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Shaun Ryder's Simply Red Confusion

Shaun Ryder once thought Simply Red were the Happy Mondays. The former Happy Mondays singer - who was famous for his wild partying in the 80s and 90s - was sharing a drink with a...

Grant Angry Over Gorillaz 'Plagiarism'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has accused British band GORILLAZ of copying parts of his 1983 song TIME WARP in their new track STYLO.The veteran hitmaker alleges the group - created by Blur's Damon Albarn -...

Gorillaz Accused Of Stealing 'Stylo'

Gorillaz have been accused of stealing their new single, 'Stylo', from singer Eddy Grant. 'Electric Avenue' singer Eddy said the cartoon group's latest hit takes directly from his song 'Time Warp' - originally released in...

Grant: 'Real Music Is Back'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has welcomed the return of live music - because it exposes fakes who cannot play their own instruments. The veteran hitmaker has emerged from his recording studio to embark on his...

Grant: 'U.s. Election Is Like A Movie'

Reggae legend EDDY GRANT is amused by the glitzy build-up to the U.S. presidential election - because it's just like watching a Hollywood film. The I Don't Wanna Dance singer insists the events leading up...

Grant Cancels Shows Over Visa Delays

Reggae legend EDDY GRANT has pulled a string of dates in America - after visas for members of his band were repeatedly delayed. The Electric Avenue singer has gone on tour for the first time...

Dizzee Rascal Scores Number One

Dizzee Rascal has gone to the top of the UK singles chart with his first number one.The rapper's song Dance Wiv Me beat Basshunters's single All I Ever Wanted into the number three spot, with...

By on 06 July 2008

Stars Line Up For Mandela Concert

Amy Winehouse, Razorlight and Leona Lewis are among tonight's line-up for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park.The concert will also star several performers who sang at a rally to free the South African...

By on 27 June 2008

Leona, Queen And Annie Lennox Confirmed For Mandela Concert

Leona Lewis, Queen and Annie Lennox have been confirmed to appear at a concert in celebration of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The X Factor winner will be joined by the Bohemian Rhapsody stars and the former...

By on 06 May 2008

On This Day In History

On this day in History. Contactmusic takes a quick look into the past to see what was the UK number 1 on the 7th November in days gone by.5 years ago, Dilemma by Nelly featuring...

Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after walking away with Entertainer, Best Video and Recording Artist of...

Eddy Grant To Help Flooded Home Country

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has vowed to donate profits from his upcoming album REPARATION to the flood relief effort in his native Guyana, after thousands of people lost their homes. The ELECTRIC AVENUE hitmaker,...

London Hails The Kinks

THE KINKS' classic tune WATERLOO SUNSET has been crowned the greatest ever song about London in a new poll. An overwhelming 40 per cent of listeners to London radio station CAPITAL FM voted for...

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'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

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The 1969 session, including the only known recording of 'Sunshine Woman' by the band, will be included on a re-issue of 'The Complete BBC Sessions'...

Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

There's very much a strength of conviction in remaining what you were, but arguably more so in becoming what you want to be.

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.

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