He's hardly misleading the youth: Generation Y has turned into Generation Y Bother Getting High, It’ll Stop You From Getting A Job
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Alcoholic content warning: Scientists say increasingly boozy lyrics could be encouraging young people to drink
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Songs such as Katy Perry's 'Last Friday Night' have been cited as having the potential to influence underage drinkers in a way that is comparable to advertising alcohol to under-18s
Tuesday 01 October 2013
The UK's first live glimpse of Katy Perry's third album PRISM comes just two days after the pop princess's fairytale took its darkest turn yet. Echoes of a Billboard interview in which she discussed suicidal thoughts following the end of her short marriage to Russell Brand might be heard reverberating around a venue distinctly free of the candyfloss scent pumped into venues on her kitschorama Teenage Dream tour.
Sunday 29 September 2013
After a year of generating enough buzz to suggest a reversal in the decline of the world’s bees, LA’s three sisters Haim are now familiar enough to seem like two bands.
Friday 27 September 2013
Annie Khalid speaks to Adam Sherwin about fleeing her unhappy marriage in Pakistan, and what it means to be a Muslim pop star
Wednesday 25 September 2013
The Wrecking Ball singer says that despite being a good singer and musician, Bieber will need to put a shirt on if he wants to be known for his artistry
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Online petition with 1,300 signatures suggests producer Dr Luke should stop producing hit singles for the star
Stuck on hold to your local council? Your spirits will be lifted by Lighthouse Family and Simply Red
Monday 23 September 2013
Simply Red, Lighthouse Family and Katie Melua tracks are especially effective, according to Lincolnshire County Council
Thursday 19 September 2013
The singer reached the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to the large number of video streams 'Wrecking Ball' received
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Miley Cyrus’s raunchy performance at the VMAs has kept MTV in the news for the past month, so it’s no surprise to see that the pop star has been nominated for awards at the next major MTV ceremony.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Pop singer Pink has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year after scoring her first ever number one album.
Sunday 15 September 2013
MGMT’s recent rant against the “commercial sensibility” of other bands shouldn’t be taken as an attempt to deflect charges of failing to repeat their own initial commercial flush. Arriving under a mission-statement eponym, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden’s third album stretches the slippery psychedelia of 2010’s Congratulations beyond the point of any return to 2007’s festival-sized debut; it sometimes meanders like a wasted hipster at an Animal Collective after-show.
Friday 13 September 2013
Trying to shock audiences at award shows isn't anything new - but this time it's moved into mocking territory
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Given the banalities and blandishments expressed by many of the current crop of so-called singer-songwriters who rely on a coterie of collaborators, it's refreshing to listen to Justin Currie, currently touring Lower Reaches, his third solo album since Del Amitri went on a hiatus that will end in January.
Miley Cyrus can't stop: Singer's wrecking ball PR campaign continues with dwarves, nudity and more tongue-curling moves
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Miley Cyrus has ditched the foam finger in favour of dwarves for her latest performance on German television.
Sunday 08 September 2013
Following her 2010 album, The ArchAndroid, was always going to be tricky. In The Electric Lady, Janelle Monae continues to occupy her high-concept cyber-world as Cindi Mayweather, a droid alter-ego from the year 2719. But she also, thankfully, knows how to write a jam. Top collaborators help: there are slick, tasty duos with Prince, Erykah Badu and Solange.
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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- 5 Joey Barton and Yossi Benayoun become involved in Twitter row over Israel-Gaza conflict