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Amy Winehouse was said to be in good spirits after a

Amy Winehouse leaves hospital

Singer Amy Winehouse was discharged from hospital this morning after receiving emergency treatment for a reaction to "medication".

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Davros, Lord of the Daleks, appeared on stage during yesterday's Doctor Who Prom

Daleks invade the Proms (while earthlings pay £250 for a ticket)

Monday, 28 July 2008

It's not every day that Prom-goers start queuing for tickets at five in the morning, but then it's not often that the Tardis lands at the Royal Albert Hall.

Musicians welcome downloading reforms

Friday, 25 July 2008

Musicians have welcomed moves to combat the boom in illegal file-sharing by charging internet users an annual fee to download music. The plan – revealed by The Independent yesterday – is being championed by ministers as a way of tacking the boom in internet piracy.

Seun Kuti of Nigeria is struggling to obtain an artist's visa

Visa rules force top acts to pull out of Womad festival

Friday, 25 July 2008

Organisers of the country's biggest world music festival were forced to make last-minute cancellations yesterday after three musicians in their line-up were unable to obtain visas to play at Womad.

Charlie Watts (L), Mick Jagger (2L), Ron Wood (2R) and Keith Richards (R) of the Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones leave EMI for Universal

Friday, 25 July 2008

The Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group have signed an exclusive, long-term, worldwide recording deal, it was announced today, the eve of Mick Jagger's 65th birthday.

Music industry to tax downloaders

Thursday, 24 July 2008

Broadband users face an annual levy allowing them to copy as much – previously illegal – music from the internet as they want.

Amy Winehouse's parents unnveil her waxwork figure at Madame Tussaud's

Family affair as Winehouse waxwork unveiled

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

A waxwork of Amy Winehouse was unveiled by her parents today, the petite figure towering almost 6ft tall in killer heels and a huge beehive.

In Rainbows has been described by the judges as 'a gripping new chapter in the remarkable Radiohead story'

Will Radiohead gatecrash ladies' night at the Mercurys?

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

A clutch of young female singer-songwriters have emerged at the forefront of nominations to win the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize, traditionally the most seriously regarded of trophies in the music industry's back-slapping calendar.

Mercury Prize nominations announced

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Arctic Monkey's frontman, Alex Turner has been nominated for a third successive year

John Lydon allegedly became aggressive when the Bloc Party frontman, Kele Okereke, tried to speak to him

Lydon accused of racist attack

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

The Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has been branded a bigot after his entourage allegedly assaulted Bloc Party's Kele Okereke.

Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder-Civil at the MTV Europe Music Awards last year

Amy Winehouse's husband jailed for 27 months

Monday, 21 July 2008

Singer Amy Winehouse's husband was today jailed for trial-fixing and beating up a former pub landlord.

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