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Coldplay Lead British Challenge For 2009 Grammy Awards

8th February 2009

Coldplay head a list of Grammy nominees dominated by British acts ahead of tonight's ceremony.Chris Martin and company have seven nominations for the prestigious US music awards, with rapper Lil Wayne the most nominated artist...

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Plant Rejects Led Zep Reunion To Avoid 'Disappointment'

5th February 2009

Robert Plant is against reforming Led Zeppelin full-time as the singer fears the results could be disappointing, he has revealed.There has been huge clamour for the legendary rock band to reunite since their one-off charity...

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Led Zeppelin Are Over, Says Page's Manager

9th January 2009

Rumours of Led Zeppelin touring and recording with a new lead singer are incorrect, according to Jimmy Page's manager Peter Mensch.Mensch himself had fuelled press speculation of a reunion when he told BBC 6Music the...

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Led Zeppelin To 'Tour And Record With New Singer'

8th January 2009

Led Zeppelin are considering touring and recording a new album with a replacement singer for frontman Robert Plant, according to Jimmy Page's manager.Rumours of a full-scale reunion have been rife since the band reformed for...

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Plant 'Still Cold On Led Zep Rumours'

23rd December 2008

ROBERT PLANT has said he is still in regular contact with his former LED ZEPPELIN bandmate JIMMY PAGE, but has again played down the chances of a full reunion.Speculation about the band reforming for a...

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Lil Wayne Leads The Way With Eight Grammy Nominations

4th December 2008

Lil Wayne and Coldplay are frontrunners for glory at the 2009 Grammys, with eight and seven nominations respectively.The diminutive rapper is named in eight categories including album of the year and best rap song while...

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Adele Admits To Struggling With Second Album

13th November 2008

Brit award-winner Adele has admitted she is currently struggling to write songs for her second album.The Tottenham singer, who hit the number one spot with her single Chasing Pavements and debut album 19, explained touring...

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Led Zeppelin Planning Reunion Tour 'Without Robert Plant'

28th October 2008

Robert Plant may have ruled himself out of a full Led Zeppelin reunion but the remaining members of the band still plan to tour and record.Rumours had been rife of the legendary rock band reforming...

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Fascinating Fact 6010

20th September 2008

ROBERT PLANT and ALISON KRAUSS are to headline a benefit concert in Oklahoma next week (26Sep08) to raise cash for the victims of Hurricane Ike. The touring partners were scheduled to perform at the Cynthia...

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Biggest Post-award Sales For Mercury Albums In 17 Years

17th September 2008

The albums nominated for the 2008 Mercury Music Prize have shown the biggest post-ceremony sales increases in the event's history, it has been confirmed.According to HMV, sales of the 12 albums up for the prestigious...

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Mercury Music Prize Nominees Await 2008 Verdict

9th September 2008

Radiohead, the Last Shadow Puppets and Elbow are among acts waiting to discover if they have won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The winner of the prestigious award will be unveiled at around 22:00 BST on...

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Led Zeppelin 'Working On New Material', Drummer Reveals

26th August 2008

A record-breaking show may not have been the last fans will hear of Led Zeppelin after it emerged that they are working on new material.The 70s rock legends reformed for a one-off concert at London's...

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Mercury Music Prize Shortlist Revealed

22nd July 2008

The 12 acts competing for this year's Mercury music prize have been unveiled.Adele, Radiohead and the Last Shadow Puppets top the shortlist, which also includes Estelle and Elbow.But there was no place in the judges'...

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Plant Delays Possible Led Zep Reunion By Adding Krauss Dates

15th July 2008

The much-anticipated LED ZEPPELIN reunion tour has been put on hold again - frontman ROBERT PLANT has extended his global trek with bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS. The odd couple teamed up to record an album,...

