Taylor Swift has flogged her rivals to be music’s top earner in 2013 according to US website Billboard.com’s annual rich list. Swift, now 24, made almost US$40 million (NZ$46.9 million) in 2013 based on Nielsen data and Billboard’s own data – it runs the charts in the United States
CLAWHAMMER Bannerman (Rhythmthod) Three albums into a solo career under the guise of Bannerman, but better known to his mum and friends as Richie Setford, one of New Zealand’s most invigorating and satisfying artists has produced an album that you want to righteously declare belongs in every music collection. Clawhammer features an eclectic cast of characters including Hollie Fullbrook and Alice Crowe and right from the get-go on Another Light lyrics – “these are uncertain times, I have left my courage behind” – that leave you gasping for air.
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallgher is being sued for US$3 million by an American journalist who claims he fathered a child with her. Rumours have been swirling in the UK after it was revealed an unnamed rock star was caught in a desperate battle to stop his wife learning about his love child
Chris Martin had an emotional meeting with a music fan last week. The Coldplay frontman met 21-year-old Edward Buckley at the Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards, UK newspaper The Mirror reports.
Talk about talking heads. Oscar’s Guide to the Chinese Zodiac, TV3’s Inside New Zealand documentary which went to air on Wednesday at 9.30pm, had so many Kiwi celebrities and New Zealand notorieties in it, it was distracting viewing and hard to absorb the information
If you stick around through the closing credits of Before Midnight, the latest film in the trilogy that also includes Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, you’ll see that the movie is dedicated to someone whose name even the most die-hard fans have never heard before: Amy Lehrhaupt.
Archaeologist Mick Aston, who played a key role in developing the Time Team series for British television, has died.
Kanye West just gave the New York Times a lesson in art, culture and music. Yes, that Kanye West
Ready and raring to go for season two of New Zealand’s Got Talent, Tamati Coffey talks fun times, furry friends and “elderly drag queens” with Shaun Bamber.
Angelina Jolie’s aunt and the “unsung heroine” in her fight against cancer has slipped into a coma because of the disease. The 37-year-old actress revealed she underwent a preventative double mastectomy earlier this year in a New York Times op-ed piece published on May 14.