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Apple Music's Beats 1: Zane Lowe's Return To Radio Reviewed

From the second he burst back onto the airwaves, a few thousand volts’ worth of adrenaline coursing through his voice, it was obvious. Not only has it absolutely killed Zane Lowe, being away from radio these last four months, but Beats 1 is something he’s seriously excited about. Whether or not the station, labeled “the world’s first local radio”, launched today as part of long-awaited new streaming service Apple Music, brings the revolution in streaming habits the tech giant promised when it was announced three weeks ago remains to be seen. But after a brilliantly high-tempo first two hours on air, full of new music, starry exclusives and classic Zane-isms - at one point he declared Royal Blood “ONE OF MY FAVOURITE ARTISTS OF ALL TIME!!!!!” at the kinda volume usually reserved for people screaming for rescue from a burning building - we know that Beats 1 means business.

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We Asked The Glastonbury Kanye West Stage Invader What The Hell That Was About

Kanye West's Glastonbury performance was always going to be controversial. We thought it'd be Kanye causing the controversy, though. Instead, one of the big talking points from his headline set atop the Pyramid Stage was BBC3 comedian Lee Nelson - real name Simon Brodkin - running onstage early on in the set, causing a security scramble and forcing Kanye to restart a song. Was it funny? Err, we'll let you decide that for yourself. But here's how and why he did it.

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We've Seen The Much Hyped Apple Music Streaming Service - Here's What You Need To Know

Apple will finally launch their music streaming service on Tuesday (June 30). The product, which had been rumoured for months, if not years, was announced at the start of June at Apple’s WWDC conference. It will go up against established rivals in the market like Spotify, Rdio and Jay Z's Tidal. At the big reveal, Apple boss Tim Cook heralded it as "the next chapter" in music. "I know you are going to love it," he said, "it will change the way you experience music forever."

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The Who Keep The Mod Dream Alive With Greatest Hits Glastonbury Extravaganza

From the moment they were announced to close the Sunday night, there’s been a slight air of desperation about The Who’s booking. They didn’t quite step in at the last minute, but they left it late enough - having to hastily reschedule the gig they were meant to be playing in Paris tonight - to make you wonder if they were the organisers’ first, second, or even third choice. Consequently, The Who must be one of the least-hyped headliners in recent memory: they’ve been billed as part of a Mod’s Choice package deal alongside Paul Weller, and while the prospect of those two acts sharing the same bill will have a certain sort of music fan salivating all over their desert boots, for most people, they’re simply a safe pair of hands. Then again, given Foo Fighters’ non-appearance on Friday and Kanye’s divisive one last night, perhaps that’s exactly what the festival needs.

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The 5 Most Incredible Moments From FKA Twigs’ Set At Glastonbury

The artist formerly known as Twigs was one of the most talked about performers at Glastonbury on Sunday – and if anyone deserves the title of performer it’s her. Having left behind a career as a backing dancer to pursue her own musical destiny, Tahliah Barnett had more than enough talent to pull off one of the weekend’s most painstakingly choreographed shows. Watched by the likes of Jaime Winstone and Game of Thrones’ Alfie Allen, here are five factors which helped her wow the West Holts crowd:

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Lionel Richie Just Drew The Hugest Crowd Of The Weekend At Glastonbury

Last year, Dolly Parton raised the annual Sunday afternoon ‘legends’ slot’ into a new league, drawing one of the biggest crowds in Glastonbury history for a trawl through the hits and a slightly bizarre ditty about mud. The buzz around last year’s set seems to have spilled over into 2015 and, as a beaming Lionel Richie strolls on stage at 4pm, the field is busier than for any other act on the bill so far. In a line up that stretches from Kanye West to Motorhead to Florence, Lionel is its cheesy, charming and often inadvertently hilarious king.

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