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Kroeger: 'I Used To Deal Drugs'

9th March 2008

Canadian rocker CHAD KROEGER subsidised his income dealing drugs before finding fame in NICKELBACK. The 33-year-old fell on tough times growing up in Hanna, Alberta and so decided to make some money selling cannabis and...

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Soul Star Duffy Number One For Second Week With Mercy

25th February 2008

Welsh singer Duffy has topped the UK singles chart for a second week with soul hit Mercy.Dance track What's It Gonna Be by H Two O featuring Platnum rose five places to number two, while...

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Duffy And Jack Johnson Top UK Singles And Album Charts

18th February 2008

Welsh singer Duffy has recorded her first ever number one single with Mercy.Based on download sales alone, Mercy went straight in at the top spot.US band Nickelback remained at number two in the charts with...

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Basshunter Tops Charts Again

3rd February 2008

Basshunter and DJ Theo Mental's Now You're Gone has topped the UK singles charts for the fourth week in a row.The dance track outsold Adele to stay at number one, though the rising star saw...

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Basshunter And Scouting For Girls Still Top In Music Charts

28th January 2008

It is a case of as you were at the top of the music charts after last week's number ones held on to their lofty positions.Sweden's Basshunter and collaborator DJ Mental Theo are atop the...

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Adele's Chasing Pavements Misses Out On Top Spot In Charts

21st January 2008

Hotly-tipped soul singer Adele has narrowly missed out on a number one single after being held off by Basshunter's Now You're Gone.Chasing Pavements by Adele debuted at number two in the singles chart, leaving the...

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Basshunter Beats Britney

14th January 2008

Basshunter's Now You're Gone has beaten Britney Spears' latest release Piece of Me to the UK number one singles spot.The club favourite owes much of its success to its popularity as a ringtone and did...

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Kroeger Pleads Not Guilty To Drink-driving

24th November 2007

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has pleaded not guilty to drink-driving. The How You Remind Me rocker was arrested on 22 June (06) in British Columbia, Canada after a police officer noticed his erratic driving. He...

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'Gangsta' Rooney Snubs Rock Video

27th September 2007

WAYNE ROONEY turned down the offer to appear in one of the most downloaded music videos on the internet at the moment - because he thought it wasn't cool.The Sun newspaper claims that Manchester United...

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Nickelback + Billy Talent Lead Muchmusic Nominations

28th May 2007

Rockers NICKELBACK and BILLY TALENT will head into next month's (Jun07) MuchMusic Video Awards in Canada with the most nominations - the two acts have landed five apiece. Finger Eleven, Belly, Feist, Alexisonfire and k-os...

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Kroeger Caught Up In Another Club Fight Story

10th May 2007

NICKELBACK star CHAD KROEGER has reportedly been caught up in another brawl after taking offence to a heckler in a Vancouver, Canada nightclub. Canada's Jam! Music reports police have confirmed a fight took place at...

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Stones Are Music's Biggest Earners

26th January 2007

THE ROLLING STONES have been named the music industry's biggest earners of 2006, according to a new list published by Forbes magazine. The SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL rockers raked in a staggering $150.6 million (GBP79.2...

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Blige Tops Billboard Awards

5th December 2006

MARY J BLIGE was the undisputed queen at the Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas last night.The R&B legend bagged nine awards, including the coveted Hot 100 airplay song of the year and accolades...

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Blige Dominates Billboard Awards

5th December 2006

R+B star MARY J BLIGE dominated the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas yesterday (04DEC06), scooping nine awards with her latest album THE BREAKTHROUGH. The singer, 36, picked up a host of trophies including...

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Black Eyed Peas Rule The American Music Awards

22nd November 2006

BLACK EYED PEAS were the big winners at the 34th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles last night (21NOV06), converting all three of their nominations into gongs. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, KELLY CLARKSON, MARY...

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Jackson Disappoints At World Music Awards

16th November 2006

MICHAEL JACKSON returned to the stage at a starstudded World Music Awards in London last night (15NOV06), but only managed to sing a few lines of his hit WE ARE THE WORLD. Jackson was at...

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Rolling Stones Battle Bon Jovi For Billboard Touring Awards

12th October 2006

The ROLLING STONES and BON JOVI will battle it out as finalists for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards. MADONNA's CONFESSIONS tour will vie with the Stones' BIGGER BANG and Bon Jovi's HAVE A NICE DAY...

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Star Guitar Thieves Sentenced

4th September 2006

Two men accused of stealing celebrity guitars and selling them on internet auction site eBay have been found guilty in court. JEFFREY H LANAHAN and MICHAEL J KELLY were sentenced on Friday (01SEP06) for the...

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Kroeger Charged With Drink Driving

27th July 2006

LATEST: NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has been formally charged with drink driving in British Columbia, Canada. The HOW YOU REMIND ME singer, 31, was arrested on 22 June (06) in Surrey after the Royal Canadian...

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Nickelback Singer Arrested For Drunk Driving

30th June 2006

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has been arrested for drunk driving in Canada. Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia's Lower Mainland say Kroeger was arrested last Thursday (22JUN06). Corporal ROGER MORROW says officers in two...

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Buble Dominates Juno Awards

3rd April 2006

Jazz-pop star MICHAEL BUBLE was the big winner at last night's (02APR06) Juno awards - Canada's Grammy awards - picking up four gongs at a politically-charged ceremony in Nova Scotia. The Vancouver singer walked away...

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Nickelback Thanks Lover For Hit

17th February 2006

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has thanked a former girlfriend for his success - because their heated rows inspired his band's biggest hit. The Canadian rocker, who recently wed fiancee MARIANNE (05), wrote the lyrics...

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Nickelback Lead Juno Nominations

16th February 2006

Canadian rockers NICKELBACK have been named in a staggering six categories for April's (06) Juno Awards. The HOW YOU REMIND ME quartet were nominated for Best Album for ALL THE RIGHT REASONS, Best Single...

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Laffy Taffy Sticks At Number One

6th January 2006

Rappers D4L have ended MARIAH CAREY's reign at the top of the US singles chart after taking their catchy anthem LAFFY TAFFY to the number spot. Carey's DON'T FORGET ABOUT US spent two weeks...

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Hip-hop + Rap Rule Us Charts

8th December 2005

Rap and hip-hop still rule at the top of America's Billboard 200 singles chart as CHRIS BROWN's RUN IT! holds on to the number one spot for a fourth successive week. The track he...

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Kroeger Sues Ex-nickelback Drummer

25th November 2005

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has filed a lawsuit to stop the band's ex- drummer RYAN VIKEDAL for continuing to collect royalties. Kroeger claims fellow Canadian Vikedal, who was kicked out of the band for...

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Nickelback Saved Kroeger From Stealing Cars

25th November 2005

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER credits the band's success with saving him from a life of crime. The 31-year-old singer and rhythm guitarist, who formed the band in the small Canadian town of Hanna, is...

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Fascinating Fact 469

7th November 2005

NICKELBACK rocker CHAD KROEGER took his bandmate brother MIKE ring shopping with him when he decided to propose to girlfriend MARIANNE - because he's a qualified gemologist....

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