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Michael Stipe, former singer of the band R.E.M. and solo artist

Michael Stipe marks 60th birthday with second solo single ‘Drive to the Ocean’

Proceeds will go to fighting climate change
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Edward Norton: “If you take your work seriously, it’s all-consuming”

The 'Fight Club' star on working with Thom Yorke, new film 'Motherless Brooklyn' and building a Hollywood legacy
R.E.M. talk to NME about 25 years of 'Monster'

R.E.M. tell us about 25 years of ‘Monster’: “We needed swagger – to be...

We're waiting for R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills to arrive at NME Towers. Their car is delayed, caught up in the jams caused...
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Listen to former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe’s debut solo single, ‘Your Capricious Soul’

Michael Stipe has released his first ever solo single since leaving R.E.M. eight years ago - listen to it below. Read More: Here’s an...
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Michael Stipe, Erykah Badu, and more to protest Brett Kavanaugh at Supreme Court

Michael Stipe, Erykah Badu, and more will protest against Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court later this week. Kavanaugh could be confirmed into...
Michael Stipe and Thom Yorke

Michael Stipe shares photo of himself holding hands with Thom Yorke at New York...

Former R.E.M frontman Michael Stipe has shared a picture of himself holding hands with Radiohead's Thom Yorke at a New York art exhibition. The pair posed for the picture at...
Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen perform together

Watch Patti Smith perform with Bruce Springsteen and R.E.M’s Michael Stipe

Patti Smith was joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe for special performances of 'Because The Night' and 'People Have The Power'. Check...
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Michael Stipe publicly supports Radiohead’s decision to perform in Israel

Michael Stipe has publicly supported Radiohead's decision to play a gig in Israel this week. The Thom Yorke-led band are due to perform in Tel...
Michael Stipe photo book

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe announces autobiographical photo book

Michael Stipe has announced that he will be releasing an autobiographical photo book later this year. The R.E.M. frontman is working with frequent collaborator Jonathan...

Michael Stipe takes selfie with beardy lookalike David Letterman

REM's Michael Stipe has compared his current heavy-bearded look to that of former late-night host David Letterman. Letterman, who has grown his facial hair since stepping down...