Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams during a performance   at the University of Arkansas last year. Photograph: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images 2:29

Recording stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have been found liable for copyright infringement in a lawsuit accusing them of plagiarising the la(...)

Sam Smith performs on stage during the 2015 Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London, February 25th, 2015. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have shared the honours on what was a muted night — literally in the case of Kanye West — at the B(...)

Ray D’Arcy pictured as he started his new afternoon show on RTÉ Radio 1 at the RTÉ Radio Centre in Donnybrook, Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Ray D’Arcy’s defection from Today FM to RTÉ late last year caught everyone off-guard, but nearly two months after the news broke one would think that (...)

Pop star Pharrell Williams has announced a Live Earth music event to demand action on climate change. The event, announced at Davos,  will be held on June 18 across seven continents. Photo: The New York Times 1:57

A Live Earth music event to demand action on climate change will be held on June 18 across seven continents, including Antarctica, former US vice-pres(...)

Chris Henry wears jacket 425, shirt 160, twill trousers 135. Simon Zebo wears Bomber jacket 445, shirt 95, jeans 135. Jamie Heaslip wears Jacket 375, shirt 115, jeans 125. Photograph: Sean Jackson

Whether scrumhalves or flankers, they are built like tanks these days. Irish rugby stars are top athletes in prime condition, strong and ferociousl(...)

Standing tickets for The Script’s hotly anticipated Croke Park gig next June sold out in under an hour this morning.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tickets for Irish rock group The Script’s Croke Park gig next June have sold out, MCD Productions has announced. Tickets for the hotly anticipated Jun(...)

Glen Power, Danny O’Donoghue and Mark Sheehan from The Script pictured at their press conference to announce their Croke Park concert on Saturday 20th June 2015. Photograph:  Patrick O’Leary

After much speculation over who will play Croke Park next summer - some of it involving Garth Brooks - Irish rockers The Script have been be unveiled (...)

Screen grab from the video posted on YouTube of six young people dancing to Pharrell Williams’ song Happy.

Six Iranians who appear in a video dancing to Pharrell Williams’ song Happy and the video’s director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and l(...)

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(...)

Get Tacky with Weird Al

You know you’ve made it in the music world when the king of pop parody “Weird Al” Yankovic has covered your song. Sometimes his take becomes more popu(...)