Can you believe 2014 is more than halfway through already? Seems like only yesterday we were all nursing NYE hangovers and swearing never to drink again. Anyway, as we dash past the midway point, here's 2014's 30 biggest stories so far, starting with Damon Albarn claiming in April he could release a new Gorillaz LP "next week". C'mon Damon, we're waiting.
Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME
Added: 8 Apr 2014