Pop music

Jess Glynne nominated for three Brit awards

By Josh Jackman, January 15, 2016

Pop star Jess Glynne has received three nominations in this year’s Brit awards, including best female solo artist.

The 26-year-old singer, who released her first solo album “I Cry When I Laugh” last year, is also up for the breakthrough act and best single awards.


Interview: Mark Ronson

By Paul Lester, April 25, 2015

Mark Ronson is showing me the Woody Allen poster that takes pride of place at the entrance to his recording studio in King's Cross, London. The studio is named after Zelig, the 1983 Allen mockumentary about the fictional character who changes identity according to his environment and appears at key moments in history.


Passover Funk: Aish perform a Pesach rendition of Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk

By Sandy Rashty, March 27, 2015

Watch this Aish group perform Passover Funk - a Pesach-inspired rendition of the award-winning hit Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.


Uptown Passover: A take on the award-winning hit by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

By Sandy Rashty, March 27, 2015

Acapella group Six13 perform a Pesach rendition of the award-winning Uptown Funk hit by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.


Lecha Dodi performed to the tune of John Legend's 'All Of Me'

By Sandy Rashty, February 19, 2015

Watch musicians Refael Mirila and Asaf Flumendorf perform Lecha Dodi lyrics to the tune of John Legend's award-winning All Of Me at Lauderdale House in north London.


Happy 70th Birthday Bob Marley! Israelis cover 'Could you be loved'

By Sandy Rashty, January 26, 2015

Ahead of Bob Marley's birthday next Friday (February 6), these Israelis have covered his well-known jam Could you be loved .


One Republic prepare to go Native in Israel

By Anna Behrmann, January 8, 2015

American pop rockers One Republic will be performing in Israel as part of their 2015 world tour.

Taking to Facebook on Wednesday, the Colorado band announced: “We added another date to the #Native Tour! We will be coming to Tel Aviv, Israel at Ramat Gan Stadium on May 28.”


Jonathan Shalit: Starmaker who shows celebs what it means to be Jewish

By Sandy Rashty, November 13, 2014

'Yes, I work in showbusiness, the business of show, but I work in a very serious business, a very hard business,' Jonathan Shalit tells me with his infectious enthusiasm.


Super DJ puts Pulitzer writer in mix

By Naomi Firsht, November 13, 2014

One is possibly the coolest Jew on the planet - the other is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

In one of modern music's most unexpected collaborations, it emerged this week that super-producer Mark Ronson asked Jewish novelist Michael Chabon to write the lyrics for his new funk album, Uptown Special.

Mr Ronson, best known for producing Amy Winehouse's hit album Back to Black, has long admired


Robbie Williams set to perform in Israel for the first time

By JC Reporter, October 7, 2014

Robbie Williams has finalised a deal to sing in Israel for the first time.

According to Israeli media, the former Take That star will perform in Tel Aviv next May.

Mr Williams has reportedly reached an agreement with Israeli agents over a concert at either Yarkon Park or the Ramat Gan Stadium.