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Bob Geldof: Band Aid Isn't A Good Song

Bob Geldof doesn't think Band Aid is a good song - but insists it doesn't matter because it's saved millions of lives.The Boomtown Rats singer and Midge Ure wrote, recorded and released 'Do They Know...

Kylie Minogue Praises 'Courageous' Boy George At Ivor Novellos

Kylie Minogue praised Boy George for writing ''courageous'' songs as she presented him with the Outstanding Contribution to British Music prize at The 60th Anniversary Ivor Novello Awards.The 'I Should Be So Lucky' hitmaker...

Bob Geldof Confirms Marriage

Bob Geldof has confirmed he has got married again.The Boomtown Rats singer was reported to have wed Jeanne Marine - his partner of 19 years - in France last month and he says he had...

Bob Geldof Marries

Bob Geldof has got married.The 63-year-old rocker and long-term partner Jeanne Marine, 49, were watched by close family members as they tied the knot at an intimate ceremony in the Rayol Canadel Sur Mer in...

Bob Geldof Marries Partner Of 19 Years - Report

The Irish rocker is said to have tied the knot with the French actress in the Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer province. Geldof's daughter Fifi appeared to confirm the nuptials on Instagram.com when she posted...

Bob Geldof's Meaningful Wedding Venue

Bob Geldof is to wed in the church which held the funeral for his late daughter.The Boomtown Rats star is set to marry his fiancée Jeanne Marine in a ''small, low-key affair'' at the church...

Bob Geldof's Property Burgled

Thieves broke into a shed at the Boomtown Rats frontman's home in Kent, England on Saturday (04Apr15) and stole gardening equipment and a chainsaw. A Kent Police spokesman tells Canterburytimes.co.uk, "We were...

Bob Geldof Burgled

Bob Geldof was burgled as he mourned the first anniversary of his daughter Peaches' death.Thieves struck at the Boomtown Rats singer's country retreat, Davington Priory in Faversham, Kent, South East England on Saturday (04.04.15) -...

Peaches Geldof Remembered By Sister

Peaches Geldof's older sister misses her ''with all her being''.The 25-year-old presenter was found dead from a drugs overdose a year ago and her elder sibling Fifi Geldof, 31, has paid tribute on the anniversary...

Fifi Geldof Remembers Late Sister Peaches On Death Anniversary

Peaches, 25, was found dead at her home in Kent, England by her rocker husband Thomas Cohen on 7 April, 2014. The mother-of-two had taken a fatal dose of heroin, which she had...

Bob Geldof To Wed Fiancee In Same Church As Family Funerals - Report

The Boomtown Rats rocker will reportedly tie the knot with the French actress in August (15) in a small ceremony at St Mary Magdalene & St Lawrence church near his home in Kent,...

Peaches Geldof's Family To Set Up Charity?

Peaches Geldof's widower and father want to set up a drugs charity in her honour.The 25-year-old socialite died from a heroin overdose last April and Thomas Cohen - with who she had sons Astala, now...

Peaches Geldof's Family Don't Want 'Sad' Anniversary

Peaches Geldof's family are determined the anniversary of her death will not be a ''sad day''.The 25-year-old socialite - who had sons Astala, two, and Phaedra, 22 months, with husband Thomas Cohen - died of...

Pixie Geldof Lands Record Deal

Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie is set to follow her father into the music industry after landing a record deal.Pixie Geldof has been signed to Stranger Records, which boasts singer Lana Del Rey on the books,...

Ed Sheeran Leads Star-studded Marriage Proposal

A host of celebrities including Ed Sheeran, Bob Geldof and Nile Rodgers have teamed up to help a British man propose to his girlfriend of 12 years.Jim MACAulay spent four years recruiting stars to film...

Bob Geldof Spending Christmas With Peaches' Children

Bob Geldof is easing his pain as he faces his first Christmas since the death of daughter Peaches by surrounding himself with her children.Peaches passed away aged 25 after a heroin overdose at her home...

Rita Ora's 'Indescribable' Obama Performance

Rita Ora says it was an ''indescribable honour'' performing for the Obamas. The 24-year-old star took to the stage at the 33rd annual Christmas in Washington concert on Sunday (14.12.14) at the National Building Museum...

