Tag: Singer

  • Adele’s platinum-certified single Hello tops singles chart for third week

    Adele’s platinum-certified single Hello tops singles chart for third week

    Adele’s record-breaking single Hello has spent three consecutive weeks at No 1 on the UK singles chart. Since its release on 23 October, Hello has become thefastest-selling single in the UK this year and broken the record for most downloads in a week in the US. As well as topping the singles chart, Hello was […]

  • Rachel Platten tops the UK singles chart for the first time

    Rachel Platten tops the UK singles chart for the first time

    Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten has scored her first ever UK No 1, topping the official singles chart with the track Fight Song. The power ballad first entered the top 100 at No 68 last week, and climbed 67 places this week, following her success in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Belgium. “I feel so […]

  • Amy Winehouse, my sister and addiction

    Amy Winehouse, my sister and addiction

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

  • Alicia Keys laments ‘heartless’ justice system in reform pitch to Congress

    Alicia Keys laments ‘heartless’ justice system in reform pitch to Congress

    From time to time, celebrities visit Washington to join advocates in favor of a cause – often raising the profile of an issue by giving extra weight to an otherwise routine press conference or committee hearing. On Monday, the singer-songwriter Alicia Keys chose a decidedly low-key way to do this, delivering an impassioned plea to […]

  • Lady Gaga hit on head by pole at Auckland concert

    Lady Gaga hit on head by pole at Auckland concert

    Lady Gaga has been struck on the head by a pole while performing a concert in New Zealand. The singer was hit on Sunday during the third of three shows in Auckland. Clips posted online show a backup performer accidentally striking Gaga with the set prop while removing it from the central stage. Gaga, holding […]

  • Quote post type 5

    Quote post type 5

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

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    Quote post type 4

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

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    Quote post type 3

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

  • Quote post type 2

    Quote post type 2

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

  • Quote post type 1

    Quote post type 1

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

  • Classic post type 3

    Classic post type 3

    Adele’s record-breaking single Hello has spent three consecutive weeks at No 1 on the UK singles chart. Since its release on 23 October, Hello has become thefastest-selling single in the UK this year and broken the record for most downloads in a week in the US. As well as topping the singles chart, Hello was […]