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Annie Lennox says she is ‘honoured and amazed’ at being awarded an honorary doctorate from the Royal Academy of Music

Annie Lennox OBE – singer, songwriter, humanitarian and activist – received an Honorary Doctorate of the University of London at the Academy’s Graduation Ceremony today. Annie Lennox studied flute, piano and harpsichord at the Academy from 1971, during which time she also sang in various bands. Shortly after the end of her studies here, she met Dave Stewart and, with other musicians, formed the band The Tourists, a group that was to enjoy great success. In 1979 the duo Eurythmics was formed. They released their first album In the Garden in 1981 and became a worldwide sensation in 1983 with their second...

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Ringo Starr announces a new album ‘Give More Love’ featuring Dave Stewart

Ringo Starr celebrated his birthday yesterday at Capitol Records and also revealed details of his 19th solo album, Give More Love, which will be released September 15, 2017. Recorded at his home studio in Los Angeles, Give More Love has 10 new tracks featuring collaborations with friends including: Dave Stewart, Glen Ballard, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Edgar Winter, Steve Lukather, Peter Frampton, Benmont Tench, Timothy B Schmidt, Richard Page, Amy Keys, Nathan East, Gary Burr, Gary Nicholson, Timothy B Schmidt and All Starrs Richard Page and Gregg Bissonette. The 2 tracks featuring Dave Stewart are : King of the...

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VIP Meet & Greet and Sound Check tickets are available for Dave Stewart’s birthday concert in London

2 packages are available at the upcoming Dave Stewart concert at the O2 Shepherds Bush on September 8th. Super VIP Exclusive Sound check access (last song only) Pre- show meet and greet, with photo Personally signed book Front row seats.   VIP Pre- show meet and greet, with photo Specially reserved seats. Ticketmaster Ticket Sale Dave Stewart releases his new album today – Nashville Sessions – The Duets Volume 1 Sep 8, 2017 Dave Stewart releases his new album today – Nashville Sessions – The Duets Volume 1. See all the details of the CD release here read more...

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Pre-Sale Tickets for ALL Dave Stewart fans are now open for his London show on 8th September

Join Dave Stewart and Friends in London on Friday the 8th September to celebrate Dave’s 65th birthday. “The legendary Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) is hosting his 65th birthday extravaganza at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on September 8th, 2017. Joining him on stage will be many of his amazing musician friends, for whom he has written and produced across an illustrious career spanning four decades.” This is a one night only event and should not be missed!  Watch the showreel below and click the links to buy your tickets. Ticketmaster Pre-Sale from 10.00am O2 Priority Pre-Sale from 10.00am Dave Stewart...

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Annie Lennox has just performed Fragile for Sting at The Polar Music Prize ceremony in Stockholm

Annie Lennox has just performed for Sting at the Polar Music Prize awards ceremony where he is being honoured as one of the 2017 Laureates.

Annie spoke about hiding in the corridors to make her performance a surprise for him. You can see Sting is visibally moved by Annie’s appearance.

She performed Fragile taken from Sting’s Grammy winning album Nothing Like The Sun and can be seen in the video below.

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A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procul Harem is 50 years old

Procul Harem’s A Whiter Shade of Pale hit the number one spot 50 years ago this week. Annie Lennox is one of hundreds of artists who covered the track, and making it the most covered rock song of all time. We skipped the light fandango Turned cartwheels ‘cross the floor I was feeling kind of seasick The crowd called out for more And theroom was hummin’ harder As the ceiling flew away And when we called outfor another drink But the waiter brought a tray And so it was later As the miller told his tale That her face...

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