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Oprah + Branson Join 30,000 At Free Concert

1st December 2003

OPRAH WINFREY and VIRGIN boss RICHARD BRANSON were among the 30,000 people who packed Cape Town, South Africa's GREENPOINT STADIUM on Saturday (29NOV03) to watch pop superstars raise awareness about AIDS. BEYONCE KNOWLES, PETER...

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Arnie + Branson Join Forces

1st December 2003

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has joined forces with VIRGIN boss RICHARD BRANSON to set up a Los Angeles base for his airline. Branson is considering making LA the headquarters for VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS in America, and...

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Wyclef Loves European Humour

26th November 2003

Rapper WYCLEF JEAN agreed to his comic TV adverts for British mobile phone company VIRGIN because he has a European sense of humour. The former FUGEES star brushes off criticism of his commercial exploits,...

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Virgin Boss' New Movie

20th November 2003

VIRGIN boss RICHARD BRANSON's autobiography LOSING MY VIRGINITY is to be turned into a movie. Los Angeles-based production financing firm CRYSTAL SKY has bought the film rights to Branson's story with the intention of...

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George Michael Returns To Sony

18th November 2003

GEORGE MICHAEL has stunned the music world by signing a new deal with record label SONY, ten years after he tried to "divorce" the company in a high-profile legal battle. The OLDER star failed...

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Kelly Osbourne's Virgin Assault

30th October 2003

Rock wildchild KELLY OSBOURNE has proved no one is safe from her foul-mouthed outbursts, even staff of multi-billionaire RICHARD BRANSON's firm VIRGIN. The daughter of rocker OZZY launched her attack on an employee of...

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Pamela Anderson: Pop Star

12th October 2003

Stunning PAMELA ANDERSON wants to put her acting career on hold and become a pop star. The BAYWATCH beauty is determined to fulfil her dream of singing for a living and has already had...

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Blue Star Branches Out

3rd October 2003

BLUE hunk SIMON WEBBE is making the most of his celebrity perks - by accumulating a portfolio of businesses. The ALL RISE singer is following in the footsteps of savvy stars SEAN 'P DIDDY'...

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Fans Made To Wait Longer For Love

25th September 2003

Rock hell-raiser COURTNEY LOVE has delayed the release of her upcoming solo album, until 2004. AMERICA'S SWEETHEART was originally due to hit shops in October (03), after the former HOLE frontwoman signed a new...

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Love's Money Woes Lands Exec In Trouble

29th August 2003

Eccentric singer and actress COURTNEY LOVE had a shocking surprise during the recent (15AUG03) blackout in New York - her credit card was declined. And what's more, the confusion led to an executive from...

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Hillary Brings Burbank To A Standstill

27th August 2003

Teeny-bop superstar HILLARY DUFF caused a headache for Burbank, California, police yesterday (27AUG03) when fans turned an album signing into chaos. Police were called when an army of devotees turned up at Burbank's VIRGIN...

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Branson Biopic On The Way

24th August 2003

SIR RICHARD BRANSON's life story is set to be turned into a film with HULK star NICK NOLTE in the lead. But Sir Richard, 53, is unhappy with the casting as he'd hoped a...

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Victoria Beckham Raps About 'Jealous Ones'

24th August 2003

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is using a new hip-hop track to get her own back on those who dismissed her solo career. Victoria co-wrote JEALOUS ONES with American rap boss DAMON DASH, and...

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Moby's Confusion Over Dancing Monkey Single

5th August 2003

Musical maestro MOBY is clueless about the status of his latest single - although he's very pleased with its bizarre simian-starring video. JAM FOR THE LADIES is on hold in Britain until label VIRGIN...

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Paul Weller Signs With Richard Branson's Label

24th July 2003

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has signed to former VIRGIN tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON's V2 record label - just weeks after slamming all record companies as "scum". The WILD WOOD hitmaker left previous label INDEPENDIENTE...

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Scary Spice Set To Bag Hollywood Role

22nd July 2003

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN has received a massive boost to her ailing career - she's in talks to star opposite R'n'B superstar KELLY ROWLAND in a new movie. The one-time SCARY SPICE...

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Stars Come Out For Nelson Mandela

21st July 2003

NAOMI CAMPBELL and U2's BONO joined a host of stars to help former South African president NELSON MANDELA enjoy a lavish 85th birthday bash. Mandela, whose tribal name is MADIBA, was joined by 1,600...

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Victoria Beckham's Desperate Bid For Success

20th July 2003

Music svengali SIMON FULLER knows he is facing a massive battle to resurrect ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM's career - but is already hatching plans to put her back on top. Despite being fired by...

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Love Signs For Virgin

14th July 2003

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE has signed a new record deal - which will finally allow her eagerly awaited debut solo album AMERICA'S SWEETHEART to be released. The former HOLE frontwoman has signed a three album...

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Oasis Hit Tops Poll Of Best Manchester Songs

11th July 2003

Badboy rockers OASIS have topped a poll of the greatest pop song to come out of Manchester, England, with their 1994 smash LIVE FOREVER. Oasis - fronted by the notorious GALLAGHER brothers - beat...

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Branson's Son Embarks On New Career

30th June 2003

VIRGIN tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON is proud of his picture perfect son SAM - who has secured himself work as a male model. The handsome heir will earn $1,600 (GBP1,000) a day as a...

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Blue Battle Begins

27th June 2003

British boy band BLUE today (27JUN03) began a legal battle with a group of ageing rockers - because they share the same name Seventies band BLUE are suing the FLY BY group and EMI...

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British Music Industry Crushing Talent

18th June 2003

The British music industry is forcing out talent because of its reliance on the quick returns generated by ready-made reality-TV pop groups. The damning verdict is a result of a British radio debate of...

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Courtney's New Deal

6th June 2003

American rock chick COURTNEY LOVE is close to signing a new record contract with VIRGIN. The former HOLE frontwoman is currently in France writing material for her first solo album AMERICA'S SWEETHEART....

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Ozzie And Son Battle For Radio Station

14th May 2003

Rocker OZZIE OSBOURNE and his eldest son LOUIS have gone into battle, over a local radio station. Former BLACK SABBATH Ozzie and the 27-year-old dance DJ are both backing rival bids to take control...

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Courtney Love Searches For A New Label

22nd April 2003

Rock chick COURTNEY LOVE is on the lookout for a new label deal - and is currently in talks with a host of companies willing to take her on. The former HOLE frontwoman is...

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Posh.s Love Song To Romeo

7th April 2003

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM's comeback single will be a loving tribute to her baby son ROMEO. POSH SPICE has recorded the track, entitled OPEN YOUR EYES, for her seven-month-old youngest son - which...

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Emma Bunton.s Second Shot At Solo Success

4th April 2003

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON is to make her solo career comeback - but without having a big record contract. The blonde singer has failed to bag a new contract since being dropped by...

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