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Jeff Tweedy on songwriting: ‘The hardest part is getting started’

In this exclusive excerpt from the Wilco frontman’s irreverent new book of creative prompts, he finds inspiration is overratedI happen to love deadlines. Not everyone does. I do, because they fit with my belief that art isn’t ever really complete. As t...

The Weeknd alleges Grammys corruption after nominations snub

Justin Bieber, Teyana Taylor and Nicki Minaj joined the Canadian pop star in criticising the Recording Academy’s process following 2021 shortlist announcementCanadian pop star the Weeknd has said the Grammys “remain corrupt” after receiving no nominati...

From Beyoncé to the Oscars: Mary Twala, Africa’s queen of cinema

The late South African actor was introduced to a whole new audience in Beyoncé’s Black Is King. But it’s her final film – This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection – that could be her best work Mary Twala died just a few weeks before Beyoncé’s Black Is...

Chopin’s interest in men airbrushed from history, programme claims

Journalist says he has found overt homoeroticism in Polish composer’s lettersFrédéric Chopin’s archivists and biographers have for centuries turned a deliberate blind eye to the composer’s ********** letters in order to make the Polish national icon co...