Music

25 February 2013

Blur Tracks to Be Released As Lullabyes

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullabye form. The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into ...
25 February 2013

Madonna Named Music's Biggest Money Maker

Madonna was music's biggest earner in 2012. The 'Girl Gone Wild' singer topped Billboard's list of money makers, taking home $34.5 million from her 88-date MDNA World Tour, also the highest ...
25 February 2013

Pete Wentz: Fall out Boy Now Fall out Men

Pete Wentz says Fall Out Boy have turned into "Fall Out Men". The 'Dance, Dance' hitmakers - Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley and Pete - reformed earlier this month following ...
25 February 2013

Kanye West Wants Fairer Music Industry

Kanye West claims the music industry isn't fair towards black artists. The 'Stronger' rapper insists white singers have an unfair advantage when it comes to award shows as they are almost ...
25 February 2013

Thom Yorke: Surfing Helped me Relax

Thom Yorke found surfing helped him relax with his song writing. The Radiohead singer recently worked with Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea on his Atoms For Peace project, and revealed his ...
25 February 2013

Adele Scoops Best Original Song Oscar

Adele's 'Skyfall' won the award for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards. The 24-year-old British singer struggled to hold back tears as she accepted the gong with her co-writer Paul ...
24 February 2013

Johnny Marr Enjoys Being Solo Artist

Johnny Marr is creating his own "archetype" with debut solo album. The former Smiths guitarist admits he often disagreed with his former bandmate Morrissey, who was famously known for being a ...
24 February 2013

Dido Hypnotised to Cure Stage Fright

Dido had hypnotherapy to cure her stage fright. The 41-year-old singer underwent treatment to combat her nerves and was pleased it was successful as her anxiety was affecting her performances. She said: ...
23 February 2013

Devlin Felt Pressure of Second Album

Devlin felt "pressure" to write a second album. The 23-year-old rapper released his second studio album 'A Moving Picture' earlier this month, and while he felt the strain to follow up ...
23 February 2013

Bill Wyman Wanted Proper Rolling Stones Reunion

Bill Wyman was "disappointed" with his role in the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary. The group's former bassist accompanied the band on two tracks, 'Honky Tonk Women' and 'It's Only Rock 'n' ...
22 February 2013

Josephine Inspired By the Picture of Dorian Gray

Josephine's track 'Portrait' is was inspired by 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. The singer was moved to write the track by Oscar Wilde's novel, which tells of a hedonistic young man ...

22 February 2013

The Stokes Have No Plans to Tour Comedown Machine

The Strokes have no plans to tour their new album 'Comedown Machine'. The New York rockers are set to release their fifth studio album in March and while they have remained ...
22 February 2013

Justin Timberlake And Jay-Z Tour Venues Revealed

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z appear to be going on tour together. The 'Suit & Tie' collaborators have strengthened speculation they are planning a joint headline show, thanks to a cryptic posting ...
22 February 2013

Mariah Carey Wants Album out 'a.s.a.p.'

Mariah Carey wants to release her new album "A.S.A.P." The 'Hero' singer has given fans a preview of new material with the song 'Almost Home' - from the soundtrack to new ...
22 February 2013

Frank Ocean Records With Depeche Mode

Frank Ocean has recorded a track with Depeche Mode's Martin Gore. The 'Pyramids' singer has been in the studio with the electronic producer, as well as Christoffer Berg - half ...
22 February 2013

Mumford And Sons Snub One Direction

Mumford and Sons snubbed One Direction at the BRIT Awards. The 'Lover of the Light' folk-rockers beat the boy band to claim the trophy for British Group, but when they ran ...
22 February 2013

Jake Bugg: One Direction Are 'Terrible'

Jake Bugg thinks One Direction are "terrible". The 18-year-old musician is shocked at the comparison people have drawn between the five-piece 'X Factor' contestants and legendary band the Beatles as he ...
21 February 2013

Ed Sheeran Loses Phone With New Album At Brits

Ed Sheeran lost a phone with his new album on it at the BRIT Awards. The 'Give Me Love' singer was left worried when he couldn't find one of his mobile ...
21 February 2013

Beyonce Extends UK Tour

Beyonce has extended the UK leg of her 'Mrs. Carter Show' tour. The 'Crazy in Love' hitmaker had been due to play eight English shows in April and May, but following ...
21 February 2013

Beach Boys, Madness And Paloma Faith to Headline Henley Festival

The Beach Boys, Madness and Paloma Faith have been announced as headliners at the 2013 Henley Festival. The 'California Girls' band are set to kick off the festivities in the quaint ...
21 February 2013

Ben Howard Proud of UK's Diverse Music

Ben Howard says the "diversity in British music is something to be proud of". The singer-songwriter scooped two BRIT awards last night (20.02.13) - British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough ...

21 February 2013

Mumford And Sons Glad to Be Home for Brits

Mumford and Sons were glad to be back on British soil for the BRIT Awards last night (20.02.13). 'The Cave' band won Best British Group at the ceremony - held ...
21 February 2013

Emeli Sande: Nobody Wanted to Sign me

Emeli Sande says "nobody" would sign her when she first started out. The 'Next To Me' singer won two trophies at the BRIT Awards last night (20.02.13) - British Female ...
21 February 2013

Johnny Marr 'Happy' to Have Solo Pop Album

Johnny Marr is "happy" to have created a solo pop album. The 49-year-old musician went in a new direction for his record 'The Messenger' and after having been in "alternative" bands ...