Alex White, Co-Founder, Next Big Sound, discusses Moneyball for the Music Industry: What Analytics Can Teach Us About Music on the music stage at the Web Summit. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

The head of a music data analytics company has explained how he is playing “moneyball” with the music industry. Next Big Sound chief executive Alex Wh(...)

Jennifer Lopez’s new single, Booty, has debuted at number 18 in the US Billboard chart. Photograph: Kamal Sellehuddin/Getty Images

It seems that Jennifer Lopez is making things worse for every woman on the planet. Any woman over the age of 45 (or any woman who might not choose to (...)

Beyonce reacts as her husband Jay-Z carries their daughter Ivy Blue onstage to present the Video Vanguard Award during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in  California yesterday. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters 2:01

Beyonce was the reigning queen of the MTV Video Music Awards.The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. Tears streamed(...)

Singer Miley Cyrus at the MTV Europe Music Awards at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam last night. Photograph: Remko De Waal/Reuters.

Rapper Eminem had triple cause to celebrate after he was the biggest winner at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam.But it was Miley Cyrus wh(...)

Among the headliners today is the hugely popular Kosovo-born London-based artist  Rita Ora. Photograph: Getty

“She’d be a great country if you could roof her.” As the so-called VIPs by virtue of their wristbands surveyed the rain pummeling Punchestown outside (...)

French DJ David Guetta is headlining this year’s Oxegen festival. Photograph: Getty

Dance music dominates this year’s Oxegen line-up which returns to Punchestown, Co Kildare this August Bank Holiday weekend. French DJ Da(...)