Word ’smith: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Steve Tyler have a mindblowing theory about the colour pink. Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

A new poll by a music streaming service has detailed the “weirdest ever song lyrics”. The funny thing is, there’s nothing weird about any of their (...)

Live wire: Bob Marley onstage in London in 1980

A certain well-known singer brought half of his/her vocals to Glastonbury this year on a disk. Other acts had ProTools playback rigs hidden away. S(...)

Queens Park Rangers’ Bobby Zamora fires home the winning goal despite the challenge of Derby County skipper Richard Keogh during the   Championship play-off final at Wembley.  Photograph: John Walton/PA

QPR 1 Derby County 0: Bobby Zamora struck a dramatic last-minute winner to sink Derby and fire QPR back into the Premier League.The 33-year-old, on as(...)

They should have called this album Chris’s Cri de Coeur as this short (42 minutes), nine-track affair is lyrically dominated by tear-soaked sentime(...)

SuperValu owner  Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013.

Cork-based wholesale grocery group Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013 largely due to poor trading in Britain.The company was dragged in(...)

Why, Gwyneth, why? Chris Martin’s next Coldplay album may not be the break-up screed we’re hoping for
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Divorce makes for great music. There’s nothing better than anger, bitterness, regret, guilt and loathing to fire up the creative faculties. And if it’(...)

The time is nigh for Tinie Tempah to go large. The days of grabbing the microphone in a small club and being able to see the eyes of everyone i(...)

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s post about their “conscious uncoupling” after 11 years of marriage has crashed Paltrow’s Goop. com website as we(...)

Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have said they are splitting up “with hearts full of sadness” after trying for more than a year to save their marriage. Photograph: Reuters

Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have said they are splitting up “with hearts full of sadness” after trying f(...)

José Manuel Barroso: the president of the European Commission will receive a doctor of laws degree from UCC this week. photograph: stephanie lecocq/epa

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso will be awarded an honorary doctorate by University College Cork this week. President (...)