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Annie Lennox

A Gay Man's Comprehensive Guide to Reggae Music

David Munk | Posted 04.20.2015 | Gay Voices
David Munk

Though it may strike you as something less than shocking coming from an analog, Fosse-loving gay guy like me, but I've never cared much for reggae music. Doesn't everyone like reggae? That said, I do actually like a reggae beat.

Madonna, Annie Lennox and 'Acting Your Age'

Keo Nozari | Posted 04.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Keo Nozari

Annie Lennox and Madonna have different paths. BOTH of these remarkable, self-empowered ladies' paths are valid. And we can honor and respect the choices each of the these women have made for themselves.

Annie Lennox Had Total Ramona Singer Eyes At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Jackie Oshry | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment

At the 2015 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Annie Lennox joined Hozier on stage to perform "I Put a Spell On You." Lennox's performance was certainly d...

Beck & Annie Lennox Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment

No one was probably more surprised by Beck's Album of the Year win at the Grammys than Beck himself. He beat out heavy favorites Beyoncé and Sam Smit...

Annie Lennox: 'Strange Fruit' Criticism Was 'Painful'

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Annie Lennox says online criticism leveled at her remarks about the anti-lynching song "Strange Fruit" was hurtful and unfai...

The Beautiful Music of Still Alice: A Q & A With Composer Ilan Eshkeri

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.14.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Awards season 2015 has just begun and already Julianne Moore has been nominated for dozens of well deserved awards in the Best Actress category for the film Still Alice, which is released widely on Jan.16th.

60 and Going On Timeless: Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

I credit Annie Lennox as being the artist who first turned me onto the joys of pop music in the dawning of my teen years. So to celebrate Lennox's milestone 60th birthday (she's born on Christmas Day), I'm spotlighting one non-single from each of her 15-plus albums since 1981.

Black Feminism Lite? More Like Beyoncé Has Taught Us Black Feminism Light

Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley

When a black woman stands up and declares herself a feminist, the response is never universal celebration.

On Meeting a Woman on the Way to Somewhere Else

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Good News
Jeremiah Horrigan

I won't say I experienced some sort of transcendent moment then, that time seemed to stop and beckon me into some sort of new, spiritually enhanced state. But I will say this: Something told me the murder scene could wait for a while.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

The Difference Between Renée Zellweger And Annie Lennox

Sabine Reichel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

If a female movie star, driven crazy by all demands and expectations, does go ahead and under the knife or other assorted tortures to pump up and fill all there is to fill, the same vicious attack by the cruel Hollywood hounds is launched like a weapon. So, damned if you do, damned if you don't, this being the blue print for women's lives worldwide.

My Conversation With Annie Lennox

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

With 83 million records sold worldwide and four Grammys, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe to her credit, Annie Lennox "re-interprets" jazz and blues standards from the Great American Songbook on her new CD, Nostalgia.

Annie Lennox Didn't Mean To Diss Beyonce

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Annie Lennox made waves last month when she called Beyonce "feminist lite," but she told HuffPost Live on Tuesday that her words were "lost in transla...

Annie Lennox: Feminism 'Is A Great Word, And There Isn't An Alternative'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women

The word "feminism" can be divisive, but Annie Lennox says there's no better way to describe the cultural push for women's equality. When Lennox jo...

Annie Lennox: I'm So Happy To See Trans People 'Come Out Of The Shadows'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Singer-songwriter Annie Lennox sat down with HuffPost Live today to discuss a number of issues, including the evolution of the feminist movement. A...

Possibilities and Nostalgia: Conversations with Herbie Hancock and Annie Lennox

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

HH: "I'm saying that everybody has infinite opportunities for exploration in a forward motion of their life and hopefully this is an encouragement for people to not be afraid to get out of their comfort zone and examine new territory, new ideas, new perspectives as part of the growth process."

Annie Lennox: One Day We'll Get Rid Of 'Gay'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Annie Lennox and her androgynous look may have broken fresh ground in the early 1980s, but just don't call the iconic singer-songwriter a "gender bend...

I View Mothers With Awe

Annie Lennox | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact
Annie Lennox

I appreciate my mother and everything she went through. As a woman and mother, I passionately believe that women everywhere in the world deserve access to sexual and reproductive health care.

The Day the Rains Came to CA, Mother Earth Smiled Again

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

If my dad, Carl Sigman, were around on the day the rains came to California last month in the midst of the worst drought the state has seen in centuries, he might have said, 'Mother Earth smiled again.'

The Best 80s Singles That Never Made the Top 40 (Part 1)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a teenager in the 1980s, I amassed a large, eclectic collection of that decade's vinyl. In going through it all, I find myself listening more often to the hits less travelled, and after some research, I discovered an array of brilliant singles that failed altogether to grace Casey Kasem's countdown.

We Can't Rest

Annie Lennox | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Annie Lennox

We can't rest until we stop all children from being infected with HIV and orphaned because their mothers don't get the care they need. With the clock ticking towards the end of the Millennium Development Goals, we need to raise awareness.

How Eurythmics' 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)' Changed My Life

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

The truth is Annie Lennox has been one of the best influences in my life. I continue to be amazed and inspired by her words, her music, and her integrity. Today

Top 15 Song Tributes to Madiba in Honor of Mandela Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Nelson Mandela, whose July 18th birthday is known and celebrated worldwide as Mandela Day, is hugely influential and inspirational to musicians, who've found it easy to wrap poetry and melodies around the leader's tragic and triumphant life since.

WATCH: Out 'Voice' Contestant Channels Annie Lennox

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Although out singer Michelle Chamuel didn't take home the top prize on "The Voice," she's still one of our top favorites. The aspiring singer came...

LOOK: Music Legends Honored At Berklee Commencement

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.13.2013 | College

The Berklee College of Music celebrated music legends Willie Nelson, Carole King and Annie Lennox during its commencement at the Boston school on Satu...