07 Dec 2016

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Google parent company planning to deliver food by drone?

Food could soon be coming from the sky

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The parent company of Google are apparently in talks to start delivering food via drone. According to the Wall Street …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 6:01pm GMT

2016 in Tweets – the biggest music and TV moments from the UK Twitter trends of the year

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Twitter have just unveiled their trends of 2016 for the UK. These reveal the biggest talking points of the year, …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:47pm GMT

Watch first footage of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

New web-slinging movie will be out next summer

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A teaser trailer showing the first footage of Spider-Man: Homecoming has been posted online. The 18 second clip comes ahead …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:46pm GMT

Kid Rock is selling this obscene pro-Trump merch

Republican collectors rejoice - Kid Rock has launched an entirely new range

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Given a time machine, would you go back to 1932 and kill Hitler as he rose to power, or would …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:44pm GMT

Watch Haim and actor Andy Samberg team up in Electric Guest’s new video

LA trio are still working on their second album

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Haim and former Saturday Night Live star Andy Samberg have teamed up for Electric Guest's new video 'Dear To Me'. …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:10pm GMT

Soundtrack Of My Life – Peter Serafinowicz

Actor, comedian, director and literally the voice of Darth Maul on the songs that shaped his life.

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The first song I remember hearing Rod Stewart -'Sailing' "It just made me feel very emotional, sort of very wistful …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:07pm GMT

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reportedly set to divorce

This follows West's recent hospitalisation

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly set to divorce, following the rapper's recent hospitalisation. West was reportedly released last week …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:05pm GMT

Guns N’ Roses – Rank The Albums

Which is better - 'Use Your Illusion I' or 'II'? And just where does 'Chinese Democracy' fit?

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Priority Tickets for Guns N' Roses are available now. Search 'O2 Priority' for tickets. Few bands have quite as many …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 5:00pm GMT

NME Merch Presents: Best Bowie Merch Inspired By His Albums

We've rounded up some our best Bowie merch, inspired by his reinventions and renowned records - all available from our NME Merch Store.

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David Bowie once said, "I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir". Simple enough for the iconic glam-rock god …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 4:39pm GMT

‘Star Wars’ actress Daisy Ridley speaks out over who Rey’s parents are

'Episode VIII' is set for release in December 2017

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Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley has spoken out over who her character Rey's parents are. British actress Ridley was introduced …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 4:29pm GMT

The 1975 announce special pop-up shops in London, Manchester & Los Angeles

Get your hands on some 'exclusive merchandise'

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The 1975 have announced details of special pop-up shops to open in London, Manchester and London. Last month,we named The …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 4:17pm GMT

Reverend & The Makers’ Jon McClure challenges Piers Morgan to boxing match

Who will be 'The Heavyweight Champion Of The World'

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Reverend & The Makers' frontman Jon McClure has hit out at Piers Morgan's comments about Cruz Beckham's music career, challenging …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 3:32pm GMT

Kanye West to ‘take the rest of 2016 off’ following hospitalisation

Reports suggest that rapper is 'stable' but 'needs time to come back'

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Kanye West is planning on taking the rest of 2016 off following his recent hospitalisation, according to latest reports. West was …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 2:52pm GMT

5 Incredible Times The Worlds Of Boxing And Music Have Collided

Ahead of Anthony Joshua's eagerly-anticipated fight against Eric Molina, we look back at boxing and music's special relationship.

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Music and boxing have been inextricably linked for decades: who can picture Sylvester Stallone's Rocky pounding the pavements of Philadelphia …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 2:50pm GMT

Who is Sturgill Simpson, the Nirvana-covering country singer up against Beyonce, Bieber and Drake?

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He's the mystery man who's made it into the Grammys Album of The Year category against pop MVPs Adele, Beyonce, …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 2:12pm GMT

Donald Trump beats Beyoncé to be named TIME’s Person of the Year 2016

President-elect follows in the footsteps of other controversial picks like Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin

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US President-elect Donald Trump has been named TIME's Person of the Year for 2016, beating the likes of Beyoncé and electoral …Continue reading »

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07 Dec 2016 2:02pm GMT

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Popular Vermont punk music venue is closing its doors

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A popular Vermont punk music venue, established with the help of the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, is closing after 32 years.

07 Dec 2016 11:58am GMT

Drake is top-selling artist on Apple Music 2016

Drake, "Views"Canadian hip hop artist Drake dominated the Apple iTunes charts this year and will round out 2016 celebrating a trio of triumphs on Apple Music's year-end charts.


