Music News and Festival Updates 23rd July 2014


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Kanye West Makes Wedding Speech About Celebrity Rights

23rd July 2014 1:59

Kanye West ditched a traditional wedding speech and instead chose to talk about celebrities and their rights.The 37-year-old rapper - who married...

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Robin Thicke And Paula Patton Put Marital Home Up For Sale

23rd July 2014 2:26

Singer Robin Thicke and his estranged wife Paula Patton have put their Los Angeles mansion on the market.The couple announced its separation in...

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Rob Zombie Posts Inflamed Throat Photo As Part Of Apology To Rock Fest Fans

23rd July 2014 2:26

Rocker Rob Zombie has posted a photo of his swollen throat online as part of his apology for pulling the plug on a show in Wisconsin on Sunday...

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Remy Ma To Document Career Comeback In New Reality Show

23rd July 2014 2:26

Rapper Remy Ma is preparing to document her music comeback in a new reality show following her release from prison next week (begs28Jul14).The Lean...

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Noel Gallagher Inspired Ulrich To Quit Cocaine

23rd July 2014 2:26

A Noel Gallagher interview inspired Metallica star Lars Ulrich to quit cocaine.The rocker, a longtime Oasis fan, began to realise his drug of choice...

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John 5 Records New Album With David Lee Roth

23rd July 2014 2:26

Former Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5 and Van Halen's David Lee Roth have teamed up to record a new album.The heavy rocker, real name John William...

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The Things They Say: 4298357

23rd July 2014 2:26

"I'm still shocked (he held me down)! Like whoa. (Papoose) is an official dude. Nobody can ever front on that. He held me down better than some of my...

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The Things They Say: 4298358

23rd July 2014 2:26

"We had not met before. We just sent messages through family and I really did not want to talk to her." Jill Scott on meeting James Brown's first...

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5sos To Write With One Direction

23rd July 2014 6:21

5 Seconds of Summer plan to write with One Direction.The 'She Looks So Perfect' hitmakers are currently touring with the British band for the second...

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Whitney Houston's Mum: 'Let Her Rest'

23rd July 2014 8:01

Whitney Houston's mum Cissy Houston has slammed an upcoming Tv biopic about the late singer, calling on filmmakers to "let her rest".Actress Angela...

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Corrosion Of Conformity Drummer Tears Rotator Cuff

23rd July 2014 8:01

Corrosion Of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin has been forced to sit out of the group's upcoming tour after tearing his rotator cuff.In a statement...

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Rocker John Garcia Stunned By Robby Krieger Collaboration

23rd July 2014 8:01

Former Kyuss frontman John Garcia was stunned when his hero Robby Krieger agreed to play guitar on a track on his new self-titled solo album.The...

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Master P Planning Film Trilogy Of His Life Story

23rd July 2014 8:01

Veteran hip-hop mogul Master P is turning his life story in a movie trilogy.The rapper, real name Percy Miller, has unveiled plans for his own series...

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Paris Hilton Inspired By Madonna/lisa Frank For New Song & Video

23rd July 2014 8:01

Paris Hilton was inspired by Madonna and kids designer Lisa Frank while creating the music and video concept for her new tune Come Alive.The reality...

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The Things They Say: 4298529

23rd July 2014 8:01

"The list of things to do: shopping, Popeyes (fast food), pedicure... You don't know the things that we do that we take for granted? That's very,...

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Beyonce And Jay Z To Bring 'On The Run' Tour To UK

23rd July 2014 8:21

Beyonce and Jay Z want to bring their 'On The Run' tour to the UK.The superstar and her rapper husband - who kicked off their tour at the Sun Life...

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Calvin Harris Concentrating On His Own Music

23rd July 2014 9:57

Calvin Harris is taking a break from writing for other artists to concentrate on his own music.The DJ - who has worked with stars including Ellie...

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Nick Jonas Felt 'Trapped' In The Jonas Brothers

23rd July 2014 9:57

Nick Jonas' new song 'Chains' describes how he felt trapped in the Jonas Brothers. The 21-year-old singer and his brothers Kevin, 26, and Joe, 24,...

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Peaches Geldof Was Hooked On Heroin

23rd July 2014 12:04

Tragic socialite Peaches Geldof was receiving treatment for heroin addiction for two-and-a-half years before her death.Bob Geldof's daughter had been...

