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Rihanna Still No 1 As Usher Tops The Pile

Rihanna has retained the number one spot in the UK singles chart while Usher debuted at number one with his brand new album Here I Stand.The Barbadian singer remains atop the singles chart for the...

By on 02 June 2008

Diamond Pondered 'Showbusiness' Name-change

Legendary crooner NEIL DIAMOND considered adopting a moniker when he first hit the music scene - because he didn't think his given name was glamorous enough for a career in showbusiness. The Sweet Caroline singer...

Diamond Takes Part In Hollywood Rooftop Skit

NEIL DIAMOND was game for a laugh on Friday (23May08) as he watched U.S. funnyman JIMMY KIMMEL butcher his SWEET CAROLINE hit on a rooftop in Hollywood for fans down below. Kimmel, a big fan...

Rihanna's Take A Bow Tops Singles Chart

Rihanna's Take a Bow is number one in the UK singles chart.In a reversal of last week's chart, the US singer knocked the Ting Tings' single, That's Not My Names, off the top spot.It wasn't...

By on 25 May 2008

Diamond: 'Pulp Fiction Drug Song Sparked My Comeback'

NEIL DIAMOND has publicly credited moviemaker QUENTIN TARANTINO for his career comeback - because the use of GIRL, YOU'LL BE A WOMAN SOON in PULP FICTION gave the crooner a big boost. Oddly, Diamond initially...

Death Cab For Cutie Score Us #1 Album

US indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie have achieved their first ever number one album across the Atlantic, with new release Narrow Stairs topping the Billboard Hot 200.After selling an estimated 144,000 copies in...

By on 22 May 2008

Diamond Doesn't Have Time For Friends

Legendary crooner NEIL DIAMOND deliberately cuts himself off from family and friends - because his commitment to music doesn't give him time for other people. The Sweet Caroline hitmaker has been married twice and is...

Diamond Tops U.k. Album Charts For First Time

Veteran crooner NEIL DIAMOND has landed his first number one album in the U.K.. The singer's latest LP Home Before Dark has debuted at the top of Britain's album chart on Sunday (18May08) - a...

Ting Tings End Madonna's Chart Reign

The Ting Tings have taken the top spot in the singles chart, ending Madonna's four weeks at the top.Their track That's Not My Name also denied Rihanna another number one, with Take A Bow coming...

By on 18 May 2008

Neil Diamond And Rihanna Top Us Charts

Veteran musician Neil Diamond and R 'n' B star Rihanna have both made history in topping the US albums and singles charts this week.Home Before Dark, Diamond's 29th studio album, has debuted at number one...

By on 15 May 2008

Diamond Scores A Gem As Album Debuts At Number One In U.s.

NEIL DIAMOND has scored his first number one album in America. The Sweet Caroline hitmaker's new release, Home Before Dark, has debuted at the top, claiming the biggest debut sales week in the crooner's career....

Diamond Heading For First Number One Album

NEIL DIAMOND is on course to topple MADONNA's HARD CANDY and claim his first ever number one album in America after recording spectacular first day sales of his new release HOME BEFORE DARK. The crooner...

Diamond Still Dreaming Of Hall Of Fame Nod After 20 Years

NEIL DIAMOND is hoping hard work and a little luck will land him in the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 after 20 years of snubs. The Sweet Caroline singer became eligible for...

Diamond Wants Hall Of Fame Accolade

Veteran crooner NEIL DIAMOND is desperate to land a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame - because he thinks he has 'paid his dues' to the music industry. The Sweet Caroline singer...

Diamond Would Have Been No Good On Idol

NEIL DIAMOND has great respect for the young wannabes he's mentoring on AMERICAN IDOL this week (beg28Apr08) - because he wouldn't have made it past the first round of the TV talent show. The Sweet Caroline singer...

Diamond Would Have Been No Good On Idol

NEIL DIAMOND has great respect for the young wannabes he's mentoring on AMERICAN IDOL this week (beg28Apr08) - because he wouldn't have made it past the first round of the TV talent show. The Sweet...

Cribs, Jamie T And Biffy Clyro Added To Glastonbury Bill

The Cribs and Biffy Clyro are among a number of bands confirmed as new additions to the bill for this year's Glastonbury Festival.Wakefield trio the Cribs, comprised of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their...

By on 18 April 2008

Diamond To Play For The Red Sox

NEIL DIAMOND is to honour the Boston Red Sox for turning his SWEET CAROLINE hit into a baseball anthem by performing at their stadium as part of a summer (08) tour. The beloved crooner announced...

Diamond To Duet With Maines

Legendary crooner NEIL DIAMOND has recorded his first duet since collaborating with BARBRA STREISAND in the late 1970s - a new track with DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES. The odd couple has recorded Another Day...

Glastonbury Organisers Deny 2008 Festival Will Be The Last

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has denied rumours that this year's event could be the last.Michael Eavis, the Somerset farmer who started the legendary festival in 1970, has moved to deny speculation about its...

By on 15 February 2008

Jay-z Confirmed To Play Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that US rapper Jay-Z will play at this year's festival.Mr Eavis told the BBC that he wanted to: "break from tradition and put on something totally different.""He will appeal...

By on 02 February 2008

Festival-hopefuls Clamour To Register For Glastonbury

Festival-goers keen to don their wellies and get muddy were logging on to register for tickets for GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2008 this morning.To be in with a chance of gaining one of the coveted tickets, festival...

By on 01 February 2008

Diamond To Play Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival organisers have revealed this year's (08) surprise performer - veteran crooner NEIL DIAMOND will play on the British event's main stage. The 67-year-old Sweet Caroline singer will perform at Pilton Farm in Somerset...

Neil Diamond Confirmed To Play Glastonbury This Year

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that Neil Diamond will play at this year's festival.The 67-year-old US singer, famous for hits such as Sweet Caroline and America, will play on Sunday 29th June.Diamond is the...

By on 31 January 2008

Diamond: 'Sweet Caroline Is About Kennedy's Daughter'

Veteran singer NEIL DIAMOND has confirmed speculation his classic song SWEET CAROLINE was inspired by late U.S. President JOHN F. KENNEDY's daughter. Diamond performed the 1969 track live via satellite at Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday...

Most Costly Celeb Divorces Revealed

Michael Jordan's divorce from his wife could prove to be the most expensive celebrity split yet.According to Forbes magazine, which has released its top ten list of eye-watering settlements, the basketball legend's estranged wife Juanita...

By on 13 April 2007

Simon To Promote Album On Qvc

Veteran singer CARLY SIMON is promoting her new album INTO WHITE with an appearance on shopping TV channel QVC later this week (begs01JAN06). The NOBODY DOES IT BETTER star will perform for half an hour...

Nicks Takes Time To Smile For The Camera

FLEETWOOD MAC star STEVIE NICKS always smiles for the cameras these days after she was reprimanded for being too sullen by a four-year-old. The rocker was reminded of her all-too serious poses at the preview...

Nicks Asks Famous Friends And Fans To Give Ipods To Troops

STEVIE NICKS launched her charity drive to provide iPods to wounded and maimed US troops last night (09NOV06) - with a little help from her famous friends. The FLEETWOOD MAC star has founded The Stevie...

Diamond Sues New York Neighbours

Singer NEIL DIAMOND is suing his New York neighbours, claiming they are building an illegal structure on their roof that is ruining his views. The SONG SUNG BLUE star has filed papers with the Manhattan...

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