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Lady Gaga's Twickenham Show Kick Starts UK Leg Of 'Born This Way' Tour

Lady Gaga kick started the UK leg of her 'Born This Way' tour at Twickenham last night and did so in typical Gaga-esque fashion. The 26-year-old singer played a set that saw her utilise a...

John Lennon Killer Claims He Didn't Target Him

John Lennon's killer claims he didn't target the Beatles singer.The 'Imagine' hitmaker was shot dead outside his New York apartment in December 1980 by Mark Chapman but he claims he only killed him because he...

John Lennon's Murderer Planned To Live With Christian Minister

John Lennon's murderer Mark David Chapman had planned to live and work with a Christian minister in New York if he had been granted parole.The 57 year old, who fatally shot the Beatles icon outside...

Sean Lennon Warns About Fracking In Opinion Piece

John Lennon's son Sean has issued a public plea to officials in New York to ban hydraulic fracturing projects in the state to preserve natural land that is "on the verge" of destruction.The Beatles legend's...

Yoko Ono To Host Anti-fracking Event In New York

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the couple's son Sean are set to host an event against hydraulic fracturing in New York City on Wednesday (29Aug12) to protest drilling for natural gas.The mother and son...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole, Again

John Lennon 's killer, Mark Chapman, has been denied release from prison after appearing in front of the parole board for the seventh time, reports The Ukpa. Chapman, 57 stood before The New York Department...

John Lennon's Killer Mark Chapman Denied Parole: Will He Ever Be Released?

Mark David Chapman, the man responsible for John Lennon 's death has been denied parole for the seventh time, prison officials said on Thursday (August 23, 2012). Mr Chapman, who shot dead the legendary Beatles...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole Again

John Lennon's murderer Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the seventh time.Chapman appeared before a panel of officials in New York state on Wednesday (22Aug12) but his release from prison was denied by...

Mia Farrow Compiles Photo Montage To Inspire Peace

Actress and activist Mia Farrow has marked World Humanitarian Day (19Aug12) by compiling a photo tribute to refugees set to the music of John Lennon's peace anthem Imagine.The Rosemary's Baby star gathered images of struggling...

John Lennon's Murderer Lands Seventh Parole Hearing

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman is making another bid for freedom - his seventh parole hearing has been scheduled for next week (begs20Aug12).Chapman gunned down the Beatles legend outside his New York home in...

John Lennon's Tooth Moulded Into New Sculpture

A Canadian artist has incorporated a piece of John Lennon's tooth into a new clay model of The Beatles icon.The tragic star's tooth was sold off at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, England last...

Yoko Ono's Artwork Graces Newspaper Front Page

A work of art created by Yoko Ono has been used as the cover for a special edition of a newspaper in her late husband John Lennon's hometown.Ono took inspiration from the culture and spirit...

John Lennon's Mansion On The Market

John Lennon's former mansion home in Surrey, England is up for sale.The St George's Hill-area estate near Weybridge, which the Beatles legend and his first wife Cynthia called home between 1964 and 1968, is on...

John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

Paul Mccartney Glad Beatles Never Reunited

Sir Paul McCartney is glad The Beatles never reunited. The legendary 'Get Back' band ended in 1969 amidst legal wrangling and the bassist-and-singer - one of the surviving two members of the group, alongside Ringo...

Elton John 'Apprehensive' About Ibiza Performance

Sir Elton John was ''apprehensive'' about performing in Ibiza. The 'Rocket Man' singer recently reworked some of his classic hits with Australian dance duo Pnau and took to the stage on the party island to...

Bob Dylan's New Album Features Lennon Tribute

Bob Dylan's new album Tempest will feature a tribute to John Lennon.The singer/songwriter's 35th studio release will include the track Roll on John, which features lyrics from multiple Beatles songs, including A Day in the...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Stars Team Up In A Bid To Improve Control Of Weapons Around The World

Rockers Coldplay, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and singer Annie Lennox have teamed up to urge world leaders to regulate the international arms trade.Representatives from more than 190 governments met in New York on Monday...

Paul Mccartney 'Lost It' When Performed With Brian Wilson

Sir Paul McCartney ''lost it'' when he got to perform with Brian Wilson.The Beatles legend sang at a charity concert on the Beach Boys star's hit 'God Only Knows' and admits he was very overwhelmed...

Paul Mccartney: 'Music Has Healing Powers'

Sir Paul McCartney believes in the ''healing power'' of music.The Beatles legend insists song has a ''powerful'' effect and even claims to have cured a headache by listening to one of his favourite records.Speaking on...

Aaron Johnson And Sam Taylor-wood Tie The Knot

Aaron Johnson and Sam Taylor-Wood have married.The pair - who have two kids Wylda Rae, 23 months and Romy Hero, five months together - tied the knot in Somerset, England yesterday (21.06.12).Sam, 45, wore a...

Sam Taylor-wood, 44, Marries Toy Boy Aaron Johnson, 22

Sam Taylor-wood, the British actress turned filmmaker, has married her toy-boy fiance Aaron Johnson in a private ceremony in Somerset, reports the UK's Daily Mirror. The couple met on the set of Taylor-Wood's directorial debut...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

That'll Be The Day: Paul Mccartney Turns 70-Years-old

Happy Birthday to Sir Paul Mccartney, 50 per cent of the surviving half of The Beatles and legendary songwriter in his own right too. Many would argue that whilst it was John Lennon who perhaps...

Yoko Ono Dismissed Sam Taylor-wood's Lennon Movie Plans

Yoko Ono was initially sceptical about Sam Taylor-wood's plans to depict her late husband John Lennon in Nowhere Boy and was "flabbergasted" the director made such a "beautiful" biopic.The former artist contacted Ono while she...

Robin Gibb's Funeral To Be Held Next Week

Robin Gibb's funeral will take place next week. The Bee Gees star will be laid to rest on June 8, after losing his battle against liver and colon on May 20 aged 62.Family and close...

Elvis' Crypt: Yours For Just $100,000!

Just when you thought that all of Elvis Presley's personal artefacts had been plundered, sold, auctioned and sold all over again, an auction house has come up trumps and is intending to sell The King...

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