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Bee Gees To Be Honoured As Icons

28th March 2007

Music icons the BEE GEES are set to be honoured at the Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Music Awards later this year (07). The STAYIN' ALIVE stars, who have won a total of 109 BMI awards...

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Estefan Pays Tribute To Cuba On New Album

16th March 2007

GLORIA ESTEFAN is paying tribute to the sounds and spirit of her native Cuba on her next album and she has invited countrymen like actor ANDY GARCIA and trumpet great ARTURO SANDOVAL to join her....

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Website Owner Countersues Rock 'N' Roll Stars

6th March 2007

LATEST: Rock archive website Wolfgang's Vault is countersuing top rock 'n' roll stars LED ZEPPELIN, THE DOORS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD and CARLOS SANTANA after losing a copyright lawsuit last year (DEC06). The rockers filed a...

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Santana To Open Restaurant Chain

19th February 2007

Veteran rocker CARLOS SANTANA and his wife are launching a chain of Mexican restaurants in the US. The 59-year-old and his spouse DEBORAH will open the Maria Maria chain's first three restaurants by June (07)....

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Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

12th January 2007

Rockers SLASH, RONNIE JAMES DIO and FRANK ZAPPA's drummer TERRY BOZZIO are to be enshrined in Hollywood's RockWalk. The trio will be honoured on Sunset Boulevard next week (17JAN07), where their handprints and signatures will...

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Los Tigres Del Norte To Be Honoured As Icons

9th January 2007

Mexican music legends LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE are to be honoured with the annual Icon accolade at the upcoming Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI) Latin Awards in Las Vegas. Latino music stars will pay tribute to...

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Lopez Is Leading Hispanic

4th January 2007

JENNIFER LOPEZ has been named one of the world's top Hispanics, beating political leaders and religious figures in a new list. Magazine People en Espanol featured Lopez on its front cover and inside named her...

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Rock 'N' Roll Stars Sue Website Owner

19th December 2006

Rock 'n' roll stars including members of LED ZEPPELIN, THE DOORS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD and CARLOS SANTANA have teamed up to sue the owner of a website streaming rare concert footage. Online destination Wolfgang's Vault...

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Dave Stewart Had To Beg Shy Songwriter To Join His New Group

6th July 2006

Former EURYTHMICS star DAVE STEWART spent months convincing songwriter KARA DIOGUARDI to join his new concept group PLATINUM WEIRD because she was terrified of performing in front of people. The pretty brunette has been a...

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Santana Releases Signature Scent

5th June 2006

CARLOS SANTANA will unveil his signature scent Monday (05JUN06) at a special event in New York City. The guitar icon has developed a men's fragrance called Carlos Santana and will be signing bottles of the...

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Santana Slams Bush

21st March 2006

Latin rock guitarist CARLOS SANTANA has slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH, using the words of late superstar JIMI HENDRIX to attack the war in Iraq. The SMOOTH hitmaker is horrified by the US-led military...

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Santana Gig Cancelled

24th February 2006

A free CARLOS SANTANA concert to mark the centennial of the 1906 San Francisco, California earthquake has been cancelled, after organisers failed to raise enough funds. The Mexican singer, 58, offered to perform for...

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Carey Stuns With Daring Outfit At The Amas

23rd November 2005

MARIAH CAREY showed a lot of leg when she opened the American Music Awards in Los Angeles last night (22NOV05) in a shimmering silver gown cut right up to her hip. The pop superstar...

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Now That's What I Call A Hit Record

14th November 2005

Hits by the PUSSYCAT DOLLS and COLDPLAY have propelled the 20th edition of NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC to the top of the US album charts. The compilation sold 138,000 copies in its...

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Santana Relieved He Went Public About Child Molestation Hell

6th November 2005

Guitar great CARLOS SANTANA hopes his 2000 revelation about the sex abuse he suffered as a youth has helped others overcome painful childhood memories. The rocker shocked fans by revealing all about the darkest...

