Day: July 20, 2010

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL AND CORRINE BAILEY RAE LEAD MERCURY NOMINEES

For those who care…. it’s Mercury Prize time again folks! Singer Corrine Bailey Rae and Dizzie Rascal have both received Mercury Prize nominations, alongside “Modfather’ Paul Weller (he seems so up himself) and Biffy Cyflo (who?). Last year Speech Debelle took home the Mercury Prize and then promptly disappeared after THIS embarrassing incident. *Note: A Mercury win is supposed to boost sales and the artist’s profile. But that didn’t happen in Speech’s case. * Then she later quit her label blaming them for her poor album sales. According to Digital Spy, to date her winning []

UK NEWS: FORMER EASTENDERS STAR WINS LIBEL DAMAGES

Earlier this year it had been reported that former Eastenders star Mohammed George who played wide eyed docile road sweeper Gus, had been thrown out of the show’s 25th anniversary party.  Click HERE to read all about it. Well Mohammed took legal action against Express Newspapers after the allegation was printed in the Daily Star Sunday, and WON! Express Newspapers admitted they lied, has apologised over the matter and agreed to pay Mohammed’s legal costs along with undisclosed damages. ……………………………………………… Congratulations Mohammed! But every time I read about Mohammed the []