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BST Hyde Park has been cancelled

BST Hyde Park has been cancelled

BST Hyde Park has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual music festival was due to take place across two weekends in July – between the 3rd and 12th – in London’s Hyde Park, but due to the current global health crisis, organisers have decided to axe the event for this year. In a statement posted to social media, organisers wrote: "It is with great sadness... »

Massive Attack raise £10K for free meals for frontline NHS staff

Massive Attack raise £10K for free meals for frontline NHS staff

Massive Attack have donated £10,000 for free meals for frontline NHS staff. The Bristol Food Union took to Twitter to announce that the ‘Unfinished Symphony’ group – made up of Robert ’3D’ Del Naja and Grant ‘Daddy G’ Marshall – had kindly raised half of their total goal to help feed the healthcare workers caring and supporting COVID-19 patients. The... »

Dame Vera Lynn and Katherine Jenkins releasing We’ll Meet Again to raise money for NHS

Dame Vera Lynn and Katherine Jenkins releasing We’ll Meet Again to raise money for NHS

Dame Vera Lynn and Katherine Jenkins are releasing their duet of wartime classic ‘We’ll Meet Again’ to raise funds for the NHS. The 1939 song, which was originally performed by Lynn, 103, to boost morale during World War II, has seen a surge in streams since Queen Elizabeth II referenced it in her rare televised address to the British public and the wider Commonwealth amidst the ... »

Katy Perry shares an ‘unspoken sisterly bond’ with Dua Lipa

Katy Perry shares an ‘unspoken sisterly bond’ with Dua Lipa

Katy Perry says she and Dua Lipa share an "unspoken sisterly bond". The 35-year-old ‘Roar’ hitmaker has heaped praise on her fellow pop star and how she has been able to "evolve under the spotlight" and not get dragged down by the intense "pressure" placed upon them. The US singer told The New York Times of the ‘Don’t Start Now’ singer: &... »

Busted re-writing Coming Home as Staying Home during lockdown

Busted re-writing Coming Home as Staying Home during lockdown

Busted are re-writing ‘Coming Home’ as ‘Staying Home’ to encourage people to stay home during the coronavirus lockdown. James Bourne has revealed he’s sent his new verse for the updated lyrics to the track from their 2016 LP ‘Night Driver’ to his bandmates Charlie Simpson and Matt Willis to finish off. James tweeted: "I rewrote all the verse lyrics to... »

Britney Spears swaps ‘…Baby One More Time’ lyric to ‘my loneliness is saving me’

Britney Spears swaps ‘…Baby One More Time’ lyric to ‘my loneliness is saving me’

Britney Spears has switched her ‘…Baby One More Time’ lyric to "my loneliness is saving me" during lockdown. To mark Wold Health Day (07.04.20), the pop megastar wrote a special message to thank all of the healthcare workers who are "tirelessly working" to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic. And the ‘Toxic’ hitmaker also shared a ne... »

Jack Fowler’s debut single was meant to be for Drake

Jack Fowler’s debut single was meant to be for Drake

‘Love Island’ star Jack Fowler’s debut single ‘Back To Yours’ was written for Drake. The 24-year-old reality star – who appeared on the 2018 series of the ITV2 dating show – recently launched his music career with the R&B track and he has revealed that the hip-hop superstar was offered the song, but he turned it down. Jack – who is managed by Blu... »

Bruce Springsteen leads John Prine tributes

Bruce Springsteen leads John Prine tributes

Bruce Springsteen has led tributes to John Prine following the songwriting legend’s death aged 73. The 70-year-old singer praised the US folk and country singer as a "national treasure" and a "songwriter for the ages" following his passing on Tuesday (07.04.20) from complications due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Bruce – who appeared on John’s 1991 record ‘... »

Post Malone sues songwriter

Post Malone sues songwriter

Post Malone is suing a man who claimed he helped write ‘Circles’. The 24-year-old singer is taking action against Tyler Armes in response to the songwriter’s own legal complaint against the star after he claimed he wasn’t paid for his contribution to the song. In court documents obtained by TMZ, Tyler explained he and Post were encouraged to write together by the ‘Sun... »

Andrea Bocelli to perform solo at Duomo of Milan this Easter Sunday

Andrea Bocelli to perform solo at Duomo of Milan this Easter Sunday

Andrea Bocelli is set to perform at the Duomo of Milan on Easter Sunday (12.04.20) on the invitation of the Mayor of Milan. Giuseppe Sala has allowed for the Italian tenor to perform solo at the religious landmark in the city, which stands empty in one of the hardest-hit areas by COVID-19, to lift the spirits of the world during the pandemic. As per a press release, Bocelli has chosen songs which ... »

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