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The Voice suffers all time low ratings despite BGT-prompted move to Friday nights

Results show averages just 3.91m viewers

Album: Kairos 4tet, Everything We Hold (Naim)

Mobo-winning Kairos bid for a broader audience with a third album produced by Jules Buckley (Antony & the Johnsons, Michael Kiwanuka).

Album: Eliza Carthy, Wayward Daughter (Topic)

There are wayward daughters and there is Eliza, the scion of the Waterson Carthy folk dynasty and as solid a branch as a family tree could wish for …

Camera Obscura, Desire Lines (4AD)

Album review: Camera Obscura, Desire Lines (4AD)

On Camera Obscura's fifth album, songwriter Tracyanne Campbell couches harsh, sometimes brutal sentiments in soothing musical surroundings.

Jennifer Lopez's performance on Britain's Got Talent has received around 100 complaints to Ofcom

Britain's Got Talent 2013: Jennifer Lopez calls outfit 'tame' after backlash over risqué performance

Jennifer Lopez has defended herself after a raunchy appearance on Britain’s Got Talent provoked a storm of disapproval from the British public.

Album: John Fogerty, Wrote a Song for Everyone (Columbia)

A dozen Creedence classics and two new songs, rendered with a cast of grateful legatees, including Foo Fighters, Kid Rock, Bob Seger, Jennifer Hudson and Fog's own sons: "Bad Moon", "Lodi", the rain songs, "Proud Mary" …

Album: BEF, Music of Quality and Distinction 3 - Dark (Wall of Sound)

BEF (British Electric Foundation) was an influential 1980s production project from Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh of the Human League/Heaven 17, pairing unlikely singers with cutting-edge electronic covers of pop classics.

Album review: Taverner Consort & Players, Monteverdi: L'Orfeo (Avie)

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Andrew Parrott and his Taverner Consort & Players have aptly chosen to record the first great operatic masterwork, Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.

Laura Marling performing in Australia last year

Little bird flies to LA: If you've been wondering where Laura Marling has been pondering...

She has moved to California, but don't expect a sunnier outlook – just some scorching songs from new album Once I Was An Eagle. Andy Gill is floored by her sound

Fired Apprentice contestant Uzma Yakoob

You're fired Uzma Yakoob! Farm shop shake up turns sour for The Apprentices 2013

Apprentice reject Uzma Yakoob has said it was tougher being on the women's team than working with the men.

Classical review: La donna del lago, Royal Opera house, London

Who could take the plot of La donna del lago seriously? Probably not even its first audience in Naples.

Album: The Brand New Heavies, Forward (Heavytone)

The roots of English bands who followed US funk and soul can't help but show through. Old tracks by Soul II Soul/Caron Wheeler now sound as "London" as Madness, and the solid yeoman-grooves of funk-plumbers the Heavies seem quaint and paisley-foppish on this first studio album for six years.

Album: Florence Joelle, Stealing Flowers (Zoltan)

This French singer-songwriter's second album embraces chanson, doo-wop and early rock'n'roll, so, appropriately enough, it was recorded using vintage mics straight to two-inch tape.

Jamie Cullum, Momentum (Island)

Album review: Jamie Cullum, Momentum (Island)

Jamie Cullum's first album for Island may be his best. It certainly goes beyond his retro-jazz comfort zone, with piercing electric organ and electric piano lending a vibrant, visceral edge to several songs.

<b>Denmark: Emmelie de Forest performing 'Only Teardrops'</b>
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20-year-old Emmelie de Forest started singing professionally aged just 14. She has toured the whole of Denmark with Scottish musician Fraser Neill performing their own songs as well as folk/blues versions of Nirvana and Johnny Cash. "I have always preferred singing without wearing high heels or shoes. Being barefoot makes me feel closer to the ground, the earth and makes me feel more relaxed," Emmelie says.

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Eurovision 2013: Denmark's Emmelie de Forest is bookies' favourite to win

Favourites Denmark could prove a disaster for bookies if they land their predicted win at the Eurovision Song Contest tomorrow night.

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