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Pitbull has been praised after sending his private plane to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients to the US mainland. His good deed came to light after Jenniffer Gonzalez, Puerto Rico’s representative in Washington, thanked him on Twitter. He told the New York Daily News he was “just doing [his] part.” “Thank God we’re […]

Beyoncé will perform at this year’s Grammys complete with that twin baby bump, according to her dad Mathew. In an interview with a US TV show, he said the star sounds “tired” because she’s been working on the performance. He also said he was “shocked” to hear her pregnancy news and only found out after […]

Taylor Swift’s 1989 has won the coveted album of the year award at this year’s Grammys in Los Angeles. The singer – who is the first woman to win the award twice – also won best pop vocal album and best music video for her track Bad Blood. Rapper Kendrick Lamar won the most prizes […]

Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk has been named the biggest-selling song of 2015 in the UK – despite having been released at the end of 2014. The track notched up a combined sales and streaming total of 1.76 million, the Official Charts Company said. As well as spending seven weeks at number one from December 2014, […]

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars have given The Gap Band a writing credit on their huge hit Uptown Funk, due to its similarities with their 1979 track Oops Up Side Your Head. Uptown Funk, which topped the UK chart for seven weeks and the US chart for 14, originally had six songwriters. The five writers […]

Ellie Goulding’s song Love Me Like You Do has gone straight to number one in the UK singles chart, ending Mark Ronson’s reign at the top. The song, from the soundtrack to the Fifty Shades Of Grey film, sold more than 172,000 copies, about 87,000 more than Ronson’s Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. It is […]

Uptown Funk featuring Bruno Mars has spent six weeks in the chart, all at the top except for when it was briefly ousted by X Factor winner Ben Haenow. Philip George’s Wish You Were Here remained at two, while Hozier’s Take Me to Church rose to three, having spent 25 weeks in the charts. The […]

Sam Smith has taken his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, back to number one on the Official UK Chart. The record, which recently passed the million sales mark in both the UK and the US, last topped the charts in September and, before that, in June. It has now spent five non-consecutive weeks at […]