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Campaigners Slam 'Hideously White' Live 8

Black rights campaigners have slammed the line-up of the London leg of charity supergig LIVE 8 as "hideously white". London-based BLACK INFORMATION LINK are appalled at the absence of black artists from the 2...

Geldof Announces Five Live 8 Concerts

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has announced the LIVE 8 charity concerts will consist of eight star-studded gigs around the world - crushing speculation Edinburgh, Scotland and Washington DC will host the huge events. At...

Seagal Gets Serious With New Album

Movie action man STEVEN SEAGAL is honouring his mother's final wishes by releasing an album of songs he has written and recorded. The actor and martial arts star has a blues background, and has...

Clash London's Number One

A CLASH concert in London in 1977 has been voted the best the British capital has ever seen - beating performances by music legends THE BEATLES and THE ROLLING STONES. Hundreds of seats at...

Wonder: 'I Had No Idea Charles Was Blind'

STEVIE WONDER credits late soul star RAY CHARLES with inspiring him to have faith in his talent after they were introduced by record company bosses - but he was surprised to discover his idol was...

Wonder Mixes The Old With The New

STEVIE WONDER reaped the rewards of modern recording technology for his latest album - but refused to entirely turn his back on popular 1960s methods. The SUPERSTITION singer performed some of his finest work...

Wonder's Battle With Racism

Black music legend STEVIE WONDER has encountered racism since his childhood, but never allowed it to affect his life. The blind star can still remember the first time his colour was used as an...

Jackson Prosecution Expected To End This Week

Prosecutors in MICHAEL JACKSON's child molestation trial are hoping to close their case by the end of this week (ends29APR05) because they are running out of witnesses. Judge RODNEY MELVILLE recently barred the prosecution...

Wonder Claims A Diamond

STEVIE WONDER has joined the rock and pop elite after his cult album SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE was honoured with a diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales...

Dupri To Be Honoured With Top Ascap Award

Hip-hop mogul JERMAINE DUPRI is to be honoured at the 22nd annual POP MUSIC AWARDS in May with a special prize from The American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP). The producer, who...

Kelly Failed To Recognise Children Of Rock

KELLY OSBOURNE was left more than a little puzzled when she joined 14 other rock star offspring for the front cover of the new edition of ROLLING STONE magazine - she didn't recognise most of...

Madonna Signs Up Gospel Choir

Pop legend MADONNA has thrilled a group of British choir singers by inviting them to perform on her next album. The MATERIAL GIRL - famous for her allegiance to the Kabbalah, a mystical offshoot...

Stefani Gives Fan A Grammy Treat

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI made a fan's dream come true when she took her to this year's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. The mother of Ohio native ABBEY, a lifelong fan of the NO DOUBT frontwoman,...

Wonder To Be A Dad Again

Soul veteran STEVIE WONDER is preparing to become a father again - his wife KAI MILLA is expecting their second child. The baby is due to arrive on 2 May (05) - the same...

Jury Selection Delayed As Jackson Battles Influenza

LATEST: Jury selection in MICHAEL JACKSON's child molestation trial has been postponed for a week as the star battles influenza. Judge RODNEY MELVILLE told jurors this morning (15FEB05) that the 46-year-old BAD singer had...

Dillon Dates Apprentice Contestant

Hollywood star MATT DILLON is secretly dating one of the stars of the new series of reality TV show THE APPRENTICE. Sexy senior government manager TARA DOWDELL, 28, has been reportedly dating the TO...

Jackson Children To Testify At Molestation Trial

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON plans to call up two of his own kids as defence witnesses in his upcoming child molestation trial. The THRILLER star surprised the court in Santa Maria, California, when the names...

Jackson Faces The Jury And Names His Own Court Superstars

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON faced his would-be jurors in court in Santa Maria, California, this morning (14FEB05), and served up an impressive star-studded list of witnesses he hopes will help him win his upcoming child molestation...

Mccartney Questions Jackson's Sanity

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's grasp of reality has been questioned by STELLA McCARTNEY - who recalls his bizarre behaviour during visits to her family home. SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's fashion designer daughter believes the...

Big Bang For The Grammys

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

Lennox Stars In Pre-grammy Bash

Former EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX will perform at an all-star pre-GRAMMY bash in Los Angeles next Saturday (12FEB05). OSCAR-nominee JAMIE FOXX, soul legend STEVIE WONDER and R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS are also due to...

Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS to help raise more cash for the tsunami relief...

Williams' Revisits The 1970s On Romantic New Album

Singer VANESSA WILLIAMS is revisiting the 1970s for Valentine's Day (14FEB05) after recording an album of the decade's best love ballads. The pretty star has recorded covers of STEVIE WONDER's SEND ONE YOUR LOVE...

Latino Stars Join Tsunami Aid Push

Latino music stars are hoping to boost aid for the victims of the 26 December (04) tsunami in Southeast Asia by performing in a telethon tomorrow night (15JAN05). While GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT and...

Khan Dreams Of A Duet With Wonder

Disco star CHAKA KHAN is desperate to record a duet with fellow legend STEVIE WONDER. The I FEEL FOR YOU star tells music website ALLHIPHOP.COM that, despite Wonder contributing instrument-wise to one of her...

Warwick Duets With Pals On New Album

Singer DIONNE WARWICK has confirmed the list of famous friends who will join her on her upcoming duets album and it will feature soul greats GEORGE BENSON, PATTI LABELLE and STEVIE WONDER. The HEARTBREAKER...

Usher Dominates Billboard Music Awards

R+B star USHER dominated the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE MUSIC AWARDS in Las Vegas last night (08DEC04) winning 11 trophies, including Artist of the Year. USHER's fellow R+B singer ALICIA KEYS walked off with seven...

Wonder Slams Eminem

Soul veteran STEVIE WONDER has hit out at EMINEM for ridiculing MICHAEL JACKSON in a music video, accusing the rapper of being "hypocritical". The SUPERSTITION singer believes Eminem owes his success to poor, black...

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