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Weller Slams Facebook As 'Opium Of The Masses'

Rocker PAUL WELLER will not be joining Facebook any time soon - he's blasted social networking websites as "distracting" and a waste of time.The former The Jam frontman's representatives have set up an account on...

Weller Customises Car For Charity

PAUL WELLER has customised a Mini Cooper car to raise money for charity.The rocker has created his own pink and brown striped design, based on a shirt he made for the Ben Sherman fashion range,...

Weller Plays Memorial Show For Kirby

PAUL WELLER made a surprise appearance at a memorial concert for late strings arranger ROBERT KIRBY on Sunday (03Oct10).The musician, who died last year (09), helped put together orchestral arrangements for artists including Weller, Sir...

Paul Weller Marries

Paul Weller has married for the second time in a romantic, intimate ceremony in Italy.The 'Wake Up The Nation' hitmaker wed backing singer Hannah Andrews in the idyllic island of Capri last week, after the...

Weller Weds

Rocker PAUL WELLER is a married man after exchanging vows with his young girlfriend HANNAH ANDREWS.The former The Jam frontman wed Andrews in an intimate ceremony in Capri, Italy last week (begs27Sep10), according to Britain's...

Gaga, Weller And Green Day Lead Q Awards Nominations

LADY GAGA, PAUL WELLER and GREEN DAY are among the big acts who have been nominated for trophies at Britain's Q Awards next month (Oct10).The Poker Face hitmaker is up for best female artist, as...

Groove Armada Rile The Kings

Groove Armada and the Kings of Leon were involved in a confrontation at this summer's V Festival.The two bands - who were preparing for shows at the festival's Chelmsford venue at the time of the...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

Rockers THE XX served up a shock at the 2010 Mercury Music Prize announcement on Tuesday (07Sep10) by beating red-hot favourite PAUL WELLER to the top album honour.The London trio was stunned by the prestigious...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

The XX have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The band, from London, scooped the annual prize for the best UK album tonight (07.09.10), picked by an industry panel, beating Paul Weller, who was bookmaker’s favourite...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

Rockers THE XX served up a shock at the 2010 Mercury Music Prize announcement on Tuesday (07Sep10) by beating red-hot favourite PAUL WELLER to the top album honour.The London trio was stunned by the prestigious...

People's Mercury Favourite Paul Weller

Paul Weller is favourite to win tonight's (07.09.10) Mercury Music Prize. There have been an unprecedented number of bets at bookmakers on the singer and internet polls have been flooded with votes for his album...

Weller Defends Age-gap Lover

PAUL WELLER has spoken out about his love for his young girlfriend HANNAH ANDREWS - insisting he doesn't even notice their 27-year age-gap.The former The Jam frontman hit the headlines two years ago (08) when...

Gallagher Drums For Weller

Former OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER is back in the studio as pal PAUL WELLER's drummer.The rocker has swapped his guitar for sticks for sessions with Weller - and the former Style Council star is more...

'Fat And Funky' Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher kept it "fat and funky" when he played drums for Paul Weller.'Wake Up The Nation' singer Paul said he was pleased to have secured the services of the former Oasis man for some...

Paul Weller's Tough Break Up

Paul Weller found splitting from his long-term partner "f***ing hard".The 52-year-old singer - who has five children from previous relationships - also admits it was difficult to split from Samantha Stock, his partner of 13...

Weller Snubbed Queen's Honours

PAUL WELLER once turned down a notable award from Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II, branding the honour from the royal "silly".The former The Jam frontman has revealed he was to be saluted by Her Majesty for...

Paul Weller Slams Mor Festivals

Paul Weller reckons festivals have become "middle of the road".The veteran singer and guitarist - known affectionately as the Modfather - has played at festivals across the world for decades with The Jam, The Style...

Kasabian Go Cover Crazy At V

Kasabian covered Donna Summer and Salt N' Pepa at the Virgin Media V Festival last night (22.08.10).The 'Fire' hitmakers interspersed their set with snatches of other people's songs as they closed the main stage in...

Kings Of Leon Rock V

Kings of Leon wowed the crowds at Virgin Media's V Festival last night (21.08.10).The band played some of their biggest hits, including 'Sex on Fire' and 'Use Somebody', as they closed the evening on the...

Weller & Gallagher's Cosy Teatime Chat

Rock icons PAUL WELLER and NOEL GALLAGHER left onlookers disappointed with their antics on Monday (16Aug10), when the two musicians shunned booze for a quaint chat over a cup of tea.The musicians, who performed together...

Weller Eager To Collaborate With Mercury Rival Bailey Rae

PAUL WELLER is keen to put awards rivalry to one side and collaborate with his fellow Mercury Prize nominee CORINNE BAILEY RAE.The Jam rocker's new record Wake Up the Nation will go head-to-head with Bailey...

Paul Weller's Corinne Collaboration

Paul Weller wants to duet with Corinne Bailey Rae.The 'No Tears to Cry' singer is a big fan of the 'Put Your Records On' hitmaker and would love to work with her, but admits their...

Dizzee Rascal Leads Mercury Nominations

Dizzee Rascal and Paul Weller are among the artists nominated for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker - who previously scooped the coveted accolade for his 2003 LP 'Boy in da Corner' - would...

Weller, Rascal And Rae Lead Mercury Prize

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER will go head-to-head with artists including DIZZEE RASCAL, CORINNE BAILEY RAE and LAURA MARLING for the coveted 2010 Mercury Prize.The Jam star's latest album Wake Up the Nation has made the...

Weller's Reality Tv Fears

PAUL WELLER fears the music industry will fall into disrepair over the next few years because of the spiralling number of youngsters who see reality TV show competitions as the easiest way to the top...

Paul Weller Completes Residency

Paul Weller has completed his five-night London residency.The veteran rocker marked the end of his stint at the city's Royal Albert Hall on Friday (28.05.10) with an epic 31-song set, which included tracks by his...

Weller Designs For Gallagher's Pretty Green

Rocker PAUL WELLER has joined the creative team behind LIAM GALLAGHER's Pretty Green clothing label after proposing his design ideas to the OASIS star.Gallagher launched the trendy fashion line last summer (Jun09) and his jackets...

Weller Reunites With The Jam Bandmate On Stage

PAUL WELLER celebrated his 52nd birthday on Tuesday night (25May10) by staging a small-scale THE JAM reunion - he invited the band's former bass player BRUCE FOXTON to perform with him in London.The veteran rocker...

Musical Youth Paul Weller

Paul Weller believes music has kept him young. The 51-year-old singer - who recently released his tenth solo studio album 'Wake Up the Nation' - claims he has never felt "trapped" by his age and...

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