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Adele's 21 Climbs To Number 5 In The UK Best-selling Albums

Adele's second album '21' has beat Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Number 5 on the UK list of the biggest selling albums of all time, UK sales reaching 4,274,300 - that's 500 more than Jackson's definitive...

Adele's '21' Outsells Michael Jackson's Thriller

Adele 's sophomore record '21' has become the UK's fifth biggest selling album of all time, replacing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in the heavyweight list. The 23-year-old's second offering has now sold 4,274,300 copies, 500 more...

Roger Taylor Dismisses Freddie Mercury Hologram

Queen rocker Roger Taylor has no plans to follow the holographic craze by performing with an image of late singer Freddie Mercury, insisting, "It's the real one or no hologram for me".Since deceased rapper Tupac...

'American Idol' Queen Week Sees Elise Testone Biting The Dust

As ever it was a tense week for 'American Idol' contestants waiting for the hammer to fall after doing their best to impress judges during Queen week, and after all was said and done it...

Why Was Katy Perry Booed On American Idol?

Katy Perry fans were left stunned on Thursday (April 26, 2012) when the pop singer appeared to be booed during her performance on American Idol. The live studio audience were heard heckling after Perry had...

No Suprises: American Idol's Elise Testone Gets The Boot

Only five contestants remain on this year's American Idol, after 28-year-old Elise Testone from South Carolina, was booted off the show during Thursday's elimination round (April 26, 2012). The trained vocal coach had excelled during...

Ryan Seacrest Battles Through Illness On 'American Idol'

Rumours had been circulating that Ryan Seacrest might not be making an appearance on the latest round of 'American Idol,' surely a man who just signed a $30 million contract with the show shouldn't be...

American Idol Recap: Impressive Night From The Final Six

The first half of last night's American Idol episode (April 25, 2012) was a Queen-themed affair, with the contestants brushing off their finest Freddie Mercury impressions. The remaining six performers knew that they had to...

Queen Has Biggest-selling U.k. Album Of All Time

Queen's Greatest Hits album has been declared the biggest-selling album of all time in the U.K., according to new chart estimates.Chiefs behind the Official Charts Company have compiled a list of the Top 40 sellers...

Soto To Front New Queen Tribute Tour

Former Journey singer Jeff Scott Soto is to front a new Queen tribute band recruited by drummer Roger Taylor.The Queen Extravaganza will hit the road for 25 dates in Quebec, Canada next month (May12). Soto...

Lambert To Join Queen Stars For Two London Shows

Queen stars Roger Taylor and Brian May have lined up two London dates with American Idol star Adam Lambert for fans who were hoping to see the new band live at the newly-cancelled Sonisphere Festival.The...

Drunk Man Sings 'Bohemian Rhapsody' To Perfection In Cop Car

A video clip of a Canadian man being arrested on a drunk-driving charge in November has gone viral after the evidence that proved his crime was uploaded to YouTube by the accused himself. It has...

Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

Brian May Blasts 'Humiliating' Tv Talent Show

Queen guitarist Brian May has branded British talent series Don'T Stop Me Now "cheap" and "humiliating" and accused the judges of deliberately embarrassing the acts.The programme features wannabe stars trying to impress the panel, and...

Adele Overtakes Michael Jackson On All-time Bestsellers List

Adele 's phenomenal chart success has been great news not only for herself, her fans probably the commercial music industry as a whole, but it's also pleased a great deal of statistics nuts, the sort...

May: 'Queen Weren't Invited To Play Jubilee Gig'

Rocker Brian May has thanked fans for urging Queen to take to the stage at Queen ELIZABETH II's diamond jubilee concert, but admits the band has not been invited to perform.Sir Paul MCCartney, Sir Elton...

Brian May: 'Mercury Would Give Lambert Seal Of Approval'

Queen rocker Brian May is adamant late legend Freddie Mercury would give singer Adam Lambert the "seal of approval" as the flamboyant star prepares to front the band at an upcoming U.K. festival.The former American...

Lambert Clears Up Queen Reports

Adam Lambert has cleared up reports he is the new frontman of Queen, insisting remarks he made about joining the We Will Rock You stars were "taken out of context".In a recent interview, the pop...

Queen Frontman To Be Former 'Idol' Winner Adam Lambert?

Adam Lambert has claimed that he'll be fronting a reunited Queen as it was reported that the rock legends will be headlining the UK's Sonisphere Festival this coming summer. As frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury...

Lambert Is Queen's New Frontman

Adam Lambert has confirmed he is set to join Queen as the band's new frontman for a tour this summer (12).The star was joined by original group members Brian May and Roger Taylor during his...

Adele Ties Queen And Oasis As 21 Gives Her 21 Weeks On Top

Adele has moved level with U.K. album chart records scored by Queen and Oasis after notching up a collective 21 weeks at number one.The Rolling in the Deep singer's 21 returned to the top of...

Dappy Wants May-customised Guitar

British rapper Dappy wants Queen legend Brian May to make him a guitar after hearing how the rock legend crafted his first instrument out of an old fireplace.The unlikely pair has teamed up to collaborate...

Madonna Hints At Stage Musical

Madonna looks set to follow in the footsteps of Abba and Queen by allowing a musical featuring her hit songs to hit the stage.The Material Girl is open to having her songs written into a...

May Dresses As Santa At We Will Rock You

Brian May got into the festive spirit by dressing up as Father Christmas to surprise fans at the Queen musical We Will Rock You in London on Monday (26Dec11).The British rocker donned a wig, hat...

Lambert In Talks To Be Queen's New Mercury

Queen stars Roger Taylor and Brian May are in talks with American Idol star Adam Lambert about becoming the rock supergroup's new frontman.The rockers teamed up with Lambert for the 2009 American Idol finale and...

Taylor: 'There's No New Queen Album With Mercury's Unfinished Songs'

Roger Taylor has ruined Queen fans' Christmas by dismissing reports suggesting he and bandmate Brian May are working on a new album featuring unfinished Freddie Mercury songs.The drummer admits there are a handful of songs...

Anita Dobson Refuses To Be Photographed During Interview

Anita Dobson has riled radio bosses by refusing to be photographed for Bbc Radio 5 Live's website. The former Eastenders star was discussing her stint in Strictly Come Dancing on Rachel Burden's show last Friday...

Freddie Mercury, Musical Icon, Remembered 20 Years On

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the sad death of Freddie Mercury, the Queen vocalist and solo performer extraordinaire who, for many, will go down as the finest rock front man of all time -...

Dappy Teams Up With Queen Legend May On New Track

British rapper Dappy has landed an unlikely collaborator in Queen legend Brian May.The iconic guitarist reached out to the N-Dubz frontman after being impressed with the star's hit solo single No Regrets, insisting he deserved...

Amelia Lily's Return To The X-factor Sparks 'Fixed' Claims

Amelia Lily has returned to the X-factor after having been voted back in by the public. However, according to The Daily Mail, speculation has been rife that ITV had fixed the vote to get Amelia...

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