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Avril Lavigne Grateful For Freedom

21st January 2012

Avril Lavigne is grateful for the freedom she was given by L.A. Reid.The 'What the Hell' hitmaker was given her...

Dmc's Rock Return

26th July 2011

DMC's new album will be like his group Run-DMC's 1985 record 'King of Rock' "on steroids".American hip-hop star DMC -...

Braxton Too Happy To Write

10th August 2005

TONI BRAXTON had to rely on songwriters to pen most of her comeback album, because she's too happy to write...

Outkast Settle With Rosa Parks

15th April 2005

OUTKAST finally settled a legal dispute with American civil rights veteran ROSA PARKS yesterday (14APR05), after a song on their...

Rosa Parks Authorises Records Release In Suit

13th August 2004

Civil rights pioneer ROSA PARKS has authorised her doctor to release medical records and explain why she is unable to...

Carey Is Dating Employee

30th July 2004

Singing superstar MARIAH CAREY is dating a member of her management team - whom she is "very close" to....

Snoop Signs Up With The Neptunes

17th June 2004

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG has moved onto yet another record label - this time signing up with THE NEPTUNES' STAR...

Neptunes Heading To Interscope

25th March 2004

Chart-topping producers THE NEPTUNES have defected from ARISTA, moving their STAR TRAK label to INTERSCOPE. The GRAMMY-winning duo are...

Westlife Abandon America Plans

9th February 2004

Irish pop heartthrobs WESTLIFE have abandoned their plans to break the American charts, after being ditched by their US record...

La Reid To Head Up Def Jam

3rd February 2004

Former ARISTA boss ANTONIO 'LA' REID, has been chosen to take over duties at UNIVERSAL's ISLAND DEF JAM record label....

Browne + Smith Leave Record Companies

30th January 2004

JACKSON BROWNE and PATTI SMITH have become the latest rock veterans to walk away from their longtime record labels....

Antonio Reid Fired For Strong Views

21st January 2004

Music mogul ANTONIO 'LA' REID cites his constant feuding with ARISTA RECORDS boss ROLF SCHMIDT-HOLTZ as the reason he was...

Outkast's New Parks Song

7th January 2004

OUTKAST have responded to their ongoing legal spat with ROSA PARKS by referring to her in a new song -...

Outkast, Rosa Parks To Reach Settlement

23rd December 2003

Hip-hop superstars OUTKAST are close to reaching a settlement with civil rights icon ROSA PARKS over a five-year battle about...

Tears For Fears Back With New Album

7th October 2003

Eighties popstars TEARS FOR FEARS are back with their first album as a duo since 1989's THE SEEDS OF LOVE....

Pharrell Williams And Neptunes Shut Out Of Own Party

21st August 2003

A badly-organised launch party for PHARRELL WILLIAMS and THE NEPTUNES' new album meant the artists themselves were shut out of...

Braxton To Join Broadway.s Aida

16th April 2003

R'n'B beauty TONI BRAXTON is poised to return to New York's Broadway theatre district in the title role of SIR...

Whitney Honours La Reid

10th April 2003

Singer WHITNEY HOUSTON made an appearance at the KEEPER OF THE DREAM AWARDS dinner last Thursday (03APR03) to honour ARISTA...