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Diplo Teases New Ed Sheeran And Major Lazer Collaboration

Diplo has teased a new Ed Sheeran and Major Lazer collaboration. The 38-year-old producer - whose real name is Thomas Pentz - took to Twitter on Tuesday (07.02.17) to share how great the new track...

Major Lazer Joins Forces With Partynextdoor And Nicki Minaj On New Dance Anthem

Major Lazer have teamed up with PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj for their latest track 'Run Up', for which they unveiled a new lyric video this week. They're set to launch their fourth studio album later...

Kasabian To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival 2017

Kasabian will headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2017.The 'Shoot the Runner' rockers have been announced to perform at the annual event, which takes place on the weekend of August 25 - 27 at Richfield Avenue,...

Major Lazer's New Music Inspired By 'Island Vibe' Of Rum

The group, comprised of producers/DJs Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire, are embarking on a project dubbed 'The Sound of Rum' with the company. During 2017 they will create music, host events and...

Diplo To Join Lady Gaga At Super Bowl?

Diplo has hinted that he may be joining Lady Gaga at her Super Bowl half-time show.The 'Million Reasons' hitmaker is gearing up to perform at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5, and...

James Van Der Beek To Play Diplo In New Comedy Show

The former Dawson's Creek star initially stepped into the dance hitmaker's shoes last summer (16) for a comedy short, titled Day In the Life of Diplo, which was shot by music video director...

Muse To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals 2017

Muse are to headline Reading & Leeds in 2017.The British rock titans - comprised of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard - will return top the bill at the legendary music festivals, which take...

Major Lazer's Walshy Fire Becomes Main Vocalist For Track

Major Lazer's Walshy Fire has become the main vocalist on a track for the first time.The 'Cold Water' hitmaker has teamed up with Swedish EDM star Garmiani for their new single 'Voodoo' and aside from...

Major Lazer's Walshy Fire Becomes Main Vocalist For Track

Major Lazer's Walshy Fire has become the main vocalist on a track for the first time.The 'Cold Water' hitmaker has teamed up with Swedish EDM star Garmiani for their new single 'Voodoo' and aside from...

Diplo Will Release New Music With Major Lazer Next Year

Diplo is set to release new music with Major Lazer next year. The 37-year-old American DJ, who makes up one third of the electronic trio alongside Jillionaire and Walshy Fire - has announced he is...

Drake's One Dance Becomes Most-streamed Song On Spotify

The Canadian star released the track, which features Wizkid and British singer Kyla, in April (16) and on Tuesday (18Oct16), it was revealed the tune has since racked up more than 880 million...

Adele Nominated For Song Of The Year Gong At Bmi London Awards

Adele is among the nominees for the Song of the Year crown at the BMI London Awards.The chart-topping hitmaker's single 'Hello' has been shortlisted for the coveted award alongside Ed Sheeran's 'Photograph', George Ezra's 'Budapest'...

Bastille Top U.k. Albums Chart

The British musicians have scored their second number one with Wild World, three years after their Bad Blood debut also topped the countdown. They beat Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to...

Demi Lovato Replacing Selena Gomez As Global Citizen Festival Headliner

The Confident singer will join the all-star lineup of the upcoming charity concert held in New York's Central Park, after Selena was forced to pull out due to ongoing issues with her health. Last month...

Diplo Hits Back At Accusations Of Cultural Appropriation

The dance band came under fire after the release of 2015 track Lean On, for its use of Indian imagery alongside sexually suggestive dance routines. Major Lazer have also been criticised for...

Sia Still On Top In The U.s. As Drake Makes History

Her Cheap Thrills hit keeps a charging Major Lazer and Justin Bieber away from number one, as their collaboration, Cold Water, rises to two. Calvin Harris and Rihanna's This is What You...

Justin Bieber Takes Over Top Of U.k. Singles Chart

The singer's Major Lazer collaboration, Cold Water, makes it three weeks at number one, while Let Me Love You, his new tune with DJ Snake, debuts at two. The one-two punch marks...

Major Lazer Have Group Therapy For Stress

Major Lazer have group therapy Skype sessions to help cope with the stress of success.The EDM trio - comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire - have confessed that their increasing fame has caused them...

Major Lazer Deal With Fame Using Counselling And Hypnosis

The electronic dance music (EDM) collective has seen their popularity rocket over the past 18 months, with chart topping hits like Lean On and Cold Water, a collaboration with pop superstar Justin Bieber....

Adele And Radiohead To Battle It Out At Aim Awards

The prizegiving is organised by the Association of Independent Music (AIM), which recognises music released on independent record labels other than the 'big three' of Sony, Warner and Universal. Adele's smash hit...

Three Dead At California Rave Festival

The electronic dance music event, which featured performances from Major Lazer, Ty Dolla $ign, AlunaGeorge, Ice Cube and Desiigner took place at the city's Auto Club Speedway over the weekend (30-31Jul16)....

Major Lazer's Lollapalooza Set Marred By Power Outage

Diplo's electronic trio was among the top draws at the Chicago, Illinois event over the weekend (29-31Jul16), but its loud Friday night set reportedly blew the generators, causing Major Lazer's light show and...

Major Lazer Ends Drake's Record-chasing Run At The Top Of U.k. Charts

Drake's One Dance has been the nation's number one since April (16), spending 15 weeks at the top. It was narrowing in on Bryan Adams' 16-week record when Major Lazer's new tune ended...

Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Fest

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer, Metallica and Selena Gomez will headline this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.The non-profit organisation - which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 - has unveiled a diverse and...

Ed Sheeran Writes Album On Cruise Ship

Ed Sheeran has been writing his new album on a cruise ship. The flame-haired singer hired a ''cheap cabin'' aboard the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner and has locked himself away penning songs for his...

Justin Bieber's Cold Water Gets Release Date

Justin Bieber and Major Lazer will release their new song 'Cold Water' next Friday (22.07.16).The 'Sorry' hitmaker has taken to Twitter to tease the new tune and showed he was jumping with joy to share...

Ed Sheeran To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Ed Sheeran is set to headline Glastonbury Festival 2017.The 'Sing' hitmaker is reportedly in advanced talks to top the bill on the famous Pyramid Stage at next year's music extravaganza at Worthy Farm in Somerset,...

John C. Reilly Gets Silly At Sasquatch! Music Festival

The comedian was promoting the forthcoming season of Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, a TV series on U.S. network Adult Swim, in which he interviews guests about different facets of living,...

Australia's Stereosonic Festival Goes On Hiatus

Totem OneLove Group organisers announced on Thursday (07Apr16) that the multi-city touring festival, which usually takes place across November and December, would not go ahead this year (16). "Totem...

Major Lazer Set For History-making Havana Gig

Diplo's electronic/dancehall trio will play a free show at the Tribuna Jose Marti, a stone's throw from the U.S. Embassy in Havana on 6 March (16). Tens of thousands of music fans...

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David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie and Rag'n'Bone Man both won two awards at the 2017 BRIT Awards at the O2 Arena in London last night.

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Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

The grime superstar will top the bill on Saturday night at Finsbury Park's Wireless Festival in July, with The Weeknd and Chance The Rapper also...

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Reportedly Moving To Netflix

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Reportedly Moving To Netflix

Martin Scorsese's upcoming 'The Irishman', featuring Robert De Niro, is reportedly moving to Netflix from Paramount.

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