Music News and Festival Updates 16th October 2013

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Bauhaus Frontman Avoids Jail After Accepting Plea Deal In Drugs Case

Bauhaus star Peter Murphy has been placed on three years probation after pleading guilty to methamphetamine possession.The She's in Parties singer...

16th October 2013 1:25



Justin Bieber's Antics In China Filmed For Viral Video

Justin Bieber's questionable antics during a trip to the Great Wall of China last month (Sep13) were filmed for a guerrilla viral video for his new...

16th October 2013 1:25



John Lydon Honoured With Icon Award In London

Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd. frontman John Lydon was honoured with the Bmi Icon Award in Britain on Tuesday night (15Oct13).The punk icon, aka...

16th October 2013 1:25



Britney Spears Hits The Streets Of London For Bus Tour

Britney Spears took to the streets of London on Tuesday (15Oct13) to chat with British journalists on a double-decker bus.The Toxic singer turned her...

16th October 2013 1:25



Lady Gaga Shoots Holiday Special With The Muppets

Lady Gaga is reuniting with the stars of The Muppets to serve up a holiday treat for fans.The Applause hitmaker recently filmed a secret Christmas Tv...

16th October 2013 1:25



The Things They Say: 3907704

"I was told I had dead people in me, so my hypnotherapist... said she had to exorcise my body and then I got a ghost meter to read and it just beeped...

16th October 2013 1:25



The Things They Say: 3907705

"It's a personal album, and all my family, they always call me Britney Jean. It's like a term of endearment, and I just wanted to share that with my...

16th October 2013 1:25



Eminem Drops The Ferocious 'Rap God' Showing Why He Is The Best!

Eminem delivers his new track 'Rap God' (Oct 15th) at rapid speed and explains why he is the best rapper of all time.The new single is off his...

16th October 2013 2:04



Harry Styles Fancies Rosie Huntington-whiteley

Harry Styles fancies Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.The 19-year-old One Direction star - who has been romantically linked to a number of women including...

16th October 2013 3:00



'Chinese Food' By Alison Gold Is More Annoying Than Rebecca Black's 'Friday'

A strong contender for the most annoying song ever has just been released, called 'Chinese Food'.Alison Gold sings about her passion and love for the...

16th October 2013 4:08



Kendrick Lamar Spits Fire At Drake (And Every Other Rapper) In Bet Hip-hop Awards Cypher [Listen]

Kendrick Lamar was always going to walk away from the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards as one of the main talking points. Up for 11 awards and eventually...

16th October 2013 5:55



Nivanna, Kiss And Ll Cool J Show Diverse Class Of 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

The Rock & Roll hall of fame class of 2014 nominees have been announced. The list is very diverse, full of different acts from multiple music genres....

16th October 2013 6:11



Sarah Harding To 'Set The Record Straight'

Sarah Harding will ''set the record straight'' with her solo album. The former Girls Aloud singer is working on her first album under her own name...

16th October 2013 6:21



Soulja Boy Slapped With Hit-and-run Lawsuit

Rapper Soulja Boy is facing legal action over an alleged hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles, California.The Crank That (Soulja Boy) hitmaker is...

16th October 2013 7:57



Kendrick Lamar Scores Five Bet Hip Hop Awards

Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, winning five categories and narrowly beating out Drake and Jay Z for the top...

16th October 2013 7:57



Chad Kroeger Heaps Praise On New Wife In First Major Joint Interview

Nickelback star Chad Kroeger has opened up about marriage to his new bride Avril Lavigne, insisting he loves watching Harry Potter films with her and...

16th October 2013 7:57



Coldplay To Be Honoured For The Hunger Games Song

Coldplay have been named the recipient of this year's (13) Hollywood Song Award for their tune from the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire...

16th October 2013 7:57



Atoms For Peace Staged Surprise Gig After Scrapped Festival Appearance

Radiohead star Thom Yorke's supergroup Atoms For Peace staged a surprise concert for fans in Texas after storms prompted promoters to scrap their...

16th October 2013 7:57



Snoop Dogg Adopts Another New Name For Funk Project

Snoop Dogg has given himself yet another new moniker - Snoopzilla - in honour of collaborative project the rapper has created with singer...

16th October 2013 7:57



Tom Waits & Sinead O'connor Sign Up For Kickstarter Blues Album

Tom Waits, Sinead O'connor and Lucinda Williams have signed on to record tracks for a new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album - if fans fund the...

