Arctic Monkeys to headline Glastonbury? Vampire Weekend appears on Girls, David Bowie to release new single... Music News Daily
Monday, 18 February
Arctic Monkeys will headline Glastonbury, according to reports. The Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons are also rumoured to be topping the bill on the Pyramid Stage this summer, while Rihanna's name has also been linked with the festival.
David Bowie will release a new single, The Stars (Are Out Tonight) on 26 February.
Country singer Mindy McCready apparently committed suicide yesterday. She was 37. It is claimed the singer was depressed after her boyfriend, David Wilson, was found dead at home in January.
Blink 182's Travis Barker will not take part in his band's tour of Australia because of his fear of flying. The drummer survived a plane crash on take off in 2008 which killed four people.
Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig made a cameo on US show Girls. He had a single line.
Watch Foals in session for the BBC.
Morrissey has been forced to postpone more US dates due to illness. His apology is pretty good though... "I am certainly on the road to recovery, but caution and prevention demand further IV blood work lest I keel over and die before your very eyes," he wrote. "I apologise to an almost annoying degree for any trouble I've caused to anyone by way of travel plans and dog-sitters and ticket-outlay and re-molded hairstyles."
Songwriter Shadow Morton died aged 71 last week. The singer, who was being treated for cancer, wrote 1960s hits Lead Of The Pack and Remember (Walking In The Sand).
Torrent site Pirate Bay plan to sue an anti-piracy group for infringing their copyright after their mimicked their logo online.
Rihanna staged a fashion show in London on Saturday. The singer has designed a collection for River Island.
Pete Doherty has advised online for new management.
DJ Mark Kamis, who was instrumental in signing Madonna, passed away after suffering a heart attack last week.
A new book about John Lennon, Lennon Bermuda will be released on 29 April. The title will be accompanied by a CD. Meanwhile Yoko Ono celebrates her 80th birthday today.
Avicii and Nicky Romero are Number 1 with I Could Be The One in the UK singles chart, while Foals went in at Number 2 with album Holy Fire, just behind the Les Miserables soundtrack.
Today's Track Of The Day is The Family Rain with Carnival
That's it for today. Music News Daily returns tomorrow at lunchtime.
12:00 PM | 18/02/2013
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