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Charles Aznavour, French singer, dies aged 94

The French singer Charles Aznavour has died at home in Alpilles, southeastern France, according to a spokesperson. He was 94.  President Macron was among the prominent figures who paid tribute to the man known as the French Frank Sinatra on Twitter. Macron designed Aznavour as "Deeply French, viscerally attached to his Armenian roots, recognised throughout the world", adding that he had "accompanied the joys and sorrows of three generations." Born in Paris to Armenian immigrants in 1924, the singer and lyricist found global fame with a career that spanned more than seven decades and 1,200 songs, including a number of swooning romantic numbers that became popular in ov...

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Within Temptation announce new album

Within Temptation have announced their new album, Resist, which is due for a Dec. 14 release. This will be the longest gap between albums of Within Temptation’s career, primed by a personal crisis of inspiration from frontwoman Sharon den Adel. This year, den Adel launched a solo project called My Indigo following a string of events leaving her unable to create a new record for Within Temptation. “When I came back from the tour last time, I went to the studio, like I always do when I come back from a tour, and I wanted to write music again, new stuff. And normally I have a lot of energy and a lot of inspiration, but this time it wasn't there; I didn't have it,&r...

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The Prodigy announce new album

On November 2nd, English electronic outfit The Prodigy will let loose a new full-length. It’s titled "No Tourists" and marks their seventh overall following 2015’s The Day Is My Enemy Due out through BMG/Take Me to the Hospital, the album was written, produced, and mixed by Prodigy’s founding member Liam Howlett at his studio in London. According to Howlett, it’s “equally aggressive as the last records – but in a different way,” as well as written with the stage in mind. “That’s the one thing that brings everything together,” he explained. “I couldn’t write this music unless it has that outlet on stage. Th...

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Paul McCartney releases new music

Two days after his 76th birthday, Paul McCartney released two new songs, which he calls a taste of Egypt Station, a new studio album set for release September 7. "I Don't Know" is a doleful ballad, while "Come On To Me" is fiery, foot-stomping rock song - hear them both below. It's been five years since McCartney's last full-length album, "New", which marked a change in direction for the former Beatle. After a run of records inspired by standards and singer-songwriters, New was full of modern pop sounds. McCartney took it to another level entirely in 2015 when he teamed up with Kanye West and Rihanna on the single "FourFi...

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Eurovision song contest won by Israel's Ne...

Israel has won the Eurovision Song Contest with pop star Netta Barzilai’s quirky entry Toy. The Israeli performer was awarded 529 points, beating favourites Cyprus into second place. The 25-year-old was singing with the Israeli Navy Band when she entered and won the country’s Eurovision selection show HaKokhav HaBa. The catchy electronic dance song entry had emerged as an early favourite to win the contest before bookies shortened the odds on her rival Cyprus's Eleni Foureira. It is Israel’s fourth Eurovision win after coming first in Paris in 1978, winning in Israel the next year and most recently in 1998, when groundbreaking performer Dana International, who wa...

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Christina Aguilera announces new album wit...

Christina Aguilera is back, announcing details of her new album ‘Liberation’ while revealing huge single and video, "Accelerate".  Flanked by Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz and co-produced by Kanye West (who’s also credited as a lyricist and composer), the slick beat and synth driven rush of power pop with an R&B edge comes with a striking music video directed by Zoey Grossman. Executive produced by Aguilera, her sixth studio album ‘Liberation’ will be released on June 15 via RCA Records. Recently, Aguilera opened up about her childhood of witnessing domestic violence and her thoughts on the evolution of sexual exp...

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Abba to release first new material in 35 y...

ABBA have announced the release of their first new material in 35 years, after the pop icons got together to record two new tracks together. The Swedish Eurovision icons recently announced that they’ll be touring in the form of virtual holograms in 2019. Now, a press release has circulated revealing that new songs are coming soon. “The decision to go ahead with the exciting Abba avatar tour project had an unexpected consequence,” reads the statement from Abba. “We all four felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio. So we did. “And it was like time had stood still and that we only had been away on a s...

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EDM Star Avicii Found Dead in Oman at Age 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time,” the statement said. Avicii was a pioneer of the contemporary Electronic Dance Movement and a rare DJ capable of worldwide arena tour. He won two MTV Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award and earned two Grammy nominations. His biggest hit was “Le7els.” His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP &ldq...

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Listen to Elton John's The Diving Board

The Diving Board is Elton John's first album in the last seven years. He former released The Captain & The Kid in 2006. His new record will be able to purchase on September 24 in CD, Deluxe CD, Super Deluxe CD and vinil. There are 15 tracks in his record, three of them fully instrumental. You can listen to The Diving Board on streaming here, or watch the album trailer below.  

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Coldplay bring the vibe back with Atlas

The soundtrack of "The Hunger Games: Catching fire" will have a very special guest. Coldplay have released the track "Atlas" as part of it. Chris Martin sings this four minutes slow-tempo piano song, back in the roots of Coldplay with tunes similar to "Yellow". They have released it first on iTunes and then via Youtube. The track is the first thing we hear from them since 2011, when they released "Mylo Xyloto". They stated on stage that they were planning on taking a three-year hiatus, but they are back with this song, which you can hear right here.

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