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(...)

Elizabeth Arden: steep fall in sales of celebrity perfumes, particularly the Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands.

Elizabeth Arden reported its biggest quarterly loss due to a steep fall in sales of celebrity perfumes, particularly the Justin Bieber and Taylor Swif(...)

Daithí Ó Sé has been nominated to carry out an Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of charity on the Rose of Tralee show. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 0:36

The lead-up to the first part of nominations in the Rose of Tralee Festival tonight is heating up - or in the case of host Daithí Ó Sé, it could be a (...)

Not quite an outright pop heartthrob, not quite a household name, not quite cool enough to get the seal of approval from discerning musos: it’s safe t(...)

Two major media events took place last Saturday. Kanye West married Kim Kardashian in Florence, and Real Madrid beat Atlético Madrid in the Champio(...)

The only direction is up: Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles 1:50

You couldn’t possibly have called it. The biggest boyband in the world? If my notes – haphazardly jotted down immediately post-interview – were any(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Country-pop crossover singer Taylor Swift, one of seven artists that dominate Sunshine 106.8FM’s country output, according to Country FM. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

How “country” is “Dublin’s country mix” station Sunshine 106.8FM? Not country enough, according to the backers of the proposed Country FM, one of t(...)

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(...)