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Recording Artists In Copyright Plea

Thousands of recording artists are joining forces in a newspaper advert to call for an extension to sound recording copyrights.The current UK law means that artists have only 50 years' copyright on their work, but...

By on 07 December 2006

Newton-john Sues Over Grease Soundtrack

OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN is suing record label Universal Music Group, claiming she is owed more than $1 million (GBP512,000) in royalties from sales of the soundtrack from her hit movie GREASE. The Australian star -...

'Frenchy' Blames Timing On Grease Sequel Collapse

"Timing" has been blamed for the collapse of a GREASE follow-up which would have seen stars JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN reunite in a Seventies-set sequel. DIDI CONN, who played beauty school drop-out FRENCHY in...

Newton-john And Boyfriend Broke-up Before Disappearance

Pop singer OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN is haunted by the fact she had just split with longtime boyfriend PATRICK MCDERMOTT before his mysterious disappearance. The pair had dated for eight years when MCDermott vanished while on a...

Newton-john Turned To Anti-depressants To Cope With Boyfriend's Disappearance

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN turned to anti-depressants to help her cope after the disappearance of long-time boyfriend PATRICK MCDERMOTT last year (05). MCDermott went missing during a fishing trip in California in July 2005 under mysterious circumstances....

Newton-john Insists Missing Beau Didn't Fake His Death

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN is convinced her missing partner didn't fake his death, insisting his family meant too much to him to put through the pain. PATRICK MCDERMOTT went missing during a fishing trip in California in...

Newton-john Hails Idol Contestants

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has sympathised with AMERICAN IDOL contestants as she stepped in to guest judge an episode of the TV talent contest yesterday (26SEP06). The GREASE star, who launched her own singing career after appearing...

Xanadu Stars Get Their Skates On

The ambitious producers of a new version of OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN's cult movie musical XANADU are planning to turn the project into a roller-disco extravaganza. New York theatre favourites JANE KRAKOWSKI and BEN VEREEN are among...

Grease Is The Word As Reality Tv Goes Broadway

The producers of a Broadway GREASE revival are set to use reality TV to find their stars. US TV talent contest YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT will pit wannabe thespians against one other -...

Newton-john To Open Cancer Centre In Australia

Cancer survivor OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has accepted a $10 million (GBP4.1 million) Australian government grant on behalf of a new centre named in her honour at a Melbourne hospital. The famed singer and actor, who contributed...

Tv Private Eye Uncovers Evidence In Chase For Missing Man

A private investigator hired by a US TV news show to uncover details about the disappearance of OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN's boyfriend has uncovered vital evidence - a visor the missing man was wearing when he was...

Newton-john Breaks Missing Boyfriend Silence

Actress and singer OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has spoken out for the first time over speculation her missing boyfriend may have faked his own death. The GREASE star said she'd be "thrilled" if rumours PATRICK MCDERMOTT has...

Newton-john Honoured By Queen Elizabeth

Actress and singer OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has been honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II for her lifelong services to the entertainment industry. The British-born Australian actress and singer, 57, was appointed an Officer in the Order of...

Newton-john Supports Minogue's Cancer Struggle

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE received support in her battle against breast cancer from another survivor - singer/actress OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN. Newton-John, who battled the disease in 1992, founded the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia...

Newton-john's Boyfriend 'Seen Alive'

LATEST: OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN's missing boyfriend PATRICK MCDERMOTT has reportedly been spotted "alive and well" in Mexico. MCDermott is suspected of faking his death during a fishing trip last year (05) in a bid to escape...

The Things They Say 2155

"We called it the LENNY BRUCE and SNOW WHITE tour." BILLY JOEL recalls his mid-1970s US tour with OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN.

Xanadu Set For Stage Debut

A stage version of roller disco film XANADU, which starred OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN, is in the works for a spring 2007 debut. The music will be taken from the film version, which was written by JOHN...

Travolta And Newton-john To Reunite?

Actor/singer JOHN TRAVOLTA has written a romantic comedy that may reunite him with his GREASE co-star OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN. The SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER star became frustrated when he couldn't find any good scripts and decided...

Newton-john Helped Sinatra Battle Cancer

FRANK SINATRA JR is speaking out about his prostate cancer ordeal after OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN urged him to help raise awareness about the disease. The 62-year-old singer recently underwent surgery to remove the cancer three...

Newton-john Uses Concerts As Therapy

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN is excited about her upcoming concerts, because she hopes the audience's adoration will heal the pain of her boyfriend PATRICK McDERMOTT's mysterious disappearance. The GREASE star was left broken-hearted after her longterm...

Macpherson Voted Oz's Hottest Babe

Supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON has been voted Australia's hottest babe ever, in a poll by the Antipodean edition of FHM magazine. The stunning model/lingerie designer, 42, clinched the top spot in a survey of the...

Fascinating Fact 931

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has reportedly found love with a mystery Malibu, California, millionaire as she recovers from the disappearance of her ex-lover PATRICK McDERMOTT. The Aussie singer and her new man were spotted getting cosy at...

Carpenter Tribute Leaves Dionne Fighting Back Tears

THE CARPENTERS star RICHARD CARPENTER stunned pal DIONNE WARWICK by comparing her to his late sister KAREN at a Hollywood tribute show on Thursday night (26JAN06). Carpenter was a last-minute addition to the star-studded...

Gest Calls On The Stars To Pay Tribute To Warwick

LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is planning a major tribute to DIONNE WARWICK featuring some of the world's biggest soul and gospel names. The promoter has lined up SMOKEY ROBINSON, the O'JAYS, STEVIE...

Newton-john Honoured By Hollywood Aussies

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement honour at an annual Hollywood ceremony for Australian celebrities. The GREASE star was joined by HUGH JACKMAN, ERIC BANA and INXS - complete with new member...

Stars Pay Tribute To Warwick

MYA, JILL SCOTT and STEVIE WONDER are among the stars set to pay tribute to DIONNE WARWICK at her upcoming 45th anniversary show. The show, which will take place at Hollywood's Kodak Theater on...

Newton-john Breaks Down Over Missing Boyfriend

Australian singer/actress OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN broke down on television today (05DEC05) as she told of her anguish following the disappearance of her long-term partner PATRICK McDERMOTT. Newton-John's boyfriend of nine years vanished on an overnight...

Sir Cliff Cheers Olivia Up With Posh Meal

SIR CLIFF RICHARD helped to lift pal OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN's spirits in New York on Monday (14NOV05) - by treating her to a $9,000 (GBP5,000) meal. Newton-John, who is still heartbroken following the summer (05)...

Hopelessly Devoted To Grease

JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN classic GREASE has topped a poll of Britain's favourite musicals, beating off stiff competition from ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER offerings, LES MISERABLES and WEST SIDE STORY. The sing-along show, which...

Newton-john Keeps Obe At Home

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has a huge problem with the OBE medal she was recently awarded by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - she doesn't know where to wear it. The GREASE beauty, who received the honour in...

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Tangerine - Trailer

'Tangerine' is an upcoming film from director Sean Baker ('Starlet', 'Greg the Bunny'). The film was written by Baker...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour...