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Chris Brown Charged Over 'Rihanna Assault'

The extent of the alleged violence against Chris Brown was revealed today as the R 'n' B star faced charges in court.Brown, wearing a sombre grey suit, was charged with assault likely to cause great...

By on 06 March 2009

Chris Brown Expected In Court Over 'Rihanna Assault'

R 'n' B singer Chris Brown is due to appear in a Los Angeles court later over his arrest for an alleged assault on his girlfriend Rihanna.Though the Forever star has yet to be formally...

By on 05 March 2009

Rihanna "Doing Well" After Photo Leak

Rihanna has released a statement regarding the alleged attack by her boyfriend Chris Brown after pictures appearing to show her bruised face were leaked.The Umbrella singer released the statement through her representatives, who said: "At...

By on 21 February 2009

Hawkins Defends Grohl

Taylor Hawkins has defended his bandmate Dave Grohl after it was suggested that he is the controlling member of the FOO FIGHTERS.Grohl has been fronting the massively-successful rock band since stepping from behind the drumkit...

By on 17 February 2009

Chris Brown "Reflecting" On Rihanna Incident

R 'n' B singer Chris Brown is reflecting on the pre-Grammy awards incident involving Rihanna, his dad has said.Clinton Brown told the 19-year-old was "very remorseful", adding: "He's very concerned about the situation and...

By on 14 February 2009

Idol Tops, But Cbs Wins Overall

Fox may have scored the top two spots in the ratings with its unstoppable American Idol last week, but CBS continued to produce the most appealing shows overall -- including its telecast of the 51st...

Fans Angry Over Leroi Moore's Grammy Omission

Grammy organisers have been criticised by fans after they failed to include Dave Matthews saxophonist LeRoi Moore in a video obituary section.Moore died aged 46 after a vehicle accident on his farm last August but...

By on 11 February 2009

Grammys Make A Comeback

After ratings for the recording industry's annual Grammy awards plunged to their third-lowest level in history last year with just 17.18 million viewers tuning in, they zoomed upwards Sunday night, attracting 19.05 million. Critics, as...

Radiohead Question Grammy Importance

RADIOHEAD guitarist Johnny Greenwood has said that the band are not sure how relevant the Grammy awards are.The band scooped two awards for their latest album IN RAINBOWS, which was first released as a digital...

By on 10 February 2009

R 'N' B Star Chris Brown Bailed After Assault Complaint

Singer Chris Brown has been bailed in Los Angeles after being questioned over an alleged assault.The Forever star turned himself into police at 19:00 local time on Sunday (03:00 GMT on Monday) and was later...

By on 09 February 2009

Coldplay Lead British Challenge For 2009 Grammy Awards

Coldplay head a list of Grammy nominees dominated by British acts ahead of tonight's ceremony.Chris Martin and company have seven nominations for the prestigious US music awards, with rapper Lil Wayne the most nominated artist...

By on 08 February 2009

Radiohead Confirmed For 2009 Grammys Appearance

Grammy nominees Radiohead are to perform at the Los Angeles ceremony next month, it has been announced.The Oxford-based quintet are nominated for the album of the year prize for In Rainbows as well as best...

By on 26 January 2009

U2 To Showcase New Single At Brit Awards

U2's first single in nearly five years will be unveiled at the Brit awards ceremony in February, it has been confirmed.Get On Your Boots comes from the Irish stars' upcoming album No Line on the...

By on 12 January 2009

Entertainer Eartha Kitt Dead At 81

Eartha Kitt, who rose to sudden fame 56 years ago as a cast member of Broadway's New Faces of 1952 , a kind of American Idol of its day in which unknown but remarkable talent...

Coldplay Deny Satriani's Plagiarism Accusations

Coldplay have moved to deny claims from guitarist Joe Satriani that they used one of his riffs.A copyright infringement suit filed by Satriani on Thursday claims Coldplay's Viva La Vida used "substantial original portions" of...

