UK May Music News Roundup (1)

UK May Music News Roundup

We’re halfway into the month of May, which can only mean one thing. A summer filled with amazing music is drawing closer.

Fans across the globe were screaming this week, when global heartthrobs One Direction announced their worldwide tour for 2014, as well as details about their second album. Tickets for the UK leg of the tour go on sale to fans everywhere May 25.  

In singles news, European producers Daft Punk spent their fourth consecutive week at number 1 on the UK singles chart, surpassing half a million sales. Mnay have now pegged their fourth studio album “Random Access Memories” (to be released on Monday 20 May) to be the fastest selling album in UK chart history. Enjoy their latest teaser video below.

2013 BRIT Awards nominees Rudimental released their debut album “Home” late last month and have seen huge success, securing top spots on the UK Album Chart for two weeks in a row. Likewise, the girls from Stooshe released their latest single “Slip” this week.

Finally, summer music festival season is nearly upon us with Glastonbury kicking things off next month! Have you decided which music festival you’re going to this summer? UK festivals draw some of the best lineups from across the globe, so snatch your tickets before they’re all gone!