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Spotlight: Live Earth's Celebrity Supporters

Organised by Sos (Save Our Selves), Live Earth is a series of concerts set to take place around the world on July 7th, 2007 to engage people on a mass scale to combat our climate crisis.

Concerts will include performances by more than 150 of the world’s top musicians performing at various venues around the world.

Venues and musicians include:

Sydney, Australia:

Blue King Brown Crowded House Eskimo Joe Ghostwriters Jack Johnson John Butler Trio Missy Higgins Paul Kelly Sneaky Sound System Toni Collette and The Finish Wolfmother

Shanghai, China:

12 Girls Band Anthony Wong Eason Chan Evonne Hsu Huang Xiao Ming Joey Sarah Brightman Soler Winnie Shin

Hamburg, Germany:

Chris Cornell Jan Delay Juli Katie Melua Lotto King Karl Mana Mando Diao Michael Mittermeier Reamonn Roger Cicero Sasha Silbermond Snoop Dogg Shakira Enrique Iglesias

Tokyo, Japan

AI Abingdon Boys School Ai Otsuka Ayaka Bonnie Pink Cocco Genki Rockets Kumi Koda Linkin
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Music Puzzle available free on Android and iOS

Video game studio Tagwizz has announced the release of Music Puzzle, a free music-based game for Android and iOS which challenges players to rebuild musical tracks from various parts with voices and various instruments: guitars, drums, keyboards, and even unusual ones such as congas and the tambourine.

Different game modes and challenges will provide hours of gameplay with iconic songs. The first songs available for the release are:

James Blunt – You’re Beautiful – 15 puzzles – Difficulty: Intermediate Starsailor – Four to the Floor – 14 puzzles – Difficulty: Intermediate The Pointer Sisters – I’m So Excited – 15 puzzles – Difficulty: Intermediate

Take a look at the trailer here…

Music Puzzle is available now from the App Store and Google Play.
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Singer Teddy Geiger Is Transitioning: ‘This Is Who I Have Been for a Long Time’

Singer Teddy Geiger Is Transitioning: ‘This Is Who I Have Been for a Long Time’
Teddy Geiger is transitioning. The 29-year-old singer revealed the news on Instagram on Friday, posting a screenshot of a conversation with a fan who commented “Tell us, why do you look different lately?” “Okay… because u asked nicely… I am transitioning,” Geiger wrote back. “I started talking about it with a couple of my close friends and family about a month ago and it’s given me the courage to start the process. I feel like the next step is to tell all y’all. So here goes.” “Love it or hate this is who I have been for a looooong time,” Geiger continued. “I love u guys. Talk sooooon byeeee.

Related: Oprah Asks Charice If She's Thought About 'Transitioning to Become a Male'

“Woke up to so much love. I have the best friends.
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Ed Sheeran Cancels Shows as He Confirms Right Wrist and Left Elbow Broken in Bike Accident

Ed Sheeran Cancels Shows as He Confirms Right Wrist and Left Elbow Broken in Bike Accident
There’s no denying that Ed Sheeran is a super talented musician, but playing guitar with a cast covering his arm may be an issue even for him.

The 26-year-old singer shared a concerning photo on Instagram featuring his right arm in a cast and a sling on his left on a Monday morning. The Sun reports Sheeran was riding his bike in London when he was hit by a car, although that remains unconfirmed at this time.

“I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows,
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Ed Sheeran Breaks His Arm in Bicycle Accident, Injury Could Affect His Upcoming Shows

Ed Sheeran Breaks His Arm in Bicycle Accident, Injury Could Affect His Upcoming Shows
It doesn't appear that Ed Sheeran will be playing the guitar any time soon.

On Monday, the 26-year-old musician shared a photo of his right arm in a cast and a sling on his left arm after he says he suffered some injuries while riding his bike.

"I've had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows," he revealed in the caption. "Please stay tuned for further news."

More: Ed Sheeran Finally Addresses Reports That Princess Beatrice Accidentally Cut His Face With a Sword

News that Sheeran may have to postpone some of his concerts comes almost exactly a month after he canceled his performance in St. Louis, Missouri, due to protests in the city at the time.

This wouldn't be the first time the "Thinking Out Loud" singer has spoken out about an injury. Earlier this year, he
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James Blunt On Touring North America With Ed Sheeran: ‘I’m So Lucky’

James Blunt is opening up about embarking on a three-month North American tour in support of his latest album, “The Afterlove”, with Ed Sheeran. Joining Et Canada’s Cheryl Hickey in the studio, the 43-year-old singer-songwriter reveals how he managed to persuade his fellow English friend into tagging along. Related: James Blunt Pokes Fun At Himself In […]
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Liam Payne, Rita Ora and More Unite for Grenfell Tower Charity Song 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

Liam Payne, Rita Ora and More Unite for Grenfell Tower Charity Song 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'
Former One Direction members Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson, Rita Ora and Robbie Williams are just a handful of artists who came together for a good cause.

