27th February 2009

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One Named Greatest Ever U2 Song In New Poll

U2's 1991 hit single One has been voted their greatest ever song in a new survey.The Irish band's 12th studio album No Line on the Horizon is...

27th February 2009 0:26



Twista Signs With Emi

Rapper TWISTA has signed to record label EMI. The hip-hop star left Atlantic Records in 2007 and launched his own label, Get Money Gang...

27th February 2009 1:46



Testino Kicked Madonna Into Touch On Photo Shoot

Famed photographer MARIO TESTINO got physical to create the iconic image of MADONNA on her RAY OF LIGHT record cover - he kicked her into...

27th February 2009 1:46



Carey To Guest On Cannon's Tv Show

NICK CANNON has won over producers as the new host of U.S. TV show AMERICA'S GOT TALENT - by enlisting his wife MARIAH CAREY to make a guest...

27th February 2009 1:46



Lil Wayne's Rock Album To Be Shelved?

Rap superstar LIL WAYNE is reportedly facing an uphill struggle to have his experimental rock album released on Universal Records, because label...

27th February 2009 1:46



Ciara Ditches Brown Duet?

R&B singer CHRIS BROWN's career has taken another knock - CIARA has reportedly scrapped plans for a duet with the troubled star following his alleged...

27th February 2009 1:46



Smith's 'Strong' Family Inspires Michelle Obama

Hollywood couple WILL SMITH and JADA PINKETT SMITH have a new fan in U.S. First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA - because the couple has such a "strong...

27th February 2009 1:46



The Things They Say 11447

"I'm all about mystery. Little girls think it's necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it's a shame." STEVIE NICKS...

27th February 2009 1:46



The Things They Say 11446

"She is beautiful. She could, like, adopt me!" HANNAH MONTANA star MILEY CYRUS wants to be the latest addition to ANGELINA JOLIE's ever-expanding...

27th February 2009 1:46



The Things They Say 11448

"I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realise that's not cool." ISLA FISHER plans...

27th February 2009 1:46



Hindus Offer Myers The Chance Top Redeem Himself

Funnyman MIKE MYERS has been offered the chance to redeem himself by the religious leaders who boycotted his flop film THE LOVE GURU. Hindu scholars...

27th February 2009 1:46



Pitt Gets A Chocolate Statuette Of His Own

BRAD PITT has a reason to smile despite losing out on the Best Actor Oscar on Sunday (22Feb09) - he's been sent a solid dark chocolate bust in his...

27th February 2009 1:46



Wahler Calls Off His Engagement

U.S. reality TV hunk JASON WAHLER has called off his engagement to KATJA DECKER SADOWSKI. The 22-year-old, who previously dated The Hills co-star...

27th February 2009 1:46



Perry Contemplates Killing Off Madea

Actor/director TYLER PERRY wants to kill off his popular character MADEA - because it takes too much effort to transform himself into the...

27th February 2009 1:46



Vick To Get Early Release?

Jailed American football star MICHAEL VICK has reportedly been approved for release to home confinement. The former Atlanta Falcons quarterback, 28,...

27th February 2009 1:46



The Things They Say 11449

"I miss my shoes when I am away. I've got lots of shoes. Maybe 100 pairs in various places. I adored my (leopardprint brogues) but someone stole...

27th February 2009 1:46



Bundchen And Brady Marry

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN has married her American football star partner TOM BRADY, according to U.S. reports. The pair wed in Santa Monica,...

27th February 2009 4:40



Bundchen And Brady Marry

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN has married her American football star partner TOM BRADY, according to U.S. reports. The pair wed in Santa Monica,...

27th February 2009 4:45



Wilson Sisters To Be Honoured

Veteran HEART rockers ANN and NANCY WILSON are to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award from a prestigious songwriters' group. The sisters,...

27th February 2009 7:35



The Libertines To Reform

PETE DOHERTY has announced plans to reform THE LIBERTINES after patching up his differences with ex bandmate CARL BARAT. The band split acrimoniously...

