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HIV researcher, music and sporting stars in New Year’s honours

HIV researcher, music and sporting stars in New Year’s honours

A leading HIV researcher, well known celebrities and British Olympians are among the many people acknowledged in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Professor Amanda Fisher, the director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College in London will become a dame. Fisher’s discoveries helped pinpoint HIV as the virus that leads to AIDS. The […]

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Whoopi Goldberg honoured for her HIV advocacy

Whoopi Goldberg honoured for her HIV advocacy

Talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has been honoured for her decades of activism in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Goldberg was brought to tears when he co-hosts on the talk show The View surprised her with the presentation of the Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award. The cast of the show played a video which included messages of […]

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Sir Elton John signs deal to publish autobiography

Sir Elton John signs deal to publish autobiography

Musician and philanthropist Sir Elton John has signed a deal to publish his autobiography. The book will focus on his life from his early career, to his battles with drugs and alcohol, coming out, his activism on gay rights and AIDS, and more recent family life with partner David Furnish and their adopted children. Music […]

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Barry Gibb to tour Australia

Barry Gibb to tour Australia

The last of the Bee Gees, Barry Gibb has announced that his world tour will start in Australia next year. The tour will support the singer’s new record In the Now which is out this month. Four years after his lauded 2013 Mythology Tour, Barry Gibb will begin his new tour in his home state of Queensland […]

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George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice’ re-released

George Michael is set to release a special version of his 1991 album Listen Without Prejudice: Volume 1, alongside a new documentary and his MTV Unplugged set. In celebration of the album’s reissue, Channel 4, BBC Worldwide and Sony Music have commissioned Freedom: George Michael , a new film, narrated by George. The documentary features appearances by Stevie […]

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Elton John and Lady Gaga’s surprise street performance

Elton John and Lady Gaga’s surprise street performance

  Sir Elton John gave a surprise street performance outside Tower Records in Los Angeles to help promote his brand new album ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’. Fans got a double surprise when Lady Gaga joined his on stage to sing two of his classic hits. The Mother Monster joined Sir Elton to sing ‘Don’t Let the […]

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Elton John’s new album is a Wonderful Crazy Night

Elton John’s new album is a Wonderful Crazy Night

The bitch is back! Elton John returns with his 33rd studio album, ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’. The album has been co-produced by John and T-Bone Burnett, who oversaw John’s 2013 release ‘The Diving Board’ and co-written alongside Bernie Taupin, who has been collaborating with Elton for almost 50 years. The first single released late last year […]

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Elton John to Trump: Stop using my music

Elton John to Trump: Stop using my music

Elton John has spoken out against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump using his music at political rallies. John joins a number of artists who have disassociated themselves from the conservative candidate. Adele, Neil Young and Aerosmith have all demanded the billionaire businessman not use their music. Trump had been playing Elton John’s hits ‘Rocket Man’ […]

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New music from Adele, Elton, Le1f and more

New music from Adele, Elton, Le1f and more

Adele has just announced her new album, ‘25’ amidst a litany of awesome new music being released this week. The first single ‘Hello’ has just been released along with the video directed by acclaimed out French director Xavier Dolan. Justin Beiber has followed up the super catchy ‘What Do You Mean’ with his next track […]

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Elton John hopeful of an end to the AIDS epidemic

Elton John hopeful of an end to the AIDS epidemic

Elton John has shared his hope that a cure for HIV will be found within a few years. Writing a op-ed for Billboard magazine’s ‘Heroes’ issue, the multi-million selling artist shared why he set up his charity foundation and his hopes for the future. I look back over the past three decades, and I vividly […]

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