Music News and Festival Updates 12th August 2013

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Gucci Mane Sued Over Double-booked Gig

Rapper Gucci Mane is facing a lawsuit from U.S. concert promoters over allegations the star double booked himself with two gigs on the same...

12th August 2013 1:36



Lady Gaga Enraged By Second Leaked Song

Lady Gaga has called on fans to help track down those responsible for leaking a snippet of her highly-anticipated new single Applause by reporting...

12th August 2013 1:36



Gil Scott-heron's Daughter Wants Half-brother Cut From Estate

One of Gil Scott-Heron's daughters has filed legal papers in a New York court to have her half-brother removed as the administrator of the jazz...

12th August 2013 1:36



Jenny Frost Breaks Foot

British singer Jenny Frost is nursing a broken foot after a nasty accident in Ibiza, Spain on Saturday (10Aug13).The former Atomic Kitten star was...

12th August 2013 1:36



Fatboy Slim Turned Down Simon Cowell's Dj Show

British dance star Fatboy Slim turned down the chance to act as a judge on Simon Cowell's planned reality Tv contest for aspiring Djs.The X Factor...

12th August 2013 1:36



Louis Tomlinson Leads Boycott Of British Tabloid

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has vowed to make sure the band boycotts a British tabloid after the newspaper's editors ran an article...

12th August 2013 1:36



Justin Bieber's Pants Fall Down On Stage

Justin Bieber was left red-faced during a show in Florida this week (ends11Aug13) as his low-slung pants started falling down during an energetic...

12th August 2013 1:36



The Things They Tweet: 3808951

"Nothing like spilling curry all down your white tshirt (sic) just as you're about to get on a long haul flight. #welldoneme (sic)". British pop star...

12th August 2013 1:36



The Things They Say: 3808952

"Realty Tv like Swamp People and Duck Dynasty. As someone who's travelled around the country on a tour bus for my music, I can tell you people live...

12th August 2013 1:36



Paul Walker Gets Jealous In A Relationship

Paul Walker admits he's a jealous boyfriend.The 'Fast and the Furious' actor struggles to keep his green-eyed monster unwraps sometimes when he has a...

12th August 2013 3:00



Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Dominates Teen Choice Awards

The Twilight Saga and its cast were the toast of the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday (11Aug13) after scooping a whopping seven trophies for the hit...

12th August 2013 4:48



Listen To Katy Perry's New Single 'Roar' From Her Upcoming 'Prism' Album

Increasing the hype for her upcoming album Prism, Katy Perry has released a taste of what it has to offer through her new single 'Roar'.Katy Perry at...

12th August 2013 5:26



Luke Bryan Is Not Ashamed Of His Georgia Country Roots

Luke Bryan is currently filming the music video for his new single 'That's My Kind of Night'. The song is taken from his Crash My Party album which...

12th August 2013 6:03



Charlotte Church Exploring More Genres

Charlotte Church is exploring wider areas of creativity.The 27-year-old singer explained she had developed as an artist and was benefiting from not...

12th August 2013 6:21



Eydie Gorme, Bossa Nova Great, Dies Aged 84

Eydie Gorme has passed away at the age of 84 following a short battle with an unspecified illness. The singer died in Las Vegas on Saturday (10...

12th August 2013 7:57



Chris Brown Plays Charity Basketball Game After Health Scare

Singer Chris Brown put his health battle behind him on Sunday (11Aug13) by playing in a charity basketball game in Los Angeles.The Kiss Kiss singer...

12th August 2013 8:01



The Game Refused Service At California Restaurant Over Tattoos

Rapper The Game is calling on fans to boycott a restaurant in Pasadena, California after the manager allegedly refused to serve him because of his...

12th August 2013 8:01



One Direction Stars Beg Fan To Stay At Gig

One Direction stars Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson stunned a female fan when they singled out her out as she was trying to sneak out of their...

12th August 2013 8:01



Katherine Jenkins Dedicates Song To Best Friend At Gig

Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins showed her support for her best friend by dedicating a song to the two-time cancer survivor at a concert on Sunday...

12th August 2013 8:01



Liza Minnelli Eager To Join Cast Of Boardwalk Empire

Liza Minnelli has appealed to producers of Boardwalk Empire to cast her in the hit Tv series after they invited the veteran entertainer to record a...

12th August 2013 8:01



Paula Patton Snubbed Robin Thicke As Prom Date Over Race Fears

African-American actress Paula Patton refused to take her teenage sweetheart Robin Thicke as her date to her high school prom because she feared the...

12th August 2013 8:01



Tim Mcgraw And Faith Hill Book Second Round In Las Vegas

Country couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill are heading back to the Las Vegas stage after signing up for another concert residency.The singers completed...

12th August 2013 8:01



Fascinating Fact: 3809447

British pop star Jessie J has headed into the studio with hip-hop hitmaker Pharrell Williams. The superproducer shared a photo of the pair working...

12th August 2013 8:01



Alex Kapronos Collapses At Music Festival

Franz Ferdinand star Alex Kapranos collapsed backstage at the weekend.The 41-year-old singer was knocked out for an hour following a major allergic...

12th August 2013 8:21



Paul Mccartney Hires Stars For New Album

Sir Paul McCartney has hired The Beatles' producer Sir George Martin's son to work on his new album. The 71-year-old star has appointed Giles Martin...

12th August 2013 10:00



Unheard Michael Jackson Songs To Be Released

Michael Jackson's former producer plans to release previously-unheard songs by the late star.Fred Jerkins III - who produces with his brother Rodney...

