Person: Rufus Wainwright
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After huge hits with the likes of Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, for his new album, Mark Ronson has mined his recent painful breakup, writes
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
In another time and another place, Rufus Wainwright would be selling millions of records and living a life of Elton John-esque fabulousness. That time was the Seventies, when tortured singer-songwriters with a knack for melody-festooned hits and off-the-cuff melodrama were quite the thing.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018
Gay performers have long been prominent in the pop industry. However, it’s only in recent years that coming out has become the norm,
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Ciara Higgins is the artistic director of the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival, running June 13–18.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Our regular arts/ents writers select their personal highlights of the year
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
IDRIS ELBA has earned his first BAFTA television awards nomination. The British actor has been nominated for his performance in the title role of the hit BBC series Luther.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Rufus Wainwright thinks he'd be more successful if he wasn't open about his sexuality.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
THIS is a story of how you can recover after your worst nightmare. It’s the story of a mother whose three children died. Madonna Badger, 49, was an art director, for people like Calvin Klein, and owned a successful company in New York.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
The underground punk band and the hit producer repeat their unlikely pairing, says Ed Power
Thu, 02 May, 2013
The Rolling Stones were finally confirmed as headliners for this summer’s Glastonbury Festival after months of rumours, with Mumford & Sons and Arctic Monkeys.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
Martha Wainwright’s ‘Come to Mama’ was inspired by her mother’s death and her son’s birth, writes Tina O’Sullivan
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
Chart star George Michael declared it was “great to be alive” as he made a triumphant return to the stage in Vienna after fighting for his life 10 months earlier.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
Rufus Wainwright is to wed his long-term partner Jorn Weisbrodt on Thursday.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Rufus Wainwright is about to marry his gay lover and is courting mainstream sales with new album Out of the Game, says Ed Power
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
Amy Winehouse felt "competitive" towards Adele.
Wed, 16 May, 2012
The biggest names in music celebrated the singer’s 60th on Saturday night, watched by
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
JOAN WASSER is glad she didn’t become famous until she was 36.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
George Michael has admitted he and Kenny Goss have broken up – just months after denying rumours of a split.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
Chart stars Florence And The Machine lead the field for music awards bash the Mojo Hall Of Fame this year after being shortlisted for four gongs, it was announced today.
Tue, 04 May, 2010
Singer Rufus Wainwright – who sought guidance from the ‘Rocket Man’ hitmaker Elton John in 2000 when he was struggling with an addiction to crystal meth – claimed the flamboyant star is very quiet away from his public persona and has little belief in his own abilities.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2010
Legendary songwriter Leonard Cohen will play an extra date in Ireland this summer after selling out two Dublin concerts today in less than an hour.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2009
Leonard Cohen is returning to Ireland this summer for a clutch of concerts, it was revealed today.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2009
Rufus Wainwright is willing Amy Winehouse to pull through her troubles after they forged a friendship when she turned to him in one of her darkest moments.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2009
Elton John angered fans who had paid up to $2,500 for tickets to a benefit performance in New York on Monday, when he only appeared onstage for the final three songs.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2008
Singer Rufus Wainwright has been commissioned to compose his debut opera, to be premiered in the UK, it was announced today.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
Dublin Docklands plays host to a weekend music extravaganza as the 2008 Analog Festival kicks off tonight.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2008
Newcomer Duffy has received three nominations in this year's Mojo Honours List, more than any other artist.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
Hit TV shows 'Brothers and Sisters' and 'Ugly Betty' repeated their success at the 2008 Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards on Saturday by scooping the same top awards as last year.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
Rihanna and Timbaland have designed their own T-shirts for the clothing giant H&M's 'Fashion Against Aids' range.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2008
The Who, The Killers and Arctic Monkeys will headline this summer’s Glastonbury Festival, it was confirmed today.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2007
The father of singer Rufus Wainwright threatened to kill his son because of an article in Rolling Stone magazine, it has been revealed.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2007
Scottish actor Alan Cumming wed his partner, illustrator Grant Shaffer, in a civil ceremony in London yesterday.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2007
A talking-heads documentary about the Canadian singer: Songs for Manic Depressives.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2006
DESPITE the huge number of open-air concerts last year, new arrival Electric Picnic proved the hit of the summer and with another star-studded line-up just announced, it looks poised to repeat the trick.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2006
The line up for this year’s Electric Picnic Festival in Co Laois has been announced. The self style ‘boutique’ festival returns as a three day event this year on September 1-3.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2006
REM frontman Michael Stipe is to headline a concert urging the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2006
Plans are being discussed to broadcast some of Elton John’s concert in Dublin on Saturday as part of Live 8 events taking place around the world, it emerged today.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2005
Tour partners Sting and Annie Lennox have recorded the former The Police star's We'll Be Together hit for the new Bridget Jones' Diary sequel's soundtrack.
Sun, 24 Oct, 2004