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Sachs Slams Madonna Cynicism

Economic guru JEFFREY SACHS has leaped to the defence of pop superstar MADONNA, insisting her charity efforts in Africa are sincere. The MATERIAL GIRL was spurred to raise at least $3 million (GBP1.7 million) to...

Depp Records Sea Shanties Album

JOHNNY DEPP has recorded a star-studded album of sea shanties which will appear in the final PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie. The actor has joined forces with rocker pals including BRYAN FERRY, BONO and folk...

Bono Named Most Influential

Campaigning rocker BONO has been named the most influential pop star of the past 25 years in a survey by Britain's MTV channel. The U2 frontman, well known for his campaigns for fair trade and...

Peaches Slammed For 'Bono Must Die' Endorsement

PEACHES GELDOF has come under fire from her own dad SIR BOB GELDOF - for endorsing a British rock band called BONO MUST DIE. The 17-year-old socialite adores the alternative group, and has listed them...

Turlington's Irish Nickname

Supermodel CHRISTY TURLINGTON has been given the Irish nickname NUALA by close friend U2 frontman BONO. The 37-year-old covergirl is married to Irish-American actor ED BURNS and makes regular trips to the European country to...

Townshend: 'I Don't Socialise With Daltrey'

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists his relationship with frontman ROGER DALTREY is purely business, because they never spend time together away from the studio or the stage. Townshend, who is the creative driving force...

Lohan Wants To Take Hollywood To Africa

LINDSAY LOHAN is so excited about her charity trip to Africa, she's trying to convince all her celebrity pals to join her. The actress will go to Kenya with charity organisation The One Foundation to...

U2 Tower Gets Planning Permission

Rockers U2 have been granted permission to construct the tallest building in Dublin, Ireland. The ONE band - BONO, ADAM CLAYTON, THE EDGE and LARRY MULLEN - will build the 35-floor skyscraper in the docklands...

Keating: 'I Regret Trying To Be A Rock Star'

Irish singer RONAN KEATING regrets trying to ditch his clean-cut image in favour of a rock 'n' roll edge on his last album TURN IT ON. The former BOYZONE star now admits it was a...

Geldof And Bono Like Brothers

Rock campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF is so close to his fellow charity campaigner BONO, he has likened their relationship to "brothers". The former BOOMTOWN RAT and U2 frontman, who are both members of the campaign...

Bono Under Fire For Game Support

Irish rock star BONO has come under fire from left wing political activists after investing in a video game which depicts Venezuela in a negative light. The U2 frontman has invested $300 million (GBP166 million)...

Marley's Widow Praises Bono For Kick Starting Humanitarian Trends

Reggae legend BOB MARLEY's widow RITA has heaped praise on rocker BONO for setting a remarkable example with his humanitarian efforts. The Jamaican human rights activist and fundraiser feared she'd never live to see the...

Baldwin Slams Bono's Charity Work

Actor STEPHEN BALDWIN has criticised BONO's crusade against poverty in Africa, insisting the U2 singer should preach Christianity instead. THE USUAL SUSPECTS actor, who is a born-again Christian, is convinced the world can only heal...

Nighy: 'Richard Curtis Should Be Recognised As A Great Brit'

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY is calling for British movie-maker RICHARD CURTIS to be given a major national award for his tireless devotion to solving world hunger. Nighy teamed up with the writer/director for ensemble...

Bono And Geldof Criticise Blair Over G8 Pledges

Campaigners SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO have hit out at the G8 countries, because they are failing to keep promises they made over debt aid to Africa. Britain and other members of the G8 group...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Tv Bash

US network NBC will salute singing legend TONY BENNETT with an 80th birthday bash this autumn (06). TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC, will be produced and directed by CHICAGO's Academy Award-winning director ROB MARSHALL. The...

Love Bounces Back From Brink Of Bankruptcy

COURTNEY LOVE insists one of the main reasons she has a positive new outlook on life is because she is finally in control of her finances. At her lowest point, Love says she had about...

Bono, Sting + Cave Find Buried Treasure For Pirate Album

BONO, STING and NICK CAVE are among the stars who have reworked classic pirate tunes and sea chanteys for a new album inspired by JOHNNY DEPP's PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movies. The big names join...

Teese To Take Burlesque To The Big Screen

MARILYN MANSON's sexy wife DITA VON TEESE is to take her burlesque skills to the big screen in a new WILLIE NELSON movie. The grizzled DUKES OF HAZZARD star has signed on to play the...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

TONY BENNETT is to follow his mentor FRANK SINATRA's example and celebrate his 80th birthday with an album of duets. The legendary crooner will team up with the likes of STING, BONO, SIR ELTON JOHN,...

Tiger Woods' New Resort To Feature In Bond Film

The Bahamas estate recently bought by golfers TIGER WOODS and ERNIE ELS is to play a leading role in the new JAMES BOND film, CASINO ROYALE. Secluded Albany House in New Providence, became one of...

Bono Takes Piano Lessons

U2 singer BONO is taking lessons with his children's piano teacher in a bid to improve his songwriting. The Irish rocker insists his new skill is sparking his creativity, and he is now more prolific...

Bono Cutting Down On Politics

Irish star BONO is ditching his hectic life as a political campaigner to get back in touch with his first love - music. The ONE rocker is already writing songs for U2's next album, and...

'Bono's Words Are Meaningless', Says Priest

BONO has come under fire from an Irish priest, after the U2 rocker commented on how religion has damaged his native Ireland. The MYSTERIOUS WAYS star made the inflammatory remarks at the Annual National Prayer...

Keane's Bono Fantasies

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN fantasised about killing BONO when the English rock trio supported U2 on their US tour this year (06). The singer tells British music magazine Q the strange fantasy came to him...

Bono Hails 'Rapper' Cohen

U2 frontman BONO has a tip for hip-hop fans - listen to sombre singer/songwriter LEONARD COHEN. The Irish megastar insists the 71-year-old poet is "the original rapper", and believes his work is key to understanding...

Bono Chants As African Music Moves Him

Irish rocker BONO thrilled the members of traditional Mali group SAMAQUERA (corr) last night (22MAY06) when he joined them for a chant during his awareness trip through Africa. The U2 star took time out of...

Bono Attacks American Stance On Cotton Trade

Irish rocker BONO has hit out at America's stance on the cotton trade during his visit to Mali, the latest stop on his African tour. The BEAUTIFUL DAY singer visited cotton farmers in the north-western...

Brown Pays Tribute To Bono

British politician GORDON BROWN has poured praise on U2 frontman BONO after joining the rocker on his latest awareness-raising trip to Africa. Brown, who is the favourite to replace TONY BLAIR as Prime Minister, admits...

Bono's Passport Blunder

Crusading pop star BONO put his six-nation Aids campaign in jeopardy when he was halted at the airport in Lesotho, South Africa because of his bulging passport. The U2 frontman, who was scheduled to jet...

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