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Beyonce Still On Top In The Us

BEYONCE KNOWLES is refusing to budge at the top of the US singles chart, scoring a fifth successive week at number one with her PINK PANTHER theme CHECK ON IT. British sensation JAMES BLUNT's...

Nelson Entertains Injured Troops

WILLIE NELSON paid tribute to soldiers injured in Iraq during a free gig he performed for patients at an army hospital in Texas on Friday (17FEB06). The country star warmed up for a concert...

Nelson Records Gay Cowboy Tune

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was left so inspired by Oscar movie favourite BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, he's recorded a new song about gay cowboys. The grizzled singer contributed a version of BOB DYLAN's HE WAS A...

Nelson Shares His Deepest Thoughts In New Book

Country icon WILLIE NELSON is to share his deepest thoughts about life, love and the environment in a new book, based on ancient Chinese philosophy. Nelson has penned THE TAO OF WILLIE: A GUIDE...

Jones Records Nelson + Kristofferson Tribute

Jazz star NORAH JONES is serving up a tribute to her heroes WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON with a new album from her side project THE LITTLE WILLIES. Jones' tribute group formed in 2003...

Cohen Set For Hall Of Fame Honour

Legendary torch singer LEONARD COHEN is to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame next month (FEB05). Pals like WILLIE NELSON, kd lang and RUFUS WAINWRIGHT will pay tribute to the SUZANNE...

Simpson To Star At People's Choice Awards

Blonde bombshell JESSICA SIMPSON will open the 32nd annual People's Choice Awards next week (10JAN06). THE DUKES OF HAZZARD star will launch the glitzy ceremony in spectacular style with a special singing performance....

Guthrie Performs For New Orleans Musicians

Folk star ARLO GUTHRIE is performing two concerts in New Orleans to raise money for musicians left impoverished by Hurricane Katrina. The singer has been playing in cities en route to the Louisiana city...

Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

Willie Nelson Opens Ranch For Political Fundraiser

Country star WILLIE NELSON opened his Texas ranch and private golf course to the public on Sunday (30OCT05) to raise funds for his friend KINKY FRIEDMAN's political campaign. DUKES OF HAZZARD star Nelson raised...

John And Parton To Team Up For Country Music Awards

SIR ELTON JOHN and DOLLY PARTON will duet for the first time at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) in New York City. The veteran couple will perform John's new single TURN THE LIGHTS...

Keith Launches Film Career

Country singer TOBY KEITH is working on ANGEL OF MONTGOMERY, his first foray into movie acting. Keith signed a multi-movie deal with Paramount Studios following the success of his hit video BEER FOR MY...

Simon And Bon Jovi A Bonus For Country Celebration

PAUL SIMON and BON JOVI will be adding a rocky edge to the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards in New York City next month (NOV05) by performing with country's biggest names. Simon will perform...

Willie Fights For Better Roads

WILLIE NELSON is urging wannabe Texas governor KINKY FRIEDMAN to fix the state's freeways because the country legend fears they've become the worst in America. Nelson used to think Texas roads were the best...

Nelson Thanks Wife For Biodiesel Idea

Country star WILLIE NELSON has his wife to thank for getting him involved in biodiesel fuel after she quizzed him about cars that run on vegetable oil. The singer/songwriter has become an unlikely alternative...

Hurricane Forces Country Relief Show Postponement

The planned Country Music Television (CMT) benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina has been postponed - because of Hurricane Rita's imminent arrival on US shores. The One Country show was due to take place...

Farm Aid Raises Cash For Hurricane Victims

The 20th annual Farm Aid concert on Saturday (17SEP05) raised over $1 million (GBP555,500) for the rural victims of Hurricane Katrina. Farm Aid's president, WILLIE NELSON and fellow founding members NEIL YOUNG and JOHN...

Country Stars Line Up For Benefit Show In Homeless Shelter

Newlywed KENNY CHESNEY, WILLIE NELSON and ZZ TOP are among the acts who'll headline a country-flavoured Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Houston, Texas' Reliant Stadium on 1 October (05). The acts will join country...

Paisley + Womack Lead Country Award Nominations

Country stars BRAD PAISLEY and LEE ANN WOMACK were celebrating yesterday (07SEP05) after landing six nominations each for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Paisley's ALCOHOL hit landed him with nods in the...

Nelson Comes To The Aid Of Farmers

WILLIE NELSON's Farm Aid charity is coming to the aid of landowners hit hard by Hurricane Katrina by offering emergency assistance. The organisation has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund to encourage donations to...

Willie Nelson To Open His Own Theatre

Country legend WILLIE NELSON is set to open his very own concert venue in Dallas, Texas. Willie's Place will open its doors next month (SEP05) at Carl's Corner Truck Stop - the flagship filling...

Toby Keith Heads For The Movies Thanks To Video Hit

Country star TOBY KEITH is heading for the movies after signing on to make a film based on his hit video BEER FOR MY HORSES. The project will be the first of many for...

Nelson + Simpson Take Dukes On The Road

JESSICA SIMPSON will follow up her visit to US air force bases overseas by giving troops a sneak preview of her new movie DUKES OF HAZZARD. The pop star-turned-actress will team up with co-star...

Nelson To Share His Wisdom In New Book

Country star WILLIE NELSON is planning to share his wisdom by writing a new book about his life and spiritual happiness. The veteran musician, 72, plans to reveal his secrets of success in THE...

Nelson Treads Carefully With Reggae Album Cover

Country legend WILLIE NELSON has removed images of marijuana leaves from select copies of his new reggae album COUNTRYMAN to avoid a ban. With green cannabis leaves on a red and yellow background, the...

Ringo Moves To Monte Carlo To Avoid Tax Laws

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has set up a permanent home in Monte Carlo so he can avoid tax laws in Britain and Los Angeles. The rocker still has homes in England and California but...

Crow Gets Acoustic On New Covers Album

Rocker SHERYL CROW is getting acoustic for a new covers album she's recording specifically for coffee shop chain Starbucks. The singer is recording new versions of her favourite tunes by the likes of ARETHA...

Nelson's Drink And Drug Balancing Act

WILLIE NELSON refuses to give up smoking cannabis, because it is the only thing which prevents him lapsing into an alcohol-induced depression. The 72-year-old country star had to cut down on his whiskey drinking...

Stem Cell Job Named For Willie Nelson

WILLIE NELSON and his wife ANNIE's names have popped up in an unexpected forum - stem cell research. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is planning to announce the Annie and...

Nelson Gets Professorship Honour

Country legend WILLIE NELSON is being honoured in Texas with a new medical professorship. The singer and his wife ANNIE have raised over $250,000 (GBP131,600) for a stem cell research program at the University...

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