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Bob Geldof Wants Solo Band Aid Tracks

Bob Geldof wants to release Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran's solo versions of 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The artists taking part in Band Aid 30 - which is raising money for the Ebola crisis...

Bob Geldof Kicked Off Live Tv

Bob Geldof was kicked off a TV appearance yesterday (18.11.14) for swearing twice.The former Boomtown Rats frontman was being interviewed live on Sky News when he said ''b******s'' twice in response to questions about tax-dodging...

Band Aid 30 Raises 1m In Five Minutes

The Band Aid 30 single raised £1 million in just five minutes.Organiser and co-writer Bob Geldof admits the pre-release demand for the reworked version of 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?' - which was debuted...

Sir Bob Geldof Interview Terminated After Band Aid Man Swears, Twice

A Sky News interview with Sir Bob Geldof about criticism of the new Band Aid single was prematurely halted after the musician swore twice, live on air. It was put to the Boomtown Rats frontman...

Bob Geldof: 'Band Aid Single Raised Millions In Minutes'

Bob Geldof is celebrating after the latest Band Aid incarnation raised more than $1.6 million (£1 million) in pre-orders in the minutes after it premiered on Sunday night (16Nov14).The Boomtown Rats rocker unveiled the 30th...

Bob Geldof Forced Off Air For Swearing On Live Tv

Bob Geldof was forced off air during a live Tv interview on Monday (17Nov14) for swearing repeatedly in response to criticism of his new Band Aid 30 single.The former Boomtown Rats star was being interviewed...

One Direction Take Band Aid First Line

One Direction have been given the opening lines of Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The star-studded charity single - which will raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus - was...

Band Aid Tackles Ebola With New Video And Geldof Message

Rocker Bob Geldof reminded Brits of the ever-present threat of killer disease Ebola as he debuted the video for the latest Band Aid single on Sunday night (16Nov14).The Live Aid hero and his sidekick Midge...

Bob Geldof: 'Adele Ignored My Band Aid 30 Calls'

Bob Geldof has conceded Adele did not take part in his Band Aid 30 project because she kept ignoring his phone calls.The Boomtown Rats rocker recruited a host of stars including One Direction, Bono, Coldplay's...

Adele Allegedly "Ignored" Bob Geldof's Band Aid 30 Call But Makes Charitable Donation Instead

Adele allegedly "ignored" Bob Geldof's calls about taking part in the Band Aid 30 charity single.Adele is not taking part in Band Aid 30.Read More: One Direction, Bono, Ed Sheeran: See Stars Arrive For Band...

Bob Geldof 'Blown Away' By One Direction

Bob Geldof was ''blown away'' by the performance of One Direction on the Band Aid 30 single.The 'Steal My Girl' hitmakers - made up of Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Liam...

Bob Geldof Says Band Aid 30 Task Was 'Exhausting And Embarrassing'

Bob Geldof found it ''exhausting and embarrassing'' calling stars for Band Aid 30.The 63-year-old singer has been the guiding force behind the charity single, as he was with the original 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'...

One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Bono: See The Stars Arrive For Band Aid 30 Recording [Pictures]

The Band Aid 30 recording of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ took place in London today, with stars such as One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Bono, Adele and Chris Martin all lining up to take the...

New Lyrics For Band Aid Song As Government Waives Tax On Ebola Fundraiser

Stars including Bono and One Direction gathered in London on Saturday (15Nov14) to record a new Band Aid single as it emerged Bob Geldof has re-written the lyrics to Do They Know It's Christmas? for...

Foals Not Involved In Band Aid 30

British rockers Foals have been forced to back out of plans to appear on Bob Geldof's new Band Aid 30 charity single.Geldof's longtime collaborator Midge Ure included the band's name on a list of contributors...

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Bono Sign Up To Band Aid 30

Adele, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have signed up for Band Aid 30.The trio will be joined by several other big names from the world of music, including Sinead O'Connor, Ellie Goulding and Coldplay's...

Bob Geldof Unveils Band Aid 30 For Ebola Relief

Adele, Sam Smith, One Direction and original Band Aid star Bono have signed up for Bob Geldof's new charity single to fund the fight against Ebola.The Live Aid founder has put together a new line-up...

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Bono Sign Up To Band Aid 30

Adele, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have signed up for Band Aid 30.The trio will be joined by several other big names from the world of music, including Sinead O'Connor, Ellie Goulding and Coldplay's...

One Direction, Chris Martin And Ed Sheeran Among The Line-up For Band Aid 30

One Direction, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith and Sam Smith are among the stars who will be joining Bob Geldof for a new recording of charity classic ‘Do They Know It's Christmas?’One Direction will...

One Direction Recruited For Bob Geldof Charity Single

One Direction are reportedly the first act to be recruited for Bob Geldof's latest charity music project.The former Boomtown Rats star arranged the 1984 Band Aid charity single Do They Know It's Christmas? and is...

One Direction Confirmed For Band Aid 30

One Direction have been announced for Band Aid 30.The 'Steal My Girl' hitmakers will perform charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' alongside several other as-yet unnamed acts to raise money for the Ebola crisis,...

Bob Geldof Is 'Planning Charity Single' For Ebola Crisis

Bob Geldof is planning to make a charity single to raise money for the Ebola crisis.The Boomtown Rats singer - who was instrumental in organising Live Aid in 1985 to raise money for famine relief...

Bob Geldof Recruiting Musicians For Project - Report

British rocker Bob Geldof is reportedly getting in touch with a host of musicians to recruit them for his next charitable project.The former Boomtown Rats star spearheaded the Band Aid charity single Do They Know...

Bob Geldof Blames Courts For Daughters' Pain

Bob Geldof blames the U.K. family court system for the emotional suffering his children endured following his separation from their mother Paula Yates, branding custody rulings "state-sanctioned kidnapping".The Boomtown Rats frontman had three children during...

Bob Geldof Was Spiked With Heroin By Famous Pal

Bob Geldof was once spiked with heroin to put him in a stupor by a fellow star trying to bed his wife Paula Yates.The Boomtown Rats frontman insists he was always keen to avoid heroin...

Mitch Winehouse Feels Bob's Pain Over Peaches Death

Mitch Winehouse has revealed that Peaches Geldof's death brought back the pain of his daughter Amy Winehouse's passing.The 63-year-old singer has admitted that when 25-year-old Peaches died in April 2014 due to a heroin overdose,...

Bob Geldof Treats Eye Problem With Cold Sore Cream

Rocker Bob Geldof was left in agony after smearing a cold sore cream on his eyelid to cure a stye.The Boomtown Rats star felt a painful lump growing on his face so he visited a...

Boomtown Rats Reunion Almost Collapsed At First Base

Rocker Bob Geldof's big reunion with The Boomtown Rats almost ended before it began as they were abysmal in their first rehearsal.The I Don't Like Mondays hitmakers split in 1986 and decided to reunite last...

Bob Geldof Hates Being Alone After Peaches' Death

Bob Geldof hates being alone following the death of his daughter Peaches earlier this year. The Boomtown Rats frontman was left devastated in April when the 25-year-old star died from a heroin overdose and he...

Bob Geldof Urges World Leaders To Act On Ebola

Irish music veteran Bob Geldof has publicly urged world leaders to step up their action on Ebola before the outbreak becomes a worldwide crisis.The Live Aid founder has compared the current troubles to the Aids...

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