Robin Williams quietly donated stand-up profits to US food bank before his tragic death

Robin Williams quietly raised an incredible $50,000 to a Seattle food bank before his death in 2014. The Mrs Doubtfire actor donated the proceeds of his stand-up show at a local nightclub to the charity between 2004 and 2008 but didn’t broadcast his secret act of generosity, UpWorthy reports. Williams’ discreet philanthropy totalled close to

Grand Ole Opry country singer Stonewall Jackson dies at 89

Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and had No. 1 hits with ‘Waterloo’ and others, died on Saturday after a long battle with vascular dementia. He was 89. The Opry, the longest-running radio show in history, announced Jackson’s death in a news release. Jackson, a

Pink helps dying fan achieve bucket list dream during heart-warming Zoom call

Pink has helped a dying fan achieve a major item on her bucket list in an incredible act of generosity and kindness. The Raise Your Glass singer tracked down former Ironman competitor Diane Berberian after discovering she was dying of terminal cancer and decided to help tick off one of her bucket list dreams. When

Adele admits she ‘misses’ being married in candid interview about new boyfriend Rich Paul

Adele has confessed she misses married life and is “definitely” open to walking down the aisle again with her new boyfriend Rich Paul. The Someone Like You singer, 33, is dating sports agent Paul, 39, and made the remarks in an interview after being spotted wearing a ring on her wedding finger. “I’m definitely open

Taylor Swift sends flowers to Don McLean after song breaks record held by ‘American Pie’

Taylor Swift’s rerelease of her hit song ‘All Too Well’ has broken the record for the longest song to take the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart — and Swift has handled the win with grace. The songstress sent flowers to Don McLean, whose song ‘American Pie’ first set the record when it

Astroworld lawyers working to consolidate 1250 cases in lead-up to trial

The Astroworld tragedy resulted in 10 deaths and hundreds of injuries and has spawned some 275 lawsuits alleging negligence and misconduct on the part of the concert promoters, the venue and headliner Travis Scott. Attorneys on both sides of the sprawling litigation have filed a motion to consolidate those cases before a single judge for

ARIA Awards 2021: Full list of nominees and winners

Australian music’s night of nights looks different this year with the ceremony taking on an innovative format. That’s right, the ARIA Awards 2021 will be a digital show with viewers able to stream the ceremony live on YouTube and 9Now from wherever they are in the world. However, while the show may be different, the

Taylor Swift wins Most Popular International Artist at the ARIA Awards

Taylor Swift has won Most Popular International Artist at the 2021 ARIA Awards. The 31-year-old singer accepted the award, announced by Nine’s Brooke Boney, in a pre-recorded video played during the ceremony. “Hey guys, it’s Taylor. I miss you so much,” she said. “This is the most wonderful thing. Thank you so much for voting

John Mayer responds to hateful message from Taylor Swift fan: ‘Do you really hope that I die?’

It seems Jake Gyllenhaal isn’t the only one of Taylor Swift‘s exes copping some slack this week. After the singer opened up about her relationship with the actor in her new song, ‘All Too Well’, Gyllenhaal has been on the end of hateful messages from Swift’s many fans. And he’s not the only one. While

Taylor Swift ‘All Too Well’ short film features more clues about ex Jake Gyllenhaal

The Swifties have spoken. If they had their way, All Too Well: The Short Film would sweep the Oscars and Grammys too. Before the 10-minute film hit the Internet on Friday night, Swift attended a premiere of the project — which she wrote and directed — at the AMC Lincoln Square 13 (a multiplex with

How TikTok has turned classic Fleetwood Mac and ABBA tunes into contemporary hits

If you’ve turned on FM radio recently or listened to the latest Spotify or Apple Music charts, you might have noticed a few familiar tunes on high rotation. Boney M’s 1978 hit ‘Rasputin’ and Fleetwood Mac’s classic ‘Dreams’ from 1977, which both reached number one in Australia when they were originally released, have now found

Taylor Swift joins TikTok and the Swifties go mad

Taylor Swift posted her first TikTok and of course her fans went wild. The singer took to the social media platform to promote the vinyl edition of the upcoming release of the re-recording of Red, currently available for pre-sale. “Lots going on at the moment,” Swift wrote. “Red (my version) vinyl is up for presale

Man arrested for allegedly trespassing on Taylor Swift’s property

Taylor Swift may have narrowly avoided an unwanted visitor, after police arrested a man who’d travelled interstate to find the singer. The Grammy-winning artist’s New York City apartment was accessed by an alleged trespasser just before 8am, on Friday, as per Access Hollywood. READ MORE: Taylor Swift drops a not so subtle hint in a

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ six-year-old daughter, James, photographed Taylor Swift for her new single

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds‘ six-year-old daughter, James, apparently is a burgeoning artist — at least that’s according to Taylor Swift, who credited James for a photo she posted on Instagram. After releasing her latest musical venture ‘Renegade’, a collaboration with Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Big Red Machine, Swift shared a collage of photos

Taylor Swift sets Red as next re-record, out in November

Taylor Swift‘s 2012 album Red is next in line in her series of album re-records. After much fan speculation, Swift announced on social media on Friday that the re-recorded version of her fourth studio album, Red (Taylor’s Version), will be released on November 19. READ MORE: Who is every song about in Taylor Swift’s Fearless?

