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Mccartney: Yoko Didn't Break Up The Beatles

Paul McCartney has taped what is believed to be his longest television interview ever -- a three-hour session with David Frost for Al Jazeera English, to be serialized over three weeks beginning Nov. 9. The...

Paul Mccartney Tells Fans To Let It Be Over Yoko Ono

Sir Paul Mccartney is adamant John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono was not the reason The Beatles split.The Hey Jude hitmakers called time on their career in 1970, seven years after their meteoric rise to global...

'Yoko Ono Didn't Break Up The Beatles' Says Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney claims Yoko Ono had nothing to do with The Beatles splitting up.The group - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - split up in 1970, but Paul...

Yoko Ono Makes Donation To U.k. University

Singer/artist Yoko Ono has made a $160,000 (£100,000) donation to a British university where her husband John Lennon once studied.The rocker's widow is handing over the money to help vulnerable students at England's Liverpool John...

Will Karl Lagerfeld Design Keira Knightley's Wedding Dress

Keira Knightley hit the town in support of fashion powerhouse and personal friend Karl Lagerfeld as he unveiled Chanel's The Little Black Jacket exhibition in London on Thursday night (October 11, 2012).Although not in a...

Lady Gaga Wants To 'Cry' Over Unreleased Songs

Lady Gaga wants to ''cry'' because there are so many songs she has recorded but cannot release.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker has put out two full albums since debut single 'Just Dance' in 2009, but...

John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

Lady Gaga Dontes Peace Award To Charity

Lady Gaga in donating her peace award to charity.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker received the LennonOno Grant For Peace award from Yoko Ono as recognition of her social activism but the pop star announced that...

Lady Gaga Supports Yoko Ono's Anti-fracking Drive

Lady Gaga has thrown her support behind Yoko Ono's efforts to stop controversial drilling techniques in the natural gas industry and urged her fans to sign a petition to end fracking in her native New...

Lady Gaga Wins Peace Award From John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Lady Gaga will be awarded the LennonOno Grant For Peace award.The 'Edge Of Glory' hitmaker has been chosen for the prize - in memory of late The Beatles musician John Lennon - for her commitment...

Pussy Riot Use John Lennon Award Cash For Freedom Fight

Jailed Russian punks Pussy Riot are using a cash grant from John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fund their fight for freedom.Three members of the controversial group - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich...

Lady Gaga To Receive John Lennon Award

Lady Gaga is to be honoured for her political activism by Yoko Ono with a special award in memory of her late husband John Lennon.The pop superstar will be handed the biennial LennonOno Grant For...

Quincy Jones Honoured With Montblanc Patronage Award

Quincy Jones has followed in the footsteps of Yoko Ono and Charles, Prince Of Wales as the latest recipient of the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award.The legendary music producer was selected for the...

Yoko Ono Takes Over Times Square For Peace Day

Yoko Ono has dedicated an art project in New York City's famous Times Square to her late husband John Lennon as part of International Peace Day on Friday (21Sep12).The singer has taken over the...

Yoko Ono Imagines Peace In New York

Yoko Ono is taking over Times Square in New York City for International Peace Day today (21.09.12).The artist - the widow of Beatles musician John Lennon - will screen the words ''Imagine Peace'' intermittently throughout...

Pussy Riot To Be Honoured By Yoko Ono

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to pay tribute to jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot by handing them a special award in honour of her late husband.The band attracted worldwide attention in February (12)...

Yoko Ono Designs Swarovski Keys

Artist and activist Yoko Ono has designed a special collection of crystal keys to spread her message of hope and peace.John Lennon's widow has been commissioned by executives at Swarovski crystal jewellers to come up...

John Lennon Killer Claims He Didn't Target Him

John Lennon's killer claims he didn't target the Beatles singer.The 'Imagine' hitmaker was shot dead outside his New York apartment in December 1980 by Mark Chapman but he claims he only killed him because he...

Yoko Ono To Host Anti-fracking Event In New York

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the couple's son Sean are set to host an event against hydraulic fracturing in New York City on Wednesday (29Aug12) to protest drilling for natural gas.The mother and son...

Rufus Wainwright Marries

Rufus Wainwright has got married.The 39-year-old singer tied the knot with German-born theater producer Jorn Weisbrodt in front of 250 guests at his home in Montauk, New York yesterday (23.08.12).Following the ceremony, the celebrations continued...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole, Again

John Lennon 's killer, Mark Chapman, has been denied release from prison after appearing in front of the parole board for the seventh time, reports The Ukpa. Chapman, 57 stood before The New York Department...

John Lennon's Killer Mark Chapman Denied Parole: Will He Ever Be Released?

Mark David Chapman, the man responsible for John Lennon 's death has been denied parole for the seventh time, prison officials said on Thursday (August 23, 2012). Mr Chapman, who shot dead the legendary Beatles...

Rufus Wainwright To Wed Long-term Partner

Rufus Wainwright is to wed his long-term partner Jorn Weisbrodt on Thursday (23.08.12). The 39-year-old singer and the German-born theatre producer - who got engaged in November 2010 - are to tie the knot at...

Rufus Wainwright To Wed Long-term Partner

Rufus Wainwright is to wed his long-term partner Jorn Weisbrodt on Thursday (23.08.12). The 39-year-old singer and the German-born theatre producer - who got engaged in November 2010 - are to tie the knot at...

Yoko Ono's Artwork Graces Newspaper Front Page

A work of art created by Yoko Ono has been used as the cover for a special edition of a newspaper in her late husband John Lennon's hometown.Ono took inspiration from the culture and spirit...

John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Stars Team Up In A Bid To Improve Control Of Weapons Around The World

Rockers Coldplay, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and singer Annie Lennox have teamed up to urge world leaders to regulate the international arms trade.Representatives from more than 190 governments met in New York on Monday...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

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