We chat to Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri ahead of the band’s SA tour

53 minutes ago

Lead vocalist Sharleen Spiteri lets us in on what to expect from their shows as well as their excitement about visiting SA.

New doccie chronicles the rise of P Diddy

2017-06-22 13:52

Sean "Diddy" Combs is honouring his late friend The Notorious B.I.G. and all of '90s hip-hop with his new documentary.

PICS: Glastonbury opens doors with reinforced security measures

2017-06-21 15:42

The gates to the Glastonbury Festival has swung open for five days of the world's biggest greenfield music fest, headlined this year by Radiohead, the Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran.

WATCH: The Lumineers take us on tour with them in their new video

2017-06-21 12:39

The Lumineers have released a brand new live touring music video for their song Angela.

WATCH: Chris Cornell's final music video is heartbreaking

2017-06-21 09:13

Chris Cornell's finale music video, filmed before the singer died in May, has been released.

Jay Z announces a name change and a new album

2017-06-20 10:01

Rapper Jay Z is now JAY-Z and his new album will be released on 30 June.

Yoko Ono gets writing credit for John Lennon's Imagine

2017-06-19 09:50

Yoko Ono, who was previously credited as a co-producer on John Lennon's Imagine, will earn a co-writing credit on the 1971 song.

On second album, Lorde discovers 'Melodrama' of adulthood

2017-06-18 06:00

A sudden global superstar when she was still a teenager, Lorde avoided the traps of early fame. She retreated from public view and led a life of little interest to tabloids.

Bob Seger's iconic catalogue makes its streaming debut

2017-06-16 12:22

Bob Seger’s iconic catalogue, including twelve platinum and multi-platinum albums as well as his debut album, Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man, is making its streaming debut.

In Despacito, reggaeton rises from margins to pop triumph

2017-06-15 12:51

Reggaeton music has long been a fixture in nightclubs around the Spanish-speaking world, but that hasn't brought it critical acceptance, with the genre rooted in Puerto Rico's marginalised communities.


3 music stories you possibly missed

2017-06-22 14:22

Not all news is always bad news; sometimes other topics make headlines too - like these three music stories.

Krank’d Up 2017 reveals full line-up featuring 19 local acts

2017-06-22 09:49

Krank'd Up music festival has announced the full line-up of local acts that will join headlining international acts Memphis May Fire and Animals As Leaders.

LISTEN: Simon Cowell's star-studded charity single has been released to aid London fire victims

2017-06-21 13:52

A charity single produced by Simon Cowell is being released to help victims of the devastating fire that killed at least 79 people in west London.

Everything you need to know about the new Foo Fighters album

2017-06-21 11:17

Foo Fighters have announced a new album and a one-day festival as the alternative rock titans promised their heaviest sound yet.

Die Antwoord’s daughter stars in their twisted new short film

2017-06-21 07:36

Die Antwoord released a new short film titled Tommy Can’t Sleep starring their daughter 16 Jones and Hollywood actor Jack Black. (Warning: Not for sensitive viewers)

WATCH: Dave Grohl’s 8-year-old daughter plays the drums at Foo Fighters show

2017-06-19 14:28

Dave Grohl has proved that he’s the coolest dad ever when he invited his 8-year-old daughter on stage to play the drums.

Voice SA alum Zoë Modiga talks about her new album

2017-06-18 18:00

Zoë Modiga who recently released her debut record Yellow: The Novel will be performing at the Standard Bank Jazz Festival.

Man pleads guilty after fatal shooting at T.I. show venue

2017-06-16 20:00

A hip-hop podcaster has pleaded guilty to gun charges in connection with a fatal shooting at a popular New York concert venue before a T.I. performance.

WATCH: Absent Jay Z inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame by Barack Obama via video

2017-06-16 09:39

Jay Z, whose wife Beyoncé is expecting twins soon, was absent from the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was inducted by a longtime fan: former US President Barack Obama.

Grammys changes top album rule and switches to online voting

2017-06-15 10:39

The Grammy Awards has announced changes, including its transition to online voting, and added songwriters to the nominees for album of the year.

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