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Van Morrison's Secret Baby

Rocker VAN MORRISON managed to keep the birth of his child with girlfriend MICHELLE ROCCA a secret for seven months. Rocca gave birth to daughter AIBHE in January (06) - after a pregnancy where she...

Kink Davies To Pick Up Honour

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES will be honoured by America's performing rights organisation Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) later this year (06). The WATERLOO SUNSET singer will receive the BMI's Icon award at the Dorchester Hotel...

Dylan Tops Songwriters Polls

BOB DYLAN has topped a new magazine poll of the best living songwriters, beating off competition from NEIL YOUNG and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. Writers of US music magazine Paste chose Dylan to head up their comprehensive...

Cash Up For Three Mojo Awards

Late country legend JOHNNY CASH has been nominated for three posthumous Mojo Awards. The singer, who died two years ago, is nominated for the Icon Award and Inspiration Award, while a box-set of his recordings...

Music Producer Henry Lewy Dies

Longtime JONI MITCHELL recording engineer and producer HENRY LEWY died in Prescott, Arizona on Saturday (15APR06). He was 79. Lewy worked with Mitchell on 13 albums and also served as engineer and producer for NEIL...

Morrison Can't Plan Ahead

Singer/songwriter VAN MORRISON is refusing to commit to future music-making projects, insisting it's impossible to make plans. The BROWN EYED GIRL hitmaker, who released his vintage country cover album PAY THE DEVIL earlier this month...

Morrison Hates Rehearsing

VAN MORRISON refuses to rehearse prior to performance, insisting practice kills spontaneity. The BROWN EYED GIRL hitmaker loves to be impulsive on stage and fears rehearsing prevents him from developing a connection with his audience....

Van Morrison Sings In The Face Of 'Bulls**T' Industry

Veteran singer/songwriter VAN MORRISON is determined to keep singing for as long as he can, despite regarding the music industry as "bulls**t". The 60-year-old SAINT DOMINIC'S PREVIEW hitmaker insists he was born to sing even...

Van Morrison Blasts Biographers

Irish music legend VAN MORRISON has called the writers of his recent biographies "ignoramuses" and their sources "mentally unstable" in a scathing attack. The BROWN EYED GIRL singer is appalled at the lack of accurate...

Van Morrison Slams 'Commercial' Music Industry

VAN MORRISON finds it difficult to identify with the contemporary music business because of the importance placed on commerce over live performance. The 60-year-old singer is nostalgic of the days he started out in...

Van Morrison Eyes Relaxed Touring Schedule

Veteran singer VAN MORRISON has vowed never to embark on a punishing tour schedule ever again after experiencing how much more relaxed he is just playing a couple of nights each week. The SAINT...

Van Morrison Slams Internet

VAN MORRISON has launched a scathing attack on the internet, insisting it is responsible for the dumbing down of society and modern culture. The GLORIA hitmaker is convinced the worldwide web has caused more...

Van Morrison Offers Fans An Online Treat

Irish music legend VAN MORRISON has launched a new internet innovation for fans keen on hearing classic tracks and live recordings. The HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU singer has set...

Van Morrison's Lost Tunes Unearthed By Radio Station

Lost novelty tunes Irish singer VAN MORRISON recorded to get out of his Bang Records contract in the late 1960s have been unearthed by staff at a New Jersey radio station. The 31 rare...

Boo Radley's Hit Tops Happy List

THE BOO RADLEYS' 1995 summer anthem WAKE UP BOO has topped a new list of uplifting tunes. Psychologist DR TOMAS CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC (corr) claims he has discovered the perfect blend of lyrics, pitch and tonality...

Morrison's Homage To Carry On

Music legend VAN MORRISON has paid an unusual tribute to the CARRY ON films on his latest album. The Northern Irish singer, 59, is a huge fan of the classic British comedies - which...

Morrison Writes Autobiography To Save Legacy

Veteran rocker VAN MORRISON is shattering his mysterious image by writing an autobiography - because he's disgusted by the lies written about him throughout his 40 year career. The BROWN EYED GIRL star fears...

Oasis Land Seventh Number 1

English rockers OASIS are celebrating after they claimed their seventh UK number one with their latest single LYLA. The first track from their forthcoming album DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, which hits stores next week...

