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Concertgoers Have Sweet Tooth For Madonna's 2008 Tour

Madonna's Sticky and Sweet tour was the highest-grossing series of concerts in 2008, with a massive worldwide haul of $281.6 million (£193 million).The Material Girl's global jaunt, which featured a virtual duet with Justin Timberlake...

By on 02 January 2009

Springsteen Donated Song For Wrestler Buddy Rourke

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN wrote a song especially for MICKEY ROURKE's new movie THE WRESTLER and gave it to director DARREN ARONOFSKY to use for free. Springsteen discovered Aronofsky was struggling to raise funds to make...

Pop And Rock Stars Have Grammy Hopes

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILEY CYRUS and PETER GABRIEL are among the music artists up for Golden Globe Awards in January (09). Springsteen was nominated in the Best Original Song category for The Wrestler from the film...

Bon Jovi Land 2008'S Highest Grossing Tour

Rockers BON JOVI have beaten out competition from BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and MADONNA to secure the highest grossing tour of 2008. The Livin' On A Prayer hitmakers' Lost Highway international trek brought in $210.6 million (GBP142...

Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

By on 29 November 2008

Mickey Rourke 'Requested Song For Wrestler'

MICKEY ROURKE wrote BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN a personal letter asking the singer to pen the title song to his forthcoming film THE WRESTLER.The film - which is directed by Darren Aronofsky - is Rourke's first leading...

By on 24 November 2008

Springsteen Wins Top Tour Prize

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN + THE E STREET BAND claimed the coveted Top Tour honour at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday night (20Nov08). The group's Magic tour was also named 2008's...

Springsteen Supports His Local Food Bank

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is helping to feed the needy in his native New Jersey, by backing a new campaign to boost the supplies of a local food bank. The star will appear in a newspaper...

Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

Springsteen To Hit Football Highlights

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will debut his new single WORKIN' ON A DREAM during Sunday night's (16Nov08) American football clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. Springsteen performed the song acoustically during a Barack Obama...

Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

Springsteen Promises Obama Will Restore The 'American Dream'

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN made an emotional plea to American voters at his final rally in support of U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on Sunday (02Nov08) night - telling the 80,000-strong crowd the politician would "give them...

Springsteen Cancels Halloween Bash

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has scrapped his annual Halloween party - because his neighbours might be too spooked out by the ghostly goings-on. The Born In The USA hitmaker and his wife, Patti Scialfa, usually throw...

Springsteen Mocks Palin

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN used his latest fundraising bash for Democrat BARACK OBAMA to poke fun at one of the presidential candidate's Republican rivals, SARAH PALIN. Springsteen dueted with fellow rocker Billy Joel for the first time...

Springsteen + Joel Thrill Fans At Obama Rally

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN took to the stage with BILLY JOEL on Thursday (16Oct08) to rouse support for U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA. Just two weeks before the impending American elections in November (08), the legendary rockers...

Springsteen Rallies For Obama With Three-date Mini-tour

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN began a three-day free tour to support U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA at the weekend (04Oct08). The star started his road trip in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, where he brought the city...

Lofgren Gets New Hips

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's longtime sideman NILS LOFGREN has undergone surgery on both his hips. The guitarist is recovering after Tuesday's (30Sep08) operation. In a posting on his website, Lofgren states that “a long, beautiful life on...

Springsteen Set For Super Bowl Show

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at next year's (09) Super Bowl after months of rumours reporting the rock veteran will take centre-stage at the event. Sprinsteen and his E Street Band is slated to headline the...

Weller And Springsteen Up For Best Album Gong

PAUL WELLER, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and RADIOHEAD will go head-to-head for the Uncut Music Award in Britain. The artists will battle it out against other acts including 2008 Mercury Prize award winners Elbow, PJ Harvey and...

Springsteen Pens Track For The Wrestler

Bruce Springsteen has written a track named The Wrestler for the new film of the same name by Darren Aronofsky.Aronofsky – whose past credits include the bleak drama Requiem For A Dream and psychological thriller...

By on 03 September 2008

Nfl: 'No Springsteen Deal Yet'

American football bosses are baffled by reports BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at next year's (09) Super Bowl - insisting no deal has been made. It was reported on Monday (11Aug08) that the rock legend and...

Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone will perform two shows in Belfast this year after a second date was added to meet huge public demand.The man behind the unforgettable scores for the likes of The Good, the...

By on 30 July 2008

Michael Forced To Wait For Sting And Springsteen

GEORGE MICHAEL was forced to delay his flight to Boston, Massachusetts by one hour on Sunday (27Jul08) - because rockers STING and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN were given priority by air traffic controllers. The Fast Love hitmaker,...

Springsteen's Ego Keeps Him On Tour

Legendary rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has vowed to keep on rocking well into old age, because he's too much of an "attention-whore" to quit showbusiness. Springsteen, who turns 60 next year (09), has been recording and...

Springsteen Hits Back At 'Unpatriotic' Reports

Veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has hit back at claims his music is unpatriotic - insisting his politically-charged songs prove he cares about his country. The Born in the U.S.A. hitmaker has been criticised for making...

Springsteen Remembers Medium

LATEST: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has paid tribute to the medium who inspired his song 4TH OF JULY, ASBURY PARK (SANDY). Marie Castello, who is the 'Madame Marie' the rocker namechecks in the song, died last week...

Springsteen's Madame Marie Dies

The medium made famous in BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's 4TH OF JULY, ASBURY PARK (SANDY) song has died. Marie Castello is the 'Madame Marie' namechecked in the tune. Springsteen 'discovered' her telling fortunes at the Temple of...

Springsteen Leads Birthday Tribute To Alan Vega

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PRIMAL SCREAM and GRINDERMAN are among the eclectic acts who will pay tribute to SUICIDE star ALAN VEGA on a series of new limited-edition vinyl EPs. The cover tracks will be released monthly...

Springsteen Honours Newsman Pal Russert At Memorial

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN stunned mourners at newsman TIM RUSSERT's memorial service on Wednesday (18Jun08) by beaming in a special message from Europe via satellite. The rocker, a longtime friend of the beloved broadcaster, was contacted by...

Clooney And Springsteen Pay Tribute To Newsman

GEORGE CLOONEY and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN have joined politicians and journalists in honouring the memory of U.S. political heavyweight TIM RUSSERT, who died last week (13Jun08). Springsteen, who was the newsman's favourite rocker, took time to...

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