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Friday, 10 February
Franz Ferdinand - who last year released a highly collectable Covers EP which featured Debbie Harry, Stephen Merritt and Peaches, among others, reimagining tracks from the band's Tonight album for Record Store Day - will release a further two remix 12 inches featuring new version of of tracks Live Alone, What She Came For, and Turn It On on 19 March.
Barack Obama has shared his campaign playlist via Spotify. The list features the likes of Wilco's I Got You,Aretha Franklin's The Weight, U2's Even Better Than The Real Thing, and - somewhat surprisingly - No Doubt, Florence + The Machine and Noah & The Whale.
Beyonce and Jay-Z, like the shrewd-business folk they are, have filed an application with the US Patent And Trademark Office to trademark the name of their infant daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.
Watch Chairlift and Das Racist's Kool AD covering Beyonce's Party. Plus the Brooklyn band have just released new album Something.
Foals and Friendly Fires have joined forces for new London club night called Deep Shit, which kicks off at Plastic People in London on February 24.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, a featured artist on the Will.I.Am's single T.H.E (The Hardest Ever), is on course for a return to the UK Top 10 this weekend, his first in almost three decades.
William 'Captain Kirk' Shatner is boldly going to Broadway with his solo album Seeking Major Tom. The aptly named one-man show, Shatner's World: We Just Live In It, opens on Valentine's Day for a three-week run.
Q has a new editor. Andrew Harrison has taken over with immediate effect.
Due to much "confusion in her soul", Cat Power is pulling out of an show in Israel, saying she feels "sick in her spirit".
Portlandia, the sketch-show comedy from Wild Flag's Carrie Brownstein and Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen, will launch its own travel/guide book later this year entitled Portlandia: A Guide For Visitors.
Katy Perry signed off on her divorce from Russell Brand this week in what has been dubbed most "amicable split in US history". The court documents reveal a few details including Perry will get her maiden name back and Brand wants none of her money. Meanwhile the singer releases an expanded version of album Teenage Dream on 26 March.
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has apologized for calling Adele "a little too fat", declaring he is a huge fan.
Who are Noel Gallagher's psychedelic friends, Amorphous Androgynous?
Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator has posted a picture of him with Kayne
West. Is a collaboration on the way?
Gerard Way says he "can never leave or escape My Chemical Romance". That's a tough contract kid...
As there's a couple of music categories, if fancy watching the BAFTAs this Sunday from 5pm, you can, it will be live right here.
Sigur Ros, who are working on a new album they've described as a "floaty", have announced play their first live show since 2008, at this year's Bestival.
It's good to have a career to fall back on, just ask The Maccabees. Members of the group did the lighting during support band We Are Augstines' set in Brussels last night.
Themaccabees.co.uk / Weareaugustines.com
Sir Paul McCartney is the last Beatle to receive a solo star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. His plaque will join those of bandmates John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - along with one that covers The Beatles as a whole.
Jake Clemons, nephew Clarence, will join Bruce Springsteen And The E Street band on saxophone for their upcoming dates.
Today's Track Of The Day is Kindness Gee Up.
That's it for today. More Hot List on Monday at noon.
12:00 PM | 10/02/2012
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