When Cage the Elephant announced their new album Social Cues back in January, the track listing’s most enticing bit was a collaboration with Beck, just their second featured artist across their five LPs. The video for that song is out today (May 3). The trippy, neon-tinted visual was directed by Jennifer Juniper Stratford, who wanted to “create a realm where a super

Say what you will about Filthy Friends, the band fronted by Sleater-Kinney singer/guitarist Corin Tucker and former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, but don’t call it a side project. With Emerald Valley, the band’s second album out Friday (May 3), Buck and Tucker have upped their commitment to the outfit, which also includes bassist Scott McCaughey, guitarist

The 2019 Billboard Music Awards yielded big gains for the songs performed on the show, according to preliminary sales data reported to Nielsen Music. Collectively, the tunes performed on the May 1 broadcast on NBC snared a 102% sales gain, when comparing their combined sales on May 1 and May 2 versus April 29 and

It’s Britney 2.0! Paris Hilton was joined on the set of her new music video by a Britney Spears lookalike on Thursday. From the whimsical moss green bra to the butterfly print hot pants, the doppelganger looked identical to Britney from her 2001 VMA performance of I’m A Slave 4 U. Just as Spears did in

UK rapper lands personal milestone after closely fought battle between his and Swift’s respective comeback singles Stormzy has scored his first No 1 single, beating Taylor Swift in a closely fought chart battle between their respective comeback singles. The UK rapper’s Vossi Bop had 94,495 combined sales and streams, giving it the second biggest first-week combined sales of

While the Rolling Stones have amassed an absurdity of hits compilations sinceBig Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) in 1966, the newly released Honk remains distinct from familiar Stones collections by focusing on the last 30 years of the band’s recorded output. Not only is the 1989-2016 era of their catalog the most underrated, it also chronicles the

The Mancunian band released their debut album 30 years ago this week, giving north-west teenagers music to call their own Late November 1989. The Berlin Wall had just fallen, the House of Commons was newly televised, and New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) were No 1. At school, my classmates were now crazy about the

Small but mighty, here’s our pick of the best music and arts festivals around Europe this summer Tell us about your favourite small European festivals Meadows in the Mountains, Bulgaria Bulgaria’s Rhodope mountains, close to the Greek border, make an atmospheric setting for this multi-genre music festival. It’s a scenic escape with four stages showcasing

Ciara delivered an electrifying performance at the Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday. The 33-year-old singer, who has often cited Janet and her brother Michael Jackson as her biggest influences, channeled Janet with her music and her unique outfit. Ciara took to the stage with a unique pinstriped suit that appeared to be an homage to

When Mariah Carey played the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas this Wednesday, she had some support from some very special people in her life. Cheering her on in the audience were her twins with her ex-husband Nick Cannon –  Monroe and Moroccan, who celebrated their eighth birthday a day earlier. The 49-year-old, who was being presented with the Icon Award,