Music News and Festival Updates 14th November 2013

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Bob Dylan Awarded France's Top Honour

Bob Dylan was awarded France's top honour during a ceremony in Paris on Wednesday (13Nov13).The singer/songwriter can now add a Legion of Honour...

14th November 2013 1:25

Lily Allen Defends Racy New Video

Lily Allen has defended her decision to 'twerk' with a troupe of scantily-clad African-American female dancers in her new video for the song Hard Out...

14th November 2013 1:25

Mariah Carey: 'I Hated American Idol, It Was Like Working With Satan'

Mariah Carey has opened up about her stint as a judge on American Idol, joking that sitting beside pop rival Nicki Minaj was like "working with...

14th November 2013 1:25

R. Kelly Confirms Justin Bieber Collaboration Reports

Soul man R. Kelly has confirmed reports suggesting he and Justin Bieber have teamed up to record a new track.In a new interview with Vibe magazine,...

14th November 2013 1:25

Rockers The Virgins Split

Cult New York rockers The Virgins have axed a 2014 tour of Europe after announcing their split.Frontman Donald Cumming broke the news to fans on...

14th November 2013 1:25

Fascinating Fact: 3951577

Pop provocateurs Miley Cyrus and Rihanna have teamed up for an episode of the Umbrella singer's new U.S. fashion show Styled To Rock. Cyrus will...

14th November 2013 1:25

The Things They Say: 3951578

"She's having fun and figuring out who she is, and this is the age when that happens. I think that… she's doing her own thing. Good for her." Demi...

14th November 2013 1:25

Lily Allen Defends New Video 'Hard Out Here' Against Racism Claims

Lily Allen has re-emerged on the music scene after a four year absence.The return was announced with the release of her latest single 'Hard Out...

14th November 2013 1:30

Lady Gaga Wants A Threesome With Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga would love to have a threesome.The 27-year-old singer is open to the idea of spicing things up in the bedroom with her boyfriend Taylor...

14th November 2013 3:00

Britney Spears Gets Her Own E! Documentary

Britney Spears hand been handed her very own documentary. The singer will appear in a one-off, behind the scenes look at her life and career as she...

14th November 2013 6:02

Lady Gaga Tells Howard Stern A Threesome With Boyfriend Taylor Kinney "Sound's Like Fun"

Lady Gaga has never been one to shy away from any aspects of her life, and this is no different when she takes part in a candid interview with Howard...

14th November 2013 6:17

Eminem Too 'Lazy' To Complete Album

Eminem has joked he was too ''lazy'' to complete 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'.The 'Berzerk' released the follow up to 2010's 'Recovery' on Monday...

14th November 2013 6:21

Eminem Admits He Was Too "Lazy" To Finish 'Marshall Mathers Lp 2'

Eminem's newest studio album 'Marshall Mathers LP 2' has just had its much anticipated release.But why did it take three years to make?Em recently...

14th November 2013 7:08

Jennifer Hudson's Emotional Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson fought back tears while speaking about her late mother as she was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...

14th November 2013 8:12

Roger Waters Recording New Rock Album

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is recording his first new rock album in over two decades.The legendary bassist/singer is back in the studio, and has...

14th November 2013 8:12

James Murphy On A Mission To Revolutionise New York's Subway Sound Systems

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy is hoping to revolutionise the sound of New York City's subways by creating individual soundtracks for each...

14th November 2013 8:12

Yoko Ono Puts New York Apartment Back On The Market At Reduced Price

Yoko Ono has placed the New York home she attempted to sell earlier this year (13) back on the market with a reduced asking price.John Lennon's...

14th November 2013 8:12

Miranda Lambert Embarked On Diet Overhaul After Independence Day

Country star Miranda Lambert pigged out one last time on America's Independence Day (04Jul13) before embarking on a new diet and exercise regime so...

14th November 2013 8:12

The Things They Tweet: 3951964

"My sister graduated today. She's all clever and that." One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles played a proud brother on Wednesday (13Nov13) as he...

