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Janelle Monae Set To Provide Music For Lady And The Tramp

Janelle Monae is set to provide new music for the live-action remake of Disney's 'Lady and the Tramp'.The 33-year-old singer and actress already has a voice acting role as Pekingese dog named Peg in the...

Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera And Andy Mackay Reunite For Roxymphony Tour

Roxy Music's Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera have reunited to perform the band's classic hits with an orchestra on the 'Roxymphony' tour.Following the band's induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the two...

Janelle Monae Wants Movie To Spark Bullying Chats

Janelle Monae hopes 'UglyDolls' sparks conversations about bullying between parents and their children.The 'Hidden Figures' star voices the shy and smart Mandy in the upcoming animated movie and she wants to see the film make...

Miley Cyrus Replacing Cardi B After Primavera Sound Cancellation

Miley Cyrus will replace Cardi B at Primavera Sound 2019.the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker has stepped in and joined a star studded lineup after the 'Bodak Yellow' star had to pull out of her performance at...

Christine + The Queens Thinks Music Is Becoming More Progressive

Christine & The Queens' Héloïse Letissier believes pop can tackle LGBTQ subjects ''without being questioned''. The 30-year-old singer - who identifies as pansexual, meaning she is attracted to a person regardless of their sex or...

Stevie Nicks And Janet Jackson Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Nicks, 70 - who was previously admitted into the Hall of Fame for her work with Fleetwood Mac -...

Bebe Rexha Missed Hustlers Role

Bebe Rexha was asked to audition for 'Hustlers' - but didn't get the part.The 29-year-old singer employed an acting coach after being approached to play ''a Russian girl from New York'' in the upcoming movie...

Lizzo Confirms Herself For Glastonbury

Lizzo has confirmed herself for Glastonbury.The 'Juice' hitmaker - who performed her hit song at the Warner Music & CÎROC Vodka House Party in association with GQ in front of her label mates after the...

Dolly Parton's Streaming Figures Rise Thanks To Grammys Performance

Dolly Parton has received a boost in streaming after performing at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (10.02.19).The 73-year-old country star took to the stage at the annual music awards to take part in her own...

Dua Lipa And St. Vincent To Duet At Grammys

Dua Lipa is set to duet with St. Vincent at the Grammys on Sunday (10.02.19).The 23-year-old pop star and the 36-year-old singer-songwriter will share the stage together for the first time performing a currently unknown...

Janet Jackson 'Signs Up For Glastonbury'

Janet Jackson has signed up for Glastonbury Festival.The 'Rhythm Nation' hitmaker - who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year - is reportedly set to perform her first show...

Love, Simon And Crazy Rich Asians Among Glaad Media Award Nominees

'Love, Simon', 'The Favourite', and 'Crazy Rich Asians' are among the 2019 GLAAD Media Award nominees.The annual award ceremony held by GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) is set to take place this...

Music News Round-up: Janelle Monae To Play Glastonbury; New Foals And James Blake Albums; David Bowie Box Set

JANELLE MONAE CONFIRMED FOR GLASTONBURY Excitement ahead of Glastonbury 2019 later this summer has increased with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the line-up.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast...

Dua Lipa And Anne Marie Lead Brit Awards Nominations

Dua Lipa will battle it out against Anne Marie at the BRIT Awards 2019.The 'New Rules' hitmaker is nominated four times at this year's ceremony - which will take place on February 20 at The...

Janelle Monae Confirmed For Glastonbury

Janelle Monae has been announced as a headliner at Glastonbury.The 'Make Me Feel' hitmaker will head up the West Holts stage at the annual music extravaganza at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, which...

Janelle Monae To Perform At Glastonbury 2019

Anticipation for Glastonbury Festival later this summer has risen with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the bill.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast show on Monday morning (January 7th),...

Janelle Monae Joins Gloria Steinem Biopic

Janelle Monae has been cast as Dorothy Pitman Hughes in the forthcoming Gloria Steinem biopic.The 33-year-old actress-and-singer joins Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander, who both portray the titular women's rights activist at various stages in...

Cyndi Lauper Wants Women To Stick Together

Cyndi Lauper has urged women in music to ''stick together''.The 'Time After Time' hitmaker was honoured with the Icon of the Year Award at Billboard's 2018 Women in Music event in New York City on...

Ariana Grande's Conflicting Year

Ariana Grande has had both the ''best and the worst'' year of her life.The 'Thank U, Next' hitmaker has enjoyed great professional success over the last 12 months but has also been dealing with the...

John Legend Pays Tribute To Chrissy Teigen

John Legend grew emotional as he paid tribute to his wife Chrissy Teigen at Glamour's Women of the Year awards on Monday (12.11.18).The 'All of Me' hitmaker described himself as the 'Lip Sync Battle' star's...

Janelle Monae Wants To 'Support' Causes She Cares About

Janelle Monae wants to use her platform to show her ''support'' for causes she cares about.The 32-year-old singer and actress revealed earlier this year that she identifies as pansexual - a term usually used to...

Janelle Monae: I Want People To 'Feel Comfortable' With Their Sexuality

Janelle Monae hopes to help people ''feel more comfortable'' with themselves after coming out as pansexual.The 32-year-old singer and actress revealed earlier this year that she identifies as pansexual - a term usually used to...

Janelle Monae To Star In Harriet Tubman Biopic

Janelle Monae has been added to the cast of the Harriet Tubman biopic.The 32-year-old singer will star alongside the likes of Leslie Odom Jr, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters and Vanessa Bell Calloway in...

Janelle Monee's Deeply Personal Album

Janelle Monáe wrote her latest album from a ''deeply personal space''. The 32-year-old singer's third studio album, 'Dirty Computer', is one of the most critically-acclaimed of 2018 and the 'Make Me Feel' hitmaker wanted her...

Janet Jackson, Cardi B And More For Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson, Cardi B and The Weeknd are set to perform at Global Citizen Festival.The 2018 free-ticketed event will return to New York City's Central Park on September 29, with an all-star music line-up featuring...

Tessa Thompson And Janelle Monae 'Love Each Other Deeply'

Tessa Thompson says she and Janelle Monáe ''love each other deeply''. The 34-year-old actress has opened up about the nature of her relationship with the 32-year-old singer, and has insisted that while they feel a...

Janelle Monae Announces UK Dirty Computer Tour Dates

Janelle Monae is bringing her 'Dirty Computer Tour' to the UK.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress has announced two dates at Manchester Academy on September 10 and London's Roundhouse on September 11, all in support of her...

Jay-z Announces Made In America Line-up

Jay-Z has unveiled the line-up for his seventh Made in America festival.The 48-year-old music mogul has announced a line-up boasting the likes of Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Janelle Monae, Meek Mill, Diplo, Miguel and Alessia...

Nicki Minaj Set For The Bet Awards Performance

Nicki Minaj is among performers announced for the 2018 BET Awards. The 'Barbie Tingz' rapper, Janelle Monáe, H.E.R, rap trio Migos and British star Ella Mai are all set to take to the stage at...

Janelle Monae Reveals The Books That Changed Her Life

Janelle Monae has shared a list of the 15 most influential books of her life.The 32-year-old singer is a self-confessed sci-fi fanatic, but Janelle's influences extend beyond one specific genre, with her list also featuring...

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