Pet Shop Boys did not perform with Elton John and Years & Years at BRIT Awards as planned: What happened, actually?

It was one of the highlights of the UK’s biggest music awards show — but mystery surrounds why the Pet Shop Boys didn’t join Elton John and Years & Years’ performance of their classic song, ‘It’s a Sin,’ at Tuesday night’s BRIT Awards. Elton and Years & Years’ Olly Alexander pre-recorded their cover of the

Students celebrate surprise Taylor Swift question on AP exam

Texas high school student Alyssa Brown was not expecting to see a question about Taylor Swift on her Advanced Placement US government and politics exam. “I opened the free response questions, and the first question was about Taylor Swift, and I was just laughing,” the 18-year-old told CNN. “I thought it was pretty cool.”

Taylor Swift becomes first woman to win BRITs Global Icon award

Taylor Swift is preparing to make history as the first woman to be awarded the Global Icon prize at the BRIT awards. The pop superstar will be given the prestigious award at the annual ceremony, which will take place at London’s O2 Arena on Tuesday night. Announcing the award, the BRITs said in a statement

Are Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively feuding? Everything you need to know

Perhaps getting Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively to work together again may not be such a simple favour. Rumours of a rift between the two former co-stars have been going around since they first worked together in 2018, but a recent viral video has reignited the flames, and now reports of a feud are closing

Taylor Swift’s Fearless: Who is every song about?

Taylor Swift has taken us back to 2008 by re-recording her second album Fearless, which was released today. Along with the songs we’ve known and loved for 13 years, Fearless (Taylor’s Version) also has six new tracks ‘from the vault’ that have never been released. In total, that’s a whopping 26 songs. We know that

Taylor Swift gushes over Sophie Turner as fans think new song Mr. Perfectly Fine is about ex Joe Jonas

Taylor Swift is no stranger to speculation surrounding her carefully-crafted albums. In fact, the 31-year-old singer often encourages listeners to decode messages hidden in her tunes — even if they are dropped by surprise. When it comes to her latest release, however, fans have had more than a decade’s notice. And with that decade comes

Taylor Swift announces Fearless bonus track titles… as anagrams

Taylor Swift got a jump on Easter by putting her Easter eggs out on Good Friday. One week out from the release of Fearless (Taylor’s Version), her re-recording of the 2008 album Fearless, the singer has issued the titles of the bonus songs that are being appended to the original tracklist, though she made fans

Beyoncé sends Taylor Swift flowers after historic Grammys moment

Taylor Swift has shared a photo to her Instagram story of a huge bouquet of flowers sent to her by Beyoncé. “Woke up to flowers from the queen of grace & greatness Beyoncé and suddenly it’s the best Friday EVER,” Swift captioned her photo. “Thank you B and congratulations on your epic achievement Sunday night!!”

Taylor Swift becomes first woman to win Album of the Year Grammy three times

Taylor Swift became the first woman to win the award for album of the year three times when Folklore triumphed in that marquee category at the Grammy Awards 2021. She previously won the prize for her sophomore album, Fearless, in 2010, and scored again in 2016 for her fifth album, 1989. The only previous triple

Taylor Swift shares a snippet of her new rerecorded song ahead of Grammys performance

Taylor Swift is gearing up for a big year of new music. After announcing in 2019 that she would be re-recording and re-releasing every song on her first six albums, last month she dropped her first –– ‘Love Story’. Now she’s given fans a little taste of what’s to come, by sharing a little snippet

Taylor Swift takes on Netflix over ‘deeply sexist’ joke in Ginny & Georgia

While Netflix had a lot to celebrate after Sunday night’s Golden Globes wins, one superstar collaborator was not joining in the toasting. Taylor Swift took to social media on Monday morning to join in complaints already being made by her fans about a line on the series Ginny & Georgia that the singer called “lazy,”

Taylor Swift’s sweet gesture for boyfriend Joe Alwyn as he’s cast in Conversations With Friends

Taylor Swift is proud of her actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, who was just cast in a huge new TV project. The ‘Love Story’ singer sweetly liked Alwyn’s Instagram announcement that he would appear in the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s 2017 novel, Conversations With Friends. “Conversations With Friends is one of my favourite books of

Taylor Swift announces more new music: Singer releases the first in a series of full-album do-overs

After delighting fans with not just one but two surprise albums in 2020, Taylor Swift has done it again, announcing another new record. This time however, the singer is releasing ‘Fearless: Taylor’s Version’ — a rerecorded version of her 2008 album, expanded to include 26 songs instead of the original 13. It turns out Swift

Taylor Swift says Joe Alwyn chose the pseudonym ‘William Bowery’ on her album Folklore

Taylor Swift has revealed her boyfriend Joe Alwyn chose his pseudonym “William Bowery” on her newly released albums Folklore and Evermore. Swift confirmed she collaborated with Alwyn on the albums during her Disney+ special, Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions. On two songs, the name William Bowery was credited, and it appears that it was

Taylor Swift says writing ‘diaristic songs’ is unsustainable for her mental health: ‘I saw a lane for my future’

Taylor Swift has shed some insight into her new approach to song-writing. The ‘Cardigan’ singer, 31, who released albums Folklore and Evermore this year, has become more invested in writing music that supports her longterm mental health. “I was just so happy that my world felt opened up creatively,” she said of her album Folklore