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Ray Charles' Estate Sued

16th February 2005

RAY CHARLES' estate and record label have been hit with a breach of contract lawsuit by a recording engineer who worked on the late star's GRAMMY-winning album GENIUS LOVES COMPANY. MARK FLEMING claims he...

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Jerry Lee Calls On His Famous Pals

15th February 2005

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS is following in late pal RAY CHARLES' footsteps by bringing his famous friends together for a new album. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer has invited SIR MICK...

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Velvet Revolver, Usher + Kanye Pick Up Playboy Prizes

15th February 2005

VELVET REVOLVER, KANYE WEST, USHER and RAY CHARLES have more to celebrate after picking up GRAMMYS on Sunday night (13FEB05) - they've all claimed PLAYBOY honours too. Velvet Revolver have claimed the Best Rock...

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Allman Brothers Star Joins Kid Rock

14th February 2005

Former ALLMAN BROTHERS guitarist DICKEY BETTS thrilled KID ROCK fans at a show in Los Angeles on Friday night (11FEB05) by joining the rap-rocker on stage. Betts teamed up with Rock and his band...

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Usher + Alicia Are Triple Threats Before Grammy Show Starts

14th February 2005

USHER got the 47th GRAMMYS off to a great start by picking up three awards before the show officially started. The hip-hop hunk was still making his way up the red carpet at the...

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The Aviator Wins Big At Baftas

13th February 2005

MARTIN SCORSESE's blockbuster movie THE AVIATOR triumphed at last night's (12FEB05) BAFTA awards in London, winning four accolades including Best Film. The Hollywood tale of maverick entrepreneur HOWARD HUGHES also won prizes at the...

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Ray Charles Museum Gets Underway

11th February 2005

Costumes from the film RAY and four of RAY CHARLES' restored organs will go on display at a new museum honouring the blind soul man, which will be housed in his former Los Angeles studio....

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Ray's Dvd Release Surpasses Box-office Takings

10th February 2005

JAMIE FOXX's OSCAR-nominated biopic RAY has surpassed its American box office by taking $80 million (GBP43 million) in DVD and video sales and rentals. The story of blues singer RAY CHARLES, which grossed...

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Ray Charles' Family In Grammy War

9th February 2005

RAY CHARLES' relatives are locked in a bitter feud with the late soul legend's longtime manager - over the right to accept GRAMMY trophies at Sunday's (13FEB05) ceremony. Some of Charles' 12 children feel...

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Big Bang For The Grammys

8th February 2005

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

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Elton John Backs Jamie Foxx For Oscar

8th February 2005

British singer SIR ELTON JOHN is backing JAMIE FOXX to scoop the Best Actor OSCAR at this year's (05) ceremony, after being impressed with his performance in the acclaimed RAY CHARLES biopic RAY. John,...

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Nicole Wins Top Skin Award

1st February 2005

NICOLE KIDMAN has been honoured for fighting skin issues at the eighth annual SKINNIES AWARDS, which are held to reward the film stars who serve as role models to the fair-skinned and spotty. Kidman...

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Tribute To Charles At This Year's Grammys

30th January 2005

Late singer RAY CHARLES will be honoured at this year's (FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony with a tribute performed by BONNIE RAITT and BILLY PRESTON. The duet by the GRAMMY winners has been planned to...

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The Aviator Is Oscar Favourite

26th January 2005

THE AVIATOR is the bookmakers favourite to scoop the Best Picture OSCAR at next month's (FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS, at odds of 4/9. Just 24 hours after nominations were announced, gamblers are already backing the...

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Elton: 'Satellite Radio Is The Future'

26th January 2005

ELTON JOHN is championing satellite radio in America after playing DJ for the day on the XM network. The British rocker, who has recorded a series of new ads for the network, is confident...

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Us Charity Anthem To Be Re-issued

25th January 2005

American charity single WE ARE THE WORLD will be re-released to mark its 20th anniversary next month (01FEB05) and to raise money for AIDS research and victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Music mogul...

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Usher Focuses On Album Grammy

24th January 2005

R+B star USHER has one major musical ambition - he's desperate to win the coveted Album Of The Year GRAMMY next month (FEB05). The YOU MAKE ME WANNA singer enjoyed a phenomenally successful 2004...

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Ray Scores Seven Naacp Image Nods

21st January 2005

Acclaimed movie RAY has scooped seven nominations for this year's (05) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP) IMAGE AWARDS, including a best actor nod for JAMIE FOXX. KERRY WASHINGTON picked up...

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Rock Guarantees Foxx An Oscar

21st January 2005

CHRIS ROCK is so determined to see fellow comedian JAMIE FOXX take an OSCAR home at next month's (FEB05) ceremony, he has vowed to steal one for him if he doesn't win. While the...

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Tracks By Stones, Marley And Charles In Hall Of Fame

21st January 2005

Tracks by the ROLLING STONES, BOB MARLEY and RAY CHARLES have been announced as inductees into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. The Stones' 1969 album LET IT BLEED, Marley's single NO WOMAN, NO CRY...

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Stones, Marley And Charles Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

20th January 2005

THE ROLLING STONES' classic album LET IT BLEED is one of 20 albums and songs that have been added to the GRAMMY HALL OF FAME. The 1969 record, which includes Stones favourites GIMME SHELTER,...

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Foxx Inspired By New Jack City

18th January 2005

WESLEY SNIPES' performance in NEW JACK CITY triggered JAIME FOXX's quest for big screen stardom - because it made him realise black actors can succeed in white-dominated Hollywood. The film star, who has received...

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Knight Doesn't Want To Leave Choir On Gospel Night

17th January 2005

Soul star GLADYS KNIGHT is caught in a dilemma over 13 February's (05) GRAMMY AWARDS in Los Angeles - because she wants to perform with her gospel choir in Las Vegas on the same day....

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Keys To Perform At The Super Bowl

14th January 2005

ALICIA KEYS has been recruited to perform AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL before this year's (05) SUPER BOWL - making it only the third time the song has been sung at the American football final. GRAMMY-winning...

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Foxx Has His Oscar Acceptance Speech Ready

13th January 2005

Comedian JAMIE FOXX will be well prepared if he wins an OSCAR at next month's (FEB05) ceremony - because he wrote his speech 34 years ago. With an array of gongs for his portrayal...

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Ray Back From The Dead For Another Soundtrack Album

13th January 2005

Dead R+B star RAY CHARLES is set for more success from beyond the grave with the release of a second album of classic tracks he reworked for the RAY biopic. The tracks failed to...

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U2 Lead Rolling Stone Poll

13th January 2005

U2 have stormed the most important readers poll of 2004 after landing Best Single, Best Album, Artist of The Year, Best Band and Best Video prizes in rock bible ROLLING STONE. The group's VERTIGO...

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