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Dame Shirley Bassey Pulls Out Of Mandela Concert

Dame Shirley Bassey has withdrawn from the bill for a charity concert in honour of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The Diamonds Are Forever star was admitted to hospital in Monaco last month, where she now lives,...

By on 23 June 2008

Bassey Discharged From Hospital

LATEST: DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has been released from hospital, just days after undergoing an emergency stomach operation. The 71-year-old Welsh star was admitted to a hospital in Monaco, France - where she now resides -...

Bassey Hospitalised

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is recovering in hospital in France after undergoing an emergency stomach operation. The 71-year-old was admitted to hospital in Monaco, France - where she now resides - with abdominal pains last week...

Dame Shirley 'Recovering' After Emergency Surgery

Dame Shirley Bassey is recovering in hospital after an emergency operation on her stomach, according to her spokesman.The Diamonds Are Forever star was admitted to hospital in Monaco, where she now lives, after calling her...

By on 27 May 2008

Bassey Hospitalised

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is recovering in hospital in France after undergoing an emergency stomach operation. The 71-year-old was admitted to hospital in Monaco, France - where she now resides - with abdominal pains last week...

Leona, Queen And Annie Lennox Confirmed For Mandela Concert

Leona Lewis, Queen and Annie Lennox have been confirmed to appear at a concert in celebration of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The X Factor winner will be joined by the Bohemian Rhapsody stars and the former...

By on 06 May 2008

Ronson And Winehouse 'Working' On Bond Theme

Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson are developing a theme song for Quantum of Solace, the next Bond film, he has confirmed.But as the song has not been officially signed up as the theme for the...

By on 29 April 2008

Ivor Novello Nominations Announced

AMY WINEHOUSE, KATE NASH and RADIOHEAD are all nominated for Ivor Novello songwriting awards.Brit School graduate KATE NASH will be hoping to take home the 'best song' gong for her debut single FOUNDATIONS, while AMY...

By on 21 April 2008

Amy Winehouse To Sing Bond Theme?

AMY WINEHOUSE could be in line to sing the next JAMES BOND theme tune, according to reports.An article in the Sun states that the BACK TO BLACK singer will follow in the footsteps of SHIRLEY...

By on 07 February 2008

Neil Diamond Confirmed To Play Glastonbury This Year

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that Neil Diamond will play at this year's festival.The 67-year-old US singer, famous for hits such as Sweet Caroline and America, will play on Sunday 29th June.Diamond is the...

By on 31 January 2008

Bassey Fumes At Birthday Singing Claims

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is incensed by claims she performed at her 70th birthday part - insisting she only sings "at her shows." The Welsh star's birthday celebrations took place last Sunday (16Dec07) at a lavish...

Bassey: 'There's No Real Talent On Tv Talent Shows'

Singing legend DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has slammed reality TV talent shows for their failure to nurture any "real" talent. The 70-year-old star is adamant those who are the most gifted on shows like American Idol...

Dame Bassey Snubbed By Oliver! Producers

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY was once considered for the lead role in 1968 movie OLIVER! - but was rejected by studio bosses. The Welsh diva was put forward to play Nancy in the classic movie by...

Bassey Robbed In London

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is scared to travel to London after she was the victim of a robbery while shopping in the British capital. The singer, 70, was shopping with her daughter in Knightsbridge when a...

Bassey Wants To Work With Kanye

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY is desperate to work with KANYE WEST - after the rapper/producer impressed her with his sampling of her hit Diamonds Are Forever in 2005. And Bassey is reportedly keen to work around...

Rowling And Hamilton Honoured At Pride Of Britain Awards

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has been honoured with a special recognition prize at the Pride of Britain awards 2007.The ceremony, shown on ITV1 at 21:00 BST tonight, featured a wealth of celebrity guests including...

By on 10 October 2007

Bassey Slams Tv Talent Shows

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has fired a blistering attack against TV talent shows - insisting talent ranks second to fame for today's celebrities. The Welsh singing superstar has no time for reality shows such as American...

Pink + Bassey Plan Duet

Pop star PINK was so impressed by DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY's version of her hit GET THE PARTY STARTED, she is planning a duet with the veteran singer. Bassey recorded a version of the hit track...

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

Townshend's Lust For Bassey

THE WHO star PETE TOWNSHEND's penchant for the younger lady is diminishing - he's in lust with DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY. The rocker, 62, is currently dating RACHEL FULLER who, at 33, is nearly 30 years...

Bassey Hails Pilot A Hero

Veteran singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has heaped praise on helicopter pilot JEREMY PAXTON, branding him "a hero" who saved her life. Paxton was flying the singer from the Glastonbury Festival in south west England to...

Bassey Pilot Landed In A Field To Avoid Multiple Deaths

LATEST: The pilot who saved DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY's life on Sunday evening (24Jun07) by averting a helicopter crash has spoken out about the terrrifying ordeal. Jeremy Paxton was flying the singer away from the Glastonbury...

Shirley Bassey In Copter Near Miss

A helicopter carrying Dame Shirley Bassey was forced to make an unscheduled landing last night in the face of severe weather conditions.The veteran singer was returning home after performing at the Glastonbury festival in Somerset,...

By on 25 June 2007

Bassey Cheats Death In Helicopter Scare

Singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY narrowly escaped death last night when the helicopter carrying her home from the Glastonbury Festival was forced to make a terrifying emergency landing in high winds. The chopper carrying the veteran...

Bassey Cheats Death In Helicopter Scare

Singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY narrowly escaped death last night when the helicopter carrying her home from the Glastonbury Festival was forced to make a terrifying emergency landing in high winds. The chopper carrying the veteran...

Glastonbury Ends On A High

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

By on 25 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Bassey 'Too Lazy' For Opera

Veteran singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY nearly became an opera singer - but admits she was too lazy to put in the practice. The Goldfinger hitmaker - who has performed the title songs for three James...

Bassey Backs Winehouse For Bond Song

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has backed British soul star AMY WINEHOUSE to sing the next JAMES BOND theme tune. Bassey has sung the title song for a record three James Bond movies - Goldfinger, Diamonds Are...

Bassey Admits Lack Of Musical Knowledge

Singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY may be a music icon but she admits she has an complete lack of musical knowledge. The 70-year-old Goldfinger star confesses it is her intuition, not musical talent, has carried her...

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