Music, Movie and Entertainment News 30th June 2005

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Wonder Determined To Work With Legend

30th June 2005 3:40

STEVIE WONDER was so impressed with JOHN LEGEND when the duo performed together for the first time at the BET Awards on Tuesday (28JUN05) he wants...

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Ringo Moves To Monte Carlo To Avoid Tax Laws

30th June 2005 3:40

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has set up a permanent home in Monte Carlo so he can avoid tax laws in Britain and Los Angeles. The rocker still has...

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Public Enemy Plan Reunion At Hellfest

30th June 2005 3:40

Rap stars CHUCK D and FLAVOR FLAV are putting their differences behind them to reform supergroup PUBLIC ENEMY for an upcoming festival appearance...

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Country Music Songwriting Legend Byrne Dies

30th June 2005 3:40

Country music songwriter and producer ROBERT BYRNE has died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 50. Details surrounding the precise time...

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Twain Wins Development Permission On New Zealand Farm

30th June 2005 3:40

SHANIA TWAIN and her producer husband ROBERT 'MUTT' LANGE have won their battle to revamp their sheep farm in New Zealand after a year-long battle...

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George Michael Reassures Fan After Clinic Visit

30th June 2005 3:40

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has reassured fans he is perfectly fit and healthy, after he was spotted visiting a back specialist. The former WHAM!...

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Audioslave Sue Beer Company Over Illegal Use Of Their Name

30th June 2005 3:40

Rockers AUDIOSLAVE are suing beer company Miller after claiming marketing bosses used the group's name in a print advertisement without asking...

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Jackson 'In Paris' To Plan Resurrection

30th June 2005 3:40

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has reportedly left his Californian home to visit film-makers in Paris, with the hope of resurrecting his...

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Connelly Overcomes Horror Film Fears With Movie Festival

30th June 2005 3:40

Actress JENNIFER CONNELLY overcame her fear of horror movies by watching back-to-back spooky classics with her husband - as she prepared for her...

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Zellweger Thrills Singer With Gift To Lift Her Heartache

30th June 2005 3:40

Kind-hearted RENEE ZELLWEGER came to the rescue of a heartbroken Tennessee local earlier this month (JUN05) after hearing how the woman's husband...

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Crowe 'Steps Down' From Warne Foundation

30th June 2005 3:40

Hollywood badboy RUSSELL CROWE has reportedly stepped down as the patron of Australian children's charity the Shane Warne Foundation, after the...

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Clooney Plans G8 Summit Trip To Britain

30th June 2005 3:40

GEORGE CLOONEY will be making up for lost time in Britain this weekend (02-04JUL05), by scheduling meetings with Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and...

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British Soap Actor Arrested Over 'Rape'

30th June 2005 3:40

Former British soap actor CHRIS QUINTEN (corr.) has been arrested in connection with a rape allegation. The 47-year-old actor, who played...

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Hurley Dog Missing, Feared 'Dognapped'

30th June 2005 3:40

British model ELIZABETH HURLEY is distraught after beloved pet dog EMILY has gone missing, feared 'dognapped'. Recently, crime experts have...

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Cruise: 'I Believe In Aliens'

30th June 2005 3:40

Hollywood actor TOM CRUISE believes in aliens - claiming it would be arrogant to think we, as humans, were alone in this universe. The movie...

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Dicaprio Files Restraining Order

30th June 2005 3:40

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has reportedly taken out a restraining order against a Nevada man who has been sending him letters after missing out on a job...

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Schindler Factory To Become Art Museum

30th June 2005 9:20

The factory which inspired the STEVEN SPIELBERG movie SCHINDLER'S LIST is to become a museum housing works of art and a permanent exhibition...

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Berry Confirms Keys Is Her Choice For Black + White Movie

30th June 2005 9:20

LATEST: HALLE BERRY has secured the services of ALICIA KEYS for her upcoming movie production, COMPOSITION OF BLACK + WHITE. After months of...

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Lapaglia Fought Off Racist Bullies

30th June 2005 9:20

WITHOUT A TRACE star ANTHONY LaPAGLIA was forced to endure the racist taunts of bullies, as he grew up in Australia as the son of an Italian...

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Murphy Goes Undercover At Vogue

30th June 2005 9:20

American actress BRITTANY MURPHY has moved to London and got a job at style bible Vogue - in preparation for her latest film role. The...

