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Jay Z Defends Tidal

Jay Z has slammed a ''smear campaign'' against his Tidal music streaming service.The '99 Problems' hitmaker has spoken out against the backlash against his company - which had a star-studded launch two weeks ago -...

Lily Allen And Madonna Offer Their Opinions On Jay Z's Tidal Streaming Service

The biggest music news of the last few days has been the launch of the subscription-only streaming service Tidal, and the stars have been lining up to give their differing opinions on the controversial business...

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...

Pharrell Says He Could Never Rap Like Jay Z

With pretty much the whole world at his feet having had the biggest selling single of the last few years, you could perhaps excuse Pharrell Williams for being immodest. But in a new interview he...

Pharrell Williams: I Couldn't Rap Like Jay Z

Pharrell Williams would sound like he was bragging if he tried to rap like Jay Z.The 'Happy' singer believes all artists have to find their own voice and what works for one musician won't work...

Daft Punk Make Short Promo Film For New Chic Album

Electronic dance stars Daft Punk have reteamed with funk legend Nile Rodgers to create a short film for his first Chic album in over two decades.The Le Freak star recently enjoyed a popularity rebirth thanks...

Fascinating Fact: 4567283

Daft Punk star Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo is writing music for a new Algerian movie starring Mike Tyson, called Gates Of The Sun.

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...

Michael Bublé'S All 'Loved Up'

Michael Buble urged his audience to ''get loved up'' at his gig in Birmingham last night (02.12.14).The 'Cry Me A River' hitmaker couldn't stop talking about romance as her performed the first show at...

Daft Punk Get Lucky Again At Bmi Awards

Daft Punk's luck is refusing to run out - the French electronic music duo has just picked up another major music industry award for the hit tune Get Lucky.The track was named Song of the...

Miley Cyrus And Daft Punk Songs To Compete For U.k. Award

Miley Cyrus' chart-topper Wrecking Ball is set to go head-to-head with Daft Punk's mega-hit single Get Lucky for a top U.K. songwriting trophy.The tracks will compete for the coveted Song of the Year prize at...

Pharrell Williams Reunited With N.e.r.d Bandmate On Stage

Pharrell Williams was joined on stage by N.E.R.D bandmate Shay Haley at his iTunes Festival concert on Wednesday night (10.09.14).The singer-and-producer thrilled the packed Roundhouse venue in Camden, London, when he announced during his show...

Kim Kardashian Thinks Kanye West Looks 'So Sexy' On Gq Cover

Kim Kardashian thinks Kanye West looks ''so sexy'' on the cover of GQ magazine.The reality TV star's rapper husband graces the cover of the men's fashion and lifestyle magazine's August edition for Australia, wearing a...

Daft Punk Documentary In The Works

French dance stars Daft Punk are preparing to get candid about their career in an upcoming documentary.DJs Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, who rarely remove their signature robot masks in public, will let cameras...

Pharrell Williams Plays Intimate Gig

Pharrell Williams performed for just 600 fans last night (24.06.14).The 'Happy' hitmaker treated lucky competition winners to an hour-long set that encompassed his career as both a performer and producer at the Brooklyn Bowl at...

Nicole Kidman And Keith Listen To Music In Bed

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban listen to music in bed together.The 'Grace of Monaco' actress says lying in bed with her country singer husband and listening to their favourite records is the ''thing'' they do...

Sir Tom Jones To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Sir Tom Jones will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clefs Awards next month.The 73-year-old music legend has been added to a list of winners who will attend...

Daft Punk's New-old Jay Z Collaboration 'Computerized' Surfaces On Internet [Listen]

A new Daft Punk/Jay Z collaboration has leaked online and has sent fans into a whirlwind of curiosity regarding the origins of the song. 'Computerized' is a track that sounds more like the old, purely...

Pharrell Williams Thinks Collaborators Were Gracious

Pharrell Williams thinks Miley Cyrus and Daft Punk were ''gracious'' for agreeing to collaborate with him. The 'Happy' hitmaker worked with the 'Wrecking Ball' singer and French duo, along with Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys,...

Pharrell Williams Credits Daft Punk With Relaunching Solo Career

Pharrell Williams is convinced French dance stars Daft Punk brought his solo career back from the brink of oblivion by inviting him to collaborate with them last year (13).The former N.E.R.D star was unhappy with...

Pharrell Williams Thought Solo Days Were Over

Pharrell Williams thought his days as an artist were over. The 'Happy' hitmaker, who has collaborated with Daft Punk and Robin Thicke, will release his second album on March 4, but he didn't think he...

10 Things You Never Knew About Spotify

2014 is set to be the year of the music streaming services, with Dr Dre launching Beats and Google music continuing to grow, but Spotify is still the major player in the ever changing streaming...

Pharrell Overwhelmed By Solo Success

Pharrell Williams is overwhelmed by the success of his new single 'Happy'. The 40-year-old singer, who has also worked on Daft Punk's hit 'Get Lucky' and Robin Thicke's song 'Blurred Lines', wasn't sure how to...

Disclosure Struggle To Plan Lorde Collaboration

Disclosure admit planning their collaboration with Lorde for the BRIT Awards has been ''tough''. The duo, who are nominated for four awards at the event tomorrow night (19.02.14), are set to perform with the New...

Madonna To Duet With Drake?

Madonna wants to collaborate with Drake. The 55-year-old singer has confirmed she's started working on her new album, the follow-up to her 2012 'MDNA' soundtrack, and she'd love to have the rapper collaborate with her...

Giorgio Moroder To Duet With Miley Cyrus?

Giorgio Moroder wants to collaborate with Miley Cyrus. The 'I Feel Love' hitmaker - who has worked with Donna Summer and Daft Punk in the past - is remaining tight-lipped on who he has lined...

Fascinating Fact: 4057902

Members of Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs choir scored a highlight at the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi Games on Friday night (07Feb14) by performing an a capella version of Daft Punk's 2013 hit Get...

Pharrell Williams Wants To Reunite Gallagher Brothers

Pharrell Williams wants to reunite the Gallagher brothers for a collaboration.The 'Happy' chart-topper says his dream duet would be with warring Oasis bandmates Liam and Noel Gallagher, who haven't spoken since a backstage punch-up at...

Pharrell Williams To Perform At Oscars

Pharrell Williams will perform his Oscar-nominated song 'Happy' at this year's Academy Awards.The track, which is the anthem for animated film 'Despicable Me 2', is up for a Best Original Song at the awards on...

A Week In News: Grammys Glory, Bad Boy Bieber, Retiring Rockers, And The Wild, Wild West

Grammy Awards Glory: Last Sunday's Grammy Awards proved probably the most spectacular ceremony in living memory. The most enviable of all performance line-ups entertained a near-record 28.5 million viewers, with Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé and...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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