Music, Movie and Entertainment News 20th December 2005

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Martin In Car Crash

20th December 2005 3:06

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN avoided serious injury when his BMW X5 hit another car in London yesterday (19DEC05). The FIX YOU hitmaker had a...

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Boy George Drugs Case Postponed

20th December 2005 3:06

BOY GEORGE's first court appearance on drugs charges has been postponed until next year (06) by a New York City judge. Police arrested the former...

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Britney Spears Sues Us Weekly

20th December 2005 3:06

BRITNEY SPEARS is suing America's US Weekly magazine for printing what she says is an "outrageous fabrication" and claiming a sex tape featuring the...

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Parker: 'Satc Couldn't Compete With Desperate Housewives'

20th December 2005 3:06

SARAH JESSICA PARKER is grateful her US show SEX AND THE CITY ended when it did - because it would have been crushed in the ratings war by successor...

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Gyllenhaal Suffered With Unfriendly Lee

20th December 2005 3:06

JAKE GYLLENHAAL struggled to enjoy filming new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, because of director ANG LEE's cold and distant work manner. The...

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Police Called To Hilton's Home

20th December 2005 3:06

Police were called to PARIS HILTON's Hollywood home on Saturday night (17DEC05) after neighbours complained about the noise. The socialite/actress...

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Holmes Rings In Her Birthday With Tom, Will And Jada

20th December 2005 3:06

KATIE HOLMES celebrated her 27th birthday with fiance TOM CRUISE and pals WILL SMITH and JADA PINKETT SMITH in Miami Beach, Florida on Friday night...

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Voight Wants Pitt To Reproduce With Jolie

20th December 2005 3:06

ANGELINA JOLIE's estranged father JON VOIGHT is urging his superstar daughter to procreate with new lover BRAD PITT, insisting he has the genes she's...

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Burns Owes Her Life To Paramedic Pal

20th December 2005 3:06

Former BAYWATCH babe BROOKE BURNS owes her life to a quick-thinking paramedic pal, who happened to be using her bathroom when she broke her neck in a...

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Fascinating Fact 688

20th December 2005 3:06

WEEZER star RIVERS CUOMO was born with one leg shorter than the other.

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Simpson Plans Hawaii Trip

20th December 2005 3:06

JESSICA SIMPSON is planning to spend the holiday season with her family in Hawaii, as she recovers from her split with husband NICK LACHEY. ...

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The Things They Say 888

20th December 2005 3:06

"I love that song. I wish I'd written it, and they know that I'd wish I'd written it. It makes me dance. It makes me angry that I didn't write it."...

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Bice Falls Ill On The Eve Of Radio Music Awards

20th December 2005 3:06

The curse of the Radio Music Awards struck again this weekend (18DEC05) when former AMERICAN IDOL contestant BO BICE was forced to pull out of last...

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Sharon Osbourne To Have Breasts Reduced

20th December 2005 3:06

OZZY OSBOURNE's wife SHARON is having the size of her breasts reduced, just six months after undergoing an operation to make them bigger (JUL05). ...

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Simpson + Lachey's Last Supper

20th December 2005 3:06

LATEST: Former couple JESSICA SIMPSON and NICK LACHEY enjoyed a romantic final get-together last week (15DEC05) on the evening before the DUKES OF...

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Gay Icons Flock To Elton's 'Hen Party'

20th December 2005 3:06

A host of gay icons flocked to SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID FURNISH's pre-wedding bash at London's Too2Much club last night (19DEC05). SCISSOR SISTERS...

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The Things They Say 889

20th December 2005 3:06

"When I see someone put Coke in Scotch, it's like seeing a fluffy duck - it's not right." Australian actor ERIC BANA.

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Electra's Scorpion Dies

20th December 2005 3:06

Former BAYWATCH beauty CARMEN ELECTRA is mourning the death of her pet scorpion. In the summer (05), the sexy actress found the stinger crawling...

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Bana Promotes His Favourite Australian Bands

20th December 2005 3:06

Actor ERIC BANA is helping to spread the popularity of bands from his native Australia, by taking their music to his movie sets. The 37-year-old...

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Kidman Ridiculed By Everage

20th December 2005 9:23

NICOLE KIDMAN and new love KEITH URBAN were left red-faced after Australian comedian DAME EDNA EVERAGE made them the centre of attention at 'her' Las...

