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Rufus Wainwright Honours Leonard Cohen

The beloved songwriter and poet was laid to rest beside his parents and grandparents following his death on Monday (07Nov16). News of the Hallelujah singer's death wasn't reported until Thursday, following his burial....

Stars Pay Tribute To Leonard Cohen

Bette Midler, Justin Timberlake and Russell Crowe are among the stars to have paid tribute to Leonard Cohen.The 'Hallelujah' hitmaker has passed away at the age of 82 and the hugely influential singer-and-poet has sparked...

Lost Jeff Buckley Recordings Set For 2016 Release

The posthumous record features cover versions of tracks by The Smiths, Led Zeppelin and Bob Marley, as well as two pieces of original music by late singer/songwriter Buckley. Many of the songs...

Lost Jeff Buckley Recordings To See The Light Of Day In 2016 Album Release

The first recording sessions performed by the late Jeff Buckley for his record label Columbia have been uncovered, and are set to be released as an album early next year.You And I will be released...

'Music Is Endless': The Haunting Words Of Jeff Buckley

Experience a glimpse into the mind of the untimely deceased music genius Jeff Buckley, in a rare piece of interview footage in which he opens up about his influences, his first forays into music and...

Pet Shop Boys Had Top Cover Version

Pet Shop Boys' 'Always On My Mind' has been named the best-ever cover version.The duo's 1987 version of the Elvis Presley 1972 hit single has topped a BBC Music Vote to be named the top...

Rare Jeff Buckley Pictures To Go On Display

Previously unseen photographs of late musician Jeff Buckley will go on display in Australia to mark the 20th anniversary of his first and only album, Grace.The pictures were taken by photographer Merri Cyr, who struck...

Penn Badgley Feared Reaction Of Jeff Buckley Fans

Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley feared fans of Jeff Buckley would turn him into a hate figure for playing the tragic rocker in a new biopic.The actor plays the iconic singer/songwriter in Greetings from Tim...

Natalie Maines Recorded Buckley Tribute On The Anniversary Of His Death

Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines had an eerie moment after recording Jeff Buckley's song Lover, You Should Have Come Over for her new solo album Mother when she realised it was the anniversary of the...

Penn Badgley Wants To Play Prince

Penn Badgley dreams of playing Prince.The 26-year-old hunk -who played Dan Humphrey in teen drama 'Gossip Girl' for six years - admits his ideal role would be as the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker because he has...

Penn Badgley Praised For Live Vocals In Jeff Buckley Biopic

Anthrax rocker Frank Bello has heaped praise on actor Penn Badgley for agreeing to sing live for his role as Jeff Buckley in a new biopic about the late star.Badgley plays the tragic musician in...

Penn Badgley Stars In ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ Trailer

The Greetings From Tim Buckley trailer has been released, which has spurred a flurry of chat surrounding the upcoming indie flick, which depicts the life of the lost musicians Jeff and Tim Buckley. A trailer’s...

Penn Badgley Tests Out Jeff Buckley Song At New York Gig

Actor Penn Badgley stepped up his preparations to play Jeff Buckley in an upcoming biopic by performing the late star's music at a gig in New York over the weekend (04-05Aug12).The Gossip Girl star has...

Scarlett Johansson Collaborates On Bonnie & Clyde Track

Scarlett Johansson has returned to working on her singing career.The actress has collaborated with Lulu Gainsbourg on a cover of French music legend Serge Gainsbourg's 'Bonnie & Clyde'. The track comes from Lulu's tribute album...

Gemma Arterton To Star In Runner Runner

Gemma Arterton will star in 'Runner Runner'. The 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' actress will join Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake in the thriller about online gambling.She will play the love interest of Justin's character,...

Gemma Arterton In Line For Jeff Buckley Biopic

Gemma Arterton is in line to star in a biopic about Jeff Buckley.The 26-year-old actress - famed for her roles in 'Tamara Drew' and 'Quantum of Solace' - is in talks to play one of...

Lana Del Rey Would Die To Buckley's Music

Lana Del Rey wants to die to Jeff Buckley's music.The 'Born To Die' singer says the late musician's songs - which include 'Hallelujah' - would be the perfect soundtrack for when she leaves this Earth....

Robert Pattinson Gets $12,000 Guitars From Kristen Stewart

Twilight star Robert Pattinson appears to have gotten everything he wanted for Christmas this year - thanks to the creative thinking of his girlfriend Kristen Stewart. The British actor is reportedly a keen musician, so...

Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

Reeve Carney: 'Biopic Won't Retell Badgley's Buckley Story'

Broadway's Spider-man, Reeve Carney, insists his biopic about tragic singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley will be completely different from Penn Badgley's movie about the late star.Both actors will play Buckley in rival films, but only Carney's version...

Reeve Carney Keen To Find The Mysticism In Jeff Buckley For Biopic

Singer/actor Reeve Carney has confirmed reports he's the man who will portray tragic star Jeff Buckley in a new biopic, insisting he wants to capture the songwriter's "mystic quality" in the film.Carney, who is currently...

Robert Pattinson Loses Jeff Buckley Role To Spiderman Star

Robert Pattinson has failed to land the role of legendary musician Jeff Buckley in a forthcoming biopic about the singer's life. Pattinson has long been tipped to play the Hallelujah singer and even spoke publically...

Spider-man Star Carney To Play Buckley In Biopic

Broadway's Spider-man, Reeve Carney, is set to come down to earth to portray cult singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley in a new biopic.Carney, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Turn Off The Dark, has signed to Jake Scott's...

Charlie Simpson Writing Album For 19 Years

Charlie Simpson has been writing his solo record since he was seven. The 'Down Down Down' hitmaker has been stockpiling a number of songs for his first solo record since he first started to learn...

Lady Gaga Cries On So You Think You Can Dance

Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she watched contestants perform on 'So You Think You Can Dance'.The 'Edge of Glory' singer was guest judge on the hit US TV talent show and was overcome...

Jeff Buckley To Be Played By 'Gossip Girl' Star

Jeff Buckley, the late singer-songwriter who died under tragic circumstances in 1997, will be played by the 'Gossip Girl' star Penn Badgley in a forthcoming biopic, according to the UK's Guardian newspaper. Jeff Buckley, best...

Penn Badgley's Buckley Role Confirmed

Penn Badgley is to portray Jeff Buckley in a new movie, it has been confirmed.The 'Gossip Girl' actor is thrilled to have landed the "sacred" role in 'Greetings from Tim Buckley', which chronicles the time...

Penn Badgley Lands Buckley Role

Gossip Girl hunk Penn Badgley has landed the coveted role of Jeff Buckley in one of several biopics set to hit the big screen next year (12).It had been rumoured Badgley was close to signing...

Robert Pattinson Still In The Frame For Jeff Buckley Biopic

A producer on the new Jeff Buckley biopic has confirmed Robert Pattinson is still in contention to land the coveted leading role following rumours the part had already been given to Gossip Girl star Penn...

Penn Badgley Beats Pattinson To Buckley Role

Penn Badgley has reportedly beaten Robert Pattinson to the role of Jeff Buckley in a new biopic.The 'Gossip Girl' star has been cast ahead of the 'Twilight' hunk and also James Franco to play the...

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