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Beyonce shatters iTunes store records with 828,773 albums sold in three days

Beyonce shatters iTunes store records with 828,773 albums sold in three days

Apple has announced that Beyonce has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store worldwide with an unprecedented 828,773 albums sold in just its first three days. Beyonce also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213 sold and proved to be a global success going to number one in 104 countries.

BBC introduces Playlister

BBC introduces Playlister

The BBC has announced BBC Playlister, a new digital music product that will transform people’s relationship with music from the Corporation.

Deezer unleashes 500 years of classical music

Deezer unleashes 500 years of classical music

Deutsche Grammophon (DG), Decca, Accord and Deezer have teamed up to create an exclusive app which makes it possible for fans of classical to not only discover and enjoy the music they know, but explore different interpretations of those pieces – creating the digital experience that has been missing for classical fans in the past.

Wii Karaoke U by JoySound

Wii Karaoke U by JoySound

Enjoy a complete karaoke experience in the privacy of your own home with Wii Karaoke U by JoySound, now available as a free download from Nintendo eShop on Wii U! With 1,500 songs available for selection at launch – and more coming with regular updates – you can find your favourites and sing your heart out!

Luciano Pavarotti honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Luciano Pavarotti honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The BPI, the UK’s recorded music association, has announced that Luciano Pavarotti will be honoured with a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award at The Classic BRIT Awards 2013 with MasterCard.

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson confirmed as coach on The Voice UK

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson confirmed as coach on The Voice UK

Ricky Wilson, lead singer of award-winning British band Kaiser Chiefs, is to fill the fourth and final red chair as a coach on BBC One’s The Voice when it returns in January 2014, completing the show’s exciting new line-up.

Kylie Minogue to join The Voice UK

Kylie Minogue to join The Voice UK

Kylie Minogue, will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones have been confirmed as coaches on series three of The Voice UK.

Rory Gallagher ‘Kickback City’

Rory Gallagher ‘Kickback City’

On 28 October 2013, Sony Music will release ‘Kickback City’ a unique immersive album inspired by the crime noir passion and music of Rory Gallagher.

Cliff Richard releases his 100th album

Cliff Richard releases his 100th album

Cliff Richard, the UK hit-maker, releases his 100th album ‘The Fabulous Rock ‘n’ Roll Songbook’ on 11 November 2013.

One Direction take up permanent residence at Madame Tussauds London

The wax figures of pop sensation, One Direction, proved such a big hit on the London leg of their Madame Tussauds world tour that five new figures created by the talented sculptors have taken up permanent residence at the world famous attraction.

Festival fundraiser to feature 16 bands for hospice

Festival fundraiser to feature 16 bands for hospice

Some of the region’s hottest bands are preparing to help raise funds for St Peter’s Hospice by playing a ‘Fundraiser Festival’ at the renowned Fleece on St Thomas Street in Bristol.

Katherine Jenkins to headline BBC Proms in the Park in Belfast

Katherine Jenkins to headline BBC Proms in the Park in Belfast

Superstar mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins is set to take centre stage at this year’s BBC Proms in the Park in Belfast next month.

Alfie Boe set for Scotland's BBC Proms In The Park

Alfie Boe set for Scotland's BBC Proms In The Park

Award-winning singer and star of the west end Alfie Boe joins a stellar musical line-up for this year’s Scottish celebrations of BBC Proms In The Park when the spectacular outdoor music event returns to Glasgow Green next month, on Saturday 7 September 2013.

Deezer celebrate 2 million Facebook fans

Deezer celebrate 2 million Facebook fans

To celebrate reaching 2 million Facebook fans, music streaming service Deezer are inviting you to get in touch with them via Facebook and enter their Music Poster Factory competition.

Deezer opens a new Window to music discovery

Deezer opens a new Window to music discovery

Deezer has announced its new app on Windows Phone 8, featuring a brand new home screen with a focus on content, and a host of enhanced features for Windows Phone 8 owners.