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Lily Allen 'Overwhelmed' By Baby Messages

10th January 2013

Lily Allen is ''overwhelmed'' by the number of well wishes she's received following the birth of her daughter.The 'Smile' singer and her husband Sam Cooper - who already have a 14-month-old daughter Ethel - welcomed...

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Mercury Music Prize: Field Music's Odds Plummet As Ceremony Looms

By Michael West | 1st November 2012

The winner of this year's Mercury Music Prize will be announced at a ceremony in London tonight, with British indie pop quartet Alt-J the bookies favourite at 6/4. However, an interesting market mover has sent...

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Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012: Our Predictions

By Hayley Avron | 1st November 2012

As the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012 draws near, we have a look at the shortlist and the likelihood of each act actually walking away with the prize. There’s no such thing as a done...

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Mercury Prize Nomination Preview: Who Will Get The Nod?

12th September 2012

“The Barclaycard Mercury prize 2012 albums of the year will be revealed at 5.30pm on Wednesday (12 September, 2012) The announcement, made by presenter and broadcaster Lauren Laverne, will be hosted at The Hospital Club...

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Guillemots Always Eat Their Rider

24th July 2012

Guillemots always eat their backstage rider. The 'Get Over It' band - made up of Fyfe Dangerfield, MC Lord Magrao, Aristazabal Hawkes and Greig Stewart - like to indulge in a few snacks before they...

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Alison Steadman's No Work Talk At Home Rule

4th July 2012

Alison Steadman and Mike Leigh never discussed work at home.The actress - who married the director in 1973 and split from him in 1995 - starred in several of the helmsman's movies but admitted it...

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Harry Potter Wins Best Film At Empire Awards

26th March 2012

'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2' won the top prize at the Empire Awards 2012 last night (25.03.12). The final instalment of the wizard franchise took home Best Film and Best Director...

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Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

19th July 2011

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

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Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

19th July 2011

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

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The Things They Say 21438

28th April 2011

"Who doesn't love a wedding? As far as I'm concerned, an event that celebrates the falling-in-love of two humans while obligating their nearest and dearest to wear hats, drink champagne and dance to Abba with...

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Laverne Welcomes Baby Boy

20th September 2010

Former KENICKIE frontwoman LAUREN LAVERNE is celebrating after giving birth to her second baby boy.The British singer-turned-radio presenter and her husband, DJ Graeme Fisher, welcomed little MACk into the world on Monday (20Sep10). She announced...

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Ed Simons' History Lessons

26th June 2010

The Chemical Brothers star Ed Simons gives medieval studies lessons.The 'Setting Sun' singer - who is joined in the duo by Tom Rowlands - studied the subject at university and was happy to share his...

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Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

24th June 2010

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

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Fascinating Fact 8288

4th November 2009

LAUREN LAVERNE, former frontwoman of cult British band KENICKIE, is writing a series of novels about a 15 year old girl dreaming of rock stardom.

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Double Win For Chris Evans At Sony Radio Awards

12th May 2009

BBC disc jockey Chris Evans won two prizes at the annual Sony Radio Academy awards on Monday evening.The Radio 2 DJ scooped the Music Radio Personality of the Year prize as well as the Entertainment...

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Elbow's Seldom Seen Kid Wins 2008 Mercury Music Prize

9th September 2008

Elbow's fourth album The Seldom Seen Kid has won the 2008 Mercury Music Prize.The northwest quintet had been second favourite to claim the prize behind the secretive dubstep producer Burial but took the prestigious award...

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