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West To Star In New Tv Show

11th January 2007

KANYE WEST and BORAT director LARRY CHARLES have teamed up to develop a new series for US cable TV network HBO. The as-yet-untitled project will focus on a day in the Grammy Award-winning rapper's life....

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Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

13th February 2006

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

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West Blames Vote-sharing For Grammy Album Loss

13th February 2006

Rapper KANYE WEST holds vote-sharing responsible for losing out to U2 for the Grammy Album of the Year award. But West, who walked away with three other accolades, including Best Rap Album for LATE...

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Carey, West And Legend To Perform At Grammys

18th January 2006

MARIAH CAREY, KANYE WEST and JOHN LEGEND will take to the stage at next month's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards ceremony. The stars are joint leaders in the nominations, with eight apiece. Carey's THE EMANCIPATION OF...

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Airport Worker Told West Of Grammy Nominations

3rd January 2006

Rapper KANYE WEST only discovered he had been nominated for eight Grammy awards when an airport worker broke the news to him. West was thrilled to hear he shares the top amount of nominations...

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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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Kanye To Focus On Label In 2006

16th December 2005

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST will concentrate on his record label next year (06) following the success of his second album LATE REGISTRATION. The GOLD DIGGER rapper is hoping his huge sales and critical claim...

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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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Kanye: 'My Album Will Enter The History Books'

15th December 2005

Rapper KANYE WEST hopes his album LATE REGISTRATION comes out on top at next year's (06) Grammy Awards because he would go down in musical history. No all-rap disc has ever triumphed in that...

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Kanye Stalls Grammy Promise

14th December 2005

Confident rapper KANYE WEST has delayed his promise to win the Album Of The Year award at next year's (FEB06) Grammys - because he is yet to listen to his fellow nominee SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's...

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Kanye Has His Sights Fixed On Best Album Grammy

9th December 2005

Outspoken KANYE WEST has fired off a warning shot to Grammy Awards voters, urging them to hand him the Album Of The Year prize in 2006 or suffer the consequences. The rapper received eight...

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Carey, West And Legend Lead Grammy Nominations

8th December 2005

R+B star MARIAH CAREY, rapper KANYE WEST and soul singer JOHN LEGEND lead the nominations for next year's (06) Grammy Awards, picking up eight nods each. The HONEY singer, 35, is up for Album...

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Ciara Heads Vibe Awards Nominations

11th October 2005

R+B beauty CIARA leads the nominations for next month's (NOV05) Vibe Awards with five - beating off competition from MARIAH CAREY, 50 CENT, JOHN LEGEND and KANYE WEST who have four nods each. The...

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Carey, West And The Game Up For Kiss 100 Awards

26th September 2005

MARIAH CAREY, KANYE WEST and THE GAME are among the big names nominated at the first ever Kiss Awards in London next month (NOV05). Carey is up for four accolades, including Best Female, Best...

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Gray Topples Blunt

19th September 2005

British singer DAVID GRAY knocked fellow singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT off the top of the UK album chart, while PUSSYCAT DOLLS dug their claws in to stay at number one on the singles chart. BABYLON...

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Kanye Doubles Up For A Second Week

15th September 2005

Rapper KANYE WEST has scored another double at the top of the US charts - his single GOLD DIGGER is at number one for a second week. The hit joins his new CD, LATE...

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West Announces Tour

14th September 2005

KANYE WEST has announced plans to embark on a two-month tour in support of his latest chart-topping album LATE REGISTRATION. The GOLD DIGGER rapper's Touch the Sky tour will begin on 11 October (05)...

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Kanye West Still At The Top

14th September 2005

Rappers KANYE WEST and 50 CENT have held off the ROLLING STONES new LP A BIGGER BANG to top the US album charts. West's second album LATE REGISTRATION has claimed the number one spot...

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West Dreading Third Album Release

14th September 2005

KANYE WEST is dreading the completion of his third album, even though he has yet to start work on the project. Current album LATE REGISTRATION is West's second offering in the three-part series he...

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Kanye West To Launch Clothing Line

9th September 2005

KANYE WEST has become the latest recording artist to announce plans to launch a clothing line. The producer-turned-rapper, who was recently named Style Icon of the Year by Stuff magazine, is set to follow...

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Gorillaz Snatch UK Number One Singles Spot From Oasis

5th September 2005

GORILLAZ have jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart with DARE, knocking OASIS' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE off the number one spot and down to number five. In what...

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The Things They Say 145

3rd September 2005

"I would suggest that when you pop it in your CD player, you just pull to the side of the road so you don't accidentally hit anybody." Car crash survivor KANYE WEST insists his new...

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Kanye West Tops Blender's Hot 100

31st August 2005

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has landed on top of Blender magazine's Hot 100, beating out the likes of COLDPLAY, EMINEM and GWEN STEFANI. The JESUS WALKS rapper - who released LATE REGISTRATION, the follow-up...

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West Begs Fans To Buy His Expensive Album

30th August 2005

Rapper KANYE WEST is begging fans to rush out a buy his new album LATE REGISTRATION in droves when it's released today (30AUG05), because he won't see a cent until he sells 2.6 million copies....

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West Predicts His New Album Will Be A Classic

22nd August 2005

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST predicts his upcoming album LATE REGISTRATION will be a classic, competing with the works of STEVIE WONDER and PRINCE. The confident ALL FALLS DOWN rapper, 27, releases the follow-up to...

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Kanye West Calls For End To Homophobia

18th August 2005

KANYE WEST is urging his fellow rappers to put a stop to homophobic lyrics. During an interview for MTV special ALL EYES ON KANYE WEST, the GOLD DIGGER rapper launched an attack on hip-hop's...

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West Welcomes Criticism From Strangers

5th August 2005

Rapper KANYE WEST is so keen to please his fans he welcomes criticism from anyone, no matter what they do for a living. The JESUS WALKS star is such a perfectionist he spent months...

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Kanye West's Album Release Pushed Back

20th June 2005

The release of KANYE WEST's anticipated follow-up to his acclaimed debut album THE COLLEGE DROPOUT has been delayed by more than a month, as the rapper completes work on it. LATE REGISTRATION was originally...

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