Music Features

25 December 2015

5 of the best lesser-known Christmas tracks to listen to this Christmas Day

"It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid". "Oh I wish it could be Christmas, every day." "All I want for Christmas, is you." ...
24 December 2015

Stephanie Rainey Christmas exclusive

With her single 'Please Don't Go' available now, Stephanie Rainey is an emotional, honest and exciting artist ready to tackle the industry head on. With Christmas Day tomorrow, we got ...

24 December 2015

One to watch for 2016: Stephanie Rainey

As one of the most exciting acts we've had our eyes on in 2015, Stephanie Rainey is an artist we think everybody should be listening out for in 2016. Emotional, ...

22 December 2015

R. Kelly storms out of interview after being faced with questions about underage sex allegations

R. Kelly was all smiles in his interview on HuffPost Live until faced with some tough questions about his past, including allegations that he had been in sexual relationships with ...
22 December 2015

Mariah Carey retains Christmas crown

Amazon UK have today revealed that Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' is the most-streamed Christmas track of 2015 on Prime Music in the UK, with the ...
18 December 2015

LION BABE drop huge new remixes - listen

LION BABE are back, dropping huge new remixes for their single 'Where Do We Go'. From Armand Van Helden, Devi, Simen Sez and AM Rain x Paul Proteus, each of ...

16 December 2015

Giulia exclusive Christmas guest blog - Buon Natale

Wow! What a year! Since I hit the stage with Anastasia last January at the O2 my feet quite literally haven't touched the ground, it's been an amazing 12 months. ...

12 December 2015

These are a few of Lliana Bird's favourite things...

Forget doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles, these are a few of Radio X DJ Lliana Bird's favourite things which she'd love to share exclusively with Female First ...

11 December 2015

Off Colour exclusive music video premiere

Alt Pop duo Off Colour are back with the brilliant music video for their new single, 'Broken Bond', exclusively revealing the visuals here on Female First. Drawing comparions to some ...

8 December 2015

The Overtones exclusive - the band's Christmas Corkers

The Overtones are one of our favourite groups here at Female First, and so with the news that their new Christmas album is available now, we got the boys to ...
8 December 2015

Joni Sledge exclusive - iconic Sister Sledge singer gives her top 10 female empowerment songs

I had a ball writing this list, listening to these women empowerment masterpieces! Here goes my top 10. Cheers! I love the wisdom in this song. It is saying 'get ...

7 December 2015

2016 Grammy Awards: Complete list of nominations revealed

Album of the Year Song of the Year Record of the Year ...
2 December 2015

East 17's Tony Mortimer takes us through the nation's most-loathed Christmas songs

With 21 years gone since 'Stay Another Day' went to number one in the UK for Christmas, East 17's Tony Mortimer has partnered with Morrisons to reveal the result of ...
30 November 2015

The Honey Ants new music video - 'Lies'

London based duo The Honey Ants released new single 'Lies' earlier this month, and the video for the piece came soon after. Made up of John Grimsey and Rebecca Hamer, the ...

27 November 2015

Janet Devlin shares 15 things she wants YOU to know about HER!

With her gorgeous festive EP 'December Daze' out now, singer/songwriter Janet Devlin is the artist who caught the public's attention during the eighth series of The X Factor, with her ...

26 November 2015

Listen to samples of all of Coldplay's new songs from upcoming album 'A Head Full Of Dreams'

Out December 4, 'A Head Full Of Dreams' is Coldplay's latest record and the follow-up to 2014 release 'Ghost Stories', the band's sixth consecutive worldwide chart-topping record. Choosing not to ...
25 November 2015

Exclusive video premiere - Laura Leighe's 'Boys Just Wanna Have Fun'

From Oklahoma, USA, Laura Leighe is an exciting Southern Belle with an infectious voice and personality to boot, combining her own modern sound with vintage keys and brass, culminating in ...

23 November 2015

Listen to Katy Perry's Christmas single

Katy Perry is back in a way we've never seen before, dropping her brand new Christmas single 'Every Day Is A Holiday' as the backing tune for H&M's Christmas campaign, ...
18 November 2015

One to watch: Le Grind with 'Pillow Talk'

Forming the group on the sticky dancefloor of a nightclub in Queens, Le Grind are a pair of musicians who chanced upon one another whilst singing along to a Prince ...

16 November 2015

NJ Taylor exclusive guest blog - Anti-bullying Week

Bullying is a topic really close to my heart. I was actually bullied my entire childhood. I never really liked talking about it. As a matter of fact, until this ...

15 November 2015

Exclusive music video premiere - Sheila Gordhan & Roger Sanchez present 'Smile'

Cracking the top 5 in the club charts as a vocalist on Samsara's 'Ten Feet High', London-based singer/songwriter Sheila Gordhan returns with her first official single 'Smile', set for release ...

13 November 2015

Carl McIntosh talks about his top 10 career moments

Carl McIntosh of Loose Ends will be performing with the band at this year's exciting Great Voices of Soul gigs in the UK, with The S.O.S. Band, Gwen Dickey, Meli'sa ...

12 November 2015

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Rita Ora by Jennifer Wiley and Douglas Wight

Rita Ora is one of the hottest pop stars in Britain, with four number one singles, a number one album, an acclaimed stint on The Voice and who is now ...
10 November 2015

Listen to Kylie Minogue and James Corden collaborate on Christmas single 'Only You'

Kylie Minogue is joined on brand new festive single 'Only You' by James Corden, in the first cut from forthcoming album 'Kylie Christmas' out on November 13. "As a fan ...
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