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Various Artists - Pepsi Beats Of The Beautiful Game Album Review

15th September 2014 -

 Review

It makes absolute logical sense for any company to want to be affiliated with the biggest events in the world, which the football World Cup unarguably is. But what to do when your biggest rival...

Sam Smith, Janelle Monae - The Unexpected Gems Of Bonnaroo Day 1

14th June 2014 -

 News

Happy Bonnaroo weekend! The Tennessee-based arts and music festival effectively kicked off the season on Friday. Per USA Today’s recap, he weather was appropriately mild and the rain that threatened for the entire day never...

Cutest Pregnancy Announcement Ever? Kelly Rowland's New Pair Of Baby Air Jordans

11th June 2014 -

 News

Kelly Rowland is pregnant! Unlike other celebrity pregnancies, the news came straight from the source this time, with the singer posting a photo on her Instagram of a baby-sized pair of Air Jordans. Aw, isn’t...

Janelle Monáe - Heroes Audio

14th May 2014 -

 Video

Janelle Monae, puts her own soulful spin on a very modern rendition of David Bowie's classic song 'Heroes', with lots of electronic throbbing for the new Pepsi advert. The song was originally released in 1977...

Bonnaroo 2014 Announces Three Epic Superjam Lineups, Skrillex, Chaka Khan, Warpaint Plus Many More

12th May 2014 -

 Press

SuperJam: Skrillex and Friends featuring Big Gigantic with special guests Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Robby Krieger (of The Doors), Zedd, Mickey Hart, Janelle Monáe, Warpaint, Chance the Rapper, Thundercat and more SuperJam: Derek Trucks featuring...

Made In America

6th May 2014 -

 Video

Made in America Festival is an annual music event founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z in 2012. Following its inaugural year, it was announced to take place in Los Angeles for the later events and...

Outkast Were Back In Georgia For CounterPoint Festival 2014, With A Few Special Guests

29th April 2014 -

 News

Outkast returned home to Georgia for their stint at CounterPoint Festival 2014 - and fans were a lot more pleased this time round than they were at their comeback gig at Coachella.Nothing was going to...

Moogfest 2014 Gets To The Heart Of Electronic Music With Shows From Kraftwerk And Pet Shop Boys

22nd April 2014 -

 News

Named after America's main pioneer in the world of electronic music, Robert Moog, Moogfest is finally back after a brief sabbatical which saw them miss 2013 - to much disappointment from electronic lovers everywhere.The much-adored...

Paolo Nutini's New Album Finds 'Caustic Love' At Hands Of Critics

18th April 2014 -

 News

Paolo Nutini's new album has been out for nearly a week giving music critics chance to chew over the Scottish singer-songwriter's third studio effort, Caustic Love. Released five years after 2009's five times platinum-selling Sunny...

CounterPoint Festival 2014 To Feature Hometown Return of Outkast

17th April 2014 -

 News

Next weekend's CounterPoint Festival will be the event's first year at a new 5000-acre site, featuring campgrounds, a food court, bars (including a draught house), carnival rides, free water stations and its very own arts...

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

4th April 2014 -

 News

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...

Sharon Van Etten, Tinariwen, Mac DeMarco And More Added To Way Out West 2014 Line-Up

28th March 2014 -

 Press

The festival takes place 7th - 9th August in Gothenburg, Sweden with Outkast, Röyksopp & Robyn, Queens Of The Stone Age, The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, Janelle Monáe, Pusha T, Icona Pop, Bill Callahan, Darkside...

Janelle Monae - What Is Love

18th March 2014 -

 Video

The one and only 'Electric Lady' herself Janelle Monae lends her soulful vocals to 'Rio 2: Music from the Motion Picture' with her track 'What Is Love'. The Blue Sky Studios flick soundtrack is due...

Janelle Monae - What Is Love

20th February 2014 -

 Video

Soul artist Janelle Monae lends her voice to the soundtrack of one of this year's most anticipated animated movies, Blue Sky Studios' 'Rio 2', with her lively new single 'What Is Love', available on...

Kanye, Elton, Jack and Lionel: Say Hello To Bonnaroo Festival's Line-Up 2014

20th February 2014 -

 News

The line-up for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has been announced and looks to be more impressive than ever with Elton John, Kanye West, Lionel Richie, Jack White and Vampire Weekend all gracing...

