Music News

5 August 2021

Jesy Nelson wipes Instagram account ahead of debut solo single release

Jesy Nelson has wiped her Instagram account ahead of the hotly-anticipated release of her debut solo single. The former Little Mix star - who quit the chart-topping girl group in December ...
5 August 2021

Charli XCX lands BBC Sounds podcast

Charli XCX has landed her own podcast on BBC Sounds. The 29-year-old singer-songwriter has announced ‘Charli XCX’s Best Song Ever’ is launching on August 9. For each episode, the 'Gone' hitmaker will ...
5 August 2021

UB40 unveil first tour dates with new frontman Matt Doyle

UB40 have unveiled their first tour dates with new lead singer Matt Doyle. The KIOKO band member has replaced Duncan Campbell, 63, after he was forced to end his tenure in ...
5 August 2021

Two rare handwritten Beatles setlists set to go under the hammer

Two rare handwritten setlists by The Beatles are expected to fetch between $150,000 and $250,000 at auction. The memorabilia is set to go under the hammer at Bonhams auction house on ...
5 August 2021

Duran Duran share uplifting track MORE JOY!

Duran Duran have released their new single, ‘MORE JOY!’. Simon Le Bon and co's latest cut from their upcoming 15th studio album, 'FUTURE PAST', features the all-girl Japanese punk band CHAI. The ...
5 August 2021

Finneas announces debut album

Finneas has announced his debut album, 'Optimist'. The 24-year-old producer and songwriter has shared the lead single, ‘A Concert Six Months From Now’, and confirmed his first full-length release will arrive ...

5 August 2021

Charlie Watts to sit out Rolling Stones' US tour after undergoing operation

Charlie Watts has pulled out of the Rolling Stones' upcoming US tour after undergoing surgery. The 80-year-old drummer's operation was “completely successful” but he's "accepted" that it will take him "a ...
4 August 2021

Petula Clark: I sang on Give Peace a Chance by accident

Petula Clark sang on 'Give Peace a Chance' by accident. The 'Downtown' singer has explained she was going through a difficult time while on tour in Montreal during 1969, and decided ...
4 August 2021

Goldie: Humans are aliens

Goldie has suggested humans are descendants of aliens. The British drum and bass legend, 55, has shared his theory that our ancestors lived on Mars long before Earth became inhabited. The ...
4 August 2021

Alan McGee: Drugs got in the way of Libertines being global megastars

Alan McGee says the "completely out of control" Libertines could have been global megastars if it wasn't for drugs. The 60-year-old music mogul and Creation Records co-founder is known for managing ...
4 August 2021

Dolly Parton's nephew releases rap remix of 9 to 5

Dolly Parton's nephew Sabyn has released a rap version of '9 to 5'. The 40-year-old rapper has revealed his famous aunt gave her seal of approval of his interpretation of the ...
4 August 2021

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett unveil second duets album Love For Sale

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have unveiled their second duets album, 'Love For Sale'. The upcoming LP - which follows their 2014 album ‘Cheek to Cheek’ - was recorded after the ...
4 August 2021

Pete Parada dropped from The Offspring over vaccine refusal

Pete Parada says he has been dropped from The Offspring for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. Pete, 48, shared a lengthy statement on social media, where he claimed his doctor advised him ...

4 August 2021

Ariana Grande to earn more than '$20m' for virtual Fortnite concert

Ariana Grande will reportedly rake in more than $20 million (£14.4 million) for her virtual in-game concert on 'Fortnite'. The 'Thank U, Next' hitmaker will be performing songs as part of ...
3 August 2021

Frank Ocean to headline Coachella 2023

Frank Ocean will headline Coachella in 2023. The 33-year-old singer - who hasn't played live since 2017 - was due to perform at the 2020 edition of the festival along with ...
3 August 2021

The Weeknd goes disco: New track Take My Breath out this week

The Weeknd is set to release his new single, 'Take My Breath', on Friday (06.08.21). After teasing fans about his new era starting imminently and sharing a snippet of the track ...
3 August 2021

The Killers' Pressure Machine LP features Phoebe Bridgers

The Killers have a song with Phoebe Bridgers on 'Pressure Machine'. Brandon Flowers and co have unveiled the track-listing for their follow-up to 2020's 'Imploding the Mirage', which is out on ...
3 August 2021

Johnny Marr signs new album deal with BMG

Johnny Marr has inked a new global album deal with BMG. The former Smiths rocker is thrilled to be continuing his long-standing relationship with the record label and is excited about ...
3 August 2021

Jesy Nelson 'set to release debut solo single'

Jesy Nelson is reportedly set to release her debut solo single next month. The former Little Mix star - who quit the chart-topping girl group in December after almost a decade ...
3 August 2021

Skepta admits that's a rap as he focuses on producing music

Skepta has "no unreleased music" and wants to concentrate on producing instead of rapping. The 38-year-old star is keen to focus on his work behind the microphone, because he feels ...

2 August 2021

Lizzo announces new single Rumors

Lizzo says a "new era" is on the way as she confirmed the release of her hotly anticipated new single. The 'Juice' hitmaker has announced a new track of hers, 'Rumors', ...
2 August 2021

Bryan Adams album delayed due to record label change

Bryan Adams says his new album has been delayed because he switched record labels. The 'Run to You' rocker recently signed to BMG, which caused a minor setback in his release ...
2 August 2021

Upcoming Led Zeppelin documentary confirmed

A previously teased Led Zeppelin documentary has wrapped filming. 'Becoming Led Zeppelin' is the upcoming feature film by director Bernard MacMahon, which documents the ‘Stairway to Heaven’ rockers' "meteoric rise ...
2 August 2021

Happy Mondays star Bez feared for his life amid COVID-19 battle

Happy Mondays star Bez thought he was going to die amid his battle with COVID-19. The 56-year-old dancer felt like he had suffered a heart attack when he fell poorly with ...