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Taylor Swift is set to perform at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Taylor Swift is set to perform at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Taylor Swift is set to perform at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball. The US pop superstar is the final act confirmed for the festive extravaganza, joining a line-up boasting Sam Smith, AJ Tracey, Mabel and The Script on Sunday, December 8 at The O2 in London. Plus Sigala, Anne-Marie, Tom Walker, Dutch DJ Sam Feldt and ‘Sorry’ hitmaker Joel Corry. The last time the ‘You Need To Cal... »

Harry Styles and Stormzy set for Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Harry Styles and Stormzy set for Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Harry Styles and Stormzy have been added to the line-up for Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball. The ‘Lights Up’ singer – who has just announced his second solo album ‘Fine Line’ will be released on December 13 – and the ‘Vossi Bop’ rapper are set to join Liam Payne, Rita Ora, Jax Jones and Ava Max at London’s The O2 arena for the annual festive m... »

Sam Smith and AJ Tracey lead names for second night of Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Sam Smith and AJ Tracey lead names for second night of Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

Sam Smith, AJ Tracey, Mabel and The Script are among the names confirmed for the second night of Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball. The ‘How Do You Sleep?’ hitmaker, ‘Ladbroke Grove’ rapper, ‘Fine Line’ singer and Irish rock band will perform at the festive concert at The O2 arena in London on December 8. The announcement made on ‘Capital Breakfast with Rom... »

Boyzone praise the late Stephen Gately as the ‘pioneer’ for gay stars

Boyzone praise the late Stephen Gately as the ‘pioneer’ for gay stars

Boyzone have dubbed their late band member Stephen Gately as a "pioneer’ for gay pop stars. Stephen – who died in 2009 from an undiagnosed heart condition – came out as gay in 1999 and his bandmates feel he has "paved the way" for more diversity within the music industry, including with LGBT artists such as Sam Smith, Years & Years and Will Young. Fellow band m... »

Liam Gallagher says 007 bosses can call him for Bond theme

Liam Gallagher says 007 bosses can call him for Bond theme

Liam Gallagher is up for recording the Bond theme for ‘No Time To Die’. The 47-year-old rocker has admitted he would be more than happy to perform the soundtrack for Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007 in the blockbuster spy thriller franchise. He told Ireland’s Today FM: "The new James Bond one, it’s all about dying innit. "Die not next week, can’t be ... »

Sam Smith found strength in Jim Carrey quote

Sam Smith found strength in Jim Carrey quote

Sam Smith found strength in a Jim Carrey quote when they were struggling with their identity. The ‘Like I Can’ hitmaker found a quote that "summed up their feelings perfectly" as they opened up about feeling "silenced". Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, they said: "My emotions can be a bit of a rollercoaster at times … I sometimes feel this great and ... »

Sam Smith felt trapped

Sam Smith felt trapped

Sam Smith felt they were inside a "prison" while making their second album. The 27-year-old singer – who came out as non-binary earlier this year – felt "free" to be themselves when working on debut album ‘In the Lonely Hour’ because they were "a nobody" but the pressure was huge when writing the follow-up, 2017′s ‘The Thrill of it ... »

Sam Smith planning new album in 2020

Sam Smith planning new album in 2020

Sam Smith is planning to release a new album in 2020. The 27-year-old singer/songwriter is moving away from the "acoustic-y, soulful version of pop music" and plans to sing some more upbeat pop tracks. The ‘How Do You Sleep’ hitmaker said: "It’s made me feel really good and happy. "I feel like I have recently shown a side of me which I normally keep to myself ... »

Peter Andre doesn’t want to see gendered award show categories abolished

Peter Andre doesn’t want to see gendered award show categories abolished

Peter Andre doesn’t "agree" with abolishing male and female categories at award shows. The 46-year-old singer has slammed the idea recently put forward by BRIT Award bosses that would see them get rid of the traditional gendered male and female categories in favour of an all-inclusive gender neutral category. The idea was suggested after Sam Smith came out as non-binary last month,... »

Jonas Blue signs new record deal with Sony/ATV

Jonas Blue signs new record deal with Sony/ATV

Jonas Blue has signed a new record deal with Sony/ATV. The 30-year-old DJ and record producer launched his career in 2015 with a tropical house cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ featuring vocalist Dakota, which peaked at number two in the Official UK Chart, and he’s since released collaborations with the likes of Raye (‘By Your Side’), Liam Payne and Lennon St... »

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