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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...

My Chemical Romance Win Big At The Woodies

Goth rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE took home the top prize at the second annual Woodie Of The Year Awards in New York City last night (02NOV05) when they walked off with the Artist Of The...

Albarn Fears All-star Show Might Not Work

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is terrified this week's (begs1NOV05) gigs with virtual supergroup GORILLAZ may be too much of a logistical nightmare to pull off. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN...

Gallagher Taunts Balding Albarn

NOEL GALLAGHER has launched a new attack on arch-nemesis DAMON ALBARN, this time ridiculing the GORILLAZ frontman's thinning hair. The OASIS guitarist has been feuding with Albarn since they both found britpop stardom in...

Albarn: 'Blur Died Without Coxon'

DAMON ALBARN turned his back on rockers BLUR because he hated performing without guitarist GRAHAM COXON, who left to pursue a solo career. The rocker, who now plays with animated band GORILLAZ, struggled through...

Gorillaz Will Perform Live At Ema Awards

GORILLAZ will draw on the wonders of modern technology to bring the animated band to life they appear live on stage at the Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Portugal on 3 November (05). The...

Coldplay Top Digital Awards

Rock giants COLDPLAY were the big winners at last night's (18OCT05) BT Digital Music Awards in London. The band collected the People's Choice Award, Best Digital Community and Best Digital Campaign at the bash...

Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

Gorillaz Sell Out Five Nights At Opera House

An all-star tribute to BLUR star DAMON ALBARN's virtual supergroup GORILLAZ has become one of the most successful sell-outs in Manchester, England's history. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER and...

Albarn: 'People Still Don't Realise I'm Gorillaz'

DAMON ALBARN is amazed people still don't realise he is the musician behind animated band GORILLAZ. The truth behind the CLINT EASTWOOD hitmakers is the worst kept secret in pop - but some people...

Stars Nominated For Us Student Prize

U2, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE are among the acts nominated for MTVU 2005 Woodie Awards, which are voted for by America's college students. The rockers join COMMON, THE BRAVERY, MATISYAHU,...

Gorillaz Unmasked

The musicians behind animated band GORILLAZ will unveil themselves for the first time at a forthcoming British gig. Until now the group - led by BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN - have only performed live...

Oasis Lead Q Awards Race

British rockers OASIS will lead the race at next month's (OCT05) Q Awards in London after landing five nominations. Following the release of their sixth studio album, DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, earlier this year...

War Child Album Breaks Download Record

The WAR CHILD charity record has become the fastest-selling download album in British history, with 4,000 fans dowloading all 22 tracks in the two-and-a-half days since it became available online. A host of UK...

Pussy Cat Dolls Make It A Sexy UK Number One

American girl group PUSSYCAT DOLLS have shot straight to the top of the UK singles charts with their debut single DON'T CHA. The sexy trio have BUSTA RHYMES to thank for their instant success...

Gorillaz Snatch UK Number One Singles Spot From Oasis

GORILLAZ have jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart with DARE, knocking OASIS' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE off the number one spot and down to number five. In what...

Albarn: 'Forget About Blur'

British singer DAMON ALBARN is thrilled with the anonymity he enjoys as a member of animated band GORILLAZ, because he has been able to reinvent himself. The star collaborated with illustrator JAMIE HEWITT to...

Green Day Triumph At Mtv Vmas

Rockers GREEN DAY were the big winners at last night's (28AUG05) MTV Video Music Awards in Miami, Florida, picking up seven awards including Best Video Of The Year for BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS. The...

Keane And Magic Numbers Join War Child Line-up

LATEST: KEANE and THE MAGIC NUMBERS have joined the star-studded line-up for War Child charity album HELP: A DAY IN THE LIFE. The record marks the tenth anniversary of the legendary 1995 HELP...

Crazy Frog Still Number One

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from singing sensation JAMES...

Crazy Frog Remains The Number One UK Single

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from rock titans U2....

Coldplay Track Influenced By Kraftwerk

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was inspired by German 1970s electronic pioneers KRAFTWERK when he composed the band's new album X+Y. The YELLOW singer confesses he is hooked on the legend's unique melodies - and...

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