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Martin Brands Critics Of His Charity Campaigns 'C*nts'

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has hit back at cynics who have criticised his political campaigning for MAKE TRADE FAIR - insisting everybody should be involved in politics. The 28-year-old IN MY PLACE rocker is...

Campbell Joins Brazilian Campaign

NAOMI CAMPBELL has joined forces with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA to fight poverty in the South American country and attract more foreign tourists. The London-born supermodel is promoting 'We Love Brazil'...

Bono Treats Extras To Impromptu Gig

Irish rockers U2 thrilled fans by performing an impromptu gig to thank them for starring in the band's latest music video for forthcoming single CITY OF BLINDING LIGHTS. The VERTIGO stars advertised on their...

Mandela To Join Bono And Will Smith At Aids Concert

NELSON MANDELA will lead an all-star line-up alongside BONO and WILL SMITH at an AIDS charity concert in Norway this summer (05). South Africa's first black president is set to travel to Tromsoe, Norway,...

Pitt's Africa Charity Trip

LATEST: Movie star BRAD PITT visited ANGELINA JOLIE in Africa during a charity trip to the poverty-ravished continent. The actor was photographed on the beach in Monbassa, Kenya with Jolie and her adopted son...

Bono And Gates Spend Night Together

BONO and MICROSOFT magnate BILL GATES have developed such a close bond over their charity work, the U2 frontman stayed with the computer billionaire during a recent trip to Seattle, Washington. The unlikely pals...

Fugees' Pras Finds What He's Looking For With U2 Praise

FUGEES star PRAS MICHEL is celebrating after becoming the first artist to win approval from BONO for covering a U2 hit. The READY OR NOT rapper was so happy with his version of the...

Angry Bono Attacks Canadian Leader

Outspoken rocker BONO has hit out at Canadian Prime Minister PAUL MARTIN for breaking his promise to increase foreign aid. The U2 frontman, famed for his campaign against world poverty, slammed the politician during...

Plant: 'Music Is A Powerful Medium For Good'

British rock veteran ROBERT PLANT has urged modern bands to use their music to make the world a better place. The LED ZEPPELIN frontman, who has just released his new album THE MIGHTY REARRANGER,...

Rock Fans Want Coldplay Star For UK Leader

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has been named the UK's fantasy Prime Minister in a new poll. The survey, conducted by British rock magazine the NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS (NME), asked readers which musicians they would...

Imbruglia's Duet Dream

Pop beauty NATALIE IMBRUGLIA has BONO at the top of her list of dream collaborators. The Australian singer and actress would jump at the chance to duet with the U2 frontman, calling him...

Bloom Blown Away By U2 Experience

Screen heart-throb ORLANDO BLOOM is a huge fan of Irish rockers U2 after seeing them perform on their VERTIGO world tour - and he was deeply touched by frontman BONO's humanitarian message. The PIRATES...

Mylo Turns Down U2

Up-and-coming dance maestro MYLO turned down a money-spinning offer to remix U2's new single, because he didn't have time. The 25-year-old English DJ has gained a growing reputation in the music industry after remixing...

Pitt And Bono Unite For Africa

BRAD PITT and BONO teamed up in Los Angeles to launch a new fight against AIDS and poverty in Africa yesterday (06APR05). The superstar duo are backing the new ONE campaign, which is...

U2 Tour Threatened By Appalling Rehearsals

BONO has confessed U2's latest world tour was under threat just weeks before it kicked off in San Diego, California - because they were sounding so bad in rehearsal. The rockers opened their VERTIGO...

Les Paul Turns 90 With Musical Pals

Guitar great LES PAUL is to celebrate his upcoming 90th birthday by recording a new album with leading musicians including ERIC CLAPTON, BONO, STING and JEFF BECK. The as-yet-untitled CD will also feature...

Bono Mourns 'Funky Pontiff' Pope

U2 frontman BONO has praised late POPE JOHN PAUL II as the "best frontman" the Roman Catholic Church ever had. The Irish singer - who once famously gave the Pope his trademark wrap-around...

Geldof Slams World Bank Boss Selection

Irish rocker and campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF has hit out at the fact that the man tipped to be the WORLD BANK's new head has been nominated by PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH. The former...

Sinead Recording Reggae Album In Jamaica

Singer-turned-priest SINEAD O'CONNOR is staging a comeback by recording a new reggae album in Jamaica. The Irish star announced her retirement from music two years ago (03), but is now working with producers SLY...

U2 Go Back To Where It Started For Tour First Night

U2 kicked off their world tour in San Diego, California, last night (28MAR05) by reminding fans of the tracks that launched them to stardom. The Irish rockers opened the two-hour set at the San...

Bono Bolsters Eidos Shares After Take-over

A private equity group which includes U2 rocker BONO has helped boost shares in video games manufacturer EIDOS, after it purchased the firm for $134.9 million (GBP71 million). Shares in the company behind gaming...

Bono Serenades Zeta-jones At Rock Hall Of Fame

U2 frontman BONO got up close and personal to screen beauty CATHERINE ZETA-JONES when he sang to her at this week's (14MAR05) lavish ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME ceremony in New York. The...

Jolie: 'Bono's No World Bank Boss'

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE is opposed to the idea of U2 frontman BONO becoming the new WORLD BANK boss - she is championing former US Secretary of State COLIN POWELL. The LARA CROFT: TOMB...

Bono: 'Legends Wouldn't Stand A Chance Today'

U2 star BONO is convinced the acts that have been inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME wouldn't stand a chance of survival in today's music business. The Irish rocker, who became...

Springsteen Inducts U2 Into Hall Of Fame

American singer BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN inducted U2 into America's ROCK 'N' ROLL HALL OF FAME last night (14MAR05) - before duetting with the hitmaking Irish rockers. The lavish ceremony at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel...

Bono Boosts Third World Economy With Fashion Line

U2 frontman BONO and his wife ALI HEWSON are providing safe, lucrative employment in developing countries - by launching their own fashion line, EDUN. The Irish rocker has increased his chances of winning this...

Bono Would Refuse World Bank Role

U2 frontman BONO would turn down the World Bank role he has been short-listed for, because he wants to stay separate from the establishment. The VERTIGO singer's tireless campaigning to stamp out third world...

Bono Still In Running To Head World Bank

LATEST: U2 frontman BONO is still in the running to land the prestigious political job of president of the World Bank after a short-list of potential candidates was drawn up. The Irish rocker's dedicated...

Bono Put Forward For World Bank President Job

U2 frontman BONO has been put forward for the prestigious political job of president of the World Bank. The Irish rocker's dedicated charity work and tireless campaigning to stamp out third world debt has...

Bono Wants Dylan And Pavarotti To Play At Funeral

Irish rocker BONO would love mourners at his funeral to listen to songs performed by BOB DYLAN and LUCIANO PAVAROTTI. The HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB superstar hopes his friends and family will...

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