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Shirley Bassey Slams Scantily-clad Stars

The Goldfinger singer was dismayed by the barely-there gowns sported by many female stars at the Met Gala in New York earlier this month (May15), and she is urging them to focus on...

Dame Shirley Bassey Blasts Beyonce For 'Skimpy' Met Ball Dress

Dame Shirley Bassey has blasted Beyonce for her skimpy Met Ball dress.The 78-year-old 'Goldfinger' hitmaker has said she doesn't understand why modern singers feel the need to ''see who can wear the skimpiest outfit'', rather...

Singer-songwriter Jackie Trent Dies

Trent, born Yvonne Burgess, passed away at a hospital on the Spanish island of Minorca on Saturday (21Mar15) after a long period of ill health. She started her singing career as a...

Adele Returning For Bond Theme?

Adele looks set to return to record the latest James Bond theme tune. The 26-year-old singer - who received an Academy Award and Golden Globe for the last Bond theme tune, 'Skyfall', written for the...

Take That Want To Write Bond Song

Take That want to write a James Bond theme.The musical trio - featuring Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald - are currently promoting their new song 'Get Ready For It', which they recorded for...

Dame Shirley Bassey Announces New Album For November

The iconic singer Dame Shirley Bassey has announced the release of her first studio album in five years. To be entitled Hello Like Before, the new record will be released on November 17th.Dame Shirley Bassey...

Shirley Bassey Re-records Goldfinger To Mend Mistakes

Veteran singer Dame Shirley Bassey has re-recorded her classic Bond theme song Goldfinger because her original take was riddled with mistakes.The Welsh star shot to international fame in 1964 with her iconic 007 track, and...

Shirley Bassey Announces Album

Dame Shirley Bassey has announced the release of her first album in five years, 'Hello Like Before'.The iconic singer has returned to the studio to record the collection of covers, which includes some of the...

Diana Ross In Talks For Glastonbury

Diana Ross is in talks to perform at Glastonbury next year. The 70-year-old singer has entered negotiations about playing in the Sunday afternoon legends slot on the Pyramid Stage at the musical festival at Worthy...

Adele Tight-lipped On James Bond Theme Future

Adele is keeping James Bond bosses in the dark over whether she'll record the next theme song.The global superstar recorded the title track for 2012 movie 'Skyfall', and while many behind the scenes of the...

Shirley Bassey Broadway Bound?

Shirley Bassey is in talks for a Broadway return in hit musical After Midnight.The 77-year-old Goldfinger singer is slated to take over k.d. lang's role in the production when the Constant Craving hitmaker steps down...

Choir To Perform Chic's Good Times

Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir have recorded a version of 'Good Times' by Chic for Festival No.6.The choir were a huge success last year when they performed 'Blue Monday' by New Order and have been asked...

Pete Townshend Rues Chopper Crash Joke

Pete Townshend was left riddled with guilt after jokingly wishing a tragedy upon Dame Shirley Bassey just hours before she cheated death in a helicopter horror.The rocker was due to take to the stage at...

Craig Zadan And Neil Meron To Produce 2014 Oscars

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce next year's Oscars ceremony.The 'Chicago' executive producers have been re-hired to oversee next year's Academy Awards broadcast after receiving high praise for their star studded show - hosted...

Shirley Bassey And Andrew Lloyd Webber Invited To Thatcher's Funeral

Shirley Bassey and theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber have secured invites to late U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral in London next week (begs15Apr13).The celebrities are expected to join politicians and heads of state, like...

Adele To Sing Next Bond Theme?

Adele has reportedly been asked to sing the next James Bond theme song.Bosses of the spy franchise are so impressed with the Oscar winning theme to 'Skyfall' - written and recorded by Adele with producer...

Adele Celebrates Oscars Win With Burger

Adele celebrated her Oscar win with a burger.The 24-year-old singer scooped the Best Original Song prize at the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday evening (24.02.13) for her James Bond theme 'Skyfall' and after collecting her...

Sir Elton John Shows Off Son At Oscars After-party

Sir Elton John brought his son Zachary to his Oscars party - but wouldn't let him stay too late. The 'Rocket Man' singer and his husband David Furnish showed off their adorable two year old...

Halle Berry Leads James Bond Oscars Tribute

Dame Shirley Bassey and Halle Berry celebrated the 50th anniversary of James Bond at the Oscars.The actress - who played Bond girl Jinx opposite Pierce Brosnan's incarnation of 007 in 'Die Another Day' - led...

Anne Hathaway Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24.02.13). The 'Les Miserables' actress immediately kissed her husband Adam Shulman and jumped up to embrace her co-star Hugh Jackman upon scooping the...

Oscars 2013: Adele Fails To Get Standing Ovation For Skyfall (Polite Applause, At Best)

Adele failed to get a standing ovation for her performance of Skyfall at the Oscars on Sunday evening. The Londoner had the unenviable task of following Dame Shirley Bassey - who turned in a storming...

Anne Hathaway Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24.02.13). The 'Les Miserables' actress immediately kissed her husband Adam Shulman and jumped up to embrace her co-star Hugh Jackman upon scooping the...

Oscars 2013: Dame Shirley Bassey Stuns Academy Awards With 'Goldfinger'

Halle Berry introduced a celebration of fifty years of James Bond on-screen at the Oscars 2013 on Sunday night (February 24, 2013). The former Bond girl - wearing a stunning Versace dress - spoke briefly...

Sir Tom Jones To Join Shirley Bassey & Adele At Bond-heavy Oscars - Report

Singer Sir Tom Jones will reportedly join Dame Shirley Bassey and Adele for a James Bond movie theme medley at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13).Reports suggest the Welshman had to abandon filming on Tv talent...

Oscars 2013: Will Shirley Bassey Belt Out Those James Bond Classics?

One thing popped into our heads when we learnt that Shirley Bassey would be performing at The Oscars 2013: Bond tunes. She just has to give us one of Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, or Moonraker,...

Dame Shirley Bassey At The Oscars Alongside Adele And Barbra Streisand

With Dame Shirley Bassey confirmed to perform at The 2013 Oscars, alongside fellow songstresses Adele and Barra Streisand, it looks as though we can expect some powerful performances at the Academy Awards come February 24th....

Craig Wants Out Of Bond Role

Skyfall, the latest James Bond saga, looks set to become the biggest moneymaker of all the Bond flicks, judging by its two-week take overseas, where it has already earned nearly $300 million. But Daniel Craig,...

Berenice Marlohe: Dame Shirley Is My Bond Inspiration

New Bond Girl Berenice Marlohe says her main inspiration for the role was Dame Shirley Bassey.The French actress - who takes on the coveted role in new 007 movie 'Skyfall' - is a huge fan...

Berenice Marlohe Blasted Shirley Bassey To Get Into Character As Bond Babe Severine

New Bond girl Berenice Marlohe blasted out Shirley Bassey in her trailer to get her in the mood to play 007's latest love interest Severine.The actress admits music often helps her get into character and...

Session Guitarist Jim Sullivan Dies

A session guitarist who played with David Bowie, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones and Dusty Springfield has died.'Big' Jim Sullivan passed away at his home in West Sussex, England on Tuesday (02Oc12) at the age of...

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