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# music - Friday 27 July, 2018

Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan
# Catherine Mcgrath
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# Catherine Mcgrath

Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan

Jul 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,773 Views 0 Comments

Meet Down’s newest musical export.

# music - Thursday 26 July, 2018

8 reasons why Sugababes were one of the best pop groups of our lifetime
# Sugababes
From The Daily Edge
# Sugababes

8 reasons why Sugababes were one of the best pop groups of our lifetime

Jul 26th 2018, 9:00 PM 6,025 Views 3 Comments

We are lucky to be living in the same timeline as the Sugababes.

Ed Sheeran randomly makes an appearance in a new Boyzone music video
# Boyzone
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# Boyzone

Ed Sheeran randomly makes an appearance in a new Boyzone music video

Jul 26th 2018, 2:30 PM 8,536 Views 2 Comments

Very strange.

# music - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Can You Match The Lyrics To The Noughties Girl Group?
# Noughties
From The Daily Edge
# Noughties

Can You Match The Lyrics To The Noughties Girl Group?

Jul 25th 2018, 9:00 PM 6,867 Views 1 Comment

Let’s find out.

# music - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Nadine Coyle says the rest of Girls Aloud didn't like her because she got to sing more lines
# Thats My Line
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# Thats My Line

Nadine Coyle says the rest of Girls Aloud didn't like her because she got to sing more lines

Jul 24th 2018, 5:16 PM 3,765 Views 1 Comment

Well that’s awkward.

Ariana Grande is taking a break from social media after Pete Davidson deleted his Instagram
# Sweetener
From The Daily Edge
# Sweetener

Ariana Grande is taking a break from social media after Pete Davidson deleted his Instagram

Jul 24th 2018, 2:26 PM 5,490 Views 0 Comments

The pair of them have had enough of online drama.

# music - Monday 23 July, 2018

So some of the Wanted didn't attend bandmate Tom Parker's wedding
# Glad You Came
From The Daily Edge
# Glad You Came

So some of the Wanted didn't attend bandmate Tom Parker's wedding

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:30 PM 5,948 Views 0 Comments

Tom had wanted Siva and Nathan to be ushers at the wedding.

# music - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Kurt Cobain's family in Kildare for exhibition of his personal items
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Kurt Cobain's family in Kildare for exhibition of his personal items

Jul 18th 2018, 2:45 PM 33,501 Views 19 Comments

The exhibition includes items from Cobain’s childhood as well as sketches and handwritten lyrics.

# music - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'
# Brian Byrne
# Brian Byrne

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'

Jul 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,340 Views 5 Comments

Brian Byrne composes scores for films – he’s also the guy that reworked the Late Late Show theme into the jazzy version we’ve enjoyed since Ryan Tubridy took over.

# music - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Shania Twain was extremely charmed by an Irish lad who joined her on stage in Philadelphia
# Still The One
From The Daily Edge
# Still The One

Shania Twain was extremely charmed by an Irish lad who joined her on stage in Philadelphia

Jul 15th 2018, 4:19 PM 7,662 Views 3 Comments

Casual.

This is how long it took the guys and gals of Longitude to get ready
# Longitude
From The Daily Edge
# Longitude

This is how long it took the guys and gals of Longitude to get ready

Jul 15th 2018, 3:00 PM 9,245 Views 0 Comments

A thorough investigation.

Michael Bublé stopped a gig to declare his grá for Love Island
# Crazy Love Island
From The Daily Edge
# Crazy Love Island

Michael Bublé stopped a gig to declare his grá for Love Island

Jul 15th 2018, 10:45 AM 4,264 Views 2 Comments

Even though he’s shady as hell about it.

# music - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show
# Sunday Roast
From The Daily Edge
# Sunday Roast

Here's everything we know about Laura Whitmore's new radio show

Jul 14th 2018, 4:30 PM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

The Sunday Session will be broadcast on BBC 5 Live.

Post Malone joined in on a sesh in Temple Bar after playing Longitude last night
# Like A Rockstar
From The Daily Edge
# Like A Rockstar

Post Malone joined in on a sesh in Temple Bar after playing Longitude last night

Jul 14th 2018, 10:03 AM 6,645 Views 0 Comments

The rapper hit up the Old Storehouse and grabbed a guitar.

# music - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Let's just take a moment to remember Brian McFadden's solo career
# Brian McFadden
From The Daily Edge
# Brian McFadden

Let's just take a moment to remember Brian McFadden's solo career

Jul 12th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,884 Views 1 Comment

So much has happened in the fourteen years since Brian left Westlife.

Joe Jonas has been flat out pulling pints in Dublin ahead of tonight's Marlay Park gig
# Joe Jonas
From The Daily Edge
# Joe Jonas

Joe Jonas has been flat out pulling pints in Dublin ahead of tonight's Marlay Park gig

Jul 12th 2018, 7:49 AM 5,122 Views 0 Comments

Good man yourself, Joe.

# music - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston
# A Life Story
# A Life Story

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

Jul 7th 2018, 9:00 PM 75,445 Views 21 Comments

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder
# Lomax In éirinn
# Lomax In éirinn

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

Jul 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,343 Views 10 Comments

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland.

# music - Monday 18 June, 2018

YouTube Music now available in Ireland as Google expands service to 17 countries
# Music To Ears
# Music To Ears

YouTube Music now available in Ireland as Google expands service to 17 countries

Jun 18th 2018, 4:55 PM 17,414 Views 18 Comments

It offers both an ad-supported free option or an ad-free subscription service.

