Thursday, June 4, 2020

Live Nation move their London concerts to Olympic Park

Born In Sound has learnt this morning that concert promoter Live Nation has secured the Olympic Park to host their next wave of summer festivals. AEG recently secured the contract to stage summer events in Hyde Park for the 5 years so this seems like...

Beyonce performs at Obama’s Inauguration

Today Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term in the White House, and naturally HOVA and Beyonce were the celeb guests of choice. Beyonce sung an unsurprisingly stunning version of the National Anthem at the inauguration, watched by her mogul husband close-by.I...

[NEWS] HMV rescue possible thanks to labels

Many people are still feeling the pain of HMV's bankruptcy; for those who remember life pre-downloads, walking in to a record store was always a highlight for music and non-music fans alike.Well, after last week's demise, there could be some good news on the...

[NEWS] Label ‘Tru Thoughts’ sign TY

London rapper Ty, known for his Mercury-nominated LP 'Upwards' as well as collaborations aplenty with the likes of blog-favourite Eska, has just been announced as indie label Tru Thoughts' new signing.Ty (real name Ben Chijoke) has been absent from the airwaves for a while...

[NEW MUSIC] Sam Smith – Lay Me Down (Acoustic)

For those who have heard Disclosure's phenomenal Sam Sparro-esque track Latch, then Sam Smith should be no stranger. Here he wows with a spine-tingling acoustic performance of Lay Me Down, a track we hope will feature as part of his debut album. With some of...

Breezy and Ri-Ri record new song together

Not sure if this is actually newsworthy, however with all the 'on/off' saga that's been going on with Rihanna & Chris Brown, the pair were recently spotted leaving an LA studio a few days ago.One of Breezy's representatives has confirmed the duet is...