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Amy Winehouse's Bond Theme May Not Be Released

AMY WINEHOUSE's JAMES BOND theme may not even be released, it has emerged.Producer MARK RONSON recently confirmed that he has been working with Amy on a song for the upcoming QUANTAM OF SOLACE, but that...

By on 28 April 2008

Eminem Confirmed For Mandela's Birthday Concert?

Controversial rapper EMINEM is reportedly set to headline NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday celebrations in London this summer (08). The star is alleged to be making his musical comeback at the charity concert at the capital's...

Will + Jada To Host Mandela Birthday Concert

Hollywood actor WILL SMITH and his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH have been tapped to host NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday celebrations in London this summer (08). The former president of South Africa is to celebrate his...

Spice Girls Will Only Reunite For Mandela

The SPICE GIRLS have quashed reports they will never reunite again by offering to perform for former South African president NELSON MANDELA. The British girl group are nearing the end of their three-month world tour...

Spice Girls "Would Love" To Perform For Mandela's Birthday

The Spice Girls have said they would be delighted to perform at the celebrations for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The Daily Mirror reported last week that the former South African president was eager for the reformed...

By on 19 February 2008

Spice Girls' Driver Helps Capture Thief

The SPICE GIRLS' tour bus driver did more than transport the famous five-piece around when he helped capture a car jacking suspect over the weekend.He alerted the Michigan police to a possible drunk driver who...

By on 19 February 2008

Spice Girls To Play At Mandela's Birthday?

The SPICE GIRLS may be planning one final performance at NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday party.The girls have recently announced that their upcoming concert in Toronto will be their last ever as a group, however a...

By on 15 February 2008

Lennox Backs Mandela On Aids

Annie Lennox has spoken of her determination to help Nelson Mandela in his campaign to lessen the impact of Aids in Africa.The former Eurhythmics singer has been a high-profile campaigner against the disease and is...

By on 06 January 2008

Tony Blair Stars In T4 Film

Former Prime Minister TONY BLAIR recently starred as a guardian angel in a star-packed video.The film was made in honour of T4 presenter JUNE SARPONG who is leaving the show, reports the Mirror.The video, which...

By on 24 December 2007

Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

By on 27 November 2007

Razorlight And Ludacris To Headline Mandela Gig

RAZORLIGHT and LUDACRIS will headline NELSON MANDELA's AIDS awareness concert in South Africa later this year (07). The concert, organised by former South African president as part of his 46664 action against HIV/AIDS campaign, will...

I Don't Want My Girls To Be Like The Pussycat Dolls, Says Jamelia

Jamelia has revealed that there is a Pussycat Doll ban in her house because she feels the provocative group might be a bad influence on her two daughters.The 26-year-old singer has said that she won't...

By on 15 October 2007

Queen Duo Team Up With Mandela For Aids Gig

QUEEN rockers BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR will mark the 90th birthday of NELSON MANDELA with a charity concert next year (Jun08). The London gig will help raise awareness of the former South African Prime...

Queen Stars To Perform At Mandela Concert

BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR, members of legendary rock band QUEEN, will perform at a concert next year to celebrate the 90th birthday of South Africa's former president, NELSON MANDELA.The statesman and his musician pals...

By on 30 August 2007

Queen Duo To Play Mandela Concert

Queen duo Brian May and Roger Taylor are to perform at a concert to mark the 90th birthday of the South African statesman Nelson Mandela.Scheduled for July 28th next year, the concert will take place...

By on 30 August 2007

Campbell Wants Mandela Photo

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is desperate to share the camera lens with former South African president NELSON MANDELA The star is keen to be snapped with the icon - with whom she has shared a 16...

Dark Side Of Mandela To Be Revealed In Film

British screen writer WILLIAM NICHOLSON will controversially depict NELSON MANDELA as a "rabbit on acid" in an upcoming biopic about the former South African leader's life. Nicholson, who has been working on a screenplay about...

Nearly 15 Million Tune In To Diana Concert

Nearly 15 million people tuned in to see a number of superstar acts perform at the Concert for Diana on Sunday.The show, which was organised by Princess Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry, was scheduled...

By on 03 July 2007

Diana Fondly Remembered At Wembley Concert

A host of artistes from music, theatre, comedy and television performed at Wembley in tribute to Princess Diana. Over 63,000 people, including celebrities such as David Beckham, were in attendance at the charity event which...

By on 02 July 2007

Freeman Confirmed As Mandela

Actor MORGAN FREEMAN has been confirmed to play former South African President NELSON MANDELA in a new biopic, ending months of speculation. The 70-year-old American will star in and co-produce The Human Factor, based on...

Groban Credits His 'Muse' Mandela

American singer/songwriter JOSH GROBAN has thanked former South African President NELSON MANDELA for inspiring one of his album tracks. Groban, 26, met Mandela during a 2004 trip to South Africa and was invited to be...

Madonna 'Wants To Adopt Sister For David Banda'

Madonna is planning to adopt a 'sister' for Malawian baby David Banda, the infant's grandmother has said.Ahead of the singer's trip to the African country tomorrow, Athnette Mwale claims that charity workers told her and...

By on 14 April 2007

Campbell Drives Off In Style After Completing Community Service

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL ended her five days of community service in style yesterday (23MAR07) by driving away from New York's Department of Sanitation garage in a Rolls Royce, dressed in stylish Dolce + Gabbana. The...

George Michael To Play First Wembley Gig

George Michael will be the first singer to play a concert at the new Wembley Stadium.The concert, taking place on June 9th, is part of Michael's British and European Stadium tour.It marks the end of...

By on 05 March 2007

Haysbert Cried Daily While Playing Mandela

Actor DENNIS HAYSBERT found playing former South African President NELSON MANDELA in GOODBYE BAFANA so traumatic he cried every night during the movie's shoot. Haysbert, best known as US President DAVID PALMER in TV hit...

Goodbye Bafana Director Plays Down Inaccuracy Claims

Director BILLE AUGUST used last night's (11FEB07) Berlin Film Festival premiere of NELSON MANDELA movie GOODBYE BAFANA to play down accusations of inaccuracy. Speaking at the event in the German capital, the moviemaker categorically denied...

Winfrey Offers Free Hiv Tests To Students

OPRAH WINFREY is offering free HIV tests to all students at her newly founded Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. Many of the pupils attending the Academy come from families affected by...

Oprah Opens School For South African Girls

Oprah Winfrey has today opened a new school in South Africa for disadvantaged girls.The US chat show queen made the promise to build the centre six years ago while visiting the country's former president Nelson...

By on 02 January 2007

Winfrey Founds South African School For Deprived Girls

US talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY today (02JAN07) opened a school for disadvantaged girls in South Africa, fulfilling a promise she made to former South African President NELSON MANDELA six years ago. The $40 million...

Simmons Hits Back At Zwick In Diamond Row

LATEST: RUSSELL SIMMONS has hit back at BLOOD DIAMOND director ED ZWICK, who earlier this week (begs11DEC06) accused the hip-hop mogul of being a PR spokesperson for the diamond industry in Africa. Zwick's new film,...

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