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Duffy Claims Song Of The Year Prize At Mojo Awards

17th June 2008

Duffy's smash hit Mercy has been named song of the year in the Mojo Honours List 2008.The Welsh singer's number one single was called a "timeless song" by the magazine's editor-in-chief Phil Alexander at last...

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Plant And Krauss Keen To Play On

13th June 2008

Legendary rocker ROBERT PLANT is in no hurry to reunite with his LED ZEPPELIN bandmates - he is having too much of a good time with his latest music partner ALISON KRAUSS. The odd couple...

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Plant Lands First Americana Awards Nominations

13th June 2008

LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT's American folk leanings have paid off - he and his latest partner ALISON KRAUSS have landed three Americana Honors + Awards nominations. Plant and Krauss have won acclaim for their...

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Illness Forces Krauss To Cancel Mcferrin Show

25th February 2008

Bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS is recovering from an undisclosed illness which prompted her to cancel a prestigious date at New York's Carnegie Hall last week (21Feb08). The singer, who is about to embark on a...

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Basshunter Tops Charts Again

3rd February 2008

Basshunter and DJ Theo Mental's Now You're Gone has topped the UK singles charts for the fourth week in a row.The dance track outsold Adele to stay at number one, though the rising star saw...

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Led Zeppelin Tour 'Could Be Delayed Until September'

28th January 2008

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has continued to fuel rumours that the legendary band could embark on a world tour.The Whole Lotta Love stars had maintained that their reunion show at London's O2 Arena in...

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Basshunter And Scouting For Girls Still Top In Music Charts

28th January 2008

It is a case of as you were at the top of the music charts after last week's number ones held on to their lofty positions.Sweden's Basshunter and collaborator DJ Mental Theo are atop the...

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Adele's Chasing Pavements Misses Out On Top Spot In Charts

21st January 2008

Hotly-tipped soul singer Adele has narrowly missed out on a number one single after being held off by Basshunter's Now You're Gone.Chasing Pavements by Adele debuted at number two in the singles chart, leaving the...

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Plant Announces Tour With Country Singer

14th December 2007

LED ZEPPELIN fans may be disappointed by news that ROBERT PLANT is to tour with ALISON KRAUSS rather than going back on the road with his newly reformed band. The pair have announced plans for...

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Lewis Holds Top Spot

12th November 2007

Leona Lewis has held on to the number one spot in the singles chart as her latest song becomes the biggest-selling release of the year to date.Last year's X Factor winner fought off competition from...

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Plant Surprised His Sister Likes New Collaborative Disc

12th November 2007

ROBERT PLANT was amazed to receive praise from his sister recently - the veteran rocker's greatest critic likes his new album with bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS. The Led Zeppelin singer admits his sibling has never...

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Eagles Soar As Britney Sinks

5th November 2007

The Eagles' first studio album in 18 years has beaten Britney Spears' Blackout to the top of the UK album charts.Long Road Out of Eden outsold the fallen pop princess' comeback record during their head-to-head...

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Krauss Taught Plant To Sing

26th October 2007

Legendary rocker ROBERT PLANT is glad he teamed up with folk singer ALISON KRAUSS for his new album - she taught him how to sing. Led Zeppelin frontman Plant paired up with the fiddle-playing star...

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Plant + Krauss Team Up For New Album

4th August 2007

Former LED ZEPPELIN singer ROBERT PLANT is teaming up with bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS for an album of cover songs. The pair, who met seven years ago and played together at a Leadbelly tribute concert...

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Now 24 Compilation Claims Top Spot In A Good Week For Country

11th April 2007

Hits compilation NOW 24 has taken over at the top of the US album charts in its second week on release. The various artists CD entered the charts behind country superstar TIM MCGRAW last week...

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Waite Re-records Missing You Classic With Krauss

5th April 2007

JOHN WAITE has re-recorded his classic desperation song MISSING YOU with country singer ALISON KRAUSS for an upcoming best of album. Waite felt he'd be cheating fans if he simply re-recorded the track for the...

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