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    Justin Timberlake tour tickets slashed to under £13 as star is arrested for drink driving in New York

    JUSTIN Timberlake’s tour tickets were slashed to under £13 ahead of the pop star’s drink drive arrest in New York.The 43-year-old singer is currently on the US leg of his Forget Tomorrow World Tour – his first in five years.Justin Timberlake’s tour tickets have been reduced in price after slow salesCredit: GettyHe was arrested for drink drivingCredit: AFPJustin’s BMW was caught on CCTV the night of his arrestCredit: The Mega AgencyBut sales have been sluggish and prices reduced in a bid to fill huge arenas stateside.Seats towards the back of Hersheypark Stadium, Pennsylvania, for Justin’s July 4 show are now just $16 – or £12.50 in pounds sterling.And X account Under Face Value also found midfield seats that can be snapped up for a very reasonable $40 (£31.50).The flop tour has failed to sell out in nearly every location – however things are looking rosier in the UK where Justin’s first of two O2 Arena shows has only limited tickets available and hasn’t been affected by price drops.READ MORE ON JUSTIN TIMBERLAKEInsiders fear tour struggles combined with the lack of commercial success for latest album Everything I Thought I Was are weighing heavily on Justin.Selfish, the first single from his sixth album, was released in January and peaked at just number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100.The music star arrested for driving under the influence in Sag Harbor, NY, earlier this week.Police said Justin ran a stop sign, swerved into another lane, smelled of alcohol and refused to do a breathalyser. Most read in MusicHe is due in court on July 26 – the same date that his Poland leg of the tour is set to begin.Justin is said to have been apologetic to officers following his arrest and ‘owned’ the situation, however, his wife Jessica Biel is said to be ‘colossally embarrassed’ by it all.Justin Timberlake halts Austin concert and points to fan in need of help – ‘We need assistance!’A source told The Sun: “Justin’s friends want him to take another extended break from music to focus on his health and wellbeing.“He has felt intense pressure to compete with touring juggernauts like Beyonce and Taylor Swift – and his tour has barely sold in comparison.”The SexyBack singer recently had to cancel his June 8 concert in Columbia, South Carolina, without explanation. Ticketmaster announced: “Unfortunately, the event organiser has had to cancel your event.” Latest album, Everything I Thought It Was, is his first since 2018’s Man in the Woods.It was released in March and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 but soon slipped down the charts.Music critics gave the album mixed reviews, with one flaming it as a “rehash of past glories”.One music industry insider said: “It hasn’t been the smash hit he’d been hoping for. Justin’s wife Jessica Biel is said to be embarrassed by the arrestCredit: GettyInsiders believe Britney Spears’ revelations have hindered Justin’s popularityCredit: Getty“It’s been difficult for an artist of his stature to realise he’s now past his prime – his glory days are behind him.”A second source added: “It can’t be easy for him to deal with audience rejection and coming to terms with the fact that music tastes have moved on.”CUT SHORT?Insiders are now questioning if the child Disney star will call off the rest of his tour.Music journalist Touré of TheGrio told NewsNation: “A six-year break from your mid-thirties to your early forties is a really long time (for an artist).“Most of (Timberlake’s) fans have aged out of caring about him. It’s like the old saying goes, ‘You don’t retire – the audience retires you.'”Others believe his once-loyal fanbase has abandoned him following the bombshell allegations in Britney’s candid memoir, The Woman In Me.READ MORE SUN STORIESThe 42-year-old pop megastar accused him of several things, including cheating on her multiple times, pressuring her to get an abortion, and leveraging their breakup to boost his solo career.The scandals have led some fans in the UK to call for refunds on their tour tickets – though the July shows are going ahead as planned for the time being.Jessica ‘colosally embarrassed’
    With dark circles etched under her eyes, Justin Timberlake’s wife Jessica Biel looked broken while filming scenes in New York for her upcoming Amazon series, The Better Sister, yesterday.
    “Jessica will be colossally disappointed and embarrassed that once again, Justin is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons,” a source said.
    “There’s going to be a lot of questions asked of Justin moving forward, without a doubt. 
    “He clearly has this self-destructive streak that keeps rearing its head.
    “Jessica has shown the patience of a saint forgiving his various misdeeds over the past few years but this is really testing her patience and then some.
    “It’s well known that their marriage has been on the brink for some time. 
    “But he’s gone and screwed up again, which is going to affect everyone in his world, not just him.” More

