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Music News: Monday, 29th April 2013

Lisa Bentley

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JLS Announce Split

X Factor runner-ups JLS have announced this week that they are set to disband after a farewell tour. The band have issued a statement to their fans about the details of their impending disbandment:

“We are currently in the studio working on what will be our last album – ‘Goodbye: The Greatest Hits’. We will be bringing you a new single later in the year to coincide with the album and the tour. Goodbye: The Greatest Hits Tour will be the last time that we will perform together as a four and we want to make sure that this tour is the best ever and that we end on a high! We will always remain brothers and friends and we will always be your boys.”

3 Doors Down Bassist in Drug Fuelled Fatal Crash

Robert Todd Harrell, the bassist in American rock band 3 Doors Down has entered rehab this week after being arrested following a fatal crash which has left a 47 year old man dead. Harrell was under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs when the crash took place.

Lauren Hill Avoids Jail

Lauren Hill has managed to avoid a prison sentence for unpaid taxes. The singer has just signed a $1 Million record deal which will go some way to paying off her debts which she needed to start paying by May 6th.

Dane Bowers Arrested

Another Level’s Dane Bowers was arrested on assault charges after being involved in a brawl that took place in a holiday camp in Bognor Regis.

Neil Diamond’s Sweet Donation

Profits from the recent increase in sales of Neil Diamond’s classic track Sweet Caroline are being donated to the victims of Boston’s recent bomb attack at the marathon event. Sweet Caroline is a firm favourite among sporting fans of the Boston Red Sox.

Billboard Latin Music Winners List

The Billboard Latin Music Awards took place this week. See below for the full list of the winners.

Artist of the Year: Jenni Rivera

Artist of the Year, New: 3BallMTY

Tour of the Year: Enrique Iglesias & Jennifer Lopez

Social Artist of the Year: Shakira

Streaming Artist of the Year: Don Omar

Crossover Artist of the Year: Rihanna

Song of the Year: Michael Telo Ai Se Eu Te Pego

Song of the Year, Vocal Event: Don Omar feat. Natty Natasha Dutty Love

Songs Artist of the Year, Male: Don Omar

Songs Artist of the Year, Female: Shakira

Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho

Airplay Song of the Year: Don Omar feat. Natty Natasha Dutty Love

Digital Song of the Year: Don Omar & Lucenzo Danza Kuduro

Streaming Song of the Year: Don Omar & Lucenzo Danza Kuduro

Latin Airplay Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Airplay Imprint of the Year: Disa

Album of the Year: Romeo Santos – Formula: Vol. 1

Album Artist of the Year, Male: Price Royce

Album Artist of the Year, Female: Jenni Rivera

Album Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Mana (Warner Latina)

Digital Album of the Year: Romeo Santos – Formula: Vol. 1

Top Latin Albums Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Top Latin Albums Imprint of the Year: Fonovisa

Latin Pop Song of the Year: Michel Telo Ai Se Eu Te Pego

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo: Shakira

Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Jesse & Joy

Latin Pop Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Pop Airplay Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Latin Pop Album of the Year: Jenni Rivera – Joyas Prestadas: Pop

Latin Pop Album Artist of the Year, Solo: Jenni Rivera

Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Mana (Warner Latina)

Latin Pop Albums Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Pop Albums Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Song of the Year: Prince Royce Incondicional

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Solo: Prince Royce

Tropical Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Chino & Nacho

Tropical Songs Airplay Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Songs Airplay Imprint of the Year: Top Stop

Tropical Album of the Year: Romeo Santos – Formula: Vol. 1

Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Solo: Prince Royce

Tropical Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Aventura

Tropical Albums Label of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Tropical Albums Imprint of the Year: Sony Music Latin

Regional Mexican Song of the Year: 3BallMTY feat. El Bebeto & America Sierra Intentalo

Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Solo: Gerardo Ortiz

Regional Mexican Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho

Regional Mexican Airplay Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Airplay Imprint of the Year: Disa

Regional Mexican Album of the Year: Jenni Rivera – La Misma Gran Senora

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Solo: Jenni Rivera

Regional Mexican Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camcho

Regional Mexican Albums Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Regional Mexican Albums Imprint of the Year: Fonovisa

