Justin Hawkins Featured In Samsung’s Super Bowl Ad

Justin Hawkins of The Darkness made a surprise cameo during Sunday night’s Super Bowl broadcast, performing his hit with The Darkness, ‘I Believe in a Thing Called Love’, as people who had been waiting in line for the new iPhone partied to the music with the new Samsung Galaxy Note. Watch it via YouTube below.

Justin Hawkins Makes Eurovision Bid

Former The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins spoke with The Sun about why he’s joining Beverlei Brown in a bid to represent Britain for Eurovision. “I had a dream that I should do it,” the rehabilitated singer explained. “I think I’d got to the vote and then I woke up. When you’ve enjoyed a long break it’s nice to hit back with something that is as big and as glamorous as they come. It’s my new ambition. Eurovision is something I’ve always wanted to do.” The full story at thesun.co.uk has since been removed.

Justin Hawkins Plots Solo Comeback

Former The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins tells Neil Sean of Sky News he hopes to make a comeback next year at the Brit Awards. “I’m planning a solo career but I may rejoin the band again at some stage,” he said. “We all need some space right now.” Read more.

Justin Hawkins Quiting The Darkness

Justin Hawkins is quiting The Darkness after a nine week stint at The Priory for drug and alcohol addiction. “I feel like I’ve lost three years of my life,” Hawkins said. “I’m only just coming to terms with what has happened because I was always off my face. I feel bad for the others. It will be an upheaval. But it’s time for me to move on. It would be damaging to stay on. I’m not blaming the band for my problem. I’m an addict.”

Justin Hawkins In Rehab

Justin Hawkins of The Darkness was photographed leaving The Priory in London, England on Wednesday (August 16). Check out pictures from RexFeatures. A statement posted on the band’s website from his GP on Wednesday said: “It is of paramount importance that he [Justin] rests and recuperates over the next two weeks. I have advised him to cancel all work-related activities.”

Heineken ‘Jammin’ Festival

Metallica, Hard-Fi, The Darkness, Goldfrapp, Living Things, and Depeche Mode perofrmed at the Heineken ‘Jammin’ Festival in Imola, Italy on June 16-17. Check out pictures from RexFeatures.

The F1 Party

The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins attended the F1 Party on Wednesday (June 7) in London, England. The event is in its second year and is hosted by Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC). Check out pictures from FilmMagic, RexFeatures, GettyImages, and WireImage.