Coldplay have revealed that they are releasing a new song.
Johnny Borrell has revealed that he is having fun again making music with his new Razorlight line-up.
Jarvis Cocker has revealed that he is nervous about Pulp's comeback.
Green Day have prepared ''a ton of new songs'' for their upcoming ninth studio album, which will have a ''fresh and high-energy'' direction.
An Irish folk music competition will play host to two young American musicians who will be travelling across the Atlantic to represent their country.
Arctic Monkeys reveal that their new album will be a balance of their previous albums.
The ukulele has become fashionable again after a new survey revealed a massive hike in sales.
'Back in Black' rockers AC/DC still regard former singer Bon Scott as a member of the band, despite his death in 1980.
Shakira wants to record an album in Arabic, despite not speaking the language.
Universal Music has signed the up the fashion designer to produce "rock n roll" clothes.
Gil Scott-Heron passed away in New York yesterday (27.05.11).
Stars from the music industry have banded together to protest against cuts to categories at the Grammys.
Lady Gaga has revealed that Iron Maiden have changed her life.
Music instruments created out of discarded objects will be used as part of an arts performance.
Lenny Kravitz has announced the release of his new album 'Black and White America' and a European tour.
George Michael has been added to the lineup for Alicia Keys' Keep a Child Alive Black Ball in London.
Pulp were brought back together for this year's summer shows by the death of a friend.
Last.fm is shifting its focus on just music by entering the social media world.
Spotify is rumoured to be joining forces with Facebook.
Elbow stunned fans with an intimate gig in the crypt at London's St Paul's Cathedral last night (27.05.11).
Adele has been voted the most powerful person in the British music industry by an industry panel.
Susan Boyle is looking to recruit a host of younger pop stars including Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Adele to record an album of duets.
Tinie Tempah is getting ready to head back to the studio with producer Labrinth.
Bowling for Soup played one of their songs, 'A Hangover You Don't Deserve', wrong for years.
Kate Bush has announced that she is to release a new album with new material.
Eddie Vedder is streaming his new album Ukulele Songs online before it officially goes on sale.
Shaun Ryder has claimed The Stone Roses will reform if it's a lucrative venture.
A record label is on a mission to educate schoolchildren about illegal downloading by introducing them to the music making process.
Kate Bush is working on a new album of original material
Eve is poised to release her comeback album, 'Lip Lock' - her first in nine years - this year.
Liverpool is launching its first ever piano festival this summer.
Coldplay have taken to using Twitter in an innovative way to keep fans guessing about what the band are up to.
Lady Gaga is preparing to release a Christmas album of traditional jazz standards.
Taylor Swift once wrote a song on a paper towel in an airport bathroom after inspiration unexpectedly hit her.
Sex Pistols singer John Lydon claims he was a ''mad barker'' until he found ''humanity and love'' with his second band Public Image Limited.
Aloe Blacc knows he's written a good song when it makes him either laugh or cry while he's composing it.
Lady Gaga has revealed that she is inspired by a scene in Rocky IV
East 17 have reformed once again.
Judas Priest have revealed new details of their farewell tour.
Razorlight are in the studio writing their fourth album, and frontman Johnny Borrell says the new line up is ''gelling''.
Michael Jackson was the ''easiest person to write'' songs with according to Barry Gibb, who collaborated with him in 2002.
Adele has revealed she has a fear of playing to huge crowds.
Movie star Jeff Bridges is to release his debut album in August.
Liam Gallagher has revealed that he wants Johnny Depp to star in his new movie about The Beatles.
Australian grunge group Silverchair have split up after almost 20 years together.
Lady Gaga fans queued for up to two days in New York to tell her how she had affected their lives.
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey says he would like to get famous people buried at St Paul's Cathedral ''grooving'' when his band plays in the crypt there later this week.
The Beatles would never have formed in 1960 if they hadn't narrowly escaped being drafted into the army.
Paul McCartney has said that The Rolling Stones envied the collective singing talents of The Beatles.
Ringo Starr has claimed that The Beatles were lucky to get him as a drummer.
Some of the best session players and producers in the world are based in Nashville, Tennessee, and now, a handful of them have created TonePrints for TC Electronic's revolutionary guitar pedals!
Bob Dylan has been hailed a ''huge hero'' by Kings of Leon, while a number of other stars including Slash and Keith Richards have also paid their respects.
Lady Gaga wanted her track 'Americano' from 'Born This way' to have a Mexican theme.
Guitar player Bob Dylan has turned 70.
Gwyneth Paltrow's record deal with Atlantic Records has collapsed.
