Adele: will she show up at the iTunes festival?

Electric Picnic has come and gone, but it not’s quite all over yet for the year’s music festivals: iTunes is currently staging its month-long extravag(...)

They have spent most of the past decade pegged by many as lad rockers, barrel-scrapers, knuckle- dragging musical neanderthals not fit to lick Oasi(...)

Being Miley Cyrus
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  • May 16, 2014, 00:00

She’d better not bail. I’ll be furious if she cancels. No, I’m not talking about a flaky best friend, I am talking about international pop star(...)

Social media: Skye Townsend, an American actor whose videos of herself mimicking Beyonce are popular on the social media website Vine, records a clip in Los Angeles. Vine, where clips are limited to six seconds and run on a loop, has become something like a next-generation YouTube. Photograph: J Emilio Flores/New York Times

If you believe the doomsayers, the golden era of social media is coming to an end for the current crop of services. For some time now, people have bee(...)

Hollywood actors including Justin Timberlake, Sean Penn, Ashton Kutcher and Bradley Cooper have coined their own parallel hashtag reminding fans that #RealMenDontBuyGirls. Photograph: The Demi and Ashton Foundation 
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The #BringBackOurGirls hashtag has been tweeted over 1 million times since it was first used two weeks ago calling for the release for over 200 girls (...)

We can’t get the Tonight Show in Ireland (unless you have CNBC and are prepared to stay up late). Boo! But the show’s official YouTube channel has lot(...)

You’d think that people would have had enough of silly love songs (as the song goes), but in fact the opposite – the anti-love song – is desperatel(...)

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen brothers offer clues to their intention by naming the feline lead of their subtle, evasive musical drama – LOLCat alert – for the hero of Hom(...)

Illustration: Philip Barrett
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SCENE IThe AnnunciationA young woman called Mary, living in a ghost estate somewhere in the midlands, is up late trying to watch as many episodes of T(...)

Singer Beyonce poses for photographs at “The Sound of Change” concert at Twickenham Stadium in London June 1st. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters.

Singer Beyonce trumped fans by releasing an unheralded self-titled fifth solo studio album on Friday featuring 14 new songs and 17 videos, her label C(...)