Music News and Festival Updates 7th August 2013


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Usher's Ex Wife Seeking Custody Reversal After Son's Accident

7th August 2013 1:39

Usher's ex-wife has demanded an emergency court hearing in a bid to regain custody of the former couple's two children a day after their eldest son...

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Blue Rodeo Keyboardist James Gray Dead At 52

7th August 2013 1:39

Former Blue Rodeo keyboard player James Gray has died at the age of 52.The musician suffered a fatal heart attack while walking home after playing a...

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Publicist For Andre 3000 Plays Down New Album Reports

7th August 2013 1:39

A representative for Andre 3000 has played down reports suggesting the rapper is preparing to release his first solo album in 13 years in early 2014,...

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Pere Ubu Star Tim Wright Dead

7th August 2013 1:39

Pere Ubu co-founder Tim Wright has died.The bassist passed away on Sunday (04Aug13) from unknown causes, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer...

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The Beach Boys Invite Fans To Play Along With Them On New Track

7th August 2013 1:39

The Beach Boys are set to mark the end of their 50th anniversary celebrations by allowing fans to play on a brand new track as part of a new guitar...

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Fascinating Fact: 3801736

7th August 2013 1:39

Katy Perry's promotional gold truck made a stop at Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday (06Aug13). The big rig is...

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Terrence Howard Accused Of Assaulting Ex-wife

7th August 2013 3:00

Terrence Howard allegedly attacked his ex-wife during an argument.The 44-year-old star is being accused of physically assaulting Michelle Ghent - who...

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Iconic Jazz Keyboardist, George Duke, Died In L.a. Hospital On Monday

7th August 2013 3:24

George Duke, the American jazz musician, died in L.A. on Monday (August 5th). His cause of death has been confirmed by his family, as reported by the...

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Is Chris Brown Really Quitting Music After 'X'?

7th August 2013 5:58

Chris Brown may be quitting music, that is if his if his Tweets from Tuesday (6 August) are anything to go by.Chris Brown at the 2013 Billboard...

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Drake Respects Kanye West

7th August 2013 6:21

Drake wants to pay his respects to Kanye West.The 26-year-old singer admits hearing the 'New Slaves' rapper's speech at the OVO Festival on Monday...

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Man Charged Over Attempted Kid Rock Burglary

7th August 2013 8:05

The man who allegedly tried to break into Kid Rock's house in Detroit, Michigan last week (ends04Aug13) has been charged with second-degree attempted...

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The Band Perry Star Injured During Festival Performance

7th August 2013 8:05

The Band Perry star Kimberly Perry was left battered and bruised after reaching out to fans while performing at a concert in Ontario, Canada over the...

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Bret Michaels' Bandmate Mourning Father's Death

7th August 2013 8:05

Bret Michaels has reached out to his bandmate Pete Evick following the death of his father.The guitarist's dad passed away on Tuesday (06Aug13),...

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Moby Sends Out Bizarre Requests For Music Video Extras

7th August 2013 8:05

Music stars Moby and Wayne Coyne are gearing up to shoot a suitably bizarre music video for their collaboration after issuing a casting call for...

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Punk Star Henry Rollins Wants To Take Tv Viewers On A Global Adventure

7th August 2013 8:05

Punk icon Henry Rollins is keen to become the Tv face of an extreme travelling series after collecting information from some of the least visited...

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Jewel Wraps Up New Christmas Album

7th August 2013 8:05

Country star Jewel is hoping for a return to the Christmas charts after announcing plans to release her second holiday album.Let It Snow will feature...

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Drake Releases Brand New Single 'Hold On We're Going Home' [Listen]

7th August 2013 8:11

Hip hop star Drake has released the latest cut from his forthcoming album Nothing Was the Same; the single 'Hold On We're Going Home.' The track, in...

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Jessie J Dedicate New Single To Her Haters

7th August 2013 8:21

Jessie J's new single was inspired by her ''haters''.The 25-year-old singer says feel-good pop song 'It's My Party' is dedicated to all the negative...

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Beady Eye Set For V Festival Despite Injury

7th August 2013 10:00

Beady Eye are still expected to play V Festival following Gem Archer's head injury.The Liam Gallagher-fronted band's guitarist was rushed to hospital...

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Miley Cyrus Announces New Album Bangerz (And Mash?)

