20th January 2009

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Franz Ferdinand Complete Lineup For Nme Awards Big Gig

Scottish indie rock act Franz Ferdinand have been confirmed as the final addition to the lineup for the Shockwaves NME awards Big Gig.The Glaswegian...

20th January 2009 0:26



Chillies Raise Temperature In Celebrity Big Brother House

A chilli-eating task in the Celebrity Big Brother house has unexpectedly brought two adversaries closer together.Former popstar Michelle Heaton said...

20th January 2009 0:26



Winehouse Close To Death Twice

AMY WINEHOUSE's father MITCH is delighted his troubled daughter is turning her back on drink and drugs and getting clean in St. Lucia - because she...

20th January 2009 1:36



Cannon Honours School Principal

Actor/rapper NICK CANNON honoured his former school principal at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Friday (16Jan09) - by giving her a...

20th January 2009 1:36



Grohl + Vedder Lead Drake Tribute

Rockers DAVE GROHL and EDDIE VEDDER are among the stars fronting a new tribute album to late singer/songwriter NICK DRAKE. The untitled covers album...

20th January 2009 1:36



Foster + Will.i.am Debut Obama Anthem

Songwriter DAVID FOSTER and hip-hop icon will.i.am have joined forces to pen an unofficial anthem for President-elect BARACK OBAMA's inauguration on...

20th January 2009 1:36



Love 'Dreading' New York Move

COURTNEY LOVE is terrified of making the move to New York City - because she has no idea where to live. The rocker is keen to leave Los Angeles, but...

20th January 2009 1:37



The Things They Say 10830

"We all of a sudden have swagger. America, we are cool now. Think about it." JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is proud to be an American in President-elect BARACK...

20th January 2009 1:37



The Things They Say 10829

"What a gig for us to play. I've asked if we can play every Monday night there; that would be something... Just to stand and look down on that crowd...

20th January 2009 1:37



New Album Honours Obama On His Big Day

BARACK OBAMA's big day has inspired the relaunch of an uplifting album which celebrates American diversity. Shortly after Obama is sworn in as the...

20th January 2009 1:37



Winslet Prepares A Bafta Speech

Actress KATE WINSLET is preparing an acceptance speech for next month's (Feb09) British Academy awards (BAFTAs) - after she was caught off guard by...

20th January 2009 1:37



Newton-john: 'Leave Travolta Alone'

JOHN TRAVOLTA's GREASE co-star OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has urged the media to leave her pal alone as he grieves the death of his son. The actress/singer...

20th January 2009 1:37



Gilliam: 'Ledger Was Clean'

British moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is still fighting reports his pal HEATH LEDGER was experimenting with drugs at the time he died a year ago (22Jan09)...

20th January 2009 1:37



The Things They Say 10831

"I want to be the official White House DJ." MARIAH CAREY's husband NICK CANNON wants to spin discs in the Oval Office.

20th January 2009 1:37



The Things They Say 10832

"I feel like I'm living a dream... I feel like I'm experiencing a level of inspiration that I have only ever heard about from my childhood......

20th January 2009 1:37



Fascinating Fact 6678

Actor ALAN CUMMING presented fellow Scot EWAN MCGREGOR with the 2009 Ray-Ban Visionary Award at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday (18Jan09).

20th January 2009 1:37



King's New Tattoo

Tattooed actress JAIME KING is planning an ambitious new body art project - she wants an etching of her favourite literary quote. The Sin City star...

20th January 2009 1:37



Sony Sign Up Urban Projects At Sundance

Sony studio bosses have gone all black in the snow at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, signing up a pair of gritty urban movies and negotiating to...

20th January 2009 1:37



Affleck Prepared To Camp Out For Best Inauguration Spot

Hollywood actor BEN AFFLECK is so determined to get the best seat at Tuesday's (20Jan09) Presidential Inauguration, he's contemplating camping out in...

20th January 2009 1:37



Stars Join Kutcher To Pledge Service

A host of celebrities joined ASHTON KUTCHER and DEMI MOORE to air their 2009 New Year's resolutions and pledges to the new U.S. President BARACK...

20th January 2009 1:37



Spears To Release Autobiography?

BRITNEY SPEARS is planning to tell all about her colourful life - the TOXIC star is reportedly set to sign a $14 million (GBP10 million) publishing...

20th January 2009 7:11



Messina Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Country singer JO DEE MESSINA has given birth to her first child. The Bye Bye hitmaker and husband Chris Deffenbaugh welcomed their son on Monday...

