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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...

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...

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