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Famous as :

Singer, lyricist

Birth Name :

Steven Patrick Morrissey

Birth Date :

May 22, 1959

Birth Place :

Davyhulme, Manchester, England, UK

Claim to fame :

Debut album "Viva Hate" (1988)

Latest News

Morrissey Cancels Iceland Show Because Venue Won't Go Vegetarian

February 04, 2015 04:51:37 GMT

canceled a gig in Iceland due to his vegetarian policy. The singer and animal rights activist decided to pull out of his upcoming show at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik because the venue refused to stop serving meat.

Morrissey Storms Off Warsaw Stage Mid-Concert After Getting Heckled

November 21, 2014 09:04:31 GMT

Concertgoers were left angry and disappointed when abruptly ended his recent show in Warsaw, Poland. The British singer was just 25 minutes into his show at the city's Klub Stodola on Wednesday night, November 19 when he stormed off the stage after he reportedly heard an audience member's words.

Morrissey Reveals Battle With Cancer

October 08, 2014 03:51:07 GMT

reveals that he has been battling cancer in a new interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo. In the interview published on Monday, October 6, the former member of opened up about the procedure he underwent.

Morrissey's New Album Removed From iTunes After Singer Blasts Record Label

August 22, 2014 09:08:01 GMT

's newest album "" is no longer available for purchase on digital retailers including iTunes and Amazon.com. As pointed out by Slicing Up Eyeballs, the LP which was released a few weeks ago has also been removed from streaming sites like Spotify or Rdio.

Morrissey Confirms He's Been Dropped by Record Label

August 18, 2014 03:53:24 GMT

has indeed been dropped by Capitol/Harvest Record. Refuting previous claims suggesting he's still signed to the record label as he still owes them another album, the singer confirmed the split in a statement released via fansite True to You.

Report: Morrissey Dropped by Capitol/Harvest After Criticizing the Record Label

August 11, 2014 02:45:02 GMT

Capitol/Harvest Record has reportedly split with one of its artists . According to fansite True to You, the singer is now "in search of a record label" after Harvest decided to end their relationship with him "as directed by label boss Steve Barnett."

Morrissey's Guitarist Slams Singer's Former Collaborators Over Tour Cancellation

June 14, 2014 02:57:23 GMT

Earlier this week, canceled the remaining dates of his U.S. tour due to an illness that he claimed was passed to him by opening act Kristeen Young. The songstress who was subsequently booted from the tour later denied the claim, writing on Facebook that she only had allergies and she wasn't responsible for the 55-year-old performer's illness.

Morrissey Cancels Remaining U.S. Tour Dates due to Respiratory Infection

June 11, 2014 03:21:13 GMT

, who's previously scrapped some shows due to an illness, has canceled the remaining dates of his U.S. tour. According to a statement on his Facebook page, the singer made the decision after the respiratory infection he contracted in Miami got worse.

Morrissey Postpones Another Show due to Illness

June 06, 2014 08:11:35 GMT

has called off another U.S. show on his ongoing tour. The singer has taken to Facebook to announce that his concert, which was supposed to be held on Friday, June 6 at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, will not take place as planned.

Video: Morrissey Cuts Short Concert After Being Attacked by Unruly Fans

May 09, 2014 06:42:07 GMT

abruptly ended his concert at San Jose's City National Civic on Wednesday, May 7 after several fans invaded the stage and knocked him down. The incident was filmed by a concertgoer who later uploaded it on YouTube.

Morrissey Announces New Album 'World Peace Is None of Your Business'

March 08, 2014 05:41:26 GMT

Earlier this year, announced his plan to release a new album. Now, it has been revealed that the singer's first solo album since 2009's "" would be called "".

Morrissey Cancels Rest of South American Tour Due to Funding Issues

July 22, 2013 02:45:16 GMT

Former frontman 's South American tour has finally fallen apart. This was what the English rock singer and lyricist revealed in an apology note posted on the blog "True to You" where he announced that all of the remaining dates of his South American tour had been canceled apparently due to funding constraints.

Morrissey Postpones Gigs Due to 'Severe' Food Poisoning

July 12, 2013 04:57:32 GMT

has postponed his South American tour due to another health issue. This time, the "Irish Blood, English Heart" singer is forced to cancel several dates of the tour after suffering from food poisoning in Lima, Peru.

Morrissey Postpones San Francisco Show

March 12, 2013 04:57:11 GMT

Reportedly due to a recent bout with double pneumonia, English rock singer and lyricist was forced to postpone his Saturday concert at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. The said show, which has been rescheduled for May 1, is the latest in a string of tour dates that have been affected by the 53-year-old artist's health problems.

