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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...

Bono Gets German Media Prize

Irish rock legend BONO will be presented with the German Media Prize at a ceremony in the city of Baden Baden next week (24JAN06). The U2 frontman will be honoured for his efforts to...

Iggy Pop Blasts Rocking Do-gooders

Rock icon IGGY POP is appalled by do-good rockers like BONO, because he is convinced they aim to profit from their humanitarian actions. The LUST FOR LIFE singer insists that peers who seem to...

Bono Feared Charity Work Would Destroy U2

Rocker BONO feared he would be kicked out of U2 because of his obsession with curing poverty in the developing world. The Irish singer has used his position as frontman of one of the...

Stones' Us Tour Most Successful Of All Time

THE ROLLING STONES have smashed US touring records - their 2005 BIGGER BANG circuit of North America is the most successful US concert tour of all time, according to concert website Pollstar. The BROWN...

Kanye Tops USA Today Poll

KANYE WEST has been given a belated Christmas gift by the editors of American newspaper USA Today - his latest album LATE REGISTRATION has been named the best of 2005. The rapper's release beat...

U2: 'We'd Love To Kick Bono'

Irish rockers U2 would love to give their crusading frontman BONO "a really good kick" - but admit his perfection means they never get the opportunity. The ELEVATION hitmakers are frequently frustrated by their...

Bono Delighted To Prove Critics Wrong

Irish rocker BONO is thrilled he escaped "rock star retirement" to re-launch U2 as the best band in the world - because it proved all his critics wrong. The crusading musician admits the band...

Theroux Slams Bono's African Ideas

American travel writer PAUL THEROUX has slammed BONO's poverty awareness tactics - claiming the U2 star has no idea about what third world countries really need to tackle their problems. Theroux, who has written...

Bono And Gates Are Persons Of 2005

U2 frontman BONO and Microsoft billionaires BILL and MELINDA GATES have been named Persons of the Year (05) by US magazine Time. Gates, the world's richest man, his wife Melinda and BLOODY SUNDAY hitmaker...

Bono Dines With Helms Before U2 Show

U2 star BONO took time out of his concert preparations on Monday night (12DEC05) to dine with North Carolina's right-wing senator JESSE HELMS. The pair have become unlikely friends in recent years after discovering...

Bono: 'U2 Thought I Would Destroy Them'

Irish singer BONO has become so politically active that his band U2 were once afraid he would ruin them. The ELEVATION hitmaker, who teamed up with SIR BOB GELDOF to organise the Live 8...

Bono Hates Hymns

Catholic rock star BONO has called on the Pope to rewrite all religious hymns, because they are too sickly sweet and an embarrassment to God. The Irish U2 frontman claims they're dishonest and work...

Hawkins: 'I Sang Better Than Bono On Band Aid Single'

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is still furious with U2 singer BONO for usurping his vocals on last year's (04) Band Aid single, insisting that his singing voice is stronger. The I BELIEVE IN...

Gallagher Puts Martin And Bono In Their Place

Modest OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER insists his volatile relationship with CHRIS MARTIN and BONO is all in good humour - because they know how much better his band is. The LYLA hitmaker, who has...

Swayze Gets Stellar Support For Tv Show

LATEST: PATRICK SWAYZE has recruited ethically-minded superstars STING, BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF to lend support to his highly-anticipated conservation reality TV series. The DIRTY DANCING star insists reality TV can save the world...

Bono: 'The Drugs Do Work'

U2 frontman BONO marked World Aids Day yesterday (01DEC05) by appealing for western countries to send more drugs to Africa because the right medication can take a man from death's door to work in just...

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