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Jonathan Ross – a year older but not much wiser, thank goodness

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Reading Festival, Little John's Farm, Reading

Jarvis Cocker and his band were among the stars of the 90s making a comeback at Reading, alongside a spectral appearance by Kurt Cobain

MOBO Awards 2011 nominations

The full list of nominations for this year's MOBO awards.

Winehouse looms large over Mobos

Amy's goddaughter is shortlisted for an award at the Mobos, which will feature a tribute to the late singer

Dappy recording 'huge' ballad

N-Dubz Dappy is recording a ballad with Adele's songwriter.

Caro Emerald, Jazz Café, London

Dutch diva puts on a vintage show

Digital singles are set for a record year in UK

Sales of the most popular chart singles have soared by almost 40 per cent as once-disposable pop hits are given an extended lifespan through downloading. Digital singles are set for a record year in the UK after breaking through the 100 million sales barrier in record time.

Stars downsizing concerts blamed for industry slump

A lack of new stars, and musicians who downsized concerts due to the recession are to blame for a £189m slump in UK music revenues, according to a report into the state of the trade.

Music industry in a spin as rock stars shun stadium gigs

CD sales fell by 7.9 per cent in 2010 while revenues from live music declined by 6.8 per cent after a decade of growth

Womad Festival, Charlton Park, Malmesbury

Global gathering is world class

Winehouse takes over the Top 40

Amy Winehouse's Grammy award-winning album Back To Black has returned to the top of the charts in the wake of her death. Five of her singles made the Top 40.

Edith Fellows: Child star who was forced in court to choose between her mother and grandmother

Edith Fellows was one of the most talented of the child stars of the 1930s, and had major roles in many films, including Pennies from Heaven (1936) with Bing Crosby, before going on to roles in theatre and television.

Amy Winehouse: The leader of the pack

Without Amy Winehouse there would have been no Adele, no Duffy, no Lady Gaga – she shaped the current music scene even as she withdrew from it. Harriet Walker charts the legacy of an old-school star

Adele and P J Harvey joint favourites as Mercury Prize shortlist announced

Harvey won the award in 2001 but could not attend the ceremony as she was stuck in the US due to the 9/11 attacks

Mercury Prize nominations revealed

Record-breaking star Adele will battle it out with two previous winners PJ Harvey and Elbow for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.

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