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Music News Round-Up: Aretha Franklin Tributes, Katy Perry In The Studio, Lily Allen's Book

Music News Round-Up: Aretha Franklin Tributes, Katy Perry In The Studio, Lily Allen's Book

ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTES POUR IN The world of music is in mourning this weekend, following the passing of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, on Thursday at the age of 76. Tributes have...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th August 2018

RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

Aretha Franklin, one of popular music’s most enduring icons and known as the Queen of Soul, passed away this week at the age of 76.The legendary vocalist died in Detroit on Thursday morning (August 16th)...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th August 2018

Stormzy Announces Cambridge University Scholarship For Black British Students

Stormzy Announces Cambridge University Scholarship For Black British Students

Stormzy has announced he’s established a scholarship at Cambridge University, which will fund two black British students to go to the prestigious university who would not otherwise have the chance.The Stormzy Scholarship will fund the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th August 2018

Scarlett Johansson Named The Highest Paid Actress In The World

Scarlett Johansson Named The Highest Paid Actress In The World

Scarlett Johansson’s continued participation in the Marvel universe has once again reclaimed her title as the highest paid actress in the world, according to the annual Forbes list.39 year old Johansson, who plays Black Widow...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th August 2018

Little Mix's Perrie Edwards Undergoes Throat Surgery

Little Mix's Perrie Edwards Undergoes Throat Surgery

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards has revealed she’s undergone surgery on her throat, after years of dealing with problems with her oesophagus.The 25 year old singer made the announcement on Thursday (August 16th), confessing she...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th August 2018

Pierce Brosnan Claims Daniel Craig's Bond Films Have Lost Their Sense Of Humour

Pierce Brosnan Claims Daniel Craig's Bond Films Have Lost Their Sense Of Humour

Pierce Brosnan feels that the James Bond films have become too dark in tone and have lost their sense of humour in the Daniel Craig era, and blames the rise of the Bourne series.65 year...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th August 2018

Rosamund Pike Refused To Strip For James Bond Film Audition

Rosamund Pike Refused To Strip For James Bond Film Audition

Rosamund Pike has revealed that she was asked to strip to her underwear during auditions for her role in the James Bond film Die Another Day – and got the role by insisting they award...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th August 2018

Adele Praised For Sharing Friend's Story Of Post-Partum Psychosis

Adele Praised For Sharing Friend's Story Of Post-Partum Psychosis

Adele has been praised by health experts and campaigners for highlighting the issue of post-partum depression and psychosis in new mothers, after sharing the story of her best friend and godson.Laura Dockrill, a poet, author,...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 16th August 2018

Emma Stone Talks Social Media, Having Children, And Turning 30 With Jennifer Lawrence

Emma Stone Talks Social Media, Having Children, And Turning 30 With Jennifer Lawrence

Emma Stone has opened up to her best friend Jennifer Lawrence about social media, turning 30 and having children in a new interview they conducted together for the new edition of Elle magazine.The two Oscar...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 16th August 2018

Jennifer Garner Delaying Ben Affleck Divorce Until He Works On "Health And Sobriety"

Jennifer Garner Delaying Ben Affleck Divorce Until He Works On "Health And Sobriety"

The incredibly drawn-out divorce of Jennifer Garner from Ben Affleck is being held up because Jen apparently wants to give her estranged husband time to “work on his health and sobriety”.Having previously been seen as...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 16th August 2018

Jack Whitehall's Casting As Gay Character In Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' Slammed

Jack Whitehall's Casting As Gay Character In Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' Slammed

Disney is facing a backlash over the casting of Jack Whitehall as the studio’s first openly gay major film character in the upcoming film Jungle Cruise.The comedian, who is straight, announced he was “honoured” at...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th August 2018

Sir Michael Caine Explains The Ending Of 'Inception'

Sir Michael Caine Explains The Ending Of 'Inception'

Without a doubt, one of the most cryptic and open-ended movie endings of recent times has been Inception, the Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi movie whose plot-lines were as complex as the graphics were stunning.However, movie icon...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th August 2018

Chris Pratt Breaks Silence On James Gunn Firing: "It's Not An Easy Time"

Chris Pratt Breaks Silence On James Gunn Firing: "It's Not An Easy Time"

The Guardians of the Galaxy lead star Chris Pratt has broken his silence following the dismissal of director of the movie series, James Gunn, by Disney over controversial old tweets, saying it is “not an...

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

Katie Price Responds To Peter Andre's Offer Of Help Amid Bankruptcy Fight

Katie Price Responds To Peter Andre's Offer Of Help Amid Bankruptcy Fight

The beleaguered former glamour model Katie Price has reportedly spoken to her former husband Peter Andre in a last-ditch plea for help, as she continues to struggle to avoid bankruptcy.Celeb magazine Closer reported that the...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 15th August 2018

Aerosmith Announce First Las Vegas Residency 'Deuces Are Wild'

Aerosmith Announce First Las Vegas Residency 'Deuces Are Wild'

American rock icons Aerosmith have announced details of their first ever Las Vegas residency, an 18-gig series scheduled for 2019 called Deuces Are Wild at the city’s Park Theater.Deuces Are Wild will begin on April...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th August 2018

