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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...

Yoko Ono Dismissed Sam Taylor-wood's Lennon Movie Plans

Yoko Ono was initially sceptical about Sam Taylor-wood's plans to depict her late husband John Lennon in Nowhere Boy and was "flabbergasted" the director made such a "beautiful" biopic.The former artist contacted Ono while she...

Yoko Ono Records Charity Track With Sonic Youth Stars

Yoko Ono has teamed up with former members of Sonic Youth to record a new charity record.Her Early in the Morning track with Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon will be released as a limited edition...

Karl Lagerfeld Blasts Lack Of Gifted Stylists

Karl Lagerfeld has blasted the lack of ''gifted stylists'' in the fashion industry. The Chanel designer has collaborated with Carine Roitfeld for The Little Black Jacket tour, a travelling exhibition of images of Chanel's iconic...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

Paul Mccartney, John Lennon's Childhood Homes Made Listed Buildings

Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's childhood homes have been listed as Grade II buildings by the English Heritage, according to Bbc News. Both houses are of course in the North Western city of Liverpool, with...

Yoko Ono And Bon Iver To Work On Flaming Lips Album

The Flaming Lips are set to work with Yoko Ono and Bon Iver on their new album.The psychedelic rockers frontman Wayne Coyne has named a list of stars who will appear on their upcoming release...

Yoko Ono To Present Artwork At Indian Gallery

Yoko Ono is working on a special art installation for a gallery in Delhi, India to highlight the challenges facing modern women.John Lennon's widow will present her creation at the Vadhera Art Gallery as part...

Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

John Lennon Death Marked, 31 Years Later

John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, 31 years ago on Thursday (December 8, 1980) at the age of 40. The legendary musician is being remembered by fans around the world today,...

John Lennon Anniversary, Yoko Ono Pays Tribute 31 Years On

John Lennon 's name will forever be linked with today's date on the calendar, for it was on December 8th of 1980 that the Beatles star, solo performer, artist and husband of Yoko Ono was...

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