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Followills' Festive Woes

Rockers KINGS OF LEON are relieved to see the end of the festive season - they insist Christmas Day is the most depressing 24 hours of the year. The moody musicians dread Yuletide every December...

Alexandra Burke Keeps Top Spot

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has stayed at number one in the UK charts for a second week with Hallelujah.Jeff Buckley's version of the Leonard Cohen song, which shot to number two following a campaign...

By on 28 December 2008

Keane Top Q Magazine Album Poll

British rockers KEANE's album PERFECT SYMMETRY has beaten out competition from COLDPLAY and KINGS OF LEON to be named 2008's best record, according to a new poll. The trio's LP, its first since 2005's Under...

Kings Of Leon Top Album Of The Year Poll

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has been voted the best album of the year by inthenews.co.uk readers.The Followills achieved their first-ever UK number one single this year with Sex...

By on 25 December 2008

Alexandra Burke Takes Xmas Number One

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke's cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah beat Jeff Buckley's re-released version of the classic track to take the Christmas number one spot.Buckley's version was released in response to The X Factor...

By on 21 December 2008

Kings Of Leon In Smoking Row

Rockers KINGS OF LEON are at the centre of a smoking row after guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL lit up during a concert in Wales. The star is said to have flouted the British smoking ban, which...

Mgmt Beat Glasvegas And Kings Of Leon In Best Album Poll

Brooklyn duo MGMT's debut album has been voted the best of 2008 in a music magazine poll.Oracular Spectacular topped NME's list of the top ten albums of the year, beating big-selling artists such as Glasvegas...

By on 11 December 2008

Kings Of Leon 'Writing Next Album'

KINGS OF LEON have revealed they have already started working on songs for their next album.The band said they have been developing new ideas for songs during the soundchecks for their current UK tour.Speaking to...

By on 08 December 2008

Kings Of Leon Inspired By Gere Movie

The love theme from RICHARD GERE's hit movie AN OFFICER + A GENTLEMAN was the odd inspiration for KINGS OF LEON's latest hit USE SOMEBODY. Frontman Caleb Followill has revealed that, when slowed down, his...

Leona Runs To Top Of Singles Chart

The new release from Leona Lewis, Run, has gone in at number one in the UK singles chart in its first week.The former X Factor winner, who is now making waves on both sides of...

By on 07 December 2008

Kings Of Leon Star's Anorexia Battle

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL has spoken of his battle with anorexia as a teenager. The singer admits he struggled with weight issues when he was younger, despite never being overweight. And Followill reveals...

Take That Have Greatest Day With Number One Single

Greatest Day, the new single by Take That, has debuted at the top of the UK singles chart.The reunited boyband claimed their 11th number one single to knock Beyonce off the top spot.The quartet's new...

By on 30 November 2008

Rift Jeopardises Kings Of Leon Tour?

KINGS OF LEON's upcoming world tour has reportedly been thrown into jeopardy as the band rows over frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL's drinking. The rockers are due to hit the road on 1 December (08) for the...

Saw Doctors Prepare To Kick Off 17-Date UK Tour

Irish veterans the Saw Doctors are about to embark on a 17-date UK tour in support of their new single.The band recently achieved their first Irish number one single in 17 years with About You...

By on 26 November 2008

Il Divo Promise To Top UK Album Charts

Classical crossover quartet Il Divo have topped the UK album charts with their new album The Promise.The four-piece achieved their third number one album while Decade in the Sun, the Stereophonics' best of compilation, debuted...

By on 16 November 2008

Kings Of Leon Announce 2009 Arena Shows

Kings of Leon have announced they will follow their sold-out December tour with a pair of large arena shows in June 2009.The Followills have already sold out a 12-date series of shows later this year,...

By on 12 November 2008

Coldplay Named Biggest Selling Act In World At Wmas

Coldplay have been crowned the world's best selling recording act at the World Music awards (WMAs) in Monaco.The quartet's latest album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends smashed British sales records, as...

By on 10 November 2008

Gallagher Disappointed By Kings Of Leon

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is bitterly disappointed by KINGS OF LEON's new album - insisting the rockers have "sold out." The British singer admits he is a fan of the Tennessee-based band, but after hearing...

Girls Aloud Gatecrash Pink Party

Girls Aloud are tonight sitting pretty atop the UK singles chart for the first time in four years.The fivesome's latest single – The Promise – pushed Pink's So What into second place to give the...

By on 26 October 2008

Thousands Could Miss Gig After Police Close Ticket Site

Music fans could be left out of pocket after the Metropolitan police shut down a concert website.Paperticket.co.uk is thought to have made millions from ticket sales for shows by the likes of Kings of Leon,...

By on 21 October 2008

Pink Tops Singles Chart For Third Week Running

Pink has stayed at the top of the UK singles chart for a third week in a row with her single So What.The American singer held off competition from a series of new entries in...

By on 19 October 2008

Pink Holds On To UK Number One With So What

US pop singer Pink has retained the UK number one spot for the second week in a row.Her latest single So What hit number one last week - her first chart-topped in six years -...

By on 12 October 2008

Pink Returns To No 1 With So What

Pink has scored her first number one UK single for six years as a much-hyped battle for top spot with Oasis failed to materialise.The American singer's latest effort So What rose 37 places to hit...

By on 06 October 2008

Kings Of Leon Reach New Heights In Us Charts

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has debuted at number five in the US, the band's highest-ever position in their homeland. The Followills' new effort shipped 74,000 copies in its...

By on 02 October 2008

Followill Stressing Out

Stress is costing KINGS OF LEON star CALEB FOLLOWILL his teeth. The rocker has been forced to wear a mouthguard to stop him from grinding his teeth in his sleep. He says, "The dentist says...

Pink 'Beating' Oasis For UK Number One Slot

Midweek sales figures indicate Pink is on course to pip Oasis to the number one slot in the UK singles chart.The US singer's new single So What is set to shoot up the charts from...

By on 01 October 2008

Followill Inspired By Music 'Deprived' Youth

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL has credited the band's religious upbringing as the catalyst for making great music. The band of brothers; Caleb, Nathan and Jared, along with cousin Matthew, grew up under the...

Kings Of Leon Do Chart Double

KINGS OF LEON have scored a double by topping both the album and singles charts in the U.K. The rockers' single Sex On Fire holds onto the top spot for a third week, and their...

Oasis Top Britain's First Live Music Chart

OASIS have beaten the KINGS OF LEON to the top of Britain's first ever live music chart. The first Tixdaq.com chart will be published by trade magazine Music Week this coming week (beg29Sep08), compiled from...

Kings Of Leon Have Fire To Top Singles And Album Charts

Kings of Leon hold the number one spot in both the UK singles and album charts.The Followills' single Sex on Fire has topped the UK charts for three weeks while the band's fourth album Only...

By on 28 September 2008

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