Darlings of the Grammy Awards Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Sting will perform together at the ceremony on Sunday night.
The Boomtown Rats, the new wave band which brought Bob Geldof to fame, are to be united once more as they join the many acts of yesteryear who have bowed to the temptation to reform.
It was a marathon of glitz, glamour, and double entendres – but the dancing was brilliant
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.
As the BBC recreates the pairing of Bailey and The Shrimp, Mike Higgins recalls meetings that defined the decade
A London-based PR firm claimed it was planning to orchestrate a campaign by Kazakh children against the pop singer Sting after he withdrew from a performance in the country, The Independent can reveal.
Exposed: Public relations firm's dealings with some of the world’s most controversial regimes
I loathe London and visit it as little as I can. But on the the other hand, I find it hard to resist the sight of a self-deceiving tool making a spectacle of themselves. So I really do mean to make a special effort to visit the forthcoming V&A exhibition, "The House of Annie Lennox", which runs from next month until the end of February and to which admission is absolutely free. In such cash-strapped times, I foresee many a middle-class Mumsnetter using this outing in lieu of the traditional panto. It will certainly provide the usual prompts for audience debate and participation: "Annie Lennox is a hypocritical cow to criticise Rihanna for prancing around in her scanties when she regularly used to take her top off onstage back in the day!" "O no, she's not!" – "O yes, she is!" – and so on.
Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was unhurt after being involved in a minor car accident this morning, the club have confirmed.
At least two in five police officers would lose out under recommendations outlined in the most wide-ranging review of pay and conditions in 30 years, officials said today.
If it's January, it must be time to go for a gong. And never mind the Oscars, never has the result of America's thoroughbred equivalent, the Eclipse Awards, been so eagerly debated. Late on Monday night in Miami came the result that had them whooping in the aisles: the people's darling Zenyatta was finally and justly granted the coveted Horse Of The Year title at the third time of asking.
National charity to lose all its government cash as police admit their work on the issue will also be hit
Civil liberties groups and police watchdogs in Australia have called for an urgent review of the use of Taser stun guns following the death of a man in Sydney and the release of a video showing an Aboriginal prisoner screaming in agony after being repeatedly "zapped" at a Perth police station.
Don't blame Coco. I mean, what would you do if you were the 20-year-old daughter of Sting? Time's up.
A death in Minsk should sound the alarm bells
Thirteen new songs recorded with full band and great energy at assorted American venues, in all the favoured Ricardian registers, from sardonic (you can imagine what he has to say about bankers, and how he says it) to harshly elegaic to bleakly whimsical (Sidney Wells is a serial killer, you know!).