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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...

Rock Publicist Ronnie Lippin Dies At Age 59

Veteran publicist Ronnie Lippin, who managed to gain TV exposure for her famous rock clients long after network TV ceased to be a viable venue for most of them, has died in Los Angeles at...

Rock Publicist/manager Lippin Dies

Rock publicist/manager RONNIE LIPPIN died yesterday (04DEC06) after a long battle with a rare variant of breast cancer. She was 59. Lippin began her career as a publicist for plays and films in her native...

Gallagher Admits Bee Gees Debt

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has credited the BEE GEES with being as influential to him as his heroes THE BEATLES. The WONDERWALL guitarist admits he's a huge fan of the band, best known for its...

Bee Gees Evict Cybersquatter

Disco legends the BEE GEES have successfully gained control of the internet domain name beegee.com after battling a cybersquatter. A squatter, known as domainsource.com, bought the web address and tried to sell it back to...

Bee Gees Gibb Airs Wacky Home Movies On New Dvd

BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB is showing off his home movie making talents on an oddball new DVD which features the singer starring in comedy skits with family members and his pal DAVID ENGLISH. Gibb...

Sayer Collaborating With Uncle Kracker

British pop singer LEO SAYER has hit the studio with rapper-turned-country star UNCLE KRACKER to record his new single. The 58-year-old, who enjoyed a string of massive hits in the 1970s, made a surprise return...

Mardin Remembered At Istanbul Funeral

LATEST: Celebrities and politicians paid tribute to legendary producer ARIF MARDIN when he was laid to rest in Istanbul, Turkey, yesterday (05JUL06). Mardin passed away at his New York City home from pancreatic cancer last...

Music Producer Mardin Dies

Legendary producer ARIF MARDIN, who worked with such artists as ARETHA FRANKLIN, DAVID BOWIE and DIANA ROSS, has died at the age of 74. Mardin passed away at his New York City home from pancreatic...

Bee Gees Plot Comeback At Cash House

Disco legends THE BEE GEES are plotting their pop comeback from JOHNNY CASH's old Nashville, Tennessee, home. BARRY GIBB bought the lakeside pad in January (06) for $2.7 million (GBP1.5 million), and plans to reunite...

Bee Gees: 'Maurice Performs With Us, In Spirit'

THE BEE GEES brothers BARRY and ROBIN GIBB insist their late brother MAURICE joined them on stage, in spirit, at their first UK performance since he died. The group returned to perform at the Prince's...

Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

Bee Gees Brothers Reunite

Feuding BEE GEES brothers BARRY and ROBIN GIBB reunited on stage for the first time since their brother MAURICE died on Saturday night (18FEB06). The Gibbs performed at a private concert to raise money...

Barry Gibb Snubbed For Brother's Tribute Album

BEE GEES brother BARRY GIBB is heartbroken after being told his late brother MAURICE's family want him to play no part in a planned tribute album. Gibb reveals he and siblings, Maurice and ROBIN,...

Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

Mariah Makes Chart History With One-two Strike

MARIAH CAREY has become only the fifth artist to hold the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since the pop list began in 1958. The singer's WE BELONG TOGETHER hit has...

Gibb Brothers Keep The Bee Gees Alive With Big Plans

BEE GEES brothers ROBIN and BARRY GIBB are planning a series of celebratory projects for 2006 and 2007 to honour their late brother MAURICE. The Gibb brothers disbanded the Bee Gees after Maurice's death...

Streisand And Gibb Make Sweet Music

Veteran singer BARBRA STREISAND has reunited in the studio with BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB, 25 years after they first teamed up. Gibb has agreed to write and produce 12 songs for Streisand's upcoming...

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