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    Promo ZO goes live on The Night Bazaar Music Show this Friday

    Promo ZO instinctively champions the freshest underground Drum and Bass.With past broadcasts on Ministry of Sound Radio presenting alongside the likes of DJ Zinc and regular guest mixes on Kane FM, these days Promo ZO can be found broadcasting live every Wednesday on Bassdrive or standing in for Uncle Dugs on Rinse FM, plus regularly playing the London club and festival circuit.CLICK OR TAP IMAGE TO HEAD TO THE NIGHT BAZAAR MIXCLOUD FOR THE LIVE STREAM AT 8PM ON FRIDAY 21ST JUNEZO’s DJ highlights include supporting Shy FX, Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Andy C, K Motionz and Hedex for Worried About Henry, representing Planet V at Studio 338, Hospitality on The Beach as well as Hospitality in The Woods and at the infamous fabric London celebrating 30 Years of V Recordings.Having already debuted at KOKO, fabric, Ministry of Sound and internationally plus securing residencies with Sundown Festival, Drum and Bass Classics, Multifunction Brighton and more, not to mention press coverage in The Sun in print and online, UKF and Mixcloud, things aren’t slowing down anytime soon for Promo ZO.Promo ZOFocused on productions, The Truth, Promo ZO’s debut solo self-release garnered great support from both BBC Introducing and Hospital Records with a spot on the WIDNB playlist, as well as a trio of tracks released under the Konnect (UK) collaboration project with 2Shy MC on Conjunction Recordings and ProgRam.ZO started her own label ZO Audio late last year and with her track Plain Sight followed by another dark rolling DNB masterpiece, Deadmans Island that will send shivers down your spine, there’s plenty more new music on the label in the pipeline.[embedded content]We look forward to welcoming Promo ZO to The Night Bazaar Music Show Live on Mixcloud on Friday 21st June from 8pm. She will be joined by Chris Hughes who will deliver the beats from 8pm ahead of an hour set from ZO. Head HERE at 8pm to tune in.We asked Promo ZO what to expect from the stream and she told us;“Expect 60 minutes of the freshest dirty rolling drum and bass with a sprinkle of classic vocals and vibes.” More

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    Drum and Bass legend Ray Keith brings Dread to London

