News Archive

Scissor Sisters Haven’t Split, Insists Singer

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The eccentric pop group have been performing since 2001, but announced an indefinite hiatus in October last year. Having released their last album Magic Hour in 2012, singer Ana is now busy working on solo material. However, she insists the band hasn’t split for good.


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Charlotte Church To Deliver BBC 6 Music Peel Lecture

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Singer Charlotte Church will tackle the role of women in the music industry when she delivers BBC Radio 6 Music’s Peel Lecture next month.

The former child star said she felt “honoured” to follow in the footsteps of Pete Townshend and Billy Bragg. The lecture on 14 October,...

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Busted Singer Matt Willis To Star In Birds Of A Feather

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Former Busted singer and songwriter Matt Willis has joined the reunited cast of Birds of a Feather.

Willis is set to play Tracey’s (Linda Robson) son, Garth, on the ITV revival of the classic sitcom which is due back on TV screens next spring, reports Digital Spy.

Willis said “I’m...

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Alanis Morissette’s Former Night Nanny Sues Singer For $130,000

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Alanis Morissette has been sued by a former nanny who claims she was not paid overtime and forced to work 12-hour overnight shifts without breaks.

The lawsuit was filed by former nanny Bianca Cambeiro on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and seeks $30,000 in unpaid wages and $100,000 in...

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Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Up For Sale

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The childhood home of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been put up for sale.

As the BBC reports, the singer’s mother, Wendy O’Connor, has put the bungalow in Aberdeen, Washington on the market for $500,000 (£313,000), even though it was last valued at less than $67,000 (£42,000)....

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Newmarket Soul Singer Up For MOBO Award

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Etta Bond, who grew up in Newmarket, was astonished when she heard she been nominated as Best Newcomer, an award won by Rita Ora last year.

The former Fairstead House School pupil told the News: “I was sitting on my bed in my pyjamas watching Eastenders when I got a tweet saying I had been...

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Kylie Minogue to replace Jessie J on BBC The Voice

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

A show all about ‘The Voice.’ I admit when this first came out I was intrigued by the blind auditions, that looks didn’t matter and judges would listen carefully to the tone and quality of a singers voice. At the end of the day these contestants would have already have gone through...

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Cher Rips Into Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Cher appeared on CBS’ Sunday Morning show to talk about Closer to Truth, her first new studio album in more than a decade. While she was there, she had some cutting words to say regarding Miley Cyrus and the younger star’s recent twerking antics.

In a web-extra conversation that...

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Singing helps you learn a new language

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

I don’t know about you but back in the 80s…ahem, I learnt my times tables along to a ‘rap’ tape ( oh yes! it had beats and everything) and the UK based ‘Sing Up! in schools has proved really popular in primary schools. So this article featuring the connection between...

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Country Singer Marvin Rainwater Dies At 88

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Marvin Rainwater, a popular country recording artist of the 1950s, died on Sept. 17 after a brief illness. He was 88.

Born July 2, 1925 in Wichita, Kansas, Rainwater grew up during the Great Depression. He was enamored by music – but it wasn’t country that captivated him initially....

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Top most annoying Concert Behaviours

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

This perhaps is not directly linked to Singer News but  singers go to concerts right? and isn’t so annoying when you get there, a night off from performing yourself  that you’re stuck behind a dozen smart phone screens or your cloase friend that you haven’t...

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Demi Lovato Plans A Memoir

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Demi Lovato is set to share her stories in a new medium: The singer and actress signed a multi-book deal with Feiwel and Friends last week, The Associated Press reports. The first book will be a compilation of tweets about her life called Stay Strong: 365 Days a Year and is due out in November.


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Miley Cyrus scores first US number one with ‘Wrecking Ball’

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Well, she did it, the mass marketing, twittering and face booking and media attention has paid off. Mile Cyrus is no.1!

The singer reached the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to the large number of video streams ‘Wrecking Ball’ received.

Miley Cyrus has scored...

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Damian Marley To Set Sail With Jamrock Reggae Cruise

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Damian Marley is hitting the high seas. The reggae artist and son of Bob Marley has teamed with Norwegian Cruise Lines for the “Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise,” a five night event featuring Damian, Stephen and Julian Marley, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Etana, Tarrus Riley, Jah Cure and more....

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Singer and TV host Joan Regan dies in London, aged 85

Friday, September 20th, 2013

British singer Joan Regan, who had chart success in the late 50s and early 60s, has died in London at the age of 85.

She had a number of hit records, including Ricochet, May You Always and If I Give My Heart to You.

Regan also had her own BBC television series, Be My Guest, for several...

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