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Bono Gives Girl Group A Big Boost At Concert

U2 gave one lucky Los Angeles group a big boost at their Staples Center concert on Tuesday night (01NOV05) - the rockers brought them up onstage for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to land a record deal....

U2 Pay Tribute To Rosa Parks

Irish superstars U2 paid tribute to late African-American civil rights icon ROSA PARKS last week (25OCT05), praising the Alabama heroine for her "quiet dignity and strength". Parks, who made headlines almost 50 years ago...

Eminem Ignored Bono's Live 8 Calls

Live 8 organisers SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO were furious when rapper EMINEM refused to return their phonecalls about performing at the poverty awareness bash. They sent the STAN hitmaker photographs of African fans...

Osbourne Lashes Out At Pop Royalty

SHARON OSBOURNE has attacked some of rock's biggest stars - threatening to punch MADONNA and labelling BONO a "t**t". The reality TV star-turned talent show judge also targets SIR MICK JAGGER and BRYAN FERRY,...

Blige Records Bono Duet

R+B queen MARY J BLIGE was so impressed with her BONO duet as part of a September (05) telethon to raise cash for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, she's including it on her new hits...

Hawkins Considers Surgery To Reverse Baldness

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS is considering having surgery to reverse his hair loss, because he doesn't want to wear a hat to cover his bald patch. The English singer, who expresses his concerns...

Righteous Bono Has No Fear When Meeting World Leaders

U2 star BONO rarely fears meeting world leaders because he prepares for the encounters by reminding himself he represents the world's poor. The Irish humanitarian insists he never feels intimated meeting presidents and prime...

Bono Thrilled Jagger Stole His Concert Ideas

BONO is "flattered" his heroes THE ROLLING STONES stole many of U2's concert ideas for their own live shows. The Irish rocker has learned that SIR MICK JAGGER designed the Stones' mid-1990s shows after...

Bono Suffers From 'Gig Lag'

U2 star BONO pours so much emotion into his stage performances, he suffers what his family call "gig lag" for days after he completes a tour. The Irish rocker struggles to sing his songs...

Bono Convinced Where The Streets Have No Name Is His Best

U2 star BONO is convinced he'll never write a better lyric than WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME, which he scribbled on the backs of sick bags during a life-changing journey to Ethiopia. The...

Bandmates Demand Bono Kicks Coffee

U2 star BONO has been slapped with a no-coffee rule by his bandmates when they're working on new material, because he becomes difficult to deal with when he's consumed caffeine. The Irish rocker accepts...

Bono Goes Classical

U2 frontman BONO is planning to swap rock for classical music after bidding for a massive catalogue of orchestral music. The BEAUTIFUL DAY rocker's private equity firm Elevation Partners is offering $234 million (GBP130...

Wilson Convinced Kaiser Chiefs Will Conquer The World

Rocker RICKY WILSON believes the KAISER CHIEFS have the will to become global superstars, and is even more confident now BONO has echoed his thoughts. The British band supported U2 on their recent European...

Bono Suffers Eye Condition

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

Bono Lunches With Bush

Crusading Irish rocker BONO journeyed to Washington DC today (19OCT05) to lunch with US President GEORGE W BUSH. The U2 frontman, 45, met Bush to continue discussions they had started at the G8 Summit...

Martin Beats Bono To Stipe's Lunchbox

CHRIS MARTIN outbid BONO to win a lunchbox designed by REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE at a charity auction in New York City at the end of last week (ends14OCT05). Martin's bid of $20,000 (GBP11,100)...

Bono Accused Of Cheating On Wife

U2 frontman BONO has been accused of cheating on his wife by controversial US radio host RUSH LIMBAUGH. While discussing a list of "ubersexuals" put out by an advertising agency, Limbaugh cited PIERCE BROSNAN,...

U2 Exploited By Us Politicians

Irish rockers U2 are furious with US politicians, including HILLARY CLINTON, for exploiting their concerts to raise funds for election campaigns. New York Senator Clinton has reportedly handed out guest tickets to see the...

Stars Get Arty With Lunch Boxes

SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS, DAVID BOWIE, REM's MICHAEL STIPE and U2 frontman BONO are among the celebrities who have created new personalised lunch boxes for an online auction to benefit charity. The stars gave the...

Bono Defends His Efforts To Erase World Debt

U2 star BONO is stunned when critics mock his efforts to wipe out world debt because his humanitarian work is the most rewarding part of his life. The rocker is baffled by those who...

Dead Bono Idea Doesn't Fly For U2

An ambitious plan to elevate U2 star BONO's `dead' body over the crowds at the Irish group's live shows was scrapped because it was "too BON JOVI." The rock star came up with the...

The Edge Turns Comedian On Late Night Tv

U2 guitarist THE EDGE showed off his sense of humour when the Irish rockers took over US TV chat show host CONAN O'BRIEN last night - by poking fun at his own group in a...

Mccartney Won't Buy Beatles Songs Back

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will never buy back the rights to THE BEATLES songs from MICHAEL JACKSON, but he admits he hates paying to play songs he wrote. Jackson snapped...

Bono To Act His Age

Revered U2 frontman BONO has been head-hunted to play an ageing rocker in a new multi-million dollar Hollywood musical, also set to star SIR MICK JAGGER. The project, called ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE,...

Bono And Izzard Take On Beatles Film

U2 rocker BONO and transvestite funnyman EDDIE IZZARD are set to star alongside EVAN RACHEL WOOD in new musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - a movie plotted around songs by THE BEATLES. The film will...

Bono Applauds Finance Chiefs For Debt Cancellation

U2 frontman BONO has applauded a plan by international finance bosses to cancel $40 billion (GBP22.2 billion) worth of debt for developing nations. The VERTIGO hitmaker, 45, spoke yesterday (26SEP05) after the World Bank...

Killers Listen To 'Bono Talk'

American rockers THE KILLERS feel ready to conquer the world, after a few words of inspiration from self-appointed godfather of rock BONO. The U2 frontman took the band under his wing when they played...

Geldof Annoyed At Art Exhibition

SIR BOB GELDOF was disgusted to find some of his worst photographs had been put on display at a charity art auction in London on Monday (19SEP05). The Live Aid legend discovered event organiser...

Vedder Joins U2

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER gave U2 fans in Toronto, Canada a thrill on Saturday night (17SEP05) when he joined producer DANIEL LANOIS onstage for a passionate performance of ONE. Lanois played guitar with...

Make Poverty History Adverts Banned

Make Poverty History advertisements on TV and radio featuring BONO, KANYE WEST and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have been banned in Britain, because of their political content. The commercials feature the celebrities clicking their fingers -...

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