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Not 'Royal'? Not Far Off: Lorde Signs Multi-million Publishing Deal

14th November 2013

New Zealand pop star Lorde has signed a publishing contract rumoured to be worth up to £2.5 million after her...

Fascinating Fact: 3936106

5th November 2013

R&B singer The Weeknd has been recruited as the opening act for six dates on Justin Timberlake's upcoming U.S. tour....

The Weeknd Selling Own-branded Condoms On Tour

27th September 2013

R&B star The Weeknd is encouraging fans attending his Kiss Land Tour to practice safe sex by offering up his...

Keith Urban Tops Billboard Album Charts With 'Fuse'

19th September 2013

Country star Keith Urban reaches top spot in Billboard 200 album chart race as the Australian born singer narrowly beat...

The Weeknd Offers To Call Fans Personally

5th September 2013

Singer The Weeknd has offered to personally call fans who leave him a voicemail.The Canadian star included his personal phone...

The Things They Say: 3768468

18th July 2013

"The thing about Drake is I told him what my decisions were going to be. And he was down with...

Portishead's Geoff Barrow: 'The Weeknd Refusing To Acknowledge Song Similarities'

18th July 2013

R&B star The Weeknd has reportedly denied illegally sampling Portishead's song Machine Gun on his new single after bandmember Geoff...

The Weeknd Never Set Out To Be A Man Of Mystery

17th July 2013

Reclusive R&B star The Weeknd has finally granted a U.S. music magazine his first full interview after realising speaking to...

Portishead Star Accuses The Weeknd Of Illegally Sampling Machine Gun

15th July 2013

Portishead star Geoff Barrow has accused R&B singer The Weeknd of sampling the group's 2008 track Machine Gun without permission.Barrow...

The Weeknd Debuts New Song At Toronto Concert [Video]

15th June 2013

Up-and-coming R&B star The Weeknd played a brand new track called 'You Belong To The World' (at least, we think...

58 Arrests Made At Miami's Ultra Music Festival

18th March 2013

The dance music-focused Ultra Music Festival in Miami was marred by 58 arrests being made over the weekend; not a...

A Week In Music - Classic Blues From Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite, Raunchy Videos From The Weeknd, Jay Z And Justin Timberlake, Get Up Close And Personal With Rihanna In 'Stay'

18th February 2013

Albums Of Note... Get Up! pairs modern blues idol and expert slide guitarist Ben Harper with harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite....

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...

The Weeknd Echoes Of Silence Mixtape Hits In Time For Christmas

22nd December 2011

The Weeknd has become one of the surprise musical stars of 2011 without so much as selling a single unit...