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Oct 05, 2008 - 3:55PM by FanBolt
Forgotten British pop star RICK ASTLEY's 'Rickrolling' phenomenon has stepped up a gear - he is a surprise contender for the Best Act gong at this year's (08) MTV Europe Music Awards.

The singer's Never Gonna Give You Up pop anthem from 1987 was adopted by online jokers in April (08), luring music fans to sites promising exclusive videos by current artists - only to blast them with remixed versions of Astley's song, or his old video.

The computer trick was dubbed 'Rickrolling' by YouTube.com users who were caught out by the prank.

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Sep 11, 2008 - 8:00AM by FanBolt
RUSSELL BRAND has been asked to host the MTV Video Music Awards again - despite coming under fire for his risque gags at this year's (08) prizegiving.

The British funnyman - who hosted Sunday's (07Sep08) ceremony - was criticized for mocking The Jonas Brothers' morals and ridiculing the trio's decision not to have sex before marriage.

The star was subsequently forced to apologize for his jokes.

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Sep 10, 2008 - 10:44PM by FanBolt
CHRISTINA AGUILERA insisted on vanilla-scented candles and four black bath towels and the JONAS BROTHERS requested room temperature apple juice as part of the their backstage riders at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (07Sep08).

New mum Aguilera also asked for a space heater and two bottles of Veuve Clicquot champagne as part of her pre and post-performance dressing room package and the Jonases added eight Red Bull Sugar free beverages, plus 6 regular Red Bulls and 24 pieces of California sushi rolls as part of their list of requirements.

The backstage lists, obtained by U.S. magazine In Touch Weekly, also reveal Rihanna likes to chill out with Trish McEvoy blueberry candles, Buffalo wings and roasted chicken, spiced with jerk seasoning before shows, and Kid Rock requires Chap Stick, white crew socks and low fat raspberry yogurts.

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Sep 10, 2008 - 5:46AM by FanBolt
Pop trio THE JONAS BROTHERS have forgiven comedian RUSSELL BRAND for mocking their sexual morals during Sunday night's (07Sep08) MTV Video Music Awards.

The British comedian poked fun at the pop sensations for more than half the show over their vow not to have sex before marriage, marked by the purity rings they wear.

Nick Jonas tells BBC's Radio 1: "For us it's cool to see that he recognizes we are gentleman... I think he did a good job. We saw him on (U.S. late night show) Conan O'Brien and thought he was hilarious."

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Sep 09, 2008 - 8:01AM by FanBolt
Socialite PARIS HILTON has come out in defense of THE JONAS BROTHERS - after British funnyman RUSSELL BRAND ridiculed their sexual morals.

The three siblings wear purity rings as a commitment to remain virgins until marriage, and their abstinence became the focus of Brand's jokes at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (08Sep08) night.

Brand was subsequently forced to apologize for his remarks, following criticism from singer Jordin Sparks - who also puts purity before sex.

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Sep 04, 2008 - 7:37AM by FanBolt
BRITNEY SPEARS will open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (07Aug08) with a heartfelt message to her fans.

The news ends weeks of speculation about the pop star's role in this year's show, which will be hosted by comedian Russell Brand.

Spears has appeared alongside Brand in an ad for the telecast and gossips have suggested she'll perform and present an award with Olympic champion Michael Phelps.

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