20th January 2009 7:11



Swift To Reteam With Ex On Record

JOE JONAS can't escape his ex-girlfriend - TAYLOR SWIFT will perform a duet with the JONAS BROTHERS as part of the siblings' upcoming 3D CONCERT...

20th January 2009 7:11



50 Cent And Williams To Collaborate?

Rapper 50 CENT is planning to team up with British singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS on a new record. The In Da Club star was hoping to hook up with Angels...

20th January 2009 7:11



Winehouse Dating New Man?

AMY WINEHOUSE seems to be having no trouble putting her marriage worries aside - the singer has reportedly fallen for another man while holidaying in...

20th January 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 10833

"Fourth grade was so much fun, I did it twice." MARIAH CAREY's husband NICK CANNON admits he wasn't the brightest kid at elementary school.

20th January 2009 7:11



Pepsi Takes The Who's My Generation Through The 20th Century

THE WHO's classic track MY GENERATION has become the new anthem for drinks giant Pepsi's latest ad campaign. In the clever new commercial, Pete...

20th January 2009 7:11



Allen Shocks Wilson With Saucy Message

LILY ALLEN was forced to make an embarrassing apology to fellow singer RICKY WILSON - after mistakenly sending the KAISER CHIEFS frontman a nude...

20th January 2009 7:11



Love Helped Start Bakery With Fashion Money

COURTNEY LOVE once agreed to stroll the catwalk for VERSACE in a sheer negligee so she could use the appearance fee to help a pal start her own...

20th January 2009 7:11



Sellers Tops Presidential List

PETER SELLERS' portrayal of President MERKIN MUFFLEY in cult movie DR. STRANGELOVE has topped a new list of fictional and real-life U.S. leaders. ...

20th January 2009 7:11



Cruise Considers 'Captain Sully' Movie

TOM CRUISE is seriously considering turning last week's (15Jan09) Hudson River plane rescue into a blockbuster movie. Like all flying enthusiasts,...

20th January 2009 7:11



Wall-e Picks Up Best Picture Award

The makers of WALL-E can add another award to their growing stack of honours - the animated film has been named Best Picture Of The Year (08) by The...

20th January 2009 7:11



Ledger Saw Six Minutes Of Dark Knight Before His Death

HEATH LEDGER saw six minutes of his acclaimed THE DARK KNIGHT performance before his death - and loved every second. Producer Charles Roven sat the...

20th January 2009 7:11



Cruise Will Watch Inauguration On Flight To London

TOM CRUISE will watch the inauguration of America's new President on board a plane travelling to London. The movie star is in Germany, ready for the...

20th January 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 10834

"I lost, like, 20 pounds for the role. I didn't eat. I slept outside. I didn't comb my hair for a month. I went into seclusion." Actor/rapper NICK...

20th January 2009 7:11



Close Shave Reminds Beckinsale How Lucky Her Daughter Is

The two men in actress KATE BECKINSALE's life get on so well, one helped shave the other's bushy beard off. Beckinsale, who has a daughter by Welsh...

20th January 2009 7:11



Placebo 'Planning Summer Album'

PLACEBO are planning to release their sixth studio album in June, it has been confirmed.The indie band first appeared in 1994 and enjoyed success...

20th January 2009 11:45



Stars Line Up For Nick Drake Tribute

Several big names in music are to be involved with a forthcoming NICK DRAKE tribute album.Drake died in 1974 aged just 26 and has since become one of...

20th January 2009 12:07



Winehouse's Dad Blasts Singer's Behaviour

Troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been criticised by her father MITCH for cavorting with a man while her husband BLAKE FIELDER-CIVIL is still in...

20th January 2009 12:11



50 Cent Launches Filmmaking Firm

Rapper 50 CENT is expanding his multimedia empire to include a film production company. 50 Cent - real name Curtis Jackson - has launched...

20th January 2009 12:11



The Things They Say 10836

"She says she was just having fun, pretending to be a horse." AMY WINEHOUSE's father MITCH explains paparazzi photographs of his daughter crawling...

20th January 2009 12:11



Fascinating Fact 6679

R+B singer CIARA and Spanish star ENRIQUE IGLESIAS play lovers in a new music video for their duet TAKIN' BACK MY LOVE.

20th January 2009 12:11



Pickler's Exotic New Pet

Country singer KELLIE PICKLER has adopted an unusual new pet into her home - a Marmoset monkey. The animal lover already owns a wide collection of...

