News Archive

Dolly Parton Accused of Miming at Glastonbury

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Fans of country singer Dolly Parton are divided over claims she was miming during her Glastonbury debut at the weekend.

The 68-year-old legend drew a bigger crowd to her set than headliners Metallica and Arcade Fire but her performance soon caused a Twitter show-down over her apparent lip-syncing.


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Singer Adokiye Offers Her Virginity to Boko Haram in Exchange for Missing Girls

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Nigerian pop singer Adokiye has offered her virginity to Islamic militants Boko Haram in exchange for the return of hundreds of kidknapped schoolgirls.

A total of 276 girls were taken from the largely Christian north-eastern town of Chibok by the rebels, led by Abubakar Shekau, in April.


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Singer Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Singer Chris Brown has rejected a plea deal in his misdemeanour assault case and instead will face trial on the 8th September.

Brown, 25, had failed to agree to the no-jail plea accord by a noon deadline, attorneys at a District of Columbia Superior Court hearing said. The deal would have sentenced...

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Oasis Singer Liam Gallagher Faces Trial for Child Support

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher is facing trial in September for child support after his offer to pay $5000 per month was refused by the child’s mother.

“As of now, we’re going to trial in September,” Gallagher’s lawyer Raoul Felder told the News.


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Jailed Singer Tim Lambesis Admits He Lied To Sell Records

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Jailed singer Tim Lambesis who plotted to have his wife murdered, has admitted he lied about his faith in order to sell more records.

Timothy Lambesis, lead singer and founder of the band As I Lay Dying, was sentenced to six years prison last month for trying to hire a hitman to murder his...

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Opera Singer Sacked For Anti-Gay Comments

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Opera singer Tamar Iveri who described gay protesters as “fecal masses”, has been sacked from Opera Australia’s production of Othello, which opens in Sydney next week.

“Opera Australia believes the views as stated to be unconscionable,” the company said in a statement.


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Singer Bono from U2 to write film score.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

My Singing Lessons have found out that Dublins U2 Bono & The Edge are going to be writing music for ‘Once’ director’s new movie. There’s no official statement on when U2′s new album will be launched, but Bono and The Edge are already lining up new projects. Namely, writing...

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Lebanese Singing Star Takes To The World Stage

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Lebanese singer and vocalist from Beirut, has become famous in her home country almost instantly. Thanks to a concert and lessons she took as a youngster she held a concert on Saturday, June 7, to mark the release of her first album, and thanks to a clever media campaign released on several social...

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TC-Helicon has announced the arrival of its VoiceLive 3 vocal effects processor.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The all new flagship vocal and singer processor and effects unit has been unveiled. Great for singing live at gigs or using for sininging teaching and lessons the VoiceLive Series, the TC Helicon VoiceLive 3 has been developed to offer vocalists new levels of personal and professional control over...

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Richie Kotzen and Mike Portnoy talk about Samson mics

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Guitar and singing extraordinaire Richie Kotzen and Dream Theatre drummer Mike Portnoy talk about what mics they use live and in the studio. With many different guitar styles ranging from rock, blues, jazz and fusion to pop and soul, Richie Kotzen has built an incredibly diverse 20 year career as...

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Jimmy Scott – American Singing Legend Dies.

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Jimmy Scott, the American  jazz singer and vocalist whose haunting voice won him praise for more than seven decades, has died at the age of 88. Scott’s wife, Jeanie, said her husband died in his sleep at his Las Vegas house on Thursday. He had battled sickness stemming from a genetic hormone...

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Jack Pack Singer Charged With Attacking Ex-Girlfriend

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jack Pack singer Adam Diplock has been charged with assault against his ex-girlfriend and will appear in court this month.

The 29-year-old, who uses the stage name Adam Chandler, voluntarily met police for questioning at the beginning of the month after a...

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Morrissey Cancels Tour After Collapsing After Show

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Morrissey has cancelled his remaining tour dates after he collapsed and was rushed to hospital after his Boston show.

The singer announced the end of the tour, including his scheduled June 21 date with Sir Cliff Richard in New York, with ”unimaginable sorrow”.

A message posted...

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Sarah Brightman Plans Flight to Space Station

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Singer Sarah Brightman is to begin training this year for a planned flight to the International Space Station where she wants to be the first professional musician to sing from space.

British singer Sarah Brightman is scheduled to begin training this year for a 2015 flight to the International...

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Singer Sued for Being Too Old and Ugly for Pink Cover Band

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

A woman who has portrayed Pink in a cover band is being sued by a man who claims she is too old and ugly for his band.

Collette McLafferty, a 40-year-old singer, has been slapped with a $10 million lawsuit by Charles Bonfante, who states that her lack of sex appeal and talent ruined his big...

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