Chad Kroeger on Being Engaged to Avril Lavigne: "I Feel Like the Luckiest Person Alive"
We know what you want, Loudwire readers, and we’re giving it to you: More glorious details regarding the rock ‘n’ roll love story of the year. You’ve read the news about Nickelback‘s Chad Kroeger getting engaged to Avril Lavigne, you’ve pored over all the best Twitter reactions, and you’ve loaded our wedding playlist into all of your portable music players. Now, we’re bringing you the really good
Adele Baby Gossip: Singer Hopes for a Boy, Plans Lavish Nursery
Adele shared the news of her pregnancy last week, and now comes the fun part: Months and months of the tabloids trying to dig up details about her plans for the little bundle of joy. In the first round of stories, we have reports that she’s getting ready to drop a whole bunch of money on building a nursery — and hoping the baby is a boy.
Neko Case Likens John Mayer’s Voice to ‘Baby Aspirin’ on Twitter
For a guy with a new No. 1 record out, John Mayer has been keeping a relatively low profile. His latest LP, ‘Born and Raised,’ contains some of his quietest, most laid-back work, and he’s been staying off the road to give his vocal cords time to heal following surgery. But that hasn’t kept him out of the crosshairs of celebrity controversy.
Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow Plan Winnebago Trip With Jay-Z and Beyonce
When young Apple Martin heads back to school in the fall, her “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay may include a few lines about what it’s like to listen to ‘N—-s in Paris’ on repeat for several hours: Her famous mom and dad, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin of Coldplay, are reportedly planning a family summer sojourn with Jay-Z and Beyonce.
Adele Inspired Kristen Stewart’s ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Performance
Kristen Stewart is known mainly for her work as Bella Swan in the ‘Twilight‘ movies, but she’ll start breaking away from that soon-to-be-over franchise with a starring role in this weekend’s ‘Snow White and the Huntsman‘ — and her inspiration for the sword-wielding Snow came from a fairly surprising source.
Keane Frontman Disses ‘The Voice’ and ‘X Factor’
Are you getting a little tired of all these singing competition programs on TV? Perhaps it will comfort you to know that Tom Chaplin, frontman for Keane, agrees with you — and he vented his frustration during a recent interview with MTV in which he accused the shows of “damaging music.”
Phillip Phillips Performs Mumford and Sons-Inspired Song ‘Home’ on ‘American Idol’
Everything is over besides the final results on Season 11 of ‘American Idol,’ where the contest winnowed itself down to the last two performers last night (May 22). And if the judges’ remarks are any indication of the way this is going to pan out, it’s Phillip Phillips‘ season to lose — but he still got a standing ovation on last night’s episode when he performed a song called ‘Home,’ which was re
Amy Winehouse Was ‘Freaked Out’ by Adele’s Success
Between Amy Winehouse and Adele, the last decade has offered something of a renaissance for fans of full-throated British female singers, and although Winehouse’s untimely death last year prevented the two from sharing the spotlight for long, a new interview with producer Mark Ronson reveals that Winehouse was very much aware of Adele’s growing success — and even a little intimidated by it. Read M
Adele’s ’21′ Rumored to Be Reissued With New Songs
With worldwide sales of more than 20 million and counting, Adele‘s ’21′ is one of the biggest success stories from a rather depressing decade in the music industry — but the folks who run her label are betting there are even more people waiting to buy the album, and they’re reportedly getting ready to prove it with a deluxe reissue that could help her shatter a UK chart record.
Dave Matthews Challenges ‘American Idol’ Contestant Phillip Phillips to Take Over His Band
After weeks of having his singing style compared to Dave Matthews, ‘American Idol‘ contestant Phillip Phillips finally took the plunge last week and covered one of Matthews’ songs on an episode of the show. Naturally, an intrepid reporter for New York Magazine’s Vulture asked Matthews to give his thoughts on the performance — and although he admitted he hadn’t heard it, he was willing to weigh in.
Coldplay Are Inspired by ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′
Like any other parent of young children, Coldplay‘s Chris Martin is exposed to a lot of kids’ entertainment — but where many parents might just sigh and turn on the DVD player for the umpteenth viewing of ‘Kung Fu Panda 2,’ Martin has drawn on the animated hit for some heavy-duty life inspiration.
Rock Hall Responds to Axl Rose’s Refusal to Attend Hall of Fame Ceremony
As you may have heard, Axl Rose put a rest to months of speculation yesterday (April 11) when he issued a rather sternly worded open letter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame saying he would not be attending this weekend when Guns N’ Roses are honored — and requested that he not be inducted in absentia. Today, the Hall responded with a few words of its own.