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# music - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?
# Sing Along
# Sing Along

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Dec 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 42,769 Views 20 Comments

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

# music - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade
# 10 Years In Music
# 10 Years In Music

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 7,914 Views 18 Comments

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.

# music - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
# Sterling Work
# Sterling Work

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,264 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

# music - Friday 25 October, 2019

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
# Former Tory
# Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,695 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

# music - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,609 Views 13 Comments

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

# music - Thursday 22 August, 2019

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 22,785 Views 23 Comments

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

# music - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats
# Booba
# Booba

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Aug 21st 2019, 1:01 PM 23,665 Views 22 Comments

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

# music - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music
# Collaboration
From The42
# Collaboration

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music

Aug 14th 2019, 11:15 PM 3,966 Views 3 Comments

Roc Nation will advise the organisation on the selection of artists for major events such as the Super Bowl half-time show.

# music - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:00 PM 24,918 Views 3 Comments

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

# music - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize
# Music Awards
# Music Awards

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

Jul 25th 2019, 11:44 AM 9,824 Views 23 Comments

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

# music - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87
# J Pop
# J Pop

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Jul 10th 2019, 8:56 AM 15,733 Views 11 Comments

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

# music - Sunday 9 June, 2019

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week
# Great Music In Irish Houses
# Great Music In Irish Houses

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week

Jun 9th 2019, 1:00 PM 14,421 Views 0 Comments

The Great Music in Irish Houses festival is going into its 49th year.

# music - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'
# Body And Soul
# Body And Soul

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

Jun 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 40,411 Views 44 Comments

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

# music - Friday 7 June, 2019

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77

Jun 7th 2019, 7:25 AM 10,852 Views 11 Comments

The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.

# music - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend
# RIP
# RIP

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend

May 5th 2019, 4:40 PM 78,771 Views 20 Comments

Adam Sky is believed to have suffered severe cuts when he fell through a glass door.

# music - Monday 29 April, 2019

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

Apr 29th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,974 Views 197 Comments

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

# music - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson
# RIP
# RIP

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson

Apr 18th 2019, 3:10 PM 34,464 Views 5 Comments

Nicholson as been described as someone who deeply loved live music.

# music - Friday 12 April, 2019

It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy?
# Lil Nas X
# Lil Nas X

It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy?

Apr 12th 2019, 3:55 PM 27,358 Views 15 Comments

“I’m gonna take my horse, To the old town road.”

Stormzy cancels festival show claiming his friends and manager were 'racially profiled' by security
# Snowbombing
# Snowbombing

Stormzy cancels festival show claiming his friends and manager were 'racially profiled' by security

Apr 12th 2019, 7:39 AM 27,593 Views 48 Comments

The British rapper said he needed to “make a point about racism”.

# music - Friday 29 March, 2019

Boyzone singer Keith Duffy hospitalised before show in Bangkok
# On Tour
# On Tour

Boyzone singer Keith Duffy hospitalised before show in Bangkok

Mar 29th 2019, 10:32 AM 63,493 Views 50 Comments

The band performed without him after he was taken to hospital.

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash
# RIP
# RIP

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash

Mar 29th 2019, 8:28 AM 76,461 Views 8 Comments

The British duo had recently released their debut album.

# music - Friday 8 March, 2019

Choice Music Awards: This band made the best album in Ireland last year
# O Emperor
# O Emperor

Choice Music Awards: This band made the best album in Ireland last year

Mar 8th 2019, 7:14 AM 16,830 Views 18 Comments

According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize 2018, that is.

# music - Thursday 7 March, 2019

RTÉ won't be playlisting Michael Jackson as it could be insensitive to listeners
# Leaving Neverland
# Leaving Neverland

RTÉ won't be playlisting Michael Jackson as it could be insensitive to listeners

Mar 7th 2019, 5:42 PM 95,017 Views 262 Comments

This is due to allegations about the famed singer, which are detailed in a new four-hour documentary.

