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25 Great British Songs You Should Have Heard in 2014

Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K.

10 British Holiday Songs Every American Should Know

We’ve already named the three key songs without which no British Christmas would be complete, and our sister site Mind The Gap has compiled a list of songs that will remind every British ex-pat of home, simply because they are ...

Transatlantic Marriage News: The Martins Have Parted

There’s been a lot of unnecessary snark on the internet today, as the news filters out that Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow have announced their separation. It’s understandable, in a way, a couple who managed the rare trick ...

Brits with Birthdays: Prince Harry and Other Hottie Hunks Take the Cake

Some weeks, it just rains men in drenched ol’ England. This week is one, with an outstanding example of British beefcake celebrating his birthday almost every day of the week.

Brit Binge Watching: Five British Music Documentaries You Can View Online

Whether you’re a fan of One Direction or not, you’ve most likely seen clips of their new documentary This Is Us. It’s pretty bad-ass when bigger-than-life bands invite us backstage, giving us a glimpse of what goes on ...

Barry Gibb: “I’ve Got To Make It On My Own”

Barry Gibb has delivered a particularly honest, but very, very sad interview to the Daily Mail, in which he discusses the death of his brother Robin last year, revealing a deep rift between the three Bee Gee brothers, and an ...

15 Great British Tribute Band Names, And One We Made Up

There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that ...

Watch: Coldplay with Rihanna, Closes the 2012 Paralymics

Sunday, September 9, was the last day of competition for the 2012 Paralympic Games with Coldplay closing the ceremony and extinguishing the flame. Ellie Simmons, Jonnie Peacock, Jay-Z and Rihanna rounded out the musical line-up, ...

Americans Pretending To Be British Part 13: The Beastie Boys

You know how this feature works. I pick an example of someone either trying a British accent or developing a snooty faux-English attitude, throw a few snarky lines around, giggle a bit and we all get on with our lives.

Adele Caps Record-Breaking 2011 With Six Grammy Nominations

That Adele would cap her astonishing, record-annihilating 2011 with a slew of Grammy nominations was a foregone conclusion. She is Grammy voter catnip. (She already won Best New Artist a few years back.