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Johnson: `I Don't Want To Be President'

Surfer-turned-rocker JACK JOHNSON has denied reports he's planning to take his green ideas into politics - because he doesn't want to become the next AL GORE. The singer-songwriter has expressed his admiration for all environmentalist...

Johnson Worries About Fame

Singer-songwriter JACK JOHNSON is so worried about how famous he's becoming he even dreams about strangers staring at him. The Better Together star is concerned by the number of people who now recognise him is...

Johnson Grateful To Be Alive After Surfing Accident

Hawaiian rocker JACK JOHNSON could feel himself drifting towards death after a freak surfing accident in 1992. Johnson was a 17-year-old professional surfer when he was badly injured and left with a broken nose, no...

Coachella Goes East With Johnson + Radiohead?

RADIOHEAD and JACK JOHNSON are among the frontrunners to headline the first Coachella music festival on America's east coast. Festival bosses have confirmed Internet reports the offshoot to their annual California desert event would take...

Musicians Flock To Record Dylan Covers For Soundtrack

EDDIE VEDDER, SONIC YOUTH, JACK JOHNSON and WILLIE NELSON are among the stars who have contributed covers of BOB DYLAN songs for a new movie centred around the legendary rocker. Director Todd Haynes' I'm Not...

Johnson Goes Green With New Environmentally Friendly Studio

Surfer-rocker JACK JOHNSON has turned his new Los Angeles recording studio into a state-of-the art environmentally friendly place by using natural light and padding the walls with old denim jeans. The environmentally-conscious singer/songwriter, who will...

Johnson Started Music Before Accident

Hawaiian singer JACK JOHNSON has laughed off claims a teenage surfing accident made him turn to music, insisting he had musical talent years before the pivotal event. Johnson was a 17-year-old professional surfer when he...

Crowded House Bump Johnson To Headline Live Earth In Sydney

LATEST: Reformed rockers CROWDED HOUSE have bumped JACK JOHNSON from the headlining spot at Sydney. Australia's Live Earth concert after confirming they'll perform at the eco-friendly fundraiser. Surf rocker Johnson confirmed he'd perform at the...

Johnson To Headline Australia's Live Earth

Surfing rocker JACK JOHNSON is set to end his year-long hiatus by headlining the Sydney, Australia leg of Live Earth concerts this summer (07). The singer/songwriter will join reformed rockers Midnight Oil, Crowded House and...

All-american Rejects Honoured With Songwriter Prize

Rockers the ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS are to be honoured with the Vanguard Award at the upcoming ASCAP Pop Music Awards after scoring the most-played tunes of 2006. The band's principal songwriters TYSON RITTER and NICK WHEELER...

Snow Patrol Release Lennon Song For Amnesty

Snow Patrol will feature on a CD of John Lennon covers to support the human rights group Amnesty International.The band is one of 20 artists contributing to Instant Karma and has covered the former Beatle's...

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Depeche Mode, Marsalis And Chili Peppers Claim Playboy Prizes

DEPECHE MODE have been inducted to Playboy's Hall of Fame in the magazine's annual Music Poll, while jazz great BRANFORD MARSALIS and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS won the readers' votes. Marsalis claimed the Jazz Artist...

Diddy Inspired To Live It Up Like Boxing Hero Johnson

Rap mogul DIDDY's flamboyant lifestyle is based on that of his hero, boxing great JACK JOHNSON, who used to live it up in the face of extreme racial tension. The BAD BOY FOR LIFE hitmaker,...

Nelson, Johnson + Harper Team Up For Christmas Single

Country star WILLIE NELSON has teamed up with BEN HARPER and JACK JOHNSON to record a charity Christmas single. The trio will release WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PEACE ON EARTH on 21 November (06) will all...

Jack Johnson: 'I'm Curious George'

Surfer-turned-singer JACK JOHNSON had no problem coming up with songs for kids film CURIOUS GEORGE because he has always felt like the curious monkey of the title. The catchy soundtrack was a big hit for...

Pink Insisted On Traditional Wedding

Pop star PINK insisted her lavish January (06) wedding be a traditional affair despite her reputation for being tough and outspoken. The singer, who is famous for her piercings, tattoos and punk hairdos, made sure...

Opera Stars Make UK Chart History

Tenors ANDREA BOCELLI, VITTORIO GRIGOLO and RUSSELL WATSON have made UK chart history by each having an opera album in the top ten. Watson's ULTIMATE COLLECTION enters at number two, Bocelli's AMORE slips to five,...

Madonna And Blunt Rule The European Charts

MADONNA continues to prove herself as the queen of pop as she crashes straight in at number one in the European singles chart with SORRY, while her disc CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR remains at...

Madonna Beaten By Reality Tv Star

Superstar MADONNA has been toppled from the top of the UK singles chart by reality TV star CHICO and his pop song, IT'S CHICO TIME. The former goatherd, who failed to impress talent judges SHARON...

KeishaS A List Influences

Budding UK soul singer and songrwiting talent KEISHA WHITE has revealed the biggest influences on her fast rising music career, and they make up a very special R&B A list. Listening to ARETHA FRANKLIN, AALIYAH and...

High School Musical On A High

The soundtrack to Disney's smash hit TV show HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL has topped the US album charts after seven weeks on release. The compilation sold 101,000 copies last week to topple JAHEIM's GHETTO CLASSICS, which...

Madonna Queen Of UK Charts Again

MADONNA has jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart to claim her 12th number one with SORRY, ending veteran singer LEO SAYER's unlikely two-week reign in pole position. Sayer's 1977...

Third Time Lucky For Jaheim

R+B star JAHEIM has scored his first US album chart number one at the third attempt. The New Jersey singer's LP GHETTO CLASSICS has debuted at the top of the new chart with 152,000...

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...

Jack Johnson Surfs To Number One

Former pro-surfer JACK JOHNSON has another surprise album hit on his hands - his CURIOUS GEORGE soundtrack has shot to the top of the US charts. The reluctant superstar's companion album to the new...

Kanye, Blunt And Kaisers Among Early Brit Winners

English rockers KAISER CHIEFS are leading the winners at tonight's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, picking up two trophies at the London bash. Kaiser Chiefs opened the star-studded ceremony in the British capital's Earls Court venue...

Simpson And Johnson Named Worst In Pop

JESSICA SIMPSON, JACK JOHNSON, WESTLIFE, MS DYNAMITE and THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS have 'won' the dubious honour of being named the worst musicians of the past year (05). The Naomi Awards, organised by British digital...

Johnson Surfs To Clear His Mind + Escape

Surfer-turned-rocker JACK JOHNSON hits the beach in his native Hawaii for two hours every day - because it's his way of meditating. The Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter grew up in Hawaii and never misses an opportunity...

Johnson Embarrassed By Grammy Nomination

Singer/songwriter JACK JOHNSON is embarrassed by his Best Pop Vocalist nomination at this month's (FEB06) Grammy Awards because he thinks he has a terrible voice. The former pro-surfer was astonished when he heard he'd...

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