Freddie Mercury

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9/5/16-Freddie Mercury gets asteroid

(CNN) Freddie Mercury, who would have turned 70 on Monday, has had an asteroid named after him to celebrate the occasion. The Queen front man, who sang the famous words, "I'm a shooting star leaping through the sky," from the song "Don't Stop Me Now," was honored by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center (IAU). The center renamed Asteroid 17473 after him, which was discovered in 1991 -- the […]

todaySeptember 5, 2016


11/4/14-New Queen Song vs. AIDS

Queen has released the song "Let Me In Your Heart Again," with vocals from the late Freddie Mercury, as part of Coca Cola and (RED)'s campaign to help combat AIDS. The song has been remixed by William Orbit for this release using Mercury's original vocals. Other artists that have lent their music to the "Share the Sound of an AIDS-Free Generation" include Aloe Blacc (Together is out November 10), Wyclef […]

todayNovember 4, 2014


10/10/14-New Queen Tracks

Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 10th 2014 on the Virgin Records label. The tracks include a long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, There Must Be More to Life Than This, a previously unfinished Mercury-Queen track Let Me In Your Heart Again originating from the band's The Works album recording sessions, and a scorching […]

todayOctober 10, 2014


1/16/14-Queen's Brian May cancer free!

Brian May's cancer test has come back negative which is great news for the Queen guitarist. After a weekend where a misinterpreted comment led to British papers announcing an all clear for Brian May's cancer testing when the results were not known, we now have the definitive answer on the health of the guitarist. May has written on his site that his specialist had called and said "The result of […]

todayJanuary 16, 2014


12/2/13-New Freddie Mercury songs found!

Queen's Brian May has told Mojo Magazine that there is more unreleased Freddie Mercury music then originally thought and a full album is not out of the question. May said "There's more in there than we thought, in the Queen source archive. We've found some Freddie vocals, some demos." They have been busy transferring the material from tape to digital at the highest resolution available so that they can work […]

todayDecember 2, 2013


10/28/13-Freddie Mercury film news

Many people thought that the casting of Sacha Baron Cohen in the part of Freddie Mercury was a brilliant move. He looks very much like Mercury and his ability to transform himself into anyone he wants seemed perfect for the picture. That's why it came as such a surprise when Cohen dropped out of the picture, reportedly because he and Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen couldn't see eye-to-eye […]

todayOctober 29, 2013


9/16/13- New Freddie Mercury & Queen!

Queen guitarist Brian May has hinted that the band are considering making a full album from unreleased recordings featuring their late singer, Freddie Mercury. The band, which also features drummer Roger Taylor and now retired bassist John Deacon last released new music featuring Mercury in 1995, when the singer's final recordings were paired up with archive tracks and restructured versions of his solo songs for the album "Made In Heaven." […]

todaySeptember 16, 2013


7/29/13-Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury project!

(AP) Rumors are swirling that late greats Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are set to be featured on an album of duets to be released this fall. According to The Huffington Post, "Mercury's former Queen bandmates, Brian May and Roger Taylor, broke the news" of the collaboration to The Times of London and that "something for folks to hear" will be available in two months. Three tracks were originally recorded […]

todayJuly 29, 2013


1/20/13-Queen & Beatles #1 all time in UK!

The British will always have a place in their heart for Classic Hits, voting The Beatles and Queen (71% each) as the bands that they are most proud of. With over 90 years experience between them, The Beatles and Queen have stood the test of time beating competition from relative newcomers Adele (48%) and Oasis (32%). Research shows that the bands' appeal isn't just limited to the older generations with […]

todayJanuary 20, 2013