Stormzy, the xx, J Hus, Sampha among Mercury Prize 2017 nominees

*Deep breath* The Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist has been announced with Stormzy, The xx and J Hus among this year’s nominees. Loyle Carner’s Yesterday’s Gone and Sampha’s Process will also have to compete with the likes Ed Sheeran’s ÷, which to date has sold over two million copies, and Alt-J’s Relaxer. Aside from The xx’s […]

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MTV VMAs announce 2017 nominees including Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Kanye West

New changes and categories arrive with the nominations. MTV has announced the nominees for the 2017 Video Music Awards with Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Katy Perry and DJ Khaled among the leading nominees. The nominations bring some new categories including Artist Of The Year — a non-gendered combination the Best Male Video and Best Female Video […]

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Glastonbury’s queer and female safe spaces are keeping its history of radicalism alive

How true is Glastonbury in 2017 to its politically radical heritage? This year’s festival boasted a headline-making speech from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the Eavis family’s usual impressive commitment to green causes. But with Johnny Depp a guest honor at Worthy Farm despite recent accusations domestic abuse, and allegations that current ticket prices have […]

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Rita Ora – Your Song (Official Music Video)

British singer born in Kosovo, Rita Ora shares the ficial music video for her new single “Your Song” co-written by Ed Sheeran. Watch the video below. Stream & Download – http://atlanti.cr/yoursong Follow Rita: Twitter: http://twitter.com/ritaora Facebook: http://facebook.com/ritaora Instagram: http://instagram.com/ritaora Snapchat: @ritaora http://www.ritaora.com/

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Sean Paul Thinks Drake's Vulturing His Culture Without Credit –

Last year, Jamaican-born Dancehall star Sean Paul called out artists like Drake who take from his culture and don’t give enough credit. He expanded on that point in a new interview with Metro. Paul also distinguished between Drake’s and Ed Sheeran’s relationships with Dancehall. Sheeran scored a huge hit with the Dancehall-tinged track ‘Shape You,’ which […]

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Quavo's Now Topping Drake And Kendrick Lamar On The Charts –

Is 2017 the year Quavo? Yesterday, the Migos rapper was the third most streamed artist in the country, trailing only Daddy Yankee and Ed Sheeran and ahead rappers like Drake, Lil Wayne, Future and Kendrick Lamar. And that’s all before Quavo’s collaboration with Major Lazor, which should be coming sometime today and should rack up […]

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Full Glastonbury lineup and stage times revealed

Clashfinder at the ready… Glastonbury has announced the full lineup for 2017, with Run The Jewels, Katy Perry and Charli XCX among the new additions. They join previously announced headliners Radiohead and Ed Sheeran (yay!) along with Boy Better Know, who will headline the Other Stage. See the lineup below. Glastonbury 2017 takes place at Worthy Farm […]

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Rita Ora – Your Song (Official Lyric Video)

British singer born in Kosovo, Rita Ora is back to the music scene with a brand new single called “Your Song” co-written by Ed Sheeran. Watch the lyric video below. “Your Song has everything I wanted to express: it’s a song that’s full positivity and about feeling on top the world, like everything is going right and that’s […]

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