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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...

Followill Determined To Keep 'Rooster' Under Control

KINGS OF LEON frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL is determined to take control of his unruly alter-ego, ROOSTER, before the group tours with U2 because he doesn't want to offend the Irish rockers. The rocker admits...

Grammy Charity Song Debuts High

The star-studded tsunami-relief charity single, recorded live at the GRAMMY AWARDS, has become the highest BILLBOARD chart debut of 2005 after crashing into the new Hot 100 list at number 22. The version of...

Springsteen Inducts Bono

Rock legend BONO will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by his pal BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN next month - after the Boss agreed to return the favour. The Irish singer gave...

Bono Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Irish rocker BONO has been nominated for the 2005 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. The U2 frontman has been put up for the award, because of his tireless work campaigning against poverty and raising awareness of...

Grammy Viewership Hits Ten-year Low

Despite BONO declaring last night's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS as the best "ever seen", TV ratings show the ceremony scored its second-lowest number of viewers in its history. Bosses at American TV network CBS say...

Bono's Passionate Grammys Tribute To His Dad

Irish rockers U2 dedicated their performance of SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON YOUR OWN at the GRAMMY AWARDS last night (13FEB05) to the memory of frontman BONO's late father BOB HEWSON. The rocker,...

Big Bang For The Grammys

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

Bono Disappointed Earlier Fans With 'Awkward' Image

Singer BONO cites U2's appalling sense of fashion as the main reason fans at their early gigs dismissed them as an "awkward" band destined for a disappointing music career. The Irish rockers had tried...

Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS to help raise more cash for the tsunami relief...

Kerr Slams Bono For Political 'Suck Up'

British rock star JIM KERR has slammed U2 frontman BONO for "shamefully sucking up" to leading politicians. The SIMPLE MINDS singer hit out at Bono after he appeared with British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR...

Cher Says Goodbye For Good

Pop superstar CHER will end her Farewell Tour in April (30APR05) at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl after 325 shows in three years. The world trek, which has been dubbed the NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE...

Kings Of Leon Suffering From Vertigo

American rockers KINGS OF LEON were stunned to be asked by rock legend BONO to support U2 on the American leg of the upcoming VERTIGO world tour. The FOUR KICKS stars will subsequently play...

Bono Wants Snow Patrol For Tour

U2 frontman BONO is desperate to secure Scottish band SNOW PATROL as the support act for the Irish supergroup's forthcoming VERTIGO tour. The RUN hitmakers are keen to join the Irish rockers, with the...

The Who's Tommy To Become Most Expensive Animation

THE WHO's celebrated rock-opera TOMMY is to become the most expensive animated movie of all time. GREASE producer ROBERT STIGWOOD plans to turn the 1975 PETE TOWNSHEND movie into a $400 million (GBP210...

Bono Congratulates Blair

Campaigning rocker BONO has praised British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for his contribution to eradicating poverty in Africa - but insists he isn't afraid to criticise heads of state when he thinks they aren't doing...

Bono Explains Rich Taste

Irish rocker BONO refuses to apologise for his rich lifestyle and "expanding waistline", because he grew up eating aeroplane food. Bono's brother worked for an airline, and his family relied on handouts when the...

Bono Starstruck By Clinton

Rocker BONO was left star-struck after meeting former US President BILL CLINTON, because "he looked more like a pop star" than the U2 frontman. The campaigning superstar visited the charismatic Clinton at the White...

Bush Left Bono Speechless

Fast-talking rocker BONO was impressed when President GEORGE W BUSH interrupted him mid-flow to get his point across during a debate on the AIDS crisis. The VERTIGO singer, who works tirelessly to raise awareness...

Bono: 'I Need Bandmates To Keep Me Together'

BONO has never considered going solo, because without his U2 bandmates he's just a "lousy musician". The Irish rocker insists he relies on bandmates EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN to help him make...

Bono Explains Conversations

Rocker BONO is releasing a book of 'conversations' with novelist pal MICHKA ASSAYAS, because he has "stories to tell that aren't songs". The U2 frontman has no plans to ever write memoirs- but he...

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