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Billy Idol To Release First New Album In A Decade

17th June 2014

Pop punk Billy Idol is to release his first album in almost a decade to coincide with his autobiography.The White Wedding singer is planning to release the untitled, Trevor Horn-produced record in October (14), as...

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Billy Idol Writing Memoir

29th May 2014

Rocker Billy Idol has landed a deal to write his memoirs.The White Wedding singer's Dancing With Myself autobiography will be released in October (14). In the book, Idol will recount his "remarkable life story"...

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Billy Idol To Donate Concert Earnings To Balkan Flood Victims

20th May 2014

Rocker Billy Idol is showing off his charitable side and donating a portion of his earnings at an upcoming concert in Belgrade, Serbia to help the victims of devastating floods in the area.The Balkan region...

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Chris Wright Refused To Sign David Bowie

24th December 2013

Record producer Chris Wright refused to sign David Bowie who he now considers to be ''one of the greatest recording artists of all time''.The founder of Chrysalis Records had the 66-year-old star constantly ''pleading'' with...

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Jim James And John Oates Jam With R. Kelly And Billy Idol

17th June 2013

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James and rock guitarist John Oates gave revellers at Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival a concert to remember on Saturday (15Jun13) after inviting R. Kelly and Billy Idol to join them...

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Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford And Sons At Bonnaroo Festival

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th June 2013

Jack Johnson stepped in at the last minute to cover Mumford and Son's slot. Not only did the singer have to find a band, learn a whole host of new and old and quickly practise,...

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Billy Idol Returning With New Album And Book Deal

31st May 2013

Rocker Billy Idol is set to burst back onto the music scene with his first new album in eight years and a tell-all book charting his rise to fame.The White Wedding star has revealed he...

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What Is Happening To Miley Cyrus? Crotch Grabs, Strippers, Topless Dancers

By Michael West | 20th December 2012

Err, Miley Cyrus celebrated her 20th birthday party in pretty unconventional style last month. Though we heard little about the bash at the time, TMZ.com has since obtained photographs of the party that show the...

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The Things They Tweet: 3424352

18th December 2012

"I enjoyed seeing @MileyCyrus having fun rockin' out with Rebel Yell last night on vh1divas! 'Take that b**ches'!" Rocker Billy Idol gives the singer/actress the thumbs up after watching her cover his hit 1983 anthem...

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Adam Sandler Sings With Billy Idol At Holiday Party

14th December 2012

Adam Sandler thrilled guests at his annual holiday party by taking to the stage for a special performance with rocker Billy Idol.The Hollywood funnyman throws a massive Christmas bash in California every year, and his...

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Stars Feature In Charity Calendar

26th November 2012

Singers Sting, Billy Idol and John Legend are among the stars who have posed for Bryan Adams for a new charity calendar.Harry Belafonte, Monica Bellucci, Corinne Bailey Rae and Mick Jagger's daughter Georgia May also...

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Billy Idol Plays At Fan's Birthday Party

29th October 2012

Rocker Billy Idol fulfilled his promise to perform at a fan's 26th birthday party on Friday (26Oct12), taking to the stage in a Seattle, Washington club for the special gig.Michael Henrichsen launched a campaign to...

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Billy Idol Agrees To Play Fan's 26th Birthday Party

23rd October 2012

Rocker Billy Idol has made one lucky fan's dreams come true by agreeing to perform at his birthday party in Seattle, Washington on Friday (26Oct12).Michael Henrichsen launched a campaign to get the Rebel Yell hitmaker...

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It All Started With A Man And A Dream: Billy Idol Agrees To Play Fan's Birthday Party

By Hayley Avron | 23rd October 2012

Do YOU want Billy Idol to play at your birthday party? You do? Excellent! Well, all you need to do to make it happen, it would seem, is to have a little chat with your...

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Stevie Wonder To Be Honoured With A Billboard Icon Award

11th May 2012

Stevie Wonder will be honoured with the Billboard Icon Award for his achievements in music.The soul music legend will be the second person to receive the trophy, presented at the Billboard Music Awards ceremony in...

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The Things They Tweet 2508

19th April 2012

"Sad about DICk Clark passing... We shared the same birthday he pointed out to me when we met on American Bandstand to do White Wedding '82..." Billy Idol on the passing of the TV mogul.

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Rocker Morrison's Wife Files For Divorce

18th January 2012

The wife of Billy Idol's guitarist Billy Morrison has filed for divorce.Jennifer Morrison filed the legal documents at the beginning of the month (Jan12), citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. She is...

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The Things They Tweet 2170

12th December 2011

"That's it for my foot the Doc says! Now once the rain stops I'll retrieve my Harley this week... once i get over this blasted cold I've got!" Billy Idol can't wait to get back...

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Idol Working With Son On New Material

4th December 2011

Rocker Billy Idol is working on a new project with his musician son Willem Wolfe Broad.Father and son began working on new tracks while Idol was recently left housebound following surgery on his foot -...

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The Things They Tweet 2132

28th November 2011

"I am doing the @Camp_Freddy show this Friday the 2nd of December." Billy Idol will hit the stage for the first time since his recent foot surgery with rock pals Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison...

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The Things They Tweet 2114

23rd November 2011

"24 hrs left with the orthopedic boot!!!Then a compression sock & sneakers for two weeks & then ........Back to riding my Bonnie or Harley!" Billy Idol is hoping to be back on his motorbike by...

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The Things They Tweet 2112

22nd November 2011

"Happy B'day to my sister of White Wedding fame! I always know it is her birthday as it is the same date as Jfk's assassination!" Billy Idol wishes ex-girlfriend Perri Lister a happy birthday. Lister...

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The Things They Tweet 2096

14th November 2011

"Two days & the stitches come out of my foot (& then there's gonna be all hell to pay)! No, I'm just happy the initial two wks (weeks) is nearly up!" Rocker Billy Idol on...

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Billy Idol Undergoes Surgery To Fix Mangled Foot

8th November 2011

Rocker Billy Idol is hobbling around his adopted Hollywood following corrective surgery on his foot.The smiling White Wedding hitmaker was spotted leaving a Beverly Hills medical centre on Monday (07Nov11) on crutches with his right...

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Will Smith In Rap Comeback?

17th August 2011

Will Smith looks set to revive his rap career.The actor-and-singer - whose last album, 'Lost and Found', was released in 2005 - is thought to be in line to begin work on a comeback album...

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Willow Smith Dresses Like Billy Idol

23rd December 2010

Willow Smith cites Billy Idol as her fashion icon. The 'Whip My Hair' hitmaker has developed a keen interest in fashion despite being only 10 years old and admitted the 1980s 'White Wedding' singer's look...

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Willow Smith Listens To Tupac

25th November 2010

Willow Smith's favourite rapper is Tupac Shakur. The 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' singer, daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinket-Smitt, likes rappers as well as pop stars, naming the 'California Love' hitmaker - renowned...

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Willow Smith's Favourite Rapper Is Tupac Shakur

25th November 2010

Willow Smith's favourite rapper is Tupac Shakur. The 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' singer, daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinket-Smitt, likes rappers as well as pop stars, naming the 'California Love' hitmaker - renowned...

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Willow Smith Gets Singing Talent From Jada

19th November 2010

Willow Smith gets her singing talents from her mother Jada Pinkett Smith.The 10-year-old pop star was inspired to launch a career in the music industry by her famous parents Jada - who is an actress...

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Willow Smith's Idol Influence

27th October 2010

Willow Smith wants to be like Billy Idol and Lady Gaga. The nine year old daughter of actor and former rapper Will Smith has caused an internet sensation with her debut song 'Whip My Hair'...

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