Katie Melua

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‘If I can’t have coffee, I’ll put Philip Glass on’: Katie Melua’s honest playlist
The singer used to know Eminem word for word and secretly loves a certain ocean-going ballad, but which of her own songs can’t she bear any more?

Rich Pelley

11, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Katie Melua: 'My musical ear developed during Georgia's blackouts'
The British-Georgian singer-songwriter explains why she has returned to her roots to record with the violinist Lisa Batiashvili

Kate Connolly in Tbilisi

14, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'Stalin sent grandad to Siberia': Katie Melua goes home to Georgia
The pop star behind Nine Million Bicycles left Georgia when she was nine years old. Now she’s returned to record with the Gori Women’s Choir. We joined the singer to hear about family struggles – and how she is ‘learning how to sing again’

Alfred Hickling

17, Aug, 2016 @5:32 PM

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Payback for good: Take That and the other penitent tax avoiders
Members of the band have coughed up money that had been held in a tax shelter. They’re not the only celebs to have recently reimbursed HMRC

Simon Usborne

13, Jun, 2016 @3:41 PM

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Katie Melua finds spider living in her ear
Tiny spider, which had found its way in to singer’s ear via headphones and stayed for a week, is removed and set free

Mark Tran

02, Nov, 2014 @12:21 PM

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The sorry state of celebrities' tax affairs

Leo Benedictus: As Gary Barlow returns to Twitter to apologise, we translate his and other celebrities' outpourings on tax

Leo Benedictus

03, Sep, 2014 @6:30 PM

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Katie Melua admits being 'clueless' about tax avoidance scheme
Singer who invested £850,000 in Liberty tax scheme in 2008 says it was presented to her by advisers as 'legal and legit'

Shane Hickey

12, Jul, 2014 @3:30 PM

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If Arctic Monkeys must avoid tax, they should do it in style

Alexis Petridis: Rock stars should take a look at Robert Plant. He took time out at Led Zeppelin concerts to blame fans for his multimillionaire woes

Alexis Petridis

10, Jul, 2014 @5:43 PM

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Christian Aid brands Katie Melua 'fallen hero' following alleged tax avoidance
Having previously nominated the singer for a Tax Superhero award, charity states its disappointment amid recent allegations

Guardian music

10, Jul, 2014 @4:30 PM

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Adele named Britain's richest young musician
This year's list includes a number of pop and rock band members, including One Direction, Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner and Mumford & Sons

Guardian music

15, May, 2014 @11:25 AM

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Twwth, Sheryl Crow, City And Colour: this week's new tracks

Twwth | Sheryl Crow | City And Colour | Katie Melua | Britney Spears

Joe Bish

24, Jan, 2014 @1:00 PM

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Katie Melua: My family values
The musician talks about her family and growing up in Georgia. By Angela Winter

Angela Wintle

08, Jun, 2012 @11:05 PM

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