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Michael Buble To Pick Up Silver Clef Award

Michael Buble will receive the international prize at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. The Canadian singer will pick up the Raymond Weil International Award at the ceremony at London's Hilton Park Lane on June...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Plans Huge Singalong For Diamond Jubilee

Musical mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is hoping to stage the U.K.'s biggest ever singalong by encouraging half a million Brits to join in during the Diamond Jubilee concert.Central London is expected to come to a...

Take That Influenced By Australia

Take That's new album will be influenced by Australia.The 'Beautiful World' group's main songwriter, Gary Barlow, has recently been on travels across the Commonwealth of Nations recording singers for the track 'Sing', in celebration of...

Gary Barlow Wrote Pop Track For Queen

Gary Barlow wrote 'Sing' as a pop song, so it would represent what he stands for. The Take That hitmaker wrote the track to celebrate Britain's Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee with Andrew Lloyd Webber, and...

Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

Chris Moyles Looks Unrecognisable After Weight Loss

Maybe not officially, but given his massive weight loss of late, radio host Chris Moyles is certainly on hand to gain some kind of award or recognition as he looked almost unrecognisable as he posed...

Chris Moyles Lands Surprise Role In 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Radio 1 Dj Chris Moyles and former Spice Girl Melanie C will be joining Andrew Lloyd Webber's new version of Jesus Christ Superstar, according to The Telegraph today (May 16, 2012). They will be joined...

Mel C To Star In New West End Production

Mel C is to star in a new West End musical production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.The former Spice Girl will play Mary Magdalene in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new version of the hit musical.She announced: ''I...

Jessie J And Andrew Lloyd Webber To Receive Silver Clefs

Singer Jessie J and legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber are set to be honoured for their musical achievements at Britain's Silver Clef Awards next month (Jun12).The Price Tag hitmaker will pick up the Best British...

O'connor To Play The Wizard In Lloyd Webber's Oz

Beloved British TV personality Des O Connor has signed on to play The Wizard in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard Of Oz stageshow.The octogenarian will take on the magic role at the London Palladium from...

Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar

Nicole Scherzinger is heading to the theatre in a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar.The former Pussycat Dolls singer was last year (11) rumoured to be starring in a movie version of...

Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

Nicole Scherzinger will play Mary Magdalene in the UK tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'. The former Pussycat Doll singer will star in the Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock musical alongside Tim Minchin...

Jessie J Writing A Musical

Jessie J is writing a musical.The 'Price Tag' singer - who was cast in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Whistle Down the Wind' as a child - wants to return to her roots and has started working...

Lloyd Webber Donates Thousands To U.k. Theatres

Musical mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is doing his part for ailing theatres in the U.K. by pledging $200,000 (£125,000) to refurbishment projects.The generous donation will help launch the Theatres Protection Fund to improve the "physical...

Stars Out In Force For Jesus Christ Superstar's Broadway Return

The stars were out in force last night for the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway (March 23, 2012). The 1971 musical, written by Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice has enjoyed something...

Gary Barlow Wants Prince Harry For Jubilee Song

Gary Barlow wants Prince Harry to perform on a tribute track for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.The Take That star has joined forces with musical creator Andrew Lloyd Webber to come up with a song to...

Lloyd Webber Planning Profumo Scandal Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber is working on a new musical about British politician John Profumo's affair with the mistress of an alleged Russian spy.The drama was played out in 1989 movie Scandal, which featured Sir Ian...

Lloyd Webber Impressed By Martin's Che

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber has applauded Ricky Martin's talents as the gay pop star prepares to hit the stage in Evita, confessing the She Bangs hitmaker would have made a good Phantom of the...

Lloyd Webber: 'Barks Will Be Perfect In Les Miserables Movie'

Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber is delighted his musical protegee Samantha Barks has been cast in the movie adaptation of Les Miserables, branding her the "perfect" person to play Eponine.Barks, who competed in Lloyd Webber's...

Lloyd Webber Undergoes Hip Surgery

Theatre impresario Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber feels like a new man after undergoing hip replacement surgery.The British composer, who has previously overcome a battle with prostate cancer, had a hip resurfacing several weeks ago, which...

Lloyd Webber Launching Talent Show To Find His New Jesus

Andrew Lloyd Webber is offering an unknown Brit the lead in his highly-anticipated global Jesus Christ Superstar tour after announcing he's launching a U.K. TV talent contest to find the next musical sensation.The theatre impresario...

Lloyd Webber To Close West End Shows During Olympics

Theatre impresario Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is to close three of his West End shows during the 2012 Olympics as he's convinced the sporting showpiece will cause a slump in attendances.The British composer insists the...

James Bond Was Based On Lloyd Webber's Father-in-law

Ian Fleming based his James Bond character on composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's former father-in-law.The theatre impresario's TV personality daughter Imogen has revealed the writer drew inspiration for his superspy from her grandfather. She says, "He's...

Patti Lupone And Mandy Patinkin Reunite After 30 Years

Patti Lupone and her former 'Evita' co-star Mandy Patinkin have reunited on Broadway for the first time in 30 years. The duo star in 'An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin', touted as a...

Live Phantom A Hit In U.k. Theaters

A single screening of the live The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Concert , broadcast from the Royal Albert Hall in London took in $850,000 at 255 theaters in the U.K. on Sunday. That...

Connie Fisher 'No Longer Has Vocal Range' For Sound Of Music

Connie Fisher, the 28-year-old singer and actress who rose to fame on reality show 'How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?', has been forced to quit the stage production of The Sound of Music....

Michael Jackson Wanted Phantom Of The Opera Film Role

Theatre impresario Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber considered casting Michael Jackson in a film version of his classic musical The Phantom Of The Opera.The critically-acclaimed composer reveals the Thriller hitmaker stopped by the Broadway production of...

London's Phantom Sequel To Close After Disappointing Run

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom Of The Opera sequel is to close in the West End at the end of the summer (11).Love Never Dies suffered from bad reviews when it opened in March, 2010, and...

Lloyd Webber Blames Cancer Battle For Show Flop

Theatre impresario Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is convinced his Phantom Of The Opera sequel flopped because of his cancer battle.The Brit launched Love Never Dies, the follow-up to his long-running musical hit, in London's West...

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Pledges $51 Million To Charity

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is donating $51 million (£32 million) to art and culture organisations through his charitable foundation.The British composer raised the money for the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation by selling a Pablo Picasso...

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