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Avicii Fans Share Moments From His Final Live Gig

The 26-year-old music star, real name Tim Bergling, held his final live performance at the weekend at Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel after announcing earlier this year (16) that he's quitting live shows.Fans rushed to watch...

Ansel Elgort's Secret Dj Gigs

Ansel Elgort booked DJ gigs under a pseudonym.The 'Fault In Our Stars' actor decided not to use his real name to land music gigs as he didn't want to ''abuse'' the fact he is an...

Martin Garrix Teases Collaboration With Justin Bieber

The 20-year-old producer and DJ, real name Martijn Garritsen, is one of the biggest names in electronic music after coming to prominence in 2013 with smash hit Animals which has reportedly sold more than 10...

Avicii Cancels Las Vegas Shows

Bosses at XS Las Vegas and Encore Beach Club confirmed the news via Twitter on Friday (13May16), citing "personal reasons". Representatives for the Wake Me Up hitmaker have also confirmed the cancellations...

Avicii Announces Retirement From Touring Via Open Letter To Fans

Swedish DJ and producer Avicii has announced he is retiring from touring once his remaining 2016 shows are finished. Avicii made the announcement in a heartfelt open letter to fans on his website, saying he...

Avicii Retires From Live Performances

Avicii, real name is Tim Bergling, 26, revealed the news in a long statement on his official website, following a series of cryptic tweets last week.Posting on Saturday (26Mar16) he hinted that he was set...

The Shires Want Dance Song

The Shires want to make a country-dance song.The country music duo - comprised of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes - revealed they're keen to make a foray into floor fillers and are eager to work...

Avicii Pulls The Plug On All 2015 Shows So He Can Take A Break

The DJ's representatives tell Billboard.com, the Swede's upcoming gigs in Las Vegas and Japan will be moved to 2016, as part of a "larger tour initiative". A statement from the Wake Me...

Steve Aoki: Edm Has 'A Long Way' To Go

Steve Aoki thinks EDM still has ''a long way'' to go.The 'Boneless' hitmaker has confessed that although electronic dance music has become more popular in the charts over the past few years, he believes there's...

Lorde To Judge International Songwriting Competition

Lorde, Tom Waits and Kesha are set to judge the International Songwriting Competition.The 18-year-old 'Royals' hitmaker along with the iconic singer/songwriter and 'Tik Tok' singer are among some of the many high profile artists who...

Kendrick Lamar Steals Show At New Look Wireless

Kendrick Lamar stole the show at New Look Wireless day two.The 28-year-old rapper took to the stage at the Finsbury Park festival yesterday (04.07.15) with a crowd-pleasing set featuring fan favourites 'Bitch Don't Kill My...

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

New Look Wireless festival is returning to Finsbury Park, following last year's success at the North London venue, celebrating its 10th birthday this year. The 2015 line-up is set to be the biggest yet with...

Olly Murs' Big Duet

Olly Murs duetted with 80,000 people.The 'Wrapped Up' hitmaker took to the stage at Capital FM's Summertime Ball, sponsored by FIJI Water, yesterday (06.06.15) to play some of his biggest tracks but without collaborator Demi...

One Direction Aren't Splitting, Says Liam

"Let's go crazy, crazy, crazy..." because Liam Payne says One Direction are here to stay. Speaking backstage at Capital's Summertime Ball with Vodafone at London's Wembley Stadium yesterday (June 6), Liam addressed rumours of the...

Future Music Festival Axed Over High-cost Djs

Organisers announced the news on Facebook.com just weeks after the 2015 event finished in March (15), writing, "We're very sad to say that we've decided 2015 was the last year for Future Music...

Nile Rodgers Felt Like He Was Listening To Ghosts

Nile Rodgers felt like he was listening to ghosts when he heard old tapes of him and his Chic bandmates.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker has revealed he was inspired to make Chic's first album for 23...

Singapore's Future Music Festival Asia Cancelled

A Singaporean dance music festival set to feature Avicii and Afrojack has been cancelled over a licensing problem.The 2015 Future Music Festival Asia was due to take place next Friday (13Mar15) and Saturday (14Mar15) at...

Aloe Blacc: 'Songwriters Are Being Cheated By Digital Bosses'

Singer Aloe Blacc feels cheated by the digital success of his Avicii collaboration Wake Me Up, because he made so little money from the song, which has become the most streamed track ever on Spotify.Blacc,...

T In The Park 2015 Announces Killer Line-up For Its New Venue

Amazing acts have been announced to perform at this year's T in the Park including Kasabian, Avicii and Fatboy Slim. Despite notorious festivals to match up to, it is looking very likely that this year...

A$ap Rocky Added To Wireless Festival Line-up

A$AP Rocky has been added to the Wireless Festival line-up.The 'F**kin' Problems' rapper will return to perform at the festival, taking to the stage on the opening night of the three-day event on July 3...

Major Lazer And Mary J. Blige For Wireless Festival

Major Lazer and Mary J. Blige have been added to the Wireless Festival line-up.Diplo's side project and the 'Family Affair' singer will both perform at the three-day festival in London's Finsbury Park along with the...

Chic To Release New Album In June

Chic are to release a new album later this year.The Disco group - fronted by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers - have signed with Warner Bros. and agreed to release their first record in more than...

Wireless Celebrating 10th Birthday With Drake

Wireless Festival will celebrate its 10th birthday with a headline show by Drake.The annual London-based event - which first took place in 2005 - will return to Finsbury Park for three days of music, including...

Nicki Minaj To Headline Wireless Festival

Nicki Minaj, Avicii and Drake are to headline Wireless Festival this year.The 'Anaconda' rapper is to take top billing at the annual British music event this summer and will be joined by the other two...

Aloe Blacc To Collaborate With Lady Antebellum

R&B star Aloe Blacc is set to give his Avicii dance collaboration Wake Me Up a country twist by joining forces with Lady Antebellum for a one-off performance this weekend (09-11Jan15).Blacc has been added to...

Madonna Can Be "Big" Again, According To Giorgio Moroder

2014 may have ended on a frustrating note for Madonna with the leak of unfinished tracks from her new album, but Giorgio Moroder is predicting a “big” year for the star.In an interview with Bang...

Avicii Splits From Girlfriend

Avicii has split from his girlfriend.The 'Wake Me Up' hitmaker - whose real name is Tim Berling - has separated from Raquel Bettencourt after over a year of dating and she has moved out of...

Madonna's New Album Leaks Online

Madonna's new album has leaked online before even being announced.The pop legend has been recording music for her 13th studio album for the past year but an unfinished version of the LP has now surfaced...

Nile Rodgers: The Beatles Changed My Life

Nile Rodgers says The Beatles changed his life.The 62-year-old musician has revealed the Beatles track 'A Day in the Life' was the first song he played on the guitar, and prompted him to take up...

Avicii's Wake Me Up Is Most-identified Song On Shazam

Avicii's hit Aloe Blacc collaboration Wake Me Up has become the most-checked song ever on music app Shazam.More than 19 million people have used the song identification technology to find out the artist behind the...

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