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Stars Come Together For Australian Comedy Clip

17th December 2014

A host of stars including Lorde, Rick Astley, Skrillex and Gotye have come together to record a comedy skit for an Australian radio show which is taking the Internet by storm.In the sketch, a huge...

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Malaysian Music Festival Cancelled Following Plane Tragedy

25th March 2014

A Malaysian music festival featuring Christina Aguilera, Rick Astley and Craig David has been axed following an official conclusion over the fate of a missing airliner.The Twin Towers Alive event was due to take place...

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Rick Astley Replaces David Bowie In Morrissey Cover Art

6th March 2013

Eighties pop star Rick Astley has replaced David Bowie on the cover of Morrissey's reissued The Last Of The International Playboys single.Bowie asked Emi Uk bosses not to use a photograph of him with the...

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Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Back Together At Last!

By Joe Wilde | 22nd December 2012

Yes! Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan are back together! Well, they were last night at least when the two 80's pop icons reunited on stage for the first time in 23 years at a concert...

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Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Duet Back On

7th December 2012

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will perform together this month.The former couple will take to the stage at the 'Hit Factory Live Christmas Cracker' - which had been due to take place in London's Hyde...

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Sick Rick Astley Cancels Melbourne Show

3rd December 2012

Eighties pop star Rick Astley cancelled his Saturday night (01Dec12) show in Melbourne, Australia after falling ill.The British singer, best known for his 1987 hit Never Gonna Give You Up, was due to play at...

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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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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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Lana Del Rey Influenced By Britney Spears

2nd February 2012

Lana Del Rey counts Britney Spears as one of her biggest influences. The 'Video Games' hitmaker's melancholy music and gangster-chic look share little in common with Britney's pop background, but Lana says she stands beside...

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Stars Line-up For 1980s Supergig

18th January 2011

RICK ASTLEY, the HUMAN LEAGUE and SPANDAU BALLET frontman TONY HADLEY are to co-headline this summer's (11) Rewind Festival in Scone Palace, Scotland.Heaven 17, Bananarama, Hue & Cry, The Beat, ABC, The Bluebells and Fiction...

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Pranksters Take Astley Campaign To New Heights

20th October 2010

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY has been blasted into the outer reaches of the Earth's atmosphere after pranksters took their 'Rickrolling' campaign to new heights.The singer has been the focus of online jokers for the...

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Blondie's Jackson Tribute

29th June 2010

Blondie paid tribute to Michael Jackson at their Kenwood House show on Saturday (26.06.10).The iconic group performed a rendition of 'Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough' by the late King of Pop - who died...

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Astley Has New Love For Hit Track

9th June 2010

RICK ASTLEY has a renewed appreciation for his 1987 hit NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP, insisting he couldn't relate to the song's "emotions" as a young pop star.The British singer shot to fame after releasing...

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Astley Opens Up About Fear Of Flying

9th June 2010

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY was forced into an early retirement at 27 - because his crippling fear of flying meant he could no longer tour the world.The British singer, best known for his 1987...

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Astley 'Alive And Well' After Another Death Hoax

30th June 2009

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY is fighting off sick rumours he has been found dead in Germany, after becoming the latest in a handful of celebrities 'killed off' by Internet hoaxers.The British singer, best known...

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The Things They Say 11289

18th February 2009

"We are huge RICK ASTLEY fans... What I loved about the entire thing - the voice never matched the body." KEVIN JONAS admits he and his siblings are big fans of the British pop star....

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Astley 'Retired' From Music Industry To Escape Fame

13th October 2005

Eighties singer RICK ASTLEY decided to retire from the music industry in 1993 to escape the relentless pressure of being recognised wherever he went. The British NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP star, who makes...

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Waterman Awarded Obe From Queen

3rd January 2005

Music producer PETER WATERMAN has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's annual honours list. The pop svengali, 57, has received the accolade for his...

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Astley Refused Us Work Permit

9th November 2004

British '80s pop heart-throb RICK ASTLEY has been forced to cancel two gigs in America after authorities refused him a work permit. The 38-year-old singer, who topped the UK charts with hits NEVER GONNA...

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Oasis And Blur Unite For Band Aid

22nd October 2004

Bitter '90s rivals OASIS and BLUR are putting their differences aside to join all-star charity group BAND AID III. The bands launched a scathing war of words at the height of the so-called Britpop...

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