As the 2018 Football World Cup kicks off The Scoundrel Squirrels deliver a Russian penned anthem with ‘Pobeda for England’

The Scoundrel Squirrels are a one piece outfit fronted by mastermind Mondie who hail’s from Leeds but is based in London. The Scoundrel Squirrels and are set up to fuse the wonders of music to the glories of an England football World Cup campaign. They exist due to the firm belief that a tournament as …

No Shame – Lily Allen

With her omnivorous musical tastes and cheeky attitude, London-based pop singer/songwriter Lily Allen made a name for herself almost as soon as she released her demos on the Internet. The daughter of comedian Keith Allen, Lily spent most of her childhood bouncing from one school to another; in fact, she attended 13 different schools between …

ye – Kanye West

In the span of three short years, Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career. West paired his beats with tongue-twisting raps and a self-assured, flamboyant personality. His dapper fashion sense set him apart …

Lost & Found – Jorja Smith

Jorja Smith is an English R&B singer/songwriter whose soulful, jazz-tinged cadence, heartfelt lyrics, and retro sound invoke names like Alunageorge, Nao, Lulu James, and Amy Winehouse, the latter of whom the Walsall-based artist cites as her biggest influence. Smith issued her debut single, “Blue Lights,” in 2015, but it was 2016’s powerful “Where Did I …

KIDS SEE GHOSTS – KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Kanye West & Kid Cudi

Kanye West’s solo album released one week prior, was him proudly shouting about his superpower—bipolar disorder—from the peak of a snow-capped mountain, KIDS SEE GHOSTS is the fireside therapy session occurring at its base. Both Kid Cudi and West have dealt with controversy and mental illness throughout their intertwined careers. It’s all addressed here, on …

Goodbye & Good Riddance – Juice WRLD

> Chicago-area hip-hop musician Juice WRLD delivers introspective lyrics atop melodic production, echoing Travis Scott and Post Malone. Born Jarad Higgins in 1998, the Calumet Park artist grew up playing piano, drums, and guitar, turning to rap freestyling in high school. Influenced by rock music and Chicago drill from Lil Durk and Chief Keef, Higgins …

Wildness (Deluxe) – Snow Patrol

Scottish-Irish alt-rock outfit Snow Patrol broke into the mainstream with their 2003 major-label debut, Final Straw, a mega-selling album that showcased the band’s fondness for epic, melancholic rock. On their earlier releases, the group stuck close to the indie pop realm, releasing quirky albums that took more cues from Belle & Sebastian than Coldplay (to …

RECKLESS – NAV

Punjabi-Canadian hip-hop recording artist NAV (aka Navraj Goraya) had his first taste of fame when reality TV star Kylie Jenner posted a Snapchat video of herself singing along to his song “Myself.” The mysterious star had been steadily building a large following through a string of releases via his SoundCloud account, beginning in 2015 with …

Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band (Live) – Patti Smith

> Punk rock’s poet laureate Patti Smith ranks among the most influential female rock & rollers of all time. Ambitious, unconventional, and challenging, Smith’s music was hailed as the most exciting fusion of rock and poetry since Bob Dylan’s heyday. If that hybrid remained distinctly uncommercial for much of her career, it wasn’t a statement …

Love Is Dead is new from CHVRCHES

Bridging the worlds of indie and mainstream pop with big synths and bigger hooks, Glasgow’s electro-pop trio Chvrches features singer Lauren Mayberry and keyboardists/vocalists Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. In September 2011, Mayberry, who previously played with the band Blue Sky Archives and holds a law degree as well as a master’s degree in journalism, …

Light of Mine – KYLE

Also known as SuperDuperKyle or K.i.D., Ventura-based MC Kyle is heavily influenced by the ’80s, and not just the decade’s brand of hip-hop, but that era’s video game music as well. He debuted in 2013 with Beautiful Loser, a record that featured guest spots from G-Eazy and was released by the vanity label Hey Kyle. …

Wide Awake! – Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts’ blend of noisy, punk-friendly clatter and snarky, sometimes serious lyrics delivered in a menacing monotone struck a chord within indie rock circles with their 2012 album, Light Up Gold, and after loads of touring and a series of literate and scrappy albums made for What’s Your Rupture? and Rough Trade, they firmly established …

Inspiration – Sheku Kanneh-Mason

British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason won the prestigious BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2016 when he was just 17 years old, performing Shostakovich’s fiendish Cello Concerto No. 1. The first black musician to win the competition in its 38-year history, Kanneh-Mason was born and raised in a suburb of Nottingham, England. The third …

Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’ – BTS

South Korean boy band BTS (Bangtan Boys or “bulletproof boy scouts” in Korean) blend dance-oriented K-pop with hip-hop influences. The septet’s lineup includes Rap Monster (Kim Namjoon), team leader and rapper; Jin (Kim Seokjin), singer; Suga (Min Yoongi), rapper; J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), rapper and choreographer; Jimin Park, singer and choreographer; V (Kim Taehyung), singer; and …

