Music News and Festival Updates 8th October 2013

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Carly Simon Dropped Woody Allen From Song After Farrow Scandal

Carly Simon dropped the mention of Woody Allen from her 1992 song Love Of My Life after the director left her good friend Mia Farrow for her adopted...

8th October 2013 1:25

Keith Urban Launching Guitar Line

Singer Keith Urban is launching his own guitar line.The American Idol judge has teamed up with bosses at Home Shopping Network to release the Urban...

8th October 2013 1:25

Pitbull Records Timber With Ke$ha

Tour partners Pitbull and Ke$Ha have teamed up to record a new track together.Pitbull's new tune Timber, which features his labelmate, was premiered...

8th October 2013 1:25

T.i. Heading To Tv Show House Of Lies

Rapper T.I. is heading back to American Tv for a multi-episode arc on Don Cheadle's hit show House Of Lies.The Whatever You Like hitmaker has been...

8th October 2013 1:25

Boston Hoping For December Album Comeback - Report

Classic rockers Boston are hoping to score a Christmas (13) hit by releasing their first album since frontman Brad Delp committed suicide in 2007 at...

8th October 2013 1:25

Fascinating Fact: 3896263

Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth teamed up with the mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana for an unlikely duet on Saturday (05Oct13) as she helped to...

8th October 2013 1:25

The Things They Tweet: 3896264

"HappyAnniversary @JackOsbourne & @MrsLisaOsbourne I love you both so much! Lisa You Are My Sister thank you 4 being so amazing to Jack!" Kelly...

8th October 2013 1:25

Fascinating Fact: 3896265

Actress Anna Kendrick's hit Pitch Perfect song Cups has climbed to the top of Billboard's Adult Contemporary Radio Airplay chart in America over a...

8th October 2013 1:25

The Things They Say: 3896266

"Well, I heard when you turn 40 things start to go a little less sexual. Probably around 40... that's when I heard people don't have sex anymore, so...

8th October 2013 1:25

Katy Perry Wants Daniel Radcliffe To Call Her

Katy Perry has asked Daniel Radcliffe to call her.The 'Roar' hitmaker - who is currently dating singer John Mayer - has urged the 'Harry Potter' star...

8th October 2013 2:01

Dizzee Rascal's Scrapbook Album

Dizzee Rascal's 'The Fifth' is a ''scrapbook of his travels''.The 'Arse Like That' rapper's latest album tells of his adventures and parties around...

8th October 2013 6:21

Miley Cyrus Slammed Over Snl Stroke Joke

Miley Cyrus is under fire from stroke charity advocates over an ill-advised joke during hosting duties on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.The...

8th October 2013 7:59

Stars Line Up To Pay Homage To Brave Brits At Awards Ceremony

Stars including Nicole Scherzinger, Kimberley Walsh, Alexandra Burke and Peter Andre were on hand to honour brave Brits at the annual Pride of...

8th October 2013 7:59

John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next...

8th October 2013 7:59

Imelda May Demands Closure Of Fur Farms In Ireland

Singer Imelda May has penned an angry open letter to government officials demanding a ban on fur farms in her native Ireland.The Make a Wish hitmaker...

8th October 2013 7:59

Jay Z Signs Up Stephen Spielberg's Kids

Jay Z has a well connected act on his label's roster - the music mogul has signed up Stephen Spielberg's kids.Sasha and Theo Spielberg have been...

8th October 2013 7:59

Fascinating Fact: 3896741

Superstar Beyonce is releasing her first official calendar. The 2014 calendar will be available for purchase online Monday (07Oct13) and in stores...

8th October 2013 7:59

Fascinating Fact: 3896742

Liam Payne has reportedly been reunited with his stolen boxer shorts - a teenage girl has been snapped handing back a pair of red pants to the...

8th October 2013 7:59

The Things They Say: 3896743

"I'm the happiest I've ever been in my whole life." Miley Cyrus is not dwelling on her broken engagement to Liam Hemsworth, whom she officially split...

8th October 2013 7:59

The Things They Say: 3896744

"When you're 20, 21 years old you think you've got it all figured out. You think you're an adult. She's pushing the envelope a little bit in order to...

8th October 2013 7:59

Ellie Goulding To Release 2013 Bbc Children In Need Single

Ellie Goulding is releasing this year's Children In Need song.The 'Burn' hitmaker's cover of folk-rock band The Waterboys' 'How Long Will I Love You'...

8th October 2013 8:21

Lauryn Hill Given Permission To Tour

Lauryn Hill has been granted court permission to tour.The former Fugees singer - who was released from jail last week - was required to spend three...

8th October 2013 10:00

Gary Barlow Comeback Track Inspired By Johnny Cash

Gary Barlow's new song was inspired by Johnny Cash.The Take That frontman unveiled comeback single 'Let Me Go' - taken from his first solo album in...

8th October 2013 10:00

Jeff Koons Sculpture Takes Centre Stage On Lady Gaga Artpop Artwork

Ahead of November 11th’s ARTPOP release, Gaga has unveiled the artwork for the album on billboards and via a live stream of her website in New...

8th October 2013 10:35

Pete Doherty Blackmailed Over Private Kate Moss Footage

Rocker Pete Doherty is preparing to pay thousands of dollars in blackmail money over private film footage shot during his romance with supermodel...

8th October 2013 12:11

Katherine Michael Jackson Has No Regrets Over Lawsuit

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine insists she does not regret suing Aeg Live executives over the King of Pop's death.Last week (ends04Oct13), a...

