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Sia Still On Top In The U.s. As Drake Makes History

Her Cheap Thrills hit keeps a charging Major Lazer and Justin Bieber away from number one, as their collaboration, Cold Water, rises to two. Calvin Harris and Rihanna's This is What You...

Justin Bieber Takes Over Top Of U.k. Singles Chart

The singer's Major Lazer collaboration, Cold Water, makes it three weeks at number one, while Let Me Love You, his new tune with DJ Snake, debuts at two. The one-two punch marks...

Major Lazer Have Group Therapy For Stress

Major Lazer have group therapy Skype sessions to help cope with the stress of success.The EDM trio - comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire - have confessed that their increasing fame has caused them...

Major Lazer Deal With Fame Using Counselling And Hypnosis

The electronic dance music (EDM) collective has seen their popularity rocket over the past 18 months, with chart topping hits like Lean On and Cold Water, a collaboration with pop superstar Justin Bieber....

Adele And Radiohead To Battle It Out At Aim Awards

The prizegiving is organised by the Association of Independent Music (AIM), which recognises music released on independent record labels other than the 'big three' of Sony, Warner and Universal. Adele's smash hit...

Three Dead At California Rave Festival

The electronic dance music event, which featured performances from Major Lazer, Ty Dolla $ign, AlunaGeorge, Ice Cube and Desiigner took place at the city's Auto Club Speedway over the weekend (30-31Jul16)....

Major Lazer's Lollapalooza Set Marred By Power Outage

Diplo's electronic trio was among the top draws at the Chicago, Illinois event over the weekend (29-31Jul16), but its loud Friday night set reportedly blew the generators, causing Major Lazer's light show and...

Major Lazer Ends Drake's Record-chasing Run At The Top Of U.k. Charts

Drake's One Dance has been the nation's number one since April (16), spending 15 weeks at the top. It was narrowing in on Bryan Adams' 16-week record when Major Lazer's new tune ended...

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...

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Berlin House Where David Bowie And Iggy Pop Lived Marked By Plaque

Berlin House Where David Bowie And Iggy Pop Lived Marked By Plaque

The flat at Hauptstrasse 155 was where Bowie and Iggy lived between 1976 and 1978 in the city, which inspired the so-called 'Berlin trilogy' albums.

Rupert Grint To Star In TV Re-Make Of 'Snatch'

Rupert Grint To Star In TV Re-Make Of 'Snatch'

Grint will star alongside Dougray Scott and Ed Westwick in a 10-part TV series for Sony's streaming platform Crackle.

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