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Spice Girls Joke About Victoria Beckham's Absence At Wembley Show

The Spice Girls joked about Victoria Beckham's absence during the last date of their reunion tour on Saturday (15.06.19).The iconic girl group - which features Mel B, Mel C, Geri Horner and Emma Bunton - thrilled an enthusiastic crowd at...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Bastille's New Album Looks At Social Media Addiction

Bastille's new album explores the complex ''relationship with our phones''. The indie band - comprised of Dan Smith, Kyle Simmons, Will Farquarson and Chris Wood - recently released their third studio album 'Doom Days' and frontman Dan, 32, has revealed...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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The Ultimate Dad Rock Playlist For Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all the long-suffering dads out there. It's your dad's day to relax and annoy the rest of the family with his favourite tunes, and if your own father fancies himself as something of a 70s guitar...

By Holly Mosley on 16 June 2019

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Noel Gallagher Tells Brexit Protesters To 'go To North Korea'

Noel Gallagher thinks anyone who doesn't like the result of the Brexit referendum should ''go to North Korea''.The 52-year-old rocker opposes Britain's decision to leave the European Union, but has insisted the public ought to respect the democratic process.He explained:...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Liam Gallagher Confirms New LP Is Named After John Lennon Art

Liam Gallagher has confirmed John Lennon and Yoko Ono inspired the title of his new album.The former Oasis frontman has titled his second solo LP 'Why Me? Why Not?' and the title stemmed from him buying the 'Imagine' singer's 'Why...

By Bang Showbiz on 16 June 2019

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Noel Gallagher: I'd Rather Eat S**t Than Listen To Liam's Music

Noel Gallagher would rather ''eat s**t'' than listen to his brother and bitter rival Liam Gallagher's music.The 52-year-old rocker has been locked in a feud with his younger sibling ever since the demise of Oasis in 2009, and has said...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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George Ezra Plays Isle Of Wight Festival From Chair After Leg Injury

George Ezra headlined the Isle of Wight festival on Saturday (15.06.18) from a chair after injuring his ankle during his ''annual run''.The 26-year-old singer took to the stage on the second day of the annual festival at Seaclose Park, Newport,...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Noel Gallagher Close First Night Of Isle Of Wight Festival 2019 With Oasis Hits

Noel Gallagher closed the first night of the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 in style with a selection of Oasis hits.The 52-year-old rocker headlined the annual festival at Seaclose Park on Friday (14.06.19) with his band, the High Flying Birds,...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Neil Hannon Has Written 12 Songs For The Father Ted Musical

Neil Hannon has written 12 songs for the 'Father Ted' musical.The 48-year-old singer has just released a new Divine Comedy album but is still busy writing new tracks that will feature in the stage adaptation of the acclaimed '90s sitcom.Hannon...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Madonna Admits Fame Took Her Breath Away

Madonna's meteoric rise to fame took her ''breath away''.The 60-year-old pop star emerged as one of the world's best-selling singers in the 1980s, and she's admitted she wasn't properly prepared for the intense pressure that came her way.She said: ''It...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Nick Jonas: The Disney Channel Was 'the Best Years Of Training'

Nick Jonas considers his time on the Disney Channel to have been ''the best years of training''.The 26-year-old singer rose to international prominence alongside his brothers Kevin and Joe Jonas, gaining a large following through the TV network after starring...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Serge Pizzorno Has Started Work On Next Kasabian LP

Serge Pizzorno has started writing the new Kasabian album.The 'Fire' hitmakers have been on an extended break since touring their 2017 LP 'For Crying Out Loud' and although the guitarist used the hiatus to work on his debut solo album,...

By Bang Showbiz on 15 June 2019

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Neverworld 2019 Preview

Festival season is upon us again so it's time to apply the glitter, ready the face paint and prepare your costumes for some of this year's biggest parties. Returning for more fun and fantasy will be the ever popular Neverworld....

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 June 2019

Sheryl Reveals Star-studded Collaborators For Threads

Sheryl Crow has revealed the full list of collaborators for her new album 'Threads'.The 57-year-old country music legend has taken to social media to reveal the much-anticipated duets fans can expect to hear on her upcoming LP, which features collaborations...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith And Dua Lipa Among Winners At Silver Clef Awards

Ed Sheeran will receive the O2 Silver Clef Award at the annual ceremony.The 28-year-old singer-songwriter will take home the coveted prize at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards on July 5 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, and...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Nick Wilson On Getting His Foot In The Door, Admiring John Mayer And Difficult Pills To Swallow (literally!) [Exclusive]

Nick Wilson recently unveiled his sensational new single Colour Me In, and it's definitely the sort of dreamy electronic pop we love to listen to. We caught up with him to discuss his emergence into the music industry, and all...

