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Nana na naaa! How Hey Jude became our favourite Beatles song

You could argue forever about which of the Beatles’ songs is the greatest. According to the Daily Telegraph, it’s something nostalgic: In My Life. According to the NME, it’s something psychedelic: Strawberry Fields Forever, which wasn’t even the best song on the single it appeared on, alongside …

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The Eagles' greatest hits beats Thriller to become the best-selling album of all-time

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's Thriller to become history's best-selling album of all-time in the US.<p>The Recording Industry Association of America announced on Monday that the Eagles' album — Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 — is now certified 38x platinum, which …

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Nicki Minaj goes in on Travis Scott again in savage rant about autotune, fake album sales and Kylie Jenner

Nicki Minaj is not over her album debut defeat.<p>The musician launched another tirade against rapper Travis Scott on her Queen radio show on Tuesday …

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Wayne Kramer: 'I knew there was more to my story than most'

Nine out of 10 rock star autobiographies trace the same arc: musician achieves fame, parties too hard, becomes an addict of some sort and yet, in the end, somehow finds redemption. Wayne Kramer, leader of the revolutionary proto-punk band MC5, does double-time mining that well-trodden territory in …

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Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Really Love Making Out in Public

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson made their red carpet debut as a couple on Monday (August 20) at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. They looked cute, as per usual, with Grande wearing her signature thigh-high boots and her hair (surprisingly) worn down. Davidson, meanwhile, kept things cozy in an …

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Madonna hits back at Aretha Franklin tribute criticism: ‘It wasn’t meant to be a tribute’

Madonna has blasted critics who said she made her Aretha Franklin tribute all about her.<p>Madonna was heavily criticised online after she used her VMAs …

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MTV VMAs: Madonna tribute to Aretha Franklin proves divisive as Camila Cabello wins big

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards saw Camila Cabello taking home the night’s two biggest trophies for artist and video of the year for Havana, beating out Drake and Childish Gambino – though it was Madonna who generated headlines for what was seen by some as a misjudged tribute to Aretha …

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The wit and innate wisdom of Nicki Minaj: all of the rapper's best quotes

Before the ceremony had even aired, it was already clear that Nicki Minaj would be one of the biggest talking points of Monday's MTV VMAs.<p>In the past week, Minaj has used her Twitter account (which has over 20 million followers) to lash out at Spotify, sexism and fellow rapper Travis Scott. …

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Soft Cell release Northern Lights, first new song in 15 years

Soft Cell have released their first new song in 15 years, Northern Lights.<p>The catchy synthpop track – described by the band’s singer, Marc Almond, as “a celebration of our roots in northern soul” – comes as the duo get ready for a farewell concert at the O2 Arena, London, on 30 September.<p>The pair …

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Introducing NME Gold: The Best Of NME 1970 – 1974

Unveiling our latest addition to the Uncut family<p>The <b>Pink Floyd</b> who made music between roughly 1970 and 1974 were a band in transition. Post-Syd, the …

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Ariana Grande's Godly MTV VMA Performance Featured 50 Dancers, Her Mom, Grandma, and Cousin

Ariana Grande pulled out all the stops for her godly performance of "God Is a Woman" at the 2018 MTV VMAs. But what made this performance all the sweeter was the army of dancers that surrounded her on stage: a dark skin Jesus and a mini reunion with some of the most important women in her life: her …

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Liam Payne whispers into Rita Ora’s ear while she ‘grinds on him’ off-stage at pre-VMAs concert

They have so far kept fans guessing with their on-stage chemistry.<p>But Liam Payne and Rita Ora were filmed sharing an intimate moment at the VMAs …

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Two thirds of women are worried about sexual harassment at festivals

• .<p>More shocking figures emerge<p>A new study has found that 70 per cent of women are concerned about sexual assault at music festivals, and 69 per cent …

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Madonna faces backlash for talking about herself in rambling Aretha Franklin tribute

Madonna has faced criticism for a long tribute speech to Aretha Franklin at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards, which ended up being almost entirely about herself.<p>The pop icon, whose tenuous connection with the legendary soul singer is that they both grew up in Detroit, referred to Franklin as a …

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Just Herself: Princess Nokia Live in London

Princess Nokia was powerful, political and a little bit pop-punk in Kentish Town.>

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Listen to three tracks from new indie supergroup, Boygenius

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus have joined forces for an EP and tour in November<p><b>Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers</b> and <b>Lucy Dacus</b> have formed …

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The closest supermarkets to Reading Festival

Picture this - you're enjoying all that Reading Festival has to offer but you run out of deodorant, glitter and you forgot to pack toilet …

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Meet the bakers of Great British Bake Off 2018, from a techno DJ to a banker

From a techno DJ to a banker.<p><b>Summer might soon be over, but the best excuse to stay in during the week is here once again: The Great British Bake Off starts next Tuesday, August 28 at 8pm on Channel 4!</b><p>Now, it's time to meet the 12 new bakers competing in the ninth season (and second on C4) in the …

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Watch ANASTASIAs of the World Journey to the Past in New Music Video!

The producers of the new musical, Anastasia are kicking off the show's international expansion with the debut, multilingual music video "In My …

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Tiffany Haddish shades Fifth Harmony for watching the VMAs at home while Camila Cabello collects top solo gongs

They were accused of shading Camila Cabello at last year’s VMAs when a fifth member of Fifth Harmony symbolically dropped off the stage during their …

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Dalston institution The Alibi will close at the end of the month

<b>The owners shared the sad news via a Facebook post yesterday.</b><p>London bar and club space The Alibi will close its doors at the end of the month. The …

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Did psychiatric hospital violate privacy?

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Ariana Grande's touching Manchester tribute is a huge hit at MTV Video Music Awards

Ariana Grande has won the best pop prize at the MTV Video Music Awards with <i>No Tears Left To Cry</i> – her first single following her 22nd May concert at …

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Africa Centre summer festival review – street party gets its groove back

London’s Africa Centre recently relocated to a shiny new development near Tate Modern, but in the process it appeared to lose its groove, belying an era where young British talents reflect pan-African heritage (under the umbrella term Afrobeats and beyond), and arts from across Africa inspire …

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Batons not barriers: The disabled musicians coming to the proms

James Rose is used to being underestimated. “Until the age of 11, I was in a special school, and then I asked my parents to move me into a mainstream one because I was getting bored,” he tells me. “I was being given work aimed at five- and six-year-olds.”<p>Rose’s speech is impaired by his condition, …

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Madonna pays tribute to Aretha Franklin at MTV VMAs 2018: ‘She led me to where I am today’

Madonna paid tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards 2018, saying she ‘led me to where I am today’.<p>The beloved Queen Of Soul died …

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People are angry that there was no Avicii tribute at the MTV VMAs

Avicii fans have voiced their fury after no tribute to the late DJ was made at the MTV Video Music Awards.<p>The Swedish DJ, real name Tim Bergling, …

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Travis Scott throws shade at Nicki Minaj and pays tribute to Aretha Franklin during MTV VMAs 2018

Travis Scott became the first artist to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards 2018, before delivering it with a side of shade …

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Jonas Blue reveals Calvin Harris took his collab when he slid into Dua Lipa’s DMs

Right now Dua Lipa is flavour of the year, with her single One Kiss with Calvin Harris which soared to number one.<p>It spent eight weeks at the top and …

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Momoland on Bboom Bboom going viral and being branded the ‘female Super Junior’

Nine-member Korean girl group Momoland hit a gold mine through their music video Bboom Bboom.<p>Released on 3 January on YouTube, the song was a sleeper …

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