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Contactmusic.com's Top Albums Of 2013

Vampire Weekend 'Modern Vampire in the City' - 'Modern Vampires in the City' makes it three for three for the New Yorkers and their latest release could very well be their best yet. It shows...

Grammy Awards 2014 Nominations: Who Are The Notable Absentees On The Nominee's List

The 2014 Grammy Awards will take place in January 2014, with the full list of nominees being revealed over the weekend. Jay-Z was the most capped nominee, with nine nods in total, whilst Macklemore &...

James Blake: 'Mercury Win Is Surreal'

Singer/songwriter James Blake has been left stunned by his Mercury Prize triumph, admitting, "It's very surreal."The British star scooped the prestigious honour for his album Overgrown at a ceremony in London on Wednesday night (31Oct13),...

James Blake Wins Mercury Music Award: So, Who The Heck Is He?

James Blake took home the celebrated Mercury Music Prize last night (30 October) for his second album, Overgrown. Released to wide-spread critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic, Blake got his start as a...

James Blake Wins Mercury Prize For 2nd Studio Album 'Overgrown'

James Blake earns the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for his second studio album 'Overgrown'.The annual trophy is awarded to an artist from the UK with the best album from the past year.James Blake received the...

James Blake Wins Mercury Prize

Singer/songwriter James Blake has won Britain's 2013 Mercury Prize for his album Overgrown.The electronic music star was named as the recipient of the prestigious $30,000 (£20,000) award for the most groundbreaking record of the last...

Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced, But Does It Even Matter Anymore?

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize this week announce the shortlist for it's 12 favourite albums of the last 12 months, albums that it claims are "urgent" and are "reflective" of the evolving sound of contemporary...

Mercury Music Prize List Has "More Good Albums...Than For A Very Long Time"

This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize could be one of the greatest lists of nominees in the awards history. 2013's nominees shortlist includes talent old and new, rock, pop, and dance with one thing to unite...

David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

Latitude Festival Closes It's Gates After Another Successful Year In Southwold [Pictures]

Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk once again held the coming together of music, comedy, arts and more in it's scenic woodland surroundings to a rapturous reception from the many revellers who travelled to see the...

James Blake: 'I'm Not Bothered About Illegal Downloading'

British singer James Blake has given fans the green light to illegally download his new album as he is convinced the music industry has become a "sinking ship" since the rise of digital piracy.The...

Is James Blake Looking To Strengthen His Hip Hop Connections With A Kendrick Lamar Collaboration?

On his upcoming second album, Overgrown, UK electronic saviour James Blake includes a collaborative effort with Wu Tang Clan pack leader RZA in what is a stand out track on an album filled with stand...

A Week In Music - James Blake Still Seeking His Niche, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Triumph With Lily Cole Video, Eels Stage A Love-in In Bournemouth

Albums of Note... It’s been a long two years since James Blake released his debut eponymous album and now, the pioneering producer returns with Overgrown, album number two. Peppered with quality collaborations, with hip-hop legend...

Manic Street Preachers Announce UK Return

Manic Street Preachers have announced their first UK show in almost two years.The 'A Design for Life' band will play a one-off exclusive performance at Festival No.6, breaking their two- year exile from the British...

Taylor Swift's New Single: Can She Ever Really Be Mixed With Dubstep?

Jelly and chicken nuggets, Marmite and skittles, gravy and cherry pie. Like food items, there are a few words that should never be put together. Of course, occasionally there are mixtures, like chips and milkshake,...

Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

Adele Leads Ivor Novello Nominations

Adele has received four nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards. The British singer/songwriter leads the way for this year's coveted songwriting honours with nominations for 'Rolling In The Deep' in the Best Song Musically and...

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...

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...

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