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Pitt And Jolie Caught On Camera Again

30th June 2005 9:20

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have been caught playing happy families again at the TOMB RAIDER star's English country estate. Photographs of the...

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Housewives Star Denies Engagement

30th June 2005 9:20

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is desperately denying claims she's agreed to marry basketball star TONY PARKER after wearing what looked...

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Cooper Wants To Duet With Mccartney

30th June 2005 9:20

Rocker ALICE COOPER would love to fulfil his lifetime dream of duetting with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, despite already having accomplished a drunken...

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African Heartache Left Beyonce Determined To Play Live 8

30th June 2005 9:20

BEYONCE KNOWLES had no hesitation in signing up to perform at this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in Pennsylvania, because she's still scarred...

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Jack White Warns Off Biographers

30th June 2005 9:20

JACK WHITE has warned any budding biographers of his band THE WHITE STRIPES to bide their time, because they will soon lose interest in the duo. ...

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The Beatles Considered Reforming For Shark Show

30th June 2005 9:20

THE BEATLES once considered reforming for a one-off TV show when they heard they'd be performing after a fishy novelty act. RINGO STARR admits...

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Pras: 'Fugees Comeback Is Still On Hold'

30th June 2005 9:20

Fans of hip-hop supergroup THE FUGEES who think their reunion at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in Hollywood on Tuesday (27JUN05)...

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George Michael May Appear At Live 8

30th June 2005 9:20

Reclusive pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has hinted he may step out of his low-key existence to perform at the London Live 8 gig on Saturday (02JUL05). ...

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Knight Urges Jacksons To Reveal The Extent Of Michael's Illness

30th June 2005 9:20

GLADYS KNIGHT is urging MICHAEL JACKSON's family to come clean about the pop superstar's health because she worries they're playing down his...

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Ballerinas Honoured In Spain

30th June 2005 9:20

Ballet sensations MAYA PLISETSKAYA and TAMARA ROJO were honoured in Spain on Wednesday (29JUN05) with the country's prestigious Asturias Prize for...

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David's Heartbreak Inspiration

30th June 2005 13:50

R+B star CRAIG DAVID is now grateful for the emotional break-up of his last relationship - because it gave him easy material for his third album. ...

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Coldplay Planning Duet With Ashcroft

30th June 2005 13:50

Rockers COLDPLAY are planning to duet with former THE VERVE frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT at the London Live 8 concert this weekend (02JUL05). ...

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Mccartney: 'I'm A Rock Ex-president'

30th June 2005 13:50

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is confused by his role at the Live 8 concert in London on Saturday (02JUL05), because he was introduced as a rock veteran at...

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Beckham Designs Stolen

30th June 2005 13:50

Designs for pop star VICTORIA BECKHAM's new fashion range have been stolen from the London headquarters of label Rock + Republic. Police have...

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Gladys Knight Looks To Extend Record-breaking Vegas Show

30th June 2005 13:50

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is looking to extend her stay in Las Vegas, Nevada as a further tribute to African-American stars who once couldn't get a...

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British Rapper Faces Retrial

30th June 2005 13:50

British rapper ROMEO must be retried on assault charges after a jury failed to reach a verdict against him. The SO SOLID CREW star is charged...

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Bright Eyes Star Apologises To Glastonbury Fans

30th June 2005 13:50

BRIGHT EYES star CONOR OBERST has apologised to fans who were offended by comments he made about the late British DJ JOHN PEEL and the Make Poverty...

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U2 Stylist Denies Stealing Bono's Hat And Trousers

30th June 2005 13:50

A former U2 stylist yesterday (29JUN05) denied accusations she took a batch of the band's personal belongings without permission. LOLA CASHMAN...

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Billy Boyd Gets Ready For Another Boating Trip With Crowe

30th June 2005 13:50

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is getting ready to set sail for the high seas with RUSSELL CROWE again after revealing plans to make a...

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Stone Bored Of Fame

30th June 2005 13:50

SHARON STONE is bored of fame and would happily give up acting tomorrow. The BASIC INSTINCT star has found more happiness with her family, and...

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Kutcher Can't Swim

30th June 2005 13:50

ASHTON KUTCHER will have to learn to swim ahead of his role as a member of the US Coast Guard in a new movie. The actor has been cast in THE...

