Two months before the turn of the millennium, Urban released the album that would open the door to the country world.
Esteemed Irish singer-songwriter Martin 'Bap' Kennedy passed away on 1 November at the age of 54, five months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Mervyn 'Muff' Winwood will receive the A&R Icon title at the inaugural A&R Awards in London in November 2016.
Joseph Knopfler, the son of guitar hero Mark, is the co-creator of Pedrino, an alcoholic tonic drink now available at selected UK retail and online outlets.
Due for release on 30 September, ‘Sting: The Studio Collection’ is an 11LP box set that collects some of the finest moments in Sting's wide-ranging career.
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.
As June turned to July in 1979, the second Dire Straits album Communique reached a No. 5 peak in the UK and became the third-highest new entry in the US.
The death has been confirmed of trumpeter Wayne Jackson, a mainstay of countless classic soul and rock records as a member of the Memphis Horns.
John Illsley has announced a new live date with his band (including former Dire Straits colleague and guitarist Phil Palmer) in Norfolk, England on 30 July.
We reDiscover the Notting Hillbillies' Missing...Presumed Having A Good Time, the side project that made Mark Knopfler fall in love with music again.
Italian superstar Zucchero's Black Cat will feature guest appearances on two tracks by Mark Knopfler and writing collaborations with Bono & Elvis Costello.
Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle have announced a new album together, Colvin & Earle, produced by Buddy Miller and to be released on 10 June on Fantasy Records.
Former Dire Straits bassist John Illsley has announced the release on 13 May of his sixth solo album, Long Shadows, on Creek Touring & Records.
Mark Knopfler, Peter Frampton, Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch are among the guests on Shadowing John Barry by Brian Bennett, longtime drummer with the Shadows.
Before Mark Knopfler and his band break from their tour, uDiscover has the second in our series of exclusive audio interview clips with Mark.
We have the first in a series of audio treats for Mark Knopfler fans, an exclusive segment of him in conversation with journalist/broadcaster Paul Sexton.