Mercury Prize favourite Nadine Shah has said she she is glad her political album Holiday Destination has been shortlisted as she believes not enough artists are making music that reflect current times.
Sir Cliff Richard, Ed Sheeran and Paul Weller are among the stars taking part in this year’s Radio 2 In Concert series, it has been announced.
An emoji-powered jukebox has been created to help young people talk about how they’re feeling.
Paul Weller is currently on track to knock US rapper Eminem off the top of the UK albums chart with his latest release True Meanings.
A woman whose rap to Missy Elliott at a karaoke picnic took her to viral stardom has now performed with American popstar herself.
Hundreds of children across Scotland have been forced to hand back musical instruments because of unaffordable tuition fees, MSPs have been told.
Sutton Coldfield Town fans may not be the most numerous in the land but they can’t half make some noise.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out following the death of Mac Miller, but further tests will be required to determine how he died, a coroner in California has said.
It’s not often that the players in an NFL game are upstaged by the marching band, but that’s exactly what happened during a Baltimore Ravens game.
Sir Paul McCartney is taking on Eminem for the top spot in this week’s album chart.
Singer-songwriter George Ezra’s chart-topping single Shotgun was the biggest song of the summer, according to official UK charts data.
Singer John Legend has admitted he was “stunned” when his friend Kanye West shared text messages the pair exchanged about Donald Trump online.
Young Fathers have become the first act to win the Scottish Album of The Year (SAY) Award for a second time.
Ed Sheeran and Rag’n’Bone Man helped power British-recorded music exports to their highest levels since the turn of the century, the record labels’ association has said.
Mel B will undergo random drug and alcohol testing as part of the custody arrangement for the daughter she shares with her ex-husband.
A chef turned world-touring busker has been serving up a musical treat in Aberdeen.
A South Korean children’s song has followed in the footsteps of Bob The Builder and The Wombles and broken into the UK’s official charts.
On the internet things that go viral are so often a flash in the pan, a brief but bright moment of activity and wonder – but this feat by a Twitter user is something long-lasting, special and glorious.
A young north-east pianist has played his way to victory after securing a £1,000 competition prize.
A pipe band from Northern Ireland have been named the World Pipe Band Champions for 2018 following the competition in Glasgow.
More than 200 bands from 13 countries are taking part in this year’s World Pipe Band Championships.
Runrig have paid tribute to their legion of fans as they prepare to bring down the curtain on 45 years of performing.
A meme involving Monsters Inc character Mike Wazowski and nostalgia for 90s and early 00s tunes is doing the rounds.
Spotify is reportedly testing a new feature in Australia that would allow non-paying customers to skip any adverts they choose.
Any debate about a cover song which is better than the original gravitates towards two artists – Jeff Buckley and Sinead O’Connor.
The number of Britons illegally downloading music is falling, new figures show.
A Michigan family received dinner and a show, as a Hungry Howie’s pizza delivery driver gave an incredible impromptu performance on their piano.
If you’re a lover of music whose brain works in a visual way, this video representation of Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy will be right up your street.
Youngsters have been enjoying the benefits of music over the school holidays.
The 100th edition of the Now That’s What I Call Music! compilation has become the fastest-selling album of the year, the Official Charts Company has said.