Taylor Swift reveals past struggle with eating disorder

Taylor Swift has opened up about her struggle to overcome an eating disorder in a new Netflix documentary about her life. The 89.7 Bay hitmaker, 30, said comments about her body and weight led her to stop eating at times. She said she would ‘starve’ herself if she saw a photo where she thought her […]

89.7 Bay is crowned Malta’s number one again

89.7 Bay has once again been crowned Malta’s number one radio station. Official research shows Bay cemented its position at the top spot with an impressive audience reach of 20.78%. The independent survey was carried out in November 2019 and commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority. The research showed that 89.7 Bay continues to dominate radio listening […]

89.7 Bay hitmaker Ed Sheeran to take a break from music

Ed Sheeran has revealed he is taking a break from music after working ‘non stop’ for the past two years. The 89.7 Bay favourite said that he will return with more hits after he has spent time travelling, writing and reading, and when he has ‘lived a little more’. Ed, 28, said in a message […]

Bay is officially Malta’s number one radio station AGAIN

Bay has once again been crowned Malta’s number one radio station. Official research shows Bay increased its audience this summer with an impressive reach of 25.9%. The independent survey was carried out in July 2019 and commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority. It shows that Bay continues to dominate radio listening in Malta, reaching more listeners […]

Nicki Minaj announces her retirement from music

Nicki Minaj has announced she’s retiring from music to have a family. The rapper, 36, took to social media to break the news to her fans, who have gone into meltdown. She tweeted: ‘I’ve decided to retire and have my family. I know you guys are happy now. ‘To my fans, keep reppin me, do […]

Taylor Swift’s Lover heads straight for number one

Taylor Swift is speeding ahead in the race for this week’s number one. Her new release Lover has stormed the album charts and looks set to knock Ed Sheeran off top spot. Taylor’s seventh studio album could become her fourth consecutive UK number one, and features the 89.7 Bay hits, You Need To Calm Down, Me […]

Taylor’s new album breaks records after just two days

We told you it was good. And now Taylor Swift’s new album has become the top-selling album of 2019 – after just two days. Lover was released on Friday morning. Billboard Magazine reported that the album had smashed sales of 500,000 by Saturday night. With those numbers, Taylor’s seventh album has beaten 2019’s previous top-selling album, […]

Harry Styles goes shirtless for new magazine cover

Harry Styles will appear on the cover of Rolling Stone’s next issue. The former One Direction star, 25, poses topless on the front of the US magazine and is set to discuss ‘sex and the secrets of stardom’. In the cover shot he flashes his large collection of chest and arm tattoos as he pulls […]

Miley Cyrus sings about ‘letting go’ in new song

Miley Cyrus has released a new song hinting at a marriage break-up just days after her split from husband Liam Hemsworth. The lyrics of the song, called Slide Away, encourage a person to ‘move on’ and ‘let it go’. The singer, 26, opens with the verse: ‘Once upon a time it was paradise, once upon […]

Listen: Taylor Swift sparks engagement rumours with new song

Taylor Swift’s new single has left fans speculating over whether the star is engaged to her boyfriend Joe Alwyn. The 89.7 Bay hitmaker released a lyric video for the track called ‘Lover’ which is her third release from her upcoming album. The song sees Taylor return to her country roots after the massive Bay hits […]

Ariana Grande left sobbing after performing with her idol

Ariana Grande has revealed she was left ‘shaking and crying’ after performing a dream duet with her ultimate idol. The singer, 26, was invited by music legend Barbra Streisand to make a surprise appearance at her concert in Chicago. The pair belted out ‘No More Tears, Enough is Enough’, a song Barbra recorded in 1979 […]

Beyoncé ‘to reunite with Destiny’s Child for world tour’

Beyoncécould be set to reunite with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams for a Destiny’s Child world tour’, according to new reports. The bandmates have all had successful solo careers since they split in 2006 and are now said to be ready to join forces again, following the success of the Spice Girls reunion. An insider […]

Ivan Grech to perform Valletta charity concert

One of Malta’s top entertainers is to host a solo concert in Valletta this summer. Winter Moods frontman Ivan Grech will perform live on stage on Tuesday 23 July at Ta’ Liesse in the capital. Ticket sales from the concert will be donated to the Maltese cancer charity Puttinu Cares. Ivan told 89.7 Bay: ‘I’m […]

Ariana shares heartfelt message after crying on stage

Ariana Grande has written an emotional letter to her fans after she was seen crying on stage during her world tour. The singer, 26, opened up in a lengthy post on social media, which she has since deleted, explaining how grateful she was to have her voice and the opportunity to perform for thousands of […]

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 […]

Lewis Capaldi to headline Kew the Music 2019

89.7 Bay favourite Lewis Capaldi has been announced as the headline act one of London’s biggest summer music festivals. The singer-songwriter will top the bill at Kew The Music on Wednesday 10 July 10. Capaldi replaces Jess Glynne at the event, after the singer cancelled due to a damaged vocal cord. Tickets for the show can be […]