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Sir Mick Jagger Narrates Poignant Short Film To Mark Royal Albert Hall's 150th Birthday

Sir Mick Jagger has narrated a poignant short film to mark the Royal Albert Hall's 150th birthday.The Rolling Stones frontman, 77, reads from WH Auden’s poem 'For Friends Only' in the 90-second clip titled 'Your...

Dame Shirley Bassey Hails Billie Eilish's Bond Theme

Dame Shirley Bassey thinks Billie Eilish did a “good job” with her James Bond theme.The 83-year-old music legend – who performed the title songs for ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Moonraker’ – was impressed with...

Dame Shirley Bassey Missed Her Housekeeper During Covid-19 Lockdown

Dame Shirley Bassey missed her housekeeper and assistant during lockdown.The 83-year-old superstar was forced to fend for herself during the Covid-19 pandemic and is happy to have her employees back now that lockdown restrictions have...

Diamonds Aren't Forever: Dame Shirley Bassey Announces Final Album

Dame Shirley Bassey has announced her final album as a ''thank you'' to her fans after 70 years in showbiz.The 83-year-old music icon is set to release her first record in more than five years,...

Dame Shirley Bassey Reassures Fans She's Still Alive

Dame Shirley Bassey has released a statement to re-assure fans that she is very much still alive, after a fellow singer wrongly announced to his audience during a concert that she had died.During a gig...

Rita Ora Joins Shirley Bassey And Petula Clark In The Record Books

Rita Ora has joined Shirley Bassey and Petula Clark as one of the British female artists with the most UK Top 10 hits.The 27-year-old beauty has yet to release her long-awaited second album, but that...

Stars And Royals Turn Out For The World Premiere Of 'Spectre' In London [Photos]

The world premiere of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' was a Royal affair last night (October 26th 2015), as the red carpet played host to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William...

Shirley Bassey Launches Festive Charts Bid

The Goldfinger singer was approached by the three-piece band's Ollie Baines earlier this year (15) with the suggestion of performing a festive track, and they have now recorded a joint version of The...

Shirley Bassey Joins Race For Christmas No 1

Dame Shirley Bassey is going for Christmas number one.The 78-year-old star has joined forces with Brit Award-winning classical group Blake and will release a rendition of King Cole's classic 'The Christmas Song' for charity.Teasing the...

Sam Smith Announces His ‘Spectre’ Theme Song: ‘Writing’S On The Wall’

Sam Smith has confirmed he is singing the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre. Smith made the announcement on Instagram, with an image of the cover of his soon-to-be-released single entitled ‘Writing’s...

Ellie Goulding Sparks Further Bond Theme Rumours

Ellie Goulding has sparked further speculation she has recorded the 'Spectre' theme.The 28-year-old singer has posted an image of herself leaving London's famous Abbey Road Studios on Instagram, once again igniting rumours she will sing...

Shirley Bassey Slams Scantily-clad Stars

The Goldfinger singer was dismayed by the barely-there gowns sported by many female stars at the Met Gala in New York earlier this month (May15), and she is urging them to focus on...

Dame Shirley Bassey Blasts Beyonce For 'Skimpy' Met Ball Dress

Dame Shirley Bassey has blasted Beyonce for her skimpy Met Ball dress.The 78-year-old 'Goldfinger' hitmaker has said she doesn't understand why modern singers feel the need to ''see who can wear the skimpiest outfit'', rather...

Singer-songwriter Jackie Trent Dies

Trent, born Yvonne Burgess, passed away at a hospital on the Spanish island of Minorca on Saturday (21Mar15) after a long period of ill health. She started her singing career as a...

Dame Shirley Bassey Announces New Album For November

The iconic singer Dame Shirley Bassey has announced the release of her first studio album in five years. To be entitled Hello Like Before, the new record will be released on November 17th.Dame Shirley Bassey...

Diana Ross In Talks For Glastonbury

Diana Ross is in talks to perform at Glastonbury next year. The 70-year-old singer has entered negotiations about playing in the Sunday afternoon legends slot on the Pyramid Stage at the musical festival at Worthy...

Adele Tight-lipped On James Bond Theme Future

Adele is keeping James Bond bosses in the dark over whether she'll record the next theme song.The global superstar recorded the title track for 2012 movie 'Skyfall', and while many behind the scenes of the...

Shirley Bassey Broadway Bound?

Shirley Bassey is in talks for a Broadway return in hit musical After Midnight.The 77-year-old Goldfinger singer is slated to take over k.d. lang's role in the production when the Constant Craving hitmaker steps down...

Shirley Bassey And Andrew Lloyd Webber Invited To Thatcher's Funeral

Shirley Bassey and theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber have secured invites to late U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral in London next week (begs15Apr13).The celebrities are expected to join politicians and heads of state, like...

Adele To Sing Next Bond Theme?

Adele has reportedly been asked to sing the next James Bond theme song.Bosses of the spy franchise are so impressed with the Oscar winning theme to 'Skyfall' - written and recorded by Adele with producer...

Adele Celebrates Oscars Win With Burger

Adele celebrated her Oscar win with a burger.The 24-year-old singer scooped the Best Original Song prize at the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday evening (24.02.13) for her James Bond theme 'Skyfall' and after collecting her...

Sir Elton John Shows Off Son At Oscars After-party

Sir Elton John brought his son Zachary to his Oscars party - but wouldn't let him stay too late. The 'Rocket Man' singer and his husband David Furnish showed off their adorable two year old...

Halle Berry Leads James Bond Oscars Tribute

Dame Shirley Bassey and Halle Berry celebrated the 50th anniversary of James Bond at the Oscars.The actress - who played Bond girl Jinx opposite Pierce Brosnan's incarnation of 007 in 'Die Another Day' - led...

Anne Hathaway Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24.02.13). The 'Les Miserables' actress immediately kissed her husband Adam Shulman and jumped up to embrace her co-star Hugh Jackman upon scooping the...

Oscars 2013: Adele Fails To Get Standing Ovation For Skyfall (Polite Applause, At Best)

Adele failed to get a standing ovation for her performance of Skyfall at the Oscars on Sunday evening. The Londoner had the unenviable task of following Dame Shirley Bassey - who turned in a storming...

Oscars 2013: Dame Shirley Bassey Stuns Academy Awards With 'Goldfinger'

Halle Berry introduced a celebration of fifty years of James Bond on-screen at the Oscars 2013 on Sunday night (February 24, 2013). The former Bond girl - wearing a stunning Versace dress - spoke briefly...

Sir Tom Jones To Join Shirley Bassey & Adele At Bond-heavy Oscars - Report

Singer Sir Tom Jones will reportedly join Dame Shirley Bassey and Adele for a James Bond movie theme medley at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13).Reports suggest the Welshman had to abandon filming on Tv talent...

Oscars 2013: Will Shirley Bassey Belt Out Those James Bond Classics?

One thing popped into our heads when we learnt that Shirley Bassey would be performing at The Oscars 2013: Bond tunes. She just has to give us one of Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, or Moonraker,...

Dame Shirley Bassey At The Oscars Alongside Adele And Barbra Streisand

With Dame Shirley Bassey confirmed to perform at The 2013 Oscars, alongside fellow songstresses Adele and Barra Streisand, it looks as though we can expect some powerful performances at the Academy Awards come February 24th....

Berenice Marlohe Blasted Shirley Bassey To Get Into Character As Bond Babe Severine

New Bond girl Berenice Marlohe blasted out Shirley Bassey in her trailer to get her in the mood to play 007's latest love interest Severine.The actress admits music often helps her get into character and...

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