On Wednesday, Simon Cowell released the charity fundraising single, "Bridge Over Troubled Water, a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's hit, that benefits the victims of the fire at London's Grenfell Tower, which left an estimated 79 people dead on June 14.

Watch: Adele Had Tea and Cake With Firefighters Who Responded
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Simon Cowell Brings Together One Direction, Spice Girls, The Who Members for Grenfell Tower Tribute

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In response to the devastating Grenfell Tower fire ... Simon Cowell brought together a supergroup ... including Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Geri Halliwell, Pete Townshend, and Roger Daltrey for a moving tribute.  The Artists For Grenfell gathered in a London studio over 3 days to record a new version of Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge over Troubled Water." They were just a half mile away from the tower where at least 79 were killed. Others on the track include Nile Rodgers,
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Listen: Ed Sheeran Covers Britney Spears’ ‘…Baby One More Time’

Listen: Ed Sheeran Covers Britney Spears’ ‘…Baby One More Time’
Ed Sheeran is one of the biggest male pop stars in the world right now — and, yes, he too is a Britney stan!

The 26-year-old “Shape of You” singer has released a cover of Britney Spears‘ 1998 anthem “…Baby One More Time” as part of Spotify’s Singles program — reinventing the pop anthem into a stripped-down acoustic jam.

While Sheeran’s covered the track before, this is the first time he’s recorded a version of the tune — and boy, is it good. With the dance-floor fun of Spears’ jam out of the way, iconic lyrics like “my loneliness is killing
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9 Celebs Who Are Masters of the Dad Joke

9 Celebs Who Are Masters of the Dad Joke
Let’s be honest: It’s pretty hard to resist a celeb who is both very, very good-looking and funny. Often, this sense of humor is in the form of extremely cheesy, borderline painfully bad jokes — and, yes, we just can’t get enough of them. While some celebs are known for their penchant for dad jokes, others are a little more sly in embracing this endearing comedy. Either way, they keep us cracking up.

Ryan Reynolds

Went to Disneyland because my daughter's obsessed with Mickey Mouse. She was so excited when I got home and told her.

Ryan Reynolds
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Ben Wheatley interview: Free Fire, Minecraft, Statham

Rob Leane Mar 30, 2017

Free Fire director Ben Wheatley chatted to us about the film, Martin Scorsese, Freakshift and his Jason Statham double-bill theory...

We have a lot of love for Ben Wheatley here at Geek Towers. His films, from Kill List to the star-studded ilk of High Rise, never fail to impress. And on TV, he directed the stellar opening episodes of Peter Capaldi’s stint on Doctor Who.

And now he’s brought us Free Fire, a thrilling close-confines shootout movie which plonks Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley and more in a warehouse full of semi-automatic and lets chaos ensue.

Wheatley wrote the script for Free Fire with his wife and writing partner Amy Jump, having been inspired by an FBI incident report from the 1980s. The mighty Mr Martin Scorsese was involved in the movie as an executive producer.

The resultant film is
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James Blunt Recalls Getting Drunk With Ed Sheeran in an 'Old Brothel'

James Blunt once got drunk with Ed Sheeran in an "old brothel".

The 43-year-old singer-songwriter and Ed, 26, are poised to spend three months on tour in the Us, but James has promised there won't be a repeat of their previous shenanigans after an awards ceremony in Australia.

He shared: "I'm touring for three months in America with Ed Sheeran, who I watched play the Teenage Cancer Trust's gig at the Royal Albert Hall in London last night. He seems to be doing all right.

"Then I start my own world tour, kicking off around Europe and the UK in October.

"But me and Ed are going to take ourselves very seriously, it's all about work. It won't be a repeat of that time we got really drunk at an after-party following an Australian awards ceremony."

At the party, James stumbled home after returning from a trip to the toilet to
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Billie Lourd Missed Carrie Fisher Memorial

Billie Lourd did not attend a memorial service in honor of her late mother Carrie Fisher and grandmother Debbie Reynolds.

The 'Scream Queens' actress decided to skip the public event at Forest Lawn cemetery - where her family members were laid to rest in January after passing away within days of one another in December - on Saturday (03.25.17) in favor of having dinner with her father, Bryan Lourd, and boyfriend Taylor Lautner at Catch in Los Angeles.

A source told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column that the 24-year-old actress seemed in "good spirits" at the restaurant and the group "made a quiet exit" after they'd finished dining.

Meanwhile, at the service, Carrie's brother Todd Fisher, spoke out and described their mother Debbie's passing as a "beautiful exit".

