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Anna Calvi, William Onyeabor Set For David Byrne's Meltdown 2015

David Byrne has announced the first slate of acts for Meltdown Festival 2015, which he curates at the Southbank Centre in London from 17-30 August. The bill is unsurprisingly varied and eclectic and includes pioneering...

Our Guide To This Year's Mercury Music Prize Nominations

The 24th edition of the annual Barclaycard Mercury Prize is due to be held on Wednesday 29th October at London’s Roundhouse.Last week we brought you our analysis of who we thought would make the dozen-strong...

Anna Calvi: 'Surgery Made Me A Control Freak'

British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has opened up about her childhood trauma, revealing the drastic leg surgery she endured turned her into a control freak.The star was born with both her hips dislocated, and she spent...

Anna Calvi Details Depression On New Album

British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has opened up about her secret battle with depression on her new album.The star reveals she had been working on tracks for One Breath during a very dark period in her...

Anna Calvi Playing At End Of The Road Festival 2012

The End Of The Road Festival have announced sixteen more acts joining the line-up, which already consists of The Antlers; First Aid Kit and headliners Tindersticks. Anna Calvi; Francois And The Atlas Mountains and Perfume...

Brit Awards Nominations: Ed Sheeran Rules The Roost

The main honours at this year's Brit Awards are likely to be contested by Ed Sheeran, who scooped four nominations and Adele and Jessie J, who both scored three nominations when the shortlist was announced...

Anna Calvi Shocked By Quick Karl

Anna Calvi was astonished by how quickly Karl Lagerfeld works.The singer was asked to be model for the Mason Michel look book - a French milliners owned by Chanel - by the designer and she...

Swedish House Mafia And Calvi Among Border Breaker Award Winners

Dance group Swedish House Mafia and British singer Anna Calvi will be honoured at the 2012 European Border Breaker Awards.The prizegiving celebrates new or emerging European artists who achieve success outside of their homeland with...

Pj Harvey Hopes For Third Mercury Win

PJ Harvey hopes she can win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a third time. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' singer became the first artist to take home the award twice - for her eighth album...

Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

Singer Anna Calvi Calls Off Tour

Rising British singer/songwriter ANNA CALVI has scrapped her U.K. tour dates after sustaining an injury.The musician, who was nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll, has pulled five remaining gigs in England and Scotland...

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U2's Long Serving Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies

U2’s latest tour has suffered yet more bad news, with the announcement of the sudden death...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal...

Melissa McCarthy On How Malls Body Shame Plus-Size Women

Melissa McCarthy has taken a stand against the fashion and shopping industries...

Newport Folk Festival To Mark 50 Years Since Bob Dylan "Went Electric"

It was a three song set that helped the change the course of pop music history: Bob Dylan...

Robert Rodriguez To Direct 'Jonny Quest' Movie

Robert Rodriguez has signed up to direct a live-action remake of the classic TV cartoon...

Twenty One Pilots Score First US Number 1 Album With 'Blurryface'

Indie pop duo Twenty One Pilots are celebrating their first ever US Number 1 album...

Piers Morgan To Return As Guest Judge On 'America's Got Talent'

Four years after he left the show, Piers Morgan has announced that he’ll be returning...