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Usher To Wed

2nd April 2007

LATEST: R+B pin-up USHER broke the hearts of his legions of fans yesterday (30MAR07) by confirming his engagement to longtime girlfriend TAMEKA FOSTER. The YEAH! singer's spokeswoman has revealed the five-time Grammy Award winner plans...

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Fascinating Fact 2998

19th March 2007

OUTKAST star BIG BOI has sold pedigree pitbull terriers he breeds at his Pitfall Kennels to USHER, SERENA WILLIAMS, 50 CENT and boxer ROY JONES JR....

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Usher Engaged?

22nd February 2007

R+B star USHER is reportedly engaged to his girlfriend, stylist TAMEKA FOSTER. Friends say the singer proposed recently and presented Foster - who has been dating for more than a year - with a huge...

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Dupri Made President Of Urban Music At Island

7th February 2007

Producer JERMAINE DUPRI will be confirmed as Island Records' new president of urban music later today (07FEB07), according to reports. Dupri stepped down from the same role at Virgin Records in October last year (06),...

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Usher Honoured By Civil Rights Group

1st February 2007

R+B star USHER's turn in Broadway musical CHICAGO has earned the YEAH! singer the Spirit Award at the upcoming 17th Annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) gala. The singer wowed theatre...

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Drunk Sovereign Nearly Missed Def Jam Chance

31st January 2007

British rapper LADY SOVEREIGN nearly missed out on the big time when she "messed up" her intimate audition with USHER and JAY-Z - because she was drunk. Sovereign - real name LOUISE HARMAN - gave...

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Usher Sentenced To Community Service For Speeding

18th January 2007

R+B singer USHER has been sentenced to community service and hit with a fine after being convicted of speeding. The YEAH! hitmaker was pulled over by traffic police after being caught driving at 103 miles...

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The Things They Say 3839

17th January 2007

"GERALD (LEVERT) taught me that you don't necessarily have to have a six-pack to get the ladies... He was always superfly." USHER pays tribute to late soul star Levert....

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Usher Pays Tribute To Brown

29th December 2006

R+B heart-throb USHER has paid tribute to his idol and friend JAMES BROWN, hailing the funk legend as "in a class by himself". The stars duetted at the 2005 Grammys and Usher was honoured when...

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Usher And Fergie Eye James Brown Biopic

28th December 2006

LATEST: R+B heart-throb USHER and THE BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE are reportedly vying for roles in the upcoming JAMES BROWN biopic. Just days after the funk legend died of pneumonia on Christmas Day (25DEC06),...

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Usher To Play James Brown?

22nd November 2006

R+B star USHER is set to play the Godfather Of Soul JAMES BROWN on the big screen. The star, real name USHER RAYMOND, recently wowed audiences in the role of BILLY FLYNN in the Broadway...

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Stars Mourn At Levert's Funeral

18th November 2006

USHER and STEVIE WONDER led the tributes to late R+B star GERALD LEVERT at a memorial service on Friday (17NOV06) in Cleveland, Ohio. Thousands of fans attended the three hour remembrance service for the tragic...

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Clooney Tops Sexiest Star Poll

10th November 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY has been crowned the Sexiest Star in Hollywood in a new US magazine poll. The 45-year-old hunk beat LOST star JOSH HOLLOWAY and singer NICK LACHEY to claim the top spot in the...

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Cyrus Storms Singles Chart With Record-breaking Six Debuts

2nd November 2006

It's an amazing week for ACHY BREAKY HEART singer BILLY RAY CYRUS' little girl MILEY - a day after topping the US album charts, the teen queen has set a new record on the Billboard...

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Dupri: 'I Left Virgin'

25th October 2006

Hip-hop mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has confirmed reports he has left Virgin Records, but insists he made the decision to leave Fox News columnist ROGER FRIEDMAN claimed Dupri had been 'forced out' of his position...

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Usher's Illness Causes Costly Cancellations

14th October 2006

LATEST: R+B star USHER's severe bout of strep throat has forced the star to withdraw from the hit musical CHICAGO which will cost producers nearly half a million dollars in refunds. The star, real name...

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Usher Closes Curtain On Chicago Run

13th October 2006

LATEST: R+B star USHER has been forced to cancel his remaining appearances in Broadway musical CHICAGO, after failing to shake off a bout of the flu. The singer, real name USHER RAYMOND, has been playing...

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Usher Cancels Chicago Performances

10th October 2006

R+B star USHER was forced to cancel several appearances in the Broadway musical CHICAGO over the weekend (ends08OCT06) after a bout of the flu. The singer, real name USHER RAYMOND, has been playing slick lawyer...

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Huey Lewis Back In Chicago

21st September 2006

Rocker HUEY LEWIS is returning to the Broadway, New York stage to revive his role as singing lawyer BILLY FLYNN in smash hit musical CHICAGO. The STUCK WITH YOU singer will return to the Ambassador...

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Usher Plans His Broadway Birthday

21st September 2006

LATEST: R+B star USHER has extended his run as BILLY FLYNN in CHICAGO to 14 October (06) so he can celebrate his 28th birthday on Broadway, New York City. The YEAH! singer, who is the...

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Usher's Chicago Run Extended

19th September 2006

R+B star USHER's debut stage performance in hit Broadway musical CHICAGO has been such a success, his contract is to be extended by two weeks. The singer, who kicked off his run as sleazy lawyer...

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Usher Aims For Longest Note Record

18th September 2006

USHER is hoping to add to his Guinness Book of World Records title by holding the longest note on Broadway. The YEAH! singer, who already holds the record for the Most Albums Sold in A...

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Ashlee Gets Chicago Dates

15th September 2006

LATEST: Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has impressed CHICAGO producers in London's West End so much, her start date in the musical has been brought forward. Originally slated to take the stage as ROXIE HART in...

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Steffans Fuels Bobby Brown Infidelity Rumours

31st August 2006

The woman held responsible for the alleged breakdown of WHITNEY HOUSTON and BOBBY BROWN's marriage has fanned rumours she had an affair with the MY PREROGATIVE singer. KARRINE STEFFANS, who has previously claimed romances with...

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Simpson Starts Chicago Rehearsals

29th August 2006

LATEST: ASHLEE SIMPSON has signed on to play murderous vixen ROXIE HART in the London run of the musical CHICAGO. After weeks of speculation, Simpson kicked off rehearsals for the legendary musical in a New...

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Vereen Slams Usher's Acting Critics

28th August 2006

Tony Award winner BEN VEREEN has slammed critics who called R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage "wooden". Vereen is the godfather of the YEAH! star - real name USHER RAYMOND - and...

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Usher's Broadway Debut Boosts Box Office

28th August 2006

R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage as BILLY FLYNN in CHICAGO has created a massive boost in ticket sales. The singer made his debut on the New York City stage on Tuesday...

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Usher's Broadway Distraction

24th August 2006

USHER reprimanded music mogul CLIVE DAVIS when the record boss' mobile phone went off during his Broadway premiere of CHICAGO on Tuesday night (22AUG06). The R+B star - who is playing BILLY FLYNN in the...

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Usher's Classic Exit Marred By Fans

24th August 2006

USHER's stylish exit from Broadway, New York musical CHICAGO on Tuesday night (22AUG06) was ruined by an army of fans. The R+B star was hoping to leave the back door of the Ambassador Theater in...

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Usher To Wow Broadway With Fancy Footwork

22nd August 2006

R+B sensation USHER is struggling to cope with the strict rehearsing schedule for his role in Broadway musical CHICAGO, but vows his hard work will pay off on the night. The 27-year-old star will be...

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