R Kelly held by police on sex crime charges in Chicago

R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges. The I Believe I Can Fly singer, 52, was held by police on Thursday night in connection with 13 different offences. US attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick said: ‘The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice.’ He was arrested in Chicago and […]

BBC Concert Orchestra to stage free concert in Malta

Music fans in Malta are in for a real treat next week. Britain’s leading orchestra is coming to the island to perform a free open air concert at the Granaries in Floriana. The event, Lights! Camera! Malta! will be held on Wednesday 17 July from 9pm, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra and presented by veteran actor Charles […]

Beyoncé releases song from the new Lion King album

Beyoncé has unveiled a brand new single. Spirit is the first track from a Lion King-inspired album she has produced, called The Lion King: The Gift. The track, which Beyonce co-wrote along with IIya Salmanzadeh and Timothy McKenzie, is an original composition for the upcoming film’s soundtrack. It’s included on the album which will be […]

Taylor Swift to headline exclusive online gig

Taylor Swift is set to perform an online concert in front of millions next week – and fans can watch for free. The gig has been organised as part of a Global Prime Day Concert for Amazon and will be streamed exclusively online for anybody with an Amazon Prime account. Swiftie fans in Malta will need to […]

Taylor Swift accuses her former manager of ‘bullying’

Taylor Swift has said she is ‘sad’ and ‘grossed out’ after entrepreneur Scooter Braun gained control of all her music – accusing the 38-year-old of ‘incessant, manipulative bullying’. Braun, who manages Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, owns Ithaca Holdings, which bought Big Machine Label Group at the weekend, giving the entrepreneur ownership of her back […]

Michael Jackson fans mark 10 years since his death

Michael Jackson fans say they are still mourning the King Of Pop a decade after his death. The star was one of the most influential musicians ever thanks to his groundbreaking albums and revolutionary live performances. He died aged 50 after suffering a heart attack. He remains hugely popular, despite the release of HBO documentary […]

Dua Lipa is ‘dating’ model Gigi Hadid’s little brother

89.7 Bay favourite Dua Lipa is said to be dating Gigi and Bella Hadid’s little brother. The New Rules singer has been spotted on a string of dates with Anwar Hadid, 20. according to The Sun. The news comes just three weeks after she reportedly split from her on-again-off-again boyfriend, model Isaac Carew. A source […]

WATCH: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s new song

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s new single is a prime contender for 89.7 Bay’s song of the summer. Senorita is the pair’s second collaboration, having previously teamed up for I Know What You Did Last Summer in 2015. The new track, released on Friday, charts a summer romance and mixes Shawn’s winning acoustic pop style […]

‘Shocking’ Jess Glynne banned from music festival for life

Jess Glynne will never perform at one of England’s most popular music events ever again. The Hold My Hand singer, 29, has been banned for life from the Isle of Wight Festival. Organisers were furious after she cancelled her performance with a few minutes notice on Sunday. The Mirror newspaper reported that she had spent […]

Katy Perry stars in Taylor Swift’s new music video

Taylor Swift has proved that she is still one of the best connected stars in showbiz. A host of A-listers have lined-up to appear in the music video for her brilliant new single You Need to Calm Down. The singer proved her six-year feud with Katy Perry is well and truly over with Katy appearing […]

Taylor Swift delights fans with surprise performance

Taylor Swift has treated fans to a surprise performance in New York City. The singer, 29, marked Pride month by turning up at the Stonewall Inn, a bar in Greenwich Village. The performance followed the release on Thursday of her new single, You Need To Calm Down. Swift performed her hit Shake It Off at the bar with […]

Katy Perry confirms her feud with Taylor Swift is over

Katy Perry has confirmed her infamous feud with Taylor Swift is finally over. The singer took to Instagram with a simple plate of cookies, declaring ‘peace at last’. The two singers used to be friends, but things took a bad turn after Katy got close to singer John Mayer, who was rumored to be an […]

Rita Ora joins Prince Harry for glamorous charity concert

Rita Ora has joined Prince Harry at a concert to raise funds for a Commonwealth charity supporting children living with Aids. The Duke of Sussex and the singer were pictured hugging at a reception ahead of the glamorous event, which was hosted by Sentebale. Harry welcomed Rita with a hug  when they were introduced at Hampton Court […]

Could it be wedding bells for Little Mix star Jesy Nelson?

They might have only been dating since February this year. But Love Island star Chris Hughes has revealed his biggest ambition – and it involves his girlfriend, Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson. The reality TV star has opened up about their relationship, telling how he would love to wed his girlfriend. Speaking to the Racing […]

How to get your tickets for Summer Daze Malta 2019

The first acts performing at this year’s Summer Daze Malta have been revealed – and they’re massive! Dance music legend David Guetta will headline the week-long festival from August 11 to 17. Big names such as 89.7 Bay favourite James Arthur and hip hop star Tyga set to rock the crowds at Ta’ Qali National […]

Ed Sheeran is named the most played artist on radio

Ed Sheeran released no new music last year – but that hasn’t stopped him being crowned the most-played artist on radio in 2018. The singer pulled off the title without landing a single in the top 10 most played tracks of the year – which suggests his catalogue of hits is in heavy rotation. It’s […]