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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...

Mccartney Blasts Canada Over Seal Hunting

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has written an angry letter to Canadian Prime Minister PAUL MARTIN over the country's harp seal hunting, only days after the premier was criticised from BONO over the country's foreign aid....

Bono And Keys Duet For Aids Children

U2 frontman BONO has recorded a new charity song with R+B star ALICIA KEYS as part of his ongoing campaign to save lives in Africa. The pair have adapted PETER GABRIEL and KATE BUSH's...

Swayze Wants Bono Hair Summit

Actor PATRICK SWAYZE is desperate to meet U2 frontman BONO, after discovering their joint love of the mullet hairstyle. The DIRTY DANCING star has long been a distant admirer of the Irish rocker, and...

Bono 'Mystified' By Canadian Pm's Foreign Debt Stance

U2 frontman BONO is "mystified" by Canadian Prime Minister PAUL MARTIN's failure to live up to his foreign aid commitments, particularly in the run up to the country's government elections. The campaigning rocker is...

Bono: 'I Want To Be Remembered For My Music'

U2 frontman BONO wants be remembered for his contribution to rock music instead of his political activism. The 45-year-old singer has been a key figure in raising awareness of AIDS and poverty in Africa...

Killers Star Hails U2

KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has hailed Irish rockers U2 as the "best rock band in the world". The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer recently fulfilled his lifelong dream and joined frontman BONO onstage during a Las...

U2 Stars Stage Surprise Beach Concert

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE wowed fans in Miami, Florida, yesterday (14NOV05) with an impromptu beach gig. The Irish band's singer and guitarist entertained a crowd next to a lifeguard tower on South...

Hawkins Attacks Bono's Ego

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed Irish rocker BONO for "fuelling his ego" by arranging an audience with late Pope JOHN PAUL II. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rocker can...

Bono And Blunt To Record Together

British chart heart-throb JAMES BLUNT is excited about recording a duet with rock icon BONO, as he has always used U2's music as inspiration. The YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL singer met the Irish star in a...

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