“I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind," producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
'Blues' includes never heard before tracks, special guest sessions with legendary blues artists Muddy Waters and Albert King and lost radio sessions.
On 25 November 1984, an entire studio of British pop stars came together in London. They came to be known as Band Aid.
Ed Sheeran, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and more also slated for Johannesburg, South Africa concert celebrating centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth.
Snow Patrol, Shane MacGowan and Portishead's Geoff Barrow are among the luminaries appearing at Dublin's inaugural multi-media VINYL Festival in May.
Trailblazing UK music weekly paper NME, aka New Musical Express, is to cease print publication due to costs and market forces
Imelda May releases her 'Call Me' single with Jack Savoretti on 24 November 2017, after completing a UK tour with guest spots by Ronnie Wood and Bob Geldof.
Jessica Lee Morgan, the daughter of Mary Hopkin and Tony Visconti, will release her second studio album, Around The Block, on 16 June, 2017.
R&B giants Mary J. Blige and Maxwell have joined a BluesFest bill in London which already stars Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Van Morrison, Bill Wyman and more.
The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism show has opened to the public at the Saatchi Gallery after a media launch last night (4) that attracted massive publicity.
The new Band Aid 30 version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ entered the UK chart at No. 1 yesterday (November 24) with downloads of 312,000.
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure are organising a fourth incarnation of Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ to raise funds for the fight against Ebola.
The Boomtown Rats will have a new compilation, ‘So Modern – The Boomtown Rats Collection,’ out on October 13 to mark their new ‘Ratlife’ UK tour.