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"Inspirational" Bono Knighted

U2 frontman Bono, real name Paul Hewson, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his work as both a musician and a leading poverty campaigner.The British embassy in the singer's home city of...

By on 23 December 2006

Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

Bono Urges Us Politicians To Donate Aids Funds

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised US politicians for failing to commit $1 billion (GBP513 million) to the fight against the spread of AIDS. Last week (ends15DEC06), the U2 frontman tried to persuade Democratic leaders, who...

Bono Lobbies Us Congress

U2 frontman BONO met with members of the US Congress this week (begs11DEC06) in a bid to promote his campaign against AIDS and poverty. The ONE singer scheduled a meeting with Democrat leaders, who control...

Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and PEARL JAM joined forces with U2 to help the Irish supergroup close their Vertigo world tour in Hawaii on Saturday night (09DEC06). The band kicked off their Vertigo...

Fcc Defends Crackdown On Indecency

In a filing in federal court on Wednesday, the FCC defended its tougher enforcement policies on indecency, insisting that previous court decisions had recognized limitations of broadcasters' First Amendment rights. The commission also appeared to...

Bono Makes Madonna Adopted Boy Offer

Bono has apparently made an offer to help the natural father of the 14-month-old Malawian boy that Madonna is adopting.The U2 frontman is reported to have said that he would like to offer Yohane Banda...

By on 06 December 2006

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Bono Eyes Up The Ladies At Burlesque Club

U2 star BONO proved he has a eye for the ladies last week (ends01DEC06) when he sat through both acts of the Royal Jelly rock 'n' roll burlesque show in Las Vegas. A guest of...

U2 Make Girls Scream With Bay City Rollers Tribute

Rocker BONO's decision to cover a BAY CITY ROLLERS hit during the group's first ever show gave the Irish foursome a first taste of the adulation that was to come - because young girls started...

Arcade Fire Donate Song To Bono

Crusading singer BONO has convinced folk/rock band ARCADE FIRE to donate one of their songs to his AIDS charity campaign. The Canadian rockers were so impressed with the charity - Project Red - headed by...

Bono Hails Japan

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on Japan for its generous development policies. The U2 star is an outspoken anti-poverty activist and hailed new Japanese Prime Minister SHINZO ABE's pledge to help developing countries in...

Killers Boost Bono With Christmas Tune

THE KILLERS have recorded their first Christmas single to raise funds for U2 star BONO's new charity. The track, A GREAT BIG SLED, will premiere exclusively on AOL on aolmusic.com on Friday (01DEC06). The MR...

Judd Hails Bono For Charity Encouragement

Actress ASHLEY JUDD has thanked U2 rocker BONO and his crusade to end poverty with inspiring her to become a global ambassador for YouthAIDS. The DOUBLE JEOPARDY star joined the global fight against HIV and...

Bono Is A 'Modern Beethoven'

Rocker BONO is a modern day 'reincarnation' of classical composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, according to the editor of music magazine Gramophone. The latest issue of the British publication gives Beethoven a modern make-over, so he...

Bono Meets Australian Treasurer

Campaigning rocker BONO failed to convince Australia to increase their foreign aid donations during a meeting with the country's treasurer PETER COSTELLO in the capital Canberra today (21NOV06). The singer is currently touring Australia with...

Bono And Vedder Duet Kickstarts Australian G20 Protests

U2 star BONO performed a duet with EDDIE VEDDER and PEARL JAM in Australia earlier today (17NOV06) to kickstart protests against the G20 summit held in Melbourne. Bono teamed up with the JEREMY rockers at...

Timberlake Credited With Cash's Star-studded All-black Video

The idea for JOHNNY CASH's stylish final video came from an unlikely source - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The pop superstar was recording tracks with longtime Cash producer RICK RUBIN while the Def Jam Records founder was...

U2 Win Memorabilia Court Hearing

Irish rockers U2 have won a court case against a former stylist in Dublin, Ireland and will now have a Stetson hat and other memorabilia handed back to them. LOLA CASHMAN had claimed she was...

Minogue Pulls Out Of U2 Concert

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE pulled out of a gig in Australia with Irish superstars U2 yesterday (13NOV06) citing exhaustion. The diminutive singer, who has recently won her battle with breast cancer, was joined on...

Bono Slams Critics Over Wealth

U2 frontman BONO has denied being hypocritical by flaunting his wealth while still preaching the need for greater aid for the world's poor. The singer, renowned for his humanitarian work in Africa to promote awareness...

Bono Attacks Madonna Adoption Critics

Rocker BONO has applauded MADONNA for adopting Malawian baby DAVID BANDA, and attacked those who criticised her for "giving him a better chance in life". The U2 frontman is baffled by the negative publicity surrounding...

Bono Joins Kylie For Homecoming Gig

KYLIE MINOGUE fans were given a special treat at her concert in Australia on Saturday night (11NOV06) when U2 front man BONO joined her on stage for a surprise duet. The audience leaped to their...

Pearl Jam And Bono Celebrate Election Down Under

U2 frontman BONO joined members of PEARL JAM at Sydney, Australia hotspot Hemmesphere on Wednesday night (08NOV06) to celebrate US election results. The Seattle, Washington-based rockers and activists were toasting the success of Democratic candidates...

Stars Unite For Johnny Cash

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio are among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Stars Line Up For Johnny Cash Video Swansong

IGGY POP, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and BONO are among the stars featured in what will be JOHNNY CASH's last video release. The trio is among 36 celebrities featured in the promo for GOD'S GONNA CUT YOU...

Jon Bon Jovi Explains Green Crusade

Rocker JON BON JOVI is lavishing time and money on environmental charities to make up for "the huge hole in the ozone layer" his flamboyant Eighties hairstyles created. The KEEP THE FAITH frontman has been...

Mills Erased From Mccartney's Dvd

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has removed all traces of estranged wife HEATHER MILLS from his new tour DVD. PAUL MCCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US details the former BEATLE's 2005 tour of America, but all footage of...

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