Tell Me How You Really Feel – Courtney Barnett

Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett first came to light in 2012 when her self-released EP, I’ve Got a Friend Called Emily Ferris, appeared and was roundly praised across Australia. Her conversational, deadpan delivery and garage rock-infused folk-pop style caught the attention of influential website Pitchfork, which named her song “Avant Gardener” one of its Best New …

Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino – Arctic Monkeys

By distilling the sounds of Franz Ferdinand, the Clash, the Strokes, and the Libertines into a hybrid of swaggering indie rock and danceable neo-punk, Arctic Monkeys became one of the U.K.’s biggest bands of the new millennium. Their meteoric rise began in 2005, when the teenagers fielded offers from major labels and drew a sold-out …

Electric Light – James Bay

A singer/songwriter with a penchant for crafting moving and evocative folk-pop, James Bay hails from the North Hertfordshire market town of Hitchin. Bay honed his skills regionally, eventually landing high-exposure support slots with Tom Odell, John Newman, and Kodaline before inking a record deal with Republic/Universal in 2012. Bay soon began recording material, and charted …

UK based Swiss born artist FAY hits the official U.K Commercial Pop Charts with ‘Candycrush’

UK-based Swiss born independent vocalist and songwriter FAY (born Nour Alessandra Fahmy) has an innovative approach to Pop and R&B. She started singing and experimenting with music from a young age quickly becoming clear that this is the path for her. Moving from Switzerland  to Amman in Jordan and finally to London has majorly affected …

Lil Wayne released from the hospital

Rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been released from the hospital after suffering multiple seizures in his hotel room over the weekend (02-03Sep17).The 34-year-old star was taken to Northwestern Memorial hospital in Chicago, Illinois after friends found him unconscious in his suite at the Westin Hotel on Sunday afternoon (03Sep17) Get the full music-news.com story by …

Louis Tomlinson’s mum begged him to mend friendship with Zayn Malik before she died

Louis Tomlinson has revealed his mother’s dying wish was for him and former One Direction bandmate Zayn Malik to be friends again. Johannah Deakin lost her battle with leukaemia in December (16) and now her singer son tells British tabloid The Sun, she desperately wanted him to reach out to Zayn, telling him “life is …

Bobby Wilson son of the late hit recording artist Jackie Wilson releases hit single ‘I get the Sweetest Feeling’

Bobby Wilson son of the late hit recording artist Jackie Wilson and born in New York was brought up in the foster care system in Carolina named Bobby Brookes. Shortly after leaving the navy he discovered his real identity, that he was the son of legendary Jackie Wilson. Bobby completed two years of study at …

Elton’s 70th Birthday bash

Elton John celebrated his 70th birthday with a star studded party featuring Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, and Katy Perry. The Rocket Man hitmaker’s milestone birthday was on Saturday (25Mar17) and his friends and family put together a party at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The get together also helped to raise money for both …

Ed Sheeran’s ÷ shifts over 1 million equivalent sales

The success of Ed Sheeran’s ÷ album shows few signs of slowing down yet as the record reaches a huge sales landmark. On today’s Official Chart Update, the singer-songwriter’s third studio album has shifted over 1 million (1.07m) across physical, digital and streaming equivalent sales. Ed achieved the impressive feat in just 16 days, passing …

Adele: ‘Johnny Depp dog-smuggling drama put me off bringing dog on tour’

Adele decided against bringing her pet pooch Louie on her Australian tour after Johnny Depp’s dog-smuggling drama. The 28-year-old singer has been on the road Down Under for the past few weeks, and performed at the Adelaide Oval on Monday night (13Mar17). As she took to the stage, the Hello star told the audience that …

Madonna to take part in women’s march in Washington

Madonna will march for women’s rights in Washington, D.C. next week (21Jan17). The pop star confirmed her plans in sensational fashion on Instagram on Thursday (12Jan17) writing, “Yasssssssss! Just Do it… 1 Million Women’s March!! Be There!!” under a provocative image of a woman revealing her public hair shaved in the shape of the Nike …

Beatles hero Paul McCartney becomes a Killer for the night

Sir Paul McCartney saw in the New Year with an unexpected appearance on stage with The Killers. The Las Vegas band were performing in St. Barts for Russian billionaire and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich when the Beatle made a surprise appearance. McCartney played one of his old band’s songs, ‘Helter Skelter’, with the …

Mick Jagger’s newborn son, Deveraux, has made his debut on social media.

