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Brit Awards Nominations: Ed Sheeran Rules The Roost

The main honours at this year's Brit Awards are likely to be contested by Ed Sheeran, who scooped four nominations and Adele and Jessie J, who both scored three nominations when the shortlist was announced...

Cee Lo Green Changes 'Imagine' Lyrics, John Lennon Fans Outraged

Cee Lo-green has risked the wrath of some of the most protective fans in history after the singer covered John Lennon's 'Imagine' on Nbc's New Year's Eve concert, changing the words of the famously atheist-suggesting...

Green Defends Imagine Lyric Change

Cee Lo Green has defended his decision to change the lyrics to John Lennon's Imagine during a live New Year's Eve TV performance, insisting he "meant no disrespect" to the Beatles legend.The Crazy hitmaker received...

Michael Crawford Became Fifth Beatle During Spanish Trip

Actor/singer Michael Crawford became an honorary member of the Beatles during one magical summer sharing a house in Spain with John Lennon.The Phantom of the Opera star became friends with the musician on the set...

Sir Paul Mccartney Celebrating Successful 2011

Sir Paul Mccartney is ending his year (11) on a high as official records show the Beatles legend has accumulated almost double his 2010 earnings.The singer has enjoyed a successful tour in the past 12...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wraps Up On The Run Tour In Hometown

Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney bowed out of his On the Run tour on Tuesday night (20Dec11) in style, playing in his hometown of Liverpool, England.The musician extended his trek in October (11), shortly after...

Ringo Starr Calls For Tougher Gun Laws On Anniversary Of Lennon's Death

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has called for governments around the world to implement tougher gun laws on the anniversary of John Lennon's fatal shooting.The drummer was on hand to speak at an event held by...

John Lennon Anniversary, Yoko Ono Pays Tribute 31 Years On

John Lennon 's name will forever be linked with today's date on the calendar, for it was on December 8th of 1980 that the Beatles star, solo performer, artist and husband of Yoko Ono was...

John Lennon Doctor Tackled Stalker

John Lennon's optometrist once chased off a mystery man the Beatles legend feared was stalking him.Optometrist Gary Tracy examined Lennon's eyes and provided him with spectacles for four years in the 1970s after the rocker...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Early Stage Fright Almost Made Him Quit

Crippling stage fright almost prompted Sir Paul Mccartney to quit The Beatles.The All You Need Is Love hitmaker had played the wrong guitar chords during one of the band's first-ever gigs and MCCartney admits the...

George Harrison Remembered 10 Years After Death

Late Beatles star George Harrison was remembered across the world on Tuesday (29Nov11) as fans marked the 10th anniversary of the musician's death.A series of events were staged in the guitarist's hometown of Liverpool, England...

George Harrisons Remembered 10 Years After Death

On the 10th anniversary of George Harrison 's death, he'll be remembered in style in his home city of Liverpool, UK with a slew of concerts and ceremonies being planned to mark his life. Harrison,...

Harrison's Sister Pens Tell-all Book

George Harrison's sister Louise is to break her silence for the first time by releasing a tell-all book about life with the Beatles legend.The late guitarist, who died 10 years ago on Tuesday (29Nov11), was...

Lost George Harrison Amp Set For Auction

A guitar amplifier used by George Harrison on The Beatles' classic albums Revolver and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is to be sold at an auction.The amp was discovered by engineers who spotted the...

The X Factor Battle Tightens After Double Elimination

It was the end of the road for girl group Lakoda Rayne and singer LeRoy Bell on The X Factor Usa this week, with both acts sent home following a double eviction. Lakoda were eliminated...

A Taste Of Honey Writer Delaney Dies

The British playwright and screenwriter who inspired songs by the Beatles and The Smiths has died.Shelagh Delaney was 71. The writer's image appears on The Smiths Louder Than Bombs compilation and frontman Morrissey has often...

Sir Paul Supports Animal Circus Ban

Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney has thrown his support behind a U.K. campaign to ban wild animals in circuses.The superstar, a passionate animal rights activist, is putting pressure on British government officials to enforce the...

Lennon Clears Up Mccartney Remarks

John Lennon's son Julian insists he was joking when he recently accused his late dad's Beatles bandmate Sir Paul Mccartney of "snubbing" him.Singer/songwriter Julian took to his Facebook.com page last month (Oct11) to apparently blast...

The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper Album Sleeve Is Most Valuable

An adapted version of The Beatles' album sleeve for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has been named the world's most valuable record cover.Sir Peter Blake created the original artwork for the album but it...

Lennon Fuming Over Mccartney Wedding Snub

John Lennon's son Julian is convinced he has been "snubbed" and "ignored" by Sir Paul Mccartney after the former Beatle failed to invite him to his recent wedding.The music legend married American heiress Nancy Shevell...

Noel Gallagher Met Harrison At Country Bonfire

Noel Gallagher got the chance to tell Beatles star George Harrison just what he meant to him as the two stars chatted about guitar great Carl Perkins at a mutual friend's bonfire.The former Oasis star...

Gallagher & Appleton Can't Agree On Music

Celebrity couple Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton can't agree on what music their young son Gene should be listening to - because mum fears he's force fed The Beatles and dad can't stand Kiss.In the...

Liam Gallagher To Star In Movie By 'Peep Show' Creator

Liam Gallagher is reportedly making the foray into acting having been cast in the forthcoming Beatles movie 'The Longest Cocktail Party'. Although the former hell raising rocker has been involved with the project for some...

Liam Gallagher Lands Role In Beatles Film

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher is to step in front of the camera in the forthcoming Beatles movie he is producing, according to the director.The British rocker is working on a big screen adaptation of...

Steve Jobs Getting Musical Tribute From The Flaming Lips

Apple boss Steve Jobs is set to be remembered by seminal psychedelic rockers The Flaming Lips at the O Music Awards on October 31st 2011. The news was given in a double announcement that also...

Sir Paul Mccartney Releases Vegetarian Cookbook

Beatles star Sir Paul Mccartney has asked friends including Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey to divulge their favourite vegetarian recipes for a new cookbook.The pop legend, a longtime vegetarian, has co-written the Meat Free Monday...

One Of John Lennon's Teeth Up For Auction

John Lennon and Beatles' memorabilia has long been known to fetch huge amounts when going under auction, but as time goes on the Fab Four-related lots seem to be getting more and more bizarre, if...

The Beatles Secretary Tells All For New Film

A woman who served as a personal assistant to The Beatles during their heyday is to lift the lid on her time with the band for a new film.Freda Kelly was the group's secretary from...

Westlife To Split After 14 Years, Announce Farewell Tour

Westlife, the best-selling Irish boy band, have announced they are to split after 14 years together. The group, who have sold over 44 million albums worldwide, plan to split after a Greatest Hits record this...

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