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Benedict Cumberbatch And Emma Watson Appointed As Fellows Of Oxford College

Actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson are among 11 newly appointed visiting fellows at Lady Margaret Hall colledge in Oxford, The Guardian reports. The star -studded list also includes Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant,...

Pet Shop Boys Quit Twitter Over Bust-ups

The British pop stars embraced the social networking website while it was in its infancy, but they later stepped away from Twitter after clashing with angry followers. Neil Tennant, 61, tells the...

Pet Shop Boys Star Added Voicemail Message To Brandon Flowers' Song

The Human singer was recording new house music tune I Can Change, which samples Bronski Beat's 1980s hit Smalltown Boy, when he decided the tune lacked a certain voice. Flowers texted Tennant...

Pet Shop Boys To Open Boutique Hotels

Pet Shop Boys are to open a string of boutique hotels.The electronic pop duo are hoping to unveil a string of simple accommodations as part of their plan to expand on their own brand, X2,...

Pet Shop Boys Sample Gay Rights Speech

Pet Shop Boys have sampled a gay rights speech for their new single.The dance duo's new track 'The Best Gay Possible' features all ten minutes of a speech made by drag queen, Panti Bliss, a...

Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant Victim Of Hospital Hoax

A representative for the Pet Shop Boys has shot down online reports suggesting singer Neil Tennant has been hospitalised.The West End Girls hitmaker became a hot topic on social media on Friday (07Feb14), when he...

Pet Shop Boys Star Leads Charge To Save Fabled London Venue

Pet Shop Boys star Neil Tennant and fashion mogul Ozwald Boateng have joined forces in a bid to halt the demolition of London's fabled Earls Court arena.Developers, who have taken over the west London site,...

Pet Shop Boys New Album 'Electric' Taking On Jay-z & Robin Thicke

After its release on 12th July, Pet Shop Boys' new album Electric climbed the charts due to rave reviews and fan excitement. Since their formation in 1981, the Boys have earned notoriety with their weird...

Neil Tennant Snubbed American Idol Job

Pet Shop Boys musician Neil Tennant was in negotiations for a judging role on American Idol, but pulled out of the running after deciding against becoming a Tv star.Tv bosses approached Tennant after longterm panellist...

Stars Protest Against U.k. Arts Funding Cuts

Sting, Bryan Ferry and Neil Tennant are among the stars who have spoken out to protest against arts funding cuts in their native north east England.The three musicians, who all hail from England's north east,...

Pet Shop Boys: Music Has Too Much Ego

Pet Shop Boys think modern pop music has too much ''ego''.The 'It's a Sin' hitmakers - who formed in 1981 - believe artists used to write ''poetry set to music'' but current chart acts use...

Pet Shop Boys' Glastonbury Dream

Pet Shop Boys want to headline Glastonbury 2010.The 'It's A Sin' duo - who previously performed at the legendary British music festival in 2000 - say they enjoyed the experience and would love to repeat...

Tennant Salutes Late Parents

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has saluted his parents for the "journey" they made in an effort to come to terms with their son's sexuality.The It's A Sin singer's Catholic mum and dad both...

Pet Shop Boys Inspired By Aids Victim

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has revealed a friend who died of AIDS inspired three of the group's hits.The singer admits Being Boring, Your Funny Uncle and It Couldn't Happen Here are all tributes...

Tennant Slams Cowell's Music Tastes

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has blasted TV mogul SIMON COWELL - for having too narrow a view of music.Cowell made a name for himself as a record label executive, before becoming a household...

Flowers Collects Hair For Tennant

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS is collecting his beard trimmings, so he can send them to PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT. The two pop stars have become friends, but the Human singer is still irked...

John + Tennant Team Up For Killers Christmas Song

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS have recruited a string of pop heavyweights to help write a Christmas track - including SIR ELTON JOHN and PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT. The Mr. Brightside hitmakers have high...

Tennant Slams Campaign Concerts

PET SHOP BOYS frontman NEIL TENNANT has slammed "campaign concerts" like this summer's (07) Live Earth gig - because he hates the idea of musicians preaching to the public. The singer believes it is arrogant...

Tennant Slams Benefit Concerts

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has poured scorn on this summer's (07) Live Earth gig, insisting benefit concerts make musicians "look arrogant". The singer has mixed feelings about bands who mix music with politics,...

Tennant's Dressing Room Burgled

PET SHOP BOYS singer NEIL TENNANT's dressing room was burgled before a concert in Sydney, Australia on Tuesday (03APR07). This singer is devastated after a thief raided his wardrobe and made off with a prized...

Pet Shop Boys Meteor Scare

British pop stars the PET SHOP BOYS narrowly avoided death when fragments of a meteor missed hitting a plane they were travelling on. Bandmembers NEIL TENNANT and CHRIS LOWE were sleeping onboard a LAN Chile...

Flowers 'Upset' By Pet Shop Boys Moustache Verdict

KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is "upset" NEIL TENNANT has misunderstood the band's image makeover as a move away from pop. The singer and his drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI are both sporting impressive facial hair to promote...

Tennant Tested By 'Distracted' Robbie

PET SHOP BOYS frontman NEIL TENNANT was exasperated during recording sessions with ROBBIE WILLIAMS, because the British pop hunk kept getting distracted. The WEST END GIRLS singer admits the former TAKE THAT star has a...

Williams Worried About Madonna Tribute

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has written a tribute to his heroine MADONNA - but is nervous that the pop queen will now think he's stalking her. The ROCK DJ singer and THE PET SHOP BOYS penned the...

Tennant's Famous Friend-making Flop

PET SHOP BOYS singer NEIL TENNANT once tried to introduce REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE to 1980s crooner RICK ASTLEY - but it was a resounding disaster. The ACTUALLY star wanted to bring like-minded souls together...

Robbie Visits The Pet Shop

British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS is set to team up with chart veterans PET SHOP BOYS for a musical collaboration. The ROCK DJ hitmaker will cover one of the Pet Shops Boys' tracks in a...

Tennant Resents Gay Stereotyping

PET SHOP BOYS frontman NEIL TENNANT is sick of being labelled a stereotypical gay man - because gays are not all 'camp' and effeminate. The WEST END GIRLS hitmaker, who came out as a homosexual...

Tennant Mistaken For Fatboy Slim

PET SHOP BOYS singer NEIL TENNANT once pretended to be DJ FATBOY SLIM at a party, because he didn't want to offend guests who mistook him for the star. The IT'S A SIN hitmaker was...

Tennant Slams Media Obsession With Mckellen's Homosexuality

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has slammed the media's treatment of his pal SIR IAN MCKELLEN, complaining they are more interested in scrutinising his sexuality than celebrating his acting talent. The IT'S A SIN...

Pet Shop Boys Blast Labour Party

The PET SHOP BOYS have slammed the British government on their latest album, insisting the Labour Party's ID card initiative is an ineffective means of combatting terrorism. The duo - NEIL TENNANT and CHRIS LOWE...

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