Monthly Archive for: "December, 2015"

Neil Diamond to receive Songwriters Hall of Fame’s highest honor

Neil Diamond, who recently announced his retirement from touring, will receive the Johnny Mercer Award at this year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards dinner. At the June 14 ceremony in New York City, Diamond will be presented with the Hall of Fame’s highest honor, given to a member of the Hall whose body […]

Arise, Sir Ringo: Beatles drummer gets knighted at Buckingham Palace

Ringo Starr is now Sir Ringo Starr to you: He’s been knighted in his U.K. homeland for his services to music. On Tuesday, Prince William presented the Beatles drummer with the honor at Buckingham Palace in London. As per tradition, he knelt as William touched his shoulders with a ceremonial sword. Starr told the BBC, […]

Listening to music can boost your workout, study finds

Turns out spending time curating the perfect workout playlist is worth it. A new study from American College of Cardiology found listening to upbeat music while working out may keep you sweating longer. In the study, researchers discovered positive effects of music on workout duration. “Our findings reinforce the idea that upbeat music has a […]

Madonna to direct film about real-life ballerina

Madonna is getting into the groove of a new movie. Variety reports that the Queen of Pop will direct Taking Flight, a film based on the life of ballerina Michaela De Prince. Based on De Prince’s memoir Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina, it traces her unlikely story, from her life as an […]

Enrique Iglesias opens about about being a dad

Enrique Iglesias is finally opening up about being a dad to twins. The singer gushed over his children, Nicholas and Lucy, during a concert in Budapest, Hungary Sunday night. “I became a father 12 weeks ago and I can absolutely tell you two things: I love my babies! I love them very much,” he said […]