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Stars Stand Up To Cancer

US stars who have battled cancer including actors Christina Applegate and Patrick Swayze have taken part in a charity telethon.The hour-long Stand Up to Cancer event was broadcast simultaneously on three networks and starred more...

By on 06 September 2008

Exhausted Blige Scraps Australian Tour

MARY J BLIGE has cancelled what was to be her first Australasian tour, citing exhaustion. The weary R+B star, who is currently performing dates in Britain, will not be making the trip to Australia this...

Green To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Soul singer AL GREEN is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) Hip-Hop Awards.The US star will pick up the gong when the awards ceremony takes place on June...

By on 16 May 2008

Lifetime Achievement Prize For Singer Al Green

Soul legend Al Green is to receive a lifetime achievement prize at an award ceremony honouring black artists.The Let's Stay Together star is to given the honour at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards in...

By on 16 May 2008

Artists Emerge For Second Series Of Live From Abbey Road

JAMES BLUNT, MARY J BLIGE, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and PANIC AT THE DISCIO will be among the first handful of performers that are confirmed for new episodes of the television show Live From Abbey...

By on 25 April 2008

Jack Johnson Tops Us Album Chart For Third Week Running

Jack Johnson has held on to the number one spot in the US album chart for the third week in a row.Sleep Through The Static, the Hawaiian singer-songwriter's fourth studio album, shipped 105,000 copies to...

By on 28 February 2008

Oasis Noel Snubbed At Sir Elton's Party

He may have sold 50 million albums and had eight UK number ones, but NOEL GALLAGHER found himself off the A-list earlier this week when he was turned away from SIR ELTON JOHN's post-Oscars party....

By on 26 February 2008

Five Grammys For Winehouse

Amy Winehouse has scooped five prizes at the Grammy awards despite being unable to attend the Los Angeles ceremony.The Back to Black star was named best new artist while also claiming the record of the...

By on 11 February 2008

'Rihanna Nearly Missed Out On Umbrella'

R'n'B sensation RIHANNA nearly missed out on the opportunity to record her summer smash hit UMBRELLA as it was originally intended for MARY J BLIGE or BRITNEY SPEARS.TRICKY STEWART, the producer behind the track, revealed...

By on 08 February 2008

Juno Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 100

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated movie Juno has soared to the top of the US Billboard album chart.Featuring the likes of Belle & Sebastian, Cat Power, the Kinks and Sonic Youth, the album's sale received a...

By on 31 January 2008

Alicia Unseats Radiohead

Alicia Keys has knocked Radiohead off the top of the US Billboard charts after the Oxford band debuted at number one.With 70,000 units shifted according to Nielsen Soundscan, Keys' As I Am returned to the...

By on 17 January 2008

Joan Orders Bb Red Carpet Task

The Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack housemates were ordered to hit the red carpet yesterday as new hijacker Joan Rivers took the reins.The US comedienne and TV presenter had initially scared the housemates by ordering them...

By on 16 January 2008

Radiohead Top Us Charts

Radiohead have raced to the top of the US album charts with their seventh album In Rainbows, knocking R 'n' B singer Mary J Blige off the number one spot.With 122,000 units sold after its...

By on 10 January 2008

Notorious Big Trial Delayed

The family of the late rapper NOTORIOUS BIG was disappointed the other day as a judge dismissed its second wrongful death suit against the city of Los Angeles.The presiding judge, Florence-Marie Cooper, ruled that the...

By on 21 December 2007

50 Cent To Release Curtis

US rapper 50 Cent will be releasing his third album Curtis on June 25th, marking the return of Eminem's favourite protege.50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, has achieved great success since emerging onto the US...

By on 25 April 2007

Full Circle For Jennifer Hudson

Former American Idol finalist Jennifer Hudson was delighted to be receiving an award on the same stage where she competed on the show that made her a star.Hudson, 25, broke through into the limelight for...

By on 11 March 2007

Blige + Furtado Play Mtv Agony Aunts In New Health Show

MARY J BLIGE and NELLY FURTADO have teamed up with MTV to present a series of new health shows. The music stars will talk candidly about their own physical and mental health battles as part...

Number One Hat-trick For Timberlake

Justin Timberlake has continued his recent run of success with a third straight number one single from his album FutureSex/LoveSounds.His latest release, What Goes AroundComes Around, is at the top of the Billboard chart, following...

By on 23 February 2007

Lopez To Appear On American Idol

JENNIFER LOPEZ is the latest star to sign on to appear on US hit reality competition AMERICAN IDOL. The WAITING FOR TONIGHT singer is following in the footsteps of PRINCE and MARY J BLIGE and...

Sovereign Slams 'Fake' Bailey Rae

British rapper LADY SOVEREIGN has accused Grammy-nominated singer CORINNE BAILEY RAE of being a "fake" - insisting her sugary sweet songs are "c**p". Sovereign - real name LOUISE HARMAN - briefly met the PUT YOUR...

Brits Snubbed At Grammys

Brit Award nominee JAMES BLUNT turned the other cheek as the US music industry decided to overlook the poshest man in pop at the Grammys.British stars were snubbed in the American music awards in favour...

By on 13 February 2007

Blige Cleans Up Now She's A Grammy Winner

R+B superstar MARY J BLIGE is planning to clean up her act now she's a multiple Grammy Award winner. The God-fearing FAMILY AFFAIR singer insists fans will never see her dressing down again, and there...

Dixie Chicks Triumph At Grammys

Outspoken country music group the Dixie Chicks were the big winners at last night's Grammy awards, taking home five accolades.The girls previously raised eyebrows when singer Natalie Maines said that she was ashamed to come...

By on 12 February 2007

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Chili Peppers, Timberlake + Gnarls Lead Early Grammy Winners

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and GNARLS BARKLEY were big winners at last night's (11FEB07) Grammy Awards before the prizegiving ceremony started. The Red Hot Chili Peppers claimed three of the 95 awards...

British Newcomers Hope For Grammy Success

While the film world is looking to London and this year's Bafta awards, the music world's attention is firmly fixed on Los Angeles and this year's Grammy awards, the 49th in the event's history.This year's...

By on 11 February 2007

Grammy Honours For The Doors, The Grateful Dead And Baez

The Grammy Awards got off to an early start last night (10FEB07) when iconic rockers THE DOORS, folk singer JOAN BAEZ and rockers THE GRATEFUL DEAD picked up prizes for lifetime achievement. Opera singer MARIA...

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