Fifi Geldof Contracts Pneumonia

Bob Geldof's daughter Fifi has been struck down with pneumonia.The 31 year old took to Instagram.com to tell followers about her painful symptoms, which include coughing up blood and difficulty breathing. Fifi shared a...

Bob Geldof Pens Article Urging Public To Ignore Band Aid Criticism

Bob Geldof has written a newspaper article encouraging the public to ignore criticism of the recent Band Aid single and buy the track to raise money to tackle the Ebola crisis.A number of celebrities have...

John Lydon Blasts Band Aid

Outspoken rocker John Lydon has criticised Bob Geldof's Band Aid project for "eating up" charitable donations on administration costs.The Sex Pistols star fears the fundraising initiative for good causes in Africa wastes a lot of...

Bob Geldof Launches Band Aid Challenge

Bob Geldof has urged fans to take part in the Band Aid Challenge.The Boomtown Rats frontman is hoping to raise more money for Ebola relief with a social media effort similar to the Ice Bucket...

Ebola Survivor Will Pooley Calls Band Aid 30 "Culturally Ignorant"

Will Pooley, the British aid worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, has criticized Bob Geldof's Band Aid 30 charity single, calling it "culturally ignorant" and "cringeworthy."Sir Bob Geldof says he doesn't really care about...

Bob Geldof Defends Leaving Paul Mccartney Out Of Band Aid 30

Rocker Bob Geldof has defended his decision to leave Sir Paul Mccartney out of his recent Band Aid 30 project.The Boomtown Rats singer rallied stars including Bono, One Direction, and Ed Sheeran to re-record his...

Bob Geldof's Christmas Plans

Bob Geldof will spend Christmas with his family.The Boomtown Rats singer - who lost his daughter, Peaches Geldof, in April this year to a heroin overdose when she was just 25-years-old - has revealed that...

Bob Geldof 'Banned' Paul Mccartney

Bob Geldof ''banned'' Paul McCartney from performing on the new Band Aid track.Stars including One Direction, Ed Sheeran and U2's Bono were handpicked by Bob to sing on the latest version of 'Do They Know...

Kasabian Hit Out At Band Aid 30

Rockers Kasabian have hit out at Bob Geldof's Band Aid 30 project, branding it inappropriate and old fashioned.The Boomtown Rats singer last month (Nov14) rallied stars including Bono, One Direction, and Ed Sheeran to re-record...

Bob Geldof Teams Up With Bruni For French Band Aid

Bob Geldof enlisted Carla Bruni to write a French version of Band Aid 30.The 63-year-old singer has revealed he has been involved in the translation of the classic Christmas song 'Do They Know It's Christmas?',...

One Direction Give Up Day Off For Band Aid

One Direction gave up their only day off to record Band Aid 30.Harry Styles convinced his band mates Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson to come into the recording studio to help...

Angelina Jolie Says Bob Geldof Is A 'Wonderful Man'

Angelina Jolie thinks Bob Geldof is a ''wonderful, wonderful man''.The former Boomtown Rats star has been criticised for his part in the Band Aid 30 single, which is considered patronising by some, but Angelina, 39,...

Rita Ora Stays Cool About 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Role

It's clear that Rita Ora has got a lot on her plate at the moment, with anticipation surrounding her next movie 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' at an all time high especially, but she still found...

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Prince Removes His Music From All Streaming Sites

The pop legend gave no reason as to his decision, but his music is still available on Tidal.

Fourth Season Of 'House Of Cards' To Feature Neve Campbell As Cast Regular

Campbell is rumoured to be portraying one half of a rival power couple to the Underwoods in the Netflix-only series.

Owner Of Anti-Kanye Glastonbury Flag Responds To Lily Allen

The pop star burned part of the flag after she spotted it walking round the Glastonbury camp site.

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Oscar - Beautiful Words Video

Oscar unveils the title track to his newly released debut EP 'Beautiful Words', out now on Wichita Recordings.

Lionel Richie On Course For Number One Album After Glastonbury Show

Soul legend Lionel Richie could be headed back to the top of the charts, with the news...

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

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