Topic: Kylie Minogue
Australia and Asian nations are celebrating the New Year in style, from fireworks in Sydney and Hong Kong to a street party in Indonesia. Around the world, people are greeting 2013 with optimism.
Songs in minor keys, such as this summer's sugary hit 'Call Me Maybe,' by Carly Rae Jepsen, are on the rise as listeners want more complex sounds from their radio hits.
The Prince Consort was admitted with a bladder infection, though much of the rest of the Royal Family was present.