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Albums Of The Week: Top Seven Albums Released On This Day Over The Last 50 Years [Special]

As it turns out, May 10th has been a pretty lucky day for the world of music. There's been nothing of note this year, but in the last 50 years, there have been a string...

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...

Yasmin Le Bon Will Be A 'Rock 'N' Roll' Grandmother

Yasmin Le Bon's ''grandma style'' will be very ''rock 'n' roll''.The 53-year-old model and her husband, Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon, became proud grandparents after their 26-year-old daughter Saffron gave birth her son Taro...

Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon Denies Sexual Assault Claim

Duran Duran lead singer Simon Le Bon has reacted to a fan’s recent accusation of sexual assault, denying the story and saying it is “simply untrue”.The woman, named Shereen Hariri, claimed that the pop star...

Simon Le Bon Takes A Pop At The 'Dire' Charts

Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon has branded the pop charts ''dire''. The 'Girls on Film' hitmaker has admitted he prefers to wade through the classics because modern music just isn't doing it for him at...

Yasmin Le Bon Preparing Daughters For The Menopause

Yasmin Le Bon is preparing her daughters for the menopause.The 53-year-old model hates how tired and achy it has left her feeling and tells her girls - Amber, 28, Saffron, 26, and Tallulah, 23 -...

Lulu To Sing On Naughty Boy's New Track

Lulu will make her chart comeback on Naughty Boy's next song.The 68-year-old star has been head-hunted by the Beyoncé collaborator, who says he's keen to work with the legendary British singer because his parents are...

Duran Duran Pay Tribute To Late Sir Roger Moore

Duran Duran have paid tribute to Sir Roger Moore following his death on Tuesday (23.05.17). The band - comprised now of Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor - recorded the theme...

Hammer Time For Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan's first ever concert was seeing MC Hammer live.The 'Lord of the Rings' star is surprisingly a big fan of the big-pants wearing 1980s rap star and it was 'Hammer Time' for Monaghan when...

Tara Palmer-tomkinson Laid To Rest

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was laid to rest at a private funeral on Monday (27.02.17).Hundreds gathered at the parish church in Dummer, Hampshire to remember the late star, who passed away from a perforated stomach ulcer on...

Lulu Jokes Her James Bond Theme Is 'As Bad' As Madonna's

Lulu has joked that her James Bond theme song is just ''as bad'' as Madonna's effort.The 68-year-old 'Shout' hitmaker is a member of an exclusive club of artists, which includes Sam Smith, Adele, Dame Shirley...

Duran Duran Allowed To Fight Ruling In U.s. Song Rights Case

Members of the British band, who over a stellar 35 year career have sold more than 100 million records, launched legal action to regain the American copyright to songs from their first three...

David Bowie Ep No Plan Drops On His 70th Birthday

A new David Bowie EP was released in honour of the late star's 70th birthday.The 'Let's Dance' hitmaker posthumously released three new tracks, 'Killing a Little Time, 'When I Met You' and 'No Plan', and...

Gary Oldman And Simon Le Bon Lead David Bowie Birthday Tribute

Gary Oldman and Simon Le Bon led a musical tribute to David Bowie in his hometown of Brixton on Sunday (08.01.17).The 58-year-old 'Dark Knight' star - who curated the event - and the Duran Duran...

Duran Duran 'Saddened' After Losing Copyright Battle

Duran Duran have lost a High Court battle to reclaim the US rights to some of their most well-known hits.The iconic new wave band - who comprise of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor...

Duran Duran Furious After Losing Legal Battle Over U.s. Rights

Members of the group were fighting to regain the American copyright to songs from their first three albums from publishers at Gloucester Place Music, now owned by Sony/ATV in the U.S. They...

Duran Duran Lose High Court Battle Over Us Copyrights

Duran Duran have lost a High Court battle over the US copyrights of their first three albums as well as Bond theme ‘A View to a Kill’.Duran Duran have lost their High Court battleThe band...

Duran Duran Stars Record New Song With At-risk Youths

The band's bassist and drummer spent nine months exchanging song ideas and lyrics with youths at the Road Recovery programme and No Rewind is the song that came from the initiative. The...

Duran Duran Fighting For U.s. Rights To First Three Albums

The group founders are fighting to end copyright deals with publishers at Gloucester Place Music, now owned by Sony/ATV in the U.S., linked to their first three albums. The trio's bandmate John...

Jess Glynne Wins Big At Ascap Awards

Jess Glynne was honoured with two awards at the 2016 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Awards.The 27-year-old singer took home the prestigious Vanguard Award and best EDM Song for her smash hit...

Jess Glynne Lands Ascap Vanguard Award

The Rather Be star will be honoured alongside British singer/producer MNEK with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) prize, which recognises "the impact of outstanding ASCAP members on musical genres...

Duran Duran To Be Awarded Ascap Golden Note

Simon Le Bon and his bandmates will be presented with the accolade at the 2016 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Awards in London next month. The prize is bestowed...

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...

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