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Arctic Monkeys Snub Brit Awards 'Over Tv Coverage'

26th January 2006

Rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS are refusing to perform at the Brit Awards next month (FEB06), because of their intense dislike of televised performances. Brit Awards bosses are desperate to persuade the band, whose debut...

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Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

3rd January 2006

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE released the top selling single of 2005 in the UK after (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO spent eight weeks at number one. Christie sold 1.1 million copies of his...

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Kanye Tops USA Today Poll

28th December 2005

KANYE WEST has been given a belated Christmas gift by the editors of American newspaper USA Today - his latest album LATE REGISTRATION has been named the best of 2005. The rapper's release beat...

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Gorillaz Agree To Do Cribs

23rd December 2005

Animated band GORILLAZ are opening their front doors to MTV's celebrities-at-home show CRIBS - because they are disgusted at how many other stars have poor taste. The FEEL GOOD hitmakers, created by BLUR star...

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Green Day Target Remix Team

22nd December 2005

Pop rockers GREEN DAY have issued a cease-and-desist order in a bid to stop DJ team DEAN GRAY from making their AMERICAN IDIOT remixes available for download on the net. The duo - who...

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Gorillaz Ape Royal Speech

22nd December 2005

DAMON ALBARN's animated rockers GORILLAZ are set to poke fun at a British festive tradition as they produce an alternative to QUEEN ELIZABETH II's speech this Christmas (05). The comic address - screened on...

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Kanye Gets Spin And Rolling Stone's Nod For Best Album

16th December 2005

KANYE WEST is off to a running start in the race for the Best Album Grammy next year (06), after landing top spot in US magazines Spin and Rolling Stone's end-of-year polls. The rapper's...

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Brown Amused By Ryder's Tongue-twister

15th December 2005

British rocker IAN BROWN has poked fun at former HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER, for his inability to sing the word "there" on a GORILLAZ track. DAMON ALBARN's virtual band invited Ryder to sing...

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Coldplay Produce 'Album Of The Year'

1st December 2005

British band COLDPLAY's 2005 release X+Y has been voted the best UK album of the year (05), beating off stiff competition from OASIS and a string of new groups. The multi-million selling album, which...

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New Damon Albarn Album Isnt Gorillaz Or Blur

30th November 2005

DJ DANGER MOUSE is producing DAMON ALBARN's new record in London and it isn't with GORILLAZ or BLUR. New York based producer DANGER MOUSE tells PENTHOUSE MAGAZINE (US) I’m working on another record with DAMON ALBARN...

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Madonna Continues To Reign Over The UK Charts

28th November 2005

Superstar MADONNA continues to prove she's the queen of pop as she rules the UK singles and album charts for a second and third week respectively. The 47-year-old's dance anthem HUNG UP, which samples...

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Albarn Slams Blair Tribute

18th November 2005

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN slammed organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame for allowing British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to make a tribute to THE EURYTHMICS. The GORILLAZ mastermind, who is an...

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The Things They Say 541

4th November 2005

"We're the best group and we don't even exist." GORILLAZ artist JAMIE HEWLETT is amazed the virtual band has won Best Group....

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Green Day And Coldplay Triumph At Mtv Europe Music Awards

4th November 2005

LATEST: Punk trio GREEN DAY and British rockers COLDPLAY were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Lisbon, Portugal last night (03NOV05), taking home two accolades each. Green Day were...

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My Chemical Romance Win Big At The Woodies

3rd November 2005

Goth rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE took home the top prize at the second annual Woodie Of The Year Awards in New York City last night (02NOV05) when they walked off with the Artist Of The...

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Albarn Fears All-star Show Might Not Work

31st October 2005

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is terrified this week's (begs1NOV05) gigs with virtual supergroup GORILLAZ may be too much of a logistical nightmare to pull off. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN...

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Gallagher Taunts Balding Albarn

31st October 2005

NOEL GALLAGHER has launched a new attack on arch-nemesis DAMON ALBARN, this time ridiculing the GORILLAZ frontman's thinning hair. The OASIS guitarist has been feuding with Albarn since they both found britpop stardom in...

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Albarn: 'Blur Died Without Coxon'

25th October 2005

DAMON ALBARN turned his back on rockers BLUR because he hated performing without guitarist GRAHAM COXON, who left to pursue a solo career. The rocker, who now plays with animated band GORILLAZ, struggled through...

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The Things They Say 466

24th October 2005

"It's a hateful, hateful programme. It's the perfect thing to poke fun at." GORILLAZ co-creator JAMES HEWLETT offers his opinion on MTV's CRIBS....

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Gorillaz Will Perform Live At Ema Awards

24th October 2005

GORILLAZ will draw on the wonders of modern technology to bring the animated band to life they appear live on stage at the Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Portugal on 3 November (05). The...

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Coldplay Top Digital Awards

19th October 2005

Rock giants COLDPLAY were the big winners at last night's (18OCT05) BT Digital Music Awards in London. The band collected the People's Choice Award, Best Digital Community and Best Digital Campaign at the bash...

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Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

10th October 2005

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

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Gorillaz Sell Out Five Nights At Opera House

10th October 2005

An all-star tribute to BLUR star DAMON ALBARN's virtual supergroup GORILLAZ has become one of the most successful sell-outs in Manchester, England's history. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER and...

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Albarn: 'People Still Don't Realise I'm Gorillaz'

7th October 2005

DAMON ALBARN is amazed people still don't realise he is the musician behind animated band GORILLAZ. The truth behind the CLINT EASTWOOD hitmakers is the worst kept secret in pop - but some people...

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Stars Nominated For Us Student Prize

21st September 2005

U2, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE are among the acts nominated for MTVU 2005 Woodie Awards, which are voted for by America's college students. The rockers join COMMON, THE BRAVERY, MATISYAHU,...

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Gorillaz Unmasked

21st September 2005

The musicians behind animated band GORILLAZ will unveil themselves for the first time at a forthcoming British gig. Until now the group - led by BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN - have only performed live...

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Oasis Lead Q Awards Race

20th September 2005

British rockers OASIS will lead the race at next month's (OCT05) Q Awards in London after landing five nominations. Following the release of their sixth studio album, DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, earlier this year...

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War Child Album Breaks Download Record

14th September 2005

The WAR CHILD charity record has become the fastest-selling download album in British history, with 4,000 fans dowloading all 22 tracks in the two-and-a-half days since it became available online. A host of UK...

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