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Dennis Edwards was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 Dennis Edwards, who performed as lead singer for the Motown group the Temptations, has died at aged 74. He died in Chicago, his family told CBS News. They did not disclose the cause of death. Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968 […]

Bruno Mars won six Grammys in total – including the top three prizes   Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar stole the show, and most of the awards, at the 2018 Grammys. Mars provided the night’s big upset, taking the album of the year trophy that most critics assumed would go to Lamar’s rap tour de […]

Mobile devices were locked away in special pouches on Chris Rock’s Total Blackout Tour   Comedian Chris Rock has divided opinion after banning mobile phones on his tour. Fans attending his Total Blackout tour had their devices locked away in special pouches – Rock is said to consider them “a major intrusion” on his performance. […]

The producer of La La Land was giving an acceptance speech, before the ACTUAL winner of the Best Picture award was announced   You may remember the famous moment at the Oscars last year, when the wrong film was announced as the winner of the biggest prize of the night. The presenters of the award […]

Tom Hardy’s rap mixtape from the 1990s has resurfaced online – 19 years after it was made. The 18 tracks are described as being “made in a bedroom” but “never really finished”. The actor told Newsbeat last year it was “an important time for me to stand on my own and do what I thought […]

Seat fillers at awards ceremonies are normally paid a pretty penny to cover for celebrity guests when they go to the toilet. At this year’s Golden Globes, Mariah Carey did the job for free after accidentally taking Meryl Streep’s seat during an ill-timed toilet break. The diva tweeted that she found herself sitting next to […]

Ed Sheeran, Stormzy and Dua Lipa had some of the most popular tracks of 2017   UK music fans streamed more music than ever before in 2017 – an astonishing total of 68.1 billion songs. That’s the equivalent of everyone in the country playing 1,036 tracks, or almost three continuous days of music, on sites […]

Image caption Reggie Yates was due to present the Christmas and New Year TOTP specials with Fearne Cotton Presenter Reggie Yates will not host this year’s Top of the Pops holiday specials after making “ill-considered remarks” in a podcast interview. Yates apologised last month for using the phrase “fat Jewish guy” to refer to managers […]

Funk and soul legend George Clinton has announced a 2018 tour with his band Parliament/Funkadelic. The Mardi Gras Madness Tour kicks off January 31 in Chicago and will be stopping in New York’s B.B. King Blues Club on Mardi Gras Day. Check out their full itinerary on Clinton’s site, where tickets go on sale this […]

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is still getting backlash for his “inmates running the prison” comment, in reference to ongoing player demonstrations during the national anthem. Though he expressed regret and issued a public apology over the weekend, some Texans players considered staging a walkout. And now Jay Z, who has been a vocal supporter of […]


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