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Billie Eilish Joins Alanis Morissette & Sinead O’Connor as Only Solo Women With Multiple Alternative Songs No. 1s

"Bad Guy" hits No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs airplay chart (dated Aug. 10), making Billie Eilish just the third female soloist to have claimed more than one leader in…
Kevin Rutherford, Billboard / August 8, 2019

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Sinéad O’Connor Returns With Powerful Cover of Mahalia Jackson’s ‘Trouble of the World’

Sinéad O'Connor is back with her first song since contributing "Trouble Soon Be Over" to the 2015’s Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson compilation. Her latest song is another cover…
Emily Tan / October 2, 2020

10 Odd, Curious and Downright Awful Alt-Rock Duets

A great duet requires all the necessary elements— song selection, choice of musical partners, execution—to come together perfectly. Throughout the history of recorded music, there…
Robert Ham / April 24, 2020

Alanis Morissette: Our 1995 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the November 1995 issue of SPIN. I shouldn't be here. From a vantage point not ten feet…
James Hannaham / September 1, 2019

Sharon Van Etten Performs Devastating Cover of Sinéad O’Connor’s “Black Boys on Mopeds”

Sharon Van Etten's cover of the Sinéad O’Connor (who now prefers to be known as Magda Davitt) track "Black Boys on Mopeds" has been a…
Maggie Serota / April 25, 2019

Magda Davitt (Sinéad O’Connor) Shares First New Music in 4 Years

Magda Davitt, the artist formerly known as Sinéad O’Connor, has released a demo for "Milestones," her first new song in four years, The Irish Sun reports.
Maggie Serota / August 3, 2018

Strange Sinead O’Connor Interview Released as Part of Prince Death Investigation Evidence

After the closure of the criminal investigation into Prince's 2016 overdose death this week, the Carver County Sheriff's Office released over 15 GB of data…
Andy Cush / April 20, 2018

Sinéad O’Connor Announces First U.S. Shows in Four Years

Sinéad O’Connor, now going by the name Magda Davitt, will be playing live in the U.S. for the first time in four years in April.
Maggie Serota / March 23, 2018

Watch Sinead O’Connor Discuss Mental Illness, SNL, Her Career, and More on Dr. Phil

Sinead O'Connor was the guest on Tuesday's episode of Dr. Phil, where she appeared to discuss mental illness, her relationship with her mother, her career, her…
Jeremy Gordon / September 12, 2017

Sinead O’Connor Appearing on Dr. Phil to Discuss Mental Illness, Abuse

Sinead O'Connor will appear on Dr. Phil for the show's return on Tuesday (Sept. 12), Billboard has learned. "I’m so grateful and very happy,…
Ashley Iasimone, Billboard / September 7, 2017

Fiona Apple on Sinead O’Connor’s Motel Video: “I Wish I Could Be There…You’re My Hero”

Fiona Apple has recorded a supportive video message to Sinead O'Connor on her YouTube page. Apple's clip comes in response to a video O'Connor posted to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 11, 2017

Sinead O’Connor Says She’s Suicidal, Living In New Jersey Motel

Sinead O'Connor says she's suicidal and living in a New Jersey Travelodge motel in a 12-minute video posted on her Facebook account Thursday. The singer…

Remembering Roger Waters’ 1990 Concert at the Berlin Wall

The day after The Wall concert in Berlin’s infamous Potzdamer Platz, David Bates, Dawn Bridges, and Chris Roberts from PolyGram Records, and I drove to…
Bob Guccione / July 21, 2017

Arsenio Hall Is No Longer Suing Sinéad O’Connor for Saying He Gave Drugs to Prince

Last May, not long after Prince's death, Sinéad O'Connor took to her official Facebook page to accuse Arsenio Hall of supplying the late singer with drugs and once…
Anna Gaca / February 23, 2017

Watch TV on the Radio Cover “Nothing Compares 2 U” at Yale’s Prince and David Bowie Conference

As part of Yale University's celebrity-studded "Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince" conference this past week, TV on the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017
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