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The French electronica duo were photographed while going through security

Rihanna and Chris Brown are back together

'If it's a mistake, it's my mistake' - Rihanna confirms reconciliation with Chris Brown

Rihanna has spoken frankly about her relationship with Chris Brown publicly confirming for the first time that she and the rapper are back together.

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Justin Bieber song 'Nothing Like Us' is 'directly about Selena' break-up

The 18-year-old pop sensation is releasing an acoustic version of chart-topping album Believe

Chris Brown investigated by police over alleged assault

Grammy-winning singer Chris Brown is under investigation for an alleged assault in a West Hollywood parking lot, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said early Monday.

One to Watch: Woodkid

One to Watch: Woodkid, musician, 29

He has directed music videos for Lana Del Ray, Katy Perry, Drake and Rihanna but now it’s his turn to take the limelight.

'Suit & Tie': Justin Timberlake releases first single in five years

Pop star Justin Timberlake has unveiled on his first single in more than five years, "Suit & Tie," featuring rapper Jay Z and producer Timbaland and said a new album would be released later in 2013.

Miguel, Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

If the new wave of US r’n’b really is all about existential angst and conflicting emotions, no one has told Miguel Pimentel, an exponent perfectly happy to rip off his vest to show off an admirably toned physique to please an excitable audience. 

Alabama Shaken: singer Brittany Howard robbed at gunpoint

Lead singer Brittany Howard of rock band Alabama Shakes has been robbed at gunpoint.

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With Whitney's star role reborn, it seems we'll always love her

Rihanna unveils duet with Chris Brown 'Nobodies Business' three years after assault

R&B star Rihanna unveiled a duet entitled "Nobodies Business" with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown on Tuesday, three years after Brown was charged with assaulting her.

Adele's 007 single misses out on Number 1 spot

Adele's James Bond theme tune "Skyfall" failed in its mission to top the charts for a second week.

Nelly detained after police find 'heroin, marijuana and a loaded firearm' on tour bus

American rapper Nelly was detained by police in Texas last night after a border patrol search on his tour bus recovered 36 bags of heroin, 10lbs of marijuana and a loaded .45 caliber pistol.

Grammys give Whitney Houston a glittering salute

Whitney Houston was given a final sendoff by the Grammys last night as Halle Berry, Britney Spears, Jennifer Hudson, Usher and other stars shared their memories and performed in homage to the late singer.

Adele's 007 single falling short of Number 1 spot

Adele's James Bond theme tune "Skyfall" looks set to fail its mission to top the charts for a second week.

New American drama 'Nashville' is not another 'Glee' - it's a story set to music

Country music is about to go mainstream. Emily Yahr reports

Yoko Ono awards peace prize to Lady Gaga

Pop star Lady Gaga was awarded a peace prize by Yoko Ono in a ceremony in Iceland on Tuesday.

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Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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