Articles Tagged 'Boy George'

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Brits with Birthdays: One Direction’s Liam Payne Nearing Adulthood, and More

Liam Payne, one of the five cuties making up One Direction, the phenomenally popular Anglo-Irish boy band, celebrates his 20th birthday this Thurs., Aug. 29. The timing couldn’t be better. One Direction: This Is Us, a 3-D documentary that follows Payne and his bandmates on tour, tells how the 5-man musical group was formed (thank you, Simon Cowell!) […]

’80s Music Week: Five Great British Gender-Bending Pop Stars

Although the glam-rock campery of the early ’70s had already started asking serious questions about dress codes and gender roles of men and women in showbiz, it was usually fairly easy to spot which was which, with the possible exception of David Bowie. Resplendent in their long hair and makeup the Sweet may have been, […]

Five Great British Rock Memoirs

Pete Townshend’s autobiography, which has been on the way for something like 20 years, is due in the fall, and we’re pretty sure it’s going to be amazing. He’s clearly been there and done that, and he can spin a yarn, so it’s going to be great, there’s no question. But how will it compare […]

You’re No Longer a Boy, George: Ex-Culture Club Frontman is 50

For us self-centered ’80s babies who gauge our proximity to old age by the number of grey hairs on our childhood heroes, here’s a doozy. Boy George is 50 today. Of course, it’s been 30 years since Culture Club doused the music scene with glitter and lipstick, so you do the math. Wearing fantastic hats […]

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (March 23): Elizabeth Taylor

Several topics related to the actress Elizabeth Taylor were trending today in the UK, as they were in the U.S. Taylor died in Los Angeles this morning of congestive heart failure. Among the trending terms related to the 79-year-old movie star were RIP Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Cleopatra. Taylor was born in London in […]

Boy George: ‘I Would be Great’ for UK ‘X Factor’

As we already know, there’s been lots of changes happening in the X Factor world. Will Cheryl Cole travel stateside to join Simon Cowell for its U.S. remake later this year? Will Cowell return to Britain for season eight? If there’s an extra spot open on the UK panel, there is one celebrity who would […]

Music Roundup: The Boy Least Likely To Gets Into the Holiday Spirit

As the holiday season officially starts in, the music release schedule stays somewhat quiet this week. But let us share in the merriment a bit early with the The Boy Least Likely To‘s festive new collection, Christmas Special, out today via iTunes in the U.S. The English indie-pop duo — multi-instrumentalist Pete Hobbs and vocalist […]

Check Out Gavin & Stacey’s Mathew Horne in a Dramatic Role

Critics loved BBC’s new Boy George biopic, Worried About the Boy, which premiered last night in the UK. But the Culture Club singer himself was not as complimentary about the film on Twitter: “Verdict, beautifully shot & styled but badly written, it lacks heart and soul!”(Digital Spy) Check out a clip from Worried About the […]

Boy George Gives His Verdict on Winehouse, Madonna, George Michael

Someone on trial for chaining an escort to a wall might want to sit this one out, but not Boy George. Our man will speak his mind. On Amy Winehouse: “That’s the tragedy; she’s wonderful and she makes it look effortless. Imagine what she’d be like at full capacity. I know that when you’re in […]

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