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Liam Gallagher slates Noel’s new single

Liam Gallagher slates Noel’s new single

Liam Gallagher has branded his brother Noel’s new single "annoying". The ‘Wall of Glass’ singer thinks his older sibling has played it too safe with his latest track, ‘Holy Mountain’ and wouldn’t want to listen to it himself. Asked his opinion on the song, he told Vulture: "Obviously you know what I’m going to say, but it’s not for me.... »

Harry Styles came up with One Direction name

Harry Styles came up with One Direction name

Harry Styles claims he named One Direction. The 23-year-old singer was put into the group alongside Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik when they auditioned as solo artists on ‘The X Factor’ in 2010 and he takes responsibility for their moniker. He said: "I think it was me [who came up with the name]. I know they’re not here to defend anything else, but i... »

Dua Lipa learnt so much from touring with Bruno Mars

Dua Lipa learnt so much from touring with Bruno Mars

Dua Lipa admits being on tour with Bruno Mars was a masterclass in "showmanship". The ‘New Rules’ star hit the road with the ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ hitmaker for 10 dates across the US in September, and she took the opportunity to pick up some tips from what she considers to be one of the best performers in the business. Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, she sa... »

Fleur East leaves Syco

Fleur East leaves Syco

Fleur East has reportedly been dropped by Syco three years after finishing as the runner-up on The X Factor. The ‘Sax’ hitmaker appeared on the 11th series of the talent competition and finished just behind winner Ben Haenow – who is also no longer on Syco – has "parted ways" with talent show boss Simon Cowell’s own label, despite remaining on good terms wit... »

Solange Knowles leads Soul Train Award nominations

Solange Knowles leads Soul Train Award nominations

Solange Knowles and Bruno Mars lead nominations for this year’s Soul Train Awards. The 31-year-old singer tops the list with seven nods, including one for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, which will see her go up against Mary J. Blige, Kehlani, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi and Sza. The ‘Don’t Wish Me Well’ hitmaker’s tune ‘Cranes In The Sky’ is up for both Song ... »

Harry Styles ‘still figuring out’ life

Harry Styles ‘still figuring out’ life

Harry Styles is "still trying to figure out" his life. The 23-year-old singer decided to go solo after his band One Direction went on an extended hiatus in 2016 but, although he thoroughly enjoys making music on his own, he’s still trying to work out what it is he wants to explore in the industry. Speaking to CBS, he said: "I don’t know the answers, I’m 23 and very... »

Ed Sheeran cancels tour dates after fracturing arm

Ed Sheeran cancels tour dates after fracturing arm

Ed Sheeran has cancelled some of his upcoming shows in Asia after a doctor confirmed he has fractured both arms. The ‘Castle On The Hill’ hitmaker has announced he will be unable to perform in Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong after he fractured his right wrist and left elbow in a bike accident in London. He shared on his Facebook page: "A visit to my doctors confirmed fra... »

Stormzy leads MOBO Awards nominations

Stormzy leads MOBO Awards nominations

Stormzy leads the nominations for this year’s MOBO Awards with five nods. The 24-year-old grime artist – whose real name is Michael Omari – is in the running for both Best Male and Best Grime Act, as well as Best Album for his debut record ‘Gangs Signs & Prayer’ and Best Song and Best Video for ‘Big For Your Boots’. However, his rival J Hus is nipping ... »

Dua Lipa wins ASCAP Award

Dua Lipa wins ASCAP Award

Dua Lipa was honoured with the ASCAP Vanguard Award on Monday night (16.10.17). The ‘New Rules’ hitmaker was given the prestigious prize by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers this week, with ASCAP Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Matthews presenting her with the gong. Dua was chosen to win the accolade because of the impact the ASCAP member has made and is predi... »

Elton John ending Las Vegas residency

Elton John ending Las Vegas residency

Sir Elton John has announced that his ‘Million Dollar Piano’ Las Vegas residency will come to an end in 2018. The 70-year-old music legend will wrap up a 450-show run after 14 years performing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, and the hotel’s President Gary Selesner has paid tribute to Elton for all the wonderful entertainment he has provided over the years. Selesner said: &quo... »

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