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Katy Perry Gets Sweet Tattoo

Katy Perry has had a new tattoo inked on her foot. The 'One That Got Away' singer had the design - a smiling peppermint sweet with big eyelashes - done after a concert in Los...

Freddie Mercury, Musical Icon, Remembered 20 Years On

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the sad death of Freddie Mercury, the Queen vocalist and solo performer extraordinaire who, for many, will go down as the finest rock front man of all time -...

David Arnold Wants Queen For Bond Theme

David Arnold wants Queen to perform the next James Bond theme.The composer - who has penned the soundtracks for the iconic spy's last five cinematic outings - thinks the veteran rockers could produce a "bombastic"...

Michael Jackson Tour Footage To Sell For Millions

A previously unseen Michael Jackson documentary could make more than £4 million when it goes up for auction later this month. The backstage footage from the King of Pop's 1992/1993 'Dangerous World Tour' was recorded...

Freddie Mercury And Michael Jackson Songs Set For Release

Tracks featuring late legends Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson could be released next year (12), according to rocker Brian May.The Thriller hitmaker worked with Mercury in the 1980s on a number of secret songs, which...

Queen To Receive Global Icon At Mtv Emas

Queen will be honoured with the Global Icon Award at the 2011 European Music Awards (EMAs).The rock legends - who formed in 1971 - will receive the prestigious accolade at the star-studded event in Belfast,...

Freddie Mercury Honoured At Asian Awards

Late pop icon Freddie Mercury was posthumously honoured with a special prize at the Asian Awards on Tuesday (18Oct11).The star's family, as well as his Queen bandmate Brian May, collected the Founders Award in recognition...

Queen Named Bmi Icons

Queen were awarded the Icon trophy at last night's BMI Awards. The 'We Will Rock You' group were honoured with the prize in recognition of their success in America by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) -...

Brian May Launches Queen Book

Brian May launched new book '40 years of Queen' in London last night (03.10.11).The guitarist with the 'We Are the Champions' group joined fans and friends of the band to release the new book at...

Freddie Mercury To Receive Asian Award

Late pop icon Freddie Mercury is to be honoured at this year's (11) Asian Awards with a special tribute to his life.The Queen rocker, who died of Aids-related pneumonia in 1991, would have turned 65...

Queen's Boring Recording Sessions

Roger Taylor admits recording with Queen could be "long and boring".The group's drummer is thankful with the way he and his bandmates - Brian May, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - were able...

May Joins Melanie Chisholm For Charity Queen Tribute

Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm channelled her inner Freddie Mercury on Tuesday night (13Sep11) when she teamed up with Queen rocker Brian May to perform two of the band's classic hits.Chisholm and the veteran...

Brian May: 'I Was Suicidal After Mercury's Death'

Queen star Brian May contemplated suicide after the death of his bandmate and friend Freddie Mercury.The guitar great reveals the passing of his father and the singer's death in 1991 sent him spiralling into a...

Foo Fighters And Katy Perry Pay Tribute To Mercury

Rockers Foo Fighters and singer Katy Perry have recorded special video messages paying tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been his 65th birthday.The singing legend, who died in 1991,...

Freddie Mercury's Birthday Tributes

Brian May, Katy Perry and My Chemical Romance all paid tribute to Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday yesterday (05.09.11).A huge party was thrown at London's Savoy Hotel last night (05.09.11),...

Katy Perry Records Tribute To Freddie Mercury

Katy Perry has filmed a video tribute for Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday today (05.09.11).The 'Firework' hitmaker - who has previously called the deceased Queen frontman her "biggest influence" - sang 'Happy Birthday' to the star...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Mercury On His 65th Birthday

Rocker Brian May has paid a touching tribute to his late Queen bandmate Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday.The rock legend, who died in 1991 from Aids-related pneumonia, would have turned...

Katy Perry Channels Freddie Mercury For Charity Day

Katy Perry has dressed up as her idol Freddie Mercury to raise money for the late star's charity.Fans of Mercury are expected to don replicas of the Queen star's flamboyant stage outfits alongside his bandmates...

Silent Classic Metropolis To Return -- With Rock Score

The independent film company Kino Lorber, which last year released a restored version of Sergei Eisenstein's classic silent film Battleship Potemkin is now planning both a theatrical re-release and a DVD/Blu-ray release of another classic,...

Lea Michele Wants More Tattoos

Lea Michele wants to get more tattoos.The 'Glee' star already has 10 inkings on her body which all have special meanings to her.And the actress thinks she will get more body art as she experiences...

Queen To Be Named Bmi Icons

Queen will be named Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Icons. The iconic 'We Will Rock You' group will be given the trophy recognising their contribution to songwriting at the organisation's annual UK ceremony in October.The group...

Robbie Williams Wants Freddie Mercury Tattoo

British singer Robbie Williams is considering adding to his tattoo collection with an inking in memory of his idol Freddie Mercury.The Angels hitmaker has several pieces of body art, including a 'B' behind his left...

Freddie Mercury Fans To Dress Up As Star On Milestone Birthday

Fans of late rock legend Freddie Mercury are planning to dress up like the star and wear a fake moustache to mark his 65th birthday later this year (11).The Queen star would have turned the...

Queen Members To Dress As Freddie Mercury

Surviving members of Queen are set to dress as Freddie Mercury in tribute to the late frontman. Guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and friends and family of the singer will don fake black moustaches...

Queen To Mark Mercury's Birthday With Classic Albums Release

Rock legends Queen are planning to re-issue new versions of the band's last five studio albums later this year (11) to mark late frontman Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday.The legendary singer would have turned the milestone...

Peter Andre Gets Music Tips From Robbie

Peter Andre has been getting performance tips from Robbie Williams.The 'Perfect Night' singer and reality TV star went to see Take That last week and said was gobsmacked at what a great show they put...

Paul Rodgers To Tour With Queen Again?

Paul Rodgers may tour with Queen again. The former Free and Bad Company vocalist joined Brian May and Roger Taylor to tour as Queen + Rodger Taylor between 2005 and 2009, and while they have...

Sacha Baron Cohen Is Perfect Choice To Play Mercury

Sacha Baron Cohen is the perfect choice to play Freddie Mercury onscreen, according to Brian May. Although the Queen guitarist is apprehensive about a biopic of the band's legendary lead singer - who died from...

Brian May Feels Freddie Mercury Is 'Still With' Him

Brian May feels Freddie Mercury is "still with" him when he tours.The guitarist admitted he feels "strange" to tour without the lead singer - who died in 1991 - but that his spirit is still...

Baron Cohen Pushed Brian May Into Mercury Film

Queen rocker Brian May only decided to green-light a movie portraying his late bandmate Freddie Mercury after Sacha Baron Cohen spent years "pushing" the guitarist to agree.Last year (10) it was announced the Borat star...

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