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Abba Overtake Beatles On Britain's All-time Album Sales List

Swedish pop stars Abba have surpassed The Beatles to score Britain's second biggest selling album of all time.Gold: Greatest Hits by Abba and the Fab Four's 1967 classic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band have...

Abba Edge Past The Beatles To Claim The Second Biggest Selling Album In UK

ABBA's greatest hits collection, Gold, edged past the The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band this weekend to become the second highest selling album in UK history. The band have now sold over 5.1million...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

Liam Gallagher Is Mad For Plants

Liam Gallagher loves gardening. The Beady Eye frontman has asked for tickets to a VIP preview day of the Chelsea Flower Show - an annual gardening extravaganza held in London - on the same day...

Sir Paul Mccartney Was Glad For Wings' 'Raw Talent'

Sir Paul McCartney was glad Wings was formed with ''raw talent'' instead of big names.The former Beatles rocker founded the band once the iconic quartet split up, and the musician was pleased he decided against...

Beatlemania Back On Broadway

The Beatles are set to make a big splash on Broadway this summer (13), as a new musical about the band's early days hits New York.Let It Be became a critical smash when it debuted...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Gives Beatles Tracks First Live Airing In Brazil Concert

Sir Paul Mccartney thrilled fans in Brazil on Saturday (04May13) when he performed a series of Beatles tracks live for the very first time.Many of The Beatles' later tracks were never performed live after the...

Bruce Springsteen: 'I Thought Sir Paul Had A Right To Break Curfews'

Bruce Springsteen was amazed when concert bosses pulled the plug on his performance with Sir Paul Mccartney last year (12) as he assumed the Beatles star's knighthood gave him the right to overrun a curfew.The...

Beatles Record Broken - Emeli Sandé Breaks Album Longevity Record Set By The 60s Pop Icons

Another Beatles record broken, another day goes by. When the 1963 record Please Please Me spent 62 weeks in the top 10 of the British album charts, people thought it was an impenetrable feat, until...

Emeli Sande Breaks Beatles' U.k. Chart Record

Scottish singer Emeli Sande has made U.K. chart history by breaking a record held by The Beatles for almost 50 years.The Heaven hitmaker's first album Our Version Of Events has spent more time in the...

Emeli Sande Beats The Beatles' Chart Record

Emeli Sandé has beaten a UK chart record set by The Beatles.The 26-year-old singer has set a new record for the longest time a debut album has spent inside the top ten of the UK...

Publicist Max Clifford Charged With Indecent Assaults

Revered publicist Max Clifford, who once worked with the Beatles, has been charged with 11 indecent assaults, following an investigation in Britain.The Pr guru, whose clients have also included Simon Cowell, denied historical sex abuse...

Backstreet Boys Receive Hollywood Star

The Backstreet Boys were ''honoured'' to receive a Hollywood star on the Walk of Fame yesterday (22.04.13).The group - formed of A.J. McLean, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough and Brian Littrell - were presented...

Former Beatle Paul Mccartney Records 'Voices Against Violence' Message

Paul McCartney has lent his considerable voice to the Voices Against Violence campaign, started by Tony Bennett, his son Danny and the Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence. "We the people need to make our...

One Direction Wax Figures Unveiled To Fans At Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds London unveiled its new One Direction wax figures to fans today (18.04.13)The pop sensations - made up of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - are the first...

Sir Paul Mccartney Urges U.s. Gun Campaigners To Keep Pushing

Beatles star Sir Paul Mccartney has thrown his weight behind Tony Bennett's campaign to tighten gun laws in the U.S.The veteran musician, whose Beatles bandmate John Lennon was shot dead in New York in 1980,...

Danny O'donoghue Was Embarrassed Supporting Sir Paul Mccartney

Danny O'Donoghue embarrassed himself when The Script supported Sir Paul McCartney.The 32-year-old singer and his band were playing a show with the former Beatles icon in four years ago, and it resulted in one of...

Vampire Weekend Compare N-dubz To The Beatles

Rockers Vampire Weekend have expressed their admiration for defunct British hip-hop group N-Dubz and compared the band to music legends The Beatles.Lead singer Ezra Koenig confessed his bizarre obsession with the I Swear hitmakers during...

Beatles Filmmaker Jack Stokes Dies

Jack Stokes, the brains behind The Beatles' animated films, has died at the age of 92.The animation mogul passed away on 20 March (13). No further details about his death were available as Wenn went...

Better Than The Beatles? Coldplay Top Radio 2 'Favourite Albums' List

Chris Martin can rest easy. It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. It turns out that Radio 2’s listeners really do hold his band Coldplay in higher regard that the likes of The Beatles, the Rolling...

Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

Tom Odell Worried About Breaking Finger

Tom Odell almost broke a finger making his latest video.The singer was filming the video of his latest single 'Hold Me' when the accident occurred, which he worried could affect his piano playing.Speaking to Absolute...

Famous Venue Where The Beatles Played Burns Down

A famous venue where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who once played has partially collapsed after a fire.The legendary bands performed at the Ritz Ballroom in Kings Heath, England before the club was...

Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

Paul Mccartney: Oasis Shouldn't Have Made Beatles Boasts

Sir Paul McCartney says Oasis shouldn't have boasted they were the ''next Beatles''.Despite how successful Liam and Noel Gallagher's band went on to become, the music legend thinks the brothers' repeated clams they wanted to...

Yoko Ono Hopes John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses Will Stop Gun Crime

Yoko Ono has tweeted a provocative photo of John Lennon's bloodstained glasses.The Beatles singer's widow has taken a stand in America's gun crime debate - which has been heightened following the Sandy Hook school shootings...

Beatles Shea Stadium Shots Sell At Auction

Rare snapshots of the Beatles in concert at Shea Stadium, New York in 1965 has fetched $48,000 (£30,000) at auction in Cheshire, England.The photos were taken by amateur photographer Marc Weinstein, who used a home...

Mark Ronson Given Songwriting Masterclass By Paul Sir Paul Mccartney

Producer Mark Ronson has credited Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney with giving him a musical re-education when the pair teamed up in the recording studio.Ronson has been working with MCCartney on three tracks for the...

Beatles Fan With Half A Gig Ticket From ’62 Hunts Down Old Friend

A Beatles fan who saw The Beatles in 1962 with her best friend, is searching for that gig-buddy, who’s (hopefully) in possession of the other half of her ticket, which, as it’s signed, could be...

John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

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