She spent a year living in a car while trying to break into the music industry and is now the hottest ticket in showbusiness. Where did this creative powerhouse, who doesn’t conform to celebrity norms, come from, asks Suzanne Harrington.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
Google has announced plans to introduce short Bumper ads before YouTube videos.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Janet Jackson has announced a comeback album and world tour.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
VICTORIA BECKHAM has admitted that her children didn’t think she had a “proper job” as she prepares to open her first clothing store in London.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
JUST imagine — you bump into a Hollywood star, get on like a house on fire, and then get a pinch-me invitation to stay the night.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Hardworking musician, singer and songwriter, David Hope’s new album, Scarecrow, features 11 tastefully penned songs by the big man from Shannon, in Co Clare.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
The MasterChef Ireland final runs over two nights, Wednesday and Thursday, on RTÉ Two. The remaining three contestants are Nicha Maguire, Tamarin Blackmur and Terry Lyons.
Sun, 09 Dec, 2012
Led Zeppelin will not be reuniting any time soon.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant admits he does not understand the lyrics of his band’s most famous song, Stairway to Heaven.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2012
Jools Holland is to be honoured for his contribution to music and music broadcasting at a charity event, it was announced today.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly in talks to sign a record deal.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011
A US judge has revoked rapper T.I.’s probation and ordered him back to prison for 11 months following his arrest in California on suspicion of drug possession.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
Robert Plant may perform with Led Zeppelin again.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
P. Diddy is planning to duet with Jay-Z.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2009
Rap superstar Jay-Z is close to inking a major label deal, just days after quitting his longterm partnership with Def Jam Records.
Fri, 29 May, 2009
The Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group have signed an exclusive, long-term, worldwide recording deal, it was announced today, the eve of Mick Jagger's 65th birthday.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2008
The much-anticipated Led Zeppelin reunion tour has been put on hold again - frontman Robert Plant has extended his global trek with bluegrass star Alison Krauss.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2008
Robert Plant has further fuelled speculation Led Zeppelin will launch a full reunion tour this year - by replying "you never know" when asked if the road show is going ahead.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
Led Zeppelin fans are clamouring for the band to announce a world tour following last night’s triumphant comeback gig.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
The Led Zeppelin reunion gig was almost thrown into jeopardy last night when drummer Jason Bonham suffered an attack of nerves shortly before the band was due to take to the stage.
THE newest member of Led Zeppelin was given the honour of kicking off the band’s reunion last night, pounding out the beat before the surviving founders joined in on a near-perfect “Good Times Bad Times”.
Fans of legendary rockers Led Zeppelin arrived from around the world for the band’s eagerly anticipated one-off gig tonight in memory of “a giant of music” Ahmet Ertegun.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin will play their eagerly anticipated one-off gig tonight in memory of “a giant of music” Ahmet Ertegun.
Jimmy Page refused a Led Zeppelin reunion for years - because he was too traumatised by the death of drummer John Bonham to hear the band's songs.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2007
Led Zeppelin have donated VIP tickets for their upcoming one-off reunion show to an online charity auction.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2007
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has hinted the legendary band may play more gigs following their upcoming reunion concert.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2007
Rock group Led Zeppelin have been forced to postpone their reunion concert after guitarist Jimmy Page fractured a finger.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
Rock supergroup Led Zeppelin are secretly planning a second reunion show in the North, according to reports.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
ROCKERS Led Zeppelin yesterday announced a one-off comeback gig in memory of “a giant of music”.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2007
Rockers Led Zeppelin today announced a one-off comeback gig in memory of “a giant of music”.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2007
Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin are to reform for a one off show in the UK later this year, according to reports.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2007
Robert Plant has laughed off reports suggesting the existing members of rock supergroup Led Zeppelin are to reform for a tribute to late Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2007
Rock legends Led Zeppelin will reportedly reunite for a one-off memorial concert in honour of their late record boss before embarking on a world tour.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2007
Rolling Stones star Keith Richards won't let friends rub his head because he thinks that's what killed music mogul Ahmet Ertegun.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2007
Mick Jagger has led tributes to music mogul Ahmet Ertegun, who died at the age of 83 on Thursday .
Sat, 16 Dec, 2006
British rockers The Darkness have been dropped by their record label in the wake of frontman Justin Hawkins' departure.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2006
James Blunt gave Weird Al Jankovic his permission to send up his hit song You’re Beautiful before record bosses stepped in and put a stop to the parody.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2006
Flamboyant rockers The Darkness have blasted reports they've been dropped by their record label, despite confirming frontman Justin Hawkins has entered rehab for substance abuse.
Tue, 22 Aug, 2006
Freshly-released rapper Lil' Kim is desperate for reports she's been ditched by her record company to come true.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2006
Freshly released rapper Lil' Kim is desperate for reports she's been ditched by her record company to come true.
WILSON PICKETT, the soul pioneer best known for the fiery hits Mustang Sally and In The Midnight Hour, died of a heart attack yesterday in a Reston, Virginia, hospital at the age of 64.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2006
Wilson Pickett, the soul pioneer best known for the fiery hits Mustang Sally and In The Midnight Hour, died of a heart attack yesterday in a Reston, Virginia, hospital, according to his management company. He was 64.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2006
Robbie Williams' new album Intensive Care will set a record when it tops the UK album chart on Sunday, because British acts will have occupied the number one spot for 25 consecutive weeks.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
Lil' Kim has hit back at the songwriters who claim the rapper owes them cash, branding their allegations "malicious and frivolous".
Thu, 05 May, 2005
Grammy-winning hip-hop star Lil’ Kim is being sued by two men who say she failed to pay them for songwriting and performing services for her 2003 CD La Bella Mafia, which sold more than a million copies.
Wed, 04 May, 2005
Justin Timberlake is planning to launch his own record label.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2005
Irish supergroup The Corrs are being sued by a Los Angeles songwriter, who claims they stole his tune for their 2000 hit Breathless.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2005
Warner Music Group announced 1,000 job cuts and a shakeup of top management today, one day after Edgar Bronfman closed a deal to buy the company from Time Warner Inc.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2004
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