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Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, Miley Cyrus and the Black Eyed Peas appear on stage at Ariana's One Love Manchester concert - The concert was set up to benefit the victims of the terror attack after Ariana's Manchester show the other week. Stars from the US and UK both graced the stage and played a concert full of emotion and love. The even was held at Old Trafford Cricket Ground - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th June 2017

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Will.i.am, Apl.de.ap and Ariana Grande seen on stage at Ariana's One Love Manchester concert - The concert was set up to benefit the victims of the terror attack after Ariana's Manchester show the other week. Stars from the US and UK both graced the stage and played a concert full of emotion and love. The even was held at Old Trafford Cricket Ground - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th June 2017

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The Black Eyed Peas perform as part of the opening ceremony of the UEFA Champions League final held at the Millennium Stadium, the National Stadium of Wales - Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom - Saturday 3rd June 2017

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Will.i.am Confirms Fergie Has Quit Black Eyed Peas


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After a number of months of speculation as to her future, Black Eyed Peas’ leader Will.i.am has confirmed that Fergie has indeed quit the group in order to focus on her solo career.

Fergie – real name Stacy Ferguson – joined the Black Eyed Peas back in 2002 for their breakthrough album Elephunk, in time for their worldwide hit ‘Where Is The Love?’. However, in a new interview with UAE entertainment publication Ahlan! this week, the 42 year old rapper will.i.am confirmed that they had parted ways.

“Since the beginning of Black Eyed Peas, we've always had amazing vocalists that appeared on the mic with us. People like Macy Gray, Esthero, Debi Nova, Fergie. On Elephunk, there were several females that appeared on that album,” the singer, a judge on ITV’s ‘The Voice’, said.

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Will.i.am at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Black Eyed Peas Have 'awesome Tech' Project In The Works


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Black Eyed Peas are working on a new musical project featuring ''awesome tech''.

Frontman Will.i.am announced the group - also comprised of by apl.de.ap and Taboo - have been working with 50 creative people on the project, which he is refusing to label as an album.

The 41-year-old musician can't wait to share the new music with their fans and he says they will ''enter'' 2017 in a ''fresh'' way by addressing the changes in the music industry over the last five years, including the rise of streaming and the closing of record shops.

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Will.i.am seen on the Red Carpet for the 2017 Breakthrough Prize awards held at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, San Francisco, California, United States - Sunday 4th December 2016

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Will Cheryl Fernandez-Versini Jump To 'The Voice' After Quitting 'X Factor'


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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini might be done with ‘The X Factor’, but her days as a talent show judge may not be over. Odds that Cheryl will now jump ship to rival show ‘The Voice’ have gone from 5-1 to 8-11 since yesterday, despite the singer saying she now wants to concentrate on her music career.

Cheryl Fernandez-VersiniIs Cheryl Fernandez-Versini about to move to ‘The Voice’?

A spokesperson for Ladbrokes told The Daily Star: "Cheryl says she wants to concentrate on the music but plenty of punters expect her to jump ship to The Voice instead.” If Cheryl does move to ‘The Voice’ she could be sitting next to longtime friend Will.i.am.

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Boy George Sensationally Claims He Slept With Prince


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‘The Voice’ judge Boy George brought filming for the BBC reality talent show to a halt by making the sensational claim that he once slept with Prince!

The ‘80s pop star and Culture Club singer is reported to have sent BBC production staff into such a frenzy that the shoot, in front of a studio audience, had to be temporarily shut down in the wake of the jaw-dropping claim, according to The Sun.

A source told the paper that the 54 year old singer’s revelation “sent the audience absolutely wild and forced producers to stop filming”.

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Paloma Faith And Boy George In, Sir Tom Jones Out In 'The Voice' Shake Up


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The British edition of ‘The Voice’ has revealed its line-up of judges for the upcoming fifth season, with one surprise change in store. As has been widely tipped, Paloma Faith will be taking up the vacant seat left by Rita Ora, who defected to ITV’s ‘The X Factor’ earlier this year.

But, despite recently saying how much he was looking forward to coming back for another season, the legendary Welsh crooner Sir Tom Jones has been axed from the BBC show to be replaced with Culture Club singer Boy George.

