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Bono Serenades Female Fan During U2 Show

U2 rocker BONO made one female fan's night when he serenaded her onstage during the band's concert in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday (01Dec10).The rockers kicked off the Australian leg of their 360 Degrees tour at...

Bono Calls For More Cash In Fight Against Aids

BONO kicked off World AIDS Day in Australia on Wednesday (01Dec10) by calling on people to demand their country's government officials provide more financial help to fight the disease during the global recession.The humanitarian rocker...

Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

Bono, Ozzy & Elton Reveal Playlists

BONO, JACK JOHNSON, OZZY OSBOURNE and SIR ELTON JOHN are among 50 artists who have detailed their favourite iPod playlists for a special issue of Rolling Stone magazine.Bono chose 15 David Bowie tracks, Ozzy loves...

Bono Thanks Australia's Leaders For Foreign Aid Pledge

Rocker BONO has taken his philanthropy Down Under - the U2 frontman has met with Australian government officials to discuss how the country can help developing nations.The singer has long backed charity campaigns to help...

Bono Hopeful For Spider Man Musical

Bono says his 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' musical is "a great American story" but admits is has been costly to realise. The much delayed production - backed by the U2 singer and the band's...

Bono Confident Spider-man Musical Will Succeed

U2 frontman BONO is convinced his SPIDER-MAN musical will be a success despite months of delays and safety fears, but he is prepared for failure if audiences don't warm to the blockbuster stage show.The Irish...

Bono's Singing Lessons From David Bowie

David Bowie showed Bono how to sing beyond his "man" voice, and add a feminine touch to his vocals. The U2 frontman has spoken about his love of the 'Life on Mars' hitmaker, and how...

Akon Willing To Kidnap Bono For Duet

R&B superstar AKON has set his sights on a duet with U2 - joking he'll go as far as kidnapping frontman BONO to ensure the rocker sings on his next album.The Smack That hitmaker is...

Spider-man Set For Delay - Again

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE's much-anticipated SPIDER-MAN musical has been hit by another major blow - the project looks set for yet another delay due to an ongoing safety investigation.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark...

The Edge: 'Bono Is Back In Shape'

U2 rocker THE EDGE has assured fans that frontman BONO has fully recovered from spinal surgery - insisting the singer is in "great shape".A back injury forced the Irish rock star to undergo the procedure...

Bono Lost In Downing Street

U2 frontman BONO once "got lost" at the residence of the British Prime Minister following a boozy dinner with former leader TONY BLAIR.The rocker was invited to Number 10 Downing Street while Blair was in...

Prince To Rain At Glastonbury

Prince is set to headline next year's Glastonbury festival. The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker has reportedly taken one of the top slots at the UK music festival - one of Europe's largest - with U2 and...

U2 Call In Danger Mouse

U2 are working with producer Danger Mouse on their next album. The Irish group are presently recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs Of Ascent' - with the producer and musician,...

Glastonbury 2012 Cancelled

Glastonbury Festival 2012 has been cancelled because of a shortage of Portaloos.The legendary music festival - which is held in Somerset in South West England and has been run by Michael Eavis since 1970 -...

Bono To Launch African-themed Fashion Range

U2 frontman BONO is teaming up with luxury fashion label LOUIS VUITTON to launch an African-themed clothing range.The Irish rocker and his wife Ali Hewson set up Edun in 2005 to stimulate business in Africa,...

U2 Eye 2011 Glastonbury

Rock superstars U2 are hoping to headline the 2011 Glastonbury festival, after BONO's back injury forced the band to pull out of this summer's (10) event.The Irish band were replaced by Gorillaz, while Bono underwent...

U2 Drop Glastonbury Hints

U2 have hinted they will headline next year's Glastonbury festival.The Irish rockers - who were forced to pull out of their first-ever appearance at the famous UK music event after frontman Bono injured his back...

Bono's Charity Rep Defends Wage Bill

A representative for BONO's Aids charity has spoken out after the organisation came under fire for spending more money on wages than on good causes.The U2 rocker has thrown himself into humanitarian work over the...

Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

Michael Jackson fired Quincy Jones because he thought the producer was out of touch. The music veteran - who produced the singer's breakthrough 'Off The Wall' album and 'Thriller', the biggest selling album of all...

Blair: 'Bono Has World Leader Potential'

Former British prime minister TONY BLAIR is convinced Irish rocker BONO could be running the world if he hadn't shunned politics for a career in rock music.The U2 frontman has spent years wading into political...

Bono's Daughter Stars In The Script Video

BONO's 18-year-old actress daughter EVE HEWSON has been given a boost by Irish pop stars THE SCRIPT with a starring role in the band's latest music video.The teenager is launching an acting career and has...

The Script Get Closer To Bono

The Script settled for Bono's daughter acting in their new video after Angelina Jolie turned it down. The Irish band joked that they only chose Eve Hewson to star in the video for forthcoming single...

Jay-z's Weighty Ambition

Jay-Z plans to get fat. The 40-year-old rapper - who 'retired' from music in 2003 to take up the position of CEO of Def Jam records before making a comeback -already has a "Marlon Brando...

Bono Recovers With Help Of Geldof's Dad

U2 rocker BONO had a helping hand as he recovered from his recent back injury - he received moral support from BOB GELDOF's dad.The fellow Irishmen are old pals, and the Beautiful Day hitmaker hung...

Naomi Campbell's Saucy Food

Naomi Campbell can't eat a meal without Jamaican hot sauce.The British supermodel stunned onlookers at a restaurant on the Italian island of Capri when she refused to eat her dinner until she was passed her...

U2 Loud For Spain

U2 have been fined for practicing too loud in Spain. The 'Get On Your Boots' rockers reportedly breached noise levels, during rehearsals for their present 360 Degree world tour, angering locals and incurring a fine...

Bono Has Tea With Russian Leader

BONO took a break from U2's world tour duties on Tuesday (24Aug10) to take tea with Russian leader DMITRY MEDVEDEV.The rocker was invited to join the President at his holiday estate near the Black Sea...

U2 Extending World Tour To Australia

Rocker BONO is making a speedy recovery after undergoing spinal surgery in May (10) - U2 have announced plans to extend their world tour to Australia.The frontman was left with partial paralysis in his legs...

Bono's Clothing Company Suffers Losses

U2 frontman BONO and his wife suffered a financial blow last year (09) as their clothing company racked up $9 million (£6 million) in losses.The rocker and his wife Ali Hewson set up Edun in...

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