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Tempah And Rascal Lead Mobo Nominations

Rappers TINIE TEMPAH and DIZZEE RASCAL are leading the nominations at Britain's prestigious Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards next month (Oct10).Newcomer Tempah heads the list with four nods, including best song, best video and...

Rascal Wins Gq Award After Missing Out On Mercury Prize

Rapper DIZZEE RASCAL had no time to be upset after losing out on the 2010 Mercury Prize on Tuesday (07Sep10) - he won a GQ Award on the same evening.The hip-hop star missed out on...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

The XX have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The band, from London, scooped the annual prize for the best UK album tonight (07.09.10), picked by an industry panel, beating Paul Weller, who was bookmaker’s favourite...

Tinie Tempah Confirmed For Bt Digital Awards

Tinie Tempah, Marina And The Diamonds and Scouting for Girls have been confirmed to appear at the BT Digital Music awards. The artists are the first from the line-up of stars who are nominated in...

People's Mercury Favourite Paul Weller

Paul Weller is favourite to win tonight's (07.09.10) Mercury Music Prize. There have been an unprecedented number of bets at bookmakers on the singer and internet polls have been flooded with votes for his album...

Sleepy Dizzee Rocks Reading

Dozy DIZZEE RASCAL was caught napping at the Reading Festival on Saturday (28Aug10) - he was woken up by organisers just minutes before he was due onstage.The Bonkers hitmaker fell asleep in his trailer at...

Bt Digital Music Awards Nominations Announced

Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole and Gorillaz have been shortlisted for this year's BT Digital Music Awards. Nominations for the awards - which celebrates the rising importance of the internet in music - were opened to...

Dizzee Rascal Blasts Grime Tag

Dizzee Rascal doesn't understand why he was called a "grime" artist.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker insists the genre doesn't exist and he has many diverse influences and inspirations affecting his music.He said: "Everyone called it grime, but...

Key Mentor Jay-z

Jay-Z gives "key" advice.The music mogul has become a mentor to British rapper Tinchy Stryder and the 23-year-old star admits that although the '99 Problems' singer doesn't always have a lot to say, his words...

Dizzee Rascal's Tinchy Influence

Dizzee Rascal "kicked down doors" to help other grime artists.The British rapper - who was recently nominated for a second potential Barclaycard Mercury Prize for fourth studio album 'Tongue N' Cheek - thinks he contributed...

Rascal Convinced He'll Scoop Mercury Prize

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is convinced he will pick up the coveted Mercury Prize for a second time when the winner is announced later this year (10) - insisting organisers should rename the trophy 'The...

Dizzee Rascal Leads Mercury Nominations

Dizzee Rascal and Paul Weller are among the artists nominated for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker - who previously scooped the coveted accolade for his 2003 LP 'Boy in da Corner' - would...

Rascal Launches Writing Competition

Rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has teamed up with a British tabloid to launch a competition to find newspaper columnists of the future.The hip-hop star is backing The Sun's new contest which gives young people the chance...

Weller, Rascal And Rae Lead Mercury Prize

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER will go head-to-head with artists including DIZZEE RASCAL, CORINNE BAILEY RAE and LAURA MARLING for the coveted 2010 Mercury Prize.The Jam star's latest album Wake Up the Nation has made the...

Grace Jones' Hula-hooping Hit

Grace Jones wowed the crowds at London's Lovebox festival yesterday (18.07.10). The iconic singer delivered a medley of her biggest hits including 'Nightclubbing', 'Slave to the Rhythm' and 'Pull Up to the Bumper' as well...

The Karate Kid Comes To London

The stars of 'The Karate Kid' were in London last night for the movie's UK premiere (15.07.10).Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith -accompanied by his parents, 'The Karate Kid' producers Will and Jada and sister Willow...

Rascal Nervous Playing Before Jay-z's Festival Slot

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL was nervous about his performance at a Scottish music festival over the weekend (10-11Jul10) - because he knew his idol JAY-Z would be watching the set.The Bonkers hitmaker was playing on...

Comfortable Pop Star Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal used to think of "pop" as a "dirty word". The British rapper - who emerged onto the pop scene from a background of underground raves and pirate radio station appearances - admits his...

Richard Ashcroft Happy Oasis Split

Oasis' break-up will give brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher a "new lease of life", rocker Richard Ashcroft has claimed.The former Verve frontman - who is close friends with both siblings and played a number gigs...

Dizzee Rascal's Festival Mob

Dizzee Rascal "always gets mobbed" when he plays at Glastonbury.The 24-year-old 'Bonkers' rapper - who performed at the iconic festival in Somerset, South West England last weekend - has been a big fan of the...

Chris Brown Breaks Down

Chris Brown broke down during a tribute performance to Michael Jackson at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards last night (27.06.10).The R&B star performed a medley of the late singer's biggest hits but started to...

Dizzee Rascal Ready For Glastonbury

Dizzee Rascal isn't "nervous" about playing Glastonbury.The 'Holiday' rapper will be performing on the Pyramid Stage at the world famous music this weekend, and will be sharing the limelight with headlining acts such as Gorillaz...

Paloma Faith's Glastonbury Excitement

Paloma Faith can't wait to perform at Glastonbury.The singer, who burst onto the pop scene in 2009 with her single 'Stone Cold Sober', is performing at the UK's most famous festival for the first time...

Mike Skinner Sets Good Example

Rapper Example is inspired by Mike Skinner.The 'Won't Go Quietly' star- whose real name is Elliot John Gleave - once toured with The Streets star and says he learned a lot from his mentor.He said...

Kasabian Blast World Cup Songs

Kasabian have vowed to "never" record a World Cup single.The British band insist they won't ever make a track to support England's soccer team at the sports event because they think all music made to...

Dizzee Rascal Joins Edinburgh Fringe

Dizzee Rascal has been added to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe line up.The 'Dirtee Cash' star will be among the performers at the annual Scottish arts event, along with Flawless - a dance troupe who...

Cullum, Rascal And Spiteri To Judge Talent Show

British music stars JAMIE CULLUM, DIZZEE RASCAL and SHARLEEN SPITERI are the latest celebrities to embrace talent show TV - the trio will judge a new U.K. singing competition.Jazz-pop crooner Cullum will join the panel...

Dizzee Rascal Has Metal Wish

Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album.The 'Bonkers' rapper revealed that he is inspired by a lot of bands from the unlikely genre, and that he may explore rock music further in the...

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