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Band Aid 30 – “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

The 30th anniversary anti-Ebola edition of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" debuted on The X Factor tonight. This latest version of the Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure-penned charity single features Bono, Sam Smith, Chris Martin, One Direction, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Underworld, Sinead O’Connor, Bastille, and Elbow among others. It wa… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 16, 2014

Sinead O’Connor Urgently Seeking New Manager After Ending Affair With The Last One

Sinead O'Connor has shared a new letter on her website detailing her falling out with her now-former manager and her desperate search for a new one. O'Connor writes: "Have had to leave my manager./ Not that we didn't get on well, we got on too well, both fell equally in love./ Had a month… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014

The 10 Biggest Music Beefs Of 2013

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker, troll, and brawl -- on Twitter, on TV, or in person. Yes, beef was what's for dinner i… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 27, 2013

Sufjan Stevens Writes Open Letter To Miley Cyrus: “You’ve Been LYING”

Lately, Sinead O'Connor, the most controversial pop star of 1993, has been writing a ton of open letters to Miley Cyrus, the most controversial pop star of 2013, mostly conveying sentiments like this: "You will obscure your talent by allowing yourself to be pimped." It's been a whole thing. Cyrus has been somewhat dismissive i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 14, 2013

Iceage – “Jackie” (Sinead O’Connor Cover) & “To The Comrades” (Bahumutsi Drama Group Cover)

Earlier this year, Iceage released their sophomore LP, You're Nothing, but will close out 2013 with new material via a covers 7". The release includes takes on Sinead O'Connor's sparse, feedback-infused "Jackie" and the South Africa politcos Bahumutsi Drama Group's "To The Comrades." The original was only ever released as a privately pressed… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 3, 2013

Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she's definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn't gotten anywhere near the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 9, 2012

We Should All Be So Lucky As To Find Something In This World That Makes Us Happy, Part 6

While personally I enjoy the holiday season, I recognize that some people have a harder time with it. For one thing, it is so cold in the D! (Literally, not metaphorically, although I guess it is always so cold in the D metaphorically.) And for those who are without family during the holidays, or who… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / December 18, 2009

Nothing Compares 2 Spitting On Prince

This just made our day. Years after spinning "Nothing Compares 2 U" into a name-making classic, Sinead O'Connor dishes the details on her fiery meeting with the Artist. Via MSNBC:"At the time he had a lot of female proteges and I had covered his song ["Nothing Compares 2 U"] without having anything to… More »

By: Stereogum / June 7, 2007