Jay Z wins copyright case

Jay Z and Timberland have won a copyright infringement case for 1999 hit 'Big Pimpin''. The superstar rapper's first major single features flute notes sampled from an Egyptian composer, whose heir does not have the right to pursue a claim for ownership of the track, as ruled by US District Judge Christian Snyder, who dismissed […]


Sir Elton John announces new album

Sir Elton John has announced he is releasing his 33rd album next February. The 68-year-old music legend has named the LP ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ and today (22.10.15) gave fans a taste of what’s to come by dropping his first single from the new record, ‘Looking Up’ an upbeat anthem with rock guitar riffs and his […]


Black Sabbath to headline Download Festival 2016

Black Sabbath will headline Download 2016 alongside Iron Maiden. The legendary rock band, fronted by Ozzy Osbourne, have confirmed they'll perform on the second day of the annual music festival on Saturday, 11 June at Donington Park, Leicestershire, as part of their final ever 'The End' tour. In a statement, Ozzy, 66, said: ''Download is […]


Sam Smith wins BMI Song of the Year

Sam Smith won the Song of the Year award at the 2015 BMI London Awards on Monday (10.19.15). The 23-year-old singer picked up the prestigious Robert S.Musel award for 'Stay With Me', beating off stiff competition from Ed Sheeran and Hozier. The gong is given to the most-performed song of the previous year by UK […]


Swift earns $1m per day

Taylor Swift reportedly earned $1 million per day this year. The ‘Bad Blood’ hitmaker raked in $317.8 million since January thanks to her ‘1989’ album and world tour and endorsement deals, according to the Sunday Express. This makes Taylor the highest earning musician in the world. LA-based media analyst Mike Raia said: “Right now, Taylor […]


Swift on Katy Perry song speculation

Taylor Swift "doesn't necessarily care" who people think her songs are about. The 25-year-old singer's track 'Bad Blood' was widely believed to have been written about Katy Perry after Taylor explained in an interview it was about a fellow singer who had stolen her tour dancers but she insists she was just trying to divert […]


CeeLo Green wants new Gnarls Barkley album

CeeLo Green wants to make another Gnarls Barkley album. The 'Forget You' hitmaker collaborated with his Gnarls Barkley bandmate Danger Mouse on the 2006 album St. Elsewhere as well as 2008's 'The Odd Couple' and although he's since been busy working on solo material and 'The Voice' while Danger Mouse has been producing music for […]


Gomez still doesn’t ‘trust anyone’

Selena Gomez says she still doesn’t “trust anyone.” The 23-year-old singer, who split from Justin Bieber in October 2014 after four years of dating, thinks she is unlikely to ever fully let her guard down because she feels like most people have ulterior motives, but hopes to find happiness. The ‘Good For You’ hitmaker said: […]


Rihanna to perform at VS Fashion Show

Rihanna, Selena Gomez and The Weekend are set to perform at this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The talented musicians have been announced as the acts to take to the stage at the runway event on December 8 in New York City as Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosia, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge […]


Lopez used tour to get over split

Jennifer Lopez went on tour to take her mind off her divorce. The 46-year-old singer decided to embark on her ‘Dance Again’ world tour in 2012 and turn it into a documentary because it gave her something else to focus on while she was going through her split with Marc Anthony, 47. Speaking on ‘Good […]