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Cox And Arquette Sign Disney Deal

20th December 2005 9:23

COURTENEY COX and her husband DAVID ARQUETTE have signed a first-look deal with Disney's Touchstone Television for their Coquette Productions...

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Cruise's Visit To Secret Scientology Compound

20th December 2005 9:23

TOM CRUISE's devotion to Scientology was reportedly nurtured at a low-key southern California desert compound which catered to his needs 24 hours a...

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Fascinating Fact 689

20th December 2005 9:23

WEEZER star RIVERS CUOMO once fronted METALLICA, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and KISS tribute bands.

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Mia's Album Tops Blender 2005 Poll

20th December 2005 9:23

MIA has topped the latest 2005 album poll after beating out FIONA APPLE and KANYE WEST in Blender magazine's end-of-year list. The Sri Lankan...

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Hard-fi: 'Pussycat Dolls Look Old'

20th December 2005 9:23

HARD-FI rocker RICHARD ARCHER was horrified when he met girl group THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS recently, because they looked so old. The HARD TO BEAT...

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Stipe Needs Six Months To Get Back To Normal

20th December 2005 9:23

REM star MICHAEL STIPE typically takes six months to get back to 'normal' after a tour and refuses to socialise with friends because they bore him. ...

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Gest's Motown Poster Is Highlight Of Record-breaking Auction

20th December 2005 9:23

A collectable poster once owned by music mogul DAVID GEST fetched over $52,000 (GBP28,900) at the weekend (16DEC05) as part of one of the largest...

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Ryan Strips For Elton John

20th December 2005 9:23

SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID FURNISH reportedly enjoyed a raunchy striptease from British singer LEE RYAN at their pre-wedding 'hen' bash last night...

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Franz Ferdinand: 'We Changed The Face Of British Music'

20th December 2005 9:23

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND claim their sound is so unique and ground-breaking, they have single-handedly improved the quality of British music. ...

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Sony Helping Jackson Financially?

20th December 2005 9:23

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is reportedly receiving financial help from bosses at Sony Music, who are attempting to stave off the foreclosure of...

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Fascinating Fact 691

20th December 2005 9:23

The MONA LISA which features in new movie 2006 blockbuster THE DA VINCI CODE was a replica, used because the real art piece would have been ruined by...

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Stern Makes Devotion Gift To Girlfriend

20th December 2005 9:23

US media mogul HOWARD STERN ended his 20 years on FM radio on Friday (16DEC05) by giving longtime girlfriend BETH OTROSKY a devotion ring. Stern...

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Fascinating Fact 690

20th December 2005 9:23

Movie-maker PETER JACKSON initially planned to sign up his entire LORD OF THE RINGS cast to star in his new epic KING KONG, but admits, "The...

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Bana Smartens Up

20th December 2005 9:23

TROY star ERIC BANA is making an effort to wear smarter clothes whenever he collects his two children from school, because he was starting to feel...

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Gyllenhaal Turns To Wood

20th December 2005 9:23

JAKE GYLLENHAAL will follow in his father STEPHEN's footsteps and become a carpenter when he retires from acting. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star...

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Bana's Comedy Beginnings

20th December 2005 9:23

THE HULK star ERIC BANA always surprises people when he tells them about his early career - because he started out as a stand-up comedian. Before...

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Jackson Wanted Wray For King Kong Cameo

20th December 2005 9:23

Director PETER JACKSON wanted a mix of old and new in his remake of KING KONG - he tried to persuade original star FAY WRAY to make a cameo...

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Wilson Wants To Be Dr Who

20th December 2005 14:12

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON claims he was offered the role of DOCTOR WHO before current timelord DAVID TENNANT. The I PREDICT A RIOT...

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Ozzy Tells Ramsay: 'Teach My Wife To Cook'

20th December 2005 14:12

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE has sent his wife SHARON to top British chef GORDON RAMSAY to learn how to cook - because he is sick of takeaway food. The...

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Gallagher Can't Wait For End Of Tour

20th December 2005 14:12

NOEL GALLAGHER is looking forward to some time off when the current OASIS tour is over, because he'll be sick to death of his bandmates and crew. ...

