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Following the recent announcement of his retirement from DJing, Avicii has now cancelled his Las Vegas residency tour dates for 2016. At the weekend the Vegas clubs stated on Instagram that the cancellation was “due to personal reasons” and Avicii will be replaced by Dillon Francis at XS Las Vegas and by Marshmello at Encore […]

Madonna has surprised fans by releasing six tracks from her new album after songs were leaked online. In a statement, the singer said: “I would prefer my fans to hear completed versions of some of the songs instead of the incomplete tracks that are circulating. She added: “Please consider these six songs as an early […]

Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson has seen his time on The Voice pay off as his band scored a number one album. The day after the live final of The Voice, on which Wilson served as a judge and mentor, Education, Education, Education & War hit the top. The Kaiser Chiefs had previously released four […]

Avicii has said he is “on the road to recovery” after an operation to remove his appendix and gallbladder. Last week, the DJ, whose real name is Tim Bergling, announced he was pulling out of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival because of stomach pains. He was admitted to hospital in the US, and later told he […]

Rock music overtook pop in UK album sales last year, winning a bigger share of the market for the first time in five years. Rod Stewart’s Time was the best-selling album to be classified as rock by the Official Charts Company, followed by Arctic Monkeys and Bastille. In total rock accounted for 33.8% of album […]

Bombay Bicycle Club have landed their first number one album with So Long, See You Tomorrow. Their fourth album went straight in at number one, while Avicii’s True climbed from number four to number two. Ellie Goulding’s former number one album, Halcyon, slipped one place to number three. London Grammar climbed three places to number […]

British Rock band You Me At Six have the topped the UK album chart for the first time in their career. The group’s fourth album, Cavalier Youth, knocked Ellie Goulding’s Halcyon off the number one spot, outselling it by nearly two copies to one according to the Official Charts Company. Band member Josh Franceschi said […]

Quartet Clean Bandit have gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart with Rather Be, featuring Jess Glynne. The group knocked Pharrell Williams’s Happy off the top spot while Pitbull’s Timber, featuring Kesha, fell from two to five. The rest of the top five was made up of new entries, with the Vamps’ […]