British artists have filled the entire top 10 bestselling albums chart for 2014 in the UK for the first time.
Justin Timberlake got back to his roots during the Nashville, Tennessee, stop of his 20/20 Experience world tour on Friday night.
Google is getting into publishing song lyrics online.
Singer Joe Cocker, whose career spanned more than 50 years, has died after a long battle with lung cancer.
You couldn’t have picked a worse time to become a pop star than 2014. Album sales were at an all-time low, record labels were left millions in the red with artists they thought would be superstars, and fewer new artists broke through than at any time in the past 40 years.
Midway through the year it didn’t look as if any artists would get past this milestone, but thanks to the Christmas push, the British singer has become the only artist on both sides of the Atlantic to pass the million mark simultaneously
Monika Miczura Juhasz claims that Beyoncé illegally appropriated her music for one of Drunk in Love’s most distinctive hooks
Noel Gallagher has spoken about the lack of working-class voices in contemporary music, suggesting the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian have made no impact in terms of encouraging any new “noise coming from the council estates”.
Has 2015’s biggest hit already been claimed? Uptown Funk’s popularity is growing by the minute; but its creation wasn’t quite as seamless as the louche funk of its sound
‘It’s a how-to guide of things I’ve learned about life – being a dad, being a husband and being in a rock band’
Madonna’s pictures of Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela don’t show she’s racist – just that she really doesn’t have much idea how social media works
Fleetwood Mac may be heading into their final year. According to the band’s guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, the group will cease to operate in 2015 or soon afterwards. He told the American TV channel PBS that the forthcoming Fleetwood Mac album and tour would be their “last act”.