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Don Ho Returns To Hawaii

20th December 2005 14:12

LATEST: Hawaiian singing legend DON HO has returned to his home in Honolulu after undergoing a successful stem cell procedure on his heart in...

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Jackson Lawyers Play Down Beatles Debt Threat

20th December 2005 14:12

LATEST: Lawyers for pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON have played down suggestions his prized THE BEATLES song catalogue will be seized by creditors. ...

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The Things They Say 890

20th December 2005 14:12

"Literally, without exaggeration, the craft services (catering) guy was paid more than I was to write, direct and act. But we made the movie we...

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Johansson Loves High Tea

20th December 2005 14:12

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has embraced the English custom of afternoon teas, after filming two back-to-back movies in London. The LOST...

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Johansson Sex Scene Infuriates Rhys-meyers' Lover

20th December 2005 14:12

JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS' teenage girlfriend exploded with rage when she watched the Irish actor's sexy scenes with SCARLETT JOHANSSON in MATCH POINT. ...

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Queen Grins And Bears It For 80th Birthday Portrait

20th December 2005 14:12

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has described a broadly smiling portrait commissioned for her 80th birthday as "very friendly" - despite the...

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Clooney, De Niro Questioned Over Vegas Links

20th December 2005 14:12

Hollywood stars GEORGE CLOONEY, ROBERT DE NIRO and JOE PESCI have reportedly been interviewed by federal agents during an ongoing investigation into...

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Boris Becker Undergoes Vocal Chord Surgery

20th December 2005 14:12

Former German tennis ace BORIS BECKER underwent a secret operation to have nodules removed from his vocal cords. The redhead TV personality has...

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Schwarzenegger Hits Back At Home City

20th December 2005 14:12

LATEST: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has instructed officials in his Austrian home city of Graz to remove his name from the city's soccer stadium, after...

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Zellweger Slams Chesney Reunion Reports

20th December 2005 14:12

Oscar-winner RENEE ZELLWEGER has slammed reports she is dating estranged husband KENNY CHESNEY again, insisting any times they have met recently were...

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Pamela To Claw In 2006 With The Dolls

20th December 2005 14:12

THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS are joining forces with blonde beauty PAMELA ANDERSON to welcome in the new year (06). The DON'T CHA six-piece will perform in...

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Madonna Tops European Charts... Again

20th December 2005 14:12

MADONNA reigns supreme at the top of the European pop charts, with the biggest-selling album and single. Single HUNG UP and LP CONFESSIONS ON A...

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White Stripes Tell Fans To Respect Their Elders

20th December 2005 17:38

JACK WHITE advised their fans to abandon reality TV shows at Christmas and enjoy the company of their friends and family. The MY DOORBELL hitmaker...

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Amerie Hails Religious New Year

20th December 2005 17:38

US R+B singer AMERIE will celebrate the new year in church giving thanks to God. The Vibe award winner, 25, will reflect on 2005 express her...

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Mills Mccartney In Soccer Legend Tribute

20th December 2005 17:38

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is paying tribute to late soccer legend GEORGE BEST by backing a musical eulogy to the star. The wife of SIR PAUL...

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Foxx Explains Gold Digger

20th December 2005 17:38

GOLD DIGGER star JAMIE FOXX insists he wasn't targeting women who date successful men in the hit song, because he understands ambition is an...

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Mills Mccartney Denies J.lo Scuffle

20th December 2005 17:38

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has rubbished claims she lost her prosthetic leg during a violent scuffle with JENNIFER LOPEZ' security guards in September...

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Parfitt Does Not Have Cancer

20th December 2005 17:38

Doctors have confirmed STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT does not have cancer. Parfitt underwent emergency laser surgery at the Princess Grace...

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Jackson Embroiled In Child Abduction Charges?

20th December 2005 17:38

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will reportedly face child abduction charges unless he gives his ex-wife DEBBIE ROWE custody of their children. The...

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Parker And Broderick Sell Hamptons Home

20th December 2005 17:38

Hollywood couple SARAH JESSICA PARKER and MATTHEW BRODERICK have sold one of their three holiday homes in New York State's Hamptons. The former...

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Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

20th December 2005 17:38

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his...

