Thursday, 3 May 2018

CONTROLRadioUK Music News Round-Up Featuring Florence + The Machine, Shawn Mendes, Snow Patrol, Years & Years, Janelle Monae, Zayn, Arctic Monkeys & More *Updated*

Similar to our general news round-up, this CONTROLRadioUK Music News Round-Up has all the latest music news for you all in one place!

Florence + The Machine 'Hunger' Video + Album Title & Release Date

Florence also revealed the title of her new album "High as Hope" which will be released on the 29th June.

Shawn Mendes Releases 'Youth' Lyric Video Featuring Khalid

New Music Friday who?! Shawn Mendes dropped his heartfelt duet with Khalid a few minutes ago, and it's absolutely excellent.

Snow Patrol Release What If This Is All The Love You Ever Get? Music Video

ABBA To Release New Material For The First Time In 35 Years

You read correctly folks! Brightening a moody Friday, Abba have today confirmed they have been working on new material, and will indeed be releasing two new songs.

Source: Abba

Years & Years Reveal Palo Santo Track Listing

UPDATE: It has since been revealed the album is coming out on 6th July.


The band have yet to confirm Palo Santo's release date, but did tonight confirm the track listing.

Arctic Monkeys Announce October North American Tour Dates

The Arctic Monkeys hype is very much real. With fans already bursting with anticipation for their latest album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino coming out on May 11th, and initial tour dates recently announced, the Arctic Monkeys have now announced October North American tour dates. Pre-sale opens this Friday at 10am local time and The Lemon Twigs will be supporting them for the Hollywood Bowl date only whilst Mini Mansions will be supporting them for all the dates below.

Janelle Monáe Announces Dirty Computer Tour

After much hype and deserved anticipation the wait for "Dirty Computer" is almost over and Janelle revealed details of the Dirty Computer Tour, with pre-sale starting Wednesday at 10am.

Kanye West Reveals 2 New Album Are Coming Including One With Kid Cudi

He's recently returned to Twitter following a hiatus, and Kanye West tonight revealed he has not one, but TWO new albums coming. The first is coming on June 1st and the second with Kid Cudi is coming June 8th.

James Bay Releases Us Music Video

It's a bit more solemn in note compared to 'Pink Lemonade' but is still absolutely wonderful.

Chainsmokers Reveal New Music Is Coming Friday

Well this weeks New Music Friday will certainly be very interesting. After Ariana Grande revealed in the early hours that her new song is coming Friday, The Chainsmokers have now revealed they also have a new release coming.

Drake Reveals New Album Scorpion Is Coming In June

Having recently released single 'Nice For What', Drake took to Instagram this evening to confirm a new album is indeed on the way. Titled "Scorpion" it will be released on the 28th June.

The Wombats Release Turn Music Video

Florence + The Machine Unveil Sky Full Of Song

Snow Patrol Release Life On Earth Music Video

Pre-Order The New Album here

Zayn Releases Let Me Video

DJ Snake Releases Magenta Riddim Music Video

Panic! At The Disco Release Say Amen (Saturday Night) BTS Video

Janelle Monae Releases 'PYNK' Music Video

Chvrches Announce 'Miracle' Is To Be Released at Midnight

The album is due out next month and Chvrches today announced that they're releasing another single from it called 'Miracles' in the build-up at midnight.

Charlotte Cardin Releases New Single 'California'

DJ Snake, Virtual Self, Mija, GG Magree & Hekler to Headline Hard Red Rocks 2018

Today, HARD Events has announced the lineup for HARD Red Rocks 2018, returning to one of the nation’s most naturally stunning venues on August 2.

HARD Red Rocks 2018 will welcome ‘Pardon My French’ flagbearer DJ Snake, Porter Robinson’s futuristic alias Virtual Self, one of electronic music’s most of the moment stars Mija, Australian trap queen GG Magree, and bass music’s next superstar Hekler.

