Promising a different sound, Taylor Swift announces new album–1989. During a live Yahoo stream online, Taylor Swift announced her new album, 1989, in the form of a talk-show on Monday, August 18, 2014. She also simultaneously premiered the video of her new song, Shake it off, on Vevo, an online music service  Inspired by the […]

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Set to control the airwaves, Pitbull to launch his own radio channel with SiriusXMStation In a collaboration with SiriusXM, Pitbull would be launching his own radio channel early next year. He would be the first Latin artist to have his very own full-time channel with SiriusXMStation. The station will feature a weekly show presented by […]

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Despite reaching more than double its targeted funding of £30,000 in 2013, Kickstarter cancels Alt-Fest over costs. The organizers of metal festival Kickstarter Alt-Fest have announced its cancellation over lack of required funds only days before its debut. The festival was to be held from August 15-17 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England as a celebration of […]

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In a series of concerts to be held next month, we will see Culture Club and Clean Bandit team up with BBC Philharmonic to restore the magic of orchestral music. Being held at the BBC Philharmonic Studio in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, a series of concerts will feature artists who will re-imagine their albums as […]

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No.1 on Billboard 200, 5 Seconds Of Summer debut album sells 259,000 copies. Australian pop band - 5 Seconds Of Summer – have taken the music world by storm with their self-titled debut album hitting No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album has achieved the third highest sales figure of the year for a debut album, […]

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Amy Winehouse Charity Album to help raise money. Mitch Winehouse, father of the English singer-song writer Amy Winehouse, is all set to release a new album to help raise funds for the Amy Winehouse Foundation.  The father of the late iconic artist – Amy Winehouse – shall honor his daughter’s memory by releasing some of […]

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With 1.8 million sales Pharrell Williams Happy becomes triple platinum. Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams’ hit single ‘Happy’ has reached dizzying heights of success, the song has now officially become the fourth track in the last 20 years to have become a platinum hit. To get a platinum stamp, any single has to sell 600,000 copies, according to […]

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Janelle Monáe performs at a political fundraiser in Los Angeles. Soul and R&B artist Janelle Monáe performed for the United States President Barack Obama at a political fund raiser held in Los Angeles on July 23, 2014. The gala affair was hosted at the home of ace American television writer/producer – Shonda Rhimes. Incidentally, Shonda’s current hit […]

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Jon Bon Jovi,  Billie Joe Armstrong and Chris Martin to feature in new Avicii album. Sweden’s Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii is all set to kick start on his – yet to be titled – new album. However, this album will have much more that the quintessential Avicii sounds, rock and roll legends […]

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Jimi Hendrix’s early recordings to finally see the light of day. Early recordings of the legendary rock musician Jimi Hendrix – born as Johnny Allen Hendrix – are set for an official release after a long drawn legal tussle. Hendrix, at the beginning of his career was a session guitarist with the then famous R&B […]

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