Tag Archives: Adele

Alt-J, Mumfords Lead The Pack In Brit Award Nominations

I know, it seems like AGES since we did a post about some awards, doesn’t it?

So, the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards have been announced, ready for the ceremony on February 20, and reflecting a truly global year for British music. As you’d expect, there are nods towards our more successful exports like ...

Happy New Year: Five Unanswered Questions For 2013

Consider this a new year’s resolution. Rather than wasting everyone’s time with a list of self-improving abstract demands, like “read more books” or “get some exercise,” we have a very specific idea ...

Karaoketeers Line Up To Sing Adele’s Praises

You know you’re doing well in showbiz if you can write and release just one song in a 12 month period, take a career break in order to have a baby, go quiet on the entire world, and STILL be named as entertainer of the year… ...

Daniel Craig Showers Adele With Baby Gifts For Singing ‘Skyfall’

There’s something of the untamed savage in a gentleman’s skin about Daniel Craig. It’s part of the reason that his tenure as James Bond has been such a success (if we ignore Quantum of Solace for a moment), in that he ...

The Brit List: Five Recent British Hits, Covered By YouTubers

Last week I had a bit of a moment getting grumpy about the gentrification of pop music, with particular reference to deliberately minimal and maudlin cover versions of old hits for the sake of advertisers. But that doesn’t mean ...

Rich Brits Under 30

The UK’s Heat magazine has compiled a list of the ten richest Brits under 30. Oh, to be young, rich and British. Daniel Radcliffe, of infamous Harry Potter fame, tops the list pulling in an estimated £53.

The Curious Case Of Adele’s Baby And The Media Blackout

Sometimes the job of celebrity reportage is similar to pointing at clouds and saying confidently that they are definitely the things they look like, if you squint a bit. And sometimes it’s like reading the future in bits of raw ...

WATCH: Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ Set to Montage from New Bond Film

Adele‘s new Bond theme “Skyfall” received nearly unanimous praise upon its release last week, and it has already stormed the charts: it’s currently No. 2 on the iTunes digital chart behind Taylor Swift‘s ...

LISTEN: Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ Bond Theme in Full

Adele, eight-time Grammy winner and the British voice behind the biggest-selling album in years (21), has lent her pipes to a James Bond theme song, which was leaked to the web earlier this week. Listen here to ‘Skyfall’: ...

It’s Official: Mumford And Sons Are Bigger Than Bieber

So, over here in the UK, “Babel” by Mumford and Sons, their second album, has become the fastest-selling album of the year so far. This we could have expected, given the ravenous appetite that exists over here for their ...