Russell Brand: “The reason I don’t vote is the same reason I don’t eat glitter; there’s no fucking point”. Photo: EPA

Brand has been good at many things in his 39-year life. He has made people laugh. He has made them cross. He has had a genius for getting into scrapes(...)

British comedian Russell Brand attends the Britain Needs a Pay Rise march in London on October 18th last. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

Poor Russell Brand. Not only has he been (to use the vernacular) “threwn out” by the biggest pop star on the planet (Katy Perry) and the super posh “h(...)

 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,(...)