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Elton John Cancels Summer Concerts

Sir Elton John has cancelled his remaining summer concert dates after falling ill with appendicitis.The 'Rocket Man' singer has been forced to postpone shows - including performing at the Collisioni festival in Italy tonight (09.07.13),...

Mick Jones And Ray Davies Land Silver Clef Awards

The Clash star Mick Jones and The Kinks rocker Ray Davies have joined the star-studded list of honourees at Britain's upcoming Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.The two musicians will both be given prizes in...

Sir Elton John To Headline Hyde Park Summer Songwriters Festival

Sir Elton John, Elvis Costello and Ray Davies are to top the bill at a new Hyde Park festival in London.The trio will be part of a celebration of British songwriters set to take place...

Sir Elton John Joins Barclaycard Summer Time

Sir Elton John has joined the line-up for Barclaycard's British Summer Time Hyde Park festival.The 'Candle in the Wind' singer will join a stellar line-up of artists including The Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi in...

Ray Davies Refusing To Watch New Bond Movie

The Kinks rocker Ray Davies is refusing to watch the new James Bond movie because he is convinced Daniel Craig is not tall enough to play the superspy.British actor Craig has played the fictional hero...

Madness Want Brit Award

Madness think they deserve a BRIT Award.The 'Baggy Trousers' hitmakers - who rose to fame in 1978 - are disappointed they have never been awarded the 'Outstanding Achievement' accolade at the annual ceremony despite their...

Vh1 Storytellers Hands Appearances To Pink, Alicia Keys And Taylor Swift

Vh1's long-running music-interview franchise, Storytellers is turning to three Grammy award-winning artists for it's new season, reports Entertainment Weekly. All the episodes will air on the Storytellers website. Taylor Swift will get proceedings underway with...

Ray Davies' Mic Woes At Olympics Show

The Kinks rocker Ray Davies was "terrified" when his microphone broke just seconds before he was about to take to the stage at the Olympic Games closing ceremony.The veteran star was on the bill of...

Ray Davies: Closing Ceremony Was 'Intimate'

Ray Davies felt the Olympic Games closing ceremony was ''intimate.''The Kinks frontman performed his track 'Waterloo Sunset' at the Olympic stadium in London to mark the end of the event on Sunday (12.08.12), and despite...

Nbc's Olympic Games Coverage: The Most Watched Event, Ever

Nbc couldn't move for complaints over its coverage of the London Olympics this year, thankfully for the network, however, when it all came down it, they were top trumps by a considerable margin over their...

Nbc Cuts Legendary Closing Ceremony Acts To Plug New Show

For a time it seemed as if NBC had seen the error of its ways by agreeing to stream the closing ceremonies of the London Olympics live on Sunday afternoon. And then it appeared to...

Jessie J 'Blown Away' By Closing Ceremony

Jessie J admits she was ''blown away'' by the London 2012 Closing Ceremony last night (12.08.12).The 24-year-old singer performed three songs at the prestigious event at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London, and was...

Emeli Sande Opens Closing Ceremony

Emeli Sande opened the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The British singer performed a cover of Professor Green's 'Read All About It' as she kicked off the hugely-anticipated event in the Olympic Stadium,...

Gary Barlow 'Determined' To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gary Barlow is ''determined'' to perform at the Olympics closing ceremony tomorrow night (10.08.12). The Take That singer has endured a tragic week after his daughter Poppy was delivered stillborn on Monday (06.08.12), but he...

Ray Davies: 'I Struggled With Alcohol A Decade Ago'

The Kinks star Ray Davies has opened up about his secret booze battle a decade ago revealing he once locked himself away and drank solidly for three weeks.The Come Dancing singer has confessed his clean-living...

Olympics Closing Ceremony: Inside The Secret Rehearsals (Which Feature Madness)

Muse are putting the finishing the touches to their rock odyssey on the stage, George Michael's in the corner doing some vocal warm-ups, Ed Sheeran's at the door trying to convince security he's not just...

Ray Davies Pretends To Be Damon

Ray Davies claims to be Damon Albarn when people recognise him in the street. The Kinks singer and guitarist tries to fool people into thinking he is actually the singer from Blur - whom he...

Paul Weller's Challenging Tracks

Paul Weller likes to challenge himself to fit an entire story into his songs. The 'That Dangerous Age' rocker has never been a fan of whole albums which explore a single concept, preferring individual tracks...

Paul Weller's Challenging Tracks

Paul Weller likes to challenge himself to fit an entire story into his songs. The 'That Dangerous Age' rocker has never been a fan of whole albums which explore a single concept, preferring individual tracks...

Suede Play New Songs At Hop Farm

Suede debuted new material as they closed Hop Farm Festival last night (01.07.12).The 'Trash' hitmakers - who reformed in 2010 after a seven-year hiatus - interspersed a greatest hits set with two new songs, 'Sabotage',...

Noel Gallagher Receives Godlike Genius Honour At Nme Awards

Noel Gallagher received the Godlike Genius honour at the NME Awards last night (29.02.12). The Smiths legend Johnny Marr presented him with the biggest prize of the night at the ceremony in London's O2 Academy...

Ray Davies Impressed With The Kinks' School Musical

Veteran rocker Ray Davies paid a surprise visit to a U.K. village hall on Friday (16Dec11) to watch a group of children perform a musical inspired by The Kinks.The British star used the band's hits...

The Kinks Hits Used In New School Play

Former The Kinks rocker Ray Davies has shunned the bright lights of London's West End theatre district and turned the band's classics into a school musical.The British star has been working on Child's Play, which...

Bon Jovi's Marathon Hard Rock Calling Performance

Bon Jovi thrilled fans with an epic three hour performance at Hard Rock Calling festival in London last night (25.06.11).The New Jersey rockers - who have revealed plans to go on hiatus after their tour...

Ray Davies Re-thinking Sale Of Studio

The Kinks frontman Ray Davies is re-thinking his decision to sell the band's studio, so he can finish his next album.The 'Lola' hitmaker bought Konk studios in London in 1971 for his band to record...

Jack White To Go Back To School For Kinks Movie Musical?

Ray Davies is campaigning for Jack White to create the soundtrack for the upcoming film version of The Kinks' Schoolboys In Disgrace album.The band's 1975 concept album is being turned into a movie and Davies...

Ray Davies Delays Konk Sale

The Kinks star Ray Davies is to postpone the sale of his fabled London recording studio Konk.The rocker was considering selling Konk for $3.2 million (£2 million) as a "development opportunity" last year (10), but...

Ray Davies Plans To Reunite The Kinks Without His Brother

Ray Davies is considering resurrecting The Kinks without his brother.The 'Lola' singer is planning to tour with the legendary band even if his estranged brother, guitarist Dave Davies, refuses to take part.He said: "We'll do...

Ray Davies Hospitalised For Clot In Bullet Wound

THE KINKS legend RAY DAVIES is still suffering the after-effects of a shooting in 2004 - he was hospitalised last year (10) when bullet residue formed a clot in his leg.The Waterloo Sunset hitmaker was...

Yoko Ono Leads Tributes To John Lennon

Yoko Ono led tributes to John Lennon on the 30th anniversary of his death yesterday (08.12.10).The widow of the iconic 'Imagine' songwriter and peace activist wrote a heartfelt eulogy on her blog to mark 30...

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