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

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

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...

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Tony Christie Hurt By 'Cruel' Joke

6th June 2012

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...

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Christie To Make Stage Debut

4th July 2010

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...

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Fascinating Fact 7147

9th April 2009

Legendary British crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made an odd guest appearance on rock act LARUSO's debut album. He appears on the Sheffield, England group's track HERESY on their upcoming A CLASSIC TALE OF CAUSE AND...

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Fascinating Fact 5410

6th June 2008

Music legend TONY CHRISTIE is opting for a new sound on his latest LP - he is recoding tracks with ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER and PULP star JARVIS COCKER....

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Christie Backs Madonna Adoption

7th December 2006

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...

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Texas Star Tips Comedian For Christmas No 1

27th July 2006

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...

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Lucky Number Seven For Gnarls Barkley

15th May 2006

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...

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Sedaka: 'I'm Still The Tops'

7th May 2006

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...

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Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

3rd January 2006

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...

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Christie Nearly Quit

28th December 2005

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...

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Williams Wanted For Bond Theme Tune

12th December 2005

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...

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Mariah And Robbie Congratulate Quo

23rd September 2005

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...

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Christie Fumes Over Live 8 Snub

25th July 2005

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...

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Christie: 'Hasselhoff Is In Love With Himself'

8th June 2005

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...

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Akon Sits Atop The UK Singles Chart For A Second Week

16th May 2005

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,...

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Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

9th May 2005

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...

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Christie Number One For Seventh Week

1st May 2005

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....

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Christe Still Number One

25th April 2005

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...

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

24th April 2005

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...

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Christie: 'I Want To Sing Until I Drop'

18th April 2005

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...

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Tony Christie Tops Historic UK Singles Chart

18th April 2005

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...

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Christie Continues His Chart Reign

10th April 2005

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...

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Christie's Triple Chart Crown

4th April 2005

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...

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Vinton Returns To The Top Of The Charts

1st April 2005

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...

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Christie In Double Chart Triumph

28th March 2005

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 -...

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Christie Heads Cheese Offensive

24th March 2005

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...

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

21st March 2005

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....

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Charity Singles Sit At The Top Of UK Singles Chart

21st March 2005

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...

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Stereophonics Occupy UK Number One Singles Spot

7th March 2005

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...

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