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    Primal Scream succumb to Pier pressure


    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...

    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'."
    Adele announces split from her husband

    Adele announces split from her husband


    Singer Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, a representative for the star has...

    Singer Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, a representative for the star has said.

    The Voice champion Molly Hocking back working at mother’s shop


    Molly Hocking has said she is currently working in her mother’s shop because it keeps her “grounded” after winning The Voice...

    Molly Hocking has said she is currently working in her mother’s shop because it keeps her “grounded” after winning The Voice UK.

    UB40’s Brian Travers refuses to stop drinking or smoking after brain tumour op


    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...

    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: My partner loves me being pregnant – we want a big family


    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...

    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.

    'The Cranberries without Dolores just isn't The Cranberries' - Limerick band on why they won't replace their friend and lead singer


    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,"...

    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."

    From Fleetwood Mac to The Leisure Society - the best break-up albums have been made by people who were in the same group together


    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...

    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.

    When it comes to Easter, it's Bach who leads the way


    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...

    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 splits from husband Simon Konecki


    Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, a representative for the star has...

    Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, a representative for the star has said.

    Andrew Ridgeley to make radio hosting debut with 1980s show


    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...

    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 announces 2020 arena tour with anxiety support hotline


    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...

    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.

    Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards reveals she suffered from severe panic attacks


    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...

    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 unveils Latin-influenced 14th album featuring Diplo and Quavo


    Madonna has announced that her 14th album, featuring guest appearances from Migos rapper Quavo and producer Diplo, will be released on June...

    Madonna has announced that her 14th album, featuring guest appearances from Migos rapper Quavo and producer Diplo, will be released on June 14.

    The Spice Girls send Victoria Beckham a birthday message


    The Spice Girls have paid tribute to Victoria Beckham on her birthday, and said she will always be part of the girl...

    The Spice Girls have paid tribute to Victoria Beckham on her birthday, and said she will always be part of the girl group.

    Pet Shop Boys announce new musical about Billie Trix


    Pet Shop Boys have announced they will premiere a new musical starring Frances Barber at the Edinburgh Fringe...

    Pet Shop Boys have announced they will premiere a new musical starring Frances Barber at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

    Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer Prize win


    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...

    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.

    Singer Dua Lipa meets young refugees in Lebanon


    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...

    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 to play one-off show for London charity


    Ed Sheeran is to play an intimate one-off show in aid of West End education charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass...

    Ed Sheeran is to play an intimate one-off show in aid of West End education charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust.

    EU member states approve controversial copyright reforms


    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...

    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 announced as ambassador for music charity


    Suggs has been announced as an ambassador for the Mayor of Camden’s charity to help fund inclusive music education...

    Suggs has been announced as an ambassador for the Mayor of Camden’s charity to help fund inclusive music education programmes.

    Ariana Grande closes Coachella weekend one with hit-laden performance


    Ariana Grande brought the curtain down on weekend one of the Coachella music festival with a hit-laden set packed with guest star...

    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 kicks off Coachella headline set with NSYNC


    Ariana Grande kicked off her headline set at the Coachella music festival by performing alongside boy band...

    Ariana Grande kicked off her headline set at the Coachella music festival by performing alongside boy band NSYNC.

    Music: Take Sophie Ellis-Bextor home to Vicar Street


    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...

    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.

    NYPD log books list ‘thin blue line’ holding back Beatlemania


    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...

    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.
    ‘Life has been pretty tough’ – James Morrison is back and carving new path after several turbulent years in personal and professional life

    ‘Life has been pretty tough’ – James Morrison is back and carving new path after several turbulent years in personal and professional life


    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...

    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.

    Idris Elba treats Coachella fans to DJ set


    Idris Elba dusted off his turntables as he performed a well-received DJ set at the Coachella music...

    Idris Elba dusted off his turntables as he performed a well-received DJ set at the Coachella music festival.

    Cheryl: I would consider alternative routes to have more children


    Cheryl has said she wants more children and is open to considering “other routes” to make it happen without being in a...

    Cheryl has said she wants more children and is open to considering “other routes” to make it happen without being in a relationship.

    Lulu announces 35-date UK tour


    Singer Lulu – known for hits like Shout and To sir, With Love – has announced a string of UK tour dates beginning in...

    Singer Lulu – known for hits like Shout and To sir, With Love – has announced a string of UK tour dates beginning in autumn.

    Taylor Swift teases new music with mysterious countdown


    Taylor Swift has hinted fans could be hearing new music in a fortnight as she posted a mysterious countdown to her social media...

    Taylor Swift has hinted fans could be hearing new music in a fortnight as she posted a mysterious countdown to her social media overnight.

    Childish Gambino brings day one of Coachella to a close


    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...

    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.

    40 years on: Thin Lizzy's last great studio album Black Rose


    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...

    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.

    Hallelujah! How Dublin saved Handel


    Easter was early in 1742, and April 13 fell on a Tuesday. The connection is the Messiah, which had its premiere then in...

    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 winner: Geri could give me away at wedding


    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...

    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 gathers for private funeral in Los Angeles


    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...

    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.

    Four shot near Nipsey Hussle procession route


    A shooting killed one person and wounded three others near the funeral procession route for killed rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los...

    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 Ayda Field quit The X Factor


    Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have quit The X Factor, saying they will not return to the show next...

    Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have quit The X Factor, saying they will not return to the show next year.

    Ariana Grande among headliners at the Coachella music festival


    Ariana Grande will be among the headline acts at the Coachella music festival as thousands of fans gather in the California...

    Ariana Grande will be among the headline acts at the Coachella music festival as thousands of fans gather in the California desert.

    Stormzy cancels Snowbombing appearance citing ‘racial profiling’


    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...

    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”.

    Mariah Carey to receive icon honour at Billboard Music Awards


    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...

    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.

    Matt Bellamy delights Muse fans with black hole tweet


    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...

    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.

    Audience to fight Martians on the Thames in Jeff Wayne’s War Of The Worlds show


    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...

    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.

    Gloria Estefan details emotional journey to bring life story to West End


    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...

    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 hopes West End musical ‘brings the Latin fire’ to UK


    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...

    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 set to perform at Eurovision Song Contest


    Madonna is set to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel amid calls to boycott the...

    Madonna is set to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel amid calls to boycott the event.

    Taylor Swift donates £86,000 to LGBT advocacy group in Tennessee


    Taylor Swift has made another intervention in local politics and donated money to an LGBT advocacy group in her adopted state of...

    Taylor Swift has made another intervention in local politics and donated money to an LGBT advocacy group in her adopted state of Tennessee.
    Madonna to perform at Eurovision Song Contest in Israel

    Madonna to perform at Eurovision Song Contest in Israel


    Madonna will make a guest appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month, her representatives said on...

    Madonna will make a guest appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month, her representatives said on Monday.