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Diana Tickets Sell Out In Hours

LATEST: Tickets for a celebrity concert celebrating the life of British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES sold out within hours of going on sale today (13DEC06). Diana's sons PRINCE WILLIAM and PRINCE HARRY, who are...

Elton John Heads Diana Memorial Concert

Elton John will be among the stars performing at a concert held at Wembley Stadium next summer in memory of Princess Diana, Clarence House has announced.Princes William and Harry revealed the details of the July...

By on 12 December 2006

Princess Diana Concert Announced

A celebrity concert celebrating British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES has been officially announced by her sons PRINCE WILLIAM and PRINCE HARRY. The princes, who are organising the concert, have revealed the event will go...

Taylor's Split From Duran Duran Like A 'Divorce'

DURAN DURAN rocker JOHN TAYLOR has likened the recent departure of guitarist ANDY TAYLOR to a "divorce". Andy walked out midway through the US leg of the British band's world tour in October (06), just...

Taylor: 'My Addiction Stemmed From Idolising Richards And Stewart'

DURAN DURAN rocker JOHN TAYLOR blames his one-time cocaine addiction on how the lives of KEITH RICHARDS and ROD STEWART were glamorised in the media. The A VIEW TO A KILL star has now quit...

Killers Star Smirks At Sneering Bandmate

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS allowed himself an evil chuckle when he spotted a former guitarist working in a Las Vegas casino. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer and his former bandmate parted ways before the group...

Genesis Deny 'Copycat' Reunion

Eighties rock giants GENESIS have denied "copying" other veteran bands by staging a comeback. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed yesterday (07NOV06) they will reunite next year (07) to embark on a...

Winehouse Seduces Bond Bosses

English jazz singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been tipped to record the next JAMES BOND theme tune, after her sultry vocals caught the ears of movie producers. The STRONGER THAN ME hitmaker, 23, reveals she's already...

Bon Jovi Anthem Tops 1980s Hits Poll

BON JOVI's LIVIN' ON A PRAYER has topped a new VH1 poll to find the ultimate hit of the 1980s. The US cable music network will count down the top 100 hits of the decade...

Guitarist Taylor Quits Duran Duran

Guitarist ANDY TAYLOR has walked out midway through the American leg of DURAN DURAN's world tour, after a breakdown in relations with his bandmates Taylor, 45, will be replaced by a session musician for...

Rhodes Hates New Bond Songs

NICK RHODES hates all the JAMES BOND theme songs which followed DURAN DURAN's 1985 track for A VIEW TO A KILL, and insists the band should have been asked to record the song for new...

Duran Duran Shaken Up By Timberlake/timbaland Collaboration

Eighties pop group DURAN DURAN have been forced to radically alter their recording style to keep up with collaborators JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and TIMBALAND on their new album. Frontman SIMON LE BON, currently in a New...

Timberlake Unites With Duran Duran

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE delighted the members of Eighties pop group DURAN DURAN by agreeing to produce tracks on their new album. The SEXYBACK star, who has collaborated with hip hop stars such as PHARRELL WILLIAMS and...

Duran Duran Plan Virtual Gigs

Veteran pop stars DURAN DURAN will become the first band to broadcast live concerts in the Second Life virtual gaming world later this year (06). The A VIEW TO A KILL hitmakers will have a...

The Tube Returns, On Radio

Iconic British music TV show THE TUBE is returning as a radio programme. The 1980s show regularly featured performances from THE CURE, THE SMITHS, DURAN DURAN, REM and U2 and propelled presenters JOOLS HOLLAND and...

Love At First Sight For De Cadenet And Valensi

British photographer AMANDA DE CADENET fell in love with her new husband, THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI, the moment they met. The former TV presenter, whose ex-husband is DURAN DURAN star JOHN TAYLOR, is pregnant...

Valensi And De Cadenet's Secret Wedding

THE STROKES guitarist NICK VALENSI has married his girlfriend AMANDA DE CADENET in a secret ceremony on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. The New York rocker and British TV presenter-turned-photographer made the announcement in today's (18JUL06)...

