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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...

Dr Dre To Become Movie Mogul

Hip hop mogul DR DRE is moving from producing music videos to producing feature films after signing a new deal with New Line Cinema. Dr Dre, real name ANDRE YOUNG, has produced albums for EMINEM,...

Blige + Ludacris Join Earth, Wind + Fire For The Grammys

MARY J BLIGE and LUDACRIS will team up with funk legends EARTH WIND + FIRE to fill the final performance slot at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (11FEB07). The three acts will join forces to...

Beyonce Leads Soul Train Nominations

It's full steam ahead for BEYONCE KNOWLES after the sexy singer claimed three nominations for the 2007 Soul Train Music Awards yesterday. The singer's IRREPLACEABLE hit, which has ruled the US charts for the past...

Blige Stopped Abuse After Gun Scare

R+B star MARY J BLIGE decided to seek help for her drug and alcohol problems after an abusive boyfriend put a gun to her head. The singer turned to drugs to cope with issues from...

Blige's Husband Helped Turn Her Life Around

MARY J BLIGE credits her husband with giving her the motivation to turn her life around after years of addiction and abuse. The BE WITHOUT YOU STAR was in a downward spiral when she met...

Blige Opens Up About Abuse

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is still desperately trying to come to terms with the sexual abuse she first suffered as a five-year-old child. The BE WITHOUT YOU singer has often talked publicly about her...

Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

By on 30 January 2007

Legend, Mayer + Bailey Rae Form Grammy Super Trio

JOHN LEGEND, JOHN MAYER and CORINNE BAILEY RAE will team up to perform an as-yet-unannounced song at the Grammy Awards next month (11FEB07). The super trio will join the likes of BEYONCE, DIXIE CHICKS, the...

Bono To Be Honoured At Naacp Image Awards

U2 frontman BONO's prolific charity work has earned him the prestigious Chairman's Award at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards. The campaigning rocker will receive his prize at a ceremony on 2 March (07), which...

Business-minded Blige Plan Get-rich-quick Scheme

MARY J BLIGE is set to trade her songsheets for a stock market portfolio in an effort to become independently wealthy. The BE WITHOUT YOU singer is determined to get serious with her finances because...

Jt's Grammy Finalists Announced

The five lucky people who could be performing live at the Grammy awards with Justin Timberlake have been announced.Last month the singer launched the My Grammy Moment competition in a bid to find new and...

By on 18 January 2007

Blige Refuses To Get Naked For Movies And Tv

MARY J BLIGE is keen to expand her acting career after playing a cheerleader coach in an upcoming episode of US TV hit GHOST WHISPERER, but she refuses to take her clothes off. The FAMILY...

Blige Gives Her Clothes Away To Katrina Victims

MARY J BLIGE is cleaning out her closets and sending boxes of designer clothes to victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana in an effort to "grow up." The R+B star fears she's collected...

Blige Blames Disgruntled Employees For Spreading Split Stories

MARY J BLIGE has slammed former employees who are out to break-up her happy marriage by circulating rumours the romance is on the rocks. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer had to face questions about the state...

Blige Celebrates Birthday In Style

R+B star MARY J BLIGE started off the new year right with a surprise birthday bash at Beverly Hills hotspot Mr Chow last week (ends14JAN07). The star's husband, KENDU ISAACS, arranged all the details for...

Dreamgirls Leads Naacp Nominations

Movie musical DREAMGIRLS looks set to steal the major accolades at the 38th NAACP Image Awards after landing seven nominations yesterday (09JAN07). The movie was among the Outstanding Motion Picture nominees, while the Dreamgirls soundtrack...

Franklin Asks Washington For Help With Film Roles

Music legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is so desperate to land another film role she is asking DENZEL WASHINGTON to use his influence in Hollywood on her behalf. The THINK singer hasn't been offered a role on...

Winfrey Founds South African School For Deprived Girls

US talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY today (02JAN07) opened a school for disadvantaged girls in South Africa, fulfilling a promise she made to former South African President NELSON MANDELA six years ago. The $40 million...

Blige Defends Spears

R+B legend MARY J BLIGE has leaped to defence of BRITNEY SPEARS, in wake of the pop star's hard-partying since her November (06) split from husband KEVIN FEDERLINE. Spears has been criticised by fans and...

Grammy Awards Goof On Two Nominations

Representatives from the Grammy Awards were left red-faced on Saturday (09DEC06) after realising they had made errors regarding two nominees. Movie composer JOHN WILLIAMS earned four Grammy nominations, not five, as organisers originally announced this...

Blige And Chilis Head Grammies

RnB singer Mary J Blige and iconic rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the chase for next year's Grammy awards after receiving eight and six nominations respectively.Britain is strongly represented in the US music industry's...

By on 08 December 2006

Mary J Blige Triumphs At Billboard Awards

Mary J Blige was the big winner at last night's Billboard music awards, taking home a whopping nine awards.The RnB singer won awards for being  take a deep breath  the female country artist...

By on 05 December 2006

Blige Tops Billboard Awards

MARY J BLIGE was the undisputed queen at the Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas last night.The R&B legend bagged nine awards, including the coveted Hot 100 airplay song of the year and accolades...

By on 05 December 2006

Blige Dominates Billboard Awards

R+B star MARY J BLIGE dominated the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas yesterday (04DEC06), scooping nine awards with her latest album THE BREAKTHROUGH. The singer, 36, picked up a host of trophies including...

Kimmel Thought Spears And Federline 'Wouldn't Mind' Skit

LATEST: American Music Awards host JIMMY KIMMEL has spoken out about Tuesday night's (21NOV06) controversial skit mocking BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged husband KEVIN FEDERLINE, insisting he thought the pair "wouldn't mind". Kimmel poked-fun at the would-be...

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