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Mccartney 'Doesn't Mind' Illegal Downloading

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has announced he is happy for people to download music illegally - just as THE BEATLES' deal with music giant iTunes fell through. MCCartney recently revealed that a contract which would have...

Beatles/itunes Deal Stalls

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has revealed a new deal to provide the BEATLES back catalogue on download website iTunes has fallen through after the rocker, Apple Corps bosses and EMI executives failed to reach an agreement....

West: 'We Will Be The New Beatles'

KANYE WEST wants his fellow music artists to take a cue from hip hop and battle their way to the top of the music charts - insisting his peers have the talent to become as...

Hanks' Wife Battles The Beatles Seller

TOM HANKS' wife RITA WILSON is in the middle of a legal battle over the non-payment of a THE BEATLES poster. The actress agreed to pay $75,000 (GBP50,000) for a vintage picture of the Fab...

Harrison's Widow 'Torn' Over Decision To Release Track

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's plan to put out an unheard BEATLES' track has been dealt a setback - his former bandmate GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA is reportedly undecided about agreeing to its release. MCCartney announced earlier...

Mccartney Wants To Release Unheard Beatles Epic

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to release an unheard BEATLES' track his former bandmate GEORGE HARRISON once deemed too adventurous for the public. Carnival of Light, a 14-minute improvised song recorded in 1967, was played...

Killers In Awe Of Joker Mccartney

THE KILLERS frontman Brandon Flowers has revealed his shock at a chance meeting with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - the BEATLES legend was dressed as veteran rocker ALICE COOPER The Mr Brightside hitmakers were in awe...

Beatles Tour Manager Defends Criticism Of Ono

The BEATLES' former tour manager has defended his decision to speak out about JOHN LENNON's wife YOKO ONO - insisting fans need to know the truth about her role in the band's history. Tony Bramwell...

Mccartney: 'Eleanor Rigby Didn't Exist'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has crushed hopes an important piece of BEATLES memorabilia has been unearthed - he insists he made the ELEANOR RIGBY character up. A payslip dating from 1911 and featuring a household maid...

Beatles' Eleanor Track 'Inspiration' Up For Auction

A signed document which reportedly inspired the BEATLES hit ELEANOR RIGBY is set to go under the hammer to help raise funds for charity. The sheet up for auction is the wage slip of a...

Coldplay Named Biggest Selling Act In World At Wmas

Coldplay have been crowned the world's best selling recording act at the World Music awards (WMAs) in Monaco.The quartet's latest album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends smashed British sales records, as...

By on 10 November 2008

Ono Hopes Beatles Video Game Will Expand Fan Base

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO approved an MTV video game featuring music from THE BEATLES with the hope of inspiring a whole new generation of Fab Four fans. After months of negotiations, the legendary group's...

Mtv Reunites Beatles For New Video Game

THE BEATLES are set to reunite on the small screen - MTV Games bosses are to dedicate a new video game to the band. After many months of negotiations, the group's songs have been licensed...

Lennon Jr. Still Haunted By His Father's Voice

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN still hurts when he hears BEATLES songs, 28 years after his father was murdered. Sean was just five years old in December 1980 when the singer was shot dead outside the...

Phil Spector: I'm Very Much Hounded Now

Legendary producer Phil Spector claims he has been "hounded" since his trial for second degree murder last year.A mistrial was declared in October 2007 after jurors failed to agree on a verdict on whether Spector...

By on 25 October 2008

Christie Talks Monkeys

TONY CHRISTIE has been talking about his cover version of the ARCTIC MONKEYS track Only The Ones Who Know.The veteran singer recently recorded a new album entitled Made In Sheffield which consists solely of music...

By on 24 October 2008

Mccartney Waxwork Found

LATEST: A missing waxwork of BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been found - by a homeless man who has pocketed the GBP2,000 ($3,380) reward. The head, which was due to be sold at the...

Michelle 'Was Mccartney's Seduction Song'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY wrote the BEATLES' Grammy-winning hit song MICHELLE so he could pick up girls, according to a new book on British pop music. Author Gordon Thompson claims the singer composed the song while...

Mccartney Waxwork Lost

A waxwork of former BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has gone missing in Britain. Joby Carters, 33, left the head of the MCCartney waxwork in a box on a train in London and has offered...

Former Beatle Ringo Starr Vows To 'Throw Away Fan Mail'

Ringo Starr has said he no longer has time to sign memorabilia or answer fan mail.Speaking in a video message on his website, the former Beatles drummer said: "Please do not send fan mail to...

By on 13 October 2008

Katy Perry To Host Mtv Europe Music Awards

Katy Perry is to follow in the footsteps of Tom Jones and Snoop Dogg in hosting the MTV Europe Music awards.The 23-year-old singer, who has sold more than five million copies of her single I...

By on 13 October 2008

Beatles Starr 'Too Busy' To Sign Autographs

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR has given his fans one week to request his autograph - because after that point he will no longer give out his signature. The drummer has warned he will throw...

Lennon's Sister Blasts Biographer For 'Scurrilous Rumours'

JOHN LENNON's half-sister JULIA BAIRD has slammed author PHILIP NORMAN for controversially claiming the late BEATLE harboured sexual feelings for their mother. Norman alleges he has a series of audio recordings of the singer discussing his...

Lennon's Artwork On Display At New York Gallery

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is launching an exhibition of never-before-seen artwork created by the late BEATLE at a New York gallery. Imagine Peace opens on Thursday (09Oct08) - on what would have been Lennon's...

Dame Helen Mirren And Russell Brand Take On The Tempest

Dame Helen Mirren and Russell Brand are among the cast members of an experimental upcoming film of Shakespeare's The Tempest.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Julie Taymor's take on the Bard sees Mirren as Prospera, a...

Rick Astley Challenging Madonna And U2 For Mtv Award

Eighties pop star Rick Astley is an unlikely nominee for the best act ever at the MTV Europe Music awards.The Never Gonna Give You Up star is up against Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Green Day,...

By on 02 October 2008

Coldplay And Duffy Up For Hat-trick Of Mtv Awards

Both Coldplay and Duffy have the chance to take home three prizes at the upcoming MTV Europe Music awards.The two acts are both up for the album of the year and the 'most addictive track'...

By on 29 September 2008

Sir George Honoured In Dublin

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN was honoured in Ireland on Saturday (27Sep08) with the James Joyce Award from the University College Dublin's Literary and Historical Society. Martin, who has often been referred to as 'the...

Mccartney Performs Israeli 'Peace Concert'

Sir Paul McCartney has performed in front of more than 40,000 fans in Tel Aviv, almost half a century after being banned from singing in Israel.The Beatles were forced to cancel a concert in 1965...

By on 26 September 2008

Richard Feared The Beatles

SIR CLIFF RICHARD once feared his career would be ruined by the BEATLES. The Fab Four dominated the music scene in the 1960s and Richard was petrified the band would over take him in the...

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