‘I’ve lost two of my best mates’: Music great Sir Rod Stewart rocked by double tragedy

Sir Rod Stewart has posted about his heartbreak after losing two of his brothers just months apart in an emotional post on social media. The legendary singer songwriter farewelled his brother Bob at a funeral in London on Friday after the 87-year-old’s death in November last year. “I said Farewell to my Brother Bob today, … Read more

How does the music in a video game affect the player? That’s what a local music teacher is studying

WATERLOO — Corin Gaiotto has always known that music in video games is tied to its characters, so he was thrilled when he got the chance to take a class on the subject at a local school. “I really enjoyed the discussions we had,” said Gaiotto, who took the course with his sister Leonie. The … Read more

Lil Nas X parties in Perth ahead of Fremantle’s Falls Festival

Pop music icon Lil Nas X has touched down in Perth and headed straight to Northbridge’s nightclub district ahead of a much-anticipated weekend festival appearance. Spotted by the public late Friday night, Lil Nas X was seen vibing out to music and enjoying a few drinks with company as he toured the Perth CBD. It … Read more

Takeoff death: Suspect charged in the death of rapper has been released from jail after paying bond

CNN  —  The suspect charged with murder in the death of Migos member Takeoff posted the $1 million bond set for him and was released from jail Tuesday, according to CNN affiliate KPRC. In December, Harris County Judge Josh Hill kept Patrick Xavier Clark’s bond at $1 million, denying a reduction, reasoning that Clark may … Read more

Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus rock matching leopard-print looks for NYE

Like godmother, like goddaughter! Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus pulled out all the stops while co-hosting NBC’s “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party” Saturday night. The duo made their grand entrance on the stage in Miami in matching leopard-print looks that left little to the imagination. Parton, 76, wore a skintight black jumpsuit that featured sexy … Read more

Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters dead at 74

Dec 31 (Reuters) – Anita Pointer, one of the Grammy-winning Pointer Sisters whose string of pop, country and R&B hits in the 1970s and ’80s included “I’m So Excited,” “Jump (For My Love)” and “Fire,” died of cancer on Saturday at age 74, her publicist said. Pointer was surrounded by family at her Beverly Hills … Read more

How to lose weight naturally: Australian Idol star Casey Donovan shares ‘life-changing’ diet secret behind remarkable new look

To say Casey Donovan has had a big year would be something of an understatement. She’s been cast in the Australian version of the hit musical ‘& Juliet’ – about what might have happened if Shakespeare’s teenage heroine hadn’t died – and has just released a brand new single called Shake It. WATCH THE VIDEO … Read more

Queen’s Brian May is now a knight

CNN  —  Queen guitarist Brian May has received a knighthood in honor of his services to music and charity. May, 75, was one of over 1,000 people honored on King Charles III’s first honors list since the monarch took the throne. The end-of-year list also includes fashion designer Mary Quant and Ghanaian-British artist John Akomfrah. … Read more