Robbie Williams keeps One Direction off the top spot in the albums chart
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Thursday 11 April 2013
Adele is the wealthiest young musician in Britain with an estimated fortune of £30 million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Leona Lewis said today that a permanent place on the X Factor judging panel would be "nerve-wracking" as she backed Sharon Osbourne to return to the show.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Chart-topping star Emeli Sande has been named best British female solo artist at the Brit Awards.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Craig was left in tears of laughter after Lisa's performance, while Kimberley and Pasha won their second perfect 40 of the series
Thursday 13 December 2012
X Factor star James Arthur is set to top the singles chart this weekend after shifting more than 255,000 copies of "Impossible".
Tuesday 11 December 2012
The single has been downloaded more than 187,000 times in 24 hours
Monday 10 December 2012
I bring tidings of comfort and joy, though perhaps not to the BNP and Co. When superwoman Jessica Ennis became an emblematic face of the Olympics, she also symbolised the nation's quiet, irreversible genetic revolution. New data from the 2011 Census shows around a million Britons identified as "mixed". The real figure could be twice as high because substantial numbers describe themselves as "black" (because that is how they are seen and treated by society) and a proportion pass as white because they can and do so for an easier life.
Saturday 17 November 2012
The BBC's Children in Need appeal raised more than £26 million during this year's live television show, beating the 2011 total.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Three days before the BBC hosts its annual Children in Need telethon it is desperately fighting to shore up public trust in the organisation.
Sunday 11 November 2012
I believe I could have had a career in the music industry without the X Factor But it was an amazing platform that propelled me to what's happening now. I won't listen to anything people say [against] it. I got up every week and sang on stage without that lip-syncing that a lot of artists do these days – that takes a talent that you can't fake.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
X Factor's done power ballads - boy, have they done power ballads - they've done country, they've even gone a bit "urban" (we blame Tulisa for that one), but as Popbitch has correctly identified, there are some songs that even a man as evidently, um, self-confident, as Simon Cowell, would never have the hubris to attempt.
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.
Sunday 21 October 2012
A campaign aimed at raising millions of pounds for cancer has been launched by Gwyneth Paltrow, with backing from a slew of high-profile public supporters. Taking the lead from the American Stand Up to Cancer project which, over the past four years, has pledged more than £160m for research, the Academy-award winning actress has now brought the fundraising campaign to the UK.
Sunday 22 July 2012
I've tried to find a scientific way of writing songs The brain really interests me, so I studied clinical neuroscience at Glasgow University [graduating in 2010, having been signed to EMI while studying]. I've discovered that while I don't think you really create a formula, analysing how people think can help [with songwriting].
Sunday 24 June 2012
Umbrella singer Rihanna may well need her brolly today when she takes to the stage to headline at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.
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