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Rihanna Heads To Hawaii For Break

Rihanna is holidaying in Hawaii to reportedly escape her frustrations over Chris Brown.The 'We Found Love' hitmaker has fled the US for a vacation after learning her ex-boyfriend - who was convicted of assaulting her...

Felicity Jones To Play Charles Dickens' Mistress

Felicity Jones is set to star opposite Ralph Fiennes in a movie about Charles Dickens' mistress. The 'Chalet Girl' actress - who worn the Breakthrough Actor of the Year prize at the Gotham Independent Film...

Chris Brown Tips Strippers 5k

Chris Brown gave $5,000 tips to strippers last week.The 'I Can Transform Ya' hitmaker was on a night out with his friend Bow Wow at the King of Diamonds strip club - the largest club...

Tamara Mellon's Thrill At Red Carpet Choos

Tamara Mellon still gets excited when she sees celebrities wear her shoes.The Jimmy Choo president admits it's a thrill when stars don her company's designs on the red carpet as it proves that she's good...

Camp Sailor Damon Albarn?

Damon Albarn worried Gorillaz new image would look too "gay".The musicians behind the cartoon band have started to reveal themselves during live performances, and have assumed a nautical theme for their latest 'Escape To Plastic...

Tinie Tempah Confirmed For Bt Digital Awards

Tinie Tempah, Marina And The Diamonds and Scouting for Girls have been confirmed to appear at the BT Digital Music awards. The artists are the first from the line-up of stars who are nominated in...

Blige And Foxx Triumph At Soul Awards

MARY J. BLIGE and JAMIE FOXX clinched the big prizes at yesterday's (10MAR07) Soul Train Music Awards, both taking home Best Album awards. Foxx was lauded for UNPREDICTABLE, while THE BREAKTHROUGH earned Blige Best Female...

Blige Dominates Billboard Awards

R+B star MARY J BLIGE dominated the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas yesterday (04DEC06), scooping nine awards with her latest album THE BREAKTHROUGH. The singer, 36, picked up a host of trophies including...

Blige To Star In Soap Opera

MARY J BLIGE will star in US soap opera ONE LIFE TO LIVE next month (JUL06). The 35-year-old R+B star will perform two hits from her album THE BREAKTHROUGH at club Capricorn in the fictional...

Blige's Crazy Alter-ego

MARY J BLIGE adores performing as her rap alter-ego BROOK, because it means she can go wild without damaging her dignified persona. The R+B hitmaker, who featured the pseudonym on her album THE BREAKTHROUGH, was...

Jack Johnson Surfs To Number One

Former pro-surfer JACK JOHNSON has another surprise album hit on his hands - his CURIOUS GEORGE soundtrack has shot to the top of the US charts. The reluctant superstar's companion album to the new...

Manilow Scores His Second Us Number One Album

BARRY MANILOW has scored his second US album chart number one with a new collection of 1950s hits. The crooner's THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE FIFTIES is his eighth top ten album on the...

Foxx Back On Top

JAMIE FOXX's chart-topping tussle with MARY J BLIGE continues this week as the Oscar winner topples the R+B queen from the number one spot in the US album charts. Foxx's debut album UNPREDICTABLE spent...

Blige Back On Top

R+B queen MARY J BLIGE has returned to the top of the US albums chart after ringing in the New Year (06) at number one. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer debuted THE BREAKTHROUGH at number...

Blige: 'East Coast Rap Is Better'

Soul queen MARY J BLIGE has courted rap controversy by declaring US east coast hip-hop is the best. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer, who was raised in Brooklyn, New York City, prefers to shun west...

Jamie Foxx Stays On Top

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX's great start to 2006 has continued - the actor/singer's new album UNPREDICTABLE has kept MARY J BLIGE off the top of the US album charts. Foxx's smooth R+B record shifted...

Carey, West And Keys Lead Image Nominations

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY, KANYE WEST and R+B singer ALICIA KEYS lead the nominations for the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) annual Image Awards, garnering four nods each. The trio,...

Blige Thanks God For Success Of New Album

Soul singer MARY J BLIGE is convinced the success of her latest album THE BREAKTHROUGH is down to the power of prayer and feeling happy with her life. The NO MORE PAIN hitmaker, whose...

Unpredictable Foxx Hits Number One On The Us Album Chart

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX looks set to have another amazing year after toppling MARY J BLIGE to claim the US album chart's number one spot. The RAY star's new R+B album UNPREDICTABLE debuted at...

Blige, Foxx And Biggie Take Over The New Year Us Charts

R+B and hip-hop rule the US charts as three heavyweights crash into the year-end album chart. MARY J BLIGE scores her third number one album with THE BREAKTHROUGH, which sold a staggering 727,000 copies...

Blige Pens Thank You Track For Husband

R+B star MARY J BLIGE wrote a song for husband KENDU ISAACS on her forthcoming album THE BREAKTHROUGH, to personally thank him for saving her life. The EVERYTHING hitmaker credits Isaacs - whom she...

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Album Of The Week: The Legacy Of Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures'

Album Of The Week: The Legacy Of Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures'

It was on this day (June 15th) in 1979 that Joy Division unveiled their iconic debut album 'Unknown Pleasures'.

From 'The Shawshank Redemption' To 'Carrie': 10 Greatest Stephen King Movies

From 'The Shawshank Redemption' To 'Carrie': 10 Greatest Stephen King Movies

The best Stephen King adaptations in film history.

Download Festival 2018 Live Review

Download Festival 2018 Live Review

Download Festival finally got the stunning weather it deserved, as over 100,000 fans descended with the likes of Guns N Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and...

Slaves - Cut And Run Video

Slaves - Cut And Run Video

Slaves sweat it out in the video for their latest single 'Cut And Run'; the first single from their forthcoming new release, the details of which are...

Tony Shalhoub Leads Winners At The 2018 Tony Awards

Tony Shalhoub Leads Winners At The 2018 Tony Awards

This year's winning shows were 'The Cursed Child' and 'The Band's Visit'.

Idles Drop Album Two And Announce First World Tour

Idles Drop Album Two And Announce First World Tour

They'll release 'Joy as an Act of Resistance' in August.

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