Music Download #8

Written By: Marie

First up we have a new season of American Idol which aired on the 11th of January. To the great surprise of both viewers and the judges themselves, the auditions were crashed by none other than Kanye West and wife, Kim Kardashian. West was treated like any other contestant and rapped Gold Digger. Adam Lambert began his The Original High Tour in Shanghai and he will continue through Japan, Australia, the U.S, the UK and the rest of Europe. January 12th he started in Osaka, Japan and he will end his tour May 6th in Munich, Germany. Others news on Adam Lambert is that he is set to play Eddie in the remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He will be starring alongside, Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Ryan McCartan as Brad, Victoria Justice as Janet and Tim Curry as The Narrator. I can’t even begin to express how excited I am for this. Also Queen and Adam Lambert have been crowned winners of the SSE Live Awards at The SSE Arena, Wembley. Yay! Totally deserved.

19 year old performer, Rat Boy is set to make a major breakthrough this year, with the release of his single, Move, and his headline tour. His headline tour will begin on April 29th in Glasgow and end May 7th in Brighton. Before this he will be on the NME Awards tour which starts January 26th in London and ends February 12th in Birmingham. Adele and James Bay are set to lead the way at the 2016 BRIT Awards as they both have four nominations each. Adele’s single, Hello, will compete for British Single and British Artist Video of the Year, while her record-breaking 25 release is in the running for British Album of the Year.

Quick Fire news:

  • Lil Wayne storms of stage in Italy
  • Howard Donald names son Bowie in honour of late star
  • Celine Dion’s husband passed away, after suffering from cancer
  • The Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey dead at 67
  • Tyrese Gibson encouraging all Hollywood stars to boycott Oscars over diversity issue

Thanks for reading!