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George Ezra Plays Isle Of Wight Festival From Chair After Leg Injury

George Ezra headlined the Isle of Wight festival on Saturday (15.06.18) from a chair after injuring his ankle during his ''annual run''.The 26-year-old singer took to the stage on the second day of the annual...

Florence + The Machine At Bst Hyde Park Adds Self Esteem And More

Florence + The Machine and The National have added more support acts to the line-up for their British Summer Time Hyde Park concert.The latest artists confirmed to join the 'Hunger' hitmaker and the Matt Berninger-fronted...

Billie Joe Armstrong 'Honoured' To Work With Morrissey

Billie Joe Armstrong thinks it was an ''honour'' to work with Morrissey.The Green Day frontman has teamed up with the 'Last of the Famous International Playboys' hitmaker to record a version of The Fifth Dimension's...

Bob Dylan Set To Open Whiskey Distillery In 2020

Bob Dylan is set to open his whiskey distillery in 2020.The 77-year-old singer has teamed up with liquor entrepreneur Marc Bushala to release his own line of alcoholic drinks, which are to be made available...

Jack Savoretti Wants To Pen Western Musical Soundtrack

Jack Savoretti hopes to pen a Spaghetti Western movie soundtrack.The 'Catapult' singer has been inspired by the works of the 90-year-old Italian maestro, Ennio Morricone - who has composed over 400 scores for cinema and...

Morrissey's Covers Album Features Big Name Collaborations

Morrissey's 'California Son' will feature collaborations from the likes of Billie Joe Armstrong and Lydia Night.The 59-year-old musician is set to release the all-covers album on May 24, and on Tuesday (26.02.19) the full list...

Jack Savoretti Hoping For Taste Of Bob Dylan's Whiskey After Collaboration

Jack Savoretti is ''annoyed'' Bob Dylan hasn't sent him some of his Heaven's Door Whiskey.The 35-year-old singer/songwriter teamed up with the 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' hitmaker on the new track 'Touchy Situation' for his LP...

Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue Tour To Feature In New Documentary

Netflix are making a documentary about Bob Dylan's 'Rolling Thunder Revue' tour.The streaming service has enlisted director Martin Scorsese to direct a new project about the legendary singer and it will feature interviews with the...

Kanye West Reaches Out On Twitter For Bob Dylan Collaboration

Kanye West has reached out on social media to none other than Bob Dylan, apparently in the hope of scoring a collaboration with the legendary songwriter.Having spent most of the last few days feverishly tweeting...

Kanye West Calls Out Bob Dylan

Kanye West has ''called out'' to Bob Dylan for a possible collaboration.The 41-year-old rapper posted an open invite to the legendary singer songwriter as he appeared to suggest he wants to work on some music...

Robbie Williams To Headline Barclaycard Presents Bst Hyde Park

Robbie Williams is set to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park festival.The 44-year-old singer will join the previously announced co-headliners Bob Dylan and Neil Young as the final name on the bill at...

Bob Dylan And Neil Young To Co-headline Barclaycard Presents Bst Hyde Park

Bob Dylan and Neil Young will appear as co-headliners at next year's Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park festival.The legendary musicians - who have shared a stage many times previously, beginning in 1976 at...

Elvis Presley To Be Honoured By President

The late Elvis Presley is to be honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.The 'Hound Dog' hitmaker - who passed away in 1977 aged 42 - will join seven other ''distinguished individuals'' in being recognised...

Nana Mouskouri Wants Glastonbury Legends Slot

Nana Mouskouri wants to play the legends slot at Glastonbury.The 83-year-old Greek pop legend has released over 200 albums over the course of her career in multiple languages and she thinks she has the back...

Music News Round-up: Britney Spears' Vegas Residency; Bob Dylan Movie; Blossoms Homecoming Gig

BRITNEY SPEARS ANNOUNCES NEW LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY Britney Spears has announced details of a second Las Vegas residency, following the resounding success of her Piece Of Me run which lasted a staggering four years.The move...

