Dua Lipa: picked up four nominations. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month’s Brit Awards, Britain’s annual pop music honours, in (...)

Although he may be best known as co-founder of renowned independent label XL Recordings and the man who discovered Adele, Richard Russell has a backgr(...)

LCD Soundsystem lead singer James Murphy performing on stage during the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: Marta Perez/EPA

Primavera proper got underway on the outskirts of Barcelona on Thursday, with a series of gigs that progressively raised the festival bar. In the t(...)