27th February 2009 7:35



Mac Star Nicks Accepts Mcvie Won't Be Back

FLEETWOOD MAC's stars have given up all hope of bringing CHRISTINE MCVIE back to the band - because the singer refuses to leave England. Stevie Nicks...

27th February 2009 7:35



Simmons To Pay $40,000 Child Support

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has agreed to pay $40,000 (£28,000) in child support a month to ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS, according to court papers...

27th February 2009 7:35



Rihanna 'Has Not Pressed Charges Against Brown'

RIHANNA is reluctant to press charges over her alleged beating at the hands of ex boyfriend CHRIS BROWN, according to U.S. reports. Brown was...

27th February 2009 7:35



Mirren Learning Hebrew For Movie Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN is determined to perfect her role as a Jewish secret agent in forthcoming movie THE DEBT - the British actress has reportedly been...

27th February 2009 7:35



Downey Jr. Taking Tips From Martin

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. shed the pounds to play the title role in upcoming movie SHERLOCK HOLMES - on the advice of COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The...

27th February 2009 7:35



Bundchen And Brady Marry

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN has married her American football star partner TOM BRADY, according to U.S. reports. The pair wed in Santa Monica,...

27th February 2009 7:35



The Things They Say 11451

"Instead of treating me like his miserable old ex, he's treating me like his difficult but beloved older daughter. He's been very sweet." STEVIE...

27th February 2009 7:35



The Things They Say 11450

"I was knighted at Medieval Times. I was so drunk, and they made me kneel and put my head down. I almost blacked out." DAVE GROHL was thrilled with...

27th February 2009 7:35



Black Thought Turns Actor

THE ROOTS frontman BLACK THOUGHT will make his acting debut in forthcoming movie EXPLICIT ILLS. The rapper, real name Tariq Trotter, will join a cast...

27th February 2009 7:35



Stalker Threat Makes Kapranos Less Candid

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS refuses to discuss his personal life in interviews after an obsessive fan used information he'd revealed...

27th February 2009 7:35



Williams Heading To Broadway

ROBIN WILLIAMS is taking his one-man-show to Broadway. The Mrs. Doubtfire star is to perform his solo show Weapons of Self-Destruction at the New...

27th February 2009 7:35



Banderas Next Big-name Added To Allen Cast

Movie heartthrob ANTONIO BANDERAS has joined the star-studded cast in legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN's next picture. The Legend of Zorro star will...

27th February 2009 7:35



Hathaway's Traumatic Tanning

ANNE HATHAWAY has learned to love her pale skin - after a tanning experience went horribly wrong. The Devil Wears Prada star is renowned for her...

27th February 2009 7:35



The Neverending Story Set For Modern Twist

Classic children's movie THE NEVERENDING STORY is set for a remake. The 1984 fantasy, based on the German book of the same name, was directed by...

27th February 2009 7:35



Fisher: 'Sacha's The Perfect Father'

ISLA FISHER is convinced her fiance SACHA BARON COHEN is the perfect dad - because the comedian already has their young daughter in hysterics. The...

27th February 2009 7:35



The Things They Say 11452

"Chris sort of hides his Grammys. I don't even know where his Grammys are. My Oscar is kind of hidden too... We haven't built a display case or...

27th February 2009 7:35



Blur In Frame For Glastonbury Headline Slot

The recently reformed Blur are likely to play a headlining set at this year's Glastonbury festival, according to organiser Michael Eavis.Bruce...

27th February 2009 9:54



Rock Legends Faith No More Confirm Reunion

Rock band Faith No More have announced they are to reunite for a tour later this year.The Epic stars last played together in Lisbon, Portugal in...

27th February 2009 10:27



The Simpsons To Become Longest-running Us Series

Animated series The Simpsons is to become the longest-running prime-time show in US TV history after two more seasons were announced.Currently in its...

27th February 2009 11:00



Jane's Addiction Releases New Box Set

Seminal band JANE'S ADDICTION is to release a large box set including a number of their rare recordings.A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES will also contain a...

