LastFM Trends Trends – Best Of 2010: Part Two Of Its Year-End Roundup‘s countdown of the year’s most-played artists gets a little closer to the top spot this week, as #20 – #11 are revealed today. Find out which names have jumped up this year, and who […]


Could Eminem Take Top Grammy?

Continuing our coverage of the Grammy Awards, today the Trends team takes a look at the nominees for the coveted Record Of The Year award. Featuring some of the biggest records of the year, […]


The Beatles Get Back To The Top

Yesterday’s announcement from Apple might not have rocked everyone’s world, but the news that The Beatles have hit iTunes (read more at StreetDate) will doubtless mean the Fab Four grace a few more playlists than […]

11/17/2010 Trends: U2 Look To The New Year

Stadium rockers U2 look set to open up the new year with their thirteenth (yes, you read that correctly, thirteenth) studio album. Tentatively titled ‘Songs of Ascent’ we thought we would ask the Trends […]

10/20/2010 Trends: Phil Collins Leaves Fans In The Texan Dust

© Sheila Rock/EMI Phil Collins has been teasing his fans with more talk of retiring from music, since the release of his Motown covers album Going Back on September 28th. He’s put down the microphone […]

10/07/2010 Trends: Post-Glee, Get More Britney

She finally did it; Britney burst onto Glee with a bang last night and it looks like you loved it. Old fans and new are turning back to her catalog and giving the girl a […]

09/29/2010 Trends: Springsteen’s “Darkness” Still Strong

Bruce Springsteen has been speaking about documentary The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge Of Town, which premiered at the Toronto film festival this week. The album marked, he said, the start of […]

09/16/2010 Trends: Happy Birthday To Madonna

Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone, better known by millions of fans around the world by her first name, celebrates her birthday today. It’s always the perfect occasion to have a look back at the career of […]

08/16/2010 Trends: American Idol: Who’s On Top?

With judges leaving Idol, by choice or by force, and more shake-ups planned to the format planned for the tenth season, it’s no surprise there are changes afoot for the winners too. The production company […]

08/05/2010 Trends: Taylor Swift Announces New Album

One of the world’s most consistently popular artists Taylor Swift announced yesterday that she’ll be releasing a new album later this year. Speak Now is the follow up to her best-selling album Fearless, and will hit […]