Elvis Costello rubbishes his own overpriced music and urges fans to buy Louis Armstrong's album instead.
The teen sensation beat Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Aniston to take the crown.
A guitar amp belonging to George Harrison is to go under the hammer next month.
Wyclef Jean has defended his charity after claims of improper payments have emerged.
Boy George urges Adele to give up smoking to save her voice.
Researchers have produced a Stradivarius violin using an X-ray.
Mike Skinner's The Streets have called it a day after ten years.
David Bowie is set to have his life turned into a futuristic musical.
A musician has dragged his piano up a mountain to play Beethoven to blind elephants.
Elbow have been selected by the BBC to write its soundtrack to the London Olympics.
Battling claims that he stole lyrics from a fellow musician, Kanye West has revealed his true source – Friedrich Nietzsche.
Jimi Hendrix has come top of a list of the all-time guitar greats.
Pop titan George Michael is recovering in hospital after falling ill in Vienna.
Rising popstar Lana Del Rey feels her lips are too pouty in the video that made her name.
Chris Vrenna, formerly of Nine Inch Nails, has left Marilyn Manson's band.
Saoirse Ronan from Ireland worked hard to get a grip of Beethoven's piano sonata.
Laurie Caudwell, one of Gear4music.com's Customer Services team, has just won the UK National Final of the Roland V-Drum Championships at the Jam House in Birmingham.
Britney Spears says she loves the competition from Adele and Jessie J.
The R&B band put an end to speculation that they'll never get back together again.
A violin that was custom-built for one of the members of The Corrs has raised £1,600 for Oxfam.
Primary school children will get access to a plethora of musical instruments in Edinburgh
Alex Turner wants another go at performing at Glastonbury to give fans a show they will never forget.
Will.i.am didn't want anyone to feature on his new track and ended up with Mick Jagger.
Rene Alfred Morel, a renowned instrument worker with a gift for mending stringed-instruments, has been remembered.
Gibson's chief executive officer has revealed that the Firebird X is his favourite electric guitar.
US president Barack Obama pays tribute to Heavy D as the star's funeral service is held.
Lady Gaga has put an end to rumours she and Madonna don't get on.
Noel Gallagher is to have talks with movie bosses over penning the new Bond theme tune, according to a source.
A man who has created the longest piano in the world wants Elton John to play on it
A quadriplegic is using innovative technology to help him perform a classical piece on the violin.
Tom Smith is looking forward to playing the flute.
Cellos one of the instruments set to be popular this Christmas.
Roland are backing a teenager's charity record effort.
Mogwai have a Fender 72 telecaster stolen along with other music instruments.
Johnny Marr has said the use of Please Please Please has not been "sullied" by its use in an advert.
Arctic Monkeys frontman has revealed he's a fan of country music.
Glastonbury festival is get washing machines to keep it clean.
The Yamaha THR5 Guitar Amp competition was won by Jay Landman of Bedfordshire.
A movie about the life of Michael Jackson could be on the cards.
Chris Martin has revealed that Beyonce's team rejected a song he wrote for her.
Fort Worth Symphony over the move with second Stradivarius
Wood is an important consideration for those buying an acoustic guitar
A new plan will see the city of Derry give a musical instrument to every child in order to help it develop a reputation as a musical destination.
Hip hop hardman will be taking fatherhood very seriously.
The hit rapper has been struggling to bring out an album because of beef with his label.
Bieber's acoustic guitar to go under hammer to raise money for charity.
Pre-school kids to learn how to play violin using the Suzuki Method.
A school struggling to provide enough music instruments for its students has been donated new ones.
Guns N' Roses have been nominated to be inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame
Van Halen, back together with David Lee Roth, are producing a new album.
Johnny A is urging people to keep an eye on his unique electric guitars which were stolen from his home.
Dick Wagner suffered a heart attack and stroke and was left unable to play his electric guitar.
Jay-Z removes Occupy All Streets t-shirts from website after a storm of protest.
Black Sabbath to pocket £100 million in one of the most lucrative comebacks in music history.
A violin orchestra that helps young people through music has been commended.
Michael J Fox recreated his famous scene from Back to the Future on a red electric guitar.
Two volunteer teachers working in Fiji are asking people to donate brass musical instruments.
A musician whose drum kit was stolen from him has appealed for its return.
He will play all of Bach's suites for unaccompanied cello in one go.
Quadrophenia named best album by Pete Townshend.
Paul Weller hopes he never will be broke enough to have to consider reforming his old band The Jam.
Known as a "guitar god" she is back to her best after becoming disillusioned with the instrument.
A music charity that helps youngsters develop their music skills has been given a funding boost.
A music instrument thought to have been made out of mahogany gets its rightful wood-type.
The Rolling Stones are getting together for a jam, with or without Mick Jagger.
A woman has left her husband after he gave her an ultimatum over her love of Westlife.
Bruce Springsteen acoustic guitar sells for $160,000 at a special gig.
A student has won a competition for her music-inspired Google Doodle.
Young musician leaves family violin on bus.
A bed and pair of pyjamas used by Michael Jackson have sold at an auction.
Amy Winehouse's Back To Black dress is to be sold to raise money for charity.
Liquidators for Borders have sold an electric guitar that was donated to the book chain by George Harrison.
A talented piano player is taking his instrument to the rainforest.
The TC Electronic TonePrint App has just been released and is set to revolutionise the way guitarists change their tone on the move with the use of a free app for iPhone and Android phone.
The Stone Roses are rumoured to be getting £10 million for their comeback gigs.
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Lady Gaga was the big winner at the MTV awards.
People are being encouraged to pick up their music instruments for a crowd-sourced Christmas song.
Drummer Chris Pennie is looking to work on other creative projects.
Radiohead are to auction off an electric guitar used on Kid A.
Liam Gallagher believes that Oasis will get back together again one day.
REM have revealed they will never get back together again.
Two new analogue ribbon synthesizers have been added to the Monotron range - the Korg Monotron DUO and Monotron DELAY.
A new digital guitar is making noise in the music industry.
An acoustic guitar from 1938 has sold for an amazing $53,775 (approximately Â£33,596).
Damon Albarn has revealed that Blur get together all the time.
The Happy Mondays star has been signed up to present a new show about aliens.
Dave Grohl clears up a misunderstanding about his role on Michael Jackson's I Can't Make it Another Day.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have designed a limited edition range of bass guitars.
German ministers are hoping Mozart's piano concertos will reduce road accidents.
Life Music Foundation wants more instruments to help disadvantaged children learn music.
The country starâ€™s new album Guitar Slinger is his best yet
Alicia Keys shows off her charitable credentials with a kind donation.
PJ Harvey reveals why she doesn't play her old tracks.
Sarm Studios is to get multi-million pound conversion.
U2 have put down their average performance at Glastonbury down to poor shoes and a DJ who damaged their keyboards.
Brad Paisley has a new book out documenting how he first came across an acoustic guitar.
The Who guitarist attacked Apple, the internet and digital technology for having a detrimental impact on the music industry.
Gear4music is proud to announce the winner of a Rode NT1-A Vocal Pack and the of Avid Pro Tools 9 Software, after thousands of entries.
The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood is holding an exhibition of his art in London.
Coldplay’s new album was inspired by the madness of the financial collapse.
A gun-guitar commissioned as a symbol of peace is to be permanently on display in India.