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David Bowie To Release 5 New Songs

David Bowie is to release five new songs.The 66-year-old musician's new three-disc album 'The Next Day Extra' - the collectors issue of his acclaimed LP 'The Next Day', which was released in March - will...

James Blake Postpones U.s. Tour Dates

Music producer James Blake has postponed five U.S. tour dates in October (13) to attend the Mercury Prize ceremony in London.The British star, who has been shortlisted for the prestigious honour for his album Overgrown,...

Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced, But Does It Even Matter Anymore?

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize this week announce the shortlist for it's 12 favourite albums of the last 12 months, albums that it claims are "urgent" and are "reflective" of the evolving sound of contemporary...

James Blake Headlines Festival No, 6

James Blake headlined Festival No. 6 last night (13.09.13).The 'Limit Your Love' singer brought the first day of the festival to a close when he performed to fans in Portmeirion, north Wales.James - whose album...

Mercury Music Prize List Has "More Good Albums...Than For A Very Long Time"

This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize could be one of the greatest lists of nominees in the awards history. 2013's nominees shortlist includes talent old and new, rock, pop, and dance with one thing to unite...

David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

David Bowie Among Nominees For Mercury Prize

David Bowie's 'The Next Day' and the Arctic Monkey's fifth album 'AM' are among the 12 albums nominated for the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 66-year-old legendary singer, whose latest offering was praised for its ''panache...

Latitude Festival Closes It's Gates After Another Successful Year In Southwold [Pictures]

Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk once again held the coming together of music, comedy, arts and more in it's scenic woodland surroundings to a rapturous reception from the many revellers who travelled to see the...

James Blake: 'I'm Not Bothered About Illegal Downloading'

British singer James Blake has given fans the green light to illegally download his new album as he is convinced the music industry has become a "sinking ship" since the rise of digital piracy.The...

Is James Blake Looking To Strengthen His Hip Hop Connections With A Kendrick Lamar Collaboration?

On his upcoming second album, Overgrown, UK electronic saviour James Blake includes a collaborative effort with Wu Tang Clan pack leader RZA in what is a stand out track on an album filled with stand...

A Week In Music - James Blake Still Seeking His Niche, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Triumph With Lily Cole Video, Eels Stage A Love-in In Bournemouth

Albums of Note... It’s been a long two years since James Blake released his debut eponymous album and now, the pioneering producer returns with Overgrown, album number two. Peppered with quality collaborations, with hip-hop legend...

Manic Street Preachers Announce UK Return

Manic Street Preachers have announced their first UK show in almost two years.The 'A Design for Life' band will play a one-off exclusive performance at Festival No.6, breaking their two- year exile from the British...

Taylor Swift's New Single: Can She Ever Really Be Mixed With Dubstep?

Jelly and chicken nuggets, Marmite and skittles, gravy and cherry pie. Like food items, there are a few words that should never be put together. Of course, occasionally there are mixtures, like chips and milkshake,...

Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

Adele Leads Ivor Novello Nominations

Adele has received four nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards. The British singer/songwriter leads the way for this year's coveted songwriting honours with nominations for 'Rolling In The Deep' in the Best Song Musically and...

Brit Awards Nominations: Ed Sheeran Rules The Roost

The main honours at this year's Brit Awards are likely to be contested by Ed Sheeran, who scooped four nominations and Adele and Jessie J, who both scored three nominations when the shortlist was announced...

Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

James Blake Not Worried About Pressure

James Blake isn't feeling any pressure after releasing his debut album. The 21-year-old British dubstep-minimalist artist - who released his self titled record on Monday (07.02.11) - thinks he has done the best job he...

Brits Critics' Choice Award Nominees Announced

The Vaccines, James Blake and Jessie J have been shortlisted for the BRITs Critics' Choice Award.The three up-and-coming acts were announced as nominees today (10.12.10), with the eventual recipient of the accolade to be revealed...

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