14th November 2013 8:12

The Things They Say: 3951965

"A couple of years ago, my memory just started going. I can remember my songs so I can perform, but other than that..." Veteran singer/songwriter...

14th November 2013 8:12

Charlie Simpson Gets Six-figure Sum For Busted Name

Charlie Simpson has been paid a six-figure sum for the rights to Busted.The 28-year-old singer, who quit the boy band in 2005, has decided not to be...

14th November 2013 8:21

R. Kelly And Justin Collaborate

Justin Bieber and R. Kelly have recorded a single together.The 'Never Say Never' singer will release the collaboration on Monday (18.11.13) as part...

14th November 2013 10:00

Lily Allen Defends Hard Out There Racism Claims

Lily Allen has defended her 'Hard Out There' music video.The 28-year-old singer has hit out at accusations of racism in her new raunchy video - which...

14th November 2013 10:00

Justin Bieber Apologises For Argentine Flag Controversy

Pop superstar Justin Bieber has apologised to fans in Argentina after he caused outrage by sweeping the country's flag off the stage with his feet...

14th November 2013 12:15

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Urges Vladimir Putin To Free Environmental Protesters

Sir Paul Mccartney has written a letter to Russian president Vladimir Putin to personally request his help to free 30 people who have been held in...

14th November 2013 12:15

Lethal Bizzle Cheats Death In Car Accident

British rapper Lethal Bizzle narrowly avoided serious injury after he was involved in a terrifying car crash on Tuesday (12Nov13).The Pow! (Forward)...

14th November 2013 12:15

Gary Glitter Bailed Until 2014

Shamed former pop star Gary Glitter has been rebailed until next year (14) following his arrest on suspicion of sex offences.The 69 year old, real...

14th November 2013 12:15

Taylor Swift Brings Spice To British Themed Victoria's Secret Show

Taylor Swift took inspiration from former Spice Girls star Geri Halliwell by donning a Union Jack mini-dress during her performance at the annual...

14th November 2013 12:15

Trey Anastasio To Take Break From Phish Album To Embark On Solo Tour

Phish star Trey Anastasio is taking a break from recording the band's new album to embark on a solo tour.The rocker is currently in the studio...

14th November 2013 12:15

R Kelly & Justin Bieber Make Music Together, "Hot" Track Announced

Hot on the heels of his collaboration with Lady Gaga, R Kelly has contributed vocals to another pop star's track, namely Justin Bieber's. Justin...

14th November 2013 12:28

Not 'Royal'? Not Far Off: Lorde Signs Multi-million Publishing Deal

New Zealand pop star Lorde has signed a publishing contract rumoured to be worth up to £2.5 million after her single 'Royals' topped the UK chart...

14th November 2013 13:03

Lorde Signs $2.5 Million Deal

Lorde has signed a $2.5 million publishing deal.The 17-year-old singer, whose track 'Royals' hit number one in both the UK and America, has landed a...

14th November 2013 16:06

Lily Allen To Make Hard Out Here Live Debut

Lily Allen is to play her new track 'Hard Out Here' live for the first time in London tonight (14.11.13).The 28-year-old star will perform her new...

14th November 2013 16:06

Boy George Wants Nile Rodgers For Culture Club Album

Boy George wants Nile Rodgers to produce Culture Club's new album.The 'Karma Chameleon' singer recently confirmed the band will be getting back...

14th November 2013 16:06

Il Divo Want Show With Scherzinger

Il Divo think Nicole Scherzinger is ''really hot'' and want to do a Broadway show with her.The operatic quartet - who recently worked with Nicole on...

14th November 2013 16:06

Rapper Everlast Launches Legal Action Over Jump Around Slogan

House Of Pain rapper Everlast has launched legal action in a bid to stop a New York party company from using the title of his band's most famous...

14th November 2013 16:10

Joan Jett Facing Backlash Over Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance

South Dakota officials have spoken out against plans for Joan Jett to perform on their state's float during the MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New...

14th November 2013 16:10

Jared Followill Confronted At Airport Over Electronic Cigarette

Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill had a terrifying brush with airport security guards in the United Arab Emirates (Uae) this week (beg11Nov13) when...

