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Grammy Awards Star On Sunday

CBS's telecast of the 50th annual Grammy Awards dominated the ratings Sunday night, scoring a 12.4 rating an a 19 share. While the audience dipped nearly 10 percent from last year, ratings for the other...

Five Grammys For Winehouse

Amy Winehouse has scooped five prizes at the Grammy awards despite being unable to attend the Los Angeles ceremony.The Back to Black star was named best new artist while also claiming the record of the...

By on 11 February 2008

Late Show For Winehouse Visa

Amy Winehouse has belatedly been granted the visa she needed to perform in person at tonight's Grammy awards.The British singer had attempted to process the work permit earlier last week but her application was initially...

By on 10 February 2008

British Singer Winehouse Denied Visa To Perform At Grammys

Singer Amy Winehouse will not be performing at Sunday night's Grammy Awards telecast following the rejection of her U.S. visa application by the U.S. embassy in London. Winehouse was recently fined in Norway last year...

'Rihanna Nearly Missed Out On Umbrella'

R'n'B sensation RIHANNA nearly missed out on the opportunity to record her summer smash hit UMBRELLA as it was originally intended for MARY J BLIGE or BRITNEY SPEARS.TRICKY STEWART, the producer behind the track, revealed...

By on 08 February 2008

Winehouse To Perform At Grammys Via Satellite?

Despite having her US visa application rejected, AMY WINEHOUSE may still perform at the Grammy Awards via satellite, it has emerged.The BACK TO BLACK singer, who is nominated for six awards at the prestigious ceremony,...

By on 08 February 2008

Winehouse Denied Visa

Amy Winehouse will be unable to perform at this year's Grammy awards ceremony after her US visa application was rejected.The Back to Black star had briefly left a rehabilitation clinic in north London earlier this...

By on 08 February 2008

Winehouse Questioned By Police

Amy Winehouse has been questioned by police in connection with a video which appeared to show her smoking crack cocaine.Though the singer was not arrested, she was interviewed under caution in relation to the alleged...

By on 06 February 2008

Winehouse Out Of Rehab For Visa

Amy Winehouse has left rehab to visit the US embassy in London to discuss acquiring a visa.The troubled singer was joined by her father Mitch and a nurse during the meeting with officials.Winehouse, 24, checked...

By on 05 February 2008

'Breakthrough' In Strike Talks

Hopes have been raised of a breakthrough in negotiations between striking Hollywood writers and studio executives.According to the Associated Press news agency, Writers' Guild of American (WGA) representatives and production companies are nearing a deal...

By on 03 February 2008

Amy Winehouse 'On Overnight Hospital Drip' For Drugs Rehab

Amy Winehouse was reportedly put on a hospital drip overnight as part of her drug rehabilitation programme.The troubled singer was admitted to rehab last month after video footage published by a UK tabloid appeared to...

By on 01 February 2008

Oscar Organisers Prepare Back-up Plan

The Oscar's organisers are developing a contingency plan to be put in place if the event is cancelled due to the writers' strike.A back-up plan would involve replacing the traditional red-carpet, star-studded celebration with a...

By on 31 January 2008

Wga Writers To Write For Grammy Awards

The Writers Guild of America, which last week agreed not to picket the Grammy Awards, has now agreed to allow two writers to contribute to the production. In signing an interim agreement with the Recording...

Grammys To Go Ahead After Striking Writers Agree Deal

This year's Grammy awards will go ahead after the striking writers' union agreed to allow its members to work on the show, it has been confirmed.The ceremony had been in jeopardy due to the ongoing...

By on 29 January 2008

Beyonce To Play Singing Legend

BEYONCE KNOWLES has signed up to star as jazz legend ETTA JAMES in CADILLAC RECORDS.The former DESTINY'S CHILD singer will join ADRIEN BRODY and JEFFREY WRIGHT in Darnell Martin's film.CADILLAC RECORDS follows the development of...

By on 28 January 2008

Amy Winehouse Enters Rehab

Amy Winehouse has entered rehab in her battle against drugs, the singer's record company has confirmed.The admission comes days after a video reportedly showing the 24-year-old smoking crack cocaine was published in the UK press.Universal...

By on 25 January 2008

Writers' Strike Settlement Appears Close

In an effort to revive negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, the Writers Guild of America on Tuesday withdrew its demands to act as bargaining agents for writers of reality and...

Wga Won't Picket Grammys

The Writers' Guild of America (WGA) has confirmed it will not picket next month's Grammy awards ceremony.While the Golden Globes show was cancelled in favour of a press conference, over fears that actors would refuse...

By on 23 January 2008

Grammys Seek Wga Pact

This year's Grammy awards could still go ahead after organisers asked the striking Hollywood writers to allow the show to proceed.Last weekend's Golden Globe awards ceremony was cancelled in favour of a press conference after...

By on 16 January 2008

Amy Winehouse Could Have Biggest Album Of The Year

AMY WINEHOUSE is set to have the biggest-selling album of the year with her second album BACK TO BLACK.The album, which features the single I TOLD YOU I WAS NO GOOD, has sold more than...

By on 21 December 2007

Police Score Top-grossing Tour

Reformed rockers The Police have been named as the most successful touring band of 2007, with over $212 million (£105 million) grossed.According to Billboard Boxscore, the reunited band sold over 1.8 million tickets for their...

By on 17 December 2007

Winehouse 'Keen' On Grammy Show

A representative for Amy Winehouse has said the troubled singer is keen on performing at the Grammy awards, in spite of her health concerns.The Rehab star recently shelved planned performances on her UK tour as...

By on 11 December 2007

Amy's Mum Pens Emotional Plea

The mother of singer Amy Winehouse has written an open letter to her daughter advising her to "stop, think and take stock" of her life.Janis Winehouse, 52, has urged her troubled daughter to seek help...

By on 09 December 2007

Amy's Mum Pens Emotional Letter

The mother of singer Amy Winehouse has written an open letter to her daughter advising her to "stop, think and take stock" of her life.Janis Winehouse, 52, has urged her troubled daughter to seek help...

By on 09 December 2007

Winehouse Up For Six Grammys

British vocalist Amy Winehouse is one of the leading candidates at the 50th Grammy awards after being nominated in six categories.The prestigious list of nominees is headed by US rapper Kanye West, who has been...

By on 07 December 2007

Police To Headline Isle Of Wight

Organisers of the 2008 Isle of Wight Festival have confirmed that reformed rock legends The Police are to headline the event.The Roxanne stars are to top the bill on Sunday June 15th, the final night...

By on 26 November 2007

Jennifer Lopez To Tour With Husband

Popstar Jennifer Lopez is to embark on a tour alongside her husband Marc Anthony.The pair will co-headline dates in North America, Canada and Puerto Rico, kicking off on September 29th.During the shows Lopez and Anthony...

By on 25 July 2007

Grammys Set For Year-long Celebration

A year's worth of celebrations have been planned to mark the 50th annual Grammy awards.The prestigious awards ceremony will next take place on February 10th 2008 and in the run-up to the night a Grammy...

By on 09 May 2007

Eminem Signs New Deal

Rapper Eminem has signed a new deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.The Grammy-winning artist has penned an "exclusive, worldwide administration agreement" with the company which includes hits past and present.Eminem's greatest hits collection Curtain Call,...

By on 07 March 2007

The Police Announce European Tour Dates

European tour dates for the reunited group The Police have been announced.Four dates will be played in the UK after the tour kicks off in Stockholm on August 29th.The first UK gig  set for...

By on 05 March 2007

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