Music News and Festival Updates 5th September 2013

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Jack White Awarded Honorary Dean Title In Mexico

Rocker Jack White has been named the honorary dean of a music school in Mexico City.The former White Stripes star made a surprise appearance at the...

5th September 2013 1:30

A$ap Rocky Charged With Assault

Rapper A$Ap Rocky has been charged with assault after allegedly slapping a female fan during his performance at Jay Z's Made in America festival in...

5th September 2013 1:30

Kid Rock's Intruder Pleads No Contest To Home Invasion

A man accused of breaking into Kid Rock's home in July (13) has pleaded no contest to attempted home invasion, but insists he was so drunk he has no...

5th September 2013 1:30

Miley Cyrus Uses The C-word In Altercation With Paparazzi

Miley Cyrus' bizarre behaviour continues following an altercation with a paparazzo on Wednesday (04Sep13).The pop star, who hit the headlines for her...

5th September 2013 1:30

Lady Gaga In Talks To Host And Perform On Saturday Night Live - Report

Lady Gaga is in talks to cement her comeback by hosting and performing on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live.The Born This Way hitmaker will...

5th September 2013 1:30

Demi Lovato Is Given A Goat For Her 21st

Demi Lovato celebrated her 21st birthday in Kenya and landed a goat as a gift.The Heart Attack singer, was given the odd present by a family she...

5th September 2013 1:30

Fascinating Fact: 3849808

Aerosmith star Steven Tyler took a break from writing new tunes in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday (02Sep13) to perform the group's hit Jaded with...

5th September 2013 1:30

The Things They Tweet: 3849812

"Anyone out there wanna be my choreographer ? I don't even know where to start looking. But I wanna learn some moves." Lily Allen asks her Twitter...

5th September 2013 1:30

Nicki Minaj Returns With Two New Music Videos

Nicki Minaj has reunited with DJ Khaled for one of two new music videos.The 'Starships' singer has teamed up with the Miami-based producer for the...

5th September 2013 2:00

Scarlett Johansson Engaged To French Journalist

Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac have got engaged.The 28-year-old actress, who was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring at the Venice...

5th September 2013 3:00

Albert Hammond Jr. Mixed Drugs

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. used to mix ''heroin, cocaine and heroin''. The band's lead guitarist has opened up about the extent of his drug use,...

5th September 2013 6:21

Liam Payne Hailed A Hero After Fire Rescue

Liam Payne has been hailed a hero for helping to save a friend when a horrific fire broke out at the One Direction star's London apartment by beating...

5th September 2013 8:00

Lamb Of God Malaysian Show Scrapped Over Protests

An upcoming Lamb Of God show in Malaysia has been scrapped following protests from the country's Islamic leaders.The group was billed to perform in...

5th September 2013 8:00

Justin Bieber Racial Slur Song Is A Fake

A racially-charged song believed to have been recorded by Justin Bieber has been exposed as a fake.What She Wants, a new track purportedly sung by...

5th September 2013 8:00

Noel Gallagher Lashes Out At Politician At Gq Awards

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher lashed out at Britain's Foreign Secretary after spotting him at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday...

5th September 2013 8:00

Tyga Hits Back At Jewellery Lawsuit

Rapper Tyga has hit back after he was sued for allegedly failing to pay for a watch, suggesting the pricey accessory was a gift.Bosses at California...

5th September 2013 8:00

Wiz Khalifa Collaborates With Adele And Miley Cyrus For New Album

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has teamed up with Miley Cyrus and Adele in the studio.The Black and Yellow hitmaker will release Blacc Hollywood later this year...

5th September 2013 8:00

The Things They Say: 3850185

"I was in a bit of a plane crash and my boyfriend got eaten by the tigers who I'll have to face off with at the very end of the music video." Katy...

5th September 2013 8:00

Ministry Of Sound To Sue Spotify Over Compilation Replications

If a song isn't necessarily your own, can you still claim ownership if you have acquired the rights to place it on a compilation disc? This is what...

5th September 2013 8:27

Chris Brown Revokes Retirement?

Chris Brown appears to have revoked his intention to retire. The 'Beautiful People' singer said he was quitting music last month claiming people were...

5th September 2013 10:00

Jessie J Wants Miley Cyrus Duet

Jessie J wants to work with Miley Cyrus again.The 25-year-old singer - who co-wrote Miley's hit track 'Party in the USA' - has backed the 20-year-old...

5th September 2013 10:00

Marcus Mumford And Justin Young Collaborate

Marcus Mumford and Justin Young teamed up to cover songs by Bob Dylan and Neil Young.The pair - who are each enjoying their own success as part of...

