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Queen Anthem Tops Happiest Song Study

The 1979 hit beat out Abba's Dancing Queen and The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations to land the top spot on the new list, compiled by researchers at the University of Missouri following a...

Rock Star Freddie Mercury Has Asteroid Named After Him

The Queen frontman died from an Aids related illness in November 1991 but had he still been alive, he would have reached the landmark age on Monday (05Sep16). To celebrate Mercury's special day, the 2016...

New Study Shows Queen Recorded The Most Addictive Songs

Three of the band's hits feature in the top 10 of a new list created by scientists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland researching the rhythmic repetition, predictability, melodic potency, surprise...

Blue Plaque Unveiled Outside Freddie Mercury's Childhood Home In West London

A blue plaque commemorating the first house that the iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury lived in when his family arrived in Britain has been unveiled in Feltham, West London.Mercury – birth name Farrokh Bulsara –...

Brian May Unveils Plaque In Memory Of Freddie Mercury

Brian attended the unveiling ceremony on Thursday (01Sep16) at the unassuming terraced house in Feltham, England. A blue English Heritage plaque, used to mark buildings of cultural or historical significance, now adorns...

Earth, Wind & Fire Blast Unauthorised Song Use At Republican Convention

The veteran R&B and soul group's classic track September was briefly played during proceedings on the second day of the RNC in Ohio on Tuesday (19Jul16) and they voiced their displeasure on Twitter,...

Queen Did Not Authorise Donald Trump's Use Of We Are The Champions

The billionaire business mogul used the famous 1977 track as his entrance music as he appeared onstage at the political event in Cleveland, Ohio - a month after guitarist Brian May blasted Trump...

Queen's Greatest Hits Becomes The UK's Biggest Selling Album Of All Time

Queen's 'Greatest Hits' compilation has officially become the UK's biggest-selling album of all time, beating the likes of Abba, The Beatles and Michael Jackson. The revelation was revealed in a list launched by the UK's...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named Best-selling Album In UK

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in Britain.The Official Charts Company - responsible for compiling the UK Album Chart each week - has revealed the 60 highest-selling LPs to mark...

Adam Lambert Joins The X Factor Australia

The American Idol season eight runner-up announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday (21June16). "Big News!!! I am going to be a judge on @thexfactor_au !!!" he wrote. He will join...

Adam Lambert Dedicates Song To Orlando Victims

The American Idol star has been working with the British rockers since 2011, and their Queen + Adam Lambert summer tour stopped at the festival, the only U.K. date on the trek, to...

Adele Calls Lgbt Fans 'Soulmates' As She Breaks Down Onstage

The Hello singer was performing in Belgium less than 24 hours after 49 people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida by American-born shooter Omar Mateen, 29, in the worst U.S. terror...

Brian May Upset With Donald Trump Over We Are The Champions Anthem

The property tycoon walked onstage for his victory speech to the rock classic, and blew up Queen and May's social media accounts. "I've had an avalanche of complaints - some of which...

Celine Dion: 'I Thought I Was Prepared For Billboard Music Awards'

The 48-year-old singer performed Queen's The Show Must Go On at the annual event on Sunday night (22May16), where she was also honoured with the Billboard Icon Award. It was a bittersweet occasion for Celine,...

Celine Dion Emotional As Son Presents Her With Billboard Icon Award

Rene lost his battle with cancer in January (16), aged 73, but he was clearly on Celine's mind as she took the stage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (22May16)...

Celine Dion: 'My Husband Insisted The Show Must Go On'

The singer lost her manager husband Rene Angelil in January (16) after he died of throat cancer aged 73. Rene battled three bouts of cancer, which at times forced his wife of 21 years to...

Adam Lambert: 'There's No Romance With Sam Smith'

The American Idol alumnus was linked to British singer Sam after the pair was spotted on a night out in New York in March (16). However Adam explains it was far from the romantic rendezvous...

'Sacha Baron Cohen Is An A***': Brian May Is Brutally Honest About Comedian's Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic

Brian May is painfully truthful about his opinion of Sacha Baron Cohen after the comedian pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic over disagreements about the content of the movie. When Cohen suggested that producers...

Brian May Slams Sacha Baron Cohen For Queen Biopic Comments

The Borat funnyman had been set to play flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury in the film he was helping to develop, but he walked away from the project in 2013. The British actor...

Brian May Brands Sacha Baron Cohen An 'Arse' Over Freddie Mercury Biopic

Queen guitarist Brian May has hit out at Sacha Baron Cohen, calling him an ‘arse’ over his recent comments about the planned Freddie Mercury biopic. Last month Cohen had said he left the film because...

Sacha Baron Cohen Reveals Why He Quit Queen Biopic

In a radio interview with The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday (09Mar16), Sacha told the host that he dropped out of the long-planned biopic over disagreements with Queen over how the film should portray the...

Roger Taylor's Daughter Tigerlily Teased For Liking Queen

The British group may be one of the most famous acts in musical history, but 21-year-old Tigerlily's peers didn’t see it that way.Originally fronted by the late Freddie Mercury, Queen now calls upon American star...

Brian May Delighted U.k. Wildlife Police Squad Saved

The Queen star vented his fury last month (Feb16), over the potential closure of Britain's National Wildlife Crime Unit due to government budget cuts. The unit tackles crimes such as badger baiting and the persecution...

Adam Lambert: 'Queen Rockers Are Classy And Inspiring'

The 34-year-old has been working with the British rock gods since 2011, and embarked on a world tour together in 2014, with Adam singing the lead vocals made famous by the band's original frontman, the...

Brian May Fighting To Save Wildlife Police Unit

The Queen star, who is a longtime animal rights activist, is furious over the potential closure of the U.K.'s National Wildlife Crime Unit, which tackles crimes such as badger baiting and poaching as...

Adam Lambert Joins The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tv Remake

The American Idol star and frequent Queen frontman will play Eddie, the "rock-n-roll loving, ex-delivery boy", who crashes a party at transgender alien Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s spooky castle, in the revamp. In a...

Brian May Unveils Plaque In Memory Of Late Drummer Cozy Powell

May was joined by fellow music veterans Tony Iommi, Suzi Quatro, Neil Murray, and Bernie Marsden for the celebration, which took place outside the town centre's Corn Hall, where the commemorative plaque was...

Brian May Protests Against Space Monkeys Project

The veteran musician is a longtime animal rights activist, and he has backed a drive by members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) which aims to block a proposal by...

Brian May Dons Santa Suit To Hand Out Gifts At Kinky Boots Show

The veteran musician was asked to take on a role backstage at the London musical shortly before Christmas (25Dec15) by giving out presents that actors and crewmembers had bought for each other....

Brian May Joins 'Cruelty-free' Hunt

The prominent animal rights campaigner is a vocal critic of fox hunting, and has organised protests against proposals to relax a ban on the practice which was introduced in Britain in 2004....

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