Pop, fashion, rap ... it's a polyphonic spree at the ballet
Fashion: Squeak and cheerful
My parents were... practically strangers when they married. My mother was in love with someone else, and my father couldn't keep his hands off her. Once over the threshold, she became his maid.
Liam Gallagher feels his brother Noel made Oasis look like "Culture Club on s**t acid" in their videos.
He keeps producing the goods
From 'Back to Black' with Amy to the bleach blond of Le Bon
Amy Winehouse may be reportedly peeved at Mark Ronson's taking too much credit for her success, and piggybacking his own solo career on that success, but she shouldn't worry overmuch about him stealing her vocal limelight: for as Record Collection brutally reveals, the über-producer of his era turns out to be an ünter-singer, his weedy vocals here failing to bring to life any song on which he takes the lead.
Advice offered for Diane Abbott, Ed Miliband, Ed Balls, Andy Burnham and David Miliband
Instant karma with gorgeous George
'We started with nothing. We never borrowed money, so there was no fear'
The architect of punk, Malcolm McLaren, remained a rebel to the last as mourners said farewell today to a soundtrack of Sid Vicious's My Way.
The singer Rufus Wainwright wore a tartan suit designed by Jonathan Anderson to the after party for the London premiere of his debut opera, Prima Donna, saying that it was his own tribute to the late Malcolm McLaren.
Boy George was jailed for 15 months today for handcuffing a male escort to a wall and beating him with a metal chain.
"I know sometimes it's easy to get confused," Boy George says, "but this is what I do." The darkness he has requested on stage has finally dropped, and he is singing "If I Could Fly", which twists into the heart of heroin addiction. In his make-up, beard shaved only this morning, he looks like a larger version of the old George the nation loved. His forthcoming sentence for false imprisonment will take its course, but by the time he has finished tonight, I've forgiven him everything else.
As a fan, it was impossible to know which way to take Saturday night's unexpected announcement.
Former Culture Club singer goes on trial for false imprisonment