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Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Fest

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer, Metallica and Selena Gomez will headline this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.The non-profit organisation - which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 - has unveiled a diverse and...

Ed Sheeran Writes Album On Cruise Ship

Ed Sheeran has been writing his new album on a cruise ship. The flame-haired singer hired a ''cheap cabin'' aboard the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner and has locked himself away penning songs for his...

Justin Bieber's Cold Water Gets Release Date

Justin Bieber and Major Lazer will release their new song 'Cold Water' next Friday (22.07.16).The 'Sorry' hitmaker has taken to Twitter to tease the new tune and showed he was jumping with joy to share...

Ed Sheeran To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Ed Sheeran is set to headline Glastonbury Festival 2017.The 'Sing' hitmaker is reportedly in advanced talks to top the bill on the famous Pyramid Stage at next year's music extravaganza at Worthy Farm in Somerset,...

John C. Reilly Gets Silly At Sasquatch! Music Festival

The comedian was promoting the forthcoming season of Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, a TV series on U.S. network Adult Swim, in which he interviews guests about different facets of living,...

Australia's Stereosonic Festival Goes On Hiatus

Totem OneLove Group organisers announced on Thursday (07Apr16) that the multi-city touring festival, which usually takes place across November and December, would not go ahead this year (16). "Totem...

Major Lazer Set For History-making Havana Gig

Diplo's electronic/dancehall trio will play a free show at the Tribuna Jose Marti, a stone's throw from the U.S. Embassy in Havana on 6 March (16). Tens of thousands of music fans...

Diplo Is Most Shazamed Artist Of 2015

Fans pulled out the app to identify more of the DJ's songs than those of any other artist over the last 12 months, partly in thanks to his work with his group Major...

Diplo Is Most Shazamed Artist Of 2015

Fans pulled out the app to identify more of the DJ's songs than those of any other artist over the last 12 months, partly in thanks to his work with his group Major...

Calls For Action Over Stereosonic Drug Deaths

A 19-year-old reveller passed away at a hospital after attending the Adelaide leg of the event on Saturday (05Dec15), days after a 25-year-old woman died following the Sydney show. Both deaths have...

Rihanna Is The Most Streamed Female Artist Of 2015 On Spotify, Despite No New Album

Rihanna has been revealed as the most streamed female artist on Spotify in 2015, despite not releasing a new album. Fans of the pop queen clearly haven’t been too put off by the lack of...

Woman Dies At Stereosonic Festival

Sylvia Choi, from Australia, collapsed during the Sydney Olympic Park event on Saturday (28Nov15) and was rushed to the nearby Concord Hospital, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later. "It's...

Kwabs Performs Sold-out Homecoming Show

Kwabs performed a sold-out homecoming show in London on Saturday (17.10.15).The 'Walk' hitmaker wowed London's Roundhouse with his first show in the capital since the release of his debut album 'Love + War' last month,...

Disclosure And Mark Ronson For Amp Lost And Found 2016

Disclosure, Mark Ronson and Katy B will appear at AMP Lost And Found 2016.The second annual festival will feature a headline DJ set from the 'Omen' hitmakers alongside founder Annie Mac, while the 'Uptown Funk'...

Steve Aoki: Edm Has 'A Long Way' To Go

Steve Aoki thinks EDM still has ''a long way'' to go.The 'Boneless' hitmaker has confessed that although electronic dance music has become more popular in the charts over the past few years, he believes there's...

Drake's Festival Plans

Drake is planning to headline New Look Wireless again next year.The 'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmaker was top of the bill at last night's (03.07.15) festival and is hoping he can make a return...

Jason Derulo Makes It Four Weeks At U.k. Number One

The track holds off competition from Major Lazer and DJ Snake's Lean On, which rises one spot to two, just ahead of OMI's Cheerleader. Deorro & Chris Brown are new at four...

A 'New Look' For Wireless Festival? Mary J. Blige, Tinashe & Robin Schulz Added To 2015 Line-up

Wireless Festival goers will be delighted to hear that new acts have been announced for this year's line-up. London's biggest pop festival is looking better than ever with some explosive first announcements.The weekend of the...

Ariana Grande Records Song For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Sountrack

Ariana Grande has recorded a song for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' soundtrack.The 'Break Free' hitmaker has teamed up with electronic music project Major Lazer for a track to feature on the upcoming film...

Madonna: Diplo Is A Slave Driver

Madonna claims producer Diplo is a ''slave driver'' in the studio. The 'Hung Up' hitmaker is making music with Katy Perry's rumoured boyfriend and admits he pushed her to her limits when the pair teamed...

Busta Rhymes To Perform At Bestival 2014

Busta Rhymes is set to perform at Bestival this year. The hip-hop star will mark his first appearance at a UK festival this September when he joins the main stage line-up at the event, which...

M.i.a.producer Nearly Died

M.I.A.'s producer nearly died while making her new album. Studio wizard Switch - a former member of Major Lazer, who has also produced for Beyonce - suffered an accident after misjudging a dive while recording...

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 To Arrive With Another Weekend Of Uninterrupted Musical Fun

Treasure Island Music Festival returns to San Francisco, California this October for two days with an impressive selection of live music and other entertainment at a stunning location on this popular man-made island.Headlining Saturday, October...

A Week In Music - Vampire Weekend Album Is Tops, Daft Punk Break Records, Kelly Rowland Breaks Down

A Week In Albums... Vampire Weekend have been getting some much deserved props for their comeback LP, Modern Vampires Of The City and our man Jim Pusey was more than happy to join in the...

Diplo Produces New Track For Beyonce?

Beyonce has worked with Diplo on a new track. The producer and his former Major Lazer partner Switch produced 'Run the World (Girls)' - the first single from Beyonce's last album, '4'- and he has...

Pictures: Rita Ora Wardrobe Malfunctions And Huge Surprise Guests At Red Bull Culture Clash

Boy Better Know arrive at the Red Bull Culture Clash in London ... but did they win?There was an urban music clash for the ages going on down in London last night (November 7) as...

No Doubt Make Music By Trial And Error

No Doubt say their music is a series of ''accidents and mistakes''.The 'Just a Girl' hitmakers have never had a specific plan when it comes to recording music and admit their new album 'Push and...

Snoop Dogg Names Diplo His Reggae Guru

Snoop Dogg chose Diplo to produce his reggae album as he is his only friend who knows the genre.The rapper - rebranding himself as Snoop Lion for the project - wanted to make a more...

Beyonce's 'Adult' Album

Beyonce's '4' album ''made more sense'' to Diplo once he found out she was pregnant. The producer and his DJ partner Switch worked on two tracks on the album, first single 'Run the World (Girls)'...

Snoop Dogg Unveils Reggae Album

Snoop Dogg has previewed his new reggae album, 'Reincarnated'.The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper gave fans a taste of his new musical direction with the track 'La La La', produced by Diplo and Ariel...

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