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  1. July 12, 2013

    Amy Winehouse: an ordinary megastar

    In the media frenzy that followed the death of Amy Winehouse in 2011 at the age of 27, she was branded with many epithets:...

  2. May 6, 2013

    School for stardom

    During lunch break at his school canteen, Tuwaine Barrett states his post-school plans: he wants to be “bigger than Adele”....

  1. March 8, 2013

    Lunch with the FT: Lucian Grainge

    It’s funny, this guy goes around the world doing interviews over lunch, right, and I’m the one who has to lose weight! You...

  2. July 20, 2012

    Nas: Life Is Good

    Nas sums up the dilemma of the successful rapper: ““When you’re too ‘hood to be in them Hollywood circles/And you’re too...

  3. July 6, 2012

    Remembering Amy

    It’s hot. Mitch Winehouse wants green tea. Something healthy. He’s in an immaculate suit with silk pocket handkerchief,...

  4. March 30, 2012

    Lost in motion

    It started, as these things do, with a call from his aunt. She told him that Wayne McGregor was interested in meeting him....

  5. March 9, 2012

    Expat lives: For the record

    There are few major pop culture “scenes” from the last 35 years that British music executive Jon Baker hasn’t been a part...

  6. February 21, 2012

    Is it wrong to make money from a tragedy?

    THE PROBLEM Shortly after singer Whitney Houston’s death earlier this month, Sony Music raised the price of two of her...

  7. December 22, 2011

    El Gordo brings festive spirit to weary Spain

    In Madrid’s city centre a queue of hundreds has lined up outside the Doña Manolita lottery shop as a brass band blasts out...

  8. December 10, 2011

    Dusty Springfield: The Magic of Dusty Springfield

     Dusty Springfield The Magic of Dusty Springfield (Mercury) Dusty Springfield is the point of origin for the Adele/Amy...

  9. December 2, 2011

    Amy Winehouse: Lioness

     Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures (Island) Lioness is presented as a fitting memorial to Amy Winehouse – her father...

  10. Material World

    November 30, 2011

    The real worth of Amy Winehouse's dress

    The news that the dress the late Amy Winehouse wore on the cover of her album Back to Black just sold for an unexpected...

  11. October 4, 2011

    Tony Bennett, London Palladium

    Twinkly doesn’t begin to do justice to Tony Bennett’s charm. The guy is sprinkled with the stardust of other eras. Bob Hope...

  12. September 30, 2011

    The Art Market: Walking on water?

    As financial markets go into ever more dramatic tailspins, the art market seems to continue to walk on water. Overall, the...

  13. September 9, 2011

    Last of the great crooners

    On the day I meet Tony Bennett, a splendid summer afternoon in London, neither of us is to know that one particular song...

  14. August 26, 2011

    In praise of modest accomplishment

    Art and craft might be in their origins indistinguishable – the Greek word techne means art, and craft, and technique – but...

  15. Material World

    July 26, 2011

    Of fashion and Amy Winehouse

    Image by Getty Today is Amy Winehouse’s funeral, and I hope, but am not convinced, the fashion world will acknowledge what...

  16. July 26, 2011

    People: Sir Gus tries out as a standup

    Excitement among top headhunters as Whitehall murmurings that cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell does not intend to see out...

  17. July 24, 2011

    Distraught fans gather at Winehouse’s home

    Tributes of beer bottles and cigarettes as well as the more usual flowers lie at the corner of the leafy north London square...

  18. July 24, 2011

    Amy Winehouse: a brilliant and troubled life

    Amy Winehouse’s brilliant but troubled life has reached a dismal conclusion. The singer, 27, was found dead in her London...

  19. July 24, 2011

    Amy Winehouse dies aged 27

    Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song “Rehab” summed up her personal struggles...

  20. July 9, 2011

    Beverley Knight: Soul UK

    Beverley Knight Soul UK (Hurricane) Adele and Amy Winehouse are superb soul singers but the UK music industry seems...

  21. May 6, 2011

    Short cuts

    London Bar owner Basil Charles will be at the Goring hotel in London this summer After playing a central role in the pomp of...

  22. April 19, 2011

    Adele, HMV Institute, Birmingham

    Full-throated soul woman: Adele Adkins The grieving but unbowed woman – an archetype stretching back to Greek tragedy – has...

  23. April 8, 2011

    Woman in the News: Adele

    Record label executives rub their eyes in amazement. Old hands wonder if they’ve woken from a nightmare to return to the...

  24. March 13, 2011

    Plan B, The O2, London

    Barely a month ago, Plan B, the east London rapper turned retro-soul crooner, bagged a Brit Award at this venue for Best...

  25. January 21, 2011

    Adele: 21

    Adele 21 (XL Recording) “You’re so provocative, I’m so conservative/You’re so adventurous, I’m so very cautious,” Adele...

  26. January 18, 2011

    Advent buys Priory for £925m

    Advent International, the US private equity group, plans to consolidate the UK healthcare industry after buying the Priory...

  27. October 22, 2010

    Swift transformation

    In two days, Taylor Swift’s third album is launched. OMG!! It’s hard to contain oneself. OK, that was maybe uncalled for....

  28. September 25, 2010

    Mark Ronson and The Business Intl: Record Collection

    Mark Ronson and The Business Intl Record Collection (Columbia) Mark Ronson – the Amy Winehouse producer-turned-solo star...

  29. August 18, 2010

    Stay tuned for Bronfman’s story

    Fortune’s Fool Edgar Bronfman, Jr, Warner Music, and an Industry in Crisis By Fred GoodmanSimon & Schuster, $28/£18.99 The...

  30. June 30, 2010

    HMV on song for a merry Christmas

    HMV was upbeat about the prospects for the crucial Christmas season in spite of recent trading being hit by the World Cup....

  31. June 19, 2010

    Ode to Grainge

    Suited executives and politicians stood out among the celebrity studded line-up gathered at a farewell do for Universal...

  32. June 11, 2010

    Grunge and grandeur

    Camden Lock Market There is nowhere in London quite as grungy or quite as grand as Camden Town. The walk north from the...

  33. February 12, 2010

    Corinne Bailey Rae’s 'The Sea'

    Corinne Bailey Rae at the One Young World conference in London In late 2007, when Corinne Bailey Rae began work on her...

  34. February 11, 2010

    Morris to hand over Universal reins

    Doug Morris, chairman and chief executive of Universal Music since 1995 and one of the most powerful men in the music...

  35. February 11, 2010

    Universal's Morris to bow out

    Doug Morris, chairman and chief executive of Universal Music since 1995 and one of the most powerful men in the music...

  36. February 1, 2010

    Corinne Bailey Rae: The Sea

    Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea EMI Corinne Bailey Rae’s 2006 debut established her as a British Norah Jones, a smooth but...

  37. January 21, 2010

    A barrel of laughs? No, no, no

    Meet Amy Winehouse's double as she joins her friends at the Charenton asylum and gives Norma the Marat/Sade treatment. This...

  38. January 17, 2010

    Priory Group eyes IPO

    The Priory Group, the psychiatric hospital chain, has become the latest company to announce that it is planning to float on...

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