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Yoko Ono To Be Honoured With Inspiration Award

John Lennon's widow turns 83 on 18 February (16), but on the eve of the big day, she will be at London's O2 Academy Brixton to receive the honour, which recognises icons who...

Yoko Ono And Madonna Add Their Tributes To David Bowie

Yoko took to Twitter on Monday (11Jan16) and revealed Bowie was among her closest friends when she and Lennon set up home in New York. "As John & I had very few...

Yoko Ono Calls For An End To Gun Crime On 35th Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death

The Beatles icon was murdered by crazed fan Mark Chapman on 8 December, 1980, outside his home in Manhattan's Dakota building, and his widow has continued his avid peace campaigning since the tragedy....

Amy Schumer Strips Down As Pirelli's 2016 Calendar Celebrates Women Of Achievement

Comedian Amy Schumer has stripped down for the 2016 Pirelli Calendar and said she’s ‘never felt more beautiful’. The 34-year-old leads the collection of 12 inspirational women who have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for...

Liam Payne Skips Attitude Awards

Liam Payne is ''gutted'' after being forced to skip the Attitude Awards.The One Direction star, who was named Sexiest Man of the Year ahead of the star-studded ceremony at Banqueting House in London last night...

Yoko Ono Still On Alert Following John Lennon's Death

Mark Chapman is still serving time for killing the former Beatles star, but even though he's behind bars, Ono is always looking over her shoulder, fearing that she could also become a target...

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Serena Williams And Amy Schumer For 2016 Pirelli Calendar

Serena Williams and Amy Schumer are set to star in the 2016 Pirelli calendar. The 33-year-old Tennis champion and the comedienne, 34, will come together, along with other powerful women from the world of sport...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

Yoko Ono Unveils John Lennon Green Card Tribute

Yoko Ono unveiled a tribute to John Lennon in New York City on Wednesday (29.07.15) to mark the 40th anniversary of him becoming an American resident.The 82-year-old artist, the widow of the Beatles legend, unveiled...

Yoko Ono Loves Beatles Members 'Like Brothers'

Yoko Ono loves the remaining Beatles members ''like brothers''.The 82-year-old artist - who was married to one of the band's stars, John Lennon, until his assassination in 1980 - has insisted there is no bad...

Perrie Edwards Had 'Nothing To Do' With Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction

Perrie Edwards' mother insists her daughter didn't force Zayn Malik to leave One Direction.The Little Mix star was on the receiving end of Directioners' online anger in March after her fiancé decided to quit the...

Yoko Ono Planning Return To Music

Yoko Ono is plotting a return to music.The 82-year-old artist-and-singer - the widow of the late Beatles star John Lennon - feels ready to record a new album, the first since 2013's 'Take Me to...

Yoko Ono Launches Quirky Art Project At Moma

The veteran musician/artist is sharing her artwork in Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971, and one of the pieces is a dedicated space in the gallery where art-lovers are asked to get close....

Yoko Ono Designs Tragedy Coffee Cups

The star has teamed up with coffee company illy to create a collection of espresso cups decorated with her handwriting. Each cup and saucer is emblazoned with the date and place of...

Yoko Ono: 'Ringo Starr Was The Most Influential Beatle'

Drummer Starr was the last member of the band to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday (18Apr15), and John Lennon's widow is shocked he waited years...

Yoko Ono And Sir Paul Mccartney Pay Tribute To Cynthia Lennon

Yoko Ono and Sir Paul McCartney have led tributes to John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon.The 82-year-old Japanese star praised the late artist, who died at her home in Spain earlier today (01.04.15), for being...

Cynthia Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon has died, aged 75.The artist - who was married to The Beatles musician John Lennon from 1962 until 1968 - passed away at her home in Spain, a statement on the website of...

Artist Cynthia Lennon, Former Wife Of John Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died aged 75 at her home in Mallorca. According to a statement released by her family, Cynthia’s only child Julian was at her beside...

Perrie Edwards Compared To Yoko Ono

Perrie Edwards has been compared to Yoko Ono by angry One Direction fans.The Little Mix singer has been blamed for her fiancé Zayn Malik's shocking decision to quit the boy band today (25.03.15) because he...

John Lennon Hit Son Julian As A Child, Housekeeper Claimed

John Lennon hit his son Julian, his former housekeeper claimed.A statement written by The Beatles' star's former domestic worker Dorothy Jarlett about John's behaviour during his split from first wife Cynthia Powell has been unearthed...

Bez Wants To Recreate Famous John And Yoko Bed-in

Happy Mondays star Bez is set to stage a JOHN LENNON-style 'bed-in' next month (Jan14) to protest against fracking and has invited The Beatles star's widow Yoko Ono to join him.The British dancer/percussionist, real name...

John Lennon's Killer Wants Forgiveness From Yoko Ono

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman wants The Beatles legend's widow Yoko Ono to forgive him for murdering the star.Chapman shot Lennon four times outside his home at the Dakota building in New York in December,...

Katy Perry And Will.i.am To Cover Imagine For Unicef

Yoko Ono, Katy Perry, will.i.am and David Guetta are among the celebrities who have recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' to raise funds for UNICEF.The star-studded cover will be accompanied by an interactive video...

David Gilmour Downplayed Wife's Pink Floyd Contributions Over Yoko Ono Fears

David Gilmour downplayed his wife's contributions to Pink Floyd over fears she would be compared to Yoko Ono.Gilmour's partner, Polly Sampson, has writing credits on seven of the band's songs from 1994 album The Division...

Paul Mccartney Invited To Perform At Alien Woodstock

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been invited to perform at 'Alien Woodstock' in a bid to make extra-terrestrials reveal themselves to the planet.The two musicians - who were joined in The Fab Four...

Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon And Cat Power Join Online School As Virtual Teacher

Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon and Cat Power have thrown their support behind the creators of an online school's Kickstarter.com campaign by volunteering to become "virtual teachers."The School Of Doodle is described as a "peer-to-peer, self-directed...

Ron Howard Making Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is making an official documentary about The Beatles.The acclaimed filmmaker will helm a project about the legendary group from their early gigs to to their last public concert in Candlestick Park, San Francisco,...

Yoko Ono To Take Glastonbury Festival Wishes To Peace Tower

Yoko Ono will be taking fans' prayers to the Iceland Peace Tower she set up as a memorial to her late husband John Lennon after collecting them at the Glastonbury festival in England this weekend...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

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