A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group.
Sir Paul McCartney has swapped Beatles for grasshoppers - after a stage invasion by a swarm of the creatures.
With his geeky glasses, it's hard to imagine this indie pop singer from Liverpool was once a professional rugby player.
Classical singer Sarah Brightman will boldly go where no soprano has gone before when she becomes the first professional musician to record a song in space.
The Beatle speaks to The Independent's arts editor David Lister about his friendship with the disgraced DJ
The future of concerts being held in Hyde Park is in doubt after the world’s largest live music reportedly pulled out of the bidding process over noise restrictions.
Sir Paul McCartney has written to on-trial Russian rock act Pussy Riot, telling them to "stay strong" and saying he would do everything in his power to help.
Music labels are trying to cash in on a resurgence in the popularity of vinyl, putting often-inflated price-tags on albums, says Nick Hasted
Piano: Ludwig van Beethoven
Tributes pour in for Bert Weedon, the British musician whose tutorials inspired a generation
Guitarist Bert Weedon, who played with stars including Frank Sinatra and inspired millions to pick up the instrument with his Play In A Day books, has died at the age of 91.
The people's favourites show they're still in a different class
Sir Paul McCartney paid tribute to the other "three boys" in the Beatles as he unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Laura Marling has dropped the obligatory encore. Other acts should too, says Elisa Bray
Sir Paul McCartney stunned the crowd at the Coachella music festival by joining Afrojack on stage.
Two years may be a long absence, but as his fans readily accede to singer Matthew Murphy's request for another wave, the empathy between both parties remains strong.