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Diplo Teases John Mayer Collaboration

Diplo has teased he has ''new music'' with John Mayer on the way.The 40-year-old studio wizard - who along with his Silk City partner Mark Ronson produced Dua Lipa's recent smash hit 'Electricity' - revealed...

Chaka Khan Has Two Albums In The Can

Chaka Khan has ''two albums in the can'' and says she's been inspired by Bruno Mars.The 65-year-old soul legend returned in June with her first new music in 11 years, 'Like Sugar' produced by Major...

Dua Lipa's Silk City Collaboration Is 'Coming Real Soon'

Dua Lipa and Mark Ronson have promised fans their collaboration with Diplo is ''coming real soon''.The 42-year-old producer and the 'New Rules' hitmaker have teamed up on the Silk City track - Mark's music-making duo...

Chaka Khan Releases First Song In 11 Years

Chaka Khan has released her first new music in 11 years, 'Like Sugar' produced by Major Lazer's Switch.The 65-year-old music legend - who is often dubbed The Queen of Funk - has unveiled the brand...

Dua Lipa Hits Studio With Mark Ronson And Diplo

Dua Lipa has been in the studio with Mark Ronson and Diplo.The 'New Rules' hitmaker shared video with the 'Uptown Funk' producer - who has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and...

Diplo's Chicken Murdered

Diplo has been left grief stricken after one of his pet chickens was murdered.The DJ-and-producer - who is the co-founder of Major Lazer - keeps a number of the flightless birds at his home in...

Major Lazer Take Camilo Cabello To Low-key Places To Enjoy Herself

The Light It Up stars, made up of Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire, have teased collaborations with the former Fifth Harmony star by sharing pictures of their studio time on Snapchat and they...

Harry Styles Won't Record Ed Sheeran Track

Harry Styles won't be recording a song he wrote with Ed Sheeran.The One Direction hunk previously ''jammed out'' a track with his close friend, but the 'Shape of You' singer says his pal has now...

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...

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