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Crow Tops Love Losers List

Rocker SHERYL CROW has topped a new Unlucky in Love list following a string of failed romances. The SOAK UP THE SUN singer, who has had flings with ERIC CLAPTON, KID ROCK and OWEN WILSON,...

Clapton Plans Semi-blind Faith Reunion

ERIC CLAPTON and STEVE WINWOOD are planning a semi-BLIND FAITH reunion at the guitar great's second Crossroads Festival in July (07). Clapton admits he invited Winwood to join him for the Illinois festival because he...

Clapton Recruits Stars To Crossroads Benefit

ERIC CLAPTON has recruited a clutch of his guitar great pals to perform at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival this summer (07). B.B. KING, ROBERT CRAY, ALBERT LEE, JOHN MAYER and JEFF BECK will join...

Spears Granted UK Court Injunction

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS has been granted a British court order preventing the UK press from printing allegations about her recent stay at a rehab clinic in Malibu, California. Lawyers acting for the troubled TOXIC star...

Spears Pleads For Privacy As She Leaves Rehab

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has left rehab after completing a four week program at a Malibu, California treatment centre and has pleaded with the world's media to respect her privacy. The troubled pop star - who...

Country Star Nichols To Perform At Anna Nicole's Funeral

Country star JOE NICHOLS will perform at ANNA NICOLE SMITH's funeral later this morning (02MAR07) in the Bahamas. Nichols will perform his song I'LL WAIT FOR YOU and Smith's favourite tune WINGS OF A DOVE...

Spears Met With Lawyer After Leaving Rehab

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS met with a lawyer in West Hollywood, California yesterday afternoon (21FEB07), after checking out of a Malibu rehab facility earlier in the day. This is the second time the troubled...

Spears Out Of Rehab Again

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly left a rehabilitation facility in Malibu, California, less than 24 hours after checking in. This is the second time in a week that the TOXIC star has...

Britney Back In Rehab

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS checked herself into an in-patient rehab facility in Los Angeles yesterday (20FEB07). The decision comes just days after the 25-year-old made worldwide headlines by shaving off all her hair...

Fears For Spears As She Shaves Off Her Hair

Family and friends fear for health of pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS after she shaved off her own hair during a bizarre outing in Los Angeles on Friday (16FEB07). The singer and mother of two stunned...

Fears For Spears As She Shaves Off Her Hair

Family and friends fear for health of pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS after she shaved off her own hair during a bizarre outing in Los Angeles on Friday (16FEB07). The singer and mother of two stunned...

Spears In And Out Of Rehab

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS checked herself into a rehab facility in Antigua, but abruptly left after only one day of treatment. The TOXIC singer has been criticised for her constant partying since filing for divorce...

Clapton Threatened To Pull Gig Over Signature Wine

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON threatened to pull out of a concert in New Zealand over the weekend (27-28JAN07), after seeing a bottle of wine bearing his name. The singer, who has battled with alcohol addiction...

Buddy Guy Loses Club Lease

Blues great BUDDY GUY has lost the lease on the Chicago, Illinois club where he has hosted pals like ERIC CLAPTON, DAVID BOWIE and JOHN MAYER. Columbia College, which owns the space Guy has turned...

Wood's Ex-wife Leaves Gbp300,000 Will

RONNIE WOOD's ex-wife KRISSY left GBP300,000 ($570,000) to her son in her will, despite claiming she was penniless shortly before her death. Former model Krissy, who married the ROLLING STONE in 1971, died in June...

Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

Rockers SLASH, RONNIE JAMES DIO and FRANK ZAPPA's drummer TERRY BOZZIO are to be enshrined in Hollywood's RockWalk. The trio will be honoured on Sunset Boulevard next week (17JAN07), where their handprints and signatures will...

Waters Records Film Tune With Oscar-winning Composer Shore

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS has recorded his second movie tune with acclaimed film composer HOWARD SHORE. The odd couple collaborated on HELLO (I LOVE YOU) for upcoming sci-fi film THE LAST MIMZY. Waters says,...

American Indian Tribe Buys Hard Rock Business

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is buying the Hard Rock business, including its massive collection of rock 'n roll memorabilia, for $965 million (GBP495 million). The purchase includes 124 Hard Rock Cafes, four Hard Rock...

Rock Publicist Ronnie Lippin Dies At Age 59

Veteran publicist Ronnie Lippin, who managed to gain TV exposure for her famous rock clients long after network TV ceased to be a viable venue for most of them, has died in Los Angeles at...

Rock Publicist/manager Lippin Dies

Rock publicist/manager RONNIE LIPPIN died yesterday (04DEC06) after a long battle with a rare variant of breast cancer. She was 59. Lippin began her career as a publicist for plays and films in her native...

Akon Tops European Singles Chart

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

Replicas Of Clapton's 'Blackie' Guitar Available

Limited edition replicas of ERIC CLAPTON's famous 'Blackie' guitar are available for fans to buy - if they have a spare $24,000 (GBP13.5 million). The legendary guitarist bought Blackie for $300 (GBP170) in 1970. The...

U2/Green Day Collaboration Tops Euro Chart

U2 and GREEN DAY are celebrating the news their collaboration THE SAINTS ARE COMING is the number one single in Europe. The Saints Are Coming is a tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana and attacks US...

Clapton Fears He Won't Be Able To Persuade Cale To Tour

Guitar great ERIC CLAPTON fears his next tour will be limited to California and surrounding states - because they're the only places he'll be able to convince new collaborator JJ CALE to play. Clapton, who...

Clapton's Daughter Launches Solo Career

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON's daughter RUTH is launching a solo singing career. The 21-year-old is the result of a brief relationship Clapton had with her mother YVONNE KELLY while he recorded on the Caribbean island...

Clapton Love Letter Goes On Sale

A letter written by a heartbroken ERIC CLAPTON to an ex-girlfriend will go under the hammer later this month (21NOV06). The letter, written by a 16-year-old Clapton to an art student girlfriend, reveals the guitar...

Clapton Unimpressed By Industry Accolades

ERIC CLAPTON refuses to take his status as a rock god seriously, and insists he takes all the accolades lavished upon him over the years "with a pinch of salt". The multi-Grammy-winning guitarist may have...

Clapton Tries To Dodge Guitar Legend Tag

ERIC CLAPTON became so stressed by his status as a guitar great he turned to drink and drugs to lower people's expectations. The multi-Grammy-winning artist rocketed to fame with 1960s supergroup CREAM but soon became...

Clapton's Talent 'Declining'

Rock great ERIC CLAPTON was stunned when he watched footage of himself on his 1997 blues tour, because he found he was a far better guitarist then than he is now. The 61-year-old LAYLA star...

Clapton Misses Cocaine - The Song

ERIC CLAPTON has overturned his pledge never to play COCAINE live again - insisting the song can now be seen as an anti-drug tune. The former drug and alcohol addict stopped performing the track, written...

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