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Tuesday 23 July 2013
The soundtrack to Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, which receives its world premiere in Norwich on Wednesday, will deliver an unexpected sales boost to a collection of one-hit wonders, 70s novelty hits and soft rock obscurities hand-picked by the spoof DJ, created by Steve Coogan.
Listen to the first 10 songs of Alpha Papa's soundtrack:
Tuesday 04 June 2013
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.
Friday 17 May 2013
Following is a full list of winners:
Tonight he's drinking from the bottle: Calvin Harris makes chart history with eight top 10s from one album
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Calvin Harris has broken the UK chart record for scoring the largest number of top 10 hits from one album.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
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.
Thursday 31 January 2013
There was intense speculation in the City last night about the future of Seymour Pierce, the stockbroker led by football deal maker Keith Harris.
Sunday 23 December 2012
There are only so many chances you can give insipid female singer-songwriters
Monday 10 December 2012
Girls Aloud proceed like pedigree poodles in circles around the stage
Monday 05 November 2012
Robbie Williams is celebrating his first solo UK number one hit for eight years after "Candy" topped the official singles chart.
Calvin Harris in Twitter spat with Lady Gaga after claiming he turned down a collaboration with the singer
Tuesday 30 October 2012
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.
Monday 22 October 2012
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.
Monday 08 October 2012
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.
Monday 06 August 2012
Teenage pop star Conor Maynard has rocketed to the top of the charts with his debut album Contrast.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Missing Glastonbury this year? Not to worry: the Scottish festival that usually welcomes an exodus of Glasto survivors takes up the slack as its bill ranges from big tunes to big beats via all points in between.
Saturday 16 June 2012
Cheryl Cole here offers her most confident set yet, augmenting the familiar collaborators – will.i.am, Calvin Harris, Taio Cruz – with fresher talent like producer Panther, who brings a range of sonic exclamation-marks to the twitchy electro of "Girl in the Mirror".
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
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