7 Updates
Adele gives mother apartment

Adele gives mother apartment

Feb 3 2013, 12:46pm CST | by

Adele has given her mother a new apartment. The 'Skyfall' singer - who is nominated for an Oscar on February 24 - has signed over a plush new pad in London to her mother Penny Adkins, who reportedly...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Adele gives mother apartment

Feb 3 2013, 12:46pm CST | by

Adele has given her mother a new apartment.

The 'Skyfall' singer - who is nominated for an Oscar on February 24 - has signed over a plush new pad in London to her mother Penny Adkins, who reportedly raised her alone and had two jobs to support her daughter's ambitions to become a star.

A source told the Sunday Mirror newspaper that the 24-year-old new mum - who gave birth to her first child Angelo James in October with her charity worker boyfriend Simon Konecki - deeded over the Notting Hill property, which is worth just under $1 million to her 44-year-old mother.

The Golden Globe winner also has homes worth $3.9 million in Brighton and a $1.7 million apartment in South West London, as well as another property worth $8.7 million in the same area as her mother's new apartment but is currently renting a house in Beverly Hills.

The chart-topping singer is preparing for her first performance at the Oscar awards ceremony since giving birth to her son, where she will sing the theme tune to the latest James Bond movie 'Skyfall' during a special section dedicated to the franchise.

And she is said to be eager to seek professional help and finally conquer her nerves before the event.

A source said: "A friend in LA recommended the hypnotherapist because Adele was getting so nervous about the gig. She has been rehearsing for the show with an orchestra, but all the preparation in the world isn't enough to keep her calm."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
Update
7

2 days ago

Aretha Franklin's New Album Further Proves She’s Queen Of Cover Songs

Oct 23 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

This week saw the release of “Aretha Franklin Sings the Diva Classics,” with Franklin singing songs made famous by Adele, Barbra Streisand and Etta James. Here & Now pop culture critic Renee Graham joins host Robin Young to take a listen to the album. Renee says Aretha Franklin “is as much the queen of cover songs” as she is the Queen of Soul — someone who can take songs as diverse as Simon and Garfunkle’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” or Puccini’s “Nessun ...
Source: WNYC Music   Full article at: WNYC Music
 

 
Update
6

4 days ago

One Direction, Daniel Radcliffe, ♛ Alex Turner ♛ amongst Britain's richest under 30s

Oct 21 2014 1:34pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

One Direction have got yet another reason to smile after being named Britain's richest stars under the age 30.The group, which comprises of Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, and Liam Payne, topped Heat magazines annual list after amassing a collective fortune of £77.5 million.Not far behind the band was Daniel Radcliffe, who took the second spot with an estimated fortune of £63.5 million, while his former wizarding ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
5

5 days ago

Watch Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Will.i.am Leave Harry's Bar After Late Night Of Partying In London

Oct 20 2014 10:31am CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

( function() { var func = function() { var iframe_form = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-form-39213988585824e9e8fa36e265df8953-54452af7560cd'); var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-39213988585824e9e8fa36e265df8953-54452af7560cd'); if ( iframe_form && iframe ) { ...
Source: OKMagazine.com   Full article at: OKMagazine.com
 

 
Update
4

1 week ago

Beyoncé Shows Off New Bangs During Night Out With Jay Z and Adele—Take a Look!

Oct 18 2014 8:19pm CDT | Source: E Online

Can you picture Adele, Beyoncé and Jay Z all in the same room?! It happened Friday night when the talented names in music stepped out on the town. The trio ...
Source: E Online   Full article at: E Online
 

 
Update
3

2 weeks ago

Can You Believe Both Beyoncé & Adele Both Passed On This Current Mega Hit Song?!

Oct 7 2014 11:03pm CDT | Source: PerezHilton

It's All About That Bass these days... If you ask Meghan Trainor, we probably bet she'd thank her curvaceous bod and hit booty single for the rocket ship to fame she's been riding all summer! But did you know both Beyoncé and Adele turned down the bodacious anthem for themselves?! In a new interview, Meghan revealed that many artists got to preview the jam, but she was ultimately the right fit for the flavor: "I'll bet some o ...
Source: PerezHilton   Full article at: PerezHilton
 

 
Update
1

8 weeks ago

Complete Control: The Renaissance Of Rita Ora

Aug 29 2014 8:44am CDT | Source: Clash Music

Our issue 97 cover feature…There’s a steely determination behind Rita Ora’s success that is apparent the moment I meet her. The platinum-selling artist, model, fashion designer and actress is on set, ravaged by jetlag, yet fulfilling her cover shoot duties admirably, radiating throughout. Six hours and as many costume changes later she finally escapes in pursuit of sleep. In the last two days she has returned from ...
Source: Clash Music   Full article at: Clash Music
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Indian American author's 'Unsuitable Celibate' released on Amazon's Kindle
Chicago, Oct 26 (IANS) A novella that deals with the complex issue of celibacy and teenaged monks among certain sections of the Indian American community has just been released for the global market on Amazon's Kindle.
 
 
Cooper, Waterhouse keen to settle down
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (IANS) Model Suki Waterhouse, who has been in a relationship with Bradley Cooper since 20 months, reportedly wants to buy a house with the actor.
 
 
Rummer Willis 'proud' of her sister
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Rummer Willis says she is "blown away" by her younger sister Tallulah Willis' strength and recovery following her recent stay in rehab.
 
 
Brad Pitt had his first flight at 25
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt likes taking his kids around the globe for his work because he thinks travelling is educational and says that he had never been on a plane until he was 24 or 25.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Second MERS case reported in Qatar
Doha, Oct 23 (IANS) A 43-year-old man in Qatar has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the second confirmed case of the deadly virus in 10 days, media reported Thursday. The patient had...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Two people die in Pakistan bomb blast
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 12 others injured in an explosion that took place in Pakistan's Balochistan province Thursday, media reported. The bomb was planted on a motorcycle, Dawn...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Trott extends contract with Warwickshire till 2017
London, Oct 23 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues led to his abrupt departure from last winter's Ashes tour, has confirmed his successful comeback to competitive cricket by signing a new three-...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF rankings
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Alvin Stardust dead
London, Oct 23 (IANS) English singer Alvin Stardust died after a short illness. He was 72. Stardust's manager confirmed the news about his demise Thursday, reports mirror.co.uk. He was recently diagnosed with...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Indian man reunited with family after 40 years
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said. Now in his 60s, Abdulla...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Srikanth, Kashyap, Saina rise in world rankings
Kala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Flintoff signs for Big Bash side Brisbane Heat
Brisbane, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England captain and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from international cricket in 2009, Wednesday confirmed that he will play for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League (BBL) this...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
OPEC daily basket price falls again
Vienna, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $81.94 a barrel Wednesday compared to $82.09 Tuesday, the OPEC Secretariat said. The new OPEC...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Lopez to sign multi-million dollar deal?
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly in the final stages of securing a multi-million dollar deal to perform in Las Vegas. The 45-year-old is being offered $350,000 per show at The...
Read more on Celebrity Balla