Brit Awards 2019: Complete list of winners

Brit Awards 2019: Complete list of winners

Jorga Smith, The 1975, Ariana Grande and George Ezra were among the winners at the 2019 BRIT Awards, which took place at London’s O2 Arena last night (Feb 20). Smith won the Best British Female Solo Artist, The 1975 were named Best British Group, Ezra took home the Best British Male Solo Artist gong, and Grande scooped the Best International Female Solo statue. Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris won Best British Single went for their…

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Matt Healy says The 1975’s next album will be ‘more British-sounding’

Matt Healy says The 1975’s next album will be ‘more British-sounding’

Hot on the heels of their sell-out gig at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Saturday night, The 1975 frontman Matt Healy has said that album number four is going to be more British-sounding. The Manchester foursome have experimented with different styles across their three previous releases, and Healy says next offering Notes On A Conditional Form will be more British-sounding than their current release, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. The band are recording…

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High 5, The 10:04s

High 5, The 10:04s

The 10:04s have been one of the mainstays of the Edinburgh music scene. But rather than peddling the same old, same old, they have continually evolved over the years. They draw from an eclectic blend of influences, and have opened for The Cribs, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Idlewild and, current darlings of the NME, The 1975. But these four fellas are headliners in their own right. Be sure of that. The group is made up of Steven Bolton…

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The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Indie darlings The 1975 have been confirmed as the third headliner for 2019’s Glasgow Summer Sessions – and they’ll top the bill on the festival’s second weekend on August 25. The band join the already announced Foo Fighters and The Cure in what is shaping up to be great festival. The Matt Healy-fronted band will be joined at Bellahouston Park by Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Ten Tonnes, and No Rome. Tickets…

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The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes headlining Latitude 2017

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes headlining Latitude 2017

The star-studded line-up for Latitude 2017 has been revealed – with The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes headlining the three-day event. Check out the full line-up  below. This year’s Latitude sees Fleet Foxes make a long-awaited live return, while for the 1975, it will be there first major UK festival headline slot. Mumford & Sons will be curating their own line-up for the day as part of their Gentlemen Of The Road takeover. Speaking…

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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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Mercury Prize 2016: David Bowie, Radiohead and The 1975 nominated

Mercury Prize 2016: David Bowie, Radiohead and The 1975 nominated

The shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize has been announced – and the big news is that dearly departed rock icon David Bowie is in the running to win posthumously for his final album after being named among the 12 albums of the year. Bowie’s Blackstar faces competition from the mighty Radiohead, nominated for A Moon Shaped Pool, and indie darlings The 1975, nominated for their extravagantly-titled second album, I like it when you sleep, for you are so…

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Mumford & Sons among new additions to Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Mumford & Sons among new additions to Radio 1’s Big Weekend

The full line-up for this year’s BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend has been announced, with Mumford & Sons, Iggy Azalea, Chvrches, Tame Impala and The Weeknd among those confirmed. The two day event will take place between May 28-29 at Powderham Castle in Devon, with 25,000 free tickets for the weekend allocated to local fans. Coldplay, Bring Me The Horizon, Ellie Goulding, The 1975, Chase and Status, Craig David and Jake Bugg had previously been confirmed, with new additions now…

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