Mick Jagger’s newborn son, Deveraux, has made his debut on social media. The Rolling Stones frontman, 73, welcomed a baby boy with American ballerina Melanie Hamrick, 29, in New York earlier this month (Dec16) and now Melanie has taken to Instagram to show off her new baby boy. “I’m so (in) love with my baby …

Lily Allen showcased new material when she made a surprise appearance during Mark Ronson’s gig

Lily Allen showcased new material when she made a surprise appearance during Mark Ronson’s gig on Monday night (24Oct16). The Smile singer, who hasn’t released new music since mid 2014, revealed she had been in the studio with the Uptown Funk producer, her longtime collaborator, when she appeared onstage with him for a surprise three-song …

Kelly Clarkson doubts she would have found lasting love if she had wed in her 20s

Kelly Clarkson doubts she would have found lasting love if she had wed in her 20s, because she changed “so much” during those formative years. The Since U Been Gone hitmaker didn’t walk down the aisle until 2013, when she was 31, and she believes waiting to settle down has made her more suited to …

Adele once turned up at British presenter Alan Carr’s house “inconsolable” over an ex-boyfriend.

Adele once turned up at British presenter Alan Carr’s house “inconsolable” over an ex-boyfriend. The Rolling in the Deep singer is close pals with the presenter, and he has revealed that while she achieved global success with her album 21, Adele was still “cut up” about her ex-boyfriend and once stayed with Alan for days …

Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint by two armed men in her hotel room in Paris

Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint by two armed men in her hotel room in Paris on Sunday (02Oct16). The mother-of-two has been in the French capital for Paris Fashion Week, and attended the Balenciaga show, the Givenchy show and the Siran Presentation at Hotel Plaza Athenee earlier on Sunday. However, after returning to her …

Robbie Williams wins quote of the year…”I’m the only person in the world that can say I was in Take That and four out of five Spice Girls.”

    Robbie Williams wins quote of the year…”I’m the only person in the world that can say I was in Take That and four out five Spice Girls.” Robbie Williams was talking to Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O on Sydney’s KIIS1065 this morning (Friday). Williams was talking up his next album ‘Heavy Entertainment Show’, …

Robbie Williams Is Back

THE ALBUM FEATURE SONGS CO-WRITTEN WITH GUY CHAMBERS, JOHN GRANT, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, BRANDON FLOWERS/THE KILLERS, ED SHEERAN AND STUART PRICE – AND, FROM ABOVE, SERGE GAINSBOURG AND SERGEI PROKOFIEV.   THE TITLE TRACK FROM THE RECORD “HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW” IS AVAILABLE NOW. https://SonyMusicAfrica.lnk.to/MSjbe   The incredible ROBBIE WILLIAMS releases his brand new studio album “Heavy …

Louis Tomlinson has reportedly banned the word “Larry” from his Instagram page

Louis Tomlinson has reportedly banned the word “Larry” from his Instagram page to prevent fans from referencing his fictional romance with his One Direction bandmate Harry Styles. The nickname was coined by devotees who penned fan fiction stories about a secret relationship between the pair, but it appears Louis has tired of the constant comments …

kings Of Leon Announce New Studio Album

Multi-platinum selling rock band KINGS OF LEON officially announces the release of their hugely anticipated seventh studio album WALLS coming October 14th on RCA Records. The Grammy Award winning group decided to return to their recording roots in Los Angeles and worked with famed producer Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine).   The …

Lady Gaga’s new single hints at the end of her romance with actor Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga’s new single hints at the end of her romance with actor Taylor Kinney. The U.S. superstar has returned to the pop world with Perfect Illusion, her first solo track in three years. Gaga and actor Kinney ended their engagement after five years together in July (16). The singer made her long-awaited comeback on …

Lady Gaga has recorded a duet with British singer Florence Welch

Lady Gaga has recorded a duet with British singer Florence Welch for her upcoming album. The Poker Face singer co-hosted the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw on Friday morning (09Sep16) to mark the premiere of new single Perfect Illusion, her first pop song since 2014. During the chat she revealed her upcoming …

One Direction’s hiatus will be a permanent split, according to boy band guru Louis Walsh.

One Direction’s hiatus will be a permanent split, according to boy band guru Louis Walsh. The svengali, who was a judge on the U.K.’s X Factor in 2010 when One Direction were formed, believes Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles won’t get back together for at least a decade. Asked if he …

Lady Gaga has vowed to donate money to help recovery efforts in her native Italy

Lady Gaga has vowed to donate money to help recovery efforts in her family’s native Italy after an earthquake shook the country early on Wednesday (24Aug16). The pop superstar, real name Stefani Germanotta, was among the celebrities expressing their heartbreak on social media after waking up to learn a 6.2 magnitude tremor had rocked the …

Red Hot Chili Peppers Video

Today, Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers release the music video for their current single “Dark Necessities” from their upcoming new album The Getaway, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records tomorrow, June 17th. The video was directed by Olivia Wilde and will be available to watch today exclusively …