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Roger Taylor Urges Michael Jackson Executors To Speed Up Duets Release

26th September 2013

Queen rocker Roger Taylor blames the executors of Michael Jackson's estate for a four-year delay in the release of the Thriller star's secret duets with Freddie Mercury.The existence of several unreleased collaborations between the two...

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Daniel Radcliffe: I'm 'Completely Wrong' For Freddie Mercury

25th September 2013

Daniel Radcliffe is ''completely wrong'' for the role of Freddie Mercury.The 'Harry Potter' star has denied rumours he will replace Sacha Baron Cohen in a new biopic about the legendary Queen singer, insisting he wouldn't...

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Daniel Radcliffe Rumoured Freddie Mercury Replacement After Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out

By Lauren James | 24th September 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury: it was almost too perfect. The looks, the singing ability, the eccentricity, the confidence; the planned Queen biopic was bound to be a hit. However, then Baron Cohen shocked...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Too Much Of A Joke For Freddy Mercury Biopic - A Huge Mistake?

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th September 2013

So, it was creative differences all along. The remaining band members - Roger Taylor and Bryan May – have revealed exactly why Sacha Baron Cohen was forced out of the Freddie Mercury biopic, but have...

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Sacha Baron Cohen 'Too Funny' For Freddie Mercury Biopic

24th September 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen was reportedly dropped from the Freddie Mercury biopic for being too funny.The 'Les Miserables' actor quit the long-planned film about the late Queen frontman earlier this year amid clashes with Mercury's surviving...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Was Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

24th September 2013

Rockers Queen decided against Sacha Baron Cohen playing their late bandmate Freddie Mercury on the big screen over fears the Brit was too funny for the part.The Borat star is said to have fallen out...

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Alright, That's Enough - I Need A Break, Says Daniel Radcliffe

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd September 2013

Since he burst onto the scene as a wee magician all those years ago, Daniel Radcliffe has become a global star. Eight Harry Potter films secured him a lifetime of wealth and fame, but the...

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Iheartradio Music Festival Hits Las Vegas With The Best Line-up Yet

By Nick Hill | 22nd September 2013

The iHeartRadio Music Festival hit the MGM Grand Garden for the 3rd consecutive year on Friday (Sept 20th) to kick-off the 2 day extravaganza.Elton John received the biggest cheer from the Las vegas crowdThe action-packed...

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Nate Ruess To Front Queen At Iheartradio Music Festival

19th September 2013

Fun. star Nate Ruess is set to become the latest singer to front Queen when he joins the band at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this weekend, according to reports.Sources tell Billboard.com the...

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Brian May Apologises Over Badger Genocide Comment

12th September 2013

Queen star Brian May has issued a public apology after he upset Jewish leaders by comparing Britain's badger cull to genocide.The veteran musician is fiercely opposed to pest control measures used to stop the spread...

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Queen Planning New Album With Freddie Mercury

11th September 2013

Queen are planning a new album featuring Freddie Mercury's vocals.The 'We Will Rock You' band's singer died in 1991 but left behind a number of vocal takes - some of which were used for 1995...

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Stars Turn Out For Freddie Mercury Benefit Gala

6th September 2013

The Who star Roger Daltrey and former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm were among the famous faces who turned out to honour late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury at a charity gig marking his 67th birthday.The...

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Katy Perry Models Herself On Freddie

6th September 2013

Katy Perry models herself on Freddie Mercury. The 'Roar' singer takes not just her musical stylings from the late Queen frontman, but believes he helped make her a confident woman. She told the UK edition...

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The Things They Tweet: 3850640

5th September 2013

"Happy Birthday Freddie ! We will be celebrating at 1 Mayfair tonight. And making a ton of money to fight Aids." Brian May remembers his late Queen bandmate Freddie Mercury, who was born on September...

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Is 'Very Much Alive'

3rd September 2013

The team behind the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic insist the film is ''very much alive'' despite Sacha Baron Cohen exiting the lead role.Screenwriter Peter Morgan, who penned the script for the film, recently indicated the...

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Brian May Heading Back To Work After Knee Surgery

20th August 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May is bouncing back and returning to the recording studio following his recent knee replacement surgery.The rock veteran had an operation to correct a chronic problem on 6 August (13) and he...

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The Things They Tweet: 3801185

6th August 2013

"Well, I'm tweeting from a hospital bed, but I'm still on it rather than in it! About 1pm I go down for the chop. I may be quiet after that." Queen star Brian May is...

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Unheard Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury Duets? Listen To Them Now

By Michael West | 31st July 2013

Duets featuring two of the greatest pop stars of all time, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, are expected to get full releases in the fall.According to The Times of London, Freddie's former band mates Brian...

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Unheard Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets Set For Release 30 Years Later

By Lauren James | 30th July 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he's working on and plans to release previously unheard material from Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury and pop star Michael Jackson. The surfacing of the dead icons' collaboration...

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Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury's Unheard Duets To Be Released Later This Year

By Joe Wilde | 30th July 2013

One may have been dead for over two decades an the other for just short of half a decade, but Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson still have unfinished business with the charts as previously never-before...

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Brian May To Undergo Knee Replacement Operation

28th July 2013

Queen star Brian May fears he will soon have to undergo surgery to fix his "deteriorating" knee.The 66-year-old rocker has been having knee troubles for some time and has been undergoing physical therapy in a...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Booted Off Unnamed Freddie Mercury Biopic Due To Disagreements With Queen

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has been rumored to play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic for a while now, but unfortunately, the plans have fallen through. While the movie appears to be something of a pet...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic: Who'll Play The Queen Frontman Now?

By Lauren James | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen AKA Ali G AKA Borat AKA... you get it, was an example of a truly fitting casting decision when it was announced he'd be playing Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the...

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I’M Out: Sacha Baron Cohen Bails On Freddie Mercury Film

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has reportedly pulled out of playing Freddie Mercury in a film about the Queen frontman due to creative differences with the existing band members, Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.Cohen – who...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Movie As Attention Turns To Depp

By Michael West | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the movie biopic of iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after a disagreement over the direction of the project. Cohen - who bears a dramatic resemblance to the singer - had...

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Iheartradio Festival To Welcome Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars And Err, Queen

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry are among the names confirmed for the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas in September. The two-day festival, set to be held on...

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Katy Perry Names New Perfume After Queen Hit

16th July 2013

Katy Perry is honouring her love for rockers Queen by naming her latest perfume after the group's 1974 track KILLER Queen.The pop star's new scent will hit stores next month (Aug13) and represents a "powerful,...

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Brian May Backs Freddie Mercury's Charity In Gorilla Dispute

11th July 2013

Rocker Brian May has attempted to smooth over a dispute regarding a gorilla sculpture resembling late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury by explaining the reasons why the artwork prompted a complaint from the singer's charity.A statue...

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Brian May To Look Into Freddie Mercury Gorilla Dispute

10th July 2013

Queen star Brian May is planning to personally investigate the reasons behind the removal of a gorilla sculpture painted to resemble the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury following a copyright dispute.The statue, named Freddie 'Radio...

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Brian May Planning Collaboration With Psy

17th June 2013

Queen rocker Brian May is teaming up with South Korean sensation Psy for an unlikely pop collaboration.The guitarist met up for lunch with the Gangnam Style hitmaker and now they are reportedly set to head...

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