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Santana: 'Simmons Is No Musician'

14th October 2005

Latin rocker CARLOS SANTANA has slammed outrageous KISS frontman GENE SIMMONS by questioning his musical ability and branding him "Las Vegas entertainment". The SMOOTH hitmaker is appalled by the standard of Simmons' music and...

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Status Hearing In Santana Case Pushed Back

12th October 2005

LATEST: A status hearing on a lawsuit filed against CARLOS SANTANA and his wife DEBORAH has been pushed back to January (06). The Grammy-winning musician and his spouse were slapped with a lawsuit from...

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Destiny's Child To Perform For Hurricane Victims

3rd September 2005

Sexy trio DESTINY'S CHILD are planning to put on another show before they disband, in aid of Hurricane Katrina's victims. BEYONCE KNOWLES, KELLY ROWLAND and MICHELLE WILLIAMS were originally scheduled to perform their last...

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Destiny's Child Sweep Awards

1st September 2005

R+B supergroup DESTINY'S CHILD were the big winners at last night's (31AUG05) World Music Awards - the only ceremony based on worldwide music sales. The trio, BEYONCE KNOWLES, MICHELLE WILLIAMS and KELLY ROWLAND, took...

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Fascinating Fact 87

29th August 2005

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star JAMES DENTON has been confirmed as the host of the World Music Awards on Wednesday (31AUG05). The event, to be staged at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre, will feature live performances from MARIAH CAREY,...

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Stars Line Up For Football Kick-off Concert

28th August 2005

GOOD CHARLOTTE and RIHANNA have been added to the ambitious bi-coastal concert that will kick off next month's (SEP05) American football season. Artists will perform live at Los Angeles' Coliseum and New England Patriots'...

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Reggaeton Star Bimbo Gets Tough On Fuel Prices

26th August 2005

Latino hip-hop star BIMBO is stirring up controversy in America by taking to the streets to protest sky-rocketing gasoline prices in his native Puerto Rico. The superstar leader of new musical genre reggaeton, who...

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Destiny's Child Add World Music Awards To Their Final Bows

22nd August 2005

Pop trio DESTINY'S CHILD are set to go out on top by signing up to appear at the World Music Awards in Hollywood next week (31AUG05). The group, which is expected to split after...

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Santana Sued By Former Assistant

18th August 2005

CARLOS SANTANA's former personal assistant has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the guitarist, claiming he was fired for not being "spiritually evolved" enough. BRUCE KUHLMAN, 59, charges that Santana's wife, DEBORAH, brought in...

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Hancock's Duets Inspiration

11th August 2005

HERBIE HANCOCK used CARLOS SANTANA's groundbreaking SUPERNATURAL album to inspire his own duets LP POSSIBILITIES. The jazz legend collaborated with a host of stars from all musical genres for POSSIBILITIES, including acts as diverse...

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Aguilera Has A Song For Jazz Great Hancock

27th July 2005

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has recorded a duet with jazz legend HERBIE HANCOCK on his new album POSSIBILITIES. The odd couple have performed a cover of LEON RUSSELL's A SONG FOR YOU. Other collaborations on...

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Composer Upset With Santana's Version Of Movie Hit

22nd June 2005

OSCAR-winning composer JORGE DREXLER has slammed CARLOS SANTANA for the way the guitar great arranged his MOTORCYCLE DIARIES tune for the ACADEMY AWARDS. The Uruguayan singer/songwriter was upset when Academy Awards bosses opted not...

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Santana Postpones Album Release

13th May 2005

CARLOS SANTANA has been forced to postpone the release of his new album after failing to persuade STING and SHERYL CROW to join him for duets. The Latino guitar great had planned to put...

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Hancock Teams Up With Famous Friends On New Album

12th May 2005

Jazz great HERBIE HANCOCK is recording an album of his most-loved tunes with his favourite famous friends. The ROCK IT hitmaker has already recorded STING's SISTER MOON with the former THE POLICE singer and...

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Santana Slapped With Lawsuit

23rd April 2005

Acclaimed guitarist CARLOS SANTANA is gearing up for a legal battle, after being hit with a lawsuit from his former personal assistant. Santana was allegedly rough in his treatment of BRUCE KUHLMAN, who claims...

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