# music - Monday 4 March, 2019

A roundup of 42 songs you definitely thought were soooo deep when you were younger
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

A roundup of 42 songs you definitely thought were soooo deep when you were younger

Mar 4th 2019, 7:16 PM 10,731 Views 1 Comment

What would you do if your son was at home, crying all alone on the bedroom floor ’cause he’s hungry?

# music - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
# Aid
# Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,565 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

# music - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Singer Ryan Adams accused of misconduct by seven women, including one who was underage
# Me Too
# Me Too

Singer Ryan Adams accused of misconduct by seven women, including one who was underage

Feb 14th 2019, 8:36 AM 49,152 Views 76 Comments

The New York Times report says Adams used his position in the music industry as leverage.

# music - Monday 11 February, 2019

Lady G, Cardi B and Kacey Musgraves lead the way as women reign at the Grammys
# Ladies' Night
# Ladies' Night

Lady G, Cardi B and Kacey Musgraves lead the way as women reign at the Grammys

Feb 11th 2019, 7:40 AM 24,861 Views 28 Comments

It was also a good night for Donald Glover, AKA Childish Gambino, who won four awards including song of the year.

# music - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
# Rising Star
From The Daily Edge
# Rising Star

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

Feb 5th 2019, 3:09 PM 9,059 Views 0 Comments

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

# music - Sunday 20 January, 2019

35 albums you should be looking forward to in 2019
# 2019
From The Daily Edge
# 2019

35 albums you should be looking forward to in 2019

Jan 20th 2019, 11:00 AM 7,075 Views 2 Comments

This is going to be a pretty good year (in terms of music, anyway).

# music - Friday 18 January, 2019

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer
# Pride Of Limerick
# Pride Of Limerick

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer

Jan 18th 2019, 8:15 PM 16,443 Views 15 Comments

O’Riordan’s bandmates also received the honour from the University of Limerick.

# music - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Celine Dion removing R Kelly collaboration from streaming sites amid sexual abuse allegations
# I’m Your Angel
# I’m Your Angel

Celine Dion removing R Kelly collaboration from streaming sites amid sexual abuse allegations

Jan 16th 2019, 10:18 AM 14,529 Views 0 Comments

The singer is the latest star to take down a duet with Kelly.

# music - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year
# Rte Choice Music Prize
# Rte Choice Music Prize

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year

Jan 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,664 Views 20 Comments

Two of those nominated have won the award before.

# music - Monday 7 January, 2019

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'
# ASIWYFA
# ASIWYFA

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Jan 7th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,679 Views 0 Comments

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

# music - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

7 gigs on throughout January that you can still get tickets for
# Gig Guide
From The Daily Edge
# Gig Guide

7 gigs on throughout January that you can still get tickets for

Jan 2nd 2019, 3:15 PM 6,755 Views 0 Comments

Looking to escape the January blues?

# music - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Here are the books, movies, music, and television that DailyEdge.ie writers loved this year
# Year In Review
From The Daily Edge
# Year In Review

Here are the books, movies, music, and television that DailyEdge.ie writers loved this year

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,341 Views 0 Comments

It was a big year in entertainment.

# music - Friday 28 December, 2018

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

Dec 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 10,423 Views 24 Comments

The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.

# music - Monday 24 December, 2018

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin
# Spin The Decks
# Spin The Decks

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin

Dec 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,733 Views 7 Comments

It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.

The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge)
# Column
# Column

The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge)

Dec 24th 2018, 10:31 AM 18,117 Views 12 Comments

Hó hó hó! Darach Ó Séaghdha has a selection box of Irish words for Christmas.

# music - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Róisín Murphy chats about her new venture as a podcast host
# Roisin Murphy
From The Daily Edge
# Roisin Murphy

Róisín Murphy chats about her new venture as a podcast host

Dec 15th 2018, 8:00 PM 3,832 Views 1 Comment

“I definitely look like someone who never stops swearing cause they put it in the headline, so me mother is calling me going ‘For feck’s sake! What are you doing?’”

# music - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July
# Stocking Filler
# Stocking Filler

Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July

Dec 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 38,323 Views 52 Comments

Tickets go on sale on Monday at 9am; tickets will be priced from €76.