Latin Rhythm Song of the Year: Don Omar feat. Natty Natasha Dutty Love

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Solo: Don Omar

Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Wisin & Yandel

Latin Rhythm Airplay Label of the Year: Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Latin Rhythm Airplay Imprint of the Year: Machete

Latin Rhythm Album of the Year: Don Omar – Don Omar Presents MT02: New Generation

Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Solo: Don Omar (Orfanato/Machete/UMLE)

Latin Rhythm Albums Artist of the Year, Duo or Group: Wisin & Yandel (WY/Machete/UMLE)

Latin Thythm Albums Label of the Year: Universal Latin Music Entertainment

Latin Rhythm Albums Imprint of the Year: Machete

Songwriter of the Year: Isidro Chavez “Espinoza Paz” Espinoza

Publisher of the Year: ARPA Musical, LLC, BMI

Publishing Corporation of the Year: EMI Music

Producer of the Year: Fernando Camacho Tirado

George Jones: 12th September 1931 – 26th April 2013

Legendary country singer George Jones has died. He was 81 years old. Jones was treated in hospital last week for a fever and blood pressure issues. Tributes have poured in from celebrity fans and friends. Dolly Parton has wrote on her Facebook page: “My heart is absolutely broken. George Jones was my all time favorite singer and one of my favorite people in the world. My heart goes out to Nancy and the rest of his family.”

Live Announcements

The Big Reunion

The Big Reunion tour has added more dates due to overwhelming demand. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

3rd May – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

4th May – Manchester Arena, Manchester

5th May – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

6th May – AECC, Aberdeen

7th May – SECC, Glasgow

8th May – Echo Arena, Liverpool

9th May – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

10th May – BIC, Bournemouth

11th May – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

12th May – LG Arena, Birmingham

13th May – Brighton Centre, Brighton

14th May – o2 Arena, London

11th December – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

12th December – LG Arena, Birmingham

13th December – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

14th December – o2 Arena, London (Matinee)

14th December – o2 Arena, London

15th December – Manchester Arena, Manchester (Matinee)

15th December – Manchester Arena, Manchester

Bipolar Sunshine

Bipolar Sunshine will be embarking on their tour in May.

2nd May – Sound City Festival, Liverpool

5th May – Sounds from the Other City, Salford

16th May – Relentless House Party, Manchester

17th May – Corn Exchange, Brighton (Great Escape NME Stage)

24th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Manchester

25th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Bristol

26th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Nottingham

20th June – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London (EP Release Show)

21st June – Soup Kitchen, Manchester (EP Release Show)

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath have added an additional date to their tour. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

10th December – o2 Arena, London

12th December – Odyssey Arena, Belfast

14th December – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

16th December – Hydro, Glasgow

18th December – Manchester Arena, Manchester

20th December – LG Arena, Birmingham

22nd December – NIA, Birmingham

Black Star Riders

Tickets for Black Star Riders upcoming tour are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

22nd November – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

23rd November – o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

25th November – o2 Academy, Bristol

26th November – Junction, Cambridge

27th November – UEA, Norwich

29th November – Hard Rock Hell 6, Wales (Festival Co-Headline)

30th November – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

1st December – Solus University, Cardiff

2nd December – o2 Academy, Oxford

5th December – Ironworks, Inverness

6th December – Picturehouse, Edinburgh

7th December – o2 Academy, Newcastle

8th December – o2 Academy, Leeds

10th December – The Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa

12th December – Rock City, Nottingham

13th December – Ritz, Manchester

14th December – Academy, Dublin

Blue

Blue have announced details of a tour. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

3rd May – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London

14th October – UEA, Norwich

15th October – Academy, Manchester

17th October – o2 Academy, Newcastle

18th October – o2 Academy, Leeds

19th October – o2 Academy, Glasgow

21st October – Institute, Birmingham

22nd October – Hammersmith Apollo, London

Caitlin Park

Caitlin Park is touring in May.

