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U2U2 won't release a new album until next year.

Although the band have performed live - appearing at The Oscars, The Golden Globes and on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - and debuted two new tracks, "Ordinary Love" and "Invisible," they are still trying to perfect songs for their new album.

"It seems to be taking longer for them to finish an album as they get older, but the great thing about U2 is that the whole of a record is always better than the sum of its parts. That magic that the band always seems to capture ... they have yet to capture it, a source told Billboard.

The album is being helmed by executive producer Danger Mouse and U2 - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen - have scheduled further sessions with producers Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth to complete the as-yet-untitled record.

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Kanye WestKanye West has announced a movie based on his Yeezus world tour.

The 36-year-old rapper has teased the concert film, which will be directed by frequent collaborator Hype Williams, with a 30-second teaser trailer on his official website.

The trailer intersperses footage from his ongoing world tour, as well as clips from his recent "Bound 2" music video which featured his fiancee Kim Kardashian. "Yeezus film directed by Hype Williams coming to theatres," the website states.

Music video director Hype Williams has previously been entrusted to helm the elaborate visuals for Kanye's hit songs "All of the Lights," "Stronger" and  "Gold Digger."

The "New Slaves" star has recently been linked to a biographical film based on his Yeezus album and it's rumored that Kim, 33, may have a starring role.

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RihannaRihanna is working on a concept album for new animated film Home.

The superstar's next record will be entirely inspired by the new 3D DreamWorks Animation movie, in which she voices a teenager called Gratuity "Tip" Tucci.

Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, revealed the news during the company's quarterly earnings announcement, explaining that Rihanna will perform new songs. While no further details have been confirmed, the release is likely to coincide with the film - based on author Adam Rex's 2007 children's book The True Meaning of Smekday - hitting cinemas this November.

The album will be Rihanna's first since 2012's Unapologetic, and a welcome return from the 26-year-old star, who released a new record every single year from 2009 until 2012. Despite taking a year off in 2013, the hardworking singer remained in the charts by collaborating with Eminem's smash hit "Monster" from his album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and more recently with Shakira on "Can't Remember to Forget You."

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Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe'Oasis is re-releasing their debut album Definitely Maybe with previously unheard tracks to celebrate the LP's 20th anniversary.

The band - who split in August 2009 after brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher had a huge backstage bust-up in Paris, France - sent the internet into meltdown yesterday after teasing an announcement at 9:00 am this morning, prompting speculation of a reunion. But instead they revealed plans to bring out a new version of their acclaimed debut record - which will be available from May 19. The anticipation of a possible reunion saw fans crash their official website oasisinet.com.

The re-issue is the first in the Chasing The Sun series from Big Brother Recordings - the brothers' own record label - with "What's the Story (Morning Glory)?" and "Be Here Now" also set to be re-released.

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Tina Davis and Chris Brown

Chris Brown has accused his former manager of leaking his new album.

The R&B star, whose record X is set to be released May 5, warned his fans on Twitter that there are "snakes in the grass" and claimed his former boss, Tina Davis, was trying to "sabotage" the release, the follow-up to 2012's Fortune. "My old manager is leaking my NEW album and refuses to give me my back up hard drive to sabotage my album. That's F'd up G! [sic]," he tweeted. Chris later deleted the tweet but added, "Snakes in the grass ... Just stay positive."

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Adele Prince

Adele is collaborating with Prince on a new track.

The "Skyfall" hitmaker has been discussing the possibility of recording a duet with the legendary singer for her upcoming third album. "The reason Adele only stayed a short time at Prince's gig at Ronnie Scott's in London was because it was just a business meeting and she had to get home. During their talks they got on like a house on fire. They want to work together for a track on her next album," a source said.

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Lily AllenLily Allen will call her new album Sheezus as a tribute to Kanye West.

The "Air Balloon" singer insisted the name of the record - a parody of the rapper's latest album Yeezus - isn't intended as a joke as his expense, instead describing it as a sign of ''respect."

"With all my albums, I've just wanted to have a laugh. But yes, Sheezus, it's bold. But it's not taking the p**s out of Kanye at all. I've got nothing but respect for him. I love him ... So it is a little homage to him. I hope he doesn't think it's a diss. I'd be horrified if he thought that," she told The Sun.

The 28-year-old star also explained while Kanye is outspoken and controversial, he actually "makes total sense." She said,"I know people think he's crazy but most of what he says I think makes total sense. I mean there are a few exceptions but on the whole. He is one of the only people who says what he believes and people call him mad for it."

Gallery: Lily Allen Names Album ‘Sheezus’ to Honor Kanye West


One DirectionOne Direction have no plans to split up, and are writing new music.

The "Story of My Life" hitmakers - who released their latest album Midnight Memories late last year - have already started work on their fourth record and Liam Payne has insisted they won't be breaking up for a very long time.

"We have been writing away for the next album and rehearsals are just about to start soon for the tour. We're not splitting up. We're on WhatsApp messaging each other all the time, talking about song ideas and just funny stuff from our day. It's been a while since we have all been together so we are enjoying being back in each other's company," he said.

His band mate Harry Styles also claimed the group - completed by Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan - don't intend to call it quits, even if their career keeps them away from home for a long time. "We're not breaking up. We've spent every day together for months and forgot what my mum looked like. It's just holidays," he added.

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50 Cent50 Cent will release his next album on an indie label.

The "Candy Shop" hitmaker has severed ties with Eminem's Interscope imprint, Shady Records, after 12 years and will now be working with Caroline, a music distributor owned by Universal, starting with his album Animal Ambition, which is due out on June 3.

"I recorded so many album quality songs that I'm going to put the Animal project out as my viral marketing plan and then [Street King] will come out after. [Animal Ambition] is about prosperity ... ambition and prosperity," the star said in a statement.

The 38-year-old rapper has sold millions of albums for Interscope, including 15-million copies of his debut record, but the star's relationship with the label has been difficult since 2009's Before I Self Destruct, which failed to conquer the charts.

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Lana Del Rey and Dan AuerbachLana Del Rey's new album Ultraviolence is being produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.

The "National Anthem" singer took to Twitter yesterday to post a picture of herself sitting on the lap of the rock frontman and Grammy Award winning producer. She teased fans by writing alongside the snap, "Me and Dan Auerbach are excited to present you Ultraviolence."

Dan has produced records for a number of artists including The Growlers, Hanni El Khatib and Dr. John, and the picture hints that he has been working with Lana on the follow-up to Born to Die in 2012, her second studio album.

Ultraviolence is rumored to be released on May 1, after the singer accidentally told a fan the release date, whilst signing an autograph.

Gallery: The Black Keys Producing Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolence’


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