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Gwen Stefani loves classic Christmas tunes

Gwen Stefani loves classic Christmas tunes

Gwen Stefani would rather listen to classic Christmas tunes and festive Motown hits than more contemporary tracks.The 'Hollaback Girl' singer is a big fan of the holiday season, and she has admitted she's got her...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th December 2017

Elbow's Best Of isn't the end of the band

Elbow's Best Of isn't the end of the band

Elbow's new collection 'The Best Of' doesn't mean the band is coming to an end.The 'One Day Like This' hitmakers are celebrating their 20-year-career as a band with the new release, but front man Guy...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th December 2017

Bjorn Ulvaeus 'proud' of Abba work

Bjorn Ulvaeus 'proud' of Abba work

Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus has admitted he is ''proud'' of what his younger self achieved in the band.The 'Waterloo' hitmaker is honoured to have been in the band, which split 35 years ago, and he...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2017

Richie Sambora excited for Bon Jovi reunion

Richie Sambora excited for Bon Jovi reunion

Richie Sambora is excited to celebrate Bon Jovi's career at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in April 2018.The legendary guitarist - who spent 31 years in the 'Livin' On A Prayer' band...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2017

Rare Prince vinyl surfaces

Rare Prince vinyl surfaces

Rare vinyl copies of the late Prince's legendary an elusive 'Black Album' have been discovered around 30 years after they were thought to be destroyed.The iconic 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who passed away in April...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2017

Kendrick Lamar thought Dr Dre phone call was prank

Kendrick Lamar thought Dr Dre phone call was prank

Kendrick Lamar thought he was being pranked when Dr. Dre called him for the first time.The 'Loyalty' hitmaker couldn't believe it when he spoke to the legendary rapper and thought it was all a joke,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2017

James Blunt wants 'colourful socks' for Christmas

James Blunt wants 'colourful socks' for Christmas

James Blunt wants ''colourful socks'' for Christmas. The 43-year-old singer has admitted he needs new hosiery because whenever he is on tour he loses his socks. Speaking to Metro newspaper about the items on his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2017

Sergio Pizzorno thinks you can feel a songwriter's 'soul' in a song

Sergio Pizzorno thinks you can feel a songwriter's 'soul' in a song

Kasabian's Sergio Pizzorno thinks you can feel a songwriter's ''soul'' in a song. The 36-year-old artist became the 'Fire' hitmaker's songwriter following the departure of former band member Christopher Karloff, and though he has hinted...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th December 2017

Ed Sheeran wants his next album to be 'most loved'

Ed Sheeran wants his next album to be 'most loved'

Ed Sheeran wants his next album to be the ''most loved''. The 26-year-old singer and songwriter is planning to release a ''lo-fi album'', which he wants to be his ''lowest selling'' LP, although he hopes...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th December 2017

Liam Payne censors songs

Liam Payne censors songs

Liam Payne has censored his lyrics for his fans.The 'Strip That Down' hitmaker admitted he has had to think twice about some of the words and phrases he uses in his songs because he doesn't...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th December 2017

Ed Sheeran's songs have lost him friends

Ed Sheeran's songs have lost him friends

Ed Sheeran's songs have cost him some friends.The 'Galway Girl' hitmaker's lyrics are largely based on personal experience and though pouring his heart out into his music makes him feel ''better'', his public honesty hasn't...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th December 2017

Elton John compares Eminem to Sir Mick Jagger

Elton John compares Eminem to Sir Mick Jagger

Sir Elton John has compared Eminem to Sir Mick Jagger after seeing him perform for the first time.The iconic 'Rocket Man' singer collaborated with the 45-year-old rapper - whose real name is Marshall Mathers III...

News posted in on 8th December 2017

Manic Street Preachers want a sense of optimism in their music

Manic Street Preachers want a sense of optimism in their music

Manic Street Preachers bassist Nicky Wire tried to put across ''a sense of optimism'' in his lyrics for their new album.The 'Motorcycle Emptiness' rockers are preparing for the release of their 13th LP 'Resistance Is...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th December 2017

Lil Wayne is set to release new music

Lil Wayne is set to release new music

Lil Wayne is set to release new music this month. The 'How To Love' rapper will drop a new record on Christmas Day (25.12.17) as a gift to his loyal followers, who are still patiently...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th December 2017

U2's new album 'changed massively' when Trump was elected

U2's new album 'changed massively' when Trump was elected

U2 scrapped and re-wrote a lot of their new album 'Songs of Experience' because Donald Trump's election rendered much of it irrelevant.The group - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th December 2017

Usher working on new music with Lil Jon

Usher working on new music with Lil Jon

Usher is rumoured to be working on new music with Lil Jon. The 39-year-old singer and songwriter has collaborated with the rapper on his 2004 hit track 'Yeah', as well as 'Lovers and Friends', and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th December 2017

