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Weller Blasts 'Conceited' Bono & Sting

PAUL WELLER has slammed STING and U2 frontman BONO, branding the rockers "conceited" and their music "rubbish".The former The Jam star opens up about his grievances with the stars in the latest edition of Britain's...

Ben Barnes Living The Dream

Ben Barnes says acting is his "dream job".The British star - who appears in new comedy 'Killing Bono', by director Nick Hamm - feels incredibly lucky to be able to do what he loves for...

Gately, Bono & Lynott Among Ireland's Greatest

Tragic BOYZONE star STEPHEN GATELY, BONO and late THIN LIZZY rocker PHIL LYNOTT have topped a new list of Ireland's greatest people.Bosses at broadcasting network RTE asked Irish radio listeners and TV viewers to vote...

Chris Martin Has No Solo Plans

Chris Martin thinks his solo album would be "cringeworthy".The Coldplay singer has no plans to ever break away from the rest of the group because he doesn't think people would find him "acceptable" alone.He explained:...

Bono Is Worst Investor In America

Irish rocker BONO has been named and shamed as the Worst Investor in America for his backing of troubled smart telephone maker Palm Inc.The U2 frontman and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners ploughed...

The Edge Faces Neighbourhood Row

U2 guitarist The Edge is fighting protesters in California who want to stop him building a five-home development. The 47-year-old musician - real name David Evans - insists his plans to build on 156 acres...

Amy Fans U2

U2 send fan letters to their favourite singers.The 'One' hitmakers delighted Scottish star Amy MacDonald when they sent her a hand-written request for a meeting at a recent awards ceremony.Speaking ahead of her performance for...

Muse Planning Bono Collaboration

British rockers MUSE are planning a star-studded performance at U.K. music festival Glastonbury this summer (10) - they are hoping U2 frontman BONO will join them on stage.Both Muse and U2 have been unveiled as...

Bono's Gadget Gamble Costs Him Dear

Irish rocker BONO is feeling the effects of the struggling economy thanks to his multi-million dollar investment in smart telephone maker Palm Inc. - stock shares have plummeted a staggering 35 per cent since January...

Dinner Diva Bono

Bono insisted on specially-prepared food when dining out recently, it has been claimed.The U2 frontman amazed fellow diners at New York eatery Butter on Tuesday (23.02.10) when he made a string of requests to restaurant...

Quincy Jones' Haiti Track Recorded

Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Eminem and Bono are among stars who have recorded vocals for charity single 'We Are the World'. The song, originally a hit in 1985 for an all-star line-up led by its...

Serkis Wants To Play Bono

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS has one acting ambition left to fulfil - he wants to play U2 frontman BONO in a biopic of the Irish rocker's life.Serkis recently delved into the music...

Andy Serkis Wants Bono Role

Andy Serkis wants to play Bono in a film of the U2 rocker's life.The acclaimed actor - who can bee seen playing late British musician Ian Dury in new film 'Sex and Drugs and Rock...

Generous Dad P. Diddy

P. Diddy bought his son a $360,000 car for his 16th birthday.The rap mogul - whose boy Justin, his child with high school sweetheart, designer Misa Hylton-Brim, recently reached the milestone age - splashed out...

Stars Unite For Haiti Telethon

GEORGE CLOONEY gathered a galaxy of stars in three cities including MADONNA, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, JAY-Z, RIHANNA and BONO on Friday night (22Jan10) to raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.While Hollywood's elite, including...

Haiti Telethon Success

Madonna, Beyonce Knowles and Tom Cruise joined George Clooney in yesterday's (22.01.10) telethon to raise funds for victims of the Haiti earthquake.The telethon - broadcast from Los Angeles, New York and London - saw more...

Stars Unite For Haiti Telethon

GEORGE CLOONEY gathered a galaxy of stars in three cities including MADONNA, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, JAY-Z, RIHANNA and BONO on Friday night (22Jan10) to raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.While Hollywood's elite, including...

P. Diddy Throwing Bash Fit For A Prince

P. Diddy is hosting a 'Prince of New York'-themed 16th birthday party for his son.The rap superstar's son Justin - his child with his high school sweetheart, designer Misa Hylton-Brim - reached the landmark age...

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...

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