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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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