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Daryl Hall And John Oates Release New Hits Lp Timeless Classics

Daryl Hall & John Oates are releasing a new greatest hits album 'Timeless Classics'.The American duo are set to drop the compilation LP - their first release since 2009's 'Do What You Want, Be What...

Sampha Wins Mercury Prize

Sampha has won the Hyundai Mercury Prize.The 28-year-old singer - whose full name is Sampha Sisay - picked up the award at London's Eventim Apollo on Thursday (14.09.17) evening for his critically-acclaimed debut album 'Process',...

Idris Elba To Guest Present At Hyundai Mercury Prize Ceremony

Idris Elba has been announced as a guest presenter at this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize.The world-renowned actor and DJ - who has worked with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - is thrilled to be a part...

John Talabot Delivers Brilliant Set At Belgium's Paradise City Festival

John Talabot delivered a rapturous set at Belgium's Paradise City Festival.The 'So Will Be Now' hitmaker - who is also label mates with The xx, FKA Twigs, Sampha and Jamie xx on Young Turks records...

Ella Eyre Wants Ed Sheeran To Write Her A Pop Song

Ella Eyre wants Ed Sheeran to write her a pop song.The 'Waiting All Night' hitmaker is part of the judging panel which selected the nominees for this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize Album of the Year...

Ed Sheeran Shortlisted For Mercury Prize

Ed Sheeran has been nominated for the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize Album of the Year Award.The 'Shape Of You' hitmaker stormed the charts earlier this year when he dropped his third studio album '÷' -...

The Xx Think Glastonbury Headline Slot Would Be Crazy

The xx think it would be ''crazy'' to headline Glastonbury.The band performed before Pyramid Stage headliners Radiohead at this year's event and their set was so well-received, they have been tipped to follow in their...

Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-watching

There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at...

Young Turks Star John Talabot To Headline Belgium's Paradise City Festival

John Talabot and Omar S will headline Belgium's award-winning Paradise City Festival later this month.The 'So Will Be Now' hitmaker - who is also label mates with The xx, FKA Twigs, Sampha and Jamie xx...

The Xx Perform Stunning Set At Barcelona's Primavera Sound 2017

The xx performed a stunning headline set at Primavera Sound in Barcelona on Friday (02.06.17).The electronic-indie trio from south London are in the middle of a massive tour and took to the stage last night...

Solange Knowles Was 'The Best' Act At Primavera Sound 2017

Solange has given ''the best'' performance of Primavera Sound 2017 so far.The 30-year-old singer debuted at the festival in Barcelona's Parc del Forum three years ago and returned to headline on Thursday night (01.06.17) with...

Glastonbury Line-up Features Katy Perry And Stormzy

Katy Perry and Stormzy are among the artists confirmed to be playing Glastonbury.The 'Chained to the Rhythm' hitmaker and the grime superstar will perform at the iconic music event held at Somerset's Worthy Farm in...

The Xx Combine London Headline Dates With Week-long Arts Festival

The British band are scheduled to play a record seven nights in a row at the famous music venue in March (17). In addition to the headline gigs, the band have announced...

The Xx Are 'Excited' To Lead The 2017 Line-up For Bestival

The xx have been announced to headline Bestival 2017 alongside A Tribe Called Quest and Pet Shop Boys. The Autumn event returns for its 14th year, but for the very first time it won't be...

The Xx, Pet Shop Boys And A Tribe Called Quest Headline Bestival

The xx, Pet Shop Boys and A Tribe Called Quest will headline this year's Bestival.This year's music extravaganza is being held at the Lulworth Estate in Dorset, South West England between September 7 and...

The Weeknd Prevents The Xx From Landing Historic U.s. Number One

I See You rocketed to the top of the U.K. charts on Friday (20Jan17), but The Weeknd's Starboy prevented the new release from racing to number one in America. Starboy has now...

The Xx Take Over At The Top Of The U.k. Album Chart

It's the second number one for the electro-pop trio, which knocks Little Mix off the top of the countdown. The girl group falls to two with Glory Days, while the soundtrack to...

The Xx Explore The Making Of Their Newly Released Album 'I See You'

The xx appeared on radio station Beats 1 this week with Zane Lowe, where they took listeners through their new album 'I See You' track by track. They spoke about their new writing methods and...

The Xx Reveal U.s. Tour By Gifting Fans Vinyl And Gig Invites

On Tuesday (03Jan16) fans of the band began posting photographs online. The snaps showed the contents of silver padded envelopes bearing the band's logo that they'd received in the post. These...

The Xx's Romy Madley Croft Engaged

The xx's Romy Madley Croft is engaged.The 'On Hold' hitmaker announced the happy news that she is to marry her partner Hannah Marshall on Instagram on Monday evening (02.01.17) sharing a picture of the pair...

The Xx Star Engaged To Girlfriend

The designer and visual artist proposed to the On Hold singer on New Year's Day (01Jan16). Croft announced the news by posting a photograph of the two lovers kissing on Instagram and...

New Albums To Look Forward To In 2017

Every new year brings speculation as to which musical legends might be returning, and which pop heavyweights are due to release a new record. Here are six significant artists who are definitely, or widely expected...

The Xx Announce UK And European Tour Through Fan Mail

The xx have announced a massive UK and European tour by sending letters to their fans.The electronic pop duo - comprised of Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie xx - will head out in...

Daryl Hall Wants Paying By The Xx For Hall And Oates Sample

Daryl Hall doesn't mind The xx sampling Hall & Oates if they ''pay'' him royalties. The 70-year-old singer was quite happy for the 'Angels' group - comprised of Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie...

Daryl Hall Wants Paying For The Xx Sampling Halls And Oates

Daryl Hall doesn't mind The xx sampling Hall & Oates if they ''pay'' him royalties. The 70-year-old singer was quite happy for the 'Angels' group - comprised of Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie...

The Xx Announce New Album 'I See You' Will Be Released In January

Over four years after they released their second studio album Coexist, the popular and critically adored British indie act The xx have announced details of its follow-up, titled I See You, and released its first...

The Xx Album Title And Tracklist Leaked?

The xx's new album title and tracklist may have leaked on Shazam. The 'Angels' hitmakers recently gave an update on the progress of their third studio LP - the follow-up to 2012's 'Coexist' - and...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

The Xx's Label Bosses Accuse Hugo Boss Of Plagiarism

British rockers The Xx's label bosses at Young Turks have accused advertisers at Hugo Boss of plagiarising the band's music.They argue that a recently released ad campaign for the German fashion house features a track...

What Can We Expect From The New Xx Album?

The XX are a band who have achieved the rare accolade of matching their critical success with a commercial viability after the minimalist electronic strains of 2010’s self-titled record altered the face of popular music...

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