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Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays. Tops on the list is Mick Jagger, the living legend of rock ‘n’ roll, who turns 70 on July 26. When still a much younger man, he once said, “I’d rather be […]

Five American Acts Who Were Bottled At British Festivals

Over the weekend, the singer Cher Lloyd suffered one of the bigger indignities the British festival season can inflict on a performer (and any member of the audience who happens to be in the line of fire) when bottles of urine were thrown her way during a set at the V Festival in Essex. It’s […]

News Roundup: Get Ready to Tour Hogwarts, and Radiohead Sets ‘SNL’ Date

Harry Potter fans, do you fancy a stroll around Hogwarts? You DO? Well you may be in luck. Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, where all eight films were made, is setting up a tour around some of their best loved sets, called “The Making of Harry Potter.” Locations include the great hall at Hogwarts and Dumbledore’s […]

Welcome To The First All-British Top 5 Since 2007

It’s been a while since we did a chart roundup, mainly because our charts and your charts look pretty much identical from one end of the year to the next, but it seemed important to mark this, the first time the British Singles Top 5 has been peopled entirely by British performers (bar one guest […]

Music Roundup: Coldplay, Muse to Headline Lollapalooza

With Coachella already done and Bonnaroo and Glastonbury set to go, rabid music lovers looking to sweat it out at yet another summer music festival can now look ahead to Lollapalooza. Now in its 20th year, the three-day fiesta will once again take over Chicago’s Grant Park August 5 through August 7. And leading the […]

‘X Factor’ Star Cher Lloyd Signs Record Deal with Jay-Z

While she finished fourth on Simon Cowell‘s UK talent show The X Factor, 17-year-old Cher Lloyd was one of 2010’s most memorable contestants thanks to her funky fashion sense and even funkier rap-singing style. Still, the girl’s got chops and judge Cheryl Cole praised her little mini-me throughout season seven. It was only a matter […]

Roundup: ‘X Factor’ Judge Louis Walsh Is a Rich, Rich Man

Simon Cowell might be the more recognizable music magnate, but his X Factor cohort Louis Walsh has also carved out highly impressive career as one of the UK's most successful music managers. Boyzone, Westlife and Girls Aloud are just a few of the names Walsh has helped achieve superstardom during the last two decades. According […]

Roundup: Susan Boyle Rules the U.S. and UK Charts

Well surprise, surprise! This shouldn't come as a shock, but Susan Boyle has topped both the U.S. and UK charts with the release of her second album, The Gift. The Scottish songbird sold a modest 318,000 copies of The Gift in the U.S., as compared to the 701,000 copies yielded for her 2009 debut I […]