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Plan B Celebrates Ivor Novello Wins By Releasing Charity Single With Elton

20th May 2011

British hip-hop star Plan B is celebrating his Ivor Novello Awards success by releasing a reworked version of his hit Hard Times, featuring Elton John.The London-born star, real name Ben Drew, took home three top...

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Plan B Crowned Ivor Novellos King

19th May 2011

British singer/rapper Plan B was crowned king of the 2011 Ivor Novello Awards after picking up three top honours, including Songwriter of the Year, at the prizegiving ceremony on Thursday (19May11).The London-born star - real...

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Plan B Crowned Ivor Novellos King

19th May 2011

British singer/rapper Plan B was crowned king of the 2011 Ivor Novello Awards after picking up three top honours, including Songwriter of the Year, at the prizegiving ceremony on Thursday (19May11).The London-born star - real...

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Plan B Triumphs At Ivor Novellos

19th May 2011

British singer/rapper Plan B is the early big-hitter at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards after picking up three top prizes at the ceremony on Thursday (19May11).The London-born star - real name Ben Ballance-Drew - scooped...

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Plan B 'Holding Up The Sweeney'

18th May 2011

British rapper/actor Plan B is delaying filming on the big screen adaptation of hit British cop show The Sweeney, because he's so busy with his music career.The star, real name Ben Ballance-Drew, will play Detective...

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Plan B To Hold Boozy Bonding Sessions With Co-star Ray Winstone

4th May 2011

Rapper/actor Plan B is preparing to bond with tough-guy actor Ray Winstone by enjoying several beers before they start work on a big screen remake of classic British cop series The Sweeney.The star, real name...

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Ny Given Songwriting Lessons By Plan B

28th April 2011

Plan B taught Ny how to write her songs as stories.The 22-year-old artist - real name Nyomi Gray - has been a fixture on the British grime and urban music scene for years, but is...

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The Darkness And Plan B Join Sporting Fundraiser

22nd April 2011

Reformed rockers The Darkness, rapper Plan B, and singer/songwriter Pete Doherty are among British stars lining up to show off their ball skills at an upcoming charity soccer event.The I Believe in a Thing Called...

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Plan B Up For Two Ivor Novello Awards

19th April 2011

Kylie Minogue, Tinie Tempah and Plan B are all up for Ivor Novello awards.Plan B and Everything Everything lead nominations with two each, and will square off in the songwriting awards' Best Album category. Plan...

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Glastonbury Festival Releases Full Line Up

14th April 2011

Glastonbury festival has today (14.04.11) announced its full festival line up, confirming U2, Coldplay and Beyonce Knowles as this year's headliners.The festival confirmed the line-ups for 15 stages which will run over the three main...

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Plan B To Join Ray Winstone In The Sweeney

4th April 2011

Rapper/actor Plan B is to join tough guys star Ray Winstone for a movie remake of classic British cop series The Sweeney.The star, real name Ben Drew, will play British actor Dennis Waterman's character Det....

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Plan B Credits Nate Dogg With His Hip-hop Career

17th March 2011

British singer/rapper Plan B has spoken out following the death of Nate Dogg, crediting the star for inspiring him to take up music.The hip-hop legend passed away on Tuesday (15Mar11), sparking tributes from Snoop Dogg,...

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The Things They Say 20795

16th March 2011

"I know most celebs stick them about the loo (toilet) but they haven't actually sent it to me yet. It would be nice if they got a move on." Rapper Plan B still hasn't received...

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Plan B: 'I'm No Role Model'

1st March 2011

British singer PLAN B has warned young fans not to look up to him, insisting his opinions are too "controversial" and "explicit" when taken at face value.The London-born rapper is adamant that pop stars shouldn't...

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Eminem And Arctic Monkeys To Headline V Festival

1st March 2011

Eminem and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's V Festival.The 'Not Afraid' rapper tops the bill alongside the 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor' rockers at this year's event, which takes place across...

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The Things They Say 20400

17th February 2011

"I couldn't believe it when I came in and saw their police. I just saw their shields and said, 'What the f**k is this?'" British rapper PLAN B was displeased when he realised TAKE THAT's...

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Plan B Better Than Take That At The Brits?

17th February 2011

Plan B has claimed Take That's BRITs performance was tame compared to his. The rapper and the boyband each sang at the music awards on Tuesday night (15.02.11) surrounded by dancers dressed as riot police,...

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Janelle Monae Set For Hooligans In Wondaland Tour

16th February 2011

JANELLE MONAE is set to team up with BRUNO MARS for a co-headlining tour.JANELLE MONAE, the American R&B singer, is set to embark on a joint North American tour with the GRAMMY AWARD winning BRUNO...

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Fascinating Fact 10910

16th February 2011

Grammy Awards performers BRUNO MARS and JANELLE MONAE are to tour North America with British R&B/rap sensation PLAN B on the Hooligans in Wondaland tour.

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Tinie Tempah And Arcade Fire Triumph At Brits

15th February 2011

Tinie Tempah and Arcade Fire both scooped two trophies at tonight's (15.02.11) BRIT Awards.Rapper Tinie took home British Breakthrough Act and British Single for his debut track 'Pass Out' – both of which were voted...

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Plan B Named Best Male At The Brits

15th February 2011

PLAN B crowned a triumphant 12 months by scooping the British Male honour at the Brit Awards in London on Tuesday night (15Feb11).The rapper - real name Benjamin Ballance-Drew - saw off competition from Paul...

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Sir Elton Singing With Plan B

4th February 2011

SIR ELTON JOHN has agreed to sing on a track by British rapper PLAN B to raise money for victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan last year (10).The hip-hop star is releasing a cover...

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Fascinating Fact 10741

26th January 2011

British singer/rapper PLAN B once worked as a commis chef.

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Plan B Battling Killer Schedule To Further Career

19th January 2011

British singer/rapper PLAN B fears his hectic schedule is "killing him", but refuses to slow down because he has the rest of his life to take it easy.The 27 year old has been in huge...

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Scherzinger And Plan B Making 'Edgy' Pop

18th January 2011

Pop star NICOLE SCHERZINGER is teaming up with British rapper/singer PLAN B for an unlikely collaboration.The Pussycat Dolls beauty is concentrating on a new solo project and she's recruited the She Said hitmaker to work...

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Plan B Vows To Quit Booze Until Brit Awards

15th January 2011

Rapper/singer PLAN B will shun alcohol while on tour in Australia later this month (Jan11), so he can enjoy a big booze blowout at the BRIT Awards upon his return to his native U.K. next...

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Plan B Worried About Bafta Judging Role

11th January 2011

British singer/actor PLAN B was wary about joining the panel for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming BAFTA Awards - as he feared the actors would think him unworthy to judge their performances.Plan...

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The Things They Say 19766

11th January 2011

"I wanna get ROGER DALTREY as the prison warden. I met him and told him I'd love him to do it. I know he can act. He's really good." British singer/actor PLAN B is hoping...

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Plan B: 'Ill Manors Will Be Something Different'

11th January 2011

Plan B thinks he "has something" better than any other film director because he had to make a feature on a budget. The British star - real name Ben Drew - has recently completed shooting...

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Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

10th January 2011

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

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