Rina Sawayama: The British-Japanese Singer-Songwriter Fighting for LGBT+ Rights

A defiant Rina Sawayama continues the fight for racial and LGBT+ equality Rina Sawayama, who is openly bisexual and pansexual, recently performed at Japan’s Summer Sonic Festival to tens of…

Hold Me Closer: Britney Spears and Elton John Track Leaks

Do music leaks matter in the streaming era? Last Friday, Britney and Elton fans expected to awake with the shiny new single Hold Me Closer on the homepage of their streaming app,…

Marcus Mumford: Mumford and Sons Star Opens Up About Childhood Sexual Abuse

An inspiringly brave Marcus Mumford uses music to share his truth Opening up and revealing a deeply personal trauma to the world takes immense courage and Marcus Mumford has done…

Ukrainian Musicians: Some of the Country’s Biggest Stars

Whether its techno-pop or ethnic folk, Ukrainian musicians have a lot to offer Despite being a relatively young country – gaining independence in 1991 – Ukraine has come a long…

ShyGirl: The South London Rapper Carving Out An Experimentalist Niche

Is ShyGirl posied to be Britain’s next musical export? For 6 years now, hip-hop experimentalist ShyGirl has been drip-feeding us banger after banger, building up hype for the release of…

Shakira Could Face Eight Years In Prison For Tax Fraud

‘Beautiful Liar’ singer Shakira could turn out to be just that It’s remarkable to think that one of the planet’s most successful singers could possibly go to prison for eight…

Could the Spice Girls be Making Yet Another Comeback?

Will notoriously absent Victoria Beckham be involved? At this year’s Glastonbury, a hyped Mel C performed a mesmerizing DJ set on the Williams Green stage. Thousands of fans packed out…

Lady Gaga Returns to the Stage in London

Lady Gaga is finally making her way to London for the critically acclaimed Chromatica Ball Pop sensation Lady Gaga is set to make a triumphant return to London this Saturday,…

Lady Gaga Tipped to Play Amy Winehouse

Who’s ready for an Amy Winehouse Biopic? It feels like we are being overwhelmed with biopics recently. Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Elvis – how many more can we watch before we…

2022’s Best Pop Album Releases So Far

Halfway through the year, and already so many bangers. What’s your favourite pop album? 2022 has been a great year for pop. In the 2010s, pop album releases were declining.…