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Katy Perry And Will.i.am To Cover Imagine For Unicef

Yoko Ono, Katy Perry, will.i.am and David Guetta are among the celebrities who have recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' to raise funds for UNICEF.The star-studded cover will be accompanied by an interactive video...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

John Lennon's Killer Controlled By 'Dark' Aliens

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of ''dark'' aliens determined to eradicate his messages of peace and love, it has been claimed.The late Beatles legend was assassinated by Mark Chapman outside the Dakota Building...

Paul Mccartney And Yoko Ono Join Forces To Fight Fracking

Sir Paul Mccartney is teaming up with John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fight fracking.The former Beatles star and his Fab Four bandmate's wife have written an open letter to the British government demanding an...

Yoko Ono Pens Thank You Letter For Elbow

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to Elbow thanking the band for mentioning her in a song. The Japanese artist - the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has been name-checked by the...

Beatles Mania Sweeps Grammys As Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr Reunite To Perform

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited at last night's Grammy Awards in LA with their first joint public performance in over three years. The former Beatles and only surviving members of the sixties pop...

Daft Punk Perform With Stevie Wonder At Grammys

Daft Punk performed a disco mash-up with Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams and Chic's Nile Rodgers at the Grammy Awards last night (26.01.14). The French hitmakers were not seen for the first half of the performance...

Yoko Ono Recalls Starving As A Child As She Helps Launch New Anti-hunger Initiative

Yoko Ono has opened up about her desperate days as a starving child in her native Japan after granting officials at an anti-poverty campaign in Tokyo the rights to use her late husband John Lennon's...

Yoko Ono Sued Over John Lennon-branded Collection

Yoko Ono has been slapped with a breach of contract lawsuit from a disgruntled designer amid allegations she blocked a licensing deal for JOHN LENNON-branded products.Larry Myerson claims he was approached about licensing the late...

Yoko Ono Puts New York Apartment Back On The Market At Reduced Price

Yoko Ono has placed the New York home she attempted to sell earlier this year (13) back on the market with a reduced asking price.John Lennon's widow, 80, reportedly bought the apartment for her son...

Beastie Boys Stars Among Mike Dancers In New Yoko Ono Vimike Deo

Beastie Boys bandmates Ad-Rock and Mike D are among the stars in Yoko Ono's video for her new single Bad Dancer.The rappers, who collaborated with Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band on the song, join Questlove,...

Yoko Ono & Paul Mccartney- Best Pals: They Can Drink Coffee And Watch Breaking Bad Together

Oh man – mates. Mates are great. I’ve got some mates, and I drink coffee with them and talk about Breaking Bad. But for the past million decades, or however long ago when people thought...

Yoko Ono Still Cries When She Hears Imagine

Yoko Ono still cries when she hears John Lennon's 'Imagine'.The artist still finds her late husband's 1971 peace anthem a particularly moving track and despite hearing it so often, she still sometimes sheds a tear...

Yoko Ono Sues Co-op Board At Apartment Building

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is suing a board of property shareholders over allegations they hindered the sale of her empty $6 million (£3.7 million) New York penthouse.The artist/singer filed suit against the housing co-operative...

Yoko Ono Given Top Iceland Honour

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace.The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr...

Yoko Ono Tops The Dance Chart With Remixes Of 1981'S Electro-pop Hit, 'Walking On Thin Ice'

Yoko Ono's re-envisaged single album, 'Walking On Thin Ice 2013' has become the pop culture icon's 11th chart topper after it rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Dance Club Play chart to...

The Beatles Make £43.5m

The Beatles have made an annual turnover of £43.5 million.The 'Hello Goodbye' hitmakers' business, Apple Corps Limited, has amassed the staggering figure - £2 million more than they made in 2012 - landing Sir Paul...

Iggy Pop & Yoko Ono Team Up To Record Track For The Animals

Iggy Pop and Yoko Ono have teamed up on record to benefit a Miami, Florida animal rescue organisation.The pair hit the stage together as part of an Ono tribute gig in Los Angeles in 2010...

Madonna And Paul Mccartney Sign Amnesty International Letter For Russian Punks' Release

Madonna, Sir Paul Mccartney, Yoko Ono and Bruce Springsteen are among the stars who have teamed up with Amnesty International officials to call for the release of two jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy...

Indepth John Lennon And Mick Jagger Interviews To Be Released As Downloads

Journalist, broadcaster and Oscar-winning documentarian Howard Smith's radio interviews with the likes of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and Frank Zappa are to be made available for the first time in...

Yoko Ono Wanted To Continue John Lennon's Battle

Yoko Ono says John Lennon ''fell in the battlefield''.The 80-year-old artist married the iconic musician in 1969 but insisted after his murder in 1980 she never thought of herself as a grieving ''widow'', instead wanting...

Paul Mccartney's Elvis Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney paid a visit to Elvis Presley's grave on Sunday (26.05.13).The Beatles legend toured Graceland mansion before stopping by the final resting place of the late musician and leaving one of his own...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Yoko Ono Publishes New Poetry Book

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has published a new poetry book nearly 50 years after her last offering.The musician released Grapefruit, a book of "instructional poetry" in 1964, and she is now poised to offer...

Yoko Ono's Meltdown Performers Include Boy George, Patti Smith And Thurston Moore

Yoko Ono has announced the bulk of the names for her Meltdown Festival line-up to take place in London this year, with the former wife of John Lennon staying true to her vision to create...

Gas Chiefs File Complaint Over Yoko Ono's Campaign Group

Yoko Ono is facing a new challenge in her crusade against fracking after executives of an American oil and gas association accused her campaign group of breaking lobbying laws.John Lennon's widow and her son Sean...

Paul Mccartney 'Cheesed Off' With Yoko

Sir Paul McCartney was ''cheesed off'' with Yoko Ono attending The Beatles' recording sessions.Yoko - the widow of late band member John Lennon, who was shot in 1980 - regularly attended recordings with the band...

Yoko Ono Sued Over Clothing Line

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is facing a legal battle over allegations she copied her wacky clothing line from another designer.New York City-based stylist Haleh Nematzadeh, 36, has filed suit against the star, alleging Ono...

John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

Yoko Ono Tweeted John Lennon's Bloody Glasses In Support Of Gun Control

The latest person to add her support to the gun control movement in the US has been Yoko Ono.This comes as absolutely no surprise, as Ono has never shied away from backing a social justice...

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