Brit awards nominations 2021: Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead improved field for women | Brit awards

After last year’s male-dominated Brit awards entrenched the clear gender disparity in British pop, this year’s nominations go some way to redressing the balance. Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Celeste, Joel Corry and Young T & Bugsey lead this year’s awards with three nominations apiece. The British album category also features four out of five female

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Coachella 2020 announced with headliners Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean | Coachella

Coachella, the most high-profile music festival in the US, has announced its full lineup for 2020. Political rap-rock band Rage Against the Machine headline the Friday of the two-weekend festival in April (each weekend featuring the same lineup), as part of their first tour since 2011. The band, which formed in 1991, released four albums

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Lady Gaga: Chromatica review – Gaga rediscovers the riot on her most personal album | Lady Gaga

A criticism often levelled at Lady Gaga is that the fantastical imagery she constructs around her albums eclipses the music itself. But it’s a sliding scale – and one that certainly mattered less when she was knocking out undeniable dance-pop party starters like Poker Face and Just Dance, or cementing her status as pop’s freaky outlier

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