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Ali Campbell Says Stevie Wonder Helped With Dream Collaboration

UB40 singer Ali Campbell says Stevie Wonder helped him to secure a dream collaboration.The 59-year-old musician had originally hoped to work with Stevie, but ultimately, the 'Isn't She Lovely' hitmaker played a crucial role in...

Ali Campbell Thinks Reggae Influences Dance

Ali Campbell believes reggae is the biggest influence on contemporary dance music.The UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey singer insists a lot of big-name mainstream artists ''flirt'' with the genre and it's more than...

Ub40'S Ali Campbell Doesn't Want To Reconcile With His Brothers

UB40's Ali Campbell has no interest in reconciling with his brothers after he was forced the leave the original line-up of the band.In 2008, the 59-year-old singer was left with no choice but to quit...

Ub40'S Ali Campbell Quit Beer Addiction After Having Hypnosis

The 58-year-old singer underwent aversion therapy in a bid to quit the amber nectar and keep his weight under control. The process ensured Ali hasn't had a pint of beer since - although there is...

Ub40 Frontman Accuses New Zealand Tv Show Of Racism

The Red Red Wine singer appeared as a judge on New Zealand's Got Talent in 2012, but failed to return to the panel for the show's 2013 season. Ali says that...

Ub40 Star Criticised Over Falkland Islands Comments

The Red Red Wine singer called the Falklands Islands' status as a British Overseas Territory "ridiculous" during an interview with Argentine newspaper the Clarin ahead of his band's concert in the Argentine city...

Ali Campbell Quits Alcohol

Former Ub40 frontman Ali Campbell has quit booze to keep his weight under control.The Red, Red Wine hitmaker jokes he is always offered drinks in restaurants but he has to turn them down because he...

Ub40 Stars Move Forward With Legal Battle Over Band Name

The current stars of Ub40 have officially launched legal action against former frontman Ali Campbell over the reggae group's name.The band threatened to sue earlier this year (14) after the singer announced plans to re-team...

Ali Campbell 'Flying The Flag For Reggae' With Reformed Ub40

Ali Campbell is thrilled to be reunited with original UB40 member Astro and ''flying the flag for reggae again''.The 55-year-old star is back recording with singer-and-rapper Astro who joined Ali and keyboard player Mickey Virtue...

Original Ub40 Stars Reunite For New Album

Former Ub40 frontman Ali Campbell is reuniting with two of his ex-bandmates to make a new album.Campbell left the band he helped create in 2008 and he was followed out the door by keyboardist Mickey...

Ali Campbell Still Hoping For Stevie Wonder Track

Ali Campbell would love to collaborate with Stevie Wonder.The former UB40 frontman has worked with countless musicians since he first entered the music industry over thirty years ago, but says 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered' hitmaker continues...

Campbell: 'We Didn't Want To Be Real Ub40s'

UB40 musician ALI CAMPBELL is shocked by his band's long-term success, because they formed partly to avoid signing up for unemployment benefit. The reggae artist insists his band - who takes its moniker from the...

Campbell: 'Where Were The War Songs?'

UB40 frontman ALI CAMPBELL has praised fellow rockers BONO and STING for using their celebrity profiles to raise political awareness - but is astonished no one spoke out about the devastating war in Iraq....

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