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America’s British population has taken to the web to voice its displeasure at news that U.S. candy giant Hershey has successfully blocked our much loved U.K.-produced chocolate from being exported to the land of the free.Read Now
In the middle of his road trip across America, British filmmaker James Coulson decided he’d seen enough—and applied for U.S. …Read Now
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Monthly Archives: February 2008
Five – count ‘em – five Grammys. Amy Winehouse nearly matched Christopher Cross‘ achievement back in 1980, the year he won all four “general field” awards (Album, Record, Song, and Best New …
So cheesy you could spread it on a Ritz, this power ballad was a No. 2 hit for the British hair metal band in 1987.
So Amy Winehouse‘s visa was denied yesterday. She’ll still appear at this year’s Grammys – via live satellite feed from London.
No longer “Holding Back the Years,” Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall had put on some pudge and a few wrinkles by the time “Stars” came out in 1991. But he’s still in great voice here: he goes from a dusky …
Which “indie clone” is Girls Aloud talking about in their new single, “Hoxton”?
They are the equivalents to our Tonys, the highest honor in British theater: The Laurence Olivier Award nominations have been announced, and Hairspray leads with a record 11 mentions. Life On Mars star John Simm has secured a Best …
In my mind, this holds up better against the original disco version (sung by the great Gloria Gaynor, in a remake of the Jackson 5 hit) than “Don’t Leave Me This Way” does against the Thelma Houston classic.
Frank Kelly, who played Jack “Feck! Arse!” Hackett on the sitcom Father Ted, has been diagnosed with bowel cancer and is undergoing chemo.
Jerry Hall gives a commando performance, revealing more than she bargained for when she hastily exits a limo.
There have been only a handful of singer-bassists in rock music. Of course, that group includes many greats – Sting, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Jack Bruce of Cream, Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy, soul singer Me’Shell …