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Hilton Wants A Royal Wedding

30th June 2005 13:50

PARIS HILTON wants to marry her fiance PARIS LATISIS in England, and has asked PRINCE CHARLES for permission to wed in St Paul's Cathedral,...

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Schwimmer's Hayfever Halts West End Show

30th June 2005 13:50

Midweek matinee performances of DAVID SCHWIMMER's London play have been cancelled, because the former FRIENDS star is suffering from hayfever. ...

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Dudley Honoured In Hometown

30th June 2005 13:50

Late British funnyman DUDLEY MOORE has been honoured in his hometown of Dagenham, Essex with an auditorium named after him. The ARTHUR star died...

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William's Tears At Diana Claims

30th June 2005 13:50

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM burst into tears after reading revelations about his late mother DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' sex life in the UK press. ...

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Church Embarrassed By Debut Movie

30th June 2005 13:50

CHARLOTTE CHURCH will never make another movie, because she's still embarrassed by her "dreadful" acting debut. The opera start-turned-pop...

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Gruffudd's Shrinking Penis

30th June 2005 17:10

Film-makers had to shrink IOAN GRUFFUDD's genitals for the new FANTASTIC FOUR movie - so he wouldn't alarm young cinema-goers. The Welsh actor...

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Curtis Spurred On By Guilt

30th June 2005 17:10

Film-maker RICHARD CURTIS felt compelled to take part in LIVE 8, to ease his guilty conscience after the first LIVE AID charity event. The LOVE...

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Stone's Basic Instinct Body Doubles

30th June 2005 17:10

Hollywood beauty SHARON STONE has hired a body double for sexy scenes in the upcoming BASIC INSTINCT sequel. The 47-year-old actress, who...

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Gervais Wants Cruise For Comedy Show

30th June 2005 17:10

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is desperate for superstar TOM CRUISE to make a cameo appearance in the yet-to-be-made second series of his new show...

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Anne Bancroft Memorial

30th June 2005 17:10

MEL BROOKS held a private memorial for his late wife ANNE BANCROFT at New York's St James Theater on Monday (27JUN05). The actress, most famous...

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Cosby: 'Sexual Assault Claims Nothing To Do With Moral Crusade'

30th June 2005 17:10

US comedian BILL COSBY refuses to let allegations of sexual assault deter him from speaking out against what he sees as the steady decline in moral...

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Family And Friends Pay Tribute To Sir John Mills

30th June 2005 17:10

Stars including RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, DAME JUDI DENCH and SIR MICHAEL CAINE joined SIR JOHN MILLS' family to pay tribute to the accomplished actor...

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Arnie Faces California Defeat

30th June 2005 17:10

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is likely to lose his position as California Governor if he stands for reelection next year (06), according to polls in the...

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Joss Stone Wants Big Family

30th June 2005 17:10

British soul star JOSS STONE is planning a massive family with boyfriend BEAU DOZIER - she wants at least five children. Although still just 18,...

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Stereophonics Shaken In Japan

30th June 2005 17:10

Welsh rockers the STEREOPHONICS were shaken when a violent earthquake struck Japan earlier this month (JUN05). The band were stunned by the...

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Church Wants Duet With Rugby Star

30th June 2005 17:10

CHARLOTTE CHURCH wants to perform a duet with her rugby player boyfriend GAVIN HENSON. The Welsh sportsman - currently touring New Zealand with...

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Franz Ferdinand Not Proud Of Second Album

30th June 2005 17:10

FRANZ FERDINAND have warned fans not to get too excited by their upcoming second album - they don't know if they are proud of it. After shooting...

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Mccartney Clears Up Live 8 Confusion

30th June 2005 17:10

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is keen to dispel the myth that Live 8 is a fundraising concert, insisting it is only about raising awareness. Little money...

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Ian Brown Urges Squire To Call Him

30th June 2005 17:10

Singer IAN BROWN has paved the way for a STONE ROSES reunion, after appealing to estranged bandmate JOHN SQUIRE to get in touch with him. The...

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Jackson Holidays In Bahrain

30th June 2005 17:10

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is holidaying in the Middle Eastern country of Bahrain, during his first trip outside America since being found...

