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Video Premiere: “The Conversation” by Texas

Texas shot the video for the new single, “The Conversation” in Paris, Glasgow and London.  The video features internationally acclaimed actor and director Peter Mullan alongside Sharleen Spiteri. “The Conversation” is the first single from the new album The Conversation which also features the Richard Hawley collaboration “Dry Your Eyes.” Continue reading

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Full list of Brit Award nominees 2013!

britaward

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.

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Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominees 2012 have been announced!

This is always exciting news, especially since PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake won over Adele’s 21 last year! We are particularly excited about 3 nominees this year: Lianne La Havas’ Is Your Love Big Enough, Jessie Ware’s Devotion and Michael Kiwanuka’s Home Again. Who do you think is going to win this year?

  • The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
  • Jessie Ware – Devotion
  • Roller Trio – Roller Trio
  • Django Django – Django Django
  • Field Music – Plumb
  • Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
  • Sam Lee – Ground of its Own
  • Richard Hawley – Standing at the Sky’s Edge
  • Ben Howard – Every Kingdom
  • Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
  • Plan B – ill Manors
  • Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough?