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COMPETITION: WIN TICKETS TO CHIPMUNK’S ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY (LONDON)

Mad News is giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the launch party of Chipmunk’s second album Transition, which will take place on Friday 22 April at PROUD 2 at the O2 Arena, London. To win simply answer this question Which singer is featured on Chipmunk’s hit single Champion? a) Trey Songz b) Chris Brown c) R. Kelly  Please send your answer to madnews2@gmail.com a long with your FULL NAME, EMAIL and TELEPHONE NUMBER. This competition will close on Thursday the 21 April. Good luck!

UK EVENT: JAY-Z TO PERFORM AT THE ROUNDHOUSE

This news has made my day. This is going to be the best September EVER!!! First Jay’s highly anticipated album Blue Print 3 drops on September 11th (US), September 14th (UK), then there’s the benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, and now news has just filtered through that the great man is about to bless London Town on September 17th. Via Pinboard Blog Jay-Z will be playing the Roundhouse in Camden Town on September 17th 2009. Tickets go on sale this Friday ( September 4th). Click []

UK MUSIC: WILEY FT DANIEL MERRIWEATHER- ‘ CASH IN MY POCKET’

‘Cash In My Pocket’ is the new single release from UK Grime/Rap emcee Wiley. The single will officially drop on December 1st and his forthcoming album ‘See Clear Now’ will drop on December 8th. I have never been a Wiley fan, but I have to give this track a thumbs up. I really like it. Wiley, I do believe you have a hit on your hands here! Your thoughts please….

UK NEWS: ALESHA DIXON SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN NOVEMBER

After her first solo album flopped and she was subsequently dropped from her label (Polydor), singer Alesha Dixon has been given a second chance via Asylum Records…. Via BBC News Strictly Come Dancing champion Alesha Dixon says she feels “blessed” to be releasing a solo album after previously being dropped by her record label. The 29-year-old, who was in girl group Mis-Teeq, was dropped as a solo artist by Polydor in 2006 before being offered a new contract after winning the show. []