2020 – Justin Bieber has won the first round of his defamation suit against two social media users who have accused him of sexual assault via Twitter. The singer already claimed the pair’s allegations were “factually impossible” and part of a scheme to seek attention and fame, revealing he had “indisputable documentary evidence” to prove […]
Led Zepplin wins copyright on Stairway to Heaven
2019 – Sir Elton John featured on a new set of Royal Mail stamps in the UK to celebrate his contribution to music
2019 – Sir Elton John featured on a new set of Royal Mail stamps in the UK to celebrate his contribution to music. The singer-songwriter became only the second individual music artist to be given such an honour, after David Bowie was featured on a set in 2017.
2019 – Arthur Lanon Neville (December 17, 1937 – July 22, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist from New Orleans. Neville was a staple of the New Orleans music scene for over five decades. He was the founder of the funk band The Meters whose musical style set the tone of New Orleans […]
2019 – Ed Sheeran spent £4million on new properties in a bid to stop his neighbours moaning about the noise. He bought two houses next door to his £19.8million mansion in London. The singer had also acquired a flat above his Notting Hill bar. Sheeran’s impressive portfolio of 22 properties had cost him almost £47million.
2019 – Ed Sheeran broke yet another streaming record. His latest collaborative album No. 6 Collaborations Project, racked up 69 million streams in a month on Spotify, which was the highest by any artist. This new record wasn’t the first that Sheeran has broken. His last album Divide set a new record of 56 million […]
2019 – Metallica draws 1% of Finland’s population to a single concert on this day in Rock! The WorldWired Tour is a concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016. It is also their first worldwide tour after […]
2018 – Taylor Swift urged fans to stand up to bullies. Taylor Swift referenced her feud with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West as she urged fans to stand up to bullies during the first night of her Reputation Stadium Tour on Tuesday (08May18). The 28-year-old singer took to the stage at the University of Phoenix […]
2017 – Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist for the US band Steely Dan died aged 67. Steely Dan – named after a sex toy in the book Naked Lunch by William Burroughs – released its first album Can’t Buy a Thrill in 1972 and had the 1973 US No.11 single ‘Reeling In The Years’ and […]
2017 – Following in the footsteps of Giant Van Halen, James Dean Bradfield says the band doesn’t like red onions in their sandwiches. That drives us crazy Frontman from the Manic Street Preacher, James Dean Bradfield, sat down with Absolute Radio host Pete Donaldson ahead of their performance at this year’s Kendal Calling. He opened […]
2017 – Quincy Jones: A jury awarded Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties for the use of Michael Jackson songs he produced in two Cirque du Soleil shows and the This Is It documentary. Jones filed suit in 2013, asking for $30 million.