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In 'The Inside Story Of Primal Scream's Screamadelica', James Brown wrote in Sabotage Times: "It was a Monday morning but it could have been a Tuesday morning as they hadn't actually stopped for sundown or sunrise for a while. The only reason they knew it was Monday was because the newspapers their agent had been reading before they left his flat were Sunday newspapers. Bobby Gillespie and Andrew Innes headed out late Friday night and just done club - club - club - club - flat - flat - flat - club - club - club - club ever since. Neither of them had been home for a while. But that wasn't unusual - nowadays there were more than three 'E's in weekend'."
Jessica Simpson has given fans a look at her new baby girl in a family Easter picture.
Molly Hocking has said she is currently working in her mother’s shop because it keeps her “grounded” after winning The Voice UK.
UB40 star Brian Travers has said he will continue to live his life to the full – and not give up drink and other vices – after having two brain tumours removed.
Myleene Klass has said that her partner Simon Motson “loves” seeing her pregnant, and that he will probably want her to have another child again soon.
Dubliner John Sheahan has revealed that the death of his band's legendary frontman Luke Kelly was like losing a brother.
Singer Bryan Adams is releasing a book of his own photography showing candid portraits of Big Issue vendors in London.
Rapper Eminem has celebrated 11 years of sobriety.
Gender inequalities are “embedded into our culture”, Sara Bareilles said as she admitted choosing to work with only men in the past.
Aidan Gillen has revealed he is ‘not too terrified’ about performing a duet with partner Camille O’Sullivan on stage at the Olympia Theatre.
Adele and Simon Konecki have separated after more than seven years together.
Of the countless shows The Cranberries played in their 30-year history one, in particular, stands out for Noel Hogan. It wasn't a stadium show, or a big arena performance or a festival. It was far more modest than that. "It was a gig in TJ's in Newport," he says, of a 1993 show in south Wales that was part of an early UK tour. "There were, like, five people there. It was an awful gig. We were all feeling really defeated at that point."
There are few double-albums released nowadays and certainly not from bands that are largely unknown, but one of the best such albums that you're likely to hear this year is by the English group The Leisure Society.
It's the Hallelujah Chorus that has tied Handel's Messiah to Christmas for ever more, even though its narrative spans the whole of the liturgical year.
Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, a representative for the star has said.
Recovering rocker Mick Jagger has made a stealthy appearance at the ballet to support his partner, Melanie Hamrick.
Marty Wilde has said the chart success of his greatest hits album proves the public’s love of rock and roll is alive and well.
Ed Sheeran has promised fans in Hong Kong he will return before the end of the year after cancelling a show due to severe weather conditions.
Rapper Lil Dicky has released the star-studded music video for his Earth song, intended to raise awareness of climate change.
Justin Bieber has called for a Fox News host to be sacked after accusing her of “disrespecting” the late rapper Nipsey Hussle.
Michelle Obama has hailed Beyonce as a “queen” in a video praising her recent Netflix documentary.
Andrew Ridgeley has promised to play songs by Wham! when he reveals his favourite tunes from the 1980s, as he makes his radio presenting debut next month.
Lewis Capaldi has announced a 3Arena Dublin date as part of his 2020 arena tour.
Louis Tomlinson has thanked fans for their support following the death of his sister.
Medellin, from Madonna’s first new album in four years, is an experimental return to form, fans have said.
Lewis Capaldi has announced a UK-wide arena tour taking in Manchester, Glasgow and London with some proceeds going towards an anxiety hotline for those hoping to attend.
Perrie Edwards says she has previously suffered with panic attacks that felt like a “heart attack”, and she struggled to leave the house because of her anxiety.
Madonna has announced that her 14th album, featuring guest appearances from Migos rapper Quavo and producer Diplo, will be released on June 14.
Ozzy Osbourne has spoken of his pride in Birmingham as the city celebrates Black Sabbath and the birth of heavy metal.
Five star Scott Robinson has ruled out a reunion with former band members Abz Love and Jason “J” Brown.
The Spice Girls have paid tribute to Victoria Beckham on her birthday, and said she will always be part of the girl group.
Beyonce has released a surprise live album on the same day a documentary about her Coachella headlining show is released.
Johnny Depp will release a second album with his band Hollywood Vampires.
Beyonce has released a surprise live album on the same day a documentary about her Coachella headlining show is released.
Pet Shop Boys have announced they will premiere a new musical starring Frances Barber at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
LGBT campaigners have signed an open letter to Irish singer Sarah McTernan urging her to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.
Chris Martin’s alleged stalker has not contacted the Coldplay star, a court was told.
Engelbert Humperdinck has paid tribute to his “dear friend” following the death of songwriter Les Reed.
Previously unreleased footage of a surprise concert performed by U2 on Dublin's Sheriff Street in 1982 is finally being shared with the public.
Emma Bunton has brushed off rumours of a rift between the Spice Girls following Melanie Brown’s absence from rehearsals for their tour.
The Victoria & Albert Museum is renaming one of its galleries after Sir Elton John following a “significant” donation from the music star.
Bebe Rexha has told fans she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Aretha Franklin has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize special citation, becoming the first individual woman to earn the prize since it was first awarded in 1930.
Dua Lipa has said meeting children uprooted by the conflict in Syria and learning of the difficulties refugees face was personal for her as her own parents once fled a war-torn region.
Ed Sheeran is to play an intimate one-off show in aid of West End education charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust.