27th February 2009 11:33



Carrey And Gyllenhaal To Remake Damn Yankees

A remake of a classic musical will be fronted by JIM CARREY and JAKE GYLLENHAAL.New Line has signed up the stars for a modern version of musical DAMN...

27th February 2009 11:44



Brown Dropped From Film's Marketing Campaign?

Embattled rapper CHRIS BROWN is reportedly set to be dropped from the marketing campaign of his new movie - following his alleged fight with ex...

27th February 2009 12:10



T.i.'S Child Support Raised Again

Rapper T.I. will have to raise his child support payments to the mother of his two children - after a judge increased the monthly installments for a...

27th February 2009 12:10



Bow Wow: 'Brown's Arrest Shouldn't Affect His Career'

Rapper BOW WOW insists his pal CHRIS BROWN should be allowed to move on and continue his music career following his alleged fight with girlfriend...

27th February 2009 12:10



Pylon Founder Bewley Dead

PYLON founder RANDALL BEWLEY has died. He was 53. The guitarist and new wave cult figure suffered a heart attack while driving near his home in...

27th February 2009 12:10



Actress Nichols Splits From Producer Husband

ALIAS actress RACHEL NICHOLS has split from producer husband SCOTT STUBER - after just seven months of marriage. Nichols wed Universal Studio...

27th February 2009 12:10



Australia Becomes Homeland's Second Biggest Hit

BAZ LUHRMANN's World War II epic AUSTRALIA has become the the country's second highest grossing film of all time - despite the picture receiving a...

27th February 2009 12:10



Clooney Denies Renting Villa To Beckham

Actor GEORGE CLOONEY has denied loaning his Italian villa to British soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM, following reports the sportsman had moved in to the...

27th February 2009 12:10



Foster Caught Up In Tv Cop Show

Hollywood actress JODIE FOSTER found herself caught up in a reality TV programme when she was recently stopped for a driving offence in Los...

27th February 2009 12:10



The Things They Say 11453

"No. I didn't perform it for a long time because for me it was like a throwaway song. I've got about 300 other songs that I think are better than...

27th February 2009 12:10



Stanley: 'Kiss Songs Will Go On Forever'

KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY is convinced the veteran rockers will never "grow tired" of playing the same old songs - because it would be...

27th February 2009 12:10



Fascinating Fact 6932

Animated show THE SIMPSONS has been commissioned to run for two more seasons, meaning the comedy will overtake 1970s hit GUNSMOKE as the longest...

27th February 2009 12:10



Snow Becomes Gossip Girl

HAIRSPRAY star BRITTANY SNOW is reportedly set to star in an upcoming GOSSIP GIRL spin-off. The 22-year-old actress is said to be in talks with TV...

27th February 2009 12:10



Prinze Jr. Leaves Wwe

SCOOBY-DOO star FREDDIE PRINZE JR. has quit his job working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The actor, an avid wrestling fan, joined the...

27th February 2009 12:10



Massive Attack And Kraftwerk To Headline Bestival

British legends Massive Attack and electronica greats Kraftwerk are to headline this year's Bestival, it has been announced.The Unfinished Sympathy...

27th February 2009 12:39



Britney Spears 'Was Scared Of Former Manager'

Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lutfi scared the pop singer, her hairdresser has told a Los Angeles court.Lutfi - along with Britney's ex-boyfriend...

27th February 2009 13:00



Slumdog Millionaire Inspires Increase In Child Sponsorship

The global success of Slumdog Millionaire has had a real-life impact, with a surge in enquiries sponsoring Indian children, it has been...

27th February 2009 15:11



U2 'Hurt' By Tax Claims

Rockers U2 have defended their decision to keep the majority of their wealth out of their native Ireland's tax system - insisting they are "hurt" by...

27th February 2009 16:16



Taboo: 'Black Eyed Peas Aren't Ready To Retire'

BLACK EYED PEAS star TABOO has promised fans the band is not planning to retire any time soon - even though their forthcoming album is entitled THE...

