Music News and Festival Updates 5th September 2013


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Jack White Awarded Honorary Dean Title In Mexico

5th September 2013 1:30

Rocker Jack White has been named the honorary dean of a music school in Mexico City.The former White Stripes star made a surprise appearance at the...

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A$ap Rocky Charged With Assault

5th September 2013 1:30

Rapper A$Ap Rocky has been charged with assault after allegedly slapping a female fan during his performance at Jay Z's Made in America festival in...

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Kid Rock's Intruder Pleads No Contest To Home Invasion

5th September 2013 1:30

A man accused of breaking into Kid Rock's home in July (13) has pleaded no contest to attempted home invasion, but insists he was so drunk he has no...

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Miley Cyrus Uses The C-word In Altercation With Paparazzi

5th September 2013 1:30

Miley Cyrus' bizarre behaviour continues following an altercation with a paparazzo on Wednesday (04Sep13).The pop star, who hit the headlines for her...

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Lady Gaga In Talks To Host And Perform On Saturday Night Live - Report

5th September 2013 1:30

Lady Gaga is in talks to cement her comeback by hosting and performing on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live.The Born This Way hitmaker will...

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Demi Lovato Is Given A Goat For Her 21st

5th September 2013 1:30

Demi Lovato celebrated her 21st birthday in Kenya and landed a goat as a gift.The Heart Attack singer, was given the odd present by a family she...

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Fascinating Fact: 3849808

5th September 2013 1:30

Aerosmith star Steven Tyler took a break from writing new tunes in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday (02Sep13) to perform the group's hit Jaded with...

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The Things They Tweet: 3849812

5th September 2013 1:30

"Anyone out there wanna be my choreographer ? I don't even know where to start looking. But I wanna learn some moves." Lily Allen asks her Twitter...

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Nicki Minaj Returns With Two New Music Videos

5th September 2013 2:00

Nicki Minaj has reunited with DJ Khaled for one of two new music videos.The 'Starships' singer has teamed up with the Miami-based producer for the...

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Scarlett Johansson Engaged To French Journalist

5th September 2013 3:00

Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac have got engaged.The 28-year-old actress, who was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring at the Venice...

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Albert Hammond Jr. Mixed Drugs

5th September 2013 6:21

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. used to mix ''heroin, cocaine and heroin''. The band's lead guitarist has opened up about the extent of his drug use,...

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Liam Payne Hailed A Hero After Fire Rescue

5th September 2013 8:00

Liam Payne has been hailed a hero for helping to save a friend when a horrific fire broke out at the One Direction star's London apartment by beating...

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Lamb Of God Malaysian Show Scrapped Over Protests

5th September 2013 8:00

An upcoming Lamb Of God show in Malaysia has been scrapped following protests from the country's Islamic leaders.The group was billed to perform in...

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Justin Bieber Racial Slur Song Is A Fake

5th September 2013 8:00

A racially-charged song believed to have been recorded by Justin Bieber has been exposed as a fake.What She Wants, a new track purportedly sung by...

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Noel Gallagher Lashes Out At Politician At Gq Awards

5th September 2013 8:00

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher lashed out at Britain's Foreign Secretary after spotting him at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday...

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Tyga Hits Back At Jewellery Lawsuit

5th September 2013 8:00

Rapper Tyga has hit back after he was sued for allegedly failing to pay for a watch, suggesting the pricey accessory was a gift.Bosses at California...

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Wiz Khalifa Collaborates With Adele And Miley Cyrus For New Album

5th September 2013 8:00

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has teamed up with Miley Cyrus and Adele in the studio.The Black and Yellow hitmaker will release Blacc Hollywood later this year...

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The Things They Say: 3850185

5th September 2013 8:00

"I was in a bit of a plane crash and my boyfriend got eaten by the tigers who I'll have to face off with at the very end of the music video." Katy...

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Ministry Of Sound To Sue Spotify Over Compilation Replications

5th September 2013 8:27

If a song isn't necessarily your own, can you still claim ownership if you have acquired the rights to place it on a compilation disc? This is what...

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Chris Brown Revokes Retirement?

5th September 2013 10:00

Chris Brown appears to have revoked his intention to retire. The 'Beautiful People' singer said he was quitting music last month claiming people were...

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Jessie J Wants Miley Cyrus Duet

5th September 2013 10:00

Jessie J wants to work with Miley Cyrus again.The 25-year-old singer - who co-wrote Miley's hit track 'Party in the USA' - has backed the 20-year-old...

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Marcus Mumford And Justin Young Collaborate

5th September 2013 10:00

Marcus Mumford and Justin Young teamed up to cover songs by Bob Dylan and Neil Young.The pair - who are each enjoying their own success as part of...

