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Gorillaz + Madonna Stun The Grammys

9th February 2006

GORILLAZ made Grammy Awards history at Los Angeles' Staples Center last night (08FEB06) when they became the first animated group to open the prize giving. The quirky group, founded by BLUR's DAMON ALBARN and...

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The Things They Say 1235

9th February 2006

"If you think this is gonna go to our head, it's too late." BONO on picking up U2's fourth Grammy Award last night (08FEB06) for Song of the Year (SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE IT ON...

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The Things They Say 1232

9th February 2006

"We're the loudest folk band in the world." BONO describes U2's music at the Grammy Awards last night (08FEB06)....

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The Things They Say 1224

9th February 2006

"We're thinking about sending him to sort of like MA, which is like a Meglomaniacs Anonymous meeting - we can bring other people in, sit down: `When did you first start having thoughts of world...

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Bono: `We Still Need Grammy Awards'

9th February 2006

U2 star BONO never plays down the worth of Grammy Awards and similar accolades - because they're what justify his jet-set lifestyle. The Irish group claimed the biggest haul at last night's (08FEB06) prizegiving...

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Bono's Firm Eyes Up Video Game Nasties

8th February 2006

Rock superstar BONO's new business venture involves high-speed car chases, sex, drugs, prostitution and crime and has parents across the world up in arms. The campaigning star's private equity company Elevation Partners - named...

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Fascinating Fact 950

7th February 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY celebrated his triple Oscar nominations last Tuesday (31JAN06) on the set of a coffee machine commercial he was filming for the European market. Meanwhile, BONO, former US President BILL CLINTON and broadcast legend...

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The Things They Say 1193

4th February 2006

"Please join me in praying that I don't say something we all regret." BONO leads President GEORGE W BUSH and others guests in prayer at the NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST....

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Bono Asks Bush For Aid

3rd February 2006

Campaigning U2 frontman BONO is urging US president GEORGE W BUSH to donate an extra one per cent of America's federal budget to the world's poor. The ELEVATION superstar quoted from Christian, Jewish and...

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The Things They Say 1186

3rd February 2006

"I've got a messianic complex." U2 star BONO reveals why he attended yesterday's (02FEB06) National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC....

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Douglas Happy To Be On Hiatus

31st January 2006

Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS was happy to take a long break from acting, because is meant he could enjoy his young children with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and focus on his humanitarian work. The veteran actor,...

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U2 Taking New Hip-hop Direction

30th January 2006

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST have inspired rockers U2 to experiment with new styles of music. Frontman BONO, who recently admitted to being a huge fan of the JESUS WALKS hitmaker, insists the band's willingness...

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Inxs Left Confused By Bono's Hutchence Tribute

27th January 2006

The members of rock group INXS were left puzzled by U2's tribute to their tragic singer MICHAEL HUTCHENCE - and would like an explanation from frontman BONO. U2 scored a huge hit with STUCK...

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Bono Praises German Chancellor

26th January 2006

U2 frontman BONO has found a new ally while he's fighting poverty in Africa - German chancellor ANGELA MERKEL. The campaigning rocker is thrilled by Merkel's pledge to donate 0.7 per cent of Germany's...

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Bono's New Aids Fight

26th January 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO is launching a fashion brand named Red in a new bid to combat the spread of AIDS in Africa. The U2 frontman has teamed up with global giants Gap, Armani and...

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Collaborations To Cap Grammy Night

24th January 2006

Next month's (FEB06) Grammy Awards show is shaping up to be a night of collaborations following the news that country stars FAITH HILL and KEITH URBAN have agreed to perform together. MARY J BLIGE...

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Fascinating Fact 883

24th January 2006

MARY J BLIGE and U2 will team up again to perform at the Grammy Awards on 8 February (06). The R+B star performed a duet with BONO on the band's ONE for a post Hurricane...

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Bono Gets German Media Prize

20th January 2006

Irish rock legend BONO will be presented with the German Media Prize at a ceremony in the city of Baden Baden next week (24JAN06). The U2 frontman will be honoured for his efforts to...

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Iggy Pop Blasts Rocking Do-gooders

11th January 2006

Rock icon IGGY POP is appalled by do-good rockers like BONO, because he is convinced they aim to profit from their humanitarian actions. The LUST FOR LIFE singer insists that peers who seem to...

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Bono Feared Charity Work Would Destroy U2

2nd January 2006

Rocker BONO feared he would be kicked out of U2 because of his obsession with curing poverty in the developing world. The Irish singer has used his position as frontman of one of the...

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Stones' Us Tour Most Successful Of All Time

2nd January 2006

THE ROLLING STONES have smashed US touring records - their 2005 BIGGER BANG circuit of North America is the most successful US concert tour of all time, according to concert website Pollstar. The BROWN...

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Kanye Tops USA Today Poll

28th December 2005

KANYE WEST has been given a belated Christmas gift by the editors of American newspaper USA Today - his latest album LATE REGISTRATION has been named the best of 2005. The rapper's release beat...

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U2: 'We'd Love To Kick Bono'

22nd December 2005

Irish rockers U2 would love to give their crusading frontman BONO "a really good kick" - but admit his perfection means they never get the opportunity. The ELEVATION hitmakers are frequently frustrated by their...

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Bono Delighted To Prove Critics Wrong

22nd December 2005

Irish rocker BONO is thrilled he escaped "rock star retirement" to re-launch U2 as the best band in the world - because it proved all his critics wrong. The crusading musician admits the band...

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Theroux Slams Bono's African Ideas

19th December 2005

American travel writer PAUL THEROUX has slammed BONO's poverty awareness tactics - claiming the U2 star has no idea about what third world countries really need to tackle their problems. Theroux, who has written...

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Fascinating Fact 685

19th December 2005

U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE recently enjoyed a snowball fight with British singer GAVIN ROSSDALE outside Chicago, Illinois, hot spot Le Passage, after partying into the early morning....

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Bono And Gates Are Persons Of 2005

19th December 2005

U2 frontman BONO and Microsoft billionaires BILL and MELINDA GATES have been named Persons of the Year (05) by US magazine Time. Gates, the world's richest man, his wife Melinda and BLOODY SUNDAY hitmaker...

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Bono Dines With Helms Before U2 Show

15th December 2005

U2 star BONO took time out of his concert preparations on Monday night (12DEC05) to dine with North Carolina's right-wing senator JESSE HELMS. The pair have become unlikely friends in recent years after discovering...

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Bono: 'U2 Thought I Would Destroy Them'

9th December 2005

Irish singer BONO has become so politically active that his band U2 were once afraid he would ruin them. The ELEVATION hitmaker, who teamed up with SIR BOB GELDOF to organise the Live 8...

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Bono Hates Hymns

5th December 2005

Catholic rock star BONO has called on the Pope to rewrite all religious hymns, because they are too sickly sweet and an embarrassment to God. The Irish U2 frontman claims they're dishonest and work...

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