16th October 2013 7:57



Fascinating Fact: 3908101

Miranda Lambert has expanded her clothing, gift and lifestyle enterprise after opening a second Pink Pistol store in her hometown at the weekend. The...

16th October 2013 7:57



Fascinating Fact: 3908102

R&B star Jason Derulo got a soaking during an appearance on America's The Ellen Degeneres Show after agreeing to have water dunked on his head to...

16th October 2013 7:57



Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and...

16th October 2013 8:21



Sir Paul Mccartney Explains Beatles Influence

Sir Paul McCartney's latest album was influenced by his own work with The Beatles.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker was concerned 'New' was too much of a...

16th October 2013 10:00



Miley Cyrus And Robin Thicke Plan More Duets?

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke are planning another two duets.The stars teamed up for history making performance at the MTV Video Music Awards...

16th October 2013 10:00



Warning: Alison Gold's 'Chinese Food' Cannot Be Erased From Your Memory [Video]

Yeah so we all remember Rebecca Black's Friday. It was a dreadful delight of a song and its cringe-worthy video got nearly 60 million views on...

16th October 2013 10:39



Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released...

16th October 2013 11:33



Harry Belafonte Sues Martin Luther King, Jr.'S Estate

Harry Belafonte is suing Martin Luther King, Jr.'s estate after officials blocked the sale of three historic documents.The singer filed a lawsuit on...

16th October 2013 12:09



Nirvana And Linda Ronstadt Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

Rock legends Nirvana, singer Linda Ronstadt, and former Genesis star Peter Gabriel are among the acts nominated for inclusion at next year's (14)...

16th October 2013 12:09



Conrad Murray Planning To Regain Medical Rights After Release

Michael Jackson's jailed physician Dr. Conrad Murray is aiming to restart his career in medicine when he is released from prison later this month...

16th October 2013 12:09



Tobymac Takes Home Artist Of The Year At Gospel Awards

Gospel singer Tobymac scooped the big prize at the 2013 Dove Awards on Tuesday (16Oct13) when he was named artist of the year for a second time.The...

16th October 2013 12:09



Hologram Museum To Open In London

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram...

16th October 2013 12:09



Concert Performance Lands Taylor Swift A Role In Meryl Streep Film

Taylor Swift had no idea she was 'auditioning' for a movie role when she performed in Los Angeles recently.The country star has just won a part...

16th October 2013 12:09



Mary J. Blige Finds Her Own Music Therapeutic

Mary J. Blige has a new kind of therapy to help keep her sober - she listens to her own songs.The No More Drama hitmaker endured a tough battle with...

16th October 2013 12:09



Jessie J Eyes Hollywood Move

British singer Jessie J is hoping to add actress to her resume - she is eyeing up a move into Hollywood films.The Price Tag hitmaker insists she...

16th October 2013 12:09



Fascinating Fact: 3908530

Bruno Mars recruited actress Freida Pinto for the music video of his latest single, Gorilla. The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a stripper who later...

16th October 2013 12:09



The Things They Say: 3908531

"Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the most beautiful woman in the world, probably. It's her face." One Direction star Harry Styles confesses his...

16th October 2013 12:09



Welcome To True Music Festival's Inaugural Event This December

Arizona's True Music Festival marks its debut this December 2013, seeing a range of different artists of all genres coming together to support music...

16th October 2013 13:08



Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Plan Two Weddings In Los Angeles And Namibia

Not content with marrying a supermodel once, Adam Levine is planning two weddings with fiance Behati Prinsloo, in Los Angeles and her native...

16th October 2013 13:41



Eminem Raps Really, Really Fast In 'Rap God' - Faster Than Watskyhd?

Eminem probably isn’t a rap god, but he’s certainly part of the elite. Like his virulent, insightful lyrics – delivered with conviction,...

16th October 2013 14:07



Is Future Suing Drake For $1.5m After Being Kicked From His Tour?

It appears as though there’s some tender beef cooking between Future and Drake. The former is apparently suing the Canadian rapper for kicking him...

16th October 2013 15:13



Britney Spears Plans Hiatus

Pop superstar Britney Spears plans to take a break when her Las Vegas residency ends.The Toxic hitmaker has kept busy with her eighth record, titled...

