Riding high on the success of the epic Bohemian Rhapsody film, a new sold-out and more, Queen continues to ride high late in their career. The band has been nominated for Favorite Album for the American Music Awards. Other nominees include Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper for A Star is Born and the soundtrack to Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. You can vote at the link below.
Queen + Adam Lambert headlined the recent 2019 Global Citizen Festival, which took place on September 28 in New York City’s Central Park. Watch them perform ‘We Are The Champions’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ live at the festival. Continue reading →
Queen + Adam Lambert have booked a European tour for 2020, a version “Rhapsody” concert experience they toured in the USA this year. The announcement comes on the eve of one of the biggest North American concerts in Queen’s illustrious history. They will take to the stage as headliners this Saturday, September 28, for this year’s annual Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park, playing to an expected audience of 60,000. The all-star event has been staged each year since 2012 by the Global Poverty Project, which has set the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Queen +Adam Lambert will star alongside artists such as Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, ONE REPUBLIC and Carole King. The European tour will launch in Italy on May 24, with its final stop in Denmark on July 1. Along the way, it will play in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, as well as the U.K., where dates will center around five London shows at the O2 Arena beginning on June 2. Tickets for the U.K. dates on the “Rhapsody” tour go on sale to the general public today, September 25 at 9:00 a.m. local time. There are no pre-sales. Tickets (maximum of six tickets per booking) are priced from £45.00 and available at the links below.Continue reading →
Queen and Adam Lambert kicked off their massive world tour, The Rhapsody Tour, last night at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia! Featuring an extravagant stage show befitting of one of the best bands ever, they played an extensive twenty-nine song setlist (via Setlist.fm) which included all-time hits, deep cuts, and rarities. The tour is selling out many dates on the strength of the global sensation Bohemian Rhapsody film. Watch this gang of fan-filmed videos from the show!
Rami Malek again brought home the trophy as he collected the prestigious Academy Award (a.k.a. the Oscars) last night in Hollywood. Malek has won every major best actor awards for his portrayal of legendary rock singer Freddie Mercury of Queen inBohemian Rhapsody, now the largest grossing music biopic of all-time. Sadly, the film did not win for Best Picture, losing in an upset to another music-history-related film Green Book. In his acceptance speech, Malek shouted out Mercury and being able to tell his story.Continue reading →
Queen + Adam Lambert opened the Academy Awards last night by performing their hit singles ‘We Will Rock You’ and ‘We Are The Champions’ at the top of the show. The band was introduced by actors Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, famous for their roles as Queen worshiping rockers in Wayne’s World. Myers also has a bit role in Bohemian Rhapsody. Queen was performing in celebration of the bands’ nomination for the Bohemian Rhapsody film’s Best Picture at the Oscars, as well as many other nominations for the film. Continue reading →
Rami Malek has won another prestigious Hollywood award for his amazing portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek, 37, won the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role. At the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) on Sunday. The award marks the actor’s first-ever SAG Award win. Malek won, however, Bohemian Rhapsody lost in the best picture category to Marvel Studios Black Panther. Bohemian Rhapsody has already won Golden Globes and has placed with Five Academy Award Nominations For 2019, in the categories of “Best Picture,” “Sound Editing,” “Sound Mixing,” “Film Editing,” and “Best Actor,” for Malek again. The film will compete for the “Best Picture” prize alongside Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born and Vice.Continue reading →
Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic about the rise of the band Queen and its iconic frontman Freddie Mercury is already the largest grossing film biography about a musician or band ever. They cleaned up recently at the Golden Globes awards winning best picture and best actor for Rami Malek in his portrayal of Mercury. Now the film has been nominated for five Academy Awards, a.k.a. The Oscars or The Oscar Awards. The film is nominated in the categories of “Best Picture,” “Sound Editing,” “Sound Mixing,” “Film Editing,” and “Best Actor,” for Malek again. Bohemian Rhapsody will compete for the “Best Picture” prize alongside Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born and Vice.Continue reading →
Bohemian Rhapsody, the music biopic about the band Queen and the life and times of frontman Freddie Mercury won two Gold Globes awards last night. The film, directed by Dexter Fletcher, was named best drama at the 76th annual awards, while actor Rami Malek won the best actor award for his portrayal of Mercury. Queen members and executive producers on the film Dr. Brian May and Roger Taylor were also on hand and spoke to the media at the event. Malek beat out such stars as Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born, John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman, Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased and Willem Dafoe in At Eternity’s Gate. We don’t love award shows here at Ghost Cult, but it’s cool to see some light shed on the massive impact Queen and Freddie has made as one of the greatest bands ever. Bohemian Rhapsody has already become the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time, bringing over $700 million at the worldwide box office.Continue reading →
Queen’sBohemian Rhapsody film is the #1 music biopic of all-time, bringing in a huge $700 million at the worldwide box office.. The DVD/Blu-Ray is coming this February 12th and is packed with features! The set will include the full Live Aid performance, featuring Rami Malek (as singer Freddie Mercury), Ben Hardy (as drummer Roger Taylor), Gwilym Lee (as guitarist Brian May), and Joseph Mazzello (as bassist John Deacon) recreating the original 22-minute 1985 Wembley Stadium show. It will also have never-before-seen songs, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “We Will Rock You”, as part of the Live Aid re-enactment. The 4K and Blu-ray releases will also feature several featurettes, including “Rami Malek: Becoming Freddie”, “The Look And Sound Of Queen” and “Recreating Live Aid.”Continue reading →