Anita Rani has spoken about the importance of writing her autobiography for the women of her mother's generation who 'can't speak for themselves'.
Lily Allen: from chart-topping handbag kid to the heart of London’s West EndThe singer is back in front of a live audience this week, playing ‘a woman with a real point of view’ in a spooky new play, 2:22 – A Ghost Story Lily Allen in 2018. She opens in the West End in the play 2:22 – A Ghost Story on 3 August. Photograph: David Titlow/The Guardian
Trippers & Askers: Acorn review – delicate, literate Americana (Sleepy Cat)Led by a Georgetown professor, this US collective impress with a subtle, ambient debut inspired by Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower Jay Hammond of Trippers & Askers. Photograph: PR Handout
Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever review – wiser and wilder(Darkroom/Interscope/Polydor)The teenage alt-pop sensation grows up and gets loose on her bold, retro-toned second album ‘Kiss-offs to sub-par men’: Billie Eilish. Photograph: Kelia Anne MacCluskey
One to watch: L’objectifThe Leeds teen four-piece have their sights on the road – and one of the best debuts of the year in the bag Dan Richardson, Saul Kane, Louis Bullock and Ezra Glennon, AKA L’objectif. Photograph: Holly Whitaker
Classical home listening: Isata Kanneh-Mason; Fretwork with Iestyn Davies; Mirga at the PromsKanneh-Mason’s second album is a delight; Davies and Fretwork excel in early baroque German music; and the pick of Proms week one Isata Kanneh-Mason. Photograph: John Davis
Bleachers: Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night review – Jack Antonoff goes back to his roots. (RCA)The super producer’s complex musical identity finds full expression on this highly personal third Bleachers album
Anita Rani's autobiography explores her experience of self-harming as a teenager, and she has revealed the journey which brought her to putting it into the book.
First Night of the Proms review: a delightful shared experience with some surprisesWhile tonight at the Royal Albert Hall wasn’t quite back to normal it offered some joyful moments Dalia Stasevska conducting the First Night of the Proms on Friday evening. Photograph: Chris Christodoulou/BBC/Chris Christodoulou
Judge rules in Bob Dylan’s favour in lawsuit over $300m sale of songs. New York judge rules Jacques Levy and his descendants are only entitled to compensation under a deal signed in 1975
Celebs are always up to something - secret weddings, denying pregnancy rumours or not washing their kids. How much of this week's showbiz goss do you know about?