The Week in Music
Bastille are nominated for four awards but Robbie Williams misses out
The soul legend will perform with the dance duo at the event on 26 January
Michael Kagan's oil painting was judged the most creative
Rarely has the creative landscape comprised such a colourful mixture of past and present. Alice Jones looks back on 12 months of astonishingly timeless artistic vibrancy
A competitive job market meant that many young people were forced to take low-skilled, poorly paid roles
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the app's most popular artists of 2013
Music streaming service has received criticism from musicians, but boasts that is has paid out more than $1bn in royalties since its 2008 launch
The US rapper's latest record has sold 73,000 copies in 24 hours
Jason Derulo holds off Katy Perry on the singles chart
Sheffield’s noisemongers have seen their first five albums go to No 1
BBC Breakfast presenter Susanna Reid has elicited a verbal commitment from Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner to take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
“We're going to start with a song we did for Diana Ross, then another song we did for Diana Ross and then one we did for Sister Sledge - and we’re going to keep going until we take it to the top floor.”
There were 260 million pirated films and TV shows downloaded in 2008 but that figure has fallen to 120 million
Fans say the results are 'embarrassing' and make the singers - famous for four-part harmonies - sound more like robots
It seems like an inspired bit of joined-up PR thinking – an invitation from Daft Punk to “Get Lucky” but not also pregnant, or infected with something nasty. The French duo responsible for the horribly catchy single of the summer had apparently jumped into bed with Durex to create condoms with packaging inspired by the cover of their album, Random Access Memories.