A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Profits at the company behind the annual Electric Picnic music festival fell 9% last year.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Electric Picnic 2018 is on course to be an instant sell out as Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack and NERD were unveiled as headliners of the Stradbally, Co Laois music festival.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Justin Timberlake’s enthusiastic portrayal of an East Village folkie in the 2013 Coen brothers movie Inside Llewyn Davis was confirmation that there was more to the pop star than McDonalds-boosting funk-pop and Janet Jackson-attendant Superbowl controversies.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
Margo Price is one of the rising stars of the American country scene, and her music is all the stronger for being informed by her experiences with addiction, prison and tragedy, writes
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Since their formation in 2005 they’ve sold over 10 million albums worldwide.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
With a sell-out show in Dublin tonight, the crowd might be forgiven for wondering which Justin Bieber will show up, writes
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
Lou Pearlman, a former music mogul who launched the careers of boy bands the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, has died at age 62 while serving a 25-year prison sentence for swindling investors and banks out of more than $300m (€265m), the Federal Bureau of Prisons said on its website.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
A billboard displayed this week in Istanbul’s main airport warned travellers against visiting Sweden, describing it as having the highest rate of rape in the world, the latest salvo between EU-candidate Turkey and its European allies.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
His fans will tell you he put in one of the best performances seen in years in Croke Park — and it seems Bruce Springsteen’s two concerts at the home of the GAA proved to be glory days for the Boss.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
The Prince Online Museum (http://princeonlinemuseum.com) has been launched, allowing fans to explore Prince’s official websites – and there are quite a few of them – over the years.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
At long last, Google has added song lyrics to search results, meaning you won’t have to click through to another site to fill in the blanks or correct a misheard lyric.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Stevie Wonder and Madonna led tributes to Prince at an emotional Billboard Music Awards, where Adele was named Top Artist as she continued her domination of the music world.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Accumulated profits at Enya’s music business firm nearly topped €1m last year, new figures show.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Adele’s new album 25 has sold 3.38 million copies in the US its first week, smashing single week sales records.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
Tickets are priced €40 go on sale Thursday, November 26 for all usual outlets.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
FKA Twigs reckons she’s really a traditional girl at heart. The 27-year-old singer claimed that she’s looking to settle down with a husband and kids and has no ambitions to be part of the world of fellow star TAYLOR SWIFT and her “squad”.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift found themselves embroiled in a very public Twitter spat yesterday, following Swift’s nomination for Video of the Year at the 2015 VMA awards.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
Rihanna’s latest video has crossed more lines than Miley’s Wrecking Ball.yearns for the days of Bananarama and MT USA.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Taylor Swift’s lightning-quick victory over Apple demonstrates how high-profile artists can use public shaming to shape the music business when even major record labels haggling behind the scenes can’t.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Have you ever wondered how intelligent you have to be to enjoy your favourite chart hits?
Wed, 27 May, 2015
takes a fan’s approach to hunting out the the elephant in the room. Madonna, she says has highlighted the fact that women after 50 are regarded as cultural castrati and should leave the sexual arena quietly — and to the young and beautiful.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
Do you wanna set a record? Come on, let’s march in the parade.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Accumulated profits at Enya’s music business firm topped €1m last year, new figures show.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Usher has reportedly got engaged.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Bjorn Ulvaeus says ABBA will never return to the stage.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
Nick Mason has hinted there could be more Pink Floyd releases in the future.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Katy Perry has hinted at being suicidal following her divorce from Russell Brand.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Spotify has stopped streaming Taylor Swift’s music at her request, setting up a business struggle between the leading provider of a new music distribution system and the industry’s most popular artist.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Irish artist Hozier is having a good time of things on the global stage.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Bray singer-songwriter Hozier’s debut album has gone straight into the US album charts at No 2, industry magazine Billboard announced yesterday.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
Chris Brown claims his "maturity level has risen" since leaving jail.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
Sinead O'Connor has accepted she is "irregular".
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
Singer Chubby Checker has settled a lawsuit in which he accused Hewlett-Packard of using his trademarked name without permission on a software app that purported to measure the size of a man’s penis.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
One Direction will headline this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival in the US.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
What is the point in denying it? There is very little that energises us more than preposterous humiliation. Someone else’s anyway.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2014
Jared Leto has said that, while his Oscar has led to new opportunities in Hollywood, he is not overly concerned with the trophy itself.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2014
Avril Lavigne has defended her new music video for the track 'Hello Kitty' claiming it is not racist.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
Music-streaming service Spotify has been updated across all its platforms, ahead of possible competition from Apple and YouTube.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014