It's been a topsy turvy year in entertainment, judging by the biggest stories that have dominated headlines at the NZ Herald this year.

Among our most popular entertainment stories clicked on over the past 12 months was a concert review of rapper Lil Yachty's first Auckland show.

The 19-year-old Georgia native was nearing the end of his show when a fan tried crowd diving from the Powerstation's upper deck.

It didn't go to plan.

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"There weren't enough hands to catch him, leaving the flying fan belly flopping on to the floor," wrote reviewer Chris Schulz.

"The sickening thud led to gasps echoing around the venue. The music stopped and the star of the show and his entourage sprinted off stage and out of sight, leaving security to pick up the pieces and escort the stage diver outside."

Read the full review here.