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Adam Lambert Was 'Intimidated' By Queen Shows At First

Adam Lambert felt ''intimidated'' when he was first asked to join Queen on tour.The 34-year-old singer started touring with the rock legends - Brian May and Roger Taylor - in 2012 after the Queen +...

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce North American Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert have announced a North American tour.The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers' guitarist Brian May was forced to axe shows at the end of 2016 after battling with a ''persistent illness'', but...

Queen Set 2017 North American Summer Tour After Brian May Illness

Brian May and Roger Taylor have announced a 25-city arena tour, which is scheduled to begin in Phoenix, Arizona on 23 June (17) and feature a "special" show at the Hollywood Bowl in...

Boy George Longed For George Michael To Return To Music

The former Wham! frontman passed away peacefully from heart failure aged 53 on Christmas Day (25Dec16) and countless stars have been paying tribute.Culture Club singer George, who rose to fame in the '80s like Michael,...

Sam Smith Pays Homage To George Michael

Sam Smith has credited George Michael for helping to shape him as an artist. The 'Stay With Me' singer broke his social media silence on Monday (26.12.16) - his first post since June -...

Francis Rossi 'Wasn't Ready' For Bandmate Rick Parfitt's Death

The guitarist lost his battle with a severe infection last week (22Dec16) at the age of 68. Brian May and The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were among the first stars...

United Nations Recognises Brian May's Asteroid Day

The Queen icon helped to establish Asteroid Day in 2014 in a bid to spread awareness about the potential dangers of an outer-space rock crashing to earth, and how to prepare to protect...

Adam Lambert: Brian May Is In 'Good Spirits'

Adam Lambert says Brian May is in ''great spirits''The Queen guitarist was forced to cancel his 2016 tour dates after battling with a ''persistent illness'' but the 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker says the musician is...

Adam Lambert Wants Collaboration With X Factor's Saara Aalto

Adam Lambert wants to collaborate with 'X Factor' runner up Saara Aalto.The 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker - who duetted with the singer on the ITV talent show on Saturday (11.12.16) - is keen to work...

Brian May 'Getting Stronger' As He Recovers From Mystery Illness

The 69-year-old Queen rocker made the decision to axe his Christmas Candlelight Tour with West End theatre star Kerry Ellis, which had been due to take place in December (16), announcing the news on his...

Freddie Mercury Didn't Tell Best Friend He Had Aids

Freddie Mercury cut his best friend out of his life because he didn't want to tell him he had AIDS. The Queen frontman - who died in 1991 aged 45 due to complications caused by...

Brian May Compiles Air Guitar Greatest Hits

The We Will Rock You star's latest project features hits by Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Motorhead, Rainbow, and Rush. "It's an interesting discussion between a simple riff and a complex riff," May says,...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Freddie Mercury's Mother, Who Has Died Aged 94

Queen guitarist Brian May has paid tribute to Jer Bulsara, the mother of the late Freddie Mercury, who has died aged 94.May announced on Facebook that Bulsara had passed away last Sunday, quietly and peacefully...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Freddie Mercury's Mother

May announced on Saturday (19Nov16) that Jer Bulsara had passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 94 on 13 November (16), and wrote an emotional and heartfelt tribute to her...

Ailing Brian May Recovering In A 'Safe Place'

The Queen star, 69, took to his official website on Friday (21Oct16) to announce he was cancelling his Christmas Candlelight Tour with West End theatre star Kerry Ellis, which had been due to...

Brian May Cancels Tour Dates Over 'Persistent Illness'

Brian May has been forced to cancel his 2016 tour dates after battling with a ''persistent illness''.The Queen guitarist was due to perform a series of concerts across the UK in December with singer Kerry...

Brian May Cancels December Concerts Due To 'Persistent Illness'

Brian May has cancelled his Christmas Candlelight Tour dates with West End star Kerry Ellis.The Queen guitarist was scheduled to perform 11 dates across the UK, but has been forced to pull out due to...

'Persistent Illness' Forces Brian May To Axe Remaining 2016 Concerts

The British rock veteran had been due to hit the stage alongside West End theatre star Kerry Ellis for the Christmas Candlelight Tour, but all 11 shows in December (16) have since been...

Brian May Disappointed With 'Hero' David Beckham Over Hunting Pictures

The rocker, who is a fervent animal rights activist, was appalled when he saw photos of the retired soccer ace and his pal Guy Ritchie hunting fowl in the British newspapers over the...

Brian May Blasts David Beckham For Going On A Partridge Hunt

Brian May has blasted David Beckham for going on a partridge hunt.The 69-year-old rock legend has taken aim at the former English soccer star after pictures emerged of David preparing to go hunting with his...

Asteroid Named After Freddie Mercury To Commemorate His Birthday

Freddie Mercury would have been 70-years-old today, and to mark his birthday, the International Astronomical Union has decided to name an asteroid after him. His Queen co-member Brian May was on hand to celebrate the...

Rock Star Freddie Mercury Has Asteroid Named After Him

The Queen frontman died from an Aids related illness in November 1991 but had he still been alive, he would have reached the landmark age on Monday (05Sep16). To celebrate Mercury's special day, the 2016...

Blue Plaque Unveiled Outside Freddie Mercury's Childhood Home In West London

A blue plaque commemorating the first house that the iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury lived in when his family arrived in Britain has been unveiled in Feltham, West London.Mercury – birth name Farrokh Bulsara –...

Brian May Unveils Plaque In Memory Of Freddie Mercury

Brian attended the unveiling ceremony on Thursday (01Sep16) at the unassuming terraced house in Feltham, England. A blue English Heritage plaque, used to mark buildings of cultural or historical significance, now adorns...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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