Posts Tagged ‘adele’

10 Times the Grammys Actually Got it Right

While the Grammys might claim to represent the best of the best, the results are highly contested, and year after year artists are snubbed while others are deemed underserving of their awards. With every show, there... Read more »

Adele’s Manager on Spotify: “Streaming’s the future”

The discussion around Spotify and music streaming in general is heating up. Taylor Swift pulled her music from Spotify and explained, “I’m not willing to contribute my life’s work to an experiment that I don’t feel fairly... Read more »

XL Recordings Celebrate New Compilation With Never Before Seen Footage of Odd Future’s First European Tour

XL Recordings was founded in 1989 to release rave and dance music, and from those humble beginning it’s grown to be one of the most important indie labels that exists, releasing music across the genres, from Adele... Read more »

The Redcoats Are Coming: One of Every Eight Albums Sold in 2013 Was By a U.K. Artist

In a report published on August 1 by the British Recorded Music Industry Association (BPI), the U.K. is revealed to be the root of one out of every eight albums sold worldwide in 2013. Yes that’s... Read more »

Adele Announces New Album Called “25” and 2015 Tour

It’s kind of amazing how an artist as massively popular as Adele can disappear from headlines for so long. She sells out shows worldwide, breaks sales records, puts on stunning performances on live television, then quietly... Read more »

YouTube May Begin Pulling Videos from XL, Domino, and Others “Within Days” Due to Licensing Dispute

In only a matter of days, some of your favorite music videos from your favorite musicians may be pretty hard to find. The video sharing behemoth YouTube is currently in a major licensing dispute with many... Read more »

Adele Is Working With Phil Collins on New Music

Can you feel it coming in the air tonight? Oh Lord (sorry, sorry, sorry, it was just too easy), an Adele and Phil Collins collaboration could be pretty awesome, or it could be somewhat underwhelming, as the... Read more »

Watch Adele Recieve An MBE From Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, Laugh Uproariously

We have a soft spot in our heart for Adele at P&P. We love her laugh (really more of a cackle), her no nonsense attitude, and her brilliantly non-PR trained acceptance speeches. Although she didn’t release an... Read more »

What Kurt Cobain, Mick Jagger, and Adele Would Sound Like if They Lost Their Bands

Apparently, there is a thing in the world that they call "isolated vocals." This is exactly what the name implies, but it's far more fascinating than you'd think. Classics sung by Freddie Mercury and John Lennon... Read more »

Adele Is Working On Her Next Album Due Out Next Year

After composing her Oscar-winning hit “Skyfall” for the James Bond film this past year, Adele is ready to get back in the studio, this time though to record material for her own record. Yes that’s right,... Read more »

Watch Adele Perform “Skyfall” at the Oscars

As expected, Adele delivered at the Oscars. It was clear that she’s been practicing some restraint, not pushing her vocals to the breaking point, but she kept it classy as always and gave a solid showing... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Adele, John Lennon, and Tyler, The Creator on Selling Out

Does anybody care about "selling out" anymore? It seems like a thing of the past, probably because we've mostly become immune to it. In hip-hop, they've found some clever ways to form corporate partnerships (sneakers, clothes,... Read more »

Watch Adele’s Acceptance Speech For Best Original Song at the Golden Globes

In case you didn’t already adore Adele, here she is accepting the award for Best Original Song at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards tonight. She refers to herself as a “new mum,” says she’s been “pissing herself... Read more »

The Laughs, Chuckles, and Cackles of 18 Musicians

One thing I realized once after watching Danny Brown's crowing laughter is that if you're ever in a bad mood, just watching other people crack up can make you feel better. It's a fun way to... Read more »

The Best Selling Albums of 2012 in the UK

Adele may have dominated the charts internationally, but in this list she was topped by newcomer Emeli Sande, whose debut album Our Version of Events was the best-selling project of 2012 in the UK. Check out the top... Read more »