A new scheme aims to keep secondary school children playing with their music.
Blink-182 will debut new tracks with a ''stadium rock sensibility'' on their dual headlining summer tour of the US with My Chemical Romance.
Leona Lewis wants to get back to the top of the US charts by making a track with fellow British singer Adele.
Ellie Goulding has admitted she knew she would be performing at the wedding of Prince William and Princess Catherine months in advance but kept it a secret.
Ringo Starr has claimed his former group The Beatles were fortunate to get him as their drummer because he was a ''big shot'' before he joined them.
Music stars from past and present have contributed their talent to a new Buddy Holly tribute album
Radio 1's Big Weekend 2012 will be held in east London as part of the Olympic celebrations.
Biffy Clyro will be given the 'Best British Band award at this year's Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch in July.
Former 'X Factor' contestants Alexandra Burke and Olly Murs will perform on the first night of The Great British Weekend, a three-day festival at Warwick Castle in the British midlands.
Rufus Wainwright has announced that his new album will have an altogether more pop feel.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones has revealed that he is in a new super group of musicians.
Keith Richards has hinted that The Rolling Stones could be holding a gig to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first ever live performance.
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is set to be a guest speaker at Oxford University after students voted him their first choice.
A charity known for its generous donations of music instruments to young musicians is now in need of donations itself.
PJ Harvey has revealed that she is a keen writer and artist.
Brett Anderson says working on the remastered versions of Suede's five albums which are to be re-released has been an ''obsession'' of his.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason says there is an ''outside possibility'' of the 'Money' group getting back together to perform another gig.
Lady Gaga has taken the spot of the Forbes Top 100 Celebrity List, knocking off Oprah Winfrey.
Motown founder Berry Gordy Jnr is to invest $100 million of his own money to develop a musical based on his life.
Robbie Williams' Take That band members will be his backing singers when the 'Angels' hitmaker performs his solo songs on the group's forthcoming 'Progress Live' tour.
Plan B hasn't got the time to wait for US radio stations to play his music and is happy to concentrate on his success in the UK.
UK soul sensation Plan B has scooped the top award at the Ivor Novello Awards.
Leading vocal effect manufacturer TC Helicon has lowered prices across its range of VoiceTone Singles pedals.
Wiz Khalifa has revealed he is keen to collaborate with 'Check It Out' rapper Nicki Minaj.
An Elton John replica red piano worth £69,000 is on show at a shop in Leicester.
UK rapper Professor Green has hinted in the future more artists will sign to companies rather than record labels.
Kate Bush's new album is set to finally knock Adele off the top spot of the album chart this week.
The ex Smiths guitarist has revealed that he is working with Fender on a new guitar.
A rare French horn from Nazi Germany has been discovered in a loft in Norwich.
John Legend has offered to help Cheryl Cole establish herself as a star in the US, although he claims he won't be watching her on 'X Factor'.
Take That are to release a mini album featuring eight brand new tracks next month.
Adam Ant wants to be ''scaring the f**k out of the audience'' with his set on his comeback tour.
Usher is in talks to appear on 'Written in the Stars' hitmaker Tinie Tempah's second album.
Pete Townshend, the legendary electric guitar player of The Who, is to publish his memoir next year.
The mayor of London has put his support behind changing the way pubs and clubs can apply for licenses to hold live music gigs.
Chris Brown leads nominations for this year's Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards, with six nods.
Johnny Marr is planning a new album with his near-solo project The Healers next year.
Gear4music.com has launched WHD drums - a major new drum brand that matches cutting edge design with premium quality components.
Colombian singer Shakira has given the president of Venezuela a signed red electric guitar.
The multi-instrumentalist musician Tom Vek speaks about his long absence from the music industry.
Prince is to play his first UK show in four years, headlining the Hop Farm Festival on July 3.
Each member of The Killers will play a solo song during their set at Hard Rock Calling this summer.
A new campaign has been launched to see the return of more live music in Broadway shows.
Take That's Progress Live 2011 tour is set to be their biggest yet, reportedly costing ''close to £50 million'' to stage.
Primal Scream will headline an Orange RockCorps volunteer concert alongside Jessie J and Eliza Doolittle on July 12 at London's Wembley Arena.
Lady Gaga's new single, 'Hair', is about how her mother used to cut her long locks while she was sleeping.
After many months of speculation, it has been revealed that Dolphin Music have gone into administration today.
Taio Cruz is planning to record ''dubstep and rock'' tracks, although his forthcoming third album will retain his established electro-pop sound.
