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Coldplay Release Stripped-back Version Of Everglow

Coldplay have reworked their new single 'Everglow'.The British rockers have today (11.11.16) released the fifth song from their critically-acclaimed album 'A Head Full Of Dreams', in a new style inspired by the band's performance of...

Chance The Rapper To Honour Muhammad Ali At The Espy Awards

The No Problem star revealed on Twitter that he would be part of a special tribute to the late boxer and activist, who died on 3 June (16) aged 74, at the annual...

Coldplay Give Viola Beach Their Glastonbury Moment In Touching Tribute

Chris Martin and his bandmates performed a track written by the four young rockers who died in a car crash while on tour in Sweden in February (16), explaining the band traded the...

Muhammad Ali's Grandson Signed To Wilhelmina Models

The 17-year-old student has been snapped up by Wilhelmina Models, an agency whose client roster includes stars like Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas.An agent working at Wilhelmina told TMZ.com: "He has a great look....

Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'Muhammad Ali Was My Idol'

The star was among a long list of celebrity guests at the public interfaith funeral, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky, where an estimated 15,000 fans,...

Billy Crystal Salutes 'Big Brother' Muhammad Ali At Funeral

The comedian was among a long list of guest speakers at the public interfaith service, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky, where an estimated 15,000 fans,...

Will Smith Humbled To Attend Muhammad Ali's Funeral

The actor, who earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the legendary boxer in 2001 biopic Ali, served as one of the pallbearers at Friday's memorial in Louisville, Kentucky, as the late...

Will Smith And Mike Tyson Help Kick Off Muhammad Ali Funeral Procession

The boxing champion, who battled Parkinson's disease for 32 years, died from septic shock in Phoenix, Arizona on 3 June (16), and his body was flown home to Louisville earlier this week (begs06Jun16)....

Muslim Prayers Recited For Muhammad Ali At Private Memorial

The icon passed away from septic shock in Phoenix, Arizona on 3 June (16), and his body was flown home to Louisville this week (begs06Jun16). On Thursday, 14,000 people joined his family...

Muhammad Ali's Family 'Disgusted' Free Memorial Tickets Being Sold

Ali insisted tickets for his memorial service should be distributed at no charge, and thousands of people queued for hours to get hold of the prized ticket to the event. Up to 15,000 people are...

Muhammad Ali Biopic Returning To Cinemas For Funeral Weekend

Smith landed his first Oscar nomination for playing the boxer in Michael Mann's 2001 film, Ali, and as the sports legend's fans, friends and family prepare for the late fighter's funeral on Friday...

Muhammad Ali Receives New York Street Tribute

The sportsman's daughter Laila Ali posted a picture of a construction worker hanging a green sign reading "Muhammad Ali Way" underneath the usual blue sign for West 33rd Street in Manhattan....

Will Smith And Lennox Lewis To Be Pallbearers At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

As one of American’s all-time greats, Muhammad Ali’s funeral will be attended by a raft of famous faces but only a few special people have been given the honour of acting as pallbearers on the...

Will Smith Will Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

The actor, who earned his first Oscar nomination for portraying the sports legend in director Michael Mann's 2001 movie Ali, will be one of the eight people chosen to carry the late boxer...

Michael J. Fox: 'Honour Muhammad Ali With A Parkinson's Cure'

The sports legend and the Back to the Future actor, 54, teamed up to fight the degenerative disorder of the nervous system they both suffered, and the actor hopes Ali's passing will hasten...

Laila Ali: 'Knowing My Father's No Longer Suffering Eases My Grief'

The boxing legend died aged 74 on Friday (03Jun16) after being admitted to hospital for respiratory problems. However the sporting icon had battled the degenerative disorder of the nervous system for more than...

Muhammad Ali's Body Returns To Louisville

The sportsman and activist who was known in his early days as the 'Louisville Lip' passed away from septic shock due to unspecified natural causes on Friday (03Jun16), aged 74, in Phoenix, Arizona....

Laila Ali Remembers Dad Muhammad With Touching Family Photo

The 38-year-old boxer and U.S. TV personality, who is Ali’s youngest daughter, posted a shot of her late dad and son Curtis in a Louis Vuitton print ad on Facebook, writing, "My son...

Bill Clinton And Billy Crystal To Lead Eulogies At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

Details of the boxing champion's funeral were revealed by his family at a news conference on Saturday (04Jun16), following the iconic sportsman's death on Friday (03Jun16), days after he had been admitted to...

U.s. President Barack Obama Leads Further Tributes To Muhammad Ali

The 74-year-old sports icon, born Cassius Clay, passed away on 3 June (16), days after being admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for respiratory complications. Reports suggest he spent...

Will Smith: 'Muhammad Ali Changed My Life'

Ali died on Friday (03Jun16), at the age of 74, following a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease. His passing emerged days after he was admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for...

Sports Stars And Celebrities Pay Tribute To Muhammad Ali

The 74-year-old boxing hero was admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for respiratory complications earlier this week (beg30May16), and reports suggest he spent his final few hours on life support....

Tributes Pour In For The Legendary Muhammad Ali Who Has Died Aged 74

Tributes are pouring in for legendary boxer Muhammad Ali who has died aged 74. The three-time heavyweight champion, who was widely regarded as the greatest of all time, died on Friday evening (June 3rd) a...

Muhammad Ali Dead At 74

The 74-year-old passed away in hospital on Friday night (03Jun16). He was admitted to the medical centre in Arizona earlier this week (beg30May16) battling a respiratory problem and reports suggest he spent...

Harry Belafonte And Geena Davis Land Muhammad Ali Awards

Belafonte, who was heavily involved in the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, will receive a lifetime achievement prize for his contributions, with organisers describing the Calypso singer as a...

Publicist To The Stars To Stand Trial On Indecent Assault Charges

The 72-year-old showbiz staple allegedly committed the offence between October, 1981 and May, 1982 at his Mayfair offices in London. The trial is expected to last a week. Clifford was arrested...

Photographer Dan Farrell Dies At 84

Farrell passed away of pneumonia in New York on Monday (13Apr15), according to the New York Daily News. He began working for the publication in 1955 and became famous when he captured...

Muhammad Ali And Sonny Liston Gloves Sold For $956,000

The gloves Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston wore during their infamous 1965 rematch have sold at auction for $956,000 (£597,500).The gloves from the fight in Maine were picked up by an anonymous buyer at...

Muhammad Ali Hopes To Be Home From Hospital For Birthday

Muhammad Ali's representative has confirmed the sporting legend is "awake" and "in great spirits" and hopes to be home from hospital in time to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Saturday (17Jan15).The boxing icon, who suffers...

Muhammad Ali Released From Hospital

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from hospital.The sportsman, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was hospitalised in Kentucky last month (Dec14) with an initial diagnosis of pneumonia. However, following his release on...

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