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Brit Awards 2012 Announced

The BRIT Awards 2012 have been announced for February 21. The iconic awards show will take place at London's The O2 venue, and will be hosted for a third year by actor James Corden.The event's...

Coldplay Celebrate 'Best Act' Award As Mylo Xyloto Hits Shelves

Coldplay released their long awaited fifth album 'Mylo Xyloto' in the UK today (October 24th 2011) and were celebrating only a couple of hours after stores opened, having been crowned The Best Act In The...

Coldplay Named Best Act At The Q Awards

Coldplay have been named Best Act in the World Today.The 'Mylo Xyloto' band beat off competition from the likes of Muse, Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and U2 to take the coveted honour at this...

Young Rocks Out At 25th Benefit Show

Veteran rocker Neil Young took to the stage with acts including Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons and Beck at his 25th annual Bridge School Benefit show in California over the weekend (22-23Oct11).The two-day bash at...

Arcade Fire Win Polaris Award

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire have scooped their native country's top music prize for their Grammy-winning album The Suburbs.The band's hit record was the favourite to take the Polaris Award and it was announced as the...

Arcade Fire Win Polaris Music Prize

Arcade Fire have won the 2011 Polaris Music Prize for their third album 'The Suburbs'.The group beat off stiff competition from the likes of Destroyer, Hey Rosetta! and Colin Stetson to bag the coveted award,...

Arcade Fire, Matthews & Vedder Confirmed For Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit

Rocker Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert will this year feature Arcade Fire, Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.Foo Fighters, Tony Bennett, Mumford & Sons, Beck, Diana Krall and Los Invisibles, featuring...

Arcade Fire To Host Charity Basketball Match

Rockers Arcade Fire are to host a celebrity basketball match to raise money for charity.The band's frontman Win Butler has organised the sporting event in his hometown of Montreal, Canada, for later this month (Sep11)...

Arcade Fire Lead Polaris Prize Shortlist

Arcade Fire's Grammy Awards-winning album The Suburbs is up for another major accolade - it has been shortlisted for Canada's coveted Polaris Prize.The group's hit album is the favourite to win the $30,000 (£19,000) prize...

Arcade Fire's Near Death Experience

Arcade Fire once nearly died on stage. The Canadian group - who played their biggest ever UK gig in Hyde Park last night (30.06.11) - had a terrifying experience when they performed during a Paris...

Arcade Fire Play Biggest Ever UK Show

Arcade Fire performed their biggest ever UK show in London's Hyde Park last night (30.06.11).The US group were the latest band to take to the stage at the outdoor venue - which has already seen...

Arctic Monkeys And Arcade Fire Lead Mojo Awards

British band Arctic Monkeys and rockers Arcade Fire are heading the nominations list for this year's (11) Mojo Awards.The Arctic Monkeys will battle for the Song of the Year prize for their track Don't Sit...

Rumer Nominated For Three Mojos

Rumer leads this year's MOJO Honours List 2011, with three nods.The 'Am I Forgiven' singer-songwriter - a newcomer on the Honours List - has amassed a hat-trick of nominations including MOJO Breakthrough, MOJO Best Album...

Regine Chassagne Locked Out Of Grammys After Win

Arcade Fire star Regine Chassagne was locked out of the Grammy Awards after the band's shock win earlier this year (11) when security staff failed to recognise her just seconds after she performed onstage.The cult...

Arcade Fire Find Music 'Hard'

Arcade Fire find making records "hard".The 'Suburbs' hitmakers always strive for perfection, and admit it can be taxing reaching their own expectations, but they always want to be true to themselves.Frontman Win Butler said: "Every...

Arcade Fire Star Enjoyed Haitian Return For Documentary Gig

Arcade Fire star Regine Chassagne has spoken out about her return to Haiti for the band's recent Port-au-Prince concert, revealing she was overcome with the support locals gave her and her bandmates.The Canadian rocker's parents...

The Things They Say 22021

"I met Win Butler recently and I was so starstruck that I cried. I went to see them at the O2 Arena (in London) and I went to the afterparty and after they all came...

Maroon 5 To Emulate Queen Live Shows

Maroon 5 promise " a mother*****r of a show" for their summer tour. Singer Adam Levigne promises the 'This Love' group will be pulling out all the stops for their US tour - starting at...

Bob Dylan A 'Huge Hero'

Bob Dylan has been hailed a "huge hero" by Kings of Leon. The legendary 'Blowin' in the Wind' folk singer celebrates his 70th birthday today (24.05.11) and a host of stars have all paid tribute...

Mumford & Sons Terrified By Grammy Performance

British folk band Mumford & Sons turned to Arcade Fire's Win Butler for advice when they were asked to play at the Grammy Awards earlier this year (11) - because they feared they would come...

Fascinating Fact 11437

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire have teamed up with Talking Heads frontman David Byrne to record a new song. The collaboration, titled Speaking In Tongues, will appear on a re-release of the band's 2010 album, The...

Cyndi Lauper Joins Arcade Fire For Surprise Set

Arcade Fire thrilled fans at the New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival in Louisiana by bringing Cyndi Lauper onstage to perform with them during their headlining set.The Grammy-winning band regularly performs Lauper's 1983 hit Girls...

Grammer Wins First Mtv O Music Award

An up-and-coming singer has seen off competition from rock bands Arcade Fire and Ok Go to pick up the first prize of Mtv's inaugural O Music Awards.Andy Grammer won the Most Innovative Video honour for...

Vanessa Hudgens Reacts To 'White Substance' Allegations

Vanessa Hudgens, the American movie star who was photographed licking a "white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, has reacted to sources that claimed she was taking drugs, reports E! Online. The...

Vanessa Hudgens Used 'White Substance' At Coachella

Vanessa Hudgens - The 22-year-old American actress Vanessa Hudgens was photographed licking a "mysterious white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. Hudgens was attending the festival in Indio, California, with...

Paul Mccartney's Surpise Coachella Appearance

Sir Paul McCartney stunned the crowd at the Coachella music festival by joining Afrojack on stage.The Beatles legend amazed revellers at the Californian festival over the weekend when he popped up at the Dutch house...

Paul Mccartney's Dj Appearance At Coachella

Sir Paul McCartney stunned the crowd at the Coachella music festival by joining Afrojack on stage.The Beatles legend amazed revellers at the Californian festival over the weekend when he popped up at the Dutch house...

Arcade Fire Get Arty For Coachella

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire gave fans something to talk about during their set at the Coachella festival in California by teaming up with an experimental art group to create a bizarre stage show.The group took...

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