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Media A group of MPs suggest that the licence fee will be replaced within 15 years. TV licence has no future, say MPs Movies Updates from this year's ceremony at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Oscars 2015 live blog: As it happened TV The BBC announces a raft of new programming to encourage arts engagement. Armando Ianucci to edit BBC's Artsnight Music Which US president has not one, but two Grammys to his name? The Grammys: Most surprising winners Music The band will play nine dates around the UK, starting in Aylesbury. King Crimson announce UK tour Soaps Dominic Treadwell-Collins won't define characters by race or sexuality. EastEnders exec 'won't tick' diversity boxes TV The BBC will show Premier League highlights through to 2018/19. Match of the Day gets new contract TV The BBC and UTV will have dedicated debates involving the NI parties. BBC and ITV respond to DUP request TV Tony Hall says it is "important" that the BBC "doesn't have just one voice". BBC: 'Top Gear should push boundaries' Music No Doubt, Keith Urban, Pitbull and Wilco are also playing New Orleans gigs. Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran for New Orleans fest Media Director General urges staff to speak up for the BBC "against those who would bring it down". Tony Hall urges staff to stand up for BBC Showbiz "Invisible girls go haywire, I'll be their go-go guy, I was a teenage werewolf..." John Cooper Clarke: King of the world! Soaps The Johnny Carter actor will begin filming for the sequel later this month. EastEnders' Sam Strike joins crime film Movies Avengers sequel Age of Ultron takes the second spot. Star Wars most anticipated film of 2015 TV The Director-General says the BBC isn't "perfect" but has learned from mistakes. Tony Hall defends BBC licence fee US TV We reveal the winners of the 2014 Slammys - and give our own verdict. WWE Slammys 2014: Did they get it right? Media Taylor Swift, Lenny Henry and Simon Cowell also make Top 20 of this year's power list. Google chief tops Guardian power list Showbiz The emotional star is comforted by friend and collaborator Tony Bennett in New York. Gaga gets emotional over her own billboard Media The BBC press team calls out The Sun over repeated editorial attack. BBC comes out fighting against The Sun Showbiz The Factory Manchester will be able to adapt to various functions as required. Manchester Granada site to host new arts space Music The pair are putting on the London shows to raise money for WellChild. Gaga and Bennett add extra Albert Hall show Showbiz 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' will feature in festive ad. Lady Gaga for H&M Christmas campaign Music Songs regularly performed on the show from past and present feature on the album. X Factor Songbook album announced Music The pair will perform tracks from their Cheek to Cheek album in support of WellChild. Gaga and Tony Bennett to play Albert Hall TV The broadcaster announces a wide range of natural history programming. BBC announces three new Attenborough series Media The BBC has increased  iPlayer's catch-up abilities from 7 days to 30 days. BBC iPlayer introduces 30-day catch-up TV The best ballet, contemporary, hip-hop and South Asian dancers will compete. BBC launches Young Dancer 2015 competition Music Boy George and Bob Geldof are among the guests at the Royal Albert Hall event. Spandau Ballet reunite at London premiere Media Chief executive of Arts Council England is to join the station in January. Alan Davey named new BBC Radio 3 boss TV The housewives include the owner of a private stable and a professional partier. Real Housewives of Cheshire cast revealed