20th January 2009 12:11



Usher Stole Candy From Obama

USHER has recalled his frosty first meeting with U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA - when the pair battled over a candy bar. The R+B star built up...

20th January 2009 12:11



Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed...

20th January 2009 12:11



The Things They Say 10835

"MICHAEL is fine, he will always be fine. He's a showbusiness guy. He loves music and it all shows in his songs. He's recording now, he has a new...

20th January 2009 12:11



Pattinson Performs Mini Set

Actor ROBERT PATTINSON thrilled fans by taking to the stage to perform at an open microphone night in London. The Twilight star has frequently...

20th January 2009 12:11



Johansson Recreates Monroe Magic

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has channeled screen siren MARILYN MONROE in a sexy new advertisement for DOLCE + GABBANA. The actress, the new face of the...

20th January 2009 12:11



Rock Can't Joke About Obama

CHRIS ROCK has branded BARACK OBAMA a stand-up comedian's worst nightmare - because the President-elect is too awe-inspiring to make fun of. Rock...

20th January 2009 12:11



Carrey's Fears Over Gay Kiss

JIM CARREY battled doubts before taking on a role as a homosexual convict in I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS in case he discovered he enjoyed kissing men. ...

20th January 2009 12:11



Snipes And Cheadle's Film Pranks

Actors WESLEY SNIPES and DON CHEADLE tested filmmaker ANTOINE FUQUA's patience on the set of BROOKLYN'S FINEST - by playing practical jokes on him...

20th January 2009 12:11



Hilton: 'I Need To Stay Single'

PARIS HILTON plans to stay single following her split from GOOD CHARLOTTE rocker BENJI MADDEN in a bid to "find" herself. The Simple Life star and...

20th January 2009 12:11



The Things They Say 10839

"I have a room in my house where I paint. I've been offered an exhibition, which I might do next year." PARIS HILTON shows her creative side.

20th January 2009 12:11



The Things They Say 10838

"It was very difficult. But I got through it 'cause I am actually very good in bed." Actor WILL SMITH on baring all for love scenes in drama SEVEN...

20th January 2009 12:11



The Things They Say 10837

"I'm not so afraid of getting old, I'm more afraid of how I'll go. Fire and tight spaces don't appeal. A shark would be interesting." Hollywood actor...

20th January 2009 12:11



Crawford Snacks For Daughter

Supermodel CINDY CRAWFORD makes a point of eating ice cream in front of her daughter - to ensure the youngster learns to enjoy food. Crawford...

20th January 2009 12:11



Watson Failed To Recognise Famous Co-stars

HARRY POTTER star EMMA WATSON had never heard of screen legends DAME MAGGIE SMITH and GARY OLDMAN before working with them on the blockbuster movie...

20th January 2009 12:11



Stig Unmasked As Former Racer Ben Collins

The true identity of the Stig, the masked test driver on Top Gear, has been revealed, with former racing driver Ben Collins reportedly the man behind...

20th January 2009 13:01



Brook Sacked As Britain's Got Talent Judge After Six Days

Kelly Brook has been cut from the Britain's Got Talent judging panel after only six days in the job.The model and actress was only unveiled as a new...

20th January 2009 13:01



Glastonbury Festival Tickets 90% Gone, Says Eavis

Some 90 per cent of tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival have already been sold, according to organiser Michael Eavis.While last year's event...

20th January 2009 13:56



Slumdog Millionaire Breaks Record In Topping UK Charts

Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire has continued its incredible run of success, breaking a UK box office record as it topped the charts.Danny...

20th January 2009 16:06



Lil' Mo Welcomes First Son

R+B star LIL' MO is celebrating after giving birth to a baby boy. The Put It On Me singer, born Cynthia Loving, and her second husband Phillip...

20th January 2009 16:16



Healey Triumphs At Maple Blues Awards

Late guitarist JEFF HEALEY was the big winner at Canada's Maple Blues Awards - landing seven posthumous prizes. Healey, who lost his battle with...

20th January 2009 16:16



Warwick's Inaugural Ball Cancelled

DIONNE WARWICK's unofficial concert to celebrate BARACK OBAMA's inauguration has reportedly been cancelled due to low ticket sales. The legendary...

20th January 2009 16:16



Kennedy Grateful For Failed Led Zeppelin Audition

ALTER BRIDGE frontman MYLES KENNEDY has opened up about his unsuccessful audition with LED ZEPPELIN - insisting he was just grateful to have been...