5th September 2013 10:00

Arctic Monkeys Put New Album Online To Stream For Free [Listen]

The Arctic Monkeys have a new album coming out. What's more, they're making their fifth release, titled AM, available to stream in it's entirety, for...

5th September 2013 10:01

Lady Gaga In Talks To Host Snl, Fans Beg For 'Sex Dreams'

After her glorious iTunes Festival performance on Sunday, it's pretty safe to say that Lady Gaga had the entertainment industry eating out of her...

5th September 2013 11:14

Naughty Boy Hopes You'll Enjoy Your Stay At The Hotel Cabana, Promises Grandeur

Having broken into music in an unorthodox way – Naughty Boy won £44k on Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal and used the money to set up his own...

5th September 2013 11:15

Snoop Dogg & Eddie Murphy Release Reggae Track: Listen To 'Red Light'

Snoop Dogg may be famed for for his fantabul-izzle rap skills but it seems he's turned his full attention to the rhythmic rolls of reggae for a brand...

5th September 2013 11:29

David Bowie Leads Q Awards 2013 Nominations

David Bowie leads nominations for the 2013 Q Awards, with six nods. The iconic singer made a surprise comeback in January when he released single...

5th September 2013 12:01

David Bowie's Comeback Leads Q Award Nominations

Reclusive rock legend David Bowie's first album in 10 years has scored him a string of nominations at this year's (13) Q Awards.The Ziggy Stardust...

5th September 2013 12:05

Melissa Etheridge Allowed To Take Kids On Tour

Country singer Melissa Etheridge has won a court battle allowing her to take her kids on tour.The star's ex-partner Tammy Lynn Michaels asked a judge...

5th September 2013 12:05

Taylor Swift Sets Two World Records

Pop star Taylor Swift has set two new world records after conquering the U.S. charts.The Love Story hitmaker made history by becoming the first...

5th September 2013 12:05

Simon Cowell: 'My Child Will Inherit Nothing'

Dad-to-be Simon Cowell has no plans to hand his child a huge inheritance, insisting his fortune will go to charity.The X Factor boss, who is worth an...

5th September 2013 12:05

Austin Mahone Fails Driving Test

Teen star Austin Mahone has failed his driving test twice in one day.The 17-year-old What About Love singer, who picked up Mtv's Artist to Watch...

5th September 2013 12:05

The Things They Tweet: 3850640

"Happy Birthday Freddie ! We will be celebrating at 1 Mayfair tonight. And making a ton of money to fight Aids." Brian May remembers his late Queen...

5th September 2013 12:05

The Things They Say: 3850641

"I feel like men's fashion is better than women's at the moment. I go into the men's section and I'm like, 'I'll have this.' I feel like it's really...

5th September 2013 12:05

The Things They Tweet: 3850642

"Happy to finally announce the official release date for my new single/music video for my song #GoodTime w/ @LilTunechi. October 1St!" Hotel heiress...

5th September 2013 12:05

Music Midtown Festival Continues To Grow After Successful Rebirth

It looks like Atlanta's Music Midtown festival is on its way back up as 2013 brings us the biggest line-up since its return from a six year hiatus.We...

5th September 2013 13:40

A$ap Rocky Assault Charge At Made In America Festival

The rapper known as A$AP Rocky has been charged with misdemeanour assault after slapping a female fan, according to TMZThe female who attended the...

5th September 2013 14:09

Biffy Clyro Blast Trent Reznor Over Reading Festival Outburst

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil has accused rocker Trent Reznor of spitting out "his dummy" and behaving like a spoiled diva following his band Nine...

5th September 2013 16:06

Steven Tyler Rocks Tiny Venue With Impromptu Performance

Aerosmith legend Steven Tyler treated fans to an impromptu performance at a tiny venue in Nashville, Tennessee.The rocker was in the audience at the...

5th September 2013 16:06

Cher's 40th Birthday Turned Sour After Jack Nicholson Snub

Pop superstar Cher's joy at turning 40 was dealt a crushing blow when Jack Nicholson insisted she wasn't sexy enough to star in The Witches Of...

5th September 2013 16:06

Tycoon Relaunching Fabled New York Jazz Club

A New York tycoon is hoping to evoke the 1930s jazz scene by relaunching the famed club frequented by music legends Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller and...

5th September 2013 16:06

Alison Goldfrapp Turns Art Curator For Gallery Series

Electro pop star Alison Goldfrapp is taking on the art world by curating a major new exhibition in at a top gallery in England.The Goldfrapp...

