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Britain Names A Copyright Czar

13th September 2013

ritish Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed a former entertainment industry executive, now a Member of Parliament, as his adviser on Internet piracy as a first step in launch a crackdown on copyright infringement, the...

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Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Reunite After 23 Years

22nd December 2012

Kylie Minogue has thanked fans after being reunited with Jason Donovan.The stars performed together for the first time in 23 years singing 'Especially For You' last night (21.12.12) and the 'Spinning Around' singer took to...

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Pete Waterman Keeping Hit Factory Line Up Quiet

18th December 2012

Pete Waterman is refusing to tell his acts when they will perform at 'Hit Factory Live'.The pop producer is hosting a star-studded concert at The O2 in London on Friday (21.12.12) and he thinks it...

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Hit Factory Live Is Rescheduled

16th October 2012

'The Hit Factory Live' has been rescheduled for December.The concert - which had been due to take place in London's Hyde Park over the summer but was axed due to safety fears following heavy rain...

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Kylie Minogue To Reunite With Jason Donovan In December

1st August 2012

Kylie Minogue is due to reunite with Jason Donovan in December.Pop producer Pete Waterman had planned to reunite the pair at his outdoor Hit Factory concert, but it was cancelled in July because of safety...

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Pete Waterman Rescheduling Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Reunion

31st July 2012

British music producer Pete Waterman is eyeing a Christmas (12) concert for Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan after their planned onstage reunion was cancelled.The Australian pop stars were set to perform their 1988 duet Especially...

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Jason Donovan 'Disappointed' At Kylie Duet Cancellation

11th July 2012

Jason Donovan is ''extremely disappointed'' that his and Kylie Minogue's performance of 'Especially For You' has been called off.The Australian singer expressed his sadness at the decision to cancel the pair's rendition of their 1988...

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Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Duet Called Off

10th July 2012

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan's performance of 'Especially For You' has been called off. The Australian singers - who were once briefly a couple - were due to perform their 1988 single for the first...

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Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan 'Hit Factory' Reunion Cancelled

10th July 2012

Following a string of bad luck that seems to be plaguing this summer's UK festival circuit, a nostalgia concert that would have reunited and Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan onstage has been called off as...

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Tributes Pour In For Disco Legend Donna Summer

18th May 2012

Barack Obama has led tributes to late disco legend Donna Summer. The US president said the music industry has lost a ''legend far too soon'' after the 63-year-old singer passed away yesterday morning (17.05.12) following...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

17th May 2012

Donna Summer's family are ''at peace'' celebrating the late singer's legacy.The 63-year-old singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) after battling cancer and her relatives - husband Bruce Sudano, three daughters and four grandchildren - have...

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Kylie Minogue Forgets Lyrics At Anniversary Show

5th April 2012

Kylie Minogue may have been in the music business for 25 years but she's not above forgetting the lyrics to her own hits, it would seem. When the pint-sized pop star took to the stage...

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Steps To Headline Hit Factor Live

20th March 2012

Steps, Jason Donovan and Sinitta are among the acts who will perform at Pete Waterman's Hit Factory Live. The event, to celebrate the esteemed music writer's 250 million single sales, will take place at London's...

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Pete Waterman Announces Hit Factory Live; Rick Astley And Steps To Perform

20th March 2012

Pete Waterman has announced a special, one off concert called Hit Factory Live!, which will celebrate the twenty fifth anniversary of the successful song writing team of Stock, Aitken and Waterman. Acts that have been...

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Fascinating Fact 8760

30th January 2010

British music mogul PETE WATERMAN is set to follow in SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's footsteps, by writing a song for the U.K.'s entry into the Eurovision Song Contest in May (10). Webber's My Time, which...

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The Things They Say 12745

27th June 2009

"When MICHAEL JACKSON did the Moonwalk, the world became a different place. The world is a richer place for his music and a much poorer place for his passing. There will never be another like...

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Cowell And Waterman 'Not Talking' After Tv Spoof

27th October 2008

SIMON COWELL and record producer pal PETE WATERMAN have fallen out over a spoof programme mocking the music mogul's numerous reality TV shows. Waterman appeared on British comedian Peter Kay's Britain's Got The Pop Factor......

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Stock, Aitken And Waterman Reunite

15th November 2005

STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN - the most successful pop songwriter/producer partnership in the world - have reunited and are planning a new era of chart dominance. PETE WATERMAN, MIKE STOCK and MATT AITKEN (SAW),...

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Goodwill Messages Pour In For Minogue

18th May 2005

Messages of love and support have begun to pour in for KYLIE MINOGUE, who yesterday (17MAY05) announced she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Among those paying tribute to the SPINNING AROUND star are...

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Waterman: 'The Queen's My Fan'

24th February 2005

British pop mogul PETE WATERMAN has been honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - who confessed she's a fan. The producer who discovered pop sensation KYLIE MINOGUE was stunned to be quizzed by the monarch...

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Minogue 'Still Friends' With Court Rival Waterman

1st February 2005

LATEST: Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE insists she is still friends with British record producer PETE WATERMAN despite suing him over unpaid royalties from her GREATEST HITS album. The Australian beauty, 36, claims Waterman's PAL...

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Kylie Sues Waterman Over Royalties

23rd January 2005

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE is suing British record producer PETE WATERMAN over royalties from her 2002 GREATEST HITS album. The Australian beauty, 36, claims Waterman's PAL PRODUCTIONS underpaid her $836,000 (GBP440,000) in royalties from...

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Waterman's Son Dies

6th January 2005

Music producer PETE WATERMAN is mourning following the tragic death of his son. PAUL, 33 - who had been in hospital for several months battling a serious mystery illness - died at the Institute...

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Full Monty Star Added To New Year Honours List

4th January 2005

THE FULL MONTY star TOM WILKINSON, broadcaster ALAN WICKER and thespian ANNA MASSEY have joined ROGER DALTREY and British music mogul PETE WATERMAN on QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year Honours List. Wilkinson becomes an...

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Minogue And Waterman To Re-unite

17th September 2004

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE is eager to reunite with the man who discovered her, music industry veteran PETE WATERMAN. Waterman - most recently a judge on British talent show POP IDOL - turned Kylie...

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Cowell To Return To Pop Idol

30th June 2004

After three series judging on AMERICAN IDOL, sharp-tongued SIMON COWELL in returning to Britain for the third POP IDOL outing. Cowell, dubbed MR NASTY, was a hit on the original English show, which spurned...

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Randy Jackson Slams Brit Idol

5th March 2004

AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON has blasted the latest winner of the British talent show POP IDOL - for not having a strong enough voice. Jackson was left less than impressed by MICHELLE McMANUS's...

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Waterman Blasts Posh Comeback

23rd December 2003

VICTORIA BECKHAM's pop comeback is doomed to fail, according to British music svengali PETE WATERMAN. Waterman, who launched the careers of stars like KYLIE MINOGUE and STEPS, is a judge on the British POP...

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Pete Waterman: Kylie's Devil Was Hutchence

25th November 2003

KYLIE MINOGUE's 1990 hit BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW was inspired by her relationship with late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE. According to music mogul PETE WATERMAN, who masterminded the early stages of Kylie's career,...

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Waterman: I Don't Like Kylie's Bum

12th November 2003

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE's former manager PETE WATERMAN has ridiculed the world's obsession with the singer, insisting there's nothing sexy about her or her legendary backside. The music guru - now a judge on...

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