Music

21 December 2012

Madonna Threatened to Cancel Chile Show

Madonna threatened to cancel a show after she caught a fan smoking during rehearsal. The 'Girl Gone Wild' singer was angered at someone watching her soundcheck in Santiago, Chile, on ...
21 December 2012

Calvin Harris Doesn't Remix for Money

Calvin Harris doesn't do remixes for money. The 'Bounce' DJ and producer has cut tracks with Florence Welch, Dizzee Rascal, Tinie Tempah and Kelis, and says all his collaborations come about ...
21 December 2012

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Ravi Shankar

Hundreds of people turned out to pay tribute to Ravi Shankar yesterday (20.12.12). The legendary sitar played passed way aged 92 earlier this month and was mourned by a crowd of ...
21 December 2012

Jack White Promises Second Album

Jack White promises "another album is on the way already." The singer has already started work on his second solo album after the success of 'Blunderbuss', released earlier this year. The singer, ...
21 December 2012

McFly Want Jessie J Collaboration

McFly are hoping for a collaboration with Jessie J. The 'Party Girl' group are in the studio working on their sixth album and are hopeful they can convince the 'Price ...
21 December 2012

Tinie Tempah Completes Second Album

Tinie Tempah has finished his second album. The 'Pass Out' rapper spent most of this year working on his new record - which has the working title 'Demonstration' - and ...
20 December 2012

Kodaline Friends With Bikers

Kodaline like to think they have a "biker seal of approval". The Irish indie group - picked to be showcased as one of iTunes New Artists of 2013 - played ...
20 December 2012

Shane Filan Signs Solo Record Deal

Westlife's Shane Filan has landed a solo record deal. The singer - who separated from his band mates in June after completing a farewell tour - is hard at work on ...
20 December 2012

Tom Odell 'Honoured' to Win Brits Critics' Choice Award

Tom Odell is "honoured" to have won the BRITs Critics' Choice Award for 2013. The 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Sussex, South East England, beat nominees AlunaGeorge and Laura Mvula to be chosen ...
20 December 2012

Adele Makes 30 Under 30 List

One Direction, Adele and Marcus Mumford have made the Forbes' 30 Under 30 Music list. The artists are among those highlighted by the analysis company as being the "brightest stars" of ...
20 December 2012

Christina Aguilera to Be Honoured At People's Choice Awards

Christina Aguilera will be honoured for her achievements in music at the 2013 People's Choice Awards. The 32-year-old singer - who has been nominated in the Favourite Celebrity Judge category for ...
20 December 2012

Chris Brown 'Killed' Afrojack Track

Chris Brown "killed it completely" when he recorded vocals for Afrojack's new song. The controversial singer recorded a part for the DJ's 'As Your Friend' after they were introduced by ...
19 December 2012

Semi-Bad Girl Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift did a "fantastic job" of playing an almost bad girl in the video for 'Trouble'. The singer plays a geeky character who falls for a bad boy who ...
19 December 2012

Public Enemy Take Hall of Fame Inclusion 'Very Seriously'

Chuck D takes Public Enemy's inclusion in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame "very seriously". The veteran rapper is pleased his group will become the fourth hip-hop band to be ...
19 December 2012

Ian Watkins Charged With Conspiracy to Rape a Minor

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins has been charged with conspiracy to rape a minor. The vocalist with the 'Last Summer' rockers appeared in magistrates court in Cardiff, Wales, today (19.12.12) where he was ...
19 December 2012

Girls Aloud Shouted At Fans to Buy Their Songs

Girls Aloud used to shout at people in the street to buy their music. The girl band - who recently reunited to mark their 10th year in music - worried their ...
19 December 2012

12.12.12 Album Released

The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi and Sir Paul McCartney all feature on an album of the 12.12.12 concert. Performances from the event, held in New York last week, have been collected ...
19 December 2012

Lostprophets Singer Arrested on Child Sex Charges

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been arrested on child sex charges. The 35-year-old musician has been charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a female under 13 and possession ...
19 December 2012

Kesha 'Didn't Want to Sing' Die Young

Ke$ha "never wanted" to sing 'Die Young'. The 25-year-old singer's latest single has been pulled from US radio stations following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Conneticut and ...
19 December 2012

Cover Drive Don't Care About Cool

Cover Drive don't care whether their music is considered "cool". The 'Explode' hitmakers - who have toured with chart-topping stars including Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson and JLS - think their Bajan background ...
18 December 2012

Garbage Heading Back to Studio

Garbage are planning to release new songs in early 2013. The 'Stupid Girl' band put out their last album, 'Not Your Kind of People', earlier this year, but don't want ...
18 December 2012

One Directions' Guilty Pleasure Tracks

One Directions' songwriters admit their tracks are "guilty pleasure music". Writing and production team Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub and Savan Kotecha have been behind the boy band's three biggest hits - ...
18 December 2012

Pete Waterman Keeping Hit Factory Line Up Quiet

Pete Waterman is refusing to tell his acts when they will perform at 'Hit Factory Live'. The pop producer is hosting a star-studded concert at The O2 in London on Friday ...
18 December 2012

Alicia Keys Sued Over Girl on Fire

Alicia Keys is being sued over 'Girl on Fire'. Songwriter Earl Shuman claims the singer's latest track bears similarities to his and Leon Carr's 1962 composition 'Lonely Boy', best known ...