# music - Friday 15 June, 2018

London gang members banned from making music glorifying violence
# Notting Hill
# Notting Hill

London gang members banned from making music glorifying violence

Jun 15th 2018, 10:47 PM 20,194 Views 28 Comments

Members of the gang were also jailed for planning a violent attack on a rival gang.

# music - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend
# Something For The Weekend
# Something For The Weekend

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend

Jun 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,121 Views 5 Comments

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

# music - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Louis Walsh is leaving The X Factor after 13 years
# Ex Factor
# Ex Factor

Louis Walsh is leaving The X Factor after 13 years

Jun 7th 2018, 8:48 PM 48,449 Views 49 Comments

The Mayo man is set to continue working on Ireland’s Got Talent.

# music - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'I had to imagine I was the Butcher Boy': What it's like writing the music for Hollywood movies
# Elliot Goldenthal
# Elliot Goldenthal

'I had to imagine I was the Butcher Boy': What it's like writing the music for Hollywood movies

Jun 6th 2018, 8:37 PM 10,179 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Elliot Goldenthal ahead of his event on Friday with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

# music - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Long-dead singers playing 'live' in concert: The future of the music you love
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Long-dead singers playing 'live' in concert: The future of the music you love

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 21,906 Views 33 Comments

Holograms, mixed-reality shows and songs written by algorithms: here’s what’s coming to your headphones.

# music - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

8 of the greatest pubs around Ireland for a musical session... according to musicians
# Ob-seisiún
# Ob-seisiún

8 of the greatest pubs around Ireland for a musical session... according to musicians

May 30th 2018, 4:14 PM 20,847 Views 11 Comments

We asked some Irish artists to share their personal picks. Here’s the list.

# music - Sunday 27 May, 2018

UK music festival cancelled after two people died and 15 needed treatment
# Mutiny Festival
# Mutiny Festival

UK music festival cancelled after two people died and 15 needed treatment

May 27th 2018, 2:30 PM 61,489 Views 29 Comments

An 18-year-old woman and 20-year-old man fell ill at the festival yesterday evening

# music - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Ed Sheeran's Dublin gigs kick off tonight - here's what you need to know
# Let's Get It Sheer-on
# Let's Get It Sheer-on

Ed Sheeran's Dublin gigs kick off tonight - here's what you need to know

May 16th 2018, 6:10 AM 35,852 Views 19 Comments

It’s Ed time.

# music - Sunday 13 May, 2018

12 acts that most Irish people have probably seen live at some point
# Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland

12 acts that most Irish people have probably seen live at some point

May 13th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,410 Views 2 Comments

Sometimes it seems like some of these acts come free with the venue.

# music - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Spotify drops R Kelly from all of its playlists as part of new 'hateful conduct' policy
# Sex Abuse Claims
# Sex Abuse Claims

Spotify drops R Kelly from all of its playlists as part of new 'hateful conduct' policy

May 10th 2018, 9:32 PM 17,790 Views 30 Comments

R Kelly’s music will still be available on the platform but not on playlists curated by Spotify.

# music - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Avicii 'could not go on any longer', family says in new statement
# Death
# Death

Avicii 'could not go on any longer', family says in new statement

Apr 26th 2018, 6:08 PM 64,467 Views 48 Comments

The musician was found dead in Muscat, Oman, last Friday.

# music - Monday 23 April, 2018

RTÉ 'cannot continue to fund' two orchestras
# Note Of Caution
# Note Of Caution

RTÉ 'cannot continue to fund' two orchestras

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:24 PM 22,660 Views 78 Comments

A review into RTÉ’s orchestras has found one should become an independent institution.

# music - Friday 20 April, 2018

Poll: Will you watch the Late Late Show Country Special tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Late Late Show Country Special tonight?

Apr 20th 2018, 9:02 AM 33,273 Views 131 Comments

It will feature a tribute to popular musician Big Tom, whose funeral is taking place today.

# music - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Which Irish songs would you put in a European songbook?
# A Song For Europe
# A Song For Europe

Which Irish songs would you put in a European songbook?

Apr 8th 2018, 9:15 AM 20,301 Views 91 Comments

Maniac 2000 is sadly overlooked.

# music - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation
# Streaming Cash
# Streaming Cash

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:52 PM 15,464 Views 19 Comments

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

# music - Monday 2 April, 2018

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang
# Charm Offensive
# Charm Offensive

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 26,825 Views 31 Comments

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

# music - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Can You Name All Of These Popular Artists From 2017?
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

Can You Name All Of These Popular Artists From 2017?

Mar 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,969 Views 0 Comments

This will probably make you feel very old.

# music - Monday 26 March, 2018

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women
# Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Equality

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women

Mar 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 7,446 Views 8 Comments

Your results may surprise you.

# music - Friday 23 March, 2018

Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets
# It's Only Rock N Roll
# It's Only Rock N Roll

Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 11,444 Views 33 Comments

You can’t always get what you want.

# music - Monday 19 March, 2018

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'
# Deadbots
# Deadbots

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'

Mar 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 21,333 Views 15 Comments

We speak to Deadbots, who have found their own way of working within the music industry.

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall
# Frank And Walters
# Frank And Walters

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall

Mar 19th 2018, 2:58 PM 86,595 Views 19 Comments

We speak to the band’s drummer Ashley Keating about how they have coped with the many changes in the music industry.