From Coldplay to Adele, via Syria and Damon Albarn, a muddy, moody festival moved crowds to tears
With Coldplay and Beyonce doing the honours this time around, what can we expect?
Social media deluged with jokes about the 'conscious uncoupling', but some publications express compassion
Tabloid tales: Harry wins Cupid poll, Chris Martin needs fire safety lessons
British folk rockers are one of only six acts to get six nominations
Tabloid tales: Styles fears mobile number leak, George Osborne stars in British nightmares, Robbie Williams is 'irrelevant'
Obscure shortlist is defined by its omissions and leaves some critics wanting to 'shoot their ears off'
Curtain comes down on a summer of sport as Paralympics closes with spectacular ceremony
Fans complain that MTV's 2012 nominations have overlooked the 'Queens of the Video Music Awards'
Red top tales: RiRi's 'skull druggery', Jessie J's 'homosexuality' and Jimmy Savile's string vests
The American comics are slick, while the Brits are on hilariously filthy form
Coldplay could blow the roof off the O2 as Blur's Alex James is covered in Dairylea confetti
Best female will be most competitive category in years, but 'beige pop' Ed Sheeran and Adele likely to win out
In pictures: Coldplay headline the world's muddiest music festival
In pictures: The ultimate music festival has announced which acts will play this summer
Johnny Dee: Champers and
supermodels have changed
the face of Glastonbury, but
it still beats other festivals
Nick Hemming’s unsigned band The Leisure Society goes up against Elbow and Alex Turner in this year's awards