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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...

Mills Joke Stuns Stars At Q Awards

British talk show host JONATHAN ROSS stunned the star-studded guests of the Q Music Awards in London yesterday (30OCT06), when he declared HEATHER MILLS was "a f**king liar". Awards host Ross attacked Mills - who...

Moby's Heroes Rule

Dance star MOBY was terrified of meeting PETER GABRIEL at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06), in case the former GENESIS frontman failed to live up to his expectations. The PORCELAIN hitmaker presented Gabriel with...

Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

Gabriel: 'Genesis Reunion Looks To Be Going Well'

PETER GABRIEL has reassured fans that reformed rockers GENESIS are getting along with each other, despite not taking part in the upcoming reunion himself. Gabriel, who was replaced as the British band's frontman by drummer...

Gabriel Turns Down Genesis Reunion

PETER GABRIEL will not be taking part in the upcoming GENESIS reunion, although he refuses to rule out reforming with his former bandmates sometime in the future. Gabriel, who replaced as the British band's frontman...

Genesis Drummer Returns For Tribute Band Show

Original GENESIS drummer JOHN MAYHEW has reappeared from obscurity to sit in with one of the supergroup's tribute bands. Mayhew joined the classic rock group in the late 1960s just before founders TONY BANKS, PETER...

Arquette Got Gabriel Song In Movie

ROSANNA ARQUETTE loved the film SAY ANYTHING so much, she begged boyfriend PETER GABRIEL to put the song he wrote about her, IN YOUR EYES, in the movie. Gabriel had been approached by director CAMERON...

Collins: 'Genesis Got Better With Me'

PHIL COLLINS is annoyed by rock fans who feel he ruined GENESIS because the future supergroup was nothing but a small cult act when he replaced original frontman PETER GABRIEL. With Collins as singer, the...

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