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Take That, The Weeknd & James Bay join Apple Music Festival

Take That, The Chemical Brothers, The Weeknd, James Bay and Leon Bridges join Apple Music Festival line-up. Read more...


Avril and Chad announce break-up

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger have announced they have ended their relationship after two years of marriage, but insist they remain the 'best of friends'. Read more...


Garbage to release 20th anniversay edition of debut

Garbage today announced they will release a special 20th Anniversary Edition of their critically acclaimed self-titled album in celebration of its historical de... Read more...


Queen + Adam Lambert return to Rock in Rio

Thirty years after their historic and record breaking opening night performance at the very first Rock in Rio festival in January 1985 Read more...


Rock N Roll Island to get UK premiere

On a tiny island on the River Thames, the Eel Pie Island Club began in a rundown hotel which had seen better days, and passed into music Read more...


George Michael's Listen Without Prejudice turns 25

On September 3rd 1990, one of the greatest and most loved pop albums, George Michael's Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, was released. 25 years later Read more...


Britney Spears tells dad: I need a new man!

Britney Spears reportedly wants a new man but her dad Jamie isn't so sure. Read more...


Tom Jones announces new album

Tom Jones marks his long awaited waited return with the release of Long Lost Suitcase - the third in a trilogy of albums, following 2010's Read more...


Fifth Harmony announce European tour

The US's most successful girl group Fifth Harmony returns to the UK as part of their first ever European tour, it is announced today. Read more...


Bloc Party dates announced for December

Bloc Party today announce a run of intimate European shows for November-December. Read more...


Rita Ora: Chris Brown's support means so much

Rita Ora doesn't let pressure hold her back.


David Bowie, Steven Tyler writing for SpongeBob musical

It was hard to believe you could do a musical set under the ocean until The Little Mermaid hit the boards on Broadway in 2008. Read more...


Serayah inspired by Taylor Swift's humility

Serayah McNeill, who is part of Taylor Swift's girlfriend squad, has spoken about the surprising way they first met. Read more...


Nitin Sawhney new album and sream

Nitin Sawhney has today announced the release of his new album Dystopian Dream through Postiv-ID on November 6. Read more...


Mercury Rev unveil 'Are You Ready?' video

With the release of their new album The Light In You just a month away on 2nd October, MERCURY REV have today unveiled Read more...


Teigen 'rubs baby belly for luck'

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are trying for a baby, according to reports. Read more...


Jay Z: Don't reveal my money!

Jay Z has filed legal documents asking for details of his wealth to be kept from the jury when his court battle over his track Big Pimpin' goes to trial. Read more...


Demi Lovato: I'm taking a more mature and older route

In this week's episode of Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast, Demi Lovato opens up about collaborating with Iggy Azalea and also previews her new album 'Confident'. Read more...


Alesha Dixon reveals new single

Fresh off the back of announcing her brand new album 'Do It For Love', Alesha reveals new single 'Tallest Girl', out October 16th. Read more...


JLaw 'shocked by Martin romance'

Chris Martin is said to be flirting with numerous women by buying them a provocative book. Read more...


Tyler, The Creator: UK, why ban me?

Tyler, The Creator doesn't understand why his raps are frowned upon when authors penning tales about raped and murdered aren't criticised. Read more...


Niall Horan 'eyeing up rockstar career'

Niall Horan reportedly wants to be in a new band with some of his friends from Ireland. Read more...


Hozier announces 2016 tour

Hozier, whose Global star continues to soar following 2 Billboard Awards, a coveted Ivor Novello, stunning sets at Glastonbury Read more...


Taylor Swift: Stage invaders? Just Shake It Off!

Taylor Swift reportedly carried on with her set as her bodyguards fought off a stage invader over the weekend. Read more...


Libertines reveal club dates

Reading and Leeds Festival headliners The Libertines have announced five intimate shows commencing in Glasgow on September 6th Read more...


Mumford & Sons tour dates

Mumford & Sons have announced details of a UK/Ireland arena tour for later this year. Read more...


Chrissie Hynde slammed over rape comments

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders has stirred up a wellspring of controversy with her comment on rape victims. Read more...


Zayn 'hops fence to make VMAs party'

Zayn Malik reportedly "hopped over a fence" to get into an MTV VMA party. Read more...

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