By on 10 December 2008

Coldplay Leads Brits Nominated For Grammies

Coldplay has been nominated in seven different categories at this year's Grammy awards including record of the year.The British band are one of 12 acts nominated for the music industry's most prestigious award. A British...

By on 06 December 2008

Guitar Legend Satriani Accuses Coldplay Of Plagiarism

Coldplay face a plagiarism lawsuit after guitarist Joe Satriani accused the Grammy nominees of using one of his riffs.The 52-year-old's copyright infringement suit claims Coldplay's Viva La Vida used "substantial original portions" of his 2004...

By on 05 December 2008

White Lies And Florence Named On Sound Of 2009 List

West London rising stars White Lies and singer-songwriter Florence and the Machine have been named on the BBC's Sound of 2009 longlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12...

By on 05 December 2008

Lil Wayne Leads The Way With Eight Grammy Nominations

Lil Wayne and Coldplay are frontrunners for glory at the 2009 Grammys, with eight and seven nominations respectively.The diminutive rapper is named in eight categories including album of the year and best rap song while...

By on 04 December 2008

Isaac Hayes Dies Aged 65

American soul singer Isaac Hayes has died at the age of 65, police have said.He was found dead at his home in Memphis, Tennessee, at about 13:00 local time (19:00 BST) on Sunday.Hayes was reportedly...

By on 11 August 2008

Winehouse Set To Launch Own Clothing Line

BACK TO BLACK singer AMY WINEHOUSE is reportedly considering launching a cosmetics and clothing line inspired by own sense of style.The often-troubled star is rumoured to be aiming to capitalise upon her success and unique...

By on 26 February 2008

Flo Rida Tops Us Billboard Chart For Ninth Week

Flo Rida has topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week.The rapper's hit Low remained on top after a week when there was only one new entry in the top ten.Chris Brown's...

By on 21 February 2008

Star's Electronic Stalker Jailed

A computer expert has been jailed for two years after electronically stalking CHESTER BENNINGTON, the lead singer of rock group LINKIN PARK.Devon Townsend obtained pictures of Chester's family, including his wife Talinda, as well as...

By on 21 February 2008

Aretha Franklin Is Voted Worst Dressed Celebrity

Queen of soul ARETHA FRANKLIN has topped a poll of the worst-dressed celebrities due to her fondness for fur.The lists compilers, animal rights charity PETA, said that the RESPECT songstress had been propelled into the...

By on 21 February 2008

Aretha Franklin Criticises Beyonce For Grammy Remarks

Aretha Franklin has criticised Beyonce for referring to Tina Turner as "the queen" during a performance at the Grammy Awards.Beyonce performed a duet with Turner at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.In an introduction,...

By on 14 February 2008

Aretha Franklin Criticises Beyonce For Grammy Performance

Aretha Franklin has criticised Beyonce for referring to Tina Turner as 'the Queen' during a performance at the Grammy Awards.Beyonce performed a duet with Turner at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.In an introduction,...

By on 14 February 2008

Fox Dominates Week's Ratings

Fox captured the top spot in the ratings for last week (for American Idol). Also the No. 2 spot (for the Idol results show). Also the third spot (for House). Also the fifth spot (for...

U.k. Viewers Tune Out Bafta Awards

Televised awards ceremonies are doing no better at drawing an audience in Britain than they are in the United States. On the same night that the Grammy awards drew the third-lowest ratings in its history...

Natalie Cole Slams 'Bad Role Model' Winehouse's Grammy Win

Singer Natalie Cole has criticised Amy Winehouse's success at Sunday's Grammy awards ceremony, saying she presents a bad example to young people.Jazz star Cole, daughter of musical legend Nat King Cole, said that Winehouse's haul...

By on 12 February 2008

Amy Looks "Healthier" And "Happier"

One of AMY WINEHOUSE's backing singers thinks that the songstress is looking "healthier" and "happier" since going into rehab.ADE OMOTAYO, who performed with Amy at the Grammy Awards via satellite, told Newsbeat that the BACK...

By on 12 February 2008

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