Slipknot DJ Sid Wilson says keeping the band together is a ''constant battle,'' and he doesn't know if they will continue after their forthcoming European tour.
George Michael has added six UK dates to his 'Symphonica' tour after the initial run sold out on the day they were released.
Lady Gaga briefly swapped her microphone and piano yesterday to guest edit the Metro newspaper.
A teenager who is unable to read music can simply listen to a piano piece and play it back perfectly from memory alone.
Sir Paul McCartney says his next album will feature the sort of music that people can wind down to and calls it ''get-home-from-work-music''.
Tinie Tempah's success has left his head in a ''very weird place,'' but provided him with plenty of material for his second record.
Lady Gaga wanted to release 'Born This Way' as soon as it was recorded ''seven months ago''.
Dizzee Rascal won't release a follow up to his Tongue N' Cheek'album until he is completely satisfied with it.
Brian Wilson is considering a reunion with the Beach Boys for their 50th anniversary.
Live music festivals and concerts contribute £864 million to the UK economy.
Playing the drums and other music instruments can help reduce stress in young people.
Brian Wilson is ''considering'' performing with The Beach Boys again to mark their 50th anniversary.
Status Quo will be honoured with a lifetime achievement trophy at the Silver Clef Awards 2011.
Piano player Lang Lang has been awarded with an honorary doctorate by the Prince of Wales.
Lady Gaga arrived onstage in Carlisle, Northern England a gold coffin wearing a prosthetic pregnant stomach last night (15.05.11).
A new study has revealed that students who play a musical instrument are more likely to do better at school than those who don't.
Jessie J had a brief meeting with Katy Perry last week, which she says led to a career counselling session.
JLS's Oritse Williams has revealed the band have been talking to pop star Rihanna about a collaboration and admitted he tried to chat her up when he met her
James Morrison ''tried to forget'' some of the things he'd learned about making music when he went to the studio to record his third album.
LimeWire has agreed to pay $105 million to record companies for allowing people to illegally share music.
Total digital music sales have now passed the £1 billion mark.
The mayor of London has launched a new music charity for talented young musicians in London to help nurture their talent.
Violinist Andre Rieu has won Album of the Year at the Classic Brit Awards.
Paul Simon has said that he dislikes being compared to his fellow musician Bob Dylan.
Nick Mason ''assumed'' a particular version of his band Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here' with violinist Stephane Grappelli had been lost, and is glad it is to be released.
The Rolling Stones legendary guitar player Keith Richards has been working on new songs.
A new paper has revealed that music instruments shared by musicians can harbour disease causing germs.
George Michael has announced that he will be backed by a symphony orchestra in a new European tour.
Il Divo were the first ever recipients of the Artist of the Decade at the Classic BRIT Awards 2011 at the Royal Albert Hall last night (12.05.11)
Lady Gaga performed a five song secret show at London's Annabel's member's club last night (11.05.11)
Pink Floyd members Roger Waters, Nick Mason and David Gilmour were reunited onstage during 'The Wall Live' last night (11.05.11).
Graham Coxon's favourite gigs are ''small, loud and sweaty'', as he enjoys performing in more intimate venues.
Beverley Knight wants to sing on a dubstep track with Katy B or Magnetic Man.
Mark Radcliffe has revealed that he might have ended up as a rock and roll drummer.
A report has revealed that a playing a musical instrument from a young age can help improve hearing in later life.
Jessie J hopes her album 'Who You Are' will help people who are struggling with their sexuality to have the courage to be comfortable with who they are.
'Growing On Me' rockers The Darkness have announced three warm up shows ahead of their appearance at this year's Download Festival.
Ian Brown is set to play at Gary Neville's testimonial football match in March.
A documentary about Bob Marley by the director Kevin McDonald previews at the Cannes Film Festival.
James Dillon has won his fourth award at the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Awards.
Beyonce Knowles has revealed she inspired by her fans to name her latest solo album '4'.
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has been hailed an ''incredible dancer'' by the British Royal Ballet's Resident Choreographer.
Carl Barat feels currently there is ''no future'' in The Libertines and he and Pete Doherty have to ''start again'' for the band to work.
The Killers are heading back into the studio to start work on their fourth album next week.
A woman has become the first person in Scotland to be convicted of illegally sharing music online.
George Michael is about to start work on his next album, which will be made by a ''gay collective''.
Google has announced to the world a new online music service.
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys has announced that he plans to retire from touring.
A huge number of previously unheard Pink Floyd recordings are set for release alongside remastered versions of all their albums.
