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Jim Carrey Originally The Weeknd Dawn Fm Narrator Role

Jim Carrey had originally declined The Weeknd's offer to appear on his 'Dawn FM' album.The Hollywood actor, who announced his intentions to retire from acting in March 2022, wasn't wanting to work when the 'Blinding...

The Weeknd Will Bring The ‘The Weeknd: After Hours’ To Universal Studios

The Weeknd will bring the ‘The Weeknd: After Hours’ to Universal Studios. The ‘Blinding Lights’ hitmaker - real name Abel Tesfaye - will lend his creativity - including his signature red suit - to the...

Lil Nas X Ties With Jack Harlow And Kendrick Lamar For Most Nominations At 2022 ‘Mtv Video Music Awards’

Lil Nas X is tied with Jack Harlow and Kendrick Lamar for the most nominations at the 2022 ‘MTV Video Music Awards’.The trio received seven nods, the network announced Tuesday. (26.07.22)Nas and Harlow share many...

The Weeknd 'Crushed And Heartbroken' By Toronto Gig Postponement

The Weeknd was left "crushed and heartbroken" after his Toronto show was cancelled due to a major "outage".The 'Take My Breath' hitmaker was due to play the Rogers Stadium in his home city in Canada...

Ed Sheeran Claims Most-played Artist Of 2021 And Most-played Song

Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist of 2021 in the UK, and had the most-played single with 'Bad Habits'.The 31-year-old megastar is the only artist in history to claim both titles in two different years.In...

The Weeknd Makes The Longlist For 2022 Polaris Music Prize

The Weeknd and Arcade Fire are among the artists in contention for the 2022 Polaris Music Prize.The Canadian version of the UK's Mercury Prize “honours and rewards artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction”.'Blinding...

Doja Cat Pulls Out Of Weeknd Tour

Doja Cat has pulled out of The Weeknd’s summer stadium tour. The 26-year-old star was due to support The Weeknd on his 'After Hours Til Dawn' global stadium tour, which kicks off in July, but...

Olivia Rodrigo Was The Big Winner Of The 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Olivia Rodrigo dominated the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, winning seven prizes.The annual ceremony returned to Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday night (15.05.22), and this year half of the winners were unveiled on...

Drake Re-signed To Umg In A Deal Worth Around $400m

Drake re-signed with Universal Music Group in a deal said to be worth a whopping $400 million.UMG's chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has confirmed the 'God's Plan' rapper inked an "expansive, multi-faceted deal" covering "recordings, publishing,...

Billie Eilish Thrills Coachella Crowd By Performing Surprise Duet With Hayley Williams

Billie Eilish teamed up with Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams for a surprise duet at Coachella on Saturday night (23.04.22).The pop star was performing her headline set on the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music...

Matt Goss Eyes Adele Collaboration

Matt Goss is eyeing a duet with fellow cockney Adele.The Londoner - who shot to fame as a member of Bros alongside brother Luke Goss - has revealed he'd love to get into the studio...

The Weeknd Leads Nominees At The Billboard Music Awards

The Weeknd leads the list of nominees for this year's Billboard Music Awards.The 32-year-old star is a finalist in 17 categories in total, including Top Artist and Top Male Artist, while his collaboration with Ariana...

The Weeknd Recruits Squid Game's Hoyeon Jung And Jim Carrey For Latest Music Video

The Weeknd's new music video for 'Out Of Time' features 'Squid Game' star HoYeon Jung and Jim Carrey.After dropping several teasers on social media about the promo for the track from his latest album, 'Dawn...

Doja Cat Is Quitting Music After The Weeknd's Stadium Tour

Doja Cat has insisted she has "s***" to do before she quits music.The 'Say So' hitmaker has reassured fans that she will still be supporting The Weeknd on his 'After Hours til Dawn Stadium Tour',...

Matt Goss Wants To Compete With Ed Sheeran

Matt Goss wants to compete with Ed Sheeran.The 53-year-old pop star - who shot to fame in the 1980s alongside his brother Luke Goss and friend Craig Logan in Bros - is set to release...

Has Doja Cat Teased A Dua Lipa Collab?

