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Watch The 1975 Cover Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' In The Style Of D'Angelo

For once The 1975’s Matty Healy has got his shirt on – probably because it’s pre-watershed and we’re at the BBC – but you can still see that oft-bared chest tattoo. And of course he’s still channeling the funky 80s vibe we’ve heard so far in the various cuts of their second album, due in two weeks – the madly titled ‘I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It’. “We were going for D’Angelo”, he says later.

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This Guy Legit Guessed Kanye's Album Title – 'The Life Of Pablo'

It took 18.5 million Kanye West fans just 17 minutes to guess the four-word combination of his new album's title, after he tweeted that his album title's new initials were 'T.L.O.P' late on Monday, February 8. Twitter responded with a near-infinite number of joke answers, but some of Kanye's fans got serious and tried to win the pair of Yeezys and free tickets to his Yeezy Season 3 launch he promised to the first correct name-guesser.

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Totally Wired: These Headphones Release Chemicals That Get You High

How's your vagus nerve doing? Could it do with a little stimulation? If the answer is "Yes", we've got the headphones for you. The Nervana Headphones, unveiled at the Las Vegas tech event CES 2016 last month and now available to pre-order on the company's website, reportedly stimulate said nerve to elicit a rush of dopamine and serotonin. In other words, they get you high.

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Virgin Radio Is Making A Comeback - Where Will The Station Fit In?

Yesterday morning it was announced that Virgin Radio was making a comeback to the British airwaves. The station initially broadcast between 1993 and 2008, before rebranding to become Absolute Radio. With a new team, including Edith Bowman and former Xfm stalwart Tim Cocker, Virgin Radio will return to its original name and begin broadcasting nationwide on DAB on March 30th. Just last week RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research) released the latest figures for Radio stations, with listenership across the country on the rise across digital formats and the rebranded Radio X (once Xfm) posting impressive listening figures.

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Don't Be A Dick This Festival Season

We are all – you, me, that woman over there – mega excited about the upcoming festival season. The boozy mornings! The secret gigs! The giddy rush when your favourite band plays your favourite song to tens of thousands of loved-up people! Mainly the boozy mornings! And yet. Someone always finds a way to be a dick at a festival, let loose from their lives and free to inflict their awful, uninhibited personalities on the unsuspecting public for three, possibly four whole days. Yet it needn’t be this way. Please, for the sake of us all, for everyone’s benefit – don’t be dick this festival season.

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