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Cheryl Leads Names Confirmed For The Mighty Hoopla 2021

Cheryl, Eve and En Vogue lead the names playing The Mighty Hoopla 2021.The former Girls Aloud star, the 'Gotta Man' hitmaker and the R&B vocal group have been confirmed for the rescheduled 2020 event, which was postponed due to the...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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Melanie C Postpones 2021 Tour Dates

Melanie C's 2021 tour dates have been postponed.The 'Who I Am' hitmaker has been forced to push back her UK and Europe run, which was due to kick off in Lisbon, Portugal, on April 28, 2021, due to the ongoing...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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Jon Bon Jovi: My Life Is Much More Normal Than One Would Imagine

Jon Bon Jovi has kept "the trappings of rock stardom" from his home life.The 'It's My Life' hitmaker has insisted he leads a relatively normal existence off stage, despite being one of the richest rockstars on the planet.And the 58-year-old...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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'It's Crazy How Little I Remember': Adele Marks 10th Anniversary Of 21

Adele doesn't "remember" much from the period in which she created '21'.The 'Set Fire to the Rain' hitmaker has marked the 10th anniversary of her seminal second studio album, and confessed that her memory of making the record and how...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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Miley Cyrus Announces Super Bowl Show

Miley Cyrus will perform for healthcare workers at a special Super Bowl pre-game concert.The 'Malibu' hitmaker has joined the line-up for the TikTok Tailgate event, which will take place before the NFL showpiece game on 7 February, and "can't wait"...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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FKA Twigs Teases New Music

FKA Twigs has teased fans she is set to release new music this week. The 33-year-old singer - whose real name is Tahliah Barnett - has excited her supporters after taking to Instagram to hint at a new release in...

By Bang Showbiz on 25 January 2021

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Nicole Scherzinger: The Pussycat Dolls Were Ahead Of Their Time

Nicole Scherzinger believes Pussycat Dolls were “ahead of [their] time”.The ‘Don’t Cha’ hitmakers were known for their raunchy dance routines and daring costumes but with their reunion tour ahead of them, the 42-year-old star insisted fans will be buying tickets...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 January 2021

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Cardi B Pledges To Speak Her Mind On Social Media

Cardi B will continue to speak her mind on social media.The chart-topping rap star has insisted she won't shy away from posting divisive things on social media, after bemoaning criticism of new US President Joe Biden.Cardi, 28, wrote on Twitter:...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 January 2021

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Kendrick Lamar To Release New Music 'soon'

Kendrick Lamar will release new music “soon”.The Grammy-winning rap star hasn't released a studio album since 'Damn' in 2017, but according to Top Dawg Entertainment president Punch, fans could be set to hear some new material from him very soon.Punch...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 January 2021

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Liam Gallagher Backed To Rock Knebworth Again By Alan McGee

Alan McGee has backed Liam Gallagher to sell out Knebworth on his own because he’s "almost as big as Oasis" now.So far, Liam’s pleas to estranged brother Noel to make up and get the 'Supersonic' band back together have fallen...

By Bang Showbiz on 24 January 2021

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Anne-Marie And KSI To Work On New Track Together

Anne-Marie and KSI are working on a second track together.The pair's collaboration with Digital Farm Animals, 'Don't Play', went to number two in the UK singles charts and they are already working on a follow up.Anne-Marie told The Sun's Bizarre...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 January 2021

Keisha Buchanan: I'm Focusing On Work In 2021!

Keisha Buchanan says 2021 is her year for “work”.The former Sugababes star has revealed she’s set herself “work goals” for the next 12 months, which include putting herself out there and taking some career risks that she’s always wanted to...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 January 2021

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Gary Barlow Will Never Forgive Mr Blobby For Chart Battle

Gary Barlow "hates Mr Blobby".The 50-year-old singer has never forgiven the novelty character for beating Take That to the Christmas number one spot on the UK charts in 1993 and says he still hates Mr Blobby.Gary fumed on Magic Radio:...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 January 2021

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Noel Gallagher's Doesn't Know If His Mother Is Mad For His Music

Noel Gallagher’s mother has never told him she likes any of his songs.The former Oasis star is responsible for writing some of the greatest anthems in rock ‘n’ roll history such as ‘Live Forever’, ‘Wonderwall’ and ‘Don’t Look Back In...

By Bang Showbiz on 23 January 2021

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You Me At Six Land Second Number One Album: 'Put Some Respect On The Name!'

You Me At Six has told their haters to “put some respect on the name” after their new album ‘SUCKAPUNCH’ debuted at number one on the Official Albums Chart.The ‘Bite My Tongue’ hitmakers scored their second number one album on...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

Genesis Delay Reunion Tour Until Autumn

Genesis have rescheduled their 'The Last Domino? Tour' to September and October 2021.The 'Invisible Touch' band have reunited for their first stage dates in 14 years but will now begin their tour across the UK and Ireland with a gig...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Glastonbury 2021 Cancelled: The First Of Many Festivals, Or Just The Biggest Casualty?

