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Kris Kristofferson Won't Be Giving Up Weed To Test His Memory Issues

The Sunday Morning Coming Down star recently learned undiagnosed Lyme disease may have something to do with his ongoing memory loss, after doctors told him it may be Alzheimer's disease or the results...

Kris Kristofferson 'Memory Loss' Due To Undiagnosed Lyme Disease

The 79-year-old country music star and movie veteran has been open about his battle with memory loss for several years, and doctors had been telling him for a long time that his worsening...

Kris Kristofferson & B.b. King Lead Austin City Limits Hall Of Fame Inductees

The trio will be feted at a star-studded ceremony in October (16) at the Moody Theater in Austin. Kristofferson and Raitt have each appeared on the long-running Austin City Limits TV show...

Kris Kristofferson And Charley Pride To Be Honoured At American Eagle Awards

The singers will join legendary music manager Jim Halsey and his producer son Sherman Halsey for the National Music Council's annual ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on 11 July (15). All five honourees...

Willie Nelson And Kris Kristofferson To Headline Waylon Jennings Tribute Show

The country music veterans will headline Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings at the Moody Theatre in Austin, Texas, where fellow musicians Toby Keith, Eric Church, Sturgill Simpson, Lee Ann Womack, Kacey...

Bradley Cooper To Direct A Star Is Born Remake

Bradley Cooper is set to make his directorial debut on a remake of 'A Star is Born'.The 40-year-old actor is in line to step behind the camera for the first time to re-imagine the story...

Stars Line Up For Emmylou Harris Tribute Show

Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson and Martina Mcbride are among the stars lining up to salute veteran singer Emmylou Harris at a special tribute concert next year (15).Singers including Mavis Staples, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Lucinda Williams,...

Rita Coolidge To Open Up About Famous Romances In Memoir

Veteran singer/songwriter Rita Coolidge has put her ex-husband Kris Kristofferson and former lovers Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Leon Russell on high alert by revealing she'll open up about her famous affairs in an upcoming...

Kris Kristofferson & Merle Haggard To Be Feted At Acm Honors

Country stars Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Carrie Underwood will be feted with special prizes at the 2014 ACM Honors.For The Good Times hitmaker Kristofferson will be one of four songwriters to receive the Academy...

Kris Kristofferson To Play President Andrew Jackson In Miniseries

Singer/actor Kris Kristofferson has been cast as former U.S. President Andrew Jackson in a new Tv miniseries.The 77 year old will star as the American leader in Texas Rising, an eight-hour series about the Texas...

Kris Kristofferson Refusing To Let Memory Loss Get In The Way Of Recording Plans

Country music legend Kris Kristofferson is refusing to let his deteriorating memory loss wreck his plans to reunite with Willie Nelson in the studio, insisting his woes aren't as bad as they may seem.The 77...

Kris Kristofferson Honours Janis Joplin At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Veteran singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson heard Janis Joplin's rendition of his Me & Bobby Mcgee tune for the first time on the day she died 43 years ago.Kristofferson was among the celebrities who paid tribute to...

Tompall Glaser, Country Musician And Studio Owner, Dies Aged 79 After "Long Illness"

Tompall Glaser, the Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (Tuesday 14th August) at the age of 79. His nephew announced his death and said it was the result of a "long illness".Willie Nelson worked with...

Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

Carly Simon Confides 'You're So Vain' Secret In Taylor Swift

Carly Simon's famous 'You're So Vain' continues to raise questions 41 years after its release. Taylor Swift has revealed Simon confided the identity of the song's subject. Swift, unfortunately, is sworn to secrecy.Taylor Swift at...

Stars Line Up For Cowboy Jack Clement Tribute

Kris Kristofferson and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach joined former President Bill Clinton to pay tribute to country music icon Cowboy Jack Clement in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday night (30Jan13).Composer and music legend T Bone...

Willie Nelson Lands Kris Kristofferson Award

Country legend Willie Nelson was presented with a lifetime achievement award by Kris Kristofferson at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday night (27Jan13).The Always on My Mind hitmaker landed the Nashville Songwriter Association International's...

Dan Auerbach, Emmylou Harris And Kris Kristofferson To Play Tribute Gig

The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach and country legends Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson are among the artists taking part in a tribute show in honour of singer/songwriter and producer Cowboy Jack Clement.The stars will...

Back As A Baddie: Eric Bana On The Joys Of Being A Psychopath In Deadfall

Eric Bana’s back to life as a baddie in Deadfall. He stars opposite Olivia Wilde in the movie, in which he plays a gun-toting psycho.In his own words, the movie is “an adult drama where...

Beyonce Knowles Pulls Out Of A Star Is Born

Beyonce Knowles has pulled out of 'A Star is Born'. The 31-year-old singer was due to team up with director Clint Eastwood to portray a young performer who falls in love with an older declining...

Beyonce Knowles To Star In Epic

Beyonce Knowles will voice Queen Tara in animated movie 'Epic'. The 'Halo' hitmaker will join a star studded cast including Colin Farrell as Ronin, Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Johnny Knoxville...

Willie Nelson, Snoop & Kristofferson Unite For Pot-smoking Anthem

Marijuana lovers Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg and Kris Kristofferson have teamed up to record a new weed anthem to mark the unofficial 4/20 holiday for stoners.The unlikely trio have released Roll Me Up in honour...

Kris Kristofferson Honoured For Career

Country legend Kris Kristofferson was honoured for his lengthy career at a gala in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday (26Mar12).The Me and Bobby MCGee hitmaker was the guest of honour at the T. J. Martell Foundation...

Snoop Dogg Appears On Willie Nelson Album

Snoop Dogg appears on Willie Nelson's new album, 'Heroes'.The rapper teamed with the country singer for the track 'Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die', which also features Kris Kristofferson and Jamey Johnson....

Tom Cruise In Talks For A Star Is Born

Tom Cruise is being lined up for a role in 'A Star Is Born'.The 'Mission: Impossible' actor is having talks to star alongside Beyonce Knowles in the new version of the classic film, which is...

Beyonce Knowles' Pregnancy To Delay Star Is Born Remake?

Beyonce Knowles' pregnancy could delay production on 'A Star Is Born'. The 'Halo' singer announced she is expecting her first child with husband Jay-Z during the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (28.08.11) and while...

Kris Kristofferson Clears Up Stories About Helicopter Visit To Johnny Cash

Grizzled country star Kris Kristofferson has exploded a music myth surrounding a helicopter visit he made to Johnny Cash, insisting it wasn't quite like the Man in Black remembered it.For starters, Cash and his wife...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Star With Beyonce In A Star Is Born?

Leonardo DiCaprio could join Beyonce Knowles in the remake of 'A Star Is Born'.The 'Inception' star is currently working with Clint Eastwood on the biopic 'J. Edgar' but the Oscar winning director is hoping to...

Johnny Cash's Home Turned Into A Museum

Johnny Cash's childhood home is being restored and turned into a museum.The family home where the 'Walk The Line' singer grew up in Dyess, Arkansas has been bought by the State University and will be...

Jennifer Aniston To Become Director?

Jennifer Aniston has given the clearest indication yet that she could make the foray into movie directing in the near future.Jennifer Aniston, the American actress who is set to direct a short film for breast...

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