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Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

Tony Christie Hurt By 'Cruel' Joke

British singer Tony Christie has been left fuming after comedian Peter Kay made a savage joke about him at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert.Kay, who covered the singer's hit Is This The Way To...

Christie To Make Stage Debut

Legendary British crooner TONY CHRISTIE is preparing to make his West End debut at the age of 67.The British singer has landed a lead role in new musical Dreamboats and Petticoats and will begin his...

Christie Backs Madonna Adoption

Crooner and adoptive parent TONY CHRISTIE has attacked critics of MADONNA's recent adoption of a Malawian baby, insisting she should be left alone as he was. British Christie has a 30-year-old Anglo-Asian daughter, SARAH, he...

Texas Star Tips Comedian For Christmas No 1

TEXAS singer SHARLEEN SPITERI has launched a campaign to get British funnyman PETER KAY a Christmas number one in the UK charts. Kay, who starred in Spiteri's video for SLEEP, took a year out from...

Lucky Number Seven For Gnarls Barkley

US hip-hop duo GNARLS BARKLEY join an exclusive club of just 40 artists to see their single stay at number one in the UK charts for seven weeks or more. Hit track CRAZY, which was...

Sedaka: 'I'm Still The Tops'

Veteran crooner NEIL SEDAKA was thrilled to appear on AMERICAN IDOL as a judge - as it reminded the public of how important he still is in the world of pop. The OH! CAROL star...

Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE released the top selling single of 2005 in the UK after (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO spent eight weeks at number one. Christie sold 1.1 million copies of his...

Christie Nearly Quit

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE nearly quit his singing career to become a bingo caller. The IS THIS THE WAY TO AMARILLO singer, who launched his recording career in 1966, admits there was a time...

Williams Wanted For Bond Theme Tune

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been approached to sing the theme tune to the next JAMES BOND movie. Veteran singer TONY CHRISTIE has written a song he believes suits the former TAKE THAT...

Mariah And Robbie Congratulate Quo

MARIAH CAREY and ROBBIE WILLIAMS are among the stars who have paid tribute to British rockers STATUS QUO on their 40th anniversary. The long-haired duo, comprising of RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI, are celebrating...

Christie Fumes Over Live 8 Snub

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE fumed as he watched English comedian PETER KAY sing his hit (IS THIS WAY TO) AMARILLO at the London Live 8 gig earlier this month (02JUL05). Christie teamed up with...

Christie: 'Hasselhoff Is In Love With Himself'

Chart-topping British crooner TONY CHRISTIE has ridiculed DAVID HASSELHOFF for being self-obsessed and "narcissistic". The AVENUES AND ALLEYWAYS star's manager JACK WHITE catapulted Hasselhoff to fame in Germany. But Christie was dumbstruck by...

Akon Sits Atop The UK Singles Chart For A Second Week

R+B singer AKON has notched up a second week at the top of the British singles chart with his smash hit LONELY. The US rapper fought off competition from GORILLAZ track FEEL GOOD INC,...

Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

R+B singer AKON has ended crooner TONY CHRISTIE's seven-week reign atop the British singles chart. And the American star, whose new entry LONELY was unveiled as the country's biggest selling song of the week...

Christie Number One For Seventh Week

ELVIS PRESLEY, SNOOP DOGG, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and WILL SMITH have failed to stop veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE from maintaining his reign at the top of the UK singles chart for an amazing seventh consecutive week....

Christe Still Number One

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has maintained his iron grip on the UK singles chart for a sixth consecutive week - holding off ELVIS PRESLEY, Bodyrockers and NINE INCH NAILS. The re-issue of 1971 classic...

British Chart-topper Hits Out At Newspaper Single Give-away

British chart-topper TONY CHRISTIE is furious with a newspaper for giving away a free version of charity song IS THIS THE WAY TO AMARILLO. The seventies singer, whose re-released 1971 hit has raised more...

Christie: 'I Want To Sing Until I Drop'

Chart-topping crooner TONY CHRISTIE wants to collapse and die on stage, like legendary British comic TOMMY COOPER. The 61-year-old singer - who made British music history this weekend (17APR05) when his track (IS THIS...

Tony Christie Tops Historic UK Singles Chart

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made British chart history - his track with comedian PETER KAY, (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO, has topped the first chart to include internet downloads. Aside from being...

Christie Continues His Chart Reign

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE is spending his fourth week at the top of the British charts with his 1971 track (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO. However his subsequent reign of the album charts...

Christie's Triple Chart Crown

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has continued his dominance of the British charts by notching up his third week at the top of the UK singles chart and his second week at number one in the...

Vinton Returns To The Top Of The Charts

Rock 'n' roller BOBBY VINTON is back in America's top 10 for the first time in more than 30 years. The BLUE VELVET singer's 1964 hit MR LONELY has been sampled and speeded up...

Christie In Double Chart Triumph

Seventies singer TONY CHRISTIE has added to his number one single triumph in the UK by rocketing to the top of the albums chart. The crooner's tune (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO -...

Christie Heads Cheese Offensive

A British company has capitalised on crooner TONY CHRISTIE's recent reemergence in the spotlight by making him the face of their cheese. The popular 1970s singer has scored a surprise number one hit with...

Sedaka's Music Hits The Stage After 'Amarillo' Success

NEIL SEDAKA has another reason to celebrate after the chart-topping UK success of his pop composition (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO - his career is set to be the subject of a stage show....

Charity Singles Sit At The Top Of UK Singles Chart

Veteran pop star TONY CHRISTIE and British comedian PETER KAY are sitting at the top of the UK singles chart with charity song (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO. The new entry, a reworking...

Stereophonics Occupy UK Number One Singles Spot

Welsh rockers STEREOPHONICS are sitting at the top of the UK singles chart for the first time, after their new single DAKOTA went straight in at number one. NELLY's duet with country singer TIM...

Mccartney's Wife Plays Dorothy For Charity

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER is showing off her acting talents, playing DOROTHY from THE WIZARD OF OZ in forthcoming British charity video. The COMIC RELIEF video, for a re-release of crooner TONY CHRISTIE's...

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