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Barbra Streisand's 'Heart Is Bleeding' Over Shimon Peres' Death

The former president and prime minister of Israel passed away at a hospital in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, aged 93, around two weeks after he had suffered a stroke. The leader, who was...

Barbra Streisand: 'Don't Fall Prey To Donald Trump's Lies'

Republican candidate Donald Trump has caused a stir since the very start of this election cycle by making statements that have offended immigrants, veterans, women, and other minorities, in addition to promising grandiose changes if...

Ward Thomas Are The First UK Country Act To Score A Number One Album

Duo Ward Thomas have become the first British country act to top the UK album chart. The homegrown country stars have hit number one this week with their second album Cartwheels and landed themselves in...

Ward Thomas Become First U.k. Country Act To Top Album Chart

The sisters' new release, Cartwheels, has debuted at number one on the Official Charts Company survey, ahead of a new Carpenters compilation, The Nation's Favourite Carpenters Songs, which is the companion album to...

Barbra Streisand Makes U.s. Chart History With Encore Album

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, which features Barbra singing with the likes of Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, and Hugh Jackman, is the singer's 11th number one on the Billboard 200 countdown. The...

Barbra Streisand Keeps Britney Spears From Scoring First UK Number One Album

Barbra Streisand is at number one on the UK album chart this week with her 35th studio album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. The veteran singing star managed to keep Britney Spears’ comeback album Glory...

Barbra Beats Britney In U.k. Album Chart Diva Battle

The diva's 35th studio album, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, becomes her seventh number one on the countdown. Britney's Glory comes in second, while last week's number one, Frank Ocean's Blonde, slips...

Barbra Streisand Gives Lady Gaga's A Star Is Born The Thumbs Up

The singer, actress and director starred in the 1976 adaptation of the movie classic, alongside Kris Kristofferson, and now it's Gaga's turn to have a crack at the character Streisand and Judy Garland...

Barbra Streisand: 'Pay Me, And I'll Sing!'

The multi-talented 74-year-old’s career has spanned six decades, and she recently released Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, her 35th studio album. But when it comes to her vocal talents, Barbra never shows them off on...

Barbra Streisand Was The Force Behind Jane Fonda Auction

The actress has recruited Darren Julien and his experts at Julien's Auctions to sell costumes, keepsakes and personal belongings as part of a clean-out next month (Sep16). Highlights include the Barbarella star's...

Barbra Streisand Gets Apple To Correct Siri's Pronunciation Of Her Name

With a career spanning six decades Barbra Streisand is one of the most famous singers and actresses of all time. But the icon still struggles with people mispronouncing her surname, including Apple’s virtual assistant Siri,...

Natalie Portman: Lena Dunham Inspired Me

Natalie Portman deals with criticism better because of Lena Dunham.The 'Black Swan' star credits the 'Girls' actress for ''inspiring her'' to not worry about the negative responses she can get.She told Entertainment Weekly: ''I do...

Barbra Streisand Urges Apple Boss To Change Pronunciation Of Her Name

The singer reveals she recently approached Apple boss Tim Cook and asked him to make sure the company's all-knowing voice helper got her name right. "She pronounces my name wrong - it's...

Barbra Streisand Asks Apple To Change Siri's Pronunciation Of Her Name

Barbra Streisand has asked Apple to change how Siri pronounces her last name.The 'Woman in Love' hitmaker is not impressed with how the iPhone assistant says her name so she phoned up the company's CEO,...

Barbra Streisand Gushes Over Handsome Husband

Barbra Streisand finds her husband attractive even when they argue. Although the 74-year-old actress has been blissfully happy with James Brolin, 76, since they married 18 years ago, she admitted that they do have their...

Natalie Portman: 'Lena Dunham Inspires Me'

The 35-year-old Oscar-winner has made her directorial debut with Hebrew-language film A Tale of Love and Darkness, which takes place during the conflict-ridden early days of the State of Israel. Mother-of-one Natalie...

Barbra Streisand 'Shocked The Hell' Out Of Seth Macfarlane When She Asked Him To Duet

Barbra Streisand ''shocked the hell'' out of Seth MacFarlane when she asked him to duet. The 'You're The Cream In My Coffee' hitmaker has admitted he was left dumbfounded when the 74-year-old singer songwriter approached...

Barbra Streisand Performing At Lgbt Fundraiser For Hillary Clinton

The event will reportedly be held at Cipriani Wall Street on 9 September (16) and has been named LGBT for Hillary. Tickets will reportedly start at $1,200 (GBP920) and will max out at...

Adele And Barbra Streisand 'In Talks Over Duets Album'

Adele is reportedly in talks to make a duets album with Barbra Streisand.The 28-year-old singer and the showbiz legend are said to have met in Los Angeles last week to discuss the idea and label...

Chris Pine’S Anxiety Over Barbra Streisand Duet

The Star Trek actor has been known to dabble in music, and previously showed off his vocal ability in Rob Marshall’s 2014 musical fantasy film Into the Woods. But the 35-year-old wasn’t so confident when...

Hugh Jackman Shocked By Barbra Streisand Collaboration

Hugh Jackman was shocked when Barbra Streisand asked him to duet with her.The 'Wolverine' actor is one of the collaborators on Barbra's new album 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway', where they sing 'Any Moment Now'...

Hugh Jackman Was Barbra Streisand's First Choice For New Duets Album

The diva has teamed up with a host of movie stars for her new release, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, and she recently confessed she wanted the Les Miserables star to join her...

Barbra Streisand: 'I'm More Popular In Europe Than In My Hometown Of Brooklyn'

The Funny Girl legend is gearing up for a tour in support of her upcoming album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, and after performing on stages all over the world, Barbra revealed that...

Top Hollywood Publicist David Horowitz Dies

Horowitz passed away on Sunday (17Jul16). He began his long history with Streisand in 1968 with her iconic film Funny Girl, and they continued to work together on films such as Hello,...

Melissa Mccarthy Thought Barbra Streisand Duet Was A Prank

Melissa Mccarthy feels like she is in a ''fever dream'' after recording a musical duet with Barbra Streisand.The 45-year-old actress has collaborated with the legendary entertainer on her upcoming album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway',...

Melissa Mccarthy Thrilled Over Barbra Streisand Duet

The Funny Girl icon has been recruiting fellow stars to tackle musical theatre favourites for her upcoming album, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, working with celebrities including Daisy Ridley, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman,...

Stars Tweet Support For Politicians' Sit-in Over Gun Control

On Monday (20Jun16), politicians in the United States Senate rejected measures to toughen up sales on firearms, just over a week after gunman Omar Mateen killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub with...

Barbra Streisand Recruits Anne Hathaway And Daisy Ridley For At The Ballet

The Funny Girl icon has been recruiting fellow entertainers to tackle musical theatre favourites for her upcoming album, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, and her latest collaboration features new mum Anne and Star...

James Corden Planning Star-studded Tony Awards Sing-along

The 37-year-old British comedian will present the prestigious theatre awards show on Sunday (12Jun16). James has enjoyed huge success with the Carpool Karaoke segment on his chat show, and is considering introducing a similar concept...

Barbra Streisand Returning To The Tony Awards

The diva last took the stage at the Tonys in 1970, when she won an honorary Star of the Decade award. She'll join Cate Blanchett, Steve Martin, Saoirse Ronan, and Oprah Winfrey...

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