16th October 2013 16:04



Damon Albarn Blasts Russian Protest Arrests

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has called on Russian officials to free the Greenpeace protesters held on piracy charges.The crew and captain of a...

16th October 2013 16:04



Dave Lovering Saddened By Kim Deal's Departure

Pixies drummer Dave Lovering has opened up about his heartache after bassist Kim Deal quit the band.Deal announced in June (13) she had left the...

16th October 2013 16:04



Paul Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Releasing Music Is Like Taking A School Exam'

Sir Paul Mccartney still finds releasing new music as stressful as taking a school exam.The former Beatle unveiled his latest album New on Monday...

16th October 2013 16:04



One Direction Want Simon Cowell To Pay Phone Bills

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson wants the band's boss Simon Cowell to pay their expensive phone bills.The singer and his bandmates frequently...

16th October 2013 16:04



Freddie Cowan Designs Signature Instrument

British rocker Freddie Cowan has built a signature model guitar.The Vaccines musician, who spent a year helping to design the instrument, will join...

16th October 2013 16:04



Snoop Dogg Changes Name To Snoopzilla

Snoop Dogg has changed his name to Snoopzilla.Less than a year after renaming himself Snoop Lion, the rapper has once again changed his moniker to...

16th October 2013 16:06



John Lydon Glad Of Bmi Recognition

John Lydon is glad his fellow songwriters have ''taken notice'' of him.The legendary former Sex Pistols punk singer was given the Icon award at last...

16th October 2013 16:06



The Killers To Perform At Emas

The Killers are to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).The 'Runaways' group will take to the stage at the ceremony at Ziggo Dome in...

16th October 2013 16:06



Jenni Rivera Was Estranged From Daughter Over Affair Allegations

Tragic Latin superstar Jenni Rivera was estranged from her eldest daughter at the time of her death last year (12), after accusing her child of...

16th October 2013 19:05



Elton John Humbled By Aids Charity Recognition

Sir Elton John has been left "humbled" after receiving a prestigious charity honour for his continued work in the fight against Aids.The Rocket Man...

16th October 2013 19:05



Nicki Minaj Bares Her Breast At Fashion Launch

Rapper Nicki Minaj suffered another wardrobe malfunction on Tuesday (15Oct13) after accidentally exposing her nipple at the Los Angeles launch of her...

16th October 2013 19:05



The Killers Halt Split Rumours With Mtv Awards Set

Rockers The Killers have dismissed split rumours by announcing they will be performing at the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam next month...

16th October 2013 19:05



Nicki Minaj Used As Bait In New York Sex Assault

New York police are searching for a man accused of luring a 12-year-old girl into his car after promising her a meeting with rapper Nicki Minaj.The...

16th October 2013 19:05



Itunes And Billboard Chart Top Spots Mark Continued Success For Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz"

Miley Cyrus’ much hyped Bangerz debuted at the top of the Billboard Chart this week, because of course it did. Miley’s “strategic hot mess”...

16th October 2013 21:05



Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Agrees To Play Pub Gig For £1 Million

Sir Paul Mccartney has agreed to perform in Bbc radio personality CHRIS EVANS' English pub if fans raise $1.5 million (£1 million) for charity.The...

16th October 2013 22:07



A Tribe Called Quest To Play Final Shows With Kanye

Hip-hop icons A Tribe Called Quest are planning to go out in style after a final tour with Kanye West.The beloved group, fronted by rapper Q-Tip, has...

16th October 2013 22:07



Justin Bieber To Release New Concert Movie On Christmas Day

Justin Bieber has the holidays all wrapped up for his fans - the pop superstar will release his new concert movie Believe on Christmas Day...

16th October 2013 22:07



Liv Tyler To Team Up With Rocker Ex For Rooftop Charity Gig

Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon is teaming up with his ex-wife Liv Tyler and pal Sean Lennon to stage a rooftop concert in New York on Wednesday...

16th October 2013 22:07



Keith Richards' Unofficial Bomb Maker Arraigned

A man who was hoping to supply Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards with explosives for his entertainment has been arraigned on 112 counts of illegal...

16th October 2013 22:07



Fascinating Fact: 3909126

Miley Cyrus has stripped off again to play a nude alien in rapper Future's new video for Real & True. The provocative pop star was covered in nothing...

16th October 2013 22:07


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