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Simon Cowell Targeted Over Donation To Israeli Soldiers' Charity

23rd July 2014 12:04

Simon Cowell has been bombarded with sickening messages on Twitter.com over a donation he made to a fund for Israeli soldiers.The X Factor boss...

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Lauryn Hill Ejects Heckler From Gig

23rd July 2014 12:04

Lauryn Hill ordered a heckler to leave her concert in Chicago, Illinois after he reportedly complained about the show.The former Fugees star is said...

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Judge Approves Young Metal Band's Record Contract

23rd July 2014 12:04

A judge in New York City has signed off on a $1.8 million (ÂŁ1.1 million) record deal for a school-age heavy metal group.The three youngsters from...

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Demi Lovato Gave Up Healthy Diet To Eat Pizza With The President

23rd July 2014 12:04

Demi Lovato had to give up her raw food, gluten-free diet at a recent house party because she did not want to offend host Robert Rodriguez or special...

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Lana Del Rey Can't Get Through A Show Without A Cigarette

23rd July 2014 12:04

Lana Del Rey often chooses to play outdoor festivals instead of indoor gigs because she can't get through a whole show without smoking.The Summertime...

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The Things They Say: 4298741

23rd July 2014 12:04

"It's commentary, like, 'I know what you think of me' and I'm alluding to that. You know, I have slept with a lot of guys in the industry, but none...

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What We Know About Hilary Duff's Comeback Single, 'Chasing The Sun'

23rd July 2014 12:21

Lizzie McGuire is back! Well, not really, but Hilary Duff as a musician is back. And that's even better. The 26 year old actress/singer has kept it...

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Ian Watkins Loses Appeal Bid

23rd July 2014 13:07

Shamed rocker Ian Watkins has lost his bid to appeal against his 35-year jail sentence for child sex offences.The former Lostprophets frontman was...

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Example To Be A Dad

23rd July 2014 13:29

British pop star Example is set to become a first-time father.The hip-hop star's model wife Erin MCNaught is pregnant with the couple's first child,...

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Latitude Gratitude: Damon Albarn Is Thankful Of "Brave" Festival

23rd July 2014 13:46

Damon Albarn isn’t exactly a stranger to playing in front of huge crowds at some of the world’s biggest music festivals, so hearing him thank...

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Sam Smith Beaten By Lana Del Rey To Billboard No.1

23rd July 2014 14:06

Besides a promising musician, Sam Smith’s debut record has also shown him to be a savvy businessman – but not enough. In an effort to boost US...

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Ian Watkins' Appeal Denied

23rd July 2014 16:06

Former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has had his jail term appeal refused. The shamed star was jailed for 29 years last December, with another six...

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Chrissie Hynde Hails 'God-like' Neil Young

23rd July 2014 16:06

Chrissie Hynde has compared rock legend Neil Young to God.Neil appears on the track 'Down The Wrong Way' on Chrissie's new album, 'Stockholm' and the...

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One Direction Lead Star-studded Line-up At Iheartradio Festival

23rd July 2014 16:06

One Direction will headline this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival.The boyband will be joined by acts including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ed...

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Adele Wins Damages Over Baby Photos

23rd July 2014 16:08

British pop star Adele has been awarded substantial damages over pictures taken of her son.The singer's lawyer accepted the undisclosed five-figure...

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Somali Musician Saado Ali Warsame Shot Dead

23rd July 2014 16:08

Somali-American musician Saado Ali Warsame has been killed in a drive-by shooting.The singer/songwriter, who was also a member of parliament in...

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Justin Bieber Snapped In Wheelchair At Disneyland

23rd July 2014 16:08

Pop star Justin Bieber has sparked rumours he tried to queue-jump at Disneyland after he was photographed using a wheelchair to get around the theme...

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Lana Del Rey: 'Depression And Insecurity Ruined My Relationship'

23rd July 2014 16:08

Singer Lana Del Rey has blamed her battle with "depression and insecurity" for ruining her relationship with rocker boyfriend Barrie-James...

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Snoop Dogg: 'I Smoked Weed At The White House'

23rd July 2014 16:08

Rapper Snoop Dogg risked arrest by smoking weed in a bathroom at the White House.The hip-hop star has revealed he defied the security team at the...

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Diane Warren Honoured For Gay Rights Support

23rd July 2014 16:08

Songwriter Diane Warren is to be honoured with a special award for her support of the gay community.The I Don't Want To Miss A Thing hitmaker is to...

