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U2 Lead Rolling Stone Poll

U2 have stormed the most important readers poll of 2004 after landing Best Single, Best Album, Artist of The Year, Best Band and Best Video prizes in rock bible ROLLING STONE. The group's VERTIGO...

Green Day Back On Top

Punks GREEN DAY are back on top of the US album charts four months after debuting their new album AMERICAN IDIOT at number one. The trio scored their first number one album back in...

Green Day Donate Itunes Profits To Red Cross

Punks GREEN DAY are to donate royalties from iTunes sales of their hit BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS to the AMERICAN RED CROSS' tsunami relief efforts. The trio's track is number one on the legal...

Green Day Rocker's Unusual Grammy Celebration

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was so elated when his band scooped six GRAMMY nominations last month (DEC04), he stepped out in public wearing colourful underwear over his trousers. The trio picked up...

Eminem Rules The Us Album Charts

Rapper EMINEM is refusing to be budged from the top of the American album charts. The rapper's ENCORE CD started the new year (05) as the US's top-selling disc after returning to the top...

X Factor Winner Reaches The Top

The winner of British TV talent contest THE X FACTOR has ended BAND AID 20's four-week reign atop the UK singles chart with a cover of PHIL COLLINS classic AGAINST ALL ODDS. Proceeds from...

Kanye Triumphant In Spin Magazine Polls

Multi-GRAMMY AWARD-nominated rapper/producer KANYE WEST has another reason to celebrate - he has been named the Artist of The Year in American music magazine SPIN. The JESUS WALKS hitmaker picked up more Grammy nods than...

Tyson Gets Musical

Heavyweight boxer MIKE TYSON proved he had more than his fighting skills to boast about on Wednesday night (22DEC04) - when he sang a Christmas song with comedian JIMMY KIMMEL. Tyson was one of...

Rolling Stone Names Its Heavy Hitters Of 2004

PARIS HILTON, MICHAEL MOORE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN, LINDSAY LOHAN, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, GWEN STEFANI and JAMIE FOXX join politicians, broadcasters and sports stars on the new People of The Year list in rock bible ROLLING...

King Names Idiot Album Of The Year

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has given a sales boost to GREEN DAY's new album AMERICAN IDIOT, by urging fans to rush out and buy it for Christmas. The author names the punk record his...

Usher Dominates Billboard Music Awards

R+B star USHER dominated the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE MUSIC AWARDS in Las Vegas last night (08DEC04) winning 11 trophies, including Artist of the Year. USHER's fellow R+B singer ALICIA KEYS walked off with seven...

Kanye Leads Grammy Nominations

Rap newcomer KANYE WEST is celebrating today (07DEC04) after leading the nominations for next year's (05) GRAMMY AWARDS with 10 nods. The COLLEGE DROPOUT star will compete for the Best New Artist, Rap Album,...

Band Aid 20 Hits The UK Top Spot In Convincing Fashion

BAND AID 20's DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? has topped the UK singles chart in spectacular style - by selling more than all the other top 40 records combined. The charity track, which is...

Armstrong's Anger With Young American Voters

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was livid with America's 18 to 29-year-old population when GEORGE W BUSH was re-elected US President - because there was such a small voting turnout in that age group....

Armstrong Slams 'Boring' Rockers

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has blasted contemporary rock bands for being "f**king boring" by not challenging themselves. Green Day released their politically controversial AMERICAN IDIOT album earlier this year (04), on which...

Keane And Jet Top Mtv Asia Nominations

British band KEANE and Australian rockers JET are leading the nominations at next year's (05) MTV ASIA AWARDS. Keane and Jet are up for three awards at the star-studded bash in Bangkok, Thailand, which...

Green Day Predict Anarchy After Bush Re-election

American punk rockers GREEN DAY fear for the future now GEORGE W BUSH has been re-elected as President of the USA. The TIME OF YOUR LIFE stars say their new album, AMERICAN IDIOT, is...

Aguilera And Love Donate For Charity

Music stars CHRISTINA AGUILERA and COURTNEY LOVE are joining forces to benefit an online charity auction which calls on celebrities to donate personal items. The VANITY FAIR IN CONCERT eBAY auction aims to give...

Williams And Rem Top British Charts

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS' comeback song has shot straight to the top of the UK singles chart. RADIO, the 30-year-old's first single in his homeland for two years, has knocked last week's (03OCT04) number...

Rascal Flatts Hit The Top

RASCAL FLATTS have taken country back to the top of the American album chart by becoming only the second country group in history to hit number one on the BILLBOARD 200 list. The band's...

Armstrong Slams 'Precious' Bands

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has blasted musicians who keep quiet about their political beliefs to protect their record sales. The 32-year-old singer, whose latest Green Day album AMERICAN IDIOT criticises US President...

Stone Hits Top Spot While Prydz Stays Put

Teen soul sensation JOSS STONE's second album MIND, BODY AND SOUL has gone straight to the top of the British charts. The 17-year-old singer's follow-up to her 2003 covers disc THE SOUL SESSIONS knocked...

Green Day's Marriage Troubles

Punk band GREEN DAY's new record AMERICAN IDIOT cost two members their marriages. TRE COOL and MIKE DIRNT got divorced while the group were completing their new "rock opera" record in Los Angeles....

Green Day Punk Up The Us Album Chart

Punk rockers GREEN DAY have scored their first number one album in America with their first CD in four years. The recording of rock opera album AMERICAN IDIOT almost split the trio but the...

Prydz Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ secured a second week at the top of the UK singles chart yesterday (26SEP04) with his track CALL ON ME. The dance tune, a cover of former TRAFFIC frontman STEVE...

Green Day To Hit Big Screen

California rockers GREEN DAY plan to turn their new album into a film - with cameo appearances from pals GOOD CHARLOTTE and RANCID. The DOOKIE group want AMERICAN IDIOT to translate into a...

Green Day Stars Discover Cheech Drink

The members of GREEN DAY have become huge fans of a tequila cocktail named after comedian CHEECH MARIN - thanks to rocker ALICE COOPER's attempts at cheating during a golf game. Drummer TRE COOL...

Green Day Rockers Recall Mammoth Hotel Room-trashing

Rock trio GREEN DAY gave up on trashing hotels rooms, after indulging in a destructive extravaganza in Belgium. BASKET CASE rockers BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, TRE COOL and MIKE DIRNT had a reputation for destroying...

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