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Fantasia Sequence To Be Made Into Live-action Film

The section from the 1940 film centres on a dark winged create who raises spirits from the dead, and it flies through the air enjoying a night of mayhem until the sun begins...

Movie Reviews Madagascar

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

Roberto Cavalli: Cheryl Cole Is The 'Perfect' Cavalli Woman

Roberto Cavalli thinks Cheryl Cole is the ''perfect Cavalli woman''. The Italian designer - who dressed the 'Call My Name' hitmaker for her appearance on talent show 'The Voice' on Saturday night (26.05.12) - believes...

American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Proves Why She Was Saved

On last night's American Idol, Jessica Sanchez refused to let last week's brush with ejection put off her stride. She performed two songs, to an incredibly high standard, proving that the judges were right to...

Crystal Bowersox Beats Lee Dewyze In Idol Album Sales

CRYSTAL BOWERSOX, the 25-year-old American singer-songwriter who finished as runner-up on season nine of AMERICAN IDOL, has outsold her rival LEE DEWYZE in this week's album charts. However, according to sales tracking system Nielsen SoundScan,...

Cher: 'Burlesque Is Like A Gay Fantasia'

Cher thinks 'Burlesque' is like a gay version of Disney movie 'Fantasia'. The 64-year-old Oscar-winner - who plays club owner Tess in the movie opposite Christina Aguilera and Kristin Bell - believes the film, which...

Hicks Crowned American Idol At Star-studded Finale

Alabama soul man TAYLOR HICKS was crowned the fifth AMERICAN IDOL in Hollywood last night (24MAY06) after a winning the majority of a staggering 63.4 million votes. The grey-haired singer beat California girl KATHERINE MCPHEE...

Mickey Goes 3d

Veteran Disney creation MICKEY MOUSE is joining the 21st century at the age of 78 - by going 3D. The much-loved cartoon character will keep his trademark white gloves, red shorts and yellow shoes but...

Valdemar Bergman Dies

Finnish composer ERIK VALDEMAR BERGMAN died in Helsinki on Sunday night (23APR06). He was 94. The music-maker was internationally acclaimed for his dodecaphonic works and compositions for choirs and was a leading figure in Finnish...

West Announces Tour

KANYE WEST has announced plans to embark on a two-month tour in support of his latest chart-topping album LATE REGISTRATION. The GOLD DIGGER rapper's Touch the Sky tour will begin on 11 October (05)...

Ciara Leads Lady Of Soul Nominees

R+B newcomer CIARA has beat out a long list of stars to scoop five Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards nominations yesterday (09AUG05). The 1-2 STEP singer, girlfriend of teen rapper BOW WOW, edged...

Fantasia Defends Troubled Abdul

AMERICAN IDOL victor FANTASIA has spoken out in defence of the show's troubled judge PAULA ABDUL, insisting the former pop pin-up is naturally friendly with all contestants behind the scenes. Ousted contestant COREY CLARK...

Stefani Hits The Top As Coldplay Break Records

GWEN STEFANI has ended 50 CENT's nine-week run at the top of the US singles chart to become only the third act to hit number one on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 this year (05)....

Fantasia Tries To Impress Denzel With Tv Roles

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA is breaking out into TV in America in the hope of raising the attention of her hero DENZEL WASHINGTON. The singer will play soul great ARETHA FRANKLIN on an upcoming...

U2 To Showcase Concert On Tv

U2 fans are set to get a sneak peak of the Irish supergroup's current VERTIGO tour during a broadcast American breakfast TV. GOOD MORNING AMERICA will join the Irish rockers on their roadshow, then...

Ray Emerges The Winner At Naacp Awards

Biopic RAY picked up four prizes at the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS in Los Angeles last night (19MAR05), including the Outstanding Actor prize for its star JAMIE FOXX. The life story of late R+B musician...

Stars Line Up For Soul Train Performances

BRIAN McKNIGHT, ANTHONY HAMILTON and CIARA are among the stars scheduled to perform at the 19th annual SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS. McKnight has signed up to co-host the event along with NICK CANNON and...

Cowell Searches For Teen Songwriter

SIMON COWELL is teaming up with AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA to select and launch the career of a budding teenage songwriter. Cowell - who serves as a judge on the TV talent show -...

U2 Twice As Popular As Before

U2 have knocked EMINEM off the top of the American charts, with an album twice as successful as their previous offering. The Irish rockers' new disc, HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB, shifted 840,000 copies...

Fans Get To Study American Idol

AMERICAN IDOL stars FANTASIA and CLAY AIKEN's homestate university in North Carolina is offering fans of the TV talent show the chance to study it. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is offering...

Fantasia Lines Up Big Names For Album

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA has been given a career boost on her debut album thanks to MISSY ELLIOT, JERMAINE DUPRI, RODNEY JERKINS and R KELLY. In a first for an Idol winner, Fantasia has...

Usher And Keys Prepare For Debut Live Gig

USHER and ALICIA KEYS will give the first ever live performance of their number one Billboard hit MY BOO at the 32nd annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (AMAs) on 14 November (04). JANET JACKSON, who...

Degarmo Plans Big For Idol Win

AMERICAN IDOL finalist DIANA DEGARMO has promised to buy her mother a new car and a beach house if she wins the talent contest on Wednesday night (26MAY04). It's not the first time the...

Mickey's Portrait Artist Dies

MICKEY MOUSE's official portrait painter, JOHN HENCH, has died of a heart attack at a hospital in Burbank, California. Hench, who was 91, worked for WALT DISNEY for 65 years after originally signing on...

1939 Voted Hollywood's Greatest Year

Hollywood was better in the good old days - a new survey has found 1939 was the greatest year in the history of Tinseltown. Movie classics GONE WITH THE WIND, GOODBYE MR CHIPS, WUTHERING...


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'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

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.

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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