Articles Tagged with Music

Ed Sheeran Sets Sights On Eclipsing Led Zeppelin And Rolling Stones

Ed Sheeran

Despite having just two albums to his name, Ed Sheeran has set his sights on eclipsing Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Robbie Williams. Sheeran is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in pop musical present. Ed sold out three back to back shows at London’s 80,000 capacity Wembley stadium last month, the first solo… Read more »

Does Ed Sheeran Acting Role Spell The End Of Music Career?

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran came into the music business the traditional way. Ed spent a long time writing songs, busking and playing in pubs and clubs whilst “sofa surfing” before his career took off. Sheeran paid his dues playing open mic nights in the U.K. and in Los Angeles before his career started to take off in… Read more »

Ellie Goulding Poses In PVC With Half Naked Dougie Poynter

Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding and Dougie Poynter are one of pop music’s most popular “power couples” at present. McBusted star Dougie and gorgeous Ellie give every indication of being a “loved up” couple when they are seen together in public. Fitness fanatic Ellie is a committed user of social media and frequently shares pictures of herself with… Read more »

Calum Hood And 5SOS Slammed For Winning Award: Go Figure

Calum Hood 5SOS

Calum Hood and the rest of 5 Seconds of Summer have had something of a strange week. Just over a week ago, Hood and bandmates Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford, and Luke Hemmings surprised their fans when they dropped a new single release. The song, “She’s Kinda Hot,” has been a smash, hitting No. 1 in… Read more »

Sam Smith Canceling Shows Again: Fans Want Answers

Sam Smith

Fans of British soul singer Sam Smith are wondering what is happening now that Sam has once again cancelled planned concerts. Smith disappointed fans in Australia earlier this year when he had to cancel a series of planned shows after suffering a hemorrhage on his vocal chords. Initially, it was thought that Smith would be… Read more »

Zayn Malik Rejected By Cowell, Tempted By Vamps, McBusted, Union J

Simon Cowell officially let Zayn Malik go from his record label, but it is clear that Zayn Malik has many tempting offers.

The announcement on July 16 that Zayn Malik has been officially dropped by Simon Cowell’s contract deal via Syco/Sony should barely cause the pulse of Zayn fans to rise. This is especially true since Zayn Malik has received one enticing offer after another from top bands in the recent past. The Mirror reported on July… Read more »

One Direction: Three Signs A 2016 Tour Will Not Happen

One Direction is on tour, but three signs show it might be the last tour they do for awhile.

Fans that have not bought One Direction tickets for their 2015 On The Road Again tour may live to regret it. Unfortunately, there are at least three signs that One Direction will not tour in 2016 — and Louis Tomlinson’s rumored baby is not the only reason. Over the second week of July, the big… Read more »

Ed Sheeran Hits Back At Morrissey With Classic Putdown

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is clearly a man who is comfortable in his own skin. Loveable Ed has had to put up with more than his fair share of criticism in recent months, as a number of artists have lined up to take pot-shots at him. Earlier this year, former Oasis star Noel Gallagher criticized Sheeran when… Read more »

Kendrick Lamar The Latest Artist To Be Hit With A Plagiarism Lawsuit

Kendrick Lamar

American hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar is the latest artist to face a lawsuit over alleged plagiarism. On this occasion the claim against Lamar isn’t that he has ripped off someone else’s music. It is Lamar’s use of a photograph on the cover of one of his single releases that is at issue. The photograph in… Read more »

George Michael Steps Out Of Rehab Into ‘Crack Cocaine’ Row

George Michael

Former Wham star George Michael checked out of a Swiss rehab clinic earlier this week and has walked straight into a family row over whether or not he is a “crack cocaine” addict. According to the Mirror, Michael has been undergoing therapy in one of the world’s most expensive clinics for the past year. The… Read more »

Rapper Drake The Latest to Mock Kanye West

Kanye West

Canadian rapper Drake has become the latest to mock Kanye West. Drake launched a video for his song “Energy” yesterday on Apple music and in it, he parodies a host of celebrities, including the hapless Kanye West. The Daily Mail reports that in his video, Drake uses a combination of clever camera work, Photoshop, and… Read more »

Ed Sheeran And Sam Smith ‘Sad, Obvious And Predictable’ Says Morrissey

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Former Smiths front-man Morrissey has launched a scathing attack on the music industry and has reserved special criticism for two of today’s biggest selling artists. Chart toppers Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith were both attacked by Morrissey as he made his withering observations on the current music scene. According to NME, Morrissey told the Colorado… Read more »

‘Amy’ director Asif Kapadia: ‘She Was A Train Wreck’ [Video]

A still of Amy Winehouse from the biopic 'Amy,' by director Asif Kapadia.

Director Asif Kapadia tackled the daunting prospect of creating a biopic based on Amy Winehouse’s life with the intention of portraying Ms. Winehouse in the most honest light possible. Kapadia incorporated Amy’s own words through interviews and archive footage to tell Ms. Winhouse’s story, as well as spicing up the film with previously unheard tracks… Read more »

Songwriting Tips From Ed Sheeran: ‘It Can’t Be Vanilla’

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For some, songwriting comes quite easily. Twenty-four-year-old British pop singer Ed Sheeran falls into that category — as long as he’s in the right mood, Sheeran told CNN. In order to write a fantastic song, Sheeran said that the songwriter has to been in an extreme mood. That mood doesn’t necessarily always have to be… Read more »