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Tom Hanks And Sting Receive Kennedy Center Honours

Tom Hanks, Sting, Al Green and actress Lily Tomlin were handed Kennedy Center honours by U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday (07Dec14).The celebrities, alongside ballerina Patricia MCBride, received a ceremonial rainbow ribbon from Obama at...

Jessie Ware Almost Ruined Proposal

Jessie Ware almost ''ruined'' her now-husband's proposal by being ''bossy''.The 30-year-old singer - who tied the knot with childhood sweetheart Sam Burrows in August - got engaged on holiday in Greece but initially thwarted Sam's...

Tom Hanks And Sting To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Tom Hanks, Sting, soul legend Al Green and actress Lily Tomlin are set to be feted at the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors.Ballerina Patricia MCBride will also be honoured by U.S. President Barack Obama and his...

Tom Hanks Gets Top American Honour For His Extensive Acting Catalogue

Tom Hanks is a mammoth actor who has delighted fans with extraordinary performances for just short of 40 years. He started his career by providing us with some delightfully 80s classics in the era of...

Justin Bieber Baptised In A New York Bathroom

There’s no better way of proving your penitence than going all out and getting yourself baptised. That’s Justin Bieber’s latest move in the whole racism saga anyway, because what better way to show how sorry...

The Simpsons Pay Tribute To Marcia Wallace

'The Simpsons' have paid tribute to Marcia Wallace.The animated TV series had a touching blackboard message for the late actress - who died last month - who provided the voice for fourth-grade teacher Edna Krabappel...

Al Green Snubbed Chance To Sing For Obama At Inaugural Ball

Veteran soul star Al Green missed out on the chance to serenade U.S. President Barack Obama at the Inaugural Ball on Monday (21Jan13) due to scheduling conflicts.Jennifer Hudson belted out the singer's classic Let's Stay...

Jay-z Wants To Perform With Obama

Jay-Z wants US President Barack Oabama to sing at his two-day Made In America festival.The rapper is a major supporter of the American leader and he wants Obama to swap the White House for the...

Obama Singing 'Sweet Home Chicago' With Jagger And Bb King

President Barack Obama stunned the gathered crowds at a White House concert on Tuesday night (February 21, 2012) by joining in an all-star blues jam featuring Bb King and Mick Jagger. The performance, according to...

Barack Obama Singing With Mick Jagger Is Highlight Of Blues Concert

President Barack Obama was coerced into singing a couple of lines from Robert Johnson's 'Sweet Home Chicago' by Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger at a blues music event at the White House on Tuesday (February...

Mick Jagger And Barack Obama Party At Blues Concert

Mick Jagger and Barack Obama have partied together at a blues concert. The Rolling Stones frontman performed at the gig in the East Room of the White House which was attended by blues stars of...

Barack Obama Duets With Bb King At Blues Concert

President Barack Obama treated his guests to a brief vocal performance for the second time in a month, as he duetted with legendary musician Bb King at the White House Blues festival on Tuesday (February...

Barack Obama Back On Singing Form As The Blues Recognised In The White House

President Barack Obama just can't resist a good sing along these days, so it would seem. It was widely reported that he recently belted out a line of Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' at a...

Al Green: 'Barack Obama Nailed My Song'

Al Green has given Barack Obama his seal of approval after the U.S. President belted out a brief rendition of his soul classic Let's Stay Together at a New York City fundraiser on Thursday (19Jan12).Obama...

Barack Obama Sings Al Green's Lets Stay Together In New York

President Barack Obama was in a great mood as he held a series of fundraisers in New York whilst his remaining four Republican candidate rivals were duking it out elsewhere in a televised debate. Obama...

President Obama Sings Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' (Video)

President Barack Obama took the unexpected step of belting out some lines of Al Green's classic soul track 'Let's Stay Together' at Manhattan's Apollo Theater on Thursday evening (January 19, 2012). The President was thanking...

Barack Obama Serenades Crowd At Charity Event

U.S. President Barack Obama showed off his singing skills on Thursday (19Jan12) by serenading the audience at a charity fundraiser with Al Green's classic Let's Stay Together.The president was a guest at the event at...

Justin Timberlake Honoured At Environmental Media Awards

Justin Timberlake was honoured for his commitment to green living at the Environmental Media Association Awards on Saturday night (15.10.11). The 30-year-old singer-and-actor was presented with the EMA Futures Award which celebrates a person "just...

Kim Kardashian Wedding Pictures Reveal Vera Wang Dress

The first pictures of Kim Kardashian 's lavish wedding to Kris Humphries have begun to emerge, but fans of the television star will have to wait for the E!'s wedding special show to get a...

Kim Kardashian Marries

Kim Kardashian has married Kris Humphries. The reality TV star tied the knot with the basketball player in a ceremony in Montecito, California, yesterday evening (20.08.11), witnessed by 440 family and friends.Kim, 30, wore an...

Green And Wynette Songs Added To National Treasures

Tammy Wynette's country classic Stand By Your Man and Al Green's soul hit Let's Stay Together have been selected for official preservation by the Library of Congress, sealing their status as national treasures in the...

Justin Timberlake's Yogi Voice Helped By Not Having Siblings

Justin Timberlake learnt cartoon voices as a child because he didn't have any siblings.The singer-and-actor - who voices the role of Boo Boo in the forthcoming animated movie 'Yogi Bear', based on the cartoon of...

Prince Advises Justin Bieber

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

Thicke Thrills Revellers With Surprise Green Tribute

ROBIN THICKE thrilled revellers at a star-studded New York City nightclub at the weekend (30Oct10), with an impromptu musical tribute to soul singer AL GREEN.The star joined Gisele Bundchen and Lukas Haas to celebrate nightclub...

Charlie Sheen's Family Happiness

Charlie Sheen says his daughter's wedding was one of the "great moments" of his life.The 'Two and a Half Men' actor was delighted to walk 25-year-old Cassandra Estevez - whose mother is his ex-girlfriend Paula...

Golf Shares Woods's Miseries

It has become clear that Tiger Woods's personal handicaps have become golf's -- at least so far as ratings -- and therefore advertisers -- are concerned. Without Woods on the links two weeks ago, the...

Avatar Sets Record On First Day Of Home Video Release

Earth Day turned out to be Pandora Day at retail stores on Thursday as consumers snatched up 4 million copies of Avatar , 1.5 million of them on Blu-ray, a record. The previous Blu-ray record...

P. Diddy Throwing Bash Fit For A Prince

P. Diddy is hosting a 'Prince of New York'-themed 16th birthday party for his son.The rap superstar's son Justin - his child with his high school sweetheart, designer Misa Hylton-Brim - reached the landmark age...

Lily Allen Finds Trouble In Paradise

Lily Allen got caught up in a bar fight when celebrating her sister's birthday.The 'Fear' singer was horrified when police were called to Paradise in Kensal Green, north London, after a group of revellers objected...

P. Diddy's $3m Party

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday party.The hip-hop star celebrated the landmark day with Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly and Denzel Washington at the Garden of Eden-themed bash held at New York's Plaza Hotel...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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