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Clooney Tops Holiday Wish-list

GEORGE CLOONEY and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY have topped a poll of stars people would most like to take a vacation with. Pop superstar Madonna, U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and Angelina...

Freeman To Play Mandela In Rugby Film

MORGAN FREEMAN is to play former South African leader NELSON MANDELA in a new film about the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Freeman reveals he's currently trying to master Mandela's voice and his heavy accent for...

Freeman To Play Mandela In Rugby Film

MORGAN FREEMAN is to play former South African leader NELSON MANDELA in a new film about the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Freeman reveals he's currently trying to master Mandela's voice and his heavy accent for...

May Angered By Queen Tv Snub

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has hit out a British TV network for not broadcasting the group's performance at NELSON MANDELA's recent 90th birthday concert in London. The band, along with vocalist Paul Rodgers, were the...

Winehouse Geared For Glastonbury

Amy Winehouse is set to take to the Glastonbury stage less than a fortnight after being hospitalised with lung disease.The Back to Black star was admitted to a London clinic earlier this month after fainting...

By on 28 June 2008

Stars Come Together To Celebrate Mandela's 90th Birthday

Tens of thousands of people thronged to London's Hyde Park yesterday to see their favourite stars celebrate Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The former South African president, who spent 27 years in prison for campaigning against apartheid,...

By on 28 June 2008

Lewis Fights Tears At Mandela Tribute

British chart sensation LEONA LEWIS fought back tears as she performed for NELSON MANDELA at the former South African President's 90th birthday tribute concert in London on Friday (27Jun08). The singer joined an all-star line-up,...

Stars Shine At Mandela Birthday Concert

A galaxy of stars lit up London's Hyde Park on Friday (27Jun08) night to help NELSON MANDELA celebrate his 90th birthday. Amy Winehouse overcame her recent health problems to headline the concert for the former...

Stars Line Up For Mandela Concert

Amy Winehouse, Razorlight and Leona Lewis are among tonight's line-up for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park.The concert will also star several performers who sang at a rally to free the South African...

By on 27 June 2008

De Niro + Smith Attend Mandela's Birthday Dinner

ROBERT DE NIRO, WILL SMITH, OPRAH WINFREY and SIR BOB GELDOF attended a private dinner to celebrate NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday on Wednesday night (25Jun08). The former South African president hosted the dinner in London's...

Winehouse Plans Special Duet For Mandela Gig

AMY WINEHOUSE is preparing a unique treat for NELSON MANDELA's birthday concert this Friday (27Jun08) - she's planning a duet with THE SPECIAL AKA star JERRY DAMMERS. The Rehab hitmaker is reported to be teaming...

Amy Winehouse Begins Rehearsals After Hospital Exit

Amy Winehouse has commenced rehearsals for her scheduled summer shows despite being hospitalised with traces of emphysema.The troubled singer was taken to the London Clinic in Marylebone last week and it was claimed yesterday that...

By on 24 June 2008

Dame Shirley Bassey Pulls Out Of Mandela Concert

Dame Shirley Bassey has withdrawn from the bill for a charity concert in honour of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The Diamonds Are Forever star was admitted to hospital in Monaco last month, where she now lives,...

By on 23 June 2008

Crack And Cigarettes Give Winehouse Emphysema, Says Dad

Amy Winehouse is suffering from early stage emphysema, according to her father Mitch.The troubled singer was hospitalised on June 16th after fainting outside her London home and has remained in the London Clinic after test...

By on 23 June 2008

Winehouse 'Hopes To Play Glastonbury' Despite Hospital Stay

Amy Winehouse is still hoping to perform at Glastonbury Festival and the Nelson Mandela charity concert, despite having been hospitalised.The troubled singer was taken to the London Clinic in Marylebone on Monday and kept in...

By on 20 June 2008

Winehouse Still In Hospital After 'Inconclusive' Tests

Amy Winehouse is still in hospital after being admitted for tests on Monday, her spokesman has confirmed.The troubled singer was taken to the London Clinic in Marylebone and kept in for observation after she fainted...

By on 17 June 2008

Amy Winehouse To Return Home After Hospitalisation

Amy Winehouse is to return home after being taken to hospital for tests on Monday, her spokesman has confirmed.The troubled singer was taken to the London Clinic in Marylebone and kept in for observation after...

By on 17 June 2008

Amy Winehouse Admitted To Hospital

Amy Winehouse's spokesman has confirmed she has been taken to hospital for tests after fainting in London. Doctors are unsure as to the cause of the incident and the star may be kept in hospital...

By on 16 June 2008

Clint Eastwood Says Spike Lee Should 'Shut His Face'

Clint Eastwood has reacted angrily to Spike Lee's claim that there were too few black actors in Eastwood's films.Lee had criticised Eastwood's second world war movies Flags of Our Fathers and Letters From Iwo Jima...

By on 06 June 2008

Matt Damon Signs Up To Play Francois Pienaar

Matt Damon has signed up to star as South Africa rugby legend Francois Pienaar in a new film, Variety magazine reports.Damon will star alongside Morgan Freeman in the Clint Eastwood-directed Human Factor, due to being...

By on 04 June 2008

Winehouse Turns Up Late To Concert

Amy Winehouse has performed at her first concert since leaving rehab to a sold-out crowd - although the singer appeared almost an hour late to the Lisbon show.Winehouse was at the Rock in Rio Lisboa...

By on 31 May 2008

Winehouse To Perform For Mandela

AMY WINEHOUSE has confirmed her appearance at former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer (08), after reportedly accepting a personal invitation from the ex-politician last month (Apr08). Organisers recently promised further...

Dame Shirley 'Recovering' After Emergency Surgery

Dame Shirley Bassey is recovering in hospital after an emergency operation on her stomach, according to her spokesman.The Diamonds Are Forever star was admitted to hospital in Monaco, where she now lives, after calling her...

By on 27 May 2008

Beckham Quits Music

VICTORIA BECKHAM has quashed reports the SPICE GIRLS will reunite for a final time at former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer (Jun08) - because she has quit the music industry....

Queen + Lennox Will Perform For Mandela

QUEEN, LEONA LEWIS and ANNIE LENNOX will headline former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer. Dame Shirley Bassey, Simple Minds and Razorlight will also perform at the event in London on...

Leona, Queen And Annie Lennox Confirmed For Mandela Concert

Leona Lewis, Queen and Annie Lennox have been confirmed to appear at a concert in celebration of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday.The X Factor winner will be joined by the Bohemian Rhapsody stars and the former...

By on 06 May 2008

Mandela Asks Winehouse To Perform At Birthday Gig?

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly received a personal call from former South African President NELSON MANDELA to ask her to perform at his 90th birthday. The ex-politician called the Back To Black star to...

50 Cent Meets Mandela

Rap star 50 CENT has enjoyed an intimate chat with former South African president NELSON MANDELA in his Johannesburg home. The star, real name Curtis Jackson, is currently touring South Africa and Tanzania with G-Unit,...

Spice Girls Rule Out Mandela Charity Show Appearance

The Spice Girls are unlikely to appear at a charity concert in honour of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday, according to band member Melanie Brown.The Girl Power group had been thought likely to appear at the...

By on 29 April 2008

Brown Denies Spice Girls' Mandela Reunion

LATEST: MELANIE BROWN has dismissed rumours the SPICE GIRLS are to reunite one final time to perform for former South African President NELSON MANDELA. The girl band concluded their comeback tour earlier this year (08)...

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