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Kylie Minogue turns rail station announcer for BBC Music Day

Kylie Minogue turns rail station announcer for BBC Music Day

Kylie Minogue is joining a host of musicians in taking over the UK’s rail announcements for BBC Music Day (28.09.18). The ‘Golden’ singer has recorded several messages which will be heard at Network Rail stations in Birmingham, Bristol, Euston, Glasgow Central, Kings Cross, Leeds, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, London Victoria, London Waterloo, Manchester and Reading, in a bid ... »

Jess Glynne fired from job for toilet trips

Jess Glynne fired from job for toilet trips

Jess Glynne claims she once got fired from a job for making too many trips to the toilet. The ‘All I Have’ hitmaker worked with PPL, the music licensing agency, before becoming a chart-topping pop star and has alleged she was let go from her "boring" role because she spent too long going in the bathroom. She told Q magazine: "I drink a lot of water. They fired me an esco... »

Childish Gambino postpones tour after injuring foot

Childish Gambino postpones tour after injuring foot

Childish Gambino has postponed his ‘This Is America Tour’ dates due to his on-going foot injury. The 35-year-old rapper-and-actor – whose real name is Donald Glover – had to cut short his Dallas concert on Sunday night (23.09.18) after suffering with the ailment, and now it has been revealed that a number of his shows will be moved to a later date whilst he rests the body p... »

Ed Sheeran up for third BMI London Song of The Year gong

Ed Sheeran up for third BMI London Song of The Year gong

Ed Sheeran has been nominated for Song of the Year at the BMI London Awards for the third consecutive year. The 27-year-old star’s global hit ‘Shape of You’ will go up against James Arthur’s ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’, Zedd and Alessia Cara ‘Stay’, Kygo and Selena Gomez ‘It Ain’t Me’ and The Weeknd and Daft Punk’s ‘I F... »

Guns N’ Roses have wealth of songs for new album

Guns N’ Roses have wealth of songs for new album

Guns N’ Roses’ first album in 25 years is in good shape as guitarist Slash says he’s writing all the time. The iconic guitarist hasn’t appeared on a GN’R album since 1993′s ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’, as 2008′s ‘Chinese Democracy’ was recorded by frontman Axl Rose with a host of other musicians. However, the ‘Sweet Child O̵... »

Rita Ora hits studio with Clean Bandit

Rita Ora hits studio with Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit appear to be working on a song with Rita Ora. The British pop trio – comprised of Grace Chatto and brothers Luke and Jack Patterson – shared a short video of the ‘Let You Love Me’ singer in a recording booth on their Instagram Stories on Tuesday (25.09.18). Rita could be seen dancing along to a track, and the ‘Rather Be’ hitmaker’s cryptically... »

Damon Albarn wished he worked with John Lennon

Damon Albarn wished he worked with John Lennon

Damon Albarn wishes he could have worked with his idol John Lennon. The Blur and Gorillaz star says the late Beatles frontman – who was shot dead outside his New York home in 1980, aged just 40 – was the "pivotal influence" in him taking up songwriting when he was at school, particularly Lennon’s 1971 hit solo song ‘Imagine’, which was inspired by his widow ... »

Lil Wayne to release album this week

Lil Wayne to release album this week

Lil Wayne will release his album ‘Tha Carter V’ this week. The 35-year-old rapper has kept fans waiting three years for his 12th studio venture – his first since 2015′s ‘Free Weezy Album’ – and after it was rumoured the record would drop last week, some fans were left disappointed when the new tracks never surfaced. However, on Tuesday (25.09.18), the R... »

Tom Morello praises Rage Against The Machine Christmas campaign

Tom Morello praises Rage Against The Machine Christmas campaign

Tom Morello has praised Rage Against The Machine’s fans for getting ‘Killing In The Name’ into the Christmas Number One spot. The fiery protest song hit the top of the festive charts in 2009 as a protest against TV talent show ‘The X Factor’ claiming the honour for a fifth successive year. Asked about the campaign as part of an online fan Q&A, Tom told The Guardia... »

Kevin Simm replaces Marti Pellow in Wet Wet Wet

Kevin Simm replaces Marti Pellow in Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet have announced Liberty X’s Kevin Simm has replaced singer Marti Pellow. The latter quit the popular Scottish pop group – who had hits with ‘Love Is All Around’ and ‘Angel Eyes’ – in July, to focus on his solo career, and on Tuesday (25.09.18), the rest of the band confirmed the 2016 ‘The Voice UK’ winner will be taking his place at ... »

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