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  • Redknapp says QPR have 'moved on' from Taarabt row October 25, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says his row with striker Abel Taarabt is over and he is now concentrating on getting the player fit and back into the team. The pair played out a very public spat at the beginning of the week when Redknapp called the former Morocco international...
  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin to release Diva Classics CD in October September 29, 2014

    New York: Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" will include songs such as Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train to Georgia," Barbra Streisand's "People" and...
  • Kenya coach suspended for spitting at match official July 22, 2014

    Nairobi: Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped a oneyear suspension on Kenya's head coach Adel Amrouche for his undisciplined behaviour against a match official. In a letter to the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Monday, the continental football governing body Secretary General Hicham El Amrani said Amrouche was suspended after being...
  • Three years after her last show, Adele planning a comeback at London's Albert Hall April 20, 2014

    London: Oscar-winning singer Adele is secretly planning a comeback at Albert Hall, three years after her last show. The 25-year-old star has not performed a full-length concert since suffering vocal problems in 2011. She last performed a full 90-minute set in Glasgow in 2011, reported Daily Express. Now she is considering returning...
  • Adele in no rush to deliver next album April 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Award winning singer Adele will deliver her next album "at her own pace" and won't rush the follow-up to '21', says OneRepublic band member Ryan Tedder, with whom she has worked. The 'Skyfall' singer, who is recording the follow-up to her charttopper album '21', claims she is not...
  • She's sounding even better than ever: Ryan Tedder on Adele's upcoming album April 1, 2014

    London: Pop band OneRepublic singer Ryan Tedder, who had worked with Adele on her upcoming album, says she would releasing it at her own pace. Adele's last album titled '21' was released in 2011. It featured chartbusters like 'Rolling in the deep' and 'Someone like you', reported Contactmusic. ...
  • Adele's music accused of making people gay March 18, 2014

    London: Oscar-winning singer Adele is accused of turning people gay with her music in a TV documentary. The 25-year-old singer is on a list of things that "men should avoid if they want to be straight", reported Daily Star. Doctor Christian Jessen, 37, made the bizarre discovery in Channel 4's...
  • Adele to get cooking lesson from Nigella Lawson December 31, 2013

    London: Oscarwinning singer Adele is to get a private cookery lesson from Nigella Lawson. The 'Rolling in the Deep' hitmaker will team up with the celebrity TV chef next year after her 13monthold son Angelo's godfairies gave her the baking master class as a Christmas present, reported Daily Star. "Adele has...
  • Music roundup: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is our second...
  • Adele missed Gaga's performance to relieve her son's babysitter December 8, 2013

    London: Singer Adele may have always supported her wacky pal Lady Gaga, but she couldn't stay to enjoy her performance for the sake of her son and his babysitter. She enjoyed a rare night out with fiance Simon Konecki as surprise guests at an exclusive Gaga gig, but even the most...
  • Viral: Watch Usha Uthup singing Adele's Skyfall theme in a saree November 23, 2013

    Usha Uthup is known for her stylish sarees and soulful music. At INK2013, Usha Uthup, for the first time ever, was joined on stage by her daughter and granddaughter for some foottapping, soulful music. Adele's song Skyfall was among the songs she performed there. INKtalks are personal narratives that get...
  • Felt bad when Adele won the Oscar: Bombay Jayashri November 22, 2013

    Panaji: Carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri says she was disheartened when British soul singer Adele beat her and took home the Oscar for Best Original song at this year's Academy award. The singer was nominated for her 'Pi's Lullaby' from director Ang Lee's acclaimed film 'Life of Pi' at the 85th Academy...
  • Are you ready for Adele's 'filthy' rap song? November 3, 2013

    London: Singer Adele has recorded a 'filthy' rap song, according to her friend Tinie Tempah, but he is unsure if it will ever be released. The 'Someone Like You' singer is set to shock fans if she releases the track, a world away from her heartwrenching ballads, which is full...
  • I didn't recognise her, says Adele's driving instructor October 19, 2013

    London: Adele's driving instructor has revealed that he did not recognise the 'Skyfall' singer at first. The singersongwriter recently passed her driving test, praising instructor Noel Gaughan on his personal website, reported Digital Spy. "I didn't know who Adele was so she started singing in her lessons. The problem was I...
  • Adele may play Dusty Springfield in biopic September 28, 2013

    London: British singer Adele is reportedly in talks to play the lead role in a biopic on country singer Dusty Springfield. The film, to be penned by David Stenn, will focus on Springfield's time living in Memphis, Tennessee in the late 1960s during the making of her 1969 album 'Dusty in...
  • The Secret Service: Lady Gaga to play herself in the film September 17, 2013

