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Shaun Ryder's Simply Red Confusion

Shaun Ryder once thought Simply Red were the Happy Mondays. The former Happy Mondays singer - who was famous for his wild partying in the 80s and 90s - was sharing a drink with a...

Grant Angry Over Gorillaz 'Plagiarism'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has accused British band GORILLAZ of copying parts of his 1983 song TIME WARP in their new track STYLO.The veteran hitmaker alleges the group - created by Blur's Damon Albarn -...

Gorillaz Accused Of Stealing 'Stylo'

Gorillaz have been accused of stealing their new single, 'Stylo', from singer Eddy Grant. 'Electric Avenue' singer Eddy said the cartoon group's latest hit takes directly from his song 'Time Warp' - originally released in...

Grant: 'Real Music Is Back'

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has welcomed the return of live music - because it exposes fakes who cannot play their own instruments. The veteran hitmaker has emerged from his recording studio to embark on his...

Grant: 'U.s. Election Is Like A Movie'

Reggae legend EDDY GRANT is amused by the glitzy build-up to the U.S. presidential election - because it's just like watching a Hollywood film. The I Don't Wanna Dance singer insists the events leading up...

Grant Cancels Shows Over Visa Delays

Reggae legend EDDY GRANT has pulled a string of dates in America - after visas for members of his band were repeatedly delayed. The Electric Avenue singer has gone on tour for the first time...

Dizzee Rascal Scores Number One

Dizzee Rascal has gone to the top of the UK singles chart with his first number one.The rapper's song Dance Wiv Me beat Basshunters's single All I Ever Wanted into the number three spot, with...

By on 06 July 2008

Stars Line Up For Mandela Concert

Amy Winehouse, Razorlight and Leona Lewis are among tonight's line-up for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park.The concert will also star several performers who sang at a rally to free the South African...

By on 27 June 2008

Leona, Queen And Annie Lennox Confirmed For Mandela Concert

Leona Lewis, Queen and Annie Lennox have been confirmed to appear at a concert in celebration of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The X Factor winner will be joined by the Bohemian Rhapsody stars and the former...

By on 06 May 2008

On This Day In History

On this day in History. Contactmusic takes a quick look into the past to see what was the UK number 1 on the 7th November in days gone by.5 years ago, Dilemma by Nelly featuring...

Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after walking away with Entertainer, Best Video and Recording Artist of...

Eddy Grant To Help Flooded Home Country

Reggae star EDDY GRANT has vowed to donate profits from his upcoming album REPARATION to the flood relief effort in his native Guyana, after thousands of people lost their homes. The ELECTRIC AVENUE hitmaker,...

London Hails The Kinks

THE KINKS' classic tune WATERLOO SUNSET has been crowned the greatest ever song about London in a new poll. An overwhelming 40 per cent of listeners to London radio station CAPITAL FM voted for...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Interviews Tom Hiddleston, But Avoids The Taylor Swift Question

One Marvel Universe star interviewed another, as part of Interview magazine's October edition.

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