7th August 2013 11:42

Miley Cyrus reached out to her 13 million Twitter followers on Tuesday (August 6, 2013) to announce her forthcoming new album, titled BANGERZ.Ok, so...

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Daft Punk Rumoured For Surprise Vma Performance

7th August 2013 12:02

Daft Punk are rumoured for a surprise performance at the MTV Video Music Awards later this month.The electronic duo - made up of Guy-Manuel de...

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Stars Remember Jazz Icon George Duke

7th August 2013 12:03

Justin Timberlake, Nile Rodgers and Anita Baker are among the stars of the music industry who have voiced their sorrow following the death of jazz...

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Slash: 'Lemmy Is Doing Well'

7th August 2013 12:03

Slash has assured Motorhead fans frontman Lemmy is "doing well" amid growing speculation about the singer's health.The Ace of Spades hitmaker has...

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Rob Zombie Lodges Complaint Over Skate Park Noise

7th August 2013 12:03

Rocker/moviemaker Rob Zombie is embroiled in a dispute over a noisy skate park near his home in Connecticut.The Dragula star and his wife, Sheri,...

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Brian May Recovering After Knee Surgery

7th August 2013 12:03

Veteran rocker Brian May has thanked fans for their messages of support as he recovers after undergoing knee replacement surgery on Tuesday...

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Bloodhound Gang Star Banned From UKraine

7th August 2013 12:03

Bloodhound Gang bassist Jared Hasselhoff has been banned from entering Ukraine for five years after shocking video footage appeared to show him...

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Gareth Gates Steps Out With New Girlfriend After Marriage Split

7th August 2013 12:03

British pop star Gareth Gates has gone public with his new girlfriend, just months after their close relationship was rumoured to have prompted the...

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Beyonce Cycles To Brooklyn Gig

7th August 2013 12:03

Pop superstar Beyonce shunned luxury transport on the final night of her residency in New York City and cycled to the venue instead.The singer played...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802534

7th August 2013 12:03

Glee star Lea Michele has shared a photo from the set of the show's upcoming fifth season. The actress is back at work following the death of her...

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Drake Stuns With Mind-blowing Ovo Fest Line-up In Toronto

7th August 2013 12:35

For the 16,000 fans who attended Drake's OVO Fest show in Toronto, the whole evening was full of perfect "I Was There" moments with appearances from...

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Police Investigating Justin Bieber Over Nightclub Brawl

7th August 2013 13:08

Police in New York have confirmed they are investigating Justin Bieber over allegations he instigated a brawl involving members of his entourage...

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Tinie Tempah Joins Itunes Festival

7th August 2013 16:06

Tinie Tempah, Avicii and Bastille have joined the star studded line-up for the iTunes Festival 2013. Plenty more acts have been added to the...

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Tim Lambesis Freed From House Arrest Over Neck Injury

7th August 2013 16:12

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has been granted permission to break his house arrest to seek medical attention for a neck injury.The heavy...

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Daft Punk Axe Tv Appearance

7th August 2013 16:12

Electro stars Daft Punk infuriated U.S. Tv host Stephen Colbert by axing a planned performance on his live show just hours before they were due on...

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Death Grips' No-show At Chicago Club Was A Prank - Report

7th August 2013 16:12

Death Grips' no-show at a nightclub in Chicago, Illinois on Friday (02Aug13) was a stunt, according to a report.The hip-hop band was due to perform...

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Def Leppard Plan Las Vegas Return Once Vivian Campbell Is Well

7th August 2013 16:12

Rockers Def Leppard are planning to stage another residency in Las Vegas as soon as guitarist Vivian Campbell beats cancer.The musician is currently...

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Roxy Music And The Smiths Stars Form Supergroup

7th August 2013 16:12

Veteran rock stars from Roxy Music, The Smiths, Suede and Supergrass have teamed up to form a new supergroup for an upcoming drama series.Roxy Music...

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Jessie J Takes Twitter Break

7th August 2013 16:12

Singer Jessie J is taking a break from tweeting her millions of fans after she was bombarded with abuse from online bullies.The Price Tag hitmaker...

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David Gilmour's Children Land Roles In Downton Abbey

7th August 2013 16:12

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has been spending time on the set of Downton Abbey after his two children were cast in the hit Tv show.The guitarist's...

