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 Prince performs  at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark,  July 2010. Photograph: Jens Dige/EPA

The world of showbusiness has paid its respects to Prince, who has died aged 57. Chic frontman Nile Rodgers tweeted: “#RIP our dearly beloved #Prince(...)

John Flansburgh (on right) and John Linnell, aka They Might Be Giants

There is little conventional about Brooklyn band They Might Be Giants, so it is no surprise when a long-distance call with one half of the group, Joh(...)

Lemmy Kilmister died just days after celebrating his birthday following a short battle with an “extremely aggressive cancer”. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Motorhead frontman Ian Kilmister, better known as Lemmy, has died aged 70, days after being diagnosed with cancer in Los Angeles. “We cannot begin t(...)

Gene Simmons of Kiss. Photograph: Kristian Dowling/Getty Images

Police in Los Angeles have raided the home of Kiss bassist Gene Simmons in a child pornography investigation. The 65-year-old rock star, turned busin(...)

US blues legend BB King performs onstage during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux in 2011. Photograph: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters

Tributes have begun flooding in for blues legend BB King, who has died at the age of 89.His lawyer Brent Bryson said that King, who suffered from diab(...)

Inveterate gambler Nathan Detroit (Sinatra) would like to go straight and marry his showgirl fiancée, Miss Adelaide (Blaine), some 14 years into th(...)

Jonathan Corrie who was found dead in a hallway near the gates of Leinster House

The death of Jonathan Corrie is a story that speaks to our most basic emotions, as the out- pouring of grief, anger and frustration across the radi(...)