Posts Tagged ‘George Michael’
|Elvis Presley has been named the UK’s biggest selling male singles artist of all time. The Official Charts Company made the announcement as part of their celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Official Singles Chart.|
Tags: Cliff Richard, David Bowie, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley best selling UK singles artist, Eminem, George Michael, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, stevie wonder
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The London 2012 Olympics ended with an inspiring and entertaining closing ceremony last night.
The 80,000 strong crowd was treated to a procession by the Olympians who had made the last 16 days so successful, and performances from the great and good of British pop, including Madness, the Kaiser Chiefs, Jessie J, Take That, Ray Davies, and The Who.
Tags: A Symphony of Music - Olympic Closing Ceremony, George Michael, Isles of Wonder - Olympic Opening Ceremony, Madness, Pet Shop Boys, ray davies, Take That, the Spice Girls, The Who, The Who Olympic Closing Ceremony, The Who Olympics
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A DVD compilation featuring some of the most iconic British live music acts will be released next week to kick-off the Music is GREAT Week. Profits will go to Save the Children.
Music is GREAT Week is a seven-day celebration of British music. The DVD includes live performances from 1973 to 2011 from some of the biggest names in British music, including David Bowie, The Who, Queen, Blur, Robbie Williams and Adele. Here’s the full line-up: Read more »
Tags: Adele, Blur, Coldplay, David Bowie, George Michael, Muse, Music is Great DVD, Music is Great Week, Orbital, Pulp, Queen, Radiohead, Robbie Williams, Spice Girls, Take That, The Who
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|Roberta Flack’s breakthrough hit “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.|
Tags: Ewan MacColl, George Michael, Peggy Seeger, Peter Paul and Mary, Robert Flack First Take, Roberta Flack, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
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Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, Lou Reed and Dion DiMucci are among the artists who have been nominated for induction into the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Members will have until December 12 to vote for which of the nominees are inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Tags: Annie Lennox, Artie Resnick, Blondie, Chips Moman, Chris Stein, Dave Stewart, Debbie Harry, Denny Randell, Dion, Dion DiMucci, Don Covay, Elvis Costello, George Michael, Graham Gouldman, Jerry Fuller, Jim Steinman, Kenny Young, Lee Pockriss, Lou Reed, P.F. Sloan, Paul Vance, Sandy Linzer, Songwriter Hall of Fame, Songwriter Hall of Fame nominees, Steve Barri, Steve Miller, Tony Hatch, Tony Macaulay, Yusuf Islam
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