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Cliff's Records Drive Away Youths

Funfair organisers have stumbled upon a new measure to drive away troublesome youths: Cliff Richard songs.Bosses at Carter's Steam Fair were becoming concerned at the presence of some youths who weren't causing trouble but were...

By on 07 June 2007

Sir Cliff Supports Pistols Star's Knighthood Dream

SEX PISTOLS star STEVE JONES has an unlikely ally in his far-fetched goal of becoming a knight - SIR CLIFF RICHARD. The guitarist is convinced the Queen of England will never hand out a title...

Sir Cliff, Naveen + Pistols Star Form Odd Radio Trio

SIR CLIFF RICHARD, LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS and ex-SEX PISTOL STEVE JONES formed the oddest trio in history yesterday (21May07) when the three Brits performed on the rocker's Los Angeles radio show. Jones, an unlikely...

Copyright Laws 'Should Be Extended'

British copyright laws should be extended to allow ageing recording artists to claim royalties from their music throughout their lifetime, MPs have said.A Commons committee warned yesterday that around 7,000 musicians are set to lose...

By on 17 May 2007

Richard Stunned By Age Blunder

Singing legend SIR CLIFF RICHARD was stunned when his Icelandic promoters claimed he had been performing for "four centuries". The Summer Holiday star, 66, was set to perform in Icelandic capital Reykjavik and was shocked...

Sir Cliff Launches Fragrance Line

British pop icon SIR CLIFF RICHARD has become the latest star to cause a stink with a new fragrance line. The DEVIL WOMAN singer has created three new feminine scents, inspired by his own hits....

Richard's Bandmates To Step Out Of The Shadows For 50th Anniversary?

Veteran British pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD is looking to celebrate his 50th anniversary in the music industry in style - by reforming his former backing band THE SHADOWS. The 66-year-old SUMMER HOLIDAY crooner has...

Richards Struggled At Karaoke

British pop icon SIR CLIFF RICHARD received a nasty surprise when he sang karaoke recently - the machine wasn't impressed with his performance. The WIRED FOR SOUND hitmaker was in holiday in Oman when he...

Richard Angered By Question Over Sexuality

British pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD stormed out of an interview in the Middle East after a reporter questioned his sexuality. The DEVIL WOMAN hitmaker was interviewed last week (begs29JAN07) for the Emirates Today newspaper...

Minogue Unveils Plaque At Square Of Fame

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE yesterday (09JAN07) became the latest celebrity to unveil a plaque of her handprints at London's new Square Of Fame. The I CAN'T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD singer follows in...

Richard Blames Download Sales For Festive Failure

LATEST: Enduring British pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD has hinted using download sales to help determine UK chart spots may have scuppered his chance of getting a festive number one. The singer, who regularly releases...

Arctic Monkeys Top 2006 Poll

British newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS have been voted the Band of 2006 by more than 3,000 users of music website ContactMusic.Com. The UK-based site's music poll of the year awarded the group two top prizes -...

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...

Lewis Has The X-mas Factor

British talent show winner LEONA LEWIS has bagged the coveted Christmas number one spot in the UK charts with her debut single A MOMENT LIKE THIS. THE X FACTOR winner knocked reformed British boy band...

X Factor's Leona Nabs Christmas Number One

X Factor winner Leona Lewis is sitting pretty in the festive charts after her debut single A Moment Like This went straight to number one just five days after going on sale. Only eight days...

By on 24 December 2006

Richards Fans Determined To Get Him To Number One

British crooner SIR CLIFF RICHARD's chances of scoring a Christmas number one this year (06) look bleak, because he believes his fans are too old to download the song. The WIRED FOR SOUND hitmaker is...

Take That Notch Up Third Chart Double

Reformed British boy band TAKE THAT have topped the UK singles and album charts for the third successive week. The four-piece's single PATIENCE and album BEAUTIFUL WORLD held onto the top spots in the charts...

Patient Take That Still Number One

Comeback kids come good Take That are top of the singles chart for a fourth week with Patience.But their reign is not likely to extend to a fifth with X Factor winner Leona Lewis the...

By on 17 December 2006

Sir Cliff's At It Again

What could be more Christmassy than Sir Cliff Richard's annual assault on the pop charts?The ageing singer is the only artist to have ever succeeded in fighting his way to the top of the pops...

By on 16 December 2006

Musicians Call For "Fair Play"

Some of the UK's biggest musicians are calling on the government to support the extension of copyright in sound recordings.Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Cliff Richard, Robbie Williams and Katie Melua are just a few of...

By on 07 December 2006

Recording Artists In Copyright Plea

Thousands of recording artists are joining forces in a newspaper advert to call for an extension to sound recording copyrights.The current UK law means that artists have only 50 years' copyright on their work, but...

By on 07 December 2006

Things They Said:

"It's not really familiar to us. I don't even know who CLIFF RICHARD is. Is he someone in NOTTING HILL?" THE KILLERS guitarist DAVE KEUNING is bemused by Britain's fascination with Christmas songs....

Richard Blames Emi For Us Failure

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD has launched a bitter tirade against record industry chiefs, insisting they crushed his dreams of making it in America. The 66-year-old star has never made an impact in the USA...

Stars Fail In Copyright Extension Bid

Musicians including JETHRO TULL and SIR CLIFF RICHARD have lost their battle to persuade the British government to extend the copyright on sound recordings beyond the present 50 years. The stars had wanted copyright to...

Borat To Release Christmas Single

Fictional TV reporter BORAT SAGDIYEV is set to release a Christmas single. The Kazakhstani journalist, created by British comic SACHA BARON COHEN, is aiming for the top spot in the UK festive chart next month...

Richard Unveils London Plaque

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD has followed MADONNA into London's newly-launched Square of Fame. The bronze accolade, unveiled by the pop star yesterday (09NOV06), features his handprints on a pavement plaque in an area ultimately...

Rude Awakening For Robbie's Rudebox

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS' new single RUDEBOX has been panned by horrified critics as "the worst single ever". The badly-received attempt at electro-funk has even been snubbed by pals including BBC Radio 1 DJs CHRIS...

Richard Felt Sorry For 'Haggard' Blair

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD offered British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR the use of his luxurious villa in Barbados because he thought the leader looked tired. The 65-year-old star was moved by pictures during the...

Richard Denies Seeking Political Favours

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD has blasted accusations he only lent his Barbados home to holidaying British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to secure his backing in a copyright campaign. The BACHELOR BOY singer has been...

Depp To Quit At 50?

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP is nearing the end of his acting career, insisting he will not appear on screen after he turns 50. The 43-year-old heart-throb is concerned that his ageing appearance...

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