Andrea Bocelli

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    The Inside Scoop on All The Cool Things Happening at SXSW

    Hey guys! SXSW is just around the corner! It's the most exciting time for the music industry! With so much relevant stuff happening, it can be hard to process it all! Don't worry, deep breaths, we got you! We have the inside scoop on where all the hip kids are going to be this week, and you're in lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 12/9/13

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    December 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Audience Interaction Sucks!

    ​With rare exceptions, I've always felt that forced audience interaction is a lazy device designed to get paying customers more involved in the show. I came to see the show. I want to be entertained, not be the entertainment, and if these stars dazzled the way they should, no such encouragem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    My Weirdest Pitches Of The Week

    ​Think the life of a gossip columnist/blogger is all sawdust and tinsel? Well, here are some of the pitches I've gotten this week, to give you a hint of the reality behind the glitterdome: *"Andrea Bocelli rides the East River ferry"

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2011


    A world-famous tenor makes his Met Opera solo debut

  • Voice Choices

    January 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    The Five Best Things Lil B Raps Over on His Great New Mixtape, Red Flame

    ​If you've looked at the incredibly prolific, California-based rapper Lil B's twitter at any point over the past few days, you know that he's just released a new mixtape, Red Flame. B, of course, is heralding it as the greatest of all time. After a couple listens, this seems to be a bit of an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Susan Boyle Bypasses Young, Illegal Downloaders En Route To A Second #1

    ​527,000 copies. She is a commercial juggernaut no one can touch, not least because in all likelihood the vast majority of her fans have no idea how to pirate and/or steal I Dreamed a Dream--the 10th best-selling record of the year and rising fast. If you can find a demographic old enough, thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Susan Boyle Is the New Eminem

    ​And so the 2009 Taylor Swift Memorial Award for single-handedly saving the record industry goes to Susan Boyle, who last week sold north of 700,000 copies of her debut, I Dreamed a Dream. Boyle easily racked up the year's best sales week and the runner-up, Eminem's 600K-selling Relapse, ain't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Speaking of Wale, Bon Jovi's The Circle is #1

    ​Sometimes there's just not a lot to live for when it comes to the week in record sales. Bon Jovi's The Circle took #1 with a pretty lackluster 163,000 copies sold (about half of what Carrie Underwood sold last week)--it's their fourth and most underwhelming #1. Underwood's Play On is down at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Carrie Underwood's Play On Is #1

    ​To the tune of a stunning 318,000 copies sold, good for the "largest sales week for an album by a woman in 2009 and the second-best sales week for a country release," according to Billboard. Sorry Mariah! MJ's This Is It halved its sales and still held onto #2, clocking second week numbers at ... More >>

  • Film

    July 23, 2008

    Ferrell, Reilly, McKay Will Be Boys in Step Brothers

    The middle-aged comics still don't wanna grow up. Yay.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006
  • Music

    November 25, 2003

    Turkey Shoot 2003

    Putatively musical sounds from hunger, for the fan of the future in a very disastrous year

  • Music

    April 23, 2002

    Slow Ride

    Houston Screws Off the Cough-Syrup Cap

  • Art

    August 14, 2001
  • News

    January 9, 2001

    Kind of Blue

    Jazz Competes With Its Past, Settles for the Hard Sell