Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

2014-09-16 11:37

Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, Songs of Innocence, was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge.

Robin Thicke says he didn't write controversial hit Blurred Lines

2014-09-16 10:31

Robin Thicke's blockbuster but much criticised hit Blurred Lines grew even more controversial as the singer revealed he never wrote it, according to court documents.

Zebra & Giraffe - Knuckles

2014-09-15 16:21

This album offers the perfect soundtrack to a rough night at a dirty bar.

Gypsy Wind

2014-09-15 11:21

"Gypsies" are a recurring theme for SA blues legend Piet Botha, and this track about travelling round Texas features Billy Bob Thornton on drums. From Road Works [1984-2009].

An emotional Beyoncé in tears as she and Jay Z end tour in Paris

2014-09-15 10:31

An emotional Beyoncé was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their "On the Run" stadium tour in Paris, where the duo said they got engaged years ago.

Lady Gaga says Tony Bennett saved her from almost quitting music

2014-09-13 15:00

Lady Gaga admits she would have quit music six months ago following her highly-criticised album ArtPop if it wasn't for jazz singer Tony Bennett.

Charly Go Crazy

2014-09-12 09:10

A rare track, and duet, from these two acclaimed South African musicians, here pooling their talents in this exuberant piece of local pop. From The Best of Robin Auld Vol.1.

Ndabezinhle Nxumalo

2014-09-11 11:55

A new track off the debut album, Unsung Heroes from this Cape Town journalist and writer who writes songs as dedications to unknown people who have had a profound influence in her life.

Once In Your Life

2014-09-10 11:23

More quality metal sounds from the highly-rated Durban band (ex-Grynd Rodd Muse.) currently making their mark on the SA rock scene.

U2 releases new album for free in Apple surprise

2014-09-10 09:09

Irish superstars U2 have released their first album in five years for free on Apple's iTunes in a surprise, attention-grabbing step as the tech giant unveiled its latest smartphones.

Hits of the 80s launches at Roxy Revue Bar

2014-09-10 01:00

September sees the launch of a vibrant new show, Remember September – Hits of the 80s, at the Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest.

Cher postpones new tour leg after doctors order her to rest

2014-09-09 15:09

Cher has postponed by several days a new leg of concerts across North America after doctors ordered the veteran entertainer to rest in bed.


2014-09-09 08:50

A lovely track from this acclaimed Afrikaans singer-songwriter off his second album, Wonder jy ook Soms, released on the Bowline label.

We had a quickie with local duo The Kiffness

2014-09-08 15:00

It’s almost time for Vodacom In The City and we got to chat to one of the finalists for the opening slot to this epic event.

Second member of South Korean pop group dies from car crash

2014-09-08 09:20

A second member of the South Korean band Ladies' Code has died from injuries sustained from a motor accident.

Under the Poetree

2014-09-04 09:14

Madiba, Bob Marley and Martin Luther King get a shout out on this fabulously funky jazzy-soul rap joint off the Mother City sax man's brilliant CD, Under the Poetree.


Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

2014-09-16 09:17

The music publishers for American rapper Eminem have filed a lawsuit against New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.

B-Com Liefdesbestuur

2014-09-16 09:05

A well-known student song by the popular "Brooklyn Poet", which is also the title of the album that sealed his position as one of SA’s top folkies.

Lana Del Rey angers organisers after cancelling Paris gig again

2014-09-15 11:52

Lana Del Rey has for the second time pulled out of a private Paris concert for listeners of Virgin Radio, prompting the station to announce a boycott of the artist.

One Direction break download record with new track Fireproof

2014-09-12 20:00

One Direction's song Fireproof has become the most downloaded free song in history shifting over a million copies in just 24 hours.

Ariana Grande - My Everything

2014-09-12 09:53

A megstar has been hatched - but there's still some ways to go.

The Script returning to SA in 2015

2014-09-12 07:38

Big Concerts has announced that Irish pop rockers The Script will be returning to South Africa in 2015.

We had a quickie with Club808 presenter Mo Flava

2014-09-11 05:00

We had a quickie with Mo Flava to fill us in on Club 808’s return, that new presenter and the beef between AKA and Cassper Nyovest.

Festivals dump Cee Lo Green after rape comment

2014-09-10 10:54

Cee Lo Green has been dropped from his last remaining performance dates as outrage builds over the R&B star's treatment of a woman and subsequent comments on rape.

We had a quickie with Mother City rockers The Plastics

2014-09-10 09:09

It’s almost time for Vodacom In The City and we got to chat to one of the finalists for the opening slot to this epic event.

One Direction teases new album with free single

2014-09-09 15:09

One Direction have announced a November release for their latest record and streamed a free single to whet fans' appetites.

SA EXCLUSIVE: Listen to Train’s new album

2014-09-09 12:54

Three-time Grammy winning San Francisco band Train is back with their 7th studio album, Bulletproof Picasso, and Channel24 is offering fans an exclusive pre-listen before the album officially drops on 16 September.

SA EXCLUSIVE: Listen to Barbra Streisand’s new album

2014-09-09 10:12

Barbra Streisand is back with her first duet album in more than a decade and Channel24 is offering fans an exclusive pre-listen before the album officially drops on 16 September.

Bieber assault charge dropped over limo incident

2014-09-08 18:59

Prosecutors have dropped an assault charge against Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in connection with an incident involving a Toronto limousine driver.

Death of singer Simone Battle is ruled a suicide

2014-09-08 09:20

The death of girl group singer Simone Battle was ruled a suicide by hanging, authorities have said.

Musical instruments good for your child's brain

2014-09-05 10:03

Musical training is helping kids in poor neighbourhoods of Los Angeles with academic achievement.


2014-09-04 09:29

You’d think these Belville rockers would have retired by now, but no, Francois and Wynand and the gang are back with this brand new track.

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