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Lana Del Rey Influenced By Britney Spears

Lana Del Rey counts Britney Spears as one of her biggest influences. The 'Video Games' hitmaker's melancholy music and gangster-chic look share little in common with Britney's pop background, but Lana says she stands beside...

Chris Isaak Given Keys To Rock 'N' Roll Diner

Veteran musician Chris Isaak was left stunned during sessions for his latest album when studio bosses gave him free run of a nearby diner where his idols Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash frequently ate.The Wicked...

Dolly Parton Rejected Elvis Presley Cover After Royalties Demand

Country icon Dolly Parton refused to let Elvis Presley record her hit song I Will Always Love You because she didn't want to give up the publishing rights to the track.The 9 to 5 hitmaker...

Elvis Presley Birthday Celebrations Get Underway In Palm Springs

To mark what would have been his 77th birthday, fans of Elvis Presley can book tickets for a special guided tour of the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway. The Palm Springs residence is the house that Elvis...

Elvis Presley Nominated For Posthumous Grammy

Late rocker Elvis Presley has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy Award.Young Man With the Big Beat: The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Masters, a five-Cd box set of the star's early recordings, has been tipped...

Michael Jackson: Conrad Murray The Man Who Killed Him

The celebrity world has, for many years, been rife with tales of stars let down by the people that are supposed to be caring for them or offering them guidance. Elvis Presley's descent from a...

Pixie Lott's Festive Favourites

Maroon 5, Primal Scream and Pixie Lott have all contributed their favourite festive tracks to an advent calendar.The artists have all put forward their favourite Christmas songs to music service Spotify's advent calendar application, which...

Swede Sues Elvis Presley Estate, Insists She's The King's Kid

A Swedish woman who has maintained she's Elvis Presley's lovechild for the past 20 years has filed suit against the late icon's estate for defamation and infliction of emotional distress.Lisa Johansen is asking for over...

Beady Eye To Play Oasis Songs?

Beady Eye may play Oasis songs when they next tour. The group - made up from the remaining members of the 'Don't Look Back in Anger' band after Noel Gallagher left - refused to play...

Michael Jackson Tops Highest-earning Dead Stars List

Michael Jackson has been named the highest-earning dead celebrity of the past year. The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died in June 2009 aged 50 - has topped Forbes' annual list of the Top Earning...

Eric Bana To Play Elvis Presley

Eric Bana will play Elvis Presley in a new movie. The 'Star Trek' actor has signed up to star as the 'Blue Suede Shoes' hitmaker in the indie film 'Elvis & Nixon' opposite Danny Huston...

Eric Bana To Play Elvis Presley

Eric Bana is set to brush up on his rock 'n' roll skills to play Elvis Presley in a new movie.The Australian actor will tackle the role of The King in Cary Elwes' directorial debut,...

Zooey Deschanel To Sing At World Series

Zooey Deschanel is proving that she's not just a hit on the silver screen, and that her musical ties extend beyond her marriage with Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard. Zooey Deschanel is set...

Westlife To Split After 14 Years, Announce Farewell Tour

Westlife, the best-selling Irish boy band, have announced they are to split after 14 years together. The group, who have sold over 44 million albums worldwide, plan to split after a Greatest Hits record this...

Ac/dc Don't Rehearse

AC/DC don't rehearse.The legendary rockers never did any preparations for early shows, and former bassist Mark Evans - who was with the group from 1975 to 1977 - admits they never changed their attitude as...

Alex Pettyfer Dating Elvis' Granddaughter?

Actor Alex Pettyfer has sparked reports of a blossoming new romance with Elvis Presley's actress granddaughter Riley Keough after the two were snapped sharing a kiss in Los Angeles on Saturday (08Oct11).I Am Number Four...

Bono: 'Jobs Invented The 21st Century'

Bono has compared Steve Jobs to rocker Elvis Presley, insisting the late Apple Inc. co-founder "changed music".The computer entrepreneur, who was the brains behind the iPhone, iPod and iPad, passed away on Wednesday (05Oct11) after...

Michael Jackson Audio Heard

Tapes of Michael Jackson discussing his plans to build a children's hospital were aired in court today (05.10.11).Prosecutors played the clip - which was significantly longer than the snippet broadcast during opening arguments in the...

John Scheinfeld To Direct First Elvis Feature Film

John Scheinfeld, the man behind documentaries about John Lennon and Harry Nilsson, is to direct a new film about Elvis Presley's life based on the memoirs penned by The King's former bodyguard Sonny West.Scheinfeld will...

Elvis Presley Trustees Suing Over Royalties

Elvis Presley's estate representatives are suing record label bosses for $9 million (£5.6 million) in unpaid royalties.Lawyers for Presley's trust have filed suit against executives at Arista Music in Germany over royalties dating back to...

Kasabian Prepared To Go Mad For Music

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno is "prepared to go mad" for the sake of music.The guitarist and songwriter for the 'Days are Forgotten' group has already given up drugs to sharpen his focus and songwriting skill and...

Jerry Lieber Dies

'Hound Dog' songwriter Jerry Leiber has died aged 78.The musician - who along with writing partner Mike Stoller wrote huge hits including 'Stand By Me', 'Yakety-Yak' and 'Jailhouse Rock'...

Elvis' Granddaughter Lands Leading Lady Role In Stripper Film

Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough has landed the leading lady role in Steven Soderbergh's new movie about male strippers after beating Lindsay Lohan to the part, according to a new report.Soderbergh has cast Keough as...

Noel Gallagher Wishes Oasis Could Reform In 2015

Noel Gallagher dreams about Oasis reforming in 2015 for the 20-year anniversary of '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?'The guitarist admits he regrets quitting the group in August 2009 following a huge backstage fight with his...

Elvis Presley Fans Mark Death Anniversary With Candlelight Vigil

Thousands of Elvis Presley fans gathered at the late legend's fabled Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Monday night (15Aug11) to mark the 34th anniversary of The King's death.The rock 'n roll icon died there...

Elvis Presley Remembered By Teary Eyed Fans In Memphis

Elvis Presley was remembered by silent mourners who arrived at his Memphis home with candles in their hands for a memorial ceremony on Tuesday (16th August 2011). Thousands of Elvis fanatics surrounded his grave at...

Elvis Presley Fans Honor 34th Anniversary Of His Death

Elvis Presley fans began flocking to Memphis this week to prepare to honor the 34th anniversary of the singer's death (16th August 2011). Each year, thousands of followers arrive in the city to take part...

Mystery Woman In Elvis Presley's The Kiss Photos Identified

The identity of a mystery woman featured kissing Elvis Presley in an iconic 1956 photograph has been revealed - 55 years after the pictures were taken.Photographer Alfred Wertheimer snapped the King in a series of...

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