27th February 2009 16:16



Bono Apologises For Martin Insult

U2 frontman BONO has been forced to apologise after insulting CHRIS MARTIN during a live radio broadcast. The Irish rocker called the Coldplay singer...

27th February 2009 16:16



Lennon's Note Selling For $54,000

A note written by JOHN LENNON complaining about the lack of security at the New York apartment where he was eventually shot dead is selling for...

27th February 2009 16:16



Lohan To Collaborate With Adams?

LINDSAY LOHAN is reportedly keen to collaborate with her rocker pal BRYAN ADAMS after spending time with the musician at his London home. The Mean...

27th February 2009 16:16



Jewel: 'Don't Count Me Out Of Dance Show'

Singer JEWEL has brushed off reports she's pulled out of U.S. reality TV competition DANCING WITH THE STARS to nurse her recent knee injury. The...

27th February 2009 16:16



Hayek Skips Honeymoon For Work

Actress SALMA HAYEK skipped her honeymoon with new husband FRANCOIS-HENRI PINAULT - flying straight back from her Paris, France nuptials to shoot TV...

27th February 2009 16:16



The Things They Say 11454

"My vacation with the babies is over and it's back to work in May. My babies are beautiful, but mamma needs to work." Singer/actress JENNIFER LOPEZ...

27th February 2009 16:16



Fascinating Fact 6933

Designer wedding gown queens VERA WANG and MONIQUE LHUILLIER both campaigned to create a dress for actress ROMA MAFFIA's upcoming TV wedding on...

27th February 2009 16:16



The Things They Say 11455

"We're best friends and we support each other in every way. You have a connection with your partner that becomes an unbreakable bond and that's why...

27th February 2009 16:16



Graham Dancer Lang Dies

Modern dancer/choreographer PEARL LANG has died, aged 87. Lang, who took over a string of roles from dance pioneer Martha Graham, passed away on...

27th February 2009 16:16



Superman Comic Expected To Fetch $400,000 At Auction

A rare copy of the comic book which introduced SUPERMAN to the world is expected to sell for up to $400,000 (£282,685) at an upcoming...

27th February 2009 16:16



Roberts Snubbed Oscars For Kids

Hollywood actress JULIA ROBERTS turned down an invitation to the Oscars - so she could spend the night at home with her children. The former Best...

27th February 2009 16:16



Basketball Star Van Lier Dies

American basketball star and sports broadcaster NORM VAN LIER has been found dead at his home in Chicago, Illinois, aged 61. Firefighters went to Van...

27th February 2009 16:16



Schroder Countersues Against Theft Claims

Actor RICK SHRODER is caught up in a legal battle with a California woman who is accusing him of stealing $7,000 (£4,965)-worth of workman's...

27th February 2009 16:16



Idol Is Only So-so On Thursday

American Idol , whose ratings often drop when it airs on Thursdays (it did so this week because of President Obama's address to Congress on Tuesday),...

27th February 2009 18:46



Is He Out Of The Woods?

Tiger Woods's return to the links following his eight-month hiatus due to knee surgery proved to be a mixed blessing for both Woods himself and the...

27th February 2009 18:46



Converter Vouchers Still Not Going Out

Although the FCC has permitted a third of all U.S. television stations to make the transition to digital -- and even more are expected to do so in...

27th February 2009 18:46



Tv News Producers Debut Documentary On Festival Circuit

Witch Hunt, a documentary produced by two news producers at KNTV, the NBC-owned station covering the San Francisco bay area from San Jose, is being...

27th February 2009 18:46



Simpsons To Set Longevity Record

Fox has picked up The Simpsons for an additional two seasons, which will make the animated series the longest-running scripted show in the history of...

27th February 2009 18:57



When Was The First Basketball Game Televised?

The U.S. Census Bureau, promoting the Famous First Facts area of its website at www.census.gov, has observed that today (Friday) marks the 68th...

27th February 2009 18:57



Jonas Movie May Be A Whale At Box Office

The Jonas Brothers are expected to reign supreme at the box office over the weekend with their Jonas Brothers The 3D Concert . Box-office observers...

