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British Rapper Mike Skinner Injured Crowd-Surfing

3/7/2011 8:31am EST
The Streets
British rapper Mike Skinner is on a course of super-strength medication after he was left battered and bruised by a crowd-surfing stunt on his farewell tour.

The Streets star released his final album, Computers and Blues, last month and announced he would undertake one more road trip before bringing the curtain down on the band nine years after the release of its debut album.

However, the tour ended in agony for Skinner - he is taking "every painkiller out there" after over-eager fans at his show in Brighton, south England on Friday injured the star when he clambered over their heads fo...

Lily Allen Launches It's Not Me, It's You With MySpace 'Secret Shows'

2/10/2009 5:05pm EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen's new album, It's Not Me, It's You, is in stores today - and she celebrated the occasion with a performance on NBC's "Today" show this morning and will perform at a MySpace Secret Show at New York City's Bowery Ballroom tonight. With free Secret Shows also scheduled in Tokyo and London, the concerts mark the first time a single artist will take part in multiple MySpace Secret Shows on a global level.

Allen will perform on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on February 16th and on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on February 18th. She'll return home thereafter for a series of U.K. d...

Infamously Bad Rock Teeth

6/20/2008 9:25am EDT
Amy Winehouse
Today the cosmetic dentistry industry is booming. Bringing in millions of dollars a year, everyday joes can get procedures as intense and expensive as veneers or cheap and easy as Snap-on-Smile caps ($1,200 to $1,600). Pretty shinny teeth are so important to our culture that just about every drug store in America sells home whiteners, so why do some of the highest paid entertainers in the world still have horrible teeth?

Following are some musicians that might want to set up an appointment with their dentists:

Amy Winehouse: The stereotype that the Brits have horrible teet...

British Invasion: Check Out Jamie T, Hot Chip & Bat For Lashes

1/28/2008 2:35pm EST
Hot Chip
In the interest of keeping our readers' fingers on the pulse of the latest British wave, Starpulse gives you the 411 on the newest batch of hot songwriters from across the pond.

Joss Stone's early 2007 release, Introducing Joss Stone, was the highest debut for a female act from the United Kingdom. And with Amy Winehouse racking up Grammy nominations and tabloid coverage that out-Britneys even Britney, the newest incarnation of the British Invasion looks a heck out a lot different than the Beatles or even Oasis a mere 10 years ago.

Jamie T

The Skinny: In his cockney Brit accent, ...

Upcoming 'Late Show' Guests Include Johnny Depp, Adam Sandler, Kate Bosworth & More

7/27/2006 10:51am EDT
Johnny Depp
Upcoming guests on the Late Show With David Letterman:

Thursday, July 27

Actor Johnny Depp; musical guests The Spinners

Friday, July 28

Actor Jamie Foxx; comedian Tom Dreesen

Monday, July 31

Actor Adam Sandler; Julie Chen, host of CBS's Big Brother; a Top Ten List presented by 2006 U.S. Open golf winner Geoff Oglivy

Tuesday, August 1

Actress Kate Bosworth; musical guest Broken Social Scene; the Diet Coke/Mentos experiment

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Actress Sandra Bullock; musical guests Widespread Panic

Thursday, August 3

Actress Anne Hathaway; comed...

Another Chris Martin Collaboration Is Axed

4/28/2006 9:48am EDT
Chris Martin
Chris Martin's collaboration with Nelly Furtado has been mysteriously axed from her forthcoming album. The duet, All Good Things, was reportedly removed from the LP's track-listing on the orders of the Coldplay frontman's record company EMI.

A source told Daily Star newspaper: "Three days ago the order came through to remove it from her album. I don't know if Chris knows yet, but when he finds out he'll be furious. It seems EMI have a problem rather than either of the artists."

This is not the first time a duet involving the singer has been stopped by his record company. The Coldp...