    SEMINAL Drum and Bass DJ, Producer and label boss Ray Keith prepares to mark a momentous occasion as his label Dread Recording turns 30 this year. After kicking off celebratory proceedings with a hugely successful event at Bristol’s Central Warehouse in March, Keith and Dread now head to London’s leading Bass music venue, XOYO, for another round on Friday, 21st June.CLICK OR TAP IMAGE FOR TICKETSAt the capital’s most sought-after bass music stronghold, XOYO, Dread Recordings and its frontman Ray Keith, prepare to welcome a generous list of friends and family, with DJs, Producers and MCs that have all played their part in making the label one of Drum and Bass music’s most respected stables. DJs on the night include SS, who is going back-to-back with Ray Keith for a special ‘30 Years of Dread & Formation Exclusive Dubplate Set’, Bryan Gee, DJ Rap, Critical Impact B2B T >I, V Dubz, Fleck B2B Conrad Subs, Lo Selecta, and Abi Clark, whilst MCs Ragga Twins, Moose, Juiceman and Enamie will keep the crowd hyped to the max from start to finish. We caught up with Ray Keith this week and he talked us through a playlist featuring some of his own huge productions.Ray Keith – Chopper (Ray Keith Dirty Chopper Remix)There was also the Shy FX mix. Shy’s version was more for the dance floor, and mine was more of an underground thing. Probably one of the biggest tunes that I’m known for.[embedded content]Cloud 9 – You Got Me Burnin (Ray Keith & Nookie Remix)The classic match made in heaven. An iconic tune that’s stood the test of time in terms of jungle. It’s got the essence of rave with the 4 x 4 beat but then the amen brings the underground jungle rhythm. A transition into something new.[embedded content]Ray Keith – Dark Soldier (Back in the Day)I decided to put this one on because it’s a track that’s a proper ghetto, working class track. I’ve been blessed to be a leader, not a follower, and this is one of the earliest blueprints of DNB.Most read in Music[embedded content]Ray Keith – Renegade (TI Minimal VIP)Renegade is one of my signature tracks, made 30 years ago. I own the master recording, so to celebrate I asked TI to remix. He put his minimal take on it and it went immediately viral with 50-60,000 hits. Wicked to get a new lease of life for such an old track.[embedded content]Ray Keith – AmnesiaFrom the Birdman album and a lockdown hit. I won an award for best radio show during that time and I feel this one helped people keep going through the pandemic.[embedded content]Ray Keith – Rare GrooveThis one must be 25 years old. LTJ Bukem was one of the first to play it, and again it’s showcasing my more soulful side.[embedded content]Ray Keith – StardustAlso culled from the Prophecy album. I’m known for making bangers but I’m an old soul and jazz man and this was an opportunity to express that side of my musical tastes.[embedded content]Ray Keith – Dark Forces ft DRSThis one is taken from my Prophecy album from 2022. What a wonderful opportunity to work with one of the most highly acclaimed, legendary MCs from our DNB scene.[embedded content]Ray Keith – Do ItOne of my V Recordings classics that came out as a single. It’s 30 years of Dread and 30 years of V this year, so worth celebrating.READ MORE SUN STORIESRay Keith – ParadiseThis one’s taken from my album The Birdman from 2023. It’s a cover of an old 80s tune with E-Lisa on the vocals – I picked this because the crowd always love it – it’s a proper singalong tune.[embedded content] More

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    Much-loved 00s rockstar quits UK for new life in Canada with young family

    A LEGENDARY noughties rockstar has quit the UK for a new life in Canada with his young family.Sam McTrusty and bandmates Barry McKenna, Ross McNae, and Craig Kneale are better known as Twin Atlantic.Sam McTrusty, Barry McKenna, Ross McNae, and Craig Kneale are Twin AtlanticCredit: GettySam McTrusty revealed he’s swapped Glasgow’s southside for CanadaCredit: Michael SchofieldThe Scots musicians are famed for a string of hits and will release their latest album Meltdown next month.But earlier this year frontman Sam, 36, quit Glasgow’s Southside for a new life with his family across the pond.He told the Scottish Sun: “I moved to Canada as my wife is from here, she lived in Scotland for 10 years because of me.“We’ve got two little girls – it’s so much better for the family situation“Canada is potentially a permanent set-up for me – that’s the idea.“I’ve not really had the chance to be homesick because people who need to make this kind of move don’t have that option.“I feel really, really lucky that I’ve got the option to enjoy the best of both worlds.“My kids Sadie and Georgia are going to be five and two. Most read in MusicI grew up with two sisters, my older sister is two years older. But growing up with my older sister was like growing up with my best friend – we still are.“I always knew if I ever had kids I’d want them to be a similar age like me and my sister.”Sam from Twin Atlantic talks ahead of TRNSMT set in GlasgowAnd Sam is enjoying a slice of home overseas after nailing down a boozer that sells his beloved tipple.Sam laughed: “I’m a Tennent’s man, I keep it quite simple. And I’ve already sourced a bar in Canada that sells Tennent’s – but it’s not quite the same.”But if I’m on a night out I won’t drink IPAs – that’s more of a ‘have a drink in the house’ type beer.”I’m pretty vanilla, I’ll have a Tennent’s or a Peroni – maybe a Heineken or a Corona, something like that.”I’ll probably move on to a few vodka and sodas.”The band have also recorded a mini-documentary on Glasgow nightlife which is available on YouTube. More

