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Adele To Take On Harvey And Bush At South Bank Awards

Adele, Pj Harvey and Kate Bush are set to battle it out for the top pop prize at Britain's 2012 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.The soul sensation's album 21 faces stiff competition from veteran acts...

Optimus Primavera Sound 2012: Suede Among The Final Acts To Be Announced

M83; Suede and The Weeknd are among the final acts to be announced for the inaugural Optimus Primavera Sound Festival at Parque da Cidade in Portugal. They will join previously announced acts The Xx; Bjork;...

The Horrors Wanted Harvey To Win Nme Award

The Horrors rocker Tom Cowan was baffled when his band won a top prize at the Nme Awards - because he was rooting for Pj Harvey to take the trophy.The British group scooped Best Album...

Adele Set To Repeat Grammys Success At Brit Awards

Following on from her phenomenal success at this year's Grammys awards, Adele looks set for a repeat performance at tonight's Brit awards. On February 12, 2012, Adele walked away from the Grammy awards with an...

Arctic Monkeys Lead The Field With Seven Nominations At Nme Awards

Arctic Monkeys have repeated their 2010 feat of being nominated in seven categories at the NME Awards. They will, no doubt, be hoping to take home more than one statuette, though, which was the end...

Top Ten Albums Of 2011

Adele - 212011 was the year that the allure of Adele went global. Expanding on the success of her debut album 19, her sophomore release was produced by Rick Rubin and has earned the Londoner...

Pj Harvey's Album Named Critics' Record Of The Year

Pj Harvey's acclaimed album Let England Shake has crowned a triumphant year for the British singer/songwriter after it was named the best record of 2011 by music critics.Harvey's state-of-the-nation address scooped the prestigious Mercury Prize...

Pj Harvey Wins Uncut Music Award

Singer/songwriter Pj Harvey has fought off competition from Radiohead and Paul Simon to land Britain's prestigious Uncut Music Award 2011 for her album Let England Shake.The war-themed record landed the coveted Mercury Prize in September...

Pj Harvey Composes New Tracks For Hamlet Production

Pj Harvey has composed part of the score for a new London production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet.The acclaimed rocker has penned new songs that actress Vinette Robinson sings as the character Ophelia. The play at...

Radiohead, Simon And Harvey Compete For Uncut Music Award

Radiohead, Paul Simon and singer/songwriter Pj Harvey are set to battle it out for Britain's Uncut Music Award 2011.The Creep rockers have been nominated for their album The King of Limbs, while So Beautiful or...

Ailing Adele Wins Big At Q Magazine Awards

British singer Adele scooped two awards at Q magazine's music awards in London on Monday (24th October 2011). The 23-year-old, who recently enjoyed monumental success in the UK and U.S. with album '21', was unable...

Harvey Urges U.k. Government To Head Off Further Riots

Singer/songwriter Pj Harvey has predicted Britain faces the risk of further riots as there is a "tinder keg" of frustration across the U.K.The cult rocker insisted in an interview earlier this year (11) that the...

Pj Harvey Stunned By Mercury Win

Pj Harvey was shocked to scoop Britain's coveted Mercury Prize for the second time earlier this month (Sep11) because she was convinced organisers would refuse to award it to the same artist twice.The singer/songwriter became...

Pj Harvey Throws Out Majority Of Songs

PJ Harvey throws out 75 per cent of the songs she writes. The 'Written on the Forehead' singer - who became the first artist to win the Mercury prize for the second time earlier this...

Pj Harvey's Album Sales Soar After Mercury Triumph

Sales of Pj Harvey's critically-acclaimed album Let England Shake have soared just hours after she won the coveted Mercury Prize.The British singer/songwriter became the first musician to scoop the prestigious honour twice when she was...

Pj Harvey Hopes For Third Mercury Win

PJ Harvey hopes she can win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a third time. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' singer became the first artist to take home the award twice - for her eighth album...

Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Pj Harvey Finds Modern Pop Unoriginal

PJ Harvey finds contemporary music "largely unoriginal". The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for her album 'Let England Shake' - does not...

Flea Wanted To Quit Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wanted to quit the band when John Frusciante left for a second time.The 48-year-old bassist admits he had serious doubts about continuing with the group when the guitarist - who...

Pj Harvey Drained By Songs

PJ Harvey says performing her songs is "draining" because she puts so much emotion into them.The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for...

Adele Bookies Favourite To Take Mercury Prize

Adele has been made the bookies favourite to land the Mercury Prize.The 'Someone Like You' singer is joint 4/1 favourite along with PJ Harvey to take home the accolade from the London-based ceremony in September after...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Harvey Are Favourites For Mercury Prize

Soul singer Adele will go head-to-head with cult rocker Pj Harvey for the album of the year honour at the 2011 Mercury Prize ceremony.The Chasing Pavements hitmaker's second record, 21, is joint favourite with Harvey's...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

Pj Harvey Keen To Release Book Of Writings

Rocker Pj Harvey is planning to branch out into the literary world and release a book of short stories and prose.The musician recently took up a post as a guest designer for director Francis Ford...

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