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Lynn To Receive Cmt Honour

Legendary singer LORETTA LYNN will receive the CMT (COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION) Johnny Cash Visionary Award next month (APR05), just three days before her 70th birthday. Lynn will receive the honour on 11 April during...

Founding Member Of Blind Boys Dies

GEORGE SCOTT, a founding member of the BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA gospel group, has died of complications from diabetes and a heart condition. He was 75. CLARENCE FOUNTAIN, the band's frontman, says Scott died...

U2 Say Sorry With New Dates

LATEST: Rockers U2 are hoping to make up to North American fans for a recent ticket sales debacle by announcing new dates this autumn (05). The group was left apologising to fan club members...

Travolta Buys New Clothes After Gaining Weight

JOHN TRAVOLTA is so self-conscious about his recent weight gain, he skipped all of the post-GRAMMY AWARDS parties to spend the night shopping for better fitting clothes. While Travolta attended the actual 13 February...

Keys Denies Letting Down Fans

R+B star ALICIA KEYS has slammed reports she disappointed fans by failing to perform at a gig on Friday (25FEB05) - insisting she never confirmed she would take to the stage. MICHAEL AULT,...

Dunaway Stunned Cumming With Food Weighing

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING was stunned when he once attended the GRAMMY AWARDS with FAYE DUNAWAY - because the actress removed the contents of a sandwich to weigh it before she ate it. OSCAR-winning...

Green Day Erased Ernie After Parental Fury

Punk rockers GREEN DAY removed an image of SESAME STREET character ERNIE from their 1994 album DOOKIE, after a stream of complaints from furious parents. Hordes of adults purchased the GRAMMY winning band's mega-selling...

Slash Gets Tv Help To Locate Top Hat

LATEST: VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH has asked an American TV show to help him recover his trademark top hat, which was recently stolen from his limousine. The former GUNS N' ROSES rocker was devastated...

Grammy Charity Song Debuts High

The star-studded tsunami-relief charity single, recorded live at the GRAMMY AWARDS, has become the highest BILLBOARD chart debut of 2005 after crashing into the new Hot 100 list at number 22. The version of...

Houston Rushed To Paris Hospital

GRAMMY winner WHITNEY HOUSTON has been rushed to hospital in Paris, after being struck down with food poisoning on a flight. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU singer was on a US flight bound...

Stefani Gives Fan A Grammy Treat

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI made a fan's dream come true when she took her to this year's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. The mother of Ohio native ABBEY, a lifelong fan of the NO DOUBT frontwoman,...

Slash's Hat Stolen

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist SLASH was left devastated after his trademark top hat was stolen at this month's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. The former GUNS N' ROSES rocker had worn the same headwear for 15 years,...

Knight Slams Unoriginal Acts

Soul veteran GLADYS KNIGHT has slammed contemporary R+B singers - because they all sound the same to her. Knight, who won Best Gospel Performance at last weekends (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS for her RAY CHARLES...

J.lo Wants To Duet Endless Love

JENNIFER LOPEZ would love to perform a duet of LIONEL RICHIE hit ENDLESS LOVE, with her husband MARC ANTHONY. The pair performed together onstage at the GRAMMY AWARDS on Sunday (13FEB05), and J.Lo is...

West: 'My Mother Played My Mother At Grammys'

Rapper KANYE WEST has confessed the woman playing his mother during his performance at Sunday's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS was in fact his real-life mum. West took the Staples Center stage in Los Angeles to...

Jewel Smith Dies

Country singer JEWEL 'SAMMI' SMITH has died at her home in Oklahoma. She was 61. The balladeer was most famous for the hit HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT. Smith won a GRAMMY...

Ray Charles Son Loses Child Support Battle

A California judge ruled yesterday (16FEB05) the mother of RAY CHARLES' teen son will continue to receive $3,000 (GBP1,580) a month child support from the late singer's estate, denying her request for $15,000 (GBP7,890)....

Usher Gets 'Godson' Honour From James Brown

R+B hunk USHER has been crowned the 'Godson of Soul' by funk superstar JAMES BROWN, after the two danced together onstage at Sunday's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. Usher and the Godfather of Soul wowed fans...

Joss Stone Hoping For A Baby

Teenage soul sensation JOSS STONE is desperate to have a baby, because she thinks it would stop her feeling so lonely. The YOU HAD ME beauty is taking the music industry by storm with...

Plant's Grammy Snub

ROBERT PLANT has come under fire from his former LED ZEPPELIN bandmates because he didn't join them at Sunday's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS, where the rockers were honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Guitarist JIMMY...

Kanye West Eyes Orchestra

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST was so impressed with an orchestra which played at his GRAMMY AWARDS after-party, he's considering working with them. The JESUS WALKS rapper, who landed three trophies at Sunday's (13FEB05) star-studded...

Etheridge Offers Kids Pigtails

Cancer sufferer MELISSA ETHERIDGE had a special way of explaining what chemotherapy would do to her hair to her kids - she let them have a pigtail each. The brave rocker, who appeared bald...

Grammy Viewership Hits Ten-year Low

Despite BONO declaring last night's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS as the best "ever seen", TV ratings show the ceremony scored its second-lowest number of viewers in its history. Bosses at American TV network CBS say...

Jaxx Slam America's Homophobic Attitude To House

British dance duo BASEMENT JAXX were shocked by their GRAMMY win on Sunday (13FEB05), because of America's "homophobic" attitude to house music. The London DJs - comprising SIMON RATCLIFFE and FELIX BUXTON - picked...

Weiland Flaunts Smoking Ban At Grammys

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND upset organisers at this year's (05) GRAMMY awards - by breaking their smoking ban. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS rocker snubbed the music event's no-smoking rule as he strolled...

West Furious With Clark Over Ama

Triple-GRAMMY winner KANYE WEST is still fuming with TV legend DICK CLARK over last year's (04) AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (AMAs) for failing to give him a trophy. The Chicago rapper expected to take home...

U2 Issue A Grammy Apology To Their Fans

LATEST: U2 star LARRY MULLEN JR took a moment during the Irish rockers' successful night at the GRAMMY AWARDS last night (13FEB05) to apologise again to fans who missed out on ticket sales for their...

Defiant Kanye Blasts The Grammy Doubters

Rap sensation KANYE WEST was defiant when he picked up the Best Rap Album prize at the GRAMMY AWARDS last night (13FEB05) because he is sick of the doubters who were convinced he'd win none...

Bono's Passionate Grammys Tribute To His Dad

Irish rockers U2 dedicated their performance of SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN at the GRAMMY AWARDS last night (13FEB05) to the memory of frontman BONO's late father BOB HEWSON. The rocker,...

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