Frank Drake, astronomer famed for contributions to SETI, has died

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) On Friday, the family of astronomer Frank Drake announced that he passed away peacefully at 92 in his California home, near the site of his final academic position at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Drake made a number of contributions to radio astronomy, including serving as director of the Arecibo […]

BRIT AWARDS 2019: Full list of winners – Pink, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Drake, Little Mix

The biggest night in British music wrapped up with a spectacular closing show by Pink (or P!nk), who was one of the big winners. It was opened by Hugh Jackman, performing the opening number from The Greatest Showman. The soundtrack is the biggest selling album of 2018 in the UK, but there were no awards on […]

Drake and Ariana Grande conquered Spotify’s 2018 streaming charts

After being Spotify’s top-streamed artist in 2015 and 2016, Drake had an off-year in 2017, but he’s back in force this year. He was the top-streamed artist with the top-streamed album (Scorpion) and song (God’s Plan) in 2018. With 8.2 billion streams this year alone, Drake also became Spotify’s most-played artist of all time. Rounding […]

NTSB: Stop getting out of moving cars and dancing to Drake

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Celebrities,Etc.,Humor Government actually releases a statement decrying this nonsense. Continue reading NTSB: Stop getting out of moving cars and dancing to Drake NTSB: Stop getting out of moving cars and dancing to Drake originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

Spotify users request refunds after over-the-top Drake promotion

Last week, Drake smashed the single-day record for total number of album streams on Spotify with the release of his new record Scorpion, but the artist had some help in making that happen. Spotify placed Drake prominently on its playlists, effectively allowing the artist to “take over” the music service over the weekend. While Drake […]

Drake smashes single-day Apple Music and Spotify records (again)

Drake is back to breaking streaming music records, although this time he’s getting a helping hand. To start, Apple has confirmed that the man from the 6 smashed his own single-day record on its music service, with his album Scorpion resulting in over 170 million streams inside of 24 hours (More Life managed “just” 89.9 […]

Drake Stages Massive Degrassi Reunion In 'I'm Upset' Music Video — Watch

Drake is doing whatever it takes to make sure his latest music video goes viral, enlisting some help from his former Degrassi: The Next Generation co-stars. The rapper, who played Jimmy Brooks on the Canadian teen drama from 2001 to 2009, stages a high school reunion in the Karena Evans-directed music video for his latest single […]

NBA news: Watch moment Drake INSULTS Wizards star Kelly Oubre Jr on the sidelines

As the Raptors closed in on a playoff victory over the Wizards, to take them 2-0 up in the series, CJ Miles netted a big bucket. And as Oubre Jr returned to court, Drake appeared to shout at him to call him a ‘bum’. WHO IS IN THE HUNT FOR THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP? FULL NBA […]

Drake breaks single-day streaming records on Apple Music and Spotify (updated)

Poor Tay Tay. The queen of pop music has just been deposed on the streaming service she fought with most by none other than Drake himself. According to Pitchfork, the artist’s latest song, “God’s Plan” now holds the title for the most streams in a single day ever. When reached for comment, Spotify confirmed the […]