He said: "When Carrie died, my mother decided to change her plans a bit. My mother always said to me,
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This Song Sounds Much Different When You Know It Was Written For Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

James Blunt's latest album, The Afterlove, is full of tearjerkers, but "Courtney's Song" undoubtedly cuts the deepest. The track played during a tribute at the public memorial for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher over the weekend, and Reynolds's son, Todd Fisher, said that it was "written for us." Speaking with Entertainment Tonight last week, Fisher revealed that his sister was good friends with James Blunt. "The last lyric in the song, it's a beautiful song, is, 'I'm here to let you know. I'm here to let you go.' And it's powerful," Todd said. "The simplicity of his songs is pretty amazing. It's not like it's [got] complicated lyrics but something about how he strings all this together is beautiful." Listen below.
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Todd Fisher Reveals Debbie Reynolds's Final Wish at Joint Public Memorial With Carrie

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Todd Fisher Reveals Debbie Reynolds's Final Wish at Joint Public Memorial With Carrie
A public memorial for the late Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in La on Saturday. Fans, friends, and family all gathered at the celebration organized by Debbie's son, Todd Fisher, three months after they tragically passed away within a day of each other. During the ceremony, Todd spoke to the audience about Debbie's heartbreak following the Star Wars actress's death. "When Carrie died, my mother decided to change her plans a bit. My mother always said to me, 'I never want to go to my daughter's funeral service. I would like to be buried with Carrie.' I didn't know she was going to leave us that very next day and when she looked at me to ask permission to leave, she said she wanted to be with Carrie, and she closed her eyes and went to sleep. It was a beautiful exit," he said.
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Dan Aykroyd Pays Tribute to Carrie Fisher at Actress' Emotional Joint Memorial With Debbie Reynolds

Dan Aykroyd Pays Tribute to Carrie Fisher at Actress' Emotional Joint Memorial With Debbie Reynolds
Carrie Fisher will always have a special place in Dan Aykroyd's heart.

The 64-year-old actor, who was once engaged to Fisher after proposing to her on the set of their 1980 film, The Blues Brothers, took the stage on Saturday to deliver an emotional tribute to the actress at the joint memorial for her and her mother at the Freedom Theater at Forest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood Hills.

Related: Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Honored at Public Memorial Service

"I felt like I could've saved Carrie, because I saved her life once before," Aykroyd started his touching speech. "We shouldn't be here so soon in our lives."

"I once saved her life, applying the Heimlich [maneuver] to dislodge a brussels sprout from her throat," he joked, before getting emotional about the actress's death. "If I'd been with our beloved showboat, I might have been able to save her again."

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The Ghostbusters star went on to describe his connection
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Listen to James Blunt's Emotional New Song Played at Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' Joint Memorial

Listen to James Blunt's Emotional New Song Played at Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' Joint Memorial
James Blunt provided the perfect soundtrack for Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds to be remembered by.

The 43-year-old singer's new song, "Courtney's Song," played during an emotional video montage paying tribute to the two iconic actresses at their joint memorial in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Exclusive: Todd Fisher Says Mom Debbie Reynolds 'Asked for Permission' to Go After Sister Carrie's Death

Carrie's brother and Debbie's son, Todd Fisher, introduced the new tune on stage, which he said was "written for us."

"There’s still a light on your table. There’s still your name on my phone. I can’t believe I’m not able to call. We met in a beautiful place," the song began. "You danced, I talked. I go back there every single day. I’m still there, but you’re not."

"You lit me up and you led me inside. Then you disappeared with no warning sign. You broke more
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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Honored at Public Memorial Service

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Honored at Public Memorial Service
Friends, family and fans have gathered together to celebrate the beautiful lives and legacies of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher with a public memorial service at the Freedom Theater at Forest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood Hills on Saturday. The late mother-daughter duo died just one day apart from each other back in December.

Watch: Todd Fisher on How Billie Lourd Is Coping With Tragic Family Deaths: She's 'a Pretty Powerful Gal'

The memorial, which was also live-streamed on DebbieReynolds.com, was organized by Debbie's son and Carrie's brother, Todd. While speaking with Et earlier this week, the producer anticipated that there wouldn't "be a dry eye in the house" -- and he wasn't wrong.

Once all guests were seated in the theater, Todd came out onstage to welcome local members of the Coast Guard in, who helped kick off the memorial. "My mother would have liked that," Todd revealed. "This entire thing I'm calling a show, not a memorial
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Watch Public Memorial For Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher Livestreamed Here – Update

Watch Public Memorial For Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher Livestreamed Here – Update
Update The livestreamed memorial service has closed. Update with livestream, below Fans of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher can say goodbye today, with a public memorial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park set to be livestreamed and featuring the music of James Blunt and Star Wars composer John Williams. Organized by Todd Fisher (Reynolds’ son, Fisher’s brother), the memorial will take place in the cemetery’s 1,200-seat Hall of Liberty theater, with overflow crowds offered…
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Debbie Reynolds’ Son Reveals Her Final Moments During Emotional Joint Memorial with Carrie Fisher

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Debbie Reynolds’ Son Reveals Her Final Moments During Emotional Joint Memorial with Carrie Fisher
Fan, friends and family honored the legacies of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds at an emotional public memorial on Saturday.

The beloved actresses were remembered at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles at a celebration organized by Reynolds’ son Todd Fisher, three months after the film icons died tragically within a day of each other. The public memorial was also streamed live on Reynolds’ website.

During the memorial, Todd spoke to the audience, revealing Reynolds’ heartbreak after Fisher died last year.

“When Carrie died, my mother decided to change her plans a bit. My mother always said to me,
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