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So long, the sound of Sundays

The BBC Chart Show, a Sunday afternoon staple for more than 45 years, is set to move to a new Friday slot.

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The best of the Brit awards

Even if you didn’t dedicate your evening to watching the Brit Awards this year on TV, you can’t have missed the ‘Fallen Madonna’ stories dominating the media the next day.

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The Big Two-Zero

Good news for musos; 2015 looks set to be a year of big album releases, with efforts by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Dylan and Coldplay making up just a few. However, this new year will also be a big anniversary year for pop, with a range of albums that defined the mid-90s Britpop explosion reaching the grand old age of 20 along with their American alt-rock cousins.

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Metallica to Headline Leeds and Reading

Rock metal demi-gods Metallica have agreed to headline the Main Stage at the Leeds and Reading festivals, according to an announcement by the event organisers released today.

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Can you feeeeel it?

More than 40 years after Slade told us to ‘come on feel the noise’ two British innovators are making sure that we can.

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Will Christmas 2013 deliver a true belter?

It seems Christmas is coming…

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Digital downloads reach a record £1billion

Official industry figures from the Entertainment Retailers Association have confirmed that digital downloads of films, video games and music reached £1billion in 2012.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z unable to trademark Blue Ivy name

Music superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z have lost the right to trademark their daughter Blue Ivy’s name.

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X Factor has a lot to answer for!

I read today that One Direction is now worth £26 million.  It made me laugh and cry all at the same time.  One Direction is another name to come shooting out of the X Factor cogs that seem to be increasingly feeding and monopolising the music charts nowadays.

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My Way Top Choice For Funerals

A survey carried out by Co-operative funeral care has found that pop songs are replacing hymns at the majority of British funerals.

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