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Brit Awards Mistake Means More Best UK Single Nominees

Organisers of next month's (FEB05) BRIT AWARDS have increased the number of artists nominated for the Best British Single category from five to ten, after they miscalculated the number of weeks in 2004. Brit...

Skinner Shows His Seasonal Spirit To Fans

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is so delighted with his latest electrical gadget, he's bought a horde of them for his loyal fans. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper was impressed with his new video...

Keane: 'Mainstream Isn't Bad'

KEANE have rejected complaints they're just another band churning out popular rock ballads, insisting cutting edge acts can also be branded mainstream. The British outfit - who have scored a commercial hit with their...

Skinner's Dinner Date Debacle

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER was forced to leave a dinner date with GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN early because of his inebriated sister's embarrassing behaviour. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper had to take...

Skinner Apologises To Stevens

LATEST: THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has written a letter to British pop beauty RACHEL STEVENS to apologise for frightening her with lustful comments. Stevens famously said she was terrified of the DRY YOUR...

The Streets Voted Top Album Of 2004

Urban star MIKE SKINNER has beaten FRANZ FERDINAND and U2 to win the accolade of Best British Album of 2004. THE STREETS' second album A GRAND DON'T COME FOR FREE topped the poll in...

Skinner: 'I'm Not A Hermit'

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has attacked reports his infamous battle with gambling and drugs turned him into a hermit. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper was nearly forced to cancel his American gigs after...

The Streets Star Admits Gambling Addiction

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER was nearly forced to cancel his American gigs after wasting the tour budget gambling. The English singer regrets he's spent thousands of dollars of his A GRAND DON'T COME...

Skinner Takes Part In Rap Battle

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER wowed a London nightclub last Friday (22OCT04) night, when he engaged in an onstage MC battle. The DRY YOUR EYES singer joined fellow British stars THE MITCHELL BROTHERS and...

Skinner Rejects Money For Unknown Talent

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is shunning big money opportunities to concentrate on managing young British urban talent. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper has chosen to step out of the limelight to build his...

Beasties, System + Chemical Brothers Head For Oz

BEASTIE BOYS, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and the CHEMICAL BROTHERS are heading for a summer Down Under after signing up to headline next year's (05) BIG DAY OUT festival tour. The three acts will...

The Streets Star Loses Reality Touch

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER loves his new-found fame, even though he regularly gets accosted by fans in the street. The singer claims his life has changed since the group had a number one...

Williams Refuses To Present Tomorrow's Mobo Awards

LATEST: N*E*R*D frontman PHARRELL WILLIAMS has infuriated organisers of tomorrow's (30SEP04) MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, by refusing to present the prestigious show at the last minute. The troubled ceremony's bosses are frantically...

Williams Left With No Co-presenter

N*E*R*D frontman PHARRELL WILLIAMS has been left without a co-host at this year's (04) MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN (MOBO) awards in London. Organisers were desperate for the MAYBE singer to present the annual music...

The Streets Controversial Video Banned

THE STREETS' new video has been banned by British TV stations because its shocking scenes of sex, drugs and violence have been deemed too offensive for broadcast. Lawyers have reportedly advised the BBC and...

Skinner To Star In British Youth Culture Movie

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER is to play the lead in a new movie touted as the biggest cinematic celebration of British youth culture. The DRY YOUR EYES hitmaker will star opposite his hip-hop...

Ferdinand Scoop Mercury Music Prize

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been crowned this year's (04) winner of Britain's coveted MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The TAKE ME OUT stars' eponymous debut album was the panel's number one choice at the London...

Franz Ferdinand Are Mercury Favourites

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are hot favourites to win Britain's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE, according to bookmakers. LADBROKES have stopped taking bets on the band - who won the Breakthrough Award at last week's...

Muse Back To Full Fitness

Rockers MUSE are back to full strength following the return of their injured bassist CHRIS WOLSTENHOLME. Wolstenholme fractured his wrist whilst on the Curiosa tour of the US, forcing the band to draft in...

Skinner's Allowed To Sleep With Stevens

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER's girlfriend has given him permission to sleep with pop beauty RACHEL STEVENS. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper told his lover she could have sex with PHARRELL WILLIAMS if she...

Skinner Loves Being Called The British Eminem

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER is delighted Americans refer to him as the British EMINEM. The DRY YOUR EYES star adores Eminem - real name MARSHALL MATHERS III - and credits the STAN hit-maker...

Westlife Top First Ever Download Chart

Irish boyband WESTLIFE are the first ever act to top the official download chart in the UK - after fans snapped up a re-issued version of their classic single FLYING WITHOUT WINGS. The MANDY...

Skinner: I Am A Genius

The STREETS star MIKE SKINNER insists he's a genius, because he has no difficulty penning chart-topping tracks. The DRY YOUR EYES singer, 25, believes he is "SHAKESPEARE for clubbers" because his conceptual albums A...

Streets Get Hedonistic For New Promo

THE STREETS are poised to spark controversy with their new video - because it features MIKE SKINNER drinking and taking drugs. The promo for the urban rapper's new single, BLINDED BY THE LIGHTS, depicts...

Maroon 5 Make Chart History

Los Angeles rockers MAROON 5 have made history by topping the first ever British online chart. The THIS LOVE stars beat off competition from THE STREETS, SHAPESHIFTERS and THE 411 to hit the top...

Skinner And Rascal Refuse Naked Shoot

THE STREETS singer MIKE SKINNER and fellow British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL were furious when a photographer suggested they pose for him in the nude. The UK's two hottest MCs, who are both on tour...

Skinner: I'm Not Soft

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is alarmed at the success he's achieved with his ballad DRY YOUR EYES - because people are now wrongly labelling him "soft". The urban rapper - best known for...

New And Old Stars Make Up Long Shortlist Prize List

LORETTA LYNN, WILCO, FRANZ FERDINAND, THE STREETS and DAVID BOWIE are five of the acts on the 70-strong nominees list for this year's (04) SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE for album of the year. The Los...

The Streets Star Bounced

THE STREETS frontman MIKE SKINNER was left fuming after he was turned away by a French doorman who didn't recognise him at a top south of France hotel. The 25-year-old rapper, who was appearing...

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