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Black Sabbath To Play First Non-ozzfest Show

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE will join his BLACK SABBATH bandmates to headline this year's (05) ROSKILDE FESTIVAL - the group's first gig since last year's (04) annual OZZFEST tour. The heavy metal pioneers will join...

The Game Plays At The Top Of The Charts

50 CENT's protege THE GAME has stormed to the top of the US album charts with his debut THE DOCUMENTARY after the CD shifted an impressive 587,000 units in its opening week. The...

Usher Focuses On Album Grammy

R+B star USHER has one major musical ambition - he's desperate to win the coveted Album Of The Year GRAMMY next month (FEB05). The YOU MAKE ME WANNA singer enjoyed a phenomenally successful 2004...

Mario Takes Us Singles Charts By Storm

R+B hunk MARIO is the ultimate number one in America - he sits atop all the major BILLBOARD singles charts. The singer's LET ME LOVE YOU has just scored its fifth week at number...

Impersonator Put The Heat On Dirnt

GREEN DAY bassist MIKE DIRNT was once a wanted man - after a thief impersonated him. Despite having a solid alibi, it took months for the BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS rocker to convince the...

Green Day Bassist Refuses To Leave America

GREEN DAY rocker MIKE DIRNT is adamant he'll never move out of America, despite his disgust at US President GEORGE W BUSH's re-election in November (04). The AMERICAN IDIOT bassist and staunch Democrat refuses...

Green Day's Successful Political Mission

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG credits his band's outspoken political stance with encouraging an increased number of young Americans to vote in November's (04) presidential election. The group's GEORGE W BUSH-baiting latest album...

Alicia, Kelly + Charlotte Sign Up For Mtv Asia Aid Show

ALICIA KEYS, KELLY CLARKSON and GOOD CHARLOTTE are among the first acts to sign up for a new tsunami aid concert in Thailand. Artists will perform at an MTV ASIA AID benefit in Bangkok...

Green Day's Idiot Not So Stupid

Rockers GREEN DAY have achieved the near-impossible - a second week at the top of the US album charts four months after their AMERICAN IDIOT album first went to number one. The punk trio's...

U2 Lead Rolling Stone Poll

U2 have stormed the most important readers poll of 2004 after landing Best Single, Best Album, Artist of The Year, Best Band and Best Video prizes in rock bible ROLLING STONE. The group's VERTIGO...

Green Day Back On Top

Punks GREEN DAY are back on top of the US album charts four months after debuting their new album AMERICAN IDIOT at number one. The trio scored their first number one album back in...

Green Day Donate Itunes Profits To Red Cross

Punks GREEN DAY are to donate royalties from iTunes sales of their hit BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS to the AMERICAN RED CROSS' tsunami relief efforts. The trio's track is number one on the legal...

Green Day Rocker's Unusual Grammy Celebration

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was so elated when his band scooped six GRAMMY nominations last month (DEC04), he stepped out in public wearing colourful underwear over his trousers. The trio picked up...

Eminem Rules The Us Album Charts

Rapper EMINEM is refusing to be budged from the top of the American album charts. The rapper's ENCORE CD started the new year (05) as the US's top-selling disc after returning to the top...

X Factor Winner Reaches The Top

The winner of British TV talent contest THE X FACTOR has ended BAND AID 20's four-week reign atop the UK singles chart with a cover of PHIL COLLINS classic AGAINST ALL ODDS. Proceeds from...

Kanye Triumphant In Spin Magazine Polls

Multi-GRAMMY AWARD-nominated rapper/producer KANYE WEST has another reason to celebrate - he has been named the Artist of The Year in American music magazine SPIN. The JESUS WALKS hitmaker picked up more Grammy nods than...

Tyson Gets Musical

Heavyweight boxer MIKE TYSON proved he had more than his fighting skills to boast about on Wednesday night (22DEC04) - when he sang a Christmas song with comedian JIMMY KIMMEL. Tyson was one of...

Rolling Stone Names Its Heavy Hitters Of 2004

PARIS HILTON, MICHAEL MOORE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN, LINDSAY LOHAN, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, GWEN STEFANI and JAMIE FOXX join politicians, broadcasters and sports stars on the new People of The Year list in rock bible ROLLING...

King Names Idiot Album Of The Year

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has given a sales boost to GREEN DAY's new album AMERICAN IDIOT, by urging fans to rush out and buy it for Christmas. The author names the punk record his...

Usher Dominates Billboard Music Awards

R+B star USHER dominated the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE MUSIC AWARDS in Las Vegas last night (08DEC04) winning 11 trophies, including Artist of the Year. USHER's fellow R+B singer ALICIA KEYS walked off with seven...

Kanye Leads Grammy Nominations

Rap newcomer KANYE WEST is celebrating today (07DEC04) after leading the nominations for next year's (05) GRAMMY AWARDS with 10 nods. The COLLEGE DROPOUT star will compete for the Best New Artist, Rap Album,...

Band Aid 20 Hits The UK Top Spot In Convincing Fashion

BAND AID 20's DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? has topped the UK singles chart in spectacular style - by selling more than all the other top 40 records combined. The charity track, which is...

Armstrong's Anger With Young American Voters

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was livid with America's 18 to 29-year-old population when GEORGE W BUSH was re-elected US President - because there was such a small voting turnout in that age group....

Armstrong Slams 'Boring' Rockers

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has blasted contemporary rock bands for being "f**king boring" by not challenging themselves. Green Day released their politically controversial AMERICAN IDIOT album earlier this year (04), on which...

Keane And Jet Top Mtv Asia Nominations

British band KEANE and Australian rockers JET are leading the nominations at next year's (05) MTV ASIA AWARDS. Keane and Jet are up for three awards at the star-studded bash in Bangkok, Thailand, which...

Green Day Predict Anarchy After Bush Re-election

American punk rockers GREEN DAY fear for the future now GEORGE W BUSH has been re-elected as President of the USA. The TIME OF YOUR LIFE stars say their new album, AMERICAN IDIOT, is...

Aguilera And Love Donate For Charity

Music stars CHRISTINA AGUILERA and COURTNEY LOVE are joining forces to benefit an online charity auction which calls on celebrities to donate personal items. The VANITY FAIR IN CONCERT eBAY auction aims to give...

Williams And Rem Top British Charts

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS' comeback song has shot straight to the top of the UK singles chart. RADIO, the 30-year-old's first single in his homeland for two years, has knocked last week's (03OCT04) number...

Rascal Flatts Hit The Top

RASCAL FLATTS have taken country back to the top of the American album chart by becoming only the second country group in history to hit number one on the BILLBOARD 200 list. The band's...

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Soul legend Lionel Richie could be headed back to the top of the charts, with the news...

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