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Elton John: More Needs To Be Done To Stop Aids Winning

20th May 2009

Famed singer Sir ELTON JOHN has spoken out in praise of the efforts of biotechnology leaders in developing treatments for HIV and Aids, but stated that more work is needed.Speaking at the 2009 BIO International...

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Perry To Get Mercury Tattoo

18th March 2009

KATY PERRY is determined to show off her love for FREDDIE MERCURY - the singer wants a giant tattoo of the late star's face etched on her back. The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker has regularly...

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Mercury The Ultimate Rock God

8th January 2009

QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been named the Ultimate Rock God in a new poll. The flamboyant frontman, who died of pneumonia induced by HIV in 1991, managed to steal the crown from the King...

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May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

19th December 2008

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY did not realise his bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay for years - because the flamboyant star had a string of girlfriends. The pair were close during the early days of the...

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Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

14th November 2008

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

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Fascinating Fact 6261

29th October 2008

Pop star KATY PERRY took inspiration from FREDDIE MERCURY at her fancy dress 24th birthday party on Monday (27Oct08), sporting the late QUEEN frontman's iconic yellow military jacket and handlebar moustache....

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Perry Looked Up To Mercury

26th September 2008

KATY PERRY owes her success to FREDDIE MERCURY - because he inspired her to become a star. The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker looked up to Mercury - who died in 1991 - from a...

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Minogue: 'Freddie Mercury Inspires Tour Performances'

29th August 2008

Pop singer KYLIE MINOGUE emulates QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY for her live performances - because she loves acting flamboyantly during concerts. The Australian star has just finished a tour of the U.K. - and admits...

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Fascinating Fact 5804

13th August 2008

QUEEN have dedicated their new studio album, THE COSMO ROCKS, to their former frontman FREDDIE MERCURY. It is their first LP in 13 years....

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Most Brits Want To 'Bring Elvis Back To Life', Survey Shows

24th June 2008

Elvis Presley has been named as the celebrity most British people would want to bring back to life.A poll conducted by Warner Home Video to mark the DVD release of Pushing Daisies revealed that almost...

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Celebrity Book Reveals Embarrassing Star Behaviour

17th April 2008

SEAN COMBS, FREDDIE MERCURY and KEITH RICHARDS are among a long list of stars whose bizarre behaviour features in upcoming tell-all book ROCK STAR BABYLON. The book, slated for release in July (08), recounts some...

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Queen Will Rock You Again

20th March 2008

Rock supergroup QUEEN are set to return to South America for the first time since the death of frontman FREDDIE MERCURY. The band performed historic shows on the continent during its heyday in the 1980s,...

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Fascinating Fact 4838

15th February 2008

A line of jewellery inspired by late QUEEN singer FREDDIE MERCURY and designed by UDI BEHR is to hit stores. The Made In Heaven:The Freddie Mercury Collection will feature gold and silver pendants and rings.

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May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

9th February 2008

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY insists he had no idea bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay - assuming the parading frontman was just flamboyant. May met the late star in 1970 but claims it was not until...

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Queen Win Karaoke Crown

14th December 2007

Rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has been named the number one karaoke song of all time, after a new poll.The only single to have reached the UK Christmas number one spot twice, Bohemian Rhapsody...

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Queen Remember Mercury With World Aids Day Release

30th November 2007

Rockers QUEEN will pay a special tribute to former frontman FREDDIE MERCURY by releasing their new single on World Aids Day (01Dec07). Say It's Not True is the group's first studio collaboration with new singer...

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Queen Release Aids Charity Single

29th November 2007

British rockers QUEEN are to release a free song download to raise awareness of World AIDS Day - 17 years after frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died from the illness. The We Will Rock You hitmakers -...

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Bohemian Rhapsody Voted Best Video

8th October 2007

Queen's video for Bohemian Rhapsody has been voted the best video of all time in a survey of UK music fans.The six-minute promo was named the greatest ever by nearly a third of respondents to...

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Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

10th May 2007

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

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Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury?

4th May 2007

Borat star SACHA BARON COHEN has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The funnyman has beaten his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny...

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Mika: 'Stop Comparing Me To Queen'

27th March 2007

Pop sensation MIKA hopes critics will stop comparing him to British music legends QUEEN - because he doesn't want to be associated with FREDDIE MERCURY's dress sense. The GRACE KELLY star, who yesterday (26MAR07) dubbed...

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Mika Eyes Eurovision Entry

13th March 2007

Pop sensation MIKA is planning to represent his home country of Lebanon in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest - because the current entries are "crap". The star, whose debut album LIFE IN CARTOON MOTION has...

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The Show Must Go On For Johnny Depp?

1st February 2007

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly in negotiations to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star is the early favourite to land the role,...

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Cowell Slams UK Chart Star Mika

20th January 2007

Acerbic AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has slammed new UK pop sensation MIKA - after he told the hotly-tipped star "not to bother" with a career in music. The singer, born MIKA PENNIMAN, has been...

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May Can't Wait To Play New Queen Songs Live

17th January 2007

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY can't wait to showcase the band's new tunes from the forthcoming album - because he's tired of playing the same songs over and over again. The new-look QUEEN are in the...

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May Wants Depp To Play Mercury

22nd December 2006

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is backing JOHNNY DEPP to play late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in an upcoming biopic. The surviving members of the band - May, ROGER TAYLOR and JOHN DEACON - are all involved...

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Plant Tops Heavy Metal Vocalists List

7th December 2006

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT has been named heavy metal's top frontman in a new magazine poll. The KASHMIR singer claimed the top spot in Hit Parader's Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists. AEROSMITH's...

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Fascinating Fact 2518

28th November 2006

AFI frontman DAVEY HAVOK always records with a framed photograph of hero FREDDIE MERCURY looking down on him from a studio wall.

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Stars Fight To Play Mercury

8th November 2006

A film tribute to rock band QUEEN is being produced, prompting a battle between the biggest showbiz names desperate to be cast as the late FREDDIE MERCURY. The WE WILL ROCK YOU musical which...

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Queen Recording First Album In 15 Years

25th October 2006

The new-look QUEEN are in the studio recording the band's first album since late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died in 1991 Guitarist BRIAN MAY recruited former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS to take over vocal duties...

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