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Fascinating Fact 6592

5th January 2009

Welsh singer DUFFY's hit track MERCY was the most-played song in U.K. pubs last year (08), according to a Performing Rights Society poll....

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La Roux Named Fifth In Bbc Sound Of 2009 List

5th January 2009

Electropop pair La Roux have finished in fifth place in the BBC's Sound of 2009 shortlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12 months and was won last year...

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Alexandra Still At Number One

4th January 2009

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is number one for a third week running with her debut single Hallelujah.The winner's single held off Leona Lewis' Run from the top spot and a challenge by New Yorker...

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Duffy Bags Biggest Selling Album Of 2008

30th December 2008

DUFFY has scored the top-selling album of the year in the U.K. with her debut LP ROCKFERRY. The Welsh singer's record shifted almost 1.7 million copies to top the end of year chart, while Take...

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Duffy And Alexandra Have Biggest Sellers Of 2008

30th December 2008

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke and Welsh songstress Duffy were the top-selling artists of the year, it has been confirmed.Rockferry, Duffy's debut album, was the biggest seller of the year, with 1.685 million copies shifted.The...

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New Take That Album To Sell 'Millionth Copy' This Week

19th December 2008

The Circus, the fifth album by Take That, will have sold more than a million copies by the end of the day, according to the Official UK Charts Company.The reunited boyband's latest effort - released...

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Coldplay Leads Brits Nominated For Grammies

6th December 2008

Coldplay has been nominated in seven different categories at this year's Grammy awards including record of the year.The British band are one of 12 acts nominated for the music industry's most prestigious award. A British...

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White Lies And Florence Named On Sound Of 2009 List

5th December 2008

West London rising stars White Lies and singer-songwriter Florence and the Machine have been named on the BBC's Sound of 2009 longlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12...

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Fascinating Fact 6488

4th December 2008

MARIAH CAREY kicked off the inaugural Grammy Nominations Concert in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (03Dec08) with a little festive flavour. Wearing a mini-dress with a white trim, the pop superstar performed CHRISTMAS (BABY PLEASE...

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Brits Lead Grammy Nominations

4th December 2008

British artists are leading the way at the upcoming Grammy Awards - acts including COLDPLAY, RADIOHEAD, LEONA LEWIS, ADELE and DUFFY have all received nominations for next year (09)'s ceremony. Coldplay's Viva la Vida and...

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Brits Lead Grammy Nominations

4th December 2008

British artists will be leading the way at the upcoming Grammy Awards - acts including COLDPLAY, RADIOHEAD, ADELE and DUFFY have all received nominations for next year's (09) ceremony. Coldplay's Viva la Vida and Radiohead's...

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The Things They Say 10359

27th November 2008

"People talk to me as if I've hit the big time, like I'm Neil Diamond. But I'm still finding out what it's all about." Welsh singer DUFFY sees herself as a novice in the music...

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Kid Rock: 'I'll Get Duffy Pregnant'

27th November 2008

KID ROCK is lusting after Welsh soul singer DUFFY - warning the sexy blonde to stay away from him or he'll get her pregnant. The All Summer Long rocker has fallen for the Mercy hitmaker's...

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Knife Chaos At O2 Awards Show

16th November 2008

Three people suffered stab injuries as violence broke out at a music awards show at the O2 arena in London.The O2 arena was hosting the sixth Urban Music awards with stars such as Estelle, Adele,...

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Children In Need Donations Set To Eclipse Last Year's Total

15th November 2008

The total donations collected by the BBC's Children in Need is set to outstrip the 37 million raised last year.Music, television and sports stars teamed up to raise money for children's charities in last night's...

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Killers And Take That To Take Stage At Mtv Emas

6th November 2008

Coldplay, Duffy, Britney Spears are the frontrunners for glory at the ceremony, with a hat-trick of award nominations. Coldplay are in the running for the act of 2008 prize, alongside Amy Winehouse, Leona and Rihanna...

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Duffy Sets Hair On Fire

3rd November 2008

DUFFY has revealed she accidentally set fire to her hair while backstage at a COLDPLAY gig.The Mercy star recently supported the band in the US, but she almost went up in flames after bending over...

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Duffy Loves Increased Male Attention

31st October 2008

Soul star DUFFY is enjoying the extra male attention fame brings her - she's now got men around the world. The Welsh singer, 24, rose to fame with her debut single Mercy, which has become...

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Duffy Sets Her Hair On Fire

31st October 2008

Welsh soul star DUFFY almost went up in flames last week (ends24Oct08) when she accidentally set her hair alight backstage at a COLDPLAY concert. The Mercy singer recently supported the British rockers at a gig...

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Duffy Was Inspired By Goldberg

28th October 2008

British soul sensation DUFFY has revealed the surprising inspiration for her career in music - actress and comedienne WHOOPI GOLDBERG. The singer made the confession during an appearance on U.S. TV talk show The View,...

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Reid Defends Duffy Against Winehouse Comparisons

27th October 2008

ANTONIO 'L.A.' REID has come to the defence of Welsh singer DUFFY - insisting she won't follow the same path as troubled star AMY WINEHOUSE. The Def Jam Records chairman admits the two have often...

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Duffy Fears Fame Will Lead To 'Breakdown'

29th September 2008

Welsh singing sensation DUFFY fears she is heading towards a breakdown as she struggles to deal with the pressures of her meteoric rise to fame. The Mercy star, who grew up in a tiny town...

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Coldplay And Duffy Up For Hat-trick Of Mtv Awards

29th September 2008

Both Coldplay and Duffy have the chance to take home three prizes at the upcoming MTV Europe Music awards.The two acts are both up for the album of the year and the 'most addictive track'...

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Kings Of Leon Have Fire To Top Singles And Album Charts

28th September 2008

Kings of Leon hold the number one spot in both the UK singles and album charts.The Followills' single Sex on Fire has topped the UK charts for three weeks while the band's fourth album Only...

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Duffy Leads Nominations For Mtv Europe Music Awards

28th September 2008

Welsh soul star DUFFY is leading the nominations for the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards - she's up for three prizes including Album of the Year for ROCKFERRY. The singer will also compete for the...

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Mccartney Loves Duffy Cover

22nd September 2008

Singer DUFFY has recorded a version of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's classic song LIVE AND LET DIE for charity - and the BEATLES legend is astonished with the result. The Welsh songstress tackled the hit Bond...

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Spice Girls Pip Led Zeppelin To Live Reunion Award

19th September 2008

The Spice Girls were the surprise winners of the best music reunion prize at the Vodafone Live Music awards, ahead of reformed rockers Led Zeppelin.The Verve and James were also nominated for the award but...

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Estelle Leading Pack For 2008 Mobos With Five Nominations

11th September 2008

Estelle has been nominated for five prizes at this year's Music of Black Origin (Mobo) awards.Though she missed out on a Mercury Music prize to eventual winners Elbow, the R 'n' B star's Shine is...

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Estelle And Duffy To Square Off At Mobos

11th September 2008

British singers ESTELLE and DUFFY are set to go head-to-head at the U.K.'s 13th annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards after receiving nominations for Best Female prizes. The American Boy hitmaker, 28, previously slammed...

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Mercury Music Prize Nominees Await 2008 Verdict

9th September 2008

Radiohead, the Last Shadow Puppets and Elbow are among acts waiting to discover if they have won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The winner of the prestigious award will be unveiled at around 22:00 BST on...

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