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Ed Sheeran named UK’s Artist of the decade

After spending 79 weeks at number 1 multiple Grammy award winner singer & songwriter Ed Sheeran has been named artist of the decade spending highest number of weeks on top of the singles and albums charts combined. The Official Charts Company (OCC), which aggregates the UK pop outlines, has named Ed Sheeran as its artist […]

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Stormzy’s Glastonbury performance ‘will be iconic’ but he won’t be dancing

When he strides onstage on Friday night, Stormzy will make history as the first British rapper to headline Glastonbury Festival. His ascension to the top of the bill has been rapid – he’s only released one album – but the sense of anticipation is immense. “I think it’s going to be amazing,” says fellow grime […]

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Kabir Singh: Bollywood’s misogyny problem is not new

A new Bollywood film, Kabir Singh, is being described as misogynistic even as it has set box office coffers ringing. But this is hardly a new problem in India’s biggest film industry Kabir Singh is the story of a man who becomes addicted to alcohol and drugs after his girlfriend’s family refuses to accept their […]

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Michael Jackson: The story of the troubled star’s final day, 10 years on

News of a medical emergency involving Michael Jackson started filtering through at around 22:00 BST on Thursday 25 June 2009. I know because I was on my way to watch cheesy 90s boy band East 17 in the Dance Tent at the Glastonbury Festival. They were a warm-up act the day before the event properly […]

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John Boyega and Letitia Wright cast in Steve McQueen series

John Boyega and Letitia Wright head the cast on Steve McQueen’s latest project, an anthology series set within London’s West Indian community. Alex Jennings and Line of Duty actress Rochenda Sandall will also appear in the series, which will tell five different stories across six episodes. McQueen said Small Axe would be “local but at […]

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