New hosts of BBC One primetime music show announced
Radio hosts Greg James and Dotty have signed up to front the new, live music show on BBC One.
Aled Jones to release his very first recording discovered on a bookshelf
Child star turned TV presenter Aled Jones is releasing his first recording almost 40 years after it was made – after it was discovered by an old friend while clearing his house.
Lady Gaga: Fame has been psychologically challenging
Pop star Lady Gaga has said fame has been “lonely” and “isolating” and “not all it’s cracked up to be”.
Picture This: We want to be the next U2, but better
Jimmy Rainsford and Ryan Hennessy - known together as Picture This - have got huge ambitions for the future, namely setting their sights on emulating the success of arguably the biggest band in the world, U2.
Watch: Foo Fighters rock out with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke
Foo Fighters joined James Corden for a rock and roll sing-along of their greatest hits in the latest edition of the presenter’s Carpool Karaoke.
Marilyn Manson insists no political message in ‘decapitated Trump’ music video
Metal rock singer Marilyn Manson has insisted that his grizzly music video to SAY10, released during last year’s US election and featuring a decapitated suited man, was not intended to depict Donald Trump.
Robbie Williams: I once checked into a hotel as Liam Gallagher
Robbie Williams has revealed he once pretended to be Liam Gallagher to check into the Oasis star’s hotel room.
Fergie: It was weird pretending Josh and I were still together
Singer Fergie has said it was “getting a little weird” fielding questions about her personal life before she and husband Josh Duhamel went public about their split.
New Order reach ‘full and final settlement’ with Peter Hook
New Order have announced a “full and final settlement” with former member Peter Hook.
Shania Twain to play Belfast and Dublin in 2018
Canadian star Shania Twain will perform shows in Belfast and Dublin next year, it has been announced.
Van Morrison gives two word speech after receiving top US music award
Sir Van Morrison has made what has been described as the shortest acceptance speech on record after receiving a top music award in America.
Michael Jackson’s impact on art explored in major National Portrait Gallery show
Michael Jackson will be the subject of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery looking at the late pop star’s influence on art.
BBC to delve into science of opera in season celebrating the art form
The BBC will explore the science of opera – and whether a singer can really shatter glass with just their voice – as part of its forthcoming opera season.
UK Music calls for a halt to ‘free ride’ on British artists via streaming
UK Music has called on music streaming platforms to end their “free ride” by providing better deals to British artists.
Collabro release charity single in wake of Hurricane Irma
Musical theatre group Collabro are releasing a single in aid of Save The Children’s Emergency Fund after one of their members was caught up in Hurricane Irma.
Dolly Parton releasing a children’s album
Country superstar Dolly Parton is releasing her first ever children’s album.
Fans excited about new music as Ed Sheeran returns to the studio
Ed Sheeran has sparked excitement among his fans after revealing that he has returned to the recording studio.
Linkin Park announce one-off tribute gig in memory of Chester Bennington
American rockers Linkin Park have announced a special one-night-only tribute gig in memory of late frontman Chester Bennington.
Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers announce extra Belfast date
Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers will perform an extra date in Belfast this December due to huge demand.
The Coronas announce date for Belfast's Ulster Hall
Irish rockers The Coronas will perform their final live gig of 2017 at Belfast's Ulster Hall.
Lady Gaga postpones European leg of tour until 2018 due to health problems
Lady Gaga has been forced to reschedule the European leg of her Joanne World Tour until next year due to ongoing health complications.
Chester Bennington’s widow shares video of him having fun before his death
Chester Bennington’s widow has shared a video of him having fun just hours before he committed suicide, to show that “depression doesn’t have a face or a mood”.
Former Spice Girl Mel B pens emotional message to her late father
Mel B has remembered her late father with an emotional tribute saying she wants to “do him proud from here on in”.
Ed Sheeran cancels US concert amid St Louis protests
Ed Sheeran’s concert in the US has been cancelled after the acquittal of a white former police officer charged over the killing of a black man sparked protests.