Yasmin Le Bon Spills Secrets To A Lasting Marriage

Supermodel YASMIN LE BON insists the reason her marriage to DURAN DURAN singer SIMON LE BON has lasted so long is because they have such similar working lives. The couple, who have been married for...

Rossi's Blurry Band Aid Memories

STATUS QUO guitarist FRANCIS ROSSI admits he was intoxicated with drugs when he recorded the Band Aid single in 1984. The CAROLINE band joined DURAN DURAN, GEORGE MICHAEL, BANANARAMA, SPANDAU BALLET, U2 and SIR PAUL...

Duran Duran Work With Hip-hop Producers

DURAN DURAN are set to wow fans with their forthcoming album, after working with a team of US hip-hop producers. The veteran British pop band are currently in a London studio recording a follow-up to...

Fascinating Fact 1497

Veteran band DURAN DURAN will make their first ever US festival appearance headlining the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Hallowe'en (31OCT06). The British band will star alongside the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS.

Duran Duran Album Worst Ever

British pop group DURAN DURAN's 1995 release THANK YOU has been voted the worst album of all time. The disc features the band paying tribute to their many and diverse influences by covering their...

Fascinating Fact 1127

DURAN DURAN founders NICK RHODES and JOHN TAYLOR have compiled an album featuring the glam rock, post-punk and electronic tunes that inspired them when they started out as musicians. The album, ONLY AFTER DARK, will...

Whitney Goes For Gold

WHITNEY HOUSTON is set to make another live comeback at the Winter Olympics in Torino (Turin), Italy, when she performs at an upcoming medals ceremony. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU singer will join...

Duran Duran Plan A Raunchy Read

British pop hunks DURAN DURAN are planning to write a sensational book about their 1980s New Romantic heyday. The REFLEX stars have been tight-lipped about the shocking exploits they witnessed at many a showbiz...

Duran Duran Show Off Liz Hurley's Legs

DURAN DURAN fans have been checking out LIZ HURLEY's legs on the big screen behind their heroes on the reformed British supergroup's most recent world tour. Keyboard player and keen photographer NICK RHODES asked...

Taylor: 'I Reward My Fans By Looking Hot'

DURAN DURAN heart-throb JOHN TAYLOR is determined to keep his classic good looks intact to "reward" his legions of fans. The HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF hitmaker quit his days of debauchery in the 1980s...

Duran Duran To Make Movie

Enduring British band DURAN DURAN are making a movie based on their prolific 25 years in the music industry - and they're not ruling out lead roles for Hollywood stars BEN AFFLECK and NICOLAS CAGE....

Stars Sign Up For Lennon Tribute

AVRIL LAVIGNE, BLACK EYED PEAS, SUM 41 and DURAN DURAN are among the artists recording classic JOHN LENNON tunes for a new Amnesty International fundraising project. The recordings will be sold as downloads through...

Fascinating Fact 603

JULIANNE MOORE and SALMA HAYEK have been named as hosts of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize Concert. They will be joined at the star-studded show by performances from GLADYS KNIGHT, 1980s group DURAN DURAN and...

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Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

JK Rowling, Queen Of Twitter, Takes On Westboro Baptist Church

The Westboro Baptist Church are the latest twitter trolls to think they can take on the mighty JK Rowling.

The End Of The Tour - Trailer

David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg), a young novelist and writer for Rolling Stone magazine, spent five days with David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) over...

Jamie Foxx Remembers Mind Blowing First Meeting Of 'Quiet Dude' John Legend

The actor/musician couldn't believe he was a singer upon first meeting him.

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Rita Ora Becomes The Target Of ASAP Rocky On Misogynistic New Track 'Better Days'

The rapper’s latest album contains some offensive lyrics aimed at singer Rita Ora.

Al Pacino Admits He's A Fan Of Tom Hanks 'I've Written Him Fan Mail!'

'The Godfather' star is a big fan of the Hollywood star.

Nicki Minaj - The Night Is Still Young Video

Nicki Minaj has unleashed the video to her latest single 'The Night Is Still Young', taken from her US Rap and R&B Chart number one album 'The...

How Did Miley Cyrus Ensure Netflix Gave 'Grace and Frankie' A Second Season?

Netflix has renewed the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin thanks in no small part to Miley Cyrus.

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