Stacie “Fergie” Ferguson and Josh Duhamel have announced the birth of their first child Axl Jack. He was born on Thursday 29th of August weight 7 lbs 10oz.
Michael Bublé and his actress wife Luisana Lopilato welcomed their first child this week. A baby boy called Noah.
Drake is being sued by his stylist for unpaid bills. The stylist, Michael Raphael claims that the singer owes him $76,490.
The VMA awards took place this week. The events high moment was the reunion of NSync who performed two of their hits as part of Justin Timberlake’s career highlights. The most controversial moment came from former child star Miley Cyrus who “twerked” in a flesh coloured bikini, thus angering parental groups due to its lewd nature. The winners of the VMA’s are listed below.
Video of the Year: Justin Timberlake, Mirrors
Best Male Video: Bruno Mars, Locked out of Heaven
Artist To Watch: Austin Mahone, What About Love
Best Song of the Summer: One Direction, Best Song Ever
Best Video with a Social Message: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert, Same Love
Best Female Video: Taylor Swift, I Knew You Were Trouble
Best Hip Hop Video: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, Can’t Hold Us
Best Pop Video: Selena Gomez, Come & Get It
Best Rock Video: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Up in the Air
Best Collaboration: P!nk feat. Nate Ruess, Just Give Me A Reason
Best Art Direction: Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu, Q.U.E.E.N.
Best Choreography: Bruno Mars, Treasure
Best Cinematography: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, Can’t Hold Us
Best Direction: Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z, Suit & Tie
Best Editing: Justin Timberlake, Mirrors
Best Visual Effects: Capital Cities, Safe and Sound
Paul McCartney’s new album – New – is due for release in October.
In other Paul McCartney related news another BBC Anthology is set for release in November.
The Vaccines have promised to start working on a new album within the next nine months.
The Cribs will be recording two new albums next year. The news comes after the recent announcement that the band were on “hiatus.”
Blood Sport are touring in September.
7th September – The Audacious Space, Sheffield
11th September – The Cookie Jar, Leicester (with God Damn)
12th September – Four Bars, Cardiff
13th September – Powerlunches, London
14th September – Southsea Festival, Portsmouth
15th September – The Hope, Brighton
18th September – Wharf Chambers, Leeds
20th September – Gullivers, Manchester
21st September – Penelopes, Sheffield
3rd October – JT Soar Warehouse, Nottingham
Bring Me The Horizon are heading out on tour before the year is through.
30th October – o2 Academy, Glasgow
31st October – o2 Academy, Newcastle
2nd November – o2 Academy, Birmingham
5th November – Manchester Academy, Manchester
6th November – o2 Academy, Brixton
Death By Sexy have announced two live dates.
13th September – Paper Dress, London
26th October – The Good Mixer, London
Ellie Goulding is heading out on an arena tour in 2014.
5th March – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
8th March – Echo Two @ Echo Arena, Liverpool
9th March – The o2, London
Frank Turner has announced details of an arena tour for 2014.
6th February – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
7th February – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
8th February – Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
9th February – Phones 4U Arena, Manchester
11th February – Pavilions, Plymouth
12th February – The o2, London
13th February – Guildhall, Portsmouth
King Krule will tour in October.
3rd October – Harley, Sheffield
4th October – Broadcast, Glasgow
5th October – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
7th October – The Haunt, Brighton
8th October – Netil House, London
Mark Lanegan will be touring in November.
1st November – St George’s Church, Brighton
2nd November – Institute, Birmingham
3rd November – College of Music, Leeds
4th November – Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh
5th November – Sugar Club, Dublin
7th November – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8th November – Union Chapel, London
29th November – Islington Assembly Hall, London
Midlake have announced details of their 2014 tour.
23rd October – Assembly Hall, London Islington
20th February – The Ritz, Manchester
21st February – Wulfrun Hall, Manchester
22nd February – o2 ABC, Glasgow
23rd February – Vicar Street, Dublin
25th February – Anson Rooms, Bristol
26th February – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Newton Faulkner will be touring early in 2014.
6th February – Olympia, Dublin
7th February – Opera House, Cork
8th February – Seapoint, Galway
9th February – Limelight, Belfast
11th February – Picture House, Edinburgh
12th February – o2 ABC, Glasgow
13th February – o2 Academy, Newcastle
15th February – o2 Academy, Leeds
16th February – o2 Academy, Liverpool
17th February – Bridgewater, Manchester
19th February – Barbican, York
20th February – o2 Academy, Birmingham
21st February – Rock City, Nottingham
23rd February – UEA, Norwich
24th February – Corn Exchange, Ipswich
26th February – o2 Academy, Bournemouth
27th February – Colston Hall, Bristol
28th February – University, Cardiff
2nd March – Guildhall, Portsmouth
3rd March – De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea
5th March – Roundhouse, London
6th March – Glive, Guildford
7th March – Great Hall, Exeter
Palma Violets will tour before the year ends. Catch them on these dates.
18th November – Wulfrun, Wolverhampton
19th November – Engine Rooms, Lincoln
21st November – Metropolitan University, Leeds
22nd November – University, Newcastle
23rd November – ABC, Glasgow
25th November – Waterfront, Norwich
26th November – Ritz, Manchester
28th November – Academy, Oxford
29th November – Kasbah, Coventry
30th November – University, Plymouth
2nd December – University, Southampton
3rd December – Academy, Bristol
4th December – Concorde, Brighton
5th December – Coronet, London
Savages will tour in November.
5th November – Concorde 2, Brighton
6th November – Forum, London
7th November – Trinity, Bristol
9th November – Ritz, Manchester
10th November – Classic Grand, Glasgow
11th November – Vox, Leeds
Make sure you get your tickets to Thirty Seconds to Mars’s November tour.
14th November – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
15th November – NIA, Birmingham
16th November – Arena, Manchester
18th November – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
19th November – Hydro Arena, Glasgow
21st November – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
23rd November – o2 Arena, London
25th November – o2 Arena, Dublin
26th November – Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Twenty One Pilots have announced details of a 2014 tour.
17th February – The Haunt, Brighton
18th February – o2 Academy 2, Oxford
19th February – Library, Birmingham
21st February – Academy 3, Manchester
22nd February – Cockpit, Leeds
23rd February – King Tuts, Glasgow
25th February – Thekla, Bristol
26th February – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
27th February – Heaven, London
Hesitation Marks – Nine Inch Nails
Sequel to the Prequel – Babyshambles
The 1975 – The 1975
Getting Over the Storm – UB40
Love in the Future – John Legend
Roaring 20s – Rizzle Kicks