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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....

Nelson Loves Life On Tour

WILLIE NELSON refuses to stay in hotels when he's on the road - because he prefers to sleep on his tour bus.The country legend is currently trekking the U.S. - and he likes nothing more...

Nelson's Drug Admission Stuns U.s. Viewers

Country legend WILLIE NELSON shocked U.S. TV viewers on Friday (15Apr10), by admitting he smoked cannabis just minutes before he appeared on LARRY KING LIVE.The singer took time out from his American tour to feature...

Nelson Postpones Tour Dates Until October

Fans of country legend WILLIE NELSON have been forced to wait another seven months to see their idol live after he postponed a series of concerts on his U.S. tour this week (begs22Mar10) due to...

Authorities Investigate Nelson Band Arrest

North Carolina authorities are investigating the citation of several WILLIE NELSON bandmembers hours before the country legend's concert last week (28Jan10), to ensure the illegal alcohol charges were warranted.Nelson's longtime bass player Dan Edward 'Bee'...

Nelson Axes North Carolina Show Over Hand Pain

Country music legend WILLIE NELSON was forced to scrap a concert in North Carolina on Thursday's (28Jan10) because of a hand injury.Nelson, who had carpal tunnel surgery on his left hand in 2004, was scheduled...

Nelson Saving America's Wild Horses

Country music legend and horseman WILLIE NELSON is urging fans to join his efforts to save the last of America's wild horses.The singer, who has 68 horses of his own, has teamed up with the...

Nelson Looms Large Over Farm Aid In Missouri

Farm Aid's first Missouri benefit was all about charity founder WILLIE NELSON, who headlined Sunday's (04Oct09) show at St Louis' Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre.The grizzled country singer and activist, who helped create the annual Farm Aid...

Jones' Fears Over Nelson Duet

NORAH JONES had reservations about recording wintery love song BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE with grizzled country icon WILLIE NELSON - because she feared the duet would be "creepy".The 30-year-old singer teamed up with the 76...

Nelson Honoured At Maui Film Festival

Country legend WILLIE NELSON has been honoured at a film festival in Hawaii.The singer/songwriter accepted the Maverick Award from the Maui Film Festival on Friday (19Jun09). Nelson's new film about solutions to global problems, One...

Nelson's Pal Dead At 56

WILLIE NELSON's longtime stage manager and "golf partner" has died, aged 56. Randall 'Poodie' Locke toured with the country legend for more than 30 years. He died on Wednesday (06May09) of a heart attack at his...

Ziggy Marley Records Children's Music

ZIGGY MARLEY has teamed up with PAUL SIMON, WILLIE NELSON, JACK JOHNSON and actress JAMIE LEE CURTIS to record a new children's album made up of folk standards and popular Jamaican songs. Family Time also features...

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