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SINGER & ACTRESS LENA HORNE DIES AGE 92

Via BBC News Legendary singer and actress Lena Horne has died in New York at the age of 92. Renowned for her beauty and sultry voice, Ms Horne battled racism to become Hollywood’s first black sex symbol. Continue Reading…. Rest In Peace Lena Horne.

UK NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE’S MOTHER BLASTS HER STAR DAUGHTER

Via The Sunday Mirror Alexandra Burke’s mum has launched a devastating attack on her superstar X Factor daughter just days before the release of her new {single. Bitter Melissa, whose own pop career flopped after she quit Soul II Soul in 1997, claims lucky Alex whose debut album went double platinum and whose hotly-tipped new single is out this month only won The X Factor because of her. Alex owes it all to me, says Melissa, who kicked out her daughter when []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: RICKY MARTIN

” I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” [Singer Ricky Martin announced via his blog yesterday (29th March 2010) that his is gay] I’m surprised he finally admitted it to the world. Congratulations Ricky!

UK NEWS: PETE DOHERTY ON DRUGS SUPPLY CHARGE

Via Digital Spy Pete Doherty was reportedly arrested last week on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. The singer-songwriter was one of four people questioned on Friday in the matter relating to the death of heiress Robin Whitehead, BBC News reports. Doherty was bailed to return in April. Whitehead, who recently made a film about Doherty’s band The Libertines titled The Road To Albion, died of a suspected drug overdose in January. Continue Reading Mark my words Doherty here will ONCE AGAIN evade punishment. It’s []

SINGER D’ANGELO REPORTEDLY ARRESTED FOR SOLICITING AN UNDERCOVER POLICEWOMAN

Oh dear… Via The New York Post Grammy Award-winning R&B singer D’Angelo was arrested early yesterday after allegedly offering an undercover policewoman $40 for oral sex while cruising alone through the West Village — with $12,000 stashed in his SUV. D’Angelo, 36, whose real name is Michael Archer, was in his top-of-the-line Range Rover at Greenwich and Horatio streets at about 2:30 a.m. when he spotted a woman he took to be a prostitute, sources said. He was arrested and charged with []

SINGER ALEXANDRA BURKE ‘HEARTBROKEN’ AFTER HAITI VISIT

I originally posted news of Alexandra’s impending trip to Haiti on February 8th. That was a quick visit…. Via Digital Spy Alexandra Burke has said that she is ‘heartbroken’ after visiting Haiti to see the devastation caused by the country’s recent earthquake disaster. The X Factor winner flew out to Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince earlier this week in a bid to raise further awareness of the struggles faced by the country. During her visit, Burke met ‘miracle boy’ Kiki Joachin, 7, who was []

UK NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE SAYS SHE BEGGED FOR HAITI VISIT

I hope this isn’t just a ‘PR move’ because Alex’s music career seems to have stalled of late… I wonder if she’s fronting a documentary….. Do you know what? I need to stop being so cynical!  Via Digital Spy The singer is to visit the troubled country this week after recently taking part in Simon Cowell’s Haiti charity single. Speaking to the News of the World, Burke explained: “For me, singing two lines on a single doesn’t mean I have really helped. I wanted to []

UK NEWS: SINGER JAVINE HYLTON PREPARES ‘COME BACK’

Singer Javine Hylton is hoping to make a ‘come back’ by appearing on the popular Channel 4  cooking show Celebrity Come Dine With Me, and also plans to release a new single. The singer’s rep disclosed to Overground Online ,  ‘Javine’s feeling really positive about 2010. ‘She’ll soon begin work on a music project with a well known producer, and is releasing brand new material later this year.’ I wonder who the “well known producer” is? Could it be Pharrell? Dr Dre? Just Blaze? Rodney Jerkins??? The []

UK NEWS: TAIO CRUZ AND CHRIS BROWN POSSIBLE LINK CAUSES CONCERN / CRUZ’S MANAGEMENT WORRY IT COULD DAMAGE HIS ATTEMPTS TO BREAK THE US

The Daily Star reports that  ‘equal opportunities employer’ / singer Taio Cruz, has revealed that he was asked to write a number of songs that were going to be offered to Chris Brown. Cruz revealed that his management decided not to give the tracks away because it could damage his attempts to break the US. Really Taio??? Your management thinks that could damage your attempts to break the US??? Not THIS??? Ha ha ha! Good luck with breaking the US Taio. You’re going to need it!