Music News

31 July 2021

Sir Elton John postpones German shows

Sir Elton John has postponed the first two weeks of his farewell tour shows until 2023. The 'Rocketman' hitmaker has taken the decision to move some German dates of his Farewell ...
31 July 2021

Joan Armatrading's Mandela tribute song came to her in a dream

Joan Armatrading has revealed her song 'The Messenger' came to her in a dream. The 70-year-old music legend - whose recently released 22nd studio album, 'Consequences', reached the top 10 in ...

31 July 2021

Ed Sheeran's new album will 'surprise and comfort' people

Ed Sheeran's new album will both "surprise and comfort" people. The 'Bad Habits' hitmaker recently returned to music after a hiatus and his manager Stuart Camp has vowed that his new ...
31 July 2021

Tom Speight offers Queen Elizabeth free entry to next London gig

Tom Speight has offered Queen Elizabeth a spot on the guestlist at his next London gig. The ‘Everything’s Waiting For You’ singer recently performed in the gardens of Buckingham Palace as ...
30 July 2021

Little Mix make history as only girl group to rack up 100 weeks in Officials Singles Chart top 10

Little Mix have made history as the first girl band to rack up 100 weeks in the Officials Singles Chart top 10. The ‘Confetti’ hitmaker – comprised of Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade ...
30 July 2021

Brian May re-releases solo cut Too Much Love Will Kill You

Brian May has re-released his haunting solo cut 'Too Much Love Will Kill You' with a remastered music video. Taken from the Queen guitarist's 1992 solo album, 'Back to the Light', ...
30 July 2021

Happy Mondays' Bez makes vocal debut on trippy Doorly track

Happy Mondays' Bez has made his vocal debut on ‘Flying Bus’, his collaboration with house producer and DJ Doorly. The 56-year-old dancer is best known for shaking his maracas on stage ...
30 July 2021

Westlife to play intimate Belfast gig for Radio 2 Live

Westlife are the final act confirmed for Radio 2 Live. The chart-topping boy band - comprising Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, and Nicky Byrne - will play to a small ...
30 July 2021

Prince was in 'such good spirits' making Welcome 2 America

Prince was in "such good spirits" recording his lost album 'Welcome 2 America'. The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker's estate and Sony's Legacy Recordings have released the posthumous LP, which was recorded by ...
30 July 2021

Lorde won't explain lyrics anymore

Lorde doesn't feel the need to explain her lyrics now she's older. The 'Royals' hitmaker doesn't like to explain the meaning behind any of her music now, but she insists it's ...
30 July 2021

'I feel like crying': Billie Eilish releases Happier Than Ever

Billie Eilish was on "on cloud nine" writing her second studio album, 'Happier Than Ever'. The 19-year-old megastar released the follow-up to 2019's critically-acclaimed 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do ...

29 July 2021

Lil Nas X album leak reveals Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus features

Lil Nas X's album is rumoured to feature collaborations with Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus. The 'Old Town Road' hitmaker's upcoming debut LP, 'Montero', has fallen victim to a leak. Although the ...
29 July 2021

Ozzy Osbourne leads tributes to ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill

Ozzy Osbourne and Paul Stanley have led tributes to late ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill. The ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’ hitmaker was forced to pull out of a number of shows ...

29 July 2021

Barbra Streisand always 'doubts' people will turn up to her gigs

Barbra Streisand always "doubts" people will turn up to her shows. The 79-year-old icon has been performing to packed out crowds for almost six decades, but every time she books a ...
29 July 2021

Manic Street Preachers confirmed for Radio 2 Live

Manic Street Preachers will play an intimate gig in Cardiff next month for Radio 2 Live. The Welsh rockers are the third act confirmed for the BBC radio station's concert series, ...
29 July 2021

Lizzo and Mark Ronson cook up new music

Lizzo and Mark Ronson are cooking up new music in the studio. The 'Juice' hitmaker and the 45-year-old studio wizard teased fans in a video on TikTok, in which they joked ...
29 July 2021

Soft Cell unveil first album in two decades, Happiness Not Included

Synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell have announced their first album in two decades, 'Happiness Not Included'. The 'Say Hello, Wave Goodbye' duo - comprising Marc Almond and Dave Ball - went their ...

28 July 2021

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies aged 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has died aged 72. The ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’ hitmaker was forced to pull out of a number of shows across the US just weeks ago ...

28 July 2021

Biffy Clyro replace Queens of the Stone Age as Reading and Leeds headliners

Biffy Clyro have been announced as headliners for Reading & Leeds Festival. The 'Mountains' rockers - who performed at the dual site event for the first time in 2002 - have ...
28 July 2021

Slipknot lead Joey Jordison tributes

Joey Jordison's Slipknot bandmates have led tributes to the late star. The 'Before I Forget' band's former drummer sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep aged 46 on Monday (26.07.21). In a ...
28 July 2021

Lorde eyes up Harry Styles collaboration

Lorde is eyeing up a collaboration with Harry Styles. The 'Green Light' hitmaker has revealed the artist at the top of her list to record a song with is the 27-year-old ...
28 July 2021

Corey Taylor hits out at anti-vaxxers who put others at risk

Corey Taylor has branded anyone who attends a concert knowing they are "going to put people at risk" of catching COVID-19 a "f*****’ ***hole". The Slipknot frontman - who is due ...
28 July 2021

Steps to play Manchester as part of Radio 2 Live

Steps have announced a concert in Manchester as part of Radio 2 Live. The '5, 6, 7, 8' hitmakers - comprising Claire Richards, Lee Latchford-Evans, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer and Ian ...
28 July 2021

The Weeknd to be honoured at Music in Action awards

The Weeknd will receive the Quincy Jones Humanitatian award at the first annual Music in Action Awards. The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker will be among the honourees at the Black Music Action ...