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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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