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Alex Turner: I Can't Help But Write About Women

3rd April 2014

Alex Turner can't help but write songs about women. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who previously dated model-and-presenter Alexa Chung, admits most of his band's tracks are about the ladies in his life but claims they...

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Arctic Monkeys Song Inspired By Ashanti

2nd April 2014

Rockers Arctic Monkeys have credited R&B star Ashanti as the inspiration behind their track R U Mine?The British musicians were influenced by their favourite hip-hop and R&B singles of their youth when they were making...

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Fascinating Fact: 4126655

26th March 2014

Eminem and Outkast have been confirmed as the headliners for the 10th annual Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois in August (14). Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Calvin Harris and Skrillex will also perform during...

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Lollapalooza Line-up 2014: Your Guide To The 3 Day Extravanganza

By Michael West | 26th March 2014

Lollapalooza has sold out of three-day general tickets. Got that? No more tickets. Which is a shame, considering that one hell of a line-up has just been announced including Eminem, Kings of Leon and Outkast....

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Lollapalooza Festival To Welcome Kings Of Leon, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys And Outkast

By Stephanie Chase | 26th March 2014

Eminem, OutKast, Kings Of Leon and Skrillex have been officially announced as the headliners for this year’s Lollapalooza festival. The festival will take place over the August 1-3 weekend at its home of Chicago’s Grant...

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As Paramore And Qotsa Join Line Up, A Look At The Reading And Leeds Headliners

By Stephanie Chase | 11th March 2014

The final headliners for Reading and Leeds have been announced and for the first time ever festival goers will be treated to four headline acts over the weekend. Yes, joining the already announced Arctic Monkeys...

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Alex Turner: 'Brits Speech Was A Call To Arms'

5th March 2014

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has elaborated on his bizarre speech at last month's (Feb14) BRIT Awards, insisting he is determined to inspire young musicians to form rock bands.The star took to the stage at...

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Paul Mccartney Made Drenge Nervous At Nme Awards

27th February 2014

Drenge were nervous about performing in front of Sir Paul McCartney at the NME Awards last night (26.02.14).The two-piece grunge band - made up of brothers Eoin and Rory Loveless - took to the stage...

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Arctic Monkeys Are Triple Winners At Britain's Nme Awards

26th February 2014

Rockers Arctic Monkeys were the big winners at the 2014 Nme Awards in London on Wednesday (26Feb14) after taking home a trio of top honours.The Fluorescent Adolescent hitmakers, who headed into the ceremony with eight...

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A Week In News: Miley, Jimmy Fallon And British Brilliance At The Brits

By Lauren James | 24th February 2014

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Controversy: Miley Cyrus has predictably upped the ante on her controversial media storm by making sure all eyes are on her during her currently touring Bangerz show. The concerts have been...

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Alex Turner Explains Bizarre Brit Awards Speech

23rd February 2014

Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner has dismissed rumours he was drunk when he took to the stage at London's BRIT Awards to accept the band's Best British Album prize, blaming his bizarre behaviour on nerves.The...

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Alex Turner: 'Brits Fire Show Was A One-off'

21st February 2014

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has warned fans not to expect a repeat of the spectacular pyrotechnics that accompanied their performance at the 2014 Brit Awards.The British rockers opened the ceremony in London on Wednesday...

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Brit Awards 2014: The 10 Best Moments

By Stephanie Chase | 20th February 2014

You can always count on the Brit Awards to give us some memorable moments and last night was no exception. Sure they brought in the big American stars like Katy Perry and Beyonce but the...

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The Brits' Split Personality: Bowie, Arctic Monkeys And 1d Rule The Show

By Victoria Pavlova | 20th February 2014

David Bowie still knows how to steal the show. He proved as much during Wednesday’s Brits, without even attending the ceremony. Bowie won best British Male during the 2014 ceremony, making something of a comeback...

