Robbie Williams confirmed as an X Factor judge

Robbie Williams confirmed as an X Factor judge

Robbie Williams has been confirmed as an X Factor judge as ITV show unveiled its new panel The new-look line-up, which also includes One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, was revealed at a press conference yesterday. Williams will appear on the judges’ desk alongside his wife Ayda Field, Simon Cowell, and Tomlinson. Speaking of the news, Williams said: “I’ve done tour, promo, tour, promo for nearly 30 years, and now it’s time to branch out and…

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Review: The Band, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: The Band, Edinburgh Playhouse

The Smash Hits generation will be flocking to the Edinburgh Playhouse this week for the Scottish premiere of Tim Firth’s The Band which is, surprisingly, so much more than just a nostalgic run-through of the boyband’s greatest hits. First things first: The Band is not about Take That. Instead, it is a heartwarming tale about four estranged school friends – Rachel (Rachel Lumberg), Claire (Alison Fitzjohn), Zoe (Jayne McKenna) and Heather (Emily Joyce) – who…

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Party Like A Russian: Robbie Williams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony

Party Like A Russian: Robbie Williams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony

Robbie Williams has announced that he’ll perform at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup. The former Take That star, whose solo hits include Party Like A Russian, will warm up a crowd of 80,000 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday, shortly before the tournament’s opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Williams’ appearance will also see him joining forces with Russian soprano Aida Garifullina for a duet. “I’m so happy and excited to be…

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Watch heartbreaking video for Grenfell Tower charity single

Watch heartbreaking video for Grenfell Tower charity single

The star-studded video for Simon Cowell’s Grenfell Tower charity single has now been released – and you can watch it here. The A-list collaboration – a cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s classic Bridge Over Troubled Water billed to ‘Artists for Grenfell’ – was released yesterday morning and has already shot to the No.1 spot on the UK iTunes chart. The video features footage of stars including Robbie Williams, Stormzy, Bastille’s Dan Smith, The Who‘s Roger…

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Review: Robbie Williams, BT Murrayfield

Review: Robbie Williams, BT Murrayfield

Kilt-clad Robbie Williams wowed 57,000 fans at the home of Scottish rugby last night – and surprised the crowd with a rousing rendition of The Proclaimers’ anthem 500 Miles. The former Take That heartthrob sent the Murrayfield crowd wild as he took the stage, before telling fans: “Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Robbie McF***ing Williams, and tonight your ass is mine.” On the only Scottish gig of his Heavy Entertainment Show tour,…

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Robbie Williams returns to Murrayfield

Robbie Williams returns to Murrayfield

It’s been 14 years since Robbie Williams brought his Escapology tour to Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield Stadium but tomorrow night the superstar will return to give the Capital another night of world-class entertainment. The show, which is part of the European leg of his Heavy Entertainment Show tour, comes less than a week after Robbie performed alongside the likes of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Take That, Liam Gallagher and Katy Perry at the One Love Manchester…

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Erasure announce 2018 tour – including Edinburgh gig

Erasure announce 2018 tour – including Edinburgh gig

Electro-pop legends Erasure have announced a UK and Ireland tour for 2018 – including a visit to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday, 3 February. The synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke, kick off the run of 18 shows at Dublin’s Olympia on Wednesday 31 January, rounding off at London’s Eventim Apollo on Friday 23 February. Erasure, who are due to support Robbie Williams at BT Murrayfield…

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UK’s top 20 wealthiest musicians revealed

UK’s top 20 wealthiest musicians revealed

The Sunday Times Rich List has revealed the richest names in music in 2017 – with Adele’s earnings growing by £40 million and Sir Paul McCartney topping the list with a fortune of £780million. The full Sunday Times Rich List will be published this Sunday, but the initial list of the top 20 millionaires in music shows who’s earned the most money over the last 12 months. While McCartney tops the list, and ranks above…

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Watch: Take That unveil video for new single Giants

Watch: Take That unveil video for new single Giants

Take That have released the video for brand new single Giants – watch it here. Giants is taken from their brand new album, Wonderland, which is set to be released on Friday, 24 March. The new album will be the former boyband’s first release since their 2014 chart-topper III and only their second as a three piece. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald all appear in the video. Take That are one of the UK’s most…

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BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

The 2017 Brit Awards took place night at the O2 Arena in London last night (Feb 23). Granted, it won’t go down as one of the more controversial BRITs in recent memory, but there were still a few headline-making moments, such as Katy Perry’s  politically-charged performance in which she took aim at Theresa May and Donald Trump’s relationship. As for the gongs, there were no major surprises on the night, with David Bowie posthumously awarded Album…

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