Adele has won Songwriter of the Year at the 61st Ivor Novello Awards in the UK. It is the second time Adele has won the honor, after winning in 2012. Damon Albarn was given a lifetime achievement award during the ceremony, which are determined by the UK songwriting and composing community.
[captionpix imgsrc=”http://images.radcity.net/5988/5179622.jpg” captiontext=”Fifth Harmony”]Fifth Harmony will kick off their 7/27 Tour. The group’s new album is titled 7/27, though it will be out next Friday, May 27. The trek begins in Manchester, NH on July 27, naturally, and runs through the summer up to September 17 in Las Vegas.
The lineup for Las Vegas’ Life is Beautiful Festival has been announced. Set for September 23-25, the event includes Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, The Lumineers, Jimmy Eat World, Tegan and Sara, Major Lazer and many more acts.
Founding Beastie Boys member John Berry has passed away at the age of 52. Berry was an original member of the group, playing guitar in the earliest incarnation of the Beasties and was credited with coming up with their name. According to Rolling Stone, Berry was suffering from frontal lobe dementia.