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Those Lucky "The Voice" Hopefuls Will Be Mentored By Taylor Swift This Season

By Victoria Pavlova | 31st August 2014

Well this is a piece of news noone was expecting… Taylor Swift, another pop star at the height of her career, has joined Season 7 of The Voice as an advisor. As the title suggests,...

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'Motown The Musical' Tours The Us - But What Else Do We Love About Detroit Music?

By Holly Williams | 21st August 2014

If anywhere has a legendary music scene in North America, it's Detroit, Michigan. With a culture so rich in genre from Motown to rock, it's no wonder people write songs about it - even if...

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Beyonce And Jay Z Have A Lot Of Famous Fans [Pictures]

By Charlotte Court | 5th August 2014

They might struggle to behave themselves in an elevator but put Beyoncé and Jay Z up on a stage in front of thousands of fans and they know exactly what to do. The power couple...

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Pharrell Williams Explains The Reasons Behind His Son's Name, Rocket.

By Steven Williams | 14th April 2014

Pharrell Williams, the hip-hop artist best known for the Oscar-nominated single 'Happy', revealed the meaning behind the name of his son Rocket Ayer, born in 2008. The name serves as a homage to Williams' favourite...

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Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith To Top London's Calling Festival Bill This June

By Lauren James | 8th April 2014

Stevie Wonder has become the second headliner to be announced for this year's London's Calling Festival, which will take place on London's Clapham Common in June. Wonder, who has hinted that he'll be releasing two...

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A Week In News: Grammys Glory, Bad Boy Bieber, Retiring Rockers, And The Wild, Wild West

By Lauren James | 31st January 2014

Grammy Awards Glory: Last Sunday's Grammy Awards proved probably the most spectacular ceremony in living memory. The most enviable of all performance line-ups entertained a near-record 28.5 million viewers, with Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé and...

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Stevie Wonder Announces Two Brand New Albums For 2014

By Lauren James | 30th October 2013

Stevie Wonder has ended his eight year album drought by announcing that 2014 will bring not just one, but two brand new albums filled with plenty of original material. The 63 year-old funk and soul...

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Kings Of Leon Crowned Rulers Of The Charts With 'Mechanical Bull'

By Lauren James | 30th September 2013

Kings of Leon are celebrating yet another chart-topping album with their new and sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull. Sufficiently tantalised by the teasing stream of singles we've heard in recent months, such as 'Supersoaker,' fans...

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Global Citizen Festival: A Celebration Of Unity With Stevie Wonder In Central Park

By Lauren James | 30th September 2013

Has there ever been a festival more rooted in positivity, unity and optimism for change than last weekend's Global Citizen Festival? The charitable event raised awareness about serious world issues and also saw soul legend...

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Kings Of Leon Rock Global Citizen 2013 In The Name Of Ending Worldwide Poverty

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th September 2013

The Global Citizen festival is now in full swing after a roaring start last night (Saturday, September 28,) courtesy of Kings of Leon. The band played to an enthusiastic crowd of some 60,000 people, with...

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A Weekend Wedding In Italy Means John Legend And Chrissy Teigen's Marriage Is Off To A Great Start

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th September 2013

Congratulations, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen! The Grammy award-winning singer and the world famous model tied the knot at long last. According to Us Weekly, the pair had a small, private at Villa Pizzo in...

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Kings Of Leon's 'Supersoaker' Is First Single From 'Mechanical Bull' [Listen]

By Michael West | 18th July 2013

Kings of Leon have released 'Supersoaker,' the first single from their forthcoming album Mechanical Bull. The soulful effort features the band's signature anthemic guitar bursts and Caleb Followill's scowling vocals. All in all, it's pretty...

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Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin During Irish Concert: The Stars Speak Out

By Lauren James | 17th July 2013

Bruce Springsteen is not the first musician to voice their view on the recent controversial Trayvon Martin shooting case, whereby a teenager was shot by a man named George Zimmerman who has been acquitted by...

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Stevie Wonder Takes A Stand Against Florida Law After Trayvon Case

By Lauren James | 17th July 2013

Stevie Wonder, the Grammy-winning musician and singer, has spoken out as being strongly opposed to Florida's laws regarding self-defence, whereby people are allowed to use deadly force if they believe their life is in danger,...

