Sing Like Your Life Depends On It: How Songwriting Helped Me Through Grief

Ben Westwood | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Westwood

What's the worst word in the English language? It's not what you think. It's not four letters, but nine - "malignant". One month shy of her 36th birthday, my wife Carolina handed me the results of her biopsy, which indicated advanced breast cancer. I felt like the earth was swallowing me up. It was October 11, 2011.

My £5 Note Problem

Afton McKeith | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

Due to the outcry against the new British animal fat £5 note, some shops have been refusing the note as tender. Reports show that customers even deny it for change. Perfect Solution: Reprint the new British £5 note with pumpkin seed oil.

From Punk Rock Fashion to Activist: An Evening With Vivienne Westwood

Afton McKeith | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

I'm a normal teenager, but I do go to star-studded events. On Friday night, I attended a wonderful evening with the world-renowned punk/rock fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, with my mum Gillian McKeith and my sister Skylar. This evening left quite an impression on me.

My Interview With Billy Bragg: "While Corbyn Is Leader of the Labour Party, We Live in a World of Exciting Possibilities"

John Reynolds | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
John Reynolds

It's not everyday you get the opportunity to interview a living legend and last month I had the privilege of asking questions to Billy Bragg, the singer-songwriter famous for his political-themed songs... I was very intrigued to learn Mr Bragg's thoughts on Corbyn becoming leader and how he became involved in left-wing politics.

22 Reasons Why Usher is The Best Commercial Male R&B artist of Our Time

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

He's sold over 50million records and counting and transcends geographical boundaries and age barriers. He is the Michael Jordan of R&B. But don't take my word for it. Check out the facts...

The Wonderful World of Laurel

Adam Hamdy | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Laurel has been featured in Vogue, The New York Times, NME, Q Magazine and many other publications. She's had support from Zane Lowe and Huw Stevens amongst others, and charted in's Top 40 Emerging Artists.

A Long Time Between Drinks

Tina Arena | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tina Arena

I've always loved London. I feel it's time to reconnect with its culture and the people. And see my audience again after all this time. Personally, I think London has evolved more than most European cities, it's really one of, if not the most dynamic cities in the world.

George Michaels Four-Day Celebration to Launch His 2014 SYMPHONICA

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Never underestimate the power of a legend to remain timeless and transcend generations. That was my first lesson when I received an invitation stating ''George Michael cordially invites you to a very special playback of his new album 'Symphonica' on Tuesday 4th March 2014 at the Hamiltons Gallery, Mayfair.

One To Watch In 2014: Violet Skies

Bwoywonder | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hailing from Wales, where talent seems to run in the valleys (Charlotte Church, Tom Jones, Gareth Bale!) Violet Skies is but a young female solo artist with a singing voice soft and yet, I imagine, distinctive enough to hush a room full of boisterous voices.

Dust to Stars | In Conversation With Brit/Canadian Talent, Karen David

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Akeela Bhattay

My Dust to Stars EP, is very much a reflection of where I am at in my life, and marks a new chapter in it, and where I wanted my music to go and grow from. I took some time out to really get my new sound where I wanted it to be: happy, feel good music with a pop indie girl feel, which was true to me.

Marianne Faithfull Cancels Concerts After Breaking Back

Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull is recovering after breaking a bone in her back in an accident. The 66-year-old, who famously dated Sir Mick ...

Soul Singer Obenewa Releases Acapella Song 'Make Believe'

Bwoywonder | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Obenewa the London soul singer, guitarist and pianist has momentarily put her instruments away and decided to use nothing but her voice to create the ...

The Voice of Carl Frenais

Rita Pal | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rita Pal

Carl Frenais describes himself as a "Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist" based in beautiful Cochin, India. To legions of his female fans, Carl is a handsome young singer with a voice of silk that reminds us of a young Elvis Presley.

ALBUM REVIEW: Kristina Train - Dark Black

Kate Lawson | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

A haunting tale of love and loss, Kristina Train's forthcoming album, Dark Black, features Train's dreamy, intense and intoxicating Southern American vocals throughout - if Norah Jones and Dusty Springfield had a lovechild, this is what it would sound like.

Stripperaoke: Stripping And Karaoke, Together At Last

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wanted to sing cheesy songs while women remove clothes beside you? Well, today is your lucky day then, because 'Stripperaoke' is here, and it off...

Whitney Houston Fan "Devasted" After Candle-Lit Tribute Sets House On Fire

PA | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK

A "devastated" Whitney Houston fan suffered a double-blow after setting her house on fire in a candle-lit vigil for the star. Anne Lomax had been p...

Appreciate the Living Before It's Too Late!

Kamran Assadi | Posted 28.03.2012 | Home
Kamran Assadi

I encounter truly remarkable people in my life on a daily basis, people that inspire me with their values, morals and beliefs. People who always go the extra mile in everything they do, good people. These people are the ones I really appreciate, yet will they ever get the plaudits they deserve?

Not So 'Prince Charming' - Liam Gallagher Calls Eighties Dandy 'F**cking Nutty'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

Ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has been attacked by a mental health charity for calling Adam Ant "f*cking nutty" in an interview with NME. Ant, ...

WATCH: Elle Goulding Stars In New Nike Advert | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Style

Popstrel Ellie Goulding - she who entertained the newlyweds at the Royal Wedding Reception - simultaneously manages to make exercise look cool and us ...

VIDEO: Laura Dockrill: The South London Takeover | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

She calls herself a poet but Laura Dockrill also illustrates all her work, creates intricate artwork and maps and is now working on a series of children's books. catches up with her.

London Calling... Introducing Emeli Sandé (VIDEO) | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

A couple of years ago medical student Emeli Sandé was just like any other student, spending her days writing essays, cramming for exams and dissecting the odd body part.

Has The 'X Factor' Caused A Breakdown Already? | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

One of this year's X ­Factor ­contestants has already had an ­emotional meltdown, saying she wants to "jump off a cliff". Kitty Brucknell has be...

Matching Hair And Hotpants: Beyonce Rocks New York With Huge Locks And Tiny Shorts | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Style

We've heard of matching your lips to your nails or your shoes to your dress, but your top with your hair? Not so much. That's exactly what Beyoncé...