The new documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom, introduces us to the backup singers for some of the most famous faces in music.
Now is the summer of our disco tent. Arm yourself with our spotter's guide to 25 things that happen whenever Brits gather for alfresco fun ....
Statement on US actor's website announces that she and British rock star are to split up after 10 years of marriage
Kylie may have given the ailing talent show a bit of much-needed zip – but if it wants to survive it needs to make some major changes. Here are some suggestions
The latest ARTPOP film is an epic and ostentatious look at capitalism, feminism and a parade of silly hats and topless men
World Cup songs – and almost all official football songs, if we're honest – are rarely anything to celebrate. But this year's, unveiled on Friday night's Sport Relief, is something of a nadir, a giant shrug of "Will this do?"
Four years ago, the Guardian ran a long retrospective feature about Kate Bush's solitary 1979 tour.
Funk band Vulfpeck have worked out a way to make money from Spotify – release short clips of silence and ask fans to stream it repeatedly overnight.
Music subscription services including Spotify and Deezer have broken through the $1bn (£600m) sales barrier worldwide as increasing numbers of fans choose to pay for music online.
It took the producer-turned-singer 10 attempts before he struck gold with the universally loved single Happy. Music experts weigh in on just why the song brings such joy
British singer has worked with Rick Rubin, Pharrell Williams and Jake Gosling on the follow up to his million selling debut
Cobain's widow Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain say its 'very likely' they will develop a musical thanks to 'tons of Nirvana fanmail' and social media support