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Beck Finds It 'Much Harder' To Make Uplifting Tracks

Beck has found it ''much harder'' to make uplifting tracks. The 46-year-old singer-songwriter - whose full name is Beck Hansen - has made a conscious effort to make his forthcoming tenth studio album more uplifting...

Glastonbury Festival Reveals First Line-up Poster

Glastonbury has unveiled its first line-up poster for the annual festival, which will take place this year from June 22nd to 26th at Worthy Farm. The newly confirmed acts will join already announced headliners Muse,...

Sir Paul Mccartney Refused Entry To Tyga's Grammys Afterparty

Despite being about as VIP as you can get in the world of rock stardom, Sir Paul McCartney was turned away from Tyga’s Grammy Awards afterparty in Los Angeles last night along with Beck and...

Paul Mccartney Turned Away From Grammys Afterparty

The Beatles icon and his rocker pals tried to head to an exclusive post awards bash hosted by the rapper Tyga at Los Angeles nightclub Argyle after Monday night's (15Feb16) ceremony....

Dave Grohl, Nirvana, And Beck Pay Tribute To David Bowie

Beck took lead vocals while Dave played the drums and was joined by his fellow surviving Nirvana members Pat Smear on the guitar and Krist Novoselic on bass guitar. The supergroup delighted the star-studded audience...

Beck Postpones Las Vegas Concert Due To Illness

The Loser singer was scheduled to take to the stage at the Brooklyn Bowl venue in Sin City, but hours before the gig, it was announced he would not be going on as scheduled after...

Taylor Swift Learnt 'Lesson' After Nicki Minaj Spat

Taylor Swift learnt a ''lesson'' after her spat with Nicki Minaj. The 'Bad blood' hitmaker and the 32-year-old rapper locked horns on Twitter earlier this year over the Video Music Award nominations and, although they've...

Sam Smith On Fifa 16

Sam Smith is featured on this year's 'FIFA 16' soundtrack.The British solo star's collaboration with Disclosure 'Omen' is among the tracks chosen for the annual football game's latest incarnation.Sam - who this week was announced...

Kanye West’S Vma 2015 Speech & Four Other Of His Most Bizarre Speeches

In case you missed it, earlier this week, Kanye West announced he plans to run for President of the United States in 2020. This isn’t the first time West has shocked audiences with his outlandish...

St. Vincent Designs Custom Guitar

The Grammy Award winner, real name Annie Clark, worked with experts at the California-based firm to design a signature axe, simply called St. Vincent. The guitar was crafted to perfectly fit her...

Taylor Swift Brings John Legend, Beck And St. Vincent Onstage

The Love Story hitmaker has regularly invited celebrities on to the stage, with most recent surprises including Alanis Morissette, Matt LeBlanc and Ellen DeGeneres, and she continued to keep up expectations during her...

Beck Offloads California Pad At A Profit After Just Five Months

The Loser hitmaker and his actress wife, Marissa Ribisi, bought the four-bedroom pad for $2.7 million (£1.69 million) earlier this year (15), but they subsequently had a change of heart about the home...

Kanye West Hates Award Shows

Kanye West takes ''no pleasure'' in award ceremonies.The 'All Day' rapper hates events which honour musicians, despite the fact he has picked up multiple awards during his career, describing them as ''diminishing returns''.He said: ''Absolutely...

Beck Wakes Us Up With His Vibrant New Single 'Dreams' [Listen]

There's always an air of mystery about Beck and that's what we love about him. Now he's surprised us once again with an infectious summer anthem entitled 'Dreams' as he continues to spread joy across...

Nate Ruess Reflects On "Pretty Phenomenal" Beck Collaboration

With Nate Ruess releasing his debut solo album, he spoke to us at contactmusic.com about working with Beck - one of his favourite musicians. According to Ruess, his love for Beck stems from the artist's...

Nile Rodgers Launching Music Festival

The Chic frontman is set to launch the FOLD! Festival, an abbreviation of Freak Out Let's Dance, in August (15) and the weekend will feature an array of music genres including rock, pop,...

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album

The Chemical Brothers have announced the release of their new album.The duo of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons are set to release their eighth LP - their first in five years - entitled 'Born In...

The Chemical Brothers Return From Hiatus With Star-studded Album

Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons haven not put out any new music since 2010's Further, but now the British musicians are prepping to release Echoes this July (15). The project features some...

Madonna: Kanye West Is A Brilliant Madman

Madonna thinks Kanye West is a ''brilliant madman''.The 56-year-old singer thinks the 'Bound 2' hitmaker can be ''inappropriate'' with his opinions but she is astonished by some of his ideas.She said: ''He can't help himself....

Kanye West Publicly Apologises To Beck

Kanye West has publicly apologised to Beck almost three weeks after the rapper staged a silent protest at the Grammy Awards when the rocker picked up the Album of the Year honour.West briefly took the...

Madonna Thinks Kanye Is 'A Beautiful Mess'

Madonna thinks Kanye West is ''a beautiful mess.''The 'Living For Love' hitmaker says the rapper, who was recently criticised for almost storming the stage when Beck won Album of the Year instead of Beyoncé at...

Kanye West: 'Beck's Album Is Kinda Good'

Kanye West has confessed he was wrong to object to Beck landing the 2015 Grammy Award for Album of the Year because he hadn't listened to Morning Phase before protesting the rocker's big win.The Power...

Kanye West Never Listened To Beck's Album

Kanye West had never heard Beck's album before the Grammy Awards.The 'Only One' hitmaker, who stormed the stage at the star-studded ceremony earlier this month after the 44-year-old singer won Album of the Year instead...

Michael Mcdonald: 'Kanye West Should Learn An Instrument Before Criticising Beck'

Veteran singer/songwriter Michael Mcdonald has urged rapper Kanye West to learn to play an instrument and write "two bars of valid music" before criticising Beck's Grammy win.West stormed the stage at the recent Grammy Awards...

Amazing Mash-up Of Beck And Beyonce Appears Online

In the spirit of conflict resolution, a hilarious musical mash-up of Beck and Beyonce has appeared online to put a full stop to this week’s Grammys controversy. The track, entitled ‘Single Loser (Put A Beck...

Beck Thanks Label Staff With Waffles

Rocker Beck has treated staff at his record label to a waffle breakfast to celebrate his Grammy Awards win for Album of the Year on Sunday night (08Feb15).Employees of Capitol Records were told to expect...

Taylor Swift Skipped Kanye West's Show

Kanye West admits Taylor Swift was a no-show at the launch of his Adidas collaboration at New York Fashion Week.The 37-year-old rapper, who recently revealed he is planning to work with the 'Blank Space' hitmaker...

Kanye West: 'Taylor Swift Backed Grammys Stage Invasion'

Kanye West's former stage invasion victim Taylor Swift gave the rapper her approval just moments after he performed a similar stunt during Beck's acceptance speech at the Grammy Awards.West hit headlines in 2009 when he...

Kanye Up For Working With Beck

Kanye West is up for working with Beck.The outspoken rapper unleashed a rant against the singer backstage at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08.02.15) after he picked up the Album of the Year Award for...

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