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Ellie Goulding addresses the music industry in an op-ed: ‘What constitutes the worthiness of an award?’

Pop performer Ellie Goulding published an op-ed on Wednesday (2 December) that openly questioned the music award show process. Titled "The Start of a Conversation," Goulding addressed the integrity – or lack thereof – surrounding which artists receive music awards and which do not. "I sit and wonder when the industry stopped reflecting the impulses that drive us as musicians,” she wrote in a Medium post under the name "Elena Goulding." “I sit...


Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman's son in The Undoing is real life son of legendary Coronation Street star

Fans of The Undoing were shocked to find out the actor's mum used to be on Coronation Street.


Peter Andre heartbroken as he can't hug son Junior due to COVID-19

Peter Andre admits that he can't wait to cuddle his son Junior again after he was forced to self-isolate due to an outbreak of COVID-19 at his school.


Sarah Ferguson transforms home into Christmas grotto – watch the festive clip

The Duchess of York house: see inside the Royal Lodge in Windsor where Prince Andrew also lives, as Sarah transforms the property for Christmas.


Paloma Faith: 'Having a baby is harder than working'


I'm A Celebrity's AJ Pritchard makes final dig at Shane Richie as he exits camp

Strictly star AJ Pritchard has taken time during his exit interview from I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! to have one last pop at Shane Richie


Adele, then and now


Wonder Woman 1984: HBO Max release date, trailers, runtime, and more

Wonder Woman 1984 is coming to HBO Max


All Mariah Carey wants is you to enjoy her Christmas special

NEW YORK (AP) — Christmas is still a few weeks away, but Mariah Carey is already orchestrating her dinner menu. “I do my father’s linguini with white clam sauce every Christmas Eve,” says the legendary songstress. “Then we do that traditional, more of a Southern-style Christmas dinner.” But is the woman known for her grandeur nearly as much as her 19 No. 1 hits really going to sweat over a hot stove? “I do so with the help of several...


Miley Cyrus: 'I will always love ex-husband Liam Hemsworth'


Uncharted trailer could be coming soon after Tom Holland announcement

Will we get to see his Nathan Drake this month?


Sir Mo Farah’s family home looks like a holiday villa

Mo Farah's house: The I'm A Celebrity star lives with his wife Tania and their children, and his outdoor space could be mistaken for a holiday retreat.


Kristen Stewart's Happiest Season has set a new record

The Christmas rom-com with LGBTQ+ leads is groundbreaking.


Gwen Stefani will marry Blake Shelton in a chapel on the grounds of their ranch

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton will tie the knot in a chapel which has been built on the grounds of their Oklahoma ranch, as sources say they're set to marry early next year.


Love Island star Amy Hart confirms she's ok after crashing her car into a wall

But thankfully she's a-ok.


Olivia Colman 'to star in Cinderella alongside Helena Bonham Carter'

Olivia Colman is set to star in a socially distanced version of pantomime, Cinderella, alongside The Crown co-star Helena Bonham Carter.


Roddy Ricch has Apple Music's top album, song of 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Roddy Ricch is the king of Apple Music: The rapper has the music platform’s most-streamed song and album of the year. Apple announced Thursday that Ricch achieved the feat with his hit “The Box” and his debut album, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial.” Rappers dominated the Top 5 most-streamed albums on Apple Music, with Lil Baby’s “My Turn,” Pop Smoke’s “Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon” and Lil Uzi Vert’s “Eternal Atake...


Leigh-Anne Pinnock stuns in a backless blue satin mini dress

The singer, 29, put on a stylish display in a slew of snaps she shared with her fans via Instagram on Wednesday.


Masked Singer characters unveiled from Alien to Sausage - and hints as to who they are

Among the 12 brand new Masked Singer characters include a 'cutie' Dragon, a 'rockin' Robin and 'joker' Harlequin


ITV's Christmas TV for 2020 – including Ant and Dec's SM:TV Live return and Britain's Got Talent

Here's what will be on the box...


ITV enjoys its highest daytime ratings in 11 YEARS

Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, This Morning and Loose Women all achieved their biggest share of viewing since 2009.


Brigitte Nielsen shares rare photo of daughter Frida inside family home

Brigitte Nielsen shares rare photo of her adorable daughter Frida inside her family home


I'm a Celebrity 2020 eliminates seventh and eighth campmates ahead of semi-final

We're getting closer and closer now.


Britney Spears at 39, still caught up in controversies


Mel B joins The Fashion Hero as new host

Spice Girls star Mel B has joined 'The Fashion Hero' as the host for the TV competition's second season.


The Repair Shop star Will Kirk opens up about cancelled wedding

The Repair Shop Will Kirk is engaged - but their wedding was cancelled this year due to COVID-19 restrictions


Meghan Trainor on gestational diabetes diagnosis: 'I'm healthy and the baby's healthy'

Meghan Trainor insists her baby is “healthy” amid her battle with gestational diabetes, as she says her condition is “manageable” as long as she watches what she eats.


Mindy Kaling shot Vogue India cover six weeks after welcoming son


Jennifer Lopez shut down wedding plans twice in 2020


Godmothered review – Disney remixes Enchanted … minus the charm

Godmothered, a Disney+ live-action refocus on the understudied role of the fairy godmother, has the foundations of movie magic working in its favor. The first would be timing: just in time for the holiday season, the film, directed by Sharon Maguire (best known for Bridget Jones’s Diary), proffers fresh Disney princess canon at the tail end of an abysmal year, with audiences primed for cheerful, nuclear family escapism. There’s the comedic bona...


'The Crown' star Josh O'Connor says Dominic West would be 'brilliant' as Prince Charles

Josh O'Connor said Dominic West is a great actor and would be convincing as Prince Charles in "The Crown."


Russell Watson almost quit I'm A Celeb trial because it reminded him of MRI horrors

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! star Russell Watson has revealed that he almost pulled out of a challenge because it reminded him of being in an MRI scanner


Rebel Wilson shares envy-inducing swimming pool selfie - and fans react

Bridesmaids star Rebel Wilson delighted fans with a stunning swimming pool selfie after revealing she'd hit her weight loss goal for the year


Giovanna Fletcher's youngest son has adorable way of keeping her close

I'm A Celebrity star Giovanna Fletcher is a doting mum-of-three


Hugh Keays-Byrne death: Mad Max actor dies aged 73

Hugh Keays-Byrne, the actor who portrayed Toecutter in Mad Max then returned as a different villain in the sequel Fury Road, has died aged 73. A representative for Keays-Byrne confirmed to The Independent that the actor died peacefully on Tuesday morning. Filmmaker Brian Trenchard-Smith, who directed Keays-Byrne in the 1975 film The Man from Hong Kong, announced the death in a Facebook post on Wednesday. “I am sad to report that our friend Hugh...


What time does I’m A Celebrity start and finish tonight?

The 2020 version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! looks very different from the ones that have come before. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ITV show has moved to a new (much chillier) location and will have Covid-19 safety measures in place. Here’s everything you need to know, from when it starts and who the contestants are to where it’s being filmed… When is it on? The new series began on ITV on Sunday 15 November with a 90-minute...


Benedict Cumberbatch puts on Southern accent in The Mauritanian's first trailer

Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim and Shailene Woodley also star.


Harry Styles: The One Direction members don't pit themselves against one another

Harry Styles insists the members of One Direction don’t pit themselves against one another, even though he says people often "want" them to.


Lesley Manville: ‘I was always quite savvy’

She’s a bad, bad momma. The matriarch of this bad family. A controlling, violent, violent woman…” says Lesley Manville, who has turned out to be spectacularly good at playing bad. She’s talking about her latest film, Let Him Go, in which she plays Blanche Weboy, a heroically evil, gun-toting mama with an immaculate blow-dry and a gift for one-liners. It is one of those grand Hollywood films, a western-slash-thriller, the kind of movie that meant...


Maya Jama on becoming a millionaire at 26 and why she’s quit dating

She’s become a millionaire, bought a house and made her acting debut on Neflix, but Maya Jama insists she doesn’t belong among the achievers of the pandemic period. The TV star and Save Our Summer presenter jokes that she hasn’t upped her fitness or taught herself mandarin like she intended at the start of the first lockdown. Instead, she’s quit dating, embraced the “au naturale” look and is enjoying a diet of cosy comfort food from the sofa:...


I'm a Celeb's Ant and Dec in hysterics after Ant accidentally wears Dec's glasses

"Oh those are yours, aren't they?"


Margot Robbie to replace Emma Stone in Babylon

Margot Robbie is in talks to replace Emma Stone in ‘Babylon’, after the latter exited the cast of Damien Chazelle’s upcoming Old Hollywood epic due to a scheduling conflict.


Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell share eighties throwback photo with kids - and it's amazing

Hollywood couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell thrilled fans by giving them a sneak peek inside their family album by posting an epic eighties throwback photo with their children


Nicole Kidman shared a throwback photo of Keith Urban - and he looks totally different

Nicole Kidman shared an epic throwback photo of her husband Keith Urban on Instagram and he looks unbelievably different


Geri Halliwell is being weird on YouTube – we should be grateful

Between a pandemic, a presidential election and the chaotic noise of modern life, it’s gone largely unnoticed that Geri Halliwell has been doing something bizarre on her new YouTube channel every week since the start of November. But there she was, hours after most of the world’s media called Joe Biden as the projected winner of the US election, acting out a dramatic monologue in full Queen Elizabeth I costume. Our collective attention, rightly...


The story of Elliot Page


The Witcher season 2: release date, cast, official images, and more

The Witcher season 2 has a teeny-tiny amount of official footage to watch now


Review: A brilliant turn from Aubrey Plaza in ‘Black Bear’

’Tis the season of great Aubrey Plaza performances, apparently. The “Parks and Recreation” and “Legion” alum has been long overdue for a breakout film role, something fitting of her wide-ranging talent and more imaginative than just relying on her quirky deadpan and eye rolls. She’s been excellent before as a motivated teen in “The To Do List” and an empathetic social media stalker in “Ingrid Goes West” but the bigger studio comedies have...


Megan Fox hoping for a quick divorce

Megan Fox is hoping that her divorce from Brian Austin Green happens "quickly", according to an insider.


Harry Styles Pokes Fun At Vogue Dress Critics With Defiant Instagram Post

Harry Styles has sent out a not-so-subtle message to his detractors after causing a stir with his Vogue magazine cover photo. Last month, the singer made history as the first man to land the cover of the iconic American fashion magazine, posing for photos in a tuxedo jacket and Gucci dress. .