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James Brown 'Rape' Case Thrown Out

30th June 2005 17:10

A civil rape claim against singing legend JAMES BROWN has been thrown out, because the two year time limit to bring an allegation before a US court...

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Leary's Prank On Co-star

30th June 2005 21:05

DENIS LEARY played a year-long cruel prank on his RESCUE ME TV co-star STEVEN PASQUALE, by sticking fake parking tickets on his car. Pasquale is...

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Hunt For Young Hannibal

30th June 2005 21:05

Movie-makers are hunting for a young HANNIBAL LECTER to play the serial killer in a prequel to SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. The Weinstein Company, the...

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Del Toro Takes Media Criticism In His Stride

30th June 2005 21:05

BENICIO DEL TORO takes the negative comments written about him in the press in his stride because he knows it's just part of his job. The...

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Gay Group Applauds Tv Bosses For Cancelling Controversial Show

30th June 2005 21:05

Officials at America's The Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) have applauded TV bosses, who have axed a new reality show aimed at...

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Bilbo Gets Papal Call

30th June 2005 21:05

LORD OF THE RINGS star SIR IAN HOLM will play POPE JOHN PAUL II in a new US miniseries about the late pontiff's amazing life. Holm, who played...

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Leguizamo Fights Injustice In Ecuador After Driver Is Arrested

30th June 2005 21:05

MOULIN ROUGE! star JOHN LEGUIZAMO spent a month trying to free his driver from jail in Ecuador after he was arrested following a car smash with an...

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Warner Brothers Bosses Settle Hazzard Lawsuit

30th June 2005 21:05

Movie studio bosses at Warner Brothers have settled with a Georgia producer after he claimed they'd infringed on the copyright to his 1974 movie,...

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Scott Chooses To Ignore Domino Tragedy In Biopic

30th June 2005 21:05

LATEST: Movie maker TONY SCOTT is refusing to re-edit his new biopic on DOMINO HARVEY after the model-turned-bounty hunter's death this week...

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Loren Upset About Poster Links To Italian Fascists

30th June 2005 21:05

Movie icon SOPHIA LOREN is suing Italy's National Alliance political party for using her image without permission for a controversial...

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Affleck And Garner Wed In The Caribbean

30th June 2005 21:05

BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER have wed in a top secret Caribbean ceremony. The couple, who began dating last July (04), have also used the...

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Cooper: 'What's An Ipod?'

30th June 2005 21:05

Rock hellraiser ALICE COOPER is baffled by the latest craze among music fans, the iPod - because he still listens to vinyl. The NO MORE MR NICE...

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The Roots And De La Soul Rap For Rhinos

30th June 2005 21:05

Hip-hop groups THE ROOTS and DE LA SOUL teamed up to support endangered rhinos on Tuesday night (28JUN05) at a concert in Central Park, New York...

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Mcintyre Misses Out On Dancing Finals

30th June 2005 21:05

Former NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK heart-throb JOEY McINTYRE's dancing dreams were dashed on US TV last night (29JUN05) after he was voted off hit...

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Mayer Forms Blues Trio With The Who Bassist

30th June 2005 21:05

JOHN MAYER is solo no more; he has formed a blues trio with THE WHO's replacement for JOHN ENTWISTLE, PINO PALADINO. Session man Paladino, who...

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American Idol Winner Studdard Sues Former Manager

30th June 2005 21:05

LATEST: AMERICAN IDOL star RUBEN STUDDARD has followed up threats to sue his former manager for identity theft by filing a complaint with...

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Static-x Start Up Again With New Man

30th June 2005 21:05

Rockers STATIC-X are on tour again after dumping guitarist TRIPP EISEN following his arrest on charges of sexually assaulting two teenage girls in...

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Pioneering Radio Dj Charged With Child Sex Offences

30th June 2005 21:05

British DJ CHRIS DENNING has been officially charged with child sex offences after attending committal proceedings at England's Guildford...

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Christian Group Slam Simpson

30th June 2005 21:05

An American Christian group have demanded JESSICA SIMPSON apologise for her raunchy new music video. The Resistance have dubbed the video for...

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U2 Top Us Concert Earners List

30th June 2005 21:05

Rockers U2 have jumped to the top of the US concert earnings list in America after making $45.3 million (GBP25.2 million) in ticket receipts. ...

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