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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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Wedding Bells For William?

1st December 2006

Speculation is growing that Prince William might be gearing up to get married to his long standing girlfriend, Kate Middleton. Reports state that Kate has been formally invited to spend Christmas with the royal family at...

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Mirren Honoured With Achievement Award

30th November 2006

Helen Mirren has been honoured with an acting achievement award by the British Independent Film Awards (Bifas).The 61-year-old British actress, who most recently won acclaim for her role in The Queen, was handed the Variety...

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Holmes And Cruise Choose Popular Wedding Spot And Day

17th November 2006

TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES are just the latest in a string of celebrity couples to marry in the picturesque lakeside town of Bracciano, Italy. Cruise, 44, and Holmes, 27, will marry on Saturday (18NOV06)...

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Queen Top All Time UK Album Chart

16th November 2006

QUEEN'S Greatest Hits LP has been named the UK's best selling album of all time. The disc has sold a staggering 5,407,587 copies since its release in 1981. In second place is THE BEATLES' SGT...

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Superstars Inducted Into UK Music Hall Of Fame

15th November 2006

Music legends PRINCE, JAMES BROWN, LED ZEPPELIN, BRIAN WILSON, ROD STEWART, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, BON JOVI and former BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame last night (14NOV06). At...

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Fascinating Fact 2413

10th November 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL is teaming up with QUEEN star ROGER TAYLOR to honour GEORGE MARTIN at the UK Music Hall of Fame next week (14NOV06). The BEATLES producer will receive an honorary membership at...

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Genesis Deny 'Copycat' Reunion

8th November 2006

Eighties rock giants GENESIS have denied "copying" other veteran bands by staging a comeback. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed yesterday (07NOV06) they will reunite next year (07) to embark on a...

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Stars Fight To Play Mercury

8th November 2006

A film tribute to rock band QUEEN is being produced, prompting a battle between the biggest showbiz names desperate to be cast as the late FREDDIE MERCURY. The WE WILL ROCK YOU musical which...

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Cooper Hailed Living Legend By May

7th November 2006

ALICE COOPER was toasted by a string of rock colleagues last night (06NOV06) when he picked up a Living Legend award in London from QUEEN star BRIAN MAY. The former hellraiser was also presented with...

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Queen Recording First Album In 15 Years

25th October 2006

The new-look QUEEN are in the studio recording the band's first album since late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died in 1991 Guitarist BRIAN MAY recruited former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS to take over vocal duties...

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May: 'Astronomy Is Not Dissimilar To Rock'

24th October 2006

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY believes there is a strong link between rock music and astronomy, because both involve total immersion from the troubles of everyday life. May gave up studying astronomy at university in the...

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The Things They Say 3130

20th October 2006

"No, in a word. I don't even get 'string theory'. Get it, in the true sense of the word? No." QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY professes his ignorance of astronomy, despite just writing BANG! THE COMPLETE...

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Panic! Defend Queen Cover

4th October 2006

PANIC! AT THE DISCO have defended their decision to cover QUEEN classic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY on tour, insisting their hard work perfecting the difficult harmonies will pay off. The Las Vegas band are no strangers to...

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The Who First Freddie Mercury Award Winners

19th September 2006

Legendary rockers THE WHO are the first winners of the Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement Award. Surviving members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will pick up the honour at the new Vodafone Live Music Awards in...

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Mercury Speaks Beyond The Grave

5th September 2006

Late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY has spoken out about his concerns for the modern world, according to celebrity medium PSYCHIC SALLY MORGAN. Mercury was contacted by the mystic in celebration of what would have been...

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Queen Stars Mark Mercury's Birthday

1st September 2006

QUEEN rockers BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR will mark what would have been the 60th birthday of late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY on Tuesday (05SEP06). The pair will perform live at a charity party performance of...

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May Threatens Bogus Bloggers With Violence

31st August 2006

LATEST: QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has threatened three bogus bloggers on MySpace with violence if they continue to impersonate him. The veteran musician, whose official website is BrianMay.com, has also demanded the Brian May chatroom...

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Muslims Protest Over Mercury Birthday Party

31st August 2006

Plans to celebrate late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY's 60th birthday in his birth country Zanzibar could be axed over protests from a Muslim group. The homosexual rocker has been branded an insult to the Islamic...

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The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

29th August 2006

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

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Oasis Top Greatest Song List

28th August 2006

OASIS hit LIVE FOREVER has topped a poll naming the greatest songs of all time. The song, from the band's 1994 debut album DEFINITELY MAYBE, beat out competition from another Oasis track - WONDERWALL, taken...

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May's Myspace Battle

24th August 2006

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY was left fuming after discovering someone is impersonating him on the internet. The veteran musician, whose official website is BrianMay.com, has demanded the Brian May chatroom on popular website MySpace.com be...

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May Promises New Queen Album

18th August 2006

BRIAN MAY has announced plans to begin work on the first QUEEN album since late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died in 1991. The BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY guitarist recruited PAUL RODGERS to take over vocal duties for a...

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Pumpkins Start Work On Their First Album For Seven Years

17th August 2006

Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have begun work on their first album in seven years, according to a post on the group's official website. The short message confirms the group is in the studio with producer...

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Fascinating Fact 1955

13th August 2006

A documentary about the late FREDDIE MERCURY is to be aired on British network ITV on what would have been the star's 60th birthday. FREDDIE MERCURY: A KIND OF MAGIC will include commentary from the...

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Elton Blasts Pierced, Tattooed, Glamourless Rock Stars

3rd August 2006

SIR ELTON JOHN is calling on rock's new stars to smarten up their image because he's sick of seeing tattoos and rags. The ROCKET MAN singer fears style is being ignored by the current crop...

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Mcfly Get Naked For Number One

24th July 2006

British pop act MCFLY have celebrated clinching top spot in the UK singles chart by stripping stark naked on stage. The cheeky boy band shot straight to number one with charity offering DON'T STOP ME...

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Tunstall Inspired By Famous Studio

23rd July 2006

Scottish singer/songwriter KT TUNSTALL hopes to follow in the footsteps of OASIS, QUEEN, BLACK SABBATH and COLDPLAY by producing a hit record at Wales' legendary Rockfield Studios. The star has already made herself at home...

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May Begs Fans: 'No Birthday Presents'

20th July 2006

QUEEN guitar legend BRIAN MAY has posted a plea on his website for no birthday presents after previous celebrations have seen him inundated with gifts from fans. May turned 59 yesterday (19JUL06) but made sure...

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May Collaborates With Richard

13th July 2006

QUEEN guitar legend BRIAN MAY and veteran British pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD have joined forces in the studio to rework the knighted singer's hit MOVE IT. Richard was keen to give the song a...

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