Music News

16 January 2021

Gerry Marsden has been laid to rest

Gerry Marsden has been laid to rest. The Gerry and the Pacemakers frontman - who passed away on January 3, aged 78, after suffering a heart infection - was remembered in ...
16 January 2021

Gwen Stefani grew up on Madness and 'really looked up to' the Camden ska legends

Gwen Stefani "really looked up to" Madness growing up. The No Doubt singer has revealed that one of her first introductions to the ska genre that her band were part of ...
16 January 2021

Cerys Matthews to release collaborative poetry album We Come From The Sun

Cerys Matthews is set to release her new album, 'We Come From The Sun', this week. The 51-year-old Welsh singer - who was the founding member of popular rock band Catatonia ...
16 January 2021

Yungblud has nearly completed an entire album in lockdown

Yungblud has "nearly finished" an entire album in lockdown. The 'Mars' hitmaker has been "mad-creative" amid the global health crisis with touring off the cards for now and hinted it might ...

16 January 2021

Emma Bunton doesn't think she'd have 'dealt' well with being a Spice Girl in the age of social media

Emma Bunton doesn't think she would have "dealt" well with being a teenage Spice Girl in the age of social media. Baby Spice was just 19 when the girl group formed ...
16 January 2021

Arctic Monkeys in 'early stages' of writing new album

Arctic Monkeys are in the "early stages" of trying to "write a [new] record". Drummer Matt Helders has revealed the group are working on a follow-up to 2018's 'Tranquility Base ...
16 January 2021

Alan Carr: Adele's new album is so amazing

Alan Carr says Adele's new album is "so amazing". Amid rumours that the 'Rolling In the Deep' hitmaker is set to release her hotly-anticipated follow-up to 2015's '25' next month, her ...
16 January 2021

Shakira sells rights to her music catalogue

Shakira is the latest star to sell the rights to her music to Hipgnosis Songs Fund. The 43-year-old Latin megastar has sold the publishing rights to all 145 of her songs ...
16 January 2021

Cardi B claims WAP music video cost $1 million

Cardi B has claimed it cost $1 million to shoot the music video for 'WAP'. The promo for Cardi and Megan Thee Stallion's explicit 2020 hit - which saw the girls ...

16 January 2021

Celeste's debut album now set to be released later this month

Celeste has brought forward the release of her debut studio album, 'Not Your Muse', to January 29. The 'Stop This Flame' hitmaker's first full-length release was due to arrive on February ...

16 January 2021

Is Megan Thee Stallion on Ariana Grande's 34+35 remix?

Megan Thee Stallion has sparked speculation she's to feature on Ariana Grande's '34+35' remix. The 'Hot Girl Summer' hitmaker commented on the 'positions' singer's visual Instagram clip of the track, which ...
16 January 2021

New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain dead at 69

New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain has died. The 69-year-old musician - who was an original member of the band and stayed with them until they split for a second time ...

16 January 2021

The Pussycat Dolls in talks to 'sign new management deal'

The Pussycat Dolls are in talks to sign a new management deal. The pop group - who are made up of Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt, Carmit Bachar and ...
16 January 2021

George Ezra takes up birdwatching

George Ezra has taken up birdwatching during the pandemic. The 'Shotgun' hitmaker has become a keen twitcher after his father bought him a book to identify different types, but those in ...
16 January 2021

Mick Fleetwood sells recording rights

Mick Fleetwood has sold his share of Fleetwood Mac recordings to BMG. The 73-year-old drummer - who founded the group in the 1960s - has agreed to the sale, which covers ...

16 January 2021

Avenue Beat celebrate female beauty with Woman

Avenue Beat have celebrated female beauty, body and soul with their new single 'Woman'. The pop trio - made up of Sami Bearden, Savana Santos and Sam Backoff - has released ...

16 January 2021

Tom Jones covers diverse songs for new album

Sir Tom Jones has announced a diverse set of cover songs for his new album. The 80-year-old singer - whose upcoming record 'Surrounded By Time' drops on April 23 - has ...
16 January 2021

Marianne Faithful and Warren Ellis announce new album

Marianne Faithfull and Warren Ellis have collaborated on a new album of poetry and music. The 73-year-old singer and the multi-instrumentalist composer have confirmed details of their upcoming 'She Walks In ...

16 January 2021

Kimberley Wyatt 'almost' got kicked out of Pussycat Dolls for acne

Kimberly Wyatt was “almost” thrown out of Pussycat Dolls for having acne. The blonde beauty admitted the group were under a lot of pressure to look a certain way and the ...
16 January 2021

Anne-Marie's embarrassing music taste

'Mr Blobby' was Anne-Marie's first record. The 29-year-old singer/songwriter admitted the novelty song by the character Mr Blobby was the first record she ever bought for herself, along with Brian Hyland's ...

16 January 2021

John Mayal: The First Generation release

This month 'John Mayall:The First Generation', a stupendous 35 CD record set will be launched worldwide by Madfish Records through Snapper music. It showcases not only his talent but also ...

13 January 2021

Blue will tone down energetic dance routines

Blue will tone down the dance moves for their 20th anniversary tour. The 'One Love' hitmakers - comprised of Duncan James, Antony Costa, Simon Webbe and Lee Ryan - have seen ...
13 January 2021

Matty Healy teases collaborations with Charli XCX and Beabadoobee

Matty Healy has teased his upcoming collaborations with Charli XCX and Beabadoobee. The 1975 frontman has admitted he's "very excited" about the new tunes he has with some "brilliant artists" ...
13 January 2021

Zayn Malik gives fans a taste of new album via phone

Zayn Malik has given fans the chance to hear snippets of his upcoming album via phone. The former One Direction star took to Twitter to post a number to call to ...