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April 25, 2011

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Foo Fighters
"Wasting Light"
Billboard Albums #1 - Foo Fighters

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Lady GaGa
"Born This Way"
Euro Singles #1 - Lady GaGa

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UK Albums #1 - Adele

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"Party Rock Anthem"
UK Singles #1 - LMFAO


August 12, 1963
Sir Mix-A-Lott

August 12, 1961
Roy Hay (Culture Club)

August 12, 1959
Suzanne Vega

August 12, 1954
Pat Metheny

August 12, 1950
Kid Creole

August 12, 1949
Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)

August 12, 1941
Jennifer Warren

Kanye West Unveils New Jay-Z, Beyonce Collaborations

August 12, 2010
Kanye West Unveils New Jay-Z, Beyonce CollaborationsKanye West has revealed that Beyonce and Kid Cudi are among the stars set to appear on his new album. The as-yet-untitled new project is set to arrive on November 16 in the US. Read more >>

Lady Gaga 'Excited' By Lollapalooza Crowd-Surfing

August 12, 2010
Lady Gaga 'Excited' By Lollapalooza Crowd-SurfingLady Gaga has said that she enjoyed her crowd surfing experience at last weekends Lolapallooza festival in Chicago. The star, who dived into the audience of Gaga's support band Semi Precious Weapons, was wearing a fishnet body stocking at the time. Many pictures showed fans grabbing the singer and pushing her through the crowd. Read more >>

Belle and Sebastian Announce New Album Plans

August 12, 2010
Belle and Sebastian Announce New Album PlansBelle and Sebastian have announced that their new album will be called 'Belle and Sebastian Write About Love'. The name was revealed last night on the band's official website by front man Stuart Murdoch. Read more >>

Spike Jonze Recruits Nick Zinner, Animal Collective For Short-Film Soundtrack

August 12, 2010
Spike Jonze Recruits Nick Zinner, Animal Collective For Short-Film SoundtrackA host of critically acclaimed indie acts have been announced as appearing on the Official Sound Track to Spike Jonze latest film 'I'm Here'. The film, Jonze first since he directed last years 'Where The Wild Things Are', is billed as a 'short robot love story'. Read more >>

Elliott Smith 'Introduction' Album Announced

August 12, 2010
Elliott Smith 'Introduction' Album AnnouncedDomino Records have announced plans to release a career spanning collection of Elliott Smith material, designed to be an introduction to the artist for first time listeners. The album, titled 'An Introduction To... Elliott Smith' will be released on November 1 and will feature tracks from all seven of Smith's albums. Read more >>

Interpol Bassist Quit Because He 'Hated' His Instrument

August 12, 2010
Interpol Bassist Quit Because He 'Hated' His InstrumentCarlos D reportedly quit his role in Interpol because he no longer enjoyed playing the bass guitar. Speaking to Canadian local paper the Toronto Eye Weekly, Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino said: "Carlos really doesn't like playing the bass guitar. How integral is the bass to Interpol? I mean, it's huge. It's a total harmonic component. It's hook-laden. But he really, really didn't like the bass. It's not his instrument of choice, and it definitely wasn't his first instrument." Read more >>

Rihanna Gets 'Rebel' Tattoo

August 12, 2010
Rihanna Gets 'Rebel' TattooRihanna has had the French phrase 'rebelle fleur' tattooed across her neck, adding to an already impressive amount of inkwork on the singers body. The 'Umbrella' star has the piece done in New York earlier this week and was spotted showing the work off yesterday whilst out and about with her sportsman boyfriend Matt Kemp. Read more >>

Morrissey To Release Special Version Of 'Every Day Is Like Sunday'

August 12, 2010
Morrissey To Release Special Version Of 'Every Day Is Like Sunday'Morrissey is set to re-release his 1988 single 'Everyday Is Like Sunday' in remastered form next month. According to Morrissey fan-site True To You the single will coincide with the release of a 20th anniversary version of Morrissey's 'Bona Drag' album and will include new songs across all of its formats. Read more >>

Carl Barat Announces Solo Album Details

August 12, 2010
Carl Barat Announces Solo Album DetailsCarl Barat will release his debut solo album in October, the week after he releases his own book of memoirs. Barat's self-titled album will be released on October 4, the same day as the albums lead single 'Run With The Boys'. Read more >>

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