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U2 Top Billboard Money Makers Chart

Irish rockers U2 made more money than any other act in 2005 - according to Billboard's Money Makers chart. The BONO-fronted band made over $255 million (GBP141 million) from current and back catalogue album...

Mccartney Forced To Choose Between Weed And Wife

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY only agreed to marry SIR PAUL McCARTNEY after he gave up his marijuana habit. The former BEATLE had smoked cannabis almost everyday since he enjoyed his first joint with BOB DYLAN...

Hunky Leto Gets Chunky For Lennon Killer Role

Actor JARED LETO is the latest Hollywood star to gain weight for his leading role in CHAPTER 27 - about the murder of JOHN LENNON. The heart-throb, who has been linked romantically to such...

Lennon's Handwritten Lyrics For Sale

JOHN LENNON's original handwritten lyrics to THE BEATLES' classic A DAY IN THE LIFE went on sale yesterday (17JAN06), on the 39th anniversary he was inspired to write the song after reading a newspaper....

Preston Recovering After Heart Infection

Singer/songwriter BILLY PRESTON is recovering from a serious infection of the sac encasing his heart. The famed keyboard player, who became the fifth member of THE BEATLES towards the end of their career, has...

Mccartney Refuses Outstanding Achievement Brit

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has turned down the offer of an Outstanding Contribution To Music honour at next month's (FEB06) Brit Awards - because he considers himself too young. The former BEATLES icon, 64, fears...

Cavern Founder Dies

ALAN SYTNER, the founder of the legendary Cavern Club made famous by THE BEATLES, has died. Sytner was holidaying in France when he fell ill and passed away yesterday (12JAN06). It was the underground...

Fatboy's Meat Confession

British dance star FATBOY SLIM has a guilty confession - he once fed meat to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's vegetarian dog. The PRAISE YOU hitmaker, real name NORMAN COOK, lives just doors away from the...

Row Erupts Over Best-less Beatles Statue

A new statue of THE BEATLES dating back to the early 1960s has resulted in a row, after original drummer PETE BEST was excluded in favour of his famous replacement RINGO STARR. The sculpture...

Fascinating Fact 790

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has granted permission for his WINGS hit LIVE AND LET DIE to be used in BBC police drama LIFE ON MARS. The former BEATLE initially refused, but was hooked after seeing an...

Mills Mccartney To Have Major Operation

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is preparing to undergo major surgery to stop the constant pain she has suffered since giving birth to their daughter BEATRICE in 2003. The former BEATLE's 37-year-old...

Flowers Thanks Springsteen

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS insists BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is his saviour, because 'The Boss' taught him how to love his native America. The 24-year-old spent his youth idolising British stars like THE BEATLES, and...

Monaghan's Beatles Tattoo

LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is such a huge fan of THE BEATLES, he has had lyrics from one of their most famous hits tattooed on his arm. The actor collects tattoos during transitions in...

Radiohead Beat Themselves

RADIOHEAD have released the two best albums of all time, according to a new poll. OK COMPUTER was named the greatest ever by readers of British magazine Q, followed by the group's earlier effort THE...

Parker Hopes For Mccartney Meeting So Son Can Ask Questions

SARAH JESSICA PARKER is keen to meet SIR PAUL McCARTNEY so her three-year-old son can ask him all about the BEATLES. Little JAMES WILKE is obsessed with the Fab Four and goes to great...

Pras Michel: 'Fugees Are On A Different Level To The Black Eyed Peas'

The FUGEES star PRAS MICHEL has no fears his group have been surpassed by THE BLACK EYED PEAS in their absence, because they are on a different level to the MY HUMPS chart-toppers. The...

Sony Helping Jackson Financially?

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is reportedly receiving financial help from bosses at Sony Music, who are attempting to stave off the foreclosure of his California property and BEATLES catalogue. Sony have a stake in...

Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

Beatles Sue Emi

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54 million (GBP30 million) in unpaid royalties. London's High Court will...

Lennon Film-makers Dogged By Security

A film charting the life of JOHN LENNON's assassin has been criticised as disrespectful for shooting at the location where the former BEATLE was murdered. Security officials outside the Dakota apartment building, where the...

Mccartney: 'Bambi Made Me Fight For Animal Rights'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY credits classic animated Disney characters BAMBI and DUMBO with spurring him on to champion animal rights. The former BEATLE, who is a strict vegetarian and supporter of pressure group People for...

Elvis Still Reigns

ELVIS PRESLEY is still The King of the UK charts - the iconic singer has spent more weeks in the British music charts than any other band or artist, according to new book British Hit...

U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder. The ELEVATION hitmakers, currently on the US leg of their VERTIGO...

Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's Japanese widow YOKO ONO approved the building of the John...

Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th anniversary of the late BEATLE's murder. Lennon and his...

Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he was shot. JACK DOUGLAS, who produced Lennon's final album...

Lennon's Cousin Fumes Over Chapman Tapes

JOHN LENNON's cousin STANLEY PARKES has slammed British TV network Channel 4 over their controversial decision to broadcast tapes of the rocker's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN. Channel 4 will broadcast 15-year-old recordings made by...

Gallagher Pays Respects To 'Cool' Best

OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER has paid tribute to GEORGE BEST by saying the late soccer superstar was cool enough to play in the WONDERWALL band. Gallagher was devastated to hear his friend Best died...

Mccartney Had Planned To Reunite Beatles

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY planned to reunite THE BEATLES a year before JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to a newly released record contract. In a 1979 deal with CBS Records, McCartney claimed he could again...

Lennon Thought Jagger Copied Him

JOHN LENNON accused ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER of imitating THE BEATLES during the bands' 1960s heyday in a 'lost' 1970 magazine interview. The late singer described Jagger as "a joke" in a...

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So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?

We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on...

Jay-Z Takes To Twitter To Defend Tidal, "We Are Here For The Long Haul"

Infrequent tweeter Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to drop a few #TidalFacts...

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Says Daughter "Would Be Furious" Over Upcoming Documentary

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out against the upcoming...

Final Show Of Jack White's Acoustic Tour To Stream On Tidal

The final show of Jack White’s five date acoustic tour will be streamed on...

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Judge Rules That Taking Your Child To A Pink Concert Cannot Be Considered Bad Parenting

This is probably the weird story of the day – that time a judge ruled that...

No Victims, No Suspect in the Atlanta Shooting, Which Allegedly Targeted Lil Wayne's Tour Bus

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was the target of a shooting early on Sunday morning...

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record

Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul...

'Goodfellas' Cast Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival ended on Saturday, with a special celebration...

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