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Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beyonce's husband, Jay-Z, bought Tidal in 2015 The streaming figures of music service Tidal are under investigation in Norway over claims the numbers of listeners to 2016 albums by Beyonce and Kanye West, among others, were inflated.The Norwegian authorities said they would explore whether "someone" had manipulated the figures but did not name any individuals or companies.Tidal's lawyer said the platform was "not
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Brit Awards: Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jorja Smith and George Ezra lead nominations

[ad_1] Image copyright BBC / Getty Images Image caption The nominees include (clockwise from left): Janelle Monae, Florence + The Machine, Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, Christine + The Queens, Jorja Smith and Little Mix "Here's to more women on these stages," said Dua Lipa as she won best female at last year's Brit Awards."Here's to more women winning awards, and more women taking over the world."One year later, the
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Is R Kelly’s music being shut down after new abuse claims?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images John Legend has described him as a "serial" abuser, Lady Gaga has apologised for working with him and Neyo says there's "no excuse" not to "mute R Kelly".For 20 years, the Ignition (Remix) singer has faced numerous accusations of sexual misconduct - with many of the stories alleging he preyed on teenage girls.But the singer has never been convicted and denies any wrongdoing.R Kelly's big
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US driver in ‘Bird Box blindfold’ crashes in Utah

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The film has led to a craze in which people attempt everyday tasks while blindfolded Police in the US state of Utah have taken the unusual step of urging residents not to drive blindfolded after an online challenge inspired by a horror film led to a crash.A teenager with her hat over her eyes drove into oncoming traffic in the city of Layton
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Mary Poppins Returns: Can tuppence really save the day?

[ad_1] Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Spit spot, time to sort out a savings account Mary Poppins Returns has taken more than $250m since it opened just after Christmas. But apart from confirming that dancing cartoon penguins are still amusing, what message is the audience left with, once they've watched the brolly-brandishing nanny float away again into the blue yonder?To set the scene: Michael Banks, a boy in the first
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Louise Redknapp pulls out of musical after fall

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Louise Redknapp suffered a fall on Tuesday Louise Redknapp has been forced to pull out of the Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5 after taking a fall.The former Strictly star was walking to rehearsals on Tuesday when she fell on the street and was taken to hospital.Redknapp, who fractured her wrist, also had 10 stitches in her chin. She tweeted on Friday that
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Stacey Dooley to front BBC make-up artist talent show

[ad_1] Image caption Glow Up is the latest creative talent contest from the BBC Stacey Dooley is best-known for her hard-hitting documentaries tackling topics such as Isis, gun violence and sex offenders.And she recently gained a new audience by winning Strictly Come Dancing.But now Dooley's branching out in a new direction by hosting BBC Three show Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star.L'Oreal's Val Garland and Mac's Dominic Skinner are judges.