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Former Oasis Star Andy Bell Announces Debut Album

Former Oasis star Andy Bell has announced his debut album, 'The View From Halfway Down'.The 49-year-old musician was the bassist in the Britpop group between 1999 until their demise in 2009, and he went on to be in the 'Wonderwall'...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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James McVey's Dog Stops Arguments With Fiancee

James McVey has admitted his pet dog Moochie has stopped him and his fiancée Kirstie Brittain from having arguments.The Vamps star is grateful for their rescue pup as the canine has acted as a ''mediator''.He told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

Brandy: 'It's Time To Do A Drake Song'

Brandy wants to collaborate with Drake.The 'Boy Is Mine' hitmaker recently took part in an #AskBrandy Q&A on Twitter where she was asked if she would work with the 'Hotline Bling' hitmaker, 31, and she was more than up for...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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Camila Cabello's New Music Is Coming From A 'really Pure Place'

Camila Cabello has been writing ''a lot'' of new music in lockdown.The 'Havana' hitmaker took to Twitter to share a picture of herself in the studio chilling on the sofa by an electric guitar and keyboards and revealed the new...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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Mya Wants To See A Drag Queen Rendition Of Lady Marmalade

Mya would love to see a drag queen rendition of 'Lady Marmalade' to celebrate the track's 20th anniversary.The 2001 hit reaches the milestone next year, and Mya has previously said she is hoping to get to reunite with Pink, Christina...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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Cardi B Praises Nicki Minaj: She's Been 'dominating' The Female Rapper Scene

Cardi B has heaped praise on Nicki Minaj for ''dominating'' the female rapper scene.The 'Bodak Yellow' hitmaker was speaking about women in the music industry when she seemingly referenced the 'Superbass' rapper's run of success.Speaking to Apple Music, she said:...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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Metallica To Air Concert At Drive-ins Across North America

Metallica are set to air a concert at drive-in theatres across North America.Like most bands, the heavy metallers - Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo - have had to reschedule and postpone shows amid the coronavirus pandemic.And...

By Bang Showbiz on 11 August 2020

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Elbow Announced For Passport: Back To Our Roots Benefit Gigs

Elbow and Everything Everything are set to perform for the 'Passport: Back to Our Roots' benefit gig series.Guy Garvey and co will perform at Manchester's intimate Night & Day Cafe, hopefully next year, depending on when live shows return, whilst...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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Sir Paul McCartney 'cried' Before White House Gig

Sir Paul McCartney cried before performing for then-President Barack Obama.Singer Rumer was gripped with nerves ahead of her rendition of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's 'A House Is Not a Home' in the East Room of the White House in...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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Boy George Met With Jon Moss To Make Amends

Boy George met with his former Culture Club bandmate Jon Moss after realising he needed to ''apologise for some things''.The pair embarked on a relationship at the height of the 'Karma Chameleon' hitmakers' success in the 1980s, although the romance...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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Stone Sour On An Indefinite Hiatus

Corey Taylor has confirmed Stone Sour are on an ''indefinite hiatus''.The Slipknot frontman has revealed his other band has ''kinda run its course now'' and he is instead focusing on the 'Wait and Bleed' group and his recently launched debut...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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2 Chainz To Drop New Album

2 Chainz is to release a new album. The 42-year-old rapper has confirmed he has a new record on the way entitled 'So Help Me God', and has told fans to expect plenty of content from him in the near...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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Jimi Hendrix's Electric Sunburst Guitar Fetches More Than £160K

Jimi Hendrix's Japanese sunburst electric guitar has sold for more than £160,000 ($209,000) at auction.The late music icon - who chocked on his own vomit and died at the age of just 27 in September 1970, and was one of...

By Bang Showbiz on 10 August 2020

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Timbaland Teases FutureSex/LoveSounds Sequel

Timbaland has teased a possible sequel to Justin Timberlake's album 'FutureSex/LoveSounds'.The 48-year-old DJ and record producer worked with Justin on the acclaimed album - which featured hit singles 'SexyBack' and 'What Goes Around... Comes Around' - in 2006, and has...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 August 2020

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The Vamps' New Album Will Mark Their 'rebirth' As A Band

The Vamps say their new album signifies their ''rebirth''.The British band - made up of Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans - are gearing up to release their fourth studio album, 'Cherry Blossom', in October this year,...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 August 2020

Miley Cyrus To Release Midnight Sky Next Week

Miley Cyrus will release her new single on August 14.The 27-year-old singer has revealed she will be dropping a new track titled 'Midnight Sky' on Friday (14.08.20), as she told fans the wait is finally over.She tweeted this week: ''I...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 August 2020

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Frank Turner 'nearly Cried' Walking Back Into A Music Venue

Frank Turner ''nearly cried'' when he walked back into a music venue for the first time in months.The 'I Still Believe' singer had to cut his tour short in March this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, and he kept...

