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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...

Janelle Monae Inspired By Prince On New Record

Janelle Monae was inspired by Prince on her new record 'Dirty Computer'.The 32-year-old singer released her third studio album last week, and she has now revealed that she was heavily influenced by the late 'Purple...

Janelle Monae: I'm Proud To Be Queer

Janelle Monae feels proud to be ''queer, young black woman in America''.The 32-year-old musician recently revealed she considers herself to be pansexual, meaning she's attracted to people regardless of their sex or gender identity, and...

Janelle Monae Wants Women To Be 'Empowered' About Sexuality

Janelle Monae hopes to encourage other women to be ''empowered'' about their own sexuality. The 32-year-old singer recently came out as pansexual - which is the erotic, romantic or emotional attraction towards people regardless of...

Janelle Monae Too Busy For Family Chat

Janelle Monáe doesn't ''have time'' to discuss her sexuality with her family.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress has faced questions about her sexuality for years but has now revealed she identifies as pansexual - which is the erotic,...

Why Janelle MonáE Coming Out As Queer Is So Important

Janelle Monáe has finally confirmed rumours of her sexuality, revealing that she does indeed identify as a 'queer' woman, as her new album 'Dirty Computer' suggests. However, she's still keeping her personal life to herself...

Janelle Monae Identifies As Pansexual

Janelle Monae identifies as pansexual.The 32-year-old singer has faced questions about her sexuality for years and now she has revealed she considers herself to be a ''free ass woman'' after learning about pansexuality - which...

Janelle Monae's Album Features Brian Wilson And Pharrell

Janelle Monae's new album features The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress unveiled the full track-listing for her third studio album 'Dirty Computer' last night (24.04.18) through an interactive website, which requires fans to type...

Janelle Monae's Parenthood Fears

Janelle Monae worries she won't have children because she's so focused on her career.The 'Moonlight' star is ''scared'' that she won't start a family ''within the time frame'' that she wants to because she didn't...

Janelle Monae Hates Seeing Women Abusing Each Other

Janelle Monae hates seeing women ''s**t-shame'' each other. The 32-year-old singer-turned-actress hasn't shied away from having her voice heard during the #MeToo and Time's Up movements in Hollywood - but Janelle has admitted she's seen...

Janelle Monae Misses Mentor Prince

Janelle Monae misses being able to speak to Prince for guidance about her career.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress is getting ready to release her third studio album 'Dirty Computer' in two months' time and prior to the...

Janelle Monae's Robot Theory

Janelle Monae believes people will soon be unable to distinguish between robots and humans.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress can see technology advancing at a rapid rate and she is sure there will come a point where society...

Janelle Monae Unveils Inspired Trailer For Her 'Dirty Computer' Album

Janelle Monae is back is she's fusing her two big loves; music and film; with this unique album trailer in the run up to the release of her forthcoming record 'Dirty Computer'. Far from being...

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