Articles Tagged 'Sade'

2011 Grammy Recap: Muse Triumphs, Florence and Mumford Miss Out

Sunday night’s (February 13) telecast of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, was one of the most random ceremonies in recent years. But isn’t that why we watch year after year? We somehow still crave the show’s chaotic excitement. And somehow we’re still thriving on the eclectic energy […]

Florence, Mumford and Sons Up For Best New Artist Grammy

The Grammy nominations were released tonight (December 1), and as expected, British acts Florence and the Machine and Mumford & Sons will compete for the Best New Artist Grammy. They will face teen heartthrob Justin Bieber, rapper Drake, and jazz artist Esperanza Spalding in the category. I think Florence will prevail here, but Bieber and […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Sade’s “Feel No Pain”

Not my favorite Sade song, but by far, my favorite Sade video. It’s odd, though: a video about poverty and downsizing shouldn’t be this sexy. Lead singer Sade Adu, a timeless, ageless beauty, lounges around in the desert wearing nothing but a sheet. Maybe she’s poor and can’t afford clothes? I think many people struggling […]

Leona Lewis Makes Billboard History Again

Leona Lewis continues her history-making tear through America: her album, Spirit, is the first debut album from a British solo artist to debut at No. 1. She’s also the first female Brit to top the album charts since Sade‘s 1986 album Promise, which came out two months before Leona was born. (Billboard) Rupert Grint owns […]