Richard Ashcroft Announces New Solo Album 'Natural Rebel'

Richard Ashcroft Announces New Solo Album 'Natural Rebel'

Richard Ashcroft, the former frontman of Nineties rockers The Verve, has announced details of a new studio album out later this year, as well as a tour of intimate venues around the UK.Natural Rebel, his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th August 2018

Music News Round-Up: New Aphex Twin, Pearl Jam Cover The White Stripes, 6Music Shake-Up

Music News Round-Up: New Aphex Twin, Pearl Jam Cover The White Stripes, 6Music Shake-Up

AC/DC BACK IN THE STUDIO?Rock titans AC/DC are rumoured to be back in the studio, having seemingly repaired relations with singer Brian Johnson, who was forced to quit the band ahead of their Rock Or...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th August 2018

Seven British Bands That Couldn't Crack America

Seven British Bands That Couldn't Crack America

The histories of American and British pop music is inextricably linked. Often, the same bands that enjoy success in the States also hit the charts in Old Blighty, and vice versa. Think The Beatles on...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th August 2018

Kelly Osbourne Marks A Year Of Sobriety With Instagram Post

Kelly Osbourne Marks A Year Of Sobriety With Instagram Post

Former reality star Kelly Osbourne has taken to Instagram to mark a year of sobriety, and her fans have lined up to praise her for her mental strength and commitment.The 33 year old star, daughter...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th August 2018

Which 'Game Of Thrones' Prop Did Maisie Williams Take As A Souvenir?

Which 'Game Of Thrones' Prop Did Maisie Williams Take As A Souvenir?

Fans have been eagerly anticipating the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ for what feels like forever by now, but for the show’s cast, it’s all completed, with the final scenes in the can last...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2018

Cher Announces Album Of Abba Covers

Cher Announces Album Of Abba Covers

Following her star turn in the recent movie sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, pop legend Cher has confirmed that she’ll be releasing an entire album of Abba cover versions next month.After a great...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th August 2018

Casey Affleck Admits His Behaviour Was "Unprofessional" On 'I'm Still Here' Set

Casey Affleck Admits His Behaviour Was "Unprofessional" On 'I'm Still Here' Set

Oscar-winning actor Casey Affleck has spoken about the allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct levelled against him for the first time, admitting that he had “behaved in a way that was really unprofessional”.It’s the first...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2018

Wolf Alice Will "Say Goodbye For A While" Before Third Album

Wolf Alice Will "Say Goodbye For A While" Before Third Album

After a triumphant year touring their excellent second album, Wolf Alice are planning to “say goodbye for a while” before they get round to recording a third, according to their lead singer Ellie Rowsell.Since the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th August 2018

"Door Open" For A Black James Bond Actor, Idris Elba Tagged As Favourite Once Again

"Door Open" For A Black James Bond Actor, Idris Elba Tagged As Favourite Once Again

Having kicked the discussions over the next James Bond into the long grass by having Daniel Craig back for one last film, the film’s bosses have reportedly decided that the path will be clear for...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 9th August 2018

Lindsay Lohan Says #MeToo Makes Women "Look Weak"

Lindsay Lohan Says #MeToo Makes Women "Look Weak"

Lindsay Lohan is on the receiving end of a social media backlash after she stated in a recent interview that she believes the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment makes women “look weak”.The 32 year old...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 9th August 2018

Lauren Laverne To Take Over BBC 6 Music's Breakfast Show

Lauren Laverne To Take Over BBC 6 Music's Breakfast Show

Lauren Laverne is set to take over as the presenter of BBC Radio 6 Music’s weekday breakfast show, replacing Shaun Keaveny after more than a decade, in the indie music station’s biggest schedule shake-up in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th August 2018

Brad Pitt Hits Back At Angelina Jolie's Child Support Accusations In Custody Row

Brad Pitt Hits Back At Angelina Jolie's Child Support Accusations In Custody Row

The intensity of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s bitter divorce has been ratcheted up a notch after he hit back at his estranged wife’s claim that he has failed to pay “meaningful” child support since...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 9th August 2018

Ellie Goulding Announces Engagement To Caspar Jopling - But Who Is He?

Ellie Goulding Announces Engagement To Caspar Jopling - But Who Is He?

British pop star Ellie Goulding has announced her engagement to her boyfriend of 18 months, Caspar Jopling, in a low-key but stylish entry in The Times.No huge Instagram reveals for the Herefordshire-born singer, 31, as...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 9th August 2018

Abuse Charges Dropped As Mel B And Stephen Belafonte Finalise Acrimonious Divorce

Abuse Charges Dropped As Mel B And Stephen Belafonte Finalise Acrimonious Divorce

Mel B’s ex-husband Stephen Belafonte has emerged victorious in the long-running court battle between them, with the charges of domestic abuse against him thrown out and the former Spice Girl being ordered to pay his...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 8th August 2018

James Corden Says Kanye West Has Cancelled 'Carpool Karaoke' THREE Times

James Corden Says Kanye West Has Cancelled 'Carpool Karaoke' THREE Times

As ‘Carpool Karaoke’ continues to grow in popularity with no signs of slow-down any time soon, the list of megastars who’ve participated contains one person notable by his absence – Kanye West. But his absence...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th August 2018

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