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Chris Martin: I Can Become 'Very Depressed' When I Drink

Chris Martin can become ''very depressed'' when he drinks.The Coldplay frontman admits he is ''not really a great drinker'' as it makes his flavour ''stronger'' than it is already.He said: ''I'm not really a great...

Adele Was 'Absolutely Panic Stricken' Before 2016 Glastonbury Set

Adele was ''absolutely panic stricken'' before headlining Glastonbury in 2016, according Jo Whiley.The BBC Radio 2 DJ has revealed the 'Hello' hitmaker was ''really scared'' about her performance on the Pyramid Stage at the Worthy...

Kylie Minogue's 2019 Glastonbury Debut Set For Bbc Iplayer

Kylie Minogue's dazzling 2019 Glastonbury Pyramid Stage debut will be re-broadcast on the festival's dedicated BBC iPlayer channel.The 'Love At First Sight' hitmaker's full Worthy Farm Sunday afternoon Legends slot will be shown, whilst the...

Jo Whiley Planning At-home Festival Over Glastonbury Weekend

Jo Whiley is planning to stage her own festival at home over Glastonbury weekend.The 52-year-old DJ usually presents the BBC's coverage of the event and takes her husband Steve Morton and their four children -...

Jo Whiley To Co-host Radio 2'S Drivetime Show With Simon Mayo In Schedule Shake-up

The BBC has moved to engender a drastic shake-up of the Radio 2 schedule, the British nation’s most listened-to radio station, by increasing the number of female presenters and pulling three of its longest-running arts...

Coldplay Donate Big Money To Sports Relief, Chris Martin Joins The Voice

Coldplay have got in on the whole Spots Relief shebang by donating a hefty sum to Jo Whiley’s walking challenge, putting £260k toward the Radio 2 DJ’s running task. And lead singer Chris Martin...

Arcade Fire Drop Huge Glastonbury 2014 Hint: Will They Headline?

Arcade Fire's lead singer Win Butler has hinted that his band are gearing up to play at UK festivals in 2014. Speaking to BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley, Butler cryptically advised that Arcade Fire's fans...

Peter Capaldi Revealed As The Next Time Lord

Peter Capaldi was revealed as the twelfth incarnation of Doctor Who on Sunday 4th in a special live BBC broadcast.Peter Capaldi at the 2013 BAFTA's held at the Royal Festival Hall, London. The show, broadcast...

Emeli Sande Promotes Gucci UK Music Fund

Emeli Sande is supporting Gucci's UK Music Fund.The 26-year-old singer joined forces with Jo Whiley at London's Soho hotel today (10.04.13) for the launch of Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery's new UK Music Fund, which aims...

Elbow And Goldfrapp Sign Up For Little Noise Sessions

Elbow, Marina and the Diamonds and Goldfrapp have signed up for this year's Little Noise Sessions. The artists have the joined the bill for the annual intimate charity concerts, which see artists play special stripped...

Amy Winehouse's Charitable Nature

Amy Winehouse has been remembered for her charitable nature. The 'Back to Black' singer may have led a controversial lifestyle and struggled with problems including alcohol and drugs, but she also made a great deal...

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