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Britney Spears To Launch Lingerie Line

23rd July 2014 16:08

Pop icon Britney Spears is preparing to launch her own range of lingerie.The Toxic singer has designed a collection for the CHANGE Lingerie company,...

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Roger Daltrey To Help Launch Model Railway Museum

23rd July 2014 16:08

Model railway enthusiast Roger Daltrey is helping local officials in Britain set up a new toy train museum.The Who rocker has met with council...

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The Things They Tweet: 4298948

23rd July 2014 16:08

"Wow! Can't believe it! 4 years ago today we were out (put) together! Crazy how time flies but it also feels like it was years and years ago! I can...

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Fascinating Fact: 4298949

23rd July 2014 16:08

Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Lorde are among the list of pop stars scheduled to perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las...

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Gershwinner: Our Top 5 Billy Joel Songs

23rd July 2014 19:20

Billy Joel has long been regarded as one of music’s finest songwriters but it will soon be all more official as he receives the prestigious...

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Motley Crue Star Nikki Sixx To Be A Dad Again

23rd July 2014 19:57

Rocker Nikki Sixx is set to become a dad again - his new wife Courtney Bingham is pregnant.The Motley Crue star, who wed the 28-year-old model in...

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Ariana Grande Heartbroken By Grandfather's Death

23rd July 2014 19:57

Singer/actress Ariana Grande is nursing a broken heart after her beloved grandfather died on Tuesday (22Jul14).The Problem hitmaker's maternal...

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Birthday Girl Selena Gomez Linked To New Man

23rd July 2014 19:57

Pop star Selena Gomez has sparked rumours she has moved on from her on/off relationship with Justin Bieber after spending her 22nd birthday on...

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Duran Duran Suing Fanclub Bosses Over Missing Revenue

23rd July 2014 19:57

British pop icons Duran Duran are taking officials at their own fan club to court over allegations of missing revenue.Lawyers for the Rio hitmakers...

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Part Of Irish Pub Tribute To Garth Brooks Cancelled

23rd July 2014 19:57

Garth Brooks fans in Ireland don't seem to be getting a break this summer (14) - part of a pub festival, staged for devotees who missed out on seeing...

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Fascinating Fact: 4299045

23rd July 2014 19:57

Adam Levine's new bride Behati Prinsloo showed off her vocal skills at the couple's wedding reception in Mexico on Saturday (19Jul14) by serenading...

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Missing Jason Aldean Fan Found Dead After Concert

23rd July 2014 23:05

A man who went missing while attending a Jason Aldean concert in Cleveland, Ohio last week (ends18Jul14) has been found dead.Cory Barron had been at...

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Alicia Keys Joins Pharrell Williams As Mentor On The Voice

23rd July 2014 23:05

Pharrell Williams has recruited R&B superstar Alicia Keys to join him as a guest mentor on U.S. reality show The Voice.Keys will help the Happy...

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Kid Rock Ordered To Testify In Suit Against Insane Clown Posse

23rd July 2014 23:05

Country rocker Kid Rock has been subpoenaed to testify against hip-hop stars Insane Clown Posse and their label employees in an ongoing lawsuit filed...

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Pharrell Williams Seeking Motion To End Blurred Lines Legal Battle

23rd July 2014 23:05

Pharrell Williams has moved to end the ongoing legal feud between the producers of the Blurred Lines hit and Marvin Gaye's family by urging a judge...

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Weird Al Scores First U.s. Number One With Parodies Collection

23rd July 2014 23:05

Pop parody king 'Weird Al' Yankovic is having a laugh at the top of the U.S. album chart after debuting his latest collection of comedy tunes at the...

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The Things They Say: 4299209

23rd July 2014 23:05

"The only person who has consistently said no has been Prince. I haven't approached him in 20 years... I had several ideas... for When Doves Cry and...

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The Things They Say: 4299210

23rd July 2014 23:05

"He asked me to do it during the summer that I was shooting my movie Uhf in 1988 and it was a big deal for me to have my own movie, and it was odd...

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The Things They Tweet: 4299211

23rd July 2014 23:05

"Happy Rockin Birthday @Slash.... Glad You're Still Alive Because You Killed It On Stage Last Night!!!" Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler marks his tour...

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The Things They Tweet: 4299212

23rd July 2014 23:05

"Broadway lost one of the great talents of the stage last week. Elaine Stritch was one of a kind. We'll miss you." Barry Manilow honours his late...

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