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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...

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"If you were normal or if you were straight up, a self-confident character, why would you wanna be in a band. You'd wanna get a job in an insurance company... where rational people make rational...

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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"We'd carry their suitcases but, deep down, I think we have them on the run." U2 star BONO slyly boasts his band is almost as good as his heroes THE BEATLES.

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...

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"The great artists, they own a colour - with VAN GOGH it was yellow, with MATISSE it was yellow and a blue. Very few artists own their own tone. He does... There's a colour that...

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...

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"They're the only band in the world I wouldn't have walked on after." U2 star BONO insists he could never have headlined over THE CLASH.

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 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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Bono Kicks Off Oz Tour With Terror Suspect Plea

Crusading rocker BONO used the start of U2's Australian tour yesterday (07NOV06) to attack the US government's detention of Australia's only terror suspect held at Guantanamo Bay. The singer spoke out during a rendition of...

Strummer Film To Premiere At Sundance

Punk film-maker JULIEN TEMPLE's much-anticipated JOE STRUMMER tribute will premiere in January (07) at ROBERT REDFORD's Sundance Film Festival in Utah. THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN features interviews with Strummer fans like JOHNNY DEPP, BONO and...

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...

Bono Desperate To Meet Aussie Pm

BONO has invited Australian Prime Minister JOHN HOWARD to meet him for a discussion on the nation's aid to developing countries during U2's tour down under. The rock campaigner says the Antipodean nation are not...

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U2 star BONO's 'Red' campaign has been a huge hit - more than 15 million pregnant women in Africa can now get treatment to prevent the transmission of HIV to their unborn children thanks to...

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