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    Who is Adam Lambert from ITV’s Out, Loud and Proud documentary? Queen Frontman & LGBTQ+ activist talks Freddie Mercury

    ADAM Lambert has had an incredible singing career so far after rising to fame on American Idol.The lead singer of Queen has managed to sell millions of albums and is now appearing on ITV’s Out, Loud and Proud documentary. Adam Lambert is an international superstar The singer shot to fame on American idolCredit: AlamyWho is Adam Lambert?Adam Lambert was born  January 29, 1982, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of a Leila, a dental hygienist, and Eber Lambert, a programme manager of Norwegian descent.He was raised as Jewish, the religion of his mother, and has a younger brother called Neil – the family moved to San Diego, California shortly after he was born.Adam showed early signs of being destined for a life of stardom, starring in local professional productions of Grease, Peter Pan and Hello Dolly! while still at high school.Adam lasted just five weeks after enrolling in California State University, before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in showbiz.Read more on Adam LambertHow did Adam Lambert get famous?Adam spent several years striving for his big break, fronting an underground rock band The Citizen Vein while performing in musical theatre productions.He was an understudy for the role of Fiyero in the hit musical Wicked, and toured as an ensemble member with the show from 2005 to 2008.His big break came when he auditioned for the eighth season of American Idol in 2009, wowing the judges with performances of classic tracks Rock with You and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.More on celebritySimon Cowell was an early fan, giving Adam a standing ovation for a moving performance of the Tears for Fears and Gary Jules hit Mad World – the only time the notoriously harsh judge ever delivered such an accolade on the show.Adam eventually finished runner-up behind fellow singer Kris Allen, and later placed fifth on a list of the 120 best contestants in American Idol’s history.Loose Women forced to apologise for swearing as Linda Robson tells ITV star ‘you can’t say that!’When did Adam join Queen?Queen first performed alongside Adam on American Idol, and since 2011 the rock legends and singing star have collaborated as Queen + Adam Lambert.The supergroup initially only made occasional appearances, such as a special show at the 2011 MTV Europe Awards and three London dates in 2012.However, in 2014 they embarked on a successful 66-date world tour, and earlier this year performed at festivals across Europe and Asia to great critical acclaim.At the beginning of working with Queen I was completely intimidated by the idea! I was like ‘What? Are you serious? You guys really want me to do this?’Adam LambertGuitarist Brian May has praised the “awesome range and power” of the singing star’s voice, while drummer Roger Taylor said he had “the best range I’ve ever heard”.Speaking to Wonderland Magazine he said: “At the beginning of working with Queen I was completely intimidated by the idea! I was like ‘What? Are you serious? You guys really want me to do this?’”I was intimidated by what fans would say and probably expect of me. Being in the shadow of Freddie Mercury is kind of a mind-f***, you know?”But over the years, I got comfortable with the show and the set of songs.”In a May 2018 interview with Attitude magazine he revealed he has his own style when singing with Queen: “At first I would try to hit the same notes and runs [as Freddie], then I learned to just sing the songs as they work for me, and in my style.” Adam is now the lead singer of QueenCredit: AlamyIs Adam married and does he have children?Adam was in a relationship with Finnish entertainment reporter and reality TV personality Sauli Koskinen from November 2010 until April 2013.From March to November 2019, he was in a relationship with model Javi Costa Polo.Since late 2020, Adam has been in a relationship with partner Oliver Gliese.Adam doesn’t have kids. Adam with his longterm partner Oliver Gliese.Credit: GettyWhat TV shows has Adam Lambert starred in?After finding fame on American Idol, Lambert has gone on to appear on multiple TV shows.He has been on talk shows such as Jonathan Ross, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.Adam’s most recent TV role is being a judge on ITV’s Starstruck where teams of super fans transform into their idol for a very special performance.How to watch Adam Lambert: Out, Loud and ProudAdam is appearing in his very own ITV documentary.Called Out, Loud and proud the singer will talk candidly about his life in the spotlight.He also explores how British LGBTQ+ artists have fought for their place in the music industry.Adam’s fellow Queen bandmate Brian May will also appear on the doc.You can watch it on ITV and ITVX at 9pm on June 19, 2024. More

