There are “oh-ohs-ohs” that will sound huge ringing out across stadiums the world over when the band inevitably tour next year, some crunching guitar and then Bono starts singing: “I was chasing down the days of fears, chasing down a dream before it disappeared.”
A long-gestating biopic of singer Peggy Lee which fell into Hollywood purgatory following the death of writer Nora Ephron looks set for a high-profile revival after Far from Heaven's Todd Haynes signed on to direct.
Billboard has announced that Eminem has broken an official world record with his 2013 single Rap God, specifically that of “most words in a hit record”.
Having not toured since 2005, Lisa Stansfield no longer fits her outfits.
As half of Simon and Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel’s voice was once so golden that, he reveals, he could sing for the cows while he was out walking and they would gather round.
Garth Brooks has opened his own digital music store. GhostTunes posits itself as an artist-focused rival to iTunes and Amazon, showcasing Brooks’ complete catalogue and more than a million songs from many of the world’s biggest acts.
Pete Doherty says that the former White Stripe has showed interest in producing a prospective new album
Streaming music service Spotify says the aptly-named Summer by Calvin Harris was its “song of the summer” this year, after its users streamed the track more than 160m times since its release in June.
Jimi Jamison, who has died aged 63 of a heart attack, was the lead singer of the US rock band Survivor from 1984 to 1988, again from 2000 to 2006, and then from 2011 until his death.
Mathew Knowles, the pop star’s former manager, says that the incident was a ‘Jedi mind trick’ staged to boost ticket and album sales for all parties involved
Prince helped André 3000 move past the feeling that ‘nostalgia is a cage’ during recent tour
Three years ago, after passing her GCSEs, Chlöe Howells signed a record deal with Columbia. She always wanted to make music and had no shortage of material to draw on. "I was 16," she says when we meet at a cafe around the corner from her home in east London, "so I had a lot of bitchiness to talk about."