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From TheJournal.ie Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic Exit Music

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers? Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

From TheJournal.ie Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played Music

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia? Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

Let’s test your knowledge…

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders? It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?

Do you remember which lad was preaching about having a bad day?

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars? Quiz
From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics? Woo Hoo

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?

A wop bop a loo bop…

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono? Quiz

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?

He turns 60 today and he’s met many people along the way.

From TheJournal.ie Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87 RIP This post contains videos

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm' Interview

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore? Quiz
From TheJournal.ie Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79 RIP

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock? Music Scene

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Cast your mind back.

From TheJournal.ie 'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral The Lone Tenor This post contains videos

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

From TheJournal.ie Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding Never Give Up On A Child

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding

Hozier will be the first to participate on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival? Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

From headliners to headbangers.

From TheJournal.ie Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year The Livelong Day

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

The group received the €10,000 award for their third album The Livelong Day.

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56 RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced Irish Talent

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72 Allee Willis

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones? Sing Along

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

From TheJournal.ie Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade 10 Years In Music

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.

From TheJournal.ie A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott Sterling Work

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

From TheJournal.ie Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place' Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

From TheJournal.ie Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80 RIP

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020 Music Festival

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats Booba

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

From The42 NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music Collaboration

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music

Roc Nation will advise the organisation on the selection of artists for major events such as the Super Bowl half-time show.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals? Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize Music Awards

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87 J Pop

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

From TheJournal.ie A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week Great Music In Irish Houses

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week

The Great Music in Irish Houses festival is going into its 49th year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at' Body And Soul

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77 RIP

Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77

The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.

From TheJournal.ie Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend RIP

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend

Adam Sky is believed to have suffered severe cuts when he fell through a glass door.

From TheJournal.ie Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness' Tel Aviv

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson RIP

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson

Nicholson as been described as someone who deeply loved live music.

From TheJournal.ie It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy? Lil Nas X This post contains videos

It's a country/rap song that's breaking chart records in the US. So why the Old Town Road controversy?

“I’m gonna take my horse, To the old town road.”

From TheJournal.ie Stormzy cancels festival show claiming his friends and manager were 'racially profiled' by security Snowbombing

Stormzy cancels festival show claiming his friends and manager were 'racially profiled' by security

The British rapper said he needed to “make a point about racism”.

From TheJournal.ie Boyzone singer Keith Duffy hospitalised before show in Bangkok On Tour

Boyzone singer Keith Duffy hospitalised before show in Bangkok

The band performed without him after he was taken to hospital.

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