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Lionel Richie tops UK album chart

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Jessie J grateful for Wireless performance

Jessie J has shown her gratitude at being well enough to perform at Wireless Festival in London yesterday. Read more...


Foo Fighters return to the stage

The Foo Fighters played their first show on Saturday since Dave Grohl broke his leg falling from the stage in Sweden on June 12. Read more...


President Obama honours The Grateful Dead

President Obama has acknowledged the cultural contribution of The Grateful Dead to the USA. Read more...


Aerosmith bassist beats cancer

Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton says he has beaten the cancer that threatened to take his way of life. Read more...


Bobby Brown struggles through performance

Bobby Brown had to apologise to fans when he had to stop several times during a July 4 performance, while his daughter Bobbi Kristina remains in hospice care. Read more...


OMI breaks million sales in UK

Jamaican reggae/pop superstar OMI has sold over a million copies of his debut single 'Cheerleader' in the UK alone. Read more...


Elvis Presley remembered on U.S. Postal Service stamp

The United States Postal Service has released an image of the new Elvis Presley stamp which will be issued on August 12. Read more...


Charles Aznavour to headline RAH at 91

Arguably the most important French singer songwriter of all time, the legendary Charles Aznavour returns to London's Royal Albert Hall on November 3rd 2015. Read more...


De La Soul, Pendulum & MNEK join V

V Festival is proud to announce the addition of legendary hip-hop trio De La Soul to its 20th anniversary line-up, alongside dance acts Read more...


Belinda Carlisle releasing singles collection

Across the span of three decades, the gifted and glamorous Belinda Carlisle has indelibly touched the hearts of pop fans around Read more...


Summer Series to kick off with Chromeo

Set in one of London's most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express® returns this year for 11 nights from 9 ' 19 July 2015. Read more...


Bette Midler reyurns to the UK

Bette Midler is set to bring her sparkle to the UK with her first major UK tour in three decades, entitled 'Divine Intervention'. Read more...


St. Vincent: I want to make monster music

St. Vincent says it's "silly" how much she knows about music. Read more...


Little Mix: We're true nerds

Little Mix prefer to look nerdy than get all glammed up. Read more...


Billy Joel marries

Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick tied the knot during a party yesterday. Read more...


Ella Eyre to record England Rugby single

Ella Eyre will lead the nation's support of England Rugby in 2015 on a new recording of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot alongside Read more...


Ewan McGregor covers Catfish & The Bottlemen

Following their tenacious debut Glastonbury performance at Worthy Farm last Friday (8/10 ' NME), Catfish and the Bottlemen have unveiled the full video of Ewan ... Read more...


Guy Garvey gets personal on Music Box

The first episode of 'Music Box with Guy Garvey' has now been confirmed for 23rd July at 8am, exclusively on BBC iPlayer. Read more...


Lily Allen 'collapsed at Glastonbury'

Lily Allen reportedly had to be given oxygen at Glastonbury after partying hard with friends. Read more...


The Wailers UK dates

Following the success of their huge sell out UK tour last year, legendary reggae artists The Wailers return to mark their highly celebrated and anticipated Lege... Read more...


Hooton Tennis Club headline tour dates

Hooton Tennis Club, who release their Bill Ryder Jones produced debut album Highest Point In Cliff Town on Friday 28th August on Heavenly Recordings, Read more...


The Libertines headline Open'er

Following their surprise spot at Glastonbury last week, The Libertines returned with a second live gig in days, headlining the second day of Poland's Open'er Fe... Read more...


Brian May guests on Stephen Kalinich and Jon Tiven track

Queen guitarist Brian May features on a new song by Stephen Kalinich and Jon Tiven 'Rude Awakening'. Read more...


The Vaccines join Mumford and Sons on stage

The Vaccines retuned to the stage after their earlier set to join forces with Mumford and Sons during their headline set at Poland's Open'er Festival. Read more...


Modestep Glastonbury performance

Last weekend saw Electronic hybrid band Modestep perform their debut set at the largest greenfield festival in the world, Glastonbury Read more...


Ed Sheeran: Never too old for toys

Ed Sheeran is surprisingly good at table tennis and also loves toy swords. Read more...


Chris Martin and Kylie's 'crazy chemistry'

Chris Martin and Kylie Minogue have left people wondering what could happen between them. Read more...


Hudson: Broadway will be challenging

Jennifer Hudson is looking forward to being 'in the moment' every night on the Broadway stage. Read more...

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'I've always been a sad person.' For a man given to creating a cluster of pop's greatest upbeat songs, this is the paradoxical phrase that Brian Wilson has uttered several times in past interviews. Read more...



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