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Jeff Lynne Working On New Album

Jeff Lynne has started work on his new album.The prolific 69-year-old rocker only released 'Alone in the Universe' with Electric Light Orchestra last year but he is already hard at work on a follow-upSpeaking to...

Adele Says Hello Again To Number One Spot After Glastonbury

Thanks to her show-stopping headlining performance at Glastonbury last weekend, Adele’s third album 25 has returned to the number one spot in the UK albums chart. The album enjoyed a huge surge in sales (up...

Jeff Lynne Had Glastonbury Chopper

Jeff Lynne couldn't ''handle'' the size of Glastonbury when he flew into the festival via helicopter last weekend.The ELO singer played the 'legends slot' at the world famous event last Sunday afternoon (26.06.16) and he...

Lionel Richie Star-struck Over Barry Gibb At Silver Clef Awards

Lionel Richie collected the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award in London on Friday ( 01.07.16) and admitted he felt like a ''fan'' when his musical hero Barry Gibb presented him with his prize.The 'Stuck...

Phil Collins: 'I'm Not Well Enough To Play Glastonbury'

The veteran musician underwent surgery late last year (15) to correct nerve damage, but his recovery was set back when he later took a tumble and fractured a bone in his foot....

Electric Light Orchestra Lead Glastonbury Line-up

The band is set to head to the Worthy Farm site in Somerset, England in June (16) to tackle the British music festival's annual 'Legends' slot, which has previously been filled by veteran...

Jeff Lynne Announces Christmas Treat For Elo Fans

All Alone in the Universe, ELO's first studio album since 2001's Zoom, will be released just in time for Christmas (25Dec15). Lynne is offering up the project's lead single, When I Was...

Jeff Lynne Unveils Star On The Walk Of Fame

The 67-year-old British rocker told fans at the ceremony he was humbled by the honour - the 2,548th star. He said, "I never expected to be on the Hollywood Walk of Fame......

Elo Star Jeff Lynne To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

The British rocker's fellow former Wilbury Tom Petty and Eagles star Joe Walsh will be at the Los Angeles ceremony to salute Lynne when he unveils his latest accolade on 23 April (15)...

Ed Sheeran To Join Elo At The Grammys

Ed Sheeran will team up with Electric Light Orchestra leader Jeff Lynne for a hits medley at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (08Feb15).The get together will be one of many collaborations set to hit...

Ed Sheeran To Perform With Jeff Lynne's Elo At Grammy Awards

Ed Sheeran will perform with Jeff Lynne's ELO at the Grammy Awards.The star-studded performance at the 57th annual music ceremony on Sunday (08.02.15) will also feature 'Your Body Is a Wonderland' hitmaker and seven-time Grammy...

Sam Smith Confirms Tom Petty And Jeff Lynne Writing Credit

British singer Sam Smith has given Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne a co-writing credit on his single Stay With Me but insists similarities to their 1989 song I Won't Back Down are "a complete coincidence".The...

Sam Smith To Pay Royalties To Tom Petty And Jeff Lynne - Report

British pop star Sam Smith has reportedly agreed to pay out royalties to rockers Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne over his hit single Stay With Me.The track was released in April (14) and fans were...

Queen Named Band Of The Year At Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards

Queen have been named Band of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification awards.Icons in rock music from past and present were celebrated at the event at The Avalon...

Jeff Lynne Steps In To Help Take That Recover From Orange Split

Legendary hitmaker Jeff Lynne has replaced Jason Orange in Take That, becoming the group's secret fourth member.The Electric Light Orchestra leader, who recently staged a comeback show in London's Hyde Park, has been working in...

Jeff Lynne Triumphs At Elo Comeback Gig

Jeff Lynne is getting ready to recharge his Electric Light Orchestra after the band returned to the U.K. stage for the first time in 28 years on Sunday night (14Sep14).Elo headlined BBC Radio 2's Festival...

Jeff Lynne & Laura Mvula Receive Honorary Degrees In Hometown

Electric Light Orchestra star Jeff Lynne and singer/songwriter Laura Mvula have been handed honorary degrees at Birmingham City University in England.Mvula, a former graduate of the university, and the 66-year-old Birmingham native were both named...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

David O. Russell Still Can't Believe He Landed Lost Elo Tracks For Movie

Director David O. Russell tracked down Electric Light Orchestra leader Jeff Lynne while he was dreaming up the soundtrack for his 1970s-era movie American Hustle and asked him to part with a handful of unreleased...

Jeff Lynne Marks Elo Anniversary With New Material

Rock legend Jeff Lynne is marking Electric Light Orchestra's 40th anniversary by releasing new material.The band is celebrating the milestone on Tuesday (23Apr13) by unveiling a new album called Electric Light Orchestra Live, which features...

A Week In Music Featuring: Coldplay, Elo, Hot Chip, Hot Chip And Much More!

Coldplay live CD/DVD CoverAlbums of Note... Coldplay’s Live 2012 album shows a band far more at ease with themselves than their previous live release, from 2003. The Live 2012 package includes both blu-ray and CD....

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Keen To Rework Another Lost John Lennon Track With Jeff Lynne

Sir Paul Mccartney is plotting to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording Free As A...

Joe Walsh's New Wife Forced Him Back In To The Studio

The Eagles rocker Joe Walsh has credited his wife with getting him back in the studio to work on his first solo album in two decades, revealing she bullied him into working with British star...

Ringo Starr Turns 70 With Peace And Love

Ringo Starr celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday (07.07.10) with a party in New York's Times Square.The former Beatle stepped outside the Hard Rock Cafe at midday with his friends and family, including wife Barbara Bach,...

George Harrison's Afterlife Album

Several previously unheard songs by George Harrison are set to be released.The late former Beatle had a large batch of unfinished tracks at the time of his death in 2001 and they will now be...

Unheard Harrison Songs Set For Release

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON is to release a second posthumous album after his pal JEFF LYNNE reportedly agreed to complete some of his unfinished works.The star, who died in 2001, left behind a vast...

Ringo Starr Makes Up Fab Three

Ringo Starr is set to join Sir Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan to record new tracks over the summer. The ex-Beatles drummer - real name Richard Starkey - is keen to join his former Fab...

Bob Dylan's Mccartney Summer Duet

Bob Dylan and Sir Paul McCartney will work together this summer.The 'Blowin' in the Wind' singer recently said he would be "excited" to collaborate with the former Beatles star, and after Paul also indicated his...

Lynne To Receive Ascap Honour

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA & TRAVELING WILBURYS star JEFF LYNNE is to be awarded the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) 2009 Golden Note honour. The revered Brit, who has also produced the Beatles, Roy...

Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

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