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Pet Shop Boys: Music Has Too Much Ego

Pet Shop Boys think modern pop music has too much ''ego''.The 'It's a Sin' hitmakers - who formed in 1981 - believe artists used to write ''poetry set to music'' but current chart acts use...

The Xx 'Dream' Of Writing For Beyonce

The xx ''dream'' of writing a song for Beyonce. The 'Crystalised' band were honoured to meet their Pop Idol earlier this year, and would love to contribute a track to one of her future albums.Bass...

Alice Temperley 'Overwhelmed' By Ceremony

Alice Temperley felt ''overwhelmed'' by the London Olympics opening ceremony.The designer says she was very impressed with the spectacle at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London, on Friday (27.07.12), especially because the centrepiece of...

Emily Eavis Still Hoping Adele Will Headline Glastonbury

Emily Eavis still hopes to persuade Adele to headline Glastonbury next year.The 'Set Fire to the Rain' singer has said she is too afraid of performing in front of thousands of people to headline the...

Mumford & Sons' Glastonbury Dream

Mumford & Sons want to headline Glastonbury.'The Cave' group insist they don't yet have enough material to take the top slot at the legendary festival, but dream of one day topping the bill.Keyboard and accordion...

Ed Sheeran's Lunch Ruined By The A Team

Ed Sheeran's biggest hit once ruined his lunch. The singer's breakthrough single, 'The A Team', reached number three in the UK in 2011, but he admits it is not to everyone's taste and once left...

Ana Matronic Wishes She'd Kissed Kylie For Longer

Ana Matronic wishes she had ''slipped in the tongue'' while kissing Kylie Minogue. The Scissor Sisters singer and the Australian beauty embraced on stage at Glastonbury in 2010, and Ana regrets not making more of...

King Charles To Perform On Moon?

King Charles wants to be the first artist to perform on the moon.The London born musician, real name Charles Costa, wants to be the first artist to perform on the moon despite admitting ''it will...

Adele Too Afraid To Sing At Glastonbury

Adele is too afraid to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Someone Like You' singer has been hotly tipped to appear at the event in 2013, but organiser Michael Eavis says he can't convince her because she gets...

Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

Florence Welch 'Devastated' By Winehouse Death

Florence Welch was "devastated" when Amy Winehouse died.The Florence + The Machine singer has been linked to perform at a tribute concert for the singer - who was found dead at her London home last...

Coldplay Have Not Lost Passion

Coldplay are still as "passionate" as when they started out.The 'Paradise' hitmakers - Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Jonny Buckland - are now "more focused" on putting "intensity and power" into their tracks,...

Coldplay's 'Xylobands' Created By Sex Toy Inventor

Coldplay's flashing wristbands were created by a sex toy inventor.The band has introduced an innovative concept on their 'Mylo Xyloto Tour' whereby every audience member is given a wristband which flashes different colours at different...

The O2 Putting On 20 Free Concerts

London's The O2 venue is showcasing over 100 bands at 20 free concerts in December. A special stage has been constructed at the London Piazza at The O2, which will showcase acts from December 3...

Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

Florence Welch Taught Dance Moves By Bono

Florence Welch was taught how to dance in high heeled shoes by Bono from U2. The Florence + the Machine singer supported the Irish 'One' rockers on part of their North American tour earlier this...

Rihanna To Headline Wireless Festival

Rihanna is to headline next year's Barclaycard Wireless Festival.The 'Only Girl (In the World) hitmaker will make her only UK performance of 2012 at the London event, topping the bill on the final night of...

Jls And Jessie J Scoop Bt Digital Music Awards

JLS and Jessie J triumphed at the BT Digital Music Awards last night (28.09.11). The boy band scooped Best Group for the second year running and also took the Best Video trophy for their track...

Radiohead Pay Tribute To R.e.m.

Radiohead paid tribute to R.E.M. in New York last night (28.09.11).The 'Reckoner' group's frontman, Thom Yorke, played the first verse of 'The One I Love' by the US indie group - who announced their split...

Kasabian Want To Headline Glastonbury

Kasabian want to headline Glastonbury in 2013. The 'Days are Forgotten' rockers' ultimate goal would be to headline the festival - one of the biggest in Europe, held in Southern England - when it returns...

Jessie J Recorded Single With Broken Foot

Jessie J recorded her single 'Domino' with a broken foot. The 'Price Tag' singer hurt herself during rehearsals in London this June, but before it was diagnosed - forcing her to pull out of a...

Jessie J Feels Like A 'Cow' Since Breaking Foot

Jessie J can predict the weather through her broken foot - like a nervous "cow".The 'Price Tag' hitmaker injured her foot earlier this year and says the injury has given her some special powers such...

Bono Denies Being Hospitalized With Heart Problems

A story reporting that Bono was rushed to hospital in Monaco after suffering from heart problems is completely fabricated, according to a spokesperson for the singer. Initial speculation suggested the U2 frontman was hospitalized at...

Elbow Fan Jay-z

Jay-Z is a fan of Elbow. The '99 Problems' rapper is a fan of the 'Neat Little Rows' indie group after seeing them from the side of the stage at this year's Glastonbury festival. Radio...

Calvin Harris 'No Longer A Frontman'

Calvin Harris insists he is no longer a frontman.The 'Ready For The Weekend' hitmaker - who has replaced Duran Duran as a headline act at the 2011 Virgin Media V Festival - admits he prefers...

Michael Eavis Predicts End To Glastonbury

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis thinks the event could end in "three or four years".The 75-year-old has been running the festival on his Worthy Farm site in Somerset, Southern England since 1981, but feels financial...

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