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DURAN DURAN are expected to release their new studio album in March and will include three tracks produced by hip-hop guru Timbaland, 'Night Runner' (which also features Justin Timberlake), 'Skin Divers' and 'Zooming In'. Other tracks include '48 Hours Later' and 'Transcendental Mental' and the band will tour in the summer. T'PAU's CAROL DECKER, SPANDAU BALLET's TONY HADLEY and WET WET WET singer MARTI PELLOW are among artists appearing on the new series of TV duets show 'Just The Two Of Us' which will appear on UK screens in January.
ANNIE LENNOX, PRINCE, BJORK and ELVIS COSTELLO are among artists featured on a new compilation album, a tribute to Joni Mitchell. The album 'A Tribute To Joni Mitchell' will be released in the Spring.
JASON DONOVAN will play a massive UK tour next year. The singer, fresh from his success in the TV reality show 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here', has announced eighteen shows for May. See GIGS for the full listing.
BOY GEORGE has announced a one-off show at London's Koko in February. See NEWS for more details.
MARILYN and JERMAINE JACKSON are among the latest celebrities rumoured to be appearing in the next series of Celebrity Big Brother...
DEPECHE MODE are to release their entire catalogue as an iTunes download pack. The pack will consist of 640 tracks including 59 rare and previously unreleased remixes, rehearsals and live recordings. The entire pack will cost around £100 but most of the tracks will be available for individual download. See NEWS for more details.
KIM WILDE has announced a short run of European dates in February and March, see GIGS for all the details.
SISTER SLEDGE and CHIC's classic hit 'He's The Greatest Dancer' has been covered by DANNII MINOGUE and remixes of the song by LMC, Shapeshifters and Fugitive among others are already climbing the dance charts.
THE CURE joined US rock band Korn onstage for a few songs at Korn's recent MTV Unplugged recording in the US.
ERASURE and YAZOO mainman VINCE CLARKE has remixed a track, 'It's Over', from the debut album from Noirhaus, the side-project of US remixer Jeff Harper who has worked with Madonna, New Order, The Cure and Nine Inch Nails.