Muse cancel Europe gigs; singer suffers broken foot

November 29, 2012

Cornish stadium rockers Muse have had to cancel three of the European dates they have scheduled of their current tour after singer Matt Bellamy sustained two broken bones in his right foot. As a result of the injury, concerts in the Norwegian capital Oslo and the Swedish cities of Malmo and ...

Sir Paul McCartney signs up; will feature on Hillsborough single

November 22, 2012

Sir Paul McCartney will join the line-up for the charity single in support of the Hillsborough disaster campaign. The track, tipped by many to top the charts as a Christmas number one, had its first-ever play in Liverpool to families of the victims of the disaster, which occurred in 1989. Robbie ...

Stars battle Pandora; royalty issues with music site remain

November 15, 2012

Stars such as Billy Joel and Rihanna are among those who have signed the open letter to American music site Pandora in relation to possible changes to the way royalties are distributed. Currently, the online streaming service is lobbying lawmakers in Congress to change the regulations that govern how artists are ...

Ballymena council award Neeson; star given freedom of city

November 8, 2012

Ballymena Borough Council has agreed to offer film star Liam Neeson freedom of their borough. On Monday evening, at a council meeting, Mayor PJ McAvoy made a proposal regarding the actor being given the award. Over the duration of his career, Neeson has achieved fame for starring in films such as ...

Mel B wins restraining order against photographer; Australian paparazzi ordered to keep distance

November 1, 2012

Ex-Spice Girl Mel B was today granted a requested restraining order against a high-profile Australian photographer, who it was claimed had threatened her and had also endangered her life. Miss Melanie Brown, as the star is known away from the stage, alleged that Mr Jamie Fawcett had endangered her life as ...