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Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran Up For Bbc Music Award

Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran will go head-to-head at the BBC Music Awards.The two singers have been nominated for the British Artist of the Year prize at the inaugural ceremony, but face competition from music...

8th December 2014

Band Aid 30 Raises 1m In Five Minutes

The Band Aid 30 single raised £1 million in just five minutes.Organiser and co-writer Bob Geldof admits the pre-release demand for the reworked version of 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?' - which was debuted...

18th November 2014

One Direction Take Band Aid First Line

One Direction have been given the opening lines of Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The star-studded charity single - which will raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus - was...

17th November 2014

Ryan Adams Added To Itunes Festival Line-up After Concerts Sell Out

After selling out a string of UK gigs in September, the returning Ryan Adams has been added to next month's iTunes Festival in London joining the previously announced headliners Maroon 5, Sam Smith and 5...

By Michael West | 19th August 2014

Foxes, Rudimental And More Added To Itunes Festival

Foxes and Rudimental have joined the line-up for iTunes Festival next month.The 'Holding on to Heaven' hitmaker and 'Waiting All Night' stars are two of the latest acts to be confirmed for the month-long event...

19th August 2014

Elbow's Fury Over David Letterman Snub

British rockers Elbow were fuming after they spent a whole day preparing to film a performance on David Letterman's U.S. talk show only to be bumped at the last minute when an interview overran.The One...

8th July 2014

Elbow Missed Out On Benedict Cumberbatch Duet At Glastonbury

British rockers Elbow wanted to bring actor Benedict Cumberbatch onstage for a special appearance at Glastonbury festival last weekend (27-29Jul14) but the plan fell through.The band performed at the iconic U.K. music event on Friday...

4th July 2014

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed: Elbow, Kasabian, Arcade Fire, Jack White...And Who Else?

After months of speculation, the official line-up has been confirmed for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival, which will be held from the 27th to the 29th June this year. The festival tweeted this year's snazzy line-up...

By Lauren James | 4th April 2014

Kasabian To Headline Glastonbury

Kasabian will headline this year's Glastonbury festival with Arcade Fire. The 'Fire' hitmakers will close the event at Worthy Farm on Sunday, June 29, joining headliners Arcade Fire on Friday, June 27, while the Saturday...

4th April 2014

Placebo, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead Record Store Day 2014: Race You There!

The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever...

By Lauren James | 20th March 2014

Elbow Score No.1 Album, But Are They Headlining Glastonbury 2014?

Elbow have topped the UK albums chart with their sixth effort, The Take Off And Landing of Everything. The record, described as a love letter to both New York and Manchester, fended off competition from...

By Michael West | 17th March 2014

Rockers Elbow Land First British Number One Album

Rockers Elbow have scored their first chart number one album in Britain.The Take Off And Landing Of Everything, the band's sixth album, has debuted at the top of the countdown, unseating Pharrell Williams' Girl, which...

16th March 2014

Guy Garvey Uses Teleprompter At Elbow Concerts

Guy Garvey has to use a teleprompter at Elbow's concerts.The 'Dead in the Boot' singer struggles to recall all the words to the group's extensive back catalogue of tracks and has had to start using...

14th March 2014

The Things They Say: 4108174

"Weirdly enough, I saw a mugshot of him on the front of a tabloid recently and my first thought was, 'She's quite hot'. I've always been a fan of a boyish girl, a handsome woman,...

13th March 2014

Yoko Ono Pens Open Letter To English Rock Band Elbow

Yoko Ono has penned an open letter to English rock band Elbow praising them for using her name in their song New York Morning.The track is featured on their new album The Take Off And...

5th March 2014

It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill

The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will...

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th March 2014

Guy Garvey Fled To New York To Escape Break-up

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey left his native U.K. and moved to New York City following a bad break-up.The singer split from his long-term girlfriend Emma Unsworth and subsequently emigrated to America in 2012 in a...

27th February 2014

Elbow Unveil Music Video For Official Single Off Their Sixth Studio Album 'New York Morning' [Watch]

British rock band Elbow have released their new music video for the track 'New York Morning'. The song, that is five and a half minutes long, is off their sixth studio album 'The Take Off...

By Nick Hill | 28th January 2014

Elbow's American Inspiration

Elbow's new album is inspired by New York.The group's frontman Guy Garvey spent six weeks in Manhattan to get ideas for sixth LP 'Carry Her Carry Me' and admits some of his lyrical ideas came...

30th October 2013

Elbow Explore Turning 40

Elbow's new album is inspired by Guy Garvey's impending 40th birthday.The group will release the follow-up to 2011's 'Build A Rocket Boys!' next March, the same month the frontman reaches the milestone age, and the...

1st October 2013

Anticipation Is High For Elbow's 'Experimental' Sixth Album

Elbow have got a busy year ahead of them as they announced a new album - following the platinum success of 'Build a Rocket Boys!' - as well as a string of UK tour dates.The...

By Holly Williams | 30th September 2013

Fascinating Fact: 3700694

British rockers Elbow are the focus of a new documentary being made by the Bbc.

3rd June 2013

Out Now - UK Albums Releases: Adam Ant Returns, I Am Kloot Buoyed By Mancunian Chums, Bad Religion Fierce As Ever

There’s not much in the way of big hitters to shake Les Miserables off it’s spot at the top of the UK album charts this week. The remainder of the Top 5 is still looking...

By Hayley Avron | 21st January 2013

Fascinating Fact: 3422724

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey and British pop singer Myleene Klass teamed up for a festive Christmas concert in London on Friday (14Dec12). The unlikely duo's gig at the Union Chapel in the British capital was...

16th December 2012

The Stones Roses To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2013

The Stones Roses will headline the Isle of Wight Festival next year. The 'I Wanna Be Adored' rockers - made up of Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni - will take to the...

26th November 2012

Guy Garvey To Write Music For King Kong Musical

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey is heading to New York to write the music for a new King Kong stage show.The British rocker has been hired to help create a new Broadway musical based on the...

29th October 2012

Guy Garvey Launching Vinyl-focused Record Label

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey is set to launch his own label in a bid to revive vinyl records.The British singer is founding the music company with Jim Chancellor, the head of Fiction Records, his band's...

30th August 2012

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Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

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Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

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George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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