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Jack Johnson Sings For Dad

Jack Johnson's new album celebrates his late father's life. The singer says the upbeat and energetic new sound on his LP 'To the Sea' came to him after he had grieved the death of his...

Snoop Dogg Confirmed For Glastonbury

The line-up for this year's Glastonbury has been announced with controversial rapper Snoop Dogg one of the big acts.The star will join confirmed headliners U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder on the Pyramid Stage at the...

Johnson To Give 100 Per Cent Of Tour Profits To Charity

Surfer dude-turned-singer/songwriter JACK JOHNSON will be touring North America without pay this summer (10) - 100 per cent of profits will go to charity.The All At Once singer has announced a 34-date tour between July...

Johnson Lands Major Hawaiian Award

Singer-songwriter JACK JOHNSON and his wife have been handed a major Hawaiian award for their efforts to improve their home state.The Hawaiian-born musician and his wife Kim have been given Kanu Hawaii's Kuleana Award, which...

Johnson Records New Album On Sun Power

Eco-warrior JACK JOHNSON is to record his new album using nothing but the sun's rays.The mellow Hawaiian has started work on the project at his solar powered Mango Tree studio and expects to have it...

Boxer Johnson To Be Pardoned After 96 Years?

U.S. human rights leader JESSE JACKSON has won a battle to pardon African-American boxing champion JACK JOHNSON for illegally marrying a white woman in 1913.The heavyweight was forced to emigrate to Europe after breaching the...

Ziggy Marley Records Children's Music

ZIGGY MARLEY has teamed up with PAUL SIMON, WILLIE NELSON, JACK JOHNSON and actress JAMIE LEE CURTIS to record a new children's album made up of folk standards and popular Jamaican songs. Family Time also features...

Stars Line Up For Bushfire Benefit

COLDPLAY, KINGS OF LEON, JACK JOHNSON and reformed rockers MIDNIGHT OIL are to perform simultaneous charity shows in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, to benefit the victims of the recent bush fires and floods Down Under. The...

Coldplay Have Biggest Selling Album In The World

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, the fourth album by Coldplay, was the best-selling album of 2008 worldwide, it has been announced.The album sold 6.8 million copies worldwide according to the International...

By on 16 February 2009

Rock Stars Nickelback Leading The Way At Juno Awards

Nickelback are leading the field at the Juno awards, with five nominations in Canada's national music honours.The Rock Star band is nominated for best single, best group, best producer and best album of the year.And...

By on 04 February 2009

Stars Line Up For Nick Drake Tribute

Several big names in music are to be involved with a forthcoming NICK DRAKE tribute album.Drake died in 1974 aged just 26 and has since become one of the most acclaimed folk songwriters of all...

By on 20 January 2009

Kings Of Leon Reach New Heights In Us Charts

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has debuted at number five in the US, the band's highest-ever position in their homeland. The Followills' new effort shipped 74,000 copies in its...

By on 02 October 2008

Mariah Tops Us Album Chart With Career-best Sales

Mariah Carey has topped the US album chart with the best first-week sales of her remarkable career.Carey's new album E=MC2 sold 463,000 copies in its first week on general release and knocked Britain's Leona Lewis...

By on 24 April 2008

Johnson Hits Coachella With A Heavy Heart As Pal Dies In Hospital

Surf-rocker JACK JOHNSON will have mixed emotions when he headlines the Coachella Festival in California on Friday night (25Apr08) because his friend is dying. The singer-songwriter's pal has terminal cancer and Johnson has been keeping...

Johnson Named Earth Day's Top Green Rocker

To mark Earth Day (22Apr08), Billboard magazine editors have crowned surf-rocker JACK JOHNSON the most environmentally-sound person in music. In an online Music Goes Green special, Johnson has beaten Willie Nelson and Mexican band Mana...

Minor Earthquake Hits Coachella Site

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook the site of the Coachella Festival on Thursday night (17Apr08) - a week before the likes of PRINCE, JACK JOHNSON, ROGER WATERS and THE VERVE perform there. Despite the fact...

Ms. Jackson Back On Top

JANET JACKSON has claimed her first U.S. number one album since 2001 after toppling another famous J.J. - JACK JOHNSON. Jackson ended the surf-rocker's three-week reign atop the Billboard 200 by debuting Discipline at number...

Jack Johnson Tops Us Album Chart For Third Week Running

Jack Johnson has held on to the number one spot in the US album chart for the third week in a row.Sleep Through The Static, the Hawaiian singer-songwriter's fourth studio album, shipped 105,000 copies to...

By on 28 February 2008

Johnson Still Asleep At The Top

Cult folk star JACK JOHNSON has scored a third week at the top of the U.S. albums chart. His album, Sleep Through The Static, sold just 105,000 copies in its third week on release -...

Johnson Conquers Tour Anxiety By Hitting The Waves At Home

Surfing singer/songwriter JACK JOHNSON refuses to tour for more than a month at a time - because he struggles to sleep when he's not in his own bed at his home in Hawaii. The hit...

Johnson's Album Is A Tribute To Wife's Tragic Cousin

JACK JOHNSON's hit new album SLEEP BETWEEN THE STATIC is dedicated to his wife's cousin DANNY RILEY, who died from a brain tumour in October (07). The 19-year-old student, a budding songwriter, spent his final...

Vedder Clings Onto Johnson After Boat Disaster

Rock pals EDDIE VEDDER and JACK JOHNSON survived an "ill-fated canoe trip" convinced the other would make sure they wouldn't die. Pearl Jam singer Vedder insists his high spirits kept him alive when the boat...

Flo Rida Tops Us Billboard Chart For Ninth Week

Flo Rida has topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week.The rapper's hit Low remained on top after a week when there was only one new entry in the top ten.Chris Brown's...

By on 21 February 2008

Johnson Stays On Top As Grammy Stars Surge

JACK JOHNSON has scored a second week at the top of the U.S. albums chart - just managing to steal the number one spot from a surging AMY WINEHOUSE. The British soul singer's success at...

Duffy And Jack Johnson Top UK Singles And Album Charts

Welsh singer Duffy has recorded her first ever number one single with Mercy.Based on download sales alone, Mercy went straight in at the top spot.US band Nickelback remained at number two in the charts with...

By on 18 February 2008

Johnson Album Takes European Top Spot

Surfer-turned-rocker JACK JOHNSON has swept aside AMY WINEHOUSE at the top of the European albums chart. Johnson's Sleep Through The Static is the continent's new number one album, while Winehouse's Back To Black slips to...

Jack Johnson Completes Biggest Digital Sales Week Ever

Hawaiian singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has marked the biggest digital sales week in US history after the release of his fourth album Sleep Through the Static. The former professional surfer sold 375,000 copies of his new...

By on 14 February 2008

Johnson Surfs To Album Chart Double

Surfer-turned-rocker JACK JOHNSON has scored a Trans-Atlantic double after debuting his latest release at the top of the U.S. album charts. Johnson's Sleep Through The Static raced to number one in Britain on Sunday (10Feb08)...

Johnson Debuts At Number One On U.k. Album Chart

Singer/songwriter JACK JOHNSON has debuted atop the U.K. album chart with his new LP SLEEP THROUGH THE STATIC. The Hawaiian star's fifth studio disc knocked British newcomer Adele off the number one spot - her...

Jack Johnson Tops Album Charts

Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson's new album Sleep Through The Static has entered the UK album charts at number one.The eco-friendly credentials of his fourth studio record – which was powered exclusively by solar power – appears...

By on 11 February 2008

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