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Top 10 Music Videos Of 2016

2016 has been a strange year. Starting off with the death of David Bowie (pictured below) and ending with nobody in the world quite sure what is going it has been a constant journey of...

Jim Pusey's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

Yet the shifting social landscape and loss of musical icons doesn't seem to have galvanised any one artistic movement in response, surely that's on the horizon for 2017. But while this annus horribilis may not...

Andrew Lockwood's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

There is no way to aptly mark the passing of some of the very best artists of any generation but in amongst the untimely deaths has come some inspirational and ground breaking music.My albums are...

Max Cussons’ Top Ten Albums Of 2016

A number of historic moments happened with Brexit, the US election and the absurd amount of tragic deaths of some of the most significant figures in the arts. However, what 2016 will also one day...

Iris North's Top Rock Albums Of 2016

Rock royalty deaths easily earned the "least favorite musical moments of 2016" award. Despite the loss of talented artists, the music that came into being in 2016 had quite a few highlights. Here are ten...

Dame Helen Mirren: 2016 Not Been Great

Dame Helen Mirren thinks this year has been a ''big pile of s**t''.The 71-year-old actress was asked to give an ''inspirational Christmas message'' and admitted that, on reflection, 2016 - which has seen the deaths...

David Bowie Documentary Gets Release Date

It was announced in November (16) that BBC Two will screen David Bowie: The Last Five Years in the new year, and now website David Bowie News, described by NME as unofficial but renowned, reports...

George Michael Lets Kate Moss Climb Garden Wall To Use His Pool

The supermodel and her daughter Lila Grace, 14, who live in north London's exclusive Highgate enclave, count the former Wham! frontman as their neighbour.During an upcoming chat with BBC Radio 6 Music host Shaun Keaveny,...

Nile Rodgers Confirms Chic Album For 2017

Nile Rodgers has confirmed Chic's new album will be released in 2017. The 64-year-old musician admitted he didn't feel as though he could drop the record, 'It's About Time', this year following so many deaths...

David Bowie Was Just Too Busy To Play Gandalf In 'Lord Of The Rings'

There have always been rumours that David Bowie was nearly in Lord of the Rings, but now we have confirmation from one of the trilogy’s casting directors.Speaking to the Huffington Post, casting director Amy Hubbard...

David Bowie Was 'Too Busy' To Appear In Lord Of The Rings

It was revealed earlier this year (16) by original cast member Dominic Monaghan, who played hobbit Meriadoc Brandybuck in the saga, he had a chance encounter with the Ziggy Stardust star while auditioning...

David Bowie Tops Brits' Favourite Male Musicians List

The rock icon, who lost his battle with cancer at the beginning of the year (Jan16), beat out Elvis Presley for the title in the CamRate survey. Ed Sheeran, Michael Jackson, and...

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Smashes Auction Expectations In London

Hendrix sold the Epiphone acoustic, which was one of the highlight items at Thursday's (15Dec16) Bonhams sale, to Blue Mink guitarist Alan Parker. It was expected to sell for around $124,000 (£100,000)...

Rolling Stones Not So Blue & Lonesome Atop U.k. Albums Chart

The album is the band's first project of original material to hit the top spot in over 20 years, following Voodoo Lounge in 1994, although their 2010 reissue of Exile On Main St...

David Bowie's 70th Birthday Tour

David Bowie's 70th birthday is to be commemorated with a series of concerts.The 'Life on Mars' hitmaker tragically passed away from liver cancer in January this year just two days after his 69th birthday, and...

Rolling Stone Readers Vote David Bowie's Blackstar Album Of The Year

A day after the album picked up four Grammy Awards, readers of the music bible gave Blackstar the edge over Beyonce's Lemonade, which was named editor's pick for top release of 2016 last...

David Bowie's Bandmates To Stage Tribute Show On Death Anniversary

Earl Slick, Adrian Belew, and Gail Ann Dorsey will be among the musicians taking part in the gig at New York's Terminal 5 on 10 January (17). Billed as A Very Special...

David Bowie Shortlisted For British Artist Of The Year Award

The rock icon released his last studio album, Blackstar, just two days before he passed away on 10 January (16), and now his final project has earned him a nod for the top...

Beyonce Dominates Rolling Stone Magazine's End-of-year Music Lists

The release, which features the hits Formation and Daddy Lessons, has beaten out David Bowie's final album Blackstar and Chance the Rapper's acclaimed Coloring Book to land the top spot on the end-of-year...

David Bowie And Prince Songs Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

David Bowie, Prince and Nirvana's biggest hits are to be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame 2017. The late music legend's 1971 hit 'Changes', the grunge pioneer's classic 'Smells Like Teen Spirit and the...

David Bowie And Prince Make The Cut For Grammy Hall Of Fame

Officials at The Recording Academy have chosen Elvis' Jailhouse Rock from 1957, Bowie's 1972 hit Changes, and Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit from 1991 among the songs to enter the Hall of Fame....

Jamie T Recalls His Musical 'Fight'

Jamie T had to ''fight'' to make the music he wanted to make.The 30-year-old singer-songwriter admits that his music has evolved over the years, and Jamie believes he's earned the right to make the music...

David Bowie Was Working On More Music Before Death

David Bowie was working on another album prior to his death, according to his saxophonist Donny McCaslin.The iconic musician passed away from liver cancer in January this year, just two days after the release of...

David Bowie 'Was Planning New Record Before His Death'

Bowie died, aged 69, on 10 January (16), two days after the release of his album Blackstar, a record which many fans believed was a final farewell. But MCCaslin insists his boss...

Rick Astley's Comeback Record Nominated For Album Of The Year

The Never Gonna Give You Up singer released his album 50 in June (16), with the record earning him his first U.K. number one record for nearly 30 years. Now Rick's success has been recognised...

Kate Bush Remembers 'Brave And Unusual' David Bowie

The Wuthering Heights star was an acquaintance of Bowie's and, along with millions of fans worldwide, was left devastated when he died aged 69 in January (16) after a short battle with cancer. Remembering her...

Radiohead Nominated For Two Music Producers Guild Awards

The rockers, fronted by Thom Yorke, are up for U.K. Album of the Year with their ninth record, A Moon Shaped Pool, battling it against Michael Kiwanuka's Love And Hate and the late David Bowie's...

David Bowie's 70th Birthday Bash To Include Global Tribute Concert

The life and work of David Bowie will be celebrated next year with a series of shows across the globe on what would have been his 70th birthday. A variety of stars and artists are...

Michael Stipe Returning To Music

Michael Stipe is returning to music. The former R.E.M frontman is keen to get involved in the industry again five years after the group split following 30 years together, and his first foray into the...

Sting: I'm Not 'Ready To Die'

Sting isn't ''ready to die''.The 'Shape of My Heart' hitmaker has been reflecting after the tragic passing of many musicians including David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen in 2016 but insists he is not ready...

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