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Gallagher Slams Politically Conscious Stars

8th February 2007

Outspoken OASIS leader NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted politically conscious rock stars THOM YORKE and BONO, insisting fans have no interest in their preaching and only want to hear their hit songs. The WONDERWALL rocker insists...

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Superstars' Guitars Feature In Rock Exhibition

1st February 2007

Guitars played by KEITH RICHARDS, MARC BOLAN, NOEL GALLAGHER and BRIAN JONES will all feature in Europe's largest ever guitar exhibition in London. The Harrods Rocks event, which begins on Friday (02FEB07), will showcase a...

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U2 Church Service

29th January 2007

U2 music is to feature prominently in an England church in a bid to boost congregation numbers, and religious leaders hope to roll out the scheme if successful. The first 'U2-charist' service will see a...

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The Things They Say 3907

29th January 2007

"They can't play, but they play better than anybody you ever heard." BONO on his musical heroes THE CLASH....

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Bono Urges Politicians To Cancel World Debt

28th January 2007

U2 frontman BONO has urged world governments to keep their promise to cancel third world debt. The campaigning rocker is concerned that politicians aren't sticking to the G8 agreement to double African aid to...

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Bono To Be Honoured At Naacp Image Awards

24th January 2007

U2 frontman BONO's prolific charity work has earned him the prestigious Chairman's Award at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards. The campaigning rocker will receive his prize at a ceremony on 2 March (07), which...

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Bono Enters Into Business Venture With Us Students

23rd January 2007

The clothing company founded by BONO and his wife has entered into a business venture with US college students in Florida, who will sell the firm's products. Students at Miami University's Centre for Social Entrepreneurship...

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Bono Speech To Be Published

22nd January 2007

A speech campaigning rocker BONO made at a White House conference in 2005 is to be published as a book in April (07). The U2 frontman's speech ON THE MOVE, which calls on Americans to...

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New Strummer Footage Shows Establishment Upbringing

21st January 2007

New footage of the late THE CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's privileged upbringing has been unearthed and featured in a new movie about the rocker's life. Directed by JULIAN TEMPLE, JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN,...

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Kattan Engaged

5th January 2007

Comedy actor CHRIS KATTAN and model SUNSHINE TUTT are engaged to be married. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star proposed to Tutt at her grandparents' home in Texas on Christmas Eve (24DEC06). The couple have...

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The Things They Say 3677

3rd January 2007

"We're gonna continue to be a band. But maybe the rock will have to go." Frontman BONO considers U2's future....

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Morrissey Wants An Honour

29th December 2006

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

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"Inspirational" Bono Knighted

23rd December 2006

U2 frontman Bono, real name Paul Hewson, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his work as both a musician and a leading poverty campaigner.The British embassy in the singer's home city of...

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Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

23rd December 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

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Bono Urges Us Politicians To Donate Aids Funds

20th December 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised US politicians for failing to commit $1 billion (GBP513 million) to the fight against the spread of AIDS. Last week (ends15DEC06), the U2 frontman tried to persuade Democratic leaders, who...

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Bono Lobbies Us Congress

15th December 2006

U2 frontman BONO met with members of the US Congress this week (begs11DEC06) in a bid to promote his campaign against AIDS and poverty. The ONE singer scheduled a meeting with Democrat leaders, who control...

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Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

11th December 2006

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and PEARL JAM joined forces with U2 to help the Irish supergroup close their Vertigo world tour in Hawaii on Saturday night (09DEC06). The band kicked off their Vertigo...

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Fcc Defends Crackdown On Indecency

7th December 2006

In a filing in federal court on Wednesday, the FCC defended its tougher enforcement policies on indecency, insisting that previous court decisions had recognized limitations of broadcasters' First Amendment rights. The commission also appeared to...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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Bono Makes Madonna Adopted Boy Offer

6th December 2006

Bono has apparently made an offer to help the natural father of the 14-month-old Malawian boy that Madonna is adopting.The U2 frontman is reported to have said that he would like to offer Yohane Banda...

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Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

6th December 2006

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

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Bono Eyes Up The Ladies At Burlesque Club

5th December 2006

U2 star BONO proved he has a eye for the ladies last week (ends01DEC06) when he sat through both acts of the Royal Jelly rock 'n' roll burlesque show in Las Vegas. A guest of...

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U2 Make Girls Scream With Bay City Rollers Tribute

4th December 2006

Rocker BONO's decision to cover a BAY CITY ROLLERS hit during the group's first ever show gave the Irish foursome a first taste of the adulation that was to come - because young girls started...

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The Things They Say 3488

2nd December 2006

"If you were normal or if you were straight up, a self-confident character, why would you wanna be in a band. You'd wanna get a job in an insurance company... where rational people make rational...

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Arcade Fire Donate Song To Bono

30th November 2006

Crusading singer BONO has convinced folk/rock band ARCADE FIRE to donate one of their songs to his AIDS charity campaign. The Canadian rockers were so impressed with the charity - Project Red - headed by...

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The Things They Say 3461

29th November 2006

"We'd carry their suitcases but, deep down, I think we have them on the run." U2 star BONO slyly boasts his band is almost as good as his heroes THE BEATLES.

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Bono Hails Japan

29th November 2006

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on Japan for its generous development policies. The U2 star is an outspoken anti-poverty activist and hailed new Japanese Prime Minister SHINZO ABE's pledge to help developing countries in...

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Killers Boost Bono With Christmas Tune

29th November 2006

THE KILLERS have recorded their first Christmas single to raise funds for U2 star BONO's new charity. The track, A GREAT BIG SLED, will premiere exclusively on AOL on aolmusic.com on Friday (01DEC06). The MR...

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Judd Hails Bono For Charity Encouragement

28th November 2006

Actress ASHLEY JUDD has thanked U2 rocker BONO and his crusade to end poverty with inspiring her to become a global ambassador for YouthAIDS. The DOUBLE JEOPARDY star joined the global fight against HIV and...

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