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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

Johnson: `I Don't Want To Be President'

Surfer-turned-rocker JACK JOHNSON has denied reports he's planning to take his green ideas into politics - because he doesn't want to become the next AL GORE. The singer-songwriter has expressed his admiration for all environmentalist...

The Things They Say 6952

"I never listened to THE BEACH BOYS." Surf rocker JACK JOHNSON wasn't inspired by the SURFIN' U.S.A. stars.

Johnson Worries About Fame

Singer-songwriter JACK JOHNSON is so worried about how famous he's becoming he even dreams about strangers staring at him. The Better Together star is concerned by the number of people who now recognise him is...

Johnson Grateful To Be Alive After Surfing Accident

Hawaiian rocker JACK JOHNSON could feel himself drifting towards death after a freak surfing accident in 1992. Johnson was a 17-year-old professional surfer when he was badly injured and left with a broken nose, no...

Coachella Goes East With Johnson + Radiohead?

RADIOHEAD and JACK JOHNSON are among the frontrunners to headline the first Coachella music festival on America's east coast. Festival bosses have confirmed Internet reports the offshoot to their annual California desert event would take...

Musicians Flock To Record Dylan Covers For Soundtrack

EDDIE VEDDER, SONIC YOUTH, JACK JOHNSON and WILLIE NELSON are among the stars who have contributed covers of BOB DYLAN songs for a new movie centred around the legendary rocker. Director Todd Haynes' I'm Not...

Johnson Goes Green With New Environmentally Friendly Studio

Surfer-rocker JACK JOHNSON has turned his new Los Angeles recording studio into a state-of-the art environmentally friendly place by using natural light and padding the walls with old denim jeans. The environmentally-conscious singer/songwriter, who will...

Johnson Started Music Before Accident

Hawaiian singer JACK JOHNSON has laughed off claims a teenage surfing accident made him turn to music, insisting he had musical talent years before the pivotal event. Johnson was a 17-year-old professional surfer when he...

Fascinating Fact 3216

THE SIXTH SENSE star TONI COLLETTE's band THE FINISH will be among the groups performing alongside JACK JOHNSON and CROWDED HOUSE at Australia's Live Earth benefit in July (07)....

Crowded House Bump Johnson To Headline Live Earth In Sydney

LATEST: Reformed rockers CROWDED HOUSE have bumped JACK JOHNSON from the headlining spot at Sydney. Australia's Live Earth concert after confirming they'll perform at the eco-friendly fundraiser. Surf rocker Johnson confirmed he'd perform at the...

Johnson To Headline Australia's Live Earth

Surfing rocker JACK JOHNSON is set to end his year-long hiatus by headlining the Sydney, Australia leg of Live Earth concerts this summer (07). The singer/songwriter will join reformed rockers Midnight Oil, Crowded House and...

All-american Rejects Honoured With Songwriter Prize

Rockers the ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS are to be honoured with the Vanguard Award at the upcoming ASCAP Pop Music Awards after scoring the most-played tunes of 2006. The band's principal songwriters TYSON RITTER and NICK WHEELER...

Snow Patrol Release Lennon Song For Amnesty

Snow Patrol will feature on a CD of John Lennon covers to support the human rights group Amnesty International.The band is one of 20 artists contributing to Instant Karma and has covered the former Beatle's...

By on 13 March 2007

Depeche Mode, Marsalis And Chili Peppers Claim Playboy Prizes

DEPECHE MODE have been inducted to Playboy's Hall of Fame in the magazine's annual Music Poll, while jazz great BRANFORD MARSALIS and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS won the readers' votes. Marsalis claimed the Jazz Artist...

Diddy Inspired To Live It Up Like Boxing Hero Johnson

Rap mogul DIDDY's flamboyant lifestyle is based on that of his hero, boxing great JACK JOHNSON, who used to live it up in the face of extreme racial tension. The BAD BOY FOR LIFE hitmaker,...

Nelson, Johnson + Harper Team Up For Christmas Single

Country star WILLIE NELSON has teamed up with BEN HARPER and JACK JOHNSON to record a charity Christmas single. The trio will release WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PEACE ON EARTH on 21 November (06) will all...

Jack Johnson: 'I'm Curious George'

Surfer-turned-singer JACK JOHNSON had no problem coming up with songs for kids film CURIOUS GEORGE because he has always felt like the curious monkey of the title. The catchy soundtrack was a big hit for...

Pink Insisted On Traditional Wedding

Pop star PINK insisted her lavish January (06) wedding be a traditional affair despite her reputation for being tough and outspoken. The singer, who is famous for her piercings, tattoos and punk hairdos, made sure...

Opera Stars Make UK Chart History

Tenors ANDREA BOCELLI, VITTORIO GRIGOLO and RUSSELL WATSON have made UK chart history by each having an opera album in the top ten. Watson's ULTIMATE COLLECTION enters at number two, Bocelli's AMORE slips to five,...

Madonna And Blunt Rule The European Charts

MADONNA continues to prove herself as the queen of pop as she crashes straight in at number one in the European singles chart with SORRY, while her disc CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR remains at...

Madonna Beaten By Reality Tv Star

Superstar MADONNA has been toppled from the top of the UK singles chart by reality TV star CHICO and his pop song, IT'S CHICO TIME. The former goatherd, who failed to impress talent judges SHARON...

KeishaS A List Influences

Budding UK soul singer and songrwiting talent KEISHA WHITE has revealed the biggest influences on her fast rising music career, and they make up a very special R&B A list. Listening to ARETHA FRANKLIN, AALIYAH and...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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