Simon Cowell announces X Factor return on Israeli series of singing contest: ‘Can’t wait’

While the X Factor UK may not have aired on ITV this year, it hasn’t stopped head judge and music mogul Simon Cowell making waves in the franchise overseas. That’s because today, Simon announced he’d be joining the line-up of judges for the fourth season of the singing contest in Israel. In a statement obtained […]

The Masked Singer on FOX: Fans stunned as Frog changes singing style in shock semi final

Meanwhile, fans had nothing but positivity for this week’s guest judge, comedian and Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah. One fan commented: “Jay Pharaoh is quickly rising up the ranks of my favorite people with every impression.” Now the end of the current season is in sight, speculation continues regarding the secret identities of the […]

When Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by Singing

In a far corner of YouTube, gathering cyber dust is a video of a concert in 1985. Although its 22,000 views hint that it’s more significant than a video of your average high school rock band or birthday party, they certainly don’t indicate that what you’re watching is footage of tiny Latvia’s mass defiance of […]

Gunfights, cow theft and love songs: The ‘singing wells’ of Namunyak

Gavin Haines September 21, 2018 Share this article These are no ordinary wells. The ‘singing wells of Namunyak’ are where Kenya’s Samburu hersdsmen go to sing love songs to their cows. Oh, and to discuss village matters, plan raids and dance with their partners. Gavin Haines gets a rare insight. The guns, I want to […]

Bad singing, pepper spray & Russophobia: Top hits of US midterms’ campaign cringefest (VIDEO)

As the critical midterm elections move closer in the US, campaigning ads are often crossing over from of the realm of eye-catching, and straight into the bizarre. Here are some of this year’s most cringeworthy hits. With this year’s midterms seen as a battle royale of the Democrat “blue wave” against the Republicans’ tenuous legislative […]

Singing the Song of the Surf

Welcome to The Professionals, an eight-part video series that connects you to the hearts, minds and anything-but-ordinary days of the people who run things, do things and make things GO. Paul Schmidt: Surfer, Surfboard Designer/Builder @ Paul Surf The sun, the constant roll of water, waves, civilization behind you and an endless horizon spreading out […]

Pitch Perfect 3: Anna Kendrick's A cappella tested – here's why YOU should try singing NOW

I should probably start this by admitting I have never once sang professionally in my life. Sure, I’m a die-hard shower crooner, but I wouldn’t count my Adele rendition in a list of “stage experiences”. Nevertheless, there’s something quite amazing about a capella and the enormous amount of skill behind it. So when I was […]

‘Muppet Babies’ Clip: Get Ready For An Abundance of Singing

The Muppet Babies are coming back to make your dreams come true with an all-new animated series, whether you like it or not. A brand-new Muppet Babies clip introduces you to the cast of characters, and features a lot of singing. So. Much. Singing. Muppet Babies is clearly geared towards very young children, and they will no doubt get a […]

‘It’s OK, we understand’: IOC won’t sanction ‘excited’ hockey heroes for singing Russian anthem

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not sanction the gold medal-winning Olympic Athlete of Russia (OAR) ice hockey players, who controversially sang Russia’s national anthem during their medal awards ceremony. IOC said they accept that the athletes were over-excited by their nail-biting 4-3 overtime final victory over Germany, which carried over to the medal presentation […]

Riverdale's Musical Episode: Which Character Definitely Won't Be Singing?

Yes, Riverdale‘s students are putting on a musical… but one member of the gang won’t be hitting any high notes. Cole Sprouse’s Jughead will not sing in the CW teen drama’s April 18 musical episode, which sees the gang mount a production of Carrie: The Musical, executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa confirmed for reporters at a recent press […]