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Arctic Monkeys Put New Album Online To Stream For Free [Listen]

5th September 2013 10:01

The Arctic Monkeys have a new album coming out. What's more, they're making their fifth release, titled AM, available to stream in it's entirety, for...

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Lady Gaga In Talks To Host Snl, Fans Beg For 'Sex Dreams'

5th September 2013 11:14

After her glorious iTunes Festival performance on Sunday, it's pretty safe to say that Lady Gaga had the entertainment industry eating out of her...

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Naughty Boy Hopes You'll Enjoy Your Stay At The Hotel Cabana, Promises Grandeur

5th September 2013 11:15

Having broken into music in an unorthodox way – Naughty Boy won £44k on Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal and used the money to set up his own...

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Snoop Dogg & Eddie Murphy Release Reggae Track: Listen To 'Red Light'

5th September 2013 11:29

Snoop Dogg may be famed for for his fantabul-izzle rap skills but it seems he's turned his full attention to the rhythmic rolls of reggae for a brand...

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David Bowie Leads Q Awards 2013 Nominations

5th September 2013 12:01

David Bowie leads nominations for the 2013 Q Awards, with six nods. The iconic singer made a surprise comeback in January when he released single...

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David Bowie's Comeback Leads Q Award Nominations

5th September 2013 12:05

Reclusive rock legend David Bowie's first album in 10 years has scored him a string of nominations at this year's (13) Q Awards.The Ziggy Stardust...

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Melissa Etheridge Allowed To Take Kids On Tour

5th September 2013 12:05

Country singer Melissa Etheridge has won a court battle allowing her to take her kids on tour.The star's ex-partner Tammy Lynn Michaels asked a judge...

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Taylor Swift Sets Two World Records

5th September 2013 12:05

Pop star Taylor Swift has set two new world records after conquering the U.S. charts.The Love Story hitmaker made history by becoming the first...

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Simon Cowell: 'My Child Will Inherit Nothing'

5th September 2013 12:05

Dad-to-be Simon Cowell has no plans to hand his child a huge inheritance, insisting his fortune will go to charity.The X Factor boss, who is worth an...

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Austin Mahone Fails Driving Test

5th September 2013 12:05

Teen star Austin Mahone has failed his driving test twice in one day.The 17-year-old What About Love singer, who picked up Mtv's Artist to Watch...

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The Things They Tweet: 3850640

5th September 2013 12:05

"Happy Birthday Freddie ! We will be celebrating at 1 Mayfair tonight. And making a ton of money to fight Aids." Brian May remembers his late Queen...

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The Things They Say: 3850641

5th September 2013 12:05

"I feel like men's fashion is better than women's at the moment. I go into the men's section and I'm like, 'I'll have this.' I feel like it's really...

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The Things They Tweet: 3850642

5th September 2013 12:05

"Happy to finally announce the official release date for my new single/music video for my song #GoodTime w/ @LilTunechi. October 1St!" Hotel heiress...

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Music Midtown Festival Continues To Grow After Successful Rebirth

5th September 2013 13:40

It looks like Atlanta's Music Midtown festival is on its way back up as 2013 brings us the biggest line-up since its return from a six year hiatus.We...

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A$ap Rocky Assault Charge At Made In America Festival

5th September 2013 14:09

The rapper known as A$AP Rocky has been charged with misdemeanour assault after slapping a female fan, according to TMZThe female who attended the...

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Biffy Clyro Blast Trent Reznor Over Reading Festival Outburst

5th September 2013 16:06

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil has accused rocker Trent Reznor of spitting out "his dummy" and behaving like a spoiled diva following his band Nine...

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Steven Tyler Rocks Tiny Venue With Impromptu Performance

5th September 2013 16:06

Aerosmith legend Steven Tyler treated fans to an impromptu performance at a tiny venue in Nashville, Tennessee.The rocker was in the audience at the...

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Cher's 40th Birthday Turned Sour After Jack Nicholson Snub

5th September 2013 16:06

Pop superstar Cher's joy at turning 40 was dealt a crushing blow when Jack Nicholson insisted she wasn't sexy enough to star in The Witches Of...

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Tycoon Relaunching Fabled New York Jazz Club

5th September 2013 16:06

A New York tycoon is hoping to evoke the 1930s jazz scene by relaunching the famed club frequented by music legends Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller and...

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Alison Goldfrapp Turns Art Curator For Gallery Series

5th September 2013 16:06

Electro pop star Alison Goldfrapp is taking on the art world by curating a major new exhibition in at a top gallery in England.The Goldfrapp...

