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GB News: Dan Wootton, Andrew Neil and Michelle Dewberry

There’s a moment during the first Monday night of GB News’s programming when its chairman, the former BBC broadcaster Andrew Neil, finds himself stari(...)

Elton John on stage at the 3arena in Dublin as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in June 2019. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Elton John has said that the UK’s Brexit negotiators “screwed up” a deal for British musicians and the broader music industry, and is calling for the (...)

They famously sang “I hope I die before I get old,” but after 55 years, 11 albums, the invention of the ‘rock opera’, 100 million+ record sales and a (...)

Pete Townshend: ‘In Ireland, you go to pubs and you see not just good musicians playing together, but supremely good musicians playing together, and it’s a shock that they’re not making millions of quid filling Wembley Stadium.’ Photograph: Terry McGough

“Phil Lynott was a good friend, but he was a heroin addict when I knew him,” Pete Townshend recalls. “He reminded me a lot of Jimi Hendrix, who, in th(...)

Rihanna: double helping of Ri-Ri recordings in 2019. Photograph: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

The biggie: Rihanna It’s a welcome surprise that Ri-Ri is expected to return with a double helping of new music next year, given she switched to the (...)

Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Martin Freeman and host Graham Norton at a taping of ‘The Graham Norton Show’ in London, England. Photograph: PA Images on behalf of So TV/PA Wire

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.30pm This week’s instalment of the Irish institution sees Ryan interview rising star Barry Keoghan about his j(...)

Man in black: Wilko Johnson. Photograph: Will Ireland/TeamRock via Getty

Wilko Johnson was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in January last year. Told he had less than a year to live, the renowned guitarist,(...)

Tomorrow marks a high-water day for the phenomenon known as the boyband. It’s global One Direction day and, as it says here, “this is an unpreceden(...)

Roger Daltrey (left) and Pete Townshend at The Who’s  performance at the O2 in Dublin. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

Almost 50 years after forming The Who, and now almost 70 years old, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are still cranking out the hits at high volume. T(...)

Jack Lyons: “I was a struggling mod. A failed mod. I never had a scooter with 24 lamps or wing mirrors.” Photograph: Seamus Murphy

It was 1962 and Jack Lyons, a painfully shy 19-year-old from Cork, sneaked out from his aunt and uncle’s London home to go to his first dance.“There w(...)