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Annie Lennox

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 03.17.2014 | 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...

Dave Stewart on Being a Renaissance Man

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Right when you think you know an icon, they turn around and do something else to show you their versatility.

7 Easy Ways to Make an Impact on International Women's Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

If we all adopted Malala's attitudes, we'd be much closer to protecting and empowering women and girls around the globe. Yet, here's the great news: we don't have to endure personal tragedy in order to take a stand for equality. Even simple actions can create change.

Coretta Scott King: Beside, Not Behind, the Great Man

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 03.23.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

A notable absentee from President Obama's two inaugurations makes both his accomplishment and her absence more poignant.

1983: My Favorite Year in Pop Music

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

1983 was a rare year where many of the finest singles actually ended up at #1 -- tuneful, innovative productions that still sound fresher than most of 2013's pop playlists. Here are 20 noteworthy acts (in no order) that made their first stateside mark in 1983...

PHOTOS: The 7 Most Charitable Celebs

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.19.2012 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- Celebrity charity work has been around as long as celebrity itself. "Beethoven was doing charity concerts," says Myrlia Purcell, found...

Tali Lennox Could Be Burberry's New Face

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Model and daughter of Annie Lennox, Tali Lennox WHAT: The leggy beauty, seen at the Burberry Prorsum Spring 2013 show, looked like she had be...

Annie Lennox Married For Third Time

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Celebrity

Seems like Annie Lennox has finally found the man her sweet dreams are made of. The Scottish singer tied the knot with Dr. Mitch Besser in a privat...

Blame It on Eve: Ensler's 'Emotional Creature' Will Rock Your World

Kate Grant | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Kate Grant

Playwright Eve Ensler, made famous by her revolutionary Vagina Monologues, takes another bold, beautiful and inspiring step forward with her new play, Emotional Creature.

Film on Haitian Art: In the Eye of the Spiral

Jim Luce | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

We believe that the art of this nation can be the catalyst to begin a positive and expanding spiral for the people of Haiti. I believe in Haiti. I deeply admire its people and have great respect for its artists and intellectuals.

The Real Stars of Oxford

Randall Kempner | Posted 06.16.2012 | Small Business
Randall Kempner

For those of us in the entrepreneurship development space, the Skoll World Forum is an annual shot in the arm, an opportunity to be inspired by people who are driven by a deep desire to address the world's greatest challenges.

What Men Can Learn From Annie Lennox

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

It's about expanding the definition of human to include what is female and about working together to dismantle systematized biases in culture.

5 Epic Movie Themes As Awesome As 'Safe And Sound'

Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

At HuffPost High School, we're not shy about our obsession with all things Hunger Games! So, when Taylor Swift surprised the twitterverse today with a...

Moline Loves Paul Simon, Plus Chatting With Bill Wyman, American Idol's James Durbin and Mastodon's Brann Dailor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.

"The Sounds of Silence": Songs About Silence and Shame for Penn State

David Wild | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports
David Wild

It's taken me a few days to begin to make any sense whatsoever of the disturbing and disgraceful story still unfolding at Penn State. Yet this much seems clear: what we are seeing at long last is another tragic example of the human cost of silence in the face of evil.

Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Finding A Musical Muse At Midlife

Second Act | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty

Joan Anderman once had what a lot of other rock-obsessed baby boomers would consider a dream job. As a popular music and culture writer for The Boston...

The Power of a Letter

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Together, we are now saving more than one million lives every year. Each of those lives is someone who can then have a healthy, productive future and go on to take care of their family and community.