12th May – Cargo, Shoreditch

15th May – The Reverly, Exeter

16th May – The Birdcage, Bristol

17th May – Queens Bar, Brighton

18th May – Union Record Store, Lewes

23rd May – Cellar, Oxford

24th May – The Doghouse, Halifax

26th May – The Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe

Camper Van Beethoven

Camper Van Beethoven begins touring in May.

29th May – Dingwalls, London

30th May – The Haunt, Brighton

31st May – Deaf Institute, Manchester

1st June – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

The Cat Empire

Tickets for The Cat Empire’s world tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com. Check out the UK dates listed below.

17th October – HMV Institute, Birmingham

18th October – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

20th October – Brixton Academy, London

22nd October – o2 Academy, Bristol

23rd October – o2 Academy, Oxford

24th October – Ritz, Manchester

26th October – ABC, Glasgow

27th October – Leadmill, Sheffield

28th October – Waterfront, Norwich

Disclosure

Disclosure has announced a November tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

16th November – o2 Academy, Bristol

18th November – o2 Academy, Leeds

19th November – o2 Academy, Newcastle

23rd November – o2 Academy, Sheffield

24th November – Rock City, Nottingham

25th November – The Dome, Brighton

27th November – o2 Academy, Birmingham

28th November – o2 Academy Brixton, London

Girl Band

Girl Band are currently touring.

29th April – Trof, Manchester

2nd May – The Old Blue Last, London

3rd May – The Blind Tiger, Brighton

5th May – Camden Crawl, Dublin

Glasvegas

Glasvegas are touring in June. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

18th June – The Cluny, Newcastle

19th June – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

20th June – XOYO, London

27th June – Garage, Aberdeen

28th June – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh

29th June – ABC, Glasgow

Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma start their tour in May.

18th May – The Haunt, Brighton (Great Escape Festival)

25th May – Field Day, London

28th May – XOYO, London

29th May – Deaf Institute, Manchester

1st June – Forbidden Fruit Festival, Dublin

28th June – Glastonbury Festival (Stonebridge Tent)

29th June – Glastonbury Festival (John Peel Tent)

20th July – Latitude Festival

6th September – Bestival, Isle of Wight

13th September – Festival No 6, Portmerion, Wales

Kings of Leon

Tickets for Kings of Leon’s summer tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

12th June – o2 Arena, London

13th June – o2 Arena, London

24th June – Manchester Arena, Manchester

25th June – Manchester Arena, Manchester

9th July – LG Arena, Birmingham

10th July – LG Arena, Birmingham

LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes will be touring the UK in September. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

14th September – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

15th September – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

16th September – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

18th September – Hammersmith Apollo, London

Let’s Go Safari

Let’s Go Safari are currently touring.

8th May – The New Cross Inn, London

9th May – Mother Live, London

11th July – RMA Tavern, Southsea

14th July – The Lord Nelson, Poole

23rd August – Moreton Festival, Dorset

Little Boots

Catch Little Boots on her upcoming tour.

14th May – Gorilla, Manchester

15th May – Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London

1st June – Summer Ball, Reading

28th June – Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury

13th July – o2 Academy, Bristol

M People

M People have announced an October tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

10th October – Manchester Arena, Manchester

11th October – Colston Hall, Bristol

12th October – Bournemouth International Centre

14th October – G Live, Guildford

15th October – Regent, Ipswich

16th October – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

18th October – City Hall, Sheffield

19th October – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

20th October – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

22nd October – Barbican, York

23rd October – City Hall, Newcastle

24th October – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

26th October – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

27th October –Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

The Melodic

The Melodic will be continuing their tour throughout May.

2nd May – The Servants Jazz Quarter, London

11th May – Sofar Sounds, Oxford

19th May – Woodburner Festival, London

25th May – Beatroot Café, Bristol

26th May – How the Lights Get In Festival, Hay on Wye, Wales

Middle Class Rutt

Middle Class Rutt are touring in May.

24th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Manchester

25th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Bristol

26th May – Dot to Dot Festival, Nottingham

28th May – Borderline, London

Mott the Hoople

Mott the Hoople will be touring the UK in November.

