Madonna on stage during the BRIT Awards

Brit Awards 2015: the best and worst bits

First Reaction Thu 26 Feb, AT 11:06

From Madonna's tumble to a muted Kanye act, it was a night of falling stars and awkward moments

Don McLean

American Pie manuscript 'to fetch $1.5m' at auction

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Feb, AT 11:13

Singer-songwriter Don McLean is to auction the original notes from his 1971 classic and promises all will be revealed about enigmatic song

Madonna performs 'Living for Love' onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Who are the Illuminati and were they controlling the Grammys?

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Feb, AT 12:31

Conspiracy theorists out in force after lavish award show featured Katy Perry wearing devil horns

Sam Smith at the Grammy Awards

UK soul singer Sam Smith takes home four Grammys

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Feb, AT 10:42

Smith is the big winner, while Beyonce loses out to Beck, prompting Kanye West to take the stage

Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker: 5 things you didn't know about Mad Dog singer

Summary Tue 23 Dec, AT 11:36

Cocker, known for his gravelly reinventions and signature onstage contortions, dies at the age of 70

Christmas songs: the best, the worst and the downright weird

Briefing Tue 16 Dec, AT 14:16

There's a few classics in the Christmas canon, but plenty of ho-ho-horrible songs too

Ben Haenow

X Factor final 2014: Ben Haenow in shock victory

First Reaction Mon 15 Dec, AT 11:07

Croydon singer beat bookies' favourite Fleur East with Michael Jackson's Man in the Mirror

Chick Chick: is this the strangest song of 2014? - video

Video Mon 17 Nov, AT 14:24

Chinese pop song Chick Chick, which features bikini-clad chickens, could be the new Gangnam Style

Bob Geldof

Band Aid 30 sales go 'bonkers' but is it patronising and clumsy?

First Reaction Mon 17 Nov, AT 13:15

Bob Geldof's Ebola charity single, Do They Know It's Christmas, launches with £1m sales within minutes