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Taylor Swift’s latest album Folklore has returned to number one in America, becoming the first record to sell more than a million copies in 2020. The star’s low-key eighth album was recorded during lockdown and released as a surprise for fans in August. The best-reviewed album of her career, it is widely expected to pick […]

When Fleur East came second in last year’s X Factor, she thought her career was over. The effervescent singer, with her mane of bouncy curls, had been the bookmaker’s favourite to win after her explosive cover of Uptown Funk proved so popular Mark Ronson had to rush the original song into shops a month earlier […]

A new song previously unreleased by Luther Vandross has been unveiled. Listen to Love It, Love It, which appears on his upcoming retrospective album Luther Vandross – The Greatest Hits, below: The song is a previously unreleased track recorded in 1994 around the time of his Never Let Me Go album. The Greatest Hits – […]

Former X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is joining The Bodyguard musical in the West End to play the role made famous by Whitney Houston in the 1992 film. Burke, who replaces Beverley Knight in June, said it was “a dream come true” to land the “iconic” part of troubled superstar Rachel Marron. The film, which […]

Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has announced she will make her Broadway debut in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The Call Me Maybe singer tweeted that it was a “dream come true”. She will take over the role of Cinderella from Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes from 4 February 2014 for 12 weeks. Grammy Award nominee […]