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Nelly And Mcgraw Top UK Charts

Country and western singer TIM McGRAW made his first ever entry into the UK chart with his crossover duet with NELLY. The American singer is a massive star in his native America, but had...

Manilow: 'I Was Bankrupt In 1980'

BARRY MANILOW has revealed he went bankrupt in 1980 after accountants pointed out mismanagement of his fortune had eaten away at his millions. The crooner kept his money worries to himself but admits he...

J.lo Claims UK Number One

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has reached the number one spot in the UK singles chart for the first time in four years. The singer's new single GET RIGHT shot straight to the top of the...

God Only Knows Tops Valentine's Love List

THE BEACH BOYS' GOD ONLY KNOWS has claimed the top spot in a Valentine's Day poll to find the Greatest Love Song. The romantic 1966 hit beat ELVIS PRESLEY's CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE...

U2 Top UK Singles Chart

Veteran rockers U2 are sitting at the top of the UK singles chart, after their new single SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY to secure the number...

Eminem Triumphs Over The King

ELVIS PRESLEY fans hoping for the King's fourth UK number one this year (05) have been dealt a blow - after rapper EMINEM claimed the top spot yesterday (06FEB05). Presley's record label are releasing...

Elvis Wines To Hit UK

A selection of wines bearing late rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY's image are due to hit UK stores this year (05). The wines titled KING CAB, JAILHOUSE RED and BLUE SUEDE CHARDONNAY have...

Presley Tops British Chart Again

Late rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY topped the British singles chart for the third time in January (05) yesterday (30JAN05). The King of rock 'n' roll knocked American R+B sensation CIARA off the top spot...

Queen Triumph In Number Ones Poll

Classic QUEEN tune BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been crowned Britain's greatest number one single ever in a new poll. The song beat out offerings by OASIS, KYLIE MINOGUE and MADONNA to scoop the BBC RADIO...

Golden Voiced Tell Laura I Love Her Singer Dies

Sixties teen icon RAY PETERSON has died at his home in Smyrna, Tennessee, after losing a lengthy battle with cancer. The TELL LAURA I LOVE HER singer, who was dubbed `the golden voice of...

Dj Read Composes Slade: The Musical

British radio DJ MIKE READ has written a musical about seventies glam rockers SLADE. The former BBC presenter, who is organising a tsunami charity single with SIR CLIFF RICHARD, BOY GEORGE and former BEE...

Ciara Halts Presley's Chart Dominion

R+B beauty CIARA has stopped rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY from getting a record third number one UK single in three weeks. Ciara's ballad GOODIES, which features rapper PETEY PABLO, shot to the...

The Jordanaires Star Solomon King Dies

ELVIS PRESLEY's celebrated backing vocalist SOLOMON KING has died from cancer at the age of 73. King played in Presley's legendary band THE JORDANAIRES and shot to fame in 1967, when his solo hit...

Elvis Is Britain's 1000th Number One

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY made music history in Britain today (16JAN05), achieving the UK's 1000th number one single. A re-release of the late rocker's 1959 hit ONE NIGHT soared straight to the...

Elvis Lived With Secret Lover For Three Years

ELVIS PRESLEY's alleged secret girlfriend has shocked the late rocker's fans by describing the three years she spent at his Graceland home during their passionate love affair. SHERRY WILLIAMS claims she began her romance...

Presley Passes 50 Million In Time For Birthday Celebrations

ELVIS PRESLEY had a 70th birthday celebration to remember from beyond the grave after passing the 50 million singles mark in America. The dead rocker's 1954 single GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT was certified gold to...

Birthday Boy Elvis Scores Number One

Late rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY got a posthumous birthday treat today (09JAN05) - a number one single. The King clocked his 19th number one hit in the British charts with the re-release...

Presley To Top Charts Again

Rock 'n' roll king ELVIS PRESLEY is poised to score his 19th number one single in Britain on Sunday (09DEC04) - 27 years after his death. The re-release of his legendary tune JAILHOUSE ROCK...

Travolta Sings Again On New Movie Soundtrack

JOHN TRAVOLTA is showing off his vocal skills again on the soundtrack for his new film A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG. The movie star, who enjoyed chart success in the 1970s after wowing...

Presley's Quiff Tops Style Poll

ELVIS PRESLEY's legendary quiff has been voted the most iconic hairstyle of all time. The late music icon's crop beat BOB MARLEY's dreadlocks and THE BEATLES' fringed hairstyles to top the poll by...

Chili Peppers Make Top 100

The phenomenal success of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' last album has propelled them into a list of the 100 most successful artists of all time. The California rockers join illustrious company - ELVIS...

Ben Hur + Jailhouse Rock Added To American Library

BEN HUR, ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK, the original NUTTY PROFESSOR and films teaching children to "duck and cover" during the Cold War between Russia and America are being added to America's NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY....

Presley's Guitarist Garland Dies

ELVIS PRESLEY's one-time guitarist, HANK GARLAND, has died in Florida of a staph infection, aged 74. Garland was a revered studio musician who played the opening notes on PATSY CLINE's I FALL TO PIECES....

Presley Water Sold Online

Sips of water taken from a cup ELVIS PRESLEY drank from during a 1977 show has sold at an online auction for $455 (GBP239.50). Elvis fan WADE JONES was just 13 when he watched...

Presley To Score Record-breaking Chart Topper?

Late legend ELVIS PRESLEY is tipped to score a British number one in the New Year (05) - which would land him the prestigious 1,000th top spot in the single chart's history. JAILHOUSE ROCK...

Bono Loves America

Irish rocker BONO has always enjoyed a rich love affair with America, because he finds the country a cultural inspiration. The U2 singer gets angry when he hears other musicians complaining about having to...

Rhys-meyers To Play Elvis

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has landed his biggest role to date - as legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY. The Dublin native, who has appeared in such films as BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM and ALEXANDER, beat...

Madonna Voted Worst Rock-star Actor Of All Time

MADONNA's often-criticised movie career has landed her a new title - as the Worst Rock-Star Actor of All Time. While the Michigan native has enjoyed phenomenal success as a pop superstar, Madonna's efforts on...

Presley's 70th Birthday Bread Homage

The 70th anniversary of ELVIS PRESLEY's birth (08JAN05) is to be commemorated with a limited edition bread loaf featuring his likeness. Bakers KINGSMILL have crafted special bread tins to recreate the famous LOVE ME...

Dean Is Coolest Icon

Fifties screen legend JAMES DEAN has been voted the coolest icon of all time. The REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE star topped a poll of 2,000 men commissioned by Glenfiddich Whiskey. ELVIS PRESLEY came...

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