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Mercury Music Prize Shortlist Revealed

22nd July 2008

The 12 acts competing for this year's Mercury music prize have been unveiled.Adele, Radiohead and the Last Shadow Puppets top...

Arcade Fire And Lcd Soundsystem Named In Shortlist Ten

29th January 2008

Arcade Fire, Feist and LCD Soundsystem have been named among the final ten acts for this year's Shortlist Prize.The award,...

Shortlist Nominees Announced

3rd January 2008

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of...

The Klaxons Win Nme's Best Album Award

11th December 2007

THE KLAXONS have topped NME's poll to find the best album of the year.The 'new rave' band's debut album MYTHS...

Yorke: Going Solo Was Dull

21st November 2007

Though it received a Mercury Music Prize nomination, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has described working on his solo project The...

Winehouse's Od 'Shame'

26th October 2007

Amy Winehouse has talked of the shame of being hospitalised in August after suffering a drug overdose.The 24-year-old singer, who...

Winehouse In Norway Drug Arrest

19th October 2007

Amy Winehouse has been arrested and fined €500 (349) in Norway for possession of drugs.Police in Bergen, where the Rehab...

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

8th October 2007

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield...

Dizzee Rascal: 'I Don't Care How Music Is Made'

25th October 2004

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL credits his debut album's success to his laid-back attitude. The hip-hop artist believes his first...

Franz Ferdinand: Tired Of Being Signed Artists

11th October 2004

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are frustrated with their hectic touring schedule now they're professional musicians, because they have less time to...

Joss Stone Sick Of Celebrity Life

22nd September 2004

Teenage chart star JOSS STONE is already sick of the pop star life - insisting it's not as glamorous as...

Franz Ferdinand's Kapranos Slams Cowell And Gates

13th September 2004

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed music mogul SIMON COWELL and pop hunk GARETH GATES for killing the music...

Stone And Jagger Get Festive

10th September 2004

Soul sensation JOSS STONE's collaboration with rock legend SIR MICK JAGGER on the soundtrack for movie remake ALFIE was so...

Franz Slam Groupie Sex

9th September 2004

MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE winners FRANZ FERDINAND have banned groupies from their aftershow parties - because they deem sex with fans...

Andre 3000 Named Gq's Man Of The Year

8th September 2004

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 was named International Man Of The Year at last night's (07SEP04) GQ MEN OF THE YEAR...

Ferdinand Scoop Mercury Music Prize

8th September 2004

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been crowned this year's (04) winner of Britain's coveted MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The TAKE...

Suede Rivals Reform In The Studio

7th September 2004

Former SUEDE bandmates BRETT ANDERSON and BERNARD BUTLER have reunited to record a "truly special" album. The ANIMAL NITRATE...

Franz Ferdinand Are Mercury Favourites

6th September 2004

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are hot favourites to win Britain's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE, according to bookmakers. LADBROKES have...

Jamelia Up For Mobo Awards

24th August 2004

R+B beauty JAMELIA is stunned she's been nominated for three MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN (MOBO) awards. The THANK...

Mercury Music Prize Nominees Announced

20th July 2004

This year's (04) MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE will be hotly contested by the cream of British music talent, including JAMELIA, JOSS...

Dizzee Rascal Turned Away From Top Hotel

30th June 2004

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is so short of cash, he had to spend the night in a student flat after...

Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

5th January 2004

Pioneering hip-hop duo OUTKAST were yesterday (1JAN04) named the best musical act of 2003 in a huge British poll....

Suede Split

6th November 2003

British indie rockers SUEDE have announced they're splitting to pursue "individual projects". The ANIMAL NITRATE hitmakers - who shot...

Dmx Concert Cancelled In Britain

3rd October 2003

Authorities in Britain have cancelled a concert by rapper DMX, amid fears the show could spark crowd violence. The...

Dizzee Rascal Shares The Mercury Prize

11th September 2003

DIZZEE RASCAL plans to share his MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE cheque with five youth clubs that help underprivileged kids. The...

Dizzee Rascal's Ghetto Escape

11th September 2003

Upcoming British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is grateful for every bit of success he has - because he fought his way...

Darkness Plan Christmas Song

10th September 2003

Retro rockers THE DARKNESS are putting their MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE loss behind them by planning to top off a massively...

Judges Lined Up For Shortlist Prize

29th July 2003

ERYKAH BADU, DAVE MATTHEWS, TOM WAITS, COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN, MOS DEF, THE NEPTUNES and GWEN STEFANI have been selected as...

Ms Dynamite Sales Worry Record Company

1st May 2003

MS DYNAMITE's record company are worried that the R'n'B sensation's career is fizzling out - despite the massive publicity and...

Badly Drawn Boy Hasn't 'Sold Out'

30th April 2003

Singer-songwriter BADLY DRAWN BOY has slammed critics who claim the bearded Mancunian has "sold out". Since winning the MERCURY...

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