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Quincy Jones Grieves For 'Brother' Michael

26th June 2009

'Thriller' producer Quincy Jones feels like a "piece of his soul" died with Michael Jackson.The music veteran was devastated by the death of his "little brother" Michael, who died in Los Angeles yesterday (25.06.09) after...

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Fascinating Fact 7505

10th June 2009

Actor TONY CURTIS has revealed JACK LEMMON's character in SOME LIKE IT HOT was originally to be played by FRANK SINATRA. Director BILLY WILDER picked Lemmon after telling Curtis, "I think Frank would be too...

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Sinatra's Widow To Release Book

27th May 2009

FRANK SINATRA's widow BARBARA SINATRA is set to honour the memory of the late Rat Pack star with a new book, giving a loving account of her life with the legendary entertainer.Former model and Las...

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West Hails New Legends

21st May 2009

Rapper KANYE WEST has a list of legends-in-the-making - hailing JAY-Z the new FRANK SINATRA and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE as the next MICHAEL JACKSON. The hip-hop star insists the current crop of emerging musicians are brimming with...

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Jay-z Is Sinatra

21st May 2009

Jay-Z is like Frank Sinatra, says Kanye West.The 'Love Lockdown' star insists many of today's pop stars are "the champions" and show similar characteristic to classic musical icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and...

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Dicaprio's Bid To Play Sinatra

20th May 2009

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has reportedly hired a vocal coach to teach him to sing in a bid to win the role of FRANK SINATRA in MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming biopic. The actor, who previously worked with Scorsese on...

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Legendary Press Agent Solters Dead At 89

19th May 2009

Lee Solters, an old-school publicist who represented many of the most celebrated personalities in movies and popular music of the last half century, died in his sleep Monday in West Hollywood, CA at age 89....

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Foxx To Play Sinatra?

18th May 2009

JAMIE FOXX has been tipped to play late Rat Pack crooner FRANK SINATRA, according to reports. Leonardo DiCaprio and Harry Connick Jr. were among the names rumoured to be in contention for the role after it...

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Universal Confirms Scorsese Will Direct Sinatra Biopic

14th May 2009

Martin Scorsese, whose films about musicians have previously been limited to documentaries ( Shine a Light, No Direction Home, The Last Waltz ), has agreed to direct an as-yet untitled drama about the life of...

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Fascinating Fact 7357

14th May 2009

Moviemaker MARTIN SCORSESE has signed on to direct a new biopic about FRANK SINATRA. The Oscar winner will take charge of Field of Dreams screenwriter Phil Alden Robinson's script, according to Daily Variety....

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Manilow Honoured With Friars Club Accolade

16th February 2009

BARRY MANILOW has been inducted into New York's legendary Friars Club - following in the footsteps of FRANK SINATRA, BILLY CRYSTAL and WHOOPI GOLDBERG. The Copacabana singer, 65, was honoured on Saturday (14Feb09) by the private...

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Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

13th January 2009

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

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Thousands Of Musicians Urge Pm Over Copyright Rules

26th November 2008

The prime minister has been sent a video message from 38,000 musicians calling for an extension to copyright protection.Under current rules performers' copyright runs out after 50 years though for composers and authors it extends...

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Sinatra's Alleged Suicide Attempt Detailed In New Book

15th November 2008

FRANK SINATRA attempted suicide twice over his tumultuous love affair with screen siren AVA GARDNER, according to a new tell-all book about the legendary star. Sinatra, then 35, married 29-year-old Gardner in 1951, making her...

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The Things They Say 9891

16th October 2008

"If he was alive today, I would probably be a stalker or he would have me as a member of the Rat Pack." DIDDY on his admiration for late crooner FRANK SINATRA....

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Diddy's Imaginary Friends With Sinatra

10th October 2008

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS counts the late FRANK SINATRA as one of his "imaginary friends". The hip-hop star, who has previously hailed Sinatra as his style icon, pays homage to the entertainer in a new...

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Paul Newman A Tv Footnote

29th September 2008

It is not included even as a footnote in the obituaries about Paul Newman that have appeared since his death on Friday, but the Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Broadcasting) rescued Paul...

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The Who To Receive Us Honour

16th September 2008

THE WHO are to receive a top US cultural honour from The Kennedy Centre, it has been reported.Artists from all disciplines are recognised by The Kennedy Centre lifetime contribution awards, with previous winner including BOB...

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Moss Left Giddy By Sinatra Kiss

15th August 2008

Legendary singer FRANK SINATRA proved age was no barrier to his womanising skills - by successfully seducing supermodel KATE MOSS, 50 years his junior. Moss, who has dated Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp, reveals the crooner...

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Sinatra Jr. Finds Brazilian Through Newspaper Ad

7th August 2008

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's son has located the Brazilian boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s - after a local newspaper helped him launch a nationwide search. Frank Sinatra Jr. took out a...

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Sinatra Jr. Finds Brazilian Through Newspaper Ad

7th August 2008

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's son has located the Brazilian boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s - after a local newspaper helped him launch a nationwide search. Frank Sinatra Jr. took out a...

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Sinatra Jr. Wants To Meet Brazilian Sponsored By His Dad

6th August 2008

FRANK SINATRA's son has launched a nationwide search in Brazil to find the boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s. Frank Sinatra Jr. wants to invite the now grown up male identified...

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Sinatra's From Here To Eternity Turn Tops Acting Poll

1st August 2008

Frank Sinatra's performance in From Here To Eternity has been voted the best ever acting performance by a musician.Ol' Blue Eyes was renowned for his voice but performances in On The Town, The Manchurian Candidate...

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Rat Pack Revived In New Broadway Musical

23rd July 2008

A musical tribute to FRANK SINATRA, DEAN MARTIN and SAMMY DAVIS, JR. is heading for the Broadway stage. Producers are planning to revive the stage version of Sinatra's Robin and the 7 Hoods for a...

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Ratner To Tell Sinatra Valet Story With Tucker

16th July 2008

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER is set to reteam with RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER to take the story of FRANK SINATRA's valet to the big screen. Ratner will direct and produce the film adaptation of George...

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Combs Models Himself On Sinatra

21st June 2008

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS has hailed FRANK SINATRA as his style icon. The star, who owns the Sean John clothes range, admits he models himself on the late singer in all his fashion picks. He...

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Sinatra Continues Royalties Fight

9th June 2008

FRANK SINATRA's daughter NANCY is continuing her late father's fight for musicians' rights - the singer is to urge the U.S. government to change the current law on radio royalties. Ten years before his death...

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Sinatra Letter To Be Auctioned

2nd June 2008

An angry letter FRANK SINATRA sent to a Catholic priest attacking the men who were jailed for kidnapping his son is expected to fetch $36,000 (GBP18,000) at auction. The late crooner fired off the type-written...

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Death Cab For Cutie Score Us #1 Album

22nd May 2008

US indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie have achieved their first ever number one album across the Atlantic, with new release Narrow Stairs topping the Billboard Hot 200.After selling an estimated 144,000 copies in...

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Frank Sinatra Day Set For 13 May

21st May 2008

The life of legendary entertainer FRANK SINATRA is to be celebrated annually across the U.S. after lawmakers declared 13 May to be Frank Sinatra Day. The singer and Oscar-winning actor died on 14 May 1998,...

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