Brit Awards 2018: Full list of winners

Brit Awards 2018: Full list of winners

The 2018 Brit Awards took place night at the O2 Arena in London last night. 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 south London grime star Stomzy blistering criticism of the Prime Minister’s handling of the Grenfell Tower fire. “Yo, Theresa May, where’s that money for Grenfell?” he rapped. “What, you thought we just forgot about Grenfell?”…

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Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have contributed two new tracks to the soundtrack for FIFA 18. The eagerly-awaited new release from EA Sports will also feature a brand new Run The Jewels song, and tracks from The National, Lorde, The War On Drugs and many more. FIFA 18 is released worldwide on September 29. Meanwhile, EA Sports have announced that fans who preorder FIFA 18 will receive access to all-new, special edition team kits, designed…

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Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2017 has been announced – and Loyle Carner, The xx, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Alt-J are all in the running for the prestigious prize. Sampha, Blossoms, Kate Tempest, J Hus and Sampha have also been nominated for the annual award, which recognises the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland over the last year. Dinosaur, Glass Animals and The Big Moon complete the 12-album shortlist. The Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show…

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The xx release new song – listen here

The xx release new song – listen here

Mercury Prize-winning trio the XX have shared a new song, Say Something Loving, and you can listen to it right here. The new single arrives ahead of the release of their third album, I See You, on January 13. Taking to Twitter yesterday (January 1), the band wrote: “Happy 2017! We are so excited to release our new album ‘I See You’ on January 13th and to share new music with you.” The xx then tweeted a…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – On Hold, by The xx

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – On Hold, by The xx

Rumours have been swirling around all week that The xx were about to drop their eagerly-awaited third album – but their forthcoming newbie, titled I See You, won’t be released until January 13. The album has been preceded by a single, On Hold, which marks a slight change of sound for the Mercury Prize-winners. Like almost everything the three-piece of Romy Madley-Croft, Oliver Sims and Jamie Smith have released together, it’s bloody brilliant. As such,…

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