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Being Miley Cyrus
  • Music
  • 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(...)

2013 was the year of Pharrell. A decade ago Williams was everywhere, one half of production duo The Neptunes, whose magic touch accounted for 2(...)

Shock has been expressed that rates of rape in Sweden are the highest in Europe, yet Sweden’s high rates of rape have been known about for 10 y(...)

(From left) Nick O’Malley, Alex Turner, Jamie Cook and Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys who lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations. Photograph: PA

Arctic Monkeys lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations. The annual music bash sees the Sheffield quartet competing for(...)

Helen McEntee. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES
New faces of 2013

Helen McEnteeThe tragic circumstances in which 26-year-old Helen McEntee ran in a byelection after the death of her father last year would be enough t(...)

Hozier: Spotify predicts big things for the Wicklow musician in 2014

Time was when “industry experts” (aka lazy music journalists and hangers-on) would shove out the annual bore-athon that is “Ones To Watch Next Year In(...)

Miley Cyrus does her twerking thing with  Robin Thicke during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York in August. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

What links Miley Cyrus, Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan, twerking and a crystal meth dealer from New Mexico? All four have appeared at the top(...)

After coveting one for the past year, my niece was finally gifted a onesie. Until I saw her togged out I hadn’t really been touched by this modern clo(...)

A still from Sminky Shorts “Elephant” one of the YouTube Irish hits of the year

Marriage proposals and animals eating, taxi-men dancing and the Ylvis Fox speaking; Miley Cyrus on wrecking balls and all of Pink’s bling, these are a(...)