Latest Annie Lennox Stories

2011-07-22 09:13:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Suzanne Oliver Band, established in 2005, is about to release their 1st album entitled "Military Dance." The album consists of all original material and includes the single "Military Dance." Lead singer Suzanne Oliver's strong vocals are a breath of fresh air in today's Auto-tuned world. Her magnetic energy comes through on every track. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110722/LA39798) The band's drummer and vocalist Buddy...

2011-06-28 10:02:00

LONDON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 28 June 2011, Annie Lennox receives an OBE for her outstanding contribution towards the AIDs effort in the developing world. The pop star, managed by Simon Fuller [http://www.xixentertainment.com ] at XIX Entertainment, will collect the OBE at London's Buckingham Palace, presented by the Queen. This honour comes after the star's tireless campaigning on behalf of AIDs and HIV victims across poverty-stricken areas, with a particular...

2010-12-03 11:56:00

BRUSSELS, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rezidor Hotel Group has revealed a new collection of celebrity paintings to be displayed in its Aberdeen Park Inn hotel. Local artist Bob Harper, whose works hang in private collections around the world, has spent the last year producing a unique collection of celebrity paintings for the Park Inn by Radisson in Justice Mill Lane, Aberdeen. One-off portraits of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen, Angus Young of...

2010-08-23 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned recording artist, songwriter and musician Annie Lennox has signed with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, for a long-term worldwide recording agreement. As one of the world's most successful and critically-acclaimed British female artists in pop music history, Ms. Lennox will release her brand new album, "A Christmas Cornucopia," on November 22nd through Island Records UK and Decca Records in the...

2009-04-13 10:41:12

Scottish pop star Annie Lennox says she may not be able to perform a full concert again, following surgery to release a trapped nerve in her back. The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh said the 54-year-old Sweet Dreams singer recently completed six months of physiotherapy and is expected to return to the stage next month for a charity performance at the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for AIDS research. When I had the surgery, I didn't even know if I would be able to walk again properly. My...

2009-01-29 21:22:50

British pop singer Annie Lennox is scheduled to release her first retrospective album next month, J. Records announced. The Annie Lennox Collection, featuring 14 songs, is to go on sale Feb. 17. It seems like the time has come to release the 'Collection,' Lennox said in statement. I'm very proud of these songs. They are timeless and have become 'classics' in their own right. The CD includes hits like Little Bird, Walking on Broken Glass, Why, No More I Love You's and A Whiter Shade of Pale,...

2009-01-28 07:00:00

**MOVED FROM FEBRUARY 10 RELEASE DATE** TWO NEW SONGS AND LIMITED DELUXE CD/DVD EDITION AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY WITH THIS COLLECTION LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annie Lennox Collection paints a vivid portrait in song of the most successful female British artist in pop music history. Available on February 17 from Arista Records, this 14-song retrospective brings together the acclaimed artist's finest solo work on a single disc for the first time, and includes a pair of new songs...

2009-01-03 12:25:05

A growing number of celebrities say Israel should stop all military action in the Gaza Strip immediately. Scottish singer Annie Lennox and English comedian Alexei Sayle are among the high-profile entertainers speaking out against Israel's bombing of the troubled Middle East region, the BBC reported Friday. With the bombings being blamed for more than 400 deaths in the Gaza Strip, Lennox has called for peace negotiations to end the bloodshed. It's a question of human rights, human values that...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

Washington, Hollywood and music elite were on hand Friday night at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for the 2008 "Power of Music" YouthAIDS Gala. Global Ambassador Ashley Judd hosted the star-studded affair which raised over $1.2 million in the fight against the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The event was presented by Salamander Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., Viacom and MTV Networks. A private reception for VIPs was hosted by Cartier and Hard Rock and Gibson Guitar...

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