Archive for the ‘Adam Lambert’ Category

Despite another episode of Kanyebombing, the Grammy Awards this week made for good television viewing- even if it only would be remembered for a day. Much of the music was very good- the performances of the extraordinary Annie Lennox, John Legend, Mary J Blige and Sam Smith. and the always underrated Jeff Lynne and his [...]

A new study that shows only 1% of all artists earn 77% from total music sales is a damn disgrace while the video below is interesting purely because this novelty recording from Japan by BabyMetal about the joys of eating chocolate is currently the best selling track on iTunes, something which should make every musician [...]

(Source: The Nigerian Reporter) Randy Jackson goes to great pains to point out that American Idol is a SINGING competition and this is where I think the show keeps falling down. This season is now heading towards the winning post and with the ten finalists voted in. Are there any potential “idols” amongst these ten? [...]

(Source: VIBE) Again, Nicki Minaj got it right. Watching the semi-finals of the ten men now down to five on American Idol, it wouldn’t even take a blind man to see that despite the “baby boys” and “Boddingtons”, Ms Minaj thought all were bloody boring and dated. Hell, there are crappy old black guys shucking [...]

By Hans Ebert The news that each member of Metallica will be bringing out a range of shoes under the Vans brand stopped me in my tracks: Not cos I’m a Metallica fan but just because it made me realize how music is being pushed into the background and how various tails are wagging the [...]

When one sees and hears what’s going on with Rupert Murdoch and his crumbling empire, much comes to mind. Like his crouching tigress of a wife, Wendi Deng aka “Smackdown Sister”. I first met Wendi Deng when she was a very ambitious young girl working at STAR TV looking to go far. And she has. [...]

Though Season 10 of “American Idol” is now upon us, I think back to that time long, long, ago and to Season 8 and Adam Lambert. Only the homophobic and  musically-challenged would argue that he was one of the best- if not the best- talents to come out of “American Idol.” Of course, he was [...]