14th November 2013 16:10

Neneh Cherry Plays For A Star-studded Crowd Ahead Of Album Comeback

Singer Neneh Cherry made an impressive comeback in London on Tuesday night (12Nov13) ahead of her first album release in 17 years.The Swedish star is...

14th November 2013 16:10

Joe Manganiello Reprises Roadie Role At Goldfinger Gig

Hollywood hunk Joe Manganiello returned to his roots as a roadie by joining the band he worked with before hitting the big time at a show in New York...

14th November 2013 16:10

The Things They Say: 3953150

"I have not been this sore in my entire life... When I started working out, I was sore for like, three days. I could hardly move. I'm really...

14th November 2013 16:10

Fascinating Fact: 3953151

Daft Punk, Sir Paul Mccartney and Edwyn Collins have been shortlisted for the 2013 Art Vinyl prize, which will be decided by a public vote.

14th November 2013 16:10

Introducing: His Clancyness And His Brand Of Dreamy Rock N Roll From Bologna, Italy

Canada-born Jonathan Clancy, who currently resides in the magical red-brick city of Bologna, Italy, presents his latest band His Clancyness; a...

14th November 2013 16:16

Jake Bugg On James Blake, "I Didn't Much Enjoy His Mercury Performance"

Just 13 months after his smash-hit debut album, Jake Bugg is back with a new record - the Rick Rubin produced Shangri-La.Recorded in the Malibu...

14th November 2013 16:58

The Yellow Dogs Future In Doubt After Bandmates' Murders

The surviving members of Iranian rockers The Yellow Dogs are struggling to contemplate a future without their two murdered bandmates, insisting their...

14th November 2013 19:03

M.i.a. Opens Up About Shoplifting Past

British rapper M.I.A. has confessed she used to shoplift from high-end department stores as a youngster.The Paper Planes hitmaker claims she indulged...

14th November 2013 19:03

Appeals Court Judges Uphold Forcible Medication Ruling For Lil' Lil Kim's Ex-boyfriend

Officials at a federal appeals court have upheld a ruling to forcibly medicate the incarcerated ex-boyfriend of rapper Lil' Kim so he can competently...

14th November 2013 19:03

Robbie Williams Feels Sorry For Ex-fiancee Nicole Appleton

British singer Robbie Williams has reached out to his former fiancee Nicole Appleton following the reported breakdown of her marriage to Liam...

14th November 2013 19:03

Shyne Marries Mystery Woman

Reformed rapper Shyne is embarking on a new chapter in his life after tying the knot.Sean 'Diddy' Combs' former protege broke the news to fans on...

14th November 2013 19:03

Billy Boyd To Perform At Cancer Charity Event

Actor/musician Billy Boyd is to use his singing talents to raise money for a children's cancer charity by performing at a benefit concert in Scotland...

14th November 2013 19:03

The Things They Tweet: 3953282

"I'm cherishing every day & moment I'm with my boys Aston, Marvin, Jb, at the moment! Mad to think 7 years together & now 7 weeks till the end." Jls...

14th November 2013 19:03

Simon Cowell's Girlfriend Finalises Divorce With Strict Custody Rules

Simon Cowell's pregnant girlfriend has finalised her divorce and agreed to keep her seven-year-old son with her ex away from the music...

14th November 2013 21:59

Black Sabbath Reunion Tour To Continue In 2014

Ozzy Osbourne and his Black Sabbath bandmates have extended their reunion tour into 2014.The heavy rockers were expected to bow out after a final...

14th November 2013 21:59

Jailed Russian Punk Star Reconnects With Husband

The husband of jailed Russian punk star Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has finally been able to reconnect with his wife after prison authorities revealed the...

14th November 2013 21:59

Country Star Sarah Darling Can't Keep Marriage Secret Any Longer

Country singer Sarah Darling has been keeping a big secret from her fans - she's a married woman.While news of her engagement to British graphic...

14th November 2013 21:59

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