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Fascinating Fact 8868

25th February 2010

Soul singer AL GREEN will swap the concert arena for a tennis club on Saturday (27Feb10) - he's been invited to swear in new board members at the African-American Rancho Cienega Tennis Club in Los...

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P. Diddy Throwing Bash Fit For A Prince

21st January 2010

P. Diddy is hosting a 'Prince of New York'-themed 16th birthday party for his son.The rap superstar's son Justin - his child with his high school sweetheart, designer Misa Hylton-Brim - reached the landmark age...

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Fascinating Fact 8613

8th January 2010

AL GREEN is keeping his current world tour in the family - his three daughters, Alva, Ruby and Cora, are providing backing vocals for the star during the concerts.

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Lily Allen Finds Trouble In Paradise

9th December 2009

Lily Allen got caught up in a bar fight when celebrating her sister's birthday.The 'Fear' singer was horrified when police were called to Paradise in Kensal Green, north London, after a group of revellers objected...

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P. Diddy's $3m Party

23rd November 2009

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday party.The hip-hop star celebrated the landmark day with Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly and Denzel Washington at the Garden of Eden-themed bash held at New York's Plaza Hotel...

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Green Is Still Irresistible To The Ladies

24th July 2009

Veteran soul star AL GREEN's music is such an aphrodisiac he has to employ minders to stop women from mobbing him onstage.At 63, the singer insists he is still irresistible to the opposite sex, and...

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Green Jumps Out Of Tub For Grammy Performance

9th February 2009

AL GREEN had to cut his bath time short to make a last-minute performance at the Grammys - after JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE called on him to fill in for an absent CHRIS BROWN while he was...

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The Things They Say 8574

13th June 2008

"I thought he needed a haircut." AL GREEN on THE ROOTS star AHMIR `?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON, who inspired the soul great on new album LAY IT DOWN....

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Green Gives Up On Weddings

11th June 2008

Soul legend-turned-minister AL GREEN has stopped officiating weddings at his church in Memphis, Tennessee - because too many tourists wanted to exchange vows before him. The Let's Stay Together singer is a pastor at the...

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Green To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

16th May 2008

Soul singer AL GREEN is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) Hip-Hop Awards.The US star will pick up the gong when the awards ceremony takes place on June...

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Lifetime Achievement Prize For Singer Al Green

16th May 2008

Soul legend Al Green is to receive a lifetime achievement prize at an award ceremony honouring black artists.The Let's Stay Together star is to given the honour at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards in...

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Too Many Fans Wanted To Duet With Green

11th May 2008

Soul legend AL GREEN had to turn down the chance to record a duets album, because too many people wanted to join him in the studio. The Let's Stay Together singer toyed with the idea...

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Moyles First For Big Mouth

31st May 2007

Chris Moyles has been confirmed as the first guest presenter for the Channel 4 show Big Brother's Big Mouth.The Radio One DJ is the first in a line of celebrities due to host the programme,...

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Diddy Shows Off His Smooth Skin

6th April 2007

Rapper SEAN COMBS stunned US chat show host CONAN O BRIEN last night (05APR07) when he insisted he check out his soft skin. The metrosexual rap icon boasted about his skincare regimen, claiming, "I have...

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B.b. King Launches Blues Festival Tour

15th March 2007

Blues great B.B. KING is launching a US touring festival with pals AL GREEN and ETTA JAMES this summer (07). The B.B. King Blues Festival will visit Atlanta, Georgia; Detroit, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois, and Los...

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Stars Go Green In Oscars Build-up

23rd February 2007

Rather than glitz and glamour a number of Hollywood's most prestigious stars are focusing on their environmental responsibility in the run-up to this Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.Actors including Leonardo DiCaprio and Penelope Cruz attended a...

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Whitaker Gets Musical On Saturday Night Live

12th February 2007

Oscar nominee FOREST WHITAKER showed off his singing skills when he guest hosted US satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (10FEB07). THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND star performed ELTON JOHN's DON'T LET THE...

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Thompson Lands Al Green Deal After Criticising Album Work

8th February 2007

Soul great AL GREEN has taken AHMIR `?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON up on his word after the ROOTS star criticised his hero for releasing below-par albums. Thompson offered to produce Green's new album after telling their record...

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Neville Records Tribute To Soul Stars

28th April 2006

Singer AARON NEVILLE is paying tribute to some of soul music's biggest stars by recording 15 soul classics for his next album. The DON'T KNOW MUCH singer is currently recording the album in Los Angeles...

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Fascinating Fact 1377

13th April 2006

Soul great AL GREEN turned 60 today.

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The Things They Say 1835

12th April 2006

"Some MARVIN GAYE, some AL GREEN. The baby-making music." KEVIN FEDERLINE reveals what he and wife BRITNEY SPEARS listen to when they want to be romantic.

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Hynde Embarrassed By Mccartney Performance

4th April 2006

THE PRETENDERS singer CHRISSIE HYNDE was left red-faced after her love of karaoke embarrassed her in front of music legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. The singer was rocking out with a party mic at the former...

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Fascinating Fact 992

11th February 2006

British hitmaker SEAL is heading to the Caribbean to join a galaxy of jazz and soul stars including AL GREEN, NANCY WILSON and FREDDY COLE at the upcoming St Lucia Jazz Festival (MAY06)....

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Pfifer To Play Al Green In New Biopic

3rd October 2005

8 MILE star MEKHI PFIFER is set to star in and direct a new movie about soul great AL GREEN. Inspired by JAMIE FOXX's Oscar-winning portrayal of RAY CHARLES, Pfifer plans to bring his...

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Phifer To Make Al Green Biopic

11th August 2005

Actor MEKHI PHIFER will star as AL GREEN in a new biopic of the R+B legend. The movie will chart Green's plunge into drink and drugs before he rehabilitated himself and became a reverend....

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Green's Pet Goat Dinner

17th May 2005

Singer AL GREEN once unknowingly ate his beloved pet goat in a stew his father had cooked up. The soul great's disobedient childhood pal BILLY regularly caused chaos around his family's land, so one...

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Green Thanks God For Life

17th May 2005

Soul legend AL GREEN credits God with saving him from certain death. The reformed wildman admits his hectic social life was playing havoc with his health, but he rapidly changed his hedonistic ways when...

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Green's Stage Humiliation

16th May 2005

AL GREEN was left quivering with embarrassment onstage recently - when he unwittingly walked out with open flies. The soul legend launched into his act at the Apollo Theater in New York as normal,...

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Green's Urinal Meeting With Presley

16th May 2005

Soul great AL GREEN had a bizarre one-off meeting with ELVIS PRESLEY - at a urinal. The TIRED OF BEING ALONE legend was stunned on a night out clubbing in Memphis, Tennessee, when he...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Rolling Stone Legends

12th April 2005

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, KANYE WEST, SLASH, JANET JACKSON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have penned personal tributes to their heroes and heroines in rock magazine ROLLING STONE's new IMMORTALS special issue. Following on...

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