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The 2013 Experience

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…
Michael Nelson | December 27, 2013 - 11:38 am


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…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 4:23 pm

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Sinead O’Connor, As Magda Davitt, Shares First New Music In 4 Years

Sinéad O'Connor, under her new assumed name Magda Davitt, has released her first new song since 2014's I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss. It's also…
James Rettig | August 3, 2018 - 10:03 am

Sinead O’Connor Announces First US Shows In 4 Years Under The Name Magda Davitt

Sinead O'Connor has scheduled two show dates for next month in the United States, marking her first shows in the U.S. in four years, as…
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 3:48 pm

Watch Nick Cave, Bono, Sinéad O’Connor, & More Perform At Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Celebration In Dublin

Shane MacGowan, frontman of the legendary Irish punk band the Pogues, turned 60 years old on Christmas. And tonight, just after we lost one Irish
Peter Helman | January 15, 2018 - 10:41 pm

Sinéad O’Connor Discusses Child Abuse And Mental Health On Dr. Phil

Sinéad O’Connor has endured a very public battle with mental illness, and today she sat down with Dr. Phil to talk about some of the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 12, 2017 - 5:31 pm

Sinead O’Connor Appearing On Dr. Phil To Discuss Mental Illness, Abuse

Sinead O'Connor will appear on Dr. Phil for the show's return on Tuesday (Sept. 12), Billboard has learned. "I’m so grateful and very…
Ashley Iasimone / Billboard | September 7, 2017 - 12:16 pm

Fiona Apple Shares Video Message For Sinéad O’Connor: “You Are My Hero”

Last week, Sinead O’Connor posted a video to her Facebook page where she discussed her mental health history and said that she was having suicidal…
James Rettig | August 11, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Sinead O’Connor Says She’s Suicidal, Living In New Jersey Motel

Sinead O'Connor says she's suicidal and living in a New Jersey Travelodge motel in a 12-minute video posted on her Facebook account Thursday. The singer…
Arlene Washington / The Hollywood Reporter | August 8, 2017 - 9:11 am

Sinead O’Connor Apologizes For Claiming Arsenio Hall Was Prince’s Drug Dealer

In the wake of Prince's death last year, Sinead O'Connor went on a long Facebook rant accusing Arsenio Hall of fueling the Purple One's drug…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2017 - 9:15 pm

Chicago Police Looking For Possibly Suicidal Sinéad O’Connor

Chicago police are on the lookout for Sinéad O'Connor after someone in her family told police that she may be suicidal, TMZ reports. According to…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2016 - 8:45 pm

Chicago Police Searching For Missing And Possibly Suicidal Sinead O’Connor

UPDATE: Sinead O'Connor has been found unharmed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Local police found the musician this afternoon after a missing persons report was…
Collin Robinson | May 16, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O’Connor For $5M For Claiming He Was Prince’s Drug Dealer

Sinead O'Connor recently accused Arsenio Hall of fueling his good friend Prince's drug habit, which led to the artist's death. According to TMZ, Hall has…
Collin Robinson | May 5, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Stream Tom Waits & Lucinda Williams’ Blind Willie Johnson Covers From New Tribute Album

Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Sinéad O'Connor, and more have contributed new covers to God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson, a tribute…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:06 am

Sinead O’Connor Shows How She Was Financially “Ass Raped” By Booking Agents

Sinead O'Connor spent this past spring on a world tour, and she's now saying that she isn't seeing any money from it. As Noisey points
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 10:45 am

Lollapalooza ’95 Had No Shortage Of Courtney Love Drama

Perry Farrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival-tour launched in the summer of 1991, and it returned every year till 1997, after which it went on hiatus for…
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm

Sinead O’Connor Says Music Has Officially Died Because Of Kim Kardashian

Sinead O'Connor has joined the chorus of Kim Kardashian haters, and done so with a bang. In a scathing Facebook post, O'Connor declared that music…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 12:54 pm