CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs
CMU Beef Of The Week #236: The Year In Beefs

19 December 2014

Can it really be that another year is over? Another eleven and a half months of disputes, arguments and fallings out has come...

Slayer's ugly Xmas jumpers are still a thing
Slayer's ugly Xmas jumpers are still a thing

18 December 2014

As is now an age-old Christmas tradition of, oh, three entire years, Slayer have made available their highly unattractive 'pentagram and skills' Xmassy(ish)...

50 Cent inks pants deal
50 Cent inks pants deal

17 December 2014

50 Cent claims to have done "a deal for $78 million for underwear" with the brand Frigo, of which, it's stated on the...

More people in Norwich than expected are willing to watch The Maccabees play live if it's free
More people in Norwich than expected are willing to watch The Maccabees play live if it's free

16 December 2014

Around 100 people were apparently turned away from a Maccabees-headlined gig at Norwich Arts Centre on Sunday. The show was put on by...

Ed Sheeran too wet to record a Bond theme, says Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran too wet to record a Bond theme, says Ed Sheeran

15 December 2014

Given that Ed Sheeran is seemingly the biggest British popstar of the moment, I guess we ought to start being unnecessarily rude about...

CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates
CMU Beef Of The Week #235: Tom Binns v Simon Bates

12 December 2014

It just occurred to me that some of our readers might not know who Simon Bates is. And that seems like a terrible...

Dolly Parton joins the Cleethorpes Rotary Club
Dolly Parton joins the Cleethorpes Rotary Club

11 December 2014

Dolly Parton has accepted an invitation to join the Cleethorpes wing of the Rotary Club, so isn't that nice? This country star's improbable twinning...

Kanye West raps new album at Seth Rogen in the back of a van
Kanye West raps new album at Seth Rogen in the back of a van

10 December 2014

It's hard to tell if Kanye West has any sense of humour at all (calling his daughter North West would suggest not). So...

Slayer rescue cold little kitten
Slayer rescue cold little kitten

9 December 2014

I think this story is only really of note if you happen to automatically think of everyone involved in metal as being loud,...

Bono was - so The Edge says - dressed
Bono was - so The Edge says - dressed "as a Hasidic Jew" when he crashed his bike

8 December 2014

So, Bono is still resting up after his recent cycling accident, which means U2 have had to cancel some more engagements, including KROQ's...

CMU Beef Of The Week #234: Classical Music v Its Audience
CMU Beef Of The Week #234: Classical Music v Its Audience

5 December 2014

Two years ago, Universal International CEO Max Hole said that classical music needed to overcome its "perceived elitism" and ditch its "unwritten etiquette"...

Gangnam Style stats jam YouTube
Gangnam Style stats jam YouTube

4 December 2014

Psy's 'Gangnam Style' video has done a 'Kim Kardashian's shiny bin bag', and broken the internet. Or more accurately, it was watched so...

Tracey Emin-designed BRIT Award unveiled, search party sent out for missing comma
Tracey Emin-designed BRIT Award unveiled, search party sent out for missing comma

3 December 2014

The BRITs Critics' Choice Award winner will be announced tomorrow, and this morning the three potential recipients have been teased with images of...

Gogglebox's Noel Gallagher has apparently done other things of note too
Gogglebox's Noel Gallagher has apparently done other things of note too

2 December 2014

With Oasis now a barely remembered cultural artefact from the past, Noel Gallagher has found himself recognised for something wholly different by a...

Lewis Hamilton keeps Nicole Scherzinger in the pits by recording his own music
Lewis Hamilton keeps Nicole Scherzinger in the pits by recording his own music

1 December 2014

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has begun recording music after building a home studio for girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger "so she didn't have to...

CMU Beef Of The Week #233: Liam Payne v Selfies
CMU Beef Of The Week #233: Liam Payne v Selfies

28 November 2014

"I haven't been asked for an autograph since the invention of the iPhone with a front-facing camera", wrote Taylor Swift in the Wall...

McFly and Busted release 'Air Guitar' separately
McFly and Busted release 'Air Guitar' separately

27 November 2014

So wait, McFly and Busted have only gone and put out separate versions of 'Air Guitar', the all new single from that ultimate...

Prince shuts down social media accounts
Prince shuts down social media accounts

26 November 2014

Oh well, that was fun while it lasted. You remember when Prince suddenly embraced the internet and began tweeting last year? It's not...

Olly Murs is no puppet
Olly Murs is no puppet

25 November 2014

"Thirteen million sales, six platinum discs, six number one records: Is it time to take @OllyMurs seriously?" asked the BBC entertainment news team...

Ed Sheeran wears cheap pants that no one will ever see
Ed Sheeran wears cheap pants that no one will ever see

24 November 2014

Ed Sheeran buys his pants from Primark. I'm not sure you needed to know that, but now you do. Interviewed in the new issue...

CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee
CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee

21 November 2014

After the runaway success of last week's Beef Of The Week (literally only one person described it as "pants"), I'm going to continue...

Lorde deigns to explain Diplo diss
Lorde deigns to explain Diplo diss

20 November 2014

Lordly popstar Lorde has clarified why it was that she dissed her friend and 'Hunger Games' score collaborator Diplo (and his "tiny penis")...

One Direction sing a song for U on Sesame Street
One Direction sing a song for U on Sesame Street

20 November 2014

Sure, One Direction have achieved a lot of things in their short career, but everyone knows you're still a nobody until you've been...

 More info about the BBC’s bloody music awards
More info about the BBC’s bloody music awards

19 November 2014

The BBC has announced some more information about its first ever BBC Music Awards, which will take place on 11 Dec at Earls...

Bono requires surgery after cycling accident, U2 cancel Tonight Show residency
Bono requires surgery after cycling accident, U2 cancel Tonight Show residency

18 November 2014

U2 have been forced to cancel their week-long residency on America's 'The Tonight Show', which was due to take place this week, after...

Mac DeMarco arrested mid-show after being mistaken for a troublemaker
Mac DeMarco arrested mid-show after being mistaken for a troublemaker

17 November 2014

A Mac DeMarco show at the University Of Santa Barbara was cut short on Friday night after the musician was arrested on stage...

CMU Beef Of The Week #231: Noel Gallagher v Coffee
CMU Beef Of The Week #231: Noel Gallagher v Coffee

14 November 2014

Noel Gallagher is really angry about coffee. Because people will happily buy coffee, but often they're less willing to buy his albums. Imagine! Speaking...

Richard Branson denies offering Led Zeppelin £500 million to reform
Richard Branson denies offering Led Zeppelin £500 million to reform

13 November 2014

Richard Branson has commented on that fairly dubious story earlier this week that he'd offered Led Zeppelin £500 million to play 35 reunion...

Lorde questions Diplo's penis size
Lorde questions Diplo's penis size

13 November 2014

So, here's a thing. Someone thought that it would be funny to launch a crowdfunding campaign to "get Taylor Swift a booty". The...

Louis Tomlinson tells reporter who didn't mention his sexuality:
Louis Tomlinson tells reporter who didn't mention his sexuality: "I am in fact straight"

12 November 2014

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson traded angry tweets with Independent journalist Jenn Selby earlier this week, after the newspaper published a report on a...

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