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New Lyrics For Band Aid Song As Government Waives Tax On Ebola Fundraiser

Stars including Bono and One Direction gathered in London on Saturday (15Nov14) to record a new Band Aid single as it emerged Bob Geldof has re-written the lyrics to Do They Know It's Christmas? for...

Bono Opens Up About Mid-air Scare

Irish rocker Bono has expressed his relief following his mid-air jet drama on Wednesday (12Nov14), confessing it was "a bit scary" when the rear door on his private plane fell off en route to Germany.The...

Door Falls Off Bono's Plane During Mid-flight

U2 frontman Bono was involved in a very scary situation at 8,000 feet on Wednesday (Nov 12th) after the back door of his private jet fell off while he was flying with four friends from...

Russell Brand And Bono Deemed Bad Influence On Politics

Funnyman Russell Brand and U2 rocker Bono have both been deemed a bad influence on political debate, according to new research.Brand has spent months calling for an end to the current democratic system and plugging...

Bono's Private Jet Loses Its Tailgate Mid-flight

Rock star Bono survived a brush with aircraft danger after his private plane lost its tailgate as it was coming in to land in the German capital airport. The Irish U2 frontman, 54, was travelling...

Bono's Near-miss In Plane

Bono cheated death yesterday (12.11.14) when a door fell off the private jet he was travelling in.The U2 frontman was on board a Learjet 60 D-CGEO with four friends flying from Dublin, Ireland to Berlin,...

Airport Official: 'Bono Was Never In Danger During Jet Drama'

A spokesman for Berlin's airport has insisted Bono's private jet was in no danger of crashing after the plane's rear door fell off during a flight.The U2 frontman was travelling from Dublin, Ireland to Berlin,...

Bono Involved In Mid-air Drama On Flight To Berlin

U2 star Bono was involved in a mid-air drama on a flight from Dublin, Ireland to Berlin, Germany on Wednesday (12Nov14), when the rear door of a private jet he was a passenger on fell...

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Bono Sign Up To Band Aid 30

Adele, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have signed up for Band Aid 30.The trio will be joined by several other big names from the world of music, including Sinead O'Connor, Ellie Goulding and Coldplay's...

Bob Geldof Unveils Band Aid 30 For Ebola Relief

Adele, Sam Smith, One Direction and original Band Aid star Bono have signed up for Bob Geldof's new charity single to fund the fight against Ebola.The Live Aid founder has put together a new line-up...

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Bono Sign Up To Band Aid 30

Adele, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have signed up for Band Aid 30.The trio will be joined by several other big names from the world of music, including Sinead O'Connor, Ellie Goulding and Coldplay's...

Bono Defends Spotify After Taylor Swift's Exit

U2 rocker Bono has stepped up to defend music streaming service Spotify after singer Taylor Swift pulled her entire back catalogue from the site this week (beg03Nov14).The Love Story star hit headlines when she removed...

Bono Retracts Apology Over 'Songs Of Innocence' Giveaway

Three weeks ago Bono apologised for the free iTunes giveaway of U2’s album. But now, he’s rescinded on that apology – backtracked on the backtrack, if you will – saying that the rollout of Songs...

U2 To Perform At Mtv Emas

U2 will perform at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday (09.11.14).The iconic rock band have joined the line-up to perform at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, following the release of their thirteenth studio album...

One Direction Confirmed For Band Aid 30

One Direction have been announced for Band Aid 30.The 'Steal My Girl' hitmakers will perform charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' alongside several other as-yet unnamed acts to raise money for the Ebola crisis,...

U2 To Play Week-long Tonight Show Residency

U2 will play a week-long residency on the 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - will spend five nights performing on...

U2 Set For Weeklong Residency On Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

In the midst of Metallica being booked to perform for five straight nights on the last week of 'The Late Late Show With Craig Fuerguson,' it seems another late night talk show has caught the...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

U2 To Release New Album In 18 Months

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest LP 'Songs of Innocence' to be given away on iTunes for free but despite only...

Bono Reveals Reason Behind Tinted Signature Sunglasses: "I've Had Glaucoma For The Last 20 Years"

U2 are one of the world's biggest bands for a reason, they manage to stay relevant and change with the times as each decade passes, but one thing that has managed to stay the same...

U2 Didn't Profit From Download

U2 ''didn't earn much'' from their new album.The Irish rockers gave away 'Songs of Innocence' to iTunes users because they felt their fans ''deserved'' to have the record for free, and admit even Apple were...

Bono Has Glaucoma

Bono has had glaucoma for the last 20 years.The U2 frontman is often seen sporting a pair of sunglasses when he appears in front of photographers, but the 54-year-old singer says he does this in...

Bono Cheated Death As A Teen

Bono ''should have'' died in a bomb attack.The U2 frontman believes a decision to ride his bike to a record store in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 stopped him from being in the midst of a...

Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses: "I Have Glaucoma"

Bono explained why he wears sunglasses seemingly all the time whilst appearing on a British talk show.Bono spotted in London on Thursday (16th Oct.).Read More: Bono Apologies Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2's New Album.The U2...

Patrick Carney Slams U2 Album Giveaway

Patrick Carney has slammed U2's album giveaway.The Black Keys drummer has attacked the band following their decision to make their 'Songs of Innocence' LP free on iTunes last month and claims the move has ''devalued...

The Edge's Cheese Sandwich Diet

U2 guitarist The Edge ate cheese sandwiches every day for his lunch for 14 years.The 53-year-old musician admits his mother Gwenda was not a great cook and her packed lunches were particularly hit and miss...

Bono: 'I Have Glaucoma'

Rocker Bono has been suffering from glaucoma for 20 years.The U2 frontman famously never removes his sunglasses in public, and he often wears shades with an orange, blue, or green tint. He has previously...

Bono's Vocal 'Gift' From Dad

Bono claims his voice improved after his father died.The U2 frontman believes he was given a ''gift'' by his late dad Bob Hewson - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001 - after he...

Bono Apologises Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2'S New Album

U2 frontman Bono has issued an apology to iTunes users over the release of their recent album Songs of Innocence. Users of the software had a free copy of the new album automatically downloaded to...

Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

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