U2 cancel St Louis gig over safety concerns amid protests
U2 have cancelled a gig in St Louis in America after the concert’s organisers were told by local police they could not provide sufficient security because of protests.
Ozzy Osbourne jokes the secret to marriage is ‘don’t get caught with mistress’
Musician Ozzy Osbourne has joked that the secret to his 35-year marriage is “don’t get caught with your mistress”.
Watch: Nadine Coyle releases music video for comeback single Go To Work
Derry singer Nadine Coyle has released the music video for her comeback single Go To Work.
Sam Smith tops singles chart with first new music in two years
Sam Smith has earned his sixth number one single on the UK charts with his first song to be released in two years.
Niall Horan brands One Direction's debut concert 'worst night of my life'
Irish singer Niall Horan has said One Direction's first ever concert was "a disaster" branding the experience the "'worst night of my life".
Tina Turner takes a ‘deep breath’ as pop stars wear ‘less and less’
Former chart-topper Tina Turner has dubbed “grinding” pop stars a “turn off”.
Mercury win will be boost for my self-esteem, says Sampha
Mercury Prize winner Sampha said the prestigious award would be a self-esteem boost after penning the emotional record that landed him the accolade.
Sampha’s album Process scoops Mercury Prize
Singer-songwriter Sampha beat off competition from Ed Sheeran and Stormzy to win the UK’s most prestigious music award, the Mercury Prize.
Sampha beats Ed Sheeran and Stormzy for Mercury Prize
Singer songwriter Sampha said he “felt like I’m dreaming” as he was announced as the winner of the Mercury Prize.
Lady Gaga hospitalised suffering from severe physical pain
Lady Gaga has been taken to hospital suffering from “severe physical pain”.
Fergie and Josh Duhamel split after eight years of marriage
Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have separated after eight years of marriage.
Mercury nominees hail diversity of the shortlist
Mercury music prize nominee Loyle Carner has hailed the diversity of the 12 artists vying for the prestigious prize.
Edith Bowman steps down from radio breakfast show after 18 months
Edith Bowman has revealed she is stepping down from her Virgin Radio Breakfast Show to pursue other projects.
Northern Ireland Music Prize 2017: 12 shortlisted albums announced
The albums shortlisted for the 2017 Northern Ireland Music Prize have been announced.
Selena Gomez has undergone kidney transplant thanks to donor friend
Selena Gomez has undergone a kidney transplant and has thanked her friend Francia Raisa for donating the organ to her, the “ultimate gift and sacrifice”.
Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine expecting baby number two
Maroon 5 star Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo are expecting their second child together – one year after welcoming their first.
Radiohead and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer team up for Blue Planet II
Radiohead and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer have collaborated on a song to be featured in a five-minute prequel video for BBC One’s Blue Planet II.
Ed Sheeran and Stormzy to go head-to-head for Mercury Prize
Ed Sheeran will take on his close friend and collaborator Stormzy when the Mercury Prize winner is announced today.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa gives emotional award speech after retirement reveal
Opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa fought back tears as she accepted a major classical music prize after revealing she will never sing in public again.
It has been a lifelong dream – Seal announces jazz and swing covers album
Singer-songwriter Seal has said it has been a “lifelong dream” to create his new album, a collection of covers of jazz and swing classics.
Q&A: US band PVRIS on bringing their 'dark pop rock' mix to Belfast
US band PVRIS are set to perform their first Belfast show later this year.
Sam Smith: Watching Ed Sheeran makes me push myself
Sam Smith has said watching Ed Sheeran over the past year has been “incredible” but added it has made him “hungry” for his own success.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: I’ve sung in public for the last time
Opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says she will never sing in public again.
Spandau Ballet are searching for a new singer following Tony Hadley’s departure
Spandau Ballet are looking for a new singer to fill the gap left by former band member Tony Hadley, Martin Kemp has confirmed.
Flogging Molly wow fans at the Limelight in Belfast
Irish-American Celtic punk band Flogging Molly performed to a packed out Limelight in Belfast on Monday night.
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