Damon Albarn performs for robots
Damon Albarn performs for robots

29 July 2014

Damon Albarn played to an audience of 50 at Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo last week. Sadly, he...

Stop the N-Dubz reunion rumours, says Fazer
Stop the N-Dubz reunion rumours, says Fazer

28 July 2014

So, you may have seen reports lately that made claims about an N-Dubz reunion. It has been said that they'll "start recording in...

CMU Beef Of The Week #216: Tulisa v The Fake Sheikh
CMU Beef Of The Week #216: Tulisa v The Fake Sheikh

25 July 2014

If you're talking about the biggest dispute of the week, which I guess we are, then there can be no other than Tulisa...

Eels frontman to receive freedom of the City Of London
Eels frontman to receive freedom of the City Of London

24 July 2014

Eels frontman Mark Everett has been awarded the freedom of the City Of London ahead of his gig at the Barbican tonight. Which...

Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties
Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties

23 July 2014

When Spotify asked Vulfeck to take down their silent album 'Sleepify' from the streaming service, the world mourned its loss. But it turns...

George Harrison tree killed by beetles
George Harrison tree killed by beetles

22 July 2014

A tree planted in an LA park in memory of the late George Harrison has died because of an infestation of, you guessed...

Fred Durst's first eHarmony advert appears online
Fred Durst's first eHarmony advert appears online

21 July 2014

Fred Durst's eHarmony advert is online, everyone! Yeah, you remember, the dating company hired the Limp Bizkit frontman back in May in a...

CMU Beef Of The Week #215: Billy Corgan v Amazon
CMU Beef Of The Week #215: Billy Corgan v Amazon

18 July 2014

Billy Corgan rants are ten-a-penny and have a tendency to be quite Billy Corgan-centric, but his latest offering might just raise some interesting...

Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards not married, OK?
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards not married, OK?

17 July 2014

It's dead easy to get Cheryl 'Girls Aloud' Cole and Zayn 'One Direction' Malik confused. Both became famous on the back of TV...

Weird Al Yankovic brings grammar's blurred lines into focus
Weird Al Yankovic brings grammar's blurred lines into focus

16 July 2014

A common defence of - or at least guilty mumble about - 'Blurred Lines' is that, if you ignore the dubious lyrics, it's...

Fatboy Slim not digging Cowell's DJ talent telly show concept
Fatboy Slim not digging Cowell's DJ talent telly show concept

15 July 2014

Fatboy Slim ain't convinced by Simon Cowell's plans to create an 'X-Factor' style DJ talent contest, and he's not sure the telly format...

Cheryl Cole confirms recent wedding
Cheryl Cole confirms recent wedding

14 July 2014

Cheryl Cole married her French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini at a secret ceremony earlier this month, the singer and 'X-Factor' judging lady has confirmed....

CMU Beef Of The Week #214: Ireland v Garth Brooks
CMU Beef Of The Week #214: Ireland v Garth Brooks

11 July 2014

Strap in, beef fans, this one gets real complicated real quickly. It involves Garth Brooks, the American country music star best known for...

Orbit defends Spears over leaked audio clip
Orbit defends Spears over leaked audio clip

10 July 2014

So, there may be a studio outtake doing the rounds seemingly featuring that Britney Spears singing her track 'Alien' all wobbly and out...

Robin Thicke sells 530 copies of his new album in the UK, despite his wife not living here
Robin Thicke sells 530 copies of his new album in the UK, despite his wife not living here

9 July 2014

Robin Thicke only wrote his new album for one person to listen to, his estranged wife Paula Patton. So, you could say that...

Bruce Dickinson down on Hyde Park gigs too
Bruce Dickinson down on Hyde Park gigs too

8 July 2014

Having dismissed Glastonbury as "the most bourgeois thing on the planet" back in May, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has now written off...

Parton commits to give abandoned Glasto dog a home
Parton commits to give abandoned Glasto dog a home

7 July 2014

Dolly Parton has said she'll adopt a dog left behind at the Glastonbury Festival if no one comes forward to claim ownership. And...

CMU Beef Of The Week #213: Twitter v Robin Thicke
CMU Beef Of The Week #213: Twitter v Robin Thicke

4 July 2014

Did you see the PR disaster on Twitter this week? Oh, everyone was talking about it. A right disaster, it was. It turns...

Happy Independence Day!
Happy Independence Day!

4 July 2014

Hey, it's the fourth of July. Happy Independence Day, Americans! We didn't want your smelly landmass anyway. To mark the momentous occasion of the...

Jedward rescued by coastguard after becoming stranded on sandbank
Jedward rescued by coastguard after becoming stranded on sandbank

3 July 2014

John and Edward Grimes, aka Jedward, had to be rescued by the coastguard after becoming stranded on a sandbank near the coastal town...

A rush of blood to the mouth: Chris Martin off the veg
A rush of blood to the mouth: Chris Martin off the veg

3 July 2014

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has given up being vegetarian since "consciously uncoupling" from his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow, earlier this year. Though he's limiting...

City Of London Corporation to suffocate death metal band
City Of London Corporation to suffocate death metal band

2 July 2014

As part of the City Of London Corporation's Sculpture In The City festival, which kicks off tomorrow, Portuguese artist João Onofre will be...

It's alright, Miley Cyrus has a new dog
It's alright, Miley Cyrus has a new dog

1 July 2014

Miley Cyrus has a new dog. Shut up, yes it is news. The news (yes it IS) comes just over two months after...

Jesus would allow gay clergy to marry, says Elton John
Jesus would allow gay clergy to marry, says Elton John

30 June 2014

Elton John has said that Jesus would not approve of the Church Of England's "old and stupid" ban on gay members of the...

CMU Beef Of The Week #212: The Queen v Eminem
CMU Beef Of The Week #212: The Queen v Eminem

27 June 2014

So it's official, whilst Her Maj was rather generous to the music community with her annual round of birthday honours earlier this month,...

Darius happy with outcome of his lovely life
Darius happy with outcome of his lovely life

26 June 2014

Darius Campbell (née Danesh) has said that he does regret turning down a record contract with Simon Cowell, after appearing on the 'Popstars'...

ITV to pay Blue to run a bar; James Arthur punched in a bar
ITV to pay Blue to run a bar; James Arthur punched in a bar

25 June 2014

Apparently Blue are to act as landboybandlords at a new made-for-TV bar in Ibiza, as part of a show airing on ITV2 'soon'....

Robin Thicke releases first of many odes to estranged wife
Robin Thicke releases first of many odes to estranged wife

24 June 2014

When Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' was criticised as being an anthem for rape, the singer denied that it was anything like that, insisting...

No inheritance from old Sting
No inheritance from old Sting

23 June 2014

Sting is trying to spend all of his money - an estimated £180 million - to ensure that his children aren't able to...

CMU Beef Of The Week #211: Lana Del Rey v The Guardian
CMU Beef Of The Week #211: Lana Del Rey v The Guardian

20 June 2014

Lana Del Rey is a divisive character. A lot of people have strong opinions about her, and often those opinions don't stem from...

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