Ryan Adams: “Even during my most unhappy-sounding records, I might feel normal”

“I feel like I’m kinda back where I started. I’ve finally evolved into what I was when I first picked up the guitar, where I play without preconceive(...)

After heavy rain in Sydney, a giant sinkhole opened up near the personal residence, in Point Piper, of Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (not pictured).

In numbers: Body measurements 3,000 The Body Shop, the ethical beauty chain founded by the late Anita Roddick in 1976, has more than this number of (...)

Beyoncé – a Sony Music artist

The Irish arm of Sony Music, whose artists include AC/DC, Beyoncé and Christy Moore, saw profits jump in the year to the end of March, despite a dip i(...)

Sarah Jarosz: ‘I was an N’ Sync girl. It wasn’t  until I heard Nickel Creek I started to say, Oh, this is really cool’

At Christmas 1990, the most popular children’s toys - according to the Internet - were Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figurines. Sarah Jarosz, however, (...)

A candle in front of a painting of  David Bowie in Brixton, London, after his death was announced. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In the wake of David Bowie’s death, the impulse to treat Blackstar like a puzzle to be solved was understandable yet seemed to defeat the point of his(...)

US singer Britney Spears: Sony Music has said it “apologises to Britney Spears and her fans for any confusion” over fake tweets reporting her death.  File photograph: Bernd Kammerer/AP Photo

Sony Music Entertainment’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday, publishing fake statements that US pop star Britney Spears had died. Sony Music, a u(...)

Michael Londra: ‘Growing up, the opera festival was a huge influence.’

Wexford tenor Michael Londra has made a name for himself in the United States since moving there to perform with Riverdance, garnering two Emmy-nomin(...)

Glen Hansard salutes the crowd from Apollo House, which has been taken over by Home Sweet Home to shelter the homeless. Photographs: Cyril Byrne

The former owner of Apollo House says he supports the aims of Home Sweet Home, a group of housing activist who have occupied the vacant office buildi(...)

Along with the centenaries of two Russian revolutions, next year will also mark the 50th anniversary of a rather more benign event that, even so, mark(...)

Bob Dylan did not attend the Nobel prize ceremony in Stockholm. Photograph: Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images

Bob Dylan admitted he was stunned and surprised when he was told he had won a Nobel prize because he had never stopped to consider whether his songs w(...)