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Ryan Gosling Thought Working With Patti Smith Was 'Incredible'

Ryan Gosling has opened up about his 'unique experience' working alongside a variety of musicians on his latest film 'Song To Song', including the punk legend Patti Smith. Shot five years ago, much of the...

Patti Smith And Iggy Pop To Appear In Terrence Malick's New Rock Film

The rockers will join actors Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, and Natalie Portman in the movie about two rock 'n' roll songwriters trying to achieve success in Austin, Texas. Mara and Gosling...

Patti Smith Comes To Terms With 'Humiliating Failure' Of Nobel Prize Performance

Dylan was named the recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature in October (16), but decided against attending the ceremony in Stockholm over the weekend. Patti, who had been booked to perform...

Bob Dylan To Perform In Sweden

Dylan became the first songwriter to be awarded the literature prize in October (16), and the Swedish Academy officials praised him for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"....

Bob Dylan's Acceptance Speech Read At Nobel Prize Ceremony

A speech written by Bob Dylan was read by the United States Ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji, at the Nobel Prize ceremony on Saturday night, after the singer was unable to attend.Dylan, who was being...

Bob Dylan 'Honoured' To Accept Nobel Prize

The musician confessed to being stunned and surprised when he was told he had won, because he had never considered his iconic music to be literature. Dylan's speech was read out at...

Bob Dylan's Surprise At Nobel Prize Win

Bob Dylan was shocked to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The 'Blowin' in the Wind' hitmaker did not attend the ceremony in Sweden on Saturday (10.12.16) to collect his prize, but in a...

Patti Smith To Honour Bob Dylan With Performance At Nobel Gala

Patti Smith is set to honour Bob Dylan at the forthcoming Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden by performing a cover of one of his famous songs. The folk artist isn't going to be attending the...

Patti Smith To Perform On Behalf Of Bob Dylan At Nobel Prize Ceremony

Dylan became the first songwriter to be awarded the literature prize in October (16), with the Swedish Academy praising him for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".However, it took five...

Bob Dylan Will Provide A Speech For Nobel Prize Ceremony

Bob Dylan will not be putting an appearance at the Nobel Prize ceremony on December 10, but he will be providing a speech.The singer will supply a speech which ‘will be read’ at the event...

Lionel Richie Star-struck Over Barry Gibb At Silver Clef Awards

Lionel Richie collected the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award in London on Friday ( 01.07.16) and admitted he felt like a ''fan'' when his musical hero Barry Gibb presented him with his prize.The 'Stuck...

Patti Smith And Massive Attack Among Silver Clef Awards Winners

The veteran songwriter will be presented with the Google Outstanding Achievement Award while the Teardrop duo will receive the Royal Albert Hall Best Group Award on 1 July (16) at the Grosvenor House...

Patti Smith: 'Acting Is The Worst Job In The World'

The rock star joined actor Ethan Hawke in New York to kick off the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Talks series on Thursday (14Apr16), and during their conversation, Patti admitted she initially wanted to...

Rooney Mara: 'I Hate Censoring Myself'

The 30-year-old is garnering huge critical acclaim for her work on the movie Carol, alongside Cate Blanchett, but despite her ever increasing profile, Rooney is still reluctant to be herself in interviews, and often comes...

U2 Pay Tribute To Terror Victims At Paris Concert

The Irish rockers scrapped plans to perform in the French capital the night after the 13 November (15) atrocities, which included a massacre at an Eagles of Death Metal show at the Bataclan,...

Amy Schumer Strips Down As Pirelli's 2016 Calendar Celebrates Women Of Achievement

Comedian Amy Schumer has stripped down for the 2016 Pirelli Calendar and said she’s ‘never felt more beautiful’. The 34-year-old leads the collection of 12 inspirational women who have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for...

Amy Schumer Poses Topless For 2016 Pirelli Calendar

The brains behind the iconic year planner usually hire scantily clad models and capture them in exotic locations, but they're trying something new for next year's calendar - their 43rd. They've chosen...

Patti Smith Cries As Fan Returns Stolen Items From Nearly 40 Years Ago

Patti Smith has had items returned to her, nearly 40 years after they were stolen from her tour van. The singer was moved to tears as she was reunited with the items during a reading...

Patti Smith's Stolen Clothing Returned To Her At Book Gig

Noreen Bender alerted the Because The Night rocker to her haul as Smith chatted to fans about her new book, M Train, at Dominican University, and was asked to come to the stage....

Actor Clive Owen Is Patti Smith's Muse For Detective Character

Promoting her new book, M Train, at Hearst Tower in New York on Monday (05Oct15), Smith revealed she has already started work on her next book. She said, "I have my detective....

Patti Smith And Yoko Ono Pose For Pirelli Calendar

The annual publication, which is known for its racy images, is to undergo a dramatic makeover for 2016. Steamy shots of supermodels will be replaced with pictures of iconic women shot by...

Patti Smith Inspired To Mark Horses' 40th By Fan Encounter

The influential album was released to very little acclaim in 1975 but has since gained status as a cult classic, but Smith was not planning to celebrate the milestone until she realised it...

Patti Smith’S ‘Just Kids’ Memoir To Be Made Into Showtime Series

Just Kids the award-winning 2010 memoir by singer Patti Smith is being turned into a limited television series by US channel Showtime, the network has announced. The book chronicles Smith’s relationship with artist and photographer...

Patti Smith's Memoir To Be Adapted Into A Tv Series

Executives at Showtime made the announcement during their panel at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday (11Aug15), revealing Smith will be co-writing and producing the limited series...

Fka Twigs Added To Way Out West Line-up

FKA twigs has been added to the Way Out West festival line-up.The 27-year-old musician will perform at the annual music festival alongside Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo in the latest round of acts to be...

Patti Smith Stages Early Birthday Party For Dalai Lama At Glastonbury

The veteran musician read a specially-written poem in honour of the spiritual leader, who turns 80 years old on 06 July (15), as part of her set, before inviting him to join her....

Patti Smith Pays Tribute To Music Legends

Patti Smith moved people to tears at Field Day in London on Sunday (07.06.15).The 68-year-old rock star and poet paid tribute to music icons the late Lou Reed, Jimi Hendrix and Brian Jones and performed...

Alexa Chung Is A 'Nightmare To Date'

Alexa Chung is a ''nightmare to date''.The 31-year-old model, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with Alexander Skarsgard, has confessed she is a difficult girlfriend because she is fiercely independent and gets bored...

David Bowie Reckons Lou Reed's Metallica Collaboration 'Lulu' Was His "Masterpiece"

Never one to back away from a controversial opinion, David Bowie has pretty much a unique opinion on Lou Reed’s career. Believe it or not, he reckons that the late singer’s greatest musical work was...

Karen O Is Pregnant

Karen O is pregnant.The Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer and husband Barnaby Clay - who married four years ago - are expecting their first child together, though it is unclear when the baby is due.The couple...

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