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Vinyl record sales expected to hit one million this Christmas

Music fans should expect plenty of gift-wrapped vinyl records this Christmas as more than one million vinyl LPs are predicted to be sold in December, record labels' association BPI has said.

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Not your usual Christmas hit: Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde to team up with trash metal band for anti-Christmas single

Kim Wilde has teamed up with thrash metal band Lawnmower Deth to release an anti-Christmas song.
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Should mobile phones should be banned at live music events?

Over a quarter of young people think mobile phones should be banned at gigs

Over a quarter of young people (27%) think mobile phones should be banned at live music events because filming and photography is distracting and takes away from the experience.

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla's career, the start of her musical at Manchester's Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the brilliance of what followed.

Theatre and Comedy
Apps for kids to explore the world of music

Top apps for introducing your kids to music

Want to introduce your child to music? There’s an app for that.
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Bradley Walsh in the studio

Bradley Walsh: On my tombstone it will say 'At last a day off'

Game show host, actor, presenter and singer Bradley Walsh talks to Joe Nerssessian about his second album in as many years, twelve months after he became the UK's biggest-selling debut male artist.

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Carey was expected to kick off her tour in Canada

All I want for Christmas is flu: Mariah Carey cancels start of festive tour

Mariah Carey has said it is "bleak" that she has been forced to cancel the first shows of her Christmas tour because of a respiratory infection.

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Axl Rose (left) and Tommy Stinson of Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses to rock out as Download Festival headliner

Guns N' Roses have been confirmed as third and final headliner for metal music festival Download.

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Together again: Micheal Ball and ALfie Boe

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe muse over Downton Abbey musical

Chart-topping singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe joked that they would love to turn hit period drama Downton Abbey into a stage musical.
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Sainsbury's is to launch its own record label

Sainsbury's gets into the groove with new record label

Sainsbury's is to launch its own record label as the supermarket giant looks to capitalise on the resurgent popularity of vinyl.
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Morrissey has announced his first full UK tour since 2015

Morrissey announces UK tour in 2018

Morrissey has announced his first full UK tour since 2015.

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Kim Wilde is best known for her 1980s hits

Kim Wilde's first UK tour in 30 years will come to Preston

Kim Wilde has announced her first full UK theatre tour in 30 years.

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Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
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NickKnowles - Every Kind Of People is released on November 10.

Nick Knowles unveils his debut music video

DIY SOS host Nick Knowles has unveiled his first music video ahead of the release of his debut album.

Arts
Daintees  Bayswater Road, Barbarville Records

Daintees – Bayswater Road, Barbarville Records

Twenty plus years ago I discovered Martin Stephenson and the Daintees at a gig in Chester.

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Michael Jackson performs during the "Victory Tour."

Auctioneers won't stop 'till they get enough for Michael Jackson glove

A white glove Michael Jackson wore on tour in 1981 is among the items up for bid in an auction of pop music memorabilia in Los Angeles next month.

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Eminem turns his ire on Trump in freestyle rap

Eminem has hit out at Donald Trump with a freestyle rap at an awards ceremony.

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ITVs The Voice Kids

Lancashire singers wanted for ITV’s The Voice Kids

The Voice Kids is returning to our screens in 2018 and ITV are looking for super talented young north west singers who have what it takes.

Arts

Eurovision winners promise to bring some 'Fizz' to Lancashire

Eighties favourites Bucks Fizz are back, and they start to tour once more as The Fizz this week.

Music

Review: The Band at Manchester Opera House (Take That musical)

You know that feeling when a song captures a moment so vividly it is like the lyrics were written just for you?
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