Fatboy Slim will tonight become the first DJ ever to perform at the House of Commons.
Tests carried out on the body of the 24-year-old found dead at the Stratford-upon-Avon festival have not revealed how he died.
Peter Andre has been in the Midlands defending the importance of music education in schools.
Despite the rise of internet downloads and online sales, a Midlands music shop is still trading successfully after 60 years. Andy Bevan reports.
Tonight Birmingham is hosting a world operatic first, as a string quartet takes to the skies to perform in helicopters.
As part of the London 2012 Festival the Birmingham Opera Company are performing Mittwoch aus Licht by Karlheinz Stockhausen.
It's the first time the six hour long opera, which has a 150 strong cast, has been performed in its entirety.
A group of lucky students from Birmingham will receive a music masterclass from one of the most promising artists in the industry.
Mr Hudson has worked with the likes of Kanye West, Jay Z and Dizzee Rascal.
The 30-year-old will offer his expertise to the next generation of chartoppers, as he opens the "rock room" at his old school, King Edwards in Edgbaston.
Hudson will show the budding muscians how to produce a song, as well as giving them a chance to perform their music.
Hannah Proops, Assistant Director of Drama who organised the visit said:
"This is a fantastic opportunity for the boys to get advice from someone who is so prominent in the music industry, and I'm sure it will be a day they'll remember!"
Peter Andre has been in the Midlands defending the importance of music education in schools. Local councils plan to cut up to ten per cent of their music services budgets.
Research shows that students who learn music increase their IQ. And learning an instrument also improves behaviour, memory and intelligence.