Paul McCartney still considers Lennon's opinion
Paul McCartney still considers Lennon's opinion
Sir Paul McCartney still uses John Lennon as a ''judge'' of his songwriting. The Beatles legend admits he will scrap lyrics if he doesn't think his late bandmate - who...
Blink-182 plan unusual recording
Blink-182 plan unusual recording
Blink-182 won't record their next album in a studio. The 'All the Small Things' hitmakers are hoping to work on their seventh record in an unconventional setting where they can...
Michael Stipe's crippling shyness
Michael Stipe's crippling shyness
Michael Stipe has been in therapy ''for years'' to combat his shyness. The former R.E.M. frontman has always felt insecure alongside his well-read bandmates Peter Buck and Mike Mills and...
George Harrison and Bee Gees to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards
George Harrison and Bee Gees to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards
George Harrison and The Bee Gees are to be honoured with The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Awards. The late Beatles legend - who died in 2001 aged 58 - and...
Ed Sheeran ready to record with a band
Ed Sheeran ready to record with a band
Ed Sheeran wants to record his next album with a band. The 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker has achieved worldwide success as a genuine solo artist, recording and performing with just...
Sam Smith sells a million albums in UK and US
Sam Smith sells a million albums in UK and US
Sam Smith has become the only artist to sell a million albums in the UK and US in 2014. The 22-year-old singer released his debut record 'In the Lonely Hour'...
Taylor Swift surprised by Spotify response
Taylor Swift surprised by Spotify response
Taylor Swift claims to have been inundated with ''thank you'' messages after pulling her music from Spotify. The 'Shake it Off' hitmaker stopped her work being shared on the streaming...
Brandon Flowers making musical changes
Brandon Flowers making musical changes
Brandon Flowers wants to ''change'' with his second solo album. The Killers frontman - who released his debut solo record, 'Flamingo', in 2010 - is working with Ariel Rechtshaid on...
Duran Duran to play intimate show for War Child
Duran Duran to play intimate show for War Child
Duran Duran and Bastille will play at tiny music venues to support War Child in February. The 'Girls On Film' hitmakers are just one of the acts announced for the...
Madonna name checks Obama and Lady Gaga in leaked track Illuminati
Madonna name checks Obama and Lady Gaga in leaked track Illuminati
Madonna sings about President Barack Obama and Lady Gaga in a leaked track titled 'Illuminati'. The 56-year-old musician's 13th album - tentatively named 'Iconic' - leaked online in full yesterday...