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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...

Paul Weller's Improvised Album

Paul Weller made up most of the lyrics for his new album as he was recording it. The musician enjoyed using a stream of consciousness to come up with the words to most of his...

Weller's Last Minute Lyrics For New Album

PAUL WELLER improvised during the recording of his upcoming album - he made up the song lyrics on the spot.The former The Jam frontman releases Wake Up the Nation later this month (Apr10) in the...

Weller Engaged?

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has reportedly proposed to his 24-year-old backing singer girlfriend.The former The Jam frontman met Hannah Andrews on his 22 Dreams tour in 2008 when she provided backing vocals for his band....

Paul Weller Finds 'Soulmate'

Paul Weller is amazed to have finally found his "soulmate".The 51-year-old rocker has been dating Hannah Andrews, 24, for just over a year, and admits he couldn't be happier with their life together.Weller - who...

Paul Weller Happy To Be Hairy

Paul Weller is glad he isn't bald.The 51-year-old singer has admitted he has only just stopped dyeing his tresses and is comfortable to show off his greying locks because at least he still has hair.He...

Life-long Rocker Paul Weller

Paul Weller will keep making music until he dies.The 51-year-old musician is writing more material the older he gets and he intends to keep surprising his fans with his work.He said: "The fact I'm where...

Kasabian To Rock V Festival

Kasabian have revealed they are to headline this year's V Festival. The rockers - who have played before at the annual two-day festival which is held in Essex and South Staffordshire over the last weekend...

Kasabian Impale Nme Awards

Kasabian showered the audience with severed limbs at the NME awards last night (24.02.10). The band were joined on stage by Mighty Boosh comedian Noel Fielding who assumed the role of bloodthirsty Romanian ruler Vlad...

Paul Weller Blasts Nirvana

Paul Weller has slammed Nirvana as "f***ing rubbish".The outspoken 'Changing Man' rocker said he felt the Britpop period of music in Britain in the 90s - when he came back in vogue with his solo...

Music God Paul Weller

Paul Weller will be named Godlike Genius at this year's NME Awards. The musician - who was a key figure in the Mod revival movement of the 70s in Britain - will receive the annually...

Paul Weller Reunites With Foxton

Paul Weller is reuniting with former The Jam bandmate Bruce Foxton. The 'Changingman' singer, who made his name in The Jam in the 1970s and 1980s, got back together with Bruce after both men had...

Weller & Foxton Team Up On New Album

THE JAM stars PAUL WELLER and BRUCE FOXTON have reteamed to record new material after falling out over royalties.The ex-bandmates haven't recorded together since The Jam split in 1982 and Weller admits it took the...

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