Comedian Joan Rivers has died after being removed from life supports following complications during surgery. Photograph: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

Comedian, writer and outrageous television personality Joan Rivers died yesterday aged 81. Best known for hurling cutting barbs at fellow celebriti(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Beyoncé performs at The Brit Awards 2014 in London last month. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

When Beyoncé toured last year, it was in a peculiar state of limbo. Her new album hadn’t materialised, and the show morphed from something that(...)

Kate Moss receives the British Male Solo Artist award on behalf of David Bowie at The Brit Awards 2014 at 02 Arena  in London last night. Photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty Images. 1:48

Indie quartet Arctic Monkeys picked up the coveted best album award and triumphed over boy band One Direction to be named best group, promptin(...)

A Valentine for Lady Gaga
  • Music
  • February 14, 2014, 00:00

Remember when Michael Jackson floated a massive fibre-glass statue of himself down the Thames? Or when the tabloids conjured up the image of him sl(...)

PewDiePie notched up nearly 1.3bn views on YouTube in the last six months of 2013.

Swedish gamer Felix Kjellberg - aka PewDiePie - had the most-watched YouTube channel in the second half of 2013, racking up 1.28 billion views on Goog(...)

How does he do that? David Blaine with the actor Will Smith and his family

David Blaine, Real or Magic (Channel 4, Wednesday) begins with clips from a typical day for David Blaine. He stands glumly on the outskirts of a city,(...)

Hozier performing in Dingle .  Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Other Voices has a habit of unearthing a Northern gem for each festival. Soak made the trip down from Derry in 2012, and this year Rosie Carney made (...)

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(...)