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Alicia Keys: Tidal is groundbreaking

Alicia Keys, Jay Z, Kanye West and more stars launch artist-owned music streaming service Tidal. Read more...

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Donovan to celebrate his 50th anniversary

Donovan, '60s legend, icon, poet and one of our most enduring singer-songwriters, is returning this year to mark his 50th year in the music business. Read more...


Louis Tomlinson blasts inconsiderate Naughty Boy

Louis Tomlinson and Naughty Boy have become embroiled in a war of words. Read more...


Robert Plant and Diplo to collaborate

Robert Plant is going to be collaborating with DJ, producer and songwriter Diplo. Read more...


Brian Wilson Twitter talk

Brian Wilson spent an hour or so on Twitter Monday afternoon answering questions submitted by the general public. Read more...


Willie Nelson to open chain of Marijuana stores

Willie Nelson is about to turn a hobby into a business. Read more...


Catfish & the Bottlemen, Everything Everything, James Bay for No.6

Festival No.6 ' the exhilarating finale of the UK's summer festival season - has added a second wave of artists to an already Read more...


Ella Eyre streams new single

Superstar in the making Ella Eyre reveals the release of her brand new single, Together impacting 18th May. Read more...


Jay-Z talks about his Tidal streaming service

Billboard has released an in-depth interview with Jay Z regarding his Tidal streaming service announcement. Read more...


Madonna: Sometimes I don't want to perform

Madonna said she can't wait to get started on her upcoming Rebel Heart tour, but admits it can often be 'exhausting' performing so many dates. Read more...


Iggy: Working with Britney was awesome

Iggy Azalea says working with Britney Spears on the upcoming track Pretty Girls was an 'awesome' experience. Read more...


Wretch 32 to preview album at Late at Tate Britain

Wretch 32 will preview tracks from his forthcoming album during a re-launch Late at Tate Britain event 6-10pm on Friday, 10 April. Read more...


Katzenjammer announce SBE date

With their May date at London's Scala sold out, Norwegian alt-folk-country-rock mavericks Katzenjammer will return to the capital Read more...


Sam Smith: Winehouse inspires me

Sam Smith most admires sincere songwriters like Amy Winehouse and Maria Mena. Read more...


Graham Coxon: I thought we were all going to levitate

In the wake of their secret show on Friday 20th March, blur spoke with Beats by Dr. Dre about performing their new album for 300 lucky fans Read more...


Roots Manuva back with new single

Rodney Smith is arguably the greatest rapper ever to emerge from British shores and after two years locked in the studio he returns Read more...


Circa Waves blow up at SXSW

Circa Waves rocked it up so hard that they blew the bass amp at SXSW. witnessed the event and spoke to singer Kieran Shudall Read more...


Cheerleader announce new EP also caught up with Cheerleader after one of their recent SXSW shows, check out the exclusive interview below. Read more...


Justin Timberlake: Baby is the best

iHeartRadio's Innovation Award-winner Justin Timberlake can't wait to meet his "greatest creation" yet - his baby with Jessica Biel. Read more...


Sasha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury 'a joke'

The on-again/off-again film on the life of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury seems it be more up-in-the-air as ever before. Read more...


Taylor Swift sweeps iHeart Awards

Taylor Swift screamed with excitement when she heard her name called at the iHeart Radio Music Awards yesterday. Read more...


Norman Greenbaum critical after fatal car crash

1970 'Spirit In The Sky' hitmaker Norman Greenbaum is in a critical condition after being involved in a car crash that has left one person dead. Read more...


Bieber: I'm not looking for a girlfriend

Justin Bieber believes he 'had to see the downs to appreciate the ups'. Read more...


Liam Payne to fans: You're heroes

Liam Payne has thanked One Direction fans for their support after Zayn Malik left the band. Read more...


Grace Jones to support Paolo Nutini

Music legend Grace Jones has been announced as the main support act for Paolo Nutini at Glasgow Summer Sessions on Saturday 29th August Read more...


NOW That's What I Call Music repress first album for RDS

Released in 1983, NOW That's What I Call Music featured what are now classic staples in pop history from the likes of Phil Collins, Read more...


Carlos Santana: Bono put me off bicycles

Carlos Santana has given some tips on surviving in Las Vegas. Read more...


Tupac new music and more on the way

Billboard have revealed that the Shakur estate are ready to release a host of NEW Tupac Shakur work. Read more...


Hozier, Father John Misty and Brittany Howard on Coachella

Billboard's cover this week celebrates Coachella's Cool Kids and the desert's real headliners, Hozier, Father John Misty and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. Read more...

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