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Mary J Blige And Burger King 'Sorry' For Fried Chicken Ad

Both Mary J Blige and fast food chain Burger King have issued apologies for airing a commercial widely criticized for playing on racial stereotypes. The video, which went viral on Monday (April 2, 2012), saw...

Mary J Blige Burger King Ads Pulled Following Outcry

Adverts featuring Mary J Blige singing about her love of chicken have been pulled by fast food giant Burger King after they came under fierce criticism for what was perceived to be depiction of racial...

American Idol: Jeremy Rosado Ejected, Mary J Blige Rescues Elise Testone

Jeremy Rosado was shown the door on last night's episode of American Idol (March 8, 2012), with Elise Testone narrowly avoiding eviction, after her less-than impressive Whitney Houston rendition the previous night. In the results...

Jessica Sanchez Rules American Idol's Whitney Houston Tribute

Covering a Whitney Houston song is an unenviable task at the best of times, the late singer was renowned for her powerful soaring vocals and impressive range. So when Jessica Sanchez agreed to perform one...

Julianne Hough's Best Friend Mary J. Blige

Julianne Hough has become "best friends" with Mary J Blige since working with her in 'Rock of Ages'. The 23-year-old beauty talks to the 'Be Without You' hitmaker every week and thinks of her as...

Is Swizz Beatz Linked To Megaupload?

Mystery still surrounds the apparent link between the music producer Swizz Beatz and the Fbi shutdown of the alleged file-sharing website Megaupload. Swizz Beatz, whose real name is Kasseem Dean and is the husband of...

Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

Queen Latifah arrived late to last night's Golden Globes ceremony and was forced to wait at the back of the room until the evening's host Ricky Gervais had finished his opening monologue. She arrived fifteen...

The X Factor Results Shock, "Mommy You Promised Me"

The X Factor results show was an emotional affair on Thursday evening (December 8, 2011), with fan-favorite Rachel Crow, 13, being sent home after judge Nicole Scherzinger sent the vote to deadlock.Upon hearing the result...

Avril Lavigne Rocks Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011

Singers Avril Lavigne, Cee Lo Green and Mary J Blige performed at the 2011 MaCy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (24 November, 2011), watched by a wave of spectators who had gathered on the streets...

Chris Brown And Rihanna In Awkward Bet Mistake

Chris Brown and Rihanna were both mentioned during an awkward presenting error at last night's Bet Awards in Los Angeles (26th June 2011). Some lucky viewers of the show were chosen to present the 'Viewer's...

Catherine Zeta Jones To Play Music Hating Villain

Catherine Zeta Jones, the Welsh actress and star of 'Chicago', is set to play a "music-hating villain" in the forthcoming movie 'Rock of Ages', according to the Hollywood Reporter. Catherine Zeta Jones is in final...

Karl Lagerfeld Wows With Chanel Show

Karl Lagerfeld impressed during his Chanel show at Paris Fashion Week today (08.03.11), displaying an apocalyptic look complete with smoke, fire and craters.The legendary designer sent models down a catwalk fashioned into a wooden path...

Alec Baldwin Joins Musical Rock Of Ages

Alec Baldwin has joined the cast for 'Rock of Ages'.The '30 Rock' star is the latest big name to sign up for the Adam Shankman-directed film - a big screen adaptation of the hit musical...

Lauryn Hill Says 'It's Time' For New Album

LAURYN HILL says she is close to releasing her first new album for twelve years, telling The Guardian newspaper that, "it's time". The 35-year-old recently played this summer's 'Rock the Bells' festival tour, performing songs...

Robert Wilson Founder Of The Gap Band Dies Aged 53

Bassist and founder of the legendary funk group THE GAP BAND, ROBERT WILSON, has died aged 53. Wilson, who made up the band with his brothers CHARLIE WILSON and RONNIE WILSON, died on Sunday 18th...

Richard Ashcroft's Unknowing Band

Richard Ashcroft's new band didn't know who we was until an hour before he met them.The former Verve frontman is launching a new hip-hop influenced project, United Nations Of Sound, and admits the musicians he...

Jay-z's Caribbean Birthday

Jay-Z refused to spare any expense for his 40th birthday celebrations.The rapper and wife Beyonce Knowles flew their closest friends - including Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Mary J Blige, Kate Hudson and Ne-Yo...

Lady Gaga Against Talent Shows

Lady Gaga hates TV talent shows.The 'Poker Face' singer has no interest in being a judge on 'American Idol', insisting she would find it difficult to criticise someone else's talent.She said: "I did appear on...

Chris Brown Rules Out Jackson Tribute

Chris Brown has denied reports he will perform at the Michael Jackson tribute show.The 'Run It' singer - who is currently on probation for assaulting ex-girlfriend Rihanna earlier this year - had been named by...

Beyonce And U2 To Play At Obama Inauguration Party

Beyonce, U2 and Stevie Wonder are among the stars signed up to perform at US president-elect Barack Obama's inauguration party.Bruce Springsteen, Usher and Mary J Blige are also confirmed for the event due to take...

By on 13 January 2009

Stars Stand Up To Cancer

US stars who have battled cancer including actors Christina Applegate and Patrick Swayze have taken part in a charity telethon.The hour-long Stand Up to Cancer event was broadcast simultaneously on three networks and starred more...

By on 06 September 2008

Exhausted Blige Scraps Australian Tour

MARY J BLIGE has cancelled what was to be her first Australasian tour, citing exhaustion. The weary R+B star, who is currently performing dates in Britain, will not be making the trip to Australia this...

Green To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Soul singer AL GREEN is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) Hip-Hop Awards.The US star will pick up the gong when the awards ceremony takes place on June...

By on 16 May 2008

Lifetime Achievement Prize For Singer Al Green

Soul legend Al Green is to receive a lifetime achievement prize at an award ceremony honouring black artists.The Let's Stay Together star is to given the honour at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards in...

By on 16 May 2008

Artists Emerge For Second Series Of Live From Abbey Road

JAMES BLUNT, MARY J BLIGE, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and PANIC AT THE DISCIO will be among the first handful of performers that are confirmed for new episodes of the television show Live From Abbey...

By on 25 April 2008

Jack Johnson Tops Us Album Chart For Third Week Running

Jack Johnson has held on to the number one spot in the US album chart for the third week in a row.Sleep Through The Static, the Hawaiian singer-songwriter's fourth studio album, shipped 105,000 copies to...

By on 28 February 2008

Oasis Noel Snubbed At Sir Elton's Party

He may have sold 50 million albums and had eight UK number ones, but NOEL GALLAGHER found himself off the A-list earlier this week when he was turned away from SIR ELTON JOHN's post-Oscars party....

By on 26 February 2008

Five Grammys For Winehouse

Amy Winehouse has scooped five prizes at the Grammy awards despite being unable to attend the Los Angeles ceremony.The Back to Black star was named best new artist while also claiming the record of the...

By on 11 February 2008

'Rihanna Nearly Missed Out On Umbrella'

R'n'B sensation RIHANNA nearly missed out on the opportunity to record her summer smash hit UMBRELLA as it was originally intended for MARY J BLIGE or BRITNEY SPEARS.TRICKY STEWART, the producer behind the track, revealed...

By on 08 February 2008

Juno Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 100

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated movie Juno has soared to the top of the US Billboard album chart.Featuring the likes of Belle & Sebastian, Cat Power, the Kinks and Sonic Youth, the album's sale received a...

By on 31 January 2008

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