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Brian Eno Pens Letter About Middle East Crisis

Veteran musician Brian Eno has written a letter urging U.S. leaders to intervene in the growing conflict in the Middle East.The music producer sent the passionate note to former Talking Heads musician David Byrne, who...

Fun. Star Records Children's Album For Super Why! Tv Show

Fun. star Jack Antonoff has turned to making music for pre-schoolers after signing on to create an album for U.S. children's show Super Why!.It's not the first time the guitarist has dabbled in children's music...

Tree Rips Through Lindsay Lohan's Family Home

Lindsay Lohan's ill-advised tweet about the gathering storm has come back to haunt her - a tree has wrecked her mother's home in Long Island, New York.The Mean Girls star poked fun at people fretting...

Why? Open Up On Illnesses, Influences And The Future

In our quest to keep up with the best new music around, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to talk to WHY? The now 6-piece band, have evolved from their core of Doug, Josiah and...

Miley Cyrus' Short Hair Met With Harsh Backlash From Fans

Miley Cyrus' short hair is certainly the day's most discussed topic on Twitter, though we get the feeling the singer and actress may be trying to convince herself that the whole thing really was such...

Randy Jackson Angry About Nephew's Temporary Guardianship Of Michael's Kids

Randy Jackson is furious his nephew has been awarded temporary guardianship of his late brother Michael's three children following concerns about his mother Katherine's ability to care for the kids.The family matriarch sparked concerns about...

Why? Cancel U.s. Tour

Indie hip-hop group Why? have cancelled their U.S. tour dates after frontman Jonathan 'Yoni' Wolf broke his hand.The band was forced to call off a string of shows across the country, including stops in New...

Jean To Pick Up Humanitarian Honour

Human rights campaigner WYCLEF JEAN will be honoured for helping impoverished communities at this year's (09) World Hunger Year WHY-Chapin awards.The former Fugees star has worked in his native Haiti alongside established charitable groups to...

Springsteen Helps Efforts To Wipe Out Hunger

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN joined the battle against hunger on Thursday night (21APR05), when he donated all of the proceeds from a tour rehearsal show to charity. The cash raised from the Asbury Park, New...

Mis-teeq Split

British girl group MIS-TEEQ are splitting up to pursue solo projects. The sexy trio - ALESHA DIXON, SABRINA WASHINGTON and SU-ELISE NASH - have scored a series of top ten British singles with tunes...

Former Mis-teeq Star Slams Bandmates

Former MIS-TEEQ singer ZENA McNALLY has slammed her former bandmates for allowing record executives to dictate their "manufactured image". McNally quit the British R+B/garage group in 2001 following their first hit WHY?, leaving SABRINA...

Jadakiss' Shocking Anti-bush Single

Hip-hop star JADAKISS has horrified American Republicans by blaming American President GEORGE W BUSH for the September 11 (01) New York terrorist attacks in his new single WHY? Jadakiss is furious that his attempt...

Ray Romano Pens Children's Book

American sitcom star RAY ROMANO has become the latest celebrity to extend his talents to writing children's books. The EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND actor, 45, has teamed up with publishers SIMON + SCHUSTER BOOKS FOR...

Annie Lennox Sings For The Rings

Scottish star ANNIE LENNOX has been asked to sing the theme song for the final LORD OF THE RINGS movie installment - which could net the former EURYTHMICS singer an OSCAR. The WHY? diva...

Fran Healy Gets Rained On Again

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY got soaking wet on a soccer pitch on Friday (18JUL03) when he tried to record crowd chants for his band's new single. The singer and producer TCHAD (corr) BLAKE arranged...

Lennox Battles Music Industry's Youth Fixation

Former EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX is using her new album as a weapon to fight off the music industry's obsession with youth. The 48-year-old WHY? singer is releasing BARE - her first album in...

Lennox Can Sing The Blues

Ex-EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX finally feels like a real singer - because she's suffered enough. The WHY? hitmaker is releasing her eagerly awaited comeback album BARE - said to be inspired by the break-up...

Annie Lennox.s Inspiration. Divorce

Veteran pop singer ANNIE LENNOX has utilised the pain from her second divorce usefully - she's put it all on to her forthcoming album BARE. The WHY hitmaker's divorce from Israeli filmmaker URI FRUCHTMANN...


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Childish Gambino - This Is America Video

Childish Gambino - This Is America Video

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino has stunned the world with his latest video 'This Is America' which blends comedy and dance with flippant violence.

Manic Street Preachers - First Direct Arena, Leeds 02.05.2018 Live Review

Manic Street Preachers - First Direct Arena, Leeds 02.05.2018 Live Review

On the road to promote their much-acclaimed 13th album, which was a place shy of topping the UK charts, Manic Street Preachers showed they are far...

Don Cheadle's Freestyle 'Avengers' Rap Is Everything

Don Cheadle's Freestyle 'Avengers' Rap Is Everything

That final battle scene? Yeah, it was a poo-poo. Whatever that means.

The Biggest WTF Moments Since Kanye West's Comeback

The Biggest WTF Moments Since Kanye West's Comeback

Slavery is a choice and Trump has dragon energy...

Billy Corgan Teases

Billy Corgan Teases "Two New EPs" Of Smashing Pumpkins Songs In 2018

Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.

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