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Pj Harvey Composes New Tracks For Hamlet Production

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...

Radiohead, Simon And Harvey Compete For Uncut Music Award

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...

Ailing Adele Wins Big At Q Magazine Awards

British singer Adele scooped two awards at Q magazine's music awards in London on Monday (24th October 2011). The 23-year-old, who recently enjoyed monumental success in the UK and U.S. with album '21', was unable...

Harvey Urges U.k. Government To Head Off Further Riots

Singer/songwriter Pj Harvey has predicted Britain faces the risk of further riots as there is a "tinder keg" of frustration across the U.K.The cult rocker insisted in an interview earlier this year (11) that the...

Pj Harvey Stunned By Mercury Win

Pj Harvey was shocked to scoop Britain's coveted Mercury Prize for the second time earlier this month (Sep11) because she was convinced organisers would refuse to award it to the same artist twice.The singer/songwriter became...

Pj Harvey Throws Out Majority Of Songs

PJ Harvey throws out 75 per cent of the songs she writes. The 'Written on the Forehead' singer - who became the first artist to win the Mercury prize for the second time earlier this...

Pj Harvey's Album Sales Soar After Mercury Triumph

Sales of Pj Harvey's critically-acclaimed album Let England Shake have soared just hours after she won the coveted Mercury Prize.The British singer/songwriter became the first musician to scoop the prestigious honour twice when she was...

Pj Harvey Hopes For Third Mercury Win

PJ Harvey hopes she can win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a third time. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' singer became the first artist to take home the award twice - for her eighth album...

Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Pj Harvey Finds Modern Pop Unoriginal

PJ Harvey finds contemporary music "largely unoriginal". The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for her album 'Let England Shake' - does not...

Flea Wanted To Quit Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wanted to quit the band when John Frusciante left for a second time.The 48-year-old bassist admits he had serious doubts about continuing with the group when the guitarist - who...

Pj Harvey Drained By Songs

PJ Harvey says performing her songs is "draining" because she puts so much emotion into them.The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for...

Adele Bookies Favourite To Take Mercury Prize

Adele has been made the bookies favourite to land the Mercury Prize.The 'Someone Like You' singer is joint 4/1 favourite along with PJ Harvey to take home the accolade from the London-based ceremony in September after...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Harvey Are Favourites For Mercury Prize

Soul singer Adele will go head-to-head with cult rocker Pj Harvey for the album of the year honour at the 2011 Mercury Prize ceremony.The Chasing Pavements hitmaker's second record, 21, is joint favourite with Harvey's...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

Pj Harvey Keen To Release Book Of Writings

Rocker Pj Harvey is planning to branch out into the literary world and release a book of short stories and prose.The musician recently took up a post as a guest designer for director Francis Ford...

Pj Harvey Thinking About Much-delayed Art Exhibition

Pj Harvey is contemplating a major art show featuring paintings from years and years of perfecting her hobby.The rocker dreamed of becoming a painter before her music career took off - and she takes to...

Photographer Captured Soldier's Funeral For Pj Harvey Video

Pj Harvey's new video for Bitter Branches features scenes from a funeral of a British soldier killed in Afghanistan.Photographer Seamus Murphy was collecting images for the promo when he stumbled across mourners placing flowers on...

Vanessa Hudgens Used 'White Substance' At Coachella

Vanessa Hudgens - The 22-year-old American actress Vanessa Hudgens was photographed licking a "mysterious white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. Hudgens was attending the festival in Indio, California, with...

Fury Over Pj Harvey's Lamb Comments

Rocker PJ HARVEY has infuriated animal rights campaigners after confessing she castrated farmyard lambs when she was growing up.The British musician was raised in a rural area of south England and spent her childhood learning...

My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

'War Songwriter' Pj Harvey

PJ Harvey aims to be a "war songwriter". The 'Let England Shake' singer's latest album deals with many different aspects of war through its lyrics, which required a great deal of research into historical conflicts,...

Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

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