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Stars Unite For Haiti Telethon

23rd January 2010

GEORGE CLOONEY gathered a galaxy of stars in three cities including MADONNA, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, JAY-Z, RIHANNA and BONO on Friday night (22Jan10) to raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.While Hollywood's elite, including...

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Haiti Telethon Success

23rd January 2010

Madonna, Beyonce Knowles and Tom Cruise joined George Clooney in yesterday's (22.01.10) telethon to raise funds for victims of the Haiti earthquake.The telethon - broadcast from Los Angeles, New York and London - saw more...

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Stars Unite For Haiti Telethon

23rd January 2010

GEORGE CLOONEY gathered a galaxy of stars in three cities including MADONNA, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, JAY-Z, RIHANNA and BONO on Friday night (22Jan10) to raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.While Hollywood's elite, including...

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P. Diddy Throwing Bash Fit For A Prince

21st January 2010

P. Diddy is hosting a 'Prince of New York'-themed 16th birthday party for his son.The rap superstar's son Justin - his child with his high school sweetheart, designer Misa Hylton-Brim - reached the landmark age...

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Eno: 'Bono Is Hated In Britain'

19th January 2010

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO is convinced U2 frontman BONO is "hated" in Britain, because the public can't stand seeing a pop star meddle in international affairs.The Irish rocker is well known for his humanitarian work...

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Jay-z And Bono Team Up To Record Haiti Song

19th January 2010

Hip-hop star JAY-Z and U2 rocker BONO have teamed up to record a song about Haiti to raise money for relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged country.The unlikely duo came together after producer Swizz Beatz approached...

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John Travolta Flies Aid To Haiti

18th January 2010

John Travolta has arranged a plane to fly aid to the victims of the Haiti earthquake.The actor - who is a qualified pilot - acted quickly to organise the help for the Caribbean country which...

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Courtney Love Wanted Elton's Help

9th January 2010

Courtney Love wanted Sir Elton John to play piano on the new Hole album.The singer was desperate for the 'Rocket Man' singer to appear on upcoming LP 'Nobody's Daughter', but eventually recorded the parts with...

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Bono Cried Over Cohen

8th January 2010

Bono cried when he went to a Leonard Cohen show.The U2 frontman found himself in tears when he watched the 75-year-old folk singer in Monte Carlo because he was amazed by his talent.Bono, 49, said:...

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Bono Blasts Internet Bosses

4th January 2010

U2 frontman BONO has slammed internet service providers for allowing customers to trade rock records online - branding them "reverse Robin Hoods".The rocker accuses wealthy web executives of benefiting from the ailing music industry, which...

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Fascinating Fact 8552

28th December 2009

U2 star BONO hit the streets of Dublin, Ireland on Christmas Eve (24Dec09) to busk with singer/songwriters Damien Rice and Glen Hansard. The Irish trio stunned shoppers on Grafton Street with their tunes and donated...

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Timberlake Named Top Charity Earner

18th December 2009

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has beaten tireless campaigners BONO and MADONNA to top a new list of celebrity philanthropists.The SexyBack singer's continued work for the Shriners Hospital for Children has an annual impact of more than $9...

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Bono Serenaded Sinatra

10th December 2009

U2 rocker BONO once wrote a song for music legend FRANK SINATRA and serenaded him with it in a Mexican restaurant.The pair became pals after Sinatra invited Bono to appear on his 1989 Duets album...

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The Things They Say 14616

10th December 2009

"It's simply about the single. It was too spongy for the rock audience. We may have just misfired with our audience." U2 star BONO wasn't happy with the band's recent track GET ON YOUR BOOTS.

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The Things They Say 14613

10th December 2009

"He was a big lad. They were builder's hands MICHAEL JACKSON had." U2 star BONO on the late King of Pop.

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The Things They Say 14603

10th December 2009

"I wouldn't exist as a singer without Joey Ramone. Blame him. When we were 17, if our songs were tanking, U2 used to play Ramones songs and pretend they were ours." BONO pays tribute to...

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Bono Helps Charities Because He Is 'Overpaid'

2nd December 2009

U2 rocker BONO dedicates his life to fundraising for charitable causes because he is "over-rewarded" for his work.The Irish singer has amassed a multi-million dollar personal fortune estimated at $640 million (£400 million) since rising...

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Gaga Teams Up With Bono To Fight Aids

2nd December 2009

LADY GAGA has joined forces with BONO to help combat AIDS - she's designed her own set of headphones to raise funds for his RED campaign.The U2 frontman launched the charity product range in 2006,...

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'Overpaid' Bono

2nd December 2009

Bono thinks he is "overpaid".The U2 rocker - who is worth an estimated £400 million - says he devotes so much of his time to charitable projects because he believes he has more money than...

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U2 To Make Glastonbury Debut

23rd November 2009

U2 are to headline the Glastonbury Festival next year.The music event's organiser Michael Eavis has signed up the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - to perform for the...

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P. Diddy's $3m Party

23rd November 2009

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday party.The hip-hop star celebrated the landmark day with Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly and Denzel Washington at the Garden of Eden-themed bash held at New York's Plaza Hotel...

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Bono And Wyclef Honoured For Charity Work

19th November 2009

Rocker BONO and rapper WYCLEF JEAN have been honoured for their dedication to human rights at a ceremony in New York.The stars were guests of honour at The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and...

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Jay-z Learned To Entertain From Bono

2nd November 2009

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z mastered the art of performing live by watching Irish rocker BONO on stage.The rapper admits he was a "horrible performer" before shooting to rap superstardom, and credits the U2 for helping him...

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Jay-z's Bono Lessons

31st October 2009

Jay-Z used to be a "horrible" performer.The 'Run This Town' singer had to study U2 singer Bono to learn what to do while he was onstage.The rapper revealed: "These days, I'm the s**t, but I...

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U2 Rock Web

27th October 2009

Nearly seven million people went online to watch U2 live in concert yesterday (26.10.09).The Irish band became one of the first major groups to stream an entire show live on the internet for free when...

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U2'S Disappointing Album

27th October 2009

Bono is disappointed with U2's last album.The Irish rocker has revealed the band - also made of The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. - are unhappy with the lack of hit records from...

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Bono Disappointed By Recent Record Sales

26th October 2009

U2 frontman BONO was disappointed by the relatively poor sales of the band's last album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON, insisting the record was too "challenging" for fans.Despite selling more than one million copies following...

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Bono Praises Obama In Newspaper Article

20th October 2009

Rocker BONO has saluted U.S. leader BARACK OBAMA after his shock Nobel Prize win with an opinion piece in the New York Times.The U2 star applauded the President for his efforts to "rebrand America" in...

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The Things They Say 13794

19th October 2009

"Not only is he an amazing singer and artist, but he dedicates his life to helping the less fortunate and to saving lives. He is such an inspiration to me as a philanthropist." PARIS HILTON...

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Fascinating Fact 8153

15th October 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE and SHERYL CROW will be among the guests joining ELVIS COSTELLO for the second season of his Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... TV show, which debuts in December...

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