"With great regret, we must announce that this year's Glastonbury Festival will not take place," came the not altogether unexpected announcement from the Glastonbury organisers. For the second year in a row the biggest festival in the UK, and one...

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 January 2021

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Michael Eavis Considering Small-scale Glastonbury Event In September

Michael Eavis is considering hosting a smaller event in September after the 2021 Glastonbury festival was cancelled.The co-organiser of the world famous music extravaganza - who curates the lineup with his daughter Emily Eavis - would love to be able...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Sea Shanty King Nathan Evans Inks Major Record Deal After Viral Wellerman Cover

Sea Shanty phenomenon Nathan Evans has landed a major record deal.On December 23, a video of the 26-year-old Scottish postman-and-singer's cover of The Longest Johns' 'Wellerman' went viral and saw #ShantyTok trend on TikTok.The likes of Gary Barlow, Andrew Lloyd...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

DJ Khaled Confirmed As Host For MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021

DJ Khaled is set to host the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 (MAMA) on February 20.The 'Wild Thoughts' hitmaker has been named as the international host for the virtual ceremony, which will air across the globe on MTV for...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Bon Scott's Lost Recordings From Stint In Fraternity Set For Release

Bon Scott's lost recordings from the late singer's stint in rock band Fraternity will be released as a special boxset.Before becoming AC/DC's lead vocalist in 1974 until his untimely death in 1980, the rock legend - who tragically passed away,...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Years & Years Return With Cover Of Pet Shop Boys Classic

Years & Years have returned with a cover of Pet Shop Boys' classic 'It's a Sin'.To coincide with the release of frontman Olly Alexander's new TV miniseries of the same name, the pop group have released their own take on...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Noel Gallagher Set To Record Album Of Lost Oasis Songs

Noel Gallagher is set to record an album of lost Oasis songs.The Britpop group's former guitarist and chief songwriter has revealed he's set to dust off and re-record 14 tracks that never made it onto any of the 'Wonderwall' group's...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary Of Boys For Pele By Tori Amos

Twenty five years ago Tori Amos released her third full length album, Boys For Pele. It remains one of her most successful albums to date, even though it was by no means a conventional album; even then, and even by...

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 January 2021

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Billie Eilish's Parents Helped Finish New Song

Billie Eilish's parents helped her write her new single.The 19-year-old singer has teamed up with Rosalia on 'Lo Vas A Olvidar' ('You Will Forget Her') and though they have only just dropped the track, it's been in the making for...

By Bang Showbiz on 22 January 2021

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Glastonbury Festival 2021 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The Glastonbury festival has been cancelled for a second year running due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Organisers Michael and Emily Eavis announced on Thursday (21.01.21) that the rescheduled 2020 festival - which would have been the event's 50th anniversary - would...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Bree Runway Vows To 'sing More' On Her Debut Album

Bree Runway has vowed to "sing more" on her debut album.The 'ATM' rapper is poised to start work on her first full-length collection, which she has hailed "a true embodiment of everything" she is.And Bree - whose real name is...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

Years And Years Tease Uplifting Dance Album

Years & Years are working on a new album of dancefloor fillers.The 'Desire' trio's frontman Olly Alexander has revealed he and his bandmates - Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkmen - shelved an entire record when the Covid-19 pandemic hit because...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Arlo Parks Lands Amazon Music Special

Arlo Parks has landed an Amazon Music special to coincide with the release of her debut album.The 20-year-old British star will perform her popular singles, ‘Eugene’, ‘Black Dog’, ‘Hurt’, ‘Caroline’ and ‘Cola’, and give her debut performance of songs from...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

Lil Wayne Releases First Song Since Being Pardoned By Donald Trump

Lil Wayne has released his first new music since being pardoned by Donald Trump.The former US President pardoned over 100 people during his last day in office on Tuesday (19.01.21), including the 38-year-old rap star, who had pleaded guilty to...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Foo Fighters Are No Longer Humiliated To Be US Citizens Now President Joe Biden Is In Charge

Foo Fighters no longer feel humiliated to be American following Donald Trump's exit from the White House.The 'Shame Shame' rockers were delighted to be asked to perform at new President of the United State's Joe Biden and his Vice President...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Bob Dylan And Universal Music Group Sued By Collaborator's Wife

Bob Dylan and Universal Music Group are being sued for $7.25 million.The 79-year-old legend sold the rights to his entire song catalogue - which includes songs that span his 60-year career -to the label in December for over $300 million,...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Drake Delays New Album Following Recovery From Knee Surgery

Drake has delayed his new album after focussing on his recovery from knee surgery.The hip-hop megastar was set to release 'Certified Lover Boy' this month, but he decided to push back the release because all of his "energy” went into...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 January 2021

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Drivers License Hitmaker Olivia Rodrigo Has Made Friends With Niall Horan

