The Playlist: Solange; Holy Ghost!; Katy B
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Solange ft Kendrick Lamar
Looks Good with Trouble
Beyoncé's hipster sister (pictured) has confirmed she will put out a full-length LP later this year. For now, there's this new track; Solange's first release since the excellent 'True' EP.
Dumb Disco Ideas
A video for this new single – the lead track off forthcoming “comeback” album 'Dynamics' – was released to blogosphere acclaim last week.
What Love Is Made Of
Toning down the “edgy” dubstep influences of 'On a Mission', Katy B settles for house piano loops and subtle rave synths on this potential commercial breakthrough.
Queens of the Stone Age
Always beneath the mainstream – too weird, too dark – you get the impression QotSA are happy their chart-bothering days are over.
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
- 3 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Isis publicly behead man in Syrian town square for 'insulting Allah' as he screams for help
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
The Jump 2015 line-up: Joey Essex, Phil Tufnell, Heather Mills and co take to the slopes
Game of Thrones: Grey Worm actor Jacob Anderson is all for more male nudity – as long as he can keep his clothes on
Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' goes viral 35 years later
Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures