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Bono Launches Charity Credit Card

LATEST: Campaigning rocker BONO today (01MAR06) launched a "sexy" new credit card aimed at tackling the AIDS epidemic in Africa. The U2 frontman and supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON are the faces behind the Red American Express...

Bono Teaches West Modesty

Hip-hip mogul KANYE WEST is being taught the art of modesty - by U2 frontman BONO. However, the GOLD DIGGER star, who enjoys visiting record shops to buy his own CDs, remains supremely self-confident...

Johansson: 'Bono Is Everlasting Coolness'

Hollywood star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hailed U2 rocker BONO as a genius for coming up with the idea for the new Red campaign, which will raise money for causes in Africa. The LOST IN...

Bono Earns Neruda Award In Chile

Campaigning rocker BONO has been honoured with the prestigious Neruda Award by Chilean President RICARDO LAGOS. The U2 frontman received the medal during a ceremony at La Moneda, the presidential palace, in the Chilean...

Madonna Collects Trl Lifetime Achievement Honour

Pop superstar MADONNA was honoured with an MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award in New York City on Saturday night (25FEB06). U2 frontman BONO was also lauded for his humanitarian efforts, taking...

U2 Rock Brazilian Carnival

Irish supergroup U2 rocked a Brazilian carnival on Thursday (23FEB06), only days after the ROLLING STONES played to two million fans in Rio de Janeiro. Both groups are touring South America, with the ONE...

Bono: 'My Relationship With Bush Works'

BONO has hit out at claims his friendship with US President GEORGE W BUSH damages his work as a charity campaigner. Critics claim the singer would achieve more by attacking the Bush regime -...

Bono Clashed With Bush Over Stalls In Us Aid To Africa

Campaigning rocker BONO confronted US President GEORGE W BUSH after discovering the United States has held back aid money promised to Africa. Only a fraction of the cash in the Millennium Challenge Account -...

Bono Leads Stars To Charity

U2 frontman BONO credits himself with inspiring other celebrities to join him in the campaign to make poverty history. In recent years the WITH OR WITHOUT YOU hitmaker has been joined on the podium...

Bono Blames Geldof For Lack Of Black Live 8 Artists

Campaigning rockers BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF clashed over the lack of African artists performing at July's (05) Live 8 extravaganza. The U2 frontman aired his concern over the predominantly white line up, including...

Bono Donates Guitar To Brazil's Zero Hunger Campaign

U2 frontman BONO has donated a guitar to Brazil's Zero Hunger Campaign. The VERTIGO star met with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA da SILVA on Sunday (19FEB06), to discuss making poverty history. The...

Bennett To Team Up With Stars On Birthday Album

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will duet with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, BONO and SIR ELTON JOHN on his upcoming 80th birthday album. The I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO will also be joined by...

Bono To Lobby Chirac

Campaigning rocker BONO is planning a showdown with French President JACQUES CHIRAC, because the leader's agricultural policies are affecting his battle for fair trade in Africa. The U2 frontman is thrilled by the $5...

Bono Fights Poverty With Brazilian President

Campaigning rocker BONO met with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA da SILVA yesterday (19FEB06), to discuss making poverty history. The singer flew to the capital Brasilia for a meeting with 'Lula' and Culture minister...

U2 Forgive Mexico

Irish rockers U2 performed at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium this week (15FEB06) after boycotting the country for eight years. The band refused to play in Mexico after their security guard was badly beaten up...

Madonna To Be Honoured By Trl

MADONNA is to be honoured with a top MTV prize later this month (FEB06) when she's presented with the TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award. U2 frontman BONO will also be honoured on...

Bocelli Under Fire For Musical Criticism

ANDREA BOCELLI has come under fire from his rival VITTORIO GRIGOLO, after the blind tenor slammed modern music's lack of creativity. The 47-year-old believes the music industry needs to return to classical values if...

Bono Still Baffled With 2005 Grammy Win

Rocker BONO is still baffled by the success of U2's rock anthem VERTIGO - because the track had no right to be a hit. Speaking before last night's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, the...

Bono: 'We Still Need Grammy Awards'

U2 star BONO never plays down the worth of Grammy Awards and similar accolades - because they're what justify his jet-set lifestyle. The Irish group claimed the biggest haul at last night's (08FEB06) prize...

Bono Pays Final Tribute To His Dead Dad

U2 rocker BONO paid a final tribute to his late father, BOB HEWSON, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night (08FEB06) as he collected the 2006 Best Song honour for the song he...

Gorillaz + Madonna Stun The Grammys

GORILLAZ made Grammy Awards history at Los Angeles' Staples Center last night (08FEB06) when they became the first animated group to open the prize giving. The quirky group, founded by BLUR's DAMON ALBARN and...

Bono: `We Still Need Grammy Awards'

U2 star BONO never plays down the worth of Grammy Awards and similar accolades - because they're what justify his jet-set lifestyle. The Irish group claimed the biggest haul at last night's (08FEB06) prizegiving...

Bono's Firm Eyes Up Video Game Nasties

Rock superstar BONO's new business venture involves high-speed car chases, sex, drugs, prostitution and crime and has parents across the world up in arms. The campaigning star's private equity company Elevation Partners - named...

Bono Asks Bush For Aid

Campaigning U2 frontman BONO is urging US president GEORGE W BUSH to donate an extra one per cent of America's federal budget to the world's poor. The ELEVATION superstar quoted from Christian, Jewish and...

Douglas Happy To Be On Hiatus

Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS was happy to take a long break from acting, because is meant he could enjoy his young children with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and focus on his humanitarian work. The veteran actor,...

U2 Taking New Hip-hop Direction

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST have inspired rockers U2 to experiment with new styles of music. Frontman BONO, who recently admitted to being a huge fan of the JESUS WALKS hitmaker, insists the band's willingness...

Inxs Left Confused By Bono's Hutchence Tribute

The members of rock group INXS were left puzzled by U2's tribute to their tragic singer MICHAEL HUTCHENCE - and would like an explanation from frontman BONO. U2 scored a huge hit with STUCK...

Bono Praises German Chancellor

U2 frontman BONO has found a new ally while he's fighting poverty in Africa - German chancellor ANGELA MERKEL. The campaigning rocker is thrilled by Merkel's pledge to donate 0.7 per cent of Germany's...

Bono's New Aids Fight

Campaigning rocker BONO is launching a fashion brand named Red in a new bid to combat the spread of AIDS in Africa. The U2 frontman has teamed up with global giants Gap, Armani and...

Collaborations To Cap Grammy Night

Next month's (FEB06) Grammy Awards show is shaping up to be a night of collaborations following the news that country stars FAITH HILL and KEITH URBAN have agreed to perform together. MARY J BLIGE...

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