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Video of the Moment #838: Coldplay feat. Rihanna

 
By on Saturday, 9th June 2012 at 6:00 pm
 

In the new video for ‘Princess of China’, Rihanna guest stars in Coldplay‘s unfunny attempt to recreate the style of an epic Chinese film. Ang Lee must be cringing now…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Uw6ZkbsAH8[/youtube]

 

Rihanna / October 2011 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 8th December 2010 at 3:30 pm
 

American r&b sensation Rihanna has announced her ‘Loud’ arena tour for October 2011. (Yes, you heard right. That’s 10 months away.) Tickets to this tour go on sale on Saturday (11 December) at 9 AM.

Wednesday 5th October 2011 – London O2 Arena
Thursday 6th October 2011 – London O2 Arena
Friday 7th October 2011 – Liverpool Echo Arena
Sunday 9th October 2011 – Manchester Evening News Arena
Monday 10th October 2011 – Glasgow SECC
Thursday 13th October 2011 – London O2 Arena
Saturday 15th October 2011 – Birmingham LG Arena
Sunday 16th October 2011 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Tuesday 18th October 2011 – Birmingham LG Arena
Wednesday 19th October 2011 – Sheffield Arena
Friday 21st October 2011 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

 

Rihanna / May 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 9th December 2009 at 1:04 pm
 

Rihanna has announced a string of 2010 UK Tour dates playing some pretty big arenas.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday morning (11th December).

Friday 7th May 2010 – Birmingham LG Arena
Saturday 8th May 2010 – Liverpool Echo Arena
Monday 10th May 2010 – London O2 Arena
Thursday 13th May 2010 – Sheffield Arena
Friday 14th May 2010 – Nottingham Trent FM Arena
Sunday 16th May 2010 – Manchester MEN
Monday 17th May 2010 – Newcastle Metro Arena
Wednesday 19th May 2010 – Glasgow SECC

 

Weekly Roundup: 15th February 2009

 
By on Sunday, 15th February 2009 at 11:18 pm
 

As another week draws to a close, we take a look back at the music news that has been hitting the headlines over the past few days!

RihannaLily Allen (pictured top) has topped both the single and album chart this week. ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’, the follow up to Lily’s 2006 debut album ‘Still Alright’, shot to number one this Sunday. Meanwhile hit-single ‘The Fear’ has kept it’s top spot position for the third week in a row, scoring Lily a double chart hit.

Green Day have announced that they will be releasing their 8th studio album in May. Titled ’21st Century Breakdown’, the album is said to be swinging towards a power pop vibe rather than the band’s usual punk rock. The album artwork was also released this week and has been noted for it’s unusual similarity to Blur’s ‘Think Tank’.

Rihanna‘s (pictured right) dad has confirmed that the ‘Umbrella’ star has split with her singer boyfriend, Chris Brown, following an alleged domestic assault last week. Rihanna is said to have sustained visible injuries following the attack which has lead to the pop star cancelling several appearances including a Grammy performance.

Estelle Bennett, of 60’s girl group, The Ronettes, has died this week at the age of 67. Alongside sister Ronnie Bennett and cousin Nedray Talley, Estelle signed to Phil Spector’s Philles Records in 1963. The trio went on to become world-famous thanks to their trademark beehives and hit tracks, such as ‘Be My Baby’.

Def Leppard, Slipknot, Korn, Motley Crue, The Prodigy and newly reformed Limp Bizkit are just some of the big acts confirmed this week for Download Festival 2009. The rock and heavy metal bash takes place at Donnigton Park on Friday the 12th to Sunday 14th of June. Tickets are on sale now over at Download’s official site.

Finally, it’s unlikely we shall see The Smiths following in the footsteps of so many vintage bands out there anytime soon and throw together a reunion tour. Morrissey put an end to all rumours hinting of a possible Smiths unification this week, claiming he’s “not stuck in the past”. Intriguing, since, when on Jonathon Ross Friday night, following his performance of current single ‘I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris’, Mozza went on to play nostalgic track ‘This Charming Man’ to the elated audience.

 

Preview: The 51st Grammy Awards

 
By on Sunday, 8th February 2009 at 8:07 pm
 

RadioheadIt’s that time of year again, readers, when the who’s who in music gather together at the Staples Centre, in Los Angeles, to celebrate the world famous ceremony that is the Grammy Awards. This year’s bash has been a particular success for British artists. Home-bred talent such as Coldplay (pictured top), Radiohead (pictured right), Duffy, Leona Lewis and Led Zepplin’s Robert Plant are all up for coveted gongs ranging from ‘Album of the Year’ to ‘Best New Artist’. Brits performing at the awards include Adele, Paul McCartney, Estelle and M.I.A – who has riskily decided to go on with the show despite the fact her baby is due that very night!

Further performances come from Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, Jonas Brothers, U2 and even a potential surprise appearance from Green Day. The band have hinted on their website, that they may be showing at this year’s awards despite a near 5 year hiatus since releasing hit-album, American Idiot.

The nominees and consequent winners of the gongs’ are decided by a board of around 10000 members made up of artists, songwriters, producers and music engineers. American rapper, Lil Wayne, is the artist to receive the greatest amount of nominations this year, claiming a cool eight nods. Jay-Z, Kanye West, John Mayer, The Eagles and Metallica are other name’s that will be featuring across a significant array of awards tonight. Meanwhile, Neil Diamond is set to be awarded the acclaimed MusiCares Person of the Year title, which aims to recognise those who have made both an outstanding contribution to music as well as charity-work. Previous winners of the award include Bono, Sting and Aretha Franklin.

Catch all the Grammy action tomorrow night (Monday 9th), at 9pm on ITV2.

 

Rihanna / UK Trio of March dates

 
By on Saturday, 12th January 2008 at 8:00 pm
 

RihannaRihanna has announced a string of UK Arena dates for March. The 19 year old Barbados born star will be on these shores for just three dates in early March, shortly after her 20th birthday.

Tickets are on sale now, priced between £27.50 and £30.

Catch her at:

Wednesday 5th March – Liverpool Echo Arena
Thursday 6th March – Bournemouth International Centre
Friday 7th March – London The O2

 
 
 

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