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Simon Le Bon Upset Over Jubilee Gig Snub

5th June 2012

Simon Le Bon has voiced his frustration after his band Duran Duran was left out of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concert on Monday (04Jun12).The biggest acts in British music, including Sir Elton John, Annie...

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Amanda De Cadenet: 'I Wasn't A Fan Of Duran Duran'

1st June 2012

Socialite-turned-photographer and TV presenter Amanda De Cadenet has poked fun at ex-husband John Taylor's music in a new interview, revealing she was glad she no longer had to listen to Duran Duran after the couple...

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Pop Sensation Mcfly Confirmed To Play Free Concert At Bt London Live's 'Super Saturday'

29th May 2012

British pop sensation Mcfly are confirmed to be playing a free set at BT London Live's 'Super Saturday' (August 4th) in Hyde Park. Mcfly, who rose to fame in 2004 with band heartthrobs Danny Jones,...

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Russell Watson Furious Over Olympics Snub

24th May 2012

Celebrated English tenor Russell Watson is furious he won't be part of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games celebrations in London, insisting he deserves to be there just as much Duran DuranThe British pop group will...

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Robin Gibb's Heartfelt Deathbed Tribute To Maurice

22nd May 2012

Robin Gibb's last words saw him pay a touching tribute to his late twin brother Maurice.The Bee Gees singer lost his long battle with colon and liver cancer on Sunday night (20.05.12) and paid tribute...

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John Travolta Praises 'Wonderful' Robin Gibb

21st May 2012

John Travolta has described the late Robin Gibb as one of the most ''wonderful people'' he'd ever met.The Bee Gees singer lost his long battle with colon and liver cancer yesterday (20.05.12) and John is...

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Duran Duran And Tony Blair Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb

21st May 2012

Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair have all paid tribute to the late Robin Gibb.Pop stars, politicians and public figures have all offered their condolences after the Bee Gees star...

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Donna Summer Dead At 63: Music Loses Its First Lady Of Disco

17th May 2012

The legendary disco singer Donna Summer has passed away, at the age of 63. After a lengthy battle with lung cancer, Summer passed away in Florida. She had reportedly been trying to keep the extent...

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Sir Tom Jones To Headline London Olympics Show

16th May 2012

Sir Tom Jones is to headline a huge free concert for the London Olympics.The 'It's Not Unusual' singer will perform in the city's Hyde Park on July 28, the first day of the games.The concert...

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Simon Le Bon Undergoing Therapy For Twisted Knee

7th May 2012

Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon has twisted his knee following a concert in Argentina over the weekend (05-06May12).The Wild Boys hitmakers performed shows in Buenos Aires on Friday (04May12) and Saturday (05May12) as part...

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Kelly Jones Ready For Night Out With Gig

2nd May 2012

Kelly Jones is looking forward to ''a night out'' at the BT London Live concert.The Stereophonics frontman has been working hard on new music so he and his bandmates Richard Jones, Javier Weyler and Adam...

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Organisers Slammed For 'Duran Duran' Olympics Booking

1st May 2012

Duran Duran will headline the London Olympics opening concert, but their booking has promoted bemusement from some music fans and celebrities. The 80's chart-topping group will headline the July 27, 2012 show, which will also...

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Duran Duran To Perform At Olympics Concert

1st May 2012

Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini and Stereophonics are to headline a special Olympics opening ceremony concert.The four acts have been chosen to perform at the BT London Live Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert in Hyde...

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Duran Duran Announced For Olympics Gig, To General Disappointment

1st May 2012

Duran Duran have been announced to headline the forthcoming London Olympics concert. It's been a bit of a farce from day one, and with the Olympic organisers at one point attempting to ask The Who...

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Duran Duran To Lead Four Nations Concert For London Olympics

1st May 2012

Duran Duran will represent England in a four nations concert to celebrate the Olympic Games coming to Britain in the summer (12).The pop group will headline the special gig in London's Hyde Park in July...

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Le Bon Shares Successful Marriage Secrets

27th March 2012

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon has credited "compromise, promises and presents" for his successful 26-year marriage to wife Yasmin, insisting couples often "give up too easily" on their relationship.The singer wed the model in...

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Catherine Zeta-jones' Big Hair

13th March 2012

Catherine Zeta-Jones' hair used to obstruct the blackboard at school.The 42-year-old actress was forced to sit at the back of her classroom because of her mane, which she used to blow-dry to mimic the styles...

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The Magic Loungeabout: Chic To Headline The Magic Loungeabout

5th March 2012

The Magic Loungeabout has revealed the first wave of acts that will appear at the festival. Friday's headliner will be the legendary disco band Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers, who became one of the most successful...

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Fascinating Fact 12888

20th February 2012

The iconic yacht famously featured in the promo for Duran Duran's 1982 hit Rio has been restored to its former glory. The vessel, named Eilean, sank after crashing into a ferry shortly after the video...

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Fascinating Fact 12837

10th February 2012

Duran Duran's Girl Panic video, which stars supermodels Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen and Eva Herzigova, will be recreated in the window of a New York store on Friday night (10Feb12). A number of...

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M.i.a. Has Bizarre Tour Rider

10th February 2012

M.I.A.'s tour ride includes "three female extras for each show" who must wear "full covered burkas".The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker's bizarre backstage request demanded each of the girls must be "between 20 and 25 years old"...

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Amber Le Bon's Traditional Christmas

23rd December 2011

Amber Le Bon has a "traditional family" Christmas.The model - whose parents are Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon and model Yasmin Le Bon - says she and her loved ones celebrate the festive season...

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Coldplay's Topless Video

16th December 2011

Coldplay's new video will be full of topless women. The band have been filming a clip for their next single 'Charlie Brown' in London this week, and had advertised for female extras, offering them £100...

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Duran Duran Joined By Mark Ronson At The O2

13th December 2011

Duran Duran were joined on stage by Mark Ronson at London's The O2 last night (12.12.11).Frontman Simon Le Bon paid tribute to the producer for his work on their recent album, 'All You Need is...

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Raunchy Duran Duran Video Banned

6th December 2011

Duran Duran's 'Girl Panic' video has been banned for being too raunchy. The nine-minute film - which features supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova, Helena Christensen and Yasmin Le Bon posing as the band...

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Duran Duran Worried Rivals Would Steal Supermodel Video Idea

30th November 2011

Duran Duran kept plans for their supermodel video top secret over fears another band would steal the idea.Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigova and Yasmin Le Bon donned the group's trademark suits to...

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Mary J. Blige To Stream Free Show

17th November 2011

Mary J. Blige will live stream a show from Los Angeles ahead of the launch of her latest album. The Grammy award-winning singer has collaborated with director Adam Shankman to broadcast a concert on her...

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Supermodels Play Duran Duran In New Video

3rd November 2011

Supermodels Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen and Cindy Crawford have dressed up as 1980s icons Duran Duran for the band's new video.The group of catwalk stars also includes Eva Herzigova and Yasmin Le Bon, wife of...

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Simon Le Bon Back To Full Health

11th October 2011

Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon is now back "right on top of his fitness" after the band's cancelled performances. The group had to pull out of a number of European dates this summer due...

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Adele Writes Bond Theme

4th October 2011

Adele has finished writing her James Bond theme song. The 'Someone Like You' singer is preparing to go into the studio to record the track, which she wrote during a recent week off touring, and...

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