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Paul Weller Gives Up On Politics

Weller, who gained notoriety for his politicised lyrics in The Jam and also supported the left-wing Red Wedge movement in the 1980s, has lost faith in British politics because leaders never "take notice"...

Paul Weller Feared He Was Drinking Himself To Death

The former The Jam star quit boozing in 2010 after a series of bust-ups with his wife Hannah, and he admits he struggled to get through life without alcohol for the first two...

Paul Weller Got Indulgent At 50

Paul Weller's music got more ''indulgent'' when he turned 50.The 'Changingman' hitmaker decided to be more experimental when he celebrated the milestone birthday in 2008 and he is pleased people liked the offerings on '22...

Johnny Marr Wants To Record Track With Paul Weller

Johnny Marr and Paul Weller want to record a song together.The two rock legends are keen to get in the studio together and hope they can lay down at least one track which they'll be...

Noel Gallagher Banned From Oasis Reunion By Paul Weller

Paul Weller has banned Noel Gallagher from reforming Oasis.The 'Changingman' hitmaker has warned his pal - who he lives opposite - their friendship will be over if he ever goes back to his former group,...

Paul Weller Plans Motown Record

Paul Weller is recording a Motown album.The 'Going Underground' hitmaker is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to 2012's 'Sonik Kicks' and says the record - which will be released in March or...

Paul Weller Says Giving Up Booze Changed His Body

Paul Weller says giving up drinking as changed his life.The former Jam rocker has admitted getting clean has greatly improved his well-being, and while he was ''never'' fat, he has noticed some weight loss since...

Paul Weller: 'I Don't Care For Reunions'

British rocker Paul Weller has dismissed any fan's hopes for a The Jam reunion by insisting he has no interest in band get togethers.The singer enjoyed a string of hits like Start!, Going Underground and...

Paul Weller Ready To Record With Paul Weller

Paul Weller is set to record a song with Boy George.The 55-year-old musician has been impressed by his fellow 80s pop peer's new album and live performances and has contacted George - who he sang...

Paul Weller Plays Surprise Encore At London Show

Paul Weller thrilled fans with a surprise encore of 'In The City' at his London show on Wednesday night (21.05.14).The rocker performed at Dingwalls in Camden and after sending fans wild with a rendition of...

Mollie King Writes Song For Backstreet Boys

British pop star Mollie King has been tapped to write a song for her teen idols The Backstreet Boys.The singer, one-fifth of U.K. girl group The Saturdays, jetted out to Los Angeles last week (20Feb13)...

Tupac Shakur's Mother Vows To Release His Entire Body Of Work

Tupac Shakur's mother has vowed to release the late rapper's "entire body of work" so new generations of fans can experience his previously unheard music.The hip-hop star was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las...

Paul Weller Records With Olympian Bradley Wiggins

Former The Jam star Paul Weller has recruited British Olympic hero Bradley Wiggins to play guitar on his latest single.The cycling champion is a huge fan of mod band The Jam, and capped off a...

Paul Weller Rules Out Jam Reunion

Paul Weller claims it would be ''absurd'' if The Jam ever reformed.The group - also made up of Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton - split in 1982 and while Paul admires the likes of The...

Paul Weller Destroys Own Song Lyrics

Paul Weller destroys his song lyrics after each album.The former Jam frontman finds ripping up or burning his lyric books very inspirational because he likes to create a ''fresh canvas'' every time he finishes recording...

Justin Bieber Upsets Niall Horan's Neighbours

Justin Bieber admits he ''p***ed off'' Niall Horan's Neighbours when the pair enjoyed a 3am musical jam session.The 'Boyfriend' singer recently visited the One Direction singer's London apartment and when they started playing music together...

Ne-yo's Call Me Maybe Obsession

Ne-Yo is obsessed with Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe'. The US rapper loves to sing the catchy hit while driving his car and admitted even being subjected to ridicule by ''the hardest group of...

Rufus Wainwright Marries

Rufus Wainwright has got married.The 39-year-old singer tied the knot with German-born theater producer Jorn Weisbrodt in front of 250 guests at his home in Montauk, New York yesterday (23.08.12).Following the ceremony, the celebrations continued...

Paul Weller Blasts Musical Reunions

Paul Weller is ''sick'' of bands reforming.The 54-year-old rocker feels ''disappointed'' that the music industry is celebrating the likes of The Stone Roses and Blur for getting back together as it is damaging for up-and-coming...

Paul Weller's Praise For Bradley Wiggins

Paul Weller praised Gold medal-winning cyclist Bradley Wiggins at a London gig last night (01.08.12).The rocker performed an intimate show at London's 100 Club as part of the Converse Represent series of concerts and told...

Paul Weller Returns To Cbgb Club For John Varvatos Campaign

Rocker Paul Weller was taken back in time to The Jam's debut at fabled New York club Cbgb while shooting a new fashion campaign for designer John Varvatos.The style guru has taken over the Bowery...

Anger As Bruce Springsteen Cut Off In London

Fans and performers have criticised the decision to switch off Bruce Springsteen's microphone during a gig in London on Saturday night (14.07.12).The 'Born to Run' singer went beyond a curfew to perform with Beatles legend...

Justin Bieber Treats Fans To Boyfriend Sing-along

Justin Bieber treated fans to a sing-along of his latest single 'Boyfriend'. The 18-year-old singer surprised a host of his supporters waiting to catch a glimpse of their idol outside the 'Tonight Show With Jay...

Lil Wayne Demands Artist Respect

Lil Wayne thinks none of the artists on his record label should be disrespected. The 29-year-old rapper recently pulled Nicki Minaj - who is on his Young Money label - out of the Summer Jam...

Paul Weller To Release Beatles Cover For Mccartney

Paul Weller will celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's 70th birthday by releasing a Beatles cover.The Jam singer has prepared a special birthday tribute to his friend by recording a cover of The Beatles' song 'Birthday' which...

Breakfast Chef David Beckham

David Beckham always makes breakfast for his kids.The 37-year-old soccer star - who has four children, Brooklyn, 13, Romeo, nine, seven-year-old Cruz and 10-month-old Harper with wife Victoria - has a regular morning routine but...

Gavin Rossdale Buys Drums For Son

Gavin Rossdale risked wife Gwen Stefani's wrath by buying their son a drum kit.The Bush rocker impulsively splashed out on the noisy percussion instrument after witnessing three-year-old Zuma playing with the set in a music...

Matthew Mcconaughey's Musical Sons

Matthew McConaughey plays drums with his children.The 42-year-old actor - who has son Levi, four, and daughter Vida, two, with fiancée Camila Alves - is thrilled the youngsters share his enthusiasm for the bongos and...

Obama On Late Night Too Cool For Cool?

President Obama's appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night produced the show's best ratings in more than two years. NBC said that it was watched by more than 2 million viewers, citing preliminary...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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