gaughan, however, did not seem to recognize the famous …

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Lady Gaga Takes Top Spot On Forbes Under-30 List

Lady Gaga recently underwent hip surgery to repair a labral tear, most likely caused by her intense dance schedule. It is that work ethic that helped her top this year’s Forbes list of the top earners under the age of 30. Forbes estimates that Gaga made around $80 million in the period between June 2012 and June 2013. The estimate …

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