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Duran Duran 'Are Motivated By Past Successes'

Duran Duran feel ''motivated'' by their past successes.The new wave/synthpop band formed in 1978 and have enjoyed incredible success through their history, which according to Roger Taylor, has continued to inspire them through the latter...

Nile Rodgers Lands Bbc Ambassador Role

The Chic singer, whose hits like Le Freak and Everybody Dance remain dance floor classics, is a huge advocate of the power of music, with his new signing further showing that.The 63-year-old will head to...

Duran Duran Pay Tribute To David Bowie At New York Gig

The 80s pop supergroup performed a mash-up of their 1981 hit Planet Earth and Bowie's Space Oddity during the show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Frontman Simon Le Bon has always...

Lindsay Lohan Wears 'Engagement Ring' To Duran Duran Concert

A spokesperson for the Mean Girls star issued a statement denying multiple reports which suggested Lindsay had accepted her Russian boyfriend Egor Tarabasov's proposal over the weekend (09-10Apr16). Hunter Frederick told...

Simon Le Bon Relives Dramatic Sea Rescue

In a new documentary for the BBC the star watches footage from the dramatic sea rescue, which saw Simon and his crew cling for their lives off the Cornish coast after the keel fell off...

Duran Duran Working On Ballet Score

Keyboard player Nick Rhodes tells Billboard.com the band is developing the song into "a piece" and they hope it becomes a classical dance number. "(The track) would clearly lend itself well to...

Nick Rhodes: 'David Bowie Will Be A Constant Inspiration'

Bowie lost his battle with cancer last month (10Jan16) and many of his fans are still mourning the loss, including Rhodes, who admits one of the high points of his career was getting...

Duran Duran Facing Opposition For Miami Open Gig

The British pop veterans have been booked by Miami Open tennis officials to perform an after-match show at Crandon Park as part of the event's festivities, but local authorities have taken issue with...

Duran Duran And Kylie Minogue Team Up For Christmas Pub Gig

Duran Duran thrilled revellers at the Ring o' Bells in Compton Martin by hitting the stage for a medley of hits before Kylie joined them. The pub is part-owned by Miles Leonard,...

Lindsay Lohan Joins Duran Duran Onstage

The Mean Girls actress, who has previously released her own music, provided vocals for Danceophobia, a song on the group's new album Paper Gods, and she reteamed with them during their show at...

John Taylor: 'Rolling Stones' Retirement Will Spark Mass Music Exodus'

The bassist credits the veteran rockers with setting a high standard for other groups because they are still touring the world more than 50 years after they formed in 1962. However, John...

Duran Duran Will Donate Proceeds From Eagles Of Death Metal's 'Save A Prayer' Cover To Charity

Duran Duran have confirmed they will donate all royalties from Eagles Of Death Metal’s cover of ‘Save A Prayer’ to charity. The single is currently climbing the UK charts, after an online campaign was started...

Duran Duran To Donate Eagles Of Death Metal's Save A Prayer Royalties To 'Useful' Charity

The song is hurtling up the European charts following Friday's (13Nov15) terror attacks in Paris, where both Eagles of Death Metal and Duran Duran were performing. Simon Le Bon and his bandmates...

Yasmin Le Bon Breaks Shoulder During Charity Trip

The veteran supermodel, who is married to Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon, fell from the motorised vehicle - also known as a tuk-tuk - on the second day of her trek across...

Al Gore Kicks Off Ambitious 24-Hour Environmental Awareness Marathon

Gore kicked off 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching at noon, U.S. East Coast time, on Friday (13Nov15). The day-long live event aimed at advocating climate action...

Mtv Emas: Justin Bieber Has A Big Night While Ed Sheeran And Nicki Minaj Also Pick Up Awards [Pictures]

Justin Bieber picked up two of the biggest awards at last night’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Milan. The singer, who has made a career comeback in recent months, was named both best male and...

Duran Duran To Receive First Mtv Video Visionary Award

The new award honours artists who have made an undeniable impact on music videos. Frontman Simon Le Bon and his bandmates are thrilled by their latest accolade, telling MTV, "It is no...

Charli Xcx Is Done With Collaborations

Charli XCX is done with collaborations.The 'Boom Clap' singer is currently working on her new album - the follow-up to 2014's 'Sucker' - but there won't be any special guests on it because Charli is...

Duran Duran Dream Of Winning Q Emoticon Award

Duran Duran want to win the Q Emoticon Award in 2016.The British band were named the Q Icon award winners at the event at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London earlier today (19.10.15), and have...

Sam Smith's Bond Theme Tops U.k. Charts

Writing's On The Wall has made history by becoming the first 007 theme to reach number one in the U.K. after achieving combined chart sales and streams of 70,000 copies. Previously, Adele's...

Sam Smith Makes UK Chart History

Sam Smith has made UK chart history with his new James Bond theme.The 23-year-old singer is ''so proud'' that 'Writing's On The Wall' from the upcoming film 'Spectre' has become the first Bond track ever...

Sam Smith Makes UK Chart History

Sam Smith has made UK chart history with his new James Bond theme.The 23-year-old singer is ''so proud'' that 'Writing's On The Wall' from the upcoming film 'Spectre' has become the first Bond track ever...

Duran Duran Advised Sam Smith On James Bond Theme

The Stay With Me star debuted his 007 track Writing's On The Wall on Friday (25Sep15), and he has revealed he got tips from the 1980s stars, who co-wrote and recorded the theme to...

Janet Jackson Converts To Islam

Janet Jackson has converted to Islam.The 49-year-old singer - who married Muslim billionaire, Wissam Al Mana, 40, in 2012 - is reportedly taking the religion so seriously that she has even toned down her raunchy...

Simon Le Bon Thinks Lindsay Lohan Is 'Special'

Simon Le Bon thinks Lindsay Lohan is ''very special.''The Duran Duran singer is ''really proud'' to have collaborated with the 'Mean Girls' actress on a track for the band's new album, 'Paper Gods,' even though...

Duran Duran See Themselves In One Direction

Duran Duran say One Direction remind them of themselves. The English rock legends believe the 'Little Things' hitmakers - who recently announced their decision to take an extended hiatus after five years of unstoppable pop...

Duran Duran Fan Asked Nick Rhodes To Kill Her

The incident occurred while the pop stars were in Paris, France in the 1980s, and frontman Simon Le Bon reveals the woman appeared to be serious about the request. He tells Britain's...

Duran Duran Don't Miss Sex Symbol Label

Duran Duran don't miss the sex symbol label.The band was formed over 30 years ago and insisted they are happy that as they get older there is more focus on their music rather than their...

Duran Duran's Roger Taylor Backs Zayn Malik's Walkout

The drummer left the Rio hitmakers at their peak in 1985 when he suffered severe exhaustion after five years on the road, and he now admits the glare of the spotlight was also a reason...

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