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    1. Material World

      August 27, 2014

      VMAs vs Emmys: The red carpet trends to watch

      Katy Perry in Versace at the MTV Video Music Awards   © gettyimages Two of the biggest events in the Hollywood calendar took...

    2. July 3, 2014

      Double-digit decline for music downloads

      Americans are turning up the volume on Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams and Beyoncé, but as they stream ever more of the...

    1. May 28, 2014

      Katy Perry, O2 Arena, London – review

      “I’ll always try my best. I’ll never half-ass it,” Katy Perry told us at the most brilliantly bonkers and full-on...

    2. February 28, 2014

      Beauty brands on the red carpet

      Menswear names are not the only relative newcomers in trying to draw upon the marketing potential of the red carpet: beauty...

    3. Material World

      January 27, 2014

      What's the point of fashion weeks?

      Getty Images What’s the point of fashion weeks – or maybe more pertinently, are we missing it? I was wondering this last...

    4. October 18, 2013

      Katy Perry: Prism

      You can trace Katy Perry’s evolution through her range of celebrity perfumes. The first appeared in 2010 under the name...

    5. October 1, 2013

      Katy Perry, Roundhouse, London – review

      The last time Katy Perry played London the stage was decorated with pink candy floss and giant lollipops, a sickly odour of...

    6. August 16, 2013

      John Mayer: Paradise Valley

      Out of the studio John Mayer is something of a card, squiring celebrity girlfriends (Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston, Jessica...

    7. July 12, 2013

      British beauty means business

      For an industry that is based on building confidence, the British beauty business has always suffered from low self-esteem....

    8. Material World

      June 20, 2013

      Dolce & Gabbana's latest (London) show

      Here’s a guest post from our menswear critic, Charlie Porter: Getty Images Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana (left, with...

    9. May 7, 2013

      Coty prepares for a very public close-up

      An investor roadshow promoting Coty’s forthcoming initial public offering is expected to kick off in the coming weeks, with...

    10. beyondbrics

      May 6, 2013

      Jakarta too edgy for Aerosmith

      Aerosmith wrote a hit single about “Livin’ on the Edge” but it seems that Jakarta, which has one of Southeast Asia’s hottest...

    11. February 10, 2013

      Lion Capital acquires GHD

      A British-based hair-straightening brand represented by pop star Katy Perry has been bought by Lion Capital, the private...

    12. February 3, 2013

      A manager of creative disruption

      Roger Faxon tugs on a pulley to take an eccentric old elevator up to the Tribeca loft apartment he moved into last month...

    13. Material World

      January 22, 2013

      The inaugural fashion score card

      The more we see of this inauguration, the more we think it looks like America – or rather, just the main shopping drag of...

    14. December 14, 2012

      Let’s look at role models

      I have been keeping a covert eye on the posters next to my daughters’ beds. The reason? Until recently, the pictures on the...

    15. November 23, 2012

      Girl power

      Three young women in Ke$ha’s entourage are conferring about the evening’s plans. Where should the Californian pop star go...

    16. November 16, 2012

      Jessie Ware, Electric Brixton, London

      Ware’s debut album Devotion has been rightly acclaimed for its classy, stylish, downbeat R&B. A top five hit in the UK, it...

    17. September 21, 2012

      Universal Music – out of tune

      Like parties to a messy divorce, Universal Music and the European Commission have been arguing about the record collection....

    18. beyondbrics

      September 14, 2012

      K-pop conquers US, 'Gangnam Style'

      It’s the most recent dance sensation to sweep the nation. We’re talking, of course, about the viral pop hit “Gangnam Style”...

    19. September 5, 2012

      Vivendi/EMI deal hits right notes for bankers

      Barring any further mishaps, EMI – the British music company behind The Beatles, The Sex Pistols and Katy Perry – will...

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Asian stocks rose for a second day and the MCSI Asia Pacific index headed for its biggest gain in four weeks after ECB...

    21. July 26, 2012

      Universal in talks to hive off Parlophone

      Universal Music is in talks to sell most of Parlophone, one of the crown jewels of EMI and home to Coldplay and Gorillaz, in...

    22. July 15, 2012

      Universal may sell Virgin Records

      Virgin Records, the label that has housed bands such as the Sex Pistols and the Rolling Stones, could be sold by Universal...

    23. April 30, 2012

      Four Seasons purchase to slow Hands deals

      Guy Hands, the veteran UK private equity investor, has completed his last deal for the foreseeable future, betting on the...

    24. March 23, 2012

      Universal faces longer EU probe of EMI bid

      Universal Music faces an extended probe into its planned $1.9bn bid for EMI’s recorded music business, after an initial...

    25. February 17, 2012

      Overtures begin to EMI antitrust battle

      As Katy Perry, Coldplay and the Beach Boys posed for pictures at the Capitol Records tower in Hollywood on Sunday night,...

    26. January 6, 2012

      Back to your roots

      People who dye their hair hot pink or sky blue or neon green used to be seen as lone seditionaries, rebels against the grey...

    27. November 17, 2011

      Lévy’s EMI deal worries nervous Vivendi investors

      Jean-Bernard Lévy is a good piano player and classical music enthusiast. The telecoms engineer and Vivendi chief executive...

    28. November 11, 2011

      Citigroup agrees sale of EMI for $4bn

      Citigroup is to reap $4.1bn from the sale of EMI, home to Kylie Minogue and Katy Perry, after Universal agreed to pay $1.9bn...

    29. November 7, 2011

      EMI sale still has hurdles to clear

      Five months after Citigroup began the auction for EMI, bidders are increasingly unsure whether it will sell the home of The...

    30. October 21, 2011

      Robbie Williams leaves EMI for Universal

      EMI, the UK music group that is in the middle of being auctioned, has lost Robbie Williams, one of its top artists, to rival...

    31. October 3, 2011

      EMI’s future

      It is tempting to assume that the future looks bright for Citigroup and record label EMI. Katy Perry recently became only...

    32. September 9, 2011

      Hands’ feud with Citigroup not over

      Guy Hands made it clear that his public feud with Citigroup still smoulders on when he launched a legal action against the...

    33. July 1, 2011

      For those about to rock ...

      Tourists pay homage to Liverpool, home of the Beatles. Throngs of clubbers came to Manchester to buy a piece of music...

    34. May 10, 2011

      US recorded music sees first growth for years

      The US recorded music business has seen modest growth since the start of the year, interrupting its long decline as strong...

    35. March 20, 2011

      Katy Perry, Hammersmith Apollo, London

      Lollipop star: Katy Perry There was a time when Katy Perry was a Christian rock-singing teenager from a God-fearing...

    36. February 2, 2011

      EMI

      Katy Perry believes “the grass is always greener”, but the other side of the fence may prove no happier for her British...

    37. February 1, 2011

      Bruised Citigroup likely to sell EMI

      Malcolm McLaren, the man behind the Sex Pistols, remarked at the height of the financial crisis that given the destruction...

    38. January 11, 2011

      Hands appeals against EMI ruling

      Guy Hands, the private equity boss, has launched an appeal against a US court ruling that acquitted Citigroup of all charges...

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