27th February 2009 18:57



Movie Reviews Jonas Brothers The 3d Concert

Clearly, Jonas Brothers The 3D Concert is not going to attract many grownups, if the reaction of adult critics is any indication. Associated Press...

27th February 2009 18:57



Allen Casts Doubt On Third Album

British pop star LILY ALLEN has thrown her future music career into doubt - by refusing to confirm plans for a third album. The Smile hitmaker...

27th February 2009 19:05



U2 Nearly Split Over Bono's Campaigning

Irish rockers U2 have long feared the band's music career would end in a row over frontman BONO's tireless political campaigning. The singer has been...

27th February 2009 19:05



Morrissey Cancels World Tour Opening

British rocker MORRISSEY has cancelled the opening dates of his world tour due to illness. The former Smiths frontman was due to begin a string of...

27th February 2009 19:05



Rose: 'Slash Is A Cancer'

AXL ROSE has slammed his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate SLASH, branding him a "cancer better removed". The rocker, the only remaining member of the...

27th February 2009 19:05



Lohan & Ronson Spark Wedding Rumours With Synagogue Visit

LINDSAY LOHAN and her girlfriend SAMANTHA RONSON have fuelled rumours they are set to wed - by visiting a London synagogue famous for its liberal...

27th February 2009 19:05



Fascinating Fact 6934

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE has put his three bedroom Hollywood Hills home up for rent. The property features a guest house, a theatre and a...

27th February 2009 19:05



Gallagher Slams Chart Music

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has slammed the current music charts - insisting some of today's most popular artists are too "painful" to watch. The...

27th February 2009 19:05



Carrey And Gyllenhaal Tapped For Damn Yankees Movie

JIM CARREY and JAKE GYLLENHAAL will star in their first movie musical in a big screen adaptation of Broadway's DAMN YANKEES. The show tells the story...

27th February 2009 19:05



Hospitalised Mcmahon In 'Serious' Condition

Beloved U.S. TV personality ED MCMAHON is fighting for his life in hospital after he was admitted to the facility almost a month ago suffering from...

27th February 2009 19:05



Winslet's Rep Dismisses Weinstein Oscar Speech Criticism As 'Oversight'

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has brushed off criticism of her recent Academy Award acceptance speech after failing to pay tribute to movie producer...

27th February 2009 19:05



The Things They Say 11457

"Everybody was exactly how you would imagine them, for the most part. (ROBERT) DOWNEY JR. was hilarious and wild, SEAN (PENN) was serious and...

27th February 2009 19:05



Fascinating Fact 6935

Dog lover MICKEY ROURKE has taken in a new pet following the death of his beloved Chihuahua Loki - he has bought another Chihuahua and named it Jaws.

27th February 2009 19:05



The Things They Say 11456

"I sell them. They don't look right... They're wonderful healthful, good fat - it's really good for you but it's not for me. Why eat them when I...

27th February 2009 19:05



Science Fiction Writer Farmer Dies

Award-winning science fiction writer PHILIP JOSE FARMER has died, aged 91. Farmer passed away on Wednesday (25Feb09) "peacefully in his sleep,"...

27th February 2009 19:05



Model Sues After Catwalk Fall

Model and one-time reality TV contestant SARAH WELCH is suing the producers of a 2007 Hollywood fashion show after falling through a hole in the...

27th February 2009 19:05



Vangsness To 'Marry' Girlfriend

Actress KIRSTEN VANGSNESS is to wed her longtime girlfriend MELANIE GOLDSTEIN. The star, known for her role on U.S. TV drama Criminal Minds, is...

27th February 2009 19:05



Ang Lee To Head Venice Jury

Ang Lee, a two-time winner of the Venice Film Festival's top Golden Lion award, will himself head up the jury that will decide this year's winner,...

27th February 2009 19:07



Professors Testify For Defense In Pirate Bay Trial

At The Pirate Bay trial in Stockholm, Sweden, a professor of IT law at Gothenburg University, testifying for the defense, maintained that TPB is not...

27th February 2009 19:07


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