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Queen Bee: The Top Five Biggest Selling British Albums

With Queen's 'Greatest Hits' album now reaching the landmark 6 million sales in Britain, the album is now the biggest selling album of all time in the UK. It leads the top five by 900,000...

Queen's 'Greatest Hit' Is First Ever Album To Sell 6 Million Copies In UK

Queen have made history in the UK this past week.The British rock band have reached a milestone that no other musical act has before.Queen have become the first act to reach 6 million sales for...

Queen Album Makes Chart History In U.k.

Queen's Greatest Hits has become the first album to sell over six million copies in the U.K.It took the 1981 release almost 33 years to reach the milestone, and guitarist Brian May is thrilled with...

It's A Kind Of Magic As Brian May Finds Lost Queen Track While Celebrating Health Boost

Queen rocker Brian May has another reason to smile after learning he's free of prostate cancer - he has discovered a lost song recorded by his late pal and bandmate Freddie Mercury.The guitarist alerted fans...

Brian May Celebrates Prostate Cancer All-clear

Queen rocker Brian May celebrated with a cup of tea after doctors ruled him free of prostate cancer.The veteran guitarist underwent a number of tests and scans over the festive holiday in a bid to...

Brian May Shares 'Mainly' Good Health News With Fans

Queen rocker Brian May is keeping his fingers crossed after initial health tests to rule out a cancer scare came back negative.The veteran guitarist has been battling a series of ailments in recent months after...

Brian May In Cancer Scare Over Christmas

Brian May has undergone several tests for cancer over the festive period. The 66-year-old guitarist - who had a knee replacement earlier this year - has taken to his website to reveal he has been...

Queen And Bowie Producer David Richards Dies At 57

Rockers Queen have paid tribute to their former producer David Richards, after he passed away on Friday (20Dec13).The British musician died at his home in Switzerland at the age of 57 following a long illness,...

Brian May Suffering Torn Spinal Discs

Queen guitarist Brian May has been diagnosed with torn spinal discs after undergoing a scan at a London hospital on Monday (16Dec13).The rock icon has been struggling to recover from knee surgery in August (13),...

Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

Queen guitarist Brian May is disappointed the band's former bassist John Deacon will not be involved in the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.Deacon features on all of the group's 15 albums but has refused to appear...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Roger Taylor Loved Cross-dressing Promo

Queen star Roger Taylor insists he is not embarrassed by his cross-dressing in the promo for I Want To Break Free, because he is still haunted by his camp performance in another video.The drummer famously...

Roger Taylor Proud Of Queen's Live Olympics Show

Rocker Roger Taylor is extra proud of Queen's performance at the 2012 Olympic Games because they were one of the few acts who refused to mime.Taylor and guitarist Brian May were joined onstage by pop...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Lands Director, Confirms Star

Actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher has been handed the job of bringing Freddie Mercury back to life on the big screen in a new biopic starring Ben Whishaw as the tragic Queen rocker.Skyfall star Whishaw was tapped...

Brian May Teases Possible 'New' Queen Album After New Demos Are Found

Its been more than two decades since the passing of Freddie Mercury, but before his tragic passing, the powerful Queen vocalist may have spent more time in the recording booth than was initially anticipated. In...

Brian May Celebrating After Badger Win

Queen rocker Brian May is celebrating after winning the latest battle in his war against Britain's badger cull.A planned shoot set for Saturday (30Nov13) in Gloucestershire, England has been cancelled thanks in part to the...

Eminem To Appear At Mtv Emas

Eminem will be appearing at the MTV Europe Music Awards tomorrow (10.11.13).The rapper has been confirmed to attend the awards ceremony held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he is due to be presented with the...

Eminem To Appear At Mtv Emas

Eminem will be appearing at the MTV Europe Music Awards tomorrow (10.11.13).The rapper has been confirmed to attend the awards ceremony held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he is due to be presented with the...

Multi-instrumentalist Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor played most of the instruments on his new solo album himself. The legendary 'Radio Ga Ga' hitmaker has made his first solo album in 15 years, and although he is best known as...

Brian May: 'Sacha Baron Cohen's Personality Wasn't Right For Mercury Biopic'

Rocker Brian May has broken his silence about Sacha Baron Cohen's exit from an upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic, revealing the surviving members of Queen feared the comedian's presence would distract fans from the flamboyant frontman's...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Roger Taylor Beats Tinnitus

Queen's Roger Taylor mentally trained himself to beat Tinnitus.The 'Radio Ga Ga' drummer has lived a loud life as a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and it had led...

Roger Taylor's Labour Of Fun

Roger Taylor's latest solo album has been a ''labour of love''.The legendary Queen drummer is releasing his first solo album in 15 years, 'Fun On Earth', on November 11 and has been crafting the tracks...

Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

Queen: Adam Lambert Is 'One In A Billion'

Queen say Adam Lambert has ''one voice in a billion''.The legendary rock band - featuring original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - have been touring with the former 'American Idol' star in replacement...

Freddie Mercury Like A 'Bleating Sheep'

Freddie Mercury sounded like a ''bleating sheep'' when he first started singing.Roger Taylor - who drummed in Queen alongside the late vocalist - admits he and guitarist Brian May had reservations about allowing the flamboyant...

Roger Taylor: 'Freddie Mercury Would Love Queen Musical'

Queen star Roger Taylor has dismissed critics who accuse the makers of West End musical We Will Rock You of sullying the band's history, insisting frontman Freddie Mercury would have adored the show.Taylor and his...

Roger Taylor Suspected Queen Would Quit Touring

Queen rocker Roger Taylor suspected the band's touring days were over five years before Freddie Mercury's death because the singer had grown sick of life on the road.The We Will Rock You himakers played their...

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