20th January 2009 16:16



Cross' Husband Battling Cancer

MARCIA CROSS' husband TOM MAHONEY has been diagnosed with cancer. The Desperate Housewives star and her stockbroker partner confirmed the news but...

20th January 2009 16:16



Fascinating Fact 6680

R+B star USHER has gifted four Washington, D.C. students with tickets to BARACK OBAMA's inauguration ceremony in the city on Tuesday (20Jan09) as...

20th January 2009 16:16



Iron Maiden: The Movie

Rockers IRON MAIDEN are planning to bring their recent world tour to the big screen with a major movie documentary. Iron Maiden: Flight 666 - The...

20th January 2009 16:16



Franklin Wants To Work For Obama

Music legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is pitching for a new job, as one of U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA's top advisors. The singer is a huge supporter...

20th January 2009 16:16



Original Karate Kid Slams Remake

The original KARATE KID has lashed out at plans for a big budget remake of the hit franchise - urging Hollywood producers to leave classic films...

20th January 2009 16:16



Foxx's Impromptu Inauguration Performance

JAMIE FOXX gave political partygoers a treat when he stepped on stage for an impromptu performance celebrating the Presidential Inauguration of...

20th January 2009 16:16



Jackman Reassures Fans Over Wolverine 'Problems'

Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has written a personal letter to X-MEN fans assuring them his upcoming WOLVERINE movie is going to plan - despite...

20th January 2009 16:16



Jackson's Late Inauguration Call-up

SAMUEL L. JACKSON was called up at short notice to speak at a Washington, D.C. concert celebrating BARACK OBAMA's Presidential Inauguration - and had...

20th January 2009 16:16



South Bank Show Award For Mercury Winners Elbow

Mercury Music prize winners Elbow and theatre impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh have been honoured at the annual South Bank Show awards.The Mancunian...

20th January 2009 18:18



Civil War At Sag

Moderate members of the Screen Actors Guild's board of directors, who hold a thin majority on the board, have sent an email message to members...

20th January 2009 18:52



Advertisers Aplenty For Inaugural

Many advertisers may be standing on the sidelines waiting to see whether the new administration's policies will encourage consumers to resume...

20th January 2009 18:52



Obama Makes Life Tough For Comics

The rise to the presidency of Barack Obama has posed a problem for comedians, Chris Rock has told CNN. There's little that is funny about him. "He's...

20th January 2009 18:52



Mall Cop Stands Over Multiplex

Astonishing box-office experts, a small PG-rated comedy that cost only $26 million to make, had no bankable star, and was slotted into a January...

20th January 2009 18:52



Gay Romance Film A Winner At Sundance

I Love You Phillip Morris , in which Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor play a gay couple, has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to glowing reviews...

20th January 2009 19:02



Iger Weathers Recession

The Walt Disney Co. reported in its annual proxy statement that CEO Robert Iger received total compensation of more than $30.6 million last year,...

20th January 2009 19:02



Disney In Deal To Build Disneyland In Shanghai

The Walt Disney Co. and the government of China have reached an agreement to build the first Disneyland theme park on the mainland. The deal is...

20th January 2009 19:02



Presley Feared Post-partum Depression

LISA MARIE PRESLEY expected to experience post-partum depression following the birth of her new baby twins - and was delighted when the condition...

20th January 2009 19:06



Parker In Bid To Clear Vicious' Name

Writer ALAN G. PARKER hopes to clear punk legend SID VICIOUS' name - more than 30 years after he was accused of murdering girlfriend NANCY SPUNGEN. ...

20th January 2009 19:06



Dakota Culkin Was 'Impaired By Alcohol' When She Died

MACAULAY CULKIN's sister DAKOTA had alcohol in her system the night she was struck by a car and killed. Los Angeles coroner Fred Corral has revealed...

20th January 2009 19:06



Lily Allen Is Plagued By Self-doubt

British pop star LILY ALLEN has no confidence in her ability as a singer-songwriter, and is "convinced" she'll be found out as a fraud. Allen's...

20th January 2009 19:06



Tyler Was 'Never Rejected For Sex'

Womanising rocker STEVEN TYLER was so successful and prolific during his band's 1970s heyday, he was never turned down for sex. The Aerosmith...

20th January 2009 19:06



Franklin Performs For Obama

ARETHA FRANKLIN performed for her biggest crowd on Tuesday (20Jan09) when she sang MY COUNTRY, 'TIS OF THEE at President BARACK OBAMA's inauguration...

20th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10841

"I’m so excited about the change. She is a class act, especially with our economy; she has been very cautious about how to dress on a budget and...

