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Lily Allen offers victims of high-rise apartment building blaze a ‘bed and tea’

Lily Allen has reached out to victims of a huge fire in a west London apartment block, offering them food and a place to stay. The singer responded after being woken by sirens in the early hours of Wednesday morning to discover the 27-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in north Kensington, London was ablaze. Residents were reportedly trapped in the upper...

Justin Bieber dodges water bottle at Swedish concert

Justin Bieber was pelted with a water bottle at a weekend (10-11Jun17) concert in Sweden after he refused to perform his hit Despacito remix. The Baby singer was onstage at the Summerburst Festival in Stockholm when a fan asked him to sing his verse on his collaboration with Latin artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, but Bieber declined because he...

Mariah Carey: ‘Las Vegas brings my family together’

Mariah Carey has credited playing shows in Las Vegas with helping to keep her family happy and healthy. The singer shares six-year-old fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe with her ex-husband Nick Cannon, and the Emotions hitmaker admits her kids are often heartbroken when she leaves home to perform concerts. "They have to understand sometimes when I go to work, they're like,...

Gridlock Here’s some ‘Happy Uplifting Piano’ music for your Metro ride (and it might just deter crime too)

To survey the Gallery Place Metro station on a recent weekday evening, with the mixture of sights and sounds that would have been alien to Metro riders only two years ago, was to see General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld’s vision of Metro realized. A splash of bright white light greeted customers at the entrance– masking staler, yellowish hues deeper inside the station. On...

Adele, Beyoncé’s Sony Boss Rob Stringer Gets Top Music Award

British CEO of Sony Music Entertainment worldwide will receive the 2017 Music Industry Trusts Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the industry. Stringer, 54, is being honored for a three-decade career. Previous MITS winners include Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Sir George Martin, Ahmet Ertegun, Sir Lucian Grainge and last year’s recipient, Roger Daltrey. Stringer’s support of artists...

Tinashe Slams Sexism, Colorism in Music Industry

Even though the music space is crammed, as ever, with multi-genre stars and burgeoning talents, Tinashe said in a recent interview that she believes there should be room enough for everyone. Recently, my cousin was with a friend of a friend, who was in high school, and she was like: 'I'm a fan of Kehlani,' but in a way that...

This robot uses deep learning to write and play its own music

Artificial intelligence has proved itself incredibly capable of analysing images, now its getting rhythm in the form of a four-armed, marimba-playing robot. Artificial intelligence has proved itself incredibly capable of analysing images, now its getting rhythm in the form of a four-armed, marimba-playing robot. The robot, named Shimon, was given a vast amount of musical data: more than 5,000 complete...

New music to listen to this week: Ferris & Sylvester

Folk/alt-country duo Ferris & Sylvester are a London-based band preparing to release their debut EP The Yellow Line.  They're the first signing to legendary producer Youth 's new publishing company Painted Word Music, and recorded their EP at his Space Mountain Studios in Spain. We're premiering the beautiful video for their new single 'Berlin' which was filmed at Battersea Arts Centre in London - check...

Every Time Katy Perry Has Addressed Taylor Swift Feud While Promoting ‘Witness’

Every Time Katy Perry Has Addressed Taylor Swift Feud While Promoting 'Witness' Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have supposedly had "bad blood" with one another for several years now, starting with Swift accusing an unnamed female pop star of stealing backup dancers out from under her in a 2014 Rolling Stone interview and continuing with Perry's recent comments about...

Krewella’s 10 Best Songs: Critic’s Picks

Krewella​'s mission since day one has been to bring the rock to the rave. Their high-energy shows and bass-bending releases swiftly catapulted them to the forefront of dance music in 2013. The group experienced a major setback a year later, however, involving former bandmate Kris "Rain Man" Trindl, who sued the Yousaf sisters for allegedly kicking him out of the group...