Freddie Mercury’s draft lyrics unveiled

A trove of Freddie Mercury's previously unseen handwritten draft lyrics for some of Queen's biggest hits goes on show Thursday in New York, ahead of their sale in London later this year.

The manuscripts include working drafts for "Bohemian Rhapsody," which Mercury initially planned to call "Mongolian Rhapsody," "Don't Stop Me Now" and "Somebody to Love."

Queen’s music catalog could sell for over $1 billion

The songs of Queen are known the world over, and the band's body of work might soon sell for a staggering sum.

The band is reportedly in the early stages, which could include everything from their 1973 self-titled debut through their 1995 album, "Made in Heaven," Queen's15th and final album following the death of Freddie Mercury in 1991.

Guitar smashed by Cobain sells for nearly $600,000

A guitar smashed on stage by Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain sold for nearly $600,000, several times its original estimate, an auction house said on May 20.

The busted black Fender Stratocaster has been put back together, but is no longer playable, Kody Frederick of Julien's Auctions told AFP earlier this month.

'Very happy' Ed Sheeran wins US copyright trial

British pop phenom Ed Sheeran expressed joy and relief Thursday after a US jury found he did not plagiarize Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" in composing his hit "Thinking Out Loud," calling the ruling a win for creative freedom.

The English musician hugged his team inside a Manhattan federal courtroom after jurors ruled that he had "independently" created his 2014 song.