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Mick Jagger Confirms Involvement In James Brown Biopic

Rocker Sir Mick Jagger has confirmed reports he is to produce a James Brown biopic, insisting he is honoured to be involved.The Rolling Stones frontman has joined forces with scriptwriters Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth,...

James Brown's Daughter Arrested On Theft And Assault Charges

James Brown's daughter has been arrested in Georgia amid allegations of vehicle theft, assault and battery.Hope Campbell called Augusta police on Monday morning (23Jul12) after she reportedly spotted her employee Venisha Brown driving her Suv...

James Brown Was A Shaggy Fan

James Brown was a huge fan of Shaggy. The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker was approached by the funk legend - who died in 2006 - after he had seen him perform, and says he gave...

Tarantino's Controversial 'Django Unchained' Trailer Released

After tackling the tricky subject of Nazis in Inglorious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino is back, with Django Unchained. A trailer has just been released for the movie, which deals with the topics of slavery in the...

American Idol: Joshua Ledet Has The Title At His Fingertips

Joshua Ledet now looks to be the favourite for the final of American Idol after wowing all the judges in the latest semi-final. It hasn't all been plain sailing for the 20 year-old prospect, having...

American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Lays Down The Gauntlet

American Idol is now down to the final four contestants and with the field narrowing, speculation is beginning to mount as to who will be the last standing in the quest for this year's crown....

Dick Clark Dies Aged 82: "Only God Made More Stars"

Dick Clark has died, at the age of 82, Cnn reports. The American Bandstand presenter was responsible for breaking a huge number of musical acts in America in a show that "bridged racial and political...

Kate Moss Gives Bedroom To Hairdresser

Kate Moss has equipped her new house with a bedroom for her hairdresser.The 38-year-old supermodel has reportedly devoted one of the seven bedrooms at her £8million mansion in north London to stylist James Brown.A source...

Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead, Believed To Be Suicide

Don Cornelius, who was truly one of the pioneers of music television, has been found dead in his home in California this morning, February 1st, with entertainment website TMZ claiming that the creator of the...

Kate Moss Planning Festive Ballroom Party

Kate Moss is throwing a ballroom dancing-themed Christmas party.The 37-year-old supermodel is a big fan of British reality TV show 'Strictly Come Dancing' - the UK equivalent of 'Dancing with the Stars' - and is...

Former James Brown Trustees Want Settlement Declared Null And Void

The former trustees of James Brown's estate are asking a South Carolina judge to void a 2009 settlement deal which divided up the late soul legend's assets.Adele Pope and Robert Buchanan claim they were ousted...

James Brown's Former Manager Sentenced To Home Confinement

James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement for misusing the late star's finances in the years leading up to his death.David Cannon, 72, was accused of stealing a portion...

Soul Icon James Brown Honoured By Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame

Soul legend James Brown has been posthumously inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame.The Godfather of Soul was honoured at a special ceremony in Atlanta on Saturday (15Oct11) in recognition of his longheld interest...

Scott Scotty Mccreery Makes History With 'Clear As Day'

American Idol winner Scotty Mccreery has made history with debut album 'Clear as Day', which entered the Billboard 200 Chart at No. 1 this week. The 18-year-old becomes the first country artist to top the...

Mark Ronson And Katy B Finishing Olympic Record

Mark Ronson and Katy B are putting the finishing touches to their Olympic Song.The producer and dubstep singer Katy are collaborating on a track for the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which they went to...

James Brown's Publicist Hires Private Eye To Investigate Death

James Brown's former publicist has hired a top private eye to investigate the soul legend's death - because she thinks he was murdered.Jacque Hollander has never accepted that the Godfather of Soul suffered a heart...

Kate Moss Buys Porsche

Kate Moss has splashed out on a new Porsche.The 37-year-old supermodel has reportedly been on a mammoth spending spree since marrying Jamie Hince in July, including buying the luxury vehicle, installing a ballet room for...

Kate Moss Upsets Neighbours

Kate Moss' neighbours are upset with her plans to install CCTV cameras at her home. The supermodel is revamping her £8 million home in north London, but her neighbours are not happy with the new...

James Brown Like A Brother To Jazzie B

Soul II Soul star Jazzie B says James Brown treated him like a "little brother". The DJ, producer and singer worked with James - known as the 'Godfather of Soul' - on one of his...

Moss' Hairdresser Pal Apologises For Racist Outburst

British celebrity hairdresser James Brown has apologised to a Tv personality and businessman after hurling racist remarks during a drunken tirade at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards earlier this...

Cee Lo: 'James Brown Was Like My Father'

Cee Lo Green has confirmed speculation Gnarls Barkley's fan favourite tune Who's Gonna Save My Soul is all about the passing of James Brown.The Crazy singer made the big reveal during a recent taping of...

Georgia's Hall Of Fame To Close

The Georgia Music Hall of Fame, which has honoured stars including James Brown, Little Richard and Otis Redding, is to close next month (Jun11) due to budget cuts.The state-funded museum was opened in 1996, but...

Brown's Daughter Sues Over Unworn Costume

James Brown's daughter is embroiled in a legal battle with an Ohio clothing company over a stage costume made for the superstar before his death in 2006.Deanna Brown Thomas has sued the singer's longtime tailors,...

James Brown's Former Producer Takes Legal Action Against Singer's Children

One of James Brown's former producers is taking legal action to stop the late singer's children and his ex-wife from receiving a larger cut of the soul man's $100 million (£62.5 million) fortune - against...

Kate Moss' Fresh Wedding Look

Kate Moss will look "fresh and modern" on her wedding day.The supermodel is set to marry Jamie Hince later this year and celebrity hairdresser James Brown is set to style her tresses and while they...

Bruno Mars' Admiration For James Brown

Bruno Mars says watching James Brown "changed his life."The 'Grenade' hitmaker revealed he would watch old recordings of the 'I Feel Good' singer - known as the Godfather of Soul - which inspired him to...

Kate Moss' Celebrates Birthday In Paris

Kate Moss celebrated her birthday in Paris - and got so drunk she walked into a glass door.The British supermodel - who turned 37 yesterday (16.01.11) - spent 48 hours in the French capital with...

Glee Cast To Perform Live On The X Factor

The cast of GLEE are set to perform live on the semi-finals of the X Factor, it has been confirmed. Two of the world's biggest shows are set to join forces on Sunday 5th December...

Uncool Friend P. Diddy

P. Diddy fears he will destroy Arctic Monkeys star Matt Helders' image if he calls him by his real name.The rap mogul is friends with the British drummer but has insisted on nicknaming him Rufus...

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