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Paul Weller To Release Beatles Cover For Mccartney

Paul Weller will celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's 70th birthday by releasing a Beatles cover.The Jam singer has prepared a special birthday tribute to his friend by recording a cover of The Beatles' song 'Birthday' which...

Noel Gallagher And Chris Martin To Duet At Brits

Chris Martin and Noel Gallagher will duet at the BRIT Awards.The Coldplay frontman looks set to join the High Flying Birds rocker on stage during his performance at the ceremony, which takes place on February...

Blur Singer And Guitarist To Play Charity Show Ahead Of Brit Awards

Blur's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon will play a charity show ahead of this year's BRIT Awards. The singer and the guitarist will appear alongside Dry The River and Ed Sheeran at the concert, held...

Brits Critics' Choice Award Nominees Announced

The Vaccines, James Blake and Jessie J have been shortlisted for the BRITs Critics' Choice Award.The three up-and-coming acts were announced as nominees today (10.12.10), with the eventual recipient of the accolade to be revealed...

Massive Attack Promise New Material

Massive Attack are planning to "randomly" release new EPs in 2011.The UK dance group took seven years to bring out their last album 'Heligoland' earlier this year, but are keen to follow it up with...

War Child Album Breaks Download Record

The WAR CHILD charity record has become the fastest-selling download album in British history, with 4,000 fans dowloading all 22 tracks in the two-and-a-half days since it became available online. A host of UK...

Blue Star To Break America With Kerry's Help

British BLUE pop star LEE RYAN is hoping to launch his career in America by performing at one of presidential hopeful JOHN KERRY's fundraisers. The ALL RISE hitmaker will sing his solo tune STAND...

Radiohead's Release Song On Charity Website

Rock band RADIOHEAD are to release a new track to mark the launch of the WAR CHILD charity's new music website. The British group will be reworking GO TO SLEEP to help kick...

Sum 41 Dedicate New Album To Saviour

Punk pop stars SUM 41 have dedicated their new album CHUCK to the United Nations representative who helped them get out of the Democratic Republic of Congo when a peace accord in the war-torn country...

Sum 41 Flown Out Of The Congo

LATEST: Pop punks SUM 41 have been forced to cut short their trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo after their lives were threatened by escalating violence. The Canadian quartet, who were filming...

Sum 41 To Film Documentary In Congo

Conscientious stars SUM 41 are planning a visit to troubled African country Democratic Republic of the Congo to film a documentary highlighting the African country's troubles. The quartet will spend two weeks in May...

Record For Iraqi Children

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, GEORGE MICHAEL, DAVID BOWIE and AVRIL LAVIGNE are among artists appearing on a charity album to raise money for Iraqi children. The HOPE album - recorded on behalf of the WAR...

Avril Covers Dylan For Charity

AVRIL LAVIGNE has recorded a version of BOB DYLAN's KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR for an upcoming peace compilation. The PEACE SONGS two-CD compilation, put together by British-based children's charity WAR CHILD, is due in...

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Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

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The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.

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Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

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'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

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Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

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Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.

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