Italian singer Paolo Conte will open Umbria Jazz Festival on Friday evening, joining famous international artists Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett. Umbria Jazz 2015 will take place in Perugia at the Santa Giuliana arena and Friday night's performances will be followed by a midnight concert by Charles Lloyd, the American jazz musician, at the Morlacc...

The 'Til It Happens to You' hitmaker is reportedly keen to ''celebrate her heritage'' with a beautiful wedding in the European country but are in no rush to walk down the aisle. A source said: ''She wants to celebrate her heritage, so they're looking at places in the Italian countryside. She wants a big Italian wedding.   ''They're stil...

Music has always had a crucial importance for the Italians in America. As a sentiment of strong attachment to the mother land and its traditions, or as a channel to express their passion; as a vehicle for revenge due to the success of the opera and then to the affirmation of the Italian artistic talent, from the Italian crooners of the 40s and the...

by Peter Helman Sam Smith and his songwriting partner Jimmy Napes received the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song tonight for "Writing's On The Wall," their theme for the final Daniel Craig James Bond film Spectre. The award was presented by Katy Perry, and the other nominees were Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do" from 50 Shades Of Gre...

Lady Gaga feared her pop star career was going to kill her. The 29-year-old singer contemplated turning her back on the industry last year because she thought the lifestyle she was living at the time would result in her ending up dead. Speaking to Billboard magazine, she said: ''At the end of 2014, my stylist asked, 'Do you even want to b...

Lady Gaga has vowed to donate money to help recovery efforts in her family's native Italy after an earthquake shook the country early on Wednesday (24Aug16).   The pop superstar, real name Stefani Germanotta, was among the celebrities expressing their heartbreak on social media after waking up to learn a 6.2 magnitude tremor had rocked the m...

Pop diva Lady Gaga has announced to the world that she is getting married - to an actor she met making a video, in which she wore her mother's wedding dress. The 28-year-old superstar, who has become as known for her extravagant outfits as for her music, revealed the engagement by showing a simple, heart-shaped ring that fiance Taylor Kinney g...

At first (or even second) glance, it's an unlikely pairing. He's the elegant, gentlemanly jazz icon who left his heart in San Francisco, singing classics from the Great American Songbook.   She's the dance-pop sensation known for flamboyant costumes (a meat dress, a Kermit the Frog jacket), fame-themed hits ("Paparazzi," "Applause"), and fan...

On a recent night on a desolate, far-west strip of the Meatpacking District, it's cold and dark — but inside Santina, it's summer on the Italian coast. Squint, and you could be on a cruise-ship deck: A squad of servers in bright teal, orange and purple polo shirts, white pants and Rod Laver sneakers roam the new, 100-seat restaurant with cheery ef...

Un elicottero da 30 milioni di euro, rigorosamente «Made in Italy». In vista del prossimo Natale, Lady Gaga ha deciso di fare le cose in grade. E si è fatta un super-regalo. A rivelarlo è il sito Lussuosissimo.com, solitamente molto informato in fatto di acquisti fatti dai vip. E l'oggetto, negli Usa, deve essere un vero must, visto che, secondo n...