Details emerge about Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect as authors remains hospitalized with “serious” wounds

Details emerge about Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect as authors remains hospitalized with “serious” wounds

the day after Salman Rushdie was stabbed Friday by a man who hit the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York, details were emerging about the suspect. Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital and surgery after the attack. His agent Andrew Wylie said Friday night he author … Read more

‘Better late than never’: how Brian Eno and David Byrne finally laid a musical ghost to rest | pop and rock

‘Better late than never’: how Brian Eno and David Byrne finally laid a musical ghost to rest |  pop and rock

In early 1970s Lebanon, a young singer from a hill town north of Beirut was on the up. Before the civil war in 1975, the capital was the Arab world’s thriving artistic centre, where folk-dance traditions were reaching new heights. There, Dunya Younes was a rising star, appearing in musicals and collaborating with pillars of … Read more

Motown legend Lamont Dozier behind hits including Baby Love and Two Hearts dies aged 81

Motown legend Lamont Dozier behind hits including Baby Love and Two Hearts dies aged 81

Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier dies aged 81, pictured in New York in 1990 Motown legend Lamont Dozier has died, aged 81. The songwriting genius, behind classics such as ‘Baby Love’ and ‘Two Hearts’, has passed away, his son Lamont Dozier Jr confirmed on Instagram. He wrote alongside a picture of the pair: ‘Rest in Heavenly … Read more

Taylor Swift claims she never stole lyrics from 3LW for her song Shake It Off

Taylor Swift claims she never stole lyrics from 3LW for her song Shake It Off

Taylor Swift has responded to plagiarism accusations from two songwriters who claim her song Shake It Off is not an entirely original work. The singer, 32, is being sued by songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler, who claim that her 2014 hit Shake It lifted Off lines from their 2001 song Playas Gon’ Play, which … Read more

Ozzy Osbourne takes to the stage after ‘life-altering surgery’ to perform at the Commonwealth Games

Ozzy Osbourne takes to the stage after ‘life-altering surgery’ to perform at the Commonwealth Games

Ozzy Osbourne, 73, returns to the stage two months after ‘life-altering surgery’ as he performs at the Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony in his hometown of Birmingham The rocker, 73, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 2019, beamed while performing in front his hometown crowd – after’ after’ in ‘life-altering surgery in June Ozzy hasn’t performed … Read more