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Gabriel To Receive Charity Award

Rocker PETER GABRIEL will be honoured for his charitable work at an Amnesty International event in London on Wednesday (10Sep08). The former Genesis star will be handed the charity's Ambassador of Conscience Award by U2...

Gabriel Considers Studio Show For Fans

PETER GABRIEL is considering turning an upcoming recording session at his Real World Studios into an intimate gig after THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND did just that to cover the costs of a recent album. The...

Gabriel Finishes Album After 17 Years

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has finally finished work on his new album BIG BLUE BALL, almost 20 years after he started on it. The LP comprises material the former Genesis singer recorded in three sessions that...

Peter Gabriel Completes New Project

PETER GABRIEL has completed work on his BIG BLUE BALL project – some 18 years after recording began.Gabriel enlisted the help of WATERBOYS frontman Karl Wallinger to work on the album, which is made up...

By on 12 August 2008

Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

By on 11 August 2008

Gabriel Provides Cheap Music For Fans

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL is set to launch a new internet venture that will provide cheaper downloads for music fans. The singer - who founded music download website We7 - will team up with...

Gabriel Recovering After Skiing Accident

Rocker PETER GABRIEL is recovering after breaking his left leg while skiing in Switzerland. The former Genesis star is now "learning to hobble" around his home in Wiltshire, England after starting the year (08) in...

Peter Gabriel Named Midem Personality Of The Year

PETER GABRIEL is to be named Personality of the Year on Monday (28Jan08) by music industry market MIDEM for his music and human rights work It is the latest honour for the Sledgehammer singer who,...

Radcliffe Lands Coveted Role

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has beaten some tough competition to land one of his most challenging roles to date.The 18-year-old actor is to star as Dan Eldon, a young photographer who was stoned to...

By on 02 January 2008

Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

By on 27 November 2007

Kylie Scoops Industry Gong

Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue has picked up another award to add to her brimming collection.The former Neighbours star was honoured with the Music Industry Trust gong last night in London.It recognises her contribution to...

By on 30 October 2007

Kylie's 20-Year Career Recognised With Award

KYLIE MINOGUE is to be awarded with a prestigious music industry award.The Australian pop star, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, is to receive the Music Industry Trust prize for her successful 20-year...

By on 29 October 2007

Gabriel 'Too Busy' For Genesis Tour

Singer PETER GABRIEL refused to join his former band GENESIS on their 2007 reunion tour because he was "too busy". The 57-year-old shot to fame with the group in the 1970s but walked out in...

Gabriel, Tunstall, Bedingfield + Blunt Triumph At Bmi Awards

PETER GABRIEL, KT TUNSTALL, JAMES BLUNT and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD were among the stars honoured by the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in London on Tuesday (16Oct07). Gabriel was named the BMI Icon for his "influence on...

Gabriel Scores Prehistoric Sea Monster Movie

Veteran rocker PETER GABRIEL has offered his musical skills to a new movie about ancient sea creatures by composing the picture's musical score. The former Genesis frontman has scored new National Geographic 3D film Sea...

Hayes Rocks Soggy Womad

Isaac Hayes wowed the crowd at this year's rain-blighted Womad festival in Wiltshire last night.The singer performed Soul Man and the theme from Shaft in his set to make festival-goers forget the torrential downpours and...

By on 30 July 2007

Weather Warning From Womad Organisers

The organisers of this weekend's Womad music festival have warned people attending to make sure they are prepared for the adverse weather.The three-day world music event, which began today, is being held at Wiltshire's Charlton...

By on 27 July 2007

Gabriel Is A Better Father The Second Time Around

British singer PETER GABRIEL insists he's a better father to his children as an older parent - and is prepared to sideline his career for fatherhood. The former Genesis frontman has a son, Isaac, five,...

Gabriel To Unveil Stone Art Project With Eden Concert

PETER GABRIEL will help unveil acclaimed artist PETER RANDALLPAGE's historic stone art project Seed next week (20Jun07) with a concert at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. The former Genesis frontman is a fan of...

Winehouse Scoops Ivor Novello

Amy Winehouse picked up an Ivor Novello award last night for her song Rehab, which takes a cheeky swipe at those who put pressure on the singer to take some time out.While collecting her award...

By on 25 May 2007

Crowded House Album To Feature Marr

Crowded House will be releasing their first studio album since 1993's Together Alone this summer, which includes two tracks featuring Smiths legend Johnny Marr.Time On Earth will be released on July 2nd and will be...

By on 25 April 2007

Peter Gabriel Set To Play Hyde Park

Peter Gabriel is coming to London this summer to perform at Hyde Park, it has been announced. The former Genesis singer will be playing at the 2007 Hyde Park Calling concerts on June 23rd and...

By on 19 March 2007

Genesis 'Turn It On Again' Without Gabriel

British rock band Genesis have confirmed that the group's original vocalist, Peter Gabriel, will not be joining them when they come together for their reunion tour this summer.Announcing the dates for the North American leg...

By on 08 March 2007

Genesis Announce Us Dates

GENESIS are following in the footsteps of fellow reformed trio THE POLICE by announcing a reunion tour in North America. PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS and MIKE RUTHERFORD will stage stadium shows this autumn (07), beginning...

Gabriel's Political Website Urge

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has urged big businesses to embrace the latest technology to highlight human rights abuses around the world. The SLEDGEHAMMER star needs more cash to fund his venture Witness, which seeks to document...

Gabriel Calls On Venture Capitalists To Help Album Launch

Rocker PETER GABRIEL's new album will be launched in America thanks to a venture capital trust initiative. Bosses at London-based firm Ingenious have raised more than $4 million (GBP2 million) to help promote the former...

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Gorbachev Undergoes Neck Operation

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV underwent an operation to repair an artery in his neck in Germany on Tuesday (21NOV06). The last leader of the Soviet Union was admitted to an exclusive clinic in Munich on Sunday (19NOV06)...

Gabriel Wins Man Of Peace Award

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL received the annual Man of Peace award today (17NOV06) from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. Gabriel won the award for his work promoting human rights and...

Hackett Blasts Peter Gabriel

Original GENESIS guitarist STEVE HACKETT blames PETER GABRIEL for being dropped from the band's reunion tour. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS confirmed this week (07NOV06) they are to reform as Genesis and will...

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