Music Features

10 December 2016

10 most addictive songs of 2016

We've been thinking - 2016 has been an incredible year for music, but what have some of the most addictive and compelling songs released this year really been? Though there ...
7 December 2016

The surprise drop and streaming album takeover at the Grammy Awards 2017

It's official. Traditionally-created albums are dead in the water. The lineup at next year's upcoming Grammy Awards more than proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt. Beyonce leads the ...
1 December 2016

Daisy Hicks exclusive music video premiere – ‘Christmas Without You’

Daisy Hicks is back with her brand new festive song 'Christmas Without You', hoping to get the whole nation in the mood for the celebratory period. As the daughter of ...

28 November 2016

5 albums out this week you need to listen to

This week is another big one for music releases, so we've taken a look at five new albums you should be listening to when they drop on Friday, December 2! ...
26 November 2016

Exclusive: Capital Breakfast’s Lilah Parsons shares her top tips for getting into presenting

Lilah Parsons is one of the most recognisable voices on breakfast radio, with the talented host one of the trio of voices responsible for presenting Capital Breakfast throughout the week, ...

23 November 2016

Exclusive: 15 quickfire facts about Julius Cowdrey

Julius Cowdry is a name and face reality TV fans may recognise from E4 series Made in Chelsea, with the personality quickly becoming one of the leading male roles in ...

21 November 2016

All the winners from the American Music Awards 2016

The American Music Awards returned to Los Angeles last night (November 20), with Drake and Rihanna amongst some of the biggest winners of the night. Artist of the Year went ...
20 November 2016

5 of the greatest hits from the 1990s

In celebration of the release of 'I Love The 90s - Ministry of Sound', we've decided to listen to the album and pick out five of the greatest hits from ...

18 November 2016

5 new releases you HAVE to listen to this weekend

Some incredible music has been released this week, and what better time to listen to it and get ready for the weekend than right away? Here are five new releases ...
15 November 2016

Hope and Social exclusive premiere – See the music video for latest single ‘South Facing’

Tonight, Female First can exclusively bring to you the brand new music video for 'South Facing' from Hope and Social. Videographer Nicola Hepp worked on the piece, (and tonight also ...

11 November 2016

Jolan exclusive acoustic video premiere – ‘Purple Rain’

Following on from his sensational performance of Prince classic hit 'Purple Rain' during the live semi-final of The Voice earlier this year, musician Jolan is back with the acoustic video ...

10 November 2016

Pandemonia exclusive video interview – Meet the star of Leo Napier’s latest music video

Leo Napier recently emerged from the New York electronic music scene after sculpting and honing his craft using influences such as Ray Charles, Bruno Mars and Aretha Franklin. Stitching traditional ...

8 November 2016

The incredible journey of Canadian singer Shawn Mendes

Born in Toronto, Canada on August 8, 1998, Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was the firstborn child of his estate agent mother, Karen Rayment, and his businessman father, Manuel Mendes. Little ...

6 November 2016

5 albums you have to hear this November

We're moving ever-closer to Christmas and once again, this month is full of some incredible album releases. Here are five records we're keeping our ears ready for, including one from ...
4 November 2016

Druv Kent exclusive music video premiere – ‘What It’s All About’

Indian-born, Singapore-based singer/songwriter Druv Kent is back this week with his brand new single 'What It's All About', and Female First can today exclusively reveal the accompanying music video for ...

2 November 2016

Sam Way exclusive guest blog – Final Cut

It was all worth it. I sit in a coffee shop near Spring and Lafayette and play the music video to Amanda (pictured with me and the bear above); the ...

2 November 2016

The Last Pet Sounds

Beach Boy Brian Wilson is one of greatest songwriters that the pop world has thrown up. And their 1966 album Pet-Sounds is widely recognized as being one of the greatest ...
30 October 2016

Exclusive: The Scheme Tour Diaries

Here at Female First we can't get enough of The Scheme. They're an incredible group who have recently been touring with The Tide, and today we can exclusively reveal seven ...

20 October 2016

Sam Way exclusive guest blog – Take 2

You can check out Sam's first guest blog for Female First by clicking here. I've made the call, tough as it is, to try to reshoot the entire music video. ...

17 October 2016

Avakhan

Avakhan are a female-fronted Swedish electro indie band described as having the melodrama of Florence And The Machine with the tight-indie sentiment of Sky Ferreira and Marina And The Diamonds . ...

16 October 2016

Giulia exclusive interview – Quick Fire Five

We're huge fans of Giulia here at Female First, with the singer herself sometimes writing exclusive guest blogs for the website on a variety of different and unique topics! Today ...

14 October 2016

Warner Newman exclusive guest blog – Tackling domestic abuse through music

Warner Newman tackles domestic abuse head-on as his gripping debut single raises awareness and funds for national charity, Women's Aid. Hitting VEVO's homepage alongside Lady Gaga as 'most liked' on ...
10 October 2016

Fred Abbott exclusive acoustic video premiere – ‘One Hot Night’

Female First can today exclusively bring you Fred Abbott's new acoustic video for his stellar track 'One Hot Night', taken from the deluxe edition of his album 'Serious Poke' (out ...
8 October 2016

5 album releases we’re excited about this October

We're a week into October and there have already been some exciting releases this month, so we've decided to take a look at the weeks ahead and pick the five ...
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