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Gary Barlow Signs Host Of Diamond Jubilee Acts

Gary Barlow has had "no problem" persuading acts to sign on for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert. The Take That singer is organising a special free event outside Buckingham Palace in London to mark 60...

Sir Elton John Added To Royal Gig As Mccartney And Bassey Are Confirmed

Sir Elton John will perform for Queen Elizabeth Ii at her upcoming Diamond Jubilee concert alongside Sir Paul Mccartney, Dame Shirley Bassey and Sir Cliff Richard.The British monarch marked 60 years on the throne on...

Gary Barlow Reveals Plans For 'Amazing' Queen's Jubilee Concert

Gary Barlow has achieved a lot in his career, as part of the multi-million selling boy group Take That, as a solo artist and more recently as a judge on the UK version of the...

Happy Birthday, Dame Shirley Bassey!

Welsh icon Dame Shirley Bassey has a big reason to celebrate on Sunday (08Jan12) - the singing superstar turns 75.Known for her powerful vocals, Bassey became a staple on the British music scene in the...

Dame Shirley Bassey & Leann Rimes Donate Hats To Charity

Singers Dame Shirley Bassey and Leann Rimes are helping to raise money for a homeless charity by donating autographed hats for auction.British comedian Stephen Merchant and singer Eliza Doolittle have also offered up their headwear...

Sir Elton Hosts Charity Ball

Dame Shirley Bassey and David Walliams joined Sir Elton John in London on Saturday night (29Oct11) for his annual Grey Goose Winter Ball.The Rocket Man and his partner David Furnish were on hosting duties at...

Adele Writes Bond Theme

Adele has finished writing her James Bond theme song. The 'Someone Like You' singer is preparing to go into the studio to record the track, which she wrote during a recent week off touring, and...

Dame Shirley Bassey And Roger Daltrey Welcome Copyright Ruling

Dame Shirley Bassey and Roger Daltrey are among the veteran stars who have expressed support for a new European Union ruling extending music copyright from 50 to 70 years.The law, which is expected to be...

Bassey Biopic To Be Made By Bbc

Dame Shirley Bassey's glamorous life story will be turned into a small screen film by the Bbc.Bosses at the broadcasting giant are set to shoot a drama about the Goldfinger legend's meteoric rise to fame...

Stars Turn Out For Barry Memorial Concert

Stars including Dame Shirley Bassey, Timothy Dalton and Sir Michael Caine turned out on Monday (20Jun11) to pay tribute to late composer John Barry at a memorial concert.The British musician, famed for creating many of...

Kate Moss Hires Testino For Wedding Pictures

Kate Moss has hired Mario Testino to be her official wedding photographer.The 37-year-old supermodel is set to tie the knot with Kills rocker Jamie Hince on July 2 and has asked the acclaimed fashion photographer...

Dame Shirley Bassey Donates Unwanted Clothes To Charity Shop

Dame Shirley Bassey showed off her charitable side earlier this month (May11) by donating her unwanted clothes to the needy.The Big Spender hitmaker was keen to offload some of her designer items, and called up...

Il Divo Named Artist Of The Decade At Classic Brit Awards

Il Divo were named Artist of the Decade at the Classic BRIT Awards 2011 last night (12.05.11).The vocal quartet were the first-ever recipient of the award, which recognises the massive impact the operatic group has...

Dame Shirley Bassey Honours Barry At Classic Brit Awards Tribute

Dame Shirley Bassey took to the stage at the Classic Brit Awards on Thursday (12May11) to pay tribute to late James Bond composer John Barry.Barry, who wrote theme tunes for 11 Bond films including From...

The King's Speech Dominates National Movie Awards

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at the 2011 L'Oreal Paris National Movie Awards last night (11.05.11).The British film - which stars Colin Firth as the stuttering British King George VI - collected three...

Stars To Pay Tribute To Bond Composer Barry

Stars including Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Michael Caine and former James Bond actor Timothy Dalton have signed up to appear at a tribute concert dedicated to late 007 composer John Barry.The Oscar-winning musician, who wrote...

Police Rule Out 'Criminal Act' In Bassey's Daughter's Death

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has been left devastated after police in Britain concluded there was no "criminal act" involved in the death of her 21-year-old daughter.Authorities had launched "fresh inquiries" into the death of Samantha Novak...

Catherine Zeta-jones Praises Brave Husband

Michael Douglas' cancer treatment is going very well, according to his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones.The 41-year-old actress revealed her 66-year-old actor husband - who is currently undergoing eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy after being diagnosed...

A Big Audience With Ben

The 'Big Brother' house enjoyed an 'Audience With. Ben' last night (17.07.10).The contestants - who have all had to dress and act like the foppish Londoner for 24 hours starting from Friday night (16.07.10) for...

David Furnish Had No Adoption Age Concerns

David Furnish has revealed he and Sir Elton John never thought the singer's age would stop them from adopting. The Canadian filmmaker and his musician husband tried to give a home to HIV-positive Ukrainian child...

Stars Sing For The Rainforest

STING caused a sensation at his charity benefit in New York City on Thursday night (13May10) - by teaming up LADY GAGA, SIR ELTON JOHN, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY and DEBBIE HARRY for a...

Police Making 'Fresh Inquiries' Over Bassey's Daughter's Death

Police in Britain are re-examining the circumstances surrounding the death of DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY's daughter - just months after the singer told reporters she "never believed" the 21 year old committed suicide.The body of Samantha...

Gary Barlow Stays With Sony

Gary Barlow has renewed his songwriting deal with Sony/ATV.The Take That singer - who has penned tracks for a host of other artists, including Dame Shirley Bassey and N-Dubz - is delighted to have extended...

Giorgio Armani Helps Haiti

Giorgio Armani's designs helped raise over £1 million for Haiti last week.The Italian designer - who counts Megan Fox and David Beckham among his celebrity fans - provided a number of outfits for the Fashion...

Kate Moss' Haiti Show

Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Nicola Roberts were among the fashionistas taking to the catwalk for Fashion For Relief yesterday (18.02.10).In a touching tribute to Alexandra McQueen - who committed suicide last week - both...

Susan Boyle Recording Bond

Susan Boyle is being tipped to record the next James Bond theme song. The Scottish star - who shot to fame earlier this year after finishing runner-up on UK reality TV contest 'Britain's Got Talent'...

Tupac, Bassey And Muse Are Vatican Favourites

Rapper TUPAC SHAKUR, legendary singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY, and rockers MUSE have been named as the Vatican's favourite artists.The Roman Catholic institution, headed by Pope Benedict XVI, was asked to chose 12 tracks to form...

Dress Drama At Bassey Show

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY was left red faced during a show in New York when her musical director had to re-dress her onstage following a wardrobe malfunction.The Goldfinger singer was performing at the Waldorf Astoria hotel...

Bassey & Connery For New Animated Movie

BOND stars SEAN CONNERY and SHIRLEY BASSEY are reuniting for a new animated feature film.Former 007 Connery is lending his voice to the lead character in Sir Billi, while Bassey, who belted out the title...

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