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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bradley, seen on tour in June 2017, before the sudden cancellation of his winter tour Charles Bradley, a soul singer who found fame in his later years, has died from cancer aged 68. The former James Brown impersonator, nicknamed “the screaming eagle of soul” released his first album No […]

Later… with Jools Holland turns 25 this year, after more than 350 shows and over a thousand musical guests. To celebrate, the programme abandoned its home in Maidstone for a gala concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Among the guests were Foo Fighters, Van Morrison, Dizzee Rascal and Malian band Songhoy Blues. The results will […]

Image caption Greg James and A.Dot will be joined by a different guest host every week Greg James and A.Dot have been announced as the hosts of a new, primetime music show on BBC One. Sounds Like Friday Night will be the first regular, mainstream music programme on the BBC since Top of the Pops […]

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Adele’s tour was one of the biggest draws in 2016 Live music now accounts for almost 25% of UK music industry revenues, new figures reveal. Concerts brought in £1 billion in 2016, over £300 million more than recorded music – which includes sales of CDs, vinyl, downloads and streaming. […]

Stormzy is going to be on this year’s X Factor helping at judges’ houses. It’s thought the rapper, who is having an amazing year, will head to South Africa as Nicole Scherzinger’s guest to assist her in choosing who to take to the live shows. A source told Newsbeat: “Stormzy is the man of the […]


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