It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2016? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 12 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2016.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for gig of the year. 2015 winner: Suede Camden Roundhouse
TRACKLIST: Diamond Heart; A-Yo; Joanne; John Wayne; Dancin’ In Circles; Perfect Illusion; Million Reasons; Sinner’s Prayer; Come To Mama; Hey Girl; Angel Down; Grigio Girls; Just Another Day; Angel Down (work tape)
The campaign to encourage Lady Gaga to headline next year’s Glastonbury starts right here.
Read on for the 14 reasons why Lady Gaga would be the perfect act to follow in Adele’s footsteps
She did it. We had our doubts about whether her Saturday Pyramid-headlining set would be uptempo enough but in the end it was the mix of revealing banter, heartfelt material and an exceptional voice which made the muddiest ever Glastonbury memorable for so much more than the weather.
Read on for acts including Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs, Hurts and Shura
SETLIST: Hello; Hometown Glory; One and Only; Rumour Has It; Water Under The Bridge; I Miss You; Million Years Ago; Skyfall; Don’t You Remember; Send My Love; Make You Feel My Love; Sweetest Devotion; Chasing Pavements; Someone Like You; Set Fire To The Rain; All I Ask; When We Were Young; Rolling In The Deep.
She’s arguably the world’s biggest pop star at the moment and could’ve easily played stadiums rather than arenas on this tour.
We’ve never seen Adele live. We’re going to Glasto and are still hoping she’s headlining Saturday. Her 22-date UK tour begins in Belfast 29/2 and we’ll be reporting from her eight-night run at The 02 in March. Picture via Facebook courtesy Adele.
Read on for reasons including If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Little Mix and a-Ha
Arguably Britain’s favourite actress has sold out the entire run of this musical classic at the Menier Chocolate Factory. It’s Ms Smith’s first musical since her award-winning turn in the fantastic Legally Blonde and we’ll be reporting from the previews this month.
Carry on reading for reasons 2-10 including Suede’s new film, Doctor Foster‘s Bertie Carvel and Kim Cattrall’s Linda.