5th September 2013 16:06

Adam Levine Unveils Debut Clothing Line

Rocker Adam Levine has launched his first men's clothing range with a major U.S. retailer.The Maroon 5 star is following his debut fragrance release...

5th September 2013 16:06

Billy Bragg Rules Out Retirement

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg has vowed to never hang up his guitar after picking up a lifetime achievement award earlier this week (begs02Sep13).The...

5th September 2013 16:06

The Things They Say: 3850810

"I would like to congratulate him on the good news. I think he's gonna be a good father. And he'll probably have a nation of nannies to help!" Nicole...

5th September 2013 16:06

50 Cent Track Leaks Online

50 Cent's latest track has leaked online.The rapper's track '(Don't Turn On Me) Warning You', featuring vocals by Skylar Grey, has appeared online,...

5th September 2013 16:06

Kings Of Leon: 'Mechanical Bull' Is Not A Comeback

Kings Of Leon insist their new album, 'Mechanical Bull', is not a comeback.Drummer Nathan Followill dismissed claims the group's year-long hiatus was...

5th September 2013 16:06

Bjork Rocks London's Alexandra Palace, A Camera Phone-free Zone

Bjork's 2011 album Biophilia, exploring the relationship between nature, technology and music, was considered one of the better efforts of that year,...

5th September 2013 17:12

Drake Reveals ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Track List

Canadian recording artist Drake has unveiled the track listing for his upcoming album 'Nothing Was The Same' today (September 5th) online, which will...

5th September 2013 17:57

Robin Thicke And Paula Patton Put On United Front At Album Release Party

Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton put on a united front at the R&B star's album release party in New York on Wednesday (04Sep13), hours...

5th September 2013 19:10

Donny Osmond Makes Stage Return After Buttock Injury

Veteran entertainer Donny Osmond made a triumphant return to the Las Vegas stage on Tuesday night (03Sep13) for the first time since suffering a...

5th September 2013 19:10

Victoria Azarenka Gushes About Redfoo After U.s. Open Quarterfinals Win

Tennis ace Victoria Azarenka has brushed off rumours her relationship with Lmfao rapper Redfoo is on the rocks after gushing about the eccentric pop...

5th September 2013 19:10

The Weeknd Offers To Call Fans Personally

Singer The Weeknd has offered to personally call fans who leave him a voicemail.The Canadian star included his personal phone number in a promotional...

5th September 2013 19:10

Young Jeezy Changing Stage Name

Rapper Young Jeezy is dropping the first half of his stage name to reflect his maturity as a "grown man".The Soul Survivor hitmaker, 35, made the...

5th September 2013 19:10

Drake Unveils New Album 'Nothing Was The Same' Tracklist, Feat. Jay Z

Rapper Drake has announced the tracklist and release date for his new album 'Nothing Was The Same.' He tweeted "Mixed and Mastered and on its way to...

5th September 2013 20:18

Rod Stewart: 'I'd Like To Tour With Elton'

Old pals Rod Stewart and Sir Elton John are quietly plotting a joint tour after hitting the road separately with Stevie Nicks and Billy Joel in...

5th September 2013 22:09

Cher Makes Video In Support Of Ecuadorian Villagers Fighting Chevron

Cher has produced a hard-hitting new video, which takes aim at bosses of oil giant Chevron over their treatment of Ecuadorian locals battling them...

5th September 2013 22:09

Liza Minnelli Reuniting With Sister Onstage

Liza Minnelli is set to perform with her half-sister Lorna Luft for the first time in 20 years at two upcoming cancer charity fundraisers.Judy...

5th September 2013 22:09

Michael Jackson Trial Expected To End Later This Month

The ongoing Michael Jackson wrongful death suit is expected to end later this month (Sep13).The King of Pop's mother and three kids have spent the...

5th September 2013 22:09

Rolling Stones To Be Honoured At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rolling Stones are set to be honoured at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 18th Annual Music Masters Series in Cleveland, Ohio.The legendary group...

5th September 2013 22:09

Fascinating Fact 3851086

The Wanted's Nathan Sykes joined his rumoured girlfriend Ariana Grande onstage during an appearance on U.S. Tv breakfast show Live! With Kelly And...

5th September 2013 22:09

Fascinating Fact: 3851087

Former Sonic Youth star Kim Gordon is to appear in an upcoming episode of hit U.S. Tv series Girls.

5th September 2013 22:09

Fascinating Fact: 3851088

Robin Thicke's song Blurred Lines has topped the Billboard 2013 Songs of the Summer chart.

5th September 2013 22:09

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