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Monkey Ventriloquist Through To Talent Final

Ventriloquist Damon Scott and opera singer Paul Potts became the first two people to get through to the final of the ITV1 show Britain's Got Talent.In the first semi-final a public vote cut down the...

By on 15 June 2007

Brand's Brit Gags 'Were Ok'

Complaints made by TV viewers about comments and jokes made by comedian Russell Brand at this year's Brit awards have been dismissed by the industry regulator.Ofcom said that 262 complaints had been received about Brand's...

By on 05 June 2007

Muse Bemused By Roger Taylor's Wembley 'Advice'

Rockers MUSE were left bemused after asking QUEEN's ROGER TAYLOR for tips on playing at famed stadium Wembley - he said the venue was "s**t." The British rock band are playing two dates (16+17Jun07) at...

New Acts Confirmed For Latitude

Charlotte Hatherley has been added to the line-up for the Latitude Festival, playing on the Uncut stage.The former Ash guitarist released her second solo album, The Deep Blue, earlier this year after quitting from her...

By on 31 May 2007

Under Pressure Tops Great Songs On Bad Albums List

QUEEN and DAVID BOWIE's UNDER PRESSURE has topped a new rock magazine list of great tracks on bad albums. Rolling Stone magazine editors asked readers to vote in the quirky online poll last week (ends25May07)...

Knightley Tipped To Play Diana

Actress Keira Knightley has been tipped to play Princess Diana in a movie biopic based on a recent book.Bidding for the rights to Diana and the Paparazzi has been fierce, but Hollywood is apparently united...

By on 29 May 2007

Noel Monkeys Around At 40

Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher received a cheeky gift for his 40th birthday in the shape of a monkey.Rock's elder statesman received a number of outlandish gifts for his birthday, marking another milestone for the guitarist...

By on 29 May 2007

Borat Film 'Just A Joke'

A Kazakhstan beauty queen has said she thinks her fellow Kazakhs should not take offence at the antics of Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character.Gauhkar Rakhmetalieva, who is this year's Miss Kazakhstan at the Miss Universe...

By on 28 May 2007

Hugh Laurie Awarded Obe

Hugh Laurie, star of the US medical drama House, was awarded an OBE by the Queen yesterday.The 47-year-old actor, a long-standing member of Britain's comedy establishment, was awarded for his services to acting during a...

By on 24 May 2007

Jury Shown Video In Spector Trial

A video of a key witness in the trial of music producer Phil Spector has been shown to the court in Los Angeles.The video of Adrian de Souza, who was Mr Spector's driver, showed the...

By on 23 May 2007

Queen Named Greatest Living Britain

The Queen was named greatest living Briton at the Greatest Britons awards held in London last night.David Beckham was also given a special award recognising his success during a career in the spotlight.Other winners included...

By on 22 May 2007

Victoria Wood Scoops Two Baftas

Comedienne Victoria Wood scooped two prizes at last night's Bafta television awards as she was recognised by the academy for her performance in a serious role for the first time.The 54-year-old star went home with...

By on 21 May 2007

Baftas Pit Gervais Against Merchant

Ricky Gervais is pitted against long-time writing partner Stephen Merchant in the best comedy performance category at tonight's Bafta television awards.The pair, who co-wrote cult comedy drama The Office, have both been nominated for their...

By on 20 May 2007

Norah Jones Debuts At Cannes

American singer Norah Jones made her screen debut at the Cannes film festival yesterday, appearing alongside British actor Jude Law as their new film opened the annual celebration of cinema.My Blueberry Nights, the first English...

By on 17 May 2007

May Calls In Security After Police Alert Him Of Threat

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has reportedly hired a round-the-clock security team after finding he's on a homicidal fan's hit list. Police searched the home of the unnamed 28-year-old when his father reported him missing -...

Cannes Film Festival Opens

The 60th Cannes Film Festival gets underway today, with a number of top Hollywood stars descending on the south of France to promote their new movies.George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts will...

By on 16 May 2007

'Political' Voting Overshadows Eurovision

This year's Eurovision song contest sees Ukrainian drag queen Verka Serdyuchka leading the odds in an east-European dominated field.Bookies have the outrageous Verka ahead of Marija Serifovic from Serbia, but it seems either way the...

By on 12 May 2007

Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

May Halts Life For Thesis

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has been forced to put his life on hold so he can concentrate on his PhD in astronomy. The Bohemian Rhapsody rocker, 59, has recently resumed the degree - which he...

Moore Rants At Women 'Controlling Bbc'

Astronomer and Sky at Night presenter Patrick Moore has said the problem with the BBC is that it is "run by women".Talking to the Radio Times, Moore said the shows now on the BBC were...

By on 08 May 2007

May Says No To Rock Musical Tv Talent Search

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has ruled out a plan to find the new stars of his We Will Rock You stage musical through a TV talent contest. May, a co-producer and musical supervisor on the...

Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury?

Borat star SACHA BARON COHEN has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The funnyman has beaten his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny...

Jarvis' Meltdown Line-up Revealed

Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival line-up has been announced, with a host of legendary bands confirmed for the Southbank event.The former Pulp frontman has acted as curator for the festival, which will run from June 16th...

By on 01 May 2007

Queen Stars Hope For We Will Rock You Birthday Bonanza

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR are planning to turn the fifth anniversary of musical We Will Rock You into a star-studded affair in London next month (May07). The duo will attend the show's...

Russia Remembers Rostropovich

Renowned Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was buried in Moscow today.Mr Rostropovich, known for his tireless defence of human rights during the Soviet era, was buried at the city's Novodevichye cemetery, where the first...

By on 29 April 2007

Moss Joins Rich List

Kate Moss has featured in the annual list of Britain's wealthiest elite for the first time.The supermodel has an estimated fortune of £45 million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.Moss' wealth makes her one...

By on 29 April 2007

Steve Mcqueen's Ferrari To Be Sold At Auction

A Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso owned by legendary actor Steve McQueen will be put up for auction in August.Auction house Christie's has unveiled the highly-desirable car, which was owned by McQueen for about ten...

By on 28 April 2007

Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of £750 million,...

By on 27 April 2007

First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

By on 27 April 2007

Allen Set For Diana Concert

Cheeky popstar Lily Allen has been added to the line-up for the Concert for Diana event to be held at Wembley Stadium this summer.Both Allen and the veteran rocker Rod Stewart were announced as additions...

By on 26 April 2007


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