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Adam Levine Unveils Debut Clothing Line

5th September 2013 16:06

Rocker Adam Levine has launched his first men's clothing range with a major U.S. retailer.The Maroon 5 star is following his debut fragrance release...

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Billy Bragg Rules Out Retirement

5th September 2013 16:06

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg has vowed to never hang up his guitar after picking up a lifetime achievement award earlier this week (begs02Sep13).The...

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The Things They Say: 3850810

5th September 2013 16:06

"I would like to congratulate him on the good news. I think he's gonna be a good father. And he'll probably have a nation of nannies to help!" Nicole...

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50 Cent Track Leaks Online

5th September 2013 16:06

50 Cent's latest track has leaked online.The rapper's track '(Don't Turn On Me) Warning You', featuring vocals by Skylar Grey, has appeared online,...

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Kings Of Leon: 'Mechanical Bull' Is Not A Comeback

5th September 2013 16:06

Kings Of Leon insist their new album, 'Mechanical Bull', is not a comeback.Drummer Nathan Followill dismissed claims the group's year-long hiatus was...

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Bjork Rocks London's Alexandra Palace, A Camera Phone-free Zone

5th September 2013 17:12

Bjork's 2011 album Biophilia, exploring the relationship between nature, technology and music, was considered one of the better efforts of that year,...

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Drake Reveals ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Track List

5th September 2013 17:57

Canadian recording artist Drake has unveiled the track listing for his upcoming album 'Nothing Was The Same' today (September 5th) online, which will...

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Robin Thicke And Paula Patton Put On United Front At Album Release Party

5th September 2013 19:10

Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton put on a united front at the R&B star's album release party in New York on Wednesday (04Sep13), hours...

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Donny Osmond Makes Stage Return After Buttock Injury

5th September 2013 19:10

Veteran entertainer Donny Osmond made a triumphant return to the Las Vegas stage on Tuesday night (03Sep13) for the first time since suffering a...

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Victoria Azarenka Gushes About Redfoo After U.s. Open Quarterfinals Win

5th September 2013 19:10

Tennis ace Victoria Azarenka has brushed off rumours her relationship with Lmfao rapper Redfoo is on the rocks after gushing about the eccentric pop...

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The Weeknd Offers To Call Fans Personally

5th September 2013 19:10

Singer The Weeknd has offered to personally call fans who leave him a voicemail.The Canadian star included his personal phone number in a promotional...

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Young Jeezy Changing Stage Name

5th September 2013 19:10

Rapper Young Jeezy is dropping the first half of his stage name to reflect his maturity as a "grown man".The Soul Survivor hitmaker, 35, made the...

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Drake Unveils New Album 'Nothing Was The Same' Tracklist, Feat. Jay Z

5th September 2013 20:18

Rapper Drake has announced the tracklist and release date for his new album 'Nothing Was The Same.' He tweeted "Mixed and Mastered and on its way to...

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Rod Stewart: 'I'd Like To Tour With Elton'

5th September 2013 22:09

Old pals Rod Stewart and Sir Elton John are quietly plotting a joint tour after hitting the road separately with Stevie Nicks and Billy Joel in...

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Cher Makes Video In Support Of Ecuadorian Villagers Fighting Chevron

5th September 2013 22:09

Cher has produced a hard-hitting new video, which takes aim at bosses of oil giant Chevron over their treatment of Ecuadorian locals battling them...

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Liza Minnelli Reuniting With Sister Onstage

5th September 2013 22:09

Liza Minnelli is set to perform with her half-sister Lorna Luft for the first time in 20 years at two upcoming cancer charity fundraisers.Judy...

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Michael Jackson Trial Expected To End Later This Month

5th September 2013 22:09

The ongoing Michael Jackson wrongful death suit is expected to end later this month (Sep13).The King of Pop's mother and three kids have spent the...

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Rolling Stones To Be Honoured At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

5th September 2013 22:09

The Rolling Stones are set to be honoured at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 18th Annual Music Masters Series in Cleveland, Ohio.The legendary group...

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Fascinating Fact 3851086

5th September 2013 22:09

The Wanted's Nathan Sykes joined his rumoured girlfriend Ariana Grande onstage during an appearance on U.S. Tv breakfast show Live! With Kelly And...

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Fascinating Fact: 3851087

5th September 2013 22:09

Former Sonic Youth star Kim Gordon is to appear in an upcoming episode of hit U.S. Tv series Girls.

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Fascinating Fact: 3851088

5th September 2013 22:09

Robin Thicke's song Blurred Lines has topped the Billboard 2013 Songs of the Summer chart.

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