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Waters Wanted Taylor In His Movie

20th December 2005 17:38

Controversial film-maker JOHN WATERS wanted ageing movie star DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR to star in one of his films - but she refused. Waters, whose...

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Mills Mccartney Turned Down Reality Show

20th December 2005 17:38

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER has hit out at claims she pulled out of a British TV show to have surgery on her partially amputated leg, because...

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Rodriguez Argued During Arrest

20th December 2005 17:38

LATEST: LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ reportedly accused Hawaiian police officers of "taking her freedom" when she was arrested on suspicion of drink...

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Top Ten Christmas Movies

20th December 2005 17:38

After stuffing themselves with turkey, and drinking more mulled wine than their livers can handle, people around the world will retreat to their...

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Johansson Moves In With Hartnett

20th December 2005 17:38

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON's relationship with JOSH HARTNETT is going so well, she's reportedly moved into his New York City apartment. ...

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Gotti Speaks About Trial Terror

20th December 2005 21:42

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI was terrified of going to jail during his recent money laundering trial, despite knowing he was innocent of all charges. The...

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Springsteen's Nebraska Honoured

20th December 2005 21:42

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's classic album NEBRASKA is to be honoured at the New York Guitar Festival 2006 on the 25th anniversary of its release. The...

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Mills Mccartney Sceptical Over Cowell And Osbourne

20th December 2005 21:42

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has accused music moguls SIMON COWELL and SHARON OSBOURNE of exploiting wannabe singers in their...

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Gwen Stefani 'Pregnant'

20th December 2005 21:42

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI is reportedly pregnant with her first child. The 36-year-old NO DOUBT star - who wed British rocker GAVIN ROSSDALE, 38,...

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Kabul Detainees Terrorised By Dr Dre And Eminem Music - Claim

20th December 2005 21:42

Rap music by EMINEM and DR DRE is reportedly being used to torture detainees at a secret US prison in Kabul, Afghanistan. Activists for human...

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The Things They Say 891

20th December 2005 21:42

"I always felt that if my name wasn't on many of my movies, they would have made more money." Film-maker WOODY ALLEN rues his lack of commercial...

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Laurie's House Cane Auctioned Off

20th December 2005 21:42

The original cane used by HUGH LAURIE in the pilot for his hit medical drama HOUSE has been sold for $8,300 (GBP4,610) at an online auction. All...

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Pitt And Aniston's Split Deemed 2005'S Most Fascinating

20th December 2005 21:42

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON's January (05) split has been rated the most fascinating break-up of 2005 in a new survey. Pitt and Aniston stunned...

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Mills Mccartney Rules Out Political Life

20th December 2005 21:42

Crusading former model HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has dismissed a career in politics, because government work is "too diplomatic". Despite lending...

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Kong Climbs To Top Of UK Box Office Chart

20th December 2005 21:42

Monster movie KING KONG has hit the top of the UK box office chart during its first weekend of release (17-18DEC05). However, the PETER JACKSON...

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Carrey Strips Stranger To Feel Festive

20th December 2005 21:42

JIM CARREY rendered a guest partially nude during an interview with fellow comedian DAVID LETTERMAN last night (19DEC05, when he stole a red sweater...

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Mills Mccartney: 'I Won't Apologise For Supermodel Attack'

20th December 2005 21:42

Animal rights campaigner HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY refuses to apologise for her public attack on fur-sporting supermodels including NAOMI CAMPBELL,...

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Fox Heads Back To The Future

20th December 2005 21:42

MICHAEL J FOX is heading BACK TO THE FUTURE for a fourth time-travelling movie. The actor, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, admits he's in...

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Lavigne Joins Fast Food Nation

20th December 2005 21:42

AVRIL LAVIGNE has signed up to make her acting debut in a screen adaptation of ERIC SCHLOSSER's bestselling expose FAST FOOD NATION. The Canadian...

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Bob Dylan Musical

20th December 2005 21:42

BOB DYLAN's classic tunes are to make up part of a touring stage show tribute to the singer/songwriter. Musical THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING will...

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Carey Claims Top Us Record Of The Year

20th December 2005 21:42

MARIAH CAREY is celebrating after being named the queen of the US charts in 2005. The singer has been topped the newly-released Billboard Hot 100...

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