By Holly Mosley on 14 June 2019

The Year Of The Legend: Albums Of 2019 Vs The Artists' Most Iconic Releases

At a time when recording and releasing music to the public has never been so easy, it's no wonder that fewer and fewer old school legends are choosing to retire. This year so far we've seen seven iconic stars unveil...

By Holly Mosley on 14 June 2019

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Madonna 'anxious' About New Album Madame X

Madonna has been feeling anxious about her new album.The 60-year-old star released 'Madame X' - her 14th studio album and her first since 2015's 'Rebel Heart' - today (14.06.19), and despite the huge success she enjoyed over her career, she...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Justin Timberlake Honoured At Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Justin Timberlake received the Contemporary Icon Award at the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame event.The 'Cry Me A River' hitmaker was spotted arriving at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City for the prestigious ceremony on Thursday night (13.06.19).The...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Alice Cooper Quit Booze After Seeing His Friends Pass Away

Alice Cooper quit booze after seeing his friends die young.The 'School's Out' rocker was friends with the likes of Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix - who both tragically passed away at the age 27 - and he was determined to...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Roger Daltrey: The Who's Next Album Is Best Since Quadrophenia

Roger Daltrey says The Who's new album is their best since 'Quadrophenia'.Although the iconic rock group's frontman was originally skeptical about their first collection since 2006's 'Endless Wire', after hearing it he thinks it's their strongest record in 46 years.Speaking...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Westlife's Comeback Was Inspired By Beyonce Documentary

Westlife's return was inspired by Beyonce.The 'When You're Looking Like That' band is currently on their comeback tour, and they decided to ''take charge'' for their career after seeing the 'Crazy In Love' hitmaker's Coachella documentary 'Homecoming' on Netflix.Kian Egan...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Charli XCX Announces New Album And World Tour

Charli XCX will release her new album 'Charli' on September 13.The 'I Love It' hitmaker has announced her upcoming third record - the long awaited follow-up to 2014's 'Sucker' LP - and there are some exciting collaborations on the tracklisting...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Dan Smith Feels Like An Imposter

Bastille's Dan Smith feels like an ''imposter''.The 'Pompeii' singer isn't worried about the group's experiments with different genres on their new album 'Doom Days' because he's ''comfortable'' with where they are musically, even though he still feels like he leads...

By Bang Showbiz on 14 June 2019

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Taylor Swift Announces New LP Lover

Taylor Swift has announced her new LP 'Lover' and a collaboration with Stella McCartney.The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker revealed on Thursday (13.06.19) that she will release new single 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight and that the follow-up to...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Liam Gallagher Confirms Why Me? Why Not Release Date

Liam Gallagher will release his second solo LP 'Why Me? Why Not' on September 20.The former Oasis frontman has confirmed his follow-up to his 2017 debut 'As You Were' will arrive the day before his 47th birthday, and revealed the...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon Says His Life Is Too 'boring' For A Book

The Divine Comedy singer Neil Hannon has vowed to never write an autobiography - because he thinks his pop star life has been ''boring''.The 48-year-old singer/songwriter enjoyed chart success throughout the Britpop boom of the '90s along with bands like...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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The Rua Blown Away By Westlife Audience On Huge Arena Tour

The Rua have praised Westlife's ''amazing'' fanbase for being so welcoming and passionate on tour.The 'Gasoline' hitmakers - made up of siblings Roseanna, Alanna and Jonathan Brown - are currently on the road with the 'When You're Looking Like That'...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Tom Grennan Fears Injuries With James Bay's Weekly Football Games

Tom Grennan admitted he worries about injuries with James Bay's weekly celebrity football matches.The 'Hold Back The River' rocker is a big fan of the sport, and Tom has revealed the singer sorts out weekly five-a-side matches featuring the likes...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Siobhan Fahey Blasts Bananarama Reunion

Siobhan Fahey was disappointed with Bananarama's reunion.The singer reunited with former bandmates Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward in 2017 - 29 years after first leaving the group - but she has claimed she wasn't told the whole story about plans...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Tove Lo Feared Career Was Over

Tove Lo thought her career was over when she had vocal surgery.The 31-year-old singer had to have cysts removed from her vocal cords while he was the middle of releasing her second album 'Lady Wood' in 2016, and she admitted...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Steve Davis Set For Glastonbury Slot And Debut Album

Steve Davis is set for Glastonbury Festival this year.The snooker legend is set to release his first ever album in September after forming The Utopia Strong with Kavus Torabi and Coil's Michael J York, and the trio will be performing...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Mac Miller's Posthumous Verse Drops

Mac Miller's first posthumous music has been released.The late rapper - who died from an overdose last September, aged just 26 - recorded a verse for The Free Nationals' song 'Time', which also features the vocals of Kali Uchis.In the...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Dr John Completed Final Album Before Death

Dr. John completed a final album before his death. The six-time Grammy Award-winning musician - who was born Malcolm John Rebennack - died of a heart attack aged 77 earlier this month, and guitarist Shane Theriot, who worked on the...

