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Katy Perry To Perform Intimate Gig For Roman Kemp

Katy Perry is going to play an intimate show in celebration of Roman Kemp's new radio show.The 24-year-old radio presenter was overcome with excitement on Tuesday (02.05.17) when he launched 'Capital London Breakfast Show with...

Martin Kemp Is A One Woman Man

Martin Kemp will be with his wife for the rest of his life.The Spandau Ballet musician tied the knot with Shirlie Holliman nearly 30 years ago and he wouldn't want to do anything to ''ruin''...

George Michael's Family Thank Fans For Support

George Michael's family have thanked his fans for their ''love and support'' after the star was laid to rest on Wednesday (29.12.16).The 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker finally got the send off he deserved after he tragically...

George Michael Laid To Rest

George Michael has been laid to rest.The 'Careless Whisper' singer passed away from natural causes on Christmas Day (25.12.16) but his funeral only took place on Wednesday (29.03.17) afternoon at Highgate Cemetery in North London.George's...

George Michael's Grave 'Put Under 24-Hour Guard'

George Michael's grave has been put under round-the-clock guard.The family of the 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker - who passed away from natural causes on Christmas Day (25.12.16) aged 53 - are reportedly fearful of people stealing...

Ashley Roberts Joins Let It Shine As Semi-final Guest Judge

The Saturday night signing contest is the brain child of Take That frontman Gary Barlow, and follows his quest to find a cast of young actors to star in stage musical The Band, based around...

Martin Kemp Is Lucky In Love

Martin Kemp feels ''lucky'' to still be married.The Spandau Ballet star has been wed to spouse Shirlie - with whom he has children Harley Moon, 27, and Roman, 23 - since 1988 and credits their...

Martin Kemp: 'Spandau Ballet Has Discussed A Potential Musical'

Martin Kemp, 55, is the band’s bassist, with brother Gary, Tony Hadley, Steve Norman and John Keeble completing the group. Martin is about to embark on a new stage of his television career, acting as...

George Michael Left Bulk Of $130 Million Fortune To Older Sister - Report

The British singer was found dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day (25Dec16) by his partner Fadi Fawaz. He was aged 53. Now, according to a report in The Sun, Michael's older sister Melanie...

George Michael's £100m Fortune To Go To Godchildren

George Michael's estimated £100 million fortune is expected to go to his Godchildren. The Wham! singer was the Godfather to Roman and Harley Kemp - the children of his band's vocalist Shirlie Holliman and her...

George Michael Told Pals He'd Never Perform Again

George Michael secretly told his friends that he'd never perform again prior to his death. The Wham! singer was supposedly planning a comeback next year with a new album and documentary about his time in...

Paul Mccartney Leads Tributes To George Michael

Sir Paul McCartney has paid a touching tribute to George Michael. The 53-year-old singer died from heart failure at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England, on Christmas Day (25.12.16) and the Beatles legend...

Simon Cowell Is Hero To Son

Simon Cowell's son's ''hero'' is the music mogul.The 'X Factor' boss often brings two-year-old Eric - who he has with girlfriend Lauren Silverman - onto the set of the show and the strong bond between...

Gary Barlow And Martin Kemp Clash On U.k. Talent Show

The Take That frontman, who has previously worked on U.K. talent series The X Factor, is currently acting as a judge on the new BBC show, in which he is looking...

Gary Barlow Recruits Amber Riley And Martin Kemp For Tv Talent Show

The Take That frontman has created Let It Shine, a new TV competition show which aims to find five boys to star in a nationwide Take That musical called The Band, which will...

Tony Hadley: Spandau Ballet Probably Won't Get Back Together

Tony Hadley doesn't think Spandau Ballet will get back together.The 56-year-old singer - who formed the band in 1976 with bandmates Gary and Martin Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble - feels it is...

Roman Kemp In Talks 'To Host The Xtra Factor'

The Capital FM DJ is reported to be in talks with show boss Simon Cowell and ITV for The X Factor spin-off show, currently hosted by Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom. His addition will cast...

Families Of Tragic Rockers Viola Beach Pay Tribute After Horror Crash

Singer Kris Leonard, guitarist River Reeves, bass player Tomas Lowe, drummer Jack Dakin, and manager Craig Tarry were feared dead after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged more than 80 feet (24.3...

Tributes Pour In For Jimmy Hill

Jimmy had been living in a nursing home in Sussex, England and passed away on Saturday (19Dec15) following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his agent Jane Morgan confirmed. "It is with...

Martin Kemp Stars In Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Musical

The Spandau Ballet musician will play the creepy Child Catcher, alongside fellow former EastEnders star Michelle Collins, who will transform into Baroness Bomburst. Theatre actor Lee Mead will share the lead role...

Spandau Ballet Cut Further Shows As Drummer Battles Illness

The True hitmakers scrapped two concerts in Italy earlier this month (Aug15) after Keeble was hit with a "sudden illness", and he has not recovered in time for their gigs in Spain this...

Spandau Ballet Scrap Second Show Due To Illness

The True hitmakers initially scrapped plans to perform in Torre del Lago on Sunday (09Aug15) after Keeble fell sick with a "sudden illness" His condition failed to improve and on Monday, doctors...

Spandau Ballet Lp For 2016 Release

Spandau Ballet will release a new album in 2016.The 'Gold' hitmakers have revealed they plan to put out their first LP of original material in 27 years, next year, following the release of 'Once More'...

Martin Kemp Surprised By Emotion He Brought To Role

Martin Kemp didn't want 'Age of Kill' to just be a film about ''a man running around with a gun''.The 53-year-old actor has confessed he enjoyed being able to use his experience of acting in...

Martin Kemp: Cheese Keeps Spandau Ballet Together

Martin Kemp says cheese is behind Spandau Ballet's success.The 53-year-old bassist has revealed having various types of the dairy product with them at all times on tour has become ''the glue'' that keeps the group...

Steve Strange Laid To Rest

Visage's Steve Strange was laid to rest today (12.03.15).Stars packed All Saints Church in Porthcawl, South Wales to pay tribute to the late musician, who tragically passed away whilst on holiday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt...

Boy George Heartbroken Over Steve Strange's Death

Boy George has been left ''heartbroken'' by Steve Strange's death.The Culture Club frontman has paid tribute to his friend following his sudden death from a heart attack aged 55 yesterday (12.02.15).George - who, prior to...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Alvin Stardust

Stars including Kenney Jones, Martin Kemp and Antony Costa have paid tribute to veteran glam rocker Alvin Stardust following his death on Thursday (23Oct14).The My Coo Ca Choo hitmaker, real name Bernard Jewry, passed away...

Martin Kemp Doesn't Regret Taking Drugs

Martin Kemp doesn't regret abusing drugs and alcohol during Spandau Ballet's heyday.In a preview of Spandau Ballet's biographical film, 'Soul Boys of the Western World', bassist Martin has already admitted that he used ''cocaine, champers...

Spandau Ballet Plan World Tour

Spandau Ballet are planning a world tour next year.The 80s pop stars - fronted by Tony Hadley - are set to hit the road in support of their new LP which they are currently recording,...

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