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Justin Timberlake 'Big Music Artist' Of 2006

Justin Timberlake was named as this year's biggest music artist at last night's VH1 Big in 06 awards.Since leaving N*Sync, the 25-year-old singer's career has gone from strength to strength and in the past few...

By on 04 December 2006

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"It's not really familiar to us. I don't even know who CLIFF RICHARD is. Is he someone in NOTTING HILL?" THE KILLERS guitarist DAVE KEUNING is bemused by Britain's fascination with Christmas songs....

Killers Cancel After Flowers Falls Sick

Rockers THE KILLERS have axed a Dublin, Ireland gig tonight (30NOV06) to give frontman BRANDON FLOWERS a chance to recover from bronchitis. The WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG hitmakers were due to perform at the capital's...

Killers Boost Bono With Christmas Tune

THE KILLERS have recorded their first Christmas single to raise funds for U2 star BONO's new charity. The track, A GREAT BIG SLED, will premiere exclusively on AOL on aolmusic.com on Friday (01DEC06). The MR...

Killers Star Smirks At Sneering Bandmate

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS allowed himself an evil chuckle when he spotted a former guitarist working in a Las Vegas casino. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer and his former bandmate parted ways before the group...

Martin Offers The Killers His Cast Offs

CHRIS MARTIN has vowed to give his latest song away to THE KILLERS, if it's considered "s**t" by members of the public. The COLDPLAY frontman played BUCKET FOR A CROWN - a track he'd...

Killers Create Festive Track

Rockers THE KILLERS have been inspired by pop legend GEORGE MICHAEL to try for a Christmas number one. The MR BRIGHTSIDE hitmakers are huge fans of WHAM! classic LAST CHRISTMAS and headed back to the...

Flowers Wants To Help British Bands Break America

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is such a huge fan of British guitar bands he is giving leading lights RAZORLIGHT and KASABIAN tips on how to make it big in America. The SAM'S TOWN star...

Flowers Keen To Start Family

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is so keen for babies he confesses he talks about little else at home. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME singer has been discussing baby-making with wife TANA MUNBKOWSKY, whom he married...

Flower Trades Cigarettes For Plants

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has traded cigarettes for a herbal remedy - and is surprised he's already reaping the benefits. The MR BRIGHTSIDE rocker has given up smoking on the advice of his doctor,...

American Acts Top Mtv Europe Winners

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and duo GNARLS BARKLEY were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Copenhagen, Denmark last night (02NOV06), taking home two gongs each. American acts dominated the awards,...

Panic! Reject Emo 'Reaction'

US rockers PANIC! AT THE DISCO have ruled out a "reaction" to their much maligned 'emo' tag by taking their music in a different direction. The Las Vegas band insist their new album won't hold...

Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

Robbie And Mcfly Top UK Music Charts

Pop heart-throb ROBBIE WILLIAMS has scored his eighth number one in the UK album charts with his latest offering RUDEBOX. The former TAKE THAT's star album went straight to the top of the charts on...

Aguilera And Evanescence Leads Nrj Nominations

CHRISTINA AGUILERA and EVANESCENCE are leading the international nominations at next year's (07) NRJ Music Awards, with three nods each. The pop star is up for Best International Female, Best International Song for AIN'T NO...

Scissor Sisters And Evanescence Continue To Sit Atop Euro Charts

SCISSOR SISTERS have notched up a third consecutive week at the top of the European singles chart. The New York band's I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCIN' continues to keep JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's SEXYBACK at number two....

My Chemical Romance Sit At Top Of UK Singles Chart

US rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE continue to occupy the number one spot in the UK singles chart for a second week. The band's WELCOME TO THE BLACK PARADE has again kept RAZORLIGHT's AMERICA at number...

Killers Keep Label Happy With Infrequent Album Releases

THE KILLERS rocker BRANDON FLOWERS is willing to keep his record label happy by only releasing albums every two years or so, despite believing the delay stifles the band's creativity. The Las Vegas, Nevada four-piece...

Panic! At The Disco Slam Flowers

PANIC! AT THE DISCO bassist JON WALKER has slammed THE KILLERS for launching an attack on his band before they had even met. The American rockers were targeted by BRANDON FLOWERS in a scathing attack...

Flowers Turns Down Drugs Every Day

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS credits his Mormon background with keeping him away from the lure of drugs while on tour. The MR BRIGHTSIDE rocker is offered illegal substances each day on the road, but...

Rod Takes Classic Rock To The Top

ROD STEWART has scored his fourth number one album in America with a compilation of rock classics. STILL THE SAME... THE GREAT AMERICAN ROCK CLASSICS OF OUR TIME sold an impressive 184,000 copies in its...

Scissor Sisters Top Euro Singles Chart For Second Week

SCISSOR SISTERS have kept JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE at bay to land their second consecutive week at the top of the European singles chart. The New York band's I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING remains at number one,...

Killers Criticised For Trying To Be English

THE KILLERS lead singer BRANDON FLOWERS has responded to criticism he is "trying to be too English", insisting one of the goals with the band's new album SAM'S TOWN was to have a more American...

Flowers Attacks 'Anti-american' Green Day

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has slammed rock band GREEN DAY's negative attitude towards the US. Flowers insists he is offended by the AMERICAN IDIOT rockers' portrayal of America, and has criticised the band's supposedly...

Flowers Sees Therapist To Beat Flying Fear

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is so scared of flying, he regularly visits a therapist to try and conquer his fear. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer had never been in an airplane before he began touring...

Evanescence Debut At Top Of Us Albums Chart

Rockers EVANESCENCE have jumped straight in at number one in the US albums chart, knocking LUDACRIS off the top spot after just one week. Evanescence's THE OPEN DOOR shifted 447,000 copies in American during its...

Razorlight End Scissor Sisters' UK Chart Reign

RAZORLIGHT have ended SCISSOR SISTERS' four-week run at number one on the UK singles chart. The British rockers climb 14 places to claim top spot with their single AMERICA, while Scissor Sisters slip to number...

The Killers Happy To Do It Themselves

THE KILLERS insist on taking care of their own promotion because they refuse to be governed by record company bosses. While other bands are happy to leave the behind the scenes arrangements to their management,...

Flowers Tempted By Sex And Drugs

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is tempted by the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle, but is put off by burned out hellraisers who regret their hedonistic past. The Mormon frontman admits he frequently...

Flowers: 'Theatrical Rock Is Credible'

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS refuses to accept his band has less integrity because they dress up to stage theatrical concerts. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer claims groups who dress down are deliberately plotting their careers...

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