Latest Lyle Lovett News

Fascinating Fact: 3877895

23rd September 2013

Actress Julia Roberts' ex-husband Lyle Lovett is set to add fashion designer to his list of talents - the singer/songwriter has created a line of Western-wear with custom shirtmaker David Hamilton after years of asking...

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Fascinating Fact: 3345763

26th October 2012

Veteran rocker Lyle Lovett will make U.S. Tv history on Friday (26Oct12) when he performs on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno for the 28th time - the most appearances on the programme for a...

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James Taylor, Lyle Lovett And The Band Perry To Play For Obama

21st November 2011

Singers James Taylor, Lyle Lovett and The Band Perry are set for a career milestone on Monday (21Nov11) when they perform for U.S. President Barack Obama.The stars will stage a show in the East Room...

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Lovett To Star In Shakespeare Play

4th December 2010

Country star LYLE LOVETT is set to tackle SHAKESPEARE in a new production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.Julia Roberts' ex-husband has already composed the score for the play, and has now been asked to join...

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Lovett Scores New Shakespeare Play

29th November 2010

JULIA ROBERTS' ex-husband LYLE LOVETT has penned the score to a new take on SHAKESPEARE's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.The country star has contributed songs to the play, which is set in a California vineyard. Actress...

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Star-studded Gala For Nelson And Kristofferson

31st August 2010

Veteran singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON were serenaded by DOLLY PARTON and LYLE LOVETT as they were each handed a top award at a country music gala on Sunday (29Aug10).The stars - along with...

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Mcentire, Lovett And Jackson Claim Country Honours

14th October 2008

REBA MCENTIRE, LYLE LOVETT and ALAN JACKSON were among the top honourees at the 2008 ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday night...

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Lovett: 'I've Made No Money In 20 Years'

11th July 2008

American singer/actor LYLE LOVETT has confessed he "never made a dime" from album sales during his two decade career. Lovett, 50, hopes he will start to make money from his music when his contract with...

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Lovett Asks Senate To Pass Radio Law To Pay Musicians

14th November 2007

Country star LYLE LOVETT was in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday (13Nov07) to urge U.S. lawmakers to pass legislation requiring radio stations to pay royalties to performers when they play their music. Lovett and singer/songwriter Alice...

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Harris + Lovett Take To The Seas On Country Cruise

8th June 2007

Country singers EMMYLOU HARRIS and LYLE LOVETT are among the stars taking part in a seven day music cruise in the Caribbean next February (08). The pair join Shawn Colvin, John Hiatt, Patty Griffin and...

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Stars Dress Up For Disney

26th January 2007

BEYONCE, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and LYLE LOVETT are bringing the magic of Disneyland and Disney World to life in a series of arty new ads, snapped by celebrity photographer ANNIE LEIBOVITZ. The acclaimed photographer persuaded a...

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Lovett Cancels UK Tour

15th August 2006

LYLE LOVETT has cancelled his forthcoming UK tour because it clashes with his recording schedule, despite the country singer recently claiming promoters were not confident he would sell enough tickets. The COWBOY MAN hitmaker, 48,...

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Fascinating Fact 1434

25th April 2006

JULIA ROBERTS' country star ex-husband LYLE LOVETT has signed up as the face and feet of US fine shoe firm Johnston + Murphy.

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Lovett Thrilled Withe Hero Thompson's Car

28th December 2005

Country star LYLE LOVETT once bought late author HUNTER S THOMPSON's Cadillac for $2,000 (GBP1,110). The former husband of JULIA ROBERTS admits he was a longtime fan of eccentric Thompson when the FEAR AND...

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Thompson Memorial Service Film To Be Screened At Festival

8th November 2005

An hour long film covering the memorial of cult author HUNTER S THOMPSON is to be screened at the Starz Denver International Film Festival in Colorado on Saturday (12NOV05). WHEN I DIE is directed...

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Hunter S Thompson Remembered In Explosive Memorial0

21st August 2005

The ashes of HUNTER S THOMPSON were blasted into the sky from a cannon in the late American journalist's Colorado estate on Saturday night (20AUG05), exactly six months after his suicide. The FEAR AND...

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Lohan To Play Streep's Daughter

7th February 2005

Actress LINDSAY LOHAN is set to expand her impressive movie family by playing MERYL STREEP's daughter in a new all-star ROBERT ALTMAN film. The teenager, who has played daughter to JAMIE LEE CURTIS and...

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Lyle's Bull Attack

27th April 2004

Country star LYLE LOVETT is unable to look his prized bull in the eye after the beast almost gored him to death. The singer was left with serious injuries, including a broken leg, after...

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Lovett Moves Into His Grandparents' Home

26th April 2004

Country star LYLE LOVETT has moved into his grandparents' home in Houston, Texas, because he loves reliving the memories of his youth. The singer-songwriter, who was once married to JULIA ROBERTS, recently bought and...

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Lovett Poses As Santa

12th December 2003

Country singer LYLE LOVETT has taken on a festive guise to appear as gift-giving SANTA CLAUS on an American catalogue cover. The ex-husband of actress JULIA ROBERTS will grace the cover of LANDS' END's...

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Julia Roberts Uses Her Smarts To Nix Show

10th October 2003

JULIA ROBERTS managed to defuse a potentially embarassing celebrity show - by trading the programme for exclusive coverage of her new movie. When she found out celebrity-themed TV channel E! was planning to do...

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Lyle Lovett's Bull Attack Sparked By Tree Gazing

9th October 2003

Country star LYLE LOVETT claims his devastating bull attack came about because the fearsome creature disliked the way he was looking at a tree. The ex-husband of JULIA ROBERTS was attacked on his uncle...

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Bill Clinton Booed

11th April 2003

Former American President BILL CLINTON's appearance at a WILLIE NELSON caused much unrest on Wednesday night (09APR03) - as audience members furiously booed him for his political stance. Clinton took to the stage at...

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More Stars Added To Willie Nelson Honour

9th April 2003

WYCLEF JEAN, PAUL SIMON and AEROSMITH rocker STEVEN TYLER have joined the long list of stars who will salute WILLIE NELSON at a tribute concert. The show, dubbed WILLIE NELSON AND FRIENDS: LIVE AND...

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Julia Roberts. Singer Ex To Marry

4th April 2003

JULIA ROBERTS' ex-husband LYLE LOVETT is planning to walk down the aisle for a second time. The 45-year-old country singer, who was married to OSCAR-winner Roberts for two years from 1993, has become engaged...

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