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All four coaches from The Voice are to be reunited when the series returns to BBC1 next year.
The worst kept secret in music is out after Adele confirmed she will sing the theme to the new Bond film Skyfall.
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has suggested that he will bow out of the show after 10 years because he does not want to turn into Sir Bruce Forsyth.
Veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck, whose last top 10 hit was 42 years ago has been chosen as the UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Know your Hermeneutics from your Deconstruction? Fear not, two leading critics break down the theories and provide fresh insights into classic texts
The skill of a great film composer is to marry moving images with sound in such a way that they seem organically linked. Yesterday the superlative John Barry united film and music one last time, as figures from both circles offered tributes to his career on the news of his death at 77.
It's an odd world when 2 becomes 4
Divine show from Jones the Voice
It's not that unusual: Tom Jones goes back to the roots
Sir Tom Jones is to be honoured for his outstanding contribution to music at a respected charity event, it was announced today.
A star-studded hotel opening has cost thousands of Moscow market traders their jobs. Shaun Walker explains why
The shy star of 'Gavin and Stacey' talks about her latest role, writing with James Corden and the pleasures of 'nice-com'
Can you tell your sports stadia from your stately homes? Reckon you’re an expert on everything from Dickens and Shakespeare to pork pies and potted shrimps? Enter our quiz – and win a fabulous hamper from Fortnum & Mason
"Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, but to be young the very heaven." From Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited to In A Silent Way by Miles Davis, I recall my teens as aurally amazing. Dozing in the back of my parents' car, I was thunderstruck when I first heard "Strawberry Fields". "Eight Miles High" by the Byrds was so intoxicating – it still is – that you couldn't believe it was legal. The same applied to "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane and, in a home-grown way, "Itchycoo Park" by the Small Faces. One day, someone brought into school Are You Experienced? by Jimi Hendrix. On the following day, someone else arrived with Piper at the Gates of Dawn by Pink Floyd. Or it might have been 5,000 Spirits by the Incredible String Band or We're Only in it for the Money by the Mothers of Invention or Sgt. Pepper ...
When Charlie Chaplin set up his own studio, they said it would never work. Ninety years on, owned by Tom Cruise, United Artists is still going strong, says Geoffrey Macnab