    New York: Singer Lady Gaga will reportedly play herself in the upcoming movie 'The Secret Service'. The 27-year-old has given one day's commitment to British director Matthew Vaughn for shooting the cameo scene without much hassle. "Gaga only had to commit one day to film her scenes early next year. She's such...
  • Adele is unstoppable, says Jessie J September 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Jessie J says singer Adele is an 'unstoppable character' and she could see her star quality when they went to school together as teenagers. The 'It's My Party' singer went to BRIT School with Adele when they were both teenagers, and said even then 'Rolling in the...
  • Adele to be a part of David Beckham's 'The Secret Service'? August 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Adele has been reportedly approached to play a villain in 'The Secret Service', which also features David Beckham and Elton John. The 25yearold, who sang the theme song of 'Skyfall', will have a cameo in the new spy film, directed by Matthew Vaughn, reports contactmusic.com. "Adele is exactly what Matthew...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday August 7, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. After failing to land Fabregas, Manchester United target Fellaini United boss David Moyes has returned to Everton for Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini, who has a 23.5 million pound...
  • Adele gets the word 'Paradise' tattooed June 29, 2013

    New York: Singer Adele has had the word 'Paradise' tattooed on her left hand. She has got herself inked by renowned tattooist Bang Bang, reports contactmusic.com. Bang Bang posted a photograph of the Grammy Award winner flaunting the new body art, on social networking site Facebook, with the caption: "The lovely Adele...
  • Adele, Rowan Atkinson on Queen's birthday honours list June 15, 2013

    Singer Adele and 'Mr Bean' star Rowan Atkinson are recipients of coveted titles on Queen Elizabeth's birthday honours list. The 87yearold monarch has bestowed a Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) medal on 25yearold Grammy winner Adele, while funnyman Atkinson has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order...
  • Indian Embassy gets 15k passports of workers stranded in Saudi May 14, 2013

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia has handed over about 15,000 passports of stranded Indian workers, surrendered by Saudi sponsors, to the Indian Embassy in Riyadh, in a bid to resolve cases of immigration law violations. "Most passports, surrendered by sponsors to the Saudi authorities, belong to stranded Indian workers, including those languishing...
  • India conveys concern to Saudi Arabia over Nitaqat law April 29, 2013

    Riyadh: India on Sunday conveyed its concerns to Saudi Arabia over possible job loss to a large number of Indians in the Kingdom due to its new labour law. A delegation led by Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi met Saudi Arabian Labour Minister Adel Fakieh to convey India's concern...
  • Robbie Williams not recording with Adele April 12, 2013

    London: Singer Robbie Williams has rubbished reports suggesting that he will be recording a duet with Adele. The 'Candy' hitmaker had reportedly roped in the Oscarwinning singer for a collaboration on his upcoming second album, reported Digital Spy. "She and my wife, Ayda, are really good friends and I'm really good friends...
  • Adele to perform at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash March 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning singer Adele will reportedly be performing at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash next year. The 'Skyfall' hitmaker will team up with Beyonce Knowles to perform at Obama's A-list private party on January 17 next year at the White House, reported Aceshowbiz. "America's First Lady will be holding...
  • James Bond bosses want Adele to sing next theme song March 3, 2013

    London: Producers of James Bond franchise reportedly want singer Adele to repeat her 'Skyfall' success with a new smash-hit tune. The bosses want the 24-year-old to sing the theme song for the next 007 movie as well after she won an Oscar for 'Skyfall' theme, reported Sun Online. "Producers are thrilled...
  • Joan Rivers slammed over jokes about Adele March 2, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Fashion Police' judge Heidi Klum is facing backlash after joking about singer Adele's plus size and supermodel Heidi Klum's German roots. On David Letterman's show recently Rivers puffed out her cheeks and held her arms away from her body to imitate a fat person, asking, "I met Adele!...
  • Is Adele yelling at Chris Brown in this photo? February 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Adele has denied she was scolding Chris Brown at the Grammy awards, unlike the inference drawn from the muchcirculated photo of the two music stars. A photo showing Adele seemingly yelling at the R&B star led many to believe that the 'Rolling In The Deep' hitmaker gave him...
  • Bookmark, save, listen: The awardwinning Grammy playlist February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry was a starstudded affair and the musical night was high on glamour and powerful performances. But more than the entertainment quotient, the 55th annual Grammy Awards celebrated the music and the musicians. While Fun managed to whisk away two of the leading awards,...
  • Grammy Awards: Babel wins best album of the year February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry was a starstudded affair and the musical night was high on glamour and powerful performances. But more than the entertainment quotient, the 55th annual Grammy Awards celebrated the music and the musicians. And, this year was no different. With male artists taking...