Liam Gallagher has admitted that he would still rather be in Oasis than in his current band Beady Eye. In an interview with Live Magazine he said: "If people think I'm going to be happy about the Oasis split, then they’re wrong. Even though I love Beady Eye, I’d prefer to still be in Oasis, because that was my thing. Oasis was my life."
MIA will reportedly have to personally pay any fines imposed on US broadcaster NBC as a result of her giving the middle finger gesture during yesterday's Super Bowl halftime show. Gossip site TMZ reports that sources have told them MIA signed a contract with the National Football League in which she agreed to compensate them for any fines they might have to pay.
Bono's stake in Facebook is about to make him the richest rock star on the planet when the company floats on the stock exchange. The U2 singer owns 1.5 per cent of the shares in Facebook through his private equity firm, Elevation Partners. Under current valuations, when the social networking site floats on the stock exchange later this year, Bono's shares will be worth just under $1 billion.
Lana Del Rey made her 'Late Show With David Letterman' debut on Thursday night (February 2) – and got a rapturous response after her performance. Joined by a pianist and string quartet, the New York-born 25-year-old delivered a version of her breakthrough single which drew massive applause from the studio audience and gushing praise from show host Letterman.
The Black Keys have said that they "honestly feel bad" for artists like Lana Del Rey. Guitarist Dan Auerbach said: "On some level, we've seen that Lana Del Rey thing since we first started, like, all of a sudden this new band would be headlining festivals, and we're like, 'Wait, how did they get that?'. But then they're gone. Just as quickly as they get up there, they disappear."
Noel Gallagher has clarified comments he made about Margaret Thatcher to the Mail On Sunday which had implied he was of the opinion that "the years spent under the rule of that soon to be dead granny, Maggie Thatcher, was good for the soul". He said: "Under Thatcher, who ruled us with an iron rod, great art was made."
Paul McCartney has said that he still finds it hard to believe that he was in The Beatles. In an interview with the Metro, McCartney said: " I took me right back; I was like: 'Was I really there, in The Beatles? Bloody hell!' It's obviously a stupid thought but I'm glad I haven't got used to it yet.
Madonna has announced two massive UK shows for this summer. The singer, who performed at the Super Bowl over the weekend, will play London's Hyde Park on July 17 and Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium on July 21.
You can hear 'Machine Gun Silhouette', the B-side to Jack White's debut solo single 'Love Interruption' on NME.com now. The ex-White Stripes man released the track as part of the package for his debut single ahead of the release of his debut solo album 'Blunderbuss' on April 23. The album has produced by White at his own Third Man Studio in Nashville.
Ke$ha has claimed that she makes her assistant dress up in a 'penis outfit' to cheer her up when she's feeling sad. She said : "But who isn't amused by a giant, dancing penis? Sometimes when I'm sad, I make my assistant put on the penis outfit and bounce around my house."
Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator has revealed that the rap collective's new album 'OF Tape Vol 2' will be released on February 20. He wrote on Twitter: "OFTAPEVOL2. IN STORES ON THE 20TH!!!!!" he wrote. "ALL NEW SHIT FROM ME FRANK HODGY LEFTBRAIN DOMO MIKE G AND UH… HOPEFULLY… YA KNOW."
Jay-Z and Kanye West have debuted the video for 'Niggas In Paris', their latest single from their collaboration album 'Watch The Throne'. The video, which debuted online on Thursday (February 9), is largely compromised from footage filmed at the duo's recent gig at Los Angeles' Staples Center, with shots of the pair performing mixed with crowd footage.
Blur's Damon Albarn will headline this year's Honeyfest, playing a set which will consist of songs from his opera Doctor Dee. The opera originally ran in Manchester earlier this summer as part of the Manchester International Festival and received considerable praise from critics. Its plot details the life of 16th century scientist John Dee
Lana Del Rey says she may never make another album after 'Born To Die'. She said: "I don't think I'll write another record. What would I say? I feel like everything I wanted to say, I've said already."
Former Libertines man Pete Doherty has received a damages payment from the publishers of the now defunct newspaper the News Of The World after it admitted hacking his phone. Doherty has received an undisclosed amount in damages from News International as part of 15 settlements agreed earlier in the week (February 8) at the High Court.
Placebo have announced two further UK live dates for April. The trio, who have recently said that they will be recording the follow-up to their sixth album 'Battle For The Sun' during the coming months will play Edinburgh's HMV Picture House on April 25 and Liverpool's Olympia venue on April 26 before they play the London show on April 28.
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett joined his former Exodus bandmates on stage on Saturday at a special concert in Oakland, California. Hammett, alongside former guitarist Rick Hunolt and original bassist Jeff Andrews joined Exodus' current line-up at the Oakland Metro to mark the 10 years since the band's former singer Paul Baloff died.
Graham Coxon has launched an appeal to find fans to feature in the video for his new single, 'What'll It Take'. Coxon has posted an instructional video online showing a dancer doing a range of moves and has asked fans to submit footage of their own versions of the steps.
Professor Green has asked Madonna to "put some clothes on" following her half-time show at last night's (February 5) Super Bowl. The rapper wrote: "Somebody please just ask Madonna to put some clothes on? She can sing when she's 80, it's not her voice I find offensive."
Adele has responded to fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's recent comment which stated that he thought she was "too fat". In an interview with People magazine, the '21' singer said: "I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that."