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Will.i.am leads Kanye West backlash over 'ignorant' slavery remarks

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:12
The Black Eyed Pea says Kanye's comments about slavery "broke my heart" and were "harmful".

Matthew Wright blames The Wright Stuff exit on 'demands' of the job

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:57
Matthew Wright says the "demands" of the Channel 5 show became too much.

Producer accuses Weinstein of five years of rape and assault

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:41
Marco Polo executive Alexandra Canosa files legal documents alleging rape, sexual assault and verbal abuse.

BBC podcasts will run adverts outside UK to boost income

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:20
The BBC has announced that podcasts available outside the UK will contain adverts to boost income.

George Michael: Family ask fans to remove tributes

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:14
Supporters have created memorial gardens outside his homes in Goring and Highgate.

Vinyl collectors spent millions on Discogs last year

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:14
Record collectors spent $200m on the online marketplace Discogs last year, with vinyl making 80% of sales.

Abba have 'nothing to prove' with new songs, says Benny Andersson

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:00
Benny Andersson also tells BBC News the new songs "aren't finished yet".

Ariana Grande gives comeback interview and says album will 'bring light'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 03:39
The singer says her new album is "about bringing light to a situation" in her comeback interview.

Kanye West suggests African-American slavery was 'a choice'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 02:46
The rapper suggests the enslavement of African Americans over centuries may have been a "choice".

Why the #MuteRKelly campaign is back

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 23:24
Time's Up is calling on businesses to boycott R Kelly following years of sexual assault allegations.

Dame Vera Lynn up for three Classic Brits

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 21:45
Dame Vera Lynn is nominated for the Classic Brit awards, alongside Hans Zimmer and Sheridan Smith.

Letter from Africa: Thomas Mapfumo, Zimbabwe's lion, roars for his fans

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:08
The singer returns from exile to a hero's welcome but still wants changes for suffering Zimbabweans.

'I was stranded on a train in a wheelchair'

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:07
BBC reporter Alex Taylor on the difficulties of commuting to work as a disabled person.

Tony Awards 2018: Mean Girls and SpongeBob lead nominations

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:31
Broadway musicals based on Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants lead the award nominations.

11 things we learned from Kim Kardashian's Ellen interview

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:27
Tristan's cheating, no phone rules and Kanye playing Connect 4 during the birth of Chicago.

Free Rein: Ex-Hollyoaks writers win an Emmy for Netflix children's show

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:24
Two former Hollyoaks writers win the Emmy for best children's programme for Netflix's Free Rein.

'The punk rock Joan of Arc of pop'

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 20:24
The pop group say a challenge from Eurythmics' star Dave Stewart made them rethink their third album.

Menstrual cup: Meet YouTube's plastic-free vloggers

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 20:06
Kim and Amanda are dedicated to educating women about plastic-free reusable period products.

Kezang Dorji: How Eminem inspired Bhutan's star rapper

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 20:02
Kezang Dorji, 28, rose from a poor background to become one of Bhutan's most loved rappers.

Peppa Pig blocked from China's Douyin video platform

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:09
State media say the cartoon is being used "subversively" - and a rival, domestic pig has been launched.