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Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

Duran Duran To Perform At Olympics Concert

Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini and Stereophonics are to headline a special Olympics opening ceremony concert.The four acts have been chosen to perform at the BT London Live Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert in Hyde...

Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

Duran Duran To Lead Four Nations Concert For London Olympics

Duran Duran will represent England in a four nations concert to celebrate the Olympic Games coming to Britain in the summer (12).The pop group will headline the special gig in London's Hyde Park in July...

Le Bon Shares Successful Marriage Secrets

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon has credited "compromise, promises and presents" for his successful 26-year marriage to wife Yasmin, insisting couples often "give up too easily" on their relationship.The singer wed the model in...

Catherine Zeta-jones' Big Hair

Catherine Zeta-Jones' hair used to obstruct the blackboard at school.The 42-year-old actress was forced to sit at the back of her classroom because of her mane, which she used to blow-dry to mimic the styles...

The Magic Loungeabout: Chic To Headline The Magic Loungeabout

The Magic Loungeabout has revealed the first wave of acts that will appear at the festival. Friday's headliner will be the legendary disco band Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers, who became one of the most successful...

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The iconic yacht famously featured in the promo for Duran Duran's 1982 hit Rio has been restored to its former glory. The vessel, named Eilean, sank after crashing into a ferry shortly after the video...

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Duran Duran's Girl Panic video, which stars supermodels Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen and Eva Herzigova, will be recreated in the window of a New York store on Friday night (10Feb12). A number of...

M.i.a. Has Bizarre Tour Rider

M.I.A.'s tour ride includes "three female extras for each show" who must wear "full covered burkas".The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker's bizarre backstage request demanded each of the girls must be "between 20 and 25 years old"...

Amber Le Bon's Traditional Christmas

Amber Le Bon has a "traditional family" Christmas.The model - whose parents are Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon and model Yasmin Le Bon - says she and her loved ones celebrate the festive season...

Coldplay's Topless Video

Coldplay's new video will be full of topless women. The band have been filming a clip for their next single 'Charlie Brown' in London this week, and had advertised for female extras, offering them £100...

Duran Duran Joined By Mark Ronson At The O2

Duran Duran were joined on stage by Mark Ronson at London's The O2 last night (12.12.11).Frontman Simon Le Bon paid tribute to the producer for his work on their recent album, 'All You Need is...

Raunchy Duran Duran Video Banned

Duran Duran's 'Girl Panic' video has been banned for being too raunchy. The nine-minute film - which features supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova, Helena Christensen and Yasmin Le Bon posing as the band...

Duran Duran Worried Rivals Would Steal Supermodel Video Idea

Duran Duran kept plans for their supermodel video top secret over fears another band would steal the idea.Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova and Yasmin Le Bon donned the group's trademark suits to...

Mary J. Blige To Stream Free Show

Mary J. Blige will live stream a show from Los Angeles ahead of the launch of her latest album. The Grammy award-winning singer has collaborated with director Adam Shankman to broadcast a concert on her...

Supermodels Play Duran Duran In New Video

Supermodels Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen and Cindy Crawford have dressed up as 1980s icons Duran Duran for the band's new video.The group of catwalk stars also includes Eva Herzigova and Yasmin Le Bon, wife of...

Simon Le Bon Back To Full Health

Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon is now back "right on top of his fitness" after the band's cancelled performances. The group had to pull out of a number of European dates this summer due...

Adele Writes Bond Theme

Adele has finished writing her James Bond theme song. The 'Someone Like You' singer is preparing to go into the studio to record the track, which she wrote during a recent week off touring, and...

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"The inspiration was going to India, actually. Every guy there has a beard. And I go, 'Bloody hell, I feel naked!' So I just let it grow. And when I got back I let it...

Naomi Campbell Is Focus Of New Documentary

Naomi Campbell thinks it is important to "remember her roots".The British supermodel is the focus of her new documentary about her life as part of the 'CNBC Meets' series and in the show she explains...

Le Bon Opens Up About 'Demoralising' Throat Problem

Simon Le Bon was devastated after throat problems forced him to scrap Duran Duran's summer (11) concerts - because he realised he's "not good at anything else" but singing.The group's frontman was ordered to rest...

Duran Duran Announce New U.s. Tour Following Axed Summer Dates

Simon Le Bon's vocal problems, which prompted Duran Duran to scrap a series of summer (11) shows, appear to be on the mend - the band has announced a string of U.S. shows beginning next...

Kat Von D Posts Baby Pictures After Breaking Off Engagement

Kat Von D, the American reality star and tattoo artist, posted a selection of baby-pictures on her Twitter page today (26th July 2011), just hours after announcing she had split from fiance Jesse James. Kat...

Calvin Harris 'No Longer A Frontman'

Calvin Harris insists he is no longer a frontman.The 'Ready For The Weekend' hitmaker - who has replaced Duran Duran as a headline act at the 2011 Virgin Media V Festival - admits he prefers...

Duran Duran's Taylor Is A New Dad

Duran Duran star Roger Taylor is celebrating after his wife gave birth to a baby boy.The drummer's partner Gisella delivered son Julian Roger at a hospital in Surrey, England on Saturday (09Jul11). The baby weighed...

Harris Replacing Duran Duran At Festival

Scottish Dj Calvin Harris has stepped in to replace Duran Duran at Britain's V Festival next month (Aug11) after the band scrapped its summer (11) tour schedule.Frontman Simon Le Bon has been ordered to rest...

Duran Duran Postpone Tour

Duran Duran have postponed their European tour due to frontman Simon LeBon's ongoing voice problems. The group - made up of Simon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have been forced to cancel...

Duran Duran Cancels Summer Tour Due To Voice Problems

Duran Duran have cancelled their entire summer (11) tour to allow frontman Simon Le Bon to rest his damaged vocal cords.The Rio hitmakers were set to kick off their tour in Dublin, Ireland next week...

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