Sir Paul McCartney likens Kanye West's song-making to cooking

Sir Paul McCartney likens Kanye West's song-making to cooking

Sir Paul McCartney has likened Kanye West's song-making process to making a bowl of spaghetti. The 75-year-old music legend teamed up with the 'Famous' rapper in 2005 when they released 'FourFive Seconds' alongside Rihanna, and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th December 2017

Sia's 13 hour road trip

Sia's 13 hour road trip

Sia drove for 13 hours to make it to a gig over the weekend.The 'Cheap Thrills' hitmaker - who is currently touring Australia - made the dash from Melbourne to Sydney on Saturday after her...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th December 2017

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Ed Sheeran 'can't believe' Beyonce collaborated with him

Ed Sheeran 'can't believe' Beyonce collaborated with him

Ed Sheeran ''can't believe'' Beyonce collaborated with him on 'Perfect'.The 26-year-old singer is so surprised the 'Single Ladies' hitmaker agreed to do a duet of his hit song.He said: ''It's something I kinda did just...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th December 2017

Kelly Clarkson has 'always' wanted to star in a Broadway show

Kelly Clarkson has 'always' wanted to star in a Broadway show

Kelly Clarkson has ''always'' wanted to star in a Broadway show. The 35-year-old singer boasts a successful career in the music business, but she has admitted she is keen to expand her horizons and take...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th December 2017

Pink wants to write a 'signature song' for her father.

Pink wants to write a 'signature song' for her father.

Pink wants to write a ''signature song'' for her father. The 38-year-old singer released her debut album 'Can't Take Me Home' in 2000, but despite boasting almost two decades at the helm of the music...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th December 2017

Mary J Blige loves 'unapologetic' Rihanna

Mary J Blige loves 'unapologetic' Rihanna

Mary J Blige loves Rihanna for being unapologetic.The 46-year-old singer has heaped praise on the 29-year-old star's 'Wild Thoughts' collaboration with DJ Khaled and Bryston Tiller, and revealed she is a ''huge'' supporter of the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st December 2017

Kasabian frontman joins End The Silence campaign

Kasabian frontman joins End The Silence campaign

Kasabian star Tom Meighan has joined the 'End The Silence' campaign to raise awareness of children suffering in orphanages across the globe.The 'Fire' rocker and proud parent of five-year-old daughter Mimi Malone - whom he...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st December 2017

Noel Gallagher hates 'overrated' Brian Wilson

Noel Gallagher hates 'overrated' Brian Wilson

Noel Gallagher has insisted Brian Wilson is ''overrated'', adding that he ''hates'' the Beach Boys legend.The Britpop icon took aim at the 'Good Vibrations' hitmaker in a scathing attack when his own experimental arrangements on...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th November 2017

Joss Stone inspired by Mother Earth

Joss Stone inspired by Mother Earth

Joss Stone was inspired by nature while writing her new album 'Project Mama Earth'.The 'You Had Me' hitmaker has collaborated with an all-star band - made up of Nitin Sawhney (guitar), Étienne M'Bappé (bass/guitar), Jonathan...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th November 2017

Camila Cabello was told Havana wouldn't do well

Camila Cabello was told Havana wouldn't do well

Camila Cabello was told 'Havana' would never be a hit.The former Fifth Harmony star says people ''kept saying'' that her hit track would never make it on radio as people wouldn't ''get it'' so she...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th November 2017

Anne-Marie's collaboration criteria

Anne-Marie's collaboration criteria

Anne-Marie decides on a collaboration based on the song and not the artist.The 'Ciao Adios' hitmaker doesn't just pick the biggest name to work with on a song but instead will pick a track which...

News posted in on 29th November 2017

Bruno Mars thinks practice makes perfect

Bruno Mars thinks practice makes perfect

Bruno Mars thinks practice makes perfect.The 32-year-old singer is set to perform in a his first ever prime-time television special show titled 'Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo', which will air on Wednesday...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 28th November 2017

Frank Ocean is sitting on a new album

Frank Ocean is sitting on a new album

Frank Ocean has teased he has created a new album. The 'Swim Good' hitmaker has admitted he finished making an LP ''before'' he turned 30 last month, but he has yet to release the compilation,...

News posted in on 28th November 2017

Noel Gallagher is contemplating writing an autobiography

Noel Gallagher is contemplating writing an autobiography

Noel Gallagher is contemplating writing an autobiography. The 50-year-old singer and songwriter - who is known for being in Oasis with his brother Liam before they split in 2009 - has admitted he has been...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th November 2017

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How Much Does Mariah Carey Make On Her Christmas Hit?

How Much Does Mariah Carey Make On Her Christmas Hit?

All I Want For Christmas is widely regarded as one of the best festive tunes every year

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