NME Festival blog: Watch Björk’s first TV performance in 8 years on ‘Later… with Jools Holland’

Surrounded by greenery and backed by an ensemble of flautists, Björk served up a glimpse of her current live set-up Björk gave her first TV performance in eight years on last night’s edition of Later… with Jools Holland – check out the two performance clips below. The Icelandic artist is currently promoting her November 2017 […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Donald Glover star alongside SZA in her dreamy video for ‘Garden (Say It Like Dat)’

The visuals follow on from a brief cameo SZA made in Glover’s sensational ‘This Is America’ video, which dropped earlier this month SZA has shared her dream-like new video for the song ‘Garden (Say It Like Dat’), which features the artist acting alongside Donald Glover – check out the clip below. The visuals for the […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Lykke Li’s trippy new music video for ‘Deep End’

Lykke Li has released the music video for ‘Deep End’ which documents an out-of-control night out filmed entirely on an iPhone. The track was one of the to tracks released last month from the Swedish singer. ‘Deep End’ and ‘Hard Rain’ will both appear on ‘So Sad So Sexy’, the Swedish singer’s fourth record to date which […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Chance The Rapper encourage students to ‘surpass greatness’ in graduation commencement speech

Chance The Rapper delivered the commencement speech at Dillard University’s graduation ceremony today (May 12). The rapper was invited to speak at the New Orleans university, where he also picked up an honorary doctorate. During his speech, Chance encouraged the students present to “surpass greatness”. “Walk right up to the edge of what your heroes […]

NME Festival blog: Watch the eerie video for Babymetal’s surprise new single, ‘Distortion’

Babymetal have shared a surprise new single called ‘Distortion’ to celebrate the start of their latest world tour. The Japanese kawaii metal band kick off the new series of dates in Kansas City, Missouri today (May 7). After a string of North American dates, they will arrive in Europe in June, where they will appear […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Father John Misty pay tribute to Lana Del Rey and cover ‘Ride’

Father John Misty has covered Lana Del Rey‘s ‘Ride’. Scroll below to see footage. The singer-songwriter (real name Josh Tillman) was presenting Del Rey with the Global Impact Award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills on Monday night (April 23) when he paid tribute to the star. “Well, it strikes me as vaguely ironic […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Patti Smith perform with Bruce Springsteen and R.E.M’s Michael Stipe

Patti Smith was joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe for special performances of ‘Because The Night’ and ‘People Have The Power’. Check out the footage below. Smith’s concert-documentary, Horses: Patti Smith and her Band, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last night (April 23). Following the screening, the singer-songwriter took to the stage […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Sufjan Stevens perform ‘Visions of Gideon’ from ‘Call Me By Your Name’ live for the first time ever

He also performed ‘Mystery of Love; ‘Tonya Harding’, ‘Heirloom’, and an old church hymn. Sufjan Stevens has performed his track ‘Visions of Gideon’ live for the first time. He sung the track live at The Town Hall in New York City last night (April 21) on ‘Live From Here’, a US radio show (formerly known […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Beyonce’s epic fail as she drops sister Solange onstage at Coachella

They styled it out in a way only a Knowles sister could. Beyoncé and sister Solange took a tumble onstage at Coachella during Bey’s headline set last night (April 21). Despite there being rumours of ‘a few changes’ to her set during the festival’s second weekend, the main difference was that the singer was wearing different outfits […]

NME Festival blog: Watch thousands of fans pay tribute to the late DJ Avicii at Coachella

The Swedish DJ was found dead on Friday (April 20). Thousand of fans paid tribute to the late DJ Avicii at Coachella this weekend. Avicii AKA Tim Bergling was tragically found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday (April 20) while on holiday with friends. He was just 28. Kygo ended his set at week two […]