Doja Cat has sparked speculation she's collaborated with Dua Lipa.The 'Woman' hitmaker took to Instagram to post a car selfie over the weekend and jokingly claimed that the 'Levitating' hitmaker is "trapped" in her "basement".The...

January 2022 Favourites: We Were Awoken By 'Dawn Fm', Bathed In The Glow Of 'Caprisongs' And Went All-in For 'The Overload'

As the new year brought with it a swath of new releases, Years & Years reached number one with Night Call, Young T & Bugsey dropped Truth Be Told and George Ezra released his comeback...

Ed Sheeran Is Top Of The Airwaves With 4.3 Million Spins Worldwide

Ed Sheeran has been named the most-played artist on the radio worldwide.The 30-year-old Grammy-winner's hits received an impressive 4.3 million plays on the airwaves over the past 12 months.Ed was all over the radio over...

Kanye West Announces Release Date For Donda 2

Kanye West plans to release 'Donda 2' on February 22.The 44-year-old rap star has taken to social media to announce that his next album, and the sequel to last year’s 'Donda', will be released next...

Justin Bieber And Olivia Rodrigo Lead 2022 Iheartradio Music Awards Nominations

Justin Bieber and Olivia Rodrigo lead the nominations for the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards.The 27-year-old pop idol has earned nine nods in total, including top prizes for 'Peaches' with Daniel Caesar and Giveon, and 'Stay'...

Post Malone Isn't Bothered About Landing Number Ones Anymore

Post Malone isn't bothered about landing number ones anymore. The ‘Sunflower’ rapper doesn’t want to “compromise” his music for the sake of trying to top the charts, admitting he isn't interested in extending the length...

'How Crazy Is That?' Neve Campbell On Being Name-dropped By The Weeknd

Neve Campbell found it "pretty crazy" that "the guy from the Super Bowl", The Weeknd, mentioned her on his latest album.The 'Scream' actress is named-dropped by the 31-year-old megastar on his track 'Here We Go…...

The Weeknd Breaks Spotify Record

The Weeknd is the most listened-to artist on Spotify.The 'Blinding Lights' singer broke the record previously set by Justin Bieber on Saturday (22.01.22) after amassing 85.66 million monthly listeners on the streaming service, just weeks...

The Weeknd Reveals Dawn Fm Is Part Of A Trilogy

The Weeknd has teased that 'Dawn FM' is part of a trilogy.The 'Tears in the Club' singer appeared to reveal that a third album is to follow 2020's 'After Hours' and its follow-up, which was...

Post Malone's Manager Claims New Album Delayed By Record Label

Post Malone's manager has claimed his record label has delayed the release of his new album.Dre London has alleged that the 26-year-old megastar's follow-up to 2019's acclaimed 'Hollywood's Bleeding' is “done” and “ready" and that...

Timbaland Compares The Weeknd To Michael Jackson

Timbaland has compared The Weeknd's new album to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'. The prolific music producer - who worked on Jackson's second posthumous album 'Xscape' in 2014 - was blown away by The Weeknd's 'Dawn FM'...

Fka Twigs To Drop New Mixtape Caprisongs

FKA twigs has announced a new mixtape.Following the release of 'Tears In The Club' featuring The Weeknd, the 33-year-old singer - whose real name is Tahliah Barnett - has unveiled the starry collection called 'CAPRISONGS'.The...

The Weeknd Drops Narration-heavy Lp Dawn Fm

The Weeknd has released 'Dawn FM', featuring narration by Jim Carrey.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker launched his latest LP with the global 103.5 Dawn FM’ livestream experience on the Amazon Music Channel on Twitch and the...

The Weeknd Announces 103.5 Dawn Fm Livestream Event

The Weeknd has announced the '103.5 Dawn FM’ livestream experience.The 'Take My Breath' hitmaker has partnered with Amazon Music to put on the special celebration of his upcoming fifth studio album, 'Dawn FM'.The performance will...

Aaliyah's Uncle Claims Posthumous Unstoppable Lp Will Drop This Month

Aaliyah's posthumous album 'Unstoppable' will reportedly be released this month.The uncle of the late R&B legend - who tragically passed away at the age of 22 in a plane crash in 2001 - is Blackground...

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