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J.k. Rowling Urges Fans Not To Give To Orphanages

The writer and philanthropist, 51, took part in a Facebook Live chat for her Lumos charity with the aim of highlighting the plight of the estimated 8 million children around the world who...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

Lauren Laverne Remembers Husband's Close Call On 7/7 Anniversary

The former Kenickie frontwoman has revealed her then fiance, TV producer/DJ Graeme Fisher, was on a London Underground train on 7th July, 2005 when suicide bombers wreaked havoc across the British capital, and...

Glastonbury 2016 Acts Already 'Booked Up'

Emily Eavis claims Glastonbury's 2016 headliners are ''pretty much booked up''.The co-organiser of the festival has revealed they are well on the way to completing the line-up for the annual event next year, despite the...

Bbc Radio 6 Music Hits 2 Million Weekly As 5 Live Goes Backwards

BBC Radio 6 Music, the station that the corporation tried to axe before a public outcry, hit over 2 million weekly listeners in the final three months of last year. In a landmark moment for...

Lily Allen 'Overwhelmed' By Baby Messages

Lily Allen is ''overwhelmed'' by the number of well wishes she's received following the birth of her daughter.The 'Smile' singer and her husband Sam Cooper - who already have a 14-month-old daughter Ethel - welcomed...

Mercury Music Prize: Field Music's Odds Plummet As Ceremony Looms

The winner of this year's Mercury Music Prize will be announced at a ceremony in London tonight, with British indie pop quartet Alt-J the bookies favourite at 6/4. However, an interesting market mover has sent...

Mercury Prize Nomination Preview: Who Will Get The Nod?

“The Barclaycard Mercury prize 2012 albums of the year will be revealed at 5.30pm on Wednesday (12 September, 2012) The announcement, made by presenter and broadcaster Lauren Laverne, will be hosted at The Hospital Club...

Guillemots Always Eat Their Rider

Guillemots always eat their backstage rider. The 'Get Over It' band - made up of Fyfe Dangerfield, MC Lord Magrao, Aristazabal Hawkes and Greig Stewart - like to indulge in a few snacks before they...

Alison Steadman's No Work Talk At Home Rule

Alison Steadman and Mike Leigh never discussed work at home.The actress - who married the director in 1973 and split from him in 1995 - starred in several of the helmsman's movies but admitted it...

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...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

Laverne Welcomes Baby Boy

Former KENICKIE frontwoman LAUREN LAVERNE is celebrating after giving birth to her second baby boy.The British singer-turned-radio presenter and her husband, DJ Graeme Fisher, welcomed little MACk into the world on Monday (20Sep10). She announced...

Ed Simons' History Lessons

The Chemical Brothers star Ed Simons gives medieval studies lessons.The 'Setting Sun' singer - who is joined in the duo by Tom Rowlands - studied the subject at university and was happy to share his...

Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

Double Win For Chris Evans At Sony Radio Awards

BBC disc jockey Chris Evans won two prizes at the annual Sony Radio Academy awards on Monday evening.The Radio 2 DJ scooped the Music Radio Personality of the Year prize as well as the Entertainment...

By on 12 May 2009

Elbow's Seldom Seen Kid Wins 2008 Mercury Music Prize

Elbow's fourth album The Seldom Seen Kid has won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The northwest quintet had been second favourite to claim the prize behind the secretive dubstep producer Burial but took the prestigious award...

By on 09 September 2008

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