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Brian May Guitar Pedal Wins Effects Award

A high-tech guitar pedal created in part by QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has won top honours at the eighth annual Musikmesse International Press Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. May's DigiTech/Brian May Red Special Artist Series Pedal...

Emi Drops Music Track Locks

EMI Music is to lift restrictions from some digital tracks sold via downloads.The world's largest independent music company will make premium downloads available worldwide without digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.DRM allows rights owners to protect...

By on 02 April 2007

South Park Shows Queen's Suicide

Matt Parker and Trey Stone have courted controversy once more with their South Park show after depicting the Queen committing suicide.No strangers to taboo subjects, the makers of the popular satirical cartoon have lampooned celebrities...

By on 30 March 2007

Mika: 'Stop Comparing Me To Queen'

Pop sensation MIKA hopes critics will stop comparing him to British music legends QUEEN - because he doesn't want to be associated with FREDDIE MERCURY's dress sense. The GRACE KELLY star, who yesterday (26MAR07) dubbed...

Scarlett Denies Timberlake Romance

Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson has denied any romance with singer Justin Timberlake amid tabloid speculation.The pair were seen spending time together after Justin, 26, split with his girlfriend of over three years, actress Cameron Diaz,...

By on 22 March 2007

Fry: British Accents Behind Oscar Success

British comedian Stephen Fry has questioned the merits of his compatriots' acting in Hollywood, after suggesting they benefited from their plummy accents. The star of Jeeves and Wooster and resident host of QI was interviewed...

By on 20 March 2007

Sparta Premieres In London

London's Leicester Square has hosted the premiere of 300, the war film that has been breaking box office records on the other side of the Atlantic. Based on the novel by Frank Miller, the premiere...

By on 16 March 2007

Take That Say 'Forget' Musical

Take That would clearly rather forget plans to stage a new West End show based on the group following their surprise comeback.The ageing boy band have swiftly issued a statement distancing themselves from the planned...

By on 15 March 2007

Take That Musical Created

Following the success of Take That's comeback bid a musical about the group has been created.Entitled Never Forget, the show will tell the story of a fictional Take That tribute band.It comes hot on the...

By on 14 March 2007

Mirren Crowned 'Tv Queen'

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has proved that while she may now rule the roost in Hollywood, she can still boast a commanding presence on Britain's small screen. The star, who recently won an Academy...

By on 14 March 2007

Salma Hayek Engaged And Pregnant

Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is engaged and expecting their first baby, the Academy Award-nominated actress has revealed.The Ugly Betty actress and producer announced her engagement to the billionaire businessman through her publicist over the weekend.Francois-Henri...

By on 12 March 2007

Travolta: Timberlake Stole My Moves!

Saturday Night Fever star John Travolta has to give it to Justin Timberlake for taking his dance moves and perfecting them.When asked if he sees himself in any of the young music or movie hotshots...

By on 06 March 2007

Celeb Bb Up For People's Bafta

Last year's Celebrity Big Brother is one of six shows nominated for the only award chosen by the public at the Bafta television awards.Some of the most memorable moments from the series include George Galloway...

By on 05 March 2007

Hurley Has Secret Wedding Before Castle Blessing

Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley has surprised everyone by marrying her Indian businessman partner Arun Nayar the day before the celebrations at a grand castle today.It was initially thought the couple would be marrying on...

By on 03 March 2007

Queen Helen Triumphs At The Oscars

Dame Helen Mirren has scooped an Academy Award for her role in The Queen at the glitteriest event of the year.The 61-year-old actress now has an Oscar to proudly display next to the hoard of...

By on 26 February 2007

Valentine's Wedding For Pregnant Kerry

Being heavily pregnant didn't stop Kerry Katona getting married in a low-key wedding in Scotland yesterday.The 26-year-old former Atomic Kitten singer got hitched to taxi driver Mark Croft, 35, in Gretna Green on a Valentine's...

By on 16 February 2007

Ancient Couple, Not So Good Looking

One of the world's oldest celebrity couples may not be as beautiful as first thought.A 2,000 year old coin, set to be revealed today at Newcastle University, paints a picture of Antony and Cleopatra in...

By on 14 February 2007

Bafta Adds To Mirren's Crown Jewels

Helen Mirren must be struggling to store her awards after picking up a Bafta for best actress last night.Royal epic The Queen was also named best film at the star-studded event at the beautiful royal...

By on 12 February 2007

The Queen Tipped For Bafta Glory

Anticipation in the film world is growing before tonight's British Academy film awards.The Baftas are always viewed as a fair indicator for the Oscars, which this year take place on February 27th, but all the...

By on 11 February 2007

Shilpa Braced For Question Time Appearance

Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty is to consolidate her positions as the country's political sweetheart by appearing on BBC1's Question Time.The multi-lingual Bollywood actress has been invited to take her place on the topical...

By on 09 February 2007

Queen Accolades Continue

The awards have continued to roll in for The Queen, with the acclaimed British drama picking up four gongs at last night's London Film Critics' circle awards.Alongside being named best British film, star Dame Helen...

By on 09 February 2007

May Disappointed By Suggs Jibes

BRIAN MAY has expressed his disappointment with singer SUGGS, after the MADNESS frontman poked fun at May's distinctive hair at a recent event in London. The QUEEN guitarist was enjoying himself at a tribute to...

Hollywood's Finest Hungry For Oscars

Hollywood's finest have gathered at the Beverly Hilton in California to attend the Oscar nominees lunch.The glitterati descended to congratulate each other and enjoy the first stage in the build-up to the Academy Awards set...

By on 06 February 2007

May Springs To Mika's Defence

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has leaped to the defence of MIKA, after reading a scathing review of the British pop sensation's debut album. The WE WILL ROCK YOU hitmaker was stunned to see the quirky...

Scorsese Wins Debut Dga Award

Martin Scorsese has won the Directors Guild of America (DGA) best director award for The Departed.Despite having directed cinema classics including Goodfellas, The Godfather and Taxi Driver, Scorsese had never previously won a DGA gong.He...

By on 04 February 2007

The Show Must Go On For Johnny Depp?

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly in negotiations to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star is the early favourite to land the role,...

Cbb Star To Meet Queen

Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty is set to swap the Big Brother house for a palace.The 31-year-old winner of the celebrity reality TV show has revealed that she has received an invitation to meet the Queen...

By on 31 January 2007

Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

By on 30 January 2007

More Awards For Royal Mirren

Helen Mirren will need to expand her trophy cabinet yet again after picking up two Screen Actors Guild awards.The three-time Academy award-nominated actress received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The...

By on 29 January 2007

Hats Off To The View

Scottish rock band The View are top of the album charts with their debut effort, Hats Off To The Buskers.The four-piece saw off competition from chart veteran Damon Albarn, whose latest effort as part of...

By on 29 January 2007


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