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Usher Tops New Pop Power Poll

USHER has topped a new poll to find the most powerful voice in pop music in 2005. The R+B star beat ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY and EMINEM to claim the top spot in the Los...

Keys Revives Unplugged With Special Concert

ALICIA KEYS is hoping to revive MTV's UNPLUGGED show by recording a special acoustic concert for the cable network. The show, which featured classic low-key concerts from the likes of ERIC CLAPTON, PEARL JAM,...

Rain Doesn't Dampen Luther's Big Tribute

LATEST: STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN and CISSY HOUSTON hit the high notes yesterday (08JUL05) as friends and fans of LUTHER VANDROSS braved the rain in New York to say farewell to the soul great....

Stars Plan A Big Turn-out For Luther's Send-off

DIONNE WARWICK, ALICIA KEYS, BETTE MIDLER and DIANA ROSS will be among the stars saying a fond farewell to soul legend LUTHER VANDROSS today (08JUL05) as the singer is remembered at a memorial service in...

Keys Can't Wait For Movie

Busy R+B star ALICIA KEYS can't wait to get her teeth into her acting debut, a biopic of piano prodigy PHILLIPA SCHUYLA. The talented star will play Schuyla, who died in 1967 aged just...

Keys Plans Semi-autobiographical Novel

R+B star ALICIA KEYS is planning to write a new novel based on her own life. The singer, who wowed fans with her previous literary project, 2004's TEARS FOR WATER, a collection of poems...

Alicia Remembers Luther At Live 8

ALICIA KEYS paid tribute to LUTHER VANDROSS at the Live 8 concert in Philadelphia yesterday (02JUL05). While other artists were thinking about fighting poverty and starvation, Keys took a moment for soul star Vandross,...

Berry Confirms Keys Is Her Choice For Black + White Movie

LATEST: HALLE BERRY has secured the services of ALICIA KEYS for her upcoming movie production, COMPOSITION OF BLACK + WHITE. After months of speculation, Berry has secured the rights to KATHRYN TALALAY's novel about...

Keys Dreams Of Gladys Knight Duet

ALICIA KEYS is so desperate to work with her heroine GLADYS KNIGHT, she held her to a promise live at the BET Awards last night (28JUN05). The R+B sensation was among those paying tribute...

Fugees And Smiths Start Bet Awards With A Bang

THE FUGEES stunned the BET Awards in Hollywood last night (28JUN05) when the trio reformed to open the show with a 12-minute hits medley. The group was rumoured to reunite for the prizegiving, but...

Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis Honoured

R+B duo JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS received the prestigious Heritage Award at the 18th annual Rhythm And Soul Awards last night (27JUN05). In a video tribute to the pair, who have written and...

Live 8 Becomes 10 As Pet Shop Boys Head For Moscow

The organiser's of this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 global concerts have added another show to the impressive line-up in Moscow, Russia. The PET SHOP BOYS will headline this concert - the 10th Live 8...

Keys Still Does Her Laundry

Singer/songwriter ALICIA KEYS may be a multi-millionairess - but she still does her own laundry. The A WOMAN'S WORTH hitmaker is determined to lead as close to normal a life as possible, despite her...

Norton To Present American Live 8

Gay Irish comedian and TV presenter GRAHAM NORTON will host the American leg of charity concert LIVE 8. The flamboyant 41-year-old is thrilled with the deal - as he was desperate to stay in...

Winfrey To Honour African-american Women

OPRAH WINFREY is planning to spend the weekend celebrating legendary African-American women who made their names in the arts, entertainment and civil rights. The billionaire talk show host will host a women-only luncheon, a...

American Dreams Dashed

The US TV drama series that brought back the AMERICAN BANDSTAND era and featured modern pop stars portraying their 1960s heroes has been axed. AMERICAN DREAMS, which has featured USHER as MARVIN GAYE, ALICIA...

Mariah: 'Take Me Seriously As A Songwriter'

MARIAH CAREY is tired of constantly having to remind people she's a songwriter because they're convinced she's just a diva with a voice. The hitmaker, who remains the world's best-selling female artist, can't understand...

Keys Fears Fans Will Desert Her

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS fears her fans will desert her when they hear her forthcoming album - because it's completely different from her previous musical offerings. The FALLIN' star has developed a radical new...

Keys Finally Writes Real Diary

R+B star ALICIA KEYS is writing a shocking new autobiography to console fans disappointed by the deceptive title of her last tome, THE DIARY OF ALICIA KEYS. The FALLIN' singer's last book contained the...

Wyclef Helps Cookie Monster Get Healthy

WYCLEF JEAN will be helping SESAME STREET regular COOKIE MONSTER get healthy when he appears on the children's show on Friday (22APR05) to perform a song about eating nutritious foods. The popular educational show...

Stone Admits A Lack Of Music Knowledge

Teen soul sensation JOSS STONE has a poor knowledge of music - despite promoting musical educations at the VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION last week (11APR05). The British singer, 18, joined ROD STEWART, ALICIA...

Keys Determined Not To Be A Prostitute

ALICIA KEYS partly owes her success to the prostitutes she grew up checking out in New York's Times Square - because she swore early on she'd never become one of them. The soul star...

Keys Battles America's Obesity

R+B star ALICIA KEYS is teaming up with SESAME STREET character COOKIE MONSTER to tackle America's obesity epidemic. In his new song, A COOKIE IS A SOMETIMES FOOD, furry blue creature Cookie Monster learns...

Keys Moved By Pupils' African Performance

R+B star ALICIA KEYS was moved to tears during a visit to an American school on Thursday (31MAR05) - because the pupils celebrated their African heritage by singing in Swahili and wearing traditional kente clothes....

Tiesto Crowned King Of Tmf Awards

Dutch DJ TIESTO, singer MARCO BORSATO and urban act LANG FRANS + BASS B were the big winners at the 10th THE MUSIC FACTORY (TMF) AWARDS in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Friday (01APR05). Trance...

Keys Settles Publishing Suit

R+B star ALICIA KEYS has settled a lawsuit filed last year (04) over a publishing deal. The suit was filed by the FALLIN' singer's former literary agent NOAH LUKEMAN when she signed a deal...

Keys To Be Honoured Alongside Songwriting Greats

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS will be honoured with the coveted Starlight Award at the 2005 SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME AWARDS, in recognition of her talents as a young songwriter. The FALLIN' star will receive...

Ray Emerges The Winner At Naacp Awards

Biopic RAY picked up four prizes at the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS in Los Angeles last night (19MAR05), including the Outstanding Actor prize for its star JAMIE FOXX. The life story of late R+B musician...

Ray Made Keys Weep

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS was so moved by JAMIE FOXX's OSCAR-winning portrayal of RAY CHARLES in biopic RAY, she left the cinema in floods of tears. The FALLIN' singer found the depiction of the...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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