JLS have revealed they would love to work with Gwyneth Paltrow on a track for their new album.
Lady Gaga is to play a secret show in London at a private member's club on Thursday (12.05.11).
Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson is ready to quit touring due to a combination of age, stage fright and because he still suffers from acid flashbacks.
Liam Gallagher has said that he likes Lady Gaga because she can play music instruments.
Morrissey has completed work on his tenth solo album, although he is still looking for a record company to release it.
30 Seconds to Mars are ''broken down'' by touring and may go on hiatus ''for ten years''.
Gibson has announced the launch of its new bass guitar the Les Paul Junior DC Bass.
AC/DC have once again said they will not be making their music available online.
New music instruments and uniforms have been provided to a youth brass band.
French DJ and producer David Guetta has admitted he was so desperate to work with Nicki Minaj he begged her to collaborate on his song 'Where Them Girls At'.
Steven Tyler has revealed that his new solo song was originally rejected by his Aerosmith bandmates.
Stereophonics are leaving their native UK to record their eighth studio album in Europe.
Florence Welch admires 60s singer Janis Jopin for her ''suffering and intensity''.
Sir Edward Heath's home is to be put up for sale.
X Factor supremo Simon Cowell makes it to the top 10 music rich list.
John Walker, founder of the Walker Brothers, has died of liver cancer.
50 Cent says his relationship with Jay-Z is purely ''business'' and insists the pair will never be friends.
Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody admitted he is suffering writer's block while trying to write words for the band's next album.
Musical instruments designed by celebrated composer to go on show in Iran.
Ryan Gosling has been spotted plucking the strings of a lute in New York.
John Walker, founding member of 'Make it Easy on Yourself ' group The Walker Brothers, has died.
Moby has admitted he doesn't understand why he is so successful because he hasn't got a clue about what he is doing.
Beastie Boys have promised their next album will be a ''party record'' because they want to celebrate the positives in their friendship after band member Adam 'MCA' Yauch was diagnosed with cancer.
FL Studio releases new Producer Edition
A Nottingham-based children’s music group has received a cash boost.
Music helps unlock the past for Day Centre users
Elbow are considering dressing as famous dead people for their forthcoming special concert at London's St. Paul's Cathedral.
Nicola Roberts is ''excited and nervous'' about the release of her solo single 'Beat of My Drum' and first album 'Cinderella Eyes'.
A rare violin is to be sold to raise money for the victims of the Japan quake and tsunami.
Violin player Nicola Benedetti is to visit Venezuela to teach music.
A classical guitarist is bringing Baroque music to the 21st century.
Madonna has recorded a song with her 14-year-old daughter Lourdes which could feature on her next album.
British musician Kate Bush has revealed she has been inspired to write a batch of new songs by resting a bag of fertiliser on her piano.
Michael Stipe has revealed he tried to get Kurt Cobain to record with R.E.M to save him from his addiction to heroin.
Miles Kane has revealed Liam Gallagher was incredibly supportive when he supported Beady Eye on tour with the notoriously outspoken singer even telling Miles he loved him.
A rare violin is to be sold to raise money for the victims of the Japan quake and tsunami.
Elton John's new show is based around a specially-designed Yamaha piano.
Nick Jonas says his brother Joe's solo album is ''coming together nicely'' and will surprise fans with its different sound.
Lady Gaga insists the video to her new single 'Judas' is not a religious statement.
Cerys Matthews almost destroyed her Gibson guitar by accident.
A college IT technician has been playing the piano at the Savoy hotel.
Radiohead are to perform their new album on the BBC.
A jazz band from Wales have not let their instruments being destroyed stop them.
A Doncaster violin player wowed the Britain's Got Talent judges.
Britney Spears has promised her 'Femme Fatale Tour' will be ''outrageously spectacular'' and insists her fans won't be disappointed with her new stage show.
Killers drummer Ronnie Vannucci is releasing his first solo single this month, with an album to follow in July.
Bowling for Soup write songs using an acoustic guitar.
North-east accents are being used as music instruments for a new composition.
The Pixies have revealed they are being bombarded by people to write some new songs, including U2 frontman Bono.
Cee Lo Green, Florence Welch, Sir Paul McCartney, Julian Casablancas and Patti Smith are among a group of musicians who are contributing to new Buddy Holly tribute album 'Rave On Buddy Holly'.
Girls Aloud are in talks to perform at a special music event being held to mark the 2012 Olympic Games in London when they reunite for their 10th anniversary.
John Lennon's microphone is being sold at auction.