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Ben Harper Wed On New Year's Day

Singer/songwriter Ben Harper secretly wed his fiancee Jaclyn Matfus on New Year's Day (01Jan15).The 45 year old was previously married to actress Laura Dern. They divorced in 2013. Harper and Dern share two kids....

Johnny Winter Teamed Up With Fellow Guitar Greats For Final Album

Blues legend Johnny Winter's final album will be a star-studded affair featuring famous friends including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Dr. John and Joe Perry.The guitar great passed away suddenly in Switzerland in July...

Ben Harper And Mum To Release Mother's Day Album

Singer/songwriter Ben Harper will mark Mother's Day in America in May (14) by celebrating the release of a new album he has recorded with his mum.Ben and Ellen Harper have collaborated on new album Childhood...

A Week In Music - Classic Blues From Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite, Raunchy Videos From The Weeknd, Jay Z And Justin Timberlake, Get Up Close And Personal With Rihanna In 'Stay'

Albums Of Note... Get Up! pairs modern blues idol and expert slide guitarist Ben Harper with harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite. Aiming for blues authenticity, that’s exactly what Ben and Charlie achieve here. The pair of...

Dixie Chicks Star Natalie Maines Goes Solo

Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines is going solo with an album co-produced by pal Ben Harper.Mother will feature tracks written by Eddie Vedder and Jeff Buckley, while the title track is a cover of a...

Laura Dern Moves Forward With Ben Harper Divorce

Actress Laura Dern has pushed forward with her divorce from singer Ben Harper, despite recent attempts to reconcile.The Jurassic Park star, 45, reconnected with Harper earlier this year (12) after the Burn One Down hitmaker...

Harper Amends Divorce Papers

Grammy-winner BEN HARPER has altered the date of his separation from LAURA DERN on his divorce papers - pushing it back by six months.The singer-songwriter filed for divorce in Los Angeles last month (08Oct10) citing...

Harper & Dern Reconcile For Day Out With Kids

Folk rocker BEN HARPER and his estranged wife LAURA DERN have proved their split is amicable - the former couple was spotted on a day out with their children on Sunday (14Nov10).The Grammy winner filed...

Charlyne Yi Set To Appear On Conan Show Tonight

CHARLYNE YI, the American actress and comedian, is set to guest on the new CONAN O BRIEN show tonight (11th November 2010). The 24-year-old, perhaps best known for writing and starring in the award winning...

Rockers Play Karaoke With Inxs For New Hutchence Tribute

JOHN MAYER, ROB THOMAS and BEN HARPER have teamed up with Aussie rockers INXS for a tribute album to the band's late frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE.Original Sin, which will hit stores and the internet in January...

Harper Files For Divorce From Dern

BEN HARPER has filed for divorce from his actress wife LAURA DERN.The Grammy winner filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Friday (08Oct10) citing irreconcilable differences. According to, Harper has asked a judge to...

Stars Bounce Back With Beatles Rubber Soul Tribute Album

THE DONNAS, BEN HARPER and COWBOY JUNKIES have joined forces to celebrate THE BEATLES' RUBBER SOUL album by recording a 40th anniversary tribute. Various acts have re-recorded the 14 tracks on the landmark 1965...

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