Archive for December 29th, 2010

Yoko Ono Lights ‘Imagine Peace Tower’ In Iceland

December 29th, 2010
Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower has been lit on Viðey Island in Reykjavik Iceland The tower of light is an outdoor work of art in tribute to John Lennon who died 30 years ago this month Special Tribute John Lennon's Last Days The tower which Ono says “emanates wisdom healing and joy”...

Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga Among the Best Paid Acts of 2010

December 29th, 2010
The list of 2010’s highest-grossing tours may have been dominated by male artists but all of the musicians on Forbes’ list of the highest earners in show business for the year are female pop icons Of the six musicians on the list Beyoncé is ranked highest pulling in a staggering $87...

Video: Lauryn Hill Performs Intimate Gig to Kick Off Tour

December 29th, 2010
Lauryn Hill — officially billed as Ms Lauryn Hill — performed a sold-out concert at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn last night Hill who is somewhat notorious for showing up late to her own shows did not go until after midnight well after the 8 pm door time...

Rappers’ Homes Enter Foreclosure

December 29th, 2010
Following in the footsteps of Chamillionaire — whose Houston home was foreclosed on in June — Trick Daddy Lil' Scrappy and Diamond's homes have all recently gone into foreclosure Trick Daddy Photos Trick Daddy’s decision to foreclose on his $320000 home is no doubt related to his reported $157000 debt to the...

Video: Amazing Mashup of the Hit Songs of 2010

December 29th, 2010
DJ Earworm's "United State of Pop" megamix has become a welcome year-end tradition in which the DJ mashes up the year's biggest pop hits into a seamless frenzy of familiar hooks This year's mix is especially heavy on dance hits and features a chorus full of hilariously redundant exhortations to...

Daily Digest: Amy Winehouse’s Teenage To-Do List; Willow Smith to Remake Dad’s Hit

December 29th, 2010
Amy Winehouse's Teenage Notes Found In London A collection of lyrics and notes written by an adolescent Amy Winehouse was found in a London trash can The most interesting and poignant of the discarded papers is a note outlining the young singer's goals for her ...

Video: No Doubt Pay Tribute to Paul McCartney at Kennedy Center Honors

December 29th, 2010
No Doubt performed a ska-flavored medley of some of Paul McCartney’s best-known hits at the Kennedy Center Honors which took place on December 5 but was televised on CBS last night The medley which included perky renditions of “Hello Goodbye” and “Penny Lane” was charming enough to inspire some good-natured...

Bon Jovi, AC/DC, U2 Are 2010’s Top Concert Draws

December 29th, 2010
Bon Jovi was the world's top concert attraction in 2010 despite a soft market for live music and weak sales for the band's most recent album The New Jersey rockers sold $2011 million worth of tickets through the year with sales split almost evenly between shows in North America and...