Angel Haze performing at Glastonbury recently: ‘Being honest in my music was being honest with myself.’ Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Most musicians spend years trying to unearth that shiny diamond of truth and honesty in the rough of their artistry. Angel Haze, a 22-year-old rapp(...)

 Budapest’s Sziget music festival is on an island in the Danube River

Sónar Barcelona, Spain, June 12th-14th There’s no shortage of music festivals to choose from in and around Barcelona, but Sónar might be (...)

Musicians Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk perform during the 56th Grammy Awards at Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Daft Punk, the electronic music duo from France, won five Grammy awards including album of the year, while Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home four tr(...)

Hozier: Spotify predicts big things for the Wicklow musician in 2014

Time was when “industry experts” (aka lazy music journalists and hangers-on) would shove out the annual bore-athon that is “Ones To Watch Next Year In(...)

Singer Miley Cyrus at the MTV Europe Music Awards at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam last night. Photograph: Remko De Waal/Reuters.

Rapper Eminem had triple cause to celebrate after he was the biggest winner at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam.But it was Miley Cyrus wh(...)

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s Thrift Shop: Seven million US sales for $15,000 – a bargain

More teenagers listen to music on YouTube than on any other source. They buy more music than anyone else. Billboard now counts YouTube hits when com(...)

You can rhyme about anything in hip-hop. Every topic under the sun has already come up for consideration in front of the microphone. From gold chains (...)