A BLIND boy, seven, is melting hearts around the world playing a stunning rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody on the piano. Avett Ray Maness has been labelled a “viral sensation”, a child prodigy – and even Debra Messing reckons the lad’s “just magical”. In fact, Avett – who was born blind in one eye and vision impaired in the other – is such an internet sensation that the Ohio boy has more than 62,000 subscribers on YouTube. And his version of the Queen hit has notched up nearly four million views since it was published in early January. The video starts with him saying: “I’m gonna be playing you Bohemian Rhapsody and it goes like this, ready?” Sitting on a stool, with his head just above the keys, he then proceeds to sing and play the famous tune, prompting one impressed person to comment on YouTube: “Freddie Mercury is smiling down at this prodigy”. Another noted: “The best part is while is … [Read more...] about Blind boy, 7, plays stunning rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody on the piano
Franklin’s Gardens is set to welcome yet another chart-topping artist to the stage this summer, with a big name DJ announced as the support act for Nile Rodgers and Chic. Electronic music producer Sigala will warm up the crowd for the disco legends at the Northampton Saints ground on June 30. The pop supremo, whose debut single Easy Love hit the UK chart number one in 2018, boasts seven platinum singles, eight million worldwide sales, ten million monthly listeners on Spotify and over a billion streams.And a DJ set of Sigala’s summer-influenced hits will be the 'perfect opening' ahead of the headline live performance, according to the Saints' chief executive. “Sigala is a fantastic producer and DJ, and is the perfect choice for a summer’s evening ahead of Nile Rodgers and Chic’s headline set,” said Mark Darbon.“The combination of both acts will ensure everyone will enjoy a night to remember at the home of Northampton … [Read more...] about Chart-topping act named as support for Nile Rodgers and Chic in Northampton
ACTRESS Gwyneth Paltrow was pictured looking bleary-eyed as she held onto husband Brad Flachuk's hand leaving last night's GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The 46-year-old appeared to have a little too much fun at the event, which was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton, as she carefully walked down the venue's steps in her sky-high heels. Gwyneth, who took to the stage during the star-studded festivities, looked chic in an ostrich feathered blouse. She teamed her statement shirt with a pair of cropped grey trousers and worked her blonde hair into a loose-tousled style for the occasion, which celebrates the accurate representations of LGBTQ community within the media. The Oscar winner's other half Brad, 48, looked equally dapper in a navy blue suit, white shirt and tie. Not the only famous face at the event, Lena Waithe, Olivia Munn, Meghan Trainor and singer Lizzo, who performed at the awards, were also in attendance. Beyoncé and Jay Z also took to the stage to accept the Vanguard … [Read more...] about Bleary-eyed Gwyneth Paltrow gets a helping hand from husband Brad as she leaves GLAAD Awards
News / Dundee by Lindsey Hamilton March 28, 2019, 6:05 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Rising star Sigala has promised “a set to remember” when he supports Craig David at Slessor Gardens this year. The 22-year-old DJ and record producer, real name Bruce Fielder, said he was excited to be supporting the r’n’b singer in the summer. Sigala has had several huge hits, including Just Got Paid with Ella Eyre and Meghan Trainor, Came Here for Love with Ella Eyre, Lullaby with Paloma Faith and Ain’t Giving Up with David himself. His 2015 debut single Easy Love, which sampled the Jackson 5’s ABC, hit number one. Speaking to the Tele, the Norwich chart favourite said he was looking forward to his first foray into the City of Discovery. “I am really excited to be coming to Dundee and to be supporting Craig David in this tour,” he said. “I’ve worked with him before, he is a great guy, a true … [Read more...] about Sigala promises ‘set to remember’ supporting Craig David at Dundee Slessor Gardens gig
The Knockouts are here! This week’s episode of The Voice sees 12 contestants, three from each coach’s team, battle it out in a bid to keep their place in the competition. The Knockouts will play out over two weeks, with a total of two contestants from each team making it through to the semi-final. Each of the four coaches Jennifer Hudson, Will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Olly Murs have enlisted the help of celebrity judge in a bid to secure the cream of the crop. Team JHud will sing their hearts out in front of Years and Years singer Olly Alexander, Team Olly will come face-to-face with Anne-Marie, Team Tom will welcome James Arthur and Team Will have Nicole Scherzinger as their guest mentor. The twist this year is that one lucky singer, chosen by the public, will be given a second chance with the Lifeline vote after the second week of knockouts, putting them through into the top nine in the contest. Team Tom Deana Walmsley, Roger Samuels and trio … [Read more...] about The Voice UK 2019: Who goes through the first round of the Knockouts?