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Bono's Red Campaign Slams Financial Assessment

LATEST: Sources close to rock star BONO's charity campaign RED are slamming media reports claiming the organisation has spent more on marketing than raising funds. The high-profile campaign raises money for the Global Fund...

Bono's Red Campaign Overspends

Rocker BONO's charity campaign Red has been criticised for spending more money on marketing than it has raised to fight AIDS in Africa. The high-profile scheme, which was the brainchild of the U2 rocker, sees...

Tomkat Get New Flat In Nyc

TOM CRUISE and wife KATIE HOLMES have been given the green light to move into the legendary Dakota building in New York City, after passing the strict entry interviews.The exclusive apartment building, which was the...

By on 07 March 2007

Bono To Guest Edit Vanity Fair

U2 frontman BONO will serve as guest editor for the July (07) issue of style magazine Vanity Fair. The Irish singer has also had stints guest editing British newspaper The Independent and France's Liberation. Bono,...

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

Bono Meets With Obama

Rock star BONO met US presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA on Tuesday (27FEB07) to discuss foreign assistance to anti-poverty and global health causes. The U2 frontman met with the Illinois senator in his personal office in...

Bono Refused 'Honour' By North Dakota

Rocker BONO has failed to win over lawmakers in US state North Dakota, after a resolution to honour the star for his work fighting poverty and disease in the Third World was voted down. A...

Gallagher Slams Politically Conscious Stars

Outspoken OASIS leader NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted politically conscious rock stars THOM YORKE and BONO, insisting fans have no interest in their preaching and only want to hear their hit songs. The WONDERWALL rocker insists...

Superstars' Guitars Feature In Rock Exhibition

Guitars played by KEITH RICHARDS, MARC BOLAN, NOEL GALLAGHER and BRIAN JONES will all feature in Europe's largest ever guitar exhibition in London. The Harrods Rocks event, which begins on Friday (02FEB07), will showcase a...

U2 Church Service

U2 music is to feature prominently in an England church in a bid to boost congregation numbers, and religious leaders hope to roll out the scheme if successful. The first 'U2-charist' service will see a...

Bono Urges Politicians To Cancel World Debt

U2 frontman BONO has urged world governments to keep their promise to cancel third world debt. The campaigning rocker is concerned that politicians aren't sticking to the G8 agreement to double African aid to...

Bono To Be Honoured At Naacp Image Awards

U2 frontman BONO's prolific charity work has earned him the prestigious Chairman's Award at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards. The campaigning rocker will receive his prize at a ceremony on 2 March (07), which...

Bono Enters Into Business Venture With Us Students

The clothing company founded by BONO and his wife has entered into a business venture with US college students in Florida, who will sell the firm's products. Students at Miami University's Centre for Social Entrepreneurship...

Bono Speech To Be Published

A speech campaigning rocker BONO made at a White House conference in 2005 is to be published as a book in April (07). The U2 frontman's speech ON THE MOVE, which calls on Americans to...

New Strummer Footage Shows Establishment Upbringing

New footage of the late THE CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's privileged upbringing has been unearthed and featured in a new movie about the rocker's life. Directed by JULIAN TEMPLE, JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN,...

Kattan Engaged

Comedy actor CHRIS KATTAN and model SUNSHINE TUTT are engaged to be married. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star proposed to Tutt at her grandparents' home in Texas on Christmas Eve (24DEC06). The couple have...

Morrissey Wants An Honour

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

"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...

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