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Kendrick Lamar and SZA won’t perform at the 2019 Oscars

SZA and Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar and SZA have decided not to perform their Oscar-nominated song 'All The Stars' at this Sunday's Academy Awards. The Black Panther-featuring track is one of five songs up for consideration in the Best Original Song category, with the likes of Lady Gaga and Mark Ronson also being nominated. Traditionally, the five nominees in the category are invited to perform...

Glastonbury 2019: headliners rumours, bookies odds and everything we know so far

Glastonbury
Glastonbury 2019 is set to take place from June 26-30 2019. With all tickets now sold out (the April re-sale's your last chance, folks), we've rounded up all the rumours, confirmed slots and more, for your essential guide to what to expect. What's the latest? The Cure and The Killers top the bookies' odds as favourites to headline Interpol, Childism...

Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Drake reportedly turn down performances at 2019 Grammys

Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Childish Gambino all turned down offers to perform at the 2019 Grammys, it has been reported. The annual music awards ceremony will take place on Sunday (February 10), with all three up for numerous awards. Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich, however, told the New York Times that, despite having nearly 20 nominations between them, all three stars...

Here are the nominations for the Oscars 2019

Oscars
The nominations for the Oscars 2019 have been announced, with The Favourite and Roma both picking up 10 nominations each. The 91st Academy Awards are due to be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, LA on February 24. The ceremony is still without a host after comedian Kevin Hart withdrew from the role in December - it's rumoured that...

11 songs about sobriety, from hardcore to hip-hop

It's that time of year. A big bout of December-based boozing has left you feeling like a dried out prune, and you're eyeing up sobriety like it's the solution to all your many, many problems. We feel you. Whether you're partaking in Dry January, or just looking to cut down, there's a whole host of musical treats to buoy your...

Kendrick Lamar and SZA settle their ‘All The Stars’ lawsuit

Kendrick Lamar SZA All the Stars lawsuit dismissed
Kendrick Lamar and SZA have reportedly settled their 'All The Stars' lawsuit after it was dismissed in court. The pair were accused of stealing artwork from British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor for their video for the track. Viktor was reportedly contacted by representatives from Marvel about the possibility of using her creations in November 2016 and December 2017, but she ultimately...

Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lead Oscars nods for Best Original Song

Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga have led the shortlist of the two main music categories for the Oscars in 2019. The category of Best Original Song will see Yorke’s 'Suspirium', taken from Suspiria, being pitted against Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s 'All The Stars' from the Black Panther soundtrack. After being heavily tipped for a Best Actress Oscar, Lady Gaga...

Kendrick Lamar says he isn’t working on a new album

Kendrick Lamar gave a rare interview to the Los Angeles Times, in which he gave disappointing news for any fans expecting new material anytime soon. Read More: Why Kendrick Lamar’s Reading headline slot was brilliant, but didn’t meet the sense of occasion He did, however, reveal that he's working on something 'long-form', and was reportedly heading to the studio shortly after the...

Watch Travis Scott bring out Kendrick Lamar to perform ‘Goosebumps’ at Madison Square Garden

Kendrick Lamar / Travis Scott
Travis Scott celebrated his second huge show at New York City's Madison Square Garden last night by bringing out Kendrick Lamar to perform 'Goosebumps' - check out fan-shot footage of the on-stage collaboration below. Scott is currently touring his third studio album 'Astroworld' - which was released back in August - across arenas in North America. Read more: Rollercoasters and raucous energy:...

Kendrick Lamar announces first shows of 2019

Kendrick Lamar has announced his first live dates of 2019. The 'HUMBLE.' rapper will headlining Lollapalooza’s South American festivals. He'll perform at the Argentina and Chile festival on the weekend of March 29-31 at Hippodromo de San Isidro in Buenos Aires and O’Higgins Park in Santiago, respectively. On the weekend of April 5-7, Lamar will take to the stage at Autódromo...