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Bruce Springsteen Covers Lorde's Royals Down Under

3rd March 2014

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen gave teen pop newcomer Lorde his official seal of approval on Saturday (01Mar14) by covering her hit song Royals during a concert in her New Zealand hometown.The music veteran was performing...

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Ac/ac Dc Hoping To Celebrate 40th Anniversary With 40 Shows

17th February 2014

Rock legends Ac Dc will celebrate their 40th anniversary in 2014 by performing 40 shows around the world, while recording their first new album in five years.Frontman Brian Johnson has revealed he and his bandmates...

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Fascinating Fact: 4071196

16th February 2014

Rocker Eddie Vedder joined Bruce Springsteen on stage in Melbourne on Saturday night (15Feb14) to pay tribute to Australians Ac Dc. The Pearl Jam frontman hit the AAMI Park stage to perform Highway To Hell...

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Fascinating Fact: 4008598

31st December 2013

Ac Dc's hit track Thunderstruck was among the songs played during the famous Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve (31Dec13) fireworks display to welcome in 2014. The moment came exactly 40 years after the band played...

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'The X Factor' Winner Sam Bailey Is This Year's Christmas Number One

By Joe Wilde | 23rd December 2013

X Factor winner Sam Bailey is officially the No. 1 artists this Christmas, as the winner of the singing contest has shot to the top of the UK Singles Chart with her debut single, 'Skyscraper.'...

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The X Factor Winner Sam Bailey Lands U.k. Christmas Number One

22nd December 2013

The new winner of Britain's The X Factor has soared to the top of the U.K. singles chart, claiming the Christmas number one with a cover of Demi Lovato's song Skyscraper.Former prison officer Sam Bailey...

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Lily Allen Tops UK Singles Chart With 'John Lewis Song,' But Can She Make It To Xmas?

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th December 2013

You know it’s the holiday season when songs from Christmas adverts take over the charts – in this case it’s Lily Allen’s cover of Keane’s Somewhere Only We Know. The track, which is featured in...

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Ac/ac Dc Fans Launch Campaign For Christmas Number One

21st November 2013

Ac Dc fans have launched a campaign to drive the band's rock anthem Highway To Hell to the top of the British charts this Christmas (13).A social media campaign has been set up on websites...

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Halestorm Record Metal Version Of Get Lucky

11th September 2013

Metal stars Halestorm are giving Daft Punk's Get Lucky a heavy rock makeover by covering the dance hit for their new project.The Love Bites (So Do I) hitmakers are releasing a second installment of their...

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Morrissey Filmmaker Wants To Shoot Ac/dc In Sydney

3rd September 2013

James Russell, the director behind Morrissey's new concert movie, has his sights set on filming Ac Dc at the Sydney Opera House or Harbour Bridge in Australia.The filmmaker shot the former The Smiths star during...

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Michael Jackson's Former Publicist Dies

23rd August 2013

Norman Winter, a publicist who represented music icons including Michael Jackson and Bob Dylan, has died.Winter passed away on Thursday (22Aug13) in Las Vegas due to complications from Lewy Body disease. His family declined to...

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Hugh Jackman Thrills With Top Gear Driving Challenge

22nd July 2013

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman wowed British Tv presenter Jeremy Clarkson as he showed off his driving skills on hit motoring show Top Gear, landing in third place on the programme's leader board.The Australian actor appeared...

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How To Disappear Completely: Thom Yorke Yanks Songs From Spotify

By Michael West | 15th July 2013

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled both his solo songs and those made with group Atoms For Peace from music streaming service Spotify over the company's current royalties model. Yorke and his long-time producer Nigel...

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Ron Howard Embarrassed By Lagging Lap On Top Gear

8th July 2013

Actor/director Ron Howard was left red-faced after trailing behind in a driving challenge while appearing on U.K. motoring show Top Gear to promote his upcoming racing movie Rush.The Hollywood legend appeared on the Tv show...

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Michael Buble: 'High School Was Hellish'

1st July 2013

Singer Michael Buble recently headed back to his native Canada to attend his high school reunion, but the event reminded him how much he hated his teenage years.The crooner returned to his hometown of Vancouver...

