• Sam Smith guilty of treason as he expresses his disliking for the king.
  • BBC 6 eschews blokey breakfast and brings the focus back to music.
  • Hozier to play London show in aid of charity providing assistance to children in war torn areas.
  • Senegalese artists opt to stay at home in a show of pride and patriotism.
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