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Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida Over 'Stand Your Ground' Legislation

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th July 2013

Stevie Wonder will boycott the state of Florida due to its 'stand your ground' legislation. The singer was prompted to comment on the law following awareness of the legislation generated by the George Zimmerman trial,...

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Stevie Wonder Lets His Voice Be Heard By Boycotting Florida And Other 'Stand Your Ground' State Shows

By Joe Wilde | 16th July 2013

Stevie Wonder is, like many other Americans, extremely ticked off over the 'not guilty' decision given to George Zimmerman in the 2nd degree murder case against the unarmed, African American teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida...

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Lauryn Hill Begins Three Month Stay In Prison For Tax Evasion

By Joe Wilde | 9th July 2013

Lauryn Hill is officially a jail bird, as the rapper/singer has begun her three month stay behind bars for tax evasion charges. According to TMZ, Hill checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury on...

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A Week In Music - Daft Punk Get Lucky, Lana Del Rey Soundtracks Gatsby And Rod Stewart Shocks Us All

By Contributor | 20th May 2013

This Week In Albums... There was only album anyone was really talking about wasn't there? Daft Punk's much anticipated fourth LP Random Access Memories was streamed early after it leaked on the internet allowing the...

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Stevie Wonder Closes Hangout Festival The Only Way He Knows How

By Joe Wilde | 20th May 2013

Stevie Wonder headlined the final day of the three day Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend, closing the event with a marvellous display that included covers and renditions of classic tracks of his...

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Despite Stevie Wonder, Hip-hop Will Rule At Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

The Hangout Musical Festival returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend with a pretty varied line-up including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and Tom Petty as well as a number of notable hip-hop acts. Though...

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Stevie Wonder To Perform In New Orleans On Super Bowl Weekend

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2013

Stevie Wonder will be performing on Super Bowl weekend in New Orleans. The entertainer will be gathering crowds at an outdoor concert on February 2 at the Wyndham Waterfront Hotel – the evening before the...

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Stevie Wonder To Perform Over Super Bowl Weekend

By Joe Wilde | 25th January 2013

Musical genius, icon and all-round nice guy Stevie Wonder is going to make the Super Bowl weekend a whole lot more magical, as he will be performing in New Orleans next week for the much-anticipated...

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Halle Berry And Chaka Khan To Be Made Bet Honorees

By Joe Wilde | 21st December 2012

Halle Berry and Chaka Khan will be amongst the honourees being recognised by BET for their contribution to the advancement of the African American population during next years awards presentation.The network announced the news today...

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Bad25: Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Documentary Hits All The Right Notes

By Hayley Avron | 22nd November 2012

Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson documentary BAD25 has been hailed as a success. Spike Lee, of course, has personal knowledge of working with Jackson – he directed his 1996 video ‘The Don’t Care About Us,’ so...

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A Tribute To Dick Clark - Stevie Wonder Leads The Honours At The Amas

By Hayley Avron | 20th November 2012

At Sunday night's (November 18) American Music Awards, Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark, the former presenter of American Bandstand.Clark passed away in April, aged 82 and Stevie said that he was...

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American Music Awards Endures Lowest Ever Tv Ratings

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th November 2012

With Justin Bieber, MC Hammer joining Psy on stage and Stevie Wonder paying tribute to the late Dick Clark, The American Music Awards was supposed to be a huge televisual event, but not many people...

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Stevie Wonder Pays Homage To His Friend Dick Clark

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th November 2012

Last night's American Music Awards saw the show's creator, the late Dick Clarke, honoured by Stevie Wonder, as the legendary musician paid tribute to his friend in song, and spoken word. "Truly honored to have...

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Eddie Murphy Honoured By Fellow Stars For Spike Tv

By Joe Wilde | 4th November 2012

Eddie Murphy was honoured by his peers for his outstanding contribution to film, TV, music and stand-up over his 30 + year career.Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, and Russell Brand were just some of...

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Michael Eavis Has His Sights On Rolling Stones To Headline Glastonbury 2013

By Joe Wilde | 12th October 2012

It looks like Glastonbury 2013 may already have its first big name already sorted, with festival organiser Michael Eavis admitting that he is on the verge of signing The Rolling Stones as the closing act...

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Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson And Stevie Wonder Among The Stars At Barack Obama's Democrat Fundraising Concert

By Contributor | 9th October 2012

Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder were among the star names to perform at a fundraiser for President Barack Obama's democrats at a concert titled '30 Days To Victory.' With additional appearances by Earth,...

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