It’s only January, but there’s so much going on in the music world right now that sometimes you just need to sit back and get it fed to you in bite-sized chunks.
Well, you’re in luck, because every Friday Gigwise is bringing you the biggest news stories from the last seven days.
And what a seven days we’ve had this week - from Kate Hudson and Muse singer Matt Bellamy’s reported engagement to Lady Gaga revealing her ‘Born This Way’ lyrics - it’s been hard to keep up.
But that’s what we’re here for, so sit back, relax and head into the weekend safe in the knowledge that you’re up to date with all that’s going on on the music front, including Sir Elton John's f-bomb on live radio and that Razorlight photo.
Big star - without their famous masks
Muse bring robots, fire, David Cameron and their own currency to Ricoh Arena
R&B star seen in big hair and tight jeans in NYC
Is this the first insight to star's studio return?
Queens Of The Stone Age? Kanye West? Arcade Fire? Vote for the album you're most looking forward to
Is there any point in carrying on? Yes actually. New albums worth getting yourself into a frenzy for