News Archive

Katherine Jenkins to Receive an OBE

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins will receive an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours, it’s been revealed.

The 33-year-old singer is receiving the accolade in recognition of her work in support of Britain’s Armed Forces, as well as jer charity fundraising efforts and for breaking...

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Singer Donald Moatshe Arrested For Speeding

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Award-winning singer Donald Moatshe was arrested after he was caught speeding on the N2 in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, traffic police said on Sunday.

“He was driving a silver Audi Q3 and was caught driving at 182km on a 120km zone,” said road traffic inspectorate spokesperson Zinhle...

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Singer Sues Red Sox Over Music Video’s Performance

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

A singer who shot a music video in Fenway Park with the explicit permission of the Boston Red Sox, and convinced Star Trek star William Shatner to play an umpire in the spot, is accusing team ownership and other parties of working to undermine his success not long after the production’s release.


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Kanye West’s ‘Bound 2’ Sample Singer Sues Over Copyright

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

The already long life of Kanye West’s “Bound 2” has taken another twist. The soul-sampling closing track from Yeezus, SPIN’s 2013 Album of the Year, had led to memorable performances with guest singer Charlie Wilson on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, U.K. TV, and French TV even...

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Ex-Nightwish Singer Anette Olzon Slams Former Bandmates

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Ex-Nightwish singer Anette Olzon has slammed her former bandmates, claiming that she had “no say” during her time with the band and insisting she was fired from the group shortly after announcing that she was pregnant with her third child.

Olzon, who will release her debut solo...

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Singer Tulisa Contostavlos Denies Supplying Drugs

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has denied being involved in the supply of class A drugs. The 25-year-old, of Friern Barnet, north London, denied the charge at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

She was arrested in June after an undercover investigation by the Sun.

Musician Michael Coombs,...

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Whatever Happened to TV Favourite and Singer Val Doonican

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

For more than 25 years, Irish singer Val Doonican entertained millions with his Saturday night TV series, while his Christmas shows became essential viewing. Now 86, Val, who had five top 10 hits, is retired and lives with his wife, Lynn, in Buckinghamshire. The couple have two daughters, Sarah and...

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Swiss Singer Enjoying Wild Ride With Il Divo

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Il Divo heart-throb Urs Buhler has become a multi-millionaire thanks to Simon Cowell’s popera group.

But the Swiss-born singer who grew up in a small village admits his teenage dream was to be a rock singer.

“I was a singer in a rock band when I was a teenager,” Urs tells Shuffle....

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Justin Bieber’s Manager Denies Singer’s Retirement Claims

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Justin Bieber’s manager has denied the singer’s claim that he will retire from the music industry after releasing his next album.

Scooter Braun told ITN, via the Independent, that Bieber was “just kidding” when he recently told Power 106 FM radio station in Los Angeles...

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Steps Singer ‘H’ Receives Apology in Court Following Ian Watkins Mix-Up

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Pop star Ian ‘H’ Watkins has received an official apology in court from a website who published a picture of him alongside a story about convicted paedophile Ian Watkins, formerly of Lostprophets.

As reported at the time, entertainment website E! Online incorrectly published a photograph...

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Singer Adele Awarded MBE at Palace

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Singer Adele has been awarded an MBE for services to music by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace.

The star became a worldwide phenomenon thanks to her debut album 19 and follow-up 21. Last year she won the best song Oscar for Skyfall.

The London-born singer came to public attention...

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Singer Ian Watkins Sentenced to 35 Years for Child Abuse

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

The lead singer of British rock group Lostprophets was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years for child sex offences, and police said they were liaising with officers in the United States and Germany to establish whether he committed sex crimes there.

Ian Watkins, 36, pleaded guilty to 13 counts...

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Bar Owner Charged in Singer’s Death Released From Jail

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The bar owner charged in the fatal shooting of a country musician was given a lower bond and released from jail to await his next court date.

Police say Chris Ferrell fatally shot musician Wayne Mills on Nov. 23 at Ferrell’s downtown bar, Pit and Barrel. Indicted on a charge of second-degree...

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Country Singer Ray Price Dies at 87

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Ray Price, one of country music’s most popular and influential singers and band leaders who had more than 100 hits and was one of the last living connections to Hank Williams, has died at 87.

He died at his ranch outside Mount Pleasant, Texas, said family spokesman Billy Mack.


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Singer Ray Price’s Death Reported in Error by His Son

Monday, December 16th, 2013

The incorrect posting was accidentally published early on Facebook, prompting some media outlets to prematurely report his passing.

Reports of singer Ray Price’s death that hit the internet Sunday were incorrect, his family confirms.

The Country Music Hall of Fame member, is indeed...

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