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BBC Young Musician competition

BBC Young Musician competition

Young Musician Competition With the Brexit around the corner taking away al that is good in Britten, it is best to not to take anything for granted. With the annual BBC Young Musician competition just a few steps away, it is clear that we need to make this seriously. We should regard it as something remarkable. The BBC’s head of music and arts Humphrey Burton launched, 40 years ago, the competition for the young musicians. So young British musicians could compete with the Russians and American. The two countries who were winning all international prizes. For the past four decades,[…]

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Britney Spears forgot where she was during concert

Britney Spears forgot where she was during concert

Britney Spears forgot where she was during her Brighton Pride performance. The ‘Oops!… I Did It Again’ hitmaker. Was heard shouting over to a backing dancer as she appeared on stage at the annul LGBT celebration. Which saw a huge crowd of 57,000 flock to the south England city. And it appeared she couldn’t remember where it was they actually were. In a clip posted to social media, she is heard asking “where are we?”, before shouting: “What’s up Brighton Pride!” “What’s Up Brighton Pride?!” Cannot even believe that I witnessed @britneyspears in my hometown at @PrideBrighton; I am over[…]

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Carrie Underwood Now I’m Stronger Than Ever

Carrie Underwood Now I'm Stronger Than Ever

Carrie Underwood Now I’m Stronger Than Ever This is not the same exact Carrie Underwood you know and love. I mean, sitting in her manager’s Nashville office sporting a vintage concert T-shirt and rolled-up jeans, she’s still the same sunny picture. (Sidebar: It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago the seven-time Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling entertainer had more than 40 stitches in her face due to a freak accident.) You’ll really notice the difference – a little more introspective, a bit more open, even more confident – when you listen to her new album, Cry Pretty, which she says[…]

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John Lennon’s killer coming up for parole

John Lennon's killer coming up for parole

ALBANY — John Lennon’s killer is hoping that a state parole board gives freedom a chance Mark David Chapman is scheduled to appear before a parole panel the week of Aug. 20. For Chapman, it will be the 10th time he’s been eligible for parole. The previous nine he’s been rejected. But this year. The Parole Board has been more willing to place heavier emphasis to an inmate’s behaviour behind bars. Than simply focus on the severity of the crime. Several cop killers and other notorious murderers who had been long denied parole were set free in recent months. In[…]