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Armstrong: Drink And Drugs Put Marriage In The Balance

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG's strong marriage was nearly destroyed by the chaotic recording of the band's hit 2004 album AMERICAN IDIOT. The BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS singer admits his rock lifestyle is...

50 Breaks Records With Four Top 10 Hits

50 CENT is breaking records at the top of the singles charts in America after claiming four tracks in this week's (beg21MAR05) BILLBOARD Hot 100 top 10. It's the first time any act has...

50 Massacres The Competition Again

Rapper 50 CENT's new album THE MASSACRE is refusing to budge at the top of the US album charts after selling 2.3 million copies in just over two weeks. The album, which crashed into...

50 Makes Chart History

Rapper 50 CENT has made chart history in America by becoming the first artist to have three hits in the BILLBOARD Hot 100 top five in the same week. The rap star's CANDY SHOP...

Goodrem's Mtv Double

Homegrown star DELTA GOODREM, GREEN DAY and hip-hoppers BLACK EYED PEAS led the way at the MTV AUSTRALIA VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS - picking up two gongs each. Goodrem won the Best Female Artist and...

Green Day Erased Ernie After Parental Fury

Punk rockers GREEN DAY removed an image of SESAME STREET character ERNIE from their 1994 album DOOKIE, after a stream of complaints from furious parents. Hordes of adults purchased the GRAMMY winning band's mega-selling...

Green Day Relevant In Their Thirties

GREEN DAY have dismissed critics who deem them too old for punk rock, insisting they're a "vital" component of today's music scene. The BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG-fronted band - all in their 30s - reached...

50 Cent Opens Candy Shop At Number One

50 CENT has ended R+B pin-up MARIO's nine week run at the top of the US singles chart by opening his CANDY SHOP at number one. The saucy rap tune - 50 Cent's third...

Ray Charles Back On Top After 40 Years

Late soul legend RAY CHARLES has recorded his first US album number one in more than 40 years thanks to his recent success at the GRAMMYS. The blind singer's acclaimed GENIUS LOVES COMPANY duets...

Green Day Singer Wants To Choke Bush

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG would throttle US President GEORGE W BUSH if the two were left alone together - and he'd enjoy doing it. The BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS singer fiercely criticises...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Green Day Learned From Past Success

GREEN DAY have drawn on their first experience of global success, following the release of their 1994 album DOOKIE, to help them cope with their renewed stardom in the wake of the success of current...

Green Day's Touring Horrors

GREEN DAY wowed European fans with their electric live shows earlier this year (05) - but the US rockers had a very different experience when they first toured the continent in 1991. The AMERICAN...

3 Doors Down Surprise With Best Chart Week In Us

Rockers 3 DOORS DOWN have served up a surprise at the top of the US album charts after crashing in at number one with new CD SEVENTEEN DAYS. The album's success gives the Mississippi...

Green Day Thank Thieves For American Idiot Success

Rockers GREEN DAY owe the success of their GRAMMY-winning album AMERICAN IDIOT to thieves who stole the masters they were working on as their new project. Frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG admits the theft made...

Simpson: 'Universal Turned Busted Into A Machine'

CHARLIE SIMPSON has blasted his former group BUSTED's record label UNIVERSAL for turning "three songwriters" into a boyband "machine". The hunky singer - who quit Busted last month (JAN05) to focus on his hard...

Scissor Sisters Are A Cut Above At The Brits

New York pop-rockers SCISSOR SISTERS were the big winners at Wednesday's (09FEB05) BRIT AWARDS - taking home three accolades including Best International Group and Best Album. The LAURA fivesome open the 25th annual ceremony...

The Game Back On Top

Rap sensation THE GAME is back on top of the US album charts after he was knocked off the number one spot last week (02FEB04) by country star KENNY CHESNEY. The Game's hit album...

Keys Leads The Way At Tsunami Fundraiser

Pop star ALICIA KEYS joined forces with chart-topping Asian singers to host a charity MTV extravaganza in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday (03FEB05) to raise cash for tsunami survivors. The R+B beauty compered the MTV ASIA...

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...

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...

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...

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