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Paul Weller Wants To 'Donate' Wardrobe To Museum

Paul Weller wants to ''donate'' his clothes to a museum.The 60-year-old rocker - who has adult kids Leah and Natt from his first marriage to Dee C. Lee, Dylan from a relationship with a make-up...

David Bowie's Starman Demo Up For Auction

David Bowie's 'Starman' demo is up for auction. A collection containing one of the first recorded versions of the hit song - which featured on his 1972 album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...

Michael Ball Rules Out Musical About His Life

Michael Ball has ruled out creating a musical on his life.The 56-year-old singer - who has had a celebrated career on the West End, including parts in 'Hairspray' and 'Les Miserables' - has admitted it...

Norah Jones 'Freaked Out' When She Met David Bowie

Norah Jones ''freaked out'' when she met David Bowie. The 39-year-old jazz singer was a huge fan of the late musician but when she met him at a Vanity Fair party in 2003, she was...

New David Bowie Doc Highlights Career Failures

David Bowie was blasted by the BBC as an ''amateur-sounding vocalist who sings wrong notes and out of tune''. A new documentary, 'David Bowie: Finding Fame', is set to air on BBC Two next week...

David Bowie Was 'Vulnerable And Scared'

David Bowie was ''vulnerable and scared'' of abandonment.The late 'Space Oddity' star's life will be the subject of a new BBC documentary 'Finding Fame', and his cousin Kristina Amadeus has opened up on the musician's...

Jennifer Connelly: David Bowie Became A Real Hero Of Mine

Jennifer Connelly says David Bowie ''became a real hero'' of hers after they did 'Labyrinth' together.The 48-year-old actress shot to fame starring in Jim Henson's 1986 cult classic alongside the late music legend -...

Johnny Flynn Cast As David Bowie In New Biopic

Johnny Flynn is set to portray David Bowie in a new biopic.The 35-year-old South African-born musician-and-actor - who starred in the Netflix series 'Lovesick' and is known for his work on the British comedy 'Detectorists...

Music News Round-up: Janelle Monae To Play Glastonbury; New Foals And James Blake Albums; David Bowie Box Set

JANELLE MONAE CONFIRMED FOR GLASTONBURY Excitement ahead of Glastonbury 2019 later this summer has increased with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the line-up.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast...

New Box Set Of David Bowie Rarities Announced

To mark what would have been the late pop music icon’s 72nd birthday, Parlophone has revealed details of a new box-set of David Bowie’s rare early recordings, dating from the late Sixties, that have never...

Rare David Bowie Demos Set For Vinyl Release

David Bowie's earliest known versions of 'Space Oddity' will be released for the song's 50th anniversary.The timeless 1969 track - which was included on the late rock icon's self titled second album - will be...

Music News Round-up: Coachella 2019 Line-up Announced, Gary Oldman To Voice Bowie App, UK's Best-selling Vinyl Revealed

COACHELLA 2019 LINE-UP REVEALED The line-up for the 2019 edition of Coachella Festival has been revealed, with the headliners named as Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande.Coachella is held annually in the grounds of...

Mick Woodmansey Was 'Unaware' Of David Bowie's Drug Use

Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey says he was ''unaware'' of David Bowie's drug use.The 67-year-old drummer was part of Bowie's alter ego, Ziggy Stardust's backing band in the early 1970s - which consisted of Woodmansey, guitarist Mick...

The 'David Bowie Is' Exhibition Has Been Immortalised In Virtual Reality

David Bowie has been immortalised in virtual reality. The record-breaking 'David Bowie is' exhibition became the most visited touring exhibition in the history of the V&A, drawing over 2 million visitors across 12 cities and...

Dave Grohl's Dream Drumming Role

Dave Grohl wants to play drums for AC/DC.The Foo Fighters frontman has played the instrument for some of the world's biggest artists - including Nirvana, Queens Of The Stone Age, and David Bowie - but...

Iman Wants To Travel

Iman wants to ''travel''.The 63-year-old supermodel - who is the widow of 'Space Oddity' hitmaker David Bowie, who tragically passed away in 2016 after suffering from liver cancer - has said she would love to...

Iman Will Never Remarry

Iman insists she'll ''never remarry'', following the death of her husband David Bowie.The 63-year-old supermodel married the 'Space Oddity' hitmaker - with whom she has 18-year-old daughter Alexandria - in 1992 and was still wed...

David Bowie Wouldn't Let Glastonbury Set Air Live

David Bowie wouldn't let his Glastonbury Fesival headline set to be aired live in 2000.The late music icon - who tragically passed away aged 69 in January 2016 - played on the Pyramid Stage 18...

Nile Rodgers Wants Musical Made Of His Life

Nile Rodgers wants a musical made about his life.The legendary guitarist has enjoyed an incredible five-decade spanning career which has seen him at the forefront of the disco explosion in the 70s with his band...

David Bowie Statue Vandalised For Second Time In Six Months

A controversial statue in the town of Aylesbury of the late pop icon David Bowie has been vandalised for the second time in six months.A 29 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of...

Music News Round-up: Westlife Reunite, David Bowie's Glastonbury, Grammys Voting Overhaul

WESTLIFE REUNION ANNOUNCED Irish boyband Westlife have called an end to their six-year hiatus and decided to reunite to mark the 20th anniversary of the band’s foundation in 1998.The quartet will be getting back together...

David Bowie's 2000 Glastonbury Set Being Released As Live Album

David Bowie’s iconic headline set from 2000’s Glastonbury Festival is to be released in full for the first time later this year, as both a live album and DVD.It’s a performance that went down in...

David Bowie's Glastonbury Set To Be Released

David Bowie's legendary 2000 Glastonbury headline performance is to be released in full for the first time.The greatest hits set from the late rock 'n' roll legend is considered to be one of the festival's...

Nile Rodgers Thanks Stars Who've Impacted His Life On New Chic Lp

Chic's new album 'It's About Time' pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers' life.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group's first record in 24 years following the...

First Ever David Bowie Recording Sells At Auction For Nearly £40k

The first known studio recording of the late David Bowie has fetched nearly four times what was estimated at auction this week, selling for nearly £40,000.The 1963 demo tape of what is believed to be...

David Bowie's First-ever Recording Sells For Over £39k

David Bowie's first-ever studio recording has sold for almost quadruple the asking price.The late music icon's never released 1963 demo of his first band The Konrads' track 'I Never Dreamed' features the vocals of a...

Nile Rodgers And Chic Have Announced A UK Tour

Nile Rodgers and Chic have announced a UK tour. The 65-year-old musician is set to headline a five date arena tour in December, and the legendary disco group's run will start in Glasgow before heading...

Dua Lipa, Harry Styles And Lily James Make Tatler's Best Dressed List

Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Lily James have made it onto Tatler's Best Dressed list. The 'New Rules' hitmaker - who is known for her signature stage looks of crop tops and tracksuits - and...

Trent Reznor Recalls Near-fatal Flight

Trent Reznor had a near-death experience on a flight to Las Vegas.The Nine Inch Nails frontman was travelling from Coachella in Indio, California, to Sin City recently, with his bandmate Atticus Ross and the DJ...

Trent Reznor Still Misses David Bowie

Trent Reznor still thinks about David Bowie ''all the time''.The Nine Inch Nails singer knew his recent track 'God Break Down the Door' - on which he plays saxophone - would remind people of his...

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