By Bang Showbiz on 13 June 2019

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Liam Gallagher Advises Brother Noel To Give His Fans A Break

Liam Gallagher thinks his brother Noel Gallagher needs to take more breaks so his fans don't get fed up with him.The 46-year-old rocker - who recently released the documentary 'As It Was' about his comeback and launch of his solo...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Maren Morris: Country Stars Can Be Sexual Too

Maren Morris feels women in country music are too often ''stereotyped'' as innocent and ''virginal''.The Grammy-winner - who is married to fellow country star Ryan Hurd - thinks it's naive that artists in the genre are often put into ''religious''...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

Keith Urban 'can't Get Enough' Of Miley Cyrus' Mother's Daughter

Keith Urban ''can't get enough'' of Miley Cyrus' new song 'Mother's Daughter'.The 51-year-old country music superstar - who is married to Nicole Kidman - took to Twitter to congratulate the 26-year-old pop star on her extremely catchy new song.Referencing the...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Madonna Posts X-rated Album Art

Madonna has released X-rated album art for 'Madame X'.The 60-year-old superstar shared a ''portrait of a lady'' which displays a woman's breasts with a rose through one nipple on Instagram on Tuesday (11.06.19), just days before she releases her new...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Katy Perry And Taylor Swift Spark Collaboration Rumours

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have sparked speculation they are set to release a collaboration. The 'Chained to the Rhythm' hitmaker famously fell out with her fellow pop star over their dancers and touring crew a number of years ago,...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Adam Lambert Inspired By Work As Queen Frontman

Adam Lambert has ''learned a lot'' from fronting Queen.The 37-year-old star has spent eight years leading the legendary rock band - in place of legendary late singer Freddie Mercury - and he revealed his time with the group has helped...

By Bang Showbiz on 12 June 2019

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Greg Kurstin To Record Van Halen Covers Album With The Bird And The Bee

Superproducer Greg Kurstin is set to record a Van Halen covers album with his act The Bird & The Bee. The indie pop duo - which also consists of Inara George - has announced the release of their new record...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Radiohead To Release Stolen OK Computer Music

Radiohead are releasing previously unheard music recorded during the making of their album 'OK Computer' after hackers gained access to the material and demanded a ransom.The British rock band are putting out 18 hours of ''not very interesting'' music created...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Ariana Grande Announces Extra London Shows For October

Ariana Grande has added two more London dates to her 'Sweetener World Tour' due to demand.The 'God is a Woman' hitmaker is already due to play three nights at The O2 between August 17 and August 20, but she has...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Duff McKagan Recalls 'nerve-wracking' Classic Guns N' Roses Reunion Show

Duff McKagan says Guns N' Roses' first classic line-up reunion show at the Troubadour in 2016 was ''nerve-wracking''.The 'Welcome to the Jungle' group's frontman Axl Rose performed with bassist Duff and guitarist Slash for the first time in 23 years...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Mac Miller's First Posthumous Single To Drop This Week

Mac Miller's first posthumous release with Anderson .Paak's The Free Nationals will be released on Wednesday (12.06.19).The late rap star - who died of a drug overdose in September, aged just 26 - appears on the track 'Time', which also...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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The Wombats' Murph Releases Solo Single With Maddi Waterhouse

The Wombats' Matthew 'Murph' Murphy has duetted with Suki Waterhouse's sister Maddi Waterhouse on his debut solo single 'My Cheating Heart'.The 'Moving to New York' hitmaker has unveiled his new project Love Fame Tragedy, which will feature guest appearances on...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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NSYNC To Discuss Further Reunion Offers This Summer

Lance Bass says *NSYNC are planning to sit down and ''figure out'' further reunion plans.The 'Bye Bye Bye' boyband - also comprised of JC Chasez, Lance Bass and Chris Kirkpatrick - were reunited by Ariana Grande at Coachella in April,...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Selena Gomez 'finally' Finishes New Music

Selena Gomez has ''finally'' finished her new music.The 'Come and Get It' hitmaker suggested she has completed her project after teasing her fans with social media posts from the studio over the past few months as she continued to work...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 June 2019

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Rihanna's Album Still Incomplete

Rihanna doesn't know when her next album will be released.The 31-year-old singer has been keeping fans waiting for her ninth studio album since the release of 'Anti' in 2016, and has said she's still working on recording the new material,...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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Ava Max Has Beans For Breakfast In The UK

Ava Max has beans for breakfast when she is in the UK.The US pop star loves playing across the pond because she gets to indulge in British delicacies such as the canned food which is usually served on toast or...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 June 2019

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