12th August 2013 10:00



Katy Perry New Song 'Roar' Released From Upcoming Album, 'Prism'

Singer Katy Perry has dropped a brand new song from her upcoming October album, Prism. The new song, 'Roar,' was officially released on 12th August...

12th August 2013 11:19



Why You're To Blame For Chris Brown's Seizures

Chris Brown suffered a seizure early on Friday morning (August 9, 2013) while recording at the Record Plant in Los Angeles, his rep confirmed to the...

12th August 2013 15:09



Spectrum Bassist Dies Of Heart Attack

Former Spectrum bassist Bill Putt has died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 66.The Australian rocker collapsed at his home in Strathewen,...

12th August 2013 16:06



The Wanted Drop Justin Bieber Collaboration

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has been dealt a fresh blow after British boyband The Wanted axed his collaboration from their upcoming album.The...

12th August 2013 16:06



Johnny Marr Tells The Smiths Fans: 'Get A Hobby'

Former The Smiths star Johnny Marr has warned fans of the long-defunct band to give up hope of a reunion and get a hobby instead.The iconic group...

12th August 2013 16:06



Kimberley Walsh Visits Uganda Charity Project

British singer Kimberley Walsh has travelled to Uganda to meet a victim of domestic violence whose life was turned around following a charity project...

12th August 2013 16:06



Natasha Khan Called Thom Yorke For Advice Amid Meltdown Fears

Bat For Lashes star Natasha Khan called Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke when her hectic work schedule and mounting personal problems left her on the...

12th August 2013 16:06



Kanye West Slashes Price As Home Fails To Sell

Kanye West has knocked down the asking price of his Los Angeles bachelor pad after struggling to sell the minimalist mansion.The rapper listed his...

12th August 2013 16:06



Foo Fighters Will Never Be Divas

Foo Fighters will never make diva deamnds.Guitarist Chris Shiflett has played for the 'Rope' group for 14 years and says they remain unaffected by...

12th August 2013 16:06



Katy Perry's Roar Is A Self-empowerment Song

Katy Perry's new single makes her feel self-empowered.The 28-year-old singer penned her pop anthem 'Roar' after a tumultuous year - during which she...

12th August 2013 16:06



Paul Mccartney Plays 'Yesterday' With Kronos Quartet At Outside Lands Festival

Paul McCartney fans at the Outside Lands festival were given a real treat on Friday evening (August 9, 2013) with the Beatles legend performing with...

12th August 2013 16:30



Surprised? Miley Cyrus's 'We Can't Stop' Is Her First Ever UK No.1

Miley Cyrus has scored her first UK number one single with 'We Can't Stop,' which incidentally is her first Top 10 hit in the country.The 20-year-old...

12th August 2013 16:58



Lady Gaga 'Applause': Listen To Mother Monster's New Song. Now.

If there was ever any doubt over how loyal Lady Gaga's fans were, that doubt will be quashed now as an illegal song leak from the singer's upcoming...

12th August 2013 17:49



Stephen Sondheim Honoured With Edward Macdowell Medal

Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim was the toast of the arts world on Sunday (11Aug13) as he was honoured with the prestigious Edward MACDowell...

12th August 2013 19:10



Backstreet Boys Donating Profits From Photo Exhibit To Sandy Relief Effort

The Backstreet Boys are turning an upcoming art exhibition with celebrity photographer Tyler Shields into a fundraiser by donating proceeds to the...

12th August 2013 19:10



Fergie Celebrates Impending Motherhood With Second Baby Shower

Mother-to-be Fergie celebrated the impending birth of her first child at a second baby shower in Los Angeles on Sunday (11Aug13).The singer and her...

12th August 2013 19:10



Katy Perry To Sell Off Stage Costumes

Katy Perry is planning to hold a massive auction to sell off her glitzy stage costumes after undergoing an image makeover.The I Kissed a Girl star...

12th August 2013 19:10



Abba Superfan Auctions Off Collection Spanning 40 Years

An Abba superfan has banked $86,000 (£57,334) after auctioning off his collection of rare memorabilia.Thomas Nordin's 40-year stash went up for sale...

12th August 2013 19:10



Fascinating Fact: 3810837

Lady Gaga officially debuted her new single Applause online on Monday (12Aug13), a week ahead of schedule, after a snippet of the track leaked on...

12th August 2013 19:10



Katy Perry And Sara Bareilles "Brave"-Ly "Roar" In The Face Of Plagiarism Speculation

Things have been looking up for Katy Perry lately – with a new single out and an upcoming performance at the VMAs, the pop princess’s career is...

12th August 2013 21:07



Darius Rucker Unveils Street Honour In Hometown

Singer Darius Rucker beamed with pride on Monday (12Aug13) as officials in his hometown of North Charleston, South Carolina unveiled a street named...

12th August 2013 21:55



Matisyahu, Travis Barker And Ariana Grande Record Song Promoting Healthy Living

Jewish rapper Matisyahu, rocker Travis Barker and pop star Ariana Grande have teamed up for an unlikely collaboration as part of U.S. First Lady...

12th August 2013 21:55



Ashanti Reunites With Ja Rule

R&B singer Ashanti has reunited in the studio with rapper Ja Rule for the first time in almost a decade.The Baby star fell out with her Murder Inc....

12th August 2013 21:55



Jessie Mueller To Play Carole King On Broadway

Actress Jessie Mueller is set to portray iconic singer/songwriter Carole King in a new Broadway musical about her life.Mueller, who recently starred...

12th August 2013 21:55



Chrissy Teigen: 'I Never Wear Underwear'

John Legend's model fiancee Chrissy Teigen refuses to sport underwear because she always prefers to go commando.The Sports Illustrated beauty made...

12th August 2013 21:55


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