Articles Tagged 'Jessie J'

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Telecast

Snapshot: Brits Hold Court at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Sundays are typically quiet with people winding down after the weekend, and gearing up for the workweek. But, not this past Sunday with both the 2015 BAFTAs happening in London, and a Brit-tastic presence at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Here’s a look at the British musicians and groups who represented at the 57th annual […]

The Voice UK Coaches

What Are Brits Watching: ‘The Voice UK’

The Voice UK is currently #1 on BBC1. What’s on: The Voice UK   What is it: Okay, we’re pretty sure most people are familiar with NBC’s The Voice but just in case … it’s a singing competition reality show. The format consists of: 1) Producer Auditions; 2) Blind Auditions; 3) Battle Phase; and, 4) […]

Jessie J

Jessie J Sticks To Her Word

Singer Jessie J is living up to her promise to shed her trademark black bob in the name of charity. After announcing over a year ago that she wanted to shave her head in order to raise funds, the details have now been confirmed via Twitter. Jessie J Tweeted: “I am SO excited and honoured […]

Jessie J Sued Over ‘Domino’

Jessie J is the latest performer to find out the hard way that the classic music biz truism “where there’s a hit, there’s a writ” is no joke. Her song “Domino” is the subject of a plagiarism lawsuit, coming from a relatively unknown band called Loomis and the Lust, fronted by songwriter Will Loomis. Will’s […]

News Roundup: Superheroes Tackle Disability In ‘Superior’

If you saw Matthew Vaughn’s movie adaptation of the Mark Millar comic book Kick-Ass last year, you’ll know these are two men with a really good handle on the backstory behind superheroes, and how the mythology works, even when it doesn’t make logical sense. Having Nicholas Cage speak like Adam West’s ’60s Batman, for example, […]

News Roundup: Benedict Cumberbatch In New BBC Period Drama

Can’t get enough British period drama? Wish Benedict Cumberbatch was on your TV all the time? Got a bit of a thing about starched shirts? Well today’s your lucky day, sunshine. The BBC has just announced a new adapation of Ford Madox Ford’s novel Parade’s End, which takes place in the same Edwardian time frame […]

News Roundup: Adele’s Next Album Won’t Be About Her (New) Ex

Adele’s first album 19 was written largely about her first major boyfriend and the turmoil she went through when they broke up. Her second album 21 was written after she split with her second major boyfriend, and that is why it occasionally sounds like anguish on toast. She has since had another relationship turn sour, […]

News Roundup: Robert Pattinson Gives A Tramp The Gift Of Music

Guitar shops are magical places. There are all of these beautiful, shiny instruments on the walls, and they’re all slightly different – Gretsches, Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Fenders – so any self-respecting string-twiddler will find themself entertaining the possibility of owning at least MOST of them, just to have a fully-rounded collection. Sadly, very few of us […]

News Roundup: Lady Gaga to Portray Amy Winehouse in New Biopic?

Let’s begin with a story which, while it may contain a kernel of truth, is coated in so much nonsense you’d be hard pushed to find it. The Daily Star is reporting that there is an Amy Winehouse movie on the way, which means that people are already planning to recreate the rise and fall […]

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