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Bruce Springsteen To Receive 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize

Bruce Springsteen is set to be honoured with the Woody Guthrie prize.The Boss has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious accolade setup in memory of the late American folk legend to "recognise artists...

Isle Of Wight Festival Unveils 2021 Lineup

Carly Rae Jepsen, Mavis Staples, The Script and more have been added to the lineup for 2021's Isle of Wight Festival.The music extravaganza, which takes place at Seaclose Park in Newport, Isle of Wight, was...

Mavis Staples Wants To 'Build A Bridge' With Her Sensational New Single

There's a reason why Mavis Staples remains a legend in R&B and soul music, and it's not just because she has one of the smoothest voices in the genre. With her new song 'Build A...

Arcade Fire And Mavis Staples Boost Morale With Charity Single 'I Give You Power'

Arcade Fire have teamed up with Mavis Staples to release a brand new charity single entitled 'I Give You Power'. It's been unveiled as a kind of morale boost, showing solidarity between citizens as the...

Mavis Staples Bands Together Old And New Artists For Uplifting Album

It's always exciting when a musical legend resurfaces for a particularly exciting project. Though, of course, every release Mavis Staples helms is always a thrill. But now she returns with a few friends, enlisting some...

Glastonbury 2015: The Biggest And Best Surprises Of The First Line-up

Being the biggest festival in the UK, there's a lot of pressure on Glastonbury organisers to put together something unique and excellent each year for the 175,000 campers that flock to the site, and by...

2013 Av Fest And Hideout Block Party Makes Memorable Start To Autumn Festivals

The AV Fest and Hideout Block Party mark one of the most chilled out, family friendly and joyful small music event of the year as it kick starts the autumn with some talented artists.There have...

Elton John To Play Tribute To Levon Helm

Sir Elton John and Mumford & Sons will pay tribute to The Band's Levon Helm at the Grammy Awards.An all star line up including T-Bone Burnett, Zac Brown, Mavis Staples, and Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard...

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Normani - Wild Side ft. Cardi B Video

Normani - Wild Side ft. Cardi B Video

Normani and Cardi B dispense with the need to maintain any resemblance of social distancing as they get up-close and personal in the video their...

Dreamland Summer Series: Sports Team's Bus Trip All-Dayer, 23rd July

Dreamland Summer Series: Sports Team's Bus Trip All-Dayer, 23rd July

Before it plays host to some iconic artists and acts, including Billy Ocean, The Specials, The Kaiser Chiefs and James (Among many others) Dreamland...