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Bono Apologises For Martin Insult

U2 frontman BONO has been forced to apologise after insulting CHRIS MARTIN during a live radio broadcast. The Irish rocker called the Coldplay singer a "w**ker" during an interview on British station Radio One on Friday...

One Named Greatest Ever U2 Song In New Poll

U2's 1991 hit single One has been voted their greatest ever song in a new survey.The Irish band's 12th studio album No Line on the Horizon is released on Monday March 2nd and to commemorate...

By on 27 February 2009

Spider-man Musical To Debut Next Year

BONO and THE EDGE's SPIDER-MAN musical is set to have its Broadway debut in early 2010, according to reports.SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will follow the story of the superhero's origins and feature original songs...

By on 25 February 2009

Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge,...

By on 25 February 2009

Bono's Girls Aloud Dream

U2 frontman BONO harbours a secret singing ambition - he'd love to be the sixth member of British girlband GIRLS ALOUD. The Beautiful Day hitmaker and his band kicked off the Brit Awards in London on...

Coldplay And Killers Thrill With Star-studded Concert

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS staged an all-star gig on Wednesday night (18Feb09) - with BONO and TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW putting in surprise appearances at a one-off charity concert. The Yellow hitmakers and the...

Bono Boosts Girls Aloud

BONO has been singing the praises of GIRLS ALOUD, saying that the hugely-popular girlband are "cutting edge".The girls performed their hit song The Promise at last night's Brit Awards (February 18th), which went on to...

By on 19 February 2009

Bono 'A Fan Of The Script'

Irish band THE SCRIPT have revealed they have a new celebrity fan – Bono.The band's debut record was released last August and is currently number one on the album chart.However, frontman Danny O'Donoghue said he...

By on 21 January 2009

Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed to air his views with an opinion column in the...

Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a star-studded musical extravaganza just two days before he is inaugurated into office. Millions...

Bono Handed $84 Million In Palm Venture

BONO has been rewarded for investing $100 million (GBP67.1 million) to rescue smart telephone maker Palm Inc. - the U2 rocker has earned $84 million (GBP56.4 million) after the company's stock prices skyrocketed. Bosses at...

Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

Bono, Beyonce + The Boss Headline Obama Bash

BONO and BEYONCE have joined THE BOSS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, among the stars kicking off BARACK OBAMA's presidential inauguration celebrations next weekend (18Jan09). A host of stars will perform at a free show at Washington D.C.'s...

U2 To Showcase New Single At Brit Awards

U2's first single in nearly five years will be unveiled at the Brit awards ceremony in February, it has been confirmed.Get On Your Boots comes from the Irish stars' upcoming album No Line on the...

By on 12 January 2009

Bono To Air Opinions In Newspaper

U2 frontman BONO has signed up to write an opinion column in the New York Times. The legendary singer will air his views on a diverse range of topics, starting from Sunday (11Jan09), the newspaper...

Bono Is Bored Of Bono

U2 frontman BONO created a series of alter egos to help him write songs for the band's new album, because he is bored with himself. All the lyrics for New Line on the Horizon were...

Islam Urges Leaders To Take Notice Of What Children Want

Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM has urged world leaders to pay more attention to children when making decisions in 2009 in a Christmas and New Year message posted on BONO's (RED) WIRE online magazine. The singer/songwriter,...

U2 Drummer's Bono Rant

U2 drummer LARRY MULLEN JR. has risked incurring the wrath of frontman BONO - he has reportedly blasted the singer for cosying up to world leaders. The rocker launched a tirade against former British Prime...

U2 To Release Five Versions Of Album

Irish rockers U2 have announced plans to release five different versions of their latest album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. According to reports, in addition to CD and vinyl copies, three limited edition volumes will...

By on 24 December 2008

Bono Palms Over $100 Million

U2 frontman BONO's investment firm will give another $100 million (GBP67.6 million) to rescue smart telephone maker Palm Inc. The Irish rocker's Elevation Partners company announced on Monday (22Dec08) it would make the investment to...

Bono Awarded Nobel 'Man Of Peace' Prize

Irish rocker BONO has been awarded the annual Nobel Man of Peace prize for his efforts to combat poverty, debt and disease in Africa. Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe hosted the award ceremony in the city...

Jarvis Cocker To Edit Today Programme

JARVIS COCKER has been confirmed as one of the guest editors of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.The former PULP frontman will use the programme to discuss financial issues and the complications that have arisen from...

By on 12 December 2008

Bono Joked About Suicide If Jones Snubbed His Song

Rocker BONO threatened to slit his wrists if TOM JONES didn't record a new song he wrote for the Welshman. Jones asked the U2 star to come up with a tune for him during a...

Dixie Chicks To Launch New Single On Bono's Red(wire)

Country trio the DIXIE CHICKS are to debut new song LUCKY ONE on rocker BONO's new charity digital music magazine, RED(Wire). The U2 star launched his latest charity venture on Monday (01Dec08), offering music fans...

Stars Line Up For New Charity Digital Music Magazine

THE KILLERS, U2, BOB DYLAN and COLDPLAY are among the names contributing tracks to a new digital music magazine launching on World AIDS Day (01Dec08). The acts will offer exclusive songs to Red(Wire). All proceeds...

West Mentored By Bono

KANYE WEST has gained an unusual mentor - U2 frontman BONO. Rapper West bonded with the Irish singer after supporting the rockers on tour in 2006. They cemented their friendship later that year (06) after...

Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

By on 14 November 2008

Bono Given Personal Tour Of Liverpool By Mccartney

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has given U2 rocker BONO a personal tour of his native Liverpool, England. The former Beatles star collected the Ultimate Legend prize at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Thursday (06Nov08) from...

Paul Mccartney 'To Voice Shrek Film'

Paul McCartney will reportedly lend his vocal talents to Shrek 4, due for a 2010 release.The former Beatle would join Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy and Antonio Banderas for the animated ogre franchise, according...

By on 09 November 2008

Double Award Glory For Britney Spears At Emas

Britney's recovery continued at the Liverpool Echo Arena ceremony as she claimed the best album prize for Blackout and overcame the likes of Coldplay, Leona Lewis and Amy Winehouse to be named the act of...

By on 06 November 2008

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