The Maccabees

It’s Official: Emeli Sande Has The Best Song In Britain

A short while ago, we put up the shortlist of songs that had been nominated for Ivor Novello awards, from the last year’s crop of quality pop and roll. And when I say ‘shortlist’ that’s what I mean, because the ...

It’s Official: These Are the Best British Songs of the Last Year

It’s always nice when the nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards come in, because they’re one of the few music awards ceremonies that explicitly separate the celebration of music for being good from the celebration of music ...

What Was on ‘Doctor Who’ Star Matt Smith’s iPod in 2012? Have a Listen.

A true music connoisseur, Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith was kind enough to spend several minutes with us scrolling through his iPod and highlighting the tracks and albums he loved this past year. Certainly, he has embraced quite a few ...

Mercury Prize Nominee Plans to Take A Break

Plan A was to make a film, record an album, and get his name out there. Now that that plan has been implemented, Plan B, the rapper, is now making a “Plan B” in light of his success.

WATCH: All of the 2012 Mercury Music Prize Nominees in One Place

Mercury Music Prize, now the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, has released the shortlist of nominations. Take a listen to a single from each of the nominated albums. The winnner will be announced on November 1.

Summer of London: James Corden Reveals the British Band You Should Know

Before he defeated a whole Mount Rushmore of Broadway veterans and won the Tony for Best Actor in a Play, One Man, Two Guvnors star James Corden returned to his old stomping grounds at BBC America. The Doctor Who and Gavin & Stacey ...