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon Spotify Playlist: Ed Sheeran, Eminem, Robin Thicke

By Michael West | 1st July 2013

Ever wanted to know what Andy Murray and his fellow Wimbledon competitors listen to before heading out onto centre court? Well, of course Roger Federer chills out to The National, Rafael Nadal listens to the...

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Ac/dc Star Brian Johnson Joins Sting For Shipbuilding Album

7th June 2013

Sting has recruited another Geordie to join him on his first album of new material in a decade - Ac Dc's Brian Johnson features on The Last Ship.The album is the soundtrack to a Broadway...

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Ac/ac Dc Fans Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Bon Scott Statue

14th May 2013

Fans of Ac Dc have launched a $77,500 (£50,000) fundraiser to generate cash for a monument honouring late frontman Bon Scott in his hometown in Scotland.Sculptor John MCKenna was commissioned last year (12) to design...

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Billy Joel Built Bruce Springsteen A Bike

15th April 2013

Billy Joel built his rocking pal Bruce Springsteen a new motorbike after The Boss fell in love with the Piano Man's one-of-a-kind Kawasaki.Joel recalls Springsteen visiting his garage in the middle of winter some years...

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Meat Loaf: Adele Needs To Relax

10th April 2013

Adele needs to ''take it easy'' and start looking after her precious voice, says Meat Loaf.'Bat out of Hell' star Meat is on his farewell tour after battling ill health, including a knee replacement, concussions...

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Green Day Resume Tour With Triumphant Arena Return

29th March 2013

Rockers Green Day returned to the road in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (28Mar13) to perform their first arena concert since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint last year (12).The American Idiot hitmakers were forced to...

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Ac/dc Writing For New Album

21st March 2013

AC/DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young are writing tracks for their next album. The 'Rock 'n' Roll Train' band's bassist, Cliff Williams, said things are still in the early stages but the group's main songwriters...

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Green Day Bounce Back With Fun-packed California Warm-up Show

11th March 2013

Green Day returned to the stage on Sunday night (10Mar13) for the first time since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's meltdown at a festival in Las Vegas last year (Sep12).The rocker spent months in rehab battling...

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Dido's Music Popular In War Zones

26th February 2013

Dido's music is popular in war zones.The singer says she's had many messages of support from people trapped in places of armed hostility, particularly for her new track 'No Freedom'.She told BBC News she has...

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Ac/dc Singer's To Be Made Into Movie

21st January 2013

Legendary AC/DC singer Bon Scott's life is being made into a movie.A film charting the life of the vocalist - who died in London in 1980 aged 33 after a night of heavy drinking -...

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2cellos: 'Classical Music Can Be Boring'

11th January 2013

2Cellos admit classical music is presented in a ''snobbish'' way.The classically trained Croatian duo - who shot to fame with their cover of Michael Jackson's 'Smooth Criminal' in 2011 - think older composers' works aren't...

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Keith Richards Takes Sausages On Vacation

2nd January 2013

Keith Richards' wife packs sausages for him when they go away on vacation. The Rolling Stones guitarist and his spouse Patti Hansen have a holiday home in Parrot Cay on the Turks and Caicos Islands...

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The Rolling Stones Get Help From Mary J. Blige At London's O2 Arena

26th November 2012

Mary J. Blige had ''so much fun'' appearing in the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary concert.The 'No More Drama' singer took to the stage at London's 02 arena last night (25.11.12) to join the band -...

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Bob Dylan Makes Grammy Awards Hall Of Fame

22nd November 2012

Bob Dylan, AC/DC and Whitney Houston have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The US Recording Academy is adding 27 records to its Grammy Museum in Los Angeles in 2013, including AC/DC's 1980...

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The Grammy Hall Of Fame List For 2013 Marks Its 40th Year

By Lorna Greville  | 21st November 2012

Since 1973, the Grammys have been inducting particular recordings that have stood the test of time into their hall of fame. The list doesn't only include music and one of the most famous hall of...

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