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Bono To Take Elvis' 'Dead Brother' On Tour

5th March 2009

U2 star BONO's latest onstage character has been inspired by ELVIS PRESLEY's fictional brother Jesse. The rocker debuted his new idea at the Grammy Awards and admits he liked his new look. He says, "I thought...

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Martin Still Respects Bono After Slur

4th March 2009

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN still "respects" BONO after the Irish rocker insulted him during a recent radio interview - but jokes they are now "archenemies". The U2 star was forced to apologise to listeners after he...

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Bono Leaves Download Debate To Younger Musicians

1st March 2009

U2 frontman BONO feels he is too old to get involved in the illegal music downloading debate because he is already campaigning for enough issues. The singer has been involved in charity campaigns and philanthropic activities...

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U2 Wow Crowd From Bbc Roof

28th February 2009

Irish rock band U2 have performed an impromptu gig from the top of the BBC's Broadcasting House to promote the launch of their new album.Led by front man Bono, the Dublin four-piece emulated the Beatles...

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The Things They Say 11462

28th February 2009

"BONO's been very dedicated to getting that wine and cigarettes effect his vocal. He's really selfless like that." U2 guitarist THE EDGE reveals frontman BONO's performance preparation....

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Bono Embarrassed By His Own Songs

28th February 2009

U2 frontman BONO feels embarrassed listening to his own music because he can always hear ways to improve it. The Irish rocker admits he is a perfectionist and hates hearing the band's classic hits because he...

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The Things They Say 11459

28th February 2009

"I know lots of people who love music want us to play that. It's something we're working up our whole life to do. I think that we can commit that we really, really want to...

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Bono Bores His Children

28th February 2009

U2 rocker BONO fears his teenage children find him embarrassing, after he overheard his eldest daughter call him "boring" during a dinner with superstar couple BEYONCE and JAY-Z. The 48-year-old singer, who has two daughters -...

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U2 Nearly Split Over Bono's Campaigning

27th February 2009

Irish rockers U2 have long feared the band's music career would end in a row over frontman BONO's tireless political campaigning. The singer has been involved in charity campaigns and philanthropic activities for years, setting up...

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Bono Apologises For Martin Insult

27th February 2009

U2 frontman BONO has been forced to apologise after insulting CHRIS MARTIN during a live radio broadcast. The Irish rocker called the Coldplay singer a "w**ker" during an interview on British station Radio One on Friday...

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One Named Greatest Ever U2 Song In New Poll

27th February 2009

U2's 1991 hit single One has been voted their greatest ever song in a new survey.The Irish band's 12th studio album No Line on the Horizon is released on Monday March 2nd and to commemorate...

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Spider-man Musical To Debut Next Year

25th February 2009

BONO and THE EDGE's SPIDER-MAN musical is set to have its Broadway debut in early 2010, according to reports.SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will follow the story of the superhero's origins and feature original songs...

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Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

25th February 2009

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge,...

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Fascinating Fact 6922

25th February 2009

EVAN RACHEL WOOD will take her first bow as SPIDER-MAN's love interest MARY JANE WATSON in the Broadway debut of new musical SPIDER-MAN, TURN OFF THE DARK when previews begin next January (10). Casting and...

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The Things They Say 11403

24th February 2009

"One of the things we like about rock 'n' roll is the genuine religiosity. And genuinely people do want you to die on a cross age 33, with a Jack Daniels in your hand. Our...

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Bono's Girls Aloud Dream

19th February 2009

U2 frontman BONO harbours a secret singing ambition - he'd love to be the sixth member of British girlband GIRLS ALOUD. The Beautiful Day hitmaker and his band kicked off the Brit Awards in London on...

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Coldplay And Killers Thrill With Star-studded Concert

19th February 2009

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS staged an all-star gig on Wednesday night (18Feb09) - with BONO and TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW putting in surprise appearances at a one-off charity concert. The Yellow hitmakers and the...

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Bono Boosts Girls Aloud

19th February 2009

BONO has been singing the praises of GIRLS ALOUD, saying that the hugely-popular girlband are "cutting edge".The girls performed their hit song The Promise at last night's Brit Awards (February 18th), which went on to...

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The Things They Say 11299

18th February 2009

I hear the gift bags are much better at The Brits. I cant wait to see U2 and COLDPLAY perform. I want to see if our sound stands up to the big boys. If BONO...

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The Things They Say 11284

18th February 2009

"His mother's family are from Ireland, so the apostrophe may make some sense." Irish rocker BONO thinks the new U.S. President should change his name to BARACK O'BAMA....

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The Things They Say 11084

6th February 2009

"There's no manual or blueprint for families who tour - I wish someone like BRAD (PITT) or BONO would write a book on how to make it work!" Country singer and new parent DIERKS BENTLEY...

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Bono 'A Fan Of The Script'

21st January 2009

Irish band THE SCRIPT have revealed they have a new celebrity fan – Bono.The band's debut record was released last August and is currently number one on the album chart.However, frontman Danny O'Donoghue said he...

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Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

20th January 2009

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed to air his views with an opinion column in the...

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The Things They Say 10829

20th January 2009

"What a gig for us to play. I've asked if we can play every Monday night there; that would be something... Just to stand and look down on that crowd was an unbelievable experience... It's...

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Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

19th January 2009

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a star-studded musical extravaganza just two days before he is inaugurated into office. Millions...

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Bono Handed $84 Million In Palm Venture

13th January 2009

BONO has been rewarded for investing $100 million (GBP67.1 million) to rescue smart telephone maker Palm Inc. - the U2 rocker has earned $84 million (GBP56.4 million) after the company's stock prices skyrocketed. Bosses at...

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Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

13th January 2009

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

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Bono, Beyonce + The Boss Headline Obama Bash

12th January 2009

BONO and BEYONCE have joined THE BOSS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, among the stars kicking off BARACK OBAMA's presidential inauguration celebrations next weekend (18Jan09). A host of stars will perform at a free show at Washington D.C.'s...

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U2 To Showcase New Single At Brit Awards

12th January 2009

U2's first single in nearly five years will be unveiled at the Brit awards ceremony in February, it has been confirmed.Get On Your Boots comes from the Irish stars' upcoming album No Line on the...

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Bono To Air Opinions In Newspaper

11th January 2009

U2 frontman BONO has signed up to write an opinion column in the New York Times. The legendary singer will air his views on a diverse range of topics, starting from Sunday (11Jan09), the newspaper...

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