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‘Fare Thee Well’ English Folk Legend John Renbourn Dead At 70

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English folk guitar legend John Renbourn has died of a suspected heart attack. He was 70-years-old. Renbourn was a songwriter, guitarist, and co-founder of Pentangle, one of the most popular English folk-rock bands of all time. Pentangle formed in the late 1960s and their original lineup was arguably the strongest gathering of musicians to ever… Read more »

Hozier Says ‘Amen’ To Artists Covering Breakout Hit ‘Take Me To Church’

Take Me To Church Was Not Hozier's Instant Success

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, than Irish singer-songwriter Hozier should be feeling pretty good right now. The unassuming singer’s breakout hit, “Take Me To Church” has become a new favorite cover song for his contemporaries –including pop artists Ellie Goulding and Kiesza. Performing at the Grammy Awards, Hozier proudly introduced Annie Lennox,… Read more »

Is Justin Bieber The Worst Festival Headline Act In History?

Justin Bieber

It was announced earlier this week that Justin Bieber is to headline the Fusion music festival in Birmingham, England on August 28. The festival is scheduled to take place in the city’s Cofton park and will be Justin Bieber’s first appearance in the UK since his disastrous tour in 2013. The Mirror points out that… Read more »

Madonna Is Not Banned Just Irrelevant Claims BBC Radio Boss

Madonna

Fans of pop icon Madonna will be well aware of the recent furore over BBC Radio 1‘s refusal to play Madonna’s latest release on the station. Madonna was infuriated when she learned that her latest single, “Living For Love,” would not be on the radio station’s play list. The 56-year-old star accused the BBC of… Read more »

Glastonbury Kanye West Petition To Cancel His Performance Gets Thousands To Sign: ‘Insult To Music Fans’ [Video]

Glastonbury's petition against Kanye gathers momentum.

Glastonbury is sending a message to Kanye West, and it’s neither tuneful nor complimentary. Instead, residents by the thousands are signing a petition to cancel his upcoming performance, reported CBS News. The motivation to create the Change.org petition came when Glastonbury Music Festival organizers happily revealed that Kanye would be one of the headline acts…. Read more »

Celine Dion Is Returning To Las Vegas This Summer

Celine Dion Returning To Vegas

After disappearing from the spotlight for some time now, Celine Dion is returning to Las Vegas. The “My Heart Will Go On” singer has announced that she will be returning to Las Vegas in late August to the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace with a new show. Coming back! Celine Dion is resuming her Las Vegas… Read more »

Twisted Sister Drummer AJ Pero Dead At 55

AJ Pero

The drummer for Twisted Sister has been found dead at age 55, a recent report from the BBC says. AJ Pero was taken to a hospital in New York where he was pronounced dead soon after his arrival. His death was announced some time after 11 a.m. The band have not yet commented on the… Read more »

Will Mariah Carey Be The Grinch Who Stole Christmas In 2015?

Mariah Carey

Is Mariah Carey getting desperate? Rumors have run abound that the once-relevant superstar is getting ready to release another Christmas album, despite the fact that her last one flopped. The New York Post explains as follows. “For those who can’t think of anything worse for Christmas than another Mariah Carey song, you may be disappointed…. Read more »

Taylor Swift Beats Madonna On Billboard ‘Artist 100’ Chart

Taylor Swift and Madonna

Taylor Swift is so red hot that she actually beat the Queen of Pop, Madonna, on Billboard’s Artist 100 chart. We’ll let Billboard explain Taylor Swift‘s latest achievement. “The Queen of Pop soars in, thanks to sales of her new album Rebel Heart, while Swift reigns for a record-extending 19th week. The Queen of Pop… Read more »

Confusing Iggy Azalea Vine Goes Viral: Here’s The Translation

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea might have some regrets about one of her past performances. During a 2013 Splash! concert, Iggy Azalea performed the song “D.R.U.G.S.” on stage. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, this was the same song that was recorded with a controversial lyric in which Iggy Azalea referred to herself as “a runaway slave master.”… Read more »

Can Kanye West Win Over The Glastonbury Haters?

Kanye West

Kanye West is to headline the Saturday night pyramid stage at this years Glastonbury festival. The fact that Kanye West has grabbed arguably the most prestigious slot of the weekend at one of the world’s most important music festival’s has not been well received by everyone. Indeed, as reported by the Inquisitr earlier this week,… Read more »