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Shakira Charged With Alleged Tax Evasion In Spain

Shakira Charged With Alleged Tax Evasion In Spain

Shakira has been officially charged with tax evasion in Spain, almost a year after an investigation regarding her finances was launched.Spanish tax authorities officially charged the Colombian singer, 41, with tax evasion on Friday (December...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 15th December 2018

Rami Malek On Becoming Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek On Becoming Freddie Mercury

Having broken through to mass recognition with his starring role in Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek has spoken about the strict fitness regimen he had to undergo in order to transform himself into Freddie Mercury.Malek, 37,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th December 2018

Justin Bieber's 'Baby' No Longer The Most Disliked Video On YouTube

Justin Bieber's 'Baby' No Longer The Most Disliked Video On YouTube

Justin Bieber fans have clearly been busy online, with the odd revelation that the most disliked YouTube video of the year is the platform’s own highlights reel, replacing the singer’s early hit ‘Baby’.Yes, with almost...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2018

Jeremy Clarkson To Quit Studio Based Car Shows

Jeremy Clarkson To Quit Studio Based Car Shows

After nearly two decades presenting shows such as ‘Top Gear’ and ‘The Grand Tour’, Jeremy Clarkson has announced that he’s quitting studio-based motoring shows in order to focus on longer specials, along with long-time colleagues...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th December 2018

Sir Paul McCartney's London Home Targeted By Burglars

Sir Paul McCartney's London Home Targeted By Burglars

Sir Paul McCartney’s London home has been targeted by thieves, just a matter of days before his hotly awaited homecoming gig in Liverpool.Scotland Yard is investigating after the former Beatle’s £10 million mansion, located in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2018

Kanye West Reignites Feud With Drake

Kanye West Reignites Feud With Drake

Just when it looked like Kanye West might have reached some kind of stability regarding his social media output, he’s gone a reignited his feud with fellow mega-star rapper Drake.Taking to Twitter on Thursday evening...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th December 2018

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition Technology At California Gig

Taylor Swift Used Facial Recognition Technology At California Gig

Taylor Swift’s concert at the Rose Bowl in California earlier this year was monitored by a facial recognition system, designed to filter out and bar entry to her many stalkers, it has been revealed.According to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2018

The Cure, Radiohead And Janet Jackson Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees For 2019

The Cure, Radiohead And Janet Jackson Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees For 2019

Radiohead, Janet Jackson and The Cure are among the big names to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019, it has been revealed.The 34th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2018

Miley Cyrus Lined Up For 'Black Mirror' Guest Role

Miley Cyrus Lined Up For 'Black Mirror' Guest Role

It’s been a while since Miley Cyrus has graced our TV screens, but the star has confirmed that she’ll be making a comeback on the upcoming series of ‘Black Mirror’.The American singer, and former long-time...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th December 2018

Final Ruling In Robin Thicke 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Case Delivered

Final Ruling In Robin Thicke 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Case Delivered

A final ruling has been handed down in the long-running copyright dispute case concerning ‘Blurred Lines’, with its creators Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams being ordered to pay out $5 million to the family of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2018

Kanye West Reaches Out On Twitter For Bob Dylan Collaboration

Kanye West Reaches Out On Twitter For Bob Dylan Collaboration

Kanye West has reached out on social media to none other than Bob Dylan, apparently in the hope of scoring a collaboration with the legendary songwriter.Having spent most of the last few days feverishly tweeting...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2018

Keith Richards Reveals He's Giving Up Drinking

Keith Richards Reveals He's Giving Up Drinking

As essentially the human embodiment of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle for over half a century, it’s long been assumed that Keith Richards would simply live forever, capable of surviving a nuclear apocalypse along with...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th December 2018

Neil Young's BST Festival Set To Go Ahead Without Sponsor Barclaycard

Neil Young's BST Festival Set To Go Ahead Without Sponsor Barclaycard

Neil Young has confirmed that he will be going ahead with a huge gig in London’s Hyde Park next summer, despite claiming that its sponsor, Barclaycard, has pulled out.The legendary 73 year old rocker initially...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th December 2018

Jennifer Aniston Hints The Guys Are The Only Ones Holding Up A 'Friends' Reunion

Jennifer Aniston Hints The Guys Are The Only Ones Holding Up A 'Friends' Reunion

The addition of ‘Friends’ to Netflix this time last year has since stoked the desire for, and speculation about, a reunion of the massively successful sitcom.However, one of its stars, Jennifer Aniston, has said that...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th December 2018

Adam Levine Addresses Backlash To Reagan Strange 'The Voice' Controversy

Adam Levine Addresses Backlash To Reagan Strange 'The Voice' Controversy

Adam Levine has spoken out in response to the backlash that followed his decision to encourage viewers to save ‘The Voice’ finalist Reagan Strange, despite the fact she was too ill to perform at the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th December 2018

'Bohemian Rhapsody' Named Most Streamed 20th Century Song

'Bohemian Rhapsody' Named Most Streamed 20th Century Song

A few months after the release of the massively successful biopic of the same name, Queen’s signature song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ has been named the most streamed track of the 20th century.The song, from the band's...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th December 2018

