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Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's new THE BEATLES-themed show LOVE only premiered last week (ends30JUN06), but it has already attracted a host of stars to Las Vegas, Nevada. As well as former Beatles SIR...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Beach Boys Hint At Reunion Performance

BEACH BOYS stars BRIAN WILSON, MIKE LOVE and AL JARDINE have hinted the threesome may reform without late founding members DENNIS and CARL WILSON for a one-off performance. The trio appeared in public for the...

Psychologist Landy Dies

Psychologist-to-the-stars EUGENE LANDY has lost his battle with lung cancer in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 71. Landy's celebrity clients include ALICE COOPER and RICHARD HARRIS, but he's perhaps best known for his treatment of BEACH...

Fascinating Fact 1188

BRIAN WILSON documentary SMILE won top honours at the second annual Music DVD Awards at a ceremony in Beverly Hills on Tuesday (07MAR06).

Carnie Wilson Makes Lullabies Album A Family Affair

WILSON PHILLIPS star CARNIE WILSON has enlisted family members to ensure her latest album is a success - duetting with her father and singing songs penned by her late uncle, sister and husband. The...

Blake Illustrates For Beach Boys

THE BEACH BOYS have commissioned SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND artwork creator SIR PETER BLAKE to provide illustrations for a limited edition version of their classic album PET SOUNDS. Blake befriended SURFIN' USA...

Gershwin Classic Tops Romance Poll

GEORGE and IRA GERSHWIN's 1926 love anthem SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME has topped a new list of top romantic tunes. The early St Valentine's Day poll, created by US music historian SCOTT G...

The Things They Say 787

"When it first came out, it blew my mind. I was smoking marijuana, and was stoned on a joint. I listened to LET IT BE and it blew me away." BRIAN WILSON explains why THE...

The Things They Say 744

"I think it's the best thing I have ever done. I like the songs on it and it sounds real nice." THE BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON proudly counts his own album SMILE among his...

Mills Mccartney Behind New Anti-fur Campaign

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY has launched a new campaign to ban Chinese imports of dog and cat fur from the European Union (EU). The former model, who is also a prominent...

Beach Boy Love Sues Wilson

Former BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE is suing his ex-bandmate BRIAN WILSON, over the star's 2004 release of the famously-unfinished SMILE album. Love filed suit in Los Angeles Federal Court this week (ends04NOV05), alleging...

Brian Wilson Plays Santa Claus To New Orleans Kids

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has matched $100,000 (GBP55,500) in donations from his fans and plans to send toys to the kids who lost everything when Hurricane Katrina devastated America's Gulf Coast. The pop...

Wilson Treats Katrina Relief Fans To One-on-one Chat

Legendary rocker BRIAN WILSON is telephoning fans who donate more than $100 (GBP56) to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort, after one music lover said he doubted the BEACH BOY's commitment to the fundraising cause....

Mccartney: 'Lennon Always Topped Me'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY insists he shared a fiercely competitive relationship with JOHN LENNON even after THE BEATLES split up. The 61-year-old rocker recalls how the pair jousted creatively in a flurry of ongoing musical...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Chris Martin's 'Original' Music Praised By Eavis

COLDPLAY have been hailed as the best band appearing at England's three-day Glastonbury Festival by organiser MICHAEL EAVIS. Glastonbury 2005 saw electrifying performances from music royalty including the WHITE STRIPES, BRIAN WILSON and THE...

Brian Wilson's Hallucination Hell

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is paying the price of his wild drug-addled youth - as he suffers from agonising auditory hallucinations on a daily basis. The GOOD VIBRATIONS rocker hears terrifying voices...

Geldof Stops Glastonbury

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF stopped Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL yesterday (25JUN05) while 110,000 revellers joined hands to support the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign. All performances stopped shortly after 4pm (BST) - the middle...

Live 8 Concert Faces Problems In German

The people in charge of organising the Live 8 concert in Germany, have fought back against Berlin government and the businesses in the city, after they failed to pledge their support towards the concert that...

Geldof Announces Five Live 8 Concerts

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has announced the LIVE 8 charity concerts will consist of eight star-studded gigs around the world - crushing speculation Edinburgh, Scotland and Washington DC will host the huge events. At...

Mccartney's Royal Gaffe

One of rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY'S bandmembers committed a royal faux-pas at QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Jubilee concert in London in 2003. The former BEATLE was among a number of rock legends invited to...

Clash London's Number One

A CLASH concert in London in 1977 has been voted the best the British capital has ever seen - beating performances by music legends THE BEATLES and THE ROLLING STONES. Hundreds of seats at...

Wilson Returns Home To Sing

BRIAN WILSON will celebrate the launch of a new BEACH BOYS monument at the site of his childhood California home with a special live performance. The 20 May (05) event will be held on...

Wilson To Release Christmas Album

BRIAN WILSON is working on a new Christmas album packed with festive favourites for release this year (05). It will be the rocker's first yuletide release since THE BEACH BOYS CHRISTMAS ALBUM hit the...

Paul Simon Set For Bmi Honour

PAUL SIMON is set to be honoured as a BMI ICON at the upcoming 53rd BMI POP AWARDS. The singer-songwriter will receive his accolade on 17 May (05) in Los Angeles. Those who...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

LATEST: COLDPLAY, KYLIE MINOGUE, the WHITE STRIPES and BRIAN WILSON are among the confirmed acts for June's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Event organiser MICHAEL EAVIS confirmed his 2005 line-up this morning (11APR05),...

The Blues Comes To Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles' famous Sunset Boulevard is set to get a dose of the blues when legends MUDDY WATERS, ETTA JAMES, IKE TURNER and ROBERT CRAY are inducted into Hollywood's Rock Walk on the same day....

Brian Wilson To Play Roskilde

BEACH BOYS co-founder BRIAN WILSON has signed up to play at Denmark's annual ROSKILDE FESTIVAL this summer (05). Other artists scheduled to play perform at the musical spectacular, which runs from 30 June until...

Williams To Sing At Daytona 500

VANESSA WILLIAMS will get the DAYTONA 500 race off to a melodic start on Sunday (20FEB05), after signing up to sing America's national anthem. While at the Florida event, the stunning singer and actress...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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