ARTICLES RELATING TO MUSIC

Tom Petty says he never threatened to sue Sam Smith and has no hard feelings towards him

2015-01-30 20:00

Tom Petty says he never threatened to sue Sam Smith over his smash hit Stay With Me and agreed that similarities to his own I Won't Back Down were coincidence.

Death Of A Worker

2015-01-30 08:51

A song written by singer-songwriter Beverley Jones after doing research on a construction site with a construction worker, off her excellent new album called, Wide Awake In Dreamland.

Chris Brown SA tour to go ahead as planned

2015-01-29 14:52

After Chris Brown’s US tour was delayed this week due to him not completing his community service, organisers have confirmed that his SA tour will be going ahead as planned.

Reënboognasie

2015-01-29 11:23

An early single from this 5-man "Groovy-Funk-Punk" band, off their bilingual debut album, 'n Eeue Oue Melodie.

Chris Brown postpones tour to do community service

2015-01-28 12:13

Chris Brown has been forced to pull out of his Between the Sheets tour after a judge banned him from travelling until he has met his community service target.

Win tickets to see Passenger live as well as a meet and greet!

2015-01-27 16:00

Three lucky Channel24 readers can each win tickets to see British folk singer and songwriter Passenger live in SA, as well as a meet and greet!

Electrified Minds

2015-01-27 09:45

A great track featuring a variation of Electro and deephouse from this emerging artist/performer who also owns an underground music production label known as M1Wmusic.

Mel B's marriage fears

2015-01-25 19:41

Mel B believes an enemy is trying to ''wreck her marriage'' by making a false accusation to police that she was ''held hostage'' in her London home last month.

Paula Patton to testify in court for Robin Thicke

2015-01-22 20:00

Paul Patton has been called in to testify in a case in defence of her estranged husband Robin Thicke after it was claimed he plagiarised his song Blurred Lines.

Israeli arrested in Madonna song leak investigation

2015-01-22 13:30

An Israeli man has been arrested on suspicion of hacking Madonna's computer and selling her songs online, a private investigator involved in the case has said.

Get your party on with our handy weekly gig guide

2015-01-21 15:23

Whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill with a glass of wine and listen to some tunes, there’s something for everyone happening this week.

Long Legged Lady

2015-01-21 09:24

Circus ruled in South Africa's wildcat club culture of the mid-1970s - an original band, with a theatrical approach to their songwriting here with their sexy love song big hit. From In The Arena.

New music festival Seven Sounds launches in Jozi

2015-01-20 16:00

Prepare for a musical feast with a new outdoor music festival series: Seven Sounds at Common Ground - a brand new outdoor venue in the Maboneng Precinct.

TLC looks to fund final album through Kickstarter campaign

2015-01-20 09:24

Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through a Kickstarter campaign.

 

Get your party on with our handy weekend gig guide

2015-01-30 15:02

It’s the weekend! And whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill with a glass of wine, we've got the gig for you!

7 things not to do when you audition for Idols SA this weekend

2015-01-29 12:04

It’s that time of the year when amateur singers compete for their five seconds of fame to become South Africa’s next Idol! Here's what not to do at the auditions this weekend.

Nick Jonas says he can't see himself reuniting with the Jonas Brothers

2015-01-28 21:00

Nick Jonas admits he can't see the Jonas Brothers reuniting musically at any point in the future but insists he would never say never.

Katy Perry leaks fake Super Bowl song ahead of her half time performance this weekend

2015-01-28 15:27

Katy Perry has a leaked a fake song on her Twitter account, claiming to be the track she will perform during her half time set at the Super Bowl XLIX this weekend.

Death on the Nile

2015-01-28 08:49

A blast from SA’s rock past with this geographical track from Rene Veldsdman and her gang off their classic album, Scent Of Scandal.

Tom Petty earns writing credit for Sam Smith's Stay With Me

2015-01-27 08:26

Tom Petty has earned a writing credit on Sam Smith's megahit Stay With Me for its similarities to his song I Won't Back Down.

Passenger Side

2015-01-26 10:27

Two Minute Puzzle is the acoustic project of Pat McCay, a singer-songwriter who experiments between country, folk and blues to fabricate authenticity in his music.

Madonna thanks Israel police for arresting suspected music thief

2015-01-24 09:00

Madonna thanked the Israeli police for arresting a Tel Aviv resident, dubbed the "Grinch," who hacked into her computers, stole unfinished work and uploaded it onto the internet.

Let The Music Play

2015-01-23 07:19

This great song off the Gauteng Afro-roots-rock-dub-reggae group’s fantastic 13-track album, Muzik an de Method on Bowline shows why they are so popular.

Is Adele coming back for the new James Bond movie?

2015-01-23 06:00

Adele may be returning for the new Bond theme tune after she was reportedly flown to Los Angeles by the company after coming up with a "great" idea for the song.

Circle

2015-01-22 09:51

Regarded as one of Cape Town’s finest jazz vocalists, here’s another track off her acclaimed debut album, Zillion Miles.

Facebook posts of ANC's wild night in Cape Town are fake

2015-01-21 12:41

A viral photo showing the ANC’s lavish night out in Cape Town during the party’s 103rd birthday celebrations in Cape Town is not what it appears to be.

Bjork releases new album early after online leak

2015-01-21 10:36

Bjork has said she would release her new album months ahead of schedule after she became the latest artist to suffer an online leak.

Judge orders release of e-mails in James Brown estate lawsuit

2015-01-21 09:58

A judge says state officials must release e-mails about the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late singer's estate.

Descent (The Fall Of Icarus)

2015-01-20 09:54

Inspired by artists like Kid Cudi, Moby, Calvin Harris, Timberland,Chase and Status here's a new track from this indie Pretoria-based music producer/songwriter/rapper specialising in Electronica, Pop, Hip Hop and Alternative music.

We caught up with Jimmy Nevis for an intimate Q&A

2015-01-20 08:12

By the time Jimmy Nevis graduated with a BA degree in Social Sciences, he had already earned serious kudos with his two albums. We sat down to chat about his ventures into the music industry.

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