Music News Round-Up: Spice Girls Rumoured For Glastonbury, Drake Tops Spotify's 2018 List, Doves Reunite

Music News Round-Up: Spice Girls Rumoured For Glastonbury, Drake Tops Spotify's 2018 List, Doves Reunite

SPICE GIRLS TO HEADLINE GLASTONBURY? The Spice Girls reunion next summer could be about to get even bigger, with new reports that the band could headline 2019’s Glastonbury Festival.The reunited group – minus Victoria Beckham...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th December 2018

Cardi B Nominated For Five Grammys On Same Day As She Appears In Court

Cardi B Nominated For Five Grammys On Same Day As She Appears In Court

Cardi B endured a decidedly mixed day on Friday, finding out that she had been nominated for five Grammy awards shortly after appearing in court in relation to a charge of assault regarding an incident...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 8th December 2018

Cheryl Speaks Out After Being Dropped By L'Oreal

Cheryl Speaks Out After Being Dropped By L'Oreal

Cheryl has spoken out after losing her contract with beauty brand L’Oreal after nine years.The former Girls Aloud pop star had been rumoured earlier this week to have been dropped by the cosmetics giant after...

News posted in Fashion / Beauty on 8th December 2018

Ed Sheeran Claps Back Brilliantly At Criticism Of His Clothes For Beyonce Duet

Ed Sheeran Claps Back Brilliantly At Criticism Of His Clothes For Beyonce Duet

In response to the backlash his dress sense caused this week regarding his duet with Beyonce, Ed Sheeran is owning his sartorial choices with a brilliant riposte.Last weekend, Sheeran performed with Beyonce at the Global...

News posted in Fashion / Beauty on 7th December 2018

Shane MacGowan Says He's "Fine" With 'Fairytale Of New York' Censorship

Shane MacGowan Says He's "Fine" With 'Fairytale Of New York' Censorship

Amid the newly re-triggered controversy over the lyrics of Christmas classic ‘Fairytale of New York’, the song’s writer Shane MacGowan has said that he’d be “absolutely fine” with the word “faggot” being censored on the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th December 2018

Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host

Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host

Less than a week after he was announced, Kevin Hart has stepped down as the host of the 2019 Oscars ceremony following an outcry regarding past homophobic tweets and comments from the star.On Friday (December...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th December 2018

Tributes Pour In For Buzzcocks Lead Singer Pete Shelley

Tributes Pour In For Buzzcocks Lead Singer Pete Shelley

Tributes have been pouring in from the world of music after it was announced that Pete Shelley, lead singer of British punk pioneers Buzzcocks, has died this week at the age of 63.The songwriter passed...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th December 2018

Could The Spice Girls Be Set To Headline Glastonbury 2019?

Could The Spice Girls Be Set To Headline Glastonbury 2019?

The Spice Girls reunion next summer is gathering serious pace, with new reports that the band could headline 2019’s Glastonbury Festival.The reunited group – minus Victoria Beckham – could be set to bring girl power...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th December 2018

Kanye West Apologises For Using Phone During Cher Musical

Kanye West Apologises For Using Phone During Cher Musical

Kanye West has apologised for a “lack of etiquette” after he was caught staring at his phone during the opening night of a Broadway musical about Cher.The 41 year old rapper attended the premiere of...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 6th December 2018

Lena Dunham Admits Defending Accused Writer Was "A Mistake"

Lena Dunham Admits Defending Accused Writer Was "A Mistake"

Actor and writer Lena Dunham has admitted that she made “a terrible mistake” in defending one of the writers on her television show ‘Girls’ after he was accused of rape.In article published in the Hollywood...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 6th December 2018

Drake Named Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of 2018

Drake Named Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of 2018

It’s been a very good year for hip-hop, according to Spotify, with the online music platform sharing its most streamed artists list of 2018 which, unsurprisingly, shows Drake at the top of the pile.The Canadian...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th December 2018

Andy Samberg And Sandra Oh To Co-Host 2019 Golden Globes

Andy Samberg And Sandra Oh To Co-Host 2019 Golden Globes

Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh have been announced as the co-hosts of the 2019 Golden Globes award ceremony.Samberg, a star of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’, will join forces with ‘Killing Eve’ and ‘Grey’s...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 6th December 2018

Doves Announce Reunion Shows After Nine Year Hiatus

Doves Announce Reunion Shows After Nine Year Hiatus

Mancunian indie-rock band Doves have revealed a brace of reunion shows for 2019, following a nine-year break from music, including a gig at the Royal Albert Hall for Teenage Cancer Trust as well as teasing...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 6th December 2018

Public Screening Of 'Surviving R. Kelly' Docu-Series Cancelled After Gun Threat

Public Screening Of 'Surviving R. Kelly' Docu-Series Cancelled After Gun Threat

A public screening of the upcoming docu-series ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ in New York City was cancelled last night, after the venue received an anonymous threat of gun violence over the event.The six-part Lifetime documentary series,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th December 2018

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Amy Odell - The Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate 13.04.2019 Live Review

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Album of the Week: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hole's feminist album Live Through This

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