John Newman

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John Newman: Revolve review – professionalism at the expense of personality
The baby-faced singer’s latest combines dance dynamics, old-school energy… and the usual soul cliches

Kitty Empire

18, Oct, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Blub classics: the songs musicians play to get them through a broken heart
Which songs do musicians play to ease the pain of heartbreak? Mark Ronson, Shamir, East India Youth, Tinashé and a host of others on how they navigated the post-breakup blues

Paul Lester

30, Apr, 2015 @5:34 PM

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Metallica defy the sceptics to win over the Glastonbury crowd

The metal outfit make festival history, while Lana Del Rey delivers characteristically narcotic torch songs and Arcade Fire bring spectacle and joy to a dazzling show

Dorian Lynskey

28, Jun, 2014 @7:27 PM

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Glastonbury 2014: Five things we learned from Friday
Skrillex was outstanding, headbands are in and the weather is even more powerful than you thought – here are our lessons from the first day of Glastonbury 2014

Tim Jonze, Lauren Cochrane, Tshepo Mokoena and Alexis Petridis

28, Jun, 2014 @8:46 AM

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Glastonbury: audiences ignore the mud and enjoy the joyous, corny music
Experimental loses out to cosily familiar, with Kaiser Chiefs and De La Soul providing musical comfort for a rain-soaked crowd

Alexis Petridis

27, Jun, 2014 @8:36 PM

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Ivor Novello nominations pitch young talent against musical heavyweights
London Grammar, Palma Violets and Arctic Monkeys in running for awards celebrating best of British songwriting

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

24, Apr, 2014 @12:41 PM

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John Newman live at Shepherd's Bush Empire – stream
Watch the acclaimed soulster take to the stage in London in the latest of our Live for 2014 series in partnership with Lovelive and Spotify

22, Apr, 2014 @11:00 AM

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John Newman's Losing Sleep – live video premiere
Watch a live track from the chart-topping soul pop star, in the latest live performance hosted by Guardian music

Guardian music

21, Apr, 2014 @11:00 AM

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Sam Smith tops BBC Sound of 2014 poll

The 21-year-old soul singer and winner of the Brits Critics Choice award follows in the footsteps of Adele, Jessie J and Haim to take award that usually boosts commercial success

Harriet Gibsone

10, Jan, 2014 @9:01 AM

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'Featuring' Sam Smith, John Newman, Ella Eyre: singing their way to success

Michael Cragg: Want a hit? Then you need a buzzy vocalist. And – as many of the young guns for hire have found – guesting on another artist's track has led to pop stardom in their own right

Michael Cragg

09, Jan, 2014 @7:22 PM

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John Newman – review

He may be overshadowed by Plan B, but John Newman has the makings of the next big British soul star, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

10, Nov, 2013 @12:07 AM

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John Newman – review

With a big – at times overwhelming – sound, the young soul singer seems already primed for great things, writes Graeme Virtue

Graeme Virtue

30, Oct, 2013 @6:18 PM

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