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Queen's Greatest Hits Named Best-selling Album In UK

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in Britain.The Official Charts Company - responsible for compiling the UK Album Chart each week - has revealed the 60 highest-selling LPs to mark...

Adam Lambert Dedicates Song To Orlando Victims

The American Idol star has been working with the British rockers since 2011, and their Queen + Adam Lambert summer tour stopped at the festival, the only U.K. date on the trek, to...

Adele Calls Lgbt Fans 'Soulmates' As She Breaks Down Onstage

The Hello singer was performing in Belgium less than 24 hours after 49 people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida by American-born shooter Omar Mateen, 29, in the worst U.S. terror...

Brian May Upset With Donald Trump Over We Are The Champions Anthem

The property tycoon walked onstage for his victory speech to the rock classic, and blew up Queen and May's social media accounts. "I've had an avalanche of complaints - some of which...

Adam Lambert: 'There's No Romance With Sam Smith'

The American Idol alumnus was linked to British singer Sam after the pair was spotted on a night out in New York in March (16). However Adam explains it was far from the romantic rendezvous...

'Sacha Baron Cohen Is An A***': Brian May Is Brutally Honest About Comedian's Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic

Brian May is painfully truthful about his opinion of Sacha Baron Cohen after the comedian pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic over disagreements about the content of the movie. When Cohen suggested that producers...

Brian May Slams Sacha Baron Cohen For Queen Biopic Comments

The Borat funnyman had been set to play flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury in the film he was helping to develop, but he walked away from the project in 2013. The British actor...

Brian May Brands Sacha Baron Cohen An 'Arse' Over Freddie Mercury Biopic

Queen guitarist Brian May has hit out at Sacha Baron Cohen, calling him an ‘arse’ over his recent comments about the planned Freddie Mercury biopic. Last month Cohen had said he left the film because...

Brian May Delighted U.k. Wildlife Police Squad Saved

The Queen star vented his fury last month (Feb16), over the potential closure of Britain's National Wildlife Crime Unit due to government budget cuts. The unit tackles crimes such as badger baiting and the persecution...

Adam Lambert: 'Queen Rockers Are Classy And Inspiring'

The 34-year-old has been working with the British rock gods since 2011, and embarked on a world tour together in 2014, with Adam singing the lead vocals made famous by the band's original frontman, the...

Brian May Fighting To Save Wildlife Police Unit

The Queen star, who is a longtime animal rights activist, is furious over the potential closure of the U.K.'s National Wildlife Crime Unit, which tackles crimes such as badger baiting and poaching as...

Stars Warn World Famous Studio Is Under Threat From Building Plans

The stars from the music and film world have signed a letter published on Wednesday (13Jan16) in Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, which claims the Associated Independent Artists (Air) studios is under threat from...

Brian May Unveils Plaque In Memory Of Late Drummer Cozy Powell

May was joined by fellow music veterans Tony Iommi, Suzi Quatro, Neil Murray, and Bernie Marsden for the celebration, which took place outside the town centre's Corn Hall, where the commemorative plaque was...

Brian May Protests Against Space Monkeys Project

The veteran musician is a longtime animal rights activist, and he has backed a drive by members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) which aims to block a proposal by...

Brian May Dons Santa Suit To Hand Out Gifts At Kinky Boots Show

The veteran musician was asked to take on a role backstage at the London musical shortly before Christmas (25Dec15) by giving out presents that actors and crewmembers had bought for each other....

Brian May Joins 'Cruelty-free' Hunt

The prominent animal rights campaigner is a vocal critic of fox hunting, and has organised protests against proposals to relax a ban on the practice which was introduced in Britain in 2004....

Stars Condemn U.k. Politicians Over Syrian Airstrikes

Members of Parliament (MPs) voted on the issue following a lengthy debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday (02Dec15), and the motion to approve airstrikes in the war-torn Middle East was passed....

Brian May: I Don't Understand Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May doesn't understand the meaning of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The Queen guitarist has dismissed recent claims that the chart-topping single is about bandmate Freddie Mercury coming out as gay - but admitted he's not sure what...

Brian May Dedicates Living Legend Award To Freddie Mercury

The guitarist dedicated the group's latest accolade to the "incredible and irrepressible" Freddie Mercury. "I know he would have loved to have been here for this," May said, before thanking the rock...

Queen To Headline 2016 Isle Of Wight Festival

Brian May and Roger Taylor will reteam with singer Adam Lambert for the big gig, which will serve as the band's debut performance at a U.K. music festival. Guitarist Brian May admits...

Brian May's Badger Cull Judicial Review Request Rejected

The Queen star took his fight to London's High Court last month (Sep15) after failing to convince government officials to halt the initiative, which was first introduced in 2013 in a bid to...

Adam Lambert Wants To Do Glastonbury

Adam Lambert wants to perform with Queen at Glastonbury.The 'Ghost Town' hitmaker has toured the world fronting the rock band since 2011 and now wants to perform with them at the iconic British festival following...

Cliff Richard Turns 75 With Star-studded Birthday Gig

The veteran superstar turned 75 on Wednesday (14Oct15) and he celebrated by putting on a show at London's famed Royal Albert Hall venue. During the concert, Sir Cliff performed a duet with...

Ashley Benson Apologises Over Cecil The Lion Costume

In the picture, the Pretty Little Liars star was shown wearing a bodysuit and a large, furry headdress, and the caption made a reference to the lion which was killed in Zimbabwe earlier...

Brian May Supports Campaign Against Basement Renovations

The guitarist, an outspoken advocate for a number of humanitarian causes, is supporting Will Davies' #BantheBasement campaign, in which the businessman calls for restrictions or bans on homeowners' plans to extensively expand their...

Brian May: 'I Owe My Sound To Guitar Hero Rory Gallagher'

In a new DVD, which chronicles the rise and fall of Gallagher's blues trio Taste - and their show-stopping performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, the Queen star reveals he...

Brian May Working On Horror Movie

The Queen star's project, One Night in Hell, will be shown at Californian theme park Universal Studios during the annual Halloween Horror Nights. Visitors will be able to see Brian's six-minute film...

Morrissey's Plea To Close Beagle-breeding Facility

Morrissey has joined forces with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to try to close a beagle-breeding facility.The outspoken rocker has written a letter to UK Home Secretary Theresa May to stop the...

Brian May Leads Badger Funeral March Through London

The guitarist was joined by protesters dressed in black as they walked to the Houses of Parliament with a funeral hearse adorned with flower wreaths emblazoned with the words 'Failing Badger Cull' and...

Brian May To March For Badgers

The Queen star has been a vocal opponent of the U.K.'s badger cull, which is designed to keep the population down and prevent the animals spreading tuberculosis to cattle, and he is now...

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