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Sir Elton John Wins Brits Icon Award

Sir Elton John won the first ever Brits Icon award last night (02.09.13).The 66-year-old singer won the award at a gala concert where he made made his return to the stage after being...

Sir Elton John Awarded First Brits Icon Award

There's a new award in town, one that honours those musicians who have made the greatest, most lasting contribution to music in the modern era; the Brits Icon Award. The first ever Icon to be...

Ringo Starr To Release New Version Of Octopus's Garden To Accompany New Kids Book

Ringo Starr is to include a previously unheard version of his Beatles track Octopus's Garden with the release of his new children's book of the same name.The drummer will join the ranks of the celebrity...

Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

The Beatles Make £43.5m

The Beatles have made an annual turnover of £43.5 million.The 'Hello Goodbye' hitmakers' business, Apple Corps Limited, has amassed the staggering figure - £2 million more than they made in 2012 - landing Sir Paul...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Ringo Starr Asks Fans To Flash The Peace Sign On His Birthday

Ringo Starr is urging fans to help him celebrate his 73rd birthday on Sunday (07Jul13) by joining in his annual 'Peace & Love movement'.The former Beatles star's followers have been marking his birthdays since 2008...

Ringo Starr Launches Career Exhibit In Los Angeles

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is giving fans the chance to take an in-depth look at his life in a new exhibition in Los Angeles.The musician has curated the display, entitled Ringo: Peace & Love, which...

'I'd Ask My Friends To Come And Read An Octopus's Garden With Me': Ringo Gives Permission For Children's Book

With its noodly, upbeat opening and innocent subject matter, 'Octopus's Garden' from 1969s Abbey Roadis an ideal choice for an adaptation to children's picture book illustrated by Ben Cort (Aliens Love Underpants, Pigs Can't Fly!).Ringo...

Ringo Starr Greenlights Beatles-inspired Kids' Book

Ringo Starr has given the go-ahead for an illustrated children's book based on his Beatles song Octopus's Garden.The track, which features on 1969 Fab Four album Abbey Road, tells of a hidden world beneath the...

Ringo Starr Uncovered Lost Treasures After Mother's Death

The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr uncovered a "treasure trove of memories" from his time in the band while sorting through his late mother's possessions.The star's mum, Elsie, passed away in 1986, but he only recently...

Ringo Starr: Beatles May Have Reunited If All Alive

Ringo Starr says the Beatles may have reunited by now had they all survived.The 72-year-old musician and his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney have both gone on to have successful music careers since the band...

Ringo Starr Shares Rare Beatles Photographs

Ringo Starr is releasing never-before-seen photos of The Beatles in a new e-book.The iconic band's former drummer has compiled some of his favourite snapshots of the Fab Four as part of a new book, 'Photographs',...

Ringo Starr To Release 'Never Before Seen' Beatles Photos In New Book

Ringo Starr is releasing a new Beatles album! Photo album that is. The drummer for the Fab Four is putting out a book – originally titled Photograph – that will contain never before seen shots...

Ringo Starr's Brand New Book Of Unreleased Photos Will Catalog The Final Years Of The Beatles

There are already a number of iconic Beatles photographs, circulating the airwaves – but if there’s one thing the public can never get enough of, it’s shots of the Liverpool foursome. Now, Ringo Star is...

Ringo Starr Releasing Interactive Ebook Of Unseen Beatles Photographs

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr is releasing a new electronic book showcasing unseen photographs of the band that he captured during their 1960s heyday.The Love Me Do hitmaker has created an interactive multimedia ebook, titled...

Liam Gallagher Is Mad For Plants

Liam Gallagher loves gardening. The Beady Eye frontman has asked for tickets to a VIP preview day of the Chelsea Flower Show - an annual gardening extravaganza held in London - on the same day...

Former Beatle Paul Mccartney Records 'Voices Against Violence' Message

Paul McCartney has lent his considerable voice to the Voices Against Violence campaign, started by Tony Bennett, his son Danny and the Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence. "We the people need to make our...

Paul Mccartney Inspired By Adverts

Sir Paul McCartney used to be inspired by cinema adverts.The Beatles star says his early influences included anything that would make him laugh, and remembers he and bandmate George Harrison were particularly amused by...

Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

Paul Mccartney 'Cheesed Off' With Yoko

Sir Paul McCartney was ''cheesed off'' with Yoko Ono attending The Beatles' recording sessions.Yoko - the widow of late band member John Lennon, who was shot in 1980 - regularly attended recordings with the band...

Ringo Starr Offers Up Drumming Lessons As Part Of New Exhibition

Ringo Starr is offering fans interactive drumming lessons as part of a major new exhibition at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.Visitors to the Ringo: Peace & Love event, which opens on 12 June (13),...

Documentary Director Lands Beatles Song Rights For Film About Secretary

Documentary maker Ryan White's new movie about the BEATLES' 'mum' will feature four original Fab Four songs after Sir Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and the estates of John Lennon and George Harrison signed off the...

Tony Sheridan Dies: Paul Mccartney Praises Early Mentor Of The Beatles

Sad news for dedicated Beatles fans, as Tony Sheridan dies, aged 72. Sheridan was an early supporter of the Fab Four; indeed, the Liverpudlian quartet performed as his backing band in Hamburg in their early...

Ringo Starr Joins Tributes To Tony Sheridan

Ringo Starr has followed his Beatles bandmate Sir Paul Mccartney in offering a tribute to their former collaborator Tony Sheridan following his death at the weekend (16-17Feb13).The musician, who sang on some of the Fab...

Ringo Starr To Make Cameo In Powerpuff Girls Comeback

Beatles legend Ringo Starr is set to get animated in a special one-off episode of hit children's Tv show The Powerpuff Girls.The crime-fighting trio is returning to Cartoon Network eight years after the series came...

The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Sign Up For Sandy Relief Album

Former Beatles stars Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr are among the musicians who have donated songs for a new Hurricane Sandy benefit album.The music icons will feature on the new Songs For Sandy compilation,...

The Beatles Decca Demo - The Biggest Mistake In Music History Up For Sale

A demo tape by The Beatles overlooked by Decca records - considered 'the biggest mistake in music history' - is to be sold at auction. Recorded on New Year's Day in 1961, the tape features...

Paul Mccartney: Yoko Wasn't To Blame For Beatles Split

Sir Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono wasn't responsible for the end of The Beatles.The 70-year-old musician has attempted to end decades of anger directed at the Japanese artist for the band's demise in 1970...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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