20th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10840

"African-American males have a huge responsibility to make sure we do the right thing and cut out all the madness. We don’t have an excuse. We...

20th January 2009 19:06



Sheen's Confidence In Obama

FROST/NIXON star MICHAEL SHEEN is certain President BARACK OBAMA will lead the world to great things - because the Democrat is a "breath of fresh...

20th January 2009 19:06



Stabbing At Horror Movie Screening

A teenage movie fan has been stabbed following a New York screening of gruesome horror movie MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3-D. An unnamed 16-year-old boy...

20th January 2009 19:06



Beckinsale's Daughter Thrills In Mamma Mia! Role

KATE BECKINSALE and MICHAEL SHEEN's daughter LILY has inherited acting skills from her thespian parents - she dazzled an audience of her local drama...

20th January 2009 19:06



Phantom Star Foster Dies

SUSANNA FOSTER, the star of 1943's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA movie has died. The singer/actress died of heart failure at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in...

20th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10842

"I hope and believe BARACK OBAMA will pull us out of this recession. I’m thrilled to have him as our new President. He’s the exact change...

20th January 2009 19:06



Balfour Pleads Not Guilty To Hudson Triple Murder

WILLIAM BALFOUR has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON's mother, brother and nephew. Balfour, the estranged husband of...

20th January 2009 19:56



Edward Kennedy Collapses At Obama's Inauguration

U.S. Senator EDWARD KENNEDY has been hospitalised after suffering a seizure during an inauguration luncheon for new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA. ...

20th January 2009 20:31



Labeouf's License Suspended For A Year

Actor SHIA LABEOUF has been banned from driving for a year, following the Hollywood car crash last July (08) that left him with a crushed wrist. The...

20th January 2009 20:46



Pink + Gray To Headline New We Are The World Record

PINK and MACY GRAY are to lead a new star-studded WE ARE THE WORLD-type charity single to honour America's new President BARACK OBAMA. Los...

20th January 2009 22:22



Coldplay And Duffy Among Brit Award Nominees

COLDPLAY and DUFFY will lead the way at the Brit Awards next month (Feb09) after landing four nominations apiece for Britain's answer to the...

20th January 2009 22:22



The Things They Say 10843

"PINK got them a really cute tricycle with rhinestones all over it. She didn't get two - she got one. So they'll have to share or fight over it....

20th January 2009 22:22



Sting Failed At Rock Band Game

STING has sent out a warning to fans of videogame Rock Band - it won't turn them into real musicians, because he is terrible at it. The former...

20th January 2009 22:22



Max B's Lawyer Positive He Will Be Cleared Of Murder/robbery

Rapper MAX B's lawyer is confident his client will be cleared of murder in relation to a botched September 2006 robbery - despite the star's...

20th January 2009 22:22



Abdul Fan Committed Suicide, Coroner Rules

The PAULA ABDUL fan who died outside the star's California home committed suicide, a coroner has ruled. Paula Goodspeed's body was found in her car...

20th January 2009 22:22



Hobbits To Return For Prequel

LORD OF THE RINGS star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is convinced he will be returning to the magical franchise for upcoming prequel THE HOBBIT along with...

20th January 2009 22:22



Settlement Reached Over Ledger 'Drug Tape'

A legal battle over a video, in which HEATH LEDGER reportedly using cocaine, has been settled. The footage purportedly showed Ledger among a group...

20th January 2009 22:22



Balfour Pleads Not Guilty To Hudson Triple Murder

WILLIAM BALFOUR has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON's mother, brother and nephew. Balfour, the estranged husband of...

20th January 2009 22:22



Edward Kennedy Collapses At Obama's Inauguration

U.S. Senator EDWARD KENNEDY has been hospitalised after suffering a seizure during an inauguration luncheon for new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA. ...

20th January 2009 22:22



Labeouf's Driving License Suspended For A Year

Actor SHIA LABEOUF has been banned from driving for a year, following the Hollywood car crash which left him with a crushed wrist last July (08). ...

20th January 2009 22:22



Sheen Scarred By Jackson's Interrogation Tactics

MICHAEL SHEEN was left terrified on the set of a new movie after SAMUEL L. JACKSON took their torture scenes too far and "cut his finger off". The...

20th January 2009 22:22



Ulrika Misses Children After Avoiding Eviction

Celebrity Big Brother contestant Ulrika Jonsson has admitted to feeling the strain of separation from her children after avoiding eviction yet...

20th January 2009 23:01


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