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WOMAD Organiser Says Brexit Vote Has Put Off Foreign Musicians From Visiting UK

WOMAD Organiser Says Brexit Vote Has Put Off Foreign Musicians From Visiting UK

The organiser of world music festival WOMAD has said that artists around the world are giving up on trying to visit Britain to perform because entering the country has become “difficult and humiliating” in the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th July 2018

Demi Lovato Tells Friends That Overdose Is A "Wake-Up Call"

Demi Lovato Tells Friends That Overdose Is A "Wake-Up Call"

A source close to Demi Lovato has claimed that singer has confided in her friends that her apparent recent overdose has been “a wake-up call”.The 25 year old pop megastar is now reportedly conscious and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th July 2018

Kelsey Grammer Pushing For Re-Boot Of 'Frasier'

Kelsey Grammer Pushing For Re-Boot Of 'Frasier'

One of American comedy’s most iconic characters might be about to make a return, with reports that Kelsey Grammer is pitching ideas for a re-boot of ‘Frasier’ to network executives.Grammer portrayed the snobbish, conceited but...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 26th July 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals She Wanted A Third Child With Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals She Wanted A Third Child With Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow has once again spoken about her divorce – sorry, ‘conscious uncoupling’ – from ex-husband Chris Martin, revealing that she had wanted a third child with the Coldplay singer.Speaking to the New York Times...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 26th July 2018

The 2018 Mercury Prize Nominees Are Revealed

The 2018 Mercury Prize Nominees Are Revealed

Arctic Monkeys have become the joint second most-nominated artist in the history of the Mercury Prize, with their sixth studio album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino landing them their fourth nod as the 2018 shortlist...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th July 2018

Brigitte Nielsen Defends Motherhood In Her Fifties

Brigitte Nielsen Defends Motherhood In Her Fifties

Model and actress Brigitte Nielsen has hit out at criticism from some quarters about her decision to have a baby in her fifties, saying that while she understands where they’re coming from, older fathers don’t...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 26th July 2018

Lauryn Hill Cancels A Handful Of Tour Dates

Lauryn Hill Cancels A Handful Of Tour Dates

In the aftermath of a number of complaints about her recent show in Toronto, ranging from the sound quality to her lateness on stage, Lauryn Hill has cancelled a handful of upcoming shows on her...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th July 2018

Gospel Choir That Performed At Royal Wedding Signs First Record Deal

Gospel Choir That Performed At Royal Wedding Signs First Record Deal

The gospel choir that grabbed headlines by performing at the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle earlier this year have signed a major label record deal.The Kingdom Choir won plaudits for their rendition...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th July 2018

Roseanne Barr Calls Out People Supporting James Gunn Over Old Tweets

Roseanne Barr Calls Out People Supporting James Gunn Over Old Tweets

Roseanne Barr has expressed incredulity and disgust at the support that director James Gunn has received since he was dropped by Disney from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3, saying that the same people who have...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 25th July 2018

Elton John Launches Tirade Against Brexit

Elton John Launches Tirade Against Brexit

Sir Elton John has sounded off about the ongoing painful Brexit negotiations, saying that the Leave campaign made “completely ridiculous” promises and that voters didn’t know what they were getting.The songwriting legend was speaking to...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 25th July 2018

Somebody Threw An Actual Fish At Liam Gallagher During Gig

Somebody Threw An Actual Fish At Liam Gallagher During Gig

Dealing with hecklers is well within the purview of most performing artists, never mind the irascible Liam Gallagher, but even the former Oasis frontman was forced to interrupt his momentum when somebody threw an ACTUAL...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th July 2018

Linkin Park Share Tribute To Chester Bennington On First Anniversary Of Death

Linkin Park Share Tribute To Chester Bennington On First Anniversary Of Death

Members of Linkin Park have shared an emotional tribute to their bandmate Chester Bennington on the first anniversary since the lead singer’s death.The remaining members of the hugely popular band, Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, Dave...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th July 2018

Sir David Attenborough Asks Britain To Stop "Squabbling Over Brexit" And Count Butterflies

Sir David Attenborough Asks Britain To Stop "Squabbling Over Brexit" And Count Butterflies

In our politically divided times, we need people like Sir David Attenborough to remind us that there’s more to life than arguing. The legendary naturalist has done just that, urging people to put their differences...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 20th July 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda To Make Directorial Debut With 'Tick, Tick... Boom!'

Lin-Manuel Miranda To Make Directorial Debut With 'Tick, Tick... Boom!'

