"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Norway's foremost ice percussionist and musician makes music with ice instruments, an approach that sees him and singing partner Maria Skranes play dozens of concerts every year.
Fans also vote to honour Keith Urban, Diana Ross, and Lady Gaga at the 43rd American Music Awards.
Elton John and Ed Sheeran have launched a star-studded charity campaign to share musical memories, and raise funds for orphanage children suffering in silence.
A festivalgoer with a 'Corbyn' jacket snapped a photograph with former UK prime minister David Cameron at Wilderness Festival.
Joycelyn Savage's parents accused the R&B star of holding their daughter against her will in a "cult", but she has denied the claims.
The Sonar Festival provided peaks of electronic and digital delight for aficionados of dance, techno, house and all the electronic sub-genres above, below and between.
Sweden’s largest music festival has been cancelled next year after organisers said the level of sexual attacks and other crimes had got out of
Tens of thousands of people have gathered on farmland in south-west England for the Glastonbury music festival.
Ed Sheeran has agreed to settle a $20 million (18,9 million euros) lawsuit after he was accused of copying a song released by reality TV show winner Matt Cardle.
The 75-year-old singer-songwriter will receive his Nobel Literature Prize in Stockholm in the next few days.
Robbie Williams has released his latest video ‘Mixed Signals’.
If you are one of the millions of Game of Thrones fans waiting patiently for the new series to start, then this is set to get your heart racing.
The surviving members of the rap group Run-DMC have filed a 50-million dollar lawsuit accusing major retailers of selling products trading on its name without…
Tributes have poured in from across the world for British pop singer George Michael who has died at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure.
Singer George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has announced.
A year after militants gunned down 90 people at the Bataclan in Paris, the music venue has reopened.
While the value of the British pound sterling has been on the decline over the last few weeks, some music-loving Brits have found an alternative use
Not even the threat of twin typhoons (because one isn’t enough) could stop Shanghai’s 2016 Concrete and Grass music festival from going ahead over
Born in 2005, the Reworks festival in the Greek city of Thessaloniki has grown into one of Europe’s best-known platforms for acclaimed and emerging electronic music artists…
It’s a high-risk labour of love that pays off according to some critics. ‘Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets’ is the latest studio album by