BAP-2014Well, after what was a slow start, the BAPs just kept rolling in.

  • Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolence’ will be out on June 16 in the UK. (Pitchfork)
  • With an expert’s eye for timing, MIA’s popped a remix of some Beyoncé’s songs onto the internet. (Soundcloud)
  • In other Beyoncé news, she’s been nominated for four BET Awards. (Beyoncé Legion)
  • Simon Cowell’s launched a new TV show to find the next Latino boyband. (Billboard)
  • J.Lo’s been chatting away about why there’s a song called ‘Big Booty’ on her forth­com­ing album. (Popjustice) It’s her kids’ fault, basically.
  • Shakira’s confirmed she’s not coming back to The Voice US at the end of this ‘season’ (series). (Rolling Stone)
  • Timbaland found working on the Michael Jackson album quite difficult. (MTV)
  • Icona Pop’s col­lab­or­a­tion with Tiësto is now online in full. (Popjustice)
  • Real Cher has added some more dates to her US tour. (Twitter)
  • Here’s Tove Lo doing some songs in a live scenario. (P3 Radio)
  • Here’s a sad gif featuring Kylie Minogue being blanked by a con­test­ant on The Voice in Australia. (Tumblr)
  • But here’s a video of Kylie laughing while hosting Innuendo Bingo on Radio 1. (YouTube)
  • Neon Jungle will release their debut EP in America on June 17. (Music News Nashville)
  • Ed Sheeran’s appar­ently working with Demi Lovato at the end of this month. (Sugarscape)
  • Nero have made a very good song and shared it with the world. (Soundcloud)
  • Florrie’s album is finished! (Popjustice) But it might not be out this year, apols.
  • The Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake duet thing now has a video. (Popjustice)
  • Bright Light Bright Light’s new single ‘I Believe’ is now on the world wide web. (Soundcloud)
  • You can watch all of Chvrches’ ‘gig’ from the Forum in London right here if you like. (The Guardian)
  • Here’s a picture of George from AlunaGeorge just in case you were worried he’d dis­ap­peared. (Facebook)
  • STOP EVERYTHING: Oh Land’s run out of milk! (Twitter)
  • Roísín Murphy’s recorded 35 songs for her new album, which she reckons could possibly be a mas­ter­piece. (Popjustice)

And for old time's sake…

What a song.