Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac’s “Songbird,” Dead at 79

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac's "Songbird," Dead at 79

Christine McVie, the legendary vocalist and songwriter who lifted Fleetwood Mac with clear-eyed optimism, has died at the age of 79. McVie “passed away peacefully at hospital this morning, Wednesday, November 30th 2022, following a short […]

‘It was revelatory for younger Asians’: Monsoon’s Sheila Chandra on her hit Ever So Lonely | Pop and rock

The 12” cover of Ever So Lonely by Monsoon

A decade after Bowie’s Starman moment on Top of the Pops, a south Asian teenage girl extended a hand from BBC Television Centre to her own audience of dreamers. It was 1982 and a sari-clad […]

Celebrities Who Bought Their Own Sports Team

Celebrities Who Bought Their Own Sports Team

“So far I’ve found it to be very time-consuming, emotionally exhausting, financially idiotic and utterly addictive” When you’re a celebrity, you can take your passion for your favorite sports team to the next level. While […]

What Whitney Houston was supposed to sing

Whitney Houston in "The Bodyguard."

What a difference a song makes — especially when it’s sung by the Greatest Voice of All. That was no doubt the case when Whitney Houston’s epic rendition of “I Will Always Love You” hit […]

‘I wrote 350 songs, and I couldn’t sing you one of them’: disco maestro Daniel Vangarde breaks his silence | Pop and rock

Vangarde in 1971 - portrait

Almost the first thing Daniel Vangarde says when he walks into the Paris office of his record label is that he’s never done an interview in English before. Then again, he adds, he had never […]

Julia Holter: The Passion of Joan of Arc review – strikingly contemporary, piercingly loud live score | Music

Julia Holter.

Julia Holter’s mercurial career has taken her from traditional pop to chamber music, indie to electronica, the avant grade underground to the Top 20 and recently to film scores. Here, the Los Angeles-based composer has […]

Gwen Stefani to join P!nk’s headlining shows at BST – Music News

Gwen Stefani to join P!nk's headlining shows at BST - Music News

Global pop icon P!NK is back in the UK for two huge shows at American Express presents BST Hyde Park on Saturday 24 June and Sunday 25 June, plus further huge UK outdoor shows as […]

You Don’t Know What War Is by Yeva Skalietska review – Ukrainian child’s poignant diary | Autobiography and memoir

The author writing her diary on the train

“Until you’ve been there, you don’t know what war is.” This short, intense memoir of Yeva Skalietska is the record, told in diary form, of the transformation of the life of a 12-year-old Ukrainian girl […]

‘It made me a pop star – and I’m crap at being a pop star’: KT Tunstall on Suddenly I See | Culture

KT Tunstall Suddenly I See

KT Tunstall, singer, songwriter, guitarist I’d been living in Edinburgh, on the dole, trying to make it as a musician. I was once so skint that I stole broccoli from a field. I moved down […]

Radical French director Jean-Marie Straub dies aged 89 | Movies

A still from Sicilia! (1999 directed by Straub with Daniele Huillet.

Anti-conformist French film-maker Jean-Marie Straub died peacefully at his home in Switzerland on Sunday, the Swiss National Film Archive announced. He was 89. Straub was a peer of many greats from the French New Wave […]

‘It’s a song about losing!’ Skinner, Baddiel and Broudie on 26 years of Three Lions – and bringing it up to date | World Cup 2022

The way they were … (from left) Broudie, Skinner and Baddiel at a photocall announcing their new recorded version of the Three Lions to coincide with the 1998 World Cup.

It’s coming home, it’s coming home … You know how it goes. Hang on, though: it came home, didn’t it? In July, when the Lionesses beat Germany with a dramatic extra-time winner at Wembley to […]

Mick Taylor Net Worth | Celebrity Net Worth

Mick Taylor

What Is Mick Taylor’s Net Worth? Mick Taylor is an English guitarist who has a net worth of $300 thousand. Mick Taylor is best known for being a member of the Rolling Stones from 1969 […]

The Taylor Swift Eras Tour Ticketmaster Drama Explained

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)

Image Source: Getty / Emma McIntyre / AMA2019 Everyone knew getting tickets for Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour was going to be a challenge. But no one — especially not Ticketmaster, the platform responsible for […]

Johnny Depp’s Daughter Lily-Rose Addresses Amber Heard Trial

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Earlier this year, the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp defamation trial made countless headlines and took over social media, with people everywhere taking sides. But, even though she was harassed online about not speaking out, […]

‘Not just another album’: Stormzy’s third act takes anticipation to fever pitch | Stormzy

Stormzy in 2015.

The UK albums chart has been dominated by American behemoths over the past few weeks, with Taylor Swift and Drake dropping blockbuster albums. That could all change when one of Britain’s most successful grime stars […]