Jennifer Lawrence Spotted Smoking Weed During Vacation in Hawaii

March 01, 2013 03:10:56 GMT

was snapped in pictures smoking a large roll-up which is believed to be marijuana in her hotel room on Wednesday, February 27. The Best Actress winner at 2013 Oscars was in Hawaii for a holiday with a friend.

'Duck Dynasty' Beats 'American Idol' in Key Demo Amid Jimmy Kimmel and Morrissey Feud

March 01, 2013 03:08:02 GMT

"" returned with a bang. The pro-hunting show posted record ratings for A&E with 8.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched episode ever for the reality series as well as the most-watched telecast ever for the network. It also became cable's biggest reality show telecast so far this year.

Morrissey Slams Jimmy Kimmel for Mocking Vegans, Kimmel Calls the Statement 'Dumb'

February 28, 2013 08:03:03 GMT

A war of words has erupted between and . After the British rocker canceled his scheduled performance on "" due to "" cast appearance, the host poked fun at the singer and vegans in the Tuesday, February 26 edition of the talk show. Morrissey then quickly reacted as he was clearly displeased with the joke.

Joss Whedon Weighs In on Possible Hulk-Centric Film, Teases 'More Death' in 'Avengers 2'

February 28, 2013 02:24:07 GMT

Earlier this month, words ran rampant that Marvel Studios was planning a standalone Hulk film for its Phase 3. The studio hasn't said anything to clarify the rumor, but "" helmer Joss Whedon has weighed in on the subject, admitting that the report might indeed be true.

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Vegans in Light of Morrissey's Canceled Appearance

February 28, 2013 02:02:03 GMT

poked fun at who canceled his scheduled performance on "" show due to "" cast appearance. Informing his audience that he had found a replacement for the rocker for the Tuesday, February 26 episode of his show, the comedian said, "There's a very good reason why I didn't dump the Duck Dynasty guys for Morrissey, and it's because they have guns."

Morrissey Bails on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Due to 'Duck Dynasty' Cast Appearance

February 26, 2013 09:02:20 GMT

's fans won't be able to see him on "" in the foreseeable future. The British singer has canceled his scheduled performance on the -hosted talk show as a protest against animal hunting.

Morrissey Says Kate Middleton Feels 'No Shame' About the Death of Nurse Jacintha Saldanha

December 13, 2012 03:24:48 GMT

puts the blame on Kate Middleton and the royal family for the tragic death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha that happened after prank call made by Australian radio hosts. The British singer tells New Zealand's 3News, "She feels no shame about the death of this woman, she's saying nothing about the death of this poor woman."

Steven Patrick Morrissey Apologises for 'Difficult' Interview

May 02, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

The former frontman, Steven Patrick recorded a chat with Dermot O'leary which was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday.

Cerys Matthews' Elvis Souvenir Can't Be Licked

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

The former Catatonia frontwoman owns a section of wood panelling from a studio in Nashville, Tennessee, where The King recorded some of his biggest hits.

Johnny Marr Joins Morrissey With Anti-Monarchy Rant

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

sparked controversy on Wednesday after describing the U.K.'s monarchy as pointless and "benefit scroungers", and now guitarist Johnny Marr has added to his former songwriting partner's remarks by taking aim at Queen Elizabeth II.

Steven Patrick Morrissey Slams Royal Family Ahead of Wedding

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Prince William is set to wed Kate Middleton on Friday and the impending nuptials have been met with excitement from stars including and , while and will be among those in attendance.

Steven Patrick Morrissey's Doubts Over Memoirs

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT

The former frontman, has spent more than three years recounting his life story in a bid to address the numerous rumours and gossip that has surrounded him throughout his 28-year career.

Steven Patrick Morrissey Clears Up David Cameron Rumour

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT

Former frontman, hit headlines in December when he spoke out to slam David Cameron for his stag-hunting hobby.

Morrissey Mysteriously Cancels All U.K. Dates

October 01, 2010 04:13:26 GMT

Sickly singer is at the center of another health riddle after mysteriously axing a promotional tour of the U.K. The former frontman was due to undertake a series of TV and radio interviews in his native Britain this week to promote the re-release of his classic 1990 album "".

Cutting Ties, Anti-Racism Group Tells Morrissey to 'Grow Up'

September 23, 2010 03:48:23 GMT

Executives at an anti-racism campaign group have officially axed ties with and urged him to "grow up" after he branded the Chinese a "subspecies". The former frontman provoked a storm earlier this month by blasting China's record on animal rights issues.

Morrissey Slammed for Calling Chinese 'Sub-Species'

September 06, 2010 03:44:27 GMT

Singer has caused outrage by branding the Chinese a "sub-species" for their "horrific" treatment of animals. The animal rights campaigner and strict vegetarian has slammed the country for its bad track history of cruelty towards pets, insisting it can not be regarded as a "caring nation".

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