Tom O’Dell still has fond memories of the year he spent in New Zealand. The BRIT’s Critics Choice Award winner, who recently released his debut album Long Way Down was still a youngster when his dad was offered a job as a pilot for Air New Zealand
The X Factor’s flamboyant judge Daniel Bedingfield is out to show that he has more to give than fancy pants and harsh comments. The New Zealand born, British raised, singer earned a Brit Award, scored six UK Top 10 singles and sold four million album from 2001 to 2004, now almost a decade later he’s back with a seven track EP
Kiwi actor Russell Crowe has been rejected for Australian citizenship because of an immigration hitch.
Christchurch musicians dominated the New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore last night.
Actress Helen Mirren has delivered another show-stopping performance as the Queen after storming out of a London theatre dressed as the monarch to deliver an expletive-riddled tirade at a group of drummers ruining the play.
Ellen DeGeneres is going fishing again with a sequel to the animated blockbuster Finding Nemo.
A US film festival has withdrawn an award given to a British movie about a Gulf War veteran seeking justice after a London court jailed five people for making the movie as part of 2.8 million pound (NZ$5 million) tax scam. Tax inspectors were told that A-listers from Hollywood would be starring in a 19.6 million pound production that would be shot in Britain
As more than a billion people worldwide watched on, the nervous gulps lasted for a full 21 seconds on a Los Angles stage. The left hand fidgeted around the lectern, the right hand firmly grasped the prize.
Kevin Clash is an Emmy-award-winning performer and producer with dozens of TV and film credits to his name, but he’s far better known as a furry red monster. Clash is the puppeteer and the voice behind Elmo, one of the most popular characters on the seminal children’s television show Sesame Street, which this week marks its 40th anniversary with a series of special episodes and a two-disc DVD set, Sesame Street: 40 Years of Sunny Days