Music News

4 June 2020

Tinie Tempah: The UK underplays racism problem

Tinie Tempah thinks the UK underplays its racism problem. The 31-year-old rapper has rubbished the idea that racism isn't as prevalent in the UK as it is in the US, describing ...
4 June 2020

Anne-Marie considered quitting music for her mental health

Anne-Marie has considered quitting music four times for the sake of her mental health. The 'Birthday' singer has spoken openly about being gripped with depression and anxiety since finding fame, and ...

4 June 2020

Fran Healy: I've found a new lease of life

Travis' Fran Healy feels he's still "got a lot to do" in his career. The 46-year-old star has revealed he's found a new lease of life following some inspirational words from ...
4 June 2020

Chuck D says young people are entitled to feel angry

Chuck D thinks "every single emotion" young people are currently experiencing is justified. The 59-year-old rapper has admitted he's struggling to contain his own emotions following the murder of George Floyd ...
4 June 2020

Travis' Fran Healy says shooting music video in lockdown was 'strange'

Travis' Fran Healy admits filming their new music video during lockdown was a "strange" experience. The 46-year-old musician managed to film the video for the band's comeback single, 'A Ghost', amid ...
4 June 2020

John Newman 'pauses' music career after suffering 'depression due to work'

John Newman is "pausing" his music career after suffering "such depression due to [his] work". The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a lengthy post about his current situation, ...

4 June 2020

Slipknot ditching masks would be a betrayal

Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan would feel "cheapened and betrayed" if the group ever ditched their famous masks. The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers have always performed with their faces covered and the ...
3 June 2020

Lil Nas X says Blackout Tuesday was the 'worst idea ever'

Lil Nas X thinks Blackout Tuesday was the "worst idea ever". The 21-year-old rapper has hit out at the concept - which saw celebrities, corporations, music labels and sports stars show ...
3 June 2020

World in Motion 'stopped New Order from splitting up'

New Order's 'World in Motion' stopped the band from splitting up, according to Peter Hook. The 64-year-old star has admitted the chart-topping song - which was the England soccer team's anthem ...
3 June 2020

KSI says people 'despise' his success

KSI thinks some people "despise" his success in the music business. The YouTuber-turned-rapper - who released his debut album, 'Dissimulation', in May - believes many people remain dismissive of his musical ...

3 June 2020

KSI: I feel embarrassed by my old music

KSI feels "embarrassed" by his old music. The 26-year-old YouTuber released his debut studio album, 'Dissimulation', last month, and he still can't believe how far he's come in the music industry. He ...

3 June 2020

MOBO boss Kanya King says she was 'ostracised' by music industry

MOBO boss Kanya King was previously "ostracised" when she discussed racism in the music industry. The founder and CEO of the MOBO organisation hopes the protests following the death of George ...

3 June 2020

Tom Walker's toilet roll tunes as he pens new album in lockdown

Tom Walker has penned 14 songs for his second album - and joked some are about toilet roll and a "fridge looking desperate" during the coronavirus pandemic. The 28-year-old singer ...

3 June 2020

Jessie Ware's album release was no brainer

Jessie Ware insisted it was a "no brainer" to release her album as normal during the coronavirus pandemic. The 35-year-old singer will drop 'What's Your Pleasure?' later this month and while ...
2 June 2020

Mel C's daughter isn't fussed about her mum's music

Mel C admitted her daughter doesn't care about her famous mum's music. The Spice Girls star revealed her 11-year-old daughter Scarlet - who she shares with her ex-partner Thomas Starr - ...
2 June 2020

Noel Gallagher lost notebook of early Oasis lyrics

Noel Gallagher lost a book full of unseen Oasis lyrics. The 53-year-old rocker admitted he wrote a lot of material around the time the group were working on their 1994 debut ...
2 June 2020

Music industry social media blackout following George Floyd's death

The music industry is observing a social media blackout on Tuesday (02.06.20) following George Floyd's death. Billie Eilish, The Rolling Stones, Britney Spears and more are taking part in the online ...
2 June 2020

Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Poison postpone summer tour

Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett have postponed their summer tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. The four legendary acts were due to kick off a run of stadium ...
2 June 2020

Naughty Boy and Gemma Collins' summer song put on hold

Naughty Boy and Gemma Collins have been forced to postpone plans to release a song this summer. The music producer - whose real name is Shahid Khan - and the ...
2 June 2020

Frank Turner and NOFX announce split LP

Frank Turner and NOFX are releasing a split album covering each other's songs. The 38-year-old singer songwriter is joining forces with his friends in the iconic US punk band - made ...
1 June 2020

Lady Gaga's ideas for Stupid Love came during A Star Is Born sessions

Lady Gaga started writing 'Stupid Love' while working on 'A Star Is Born'. Producer Michael Tucker - better known as BloodPop - collaborated with the 34-year-old star on material while she ...
1 June 2020

YouTuber and rapper KSI ‘crushed’ by parents’ reaction to school grades

Social media star KSI has said he was “crushed” by his parents’ reaction to his A-level grades. The YouTuber and rapper, who released his debut solo album Dissimulation this month, ...
1 June 2020

'Silence right now is more damaging': Lorde voices her support for Black Lives Matter

Lorde is "working out how to practise activism" whilst "refraining from social media" following the death of George Floyd. The 23-year-old star was among those to attend a peaceful protest in ...
1 June 2020

Foals reveal when they plan to start working on new music

Foals aim to start writing new music again towards the end of the year. The indie rockers returned with their first studio effort since 2015, 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost ...