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Rick Astley's Comeback Record Nominated For Album Of The Year

The Never Gonna Give You Up singer released his album 50 in June (16), with the record earning him his first U.K. number one record for nearly 30 years. Now Rick's success has been recognised...

Ricky Gervais Is A Big Tom Odell Fan

Tom Odell has revealed Ricky Gervais is one of his biggest fans.The 'Magnetised' singer has become friendly with the comedian after meeting him at one of his concerts and feels privileged that he likes his...

Justin Bieber To Be Soaked At V Festival

Justin Bieber will be soaked with 800 gallons of perfectly purified water when he headlines V Festival 2016. The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker will take to the stage on Saturday August 20 at the music...

Rick Astley: 'Perspective Makes Success Even More Enjoyable'

The 50-year-old singer, who first found fame in the Eighties with his hit Never Gonna Give You Up, got a number one album in the U.K. charts with his new record 50 this weekend (18-19Jun16)....

Rick Astley Scores First Number One On U.k. Album Chart In 30 Years

The Together Forever hitmaker released 50, in conjunction with his recent 50th birthday, last week (10Jun16), and fans were surprisingly eager to scoop up the record as it has landed at the top...

Rick Astley Scores First Number One Album In Nearly 30 Years

Rick Astley has scored his first UK number one album in 29 years with his latest release 50. The 50-year old, who is best known for his 1987 single 'Never Gonna Give You Up', managed...

Rick Astley Secretly Wed Longtime Partner

The Never Gonna Give You Up hitmaker has been with Lene Bausager since the height of his popularity in 1989, and he popped the question in 2001, but the couple kept putting off...

Rick Astley Returns With A New Album '50'

The Never Gonna Give You Up singer first retired 23 years ago and has only released music sporadically since. However he is set to release a new record in June (16), whose...

Kim Wilde To Auction Nude Painting For Charity

The picture, which the Kids In America singer painted in 1990, will go on sale during a charity event hosted by Kim and her family at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, England on 28...

Foo Fighters Troll The Westboro Baptist Church With A 'Rickroll'

The Westboro Baptist Church got a surprise when they tried to protest outside a Foo Fighters concert at the Kansas City Sprint Center on Friday, August 21st. The band decided to answer the church’s protests...

Pete Waterman Sells Off Part Of His Famous Model Train Collection

The record producer, who was part of the team behind Kylie Minogue and Rick Astley's early hits, has been a model train enthusiast for years, and now he's cashing in by parting ways...

Kim Wilde And Rick Astley To Make Magic On U.k. Radio

Eighties pop stars Kim Wilde and Rick Astley have signed up to present shows on a new digital U.K. radio station.The veteran singers have both landed slots on radio station Magic, which launched online across...

Stars Come Together For Australian Comedy Clip

A host of stars including Lorde, Rick Astley, Skrillex and Gotye have come together to record a comedy skit for an Australian radio show which is taking the Internet by storm.In the sketch, a huge...

Malaysian Music Festival Cancelled Following Plane Tragedy

A Malaysian music festival featuring Christina Aguilera, Rick Astley and Craig David has been axed following an official conclusion over the fate of a missing airliner.The Twin Towers Alive event was due to take place...

Rick Astley Replaces David Bowie In Morrissey Cover Art

Eighties pop star Rick Astley has replaced David Bowie on the cover of Morrissey's reissued The Last Of The International Playboys single.Bowie asked Emi Uk bosses not to use a photograph of him with the...

Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Back Together At Last!

Yes! Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan are back together! Well, they were last night at least when the two 80's pop icons reunited on stage for the first time in 23 years at a concert...

Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Duet Back On

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will perform together this month.The former couple will take to the stage at the 'Hit Factory Live Christmas Cracker' - which had been due to take place in London's Hyde...

Sick Rick Astley Cancels Melbourne Show

Eighties pop star Rick Astley cancelled his Saturday night (01Dec12) show in Melbourne, Australia after falling ill.The British singer, best known for his 1987 hit Never Gonna Give You Up, was due to play at...

Jason Donovan 'Disappointed' At Kylie Duet Cancellation

Jason Donovan is ''extremely disappointed'' that his and Kylie Minogue's performance of 'Especially For You' has been called off.The Australian singer expressed his sadness at the decision to cancel the pair's rendition of their 1988...

Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Duet Called Off

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan's performance of 'Especially For You' has been called off. The Australian singers - who were once briefly a couple - were due to perform their 1988 single for the first...

Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan 'Hit Factory' Reunion Cancelled

Following a string of bad luck that seems to be plaguing this summer's UK festival circuit, a nostalgia concert that would have reunited and Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan onstage has been called off as...

Pete Waterman Announces Hit Factory Live; Rick Astley And Steps To Perform

Pete Waterman has announced a special, one off concert called Hit Factory Live!, which will celebrate the twenty fifth anniversary of the successful song writing team of Stock, Aitken and Waterman. Acts that have been...

Lana Del Rey Influenced By Britney Spears

Lana Del Rey counts Britney Spears as one of her biggest influences. The 'Video Games' hitmaker's melancholy music and gangster-chic look share little in common with Britney's pop background, but Lana says she stands beside...

Stars Line-up For 1980s Supergig

RICK ASTLEY, the HUMAN LEAGUE and SPANDAU BALLET frontman TONY HADLEY are to co-headline this summer's (11) Rewind Festival in Scone Palace, Scotland.Heaven 17, Bananarama, Hue & Cry, The Beat, ABC, The Bluebells and Fiction...

Pranksters Take Astley Campaign To New Heights

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY has been blasted into the outer reaches of the Earth's atmosphere after pranksters took their 'Rickrolling' campaign to new heights.The singer has been the focus of online jokers for the...

Blondie's Jackson Tribute

Blondie paid tribute to Michael Jackson at their Kenwood House show on Saturday (26.06.10).The iconic group performed a rendition of 'Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough' by the late King of Pop - who died...

Astley Has New Love For Hit Track

RICK ASTLEY has a renewed appreciation for his 1987 hit NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP, insisting he couldn't relate to the song's "emotions" as a young pop star.The British singer shot to fame after releasing...

Astley Opens Up About Fear Of Flying

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY was forced into an early retirement at 27 - because his crippling fear of flying meant he could no longer tour the world.The British singer, best known for his 1987...

Astley 'Alive And Well' After Another Death Hoax

Eighties pop star RICK ASTLEY is fighting off sick rumours he has been found dead in Germany, after becoming the latest in a handful of celebrities 'killed off' by Internet hoaxers.The British singer, best known...

Astley 'Retired' From Music Industry To Escape Fame

Eighties singer RICK ASTLEY decided to retire from the music industry in 1993 to escape the relentless pressure of being recognised wherever he went. The British NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP star, who makes...

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