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Jake Shears Defends Donna Summer's Legacy

Jake Shears has urged the world to pay its respects to disco queen Donna Summer, insisting controversial comments she allegedly made about homosexuals should not overshadow her contribution to music.The I Feel Love hitmaker passed...

Late Donna Summer Paved The Way For Electronic Dance

Following the sad premature death of disco legend Donna Summer, aged 63, tributes have unsurprisingly been pouring in for the singer. Summer, with the help of producer Giorgio Moroder pretty much single-handedly created modern electronic...

Tributes Pour In For Disco Legend Donna Summer

Barack Obama has led tributes to late disco legend Donna Summer. The US president said the music industry has lost a ''legend far too soon'' after the 63-year-old singer passed away yesterday morning (17.05.12) following...

President Barack Obama Remembers Donna Summer

U.S. President Barack Obama has paid a moving tribute to Donna Summer following the star's death on Thursday (17May12).The Love to Love You Baby hitmaker passed away following a secret battle with lung cancer, which...

Donna Summer Lung Cancer Caused By 9/11

Donna Summer believed the 9/11 terrorism acts contributed to her lung cancer.The star died aged 63 yesterday (17.05.12) and according to reports she had complained that toxic dust containing lead, asbestos and Mercury was the...

Sir Elton John: 'Donna Summer Should Have Been Inducted In Hall Of Fame'

Sir Elton John has lashed out at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials for failing to induct Donna Summer earlier this year (12), branding the snub a "total disgrace".The I Feel Love hitmaker was...

Donna Summer Songs: One For Every Occasion

Donna Summer songs will be on every disco fan's stereo today, following the sad news that the powerful, influential and ground-breaking singer has passed away. Her innovative disco sound, dubbed "as radical as punk" by...

Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

Donna Summer's family are ''at peace'' celebrating the late singer's legacy.The 63-year-old singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) after battling cancer and her relatives - husband Bruce Sudano, three daughters and four grandchildren - have...

Stunned Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

La Toya Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Quincy Jones, William Shatner and Billy Ray Cyrus are among the stars who have paid their respects to disco legend Donna Summer following her death on Thursday (17May12).The Love...

Donna Summer Dead At 63

Disco diva Donna Summer has lost her lung cancer battle at the age of 63.The I Feel Love hitmaker passed away in Florida on Thursday (17May12). A statement released by her family reads: "Early this...

Donna Summer Has Died

Donna Summer has died at the age of 63. The 'Last Dance' singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) in Florida after a battle with cancer. According to gossip website TMZ, the Queen of Disco had...

Disco Queen Donna Summer Dead At 63

Donna Summer, whose disco tunes largely produced the soundtrack of the 70s, has died at age 63, it was confirmed by the singer's family today (Thursday). Active to the end, Summer appeared as a judge...

Donna Summer Dead At 63: Music Loses Its First Lady Of Disco

The legendary disco singer Donna Summer has passed away, at the age of 63. After a lengthy battle with lung cancer, Summer passed away in Florida. She had reportedly been trying to keep the extent...

Donna Summer, The 'Queen Of Disco', Dies Aged 63

Donna Summer, nicknamed the 'Queen of Disco', died on Thursday morning (May 17, 2012) after a long battle with cancer - she was 63-years-old, reports Tmz.com. Summer - who had tried to keep the severity...

Donna Summer Has Died

Donna Summer has died at the age of 63. The 'Last Dance' singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) in Florida after a battle with cancer. According to gossip website TMZ, the Queen of Disco had...

Donna Summer Dead At 63

Queen of Disco Donna Summer has died at the age of 63.The I Feel Love hitmaker had reportedly been suffering from cancer and passed away in Florida, according to Tmz.com. She shot to fame in...

Alexandra Burke To Duet With Mum

Alexandra Burke is to feature a duet with her mother on her new album.The 'Elephant' singer says she is close to completing the song for her as-yet-untitled second album with mum Melissa Bell, who was...

Michael Fassbender Spiced Up Sex Scene With Music And Liquor

Michael Fassbender's saucy sex scene with two women for new movie Shame was spiced up by "two bottles of hard liquor" and a Donna Summer song, according to his co-star Calamity Chang.The actor plays a...

Red Hot Chilli Peppers Heading For Hall Of Fame?

Red Hot Chilli Peppers, the American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983, are among the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2012. The band, who released their self-titled...

Justin Timberlake To Play 70s Music Mogul Bogart In Biopic

Justin Timberlake has signed on to portray the music mogul who launched the careers of Kiss, Donna Summer and The Village People in a new biopic.The pop star/actor will also produce Spinning Gold, which chronicles...

Seal Set For Movie Marathon

Seal plans to make time to watch movies over the festive season.The 47-year-old singer - who raises daughters Leni, six, and 14-month-old Lou, and sons Henry, five, and Johan, four, with wife Heidi Klum -...

Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees 2011 Announced

Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Tom Waits and Darlene Love will be inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame.The annual crop of five musical acts will be added to the US institution...

Kasabian To Close Isle Of Wight Festival

Kasabian are to close the 2011 Isle of Wight Festival.The British band - who were named Best Act In The World Today at the recent Q Awards - have joined the festival's current line-up, which...

Naomi Campbell's Regular Breaks

Naomi Campbell takes regular holidays so she doesn't "lose control".The British supermodel - who has been involved in a string of scandals throughout her career, including various claims of assault - is "fascinated" by the...

Kasabian Go Cover Crazy At V

Kasabian covered Donna Summer and Salt N' Pepa at the Virgin Media V Festival last night (22.08.10).The 'Fire' hitmakers interspersed their set with snatches of other people's songs as they closed the main stage in...

Will Smith's Dumb Watch

Will Smith has to monitor his "dumbness".The screen legend - who is presenting the Nobel Peace Prize Concert tomorrow (11.12.09) in Oslo, Norway with his wife Jada Pinkett Smith - has vowed to keep an...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Hall Of Famers

Red Hot Chili Peppers have been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on their first year of eligibility.Artists can be inducted 25 years after their debut release and both the 'Californication' hitmakers...

Ten Worst Song Lyrics Of All Time

A new book has claimed to have established the ten worst song lyrics of all time.Johnny Sharp's new book 'Crap Lyrics', published on June 1st, outlines what he declares are the worst lyrics in pop...

By on 16 May 2009

Moby 'Aspired To Be Scientist'

MOBY has confessed that he had aspirations to be a scientist before forging his musical career.The New York-born musician – whose 1999 album PLAY went on to sell five million copies – said he was...

By on 30 December 2008

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean Voted Best Dance Record Ever

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson has been voted the best dance song of all time in a new poll.Radio 2 listeners named the 1983 chart-topper as their favourite ever dance record after an expert panel...

By on 16 July 2008

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