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1st March 2013

Dj and producer Diplo is to be honoured with the prestigious Vanguard Award at the 30th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in April (13). The accolade recognises "the impact of musical genres that help shape...

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29th January 2013

Beyonce's trip to New Orleans, Louisiana to perform at the Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday (03Feb13) has turned into a family affair - her rapper husband Jay Z is set to host a pre-Bowl...

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Twitter Feud Between Azealia Banks And Angel Haze Draws In Diplo

By Lorna Greville  | 4th January 2013

Twitter has made celebrity feuds much more frequent and much more fun. The latest spat is between Azealia Banks and New York rapper and singer Angel Haze, who has just been included in the nominated...

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Chromeo Dj For World Aids Day

30th November 2012

Chromeo DJed for World AIDS Day in New York City last night (29.11.12).The electro-pop group played a set in the city's Meatpacking District in Manhattan in association with Belvedere vodka and charity (RED).Their typically...

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Bruno Mars Took Inspiration From Strip Club For New Track

22nd November 2012

Bruno Mars wrote his track 'Money Make Her Smile' to be played in a strip clubs.The singer's inspiration for the track, from his upcoming album 'Unorthodox Jukebox', came from a night out at a strip...

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Tiesto Releasing Charity Album

21st November 2012

Tiesto is teaming up with Bono for a charity album.The superstar DJ is releasing a compilation record to raise money for anti-AIDS charity (RED), which was co-founded by the U2 rocker. The 'Dance (RED), Save...

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'Push And Shove': A Homage To The 1990s, Or Have No Doubt Moved On?

By Hayley Avron | 24th September 2012

This week, No Doubt release their sixth studio album, Push and Shove. Their lead singer Gwen Stefani may have soldiered on into a new millennium with her solo material but her band seem content to...

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Snoop Dogg Names Diplo His Reggae Guru

11th September 2012

Snoop Dogg chose Diplo to produce his reggae album as he is his only friend who knows the genre.The rapper - rebranding himself as Snoop Lion for the project - wanted to make a more...

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Beyonce's 'Adult' Album

30th August 2012

Beyonce's '4' album ''made more sense'' to Diplo once he found out she was pregnant. The producer and his DJ partner Switch worked on two tracks on the album, first single 'Run the World (Girls)'...

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Rita Ora Honoured To Work With Producers

28th August 2012

Rita Ora was ''honored'' to work with so many big name producers on her debut album, 'Ora'.The 'How We Do (Party)' singer worked with over 20 people to create her album, including huge names such...

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Rita Ora Honoured To Work With Producers

28th August 2012

Rita Ora was ''honoured'' to work with so many big name producers on her debut album, 'Ora'.The 'How We Do (Party)' singer worked with over 20 people to create her album, including huge names such...

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Tracklist For No Doubt's Comeback Album Is Unveiled

13th August 2012

Push and Shove is the title of the upcoming No Doubt album, the band's first since 2001's Rock Steady. Today, both the artwork and the track listing have been released, exciting fans worldwide.So far, we've...

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Snoop Dogg Reincarnated As Bob Marley?

1st August 2012

Snoop Dogg claims he is Bob Marley reincarnated.The hip-hop star is reinventing himself as Snoop Lion for a new reggae album, 'Reincarnated', and claims he always had a natural calling to the genre.He said: ''I...

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Snoop Dogg Unveils Reggae Album

23rd July 2012

Snoop Dogg has previewed his new reggae album, 'Reincarnated'.The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper gave fans a taste of his new musical direction with the track 'La La La', produced by Diplo and Ariel...

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No Doubt Unveil 'Settle Down', First Single In Nine Years

16th July 2012

No Doubt have finally unveiled their first single in nine years. Their forthcoming album, Push and Shove, will be released in September and 'Settle Down' is the first taster that the band has shared with...

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Beyonce Knowles' Joke Song

3rd May 2012

Beyonce Knowles' 'Run the World (Girls)' started out as a ''joke''.The 2011 single - which reached number 29 in the US Billboard chart and 11 on the UK singles chart - features a sample from...

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Diplo Wants Jack White Track

4th April 2012

Diplo wants to work with Jack White. The DJ and producer has made tracks with Usher, M.I.A, Chris Brown and Beyonce, and would love to get in the studio with the garage rocker. When asked...

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Snoop Dogg Recording Reggae Album

29th March 2012

Rapper Snoop Dogg is set to show off his singing skills by recording a reggae album, according to producer Diplo.The Gin & Juice hitmaker has stepped into the studio to try out a new sound,...

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Snoop Dogg Making Reggae Album

29th March 2012

Snoop Dogg is making a reggae album.The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper has been working with producer Diplo - who has previously produced tracks for Beyonce, M.I.A and Usher - and exploring a new...

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Scissor Sisters Announce Magic Hour

13th March 2012

Scissor Sisters have announced new album, 'Magic Hour'.The camp 'Filthy/Gorgeous' group will release the album on May 28, preceded by Calvin Harris produced single 'Only The Horses' a week earlier.Speaking about the track, singer Jake...

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Nicola Roberts Aimed For 'Crazy' Electro Album

26th September 2011

Nicola Roberts makes "the craziest" sounds on her solo album.The Girls Aloud beauty teamed up with a number of her favourite producers - including Diplo and Metronomy's Joseph Mount - for debut album 'Cinderella's Eyes',...

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Nicola Roberts Looks To Emulate Cheryl Cole

6th May 2011

Nicola Roberts, the 25-year-old British singer and member of Girls Aloud, is looking to emulate her band-mate Cheryl Cole by launching her own solo career, reports the UK's Daily Mail. Nicola Roberts will release her...

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Beyonce Filming Video For New Single 'Girl'

12th April 2011

Beyonce has reportedly hired 200 African dancers to appear in the video to her new single 'Girl'.The 'Halo' singer is said to be working with director Francis Lawrence - who has made videos for Lady...

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Beyonce Working With Frank Ocean

23rd March 2011

Beyonce Knowles has worked with producer Frank Ocean on her new album. The Odd Future band member - who has previously made tracks with Justin Bieber and Brandy - posted a picture of the 'Halo'...

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Beyonce Knowles Collaborates With Sleigh Bells

25th January 2011

Beyonce Knowles has recorded with noise pop duo Sleigh Bells for her upcoming record.US DJ and producer Diplo said he invited the group - made up of producer and guitarist Derek E. Miller and singer...

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M.i.a.'S Ex-producer Slams Star For 'Leaking' Track

18th October 2010

British rapper/singer M.I.A. has upset her record producer DIPLO again - after uploading her new track onto the web without allegedly paying the beatmaker for his services.The DJ first took aim at the Paper Planes...

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M.i.a. Lost 'Hunger' For Music, Says Producer

16th July 2010

Record producer DIPLO is adamant M.I.A. lost her "hunger" for music after settling in to family life - and only made her third album because she shot to international stardom with PAPER PLANES.The British-born rapper...

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Producer Diplo: 'M.i.a. Didn't Care About New Album'

16th July 2010

Producer DIPLO has taken aim at M.I.A. over her attitude in the recording studio - insisting she "didn't care" about her new album.The DJ worked with the rapper on her third disc, Maya, which attracted...

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