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Kylie And Robbie 'Set For Brits'

20th September 2007

Organisers of next year's Brit Awards are reportedly lining up Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams.According to the Sun, the diminutive Australian pop princess has agreed to perform at the 2008 show, having decided against co-hosting...

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Arctics Take Live Award

20th September 2007

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been named the best live band in the country at the Vodafone Live Music Awards.Their award comes after a year in which they have released a second album, Favourite Worst Nightmare,...

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Homme Stays Sober To Enjoy Arctic Monkeys

19th September 2007

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME broke the habit of a lifetime by snubbing alcohol during a gig in Texas this week - because he wanted to enjoy a surprise slot by ARCTIC...

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Iggy Pop To Receive Live Music Award

19th September 2007

Decades of crowd-pleasing around the world have landed Iggy Pop with official recognition from a panel of music industry insiders.The American punk rocker is to be handed the Freddie Mercury lifetime achievement gong at this...

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Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

13th September 2007

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

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The Killers + Arctic Monkeys Lead Q Award Nominations

13th September 2007

THE KILLERS and the ARCTIC MONKEYS lead the nominations for this year's (07) Q magazine music awards. The bands have been nominated for three awards each, and will go head to head in the Best...

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Macca And Gallagher Get Behind The Mike

6th September 2007

A Beatle, a modfather and a Foo Fighter are among the celebrity DJs set to get behind the microphone on Radio 1 this month.Sir Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Dave Grohl are among the legends...

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Klaxons: It Was Right We Won

5th September 2007

Mercury Music Prize-winning Londoners Klaxons have said that their winning of the renowned award was the right choice.The band, dubbed new-rave, were the surprise winners at a glitzy awards ceremony in London last night, their...

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Winehouse Back But Klaxons Claim Mercury

5th September 2007

Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has performed at the Mercury Music Prize awards after returning to the UK from a much-publicised holiday in the Caribbean.But she was not rewarded with the award for the best album...

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Artists Gear Up For Mercury Prize

4th September 2007

Artists including Amy Winehouse, Arctic Monkeys and The View will find out tonight whether they have been named as this year's Mercury Prize winner.The £20,000 award was won last year by the Arctic Monkeys for...

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Arctic Monkeys Fans Disrespect Cricket Ground

31st August 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS fans used one of England's most famous cricket grounds as a toilet during one of their gigs. One hundred thousand fans who packed into the Old Trafford ground in Lancashire used the outfield...

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Cricketers Suffer After Monkeys Gigs

31st August 2007

A lack of toilets at two recent Arctic Monkeys gigs may have resulted in yesterday's one-day international between England and India at Old Trafford smelling slightly more than it should have done.The chart-topping band played...

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Followill Hooks Up With Monkey's Ex

27th August 2007

KINGS OF LEON guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL has found love - with the ex girlfriend of ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER. Just six months after splitting from the British rocker, Johanna Bennett - the frontwoman of...

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Lily Snubs Cheeky Monkey

14th August 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS singer ALEX TURNER has been sending saucy text messages to LILY ALLEN, according to the Daily Mirror.The paper claims the young singer has been texted Lily and suggesting they get together, despite the...

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The Things They Say 5328

4th August 2007

"I can't listen to Sit Down, it makes me feel sick." ARCTIC MONKEYS star MATT HELDERS has a physical reaction each time he hears JAMES' 1991 hit song....

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Arctic Monkey To Record Album With A Rascal

2nd August 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER and THE RASCALS rocker MILES KANE are teaming up to record an album together in France later this month (Aug07). The British stars have been friends since Kane's former band...

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Alex Turner To Record Album With Rascals' Kane

2nd August 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER is set to record an album this summer with THE RASCALS' MILES KANE.The recording of the new set of tunes in France will not interfere with the new ARCTIC MONKEYS...

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Benicassim Concludes With Muse

23rd July 2007

Muse closed this year's Benicassim festival with a raucous set into the early hours after a weekend jam-packed with UK acts.In a show which included tracks from their expansive back catalogue, the band followed on...

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Rihanna Joins Ten-week Club

23rd July 2007

R&B artist Rihanna has made chart history after her song Umbrella secured its tenth straight week at number one.The Barbadian singer joins Bryan Adams and Whitney Houston in breaking the ten-week barrier.The 19-year-old's song featuring...

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Benicassim To Get Underway

19th July 2007

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

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Jamie T To Challenge Monkey Fever

18th July 2007

Amy Winehouse and Jamie T have emerged as the bookies' favourites to win this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The judging panel announced its shortlist yesterday and previous winners Arctic Monkeys were among those nominated.But according to...

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The View Angry Over Monkeys' Mercury Nomination

18th July 2007

Scottish rockers THE VIEW have criticised the Nationwide Mercury Prize for nominating the ARCTIC MONKEYS for the second consecutive year. Arctic Monkeys collected the gong for their debut disc Whatever People Say I Am, That's...

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Monkeys And Winehouse Up For Mercury

17th July 2007

Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse lead the list of the 12 albums nominated for this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The Sheffield band have made the list for their second album Favourite Worst Nightmare after winning last...

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Winehouse And Monkeys Among Mercury Nominees

17th July 2007

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE and rock group ARCTIC MONKEYS are among the 12 nominees for the 2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize. Winehouse and Arctic Monkeys' second albums - Back To Black and Favourite Worse Nightmare - were...

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Turner Credits Ex-love For Chart Success

16th July 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER has an ex-girlfriend to thank for his new singe's success - she helped him write the hit track. The singer and former love Johanna Bennett, 22, penned Flourescent Adolescent -...

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The Enemy Score Number One Album

16th July 2007

The Enemy have stormed to the top of the UK album charts with their debut effort We'll Live and Die In These Towns.The Coventry band saw off tough competition from New York band Interpol, who...

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Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

13th July 2007

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

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Snow Patrol Close T As Fans Prepare For Next Year

9th July 2007

Snow Patrol headlined T in the Park with their keyboard player Tom Simpson after the band member had been held by police the day before.He was detained by Middlesex police on Saturday in connection with...

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Nutini Blasts Monkeys Over Live Earth Snub

7th July 2007

Scottish singer PAOLO NUTINI has slammed fellow rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS for snubbing Saturday's (07Jul07) Live Earth concerts for being "too cynical". The I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor singers weren't invited to...

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T In The Park Revellers To 'Cut The Carbon'

6th July 2007

Revellers at this year's T in the Park festival are being encouraged to sign up to Christian Aid's Cut the Carbon campaign.In a similar vein to the I Count movement at Glastonbury, Christian Aid hopes...

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