B.B. King’s final ‘Lucille’ guitar up for auction

The prototype for a limited edition run of late blues legend B.B. King's iconic guitar, Lucille, is to hit the auction block as part of an estate sale. The black Gibson ES-345 was gifted to King on his 80th birthday and became his primary guitar on tour in his later years. The head stock has […]

Beyonce accused of stealing ideas for Spirit video

Beyonce has been accused of stealing the visuals from her Spirit and Bigger video from a film created by an African musician and his wife. A post on the Diet Prada Instagram account compares screenshots from an extended cut of the double track video, directed by Jake Nava, to La Maison Noir: The Gift and […]

Snow Patrol’s Chasing Cars U.K.’s most played song of 21st Century

Snow Patrol's ballad Chasing Cars has been named the most played song on U.K. radio and TV of the 21st Century. Released in June 2006, the track originally only reached number six in Britain's Official Singles Chart, but had an enduring appeal and was the year's 14th best-selling single in the U.K. that year. It […]

Bruce Springsteen exhibit in hometown to feature never-before-seen items

Rocker Bruce Springsteen will be honoured in his native New Jersey with an exhibit boasting never-before-seen memorabilia. The Born in the U.S.A. singer is the subject of new exhibition, Springsteen: His Hometown, hosted by the Monmouth County Historical Association in the town where he grew up – Freehold, New Jersey. The exhibition features 150 personal […]

Luke Combs inducted into Grand Old Opry

Rising country music star Luke Combs has been inducted into Nashville, Tennessee's famed Grand Old Opry institution. The Beautiful Crazy hitmaker was honoured at a special event at the Opry's Nashville home on Tuesday. Luke was inducted by members of the country music theatre show, including Vince Gill and Joe Diffie, a special moment as […]

Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes hit number one in the U.K.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have taken their sexy Senorita duet to the top of the U.K. charts. The duo has knocked another collaboration, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's I Don't Care, off the top of the charts, and Mendes and his partner have thanked fans for supporting their tune. "Thank-you so much to our […]

Beyonce debuts Lion King-inspired Spirit video

Beyonce debuted the new video for her Africa-inspired track Spirit as part of a Lion King special airing on U.S. network ABC on Tuesday. The star spoke to Good Morning America host Robin Roberts about her role in the new photo-realistic adaptation of Disney's 1994 animation, in which she plays Nala, as well as about […]

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite on stage

Paul McCartney stunned fans at his gig in Los Angeles when he performed with his former Beatles bandmate, Ringo Starr. The iconic musicians reunited for the first time in years during McCartney’s sold out show at the Dodger Stadium on Saturday. As the 77-year-old returned for an encore to play his track Birthday, he announced […]

Florence Welch taking break from touring due to anxiety

Florence Welch is taking a break from touring to focus on her mental health. The Florence + the Machine vocalist has been on the road for more than a year, but has no new dates booked after a gig in Edinburgh, Scotland on 8 August. And the 32-year-old believes the time is right to take […]

Trisha Yearwood optimistic over changes in country music industry

Trisha Yearwood is hopeful people will start to "see a change" now that the outdated rules in the country music industry are being challenged. The 54-year-old singer is one of the biggest names in the business, which has faced criticism in recent years after consultant Keith Hill admitted in 2015 that he had previously advised […]