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Scouting For Girls score Easter Number One

Trio knock Lady GaGa from the summit with their first ever chart topper

Bob Dylan banned from playing gigs in China

Singer cancels a series of shows across Asia

Paul Hardcastle announces plans to rework former anti-war hit ’19’

Composer plans to re-release former chart topper to highlight soldiers' plight in Afghanistan

Peter Hook to play Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ live in its entirety

Bassist to perform seminal album in Manchester on the 30th anniversary of Ian Curtis' death

Lil Wayne launches website from prison

Rapper makes first contact with his fans since starting a year long jail sentence

Erykah Badu is charged over nude music shoot – video

Singer is expected to receive a $500 (£328) fine for stripping in public

Madonna’s former manager found dead

Caresse Henry dies in her home after apparent suicide

Gordon Brown denies Haiti single VAT claims

Row breaks out over chart topping REM cover

The Maccabees, Crystal Castles and Blondie join Rockness Festival line-up

Tinie Tempha, Fergie and Dananananaykroyd are also added to the bill

Slash’s solo album streamed online

You can hear it in full ahead of its May release now