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Indie/folk Duo The Civil Wars Split Due To Rumoured Creative Differences

Bad news from indie-folk duo The Civil Wars – it’s over for Joy Williams and John Paul White. By “it” we mean the partnership, although the former bandmates will likely continue performing after the split....

The Civil Wars Officially Split

Folk stars The Civil Wars have officially broken up.Joy Williams and John Paul White took a hiatus from the group in 2012 after cancelling their tour due to "internal discord", and on Tuesday (05Aug14), the...

This Is Not A Drill. Lorde Is Curating The Soundtrack To "Mockingjay - Part I"

Ella Yelich-O’Connor, whom you may know better as Lorde, is 17 years old, an outspoken feminist and took the music industry by storm in 2013. It’s hard to think of anyone better suited to curate...

The Civil Wars' Joy Williams Embarks On Solo Album

The Civil Wars singer Joy Williams is embarking on a solo career following a feud with her bandmate John Paul White.The warring folk stars are reportedly still not on speaking terms following the cancellation of...

The Civil Wars Score First Number One Album In U.s.

Warring folk stars The Civil Wars have scored their first U.S. chart-topper after their self-titled album debuted at number one.Musicians Joy Williams and John Paul White are still not on speaking terms following the cancellation...

Adele Gives The Civil Wars Major Chart Boost

British singer Adele has given folk duo The Civil Wars a major chart boost after she urged her 16 million Twitter.com followers to buy the band's new album.The group has returned to the spotlight with...

The Civil Wars Scared By Karaoke

The Civil Wars' singer Joy Williams is more scared of singing karaoke than her own songs to audiences of thousands. The 30-year-old singer-songwriter is one half of alternative country duo with John Paul White and...

Joy Williams Still Not Talking To The Civil Wars Bandmate

The Civil Wars star Joy Williams has denied fan suggestions she has reconciled with her bandmate John Paul White following the cancellation of their 2012 tour, revealing the pair are no longer on speaking terms.The...

Terse Statements From Civil Wars - New Album Announced After Not So Civil Split

The Civil Wars may have disbanded, in a not-terribly civil manner late last year, but the troubled duo have just released the second album that they had been working on. Back in November, they announced...

The Civil Wars Cement Reconciliation With New Album

Folk stars The Civil Wars have announced plans for a new album after working through the "internal discord" issues which prompted the cancellation of their European tour last year (12).Bandmates John Paul White and Joy...

The Civil Wars Singer Hints At Band Reconciliation

Folk duo The Civil Wars appear to have settled its differences and reunited to record new music after recently scrapping its European tour due to "internal discord".Bandmates John Paul White and Joy Williams were already...

Civil War For The Civil Wars? Grammy Winners Cancel UK Tour

The Civil Wars have cancelled the rest of the UK tour and have blamed “internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition” for the decision.That’s right, folks, The Civil Wars appear to be having their own...

The Civil Wars Cancel European Tour

The Civil Wars have axed their European tour due to "internal discord" and "irreconcilable differences of ambition" within the band.The folk duo, comprised of John Paul White and Joy Williams, who became a first-time mum...

Alabama Shakes And The Civil Wars Win Americana Awards

Alabama Shakes and The Civil Wars were among the big winners at the Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, Tennesse on Wednesday night (12Sep12).The Civil Wars took home the trophy for duo/group of the year,...

Joy Williams Gives Birth To Baby Boy

The Civil Wars singer Joy Williams is the proud mum of a baby son.The folk star and husband Nate Yetton welcomed her first child, Miles Alexander, on Saturday (30Jun12). She took to Twitter.com on Sunday...

The Civil Wars Close Bonnaroo, Despite Joy Williams' Pregnancy

The Civil Wars continued their rapid ascent in the US music scene after a storming set at the Bonnaroo Festival, in a performance that more than held its own against such big name headliners as...

Adele And Williams Have Matching Tattoos

Singer Adele and The Civil Wars star Joy Williams have solidified their new-found friendship by getting matching tattoos.Williams, who is one half of the Grammy Award-winning country duo, grew close to the British soul singer...

The Civil Wars Postpone European Shows

Country duo The Civil Wars have scrapped a series of European shows due to a family illness.Concerts from 26 March (12) until 4 April (12) have been postponed to allow one of the bandmates to...

Adele Scores Biggest Grammys Boost In Awards' History

Following her stellar performance of 'Rolling in the Deep' at the televised Grammy awards, Adele has experienced the biggest ever leap in sales as a result of Grammys success. The British singer saw an impressive...

Adele's Grammys Performance Garners Praise From Rihanna

Speaking to the press with her arms laden with six Grammy awards, it was clear last Sunday (February 12, 2012) that Adele had won over the hearts of the Recording Academy. And the public clearly...

Bruno Mars Enjoys Bumper Sales After Grammy Appearance

Bruno Mars had been forced, alongside the rest of the music industry, to bow down to Adele at the weekend's Grammy Awards but the singer can certainly draw solace from the fact that his appearance...

Taylor Swift Builds 'Hunger Games' Anticipation With New Track

The video for Taylor Swift 's 'Safe and Sound' has premiered in the United States on Mtv. The video for the track, which is scheduled to feature in the Hunger Games soundtrack, was shown yesterday...

The Civil Wars' Williams Pregnant

The Civil Wars singer Joy Williams is pregnant with her first child.The folk star had extra reason to celebrate her two wins at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb12) after announcing her baby news to...

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