David Bowie, Laura Mvula, Bastille and Ellie Goulding are up for awards
Did Cher lose a top songwriting award on a wild night out in Croydon. Or did Robbie Williams sell his for scrap? The mystery of a missing Ivor Novello award, which was found by police in a discarded scrap heap, has been solved.
Calvin Harris has broken the UK chart record for scoring the largest number of top 10 hits from one album.
Acts such as Adele and Maroon 5 have helped push the UK record industry to a new milestone with the one billionth download of a digital single.
He is well known for his hugely successful collaborations with the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Kelis and Rihanna but Scottish DJ and music producer Calvin Harris has had his fingers burned after claiming that he turned down a similar partnership with Lady Gaga.
Calvin Harris and Florence Welch have secured their second collaborative number one single in three months as "Sweet Nothing" topped the official UK singles chart.
On paper, a Cheryl arena gig should be a corker – she’s a former Girl Aloud, for goodness’ sake, and the only one who’s made a solo career fly. In practice, unless you’re obsessed or eight years old, it’s a strangely flat experience.
Teenage pop star Conor Maynard has rocketed to the top of the charts with his debut album Contrast.
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'We're like the two old men in "The Muppets", commenting on the camera angles, the hair...'
Technology is infiltrating night life. Rahul Verma reports on the weird and wonderful animatronics and 3D effects that are turning clubs and festivals into sci-fi wonderlands
Even post-Gaga, we still can't get Kylie out of our head
I like Calvin Harris's album 'Ready for the Weekend'. It's a party from start to finish – a total disco record. David Guetta's song "Sexy Chick" is brilliant, too. I've been listening to some old-school acid house, too.
There's more to Christmas than pantos and that ballet. Alice Jones picks some great alternatives
Old rockers and talent-spotters from the past say that the TV singing contests produce nothing better than middle-of-the-road pap. Paul Bignell reports
Calvin Harris has claimed that he crashed The X Factor stage to "make a mockery" of the competition and its "terrible" music.