Nana Mouskouri Wants To Cover An Ed Sheeran Song

Nana Mouskouri wants to cover an Ed Sheeran song.The 83-year-old Greek pop legend has released over 200 albums over the course of her career and has covered numerous tracks by other artists such as Peggy...

From Love & Mercy To Sid & Nancy: 7 Best Musical Biopics Of All Time

Here at Contactmusic, we can't get enough of a good musical biopic whether it's 'The Runaways', 'The Doors' or 'Nowhere Boy' - the list is endless. There are only a handful, however, that make for...

Dolly Parton Named Musicares Person Of The Year

Dolly Parton has been named as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year.The 76-year-old music icon will be the first country music artist to receive the honour in the event's 29-year history and she will...

Rod Stewart Blasts Bob Dylan

Rod Stewart ''had a good laugh'' at Bob Dylan's album of Frank Sinatra covers.The 'Maggie May' singer has always counted the 'Like a Rolling Stone' hitmaker as one of his idols but doesn't think he...

Tom Petty's Guitar To Be Auctioned

A vintage guitar owned by the late Tom Petty is to go up for auction.The 'Free Fallin'' hitmaker - who passed away in October aged 66 - played the 1965 Gibson GS electric instrument...

Daphne Guinness's Music Career Will Not Get In The Way Of Fashion

Daphne Guinness' music career will not get in the way of her love for fashion. The 50-year-old heiress recently premiered music videos for her new album 'Daphne and the Golden Chord', at the BFI Imax...

Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer Prize For Music

Kendrick Lamar has received the Pulitzer Prize for music.The 30-year-old rapper's album 'DAMN' earned him recognition at the ceremony as he was given the prestigious honour - awarded for achievements in literature, journalism and music...

Opening Heaven's Door: Bob Dylan Has A New Whiskey Range

Bob Dylan has become the latest celebrity to launch his own line of whiskeys as he announces his partnership with the bourbon company Angel's Envy. The new range has been appropriately named Heaven's Door and...

Bob Dylan Launches His Own Line Of Whiskeys

Bob Dylan is to launch his own range of whiskeys.The 76-year-old icon has teamed up with liquor entrepreneur Marc Bushala to release his own line of alcoholic drinks, which are to be made available in...

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For Rap

Kendrick Lamar has become the first rapper to ever win a Pulitzer Prize for music.The 30-year-old musician won the prestigious prize - awarded for achievements in literature, journalism and music - for his fourth album...

Kesha And Bob Dylan Re-record Love Songs For Same Sex Couples

Kesha released a re-imagined version of 'I Need a Man to Love' to make it relatable for same sex couples.The 31-year-old singer and outspoken LGBT activist - who has been open about her own sexuality...

Bettye Lavette Isn't A Cover Artist

Bettye LaVette doesn't think she covers songs.The 72-year-old singer is set to drop her newest album 'Things Have Changed', which marks the first time she has devoted an entire album to one songwriter, Bob Dylan,...

Will.i.am Claims Yes We Can Song Won Barack Obama His Presidency In 2008

Will.i.am claims his song 'Yes We Can' won Barack Obama the American presidency in 2008.The 43-year-old American musician-and-producer created the music video which entirely used quotations from the soon-to-be President of the United States, and...

Gene Simmons: Working With Bob Dylan Was Like Winning Lottery

Gene Simmons has compared collaborating with Bob Dylan to winning the lottery.The Kiss rocker and the legendary singer/songwriter penned the track 'Waiting For The Morning Light' in 1991, and it was later released on the...

Rod Stewart's Song For Joanna Lumley

Sir Rod Stewart dedicated a song to former girlfriend Joanna Lumley on his 1974 album 'Smiler'.The two stars had a brief relationship in 1973 at the same time as Rod was recording his fifth solo...

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