07 Dec 2016 8:48am GMT

Drake tops iTunes' year-end music lists

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, Drake performs onstage in Toronto. Drake along with Rihanna and Kanye West scored eight Grammy nominations each, announced Tuesday, Dec. 6. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) - Drake was all over Apple Music this year, so perhaps no surprise the rapper tops the iTunes music lists as well.


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Musicians react to their Grammy nominations

FILE - This Nov. 2, 2016, file photo shows Maren Morris performing "My Church" at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Morris scored four nominations, announced Tuesday, Dec. 6, including best new artist. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)Reactions to the Grammy Awards nominations, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. The 59th annual Grammys will air live on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.


06 Dec 2016 11:13pm GMT

Youtube Says They Paid The Music Industry A Ton Of Money This Year

Youtube Says They Paid The Music Industry A Ton Of Money This YearIn a blog post by YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl, the video-streaming giant says it paid over a billion dollars from ad revenue alone in the last 12 months. As more advertising dollars shift from TV, radio and print to online services, the music industry will generate even more revenue from ads. In the future, the music business has an opportunity to look a lot like television, where subscriptions and advertising contribute roughly equal amounts of revenue, bolstered by digital and physical sales.


06 Dec 2016 9:24pm GMT

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending December 4, 2016:

06 Dec 2016 7:41pm GMT

05 Dec 2016

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Music Monday (12/5): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Music Monday (12/5): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Justice, The xx, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus brand new streaming music from Run the Jewels, Burial, Car Seat Headrest, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic


05 Dec 2016 7:27pm GMT

A look at the music accompanying massive S. Korean rallies

FILE - In this Nov 26, 2016, file photo, protesters beat their drums as they march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul, South Korea. Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek and a smattering of defiance. Music resounds in the crammed streets around South Korea’s presidential palace. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park Geun-hye includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek and a smattering of defiance from "Les Miserables."


05 Dec 2016 10:34am GMT

Musicians, student among first list of Oakland fire victims

Victims of a fire that destroyed a converted warehouse in California this weekend, killing at least 33 people, included a woman working her way through culinary school, at least three musicians and a teacher. Oakland officials released the first list of victims late on Sunday, seven California adults in their 20s and 30s and a 17-year-old whose name was withheld. Among those identified were Donna Kellogg, 32, who was going to culinary school while working at a Berkeley coffee shop, the San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing family and friends.

05 Dec 2016 5:10am GMT

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Rising Oakland rents push artists, musicians to communal spaces

By Peter Henderson OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - The two-story warehouse engulfed by a deadly Oakland fire at a Friday night dance party was typical of the collective spaces artists and musicians say they have increasingly looked for to cope with rising rents. "You don't necessarily trust the landlords to do the work they are supposed to do because they will evict you." EVENTS 'TO HELP PAY RENT' People who had been inside the warehouse described the building as full of pianos and sculptures with rooms where artists lived and worked.

04 Dec 2016 2:25am GMT

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Death Stranding’s trailer music is coming to vinyl from Mondo

Death Stranding’s trailer music is coming to vinyl from MondoWhile Hideo Kojima and the rest of Kojima Productions are still a long way off from delivering their first video game as a new studio, that's not stopping them from giving hardcore fans what they want: stuff to buy. In addition to merchandise and high-end action figures, Kojima Productions will also release a 12-inch single featuring the music of Death Stranding - or, more specifically, its trailers - from Icelandic band Low Roar. Low Roar's "I'll Keep Coming" and "Easy Way Out" will be released on vinyl, thanks to a collaboration between the band, Kojima Productions, PlayStation and Mondo.


03 Dec 2016 9:37pm GMT

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More than cookie sellers, Girl Scouts enter music industry

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2015 file photo, Liz Rose, one of three winners of the award for song of the year for "Girl Crush," poses in the press room at the 49th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Rose penned the inspirational song, "Watch Me Shine," an original song featuring backup vocals from actual Girl Scouts. The track is being used in a Girl Scouts PSA called “I’m Prepared,” which praises girls for being leaders, risk-takers, problem solvers and innovators. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) - The Girl Scouts of the USA are used to making you smile with sweet cookies, but now they're hoping to soothe your ears with sweet music.


02 Dec 2016 9:19pm GMT

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending December 1, 2016:

02 Dec 2016 6:58pm GMT

Bringing cumbia music from Argentina and joy to the crowds

La Yegros performs at the Atrium at Lincoln Center on November 22, 2016 in New York City.With a sparkling smile and chic, refined poise, Mariana Yegros is merging Latin America's cumbia music with electronica and finding growing international success. La Yegros, the Argentine singer's stage name, has been dubbed the "queen of electrocumbia." She brings a modern, club-music edge to the traditional genre of dance music that traces its roots to Colombia's African community. For her latest album, "Magnetismo," La Yegros worked with the Argentine composer Gaby Kerpel, who has been active both in cumbia and electronic music.


