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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...

Florence And The Machine Have Their Mojo

Florence and the Machine and Kasabian dominate the nominations in this year's MOJO Honours List.'Rabbit Heart' singer Florence Welch is up for four prizes, including Best Live Act and Best Album for her debut 'Lungs',...

Paul Weller Contemplating Botox

Paul Weller is considering getting Botox.The 51-year-old musician admits he is vain and often thinks about having the wrinkle-smoothing injections to keep him looking young. He said: "I think about it all the time, but...

Weller Considers Botox Injections

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER is tempted to fight the ageing process with Botox jabs - because he is "so vain".The former The Jam frontman, 51, admits the facial-freezing injections appeal to him because he obsesses...

Weller Blasts 'Conceited' Bono & Sting

PAUL WELLER has slammed STING and U2 frontman BONO, branding the rockers "conceited" and their music "rubbish".The former The Jam star opens up about his grievances with the stars in the latest edition of Britain's...

Weller Laments Pressure On Young Artists

Former THE JAM star PAUL WELLER feels sorry for aspiring musicians because they are under extreme "pressure" to produce hits at the start of their career.The British rocker is relieved he found fame in the...

Noel Gallagher Gets Mucky Fingers With Weller

Noel Gallagher performed an Oasis track with Paul Weller last night (21.04.10).The band's former guitarist was a surprise guest at the 'Changingman' singer's show at London's Relentless Garage where he joined his pal in a...

Weller Was 'Mortified' By Prague Footage

British rocker PAUL WELLER was "mortified" by video footage of a drunken night out in Europe - because it was embarrassing for his family to see him in such a state.The former The Jam frontman...

Weller Continued Tour For Dad

PAUL WELLER has defended his decision to continue a U.S. tour when his father was dying - insisting his dad would have wanted him to carry on performing.The British rocker was in America last year...

Paul Weller's Us Hit Wish

Paul Weller wants to have a hit single in the US.Despite his huge success in Europe, the singer and guitarist -affectionately known as The Modfather in his native UK, where he spearheaded the Mod revival...

Weller Pines For American Success

Legendary British rocker PAUL WELLER regrets his failure to find fame in America - but insists he didn't want success in the U.S. "bad enough" to devote himself to a Stateside career.Weller is hailed as...

Paul Weller Gets Engaged

Paul Weller has reportedly got engaged to his girlfriend Hannah Andrews.The musician sparked rumours he is planning to marry backing singer Hannah after she was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her engagement finger as...

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