Yoko Ono has released a statement saying that, despite reports otherwise, she is not sueing a singer called Lennon Murphy. Pic: PA Photos
Manic Street Preacher’ Nicky Wire was voted the male star you’d most like to be your valentine on NME.COM this week. Pic Dean Chalkley
Kate Nash was the lucky girl to get the top spot in our dream valentine vote on the website this week.
Spice Girls announced this week they’ll definitely not be touring again. Ever.
Queens Of The Stone Age invited fans to film themselves getting intimate for Valentine’s Day this week. The band launched a YouTube Makeout contest, where fans are invited to post clips of themselves getting up close and personal to the strains of their recent single ‘Make It Witchu’.
Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton got hitched in a secret ceremony this week that was so intimate even brother Noel wasn’t there. Pic: PA Photos
REM have been announced as one of the headliners of T In The Park this week, alongside The Verve and Rage Against The Machine.
Glastonbury festival organiser Emily Eavis has revealed this week that Radiohead will play at the festival within the next few years. Speaking to Orange World, Eavis talked of her and her father, Michael Eavisâ
Following their reunion last year and legendary shows at Coachella and more recently Australia’s Big Day Out, Rage Against The Machine have been announced as a T In The Park headliner. Pic: Andy Willsher
Rihanna was involved in a car crash just a few hours after winning the Grammy Awards’ best Rap/Sung Collaboration prize for her single ‘Umbrella’ on Sunday. Pic: PA Photos
Another big week for Amy Winehouse as she managed to pick up five Grammy awards and performed via satellite link. Pic: PA Photos
The Gossip have announced a one-off gig in London.
The show, at Shepherds Bush Empire on March 21, will precede the bandâ
The Game has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after pleading no contest to felony possession of a firearm in a school zone. The charges against the Compton rapper stem from a fight he was involved in during a basketball game on February 24, 2007 in South Los Angeles. Pic: PA Photos
Ash have announced a special one-off show in New York, which will take place on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17).
The Downpatrick trio will perform at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, giving New Yorkers the chance to hear material from their 2007 album ‘Twilight Of The Innocents’.
Babyshambles played a packed-out Shockwaves NME Awards Show at Brixton Academy this week, supported by The Courteeners, Tinseltown and Beggars. Pic: PA Photos
Richard Hawley showed us all the fine art of heckler bashing this week at a Shockwaves NME Awards Show in London with Maps. Pic: James Quinton
Massive Attack are set to curate this yearâ
Muse have been announced as one of the headliners for this year’s V Festival. The trio are the first act to be confirmed for the two day bash which takes place over the weekend of August 16 and 17.
Pic: Andy Willsher
David Bowie has lent his voice to the forthcoming debut album by Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson. Bowie provides vocals on two songs on the record – â
Black Francis was forced to move his special ‘pre-core’ London gig to an indoor venue this week because police feared too many fans would show up if he performed on the street.
Pic: Phil Wallis
Eighties synth-poppers The Human League have announced a one-off homecoming gig.
The show will take place at Carling Academy, Sheffield, on April 20 and will celebrate the opening of the new venue. Pic : Tom Oxley