Olivia Rodrigo is glad she's made friends with fellow pop star Niall Horan, after her "crazy" success with her record-breaking debut single, 'Drivers License'.The 17-year-old US sensation currently has the hottest single in the world, which has topped the charts...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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C2C Music Festival Has Been Postponed Till 2022

The Country To Country (C2C) music festival has been postponed until 2022.The annual country music extravaganza had already been delayed from last year to March 2021, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on mass gatherings and...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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Jake Bugg Eyes Autumn Release For Fifth Album

Jake Bugg is eyeing releasing his fifth studio album in the autumn - if he can tour the record.The 'All I Need' singer has revealed he's sitting on his follow-up to 2017's 'Hearts That Strain' because he wants to be...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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'My Favourite Flavour, Cherry Red': The Rolling Stones To Launch Their Own Chocolate Bars

The Rolling Stones are set to launch their own chocolate bars.Sir Mick Jagger and co already have an extensive line of merchandise to their name, and now they've added the sweet treats to the mix in honour of their 60th...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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'There's Absolutely Nothing In It': Gary Numan Only Got £37 For 1 Million Streams Of His Song

Gary Numan has claimed he only got paid £37 for a million streams of his song.The 62-year-old musician has spoken out at his frustration at streaming services paying an abysmal amount to artists, despite their music being listened to extensively.The...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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Tim McGraw Was 'apprehensive At First' When Taylor Swift Named Her Debut Song After Him

Tim McGraw was “a little apprehensive at first" when he heard Taylor Swift's debut song was named after him.The 53-year-old country music legend has admitted he feared he'd gotten "terribly old" and wasn't "cool" anymore when he found out about...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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'I Wish Lemmy Were Alive To Hear It': Foo Fighters' Latest Single No Son Of Mine Is A Tribute To Lemmy

Foo Fighters’ latest single, 'No Son Of Mine', is a tribute to late Motörhead frontman Lemmy.Dave Grohl was a close friend of the late music icon - who passed away in December 2015, at the age of 70, a short...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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Ellie Goulding And Silk City To Release New Single New Love This Week

Ellie Goulding and Silk City have announced their new single, ‘New Love’.After leaving plenty of clues on social media, the 'Love Me Like You Do' hitmaker and Mark Ronson and Diplo's side project have confirmed the track will arrive on...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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Billie Eilish And Rosalia Will Release Their Much-anticipated Duet This Week

Billie Eilish and Rosalía's hotly-anticipated collaboration is set to be released this week.After teasing fans about the progress on the track, the 'Therefore I Am' hitmaker and the 'Malamente' singer have confirmed their song, ‘Lo Vas A Olvidar’, will be...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 January 2021

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Sea Shanties Surge On Spotify Following Nathan Evans' Viral Wellerman Cover

Viral TikTok star Nathan Evans' cover of 'Wellerman' has led to the sea shanty being streamed over 7,000 per cent more on Spotify.On December 23, the video of the 26-year-old Scottish postman-and-singer's cover of The Longest Johns shanty went viral...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

SZA Seemingly Heard A New Song By Lizzo

SZA has seemingly teased new music from Lizzo.The 'Good Days' hitmaker took to Twitter to share that the 'Truth Hurts' singer had played her "the best song" she's "ever heard", but she hasn't said whether it was new material from...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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James Arthur Urges Everyone To Take 'responsibility' Of Their Mental Health And 'speak Up'

James Arthur says everyone has a "responsibility" to speak up when they are suffering with their mental health.The 'Say You Won't Let Go' hitmaker struggles with anxiety and depression and has been having CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy) in lockdown.James struggled...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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D12 Rapper Bizarre Suffers Mini Stroke

D12's Bizarre has suffered a mini stroke.The 44-year-old rapper - who is best known for his work in Eminem's Detroit hip-hop group - was hospitalised after he had a transient ischemic attack, his manager revealed.Alongside a picture of Bizarre -...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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Gary Barlow: Take That Were Really Selling Sex

Gary Barlow says Take That were "really selling sex" as they appeared on magazine covers before they had hits.The 'Back For Good' hitmaker has reflected on his time in the boy band ahead of his 50th birthday on Wednesday (20.01.21).And...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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Weezer Confirm New January Album

Weezer are to release a new album next week. The US rockers will drop their "piano-based" 14th studio album, 'OK Human', on January 29th, but beforehand the first single from the record, 'All My Favorite Songs', will be out on...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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Sam Smith Is Working On Their Next Album

Sam Smith is already working on their fourth studio album.The 'Promises' hitmaker only released their latest record, 'Love Goes', in October, but Sam is already hard at work on the follow-up.His longtime songwriting partner, Jimmy Napes, told the 'Straight Up'...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 January 2021

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Twitter Reacts To Unforgivable Headlines Surrounding The Death Of Convicted Murderer Phil Spector

With the news that Phil Spector - convicted murderer of Lana Clarkson - has passed away at the age of 81 due to COVID-19 complications, many headlines have displayed shocking ignorance and insensitivity by choosing to focus on his music...

By Holly Mosley on 18 January 2021

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