Beyoncé and Jay Z to visit Scotland on UK tour

Beyoncé and Jay Z to visit Scotland on UK tour

Superstar husband and wife Jay Z and Beyoncé have announced details of a full UK tour – including a visit to Scotland this summer. In 2014, the couple hit on the road together for their On The Run co-headlining tour – and now the multi-million-selling hitmakers have announced a sequel run of shows calling at 15 cities across the UK and Europe, before visiting 21 cities in North America. Cardiff will host the opening night…

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Beyonce is highest-earning female musician of 2017

Beyonce is highest-earning female musician of 2017

US pop superstar Beyonce has been named as the highest paid female musician of the year, knocking Taylor Swift from the number one spot. According to Forbes magazine, the Lemonade singer raked in a whopping £79 million from both record sales and her huge Formation world tour. Second spot was taken by British singer Adele who earned £52 million with her first full tour since 2011. Swift, meanwhile, slipped down the list to third place after making £33 million…

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Beyonce joins cast for The Lion King remake

Beyonce joins cast for The Lion King remake

Pop superstar Beyonce has joined the star-studded cast of Disney’s forthcoming remake of The Lion King. Disney are turning story of the acclaimed 1994 movie into a live-action CGI film along the same lines as the recent remake of The Jungle Book, with a release date pencilled in for 2019. Beyonce will star opposite Donald Glover. The Lemonade hitmaker will voice the character Nala in the film, starring alongside Glover’s Simba. Beyonce joins an A-list…

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Beyoncé in talks to record new James Bond theme tune

Beyoncé in talks to record new James Bond theme tune

Pop mega-star Beyoncé is in talks to record the theme song for James Bond’s 25th big screen offering, according to reports. The 35-year-old singer is believed to have held meetings with top Bond producers, and could even rope in husband Jay-Z to perform the title track – ahead of the film’s release in 2019. A source told the Daily Star: “The two spoke before Bey’s first meeting with film bosses and Adele told her how…

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2017 Billboard Music Award nominations announced

2017 Billboard Music Award nominations announced

Superstar rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers lead the nominations at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, with 22 each. The 2017 awards show takes place on May 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Other big contenders include Twenty One Pilots (17 nominations) and Rihanna (14). Nominees for the biggest award, top artist, include Adele, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, the Chainsmokers, Drake and Rihanna, among others. The Billboard Awards have 52 categories. You can see the…

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BRIT Awards 2017 – We Predict The Winners

BRIT Awards 2017 – We Predict The Winners

The BRIT Awards 2017 are here. Well, almost, and while we’d like to be mixing and mingling with the great and the good (and the not-so-good) of British and international music during tomorrow’s (Feb 23) glitzy ceremony at London’s O2 Arena, our AAA passes sadly seem to have been lost in the post. Funny, the same thing happened last year. No matter, like the rest of you mere mortals, we’ll be kicking back on the sofa…

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Katy Perry to perform at Brit Awards 2017

Katy Perry to perform at Brit Awards 2017

US singer Katy Perry is to perform at the Brit Awards 2017. The chart-topping star, who shared new single Chained To The Rhythm last week,  joins previously announced performers Ed Sheeran, The 1975, Robbie Williams, Skepta, Bruno Mars, Little Mix and Emeli Sandé. Looking forward to her performance next week, Perry said: “I’m excited to come back to one of my favourite countries, where most of my favourite musical influences come from. “After three years, I’m…

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Grammy awards 2017 – list of winners

Grammy awards 2017 – list of winners

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday night and was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hosted by James Corden. Adele won no fewer than five Grammys on a record-breaking night for the Hello hitmaker, but said she was “devastated” after fluffing her musical tribute to the late George Michael. The 28-year-old singer took home Album Of The Year for 25 and Record Of The Year for Hello, beating her “idol” Beyonce to…

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Watch Beyoncé cover Prince’s The Beautiful Ones in Dallas

Watch Beyoncé cover Prince’s The Beautiful Ones in Dallas

Beyoncé paid tribute to recently departed pop icon Prince at her Formation World Tour gig in Dallas, Texas last night (May 9). Watch below. The Crazy In Love hitmaker, who covered Prince’s Purple Rain during the first night of her world tour in Miami last month, this time performed a cover of The Beautiful Ones. The 34-year-old Texan, who is currently riding high in the charts with new album Lemonade, first covered the song during her Glastonbury…

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Pop princess Beyoncé denies Prince the No.1 spot

Pop princess Beyoncé denies Prince the No.1 spot

Beyoncé has knocked Prince off the top of the album chart with Lemonade, preventing the late singer from earning his sixth UK No.1 album. The recently departed pop icon and the pop princess have dominated the UK album chart this week, with the latter’s latest release Lemonade at No.1, and the former’s albums taking the next three places. The pair also have multiple entries in the singles chart, where Drake remains top of the pile. Beyoncé’s…

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