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Grammys 2023: Why Harry Styles beating Beyoncé isn’t really a surprise
Awards

Grammys 2023: Why Harry Styles beating Beyoncé isn’t really a surprise

It has been billed as the shock of the Grammys: Harry Styles took home Album of the Year instead of Beyoncé. But should we really be surprised?

Finding an entry point to the fabulously weird world of Frank Zappa
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Finding an entry point to the fabulously weird world of Frank Zappa

Where to begin with Frank Zappa’s back catalogue? Deb Grant celebrates the remastered treasures of the prolific artist

Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month’s rent
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Beyoncé fans enraged as some tickets cost more than a month’s rent

Beyoncé tickets went on sale this morning – but with some costing more than a month’s rent, fans were left questioning the very economic basis of our society

Glen Matlock: ‘I wish John Lydon stood by Anarchy In The UK’s words’
punk

Glen Matlock: ‘I wish John Lydon stood by Anarchy In The UK’s words’

Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference
Classical music

Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference

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Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock
Punk

Sex Pistols reunion would be ‘like riding a bike’ says bassist Glen Matlock

Sam Smith is an unequivocal force for good… by being brilliantly themselves
appreciation

Sam Smith is an unequivocal force for good… by being brilliantly themselves

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance
Interview

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance

‘We’re all Tory MPs now’: Sleaford Mods take aim at Jeremy Clarkson, Piers Morgan and Nadine Dorries in new video
Music

‘We’re all Tory MPs now’: Sleaford Mods take aim at Jeremy Clarkson, Piers Morgan and Nadine Dorries in new video

The Kennedy dynasty’s darkest secret
opera

The Kennedy dynasty’s darkest secret

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days
Music

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days

Can the BRIT Awards honestly say George Ezra is better than every female musician in the UK?
BRIT Awards

Can the BRIT Awards honestly say George Ezra is better than every female musician in the UK?

Gaz Coombes: ‘When it all took off with Supergrass, that was a lot to deal with’
We are young

Gaz Coombes: ‘When it all took off with Supergrass, that was a lot to deal with’

Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes: ‘Everyone was off their heads and it was a bit insane’
Britpop

Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes: ‘Everyone was off their heads and it was a bit insane’

‘The UK will win Eurovision’ and more predictions for music in 2023
the year ahead

‘The UK will win Eurovision’ and more predictions for music in 2023

Music in 2022: The Big Issue picks the very best moments
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Music in 2022: The Big Issue picks the very best moments

Wet Leg: ‘It makes me proud to be fighting the good fight’
Music

Wet Leg: ‘It makes me proud to be fighting the good fight’

Hints of Scrooge at the Arts Council of England
Music

Hints of Scrooge at the Arts Council of England

Christmas albums 2022: Who’s a shooting star and who delivered a turkey?
Festive tunes

Christmas albums 2022: Who’s a shooting star and who delivered a turkey?

Lewis Capaldi: ‘It’s nice to celebrate being in love’
Music

Lewis Capaldi: ‘It’s nice to celebrate being in love’

Felt legend Lawrence: ‘I want to just see what fame’s like’
Music

Felt legend Lawrence: ‘I want to just see what fame’s like’

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Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke
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Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke

‘Robert Smith isn’t people’s perceptions’: Stories behind classic photos of The Cure
Music

‘Robert Smith isn’t people’s perceptions’: Stories behind classic photos of The Cure

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot
Interview

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot

English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem
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English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem