The definition of a phobia indicates an irrational and persistent fear and revulsion of certain situations, objects, activities, animals or people that can, in severe cases limit the autonomy of the sufferer.
Even the most famous singers are affected by some phobias, more or less peculiar, from the classic fear of flying to the unusual fear of owls: in fact, phobias are often related to traumatic events and can appear strange in the eyes of the sufferer.
Here are the fears that some of the most famous singers have admitted having.
The American Film Institute has released its ranking of the 100 best songs that are part of the soundtrack of U.S. movies.
In order to be selected, the films had to meet these criteria: they had to be at least 60 minutes long, they had to be in English, they had to have won critical acclaim, and they had to have won awards and popularity over time, leaving a positive impact on American music.
Here are the Top 15 best English-language songs excerpted from movies according to AFI.
How many times in your life have you listened to songs extracted from the best-selling albums of all time? Some albums have changed the history of music and art in general, and their value has been certified by the number of copies of the album purchased.
These records are iconic and have marked an era: even today, many people buy a copy of such albums to keep a historical product with them, especially now that vinyls are popular again.
Here are what are the best-selling albums of all time according to data provided by the certification bodies made available by different nations, taking into consideration, of course, the number of officially declared sales.
What are the most listened to songs on the unforgettable wedding day? Spotify reveals the complete ranking of the most listened to songs in 2022.
There are almost 15 million playlists on the music streaming platform and many of them are dedicated to the wedding day itself: from the most romantic songs to those for going wild and dance.
To come up with this ranking, Spotify checked which songs are the most added on wedding-related thematic playlists: browse the photo gallery to find out which songs are the most played in the world
These days is depopulating on the net (and not only), the song Music Session #53, made by the Argentine rapper and record producer Bizarrap in collaboration with the singer Shakira.
In this song, Shakira lashes out very harshly against her ex-husband, former footballer Gerard Piqué, who ended his relationship with the Colombian singer after falling in love with the 24-year-old model Clara Chia Marti.
The lyrics of this song are very harsh and the song has depopulated everywhere, getting 14.4 million stream out of Spotify in one day. But that of Shakira is not the only case of song dedicated to the former partner: many singers of all ages have done something similar, not necessarily to lash out against this person, but also to thank him for the part of the life path accomplished together. Here are some of the most famous songs that musicians have dedicated to their exes!
The password in the luxury industry is "customization" to the customer's wishes. In the case of pianos, this trend has created amazing musical instruments.
A grand piano is a major investment, and it is natural that it involves not only the financial aspect, but also the emotional aspect, since it is about the passion of playing and listening to music.
To understand what it means when it comes to a high-end piano, here are what are the 10 most expensive pianos in the world according to the portal Luxury Pianos.
The well-known US magazine Rolling Stone in 2021 has updated the list of the 500 most beautiful songs of all time.
The ranking was first published on December 11, 2003 and was compiled by a jury chosen by the editorial staff, composed of 172 musicians, music critics and experts in the recording industry. Subsequently, the ranking was changed twice: the first in 2010, the second in 2021, when 254 songs that were previously not present were added.
Obviously, there is nothing more subjective than music: these songs are considered the best according to the criteria defined by Rolling Stonemagazine, but each of us has his own personal ranking of the best songs ever. Here, however, is the Top 20 of Rolling Stone.
Sleeper Hit: this term refers to songs that achieved international fame long after their release as singles, months, years or even decades later.
There are many reasons why a song that initially went unnoticed can later become a hit: for example, the inclusion of the song on the soundtrack of a film or TV series, or the release of a remix of that single.
Here are some of the most famous cases of sleeper hits, songs that reached success late.
In 2008, 'Rolling Stone' compiled a list of the 100 best singers of all time.
This ranking was compiled 15 years ago by 180 people, including several musicians (e.g. Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Justin Timberlake, George Michael, Keith Richards), journalists and music experts.
On 1 January 2023, however, 'Rolling Stone' published an update of the ranking that revolutionised the list, especially with regard to the Top Ten. As the well-known US magazine was keen to point out, this ranking does not only take into account technical and vocal abilities (it is not a list of the best voices of all time), but also the originality of the vocal timbre, the record catalogue, the writing ability and the musical legacy of the singers in question. Here are the top 20 positions.
The world of music is full of legends, alleged secrets, anecdotes and little-known stories: some tales are true, others totally invented, the product of fantasy or some hypothesis that has never been verified.
These are urban legends, for which there is no certain source. Among the most interesting legends is the one about musicians and singers who may have died in the past and then been replaced by a double.
Proponents of this theory also cite evidence of, according to them, aesthetic differences or subliminal traces left behind in albums and songs: here are five of the most famous cases of singers who supposedly died and were replaced.
The Grammy Award is the most prestigious music award, as well as being one of the most important awards in the entertainment industry and is therefore generally regarded as the equivalent of the Oscars in the film world.
As with the Oscars, the choice of the winner is made by a vote of experts, namely the members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, an association of US artists and technicians involved in the music industry.
Find out who the most awarded musicians are: there are not only singers, but also record producers and conductors!