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Arctic Monkeys And One Direction Double Winners At 2014 Brit Awards

19th February 2014

Arctic Monkeys and One Direction were double winners at the 2014 BRIT Awards on Wednesday night (19Feb14).After opening the ceremony with a fiery performance of their hit RU Mine?, the British rockers took home the...

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The Things They Say: 4076855

19th February 2014

"There's that 15 quid (15 pounds) we put on One Direction to win down the drain!" Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner jokes about betting on One Direction to win the Best British Group award at...

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Tonight's Brit Awards Preview: Who's Performing, Who's Up For A Prize?

By Lauren James | 19th February 2014

All set for the BRIT Awards this evening? Indeed, Britain's biggest night of music awards will take place today and we're feeling pretty excited for the ceremony, which is set to be as spectacular as...

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Damon Albarn To Receive Nme Award For Innovation

11th February 2014

Damon Albarn is to receive the NME Award For Innovation.The Blur frontman - who is also a songwriter, producer and composer - has been honoured the accolade after being recognised as one of the...

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Beyoncé To Perform At Brit Awards

10th February 2014

Beyoncé is set to perform at this year's BRIT Awards. The 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker will grace the stage at the ceremony for the first time in ten years, joining Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Arctic...

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Arctic Monkeys Fete Beatles At New York City Show

9th February 2014

British rockers the Arctic Monkeys marked the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. Tv debut by covering one of their songs during a massive show in New York City on Saturday night (08Jan14).The band played...

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Pharrell Williams At Intimate London Gig

4th February 2014

Pharrell Williams will perform an intimate gig in London.The 'Happy' singer says he is looking forward to getting ''up close and personal'' with his fans when he performs his biggest hits for a small audience...

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The Brit Awards To Be Streamed On Youtube

30th January 2014

The BRIT Awards will be broadcast live on YouTube.The annual ceremony, held at London's O2 Arena, will be hosted by comedian James Corden on February 19, with performances from Arctic Monkeys, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars,...

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Pharrell Williams To Perform At The Brits

22nd January 2014

Pharrell Williams will perform at this year's BRIT Awards. The 'Happy' singer and Oscar nominee has been added to ever-growing list of artists who will take to the stage, including Arctic Monkeys, Katy Perry, Bruno...

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A Week In News: Globes And Oscars Mania, Prince Finds His Funny Bone, Lena Dunham Gets A Vogue Make-over

By Lauren James | 17th January 2014

Golden Globes Glory: Last weekend's Golden Globe awards set hearts racing ahead of March's Oscars with plenty of deserving winners next to a few jaw-dropping snubs. 12 Years A Slave predictably came out on top...

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Alex Turner Finds Playing Old Songs Hard

17th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner finds it difficult playing some of the band's old songs live. The 28-year-old musician compared performing the same songs with telling the same joke again and again and is glad the...

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Arctic Monkeys Named Festival Headliner Of The Year

16th January 2014

British rockers Arctic Monkeys have been named Headliner Of The Year at the 2014 European Festival Awards.The group, one of the main acts at Britain's Glastonbury Festival last June (13), picked up the main prize...

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Arctic Monkeys Star Alex Turner Bored Of Early Hits

15th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has likened playing the band's early hits to telling "the same joke 600 times".The singer admits he struggles when performing some of the band's first releases because he is bored...

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Arctic Monkeys And Haim Lead Nme Awards Nominations

By Lauren James | 15th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys are looking set to be the stars of the show at this year's NME Awards after the newly-released nominees list shows the British rockers sitting atop a pile of nominations higher than any...

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Arctic Monkeys Lead Nme Award Nominations

15th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys lead the nominations for this year's NME Awards. The rock band are up for eight gongs including - Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album, Best Track and Best Music Video -...

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Arctic Monkeys: It's Good Guitars Aren't Popular

10th January 2014

Arctic Monkeys think it's a good thing guitar bands aren't as popular as they used to be. The 'R U Mine?' hitmakers are nominated for Best British Group and Album of the Year at this...

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