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Dizzee Rascal Leads Mercury Nominations

Dizzee Rascal and Paul Weller are among the artists nominated for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker - who previously scooped the coveted accolade for his 2003 LP 'Boy in da Corner' - would...

Rascal Launches Writing Competition

Rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has teamed up with a British tabloid to launch a competition to find newspaper columnists of the future.The hip-hop star is backing The Sun's new contest which gives young people the chance...

Weller, Rascal And Rae Lead Mercury Prize

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER will go head-to-head with artists including DIZZEE RASCAL, CORINNE BAILEY RAE and LAURA MARLING for the coveted 2010 Mercury Prize.The Jam star's latest album Wake Up the Nation has made the...

Grace Jones' Hula-hooping Hit

Grace Jones wowed the crowds at London's Lovebox festival yesterday (18.07.10). The iconic singer delivered a medley of her biggest hits including 'Nightclubbing', 'Slave to the Rhythm' and 'Pull Up to the Bumper' as well...

The Karate Kid Comes To London

The stars of 'The Karate Kid' were in London last night for the movie's UK premiere (15.07.10).Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith -accompanied by his parents, 'The Karate Kid' producers Will and Jada and sister Willow...

Rascal Nervous Playing Before Jay-z's Festival Slot

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL was nervous about his performance at a Scottish music festival over the weekend (10-11Jul10) - because he knew his idol JAY-Z would be watching the set.The Bonkers hitmaker was playing on...

Comfortable Pop Star Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal used to think of "pop" as a "dirty word". The British rapper - who emerged onto the pop scene from a background of underground raves and pirate radio station appearances - admits his...

Richard Ashcroft Happy Oasis Split

Oasis' break-up will give brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher a "new lease of life", rocker Richard Ashcroft has claimed.The former Verve frontman - who is close friends with both siblings and played a number gigs...

Dizzee Rascal's Festival Mob

Dizzee Rascal "always gets mobbed" when he plays at Glastonbury.The 24-year-old 'Bonkers' rapper - who performed at the iconic festival in Somerset, South West England last weekend - has been a big fan of the...

Chris Brown Breaks Down

Chris Brown broke down during a tribute performance to Michael Jackson at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards last night (27.06.10).The R&B star performed a medley of the late singer's biggest hits but started to...

Dizzee Rascal Ready For Glastonbury

Dizzee Rascal isn't "nervous" about playing Glastonbury.The 'Holiday' rapper will be performing on the Pyramid Stage at the world famous music this weekend, and will be sharing the limelight with headlining acts such as Gorillaz...

Paloma Faith's Glastonbury Excitement

Paloma Faith can't wait to perform at Glastonbury.The singer, who burst onto the pop scene in 2009 with her single 'Stone Cold Sober', is performing at the UK's most famous festival for the first time...

Mike Skinner Sets Good Example

Rapper Example is inspired by Mike Skinner.The 'Won't Go Quietly' star- whose real name is Elliot John Gleave - once toured with The Streets star and says he learned a lot from his mentor.He said...

Kasabian Blast World Cup Songs

Kasabian have vowed to "never" record a World Cup single.The British band insist they won't ever make a track to support England's soccer team at the sports event because they think all music made to...

Dizzee Rascal Joins Edinburgh Fringe

Dizzee Rascal has been added to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe line up.The 'Dirtee Cash' star will be among the performers at the annual Scottish arts event, along with Flawless - a dance troupe who...

Cullum, Rascal And Spiteri To Judge Talent Show

British music stars JAMIE CULLUM, DIZZEE RASCAL and SHARLEEN SPITERI are the latest celebrities to embrace talent show TV - the trio will judge a new U.K. singing competition.Jazz-pop crooner Cullum will join the panel...

Dizzee Rascal Has Metal Wish

Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album.The 'Bonkers' rapper revealed that he is inspired by a lot of bands from the unlikely genre, and that he may explore rock music further in the...

Dizzee Donates Soccer Song Money To Charity

DIZZEE RASCAL is planning to donate the royalties he receives from the official England World Cup song to a children's charity.The Bonkers hitmaker has teamed up with British funnyman James Corden to record Shout to...

Rascal Eyes Manson Collaboration

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL wants to explore his dark side - by teaming up for a collaboration with goth rocker MARILYN MANSON.The Bonkers hitmaker is a fan of Manson, real name Brian Warner, and is...

Dizzee Rascal Wants Manson Duet

Dizzee Rascal wants to explore his dark side with Marilyn Manson.The `Dirtee Disco' hitmaker has admitted the goth rocker is at the top of his list for a collaboration and believes a duet could be...

Estelle And Rascal Join World Cup Festival

Rapper DIZZEE RASCAL and singer ESTELLE are among the British acts who will be entertaining soccer fans during the upcoming World Cup - they have signed on to appear at a music festival during the...

Rascal 'Dirtee Discos' Into U.k. Chart History

DIZZEE RASCAL has made U.K. chart history as the first male solo artist to have four number one songs from the same album after his latest release, DIRTEE DISCO, debuted atop the singles countdown.The track,...

Rascal Was Ready For U2'S Glastonbury Slot

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is convinced he could have taken over from U2 as the headlining act at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury, after the band was forced to pull out following BONO's back surgery.The...

Rascal Berates Keating Over 'Affair'

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has slammed Irish singer RONAN KEATING for allegedly cheating on his wife, insisting he shouldn't have married if he still wanted to enjoy the single life.The Boyzone singer announced his separation...

Dizzee Rascal To Replace U2 At Glastonbury?

Dizzee Rascal is being lined up to replace U2 at this year's Glastonbury festival.The 'Bonkers' rapper has been asked by the British music event's organiser Michael Eavis to fill in for the Irish band after...

Desperate Fan Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal has a secret fascination with 'Desperate Housewives'. The 'Holiday' hitmaker admitted he loves watching the US TV show because he has a huge crush on actress Eva Longoria Parker, but can only get...

Dizzee Rascal's Worldwide Target

Dizzee Rascal wants to conquer the world.The 'Holiday' hitmaker is delighted with his success in the UK and not only does he want to do well in America, he thinks he will be able to...

Justin Bieber Up For Bet Award

Justin Bieber has been nominated for a Black Entertainment Television (BET) award. The 16-year-old singer's speedy rise to super-stardom, aided by R&B star Usher, has earned him a nod in the Best New Artist category...

Dizzee Rascal Shuns Bling

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL isn't interested in flashy jewellery - he's baffled by hip-hop stars who spend fortunes on bling.The Bonkers hitmaker refuses to sport the elaborate jewels his rap contemporaries favour, and can't understand...

Dizzee Rascal Wants To Be Bond

Dizzee Rascal wants to play James Bond.The rapper recently came top in a poll which asked who should be the first black James Bond and Dizzee believes he would be great as 007.He said: "I...

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