American singer Beck is releasing a new single produced by Pharrell Williams.
EU member states have given the green light to controversial copyright changes in the latest step aimed at making tech giants more responsible for paying creatives, musicians and news outlets more fairly for their work online.
Suggs has been announced as an ambassador for the Mayor of Camden’s charity to help fund inclusive music education programmes.
The first weekend of Coachella was an eventful one, not least due to the calbre of the line-up which saw Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande headlining across the three nights.
Paloma Faith has claimed parents should let their children wear what they want – even if that means allowing their son to wear a dress.
Ever wondered what happened to the first person crowned winner of RTE's The Voice Of Ireland?
Ariana Grande brought the curtain down on weekend one of the Coachella music festival with a hit-laden set packed with guest star appearances.
Ariana Grande kicked off her headline set at the Coachella music festival by performing alongside boy band NSYNC.
Katy Perry surprised fans with a performance at the Coachella music festival.
I love bread. The thought that I'm going to have a nice piece of toast actually wakes me up. I get up at 6.45am.
Meghan Markle once said Sophie Ellis-Bextor's Murder On The Dancefloor was her favourite song. Upon hearing of the Duchess of Sussex's comment, the creator of the aforementioned 2001 neo-disco smash recalled another fan.
New York Police Department log books for the officers given the task of protecting The Beatles from hoards of screaming fans as they conquered America have gone on show.
Over a decade ago, before George Ezra, Lewis Capaldi, Ed Sheeran and an army of other earnest young men equipped with guitars began battling their way to the top of the charts, James Morrison forged a similar chart-topping path with a series of slickly produced hits from the internationally acclaimed Broken Strings to You Give Me Something and Wonderful World.
Tame Impala pulled the curtain down on day two of Coachella.
Idris Elba dusted off his turntables as he performed a well-received DJ set at the Coachella music festival.
Cheryl has said she wants more children and is open to considering “other routes” to make it happen without being in a relationship.
Celebrities partied in Coachella as Hollywood decamped to the California desert for the weekend.
Singer Lulu – known for hits like Shout and To sir, With Love – has announced a string of UK tour dates beginning in autumn.
The Prodigy paid tribute to their "greatest loyal friend", their minder Con, who has died.
Taylor Swift has hinted fans could be hearing new music in a fortnight as she posted a mysterious countdown to her social media overnight.
Rapper Childish Gambino brought day one of Coachella to a close after thousands of fans had descended on the California desert for the annual music festival.
Although it may not have seemed remarkable at the time, the 1970s was an era of prodigious output for the world's most significant acts. Releasing an album every year was common. Some brought out two albums per annum in rare purple patches. And a handful, Elton John included, saw fit to release three albums over the course of 12 months during especially hyper-productive periods.
Easter was early in 1742, and April 13 fell on a Tuesday. The connection is the Messiah, which had its premiere then in Dublin.
All Together Now’s winner has said it would be “amazing” if host Geri Horner could give her away – as she plans to spend the £50,000 prize money on getting married.
Nipsey Hussle’s family and friends gathered for a private funeral on Friday on a day when the slain rapper was also honoured by his hometown of Los Angeles.
A shooting killed one person and wounded three others near the funeral procession route for killed rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles.
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have quit The X Factor, saying they will not return to the show next year.
Kim Wilde has spoken of her joy at having “bookended” her career with a sell-out tour and successful album.
Rock and roll veteran Marty Wilde has said he regrets not going his own way during the early days of his 60-year career.
Ariana Grande will be among the headline acts at the Coachella music festival as thousands of fans gather in the California desert.
More than 20,000 fans and a host of stars have paid tribute to US rapper Nipsey Hussle during a public memorial in Los Angeles.
Stormzy has pulled out of his headline performance at Snowbombing Festival just hours before he was due to go on stage after accusing the festival of “racial profiling”.
Sir Mick Jagger has shared an image of himself out and about after undergoing heart surgery.
Mariah Carey, who has had more number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart than any other artist, will receive the icon award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.
Louis Tomlinson has said he might not return to The X Factor if it gets in the way of his solo career.
Emma Bunton has said she is nervous about remembering her dance moves as rehearsals get under way for the Spice Girls tour.
Drake is to co-host his first show on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
Jennifer Lopez has dismissed reports her fiance Alex Rodriguez has been unfaithful.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy used the news of the first photo of a black hole to make reference to one of the band’s most famous songs.
A Taylor Swift fan said she was brought to tears by a handwritten note from the singer after she was involved in a car crash.
Is there nothing David Hasselhoff cannot do?
AS hit TV show Derry Girls came to an end yesterday, fans have been left wondering how to fill the hole in their lives without Erin and the "four eejits" to keep them entertained.
Virtual reality technology, holograms and immersive theatre will plunge members of the public into Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds when a new production opens in London next month.
The Hungarian State Opera has asked the nearly all-white cast for its production of Porgy And Bess to self-identify as African American.
Madonna has been urged to abandon reported plans to perform at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Gloria Estefan has spoken about the emotional experience of watching her life story being performed in front of her eyes in a new West End show.
Gloria Estefan has said she is looking forward to tucking into bread sauce and steak and kidney pie when the musical about her life arrives in the West End.
Madonna is set to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel amid calls to boycott the event.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle will be mourned at a public memorial at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.
Olly Murs has revealed he is in talks to return for a third season of The Voice UK.
Taylor Swift has made another intervention in local politics and donated money to an LGBT advocacy group in her adopted state of Tennessee.