Watch Black Pumas perform for Biden-Harris inauguration welcome event

Black Pumas performed their Grammy nominated song ‘Colors’ for an inauguration welcome livestream event broadcast over the weekend. The first Joe Biden-Kamala Harris pre-inauguration event, titled ‘America United: An Inauguration Welcome Event Celebrating America’s Changemakers’, saw the band join other famous names including Whoopi Goldberg and Darren Criss to show their support. You can watch […]

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Katy Perry teams up with Pokémon to mark franchise’s 25th anniversary

Katy Perry has teamed up with Pokémon in celebration of the franchise’s 25th anniversary. The ‘Smile’ pop star is heading up the ‘P25 Music’ collaboration between Pokémon and Universal Music Group, with more global artists set to mark the quarter-century milestone this year. Today (January 13), a live-action video titled ’25 Years of Memories’ has […]

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Blossoms, Sam Smith and Fontaines D.C. to play virtual Music Feeds festival

Sam Smith, Blossoms and Fontaines D.C. are among the main artists who will play during the two-day virtual festival Music Feeds later this month in a bid to raise vital funds for the fight against food poverty. The event will run over two nights on January 28 and 29, with tickets now on sale here […]

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Steve Brown, producer for Manic Street Preachers and Wham, dies aged 62

Famed record producer Steve Brown has died aged 63, it has been revealed. Brown worked with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, The Cult, Elton John, Wham! and more across his lengthy career. No cause of death has yet been given. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of legendary producer Steve Brown,” […]

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Dave Grohl hails the passing of $15 billion Save Our Stages Act in the US

Dave Grohl has hailed the long-awaited Save Our Stages Act that passed into the law in the US at the weekend. The money will go towards preventing the permanent closure of independent music venues, which have been forced to shut amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill includes $15 billion (£11.1 billion) in dedicated funding for […]

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Paul McCartney has been listening to Dominic Fike, St Vincent and Khruangbin

Paul McCartney has shared some of his recent musical obsessions, including Dominic Fike and St. Vincent. The Beatles legend released his new solo album ‘McCartney III’ last week (December 18) and was hosting a Q&A session on Reddit when a fan asked about his recent listening habits. “Hi Paul! Love the new album!” a fan […]

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Bob Dylan reveals new box set including 1970 session with George Harrison

Bob Dylan has announced a new box set of material recorded in 1970 to celebrate its 50 year anniversary. ‘1970 (50th Anniversary Collection)’ will arrive on February 26, 2021 via Columbia/Legacy. The three-disc set features outtakes from Dylan’s sessions for studio albums ‘New Morning’ and ‘Self Portrait’, as well as his infamous 1970 studio session […]

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Cher says she hopes Donald Trump will be prosecuted once he’s out of office: “I’ll be dancing around”

Cher has shared both her hopes and fears for the end of Donald Trump‘s presidency next month in a new interview. The singer was a vocal supporter of president-elect Joe Biden ahead of last month’s US presidential election, recording a reworked song, ‘Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe’, for the Democrat’s successful White House […]

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PJ Harvey shares Nick Cave collage to announce ‘Is This Desire?’ vinyl reissue

PJ Harvey has announced a vinyl reissue of her 1998 album ‘Is This Desire?’, as well as sharing a collage of Nick Cave that she created to inform the sound of the original record. Marking the latest in her ongoing series of reissues, Harvey will re-release ‘Is This Desire’ on January 29, 2021 via UMe/Island, […]

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