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Beyonce to cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black”

beyonce vibe coverSo, news just in is that Queen Beyonce is going to cover one of the greatest tracks from the late Amy Winehouse’s eouvre. Beyonce is going to collaborate with Andre 3000 on a rehashing of the now-classic “Back To Black” for the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby. This is some great news. However, it is set to be a complete reworking of the original, allegedly. Continue reading

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First Listen: “Wildest Moments (Ft. A$AP Rocky)” by Jessie Ware

We don’t know why people resort to these half-hearted rap collaborations to hit the US market. Amy Winehouse did it, so did Kylie Minogue. This song did not need the balderdash, it’s strong enough to deliver on its own. Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse to be first name on UK’s Music Walk Of Fame!

Amy_Winehouse_4Amy Winehouse is to be awarded the first ‘star’ on London’s Music Walk of Fame on what would have been her 30th birthday. The ultimate honour will be bestowed on the tragic Back to Black hitmaker when the attraction, similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, is launched in September (13), according to NME magazine. Continue reading

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Full List of Brit Award winners!

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British Breakthrough Act
Alt-J
Ben Howard – WINNER
Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Rita Ora

 

British Female Solo Artist
Amy Winehouse
Bat for Lashes
Emeli Sandé – WINNER
Jessie Ware
Paloma Faith

 

British Male Solo Artist
Ben Howard – WINNER
Calvin Harris
Olly Murs
Richard Hawley
Plan B

 

British Group
Alt-J
Mumford & Sons – WINNER
Muse
One Direction
The xx

 

British Single
Adele – Skyfall – WINNER
Olly Murs ft. Flo Rida – Troublemaker
Alex Clare – Too Close
Coldplay & Rihanna – Princess of China
DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora – Hot Right Now
Emeli Sandé – Next To Me
Florence & The Machine – Spectrum
James Arthur – Impossible
Jessie J – Domino
Labrinth Ft Emeli Sandé – Beneath Your Beautiful
Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.
Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump
Robbie Williams – Candy
Rudimental Ft John Newman – Feel The Love
Stooshe – Black Heart

 

International Female Solo Artist
Alicia Keys
Cat Power
Lana Del Rey – WINNER
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

 

International Group
Alabama Shakes
The Black Keys – WINNER
The Killers
The Script
Fun.

 

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Full list of Brit Award nominees 2013!

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Here are the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards:

British breakthrough act:

Alt-J

Ben Howard

Jake Bugg

Jessie Ware*

Rita Ora

British female solo artist:

Amy Winehouse

Bat For Lashes

Emeli Sande*

Jessie Ware

Paloma Faith

British group:

Alt-J

Mumford And Sons

Muse

One Direction

The xx*

Live act:

Coldplay

Mumford And Sons

Muse

Rolling Stones*

The Vaccines

British male solo artist:

Ben Howard

Calvin Harris

Olly Murs*

Richard Hawley

Plan B

British producer:

Damon Albarn*

Jake Gosling

Paul Epworth

British single

Adele – Skyfall

Alex Clare – Too Close

Coldplay featuring Rihanna – Princess Of China

DJ Fresh featuring Rita Ora – Hot Right Now

Emeli Sande – Next To Me

Florence + The Machine – Spectrum (Say My Name)*

James Arthur – Impossible

Jessie J – Domino

Labrinth featuring Emeli Sande – Beneath Your Beautiful

Olly Murs featuring Flo Rida – Troublemaker

Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah – RIP

Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump

Robbie Williams – Candy

Rudimental featuring John Newman – Feel The Love

Stooshe – Black Heart

Special recognition award – Warchild

Critics’ choice - Tom Odell

International female solo artist:

Alicia Keys

Cat Power

Lana Del Rey*

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

International group:

Alabama Shakes

Black Keys

Fun*

The Killers

The Script

International male solo artist:

Bruce Springsteen

Frank Ocean

Gotye*

Jack White

Michael Buble

Best album:

Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events*

Mumford And Sons – Babel

Paloma Faith – Fall To Grace

Plan B – Ill Manors

*indicates who we think should win.