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Stars Line-up For Queen's Coronation Concerts

Pop stars Katie Melua and The Feeling, and classical singers Katherine Jenkins and Russell Watson are set to perform for Queen Elizabeth Ii as part of a concert series marking the 60th anniversary of her...

Gary Barlow To Play Classical Brits With Troop Of Military Wives

Gary Barlow’s performance of Sing at the Classic Brits will feature an accompaniment from the group, Military Wives, reports The Metro.Sing, the single that made Prince Harry the first royal to top the charts, is...

Russell Watson Furious Over Olympics Snub

Celebrated English tenor Russell Watson is furious he won't be part of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games celebrations in London, insisting he deserves to be there just as much Duran DuranThe British pop group will...

Russell Watson Feels 'Human Again' Four Years After Cancer Triumph

British opera star Russell Watson finally feels "human" again four years after he beat brain cancer, admitting he no longer spends every day worrying about the disease returning.The celebrated tenor was diagnosed with a pituitary...

Shane Macgowan Up For Classic Brit

Shane MacGowan is unexpectedly in line for a Classic BRIT award.The Pogues frontman, famed for his gravelly voice, is nominated by association, as he contributed vocals to 'Peace on Earth/Little Drummer' on 'Noel', a Christmas...

Watson Contemplated Suicide During Brain Cancer Fight

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON was in such agony during his battle with brain cancer, he considered leaping to his death from a hotel balcony.The tenor was diagnosed with a pituitary gland growth in 2005,...

Watson Faces Death If He Misses Daily Medication

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON still takes daily medication despite winning his battle with brain cancer - because without it he would die within days.The You Raise Me Up singer was devastated in 2005 when...

Russell Watson's Liability Worry

Russell Watson worried he'd become "a liability" after being treated for a brain tumour.The tenor thanked fans for standing by him during his long battle with health problems - which saw him have two pituitary...

Jls Awarded Silver Clef

JLS and Scouting For Girls will receive trophies at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. Boyband JLS are to pick up the Newcomer Award at the 35th annual music industry honours, while Scouting For Girls...

Jls To Get Silver Clef

JLS and Scouting For Girls will receive trophies at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. Boyband JLS are to pick up the Newcomer Award at the 35th annual music industry honours, while Scouting For Girls...

Watson 'Feeling Amazing' With Newfound Voice

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON is looking forward to the release of his upcoming album - because he is "feeling amazing" after winning his battle with brain cancer.The You Raise Me Up singer was left...

Watson Hospitalised

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON has cancelled a trip to Japan after he was hospitalised in his native Britain suffering from a virus.The singer, who has battled brain cancer twice, was admitted to an undisclosed...

Children In Need Donations Set To Eclipse Last Year's Total

The total donations collected by the BBC's Children in Need is set to outstrip the 37 million raised last year.Music, television and sports stars teamed up to raise money for children's charities in last night's...

By on 15 November 2008

Watson Fears Tumour Relapse

British opera star and brain tumour survivor RUSSELL WATSON will spend the rest of his life fearing a relapse of the deadly disease. The singer has twice beaten a pituitary gland tumour that first appeared...

Watson: 'I Wanted To Die'

British opera singer RUSSELL WATSON was so traumatised throughout his brain tumour ordeal, he wished for death to end his suffering. The 41-year-old tenor fell ill during a recording session in October (07) and underwent...

Russell Watson Announces UK Tour After Tumour Recovery

Opera star Russell Watson has announced a UK tour after recovering from his second brain tumour.Watson, 41, will tour 13 venues across the country in June and July, including a homecoming concert in Manchester.The singer,...

By on 15 March 2008

Watson U.k. Tour To Celebrate Recovery

British opera singer RUSSELL WATSON is set to embark on a UK tour to celebrate his full recovery from brain surgery last year (07). The 41-year-old tenor will play at 13 venues across the country...

Watson Completes Treatment, Retains Sight And Voice

LATEST: Opera star RUSSELL WATSON has completed a five-week course of radiotherapy to eradicate a recurrent brain tumour. It was feared the singer could lose his eyesight or voice following the treatment, however Giles Baxendale,...

Watson's Eyesight Risk

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON is risking damage to his eyesight with treatment he began yesterday to kill off a recurrent brain tumour. The 41-year-old tenor faces 25 days of radiotherapy over the next five...

Watson Dreading Radiotherapy Sessions

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON is preparing himself for five weeks of radiotherapy in an attempt to finally eradicate his brain tumour. The tenor - who went into surgery in October (07) to remove the...

Radiotherapy For Singer Watson

Opera singer Russell Watson is to undergo a course of radiotherapy after a brain operation saved his life in October.Surgeons at the Alexandra private hospital in Cheshire removed an aggressive brain tumour through the performer's...

By on 22 December 2007

Watson Believed He Would Die During Surgery

British opera star RUSSELL WATSON was so frightened during his emergency brain surgery operation, he convinced himself he was going to die. The tenor - who went into surgery in October (07) to remove a...

Watson To Undergo More Radiotherapy

British tenor RUSSELL WATSON is devastated after learning he will need to undergo intensive radiotherapy, because his recent surgery to remove a brain tumour was not completely successful. The classical star is currently recovering from...

Watson Refuses To Delay Album Release

British singer RUSSELL WATSON is refusing to delay the release of his new album - a month after beating a brain tumour that almost killed him. The classical star is recovering at home after having...

Watson Leaves Hospital

LATEST: British opera star RUSSELL WATSON has been discharged from hospital almost a week after undergoing life-saving brain surgery. The tenor, 40, underwent surgery to remove a tumour from his brain at a private hospital...

Tenor To Return Home

Singer Russell Watson is due to be discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery on a brain tumour last week.The 40-year-old was operated on last Thursday morning at the Alexandra private hospital in Cheshire, but a...

By on 31 October 2007

Watson 'Progressing Well'

LATEST: British opera star RUSSELL WATSON is out of intensive care and "progressing well" after emergency brain surgery, hospital officials have said. The 40-year-old singer, who underwent a three-hour operation on Thursday (25Oct07), was...

Watson's Brain Surgery Could Jeopardise Career

LATEST: British opera star RUSSELL WATSON faces a massive struggle to return to his profession as a tenor - because doctors were forced to cut open his mouth in an operation to remove a brain...

Watson's Reunion With Children

LATEST: British opera singer RUSSELL WATSON enjoyed a brief reunion with his two children just hours after under-going life-saving brain surgery. The tenor, 40, was admitted to a private hospital in Cheshire, England on Wednesday...

Watson 'Recovering Well' After Brain Surgery

LATEST: British opera singer RUSSELL WATSON is on the road to recovery following an operation to remove a brain tumour. The 40-year-old star underwent brain surgery on Wednesday (25Oct07) and hospital officials insist he is...

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