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Blige Salutes The Power Of One

MARY J BLIGE was thrilled to perform classic hit ONE with U2 for the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert last September (05), because the song will always remind her of 9/11. Blige listened to the poignant...

Morrissey Makes Album Chart History

Veteran singer MORRISSEY made chart history today (09APR06) by topping the first UK albums chart to include album downloads. The former SMITHS frontman's RINGLEADER OF THE TORMENTORS beat out competition from MASSIVE ATTACK compilation COLLECTED,...

Blige Wowed By 50 Cent's Intelligence

MARY J BLIGE was so struck by how smart badboy rapper 50 CENT was on the set of her new single ENOUGH CRYIN' she now considers him a permanent friend. 50 Cent, who stars as...

Blige Defends Michael

R+B singer MARY J BLIGE has leaped to the defence of pop star GEORGE MICHAEL, following his recent warning for possessing cannabis. The former WHAM! star was arrested when he was found slumped in his...

Blige Shares K-ci Engagement Heartbreak In Video

R+B superstar MARY J BLIGE is reliving an embarrassing TV incident concerning her ex-boyfriend CEDRIC 'K-CI' HAILEY in the forthcoming promo for her new single ENOUGH CRYIN'. The NO MORE DRAMA hitmaker, 36, and former...

Blige 'Saddened' By Houston Revelations

LATEST: R+B superstar MARY J BLIGE is praying for fellow singer WHITNEY HOUSTON, following recent reports about the I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU hitmaker's alleged addiction to crack cocaine. Earlier this month (MAR06) reformed drug...

Foxx's Pal Addresses Tv Special Controversy

JAMIE FOXX is laughing off reports TV bosses refused to promote his recent concert special after hearing he'd banned white performers from the show. A hoax email was sent to media outlets just before the...

Etta James Wants Soul Diva To Play Her

Soul legend ETTA JAMES is desperate for another soul diva to play her in a planned film of her life. A movie based on James' 1995 autobiography RAGE TO SURVIVE has long been in the...

Sean Paul Heats Up The Us Charts

Jamaican star SEAN PAUL has stormed to the top of the US singles chart with his new hit TEMPERATURE. The track ends R+B sensation NE-YO's two week run at the top with SO SICK, which...

Blige: 'I'm Perfect To Play Nina Simone'

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is desperate to play NINA SIMONE in a planned biopic of the singing legend. The 35-year-old NO MORE DRAMA hitmaker, who would make her big screen debut in the film,...

New Edition To Reunite For Texan Music Festival

R+B star BOBBY BROWN will reunite with his NEW EDITION bandmates for a performance at Houston's Essence Music Festival in July (06). The MY PREROGATIVE singer, who is married to WHITNEY HOUSTON, left the boyband...

Blige: 'Whitney Needs Help'

Singer MARY J BLIGE has urged WHITNEY HOUSTON to face up to her alleged drugs problems, insisting admitting addiction is the first step on the road to recovery. FAMILY AFFAIR star Blige battled her own...

Blige: 'Chaka Khan Was My Therapist'

R+B star MARY J BLIGE counts CHAKA KHAN as her personal therapist, insisting the 1980s singer gives the best advice. The NO MORE DRAMA singer, who has battled poverty and drug addiction in the past,...

Blige Saddened Over Hill

MARY J BLIGE is "saddened" by fellow R+B star LAURYN HILL's "fallen" solo career, labelling the FUGEE "a genius". Hill's debut solo album THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL was a huge hit in 1998 with...

Tour Sponsors Almost Killed Blige With Booze Gifts

MARY J BLIGE almost drank herself to death thanks to one of her tour sponsors. The R+B star's 1999 tour was sponsored by alcohol giants Seagram - and the boozy singer made sure the company's...

Blige Refuses To Hear Minnelli Cover

Soul star MARY J BLIGE has politely declined to listen to singing legend LIZA MINNELLI's cover of her 2001 hit FAMILY AFFAIR. The R+B singer was shocked to hear the CABARET star would cover the...

Blige Thought George Michael Was Black

R+B superstar MARY J BLIGE was shocked when she first saw GEORGE MICHAEL in the flesh, because she always thought he was a black man. The I'M GOIN' DOWN singer was a huge fan of...

Elton Forgives Blige For Missing 'Wedding'

Flamboyant superstar SIR ELTON JOHN has forgiven his celebrity pal MARY J BLIGE for missing his 'wedding' to DAVID FURNISH. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer, 35, was preparing for Christmas (25DEC05) with her husband KENDU ISSACS...

Ne-yo So Sick On Top

R+B sensation NE-YO has scored a US chart double by taking his SO SICK hit to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. The singer/songwriter's debut album IN MY OWN WORDS hit number one on...

Blige's Crazy Alter-ego

MARY J BLIGE adores performing as her rap alter-ego BROOK, because it means she can go wild without damaging her dignified persona. The R+B hitmaker, who featured the pseudonym on her album THE BREAKTHROUGH, was...

High School Musical On A High

The soundtrack to Disney's smash hit TV show HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL has topped the US album charts after seven weeks on release. The compilation sold 101,000 copies last week to topple JAHEIM's GHETTO CLASSICS, which...

Bennett To Team Up With Stars On Birthday Album

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will duet with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, BONO and SIR ELTON JOHN on his upcoming 80th birthday album. The I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO will also be joined by...

Four Weeks On Top For Beyonce

BEYONCE KNOWLES still rules the US singles charts despite a charge from British singer JAMES BLUNT. The former DESTINY'S CHILD star's PINK PANTHER tune CHECK ON IT tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a...

Jack Johnson Surfs To Number One

Former pro-surfer JACK JOHNSON has another surprise album hit on his hands - his CURIOUS GEORGE soundtrack has shot to the top of the US charts. The reluctant superstar's companion album to the new...

Blige Headlines Essence Fest

MARY J BLIGE, LL COOL J and TONI BRAXTON are among the first stars stepping up to headline this year's (06) Essence Music Fest. The festival is relocating to Houston, Texas because of Hurricane...

Blige 'Held Back' By Unsupportive Family

Soul queen MARY J BLIGE is still furious over the way she was treated by some of her relatives when growing up. The NO MORE DRAMA hitmaker insists she will never forgive her aunts...

Blige Buries Her Diva Persona

MARY J BLIGE is proud to be low-maintenance, after throwing tantrums and being a "terrible person" during her drink and drug addictions. Blige quit her vices in 2001 after the death of fellow R+B...

Blige Plans Autobiography In 45 Years

Soul star MARY J BLIGE is baffled by young stars releasing autobiographies, insisting she won't tell her life story until she's 80 years old. The BE WITHOUT YOU hitmaker, 35, is clean and sober...

Blige Disgusted By Sexy Young Stars

R+B singer MARY J BLIGE is horrified every time she turns on MTV and sees sexy young singers writhing around in skimpy outfits. The I'M GOIN' DOWN star, 35, has always kept her clothes...

Beyonce On Top For A Third Week

BEYONCE KNOWLES' post-DESTINY'S CHILD solo career continues to forge ahead - her PINK PANTHER theme, CHECK ON IT, is America's number one single for a third successive week. The track, featuring rapper SLIM THUG,...

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