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Singers and lyrics looks at how singers deal with song lyrics - and how you can too

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin to get church wedding

Singer Justin Bieber

January 20, 2019 | Posted in news | By

This will most likely be one of the most anticipated pop celebrity events of 2019. After a discreet civil wedding in New York in September 2018, Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin are set to get a church wedding , surrounded by their friends and their families. Originally planned for February


Were Jay-Z and Beyonce’s streaming figures inflated?

Beyonce documentary honesty

December 20, 2018 | Posted in news | By

It seems like a strange situation. The authorities in Norway have opened an investigation to see if the streaming figures of Jay Z, Kanye West and Beyoncé were over-estimated on the Tidal site. The only reason to do this would


Dua Lipa covers Drake’s One Dance

December 22, 2016 | Posted in news | By

Rising Brit singer Dua Lipa covers Spotify hit We always like a good cover. So we were glad to see the British singer Dua Lipa cover “One Dance” by Drake at the Jingle Bell Ball 2016,  organized by Capital FM


Morgan Freeman recites Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself

Morgan Freeman recites Justin Bieber

March 4, 2016 | Posted in song meaning | By

Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” gets a theatrical treatment I remember a TV presenter in the fifties getting lots of laughs by reading out the words to Gene Vincent’s “Be Bop A Lula” like a poem. Morgan Freeman went for the


Filmmakers challenge new Beyoncé Formation video

Beyonce vieo "Formation"

February 24, 2016 | Posted in news | By

Beyoncé “Formation” video in hot water The video for Beyoncé‘s “Formation” video has dropped, and is the subject of a little misunderstanding. Within a day or two of the clip hitting the networks, two American film-makers, Chris Black and Abteen


Is Adele’s “Hello” actually a love song?

Adele singing Hello

October 27, 2015 | Posted in news, song meaning | By

  What makes us think “Hello” is a love song? Adele has made a sensational return to the charts with the single “Hello”. It has all the hallmarks of her best music: a  restrained backing track, an orchestral feel at


Drake enters Billboard chart with November 18 on November 18

Singer Drake

November 21, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Canadian singer/rapper Drake re-entered the Billboard Twitter chart on November 18 2014 with a track called “November 18”. The date refers to the first time he met Lil’ Wayne, with whom he has toured a lot and is currently recording.


Sing “Frozen” in 25 languages

Robert and Kristen Anderson-Lopez

October 13, 2014 | Posted in song meaning | By

I have to say I love this. Someone compiled all the various language versions of the Disney song “Frozen” into one track. It’s a fun idea, and it also shows up something very interesting. If you close your eyes, it’s


Vedo covers Justin Bieber’s “All That Matters”

July 7, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

If you are struggling with singing Justin Bieber songs, check this. The Voice singer Vedo has covered “All That Matters”. It’s interesting to note his use of the tremolo that is so distinctive to Justin Bieber and also the ease


Beyonce cover songs performed by two guys

A capella group Pentatonix

March 16, 2014 | Posted in news | By

This one goes (almost) without comment. Two guys decided to cover some of Beyonce‘s songs. No, actually they decided to cover all of the songs from her self-titled album as they couldn’t decide which one to sing. Plus, they did