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Image copyright Getty Images/ Reuters Image caption Florence Welch and Calvin Harris took to Twitter to voice their disapproval Florence Welch and Calvin Harris have complained about their music being used at the Conservative Party conference. Both musicians said they did not approve of their songs being played and were not happy about it. Prime […]

It’s starting to become widely known that rap alone doesn’t quite pay the bills. Many rappers have branched out into other money-making ventures, like P. Diddy, who topped Forbes‘ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list this year by selling off a portion of his Sean John clothing line while maintaining ownership of Ciroc vodka, or Jay-Z, whose […]

Image copyright Arista Image caption Clive Davis’s discoveries include Alicia Keys (pictured), Aerosmith and Billy Joel If it wasn’t for Clive Davis, you might never have heard of Bruce Springsteen. The singer was still a rookie when he stood in Davis’s office in 1972 and played his heart out. “This was like the biggest days […]

Image copyright Getty Images Beyonce has added her voice to a new version of Mi Gente, the global hit single by J Balvin and Willy William. The star sings in Spanish, French and English on the song – which is being released for charity. “I am donating my proceeds from this song to hurricane relief […]

Image copyright Merky / Somesuch / YouTube Stormzy has released a powerful and moving short film to accompany his album Gang Signs and Prayer. The 15-minute film, which premiered on YouTube, tells the story of a young boy in south London, who is raised – like Stormzy – by a single parent. He latches on […]

Justin Timberlake covered Sam Cooke‘s classic “A Change Is Gonna Come” at the singer’s headlining set Saturday at Tennessee’s Pilgrimage Fest, Timberlake’s first full U.S. performance of 2017. The singer opened his Pilgrimage set with the 1963 single, an anthem of the civil rights movement and Number 12 on the Rolling Stone‘s list of the […]

Image copyright PA Image caption Former JLS singer Aston Merrygold impressed the judges in the first live episode of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing The first live episode of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV rival The X Factor in the TV ratings battle. An average audience of 9.3m watched on BBC One on […]

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 […]

This year’s Global Citizen Festival takes place today in New York City’s Central Park. The sixth edition of the fest features Stevie Wonder headlining, with additional performances by the Killers, Green Day, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Alessia Cara, and more to take place. The Lumineers and Chainsmokers are also set to perform. The fest begins […]

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 […]


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