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Spider-man Musical Seeks Broadway Stage

Broadway director JULIE TAYMOR is hunting for a New York theatre big enough to house the SPIDER-MAN music she is creating with U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE. Lion King creator Taymor has written a...

Bono Goes Under The Hammer

U2 frontman BONO will go under the hammer next month, when an oil painting showing him receiving an honorary knighthood is auctioned in Dublin. The artwork, painted by Irish artist David Nolan, is expected to...

Bono Oil Painting Auctioned

A painting of U2 rocker BONO receiving his knighthood is set to go up for auction in Dublin, Ireland. The oil canvas, by artist David Nolan, is based on a press image by photographer Julien...

Bono And Geldof Head Up Top Partnerships Poll

Rock pairs BONO and BOB GELDOF and SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS have been named among the most respectable partnerships in the world. The Irishmen were runners up in a list of business and...

Pavarotti's Funeral Begins

The funeral service for LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has begun in his hometown of Modena, Italy, with singers PLACIDO DOMINGO, JOSE CARRERAS and U2 rocker BONO among the stars in attendance. The Italian maestro, who lost his...

Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

By on 08 September 2007

Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

By on 07 September 2007

Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

Jolie Is Like Bono/lennon For Pitt

BRAD PITT has heaped praise on his partner ANGELINA JOLIE in a new magazine interview, likening her efforts to better the world to those of BONO and JOHN LENNON. The movie star credits his Mr....

Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

Queen Stars To Perform At Mandela Concert

BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR, members of legendary rock band QUEEN, will perform at a concert next year to celebrate the 90th birthday of South Africa's former president, NELSON MANDELA.The statesman and his musician pals...

By on 30 August 2007

Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

By on 27 July 2007

Cruz Hails Bono Her 'Hero'

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ is in awe of U2 star BONO's charitable nature and has hailed him as her "hero". The Spanish beauty, who partied with the rocker in the trendy French city of St. Tropez...

Everett Slams Charitable Stars

Actor RUPERT EVERETT has poured scorn on charity work carried out by stars like BONO and GEORGE CLOONEY, branding their efforts "self-congratulatory". The Shrek star in particular hated the Make Poverty History advertisements featuring Bono,...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Silverchair Star Retracts Bono Drugs Claim

SILVERCHAIR rocker DANIEL JOHNS has been forced to retract claims he made in an interview that he smoked marijuana with his wife NATALIE IMBRUGLIA, BONO, and an Australian politician. Johns claimed the four had used...

Bono Is A Technical Magician

U2 frontman BONO has a secret power - he can erase the memory from his friend's mobile phones. Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell says he experiences a bizarre technical hitch soon after speaking to the Irish...

U2 Stars Join R.e.m. For Residency

BONO and THE EDGE were among the sold out Olympia Theatre audience in Dublin, Ireland checking out R.E.M's latest material on Saturday night (30Jun07). The Losing My Religion band are staging five 'Working Rehearsals' at...

Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

Campaigning Clooney Advised By Bono

GEORGE CLOONEY sought advice from campaigning rocker BONO before he decided to speak out against the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The Good Night, And Good Luck star wanted to make sure he...

Mccartney Steals Bono's Wardrobe

Former Beatle SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY took a jacket intended for BONO to wear during their 2005 Live 8 duet without his permission. The U2 frontman was stunned to see the former Beatle sporting his clothes...

Bono Slams G8 Pledge

Campaigning rocker BONO has blasted the G8's pledge to spend $60 billion (GBP30 billion) on the fight against Aids, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa - insisting only a fraction of that sum will be spent....

Bono Slams 'Misleading' G8 Aids Fund

U2 star BONO has slammed world leaders for "deliberately misleading" the world with their pledge to fight Aids and other diseases.Speaking after the G8 summit in Germany, Bono told Reuters that he was "exasperated" that...

By on 08 June 2007

Bono And Geldof Put Pressure On Bush

Campaigning anti-poverty rockers BONO and BOB GELDOF teamed up this week (begs04Jun07) to put pressure on U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH ahead of the G-8 summit in Germany. The pair, accompanied by Senegalese singer Youssou...

Bono Guest Edits Variety

Rocker BONO has become the first guest editor of Variety, and has made his mark by giving the July (07) issue of the U.S. magazine 20 different covers. The crusading U2 singer has published a...

Appeals Court Overturns Fcc's New Indecency Rules

A federal appeals court on Monday overturned the FCC's revised standards for determining indecency, when it ruled in favor of News Corp's Fox television network, which had been chastised by the commission for airing four-letter...

Bono Praises Bush For African Aids Pledge

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on American President George W. Bush for pledging $30 million (GBP15 million) toward the fight against AIDS in Africa. The U2 singer is delighted by the decision to divert...

Bono To Receive Liberty Medal

Crusading U2 rocker BONO has been named the recipient of this year's (07) Liberty Medal for helping bring public attention to humanitarian and economic issues in Africa. The annual award, decided by America's non-profit National...

Bono Joins Hunger Task Force

U2 rocker BONO is continuing efforts to raise awareness of world poverty by joining the Irish government's Hunger Task Force. The campaign was launched in capital city Dublin last month (Apr07) and also includes experts...

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