Stevie Wonder

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Singer Ariana Grande performs at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

A Detroit church swelled with gospel music on Friday for the funeral of Aretha Franklin, driving mourners to their feet to clap and sing ahead of trib(...)

Aretha Franklin sings during the inauguration ceremony for  Barack Obama in Washington, January 20th, 2009. The grey hat  is now on display in  the Smithsonian Institution. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Aretha Louise Franklin Born: March 25th, 1942 Died: August 16th, 2018 On a crisp, sparkling day in January 2009, Aretha Franklin stood on the steps(...)

Actor Denzel Washington and  director Antoine Fuqua. The Equalizer 2 marks their   fourth collaboration

In the hours before I meet up with Antoine Fuqua, he’s making headlines. In reports that were swiftly dismissed by his agent, Fuqua, the director of T(...)

Michelle and Mark at the Sibelius sculpture in Helsinki.

Our ship, aptly named Silhouette, casts a tall, faint shadow on the dockside as we pull away from Stockholm. It is White Night season, as darkness bar(...)

Alicia Keys: a key influence on the  young guns of R&B. Photograph:  Robert Mora/Getty Images

Nostalgia is a powerful force. That’s why pop’s harnessing of nostalgia is a habit some of its stars love to indulge in. A surefire sign you’ve crosse(...)

Jess Kav, pictured with her BARQ bandmates: “Stevie Wonder’s love songs are incomparable.”

In the mid-2000s I was 18, a child attempting adulthood badly, and beginning to think this singing malarkey could actually be a career. I had tentativ(...)

Jen Chapman: just having a break

It was a year of cultural and social upheaval, a year when the internet, still reeling from the maddening meat-grinder that was 2016, looked unto the (...)

 Rory McIlroy and  Erica Stoll are marrying today at Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Stevie Wonder performed a 90-minute concert at Ashford Castle on Friday night for guests, ahead of the wedding today of Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll. (...)

Erica Stoll and Rory McIlroy will marry in a sleepy  Mayo village on the banks of Lough Corrib. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Not since the Quiet Man got married here has a Cong wedding caused such a stir. However, the likelihood that Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll’s wedding a(...)

Destiny’s Child performing on the eve of George W Bush’s inauguration.  They also sang at his inauguration ceremony on  January 20th, 2001 in Washington, DC. Photograph: David McNew/Newsmakers

Donald Trump must feel like the kid who gets picked last at every schoolyard kickabout. The incoming US president’s team will have wanted his inaugur(...)

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