Morrison Hits The Web At Last

Veteran rocker VAN MORRISON has finally faced up to the selling power of the internet by launching his first website today (20APR05). The BROWN EYED GIRL star's online store will feature audio clips, sell...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

LATEST: COLDPLAY, KYLIE MINOGUE, the WHITE STRIPES and BRIAN WILSON are among the confirmed acts for June's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Event organiser MICHAEL EAVIS confirmed his 2005 line-up this morning (11APR05),...

Birthday Treats For Bb King

Blues legend BB KING will be celebrating his 80th birthday in September (05) with friends - in song. The guitarist is recording a duets album with famous pals VAN MORRISON, U2, STING and ELTON...

Led Zeppelin Tops Another Best Song Poll

LED ZEPPELIN's 1970s classic STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN has been voted the best pop song of all time - just a week after winning best rock song in another poll. More than 20,000 music fans...

Wood Plans Supergroup Gigs

ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD is creating a supergroup to provide the musical entertainment at his new art exhibition in London. The START ME UP guitarist is planning weekly gigs at the West End's Theatre...

Loretta Lynn And Van Morrison To Be Honoured

LORETTA LYNN and VAN MORRISON have been chosen to receive Icon Honor awards at the upcoming BMI COUNTRY AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, in November (04). The performing rights organisation's honour is a tonic for...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Donegan

The cream of British rock including BILL WYMAN and ROGER DALTREY turned out to pay tribute to late singer LONNIE DONEGAN on Monday night (21JUN04). VAN MORRISON, MARK KNOPFLER, JOOLS HOLLAND, JOE COCKER and...

Lonnie Donegan Tribute Attracts Stars

Stars including VAN MORRISON, BILL WYMAN and BRIAN MAY are being lined up to play a tribute concert for rock'n'roll legend LONNIE DONEGAN. THE ROCK ISLAND LINE TRIBUTE gig at London's prestigious ROYAL ALBERT...

Van Morrison To Pay $32,000 In Damages

Legendary singer VAN MORRISON has been ordered to pay a pub landlord $32,000 (GBP20,000) in damages after cancelling a concert last year (02). The GLORIA star must also return a further $32,000 (GBP20,000) in...

Pub Business 'Collapsed After Van Morrison Cancelled Gig'

A pub landlord is blaming legendary singer VAN MORRISON for causing the collapse of his business, Britain's High Court in London has heard. GARY MARLOW is suing the 57-year-old BROWN EYED GIRL and his...

Morrison Ponders Legal Action Against British Supermarket

Rocker VAN MORRISON is preparing to sue a British supermarket chain, accusing them of using his famous name to promote a new range of wine. The BROWN EYED GIRL hitmaker was shocked to discover...

Scorsese's Blues Joy

Movie director MARTIN SCORSESE is travelling to London to help assemble a blues supergroup for a one-off TV "jam session". The GOODFELLAS genius is a life-long blues and jazz fanatic and has arranged for...

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There's A New Girl In Town! Mariah Carey Opens Las Vegas Residency With Style [Video]

Mariah Carey look dazzling as always as she opened her highly...

Chris Evans Reveals Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' Shooting Schedule

Chris Evans has revealed the packed shooting schedule for Avengers...

Sam Smith Cancels Rest Of Australian Tour Due Vocal Chord Haemorrhage

Sam Smith has been forced to cancel the remainder of his Australian tour...

Alice Eve Suffers Social Media Backlash After Saying Bruce Jenner Is 'Playing At Being A Woman'

Actress Alice Eve has come under fire on social media, after saying that...

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Jurassic World - Clips

When John Hammond first created InGen and prepared Jurassic Park, it was a colossal failure. When Jurassic World...

Tove Lo - Vevo GO Shows: Talking Body

Tove Lo has taken some time to talk about her first ever performance at a burlesque club for her acclaimed...

Dan Mangan - Interview

Hot on the heels of his fourth album release 'Club Meds', Dan Mangan has set out on tour - hitting both Europe and North...

'Homeland' Season 5 To Shoot Entirely in Germany

The Homeland cast and crew are heading to Germany, to shoot the entirety of season 5. The Emmy-award...

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