Van Morrison

It sounds like the leader of the free world is enjoying his holiday. President Obama shares his Spotify playlist The 29-year-old is getting the first ever Contemporary Icon Award in June. Gaga enters Songwriters' Hall of Fame To Pimp a Butterfly beats Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour to the top spot. Kendrick Lamar claims UK number 1 album The rapper's third album is 3,000 copies ahead of its nearest competitor. Kendrick Lamar set to score first UK No.1 The singer lists his favourite songs by 13 different Irish acts on iTunes. 1D Niall Horan's St Paddy's Day anthems Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue will be released in the UK on March 16. Van Morrison works with Bublé on duets album The musician will play an intimate show at Nells Jazz and Blues on November 3. Van Morrison to play intimate London gig The Las Vegas band covered Iggy Azalea and Van Morrison. The Killers thrill crowds to close V Festival Van Morrison is also lined up for the Royal Albert Hall blues festival. Costello, Crow announced for BluesFest The Royal Albert Hall hosts the four-day event. Robert Plant for London Bluesfest The singer admits that she wanted to be a folk singer before turning to pop. Carly Rae Jepsen inspired by Van Morrison The boyband are just 250 copies ahead of the Bajan star. One Direction topping Rihanna in chart The festival announces the addition of several other bands including Savages. Metronomy added to Green Man Festival Album sales continue to fall despite strong digital growth. UK album sales fall by almost 7m in 2012 The Twilight star reveals that he will star in a film about the rockers. Robert Pattinson for The Band film Van Morrison is announced as the second Green Man headliner. Van Morrison to headline Green Man Hard rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose dies of cancer at his California home. Guitarist Ronnie Montrose dies, aged 64 We chat to the band's frontman about their debut album. Various Cruelties: 'Ed Sheeran is taking over music' The group list their favourite romantic tracks to woo the ladies with. One Direction reveal Valentine's songs Queen and Spandau Ballet are among a host of stars handed BMI awards in London. Queen, Spandau Ballet receive BMI awards Van Morrison is added to a second day at Vince Power's London Feis festival. Van Morrison tops second day at London Feis Van Morrison is announced as the headline act on an extra day at the Hop Farm festival. Van Morrison to play extra Hop Farm date A woman claiming that Van Morrison is her father says she has asked him to take a paternity test. Van Morrison 'asked to take DNA test' Van Morrison reportedly sues the Mail on Sunday over claims he fathered a fourth child. Van Morrison 'to sue Mail on Sunday' Van Morrison says that reports he has become a father again are not true. Van Morrison denies new baby claims Van Morrison films his recent shows in LA so that Farrah Fawcett can watch them from her home. Van Morrison records concert for Fawcett Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison says that the Beatles were "peripheral" to the story of music. Van Morrison: 'Beatles were peripheral' Singer Van Morrison frustrates fans by imposing an alcohol ban at his gigs. Van Morrison bans booze at gigs Van Morrison labels music publications Mojo, Q and The Word "propaganda magazines". Van Morrison criticises retro magazines