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Prince Performs With Alabama Shakes

The group played a set at the superstar's Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis, and audience members were delighted when the singer himself walked on stage and began playing with the musicians. Online...

Third Straight Number One Album For The Zac Brown Band

There’s change at the top of the American albums chart this week as the Zac Brown Band enters at Number 1 with its fourth LP Jekyll + Hyde.The eight piece ensemble notched up their third...

How Alabama Shakes Shot To Stardom: Their 7 Best Moments

It looks like the new chart system is benefiting a lot of people, most recently US rockers Alabama Shakes who have managed to secure the top spot with their incredible second album release 'Sound &...

Alabama Shakes Rock To The Top Of The Billboard Albums Chart

Rock group Alabama Shakes scored their first Number One album in America with their second effort Sound & Color, according to Nielsen SoundScan.In quite a low-selling week, the rockers sold 96,000 copies of their sophomore...

Alabama Shakes Debut Sound & Color At Number One

The group's new release, Sound & Color, has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 with 96,000 first-week sales - over 30,000 more than the Furious 7 soundtrack, which holds on to...

Emerging Soul Virtuosos St. Paul And The Broken Bones Announce 2015 European Tour

St. Paul & The Broken Bones are the latest musical knockouts to come out of Alabama with their brand of invigorating soul revival that they plan to demonstrate all across Europe in the coming months.St....

Hard Rock Calling: Fans Answer In Their Thousands To See Springsteen & Kasabian

In Somerset, Glastonbury was in full swing but further East a different festival drew its own thousands. Rock fans flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London's Stratford to attend Hard Rock Calling: a...

Alabama Shakes, Christoph Waltz And Djesus Uncrossed On Snl

38 seasons in and SNL still hasn't got stale. But with two prime facets of entertainment; humour and music, something would have to go seriously, seriously wrong for Saturday Night Live to begin to fail....

Bruce Springsteen Is The 2013 Musicares Person Of The Year

Sting, Alabama Shakes, Neil Young, Elton John Mumford & Sons and John Legend all paid tribute to Bruce Springsteen as he was named Musicares Person of the Year for 2013 at last night's pre-Grammy award...

Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

Singer Brittany Howard Robbed At Gunpoint

Alabama Shakes star Brittany Howard was mugged at gunpoint in Tennessee on Saturday night (15Dec12).The singer was outside the Nashville home of music producer Andrija Tokic with members of the band Clear Plastic Masks when...

Grammy Nominations 2013: Who Will Win? Who Should Win?

The nominations for the 55th Grammy Award Nominations in 2013 have officially been announced by the award's organisers. Here’s a run down of some of the main awards, and our tips for Grammy's Glory.Album Of...

Fun., Frank Ocean And The Black Keys Lead 2013 Grammy Nominations

Grammy night looks set to be a lot of fun for pop act fun. next year (13) - the trio picked up nods in four of the main categories announced at the Grammy Nominations Concert...

A Week In Music Featuring: M83, The Rolling Stones, Fun., Justin Bieber And Much More

A Week In Reviews... It's hard to believe that's it's been well over a year since M83 released their single 'Midnight City' and signalled their long-awaited move up to alternative music's big leagues. Going gold...

Skrillex And Jack White Lead The Festivities At Virgin Mobile Freefest

Skrillex and Jack White were amongst the highlights of Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest (October 6, 2012). Over 50,000 people crowded into the Merriweather Post Pavilion to enjoy the three stages worth of music, from the...

Arctic Monkeys And Madness Up For Aim Awards

Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Madness are all nominated for Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards.The annual awards show honours UK acts signed to independent labels, with this year's nominations led by heavy metal group Enter...

Alabama Shakes And The Civil Wars Win Americana Awards

Alabama Shakes and The Civil Wars were among the big winners at the Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, Tennesse on Wednesday night (12Sep12).The Civil Wars took home the trophy for duo/group of the year,...

Latitude Festival To Go Ahead Says Organiser Despite Wet Weather Warnings

The main organiser of Suffolk's Latitude Festival has promised that there will be 'absolutely no cancellation' despite the wet weather warnings over Friday and Saturday.Though Thursday looks to remain dry all day, Friday sees heavy...

Alabama Shakes Want To Sing Like Pink Floyd

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard based her singing on Pink Floyd. The 'Hold On' band's singer discovered the British psychedelic rockers when she was a teenager, and decided she wanted to sing like the band's...

Alabama Shakes Top First Ever UK Record Store Chart

Cult group Alabama Shakes have made history in Britain by topping the first ever Official Record Store Chart.Released on the eve of International Record Store Day (21Apr12), the acclaimed U.S. group's album Boys And Girls...

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