By Bang Showbiz on 09 August 2020

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MTV VMAs No Longer Set To Be Held At Barclays Center

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) will no longer be held at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, due to ''safety concerns'' amid the Covid-19 pandemic. PageSix reports that the upcoming music awards ceremony on August 30 - which is set to...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 August 2020

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Dua Lipa: Working With Madonna Was 'unbelievable'

Dua Lipa says working with Madonna and Missy Elliott was ''unbelievable''.The 24-year-old pop star recently confirmed she managed to get the Queen of Pop and the 'Get Ur Freak On' hitmaker to feature on a remix of her track 'Levitate'...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 August 2020

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Madonna To Ink 'eight-figure Deal' To Resign To Warner Records

Madonna is reportedly set to sign an eight-figure deal to return to Warner Records.The Queen of Pop - who inked her first-ever record deal on Sire Records in 1982 - is poised to rejoin the label which helped launch her...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 August 2020

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Liam Gallagher Responds To Noel's Cover Album Plans

Liam Gallagher has mocked his brother Noel's plans for a covers album.The former Oasis rocker doesn't seem too impressed after his older sibling revealed he would like to release a collection of other people's tracks.After a fan on Twitter asked...

By Bang Showbiz on 08 August 2020

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Album Of The Week: We're Joining Deee-Lite's World Clique

They may be considered one-hit-wonders, but in truth that is an unfair representation of this dance trio. Deee-Lite truly delighted critics with their brand of feel-good house music following the release of their self-produced debut album World Clique, released 30...

By Holly Mosley on 07 August 2020

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Sir Paul McCartney Says ELO's Jeff Lynne Convinced Him To Get Ringo Starr On Flaming Pie

Sir Paul McCartney says Jeff Lynne convinced him to ask Sir Ringo Starr to appear on 'Flaming Pie'.The Beatles legend collaborated with his former bandmate on his 1997 solo album after the Electric Light Orchestra musician - who performed on...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Kesha Taking Fans To 360 Degree 'spaceship' For Special VR Concert

Kesha will take fans to a 360 degree ''spaceship'' as she makes her VR concert debut.The 33-year-old pop star has teamed up with MelodyVR for the special stripped back show - which will feature the singer in a room on...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Icona Pop Release Summer Single Feels In My Body

Icona Pop have released their new summer hit 'Feels In My Body'.The chart-topping pair - made up of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo - have unveiled the track and its video, which was shot by director Gustav Stegfors and director...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Blink-182 Release Quarantine Single

Blink-182 have released a new single 'Quarantine' about the coronavirus pandemic.The pop punk legends - currently made up of Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt Skiba - unveiled the track on Friday (07.08.20) after sharing the x-rated artwork earlier this...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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JoJo Collaborates With Demi Lovato On Deluxe Edition Of Good To Know

JoJo has collaborated with Demi Lovato on a deluxe version of her latest album.The 'Lonely Hearts' singer has teamed up with the 27-year-old star on a remix of the song - which originally featured on her record 'Good To Know'...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Black Sabbath To Release Paranoid 50th Anniversary Re-issue

Black Sabbath are to release a 50th anniversary re-issue of 'Paranoid'. The British rockers are to drop a five-LP vinyl edition of their iconic 1970 album on October 9th to celebrate the record's half-century milestone. The re-issue - also available...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Harry Styles Makes 50m In Solo Career

Harry Styles has made more than £50 million since launching his solo career.The former One Direction singer has seen his fortunes swell in the last three years, with Erskine Records, which holds earnings from his music sales, showing assets of...

By Bang Showbiz on 07 August 2020

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Keke Palmer To Host MTV VMAs

Keke Palmer is set to host the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).The 26-year-old actress has revealed she will be the host for the upcoming music awards ceremony, which will be held live on August 30 from Brooklyn's Barclays Center,...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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Meme Of The Week: The Best "I'm Secretly Listening To" Posts On Twitter

We've all done it; tried our best to look cool strutting down the street with our AirPods in (Just kidding - I don't own AirPods) pretending to be musical connoisseurs while secretly feeling grateful that there isn't a bubble visible...

By Holly Mosley on 06 August 2020

Charli XCX Announces How I'm Feeling Now Live-stream

Charli XCX has announced a live-stream performance of her Mercury Prize-nominated LP, 'how i'm feeling now'.The 'Boom Clap' hitmaker is set to play a virtual gig on Boiler Room on August 13 from 3pm in Los Angeles/11pm BST. As well...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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Lady Gaga Chain Smoked And Cried Through Chromatica

Lady Gaga would ''chain smoke cigarettes and cry'' during the writing process for 'Chromatica'.The pop superstar has just launched her own music show, 'Gaga Radio' on Apple Music, and on during the first episode, which airs in full on Friday...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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'They're In For A Treat': Dua Lipa And Miley Cyrus Tease Duet

Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus have teased a collaboration.The 'Physical' hitmaker previously revealed she and the 'Mother's Daughter' singer discussed a duet.Asked about the speculation that the pair have recorded a song called 'Coldblood' together, she responded: ''Potentially. Potentially. I'm...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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Megan Thee Stallion Plans Black Lives Matter Song

Megan Thee Stallion is planning to write a song about the Black Lives Matter movement.The 25-year-old rap sensation has teased fans that she is hoping to drop her first LP by the end of the summer, ''if things go according...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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Selena Gomez 'dreams' Of Taylor Swift Collaboration

Selena Gomez has ''always dreamt'' of doing a song with Taylor Swift.The 'Lose You To Love Me' hitmaker would love to collaborate with her best friend, who she describes as ''family''.Speaking on Twitch's Animal Talking stream, she said: ''I've always...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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Diamonds Aren't Forever: Dame Shirley Bassey Announces Final Album

Dame Shirley Bassey has announced her final album as a ''thank you'' to her fans after 70 years in showbiz.The 83-year-old music icon is set to release her first record in more than five years, which is being hailed as...

By Bang Showbiz on 06 August 2020

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V Festival Returning For One-off Virtual Event

V Festival is making a brief comeback with a one-off virtual broadcast.Olly Murs, Anne-Marie and Dizzee Rascal are set to headline the digital extravaganza which will see the perform live from Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, where the popular festival...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Noel Gallagher Wants To Make Covers Album

Noel Gallagher would love to do a covers album.The former Oasis guitarist has hinted he could be set to put his own spin on classics by the likes of The Smiths and Burt Bacharach for a new project now he...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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BTS To Debut Dynamite At MTV VMAs

BTS are set to give the debut performance of their upcoming single 'Dynamite' at the 2020 MTV VMAs.The South Korean boy band have been nominated for awards in the Best Pop, Best K-Pop, and Best Choreography categories for their hit...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Dua Lipa Recruits Gwen Stefani And Mark Ronson For Remix Album

Dua Lipa has recruited Gwen Stefani and Mark Ronson for her remix album of 'Future Nostalgia'.After the 'Hotter Than Hell' singer announced an upcoming remix of 'Levitating' with Madonna and Missy Elliott by The Blessed Madonna, Dua has announced the...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Paul McCartney Found John Lennon Diss Song 'hurtful'

Sir Paul McCartney has admitted he found his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon's song 'How Do You Sleep?' ''hurtful''.The track from Lennon's 1971 solo album, 'Imagine', was penned after McCartney successfully dissolved the Beatles partnership in a High Court lawsuit,...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Miley Cyrus Teases 'real' Her In New Music

Miley Cyrus has suggested fans will see the ''real'' her in her upcoming music.The 27-year-old star has teased some fresh material as she shared a clip from the video for her 2008 single 'Start All Over' as she suggested a...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Bring Me The Horizon Confirm YUNGBLUD Collaboration

Bring Me The Horizon have confirmed a collaboration with YUNGBLUD is in the works.The 'Parasite Eve' group's frontman, Oli Sykes, has revealed they've been ''scheming'' and plotting a track with the 'Loner' rocker.He told 'MTV Rocks Chart': ''Yeah we've been...

By Bang Showbiz on 05 August 2020

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Marshmello Appears To Tease Demi Lovato Collaboration

Marshmello appears to be teasing a collaboration with Demi Lovato.The anonymous DJ has posted a snap of himself on the telephone and hinted that he's either already recorded or has asked the pop star to feature on his new track.He...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

Robyn To Drop New Song This Week

Robyn has teased a new song with SG Lewis.The 41-year-old Swedish pop star took to social media to post a clip of the track and simply captioned the post with the date of August 5.She wrote: ''5/8'', and added a...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

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Johnny Borrell Wants Ex-bandmate To Rejoin Razorlight

Razorlight's Johnny Borrell wants to drag the band's original bass player out of ''retirement''. The 'America' hitmakers now have guitarist Bjorn Agren back in the group following a decade away, and Johnny is hoping he can persuade Carl Dalemo to...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

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The Killers' Investigation Finds No 'corroboration' In Sexual Assault Claims On Tour

The Killers have found ''no corroboration'' in claims of sexual assault by members of their road crew in 2009.Brandon Flowers and co's legal team, Reynolds & Associates, launched an investigation last month after sound engineer, Chez Cherrie, alleged part of...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

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Cardi B And Megan Thee Stallion To Drop Collab This Week

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are set to drop a new collaboration this week.The rap superstars have joined forces on the track, 'WAP', which is set for release on Friday (07.08.20).The 'Press' star and 'Savage' hitmaker took to social...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

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Michael Eavis Warns Glastonbury Might Not Return Until 2022

Glastonbury might not return until 2022.The world famous music festival's co-organiser, Michael Eavis - who curates the lineup with his daughter Emily - has admitted that, whilst they are doing everything in their power to get the extravaganza back next...

By Bang Showbiz on 04 August 2020

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