There's been ups and downs, but Ultra Music Festival turned out another year of unforgettable musical energy.
Ultra Music Festival turned out to be a bit of a rollercoaster of a weekend for everyone this year but, as usual, it's been three days of some of the most explosive electronic acts of our generation.
It was a terribly disappointing moment for festival goers (and, indeed, viewers; those who were viewing it live online) when it was announced that Saturday's main stage headliner Avicii would not make it to Miami for his set after being hospitalised earlier in the week for an emergency operation. However, that initial fan frustration was greatly eased by the arrival of Deadmau5, who took the Swedish DJ's place to much delightful surprise. Further entertainment came with some eagerly anticipated headline sets from Tiesto and Hardwell on the Friday and Sunday respectively.
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The singer will stop by nine cities as she makes her way across the British Isles
Katy Perry will bring her Prism tour to the UK next year, announcing the dates for her upcoming shows through her official Twitter page yesterday (18 Nov.). The UK dates are the first to be unveiled by Perry as part of her Prismatic World Tour, with the full dates for her globe-covering tour expected to be announced by Perry in the coming weeks.
Katy Perry will be taking her Prismatic tour across the globe
The tour is designed to be a "multi-faceted spectacular" and will include a special standing pit around the stage called "The Reflection Section" that will allow Katy to be "closer than ever to her fans," according to the official Katy Perry website. The singer will take Swedish pop duo Icona Pop on the UK leg of her tour, and the duo may follow her to the various destinations she will head to on her travels. Her website goes on to say that the world tour will potentially be a year-long extravaganza.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Announces Plans For 2014 'Prism' UK Tour
The rapper's comeback album loses out only to Justin Timberlake.
Eminem's eagerly awaited album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, is one of the highest ranking albums of the year when it comes to debut sales. Since its release last week, the rapper's new album has been catapulted straight to number one in the charts, reports Billboard.
Eminem Has Righteously Fought Back His 'Rap God' Crown.
Released on the 5th November, MMLP2 has seen sizeable sales of 792,000 copies, exceeding speculative forecasts, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Eminem's impressive return has still fallen shy of Justin Timberlake's March effort, The 20/20 Experience Part 1 with its astonishing 968,000 sales. However, Eminem knocked previous second place holder Drake and his Nothing Was The Same from its lofty perch of 658,000 sales.
Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo of 'I Love It' hitmakers Icona Pop were among the star arrivals at the 'America's Got Talent' Season 8 Finals Event in New York.
Laneway Festival hold their last event of 2013 in Detroit during their first US appearance.
The St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2013 made its US debut as it hit Detroit over the weekend, bringing a hell of a lot of fun Sunday, September 15th 2013.
Musical celebrations kicked off marvellously with 7,500 in attendance. Among the definite highlights were early performers CHVRCHES, Frightened Rabbit and Deerhunter; Icona Pop also drew a massive crowd with a wonderful set of catchy tunes from their 'This Is . Icona Pop' album - number one hit 'I Love It' went down a storm! Up-and-coming Aussie musician Flume brought some life to the Meadow Stage, while Sigur Ros held the rapt attention of their main stage crowd. Co-founder Rogers was more than pleased with the turn-out. 'Our first venture into North America could not have gone better', he said. 'We were always confident that the people of Detroit would embrace this event. Not only did they come out in droves to see their fave bands but local artists, designers, painters and chefs turned on the hospitality of the region and all demonstrated why the city is on the brink of a major revival.'
Continue reading: Laneway Festival 2013 Makes Its Long-Awaited US Debut In Detroit
iTunes Festival 2013 is definitely one of the best yet - and we're only midway through!
One of London's most fabulous concert venues, The Roundhouse, is holding the biggest artists of the year between September 1st - 30th and it's only going to get better from here.
The festivities kicked off with Lady GaGa, who certainly garnered much 'Applause' with her electric set which saw her don little more than seashells in strategic places as she bellowed out a taster of her upcoming album 'Artpop'.