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Bee Gees Star Gibb Blocks Aids Ad

BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB has refused to let one of the band's songs be used in an AIDS awareness advert - insisting the cover version sounds too similar to the original. A new recording of...

Gibb's Lovechild Is 'Heaven-sent'

Former BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has no regrets over fathering an alleged child with his live-in housekeeper - describing his new daughter as "heaven-sent". Gibb, 59, put on a public show of unity with his...

Gibb Fathers Lovechild With Housekeeper

Former BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has fathered a child with his live-in housekeeper - enraging his wife despite their open marriage.Gibb, 59, is reported to have had a child named Snow Robin with lover...

Gibb In Airport Stand-off

Former BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB missed a flight to Las Vegas after reportedly refusing to let security staff at a London airport search his bag. The musician was due to fly from London Gatwick...

Gibb: 'I Can't Watch Saturday Night Fever'

THE BEE GEES singer ROBIN GIBB has never seen hit dance movie SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - even though the band recorded its infamous soundtrack. Gibb admits he has never managed to watch the entire film...

Bee Gees Stayin' Alive Is Apt Heart Hit

The BEE GEES' STAYIN' ALIVE disco anthem has been named as the most perfect song for heart attack victims. At 103 beats per minute, the song has almost the perfect rhythm to help jump-start a...

Scott Penned Medieval Musical For The Bee Gees

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT almost got his big break as a filmmaker from the BEE GEES. The Brit was working on a medieval romp, which was to star the three Gibb brothers, but financial issues...

Gibb + Spiteri To Team Up

Former BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB is to team up with TEXAS frontwoman SHARLEEN SPITERI to mark the 30th anniversary of hit song NIGHT FEVER. The track - which featured in classic musical Saturday Night...

Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

By on 11 August 2008

Gibb Attacks Britain's Drinking Culture

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has criticised Britain's culture of binge drinking - calling on the government to take action to tackle the problem. The singer has a home in Thame in Oxfordshire, England, and...

Gibb Fights For Songwriters In Royalty Battle

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB is battling the European Commission over plans to standardise royalty payments for musicians. The commission - the executive arm of the European Union - is currently investigating the collection of...

Bee Gees Plot Comeback

The surviving BEE GEES are eyeing a return to the stage - five years after the death of their brother and bandmate MAURICE GIBB. Gibb passed away in 2003 at the age of 53 after...

Gibb's Sadness Over Fatherhood

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has compared his lack of involvement in his children's lives to a bereavement. The singer was banned from seeing his two children following the breakdown of his first marriage in...

Breakdancer Wins Britain's Got Talent

George Sampson, a 14-year-old breakdancer, has won Britain's Got Talent, netting himself a place on the Royal Variety Performance and 100,000.Viewers voted Sampson the winner after his Singing in the Rain dance routine, which featured...

By on 01 June 2008

Gibb To Honour War Heroes In First British Solo Gig

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB is to play his first solo concert in the U.K. at a charity fundraiser next month (Jul08) – in honour of the ‘forgotten heroes’ of World War II. The pop...

Bee Gees Musical In The Works

A theatre musical based on the songs of THE BEE GEES is to be created for Broadway and London's West End. Robin Gibb announced the stage show on Saturday (10May08), when he accepted a plaque...

Bee Gees To Be Honoured With Plaque

THE BEE GEES will be recognised for their contribution to the music industry on Saturday (10May08) - when a plaque is unveiled in tribute to the band in London. The plaque, being awarded to the...

Gibb To Record Label Bosses: 'Value Talent Over Looks'

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has slammed record executives for valuing looks over musical talent. The Stayin' Alive hitmaker insists there is too much emphasis on image over skill - and is adamant the music...

Gibb Teams Up With Russian Unknown

The BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB has teamed up with a little known Russian pop star to re-record disco classic STAYIN' ALIVE. Russian Valerieya wrote to the singer last year (07), enclosing a copy of...

Bee Gees Inducted Into Playboy Hall Of Fame

The BEE GEES have been added to the Playboy Hall Of Fame after claiming the prestigious award in the magazine's 2007 Music Poll. Honouring the Gibb brothers for scoring top 10 hits in "every decade...

On This Day In History

On this day in History. Contactmusic takes a quick look into the past to see what was the UK number 1 on the 7th November in days gone by.5 years ago, Dilemma by Nelly featuring...

Purple Rain Voted Top Soundtrack

Prince's Purple Rain has been named the greatest soundtrack of all time, seeing off competition from the Beatles and Bee Gees.The soundtrack headed a list of 50 in a one-off publication called Movies Rock, compiled...

By on 24 October 2007

Joni Mitchell Signs To Starbucks Label

Joni Mitchell is set to sign with the Starbucks' record label Hear Music to release her new album in the autumn.The musician will follow in the footsteps of Sir Paul McCartney, who released his latest...

By on 25 July 2007

Foundations Of Cash Home To Be Preserved

The former home of legendary country singer Johnny Cash will have it foundations preserved as part of a new home after the original was destroyed by a fire.Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb now owns the...

By on 17 April 2007

Ronson Fumes About Mccartney Rumours

Music producer MARK RONSON is furious about claims in the media he grew up among a host of musical icons SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, MICHAEL JACKSON and THE BEE GEES. Ronson - who has worked with...

Johnny Cash's House 'A Ring Of Fire'

Johnny Cash's former Tennessee home burned down yesterday, leaving nothing but the building's stone chimneys remaining.The home of the late country singer was being renovated by its current owner, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees,...

By on 11 April 2007

Fire Tragedy At Cash Home

The former home of country great JOHNNY CASH went up in flames yesterday (10APR07) during a comprehensive restoration project. Firefighters were called to the Hendersonville, Tennessee house, which is now owned by BEE GEES star...

Bee Gees To Be Honoured As Icons

Music icons the BEE GEES are set to be honoured at the Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Music Awards later this year (07). The STAYIN' ALIVE stars, who have won a total of 109 BMI awards...

Bee Gee Gibb Hosts Tony Blair

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB is hosting British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and his family in his Florida home. Blair is staying at the disco icon's $10 million (GBP5.1 million) mansion in Miami Beach while...

Timberlake Gets Controversial Again On Snl

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE sparked controversy again on US TV show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE by performing comedy song C**K IN A BOX with programme regular ANDY SAMBERG. The pop star, who was heavily criticised for his part...

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