Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Elton John are among the stars set to headline this year’s Apple Music Festival.

Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Elton John are among the stars set to headline this year’s Apple Music Festival. The legendary festival will be returning to the Roundhouse venue in London, England, next month (Sep16), and will mark its 10th anniversary with a huge celebrate of live music. The line-up was announced on Thursday (25Aug16), with Britney among the stars on the bill to perform. Speaking about the gig, Britney revealed her excitement about returning to the English capital, saying: “I’m so excited to go back to London, which is a special place for me to visit and I’m really looking forward to performing at the Apple Music Festival. It’s also their 10th birthday! It’s going to be a great party.” Bastille, Calvin Harris, OneRepublic, Michael Buble, The 1975, Robbie Williams and Chance the Rapper complete the line-up for this year’s 10-night festival, which will be made available live and on-demand to Apple Music members in 100 countries, via their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, Apple TV and Android phones. Alicia said of her involvement in the festival, “I love London and performing at the Roundhouse! I can’t wait to see you there. It’s going to be magic!” Elton […]

Oasis frontman Liam signs to Warner Music

In the past, Liam Gallagher has said that he wouldn’t release a solo album because “I’m not a c**t.” Liam was asked to join the group Rain in 1991. Changing their name to Oasis, they soon added Liam’s older brother Noel to the lineup and, with their album Definitely Maybe, became one of the biggest artists to come out of England in years. Liam and Noel were constantly at odds and the band finally broke up in 2009 with Liam going on to form the band Beady Eye. The group released two albums, both of which went top 3 in the U.K. It was in January that Gallagher officially ruled out any solo work with a Tweet containing the rationalization above. Fast forward to today with the announcement that Liam has signed with Warner Brothers records and will release his first solo album next year. Warner Brothers’ Phil Christie said “Liam’s one of the all-time greats – brilliant, distinctive, controversial and captivating. The album he’s currently recording is big, bold and heartfelt, and it feels important and culturally relevant. Such a strong return for one of the UK’s most loved artists.” Gallagher said in a press release “Very excited to […]

Music Mirror–New artist Spotlight–Icelandic Kria delivers an alternative gem !

  KRÍA is a London based artist originally from Reykjavík, Iceland. She began playing the piano when she was six and sang in various choirs until her late teens. KRÍA began taking classical singing lessons and wrote her first song at 21 while experimenting with garage band. KRÍA writes and produces all of her songs and uses two drummers during her live performances. KRÍA studied creative vocals at The institute of contemporary music performance  and producing her debut EP in august 2015. KRÍA then started gigging on her own around London and was joined by two drummers. KRÍA’s line up currently consists of: KRÍA – vocals, synth, sampler Adam – Drums Nathan – Drums Kria talks about the origin of her name “ With the name I asked my mom what I should call my project and she just said ‘KRÍA’. KRÍA is the Icelandic word for an arctic tern (a bird). KRÍA  is influenced and inspired by “space, aliens, horror movies, the hidden people from Icelandic folk tales, ghosts and musically by acts like The streets, GusGus, Fever Ray and Massive Attack.  Kria has performed all over the U.K including the O2 academy in Islington and embarked on a […]