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Treble Triumph For Arctic Monkeys At Nme Awards

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS were the big winners at last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London, scooping three awards including Best British Band. The four-piece, whose album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT...

Gorillaz Ditch World Tour Plans

Animated band GORILLAZ have abandoned plans for a world tour, because it costs too much money to bring the cartoon characters to life on a regular basis. The DIRTY HARRY hitmakers - who are...

James Hints At Blur Tension

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is struggling to deal with bandmate DAMON ALBARN's success with his side project GORILLAZ. James is disgruntled Albarn's animated sidekicks have taken the charts by storm, because the DIRTY HARRY...

Albarn Writes Play

BLUR frontman and GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN is developing a play for London's prestigious National Theatre. The FEEL GOOD INC hitmaker, 37, will focus on the diverse musical cultures that have emerged from the...

Hilton Eyes Johnson And Blunt

Socialite PARIS HILTON gave Brit Awards winner JACK JOHNSON and JAMES BLUNT an extra accolade at the London ceremony last night (15FEB06), she think's "they're hot". THE SIMPLE LIFE reality TV star presented the...

Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

Madonna's Leotard Too Sexy For Malaysia

MADONNA's leotard-clad performance at the Grammy Awards on Wednesday (08FEB06) has been banned from Malaysian television, after officials deemed her dance and costume too provocative. The Muslim nation removed Madonna's duet with the GORILLAZ...

Photographs Intensify Madonna Marriage Speculation

MADONNA has been photographed out and about in Hollywood without her wedding ring, further fuelling speculation her marriage to British film-maker GUY RITCHIE is in trouble. The MATERIAL GIRL singer was in Los Angeles...

Gorillaz + Madonna Stun The Grammys

GORILLAZ made Grammy Awards history at Los Angeles' Staples Center last night (08FEB06) when they became the first animated group to open the prize giving. The quirky group, founded by BLUR's DAMON ALBARN and...

Gorillaz To Auction Helmet For Charity

Animated band GORILLAZ have designed a military helmet which is being auctioned on eBay.com to raise money for charity. The DIRTY HARRY sensations have teamed up with the makers of Gulf War movie JARHEAD...

Grammy Bosses Pay Tribute To New Orleans

Organisers of tonight's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards are planning a tribute to devastated New Orleans by inviting locals ALLEN TOUSSAINT and DR JOHN to jam with ELVIS COSTELLO and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. BONNIE RAITT, U2's THE...

Madonna And Mariah Fight For Top Grammy Spot

Pop star MARIAH CAREY is reportedly furious with producers of the Grammy Awards because they selected MADONNA to open the ceremony instead of her. The DON'T FORGET ABOUT US singer "really wanted to open...

Mccartney And Clarkson To Perform At Grammys

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON have been added to the line-up for the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on 8 February (06). The former BEATLE will be making his first...

Madonna Chooses Grammys Over The Brits

Anglophile MADONNA has snubbed the Brit Awards this month (FEB06), to perform at the Grammys the day before. The MATERIAL GIRL has been based in Britain since she began dating husband GUY RITCHIE in...

Arctic Monkeys Snub Brit Awards 'Over Tv Coverage'

Rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS are refusing to perform at the Brit Awards next month (FEB06), because of their intense dislike of televised performances. Brit Awards bosses are desperate to persuade the band, whose debut...

Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE released the top selling single of 2005 in the UK after (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO spent eight weeks at number one. Christie sold 1.1 million copies of his...

Kanye Tops USA Today Poll

KANYE WEST has been given a belated Christmas gift by the editors of American newspaper USA Today - his latest album LATE REGISTRATION has been named the best of 2005. The rapper's release beat...

Gorillaz Agree To Do Cribs

Animated band GORILLAZ are opening their front doors to MTV's celebrities-at-home show CRIBS - because they are disgusted at how many other stars have poor taste. The FEEL GOOD hitmakers, created by BLUR star...

Green Day Target Remix Team

Pop rockers GREEN DAY have issued a cease-and-desist order in a bid to stop DJ team DEAN GRAY from making their AMERICAN IDIOT remixes available for download on the net. The duo - who...

Gorillaz Ape Royal Speech

DAMON ALBARN's animated rockers GORILLAZ are set to poke fun at a British festive tradition as they produce an alternative to QUEEN ELIZABETH II's speech this Christmas (05). The comic address - screened on...

Kanye Gets Spin And Rolling Stone's Nod For Best Album

KANYE WEST is off to a running start in the race for the Best Album Grammy next year (06), after landing top spot in US magazines Spin and Rolling Stone's end-of-year polls. The rapper's...

Brown Amused By Ryder's Tongue-twister

British rocker IAN BROWN has poked fun at former HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER, for his inability to sing the word "there" on a GORILLAZ track. DAMON ALBARN's virtual band invited Ryder to sing...

Coldplay Produce 'Album Of The Year'

British band COLDPLAY's 2005 release X+Y has been voted the best UK album of the year (05), beating off stiff competition from OASIS and a string of new groups. The multi-million selling album, which...

New Damon Albarn Album Isnt Gorillaz Or Blur

DJ DANGER MOUSE is producing DAMON ALBARN's new record in London and it isn't with GORILLAZ or BLUR. New York based producer DANGER MOUSE tells PENTHOUSE MAGAZINE (US) I’m working on another record with DAMON ALBARN...

Madonna Continues To Reign Over The UK Charts

Superstar MADONNA continues to prove she's the queen of pop as she rules the UK singles and album charts for a second and third week respectively. The 47-year-old's dance anthem HUNG UP, which samples...

Albarn Slams Blair Tribute

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN slammed organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame for allowing British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to make a tribute to THE EURYTHMICS. The GORILLAZ mastermind, who is an...

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