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Mystery Jets' Ivor Novello Award Surprise

Mystery Jets' Ivor Novello nomination for Best Song Musically and Lyrically was a ''complete surprise''.The indie rockers track 'Telomere' from their critically-acclaimed 2016 LP 'Curve Of The Earth' will go up against Michael Kiwanuka's 'Black...

Ivor Novello Nominations Announced

Coldplay, Laura Mvula and Michael Kiwanuka lead the nominations for the 2017 Ivor Novello Awards with two nods each.The British rock group - Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion - have been...

Michael Kiwanuka Brit Nomination 'Dream Come True'

Michael Kiwanuka says his BRIT Award nominations are a ''dream come true''.The 29-year-old musician has been nominated for British Male Solo Artist and the coveted MasterCard British Album of the Year for 'Love & Hate'...

Andy Peterson's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

2016 certainly wasn't a renaissance one for British guitar songs, as another 12 months slipped by without the much longed for Oasis reunion, but whilst the brothers feuded theatrically solo artists of one persuasion or...

Jon Kean's Top Ten Albums Of 2016

Those from across the pond, will probably write it off as the year they ended up hiring a billionaire, tiny-handed, Shredded-Wheat-haired fanny-grabber as Commander-in-Chief. Oh, brave new world, that has such people in it...Praise be,...

Sick Michael Kiwanuka Scraps Tour

The rising star had been expected to kick off a series of concerts in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday night (30Nov16), but the gig - along with the rest of his trek -...

Bat For Lashes Natasha Khan Goes 'Wild' For Sexwitch

Bat For Lashes singer Natasha Khan enjoyed going ''wild'' for the Sexwitch album.The Mercury Prize nominated singer has revealed she would like to return to the experimental Sexwitch project she worked on with producer Dan...

Laura Mvula Wants Michael Kiwanuka To Win The Mercury Prize

Laura Mvula would love fellow Mercury Prize nominee Michael Kiwanuka to win the award if she doesn't. The 30-year-old singer has been nominated for the prestigious accolade for the second time for her LP, 'The...

Matt Healy Will Donate Mercury Prize Money To Charity If They Win

Matt Healy will donate £25,000 of prize money to charity if The 1975 win the 2016 Mercury Prize. The 'Love Me' hitmakers have been shortlisted as finalists for their 2016 LP 'I like It When...

David Bowie, Radiohead And Skepta Included On 2016 Mercury Music Prize Shortlist

Radiohead, Skepta, The 1975 and the late David Bowie are the big names to have been shortlisted for the 2016 Hyundai Mercury Music Prize, with Adele and previous winner James Blake the notable absences.The 12-strong...

Jack White Produces Michael Kiwanuka Song

Jack White has produced a single for London singer Michael Kiwanuka. The former White Stripes frontman has worked on the 'Home Again' hitmaker's new song 'You've Got Nothing to Lose', which is part of Jack's...

Michael Kiwanuka Reflects Beliefs Through Music

Michael Kiwanuka wants to keep his beliefs alive through his music.The former session musician began a solo career after releasing his debut album 'Home Again' last year and the London-born singer hopes to create a...

Haim Named Bbc Sound Of 2013

Haim have been named the BBC's Sound Of 2013.The Californian trio of sisters beat AlunaGeorge, Angel Haze, and twelve other acts to claim the top spot in the broadcaster's annual list of bands to watch.the...

Tom Odell Is The Brits' Critics Choice For 2013

Tom Odell has won the BRITs Critics' Choice award.The 22-year-old singer-songwriter - who studied at Brighton Institute of Modern Music in Sussex, South East England - is the first male recipient of the title after...

Tom Odell 'Honoured' To Win Brits Critics' Choice Award

Tom Odell is ''honoured'' to have won the BRITs Critics' Choice Award for 2013.The 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Sussex, South East England, beat nominees AlunaGeorge and Laura Mvula to be chosen for the prestigious award -...

A Brief Run Down Of The Mercury Prize Favourites

The Mercury Prize is set to be awarded tomorrow (1st Nov. 2012), and true to form and tradition, many of the artists in the nomination lists are ones that you may never have heard, or...

Is It A Sign? Spotify Users Vote Alt-j Favourites For Mercury Music Prize

This Thursday (November 1, 2012), the winner of the Mercury Music will be announced. As a precursor to the official event, Spotify have taken a look at the streaming figures for all of the nominees,...

Plan B And Emeli Sande Lead Nominations For Mobo Awards 2012

Plan B and Emeli Sande have both received 5 nominations for the 2012 Mobo awards, making them the joint leading nominees, reports The Telegraph. Having already been nominated for the 2012 Mercury Prize for...

Lollapalooza Day 1 Round Up: Sabbath And Keys Paint It Black

Day one of Lollapalooza went by yesterday and was a massive success as the headline slots on the Bud Light and Red Bull Soundstage stages were black as night, with veteran rockers Black Sabbath and...

Paul Weller Wants Damon Albarn Collaboration

Paul Weller wants to collaborate with Damon Albarn.The 'That Dangerous Age' singer is a big fan of the Blur singer and after hearing his latest work - an opera, 'Dr Dee' - he is eyeing...

Military Wives Topple Bruce Springsteen To Land No.1 Album

The debut album from the Military Wives' Choir has gone straight to number one in the UK. According to the Official Charts Company, their album In My Dreams beat last week's chart topper, Bruce Springsteen's...

Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

Emeli Sande Afraid Of Losing Her Brit Award

Emeli Sande isn't allowing herself to look after her BRIT Award in case she loses it. The 'Heaven' hitmaker - who beat off competition from Maverick Sabre and Michael Kiwanuka to win the BRITs Critics'...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is The Franchise's Longest Film To-Date

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is The Franchise's Longest Film To-Date

The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.

Foo Fighters Confirm That Cal Jam 2018 Is Happening

Foo Fighters Confirm That Cal Jam 2018 Is Happening

Take a look back at October's inaugural event.

Sam Mendes Drops Out Of Disney's Live-Action 'Pinocchio'; Could He Return To Bond?

Sam Mendes Drops Out Of Disney's Live-Action 'Pinocchio'; Could He Return To Bond?

The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.

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