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International Women's Day at The Barbican

Madison Cunningham and Tawiah announced for ‘in her words’ at the Barbican

To mark International Women's Day this 8 March, The Barbican is hosting 'in her words': a show celebrating the music of amazing female singer-songwriters...
Best songs of 2022

The Best Songs of 2022

Which tracks got you going in 2022? It was a year of big dance anthems, celebrations of the world's new-found freedom, and melancholic gems...
Siouxie Sioux

Siouxie Sioux to play Latitude Festival

Siouxsie Sioux, the legendary British singer and songwriter, will be headlining Latitude Festival in 2023. The festival set, which takes place in Suffolk, England,...
Taylor Swift Midnights

Taylor Swift fans will have another chance to bag Eras Tour tickers

Ticketmaster has announced that it will release additional tickets for Taylor Swift's Eras Tour following the ticketing company's pre-sale debacle last month. After the...
Georgia Holt and Cher

Cher’s mother, Georgia Holt, has died

Cher's mother, Georgia Holt, has passed away at the age of 96. Holt, who was also a singer and actress, had been in declining...
Los Angeles songs

The best songs about LA

Something magical happens on Los Angeles' fault lines. A creative hub for movies, tech and music, some of the world's best artists have chosen...
Christine & The Queens

The most absurd misheard lyrics of all time

"Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie, put your hands all over my body"
Rihanna Savage x Fenty

What perfume does Rihanna wear?

As well as being an incredible artist, a business mogul an actor and a mum Rihanna also smells really, really good. Not that those...
Standon Calling

Standon Calling confirms final lineup including Porij, Connie Constance and English Teacher

Even more names have been added to the Standon Calling festival lineup for 2022. Additions to the bill include Porij, Connie Constance, English Teacher, Kamal...
Billie Eilish

The best songs about drugs

There are two things guaranteed to make excellent song fodder: the first is all-consuming, monstrous love. The second is being consumed by something of...