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Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

11th August 2008

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

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Gabriel Provides Cheap Music For Fans

19th May 2008

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL is set to launch a new internet venture that will provide cheaper downloads for music fans. The singer - who founded music download website We7 - will team up with...

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Gabriel Recovering After Skiing Accident

30th January 2008

Rocker PETER GABRIEL is recovering after breaking his left leg while skiing in Switzerland. The former Genesis star is now "learning to hobble" around his home in Wiltshire, England after starting the year (08) in...

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Peter Gabriel Named Midem Personality Of The Year

24th January 2008

PETER GABRIEL is to be named Personality of the Year on Monday (28Jan08) by music industry market MIDEM for his music and human rights work It is the latest honour for the Sledgehammer singer who,...

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Radcliffe Lands Coveted Role

2nd January 2008

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has beaten some tough competition to land one of his most challenging roles to date.The 18-year-old actor is to star as Dan Eldon, a young photographer who was stoned to...

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Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

27th November 2007

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

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Kylie Scoops Industry Gong

30th October 2007

Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue has picked up another award to add to her brimming collection.The former Neighbours star was honoured with the Music Industry Trust gong last night in London.It recognises her contribution to...

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Kylie's 20-Year Career Recognised With Award

29th October 2007

KYLIE MINOGUE is to be awarded with a prestigious music industry award.The Australian pop star, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, is to receive the Music Industry Trust prize for her successful 20-year...

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Gabriel 'Too Busy' For Genesis Tour

19th October 2007

Singer PETER GABRIEL refused to join his former band GENESIS on their 2007 reunion tour because he was "too busy". The 57-year-old shot to fame with the group in the 1970s but walked out in...

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Gabriel, Tunstall, Bedingfield + Blunt Triumph At Bmi Awards

17th October 2007

PETER GABRIEL, KT TUNSTALL, JAMES BLUNT and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD were among the stars honoured by the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in London on Tuesday (16Oct07). Gabriel was named the BMI Icon for his "influence on...

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Gabriel Scores Prehistoric Sea Monster Movie

4th September 2007

Veteran rocker PETER GABRIEL has offered his musical skills to a new movie about ancient sea creatures by composing the picture's musical score. The former Genesis frontman has scored new National Geographic 3D film Sea...

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Hayes Rocks Soggy Womad

30th July 2007

Isaac Hayes wowed the crowd at this year's rain-blighted Womad festival in Wiltshire last night.The singer performed Soul Man and the theme from Shaft in his set to make festival-goers forget the torrential downpours and...

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Weather Warning From Womad Organisers

27th July 2007

The organisers of this weekend's Womad music festival have warned people attending to make sure they are prepared for the adverse weather.The three-day world music event, which began today, is being held at Wiltshire's Charlton...

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Fascinating Fact 3546

11th July 2007

Newlyweds EVA LONGORIA and TONY PARKER had their first dance as man and wife to PETER GABRIEL's THE BOOK OF LOVE....

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Gabriel Is A Better Father The Second Time Around

21st June 2007

British singer PETER GABRIEL insists he's a better father to his children as an older parent - and is prepared to sideline his career for fatherhood. The former Genesis frontman has a son, Isaac, five,...

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The Things They Say 4944

19th June 2007

"Fame is a fun place to live in at the weekend but it's not somewhere you'd want to spend your life." Singer PETER GABRIEL has always been uncomfortable in the limelight....

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Gabriel To Unveil Stone Art Project With Eden Concert

15th June 2007

PETER GABRIEL will help unveil acclaimed artist PETER RANDALLPAGE's historic stone art project Seed next week (20Jun07) with a concert at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. The former Genesis frontman is a fan of...

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Winehouse Scoops Ivor Novello

25th May 2007

Amy Winehouse picked up an Ivor Novello award last night for her song Rehab, which takes a cheeky swipe at those who put pressure on the singer to take some time out.While collecting her award...

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Crowded House Album To Feature Marr

25th April 2007

Crowded House will be releasing their first studio album since 1993's Together Alone this summer, which includes two tracks featuring Smiths legend Johnny Marr.Time On Earth will be released on July 2nd and will be...

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Peter Gabriel Set To Play Hyde Park

19th March 2007

Peter Gabriel is coming to London this summer to perform at Hyde Park, it has been announced. The former Genesis singer will be playing at the 2007 Hyde Park Calling concerts on June 23rd and...

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Genesis 'Turn It On Again' Without Gabriel

8th March 2007

British rock band Genesis have confirmed that the group's original vocalist, Peter Gabriel, will not be joining them when they come together for their reunion tour this summer.Announcing the dates for the North American leg...

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Genesis Announce Us Dates

8th March 2007

GENESIS are following in the footsteps of fellow reformed trio THE POLICE by announcing a reunion tour in North America. PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS and MIKE RUTHERFORD will stage stadium shows this autumn (07), beginning...

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Gabriel's Political Website Urge

29th January 2007

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has urged big businesses to embrace the latest technology to highlight human rights abuses around the world. The SLEDGEHAMMER star needs more cash to fund his venture Witness, which seeks to document...

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Gabriel Calls On Venture Capitalists To Help Album Launch

24th January 2007

Rocker PETER GABRIEL's new album will be launched in America thanks to a venture capital trust initiative. Bosses at London-based firm Ingenious have raised more than $4 million (GBP2 million) to help promote the former...

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Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

6th December 2006

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

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Gorbachev Undergoes Neck Operation

23rd November 2006

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV underwent an operation to repair an artery in his neck in Germany on Tuesday (21NOV06). The last leader of the Soviet Union was admitted to an exclusive clinic in Munich on Sunday (19NOV06)...

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Gabriel Wins Man Of Peace Award

17th November 2006

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL received the annual Man of Peace award today (17NOV06) from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. Gabriel won the award for his work promoting human rights and...

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Hackett Blasts Peter Gabriel

9th November 2006

Original GENESIS guitarist STEVE HACKETT blames PETER GABRIEL for being dropped from the band's reunion tour. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS confirmed this week (07NOV06) they are to reform as Genesis and will...

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Mills Joke Stuns Stars At Q Awards

31st October 2006

British talk show host JONATHAN ROSS stunned the star-studded guests of the Q Music Awards in London yesterday (30OCT06), when he declared HEATHER MILLS was "a f**king liar". Awards host Ross attacked Mills - who...

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Moby's Heroes Rule

31st October 2006

Dance star MOBY was terrified of meeting PETER GABRIEL at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06), in case the former GENESIS frontman failed to live up to his expectations. The PORCELAIN hitmaker presented Gabriel with...

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