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Sam Smith: Winehouse inspires me

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

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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...


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...


Chris Martin: Kate Hudson has perfect personality

Chris Martin reportedly sees a lot of great qualities in his rumored new love interest Kate Hudson. Read more...


Emmylou Harris & Rosanne Cash join SummerTyne

SummerTyne Americana Festival is TEN! To celebrate the tenth birthday, festival organisers are delighted to announce that they are staging Read more...


Rolling Stones tour announcement imminent

We may finally be getting the announcement for the Rolling Stones' North American tour this coming week. Read more...


Katy Perry: Take me on a hike!

Katy Perry has spoken about her ideal date, noting she prefers simple romantic outings. Read more...


Elton John 'still upset with mother'

Elton John has supposedly vowed to continue paying his mother's bills, even though the pair haven't spoken to each other in nearly a decade. Read more...


The Dunwells stream new track 'Lucky Ones'

The Dunwells have announced the release of their brand new EP 'Lucky Ones' ' set for release on May 25th. Produced by the band and Read more...


Dan Patlansky picked to support Joe Satriani

South African Blues sensation Dan Patlansky has been picked to support Joe Satriani on his tour this winter. Read more...


Duran Duran sign with Warner Music

Duran Duran have signed an international recording contract with Warner Brothers Records. Read more...


Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled the Mexico leg of Ozzfest because he needs surgery. Read more...


Katy Perry 'gets even with Mayer'

Katy Perry is eager to give John Mayer a taste of his own medicine, say sources. Read more...


Iggy Pop: Be careful with drugs

Iggy Pop says that when David Bowie wants something he always gets it. Read more...

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With most artists reviewing a live show is pretty simple. You know pretty well exactly what they will play and all you have to concern yourself with is a running order. Ian Siegal is most definitely NOT 'most artists'. Read more...



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