02 Dec 2016 2:23pm GMT

Alessia Cara to Receive Rule Breaker Award at Billboard Women in Music 2016

Cara joins Women in Music honorees Madonna, Shania Twain, Halsey, Andra Day, Meghan Trainor, Maren Morris and Kesha.

02 Dec 2016 5:00am GMT

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What's New on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon for December

Netflix, iTunes and Amazon!

01 Dec 2016 2:07pm GMT

21 Jul 2009

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The Raveonettes Unveil Album Release And Tour Dates

Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report.


21 Jul 2009 12:23pm GMT

Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.


21 Jul 2009 10:00am GMT

Sony Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film Footage

Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the bid.


21 Jul 2009 9:27am GMT

Kasabian, Florence Lead Mercury Prize Nominations

Alt-rock acts Florence & The Machine and Kasabian have emerged as the bookmakers' favorites for the 2009 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the U.K.'s album of the year award.


21 Jul 2009 9:08am GMT

Kings Of Convenience Make New 'Declaration'

Norwegian rock duo Kings Of Convenience will break a five-year silence this fall with its third studio album, "Declaration of Dependence," due Oct. 20 from Virgin.


21 Jul 2009 5:07am GMT

Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today.


21 Jul 2009 1:43am GMT

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Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Has Cancer, Tour And Album Postponed

The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch has been diagnosed with cancer and will undergo surgery, he announced in a video posting on the group's website this morning. The band has canceled its summer tour plans and delayed the release of its forthcoming album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1," in order to allow time for his recovery.


20 Jul 2009 12:44pm GMT

JLS, Michael Jackson Top U.K. Charts

JLS, the British boy band who were runners-up to Alexandra Burke in the fifth series of talent series "The X Factor" last December, scored a No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (19) with their first release, "Beat Again" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment). "The Essential Michael Jackson," also on Epic, got a third week atop the album chart.


20 Jul 2009 10:50am GMT

Prince Closes Out Montreux Jazz Fest

Prince fans from across Europe converged on Montreux for two shows by the American musician whose rare appearance on the continent stretched well into Sunday morning. The 51-year-old star closed the two-week Swiss Montreux Jazz Festival with a mix of old hits including "Little Red Corvette," "Peach" and "Purple Rain" and fresh titles such as "Elixir" from his new album with singer Bria Valente.


20 Jul 2009 9:46am GMT

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Approaches Eagles' All-Time Sales Record

For nearly a decade, the Eagles' "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975" has been the recording industry's ultimate evergreen release, certified by the RIAA as the all-time best-selling album in the United States. But thanks to continued robust demand for Michael Jackson's catalog since his June 25 death, "Thriller" appears on the verge of matching "Their Greatest Hits," at least in the eyes of the industry trade group.


20 Jul 2009 9:14am GMT

Paula Abdul May Not Be Back On 'Idol'

Paula Abdul's new manager says she may not be returning to "American Idol."


20 Jul 2009 9:07am GMT

Justin Bieber's 'Time' Is Now

It's a familiar narrative: wunderkind with a gift for music takes it seriously, and lands a major-label deal before he gets his driver's license. Usher, Chris Brown and Britney Spears all fit the formula. Now, Justin Bieber can add his name to the list.


20 Jul 2009 9:03am GMT

John Fogerty Enlists Springsteen, Eagles For New Blue Ridge Rangers

John Fogerty's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the mythical group of his 1972 solo debut, includes guest spots from Bruce Springsteen and members of the Eagles, and features covers of songs by John Prine, Buck Owens and John Denver, among others, as well as Fogerty's own "Change in the Weather."


20 Jul 2009 3:00am GMT

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Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show.


19 Jul 2009 1:49am GMT

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Warren Haynes In Musical Overdrive With Gov't Mule, Allmans, Dead

Thanks to tours with The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, a new Gov't Mule album and tour and a planned solo album, Warren Haynes is having his busiest year ever -- and is enjoying it immensely.


17 Jul 2009 11:49am GMT

They Might Be Giants To Release Third Kids Album In September, Rock Album In 2010

On the heels of its 'Best Children's Album' Grammy win for "Here Come the 123's," They Might Be Giants is readying the release of another kid-centric set, "Here Comes Science." The album and animated DVD is due Sept. 1 on Amazon and iTunes and everywhere Sept. 22 on Disney Sound.


17 Jul 2009 11:16am GMT