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Top 10 Albums of 2014

Joel Durston | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Joel Durston

After scratching just under the surface of chart success for about a decade, The Black Keys finally hit the big time around 2011 with El Camino, a foot-stomping, drumming-on-the-wheel, open top American road trip album if there ever was one.

Green Man Festival 2013: The Bear Necessities

Tess Riley | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tess Riley

Green Man Festival is is over for another year and what better way to celebrate than by shining a big strobe spotlight on my top ten take aways from the Welsh mountains this time round. Looking forward to seeing you there in 2013...

Confessions of a First Year Student - Moving In

Eve Betts | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Betts

The house was chilly, but light and exciting and all ours for nine days. I left Maria and Lloyd to cook dinner whilst I went back to my flat to collect the rest of my belongings. I was trying unsuccessfully to stuff seven towels into a Tesco carrier bag when Lloyd rang me...

Why Were the Brit Awards So Boring?

Chris Cannon | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Chris Cannon

The Brit Awards 2013: a masterclass in politeness, pleasant behaviour, modesty, good old formulaic pop music and accomplished banjo strumming for anyone over 21. Their mother's would have been proud. But that's precisely the point, their mothers shouldn't be proud.

MUSIC BOX: Rihanna Shines With Diamonds

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

CHART TOPPERS It seems even One Direction's millions of teenage fans can't stop Rihanna reaching the top spot when she releases a new single. Th...

MERCURY: Plan B Favourite For Album Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Plan B's chart-topping soundtrack to the film Ill Manors has been nominated for the 2012 Mercury Prize Album of the Year. The rapper is joined by ...

Music Streaming Comes of Age With New Streaming Countdown

Martin Talbot | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

It is hard to believe that it is now eight years since the first Official Download Chart was launched in the UK. How the world has changed.