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Dee Ocleppo: I'm No Trophy Wife

Dee Ocleppo doesn't want ''trophy wife'' written on her gravestone. The model turned handbag designer and current wife of the fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger, has revealed that she won't hide in the shadows of her...

Mick Hucknall Admires Fellow Red-haired Singer Ed Sheeran

The Fairground hitmaker struggled with his image in the early days of his career as he was often mocked for his "ginger" locks, and now admits he feels jealous of Sheeran for dealing...

Mick Hucknall Admits Simply Red Lp 'May Be The Last'

Mick Hucknall has admitted the next Simply Red album ''may be the last''.The band will release their 11th studio album 'Big Love' next month to celebrate three decades since their first record, but the band's...

Are You Simply Red-dy For The Comeback? 'Big Love' To Arrive This Summer

Simply Red are making a spectacular comeback with their first album since 2007, 'Big Love', coming this Summer via East West Records. The album will also mark the 30th anniversary since the release of the...

Simply Red To Release First Album In Eight Years

Simply Red will release their first album in eight years in June.The band has announced a new album 'Big Love' to coincide with their world tour to celebrate their 30th anniversary, which they announced last...

Van Morrison Enlists Michael Buble For New Lp

Van Morrison will collaborate with Michael Buble and Joss Stone on his new album.The 69-year-old singer will release 'Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue' in the UK on March 16, which will feature 16 tracks with high...

Rod Stewart 'Devastated' By Death Of Ian Mclagan

Rod Stewart has paid tribute to his late Faces bandmate Ian McLagan, admitting he is ''devastated'' by his death.Keyboard player Ian died at the age of 69 at a hospital in Austin, Texas, after having...

Mick Hucknall Battled Thyroid Condition For A Decade

Mick Hucknall's thyroid condition went undiagnosed for a decade because he mistook the symptoms for old age.The Simply Red star went public with his hypothyroidism diagnosis in February, 2013, and has now revealed he spent...

Simply Red Announce Tour To Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Simply Red have announced a string of shows to celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary. The shows - including a date at Leeds’s First Direct Arena – will come five years after their last performance.Mick Hucknall...

Simply Red Return

Mick Hucknall is reviving his pop group Simply Red for a world tour.The Fairground hitmakers retired from the music industry in 2010 at the end of a farewell tour, but they have now announced they...

Simply Red Stars Settle Land Dispute With Neighbour

Former Simply Red bandmates Mick Hucknall and Chris De Margary have settled a hunting dispute with a neighbour in County Donegal, Ireland.The pop star pals sued John Wilde in 2009, claiming he had been interfering...

Van Morrison And Mick Hucknall Stage Bobby Bland Tribute Gig

Van Morrison and Mick Hucknall are teaming up for a special tribute concert in honour of late soul star Bobby 'blue' Bland.Both veteran singers are huge fans of the musician, who passed away in June...

Ronnie Wood To Perform Tribute To Rolling Stones' Hero

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is to perform a tribute to legendary bluesman Jimmy Reed. The rocker's side project, The Ronnie Wood Band, has been announced as the closing act of BluesFest, which will take...

Mick Hucknall Covers Soul Classics On First Solo Album

Former Simply Red star Mick Hucknall's first solo album will be a collection of soul classics from the likes of Otis Redding and Ray Charles.The Holding Back The Years singer, who recently fronted the reformed...

Mick Hucknall Leads Tributes To Bobby 'Blue' Bland

Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall, Kevin Bacon and David Coverdale have led the tributes to soul star Bobby 'blue' Bland following his death on Sunday (23Jun13).The veteran singer passed away at his home in Memphis,...

Rod Stewart 'Can't Wait' For The Faces Reunion

Rod Stewart ''can't wait'' for the Faces reunion.The musician is excited about joining forces with his former bandmates, who hired Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall as vocals following their return in 2009 after Rod opted...

Rod Stewart Warns One Direction

Rod Stewart says One Direction need ''protection'' from the pitfalls of fame.The rocker was a member of The Jeff Beck Group and the Faces before going solo, and warns the boyband - Harry Styles, Louis...

Mick Hucknall Compares One Direction To The Beatles

Former Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall is convinced One Direction are on the road to becoming the next Beatles, insisting the revered rockers also started out as a "boyband".The British crooner is a big fan...

Bill Wyman Unveils New Art Exhibition In London

Bill Wyman opened his new exhibition 'Bill Wyman: Reworked' in London on Tuesday evening (26.02.13).The former Rolling Stones bassist unveiled the re-imaginations of his photographs of the legendary band by various artists - including cartoonist...

Mick Hucknall Diagnosed With Thyroid Condition

Former Simply Red star Mick Hucknall is suffering "mood swings" and "bloating" as he battles a thyroid condition.The British singer has refused to go into detail about his illness, but reveals he was given the...

Can Brad Pitt And Angie Crack Winemaking? Other Grape Based Success Stories

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have announced they are moving into the wine business and will release their first effort - a Vintage Rose - later this year. The grape industry is a fashionable movie...

The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

Stereophonics And Mick Hucknall To Recreate Beatles Recording Session

Artists including Stereophonics and Mick Hucknall are to recreate the Beatles' famous 12-hour recording session to mark 50 years since the famed musicians began work on their debut album.Sir Paul MCCartney and his bandmates headed...

Mick Hucknall Devoted To Parenting

British singer Mick Hucknall has become "obsessed" with parenting and has ruled out signing up for any long tours which would take him away from his family.The Simply Red star is determined to give his...

Manchester Holds Sad Memories For Mick Hucknall

Mick Hucknall is back with a new solo album - American Soul - and the Simply Red man has been discussing his long and illustrious career and music, his new family and memories of his...

Mick Hucknall Refuses To Contact Mother Who Abandoned Him

Singer Mick Hucknall has opened up about the traumatic event that scarred his childhood after his mother abandoned him at the age of three.The Simply Red frontman was raised by his father in Manchester, England...

Mick Hucknall's Tv Talent Show Idea Snubbed By Bbc

Singer Mick Hucknall approached bosses at the Bbc to launch his own Tv talent show, but his concept was turned down in favour of The Voice.The former Simply Red frontman was keen to front his...

Mick Hucknall To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

British singer Mick Hucknall will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award from The Radio Academy next month (Nov12).The Simply Red frontman's career will be feted by the broadcasting charity for leaving "an indelible mark...

Hal David Tributes Led By Motown Legend Dionne Warwick

After Hal David songs lit up soul star Dionne Warwick's glittering career, it was no surprise that the Motown veteran was leading the tributes to the recently deceased songwriter who, along with creative partner Burt...

Rod Stewart Delighted Mick Hucknall Took His Faces Place

Singer Mick Hucknall received the ultimate seal of approval after standing in for Rod Stewart when The Faces were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - the Maggie May hitmaker was delighted...

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