Over its six previous editions at Red Rocks, HARD has curated some of the most forward thinking line-ups in the industry, cementing its reputation as one of the nation’s most tastemaking event brands, and exploring the intersection of bass, hip-hop and electronic music. Past years have seen HARD Red Rocks host the infinitely entertaining Dillon Francis, hip-hop kingpin DJ Mustard, live house duo Disclosure, trap titan RL Grime, Mad Decent’s bossman Diplo, Skrillex and Boys Noize’s Dog Blood, Grammy winners NERO and many more.

This year’s HARD Red Rocks comes in the midst of a busy year for the HARD brand, which touches down at EDC in May, sees the return of its signatured HARD Summer brand to Southern California in August, before returning to the high seas in January with Holy Ship!.

Source:Global Dance Electronic

The Weeknd Drops 'He Was Never There' Visual

YouTube to Exclusively Stream Coachella Festival

The first weekend of the festival, kicking off on April 13, features performances from Beyonce, The Weeknd, ODESZA, Post Malone, The War on Drugs and more.

For the eighth year in a row, YouTube will broadcast the exclusive live stream from the first weekend of Coachella. The festival -- which kicks off on April 13 and runs through April 15 -- will feature performances from Beyoncé, The Weeknd, ODESZA, Post Malone, The War on Drugs, Kygo, Chromeo, Alan Walker, alt-J and many more available on Coachella's YouTube Channel on any screen (desktop, mobile, TV). Though Coachella will also take place April 20 through April 22, only Weekend 1 will be available to stream on YouTube.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

The Road To Expectations: A Hayley Kiyoko Music Video Retrospective

Darren Criss & Lea Michelle Announce LMDC Tour

Former Glee co-stars Darren Criss and Lea Michelle announced today they'll be doing a joint tour together.

It'll be a little bit of everything- including Lea's solo music, MY solo music, and lots of songs we've always wanted to do from Glee, Broadway, and beyond. Pre-sale starts this Wednesday, April 11 at 10am ET / 9am CT. Sign up now to gain access at:
MAY 30 - The Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, TN
MAY 31 - Taft Theatre - Cincinnati, OH
JUN 02 - Benedum Center - Pittsburgh, PA
JUN 03 - Kennedy Center - Washington DC
JUN 05 - Murat Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
JUN 06 - Ohio Theatre - Columbus, OH
JUN 08 - State Theatre Center For The Arts - Easton, PA
JUN 09 - NJPAC - Newark, NJ
JUN 10 - Sony Centre - Toronto, ON

Delta Goodrem Releases 'Welcome to Earth'

Zedd Unviels 'One Strange Rock' Music Video

Dashboard Confessional 'Heart Beat Here' Music Video

Arctic Monkeys Announce September UK Tour Dates

Fresh off the back of unveiling details on their new album 'Ranquility Base Hotel & Casino' which is due out on 11th May, Arctic Monkeys have today released information on their September UK Tour Dates. For more information see their website

Fickle Friends Announce October Tour Dates

Fickle Friends have announced a second round of tour dates for the autumn.

The Brighton indie-pop quintet will play seven shows between October 18 and 27, including stops in cities the band are missing on their current tour accompanying the launch of their debut album, 'You Are Someone Else', which arrives this Friday through Polydor Records.

The band will continue their spring run tonight at the O2 Academy Oxford, while tickets for the new tour go on general sale at 10am on March 16. In the meantime, listen to the latest track to be shared from the album, Wake Me Up.

Kylie Minogue Adds 3rd 02 Arena Date to 'Golden' Tour

Kylie Minogue took to Twitter this morning to announce she's added a 3rd 02 Arena date to her UK 'Golden' Tour. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday. At present no US/Europe dates have been announced.

Halsey "Alone" Music Video featuring Big Sean, Stefflon Don

Louisa "YES" Behind The Scenes Video

Chvrches "Never Say Die" Live Version

Drake Releases Nice For What Video

Louis Tomlinson Reveals Debut Solo Album Is Finally On its Way

Hayley Kiyoko on the Jimmy Kimmel Show