11th November – Symphony, Birmingham

13th November – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

16th November – City Hall, Newcastle

17th November – o2 Apollo, Manchester

18th November – The o2, London

Rebelution

Rebelution will be touring over the summer. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

21st June – Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes

22nd June – Goldcoast Festival, North Devon

23rd June – Louisiana, Bristol

25th June – Jazz Café, London

26th June – Cellar, Southampton

27th June – Audio, Brighton

28th June – Glastonbury Festival, Somerset

Revere

Revere will be touring in May and throughout the rest of the year.

17th May – Mad Ferret, Lancashire

18th May – The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

24th May – King Tuts, Glasgow

25th May – The Empire, Middlesbrough

26th May – The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

30th May – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

13th June – Cargo, London

3rd August – Standon Calling Festival, Hertfordshire

17th August – Green Man Festival, Wales

Shed Seven

Shed Seven have announced details of a December tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

6th December – o2 Academy, Newcastle

7th December – Academy, Manchester

8th December – o2 Academy, Sheffield

9th December – o2 Academy, Liverpool

11th December – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

12th December – Barrowlands, Glasgow

13th December – Barbican, York

14th December – Institute, Birmingham

16th December – Roadmender, Northampton

17th December – Junction, Cambridge

18th December – Rock City, Nottingham

20th December – Forum, London

21st December – o2 Academy, Leeds

Splashh

Splashh are touring in May and June.

30th May – Think Tank, Newcastle

31st May – Nice N Sleazy’s, Glasgow

1st June – Chameleon, Nottingham

2nd June – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

4th June – Cargo, London

5th June – The Soup Kitchen, Manchester

7th June – Lennons, Southampton

8th June – The Hope, Brighton

Trigger Effect

Trigger Effect will be touring in June.

8th June – Fighting Cocks, Kingston

9th June – Cavern, Exeter

10th June – Beercart Arms, Canterbury

11th June – Bar Bloc, Glasgow (free entry show)

12th June – Old Blue Last, London (free entry show)

13th June – Joiners, Southampton

14th June – Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes

15th June – Wheatsheaf, Oxford

Tribes

Tribes are touring in May. Are you going?

4th May – Live at Leeds, Leeds

18th May – The Great Escape, Brighton (Paganini Club)

21st May – Oran Mor, Glasgow

22nd May – Academy 2, Manchester

23rd May – Institute Library, Birmingham

28th May – Thekla, Bristol

29th May – The Roundhouse, London

29th June – Hard Rock Calling @ Olympic Stadium, London

6th July – Hyde Park British Summer Time, London

12th July – T in the Park, Scotland

9th August – Wilderness Festival, Cornbury

Young Kato

Tickets for Young Kato’s May/June tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

21st May – Bristol, Louisiana

22nd May – o2 Academy 2, Oxford

23rd May – Red Room, Nottingham

24th May – Kasbah, Coventry

25th May – The Leopard, Doncaster

26th May – Also Known As Banbury

27th May – o2 Academy 3, Birmingham

28th May – o2 Academy, Leicester

29th May – Sugarmill, Stoke

1st June – Hunter Club, Bury St Edmunds

2nd June – Think Tank, Newcastle

3rd June – Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

4th June – Brudenell, Leeds

5th June – o2 Academy 2, Islington, London

6th June – Sound Control, Manchester

7th June – The Compass, Chester

8th June – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh

10th June – The Boileroom, Guildford

11th June – Joiners, Southampton

12th June – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

14th June – B Side, Bunters, Truro

15th June – 2 Pigs, Cheltenham

Released This Week

Home – Rudimental

Now What?! – Deep Purple

Before I Sleep – Bo Bruce

Eurovision Song Contest: Malmo 2013 – Various Artists

Roulette Official UK Version – Blue

Ready to Die – Iggy and the Stooges

The Way Life Goes – Tim Keifer

Praxis Makes Perfect – Neon Neon

Hubcap Music –Seasick Steve

Fandango – The Phoenix Foundation

We Met at Sea – The Pigeon Detectives