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Queen top UK album chart for first time in 25 years

Queen top UK album chart for first time in 25 years

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Rock group Queen have returned to the top of the charts for the first time since 1995. The band's concert album, Live Around The World, beat competition from K-pop band Blackpink and former Spice Girl Melanie C to claim the top spot.It's Queen's 10th number one overall and the first for US singer Adam Lambert, who joined the group in 2011."Number one - my favourite number," said drummer Roger Taylor. "It's a thrill, still.""I'm so glad people are enjoying this album so much," added Lambert. "The fact that we can celebrate the iconic music of Queen all these years later is incredible." Top 5 Albums - 9 October 2020Live Around The World is Queen's eighth live album but their first without founder member and lead sing...
Look: Monsta X to release ‘Fatal Love’ album Nov. 2

Look: Monsta X to release ‘Fatal Love’ album Nov. 2

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Oct. 5 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band Monsta X will make its comeback in November. The K-pop group said Monday that it will release its third studio album, Fatal Love, on Nov. 2. Advertisement Monsta X shared the news alongside a black-and-red poster for the album. The poster features a black-and-white image of a person's lips and the names of Monsta X members Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney and I.M. The group most recently released the EP Fantasia in May. Its first English-language album, All About Luv, was released in February. Monsta X announced Fatal Love ahead of Joohoney's 26th birthday. Joohoney will release the solo mixtape Psyche on Oct. 9. Monsta X shared teaser photos for the project Sunday. Monsta X made its debut as a group in 2015. The group is known for the sin...
Bob Dylan’s 39th album Rough And Rowdy Ways makes UK chart history

Bob Dylan’s 39th album Rough And Rowdy Ways makes UK chart history

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Bob Dylan has become the oldest artist to reach number one in the UK charts with an album of new material.The singer-songwriter's 39th album, Rough And Rowdy Ways, made its debut at the top with 34,000 chart sales, including 29,000 purchased on CD.At the age of 79, Dylan surpasses Paul Simon, who was 74 when his album Stranger To Stranger went to number one in 2016.The oldest artist overall to reach the summit was the late Dame Vera Lynn.The Forces' Sweetheart was 92 when she hit the top spot in 2009 with her greatest hits collection We'll Meet Again. Her centenary album 100 has now re-entered the top 20 following her death last week. UK albums chart - 26 June 2020Rough And Rowdy Ways is Dylan's first batch of new ...
A Hero’s Death? Fontaines DC confront the curse of the second album

A Hero’s Death? Fontaines DC confront the curse of the second album

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For the last 12 months, Fontaines DC have been on an unstoppable rise.Their debut album Dogrel, a vivid and raucous portrait of growing up in Dublin, landed on the Mercury Prize list; while all of its singles made the A-list at BBC 6 Music.By the end of 2019, they were celebrating several "album of the year" accolades with a sold-out UK tour, culminating in two triumphant homecoming shows at Dublin's Vicar Street.Not bad considering that, a year earlier, the band were still playing in pubs.The success "never lost its ability to blow me away, but I tried not to let it," says frontman Grian Chatten."We did our best to bury our heads in the sand and not take too much notice of any of the reviews - and luckily enough, we came out of ...
Look: NCT 127 teases ‘Neo Zone’ album

Look: NCT 127 teases ‘Neo Zone’ album

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Feb. 11 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band NCT 127 is gearing up to release a new album. The K-pop group, a subunit of the boy band NCT, shared a teaser Tuesday on Twitter for the album, titled Neo Zone. The preview opens with a shot of static on an old TV. The different channels feature clips of NCT 127's music. NCT 127 previously shared a logo for the album that features the title and a symbol. NCT 127 will release Neo Zone and the new single "Kick It" on March 6. Pre-orders for the album begin Friday. NCT 127 is known for the singles "Limitless," "Cherry Bomb," "Regular" and "Superhuman." The group released its most recent EP, We Are Superhuman, in May. NCT 127 consists of Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Mark and Haechan. Let's bloc...