Month: January 2018

Bruno Mars won six Grammys in total – including the top three prizes   Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar stole the show, and most of the awards, at the 2018 Grammys. Mars provided the night’s big upset, taking the album of the year trophy that most critics assumed would go to Lamar’s rap tour de […]

Mobile devices were locked away in special pouches on Chris Rock’s Total Blackout Tour   Comedian Chris Rock has divided opinion after banning mobile phones on his tour. Fans attending his Total Blackout tour had their devices locked away in special pouches – Rock is said to consider them “a major intrusion” on his performance. […]

  50 Cent has discovered that he is a Bitcoin millionaire, thanks to some long-forgotten album sales. In 2014, he released the album Animal Ambition and became the first artist to accept Bitcoin as payment. The rapper received more than 700 Bitcoins under the deal, but then forgot about the cryptocurrency, according to celebrity newsite […]

The producer of La La Land was giving an acceptance speech, before the ACTUAL winner of the Best Picture award was announced   You may remember the famous moment at the Oscars last year, when the wrong film was announced as the winner of the biggest prize of the night. The presenters of the award […]

Jay Z‘s “Smile” will receive a Special Recognition honor at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards. The 4:44 track, which features an outro from Jay’s mother, Gloria Carter​, will receive the award alongside Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s animated short film In a Heartbeat. The track is notable for its revelatory lyrics, including:   Mama had four […]

Tom Hardy’s rap mixtape from the 1990s has resurfaced online – 19 years after it was made. The 18 tracks are described as being “made in a bedroom” but “never really finished”. The actor told Newsbeat last year it was “an important time for me to stand on my own and do what I thought […]

Funk legend George Clinton has revived the Parliament moniker for their first new song in decades. Listen to “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me,” featuring Scarface, below. In a Reddit AMA conducted on Monday, Clinton revealed that the track was the first single from an upcoming Parliament album called Medicaid Fraud Dog. When asked why […]

photo: InspiredImages (CC 0) Vinyl records aren’t the only media format on the rise. Over the past few years, the classic cassette tape has been growing in popularity.  Oh so quietly. The numbers aren’t huge, but they’re increasing.  According to media metrics firm BuzzAngle, cassette tape sales are up 136.1% from 2016 to 2017.  That’s part […]

Seat fillers at awards ceremonies are normally paid a pretty penny to cover for celebrity guests when they go to the toilet. At this year’s Golden Globes, Mariah Carey did the job for free after accidentally taking Meryl Streep’s seat during an ill-timed toilet break. The diva tweeted that she found herself sitting next to […]

Tinie Tempah’s first What We Wear collection debuted last year   It’s not often you get to interview one of the UK’s most successful musicians in a west London bathroom. But with just days to go until Tinie Tempah’s catwalk show for London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM), there’s limited space at rehearsals. Packed clothes racks […]


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