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Police Reports Suggest That Sinéad O’Connor Is Missing and Suicidal in Chicago Suburbs

Update: O'Connor has posted an open letter via Facebook. It's addressed to her ex-husband John Reynolds and refers to a custody battle she has been having…
Brennan Carley / May 16, 2016

Sinéad O’Connor Says Arsenio Hall ‘Can Suck [Her] Dick’ After Prince Defamation Lawsuit

Sinéad O'Connor responded to Arsenio Hall's $5 million lawsuit with... well, quite the statement. She again took to Facebook to attack Hall and was even more…
Brian Josephs / May 6, 2016

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinéad O’Connor After She Said He Supplied Drugs to Prince

When Sinéad O’Connor claimed on Facebook that Arsenio Hall supplied Prince with drugs, his rep slammed the accusations as "absolutely false, ridiculous and absurd." TMZ now reports that the…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Sinéad O’Connor Accuses Arsenio Hall of Supplying Drugs to Prince

Sinéad O'Connor, who once gorgeously sang the Prince-composed "Nothing Compares 2 U," is making headlines again for her eccentric behavior. The Irish singer went on Facebook yesterday to accuse famed…
Brian Josephs / May 3, 2016

Watch Sinéad O’Connor, Ava Cherry Cover David Bowie in Chicago

Sinéad O’Connor and David Bowie's famed former backup singer Ava Cherry visited Metro Chicago last night to pay tribute to the Thin White Duke. Appearing in…
Rachel Brodsky / March 5, 2016

Sinead O’Connor Returns to Facebook Following Suicide Note, Thanks Her Fans

Sinead O'Connor's official Facebook page was deactivated last week after the Irish singer-songwriter posted what appeared to be a troubling suicide note last Sunday. Since…
Rachel Brodsky / December 6, 2015

A Possible Suicide Note Has Been Posted to Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook Page

Update 2: O'Connor has posted another public Facebook update, this time telling her children's father, older children, and sister: "You're dead to me." See that below.
James Grebey / November 29, 2015

Sinéad O’Connor: SPIN’s 1991 Cover Story, ‘Special Child’

We were the first magazine in America by a long way to announce that Sinéad O'Connor was a great artist and was going to leave…
Bob Guccione Jr. / September 18, 2015

Sinead O’Connor Is Accusing Her Booking Agent of Theft

Update: Deee-lite lyricist, co-producer, and cowriter Kier Kierby tells SPIN she's experienced similar problems. " I never got paid for one Deee-lite performance because management told me my…
Rachel Brodsky / August 17, 2015

Sinead O’Connor Says U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ Release Was ‘Almost Terrorist’

Pink Floyd said it devalued music. Tyler the Creator said it was like "waking up with a pimple." Taylor Hawkins said it sounded "like a fart." And…
James Grebey / November 17, 2014

Sinead O’Connor Meets Senescence with Sass on ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss’

Sinead O'Connor has made a career out of polarizing. That may sound like a given for an artist who's almost as known for her Papal-picture-ripping…
Rachel Devitt / August 13, 2014

7 Albums to Stream: FKA Twigs, Sinead O’Connor, the Gaslight Anthem, and More

End your week on a high note by streaming new albums from FKA Twigs, the Gaslight Anthem, Sinead O'Connor, JJ, and more.
Shannen Gaffney / August 8, 2014

Sinead-chronicity Strikes as O’Connor, Miley Cyrus, and Iceage Collide

The '90s revival works in mysterious ways. Less than two weeks after Nirvana's massive In Utero 20th-anniversary reissue, the artist who grabbed the world's attention…
Marc Hogan / October 3, 2013

Bjork Issues Creatively Punctuated Cancellation Apology

Björk recently joined the ever-growing list of artists recently sidelined with throat problems. An inflamed nodule on her vocal cord has been aggravated by her…
Devon Maloney / May 10, 2012

Sinead O’Connor is ‘Very Unwell,’ Cancels 2012 Tour

After a worrisome fall of 2011, during which Sinéad O'Connor tweeted sexually explicit and suicidal messages to fans, then married therapist Barry Herridge, had the…
Devon Maloney / April 24, 2012

Musicians Rally Around Death of Trayvon Martin

As Vibe reports, Frank Ocean, Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Nelly, Ludacris, and Jamie Foxx have all posted photos of themselves wearing hooded sweatshirts on their social…
Devon Maloney / March 26, 2012

The Inquisition: Sinead O’Connor

Since 1992, when she famously ripped up a photograph of the pope on Saturday Night Live, Sinéad O'Connor has been better at getting press for…
John Sellers / February 24, 2012

Hear the 2012 Golden Globe Nominees for Best Original Song, From Lady Gaga to Chris Cornell

Nominations for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and for the second year in a row, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross…
SPIN Staff / December 15, 2011