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    Noughties rock band announce UK comeback tour 12 years after huge hit and bassist’s romance with Little Mix star

    THEY are the sound of the noughties and now The Struts are back on the road with a high-profile tour of Europe and the US.The Grand Union Tour will see the Derby quartet playing a series of gigs, supported by the alternative rocker, Barns Courtney.The Glam rock band burst onto the scene in 2012 and quickly built a followingCredit: AlamyBassist Jed Elliot was in a 3 year relationship with Jade Thirwall from Little MixCredit: GettyKicking off the US leg of the tour in July and August, the UK dates begin in September at the 02 Academy in Leeds, finishing off with a show at the flagship music venue London’s Roundhouse in October.After that, the musicians head to Europe for eleven shows, in cities including Belgium, Cologne and Warsaw, finishing in Milan.Speaking about their big comeback, the band’s frontman, Luke Spiller said: “We are really looking forward to getting back out and bringing out best show to date alongside our long term friend ad partner in rock, Barns Courtney. It truly is going to be the hottest ticket in town.”Since releasing the catchy first single I Just Know in 2012, the rockers have built a large following and were transferred from their indie label to Future Records.read more aboutJust two years later in 2014, they performed for 80,000 people as the opener for The Rolling Stones in Paris.That summer, they also did a 24-date tour, which included a gig at the Isle of Wight Festival. Spiller wore clothing designed for him by fashion guru Dame Zandra Rhodes , who formerly dressed Freddie Mercury.The production process behind Rhodes’ costume for Spiller was later featured on the BBC documentary Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion.Indeed during the height of their fame, bassist Jed Elliot became romantically involved with Little Mix star Jade Thirwall. Most read in MusicThe pair dated for three years before splitting in 2019 due to the a clash of schedules at the time. A source said: “Jade and Jed have decided to end the relationship. There is honestly no big drama, it has just sadly run its course. They spent so much time apart as Jed is on tour constantly in the USA with his band The Struts.”The band are back with a major tour of the US and Europe from JulyCredit: AlamyThe Struts are one of the biggest bands to break through and maintain consistent successCredit: Alamy More

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    Paul McCartney 2024 UK tour — Presale kicks off today for Manchester and London shows – here’s how to get tickets

    TICKETS for Paul McCartney’s 2024 UK tour will go on sale today. While general sale tickets will not be available until Friday, those with access to the presale can access them at 10am today. Paul McCartney will be will be playing at Manchester’s Co-op Live on Saturday December 14 and Sunday December 15. Then he’ll be heading to London at the O2 Arena on Wednesday December 18 and Thursday December 19. You can purchase tickets here:Read our live blog below for the latest news and updates…One of the greatest selling artists
    The 81-year-old first found fame in The Beatles alongside John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, who formed in Liverpool back in 1960 and remain to this day one of the most beloved bands of all time.
    Their success triggered the unmatched “Beatlemania” which saw them become heartthrobs across the globe.
    Paul has since become one of the greatest selling artists of all time across the globe, spanning music genres from pop to psychadelic rock.
    He officially became Sir Paul McCartney after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997.
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    Paul McCartney will be will be playing at Manchester’s Co-op Live on Saturday December 14 and Sunday December 15. 
    Then he’ll be heading to London at the O2 Arena on Wednesday December 18 and Thursday December 19. 
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    Presale tickets for Paul McCartney’s UK tour will go on sale at 10am this morning.
    Tickets for four UK dates up for grabs and fans will need to be quick to be in with a chance.

