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Bombay Bicycle Club Think Band Name Is 'Silly'

28th November 2014

Jack Steadman wishes Bombay Bicycle Club had a different name.The four-piece band formed under the name The Canals when Jack was just 15, but soon adopted their current name which the frontman now thinks is...

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Gerard Way Beat Depression With Solo Album

26th September 2014

Gerard Way's new solo album helped him overcome his battle with depression.The musician has revealed his morale was at an all time low after his former band released their hit LP 'The Black Parade' and...

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10th September 2014

Rocker Pj Harvey has been awarded an honorary degree from London's Goldsmiths University. The former Mercury Prize winner accepted her latest accolade during a ceremony on Wednesday (10Sep14).

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Pj Harvey To Receive Honorary Degree

20th August 2014

British musician Pj Harvey is set to receive an honorary degree from Goldsmiths University in London next month (Sep14).The singer/songwriter will be presented with the accolade during a prizegiving ceremony on 10 September (14)....

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Gerard Way Explains Mcr Split

12th July 2014

Gerard Way was too depressed to continue with My Chemical Romance.The 'Black Parade' rockers split in March 2013, and the frontman admits he knew it was time to call it a day because the band...

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Pj Harvey Missed Nirvana Slot

17th April 2014

Pj Harvey was Dave Grohl's first choice to front Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last week (ends13Apr14), but the British musician turned the opportunity down.The surviving members of the...

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Adele Receives Mbe Award

19th December 2013

Adele has received an MBE at Buckingham Palace today (19.12.13). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker was handed the award by the Prince of Wales after being named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her...

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Pj Harvey Receives Royal Honour

10th December 2013

Musician Pj Harvey was honoured by Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at London's Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (10Dec13).The singer/songwriter was presented with a Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Mbe) medal, while...

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Michael Palin & Pj Harvey To Edit Bbc Radio Show

20th November 2013

Michael Palin and musician Pj Harvey will guest edit Britain's revered Today radio show over the Christmas period (13).Bosses of the BBC Radio 4 programme hand over the reins to a raft of well know...

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Pj Harvey Releases New Track About Guantanamo Bay Detainee

5th August 2013

Rocker Pj Harvey has offered her support to a fellow Brit detained at the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba in the form of a new song.The singer/songwriter released Shaker Aamer, which she dedicated to...

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Adele And Pj Harvey Among Those Honoured In Queen's Birthday Honours List

By Joe Wilde | 15th June 2013

Adele has yet another award to stick on the mantlepiece; this time the singer has been awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the royal's annual Birthday Honours List. Fellow female singer...

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Dave Grohl Asked Pj Harvey To Join Supergroup For Nirvana Tribute

22nd March 2013

Dave Grohl almost landed a historic Nirvana moment with late rocker Kurt Cobain's favourite singer Pj Harvey at a recent Sound City Players gig in London.The man behind the supergroup rarely performs Nirvana tracks out...

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The Landmark Performance That Never Was: How Pj Harvey Nearly Fronted Nirvana

By Hayley Avron | 21st March 2013

PJ Harvey very nearly collaborated with the remaining members of Nirvana, for a special one-off performance of the band’s song ‘Milk It,’ earlier this year. In an interview with NME, Dave Grohl, now the frontman...

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Pj Harvey Asked To Stand In For Cobain

21st March 2013

Dave Grohl wanted PJ Harvey to sing a Nirvana track with him.The musician played with the surviving members of the band, Krist Noveselic and Pat Smear as part of his Sound City Players supergroup, and...

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Plan B Up For Mercury Prize

12th September 2012

Plan B's 'Ill Manors' and Jessie Ware's 'Devotion' are among the albums nominated for the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The two artists face stiff competition from LPs by Django Django, Alt-J, Ben Howard, Field Music, Lianne...

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One Direction Proud To Be Record Breakers

7th September 2012

One Direction are ''incredibly proud'' to be record breakers.The boy band have entered the Guinness World Records of 2013 for being the first UK group to reach number one in America with a debut album,...

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Alt-j Installed As Favourite For Mercury Music Prize 2012

29th August 2012

Nominees for this year's Mercury Music Prize have yet to be announced but the odds for the 2012 Album of the Year going to indie rockers Alt-J and their debut album 'An Awesome Wave' have...

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Adele Pipped By Pj Harvey To 'The Big One' At Ivor Novellos

17th May 2012

The winners of the prestigious Ivor Novello Songwriting Awards have been announced and though as expected Adele was top of the pile on a couple of occasions, she far from had it her own way...

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Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

17th May 2012

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

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Adele Leads Ivor Novello Nominations

17th April 2012

Adele has received four nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards. The British singer/songwriter leads the way for this year's coveted songwriting honours with nominations for 'Rolling In The Deep' in the Best Song Musically and...

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Adele To Take On Harvey And Bush At South Bank Awards

2nd April 2012

Adele, Pj Harvey and Kate Bush are set to battle it out for the top pop prize at Britain's 2012 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.The soul sensation's album 21 faces stiff competition from veteran acts...

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Optimus Primavera Sound 2012: Suede Among The Final Acts To Be Announced

16th March 2012

M83; Suede and The Weeknd are among the final acts to be announced for the inaugural Optimus Primavera Sound Festival at Parque da Cidade in Portugal. They will join previously announced acts The Xx; Bjork;...

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The Horrors Wanted Harvey To Win Nme Award

2nd March 2012

The Horrors rocker Tom Cowan was baffled when his band won a top prize at the Nme Awards - because he was rooting for Pj Harvey to take the trophy.The British group scooped Best Album...

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Adele Set To Repeat Grammys Success At Brit Awards

21st February 2012

Following on from her phenomenal success at this year's Grammys awards, Adele looks set for a repeat performance at tonight's Brit awards. On February 12, 2012, Adele walked away from the Grammy awards with an...

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Arctic Monkeys Lead The Field With Seven Nominations At Nme Awards

31st January 2012

Arctic Monkeys have repeated their 2010 feat of being nominated in seven categories at the NME Awards. They will, no doubt, be hoping to take home more than one statuette, though, which was the end...

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Top Ten Albums Of 2011

24th December 2011

Adele - 212011 was the year that the allure of Adele went global. Expanding on the success of her debut album 19, her sophomore release was produced by Rick Rubin and has earned the Londoner...

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Pj Harvey's Album Named Critics' Record Of The Year

19th December 2011

Pj Harvey's acclaimed album Let England Shake has crowned a triumphant year for the British singer/songwriter after it was named the best record of 2011 by music critics.Harvey's state-of-the-nation address scooped the prestigious Mercury Prize...

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Pj Harvey Wins Uncut Music Award

28th November 2011

Singer/songwriter Pj Harvey has fought off competition from Radiohead and Paul Simon to land Britain's prestigious Uncut Music Award 2011 for her album Let England Shake.The war-themed record landed the coveted Mercury Prize in September...

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Pj Harvey Composes New Tracks For Hamlet Production

22nd November 2011

Pj Harvey has composed part of the score for a new London production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet.The acclaimed rocker has penned new songs that actress Vinette Robinson sings as the character Ophelia. The play at...

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Radiohead, Simon And Harvey Compete For Uncut Music Award

1st November 2011

Radiohead, Paul Simon and singer/songwriter Pj Harvey are set to battle it out for Britain's Uncut Music Award 2011.The Creep rockers have been nominated for their album The King of Limbs, while So Beautiful or...

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