Michael Jackson album RETURNS to Top 40 after sex abuse documentary Leaving Neverland

The two-part doc, aired on Channel 4 in the UK and HBO in the US, showed two men – Wade Robson and James Safechuck – describing sexual abuse they allegedly suffered at the hands of Jackson when they were children. The production, directed by Dan Reed, has resulted in a huge discussion about Jackson’s legacy, […]

Ariana Grande lyrics on new album Thank U Next leave fans REELING – Listen now

The new record comes less than a year after her last studio effort, Sweetener, which became a global success last summer. Now, after the transatlantic success of its enormous title track, the new record – thank u, next (lower case intentional) – has landed on streaming services. And safe to say, it’s already an early […]

Papa Roach, Steve Hackett, Thunder REVIEWS: This week's new rock album releases

Steve HackettAt The Edge Of Light(Inside Out)***** 5 stars Steve Hackett has had many Eureka! moments during his stellar Genesis and solo career and his latest At The Edge Of Light continue his golden roll of inspired releases. The intense recipe of world (and otherworldly) musical sounds on this faultless recording, explode in all directions […]

Ariana Grande revealed the name of her new album, and it’s a phrase she used to diss Pete Davidson

Kevin Winter /Getty Ariana Grande has confirmed on Twitter that the title of her new album will be “Thank U, Next.” Grande previously used the phrase to chastise her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson The “God is a Woman” singer also tweeted what reads a lot like song lyrics.  In a Saturday morning series of Tweets, Ariana […]

The Greatest Showman NEW album: Guess WHICH superstars sing these songs from the film?

Some of the greatest voices in pop like P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, James Arthur, Craig David and Jess Glynn will feature on new versions of the already-iconic songs. Famed accapela group Pentatonix will also lend their unique sound to the major new project. A songalong version of the original album will be released first on October […]

Mamma Mia 2 songs help soundtrack album hit number one AGAIN – replacing Ariana Grande

In its seventh week on release, the album has hopped back up one spot to reclaim the throne. This means it replaces Ariana Grande’s Sweetener, which had hit the summit last week. Mamma Mia 2’s soundtrack had initially debuted in the Top 5 before the film hit cinemas, and then rapidly ascended to Number One […]

The week's best rock album releases from Nick Mason, The Pineapple Thief and Gryphon

Nick Mason. Fictitious Sports. (Warners). **** 4 Stars. Roping in the avant-garde talents of Carla Bley and Robert Wyatt, with the rock talent of Chris Spedding, Mason delivers an abstract yet tuneful underpinning to these whip-smart songs. Where on occasion the musical path might veer off into the abstruse for some, it’s the deadpan delivery […]

Future earns highest-charting streaming-only album on Billboard 200

Future’s new album, Beastmode 2, is now the highest-charting streaming-only album, Billboard reports, debuting at No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 200. With this album, Future has dethroned Chance the Rapper, whose Coloring Book became the first streaming-exclusive album to chart on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. 8. Coloring Book also went on to earn […]