Adele & Rodriguez triumph at Oscars, Madonna facing Instagram ban, Kanye West hates a lot of things... Music News Daily
Monday, 25 February
Adele won an Oscar last night in Los Angeles as Skyfall triumphed in the best Original Song category - the first time a Bond theme has won the award. Rodriguez documentary Searching For Sugar Man meanwhile was named best Documentary Feature at the 85th Academy Awards.
Madonna may be banned from Instagram for breaking its "community guidelines". Though it is unclear which rules she's violated - possibly photos of "mature content" after a recent cleavage shot - the singer, who recently joined the photo sharing network, posted up the warning she received from its owners. How meta.
Here's an exclusive - watch Gramme's new video for Laugh Out Loud, taken from their recently released debut album Fascination.
Otis Harris, former member of The Temptations, passed away aged 62 last week.
Lindsay Lohan has lost a defamation lawsuit against Pitbull after he name checked her in a song. The actress had claimed the line "I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan" in 2011's Give Me Everything had violated her rights and caused her emotional distress.
The Charlatans will play Delamere Forst, Cheshire, on 7 July. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am (GMT).
Watch a clip of Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich's "two turntables and a microphone" Atoms For Peace performance in London on Friday night. The group's album AMOK is out today.
Kanye West used his show at London's Hammersmith Apollo on Saturday to air his current grievances, delivering a ten-minute rant during the instrumental section of his track Clique. The rapper does not like "business people", the Grammys, would be sponsors and, perhaps most surprisingly, Justin Timberlake's new single with Jay-Z. "I got love for Hov," he explained, "but I ain't fuckin' with that Suit & Tie." Great Bants...
Watch Kendrick Lamar's video fro Poetic Justice featuring Drake.
Former Cold Cave member Justin Benoit has died.
Empire Of The Sun are set to play this year's Wilderness Festival. The band will perform along with the likes of Noah And The Whale and Rodriguez at the Oxfordshire event which takes place 8-11 August.
One Direction's comic relief single, a medley of One Way Or Another and Teenage Kicks is Number 1, while Brit Award success has propelled Emeli Sande back to the top of the albums charts. Meanwhile, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds have secured their highest ever chart place, with new LP Push The Sky Away claiming the Number 3 spot.
Today's Track Of The Day is Ladyhawke with Sunday Drive
That's it for today. Music News Daily returns tomorrow at lunchtime.
12:00 PM | 25/02/2013
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