Is Mariah Carey The Modern Day Jessica Rabbit?

10th February 2014 -

 News

The 2014 BET Awards, honoring Aretha Franklin, Motown founder Berry Gordy, the late Nelson Mandela and others for their achievements, were taped on February 8th at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C. The award show...

Rio 2

27th January 2014 -

 Video

Blu and Jewel believe that they are two of a kind as the only full grown blue macaws in existence as they make their home in a cosy Brazilian bird sanctuary with their fast-growing offspring....

Brit Awards 2014 Nominations: Disclosure, Bastille, Rudimental Emerge On Top

9th January 2014 -

 News

The nominees have been announced for this year's Brit Awards, which will be presented live in a ceremony on ITV on the 19th February. The annual awards celebrate the year's biggest British music stars, in...

Contactmusic.com's Top Albums Of 2013

23rd December 2013 -

 News

Vampire Weekend 'Modern Vampire in the City' - 'Modern Vampires in the City' makes it three for three for the New Yorkers and their latest release could very well be their best yet. It shows...

Ed Norton Gets Help From Alec Baldwin And Miley Cyrus During Opening 'SNL' Monologue

28th October 2013 -

 News

Ed Norton isn't exactly known for his comedic chops, so when he appeared as host on this week's Saturday Night Live - the first time he has hosted the long-running show - he was happy...

Edward Norton Does A Surprisingly Good Job Hosting Halloween-Themed SNL

27th October 2013 -

 News

This week’s SNL was not just the Halloween episode – which is usually more treat than trick – but also Edward Norton’s very first time hosting the sketch comedy show. Despite Norton’s lack of any...

Rio 2

4th October 2013 -

 Video

Blu and Jewel's babies are growing up fast and developing an eagerness to learn about the world outside their Brazilian bird sanctuary run by kind owners Linda and Tulio. The free-spirited Jewel is also getting...

Janelle Monáe "Genuinely Inspired" By 'Electric Lady' On Latest Album

10th September 2013 -

 News

Singer Janelle Monáe has dropped her sophomore album, Electric Lady, following on from 2010's debut The ArchAndroid. The 27 year-old, who has become famous for her distinctive glamorous tuxedo style, has carved out a musical...

Justin Timberlake & Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Are The Toasts Of The Night: MTV VMAs FULL Winners List

26th August 2013 -

 News

Sunday (25 August) night saw the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York taken over by the biggest names in pop for one night only, as the 29th annual MTV Video Music Awards took the recently-completed...

Mellody Hobson Marries George Lucas, But Which Legend Played Live?

25th June 2013 -

 News

Mellody Hobson has married her long-time partner - Star Wars director George Lucas - at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County. The ceremony went ahead on Saturday afternoon (June 29, 2013), with former New Jersey Senator...

Shazam: Top 10 Hits Of The Summer Predicted

4th June 2013 -

 Press

Shazam Predicts Major Hits for the Summer 2013, Including Lana Del Rey from the Great Gatsby Soundtrack and Singles from Passenger and Icona PopWith more than 18 million tags since the New Year, Macklemore &...

Rio 2

16th May 2013 -

 Video

Blu and Jewel live as an idyllic life as any blue macaw could wish for, raising their babies under the protection of their owners Linda and Tulio; two humans determined to keep the Brazilian jungle...

Q.U.E.E.N. – A Righteous Collaboration Between Janelle Monae And Erykah Badu

2nd May 2013 -

 News

Janelle Monae releases her new album The Electric Lady soon and the first single to be taken from it is Q.U.E.E.N. - a pretty righteous collaboration between Janelle and Erykah Badu.On her Twitter page, Janelle...

Janelle Monae In Control, and Why The Grammy Awards 2013 Have a 'Significant Meaning' For Her

10th February 2013 -

 News

Janelle Monae's career has skyrocketed over the past few years, leading to her being nominated for three Grammys in 2011 for Best R&B album and also for her collaboration with Big Boi. This year another...

Grammy Nominations 2013: Who Will Win? Who SHOULD Win?

6th December 2012 -

 News

The nominations for the 55th Grammy Award Nominations in 2013 have officially been announced by the award's organisers. Here’s a run down of some of the main awards, and our tips for Grammy's Glory.Album Of...

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