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Charlie And Ronnie Wilson In Legal Battle Over The Gap Band Gigs

The You Dropped a Bomb on Me singers retired in 2010 after 43 years, and Ronnie had been trying to launch a comeback tour featuring a new line-up. In a lawsuit against...

John Newman Met Calvin Harris At A Supermarket

John Newman met Calvin Harris at a supermarket.The 'Love Me Again' hitmaker - who collaborated with the Scottish DJ on the hit single 'Blame' - has revealed the first time the pair met was at...

Charlie Wilson Creating Memoir Soundtrack For Potential Biopic

The singer has put pen to paper for I Am Charlie Wilson, an autobiography which will centre on his upbringing, his rise to fame and his struggles with alcohol and drug addiction, which...

Charlie Wilson Invites Scotty Mccreery Onstage During Gig

R&B star Charlie Wilson invited country singer and superfan Scotty Mccreery onstage for an impromptu performance during a concert in North Carolina last week (ends22Feb15).The former American Idol winner MCCreery attended his hero's concert in...

Kanye West And Usher Take The Spotlight For The 2015 Bet Honors [Photos]

Some of the biggest names in music were among the esteemed guests of the 2015 BET Honors held at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., with Kanye West and Usher Raymond among honorees and Mary...

Snoop Dogg Titles New Album Bush

Snoop Dogg's next album will be called 'Bush'.The 43-year-old rapper confirmed the title of his upcoming 13th solo album while at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday (07.01.15), also revealing fans can...

Charlie Wilson: 'I Tell Kanye West To Sit Down And Be Quiet'

R&B legend Charlie Wilson is not afraid to put rapper Kanye West in his place, insisting he tells him to "sit down and be quiet" when the outspoken star's ego gets too big.The Gap Band...

Kanye West To Produce Charlie Wilson Album

Kanye West will extend his collaborative streak with The Gap Band's Charlie Wilson by producing the funk icon's new album.The rapper worked with Wilson on his albums My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Yeezus, and...

Essence Festival: The R&b Party Begins With Sombre Words From New Orleans' Mayor

Calling at R&B fans: if you're not at Essence Festival this weekend, then why not? Year on year the line-up gets better and better, and this year is no exception. Loads of acts are set...

Bet Awards 2013: Drake, Kendrick Lemar And Gabrielle Douglas Receive Two Awards [Pictures]

The BET Awards were held on Sunday (30th June) in L.A. The Awards first held in 2001 are to celebrate minorities in the entertainment business. Winners this year were: Charlie Wilson, Nicki Minaj, Gabrielle Douglas...

Bet Awards 2013: Who Were The Winners?

The BET Awards were held on Sunday (30th June 2013) at the Nokia Theater in L.A. This year, artists who achieved awards included Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Miguel, Drake and Charlie Wilson. Charlie Wilson, pictured at...

Drake Nominated For 12 Bet Awards

Drake leads the way at the 2013 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards with 12 nominations.The 26-year-old Canadian rapper is nominated three times for Video of the Year for his hits 'Started from the Bottom', 'No...

Phillip Seymour Hoffman's Acting Confidence

Phillip Seymour Hoffman believes his work "speaks for itself". The 44-year-old star - who won an Oscar for his role in 'Capote' and critical acclaim in 'Charlie Wilson's War' and 'Doubt' - is currently taking...

New Boyz Lining Up More Collaborations With Charlie Wilson

Rap duo New Boyz are planning a series of collaborations with veteran R&B star Charlie Wilson after striking up an unlikely friendship while recording a track for the group's new album Too Cool To Care.Teenage...

Robert Wilson Founder Of The Gap Band Dies Aged 53

Bassist and founder of the legendary funk group THE GAP BAND, ROBERT WILSON, has died aged 53. Wilson, who made up the band with his brothers CHARLIE WILSON and RONNIE WILSON, died on Sunday 18th...

Roberts And Hanks Reunite

JULIA ROBERTS is set to reteam with her CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR co-star TOM HANKS, as the actor steps behind the camera to direct his first movie since 1996.The pair was last seen onscreen in the...

Wilson Received Cancer Treatment To The Tune Of The Gap Band

Doctors put R&B veteran CHARLIE WILSON at ease as he prepared for recent cancer surgery - by telling the singer his music would provide the soundtrack to the operation. The Gap Band frontman was diagnosed with...

Cancer Survivor Wilson Pushes For Screenings

R&B singer CHARLIE WILSON is urging men to get tested for prostate cancer after revealing he recently fought the disease. The Gap Band frontman has was diagnosed with the condition in September (08), but is now...

Journalist Sues Over Charlie Wilson's War Scenes

LATEST: A retired U.S. newscaster is suing the makers of CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR, after footage of his war reports appeared in the movie without his permission. Ex-NBC journalist Arthur Kent claims his intellectual properly rights...

Nichols Under Fire Over War Footage

CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR director MIKE NICHOLS has come under fire from a retired U.S. newscaster for using footage of his war reports in the movie without permission. Ex-NBC news journalist Arthur Kent claims he should...

Blunt Wracked With Nerves Ahead Of Sex Scenes With Hanks

Actress EMILY BLUNT was embarrassed to bare all in front of TOM HANKS for intimate scenes in their new film CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR - because he's old enough to be her father. Hanks, 51, plays...

Blunt Slams Hollywood Competitiveness

CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR star EMILY BLUNT has slammed Hollywood's aspiring actresses who are envious of her flourishing career. The British actress - who rose to fame after appearing in My Summer Of Love - has...

Roberts Avoided Hanks' 'Butt Shot'

Hollywood actress JULIA ROBERTS avoided the set of her new movie CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR so she didn't have to see co-star TOM HANKS get naked in front of the camera. Hanks strips off for a...

Roberts Horrified By Interviews In Pretty Woman Hotel

JULIA ROBERTS felt "stupid" during a recent press junket for new movie CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR - because she was giving interviews in the same hotel where she famously frolicked with RICHARD GERE in PRETTY WOMAN....

Subjects Win Battle Over Charlie Wilson's War

The real life subjects of TOM HANKS and JULIA ROBERTS' new movie CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR won a last ditch battle for the script to be changed, after claiming it blamed them for the September 11...

Pregnant Roberts Didn't Want To Appear In A Bikini

JULIA ROBERTS was mortified when she realised she'd have to don a bikini for a swimming pool scene in new film CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR - because she was four months pregnant with her third child...

Charlie Wilson Sues Over Commercial

R+B star CHARLIE WILSON is suing Capitol Records, EMI Music and Heineken Inc, claiming a song he recorded with SNOOP DOGG was used in a beer commercial without his permission. The frontman of The Gap...

Hanks/roberts Film Caught Up In Missile Blast Mess

A special effects assistant testing a mock-shoulder-fire stinger missile on the set of TOM HANKS and JULIA ROBERTS' new movie is fighting for his life in a California hospital after the weapon blew up in...

Hanks' Jeep Incident Revealed

US tabloid the National Enquirer has landed TOM HANKS in trouble after revealing all about the near-death Jeep accident he had while filming in Morocco that the actor was keen to keep from his wife...

Roberts Confirms Pregnancy Reports

LATEST: JULIA ROBERTS has confirmed reports she is expecting her third child with husband DANNY MODER. The 39-year-old actress and Moder were married in 2002 and welcomed twins HAZEL and FINN (short for PHINNAEUS) in...

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