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Ed Sheeran Invites Frankie Muniz For Sleepover

7th August 2013 16:12

Ed Sheeran is set to play host to a famous roommate after offering actor Frankie Muniz a place to stay when he visits Britain.The singer became...

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Drake: My New Track Is A Wedding Song

7th August 2013 16:27

Drake insists his new single is a ''wedding record'' rather than a rap song.The 26-year-old rapper is hoping his new track 'Hold On, We're Going...

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The Wanted Up For One Direction Collaboration?

7th August 2013 16:27

The Wanted haven't ruled out a collaboration with One Direction.The 'Walks Like Rihanna' hitmakers and the 'One Thing' singers have been locked in a...

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Chris Brown Quitting Music, Tired Of Being Famous For ‘Mistake’

7th August 2013 16:37

Chris Brown says he is quitting music after two more albums after becoming tired of “being famous for a mistake.” Brown’s reputation took a...

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Joan Jett, Linkin Park And Other Surprises Made Sunset Strip 2013 One Of The Best

7th August 2013 17:09

The sixth edition of Hollywood's Sunset Strip Music Festival was a memorable affair with some amazing surprise features and a great show from this...

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Usher's Ex-wife Granted Emergency Custody Hearing

7th August 2013 19:07

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster has been granted an emergency court hearing on Friday (09Aug13) to re-evaluate the couple's custody arrangement after...

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Chic To Replace Sick D'angelo At Outside Lands Festival

7th August 2013 19:07

Sick soul star D'angelo has pulled out of a planned performance at California's Outside Lands festival on Friday (09Aug13) as he continues to recover...

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Slash Blames Promoters For Scrapped Indian Gigs

7th August 2013 19:07

Rocker Slash has blamed promoters in India for scrapping a series of upcoming shows without explanation.The guitar great was initially booked to...

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Richie Havens' Ashes To Be Scattered Over Woodstock Site

7th August 2013 19:07

Late Woodstock icon Richie Havens' ashes are to be scattered over the fabled 1969 festival site on the anniversary of the event's last day.Havens...

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Lady Gaga's Music Saved Boxer From Suicide

7th August 2013 19:07

Boxer Fes Batista has credited Lady Gaga's music for keeping him alive during a suicidal low in his life.The 23-year-old Pakistani fighter reveals...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802820

7th August 2013 19:07

Rocker Bret Michaels made his daughters Raine and Jorja's boyband dreams come true recently by organising a special meet-and-greet with the stars of...

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Drake Responds To Amanda Bynes' Insults

7th August 2013 22:00

Rapper Drake has broken his silence about the vulgarities and criticism actress Amanda Bynes directed towards him via Twitter.com earlier this year...

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Nathan Sykes: 'We'd Love To Work With One Direction On Charity Record'

7th August 2013 22:00

The Wanted star Nathan Sykes has attempted to end the feud between his band and rivals One Direction once and for all by suggesting they team up on a...

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Judge Rejects Artist's Appeal Over Green Day Image Use

7th August 2013 22:00

Green Day have emerged victorious in a longrunning legal battle against an artist who accused the rockers of using his work without permission.Dereck...

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Robin Thicke Lands First Number One Album In U.s.

7th August 2013 22:00

Robin Thicke has doubled up at the top of the U.S. charts after debuting his new album at number one on the Billboard 200.Blurred Lines is the...

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Big Boi Casts Doubt On Celebrity Big Brother Rumours

7th August 2013 22:00

Rapper Big Boi has played down reports suggesting he is set to join the cast of British reality show Celebrity Big Brother, insisting he never gave...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802905

7th August 2013 22:00

Robin Thicke has made chart history in America by becoming the first performer to land more than 400,000 downloads in four different weeks with the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802906

7th August 2013 22:00

Arcade Fire have signed on to score moviemaker Spike Jonze's new film Her, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara and Amy Adams. Jones directed the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3802907

7th August 2013 22:00

Lenny Kravitz has designed the Tv studio set Queen Latifah will call home when her new talk show debuts in America next month (Sep13).

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The Things They Tweet: 3802908

7th August 2013 22:00

"Grecian earthquakes are a first for me. Cold beer is helping with my anxiety. Crazy s**t." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill has been experiencing...

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