Music News

24 July 2024

Late John Mayall never compared himself to former bandmate Eric Clapton

Late blues icon John Mayall refused to compare himself and his success to his former Bluesbreakers bandmate Eric Clapton. It was announced via his official Facebook page that the legendary musician ...
24 July 2024

Eminem receives BRIT Billion Award

Eminem is the latest artist to receive the BRIT Billion Award. The 51-year-old rap icon has reached a whopping seven billion streams in the UK, as recorded by the Official Charts ...
24 July 2024

Blossoms' new song is a nod to ABBA, Bruce Springsteen and The Killers

Blossoms' new tune, 'Perfect Me', is a "subconscious nod to "ABBA, Bruce Springsteen and The Killers". Tom Ogden and co have shared the latest single from their upcoming album, 'Gary'. The vintage-sounding ...

24 July 2024

Rita Ora teases 'darker' and spicier album

Rita Ora has teased her next album will be "a bit darker" and "a bit more spicy". The 38-year-old pop star has declared she is entering her "uncomfortable era" with her ...
24 July 2024

The Weeknd serves up first preview of new music as new era draws closer

The Weeknd has given fans a two-minute preview of new music. Ahead of a one-off concert in São Paulo, Brazil, where the 34-year-old singer is set to debut a brand-new production ...
24 July 2024

Blues legend John Mayall dead at 90

Blues and rock legend John Mayall has died aged 90. The musician passed away "peacefully" on July 22, after battling "health issues" that prevented him from touring. A statement on his Facebook ...
24 July 2024

OneRepublic star Ryan Tedder insists musicians are all 'stealing from each other'

Ryan Tedder has insisted all musicians are "stealing from each other". The OneRepublic frontman pointed out that with "only 12 notes in a scale", songwriters have a "limited" capacity for total ...
23 July 2024

Metallica set December date for All Within My Hands charity concert

Metallica have announced details of their All Within My Hands charity concert and auction. The heavy metal titans' foundation will be raising funds at the Helping Hands Concert and Auction and ...
23 July 2024

Slayer guitarist Gary Holt prefers listening to Taylor Swift over heavy metal

Slayer guitarist Gary Holt "loves" Taylor Swift. The thrash metal star would much rather play pop records by the likes of Taylor, Madonna and the late George Michael than listen to ...
23 July 2024

Charli XCX: Not many people can make dance music the way I'm doing it

Charli XCX insists few people can make dance music the way she does. The '360' hitmaker explained how the genre comes naturally to her and there is no other style she ...
23 July 2024

NSYNC 'seeing if car will still drive' as fans call for reunion

*NSYNC are "seeing if the car will still drive" with fans clamouring for a reunion. The 'Bye Bye Bye' hitmakers - made up of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey ...
23 July 2024

'I'm going to roll my sleeves up!' Queens of the Stone Age issue next album update

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has admitted they won't wait another six years to release their next album. The rockers released eighth studio album 'In Times New ...
22 July 2024

Coldplay's Chris Martin dedicates Everglow to Taylor Swift at concert in Germany

Chris Martin paid tribute to Taylor Swift and her fans during Coldplay’s 'Music of the Spheres World Tour' concert in Düsseldorf concert on Saturday (20.07.24). While beginning to play the band’s ...
22 July 2024

Halsey says new album is experimental

Halsey has teased her new album is very eclectic and "all over the place". The 29-year-old singer took to X - formerly known as Twitter - to take questions from her ...

22 July 2024

Katy Perry 'owning' her sexuality with new music

Katy Perry is "owning [her] sexuality" with her new music. The 39-year-old pop star - who has three-year-old daughter Daisy with fiance Orlando Bloom - faced a backlash over her comeback ...
22 July 2024

Kim Wilde forced to find ‘ways around’ Brexit restrictions on musicians

Kim Wilde was forced to find “ways around” the Brexit restrictions on musicians. The 63-year-old 1980s singing sensation is touring the UK in March 2025 with support from Cutting Crew, and ...
22 July 2024

Jessica Simpson begs sister Ashlee to return to music

Jessica Simpson has begged her sister Ashlee to record a new album. Ashlee, 39, followed her pop star sister Jessica into music and released three records before turning her hand to ...
22 July 2024

Latto addresses supposed rivalry with Ice Spice as she admits everyone 'takes little jabs in music'

Latto doesn't take rap battles seriously. The 25-year-old musician - whose real name is Alyssa Michelle Stephens - is thought to have developed something of a rivalry with fellow rapper Ice ...

22 July 2024

'It's tearing our society apart': Fran Healy slams social media

Fran Healy believes social media is "tearing our society apart". The Travis frontman has taken aim at influencers and the online world in the group's new song 'I Hope That You ...
22 July 2024

Jack White releases surprise new album to shoppers

Jack White has surprise released a new album - by secretly giving copies to shoppers in his Third Man Records stores. The 49-year-old musician appeared to have given selected music fans ...
22 July 2024

Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten 'always hated' his voice

Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten "always hated" his voice. The 29-year-old Irish singer admits making his debut solo record, 2023's 'Chaos For The Fly', gave him the chance to "lean into" ...

20 July 2024

Big Sean announces album after leaks

Big Sean's sixth solo album 'Better Me Than You' will be released on August 9. Just one day after the 14-track album was leaked online, Big Sean announced the release and ...

20 July 2024

Britney Spears' Halsey blessing

Halsey received Britney Spears' "blessing" to sample her track 'Lucky'. The 'Without Me' hitmaker has sampled the 2000 classic from Britney's hit album 'Oops!... I Did It Again'.. on a song ...
20 July 2024

Lindsay Ell praises Beyonce and Lana Del Rey for 'blurring genre lines'

Lindsay Ell has praised the likes of Beyonce and Lana Del Rey for "blurring genre lines" with their forays into country music. The Canadian-born country pop musician - who is currently ...