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Study Finds Listening To Eminem Can Increase Your Athletic Performance By 10%


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If you’re looking to improve your athletic performance then you might want to load up your iPod with some Eminem before hitting the gym. A study by Hartpury University Centre, in Gloucestershire has found that listening to the rapper’s music has the ability to boost an athlete’s performance by 10%.

EminemEminem’s music has been proven to make you run faster.

Researchers at the uiversity studied the physiological effects of different styles of music on British swimmer Ben Hooper, before his 2,000-mile Atlantic swim in December. They found that when Hooper was listening to tracks by the Detroit rapper he felt less tired and more alert.

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The Script - V Festival 2015 at Weston Park - Day 1 - Performances - The Script at V Festival - Stafford, United Kingdom - Saturday 22nd August 2015

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The Script - T in the Park 2015 - Day 2 - Performances - Strathallen Castle, United Kingdom - Saturday 11th July 2015

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The Script and Danny O'Donoghue - Danny O'Donoghue of the The Script performing live in concert at the Ziggo Dome - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Friday 20th March 2015

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The Script and Mark Sheehan - The Script perform live in concert during a sold out show at The O2 at The O2 - London, United Kingdom - Friday 13th March 2015

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Mark Sheehan - Shots of the band members of Irish group The Script as they left their hotel in Manchester, United Kingdom - Friday 6th March 2015

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Calvin Harris And Kasabian To Headline V Festival 2015


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Calvin Harris and Kasabian have been announced as headliners for this year's V Festival. The Scottish DJ and Leicester rockers were head up the bill at Hylands Park and Weston Park and will be joined by Sam Smith, James Bay, Ellie Goulding, The Script, George Ezra, Stereophonics, Olly Murs, Ella Henderson, Kodaline and Cvhrches.

KasabianKasabian will headline this year's V Festival 

Simon Moran, V Festival director, said: "We wanted to champion British talent at this year's festival and with the likes of Calvin and Kasabian leading the way we don't think it'll disappoint. The eclectic mix of established artists and rising stars, with a few more in the pipeline, means that once again there is something for everyone at V Festival."

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T In The Park 2015 Announces Killer Line-Up For Its New Venue


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Amazing acts have been announced to perform at this year's T In The Park including Kasabian, Avicii and Fatboy Slim. Despite notorious festivals to match up to, it is looking very likely that this year that T in the Park will blow people away.

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T in the Park has moved to it new home in the grounds of Strathallan Castle. Organisers DF Concerts and Tennent's Lager are ecstatic about the festival's first year here, playing host to 85,000 fans this summer. Festival Director Geoff Ellis said: 'This year is going to be a very special one for T in the Park as we make the beautiful grounds of Strathallan Castle our new home, and we're thrilled that some of the biggest artists in the world will be joining us in this historic first year.'

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The Script Discuss Their Harrowing Roadside Rescue


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"The things people do to meet a band, eh?" joked The Script's Mark Sheehan, shortly after the band heroically rescued a woman from a car crash. As The Script sat comfortably in their tour bus, driving M40 in England, they were suddenly shaken up by their driver as a dramatic car crash took place on the motor way before them. 

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The Script were unable to open the car door, at first

The band were reportedly traveling from London to a gig in Manchester when 18-year-old Hayley Cockman lost control of her vehicle and crashed into the motorway's central reservation. They frantically called the emergency services as the car came spinning to a halt near Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, at 11:15 am on 4th December, 2014. 

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All You Need To Know About The Script's New Album 'No Sound Without Silence'


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Consistency is a rare thing in the music industry, but it's a thing of beauty when it occurs. For pop band The Script, the Irish trio have released three albums that have been nothing but great - and they're looking to continue that streak with their fourth record out next month.

The Script LiveThe Script released their brand new single, 'Superheroes'

The Script have been touring across the country with OneRepublic and American Authors since June and they'll be doing so until November. It may sound tiring, but the guys are pretty used to it. Last year, The Script went on a world tour to support their album, 3 - but they did more than just support the record. In fact, The Script's upcoming album out September 12, No Sound Without Silence, was primarily recorded in their tour bus during their routing. “We’d come off stage and start recording straight away in a studio bus," frontman Danny O'Donoghue told the Daily Star. It's an unconventional strategy, but definitely not unheard of. The Rolling Stones owned their own mobile recording studio that they'd lend to artists, and it ended up leading to albums from the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac. What made The Script decide to go mobile with this record? "Everything’s massive, everything’s larger than life on stage so when we hit the studio we wanted it to have that same impact," he said.

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Not Everyone Is Convinced That Kylie Minogue Will Be A Successful Judge On 'The Voice'


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Kylie Minogue remains one of the biggest names in pop music today, with a back catalogue that most modern day pop starlets could only dream of for their future output. With this in mind, her appointment as a judge on the upcoming season of the BBC's The Voice looks as though it could be the coup of the TV talent shows, however not everyone is convinced that she'll make a convincing judge on the show.

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Kylie has been brought in to add some style to the talent show

Her credentials as a pop artist need no justifying, however her credentials as a presence on television will be seriously tested when she begins her new job sitting alongside Tom Jones, Will.i.am and whoever is brought in to replace the departing Danny O'Donoghue. She is my all means a much more popular entertainer compared to Jessie, and probably more so than some of the men that she is joining, but she enters the BBC series as an inexperienced TV presenter and may struggle to assert any kind of personality and endear herself to the audience. Either that, or she'll be a massive success and be loved by all.

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Gary Barlow Saves Blackpool Illuminations Gig After The Script Pull Out


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Gary Barlow has stepped in to headline the Blackpool Illuminations concert after Danny O'Donoghue - his former rival reality show judge - pulled out. 

The Take That man told fans on Twitter he would help out if organisers "write a cheque to Children in Need."

O'Donoghue and his band The Script were due to headline the concert, which is set to feature performances from Eliza Doolittle and Madness, though pulled out because of "a family matter."

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V Festival 2013 Beyonce And Kings Of Leon Confirmed As Headliners, Many More Acts Announced

Posted on 26 February 2013

V Festival 2013 Beyonce And Kings Of Leon Confirmed As Headliners, Many More Acts Announced

Sony Music Presents 'Cooking Songs' Released 4 March 2013

Posted on 31 January 2013

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No Surprises: The Voice Judges Confirmed For Series Two


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The four judges from The Voice will be returning for the second series, which means fans of the show will once again be treated to Will.i.am saying "dope" a lot, Danny O'Donoghue talking drivel, Jessie J telling people she knows what it's like to be a female in the record business and Tom Jones generally looking bemused.

The BBC were probably most keen to sign Jessie J on for the second series, and the 'Do It Like a Dude' singer initially said she wouldn't be returning to the show. There were also rumours that Sir Tom might quit the show, while O'Donoghue is presumably just happy to be there. Audience figures for the first series began strongly, beating ITV's behemoth X Factor before dropping off monumentally. Leanne Mitchell won the first series. That's Leanne Mitchell. Anyone?

Anyway, they're all set to do it again, with O'Donoghue saying he has high hopes for the spring return. "The level of singers auditioning has gone through the roof", he told the BBC. The programme's format is likely to change slightly to keep viewers more interested in the latter stages of the competition. The blind auditions are a unique aspect of the show, though after that, it essentially follows the same tried and tested format of X Factor and Pop Idol. Speaking at the Edinburgh TV Festival in August, BBC controller of entertainment Mark Lindsey hinted at more use of the "spinning chair" segment. 

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