Dutch jazz and pop singer Caro Emerald has gone straight to number one with her second album The Shocking Miss Emerald.
TV presenter Anthea Turner has been expelled from Dancing on Ice in the skating show's school disco week.
Former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne became the latest star to slide off the Strictly Come Dancing stage but said the experience had been "so much fun".
U2 have been named the World's Highest Paid Musicians.
They are known for their growling and lizard-like skin but in rock, it seems, it pays to be a dinosaur. A new poll reveals music's biggest earners this year were practically prehistoric.
Music: I'm listening to lots of Freddie Mercury at the moment. My dad always played Queen when we were growing up, so he is a huge inspiration to me. His voice is killer. I'm also listening to Michael Bublé. I love his voice, the melodies, the way he writes music; he is a true talent. People will be surprised by what influences N-Dubz! Whilst we were in the studio we were listening to a lot of Phil Collins. Every song on his 'Hits' album is a classic, the man is a genius. We're not bothered about what people may think is cool – I just love good songs.
The week in books
It's hard to avoid drawing parallels between 'Grandma's House' and 'Seinfeld', even when the BBC sitcom breaks the 'no hugs' rule
The great singing craze isn't facing the final curtain, say its fans – it is just taking a different shape
Extravagant, inspired and wildly romantic, the performer who takes his cue from Judy Garland walks his own yellow brick road
‘I sing great songs, written by the best songwriters. Trust me, people will be singing these songs for ever’