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Brit Awards 2019: What you need to know

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pink, George Ezra and Dua Lipa among others are set to perform Some of the music's biggest stars will gather later at London's O2 Arena for the 39th Brit Awards.Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the way with four nominations each, including nominations for best single.And for only the second time in Brit Awards history, there are more women than men up for the
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Big Brother star Sallie Axl claimed benefits in house

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sallie Axl, whose real name is Sally Pryzbeck, was on Big Brother in 2013 An ex-Big Brother contestant has been ordered to pay back more than £12,000 she wrongly claimed in benefits. Sally Pryzbeck, appearing under the name Sallie Axl, was the first person to be evicted from the show in 2013.The 32-year-old continued to claim housing benefit after moving out of her
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Brits 2019: Why IDLES say winning an award would be ‘meaningless’

[ad_1] Image caption IDLES in the Radio 1 Live Lounge When the 2019 Brit Award nominations were revealed, a name on the British breakthrough list caught people's eye.IDLES, who are alongside Ella Mai, Jorja Smith, Tom Walker and Mabel, became the first punk act to be up for the award."It makes sense in one way because we were number five in the album chart," says singer Joe Talbot."On the other
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Oscars 2019: 17 quirky facts about this year’s Academy Awards

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty/PA/Reuters/Picturehouse/Disney We've had the Golden Globes, we've had the Baftas, but now the film industry is gearing up for its biggest night of the year - the Oscars.The stars are gathering in Los Angeles for the 91st Academy Awards, which take place at the Dolby theatre this Sunday evening.Roma and The Favourite lead the way this year, with 10 nominations each. While Alfonso Cuaron orders a new
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Carrie, cereal and four more unusual inspirations for musicals

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rachel Tucker plays a pilot in Come From Away The aftermath of the 9/11 attacks might not seem like the most obvious inspiration for a musical, but it's the subject of a new West End show. Come From Away tells the true story of a small Canadian town that took in 7,000 stranded plane passengers after the attacks.The Broadway production won the Tony
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Karl Lagerfeld: The life of a design icon in pictures

[ad_1] Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris.He was one of the world's most iconic designers, at the heart of not one, not two, but three fashion houses. Image copyright Christopher Anderson/Magnum Karl Lagerfeld had been at the creative helm of Chanel since 1983 and had been designing for Fendi since 1965. He also designed collections for his own brand.Lagerfeld was born Karl Otto Lagerfeld in pre-war
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Susan Boyle out of US talent show final

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boyle was runner-up in the UK version of the show Britain's Got Talent stars Susan Boyle and Paul Potts have missed out on winning America's Got Talent: The Champions.The pair had made it to the final 12 but magician Shin Lim went on to triumph on Monday night.The contest brings back famous contestants from various global versions of the show over the past
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Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates to recover from pneumonia

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ozzy Osbourne - aka The Prince Of Darkness - has cancelled concerts in a further three countries Rock star Ozzy Osbourne has had to cancel more tour dates as he recovers from pneumonia.The former Black Sabbath singer had already called off the UK and European legs of his No More Tours 2.Now the Birmingham-born performer has cancelled planned performances in Australia, New Zealand