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Furtado + Shakira Rule The Us Charts

NELLY FURTADO and SHAKIRA are still steaming up the US pop charts after scoring a second week at numbers one and two, with GNARLS BARKLEY's megahit CRAZY set for a takeover at the top. Furtado's...

Chili Pepper Blasts 'Sell-outs' U2 And Black Eyed Peas

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH has slammed U2 and THE BLACK EYED PEAS for allowing their music to be used on television advertisements. The DANI CALIFORNIA star finds it difficult to understand how...

Celebrity Farm Protest Continues As Bulldozers Move In

The urban farm in Los Angeles that actress DARYL HANNAH and JOAN BAEZ fought to save earlier this summer (06) is being bulldozed to the ground today (05JUL06). Baez and Hannah both spent time protesting...

Shakira Continues To Sit Atop European Singles Chart

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN has topped the European singles chart for a fourth successive week, holding both NELLY FURTADO and CRAZY FROG at bay. Shakira and Jean's HIPS DON'T LIE has kept Furtado's MANEATER...

Petty Turns Blind Eye To Chili Peppers 'Plagiarism'

LATEST: Rocker TOM PETTY has vowed to turn a blind eye to allegations the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS plagiarised one of his songs. The band stood accused of lifting key aspects of their latest single...

Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart For Third Week

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to sit atop the European singles chart for a third week, while rockers KEANE have jumped straight in at number one in the continent's albums chart. Shakira and Jean's...

Anthony Kiedis Stays Away From Drugs

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker ANTHONY KIEDIS has vowed never to take drugs again, because he has achieved so much since getting clean. The UNDER THE BRIDGE singer now devotes himself to meditation and prayer,...

Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart Again

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN has notched up another week at the top of the European singles chart. HIPS DON'T LIE keeps GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY at bay in second place, while NELLY FURTADO climbs three...

Dixie Chicks Still Taking The Long Way To The Top

Country trio the DIXIE CHICKS have extended their stay at the top of the US album charts to two weeks after selling another 271,000 copies. The girls' TAKING THE LONG WAY crashed in at number...

Aguilera Serves Up A Double

CHRISTINA AGUILERA is set to follow in the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' footsteps by releasing a double album. The pop star has so many tracks written for her comeback BACK TO BASICS CD she's hoping...

Petty Considers Chili Peppers Lawsuit

TOM PETTY is reportedly considering suing RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS over allegations they plagiarised one of his songs. The band have been accused of lifting key aspects of their latest single DANI CALIFORNIA from Petty's...

Chili Peppers Once Played The Spice Girls Onstage

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS once performed at a children's party as the SPICE GIRLS. The group dressed up as SPORTY, POSH, BABY and SCARY for a bizarre show at the 10th birthday party of bass...

Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart

SHAKIRA feat WYCLEF JEAN is hanging onto the top spot on the European singles chart with her smash hit HIPS DON'T LIE. The sexy Colombian is keeping GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY at number two, while RIHANNA's...

The UK Is Still Crazy For Gnarls

GNARLS BARKLEY's song CRAZY has kept its hold on the UK's music-buying public for a ninth week running. The duo's track was number one again yesterday (28MAY06), fighting off competition from Scots newcomer SANDI THOM's...

Frusciante Found Latest Album 'A Drag'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist JOHN FRUSCIANTE hated recording the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM. The BY THE WAY axeman admits he did not enjoy the recording experience of their ninth album. Frusciante says, "It...

White's Side Project Crashes The Us Charts

The WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE's decision to branch out with another band has paid off - THE RACONTEURS debut album has entered the US charts at number seven. White has temporarily shelved work with...

Chili Pepper Hurt By Cave's Opinion

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA was devastated to read a bad review of the band's latest album STADIUM ARCADIUM - because he discovered his idol NICK CAVE dislikes the group's music. The guitarist, real...

Radio Dj Accuses Chili Peppers Of Plagiarism

American radio DJ DAN GAFFNEY has accused RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS of plagiarising one of TOM PETTY's hits. Gaffney, from WGMD in Delaware, and his producer JARED MORRIS alleged last week (17MAY06) that the band's...

Barkley Tops UK Chart

GNARLS BARKLEY has topped the UK singles chart for the eighth week in a row. CRAZY beat off competition from INTERNAL track FROM PARIS TO BERLIN and LL COOL J's collaboration with JENNIFER LOPEZ -...

Nirvana Fans Furious About Chili Peppers Video

NIRVANA fans are furious because they believe the new RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS music video featuring a parody of late Nirvana lead singer KURT COBAIN is disrespectful. In the video for DANI CALIFORNIA, the group...

Chili Peppers Top Us Chart For The First Time

Rockers the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS claimed the top spot on the US Billboard charts for the first time on Wednesday (17MAY06). The band's two-disc set STADIUM ARCADIUM sold 442,500 copies, a record for the...

Lucky Number Seven For Gnarls Barkley

US hip-hop duo GNARLS BARKLEY join an exclusive club of just 40 artists to see their single stay at number one in the UK charts for seven weeks or more. Hit track CRAZY, which was...

Bbc In Trouble Over Top Of The Pops

The BBC is desperate to persuade its own staff to attend recordings of long-running show TOP OF THE POPS, after being told it is breaking the law by staging live music for the public at...

Flea Turned To Rock Despite Father's Advice

Bassist MICHAEL 'FLEA' BALZARY joined the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS despite being raised to believe rock was the stupidest form of music. Flea grew up loving sophisticated jazz because of his stepfather WALTER URBAN JR,...

Flea Distraught After New Album Leaks Online

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA has urged fans not to download songs from new album STADIUM ARCADIUM which have leaked online, because they fail to do justice to the band's new material. The highly...

Kiedis Ready To Marry

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is finally ready to end his womanising ways, settle down and get married. After years of playing the field, the 43-year-old realised he'd changed when his girlfriend left...

Flea's Fears Of Bush 'Bloodbath'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA is "praying" US President GEORGE W BUSH does not go to war with Iran, warning the move would result in a "bloodbath". The CAN'T STOP rocker has hit out...

Kiedis Regrets Romance Revelations

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS regrets revealing his thoughts about his many break-ups in memoir SCAR TISSUE - because he's sure he upset many of his exes. The rocker felt he was doing...

Chili Peppers Concert Sparks Trouble For The Bbc

A recent RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS concert has sparked a licensing row, leaving BBC music show TOP OF THE POPS in legal trouble. The BBC ignored the fact they don't have a licence to stage...

Powter's Bad Day Still On Top In America

Canadian DANIEL POWTER has notched up a third week on top of the US singles chart with his BAD DAY hit. The international smash has kept SEAN PAUL's TEMPERATURE and rapper TI's WHAT YOU KNOW...

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