Music Features

15 January 2021

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Why the soundtracks are pure genius

The Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG) flicks are vibrant, comedic, and wonderful additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The movies are brilliant because of the actors, director, writers and ...
18 December 2020

10 Christmas songs to add to your festive playlist!

Everyone has heard the classic Christmas songs, and while this list includes those, there may also be a couple that you may not have thought of! An absolute Christmas classic. ...
11 December 2020

The Female First Awards 2020: Album of the Year

Our final dip into the world of music takes place today as part of The Female First Awards 2020, as we celebrate five of our favourite album releases of the ...
10 December 2020

The Female First Awards 2020: Single of the Year

With The Female First Awards 2020 in full swing, this week we turned to the world of music after celebrating television, movies and video games. Today, we’re taking a look ...
9 December 2020

The Female First Awards 2020: Artist of the Year

We’ve celebrated the best of the business in television, movies and video games and today as part of The Female First Awards 2020, we’re turning to the world of music! ...
27 November 2020

Exclusive: AJ Wander performs debut single Time Out live for Female First audiences!

In this strange new world, we've never needed music more. For many throughout lockdown, it has provided a lifeline, as we find solace in the harmonies of others. When we ...

14 November 2020

'Your voice is too different': How singer Nathalie Miranda proved the doubters wrong

It’s always been the same story for as long as I can remember! Throughout my career, I’ve been approached by A&R who have seen me sing at gigs, and they ...

15 October 2020

Exclusive: HM Johnsen on his musical journey and advice for aspiring musicians

In short, I found something I loved, I was enterprising and kept pushing forwards and asking for (and got!) support- and ultimately, I listened to my instincts and was unafraid ...

12 October 2020

Let's do the Monster Mash! Your ultimate Halloween playlist

Halloween has finally arrived which means it's definitely time to party! Every Halloween get-together needs a music playlist of epic proportions, so let us help you out with a list ...
24 September 2020

Exclusive: Mikey Votano talks about living with ADHD and premieres his new music video

Fifteen years after I stopped taking my first dose of ADHD medication I began my second. To celebrate World Mental Health Day on October 10th and the release of my Crazy music video, ...

22 September 2020

Layke guest feature: Sexuality, LGBTQI and discovering who you are

As I sit here and write this I’m thinking about how far I’ve come, and how even being in a position to be asked to write this for other people ...

4 September 2020

Exclusive: Unintentional versus meaningful bias being an ethnic minority in the music industry

Writing this article for me is definitely not an easy task. I’ve started it a few times and not been able to follow through. Initially, I didn’t think being an ethnic ...

19 August 2020

Exclusive: Welsh artist ELA on the journey of "breaking into the industry"

“Breaking into the industry” is an interesting phrase, I think my personal journey has been more like climbing a steep creative mountain which has many peaks and troughs along the ...

15 August 2020

The evolution of Miley Cyrus: One of the greatest creative visionaries of our generation

Miley Cyrus returned to the music scene this week with the release of her brand new single, Midnight Sky. Not only that, but she unveiled a self-directed, colour-infused music video that's sure ...
20 July 2020

Exclusive: Mikey Votano reveals what he's been up to during lockdown!

Mikey Votano is one of those musicians you instantly want to know more about. The Aussie performer saw success with the release of his debut UK single Shut Up & Dance ...

17 July 2020

Exclusive: Audra Santa reveals her favourite lockdown pastimes to celebrate new music video release

Following the release of her brilliant new single Naked, and the premiere of the accompanying music video, we caught up with Canadian musician Audra Santa. Speaking about the track, she ...

8 June 2020

Lady Gaga Katy Perry and Schitt’s Creek cast join virtual graduation ceremony

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and the cast of Schitt’s Creek are among the stars who have offered messages of hope to young people graduating from schools and universities ...
3 June 2020

Singer Alice L - Releases Debut Single 'Still Thinking Of Me'

Meet Alice L an exciting new talent  A new talent that has spent the past couple of years working with many writers and producers to prepare for this year. ‘STOM?’ is ...

18 March 2020

Music streaming is a key way to make money, but it's radio bringing in money for the King of Pop

Michael Jackson currently sits on top of Forbes’ list of 2019’s most paid dead celebrities list, even after he is long gone. This is the seventh year he has remained ...
17 March 2020

10 Irish artists and some of their best tunes to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day from everybody here at Female First! To celebrate, we've decided to take a look at 10 tunes from some of the best Irish artists - let ...
4 March 2020

10 songs with bad grammar that sound better for their crimes against English

-  "Now that I've become who I really are" and "I only wanna die alive" don't really make sense in Ariana Grande's 'Break Free', but somehow Max Martin fought Grande ...
28 February 2020

Lady Gaga is back to save pop music with Stupid Love

Whilst most of us here in the UK were still sleeping, Lady Gaga released her highly-anticipated first solo single Stupid Love from her upcoming sixth studio album, and it’s an ...
15 March 2019

LUENA - Boyzone tour diary - Wembley [EXCLUSIVE]

Having supported Boyzone across their UK tour a little earlier this year, and celebrating the recent release of her breakout single Worth It, singer-songwriter LUENA has already proven just what ...

11 March 2019

Behind-the-scenes with Giulia, on the set of her new music video

Italian Enigma Giulia spent 2018 writing and recording her brand new album. With her fresh new sound, and refreshingly honest lyricism the album is set to make 2019 a very ...