The first biography of soul legend Wilson Pickett has been published
The intention is for students to spend 40% of their time in specialist music classes.
Darren Marsh, who was born without his lower right arm, tells the BBC's disability correspondent Nikki Fox about his passion for music.
The 1975's Matty Healy explains why the band will refuse to 'stay in their lane' now more than ever.
Singer Paolo Nutini is arrested in his home town of Paisley over alleged traffic offences.
Chance The Rapper, Skepta and The Weeknd are announced as Wireless Festival headliners.
Les Mis star Samantha Barks, Game of Thrones' Tamer Hassan and Tutankhamen's Max Irons on why the story of Bitter Harvest had to be told.
The singer shows off her baby bump for the first time while helping to launch a new charity youth campaign.
Viewers spotted similarities between costumes on her puppet skeletons and the leaders of the US and UK.
Was Skepta "censored"? Why was everyone running late? And are capes really what we should be wearing?
The Brit Awards nominee isn't the jealous type: she's celebrating her rivals for each representing a different aspect of being a women - from "goddess" to "rebel".
"This is a win for us," he tweets after it's announced he's first rapper to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Stormzy chats to Newsbeat about diversity at the Brits.
Ahead of her Brits show, Katy fills in Nick Grimshaw on the power of performing as a thirty-something, and what it's like seeing her peers in the audience.
Convicted fraudsters have been re-selling gig tickets on Seatwave and GetMeIn, according to a Guardian investigation.
The UK proposes that insurance companies have to cover all accidents involving self-driving cars.
A drama festival is getting under way in Aberdeen - with a primary school taking a starring role.
From awkward encounters to falling down houses, what made the Brits a night to remember?
Mark Ronson, Rudimental and Clean Bandit are among the headliners at a new summer festival in Dundee's Camperdown Park.
Croatian police file disorderly conduct charges against two men who allegedly insulted the actor.
Rihanna's Love on the Brain enters the Billboard top 10, her 30th single to do so, putting her ahead of the King of Pop.
Karrueche Tran takes out a temporary restraining order against Chris Brown after accusing him of punching her and threatening to kill her.
Rag 'N' Bone Man, Rory Graham, told BBC Breakfast he was influenced by 1960s TV series Steptoe and Son.
Grime star Stormzy talks to BBC News about his music and global recognition ahead of the Brit Awards.
The X Factor host is promising a "bring the house down" surprise at this year's Brit Awards.
The countdown to the Brit Awards has begun. Who's performing, and who's going to win?
We break down the imagery of Katy Perry's vivid, political video for Chained to the Rhythm.
Twenty years ago, a busload of Scottish musicians travelled to France to play at a music festival. They went on to become some of the biggest names in the business.
The rapper reveals his love for the girl group and talks about helping to make this year's nominees more diverse.