US rapper Travis Scott is facing legal action after at least eight people were killed and hundreds injured in a crush at his Texas festival Astroworld. One injured concertgoer has accused Scott and surprise performer Drake of inciting the crowd, and is seeking $1m (£741,000) in damages. Neither have commentedContinue Reading

The MOBO Awards announced their show in 2021, which will be a live event for the first time since 2017. The awards, celebrating black music since 1996, will be held in Coventry on December 5, and fans will be able to attend in person. Like many other events, the MOBOsContinue Reading

Ed Sheeran says he will isolate after the Covid-19 test is positive. The list-leading musician said in a post posted on his Instagram page that he will continue to give interviews and performances from home. Sheeran, who lives in Suffolk, near Framlingham, said, “I apologize to everyone I let down,Continue Reading

Adele has returned to number one in the UK with the highest ranking figures for nearly five years. Her new single Easy On Me recorded a record 24 million UK streams in the first week and 23,500 downloads. Using the Official Charts Company formula, this equates to 217,300 sales, theContinue Reading

Halyna Hutchins, the director of photography who died when actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set, has been remembered as “an incredible artist”. Hutchins worked as a director of photography on the set of Rust. American Cinematographer magazine named her one of its rising stars inContinue Reading

Pornhub’s parent company has settled a lawsuit filed by 50 women who said they were victims of a sex trafficking operation. The women said Girls Do Porn, an adult content provider, coerced them into having sex on camera and lied about how the material would be shared. The 50 womenContinue Reading

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, promised on Sunday to ban prostitution in the country. Speaking to his supporters at the end of the three-day congress of his Socialist Party in Valencia, Sánchez said the practice “enslaves” women. Prostitution was decriminalized in Spain in 1995 and in 2016 theContinue Reading

Coldplay’s next round will be powered, in part, from a dance floor that generates electricity when fans jump and pedal power in venues. It’s part of a 12-point plan to reduce their carbon footprint, two years after the group pledged not to tour until they did it more sustainably.. InContinue Reading

The Rolling Stones released Brown Sugar, one of their biggest hits, from their US tour. It follows the malaise with depictions of black women and references to slavery in the song, which reached number one in the US in 1971. The band’s veteran guitarist, Keith Richards, confirmed the decision toContinue Reading

Comedian Robert Webb and his dance partner Dianne Buswell are retiring from Strictly Come Dancing. Peep Show star Webb, who underwent open heart surgery two years ago, made the decision because of his poor health. He said he had an urgent consultation with her cardiologist after experiencing symptoms and sheContinue Reading