In the politically tense late 70s, the Specials practically wrote racial integration into their 2 Tone manifesto and made a slew of clever, witty, socially-charged hits that energised a generation and changed lives.
Thanks to new album, endorsement deals and international tour dates, the 33-year-old has doubled her fortune from the previous year
You’d think that being in a band with umpteen members would be a right old gas.
U2’s next tour may see them playing two gigs in each city: one “intimate” and acoustic, the other “loud [and] explosive”.
Singer silences critics of the song by announcing its earnings will all go to New York City public schools
Mick Eve, sax player for Georgie Fame’s Blue Flames, was mooching around the musical instrument shops in London’s Denmark Street as one did in 1966.
The singer-songwriter and bass guitarist Jack Bruce, who has died aged 71 of liver disease, is best remembered as a mainstay of Cream, the first of the supergroups – combinations, often short-lived, of already successful musicians.
Why do people take Taylor Swift so much more seriously than her peers? Great songs, smart turns of phrase and a noticeable lack of the usual hollow pop platitudes all help
Sole music curator of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 announces soundtrack for film, featuring a Kanye remix and new songs from the singer’s ‘true heroes’
Speaking during his show in St Petersburg, Elton John said that if people are punished for being gay then ‘the world will lose its humanity’
I Don’t Care sees the singer overtake the two artists she previously shared the record for most No 1s with – Rita Ora and Geri Halliwell
Three decades ago, a room full of musicians made a lot of money for charity.