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Usher To Play James Brown?

R+B star USHER is set to play the Godfather Of Soul JAMES BROWN on the big screen. The star, real name USHER RAYMOND, recently wowed audiences in the role of BILLY FLYNN in the Broadway...

Stars Mourn At Levert's Funeral

USHER and STEVIE WONDER led the tributes to late R+B star GERALD LEVERT at a memorial service on Friday (17NOV06) in Cleveland, Ohio. Thousands of fans attended the three hour remembrance service for the tragic...

Clooney Tops Sexiest Star Poll

GEORGE CLOONEY has been crowned the Sexiest Star in Hollywood in a new US magazine poll. The 45-year-old hunk beat LOST star JOSH HOLLOWAY and singer NICK LACHEY to claim the top spot in the...

Cyrus Storms Singles Chart With Record-breaking Six Debuts

It's an amazing week for ACHY BREAKY HEART singer BILLY RAY CYRUS' little girl MILEY - a day after topping the US album charts, the teen queen has set a new record on the Billboard...

Dupri: 'I Left Virgin'

Hip-hop mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has confirmed reports he has left Virgin Records, but insists he made the decision to leave Fox News columnist ROGER FRIEDMAN claimed Dupri had been 'forced out' of his position...

Usher's Illness Causes Costly Cancellations

LATEST: R+B star USHER's severe bout of strep throat has forced the star to withdraw from the hit musical CHICAGO which will cost producers nearly half a million dollars in refunds. The star, real name...

Usher Closes Curtain On Chicago Run

LATEST: R+B star USHER has been forced to cancel his remaining appearances in Broadway musical CHICAGO, after failing to shake off a bout of the flu. The singer, real name USHER RAYMOND, has been playing...

Usher Cancels Chicago Performances

R+B star USHER was forced to cancel several appearances in the Broadway musical CHICAGO over the weekend (ends08OCT06) after a bout of the flu. The singer, real name USHER RAYMOND, has been playing slick lawyer...

Huey Lewis Back In Chicago

Rocker HUEY LEWIS is returning to the Broadway, New York stage to revive his role as singing lawyer BILLY FLYNN in smash hit musical CHICAGO. The STUCK WITH YOU singer will return to the Ambassador...

Usher Plans His Broadway Birthday

LATEST: R+B star USHER has extended his run as BILLY FLYNN in CHICAGO to 14 October (06) so he can celebrate his 28th birthday on Broadway, New York City. The YEAH! singer, who is the...

Usher's Chicago Run Extended

R+B star USHER's debut stage performance in hit Broadway musical CHICAGO has been such a success, his contract is to be extended by two weeks. The singer, who kicked off his run as sleazy lawyer...

Usher Aims For Longest Note Record

USHER is hoping to add to his Guinness Book of World Records title by holding the longest note on Broadway. The YEAH! singer, who already holds the record for the Most Albums Sold in A...

Ashlee Gets Chicago Dates

LATEST: Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has impressed CHICAGO producers in London's West End so much, her start date in the musical has been brought forward. Originally slated to take the stage as ROXIE HART in...

Steffans Fuels Bobby Brown Infidelity Rumours

The woman held responsible for the alleged breakdown of WHITNEY HOUSTON and BOBBY BROWN's marriage has fanned rumours she had an affair with the MY PREROGATIVE singer. KARRINE STEFFANS, who has previously claimed romances with...

Simpson Starts Chicago Rehearsals

LATEST: ASHLEE SIMPSON has signed on to play murderous vixen ROXIE HART in the London run of the musical CHICAGO. After weeks of speculation, Simpson kicked off rehearsals for the legendary musical in a New...

Vereen Slams Usher's Acting Critics

Tony Award winner BEN VEREEN has slammed critics who called R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage "wooden". Vereen is the godfather of the YEAH! star - real name USHER RAYMOND - and...

Usher's Broadway Debut Boosts Box Office

R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage as BILLY FLYNN in CHICAGO has created a massive boost in ticket sales. The singer made his debut on the New York City stage on Tuesday...

Usher's Broadway Distraction

USHER reprimanded music mogul CLIVE DAVIS when the record boss' mobile phone went off during his Broadway premiere of CHICAGO on Tuesday night (22AUG06). The R+B star - who is playing BILLY FLYNN in the...

Usher's Classic Exit Marred By Fans

USHER's stylish exit from Broadway, New York musical CHICAGO on Tuesday night (22AUG06) was ruined by an army of fans. The R+B star was hoping to leave the back door of the Ambassador Theater in...

Usher To Wow Broadway With Fancy Footwork

R+B sensation USHER is struggling to cope with the strict rehearsing schedule for his role in Broadway musical CHICAGO, but vows his hard work will pay off on the night. The 27-year-old star will be...

Usher Forced To Speak-up On Stage

R+B star USHER had to dramatically change the way he spoke when he started rehearsing for the role of BILLY FLYNN in the Broadway musical CHICAGO because his voice was too soft. The star has...

Usher Takes On Theater Role To Silence Critics

R+B star USHER is determined to silence critics who savaged his performance in the movie IN THE MIX when he takes on the role of BILLY FLYNN in the Broadway production of CHICAGO. Usher, real...

Usher: 'I'll Keep Acting'

USHER has vowed to continue acting, despite the failure of movie IN THE MIX, his first big screen lead role. The 2005 film was slated by critics and performed poorly at the box office. But...

Ne-yo: 'Columbia Tried To Make Me Into Usher'

R+B star NE-YO has slammed his former record label Columbia for trying to turn him into an USHER clone. The SO SICK singer was originally signed to the US giant before he hit fame in...

Huey Tastes The Power Of Chicago

Rocker HUEY LEWIS is the latest big name to sign up for a visit to CHICAGO - the POWER OF LOVE singer will star in the stage musical when it hits San Francisco, California this...

Pharrell Finally Finds Time For Solo Album

Hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS has been so busy producing platinum albums for other artists, he has neglected his own solo effort. Williams has collaborated with GWEN STEFANI, JAY-Z, BUSTA RHYMES, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, BRITNEY SPEARS and...

Celebrity Chef Cooking Up Chicago Role

Celebrity chef ROCCO DiSPIRITO has his sights set on Broadway, New York after declaring he wants to play BILLY FLYNN in musical CHICAGO. The US TV cook is keen to follow R+B star USHER in...

Spelling Misses Out On Chicago

LATEST: TORI SPELLING has missed out on the chance to take to the Broadway, New York stage with R+B hunk USHER after losing out on a starring role in musical CHICAGO to sexy BIANCA MARROQUIN....

Spelling To Join Usher In Chicago?

BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TORI SPELLING is in talks with the producers of CHICAGO to star as ROXIE HART on the Broadway, New York City stage. Spelling would team up with R+B superstar USHER, who...

Jamelia Turned Down Date With Usher

USHER's amorous advances failed with British R+B star JAMELIA, after she found it he was using her for publicity. The singer agreed to a date with the hunky star, but cancelled when she discovered he...

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