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To 'Speak Freely,' He Had to Quit Mumford & Sons

Winston Marshall moving on to new projects after social media uproar

(Newser) - Winston Marshall, a founding member of folk-rock group Mumford & Sons, announced Thursday that he is leaving the band so that he can "speak freely" about political issues, per the AP . Marshall took a break from the band in March after sparking a social media storm by tweeting admiration...

Fans Balk at Mumford & Sons Musician's Tweet on 'Brave' Author

Winston Marshall lauded the controversial Andy Ngo, known for associating with far-right groups, for book

(Newser) - A member of the UK folk rock band Mumford & Sons is likely wishing he'd stuck to plucking and strumming after an online post earned him a record scratch over the weekend. On Saturday, Winston Marshall, the band's guitarist and banjo player, put up a tweet praising Andy...

Stars Who Rushed to the Altar ... and Stayed Together

Sometimes quickie engagements, marriages work out

(Newser) - In Hollywood, sometimes you get engaged after just six months and end up splitting after 72 days of marriage . But, shockingly, there are other examples of hasty celebrity weddings that appear to have worked out. From the Huffington Post :
  • Carey Mulligan started dating Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford in

6 Artists Tie for Most Grammy Nods

Nominees announced during live CBS special

(Newser) - The Grammy Awards celebrated the diversity of music as six different artists tied for lead nominee: Kanye West, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, and fun. Auerbach received five nominations as a member of the Keys and also is up for producer of the...

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