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Willie Nelson Cancels Concerts

Country legend Willie Nelson has axed a string of dates on his current tour due to illness.The singer/songwriter has apologised to fans after calling off gigs from Tuesday (19Apr11) through to Saturday (23Apr11) and vowed...

Johnny Knoxville To Be A Father Again

Johnny Knoxville is set to be father for the third time after announcing his wife Naomi is pregnant. Johnny Knoxville, whose latest movie 'Jackass 3.5 is currently streaming online, is already a dad to daughter...

Willie Nelson And Jack Johnson Help To Raise Funds For Japan

Country legend Willie Nelson and singer/songwriter Jack Johnson helped to raise $1.6 million (£1 million) for Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief efforts on Sunday (10Apr11) by performing at a charity concert in Hawaii.The stars joined Fleetwood Mac...

Willie Nelson Won't Have To Sing Or Appear In Court On Drug Possession Charge

Willie Nelson won't have to play for his freedom in a Texas court - he has been fined for marijuana possession.A Hudspeth County prosecutor suggested the country star should perform his song Blue Eyes Crying...

Willie Nelson Judge Insists Star Won't Get Special Treatment In Her Courtroom

A Texas judge insists Willie Nelson won't receive special treatment in her courtroom, despite reports suggesting the prosecutor wants the country star to sing for his freedom.The grizzled singer/songwriter was arrested for misdemeanour marijuana possession...

Nelson Makes Wildlife Charity Single A Family Affair

Willie Nelson has followed Susan Boyle's lead and re-recorded the Rolling Stones' Wild Horses to raise cash for a wildlife charity.The grizzled country star and members of his family have revamped the tune for an...

Nelson To Join Jackass Stars For Adventure Movie

Willie Nelson is set to join the madcap Jackass crew for a new treasure hunt movie.Johnny Knoxville has recruited the grizzled country legend for new movie Mustache Riders, which will also star Bam Margera and...

Haggard Plans Supertrio With Nelson And Kristofferson

Country music icons WILLIE NELSON, MERLE HAGGARD and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON are working on a new supertrio project for 2011 after meeting up at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. earlier this month (Dec10).Haggard, who...

Prince Advises Justin Bieber

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

Beatles, Nelson & Prince Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame Nominees

Classic recordings by THE BEATLES, WILLIE NELSON and PRINCE are among the 2011 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame.Every year, the Recording Academy's trustees select a collection of songs considered to be of lasting...

Nelson Relying On Old Lawyer To Fight New Drug Charge

Country music legend WILLIE NELSON has rehired the lawyer who made a previous charge for drug possession disappear 16 years ago to fight his latest marijuana bust.The veteran singer was arrested in Texas last month...

Connie Hamzy Speaks About Rock Star Relationships On Howard Stern

CONNIE HAMZY, the American woman from Arkansas who is best known as being a prominent 'groupie' and who claims to have had sexual relations with some of the world's biggest rock-stars, appeared on Howard Stern's...

Snoop Dogg Defends Nelson

Rapper SNOOP DOGG has come to the defence of WILLIE NELSON following his arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession - insisting officials should leave the country music icon alone and start treating him with "respect".The...

Nelson Only Facing Misdemeanour Drug Charge

Country star WILLIE NELSON has escaped a possible jail term following his arrest for marijuana possession in Texas last week (26Nov10) - he will only face a fine after police determined the drug stash was...

Willie Nelson Mug Shot Surfaces Online Following Arrest

Authorities have released the 'mug shot' picture of country music legend WILLIE NELSON following his arrest for marijuana possession last Friday (26th November 2010), reports the UK's Daily Mail. The image has since surfaced online...

Willie Nelson Charged After Tour Bus Drug Raid

The American country music legend Willie Nelson has been charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces of the drug were found on his tour bus in Texas, reports the UK's Daily Mail. US Border Patrol...

Nelson Charged With Drug Possession

Country legend WILLIE NELSON has been charged with marijuana possession following his Friday morning (26Nov10) arrest in Texas.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint and an...

Nelson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was arrested in Texas on Friday morning (26Nov10) on suspicion of drug possession.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint at around 9am...

Nelson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was arrested in Texas on Friday morning (26Nov10) on suspicion of drug possession.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint at around 9am...

Tyler Rocks Out With Nelson

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER made a surprise appearance on stage with WILLIE NELSON on Saturday night (02Oct10) as part of a charity show in Wisconsin.The country legend headlined the annual Farm Aid concert with John...

Nelson Renews Call To Eat Healthy By Buying Local Produce

Country star WILLIE NELSON urged concertgoers at a benefit show in Milwaukee to show their support for U.S. farmers by choosing to buy local produce instead of imported goods at the supermarket.The singer co-founded the...

Icon Don Black

Songwriter Don Black is to be honoured as a Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Icon.The lyricist - best known for writing songs for the James Bond film franchise, including 'Thunderball', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'The Man...

Star-studded Gala For Nelson And Kristofferson

Veteran singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON were serenaded by DOLLY PARTON and LYLE LOVETT as they were each handed a top award at a country music gala on Sunday (29Aug10).The stars - along with...

Nelson's Hippie Look Made Him An Outsider In Nashville

WILLIE NELSON fears his hippie look held him back at the beginning of his career - because straight-laced Nashville, Tennessee music executives didn't give him the credit he deserved.The country music legend was inducted into...

Nelson Lands Street Name Honour

Country icon WILLIE NELSON will be honoured in his native Texas - officials in Austin have decided to name a street after the star.The veteran singer hails from Abbott, Texas and has lived near Austin...

Nelson Cuts Off Trademark Long Locks

Country music legend WILLIE NELSON has shocked fans by cutting off his trademark long locks in favour of a new shoulder-length hairstyle.The singer is famous for his waist-length tresses and recently revealed he had backed...

Dry Gulch Kid For Lindsay Lohan?

Lindsay Lohan has been offered a role in 'The Dry Gulch Kid'. The troubled actress - who was recently told by a court she had to wear an alcohol monitoring bracelet as part of her...

Lohan's Texas Movie Is For Real

Embattled actress LINDSAY LOHAN wasn't lying when she told a Los Angeles judge she had a movie lined up in Texas - she's in negotiations to star in a new film alongside WILLIE NELSON.The country...

Nelson & Kristofferson Land Top Country Honours

Country singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON have each landed 2010 Leadership Music Dale Franklin Awards.The stars will be handed their honours at a lavish gala in Nashville, Tennessee on 29 August (10). The Leadership...

Rotator Cuff Injury Prompts Nelson To Scrap More Dates

Country legend WILLIE NELSON has cancelled more concerts due to injury.This time, it's a torn rotator cuff which has prompted the grizzled star, who turned 77 last week (30Apr10), to scrap a string of shows....

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