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Snoop Dogg praises Trump for commuting sentence of Death Row Records co-founder – Music News

[ad_1] Snoop Dogg has applauded former U.S. President Donald Trump for commuting the prison sentence of the Death Row Records co-founder as one of his final acts in office. Michael 'Harry O' Harris, an early financial backer of the notorious hip-hop label, had served 30 years of his 25-to-life sentence for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and cocaine trafficking and had been due for release in 2028. However, he was
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Jake Bugg eyes autumn release for his fifth studio album, if he can tour – Music News

[ad_1] Jake Bugg is eyeing releasing his fifth studio album in the autumn - if he can tour the record.The 'All I Need' singer has revealed he's sitting on his follow-up to 2017's 'Hearts That Strain' because he wants to be able to perform the new collection for his fans, which is not possible with the current COVID-19 restrictions. However, he's hopeful that the LP will come out and he’ll
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Olivia Rodrigo glad she’s made friends with Niall Horan after her ‘crazy’ success – Music News

[ad_1] Olivia Rodrigo is glad she's made friends with fellow pop star Niall Horan, after her "crazy" success with her record-breaking debut single, 'Drivers License'.The 17-year-old US sensation currently has the hottest single in the world, which has topped the charts in the US and UK, and smashed multiple records, including gaining 10.9 million streams in a single week on Spotify. The former Disney star has been endorsed by her
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Elton John and Sting sign open letter to U.K. government after it fails to reach E.U. touring deal – Music News

[ad_1] Elton John and Sting are among 110 musical artists who have signed an open letter to the U.K. government demanding visa-free touring in the European Union (EU). The letter comes after the government confirmed it had turned down a post-Brexit deal which would have enabled touring in the E.U. without visas, with culture minister Caroline Dinenage saying that the arrangement "would not have been compatible with the government's manifesto
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Tim McGraw was ‘a little apprehensive at first’ when Taylor Swift’s debut song was named after him – Music News

[ad_1] The 53-year-old country music legend has admitted he feared he'd gotten "terribly old" and wasn't "cool" anymore when he found out about Taylor's 2006 breakthrough hit, 'Tim McGraw'.However, when he was informed that she was just a teenager at the time she penned track, he didn't feel so bad.He said on Apple Music: “Then I thought, have I gotten to that age now to where they’re singing songs about
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The Rolling Stones set to launch their own chocolate bars – Music News

[ad_1] Sir Mick Jagger and co already have an extensive line of merchandise to their name, and now they've added the sweet treats to the mix in honour of their 60th anniversary in 2022.The milk chocolate Brown Sugar, which is named after their 1971 hit, and dark chocolate Cherry Red, which is inspired by the 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' lyric, 'My favourite flavour, cherry red', will go
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Gary Numan claims he was only paid £37 for a million streams – Music News

[ad_1] Gary Numan has claimed he only got paid £37 for a million streams of his song.The 62-year-old musician has spoken out at his frustration at streaming services paying an abysmal amount to artists, despite their music being listened to extensively. The 'Cars' hitmaker told Sky News: “The solution’s simple. “The streaming companies should pay more money. They’re getting it for nothing. “I had a statement a while back and
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Foo Fighters’ new single ‘No Son Of Mine’ a tribute to Lemmy – Music News

[ad_1] Foo Fighters’ latest single, 'No Son Of Mine', is a tribute to late Motörhead frontman Lemmy.Dave Grohl was a close friend of the late music icon - who passed away in December 2015, at the age of 70, a short while after being diagnosed with cancer - and after the track from their upcoming record, 'Medicine at Midnight', ended up sounding "aggressive with chunky riffs", they decided it was