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Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

By on 09 January 2008

'UK Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Planned'

A new pop music exhibition is being planned for London's O2 Arena, according to new reports.NME magazine has stated that a permanent UK Rock and Roll Hall of Fame could be included.Potential plans include honouring...

By on 07 January 2008

Back To Black Named Top Seller

Amy Winehouse's album Back to Black has been confirmed as the biggest selling album of the year.Though X Factor winner Leona Lewis sold an amazing 1.59 million copies of her debut album Spirit in just...

By on 31 December 2007

Mika Tops Itunes Chart

Grace Kelly by Mika has been named as the top-selling download single of the year by iTunes.The Lebanese-born singer's second single outsold Rihanna's Umbrella – which went to number one in physical release charts across...

By on 12 December 2007

Arctics Consider One-offs

The Arctic Monkeys are considering a move away from conventional album releases for 2008.Drummer Matt Helders - a school friend of lead singer Alex Turner - said the Sheffield foursome may follow in the footsteps...

By on 12 December 2007

Klaxons Top Nme Polls

London band Klaxons have made history after winning the best track and best album awards in NME magazine's end of year polls.The Mercury Prize winners' debut album Myths of the Near Future - named after...

By on 12 December 2007

Arctic Monkeys Collaborate With The Big Issue

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have signed up to make their very own magazine.The Sheffield-based band are collaborating with The Big Issue to produce a special tour supplement.Sold exclusively to fans at the band's upcoming UK gigs,...

By on 06 December 2007

Arctic Monkeys + Atonement Lead South Bank Nominations

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS and KEIRA KNIGHTLEY movie ATONEMENT are leading the nominations at the U.K.'s South Bank Show awards. Arctic Monkeys' Favourite Worst Nightmare will take on Radiohead's In Rainbows in the Best Album...

Arctic Monkeys Release New Songs In Secret

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have released two new songs on limited edition vinyl under a pseudonym.The seven-inch record was released by the band's record label by a band called THE DEATH RAMPS.It features two tracks, DEATH...

By on 30 November 2007

Leona Sells Over 100,000

X Factor winner Leona Lewis has translated her singles success into album sales, with her debut Spirit selling 130,000 copies in a day. After reigning supreme at the top of the UK singles chart for...

By on 13 November 2007

Emas For Muse And Winehouse

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Munich.The Supermassive Black Hole stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK...

By on 02 November 2007

Muse, Winehouse Pick Up Awards

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards in Munich.The Muscle Museum stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK and Irish...

By on 02 November 2007

Winehouse To Sing At Mtv Awards

MTV has announced that Amy Winehouse will be performing at tonight's Europe Music Awards.The broadcaster said it was delighted to announce the "last-minute addition" to the lineup of performers at the event.Winehouse, who has become...

By on 01 November 2007

Just Jack: 'Arctic Monkeys Sound Like Rappers'

British rap star JUST JACK has lauded the ARCTIC MONKEYS as unlikely hip-hop stars. The rockers list their musical inspirations as the Jam, the Clash and the Smiths - but Just Jack disagrees. The Starz...

Arctic Monkeys Deny Tattoo Claim

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have laughed off speculation a bandmember has a secret tattoo in tribute to English singer JON MCCLURE. The frontman of Reverend And The Makers claimed an unnamed bandmember has the words to...

Arctic Monkeys' Name Misspelled On Award

ARCTIC MONKEYS were amused to discover the organisers of Monday's (08Oct07) Q Awards had misspelled their name on their award for Best Act In The World. The British band noticed the error - Artic instead...

Arctic Monkeys Named Best Act In The World

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have been named the Best Act In The World at the Q Awards on Monday (08Oct07). The ceremony, which took place at London's Grosvenor House, also honoured Sir Paul MCCartney...

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

By on 08 October 2007

Arctic Monkeys Named Best Act In The World

British rockers the ARCTIC MONKEYS have been named the Best Act In The World at the Q Awards on Monday (08Oct07). The ceremony, which took place at London's Grosvenor Hotel, also honoured Sir Paul MCCartney...

Gallagher Advises Arctic Monkeys

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER has urged ARCTIC MONKEYS not to be embarrassed about becoming the most talked-about band in Britain. The Wonderwall hitmaker says he relished in his own band's meteoric rise in the mid-1990s...

Rihanna Up For Three Mtv Awards

R&B singer Rihanna has been nominated for three awards at November's MTV Europe music awards.The Umbrella star is up for the ultimate urban, most addictive track and solo artist of 2007 prizes at the show,...

By on 25 September 2007

Kylie And Robbie 'Set For Brits'

Organisers of next year's Brit Awards are reportedly lining up Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams.According to the Sun, the diminutive Australian pop princess has agreed to perform at the 2008 show, having decided against co-hosting...

By on 20 September 2007

Arctics Take Live Award

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been named the best live band in the country at the Vodafone Live Music Awards.Their award comes after a year in which they have released a second album, Favourite Worst Nightmare,...

By on 20 September 2007

Homme Stays Sober To Enjoy Arctic Monkeys

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME broke the habit of a lifetime by snubbing alcohol during a gig in Texas this week - because he wanted to enjoy a surprise slot by ARCTIC...

Iggy Pop To Receive Live Music Award

Decades of crowd-pleasing around the world have landed Iggy Pop with official recognition from a panel of music industry insiders.The American punk rocker is to be handed the Freddie Mercury lifetime achievement gong at this...

By on 19 September 2007

Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

By on 13 September 2007

The Killers + Arctic Monkeys Lead Q Award Nominations

THE KILLERS and the ARCTIC MONKEYS lead the nominations for this year's (07) Q magazine music awards. The bands have been nominated for three awards each, and will go head to head in the Best...

Macca And Gallagher Get Behind The Mike

A Beatle, a modfather and a Foo Fighter are among the celebrity DJs set to get behind the microphone on Radio 1 this month.Sir Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Dave Grohl are among the legends...

By on 06 September 2007

Klaxons: It Was Right We Won

Mercury Music Prize-winning Londoners Klaxons have said that their winning of the renowned award was the right choice.The band, dubbed new-rave, were the surprise winners at a glitzy awards ceremony in London last night, their...

By on 05 September 2007

Winehouse Back But Klaxons Claim Mercury

Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has performed at the Mercury Music Prize awards after returning to the UK from a much-publicised holiday in the Caribbean.But she was not rewarded with the award for the best album...

By on 05 September 2007

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