2020 – Taylor Swift the first female artist in 21st Century to score five UK number one studio albums Taylor Swift has become the first and only female artist in the 21st Century to score five number one studio albums in the UK, after her new record ‘folklore’ topped the charts. The ‘cardigan’ hitmaker released […]
2020 – Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Aerosmith rockers Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and other musicians are demanding politicians seek approval from artists before playing their songs at campaign rallies. An open letter released by the artists demands major U.S. political party committees “establish clear policies requiring campaigns to seek the […]
2020 – Michael Jackson’s estate executives have officially ended their legal spat with the pop superstar’s ex-manager. Tohme R. Tohme has reportedly accepted a $3 million (£2.39 million) settlement after demanding a cut of the compensation the King of Pop received during the last year of his life. Tohme first sued the estate in 2012 […]
2020 – Miley Cyrus’ mother Tish has praised the singer’s dedication to her sobriety, calling her “the cleanest person” she knows. The 27-year-old singer has been open with her drink and drug experimentation over the years but, once things became too difficult to handle, she got clean. Miley even stopped smoking marijuana in 2017 and, […]
Led Zepplin wins copyright on Stairway to Heaven
2019 – Ed Sheeran spent £4million on new properties in a bid to stop his neighbours moaning about the noise. He bought two houses next door to his £19.8million mansion in London. The singer had also acquired a flat above his Notting Hill bar. Sheeran’s impressive portfolio of 22 properties had cost him almost £47million.
2019 – Ed Sheeran broke yet another streaming record. His latest collaborative album No. 6 Collaborations Project, racked up 69 million streams in a month on Spotify, which was the highest by any artist. This new record wasn’t the first that Sheeran has broken. His last album Divide set a new record of 56 million […]
2018 – Ed Sheeran’s wealth increased by $38 million Ed Sheeran’s wealth increased by $38 million (£28 million) in 2017, more than any other musician in the U.K. and Ireland, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. The 27-year-old singer now has an overall wealth of $108 million (£80 million), due to the success of […]
2018 – Taylor Swift urged fans to stand up to bullies. Taylor Swift referenced her feud with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West as she urged fans to stand up to bullies during the first night of her Reputation Stadium Tour on Tuesday (08May18). The 28-year-old singer took to the stage at the University of Phoenix […]
2017 – Quincy Jones: A jury awarded Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties for the use of Michael Jackson songs he produced in two Cirque du Soleil shows and the This Is It documentary. Jones filed suit in 2013, asking for $30 million.
2017 – Gregg Allman, whose hard-jamming, bluesy sextet the Allman Brothers Band was the pioneering unit in the Southern rock explosion of the ‘70s, died Saturday due to complications from liver cancer, his longtime manager, Michael Lehman, confirmed to Variety. He was 69.