8th October 2013 12:11

Lady Gaga Was Rhythmically Challenged, Says Dance Boss

Lady Gaga's former choreographer has revealed the star was "rhythmically challenged" in the early stages of her career.Laurieann Gibson, who parted...

8th October 2013 12:11

Geri Halliwell To Star In Documentary

Former Spice Girls star Geri Halliwell is set to feature in a fly-on-the-wall documentary based on her life.The British singer is reportedly eyeing...

8th October 2013 12:11

Gary Barlow Inspired By Johnny Cash

Take That star Gary Barlow has credited Johnny Cash with inspiring his latest track.The British singer, who is set to release Let Me Go next month...

8th October 2013 12:11

Fascinating Fact: 3897509

Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean are set to hit the stage to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month (Nov13). The stars will be...

8th October 2013 12:11

Itunes Radio Hitting The UK By 'Early 2014', People In The Know Say

Music streaming service iTunes radio will be hitting English speaking countries, like the UK, Australia, in early 2014, Bloomberg report. If the...

8th October 2013 13:43

Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande And The Massive Joint.

Should we really care that Justin Bieber (allegedly) likes a little joint now and again? We don't condone it kids, but the photographic evidence...

8th October 2013 14:58

Lily Allen Has Treatment For Back Injury

Pop star Lily Allen is undergoing treatment for an agonising back injury.The Smile hitmaker is having sessions with a spine specialist to cure her...

8th October 2013 16:04

Britney Spears' Silence During Radio Chat

Pop superstar Britney Spears left bosses of a U.S. radio station baffled by refusing to answer any questions during an interview.The Toxic hitmaker...

8th October 2013 16:04

Cheryl Cole Supports Malaria Vaccine

British pop star Cheryl Cole has thrown her support behind plans to market the world's first malaria vaccine following her fight with the disease.The...

8th October 2013 16:04

Alicia Keys Closes In On Hiv Fundraising Target

Alicia Keys is closing in on her fundraising target of $25,000 (£16,666) to help women suffering from the Hiv virus.The Fallin' singer is leading...

8th October 2013 16:04

Emma Bunton Lined Up For Absolutely Fabulous Movie

Pop star Emma Bunton is eyeing a movie role after Jennifer Saunders offered her a part in the big screen version of Absolutely Fabulous.The Spice...

8th October 2013 16:04

Lady Gaga Out To Make History

Lady Gaga and RedOne want to ''make history'' with her new album.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker has again teamed up with the producer - who she previously...

8th October 2013 16:06

Brendan Urie's Personal Album

Panic! At The Disco's new album is ''very personal''.Frontman Brendon Urie says many of the tracks on the group's latest LP, 'Too Weird To Live, Too...

8th October 2013 16:06

London Grammar Admit Disappointment At Mercury Music Prize Snub

A strange thing happened last month. While most of the music press were speculation on whether David Bowie, Disclosure and Arctic Monkeys would be...

8th October 2013 17:36

The Pogues Star Philip Chevron Loses Cancer Battle

Former The Pogues star Philip Chevron has lost his battle with cancer, aged 56.The guitarist passed away on Tuesday (08Oct13), six years after he was...

8th October 2013 18:31

Slim Thug Discovers Child Is Not His

Rapper Slim Thug is celebrating after Dna testing proved he is not related to a child he was accused of fathering 11 years ago (02).The Like a Boss...

8th October 2013 19:13

Jermaine Jackson's Wages Garnished For Back Child Support

Singer Jermaine Jackson has had his wages garnished for unpaid child support on the same day he purchased a $160,000 (£106,660) sports car.Alejandra...

8th October 2013 19:13

Chris Brown Lashes Out At Perez Hilton In Twitter Feud

Chris Brown has become Perez Hilton's latest Twitter foe after the celebrity blogger took aim at the singer during a U.S. Tv appearance on Tuesday...

8th October 2013 19:13

Sinead O'connor: 'Mean Miley Cyrus Fans Want Me To Commit Suicide'

Miley Cyrus' fans have turned on Sinead O'connor after the pop star took aim at the Irish singer on U.S. Tv for criticising her Wrecking Ball video...

8th October 2013 22:02

Nathan Sykes Takes Girlfriend Home To Meet The Family

The Wanted star Nathan Sykes' romance with Ariana Grande is getting very serious very quickly - he took the pop star and actress back home to...

8th October 2013 22:02

Taylor Swift Scores Record-breaking Sixth Title From Nashville Songwriters Organisation

Country superstar Taylor Swift has been named the Nashville Songwriters Association International's Songwriter/Artist of the Year for the sixth...

8th October 2013 22:02

Mariah Carey Posts Saucy Birthday Shot On Twitter For Husband - And 13 Million Fans

Mariah Carey gave her husband Nick Cannon an eye-popping birthday treat on Tuesday (08Oct13) by posting a close-up of her cleavage on

8th October 2013 22:02

Fiona Apple: 'I Was Upset With Heckler Who Insisted I Get Healthy'

Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple has broken her silence after ejecting a concerned heckler from a show in Oregon last week (ends04Oct13).The star halted...

8th October 2013 22:02

The Things They Say: 3898026

"Hopefully get away; I've got to go somewhere nice. I never get a vacation so I'm going to try and schedule in a vacation of some sort. I might...

8th October 2013 22:02

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