Having scored an enormous critical and commercial success with ‘Hamilton’ in the last couple of years, playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda is moving into the world of cinema and is set to make his directorial debut with...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 20th July 2018

Radio 1 DJs Nick Grimshaw And Greg James Found After 22-Hour National Hide And Seek Game

Radio 1 DJs Nick Grimshaw And Greg James Found After 22-Hour National Hide And Seek Game

BBC Radio 1 stars Nick Grimshaw and Greg James were found by a fan in an elaborate nationwide game of hide-and-seek this week, having hidden in a secret location for 22 hours.Grimshaw, the outgoing presenter...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th July 2018

The Prodigy Announce New Album 'No Tourists'

The Prodigy Announce New Album 'No Tourists'

British dance legends The Prodigy have announced details of a new studio album to be called No Tourists, as well as releasing its first single, titled ‘Need Some1’.The group’s seventh studio record will be released...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th July 2018

Liam Gallagher Urges Noel To Reform Oasis

Liam Gallagher Urges Noel To Reform Oasis

Despite endless months of taunting his brother on social media, Liam Gallagher has exhorted Noel to stop “f***ing about” and to reform Oasis.In a new tweet this week aimed at his guitarist brother, 45 year...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th July 2018

Muse Announce New Album In November, Release New Single 'Something Human'

Muse Announce New Album In November, Release New Single 'Something Human'

Muse have revealed that their long-awaited eighth studio album is set to be released in November this year, while also revealing a brand new single called ‘Something Human’.The new track, produced by long-term collaborator Rich...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th July 2018

Gus Van Sant Says A-List Stars Like DiCaprio And Pitt Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain'

Gus Van Sant Says A-List Stars Like DiCaprio And Pitt Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain'

The former director of Brokeback Mountain has revealed that a number of A-list stars such as Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt were among those who turned down roles in the film.As it turned...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 19th July 2018

Did Meghan Markle's Father Fake Heart Surgery To Get Out Of Royal Wedding?

Did Meghan Markle's Father Fake Heart Surgery To Get Out Of Royal Wedding?

Sensational new reports are threatening to make the Thomas Markle vs British royal family saga even more explosive, with a new story claiming that Meghan’s father may have faked his heart surgery as an excuse...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 19th July 2018

Ryan Gosling's 'First Man' To Open 2018 Venice Film Festival

Ryan Gosling's 'First Man' To Open 2018 Venice Film Festival

Ryan Gosling’s upcoming film First Man, a biopic about pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong, has been selected to open the 2018 Venice Film Festival.The movie sees Gosling portraying Armstrong, the first man to walk on the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 19th July 2018

Sir Tom Jones Cancels Gigs Because Of "Bacterial Infection"

Sir Tom Jones Cancels Gigs Because Of "Bacterial Infection"

Sir Tom Jones has been forced to cancel a second live show after falling ill with what is being described as a “bacterial infection”.The 78 year old Welsh singing legend had been due to perform...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th July 2018

Dennis Rodman Wants To Invite Kanye West To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong-Un

Dennis Rodman Wants To Invite Kanye West To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong-Un

Dennis Rodman has said that he’d like to invite Kanye West to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong-un and to write an album about it.As of the end of June, 57 year old Rodman...

News posted in Bizarre / Weird Wonderful on 19th July 2018

Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Call Off Wedding

Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Call Off Wedding

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have reportedly called time on their on/off relationship once again, after they cancelled their wedding after apparently clashing over the issue of children.The former ‘Hannah Montana’ star, 25, is thought...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 19th July 2018

New David Bowie Box Set 'Loving The Alien' Announced, Featuring Unreleased Music

New David Bowie Box Set 'Loving The Alien' Announced, Featuring Unreleased Music

The fourth in a series of career-spanning David Bowie box sets has been revealed by Parlophone, this time taking in the years 1983 to 1988 and titled Loving The Alien, which will include previously unreleased...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th July 2018

Alt-J Announce New Remix Album And Tour

Alt-J Announce New Remix Album And Tour

British indie stars Alt-J have announced the release of a new album of remixes taken from their current album Relaxer, completed with the help of a number of hip-hop and rap artists.The trio revealed the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th July 2018

Former Destiny's Child Star Michelle Williams "Proudly" Seeks Help With Depression

Former Destiny's Child Star Michelle Williams "Proudly" Seeks Help With Depression

Former Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams has confirmed that she is seeking help for her struggles with depression, following a recent report that she had checked into a mental health facility.The 37 year old star,...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 18th July 2018

Katy Perry Reveals She Suffered "Situational Depression" Over 'Witness' Album

Katy Perry Reveals She Suffered "Situational Depression" Over 'Witness' Album

Katy Perry has revealed that she suffered “situational depression” after the release and comparative underperformance of her current album Witness.The record, her fourth, reached only number 6 in the British album charts in June 2017...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th July 2018

Sir Cliff Richard Wins Privacy Case Against BBC Over Coverage Of Police Raid

Sir Cliff Richard Wins Privacy Case Against BBC Over Coverage Of Police Raid

Sir Cliff Richard has emerged victorious in his privacy case against the BBC over their coverage of a police raid on his home four years ago.The judge in the case, Mr Justice Mann ruled at...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 18th July 2018

Tom Cruise Wishes George Clooney A Speedy Recovery After Bike Smash

Tom Cruise Wishes George Clooney A Speedy Recovery After Bike Smash

Tom Cruise has sent a message of support to his fellow actor George Clooney after the latter was injured in a nasty motorcycle crash earlier this week.Clooney, 57, was rushed to hospital in Sardinia, Italy...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th July 2018

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RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

We pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away this week at the age of 76.

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

'Stage Fright' was released on August 17th, 1970.

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Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

We can't wait until the Fall for this gritty historic thriller.

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

From Robbie Williams to Olly Murs, these musicians are still football mad.

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

It's a far cry from The Beatles' 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand', but Paul McCartney has unveiled a risque new single entitled 'Fuh You'.

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Which of Madonna's many hits do you think is the best?

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