Katy Perry caught up in Hollywood convent sale squabble
Katy Perry caught up in Hollywood convent sale squabble

1 July 2015

While Justin Bieber has been busy praising the Lord this week, Katy Perry has been busy angering the Almighty. Or possibly not. It...

East 17 play (unintentionally) intimate set
East 17 play (unintentionally) intimate set

30 June 2015

Now, no sniggering at the back thank you very much, just because the reformed East 17 played to 30 people at their recent...

Top Glastonbury talking point? Kanye's subtitles
Top Glastonbury talking point? Kanye's subtitles

29 June 2015

So, having closely monitored the social networks all weekend it seems like the stand out acts at Glastonbury this year were, well, whichever...

CMU Beef Of The Week 259: Courtney Love v François Hollande
CMU Beef Of The Week 259: Courtney Love v François Hollande

26 June 2015

I think we all know what old-school taxi drivers think about Uber. If you don't, flag one down this lunchtime, and as you...

Trump responds to Young over track spat
Trump responds to Young over track spat

25 June 2015

So Donald Trump has finally shot back at Neil Young. As you'll remember, the singer hit out at the billionaire businessman when Trump...

Kanye concedes that Beck does in fact respect artistry
Kanye concedes that Beck does in fact respect artistry

24 June 2015

Having conceded earlier this year that some of Beck's music is "kind of good", Kanye West has now admitted that it was "inaccurate"...

People stream David Guetta tracks quite a lot, shocker
People stream David Guetta tracks quite a lot, shocker

23 June 2015

David Guetta has just passed the all important two billion plays landmark on Spotify, only the third artist to ever do so. And...

Flo will be fine says Alex James as Glastonbury says 2016 headliners sorted
Flo will be fine says Alex James as Glastonbury says 2016 headliners sorted

22 June 2015

Don't worry everybody, Florence will be fine as headliner of Friday night at Glastonbury this week. And if you're still not convinced, well,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #258: Deadmau5 v Deadmouse: The Musical
CMU Beef Of The Week #258: Deadmau5 v Deadmouse: The Musical

19 June 2015

Last year, when Joel Zimmerman, aka Deadmau5, hit back at Disney's opposition to a trademark registration he had submitted for various images relating...

Taylor Swift is not on the new Frank Turner album
Taylor Swift is not on the new Frank Turner album

18 June 2015

Frank Turner had the opportunity to have Taylor Swift on his new album, 'Positive Songs For Negative People', and he turned it down....

Imminent music festival seeks new headliner, GSOH, no broken legs
Imminent music festival seeks new headliner, GSOH, no broken legs

17 June 2015

So, Dave Grohl's broken leg has had to pull out of the Glastonbury Festival, and where Dave Grohl's leg goes, the rest of...

Take That get the keys to The O2
Take That get the keys to The O2

16 June 2015

Take That are getting the keys to The O2 because later this week they will beat Prince's record of 21 performances at the...

Lil Wayne not signing to Roc Nation
Lil Wayne not signing to Roc Nation

15 June 2015

For a brief moment this weekend it looked like Lil Wayne had found a way out of his impasse with Cash Money Records,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #259: Elton John v The Woman In The Ponytail
CMU Beef Of The Week #259: Elton John v The Woman In The Ponytail

12 June 2015

There's a thing called Godwin's Law, which states that the longer any discussion on the internet continues, the higher the probability that someone...

Pop Tarts pop news
Pop Tarts pop news

11 June 2015

Jessie J, Rixton and Jhene Aiko have just put out a record together. They made it for Pop Tarts. They recorded it in...

Katy Perry hasn't recorded a Taylor Swift diss track
Katy Perry hasn't recorded a Taylor Swift diss track

10 June 2015

Katy Perry hasn't recorded a response to Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood'. Sorry to spoil your day. Although Swift has never explicitly said so,...

Gallagher to new artists:
Gallagher to new artists: "Put your name on it"

9 June 2015

Take note aspiring popstars, Uncle Noel has some very useful advice for you all. Tell us who the fuck you are. You'd be...

Walmart promises to stop torturing staff with Dion and Bieber
Walmart promises to stop torturing staff with Dion and Bieber

8 June 2015

US retail chain Walmart has vowed to change the soundtrack in its stores, after repeated Celine Dion and Justin Bieber tracks apparently got...

CMU Beef Of The Week #258: Ariana Grande v P&O Ferries
CMU Beef Of The Week #258: Ariana Grande v P&O Ferries

5 June 2015

Do your eyes deceive you? Are there two Beefs Of The Week this week? You're damn right there are. It is BBC Music...

CMU Beef Of The Week #257: Mat Zo v EDM
CMU Beef Of The Week #257: Mat Zo v EDM

5 June 2015

Sometimes people have a bit of a rant on Twitter, the shortform format lending itself to quickly firing off ideas. But Grammy-nominated UK...

Apple recalls Beats speaker over battery concerns
Apple recalls Beats speaker over battery concerns

4 June 2015

We've been a bit derisory about Beats headphones over the years, but I think it's fair to say that the firm's Pill XL...

First ever World Motern Day celebrated across the globe
First ever World Motern Day celebrated across the globe

3 June 2015

Matt Farley has written, recorded and released over 17,000 songs on Spotify and iTunes through his Motern Media label under various names since...

DIIV will re-enact your dreams (for a fee)
DIIV will re-enact your dreams (for a fee)

2 June 2015

People tend to shrink away if you try to tell them your dreams. Not DIIV though. They would love to hear about that...

Bands with female members are cooler, says Stevie Nicks
Bands with female members are cooler, says Stevie Nicks

1 June 2015

Lots of people get up in arms whenever anyone suggests that there should be quotas to ensure gender and racial diversity in cultural...

CMU Beef Of The Week #256: Neil Young v Coffee (Round 2)
CMU Beef Of The Week #256: Neil Young v Coffee (Round 2)

29 May 2015

I think if Pono has taught us anything, it's that Neil Young is not a man to back down, regardless of how impossible...

Young Thug threatens to use Lil Wayne's delayed album title
Young Thug threatens to use Lil Wayne's delayed album title

28 May 2015

Rapper Young Thug got into trouble with Lil Wayne earlier this year when he announced that he planned to call a new mixtape...

Snoop doesn't regret sexist lyrics, but now recognises that women are people
Snoop doesn't regret sexist lyrics, but now recognises that women are people

27 May 2015

Snoop Dogg has decided, in his maturing years, that referring to women as "bitches" and "whores" in his lyrics is not something he...

Paul Simon is a short monster, says Art Garfunkel
Paul Simon is a short monster, says Art Garfunkel

26 May 2015

Art Garfunkel has called Paul Simon a "jerk" with a Napoleon complex, but added that he'd still go out on another reunion tour...

CMU Beef Of The Week #255: Rihanna v The Boy Wonder
CMU Beef Of The Week #255: Rihanna v The Boy Wonder

22 May 2015

I think trademark is probably my favourite area of the law. No, seriously. Yeah, I know I have a bit of a reputation...

Madonna postpones start of tour over perfection concerns
Madonna postpones start of tour over perfection concerns

21 May 2015

Madonna has rescheduled the first five shows on her 'Rebel Heart' tour, which was due to begin at the end of August, because...

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