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Arctic Monkeys top sales as vinyl albums break 1M mark

New generation of music fans and a potent mix of iconic and acclaimed new Rock bands, such as Royal Blood, helping to drive the revival. Read more...

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Take That III overtakes Pink Floyd as most pre-ordered album

Take That's first release as a three piece is the most pre-ordered album of all time on overtaking Pink Floyd, One Direction, Robbie Williams and S... Read more...


Sol3 Mio reveal Christmas ambitions

Yesterday went over to Decca headquarters to find out more on the singing Samoans and how they plan to help the world to sing. Read more...


Texas announce new album 'TEXAS 25'

TEXAS celebrate their 25th Anniversary in style with the release of their latest album 'Texas 25' which celebrates the very best of Read more...


David Bowie reveals album trailers and Sue video

David Bowie has released two trailers for his new compilation 'Nothing Has Changed' as well as a video for the new song 'Sue (Or A Season Of Crime). Read more...


AC/DC offer their shortest ever album

The new AC/DC album 'Rock Or Bust', at just under 35 minutes, is the band's shortest album ever. Read more...


Kanye 'swapping music for fashion'

Kanye West is planning to "step away from music" to concentrate on his commitments in the fashion world, according to reports. Read more...


Bono apologizes for apology

Bono has done a complete "about face" on U2's free download offer through iTunes. Read more...


Lewis Hamilton sweats over Scherzinger

Lewis Hamilton would never record a duet with Nicole Scherzinger as she'd "kill him" with her vocals. Read more...


Gaga: Tony makes me smile

Lady Gaga feels like she's "working it" after meeting with Tony Bennett. Read more...


Ward Thomas headline tour and interview

Following the sell out success of their co ' headline tour with fellow British Country flag flyers The Shires, critically acclaimed UK country Read more...


Patrick's mum 'very upset' about Miley

Patrick Schwarzenegger's mother is reportedly planning to have a 'one on one' with her son over the holidays about his relationship with Miley Cyrus. Read more...


Simpson gives thanks

Jessica Simpson gushes over her "wild" children.


Labrinth and Ella Henderson to play BBC Music Awards

Labrinth and Ella Henderson will perform together at the all new BBC Music Awards on 11 December, Fearne Cotton announced live Read more...


The Game UK dates

The Game's arrival on the West Coast rap scene, and consequently around the world, has marked the beginning of a new era in rap music. Read more...


Papa Roach headline tour for March 2015

The unstoppable PAPA ROACH are delighted to announce that they will be playing a full UK tour next year. Read more...


Rock: Kanye has mystique

Chris Rock believes Kanye West is 'the most interesting artist' on the hip-hop scene. Read more...


Coldplay premiere interactive 'Ink' video

Coldplay have today premiered the groundbreaking new video for Ink, the fourth single to be taken from their Number One album Read more...


Cannon spending Christmas with Carey

Nick Cannon reveals he and estranged wife Mariah Carey will be celebrating Christmas together with their children. Read more...


Paris Hilton on Ferguson: It's awful

Paris Hilton believes officer Darren Wilson should have faced criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more...


One Direction top charts across the globe

One Direction's new album 'FOUR' has once again rocketed the band to the top of charts all around the world, with 10 chart No.1's so far and more still to come. Read more...


Lorde shakes it off with Taylor

Lorde and Taylor Swift's first meet-up was a great bonding experience. Read more...


Chris Pine: I'm a shower singer

Chris Pine likes to sing in the shower for 15 to 20 minutes. Read more...


5SOS: ARIAs are unforgettable

5 Seconds of Summer scooped the ARIA for song of the year today. Read more...


Annie Lennox, Imelda May and Alfie Boe join Carols by Kindlelight

Amazon will host Carols by Kindlelight, the first carol concert of its kind, at 6pm on Thursday, December 4 at London's famous Abbey Road Studios. Read more...


Julian Lennon releases charity Christmas single

'Sleep For England' is the third release from the critically admired, 'International Blue' album. A re-work by Julian Lennon of Stephen Read more...


The Vamps Xmas album edition and tour DVD

The Vamps have announced two very special treats for their fans ' on the 1st December they will release a Christmas edition Read more...


Ed Sheeran announces second Wembley Stadium date

After Ed Sheeran's Wembley Stadium tickets went on pre-sale this morning.. and have already sold out a second date has just been announced. Read more...


Gorgon City tour dates revealed

Still in the midst of their huge UK, US & EU 'Sirens' tour which saw them play to a sold out crowd at London's Forum recently, Read more...

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