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    I was a nineties rapper – now I’ve made £15million by ‘doing nothing’

    A TOP Nineties rapper has boasted of raking in a whopping £15million by “doing nothing.”The iconic US hitmaker, 56, opened up on working smart and cashing in on his expert DIY skills to build a blossoming property portfolio.A top Nineties rapper has boasted of raking in £15million for ‘doing nothing’Credit: GettyRapper Vanilla Ice is best-known for 1990 hit Ice Ice BabyCredit: RexThe Texas-born star was a familiar figure on the Nineties music scene with further tracks including Play That Funky MusicCredit: RexHe told Steve-O’s Wild Ride podcast how clocking up a property portfolio in his youth had paid offCredit: YouTubeNow Vanilla Ice’s side-hustle has become his primary earner – and he’s reaping the rewards.The Texas-born star is best-known for catchy track Ice Ice Baby, released in 1990.He followed up with tracks Play That Funky Music and I Love You in the same year.The one-hit wonder, real name Robert Van Winkle, followed up with tracks through until 2012, when a Zumba remix of Ice Ice Baby hit shelves.read more vanilla icePlatinum Underground, his final album, was released in 2005.After ditching a drug habit – which saw him overdose in 1994 – he turned his focus to home improvements and reality TV.Vanilla Ice fronted his own on the D-I-Y Network show, The Vanilla Ice Project, from 2019 until 2019.He followed up with The Vanilla Ice Home Show two years ago and has now told Steve-O’s Wild Ride podcast how he “does nothing” to maintain his fortune.Most read in MusicDressed in a baseball cap and camouflage print shorts, he told the Jackass host how he has snapped up an array of properties “around the country” – but didn’t use any of them for three years while he was touring.Vanilla Ice said: “OK while I was young and dumb, I thought I had blew all that money.Vanilla Ice narrates podcast The disappearance of Shergar the super horse”I bought a house next to Michael J Fox [actor] literally right across the street, he got his mailbox in his robe and I would see him there.”I had homes all over the country right because you’re young, I just bought a bunch.”I never used them, I thought I would use them while I was there because I don’t want to stay in hotels, it gets crazy.”So I bought all these homes and thought s**t in three years I’ve never seen them, I thought I’d lost money on them, and I go ‘f**k I just blew a lot of money.'”And I go ‘let’s just sell them’ and I sold them all, they go real quick, and I made millions.”For doing nothing! I didn’t even change the carpet or anything.”He added: “And I go ‘Holy s**t let’s buy a bunch more of them’ and I was buying homes all over the place, and still am.”I go ‘let’s just sell them’ and I sold them all, they go real quick, and I made millionsVanilla IceSteve-O’s Wild RideThe star insisted: “I have a process now in how I buy the homes.”Recently, the star’s real estate empire was valued at £15million.He added he “puts out tax dockets on properties” and can then so purchase properties “for pennies on the dollar.”POP HISTORYThe chart star wrote Ice, Ice Baby when he was just 16, using a sample of iconic Queen and David Bowie song, Under Pressure. I go ‘Holy s**t let’s buy a bunch more of them’ and I was buying homes all over the place, and still amVanilla IceSteve-O’s Wild RideHis rapper name came after he was dubbed “Vanilla” by his Black and Mexican friends on the breakdancing scene.He also dated pop queen Madonna, yet told Steve-O’s podcast how the pair don’t keep in touch.READ MORE SUN STORIESIn another move away from the music scene, he made a seven-part BBC podcast The Disappearance of Shergar the Super Horse, about the famous 1981 Derby winner.Two years after his racing triumph, the horse was kidnapped from its stable in Kildare and killed, with its body never found.Vanilla Ice told how he had snapped a series of homes ‘across the country’ in his youth – and made millions when they were soldCredit: YouTubeThe chart star previously dated MadonnaCredit: Rex More