Tinie’s new album – Hit or Miss?

After releasing a string of massive songs over the last two or three years which have been bashed around in nightclubs and a fixture in our Spotify playlists Tinie Tempah has finally released his long-awaited third album for his dedicated fans. Continue reading

Lukas Graham hit Glasgow – but do you remember them?

Cast your mind back to last year when the number 1 hit “7 years” was all over the airwaves. One year on and the masterminds behind the hit, Lukas Graham, are on tour showcasing their underrated second studio album. Continue reading

Songs that turn 20 this year!

The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony

One of the catchiest songs ever in my opinion, this song has been the soundtrack to adverts, mentioned in films and even been used in an episode of the Simpsons! Released in June 1997, it achieved the Richard Ashcroft and his band mates Brit, Grammy and MTV Music Awards nominations despite it not even getting to number 1 in the charts, instead having to settle for second place! Continue reading

Who is Chance the Rapper? A look at this year’s winner of ‘Best New Artist at the Grammys.

He beat off competition from worldwide megastars, Drake and Kanye West to win ‘Best Rap Album’, but one of Chance the Rapper’s biggest achievements is the title of ‘Best New Artist’.   As well as winning three Grammy’s on Sunday night he performed a medley of ‘How Great’ and ‘All We Got’, two songs from his latest release ‘Coloring Book’. Continue reading

Return of the Vinyl

For the last three years traditional vinyl sales have been on the rise. In 2014 vinyl sales grew by 50% to hit more than a million, the highest number sold in one year alone since 1996, and have continued to grow ever since.  In fact, during the final week of November last year Vinyl albums sales made more money than digital album sales with each making £2.1m and £2.4m respectively. Continue reading

Kanye at 40 – a look back at his most memorable songs.

It’s been a turbulent year for Kanye West what with his wife being reportedly kidnapped and held at gunpoint which resulted in him cancelling one of his New York shows whilst he was on stage and his big announcement that he will be running for president in 2020. This year the controversial star turns 40 and that calls for a look back at the top 5 most iconic and popular songs of his career. Continue reading