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Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Stars Team Up In A Bid To Improve Control Of Weapons Around The World

Rockers Coldplay, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and singer Annie Lennox have teamed up to urge world leaders to regulate the international arms trade.Representatives from more than 190 governments met in New York on Monday...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

Yoko Ono And Bon Iver To Work On Flaming Lips Album

The Flaming Lips are set to work with Yoko Ono and Bon Iver on their new album.The psychedelic rockers frontman Wayne Coyne has named a list of stars who will appear on their upcoming release...

Yoko Ono To Present Artwork At Indian Gallery

Yoko Ono is working on a special art installation for a gallery in Delhi, India to highlight the challenges facing modern women.John Lennon's widow will present her creation at the Vadhera Art Gallery as part...

Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

Ono Launches Songwriting Contest

Yoko Ono is set to hand out $20,000 (£12,500) in scholarships as part of a songwriting competition launched in memory of her late husband John Lennon.Aspiring songwriters have been asked to submit original compositions for...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Pay Tribute To George

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr joined to paid tribute to George Harrison yesterday (02.10.11).The two surviving members of The Beatles joined with their bandmate's widow, Olivia Harrison, his son Dhani, producer Sir George Martin,...

Julian Lennon Releasing New Solo Album

Julian Lennon is releasing his first solo album since 1998, 'Everything Changes'. The son of Beatles musician John Lennon had mainly been concentrating on philanthropic work and his photography career over the last decade, but...

Yoko Ono Places Wreath At Hiroshima Memorial

Yoko Ono has placed a wreath at a memorial for victims of the nuclear bomb attacks on Japan.John Lennon's widow is in her native country to receive an award for her charity work and promote...

Yoko Ono To Receive Japanese Art Prize

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to receive the Hiroshima Art Prize for her efforts in spreading world peace.The 78 year old will pick up the accolade next summer (12) at a special ceremony in...

Ono 'Threatens To Sue Over Lennon Pub'

Yoko Ono has allegedly threatened legal action against the owner of a bar dedicated to her late husband John Lennon.Mike Craig spent thousands on memorabilia for his Beatles-themed venue, Lennon's Bar, in Dundee, Scotland, and...

Lady Gaga Wants Mainstream Performance Art

Lady Gaga says it's always been her ambition to make performance art mainstream.The 'Edge of Glory' hitmaker is known just as much for her on-stage performances and eccentric outfits as she is for her singing...

Yoko Ono's Busy Schedule Keeps Her Looking Young

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono credits her hectic work schedule with her youthful appearance - because she's always on her feet.The 78 year old admits she struggles to stick to healthy eating programmes and work-out...

Ono Donates To Tornado Auction

Musician Yoko Ono is auctioning off a personalised iPad and a signed photo to raise funds for the victims of the tornado-hit city of Joplin, Missouri.The Japanese star has donated a black and white shot...

Yoko Ono Backs Non-violence Project With Artwork

Yoko Ono has thrown her support behind the Non-Violence Project and unveiled her interpretation of the organisation's iconic knotted gun symbol in memory of her late husband, John Lennon.The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun...

John Lennon's Lyrics To Be Auctioned

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' are set to make £122,000 at auction. The lyric sheet features the song's third verse and the opening lines of 'She's...

John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

Yoko Ono And Lou Reed To Play Tsunami Benefit Shows

Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth are to perform at special fundraising gigs to boost aid efforts in tsunami-hit Japan.The Japanese widow of John Lennon will be joined by their son Sean Lennon, rockers...

Yoko Ono And George Takei Urge Help For Fellow Japanese

Japanese artist/musician Yoko Ono and Star Trek actor George Takei have urged fans to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake in the region.Hundreds were killed when a tsunami, sparked by the 8.9-magnitude...

Yoko Ono's Dance Success Guilt

Yoko Ono feels "guilty" about being a dance star.The 78-year-old musician - widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has just scored her sixth consecutive number one track in the US dance charts with 'Move...

Brad Pitt In Talks To Play John Lennon?

Brad Pitt is in talks to play John Lennon in a new movie biopic. The 47-year-old actor is believed to have met with Yoko Ono, the widow of the late Beatle, to discuss playing the...

Lady Gaga Scores Best Selling Album 2010

Lady Gaga's 'The Fame Monster' was the biggest selling album of 2010.The 'Telephone' singer's record - a repackaged version of her earlier disc, 'The Fame', with an additional eight tracks - sold 5.8 million copies...

Ono Recreates Lennon's Anti-war Poster

YOKO ONO is recreating JOHN LENNON's famous billboard peace protest for the digital age - she's produced a downloadable version of his "War Is Over" poster in 100 different languages.The late Beatles legend hit headlines...

Ono's Joy At Beatles Itunes Deal

YOKO ONO is delighted THE BEATLES music is finally available to download - because it makes a fitting 70th birthday tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available...

Ono: 'Warhol Predicted Lady Gaga's Style'

YOKO ONO was urged to dress in flamboyant LADY GAGA-style costumes by late artist ANDY WARHOL, years before the eccentric singer shot to fame.John Lennon's widow admits the pop art legend gave her some interesting...

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