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Eno: 'Bono Is Hated In Britain'

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO is convinced U2 frontman BONO is "hated" in Britain, because the public can't stand seeing a pop star meddle in international affairs.The Irish rocker is well known for his humanitarian work...

Jay-z And Bono Team Up To Record Haiti Song

Hip-hop star JAY-Z and U2 rocker BONO have teamed up to record a song about Haiti to raise money for relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged country.The unlikely duo came together after producer Swizz Beatz approached...

John Travolta Flies Aid To Haiti

John Travolta has arranged a plane to fly aid to the victims of the Haiti earthquake.The actor - who is a qualified pilot - acted quickly to organise the help for the Caribbean country which...

Courtney Love Wanted Elton's Help

Courtney Love wanted Sir Elton John to play piano on the new Hole album.The singer was desperate for the 'Rocket Man' singer to appear on upcoming LP 'Nobody's Daughter', but eventually recorded the parts with...

Bono Cried Over Cohen

Bono cried when he went to a Leonard Cohen show.The U2 frontman found himself in tears when he watched the 75-year-old folk singer in Monte Carlo because he was amazed by his talent.Bono, 49, said:...

Bono Blasts Internet Bosses

U2 frontman BONO has slammed internet service providers for allowing customers to trade rock records online - branding them "reverse Robin Hoods".The rocker accuses wealthy web executives of benefiting from the ailing music industry, which...

Timberlake Named Top Charity Earner

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has beaten tireless campaigners BONO and MADONNA to top a new list of celebrity philanthropists.The SexyBack singer's continued work for the Shriners Hospital for Children has an annual impact of more than $9...

Bono Serenaded Sinatra

U2 rocker BONO once wrote a song for music legend FRANK SINATRA and serenaded him with it in a Mexican restaurant.The pair became pals after Sinatra invited Bono to appear on his 1989 Duets album...

Bono Helps Charities Because He Is 'Overpaid'

U2 rocker BONO dedicates his life to fundraising for charitable causes because he is "over-rewarded" for his work.The Irish singer has amassed a multi-million dollar personal fortune estimated at $640 million (£400 million) since rising...

Gaga Teams Up With Bono To Fight Aids

LADY GAGA has joined forces with BONO to help combat AIDS - she's designed her own set of headphones to raise funds for his RED campaign.The U2 frontman launched the charity product range in 2006,...

'Overpaid' Bono

Bono thinks he is "overpaid".The U2 rocker - who is worth an estimated £400 million - says he devotes so much of his time to charitable projects because he believes he has more money than...

U2 To Make Glastonbury Debut

U2 are to headline the Glastonbury Festival next year.The music event's organiser Michael Eavis has signed up the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - to perform for the...

P. Diddy's $3m Party

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday party.The hip-hop star celebrated the landmark day with Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly and Denzel Washington at the Garden of Eden-themed bash held at New York's Plaza Hotel...

Bono And Wyclef Honoured For Charity Work

Rocker BONO and rapper WYCLEF JEAN have been honoured for their dedication to human rights at a ceremony in New York.The stars were guests of honour at The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and...

Jay-z Learned To Entertain From Bono

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z mastered the art of performing live by watching Irish rocker BONO on stage.The rapper admits he was a "horrible performer" before shooting to rap superstardom, and credits the U2 for helping him...

Jay-z's Bono Lessons

Jay-Z used to be a "horrible" performer.The 'Run This Town' singer had to study U2 singer Bono to learn what to do while he was onstage.The rapper revealed: "These days, I'm the s**t, but I...

U2 Rock Web

Nearly seven million people went online to watch U2 live in concert yesterday (26.10.09).The Irish band became one of the first major groups to stream an entire show live on the internet for free when...

U2'S Disappointing Album

Bono is disappointed with U2's last album.The Irish rocker has revealed the band - also made of The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. - are unhappy with the lack of hit records from...

Bono Disappointed By Recent Record Sales

U2 frontman BONO was disappointed by the relatively poor sales of the band's last album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON, insisting the record was too "challenging" for fans.Despite selling more than one million copies following...

Bono Praises Obama In Newspaper Article

Rocker BONO has saluted U.S. leader BARACK OBAMA after his shock Nobel Prize win with an opinion piece in the New York Times.The U2 star applauded the President for his efforts to "rebrand America" in...

Spielberg Presented With Liberty Medal

Movie director STEVEN SPIELBERG followed in the footsteps of U2 frontman BONO and NELSON MANDELA as he was awarded Pennsylvania's Liberty Medal on Thursday (08Oct09).Former U.S. President Bill Clinton presented the Oscar-winning filmmaker with the...

Bono Films U.k. Political Support Video

U2 frontman BONO has shown his support for British political party the Conservatives by filming a video urging them to continue with their current policies.The Irish singer made a pre-recorded speech, which was shown at...

U2 Want Rock Band Game

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

Bono Brings Bond To Jay-z's Monte Carlo Party

U2 star BONO wowed JAY-Z and BEYONCE in Monte Carlo by introducing them to JAMES BOND.The rocker was dining out with his family when the rapper spotted him and invited him to join his party...

U2'S Money Draining Tour

U2's world tour costs £470,000 a day to stage - even when the band has the day off.Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton's current '360 Degree' tour - which features a huge...

Jay-z Heaps Praise On Bono

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z is eyeing a move into rock music - he's desperate to work with U2 frontman BONO.The rap superstar has dabbled with rock before, teaming up with Nu-metal band Linkin Park for 2004's...

Bono To Meet His Second Pope

U2 star BONO has been invited to sit down with POPE BENEDICT XVI.The Catholic leader has invited the rocker, along with hundreds of other humanitarian artists and performers, to meet with him at the Sistine...

Jay-z's Bono Plan

Jay-Z wants to duet with Bono.The rap star is a friend of the U2 singer and says he would love to turn their personal relationship into a professional one.He said: "Bono would be a great...

Bono Saves Spider-man

U2 rocker BONO has rescued the ill-fated SPIDER-MAN musical by arranging financing to keep the show afloat.Bono and bandmate The Edge wrote the music to accompany the Broadway extravaganza, which was announced to much fanfare...

Mccartney Allowed To Go Ahead With Perfume Launch

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA has won the first round in her court battle with the wife of U2 star BONO in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney has been granted the...

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