Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is a News reporter who specialises in entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture stories.

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The popularity of vinyl has soared, with sales last year reaching an 18-year high

New vinyl singles chart sends pop back to 70s

Vinyl is enjoying a resurgence ahead of Record Store Day this coming weekend

Lana Del Rey, who was noticed by Polydor after her online song ‘Video Games’ was widely tagged by Shazam users

The Media Column: The music business is starting to think the next big thing is just a computer algorithm away

Identifying and developing talent is becoming a science - and the tool that is increasingly being used to define a hit or a miss is 'big data'

The stars of Ballot Monkey: Trevor Cooper, Sarah Hadland, Ben Miller and Hattie Morahan

Ballot Monkeys: New comedy series to air from creators of Drop The Dead Donkey

Ballot Monkeys will air as the election campaign reaches its May climax, with each of the five episodes written and shot in the days before transmission

‘Empire’ – starring Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon

Empire: Channel 4 wins bidding war to bring Michelle Obama's favourite show to E4

Powered by a chart-topping soundtrack from cutting-edge producer Timbaland, the series regularly pulls in more than 10 million viewers

British actress Anna Maxwell-Martin

ITV unveils exorcist vicar Satanic drama starring Anna Maxwell-Martin

The actress will play a single mother vicar who dabbles in exorcism

Peter Alliss: Equality for women has ‘b******d up’ golf

The BBC’s voice of golf claimed that thousands of women have given up playing as a result of Harriet Harman’s Equality Act

Fredric Brandt dead: 'Baron of botox' had been left devastated by Unbreakable impersonation

Dr Fredric Brandt's publicist said he suffered from depression and had died after a 'short illness'

James Macleod is the founder and CEO of audio news service Clippet – and grandson of Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch's grandson James MacLeod: Why I'm voting Green

James MacLeod says he has not been persuaded by either of the main parties

2 Karl Lagerfeld and Choupette

Karl Lagerfeld's famous cat made £2m last year - that's more than Cara Delevingne earned

The legendary fashion designer revealed Choupette made millions with just two modelling jobs

The Right Rev Libby Lane trained in dance for 15 years before studying theology

Church of England's first female bishop: I'm a Strictly Come Dancing fan and use dance steps to explain my relationship with God

The Right Rev Lane, who was ordained as the Bishop of Stockport in January, said that dancing helps inform her understanding of incarnation

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Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before