Bob Dylan to release first album of original music for eight years

Bob Dylan has announced his first album of original songwriting in eight years. Rough and Rowdy Ways will be released on 19 June, following three albums of cover versions, reported The Guardian. Two songs from the new album have been released in recent weeks. Murder Most Foul, his longest song ever at 17 minutes, a […]

Katy Perry: ‘Flop album Witness saved my life’

Katy Perry’s 2017 album Witness’ disappointing chart performance inspired her to come back fighting with new music The singer, who is currently pregnant with her first child with fiance Orlando Bloom, opens up on the period in her career in new song Smile, addressing the record’s commercial failure compared to her previous three multi-platinum albums. […]

Dua Lipa trademarking name across the globe

Dua Lipa has applied to trademark her name in countries across the world as she looks to build a global business empire. The New Rules singer has doubled her earnings to more than $30.7 million over the past year – and is already looking to cash in on her global fame. Having originally trademarked her […]

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr’s demo duet up for auction

An unreleased demo tape of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr's only jointly written duet is expected to fetch $24,900 at auction. The track Angel in Disguise was recorded for Starr's 1992 solo album Time Takes Time but did not make the cut. However, a cassette containing two versions – one with McCartney on vocals and […]

ABBA triumph over One Direction in list of bands fans want to reunite

ABBA fans are desperate for the group to reunite, according to a new poll from ticket resale site StubHub. The Swedish group topped the poll with an impressive 40 per cent, scoring well ahead of runners-up Oasis and One Direction, which landed 28 and 18 per cent of the vote, respectively. The Swedish pop group, […]

Eminem: ‘Fame has had me quarantined for years’

Eminem isn't struggling to adjust to the coronavirus lockdown – because fame has had him "quarantined" for years. The rapper is known for keeping a low profile in his daily life, and is rarely photographed out and about when he's not on tour. And asked how he's coping with the social distancing guidelines put in […]

Postponed ACM Awards to take place in Nashville

The postponed Academy of Country Music Awards are moving to Nashville, Tennessee. The 55th annual prizegiving was set to air in Las Vegas until the coronavirus shut down several events, gigs and festivals last month, and now the rescheduled awards show will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House and Ryman Auditorium in Music […]

Ricky Gervais open to making The Office musical

Ricky Gervais wants to turn his hit sitcom The Office into a musical. The British comedian’s series about the deluded manager of a business in suburban England was such a hit when it aired back in 2001 it spawned a huge U.S. spin-off starring Steve Carell – and now Ricky thinks it’s due a musical […]

Liam Payne: ‘Zayn Malik never wanted to be in One Direction’

Liam Payne knew Zayn Malik wouldn't stay in One Direction as his mom had to convince him to aim for pop stardom. The band was formed by Simon Cowell and producers from five contestants on U.K. talent show The X Factor in 2010, going on to finish third but becoming that year's most commercially successful […]

Bon Jovi’s summer tour scrapped

Bon Jovi have canceled their summer tour due to the coronavirus pandemic, as keyboard player David Bryan recovers from COVID-19. The news was announced via a statement on Monday, a day after Bryan took to social media to update fans on his progress. "Due to the ongoing global pandemic, it is no longer feasible for […]