Teenage pop star Conor Maynard has rocketed to the top of the charts with his debut album Contrast.
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.
This new Playa d'en Bossa address is a hedonist's haven. David Guetta and Calvin Harris have already taken to the decks by the neon-lit pool, while the beach lounge throngs with beautiful people. Inside, the louche décor includes chairs moulded like derrières and leopard-print sofas. The Pioneer Suite is the choice for those who want to stay and play, complete with turntables, an amp, mixer and eight speakers.
Binge drinking among young people may have peaked according to official new data
Even post-Gaga, we still can't get Kylie out of our head
On screen she can freeze your soul, but on stage her voice will melt your heart
Percy Pig is worth more than £10m a year and two of the M&S sweets are eaten every second. But how did this cult classic loved by marathon runners, celebrities and fashionistas alike begin life? Simmy Richman goes behind the scenes to learn how pigs really can fly (off the shelves)
Where can you find the most exciting nightspots in 2010? From techno to dubstep, Sarah Barrell has got it covered
Calvin Harris has claimed that he crashed The X Factor stage to "make a mockery" of the competition and its "terrible" music.
Jedward fans were in rhapsody last night as their idols breezed through another round of the X Factor thanks to the public vote.
Fancy yourself as the next Dizzee Rascal or Calvin Harris? Then the tools you need are on theway in the shape of Rockstar Studio’s musicmixing software Beaterator. What started life as a flash app on Rockstar’s website quickly became one of its most popular assets, making a retail version inevitable. What’s more, the music industry veteran Timbaland – involved with the project from its inception – has provided a whole cacophony of beats, loops and samples to mix into your songs. Rockstar plans to provide space on their online ‘Social Club’ for users to upload their masterpieces for theworld to hear. Beaterator for PSP hits shelves on 2 October for £29.99 with an iPhone and iTouch release to follow soon.
The Sugababes aren't over. They just look a little different. That's the story that the group's record label, Island Records, expect the public to believe this week after news broke that the 'Babes are to undergo their third change in line-up in 11 years, following the departure of one of their singers, Keisha Buchanan, to pursue a solo career. As Buchanan was the last original member of the group, its current line up of Heidi Range, Amelle Berrabah and Jade Ewen (Buchanan's replacement) is effectively a completely new group (Siobhan Donaghy and Mutya Buena having already walked out in 2001 and 2005 respectively).
In retrospect, Calvin Harris's 2007 debut I Created Disco could be viewed as a prescient harbinger of the current retro-electropop fad; and certainly, the subsequent interest of both Madonna and Kylie indicates an undeniable knack for hitting the populist zeitgeist.
Little Boots and Kelly Osbourne hung out together along with Kimberly Stewart at the Nokia Skate Almighty VIP launch party.
Despite the recession, the Edinburgh Festival and its anarchic Fringe, which start today, are more popular and inventive than ever. Jonathan Brown celebrates this year's fantastic line-up
He's a dour teetotaller, seems to have a running battle with half the music industry and couldn't care less about his image. So how has Calvin Harris become the toast of the dance-music world? Craig McLean finds out...