Paloma FaithPaloma Faith has been confirmed as a judge on 'The Voice UK'

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Will.i.am Reportedly Quits 'The Voice' After Four Series


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‘The Voice’ judge Will.i.am has reportedly left his role on the BBC talent show after four series. The Black Eyed Peas singer has been with the series since its inception in 2012, but according to a report by the Daily Star he’s become frustrated at the show’s inability to produce a star.

Will.i.amWill.i.am is said to have bailed on the BBC talent show.

A source told the newspaper, "Will has been in discussions with producers but decided he doesn't want to return this year. He’s disappointed Rita Ora left and is frustrated the show has failed to produce an international star.”

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Will.i.am Celebrates 10th UK Number One With 'It's My Birthday'


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Will.i.am's actual birthday may not be until March but the rapper should be partying regardless after having earned his tenth UK number one single with 'It's My Birthday.' A cover of A.R Rahman's 'Urvashi,' the catchy party-starter has debuted at the top of the British charts, according to the Official Charts Company.

The song features 17 year-old singer Cody Wise, who is signed to Interscope records via Will.i.am's imprint. Both performers feature in the funny, vine-inspired music video which depicts hedonism and hilarity of a birthday celebration.

At the mid-week predictions last week, the duo were well on-track to claim the top spot, having sold over 42,000 copies, with just over 1% of that figure being accounted for by audio streams.

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So, What's The Deal With Cheryl Cole And Will.I.Am?


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There was a time when “Promise This” singer Cheryl Cole and Black Eyed Peas rapper/The Voice UK judge Will.i.am were practically joined at the hip. Her first solo venture away from band Girls Aloud was as a featured vocalist on will.i.am’s 2008 single “Heartbreaker,” just the first of many projects the two would work on together, including her 2010 album “Messy Little Raindrops.”

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When Cheryl decided to go a little more low key following the whole X Factor US sacking debacle, nobody really knew a huge amount about what was going on with her and whether the pair were still close or not. Well, it turns out that their friendship is as strong as ever, although Cheryl has revealed the reason why the two are not working together professionally any more (at least for the time being).

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Will.i.am Kicked Out Of First Class Lounge For 'Fake' Membership Card


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Black Eyed Peas singer and superstar producer Will.i.am was kicked out of United Airlines First Class lounge after allegedly being told his membership card for fake. The singer hit out at the company on Twitter, calling United Airlines "the worse" adding it, "should know who (its) customers are."

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It is not known at which airport the incident happened, though Will.i.am was in Washington with P Diddy later that day. Writing on Twitter, he said: "#unitedairlines is the worse. I'm a member and I have my card to prove it. But they tell me my card is fake and kick me out the lounge. #ouch."

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Rio 2 Review


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After the snappy, clever 2011 original, this sequel feels rather lazy by comparison: it's still visually colourful and sometimes witty, but the overcrowded story is all over the place, mixing wacky slapstick and corny satire with a political message. And none of this is edgy enough to make it memorable, except perhaps the addition of one new character, a deranged poisonous frog with delusions of romance, voiced by the riotously operatic Kristin Chenoweth.

At the centre again are the rare blue macaws Blu and Jewel (Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway), who now have three feisty kids at their bird sanctuary in Rio de Janeiro. Then their human keepers Tulio and Linda (Rodrigo Santoro and Leslie Mann) spot another blue macaw deep in the Amazon, so Blu and Jewel fly off to investigate with their children and buddies (including Will.i.am and Jamie Foxx). Sure enough, this turns out to be Jewel's long-lost family, overseen by her father (Andy Garcia) and guarded by her heartthrob ex Roberto (Bruno Mars). But there's an evil logger threatening the rainforest, and Blu's old nemesis Nigel the cockatoo (Jemaine Clement) is out for revenge.

After the oddly flat prologue in Rio, the film kicks up a gear when it arrives in the jungle, where the imagery becomes far more dense and colourful, leading to some wonderfully outrageous musical numbers and raucous action sequences. The level of detail is impressive, as is the range of creatures thrown into the story. But the script never quite rises to this level of invention, once again simplistically putting the city-bird Blu in an alien natural environment, with added in-laws and ex-boyfriends. Much more fun is Nigel's interaction with his poison-frog sidekick, even if his subplot never builds any steam.

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Will.i.am

Date of birth

15th March, 1975

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Musician

Sex

Male

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