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Depp To Play Hutchence?

25th April 2006

Producers of the MICHAEL HUTCHENCE biopic are trying to convince PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP to play the late INXS frontman. The film is being fast-tracked and most of the production will take...

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Westlife Hail U2 For Group Loyalty

24th April 2006

WESTLIFE have hailed fellow Irishmen U2 a credit to the music industry - because they remain loyal to each other in a backstabbing business. The FLYING WITHOUT WINGS hitmakers have been inspired by BONO and...

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Hall Warns 'Don't Date Rock Stars'

20th April 2006

SIR MICK JAGGER's former wife JERRY HALL has warned women not to be tempted by rock star charms - insisting U2 frontman BONO is the only exception. The Texan model/actress, who was also once engaged...

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U2 Lyric Is Britain's Number One

18th April 2006

U2 have written Britain's favourite pop lyric - beating rival rockers BOB DYLAN, BOB MARLEY, THE BEATLES and DAVID BOWIE in a new poll. The line, "One life, with each other, sisters, brothers," appears in...

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Shakur Immortalised In Wax

6th April 2006

LATEST: Rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR has been immortalised in wax for a new tribute to him in Las Vegas, Nevada. Artists spent months perfecting Shakur's look for a special unveiling ceremony - to launch Madame...

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Pitt's Humanitarian Efforts Not Inspired By Jolie

3rd April 2006

BRAD PITT denies his current dedication to global humanitarian efforts is the result of his relationship with UN goodwill ambassador ANGELINA JOLIE, insisting U2 rocker BONO is his inspiration. The MR AND MRS SMITH stars...

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Bono Attacks Italian Pm For 'Exploiting' Him

2nd April 2006

BONO has attacked Italian Prime Minister SILVIO BERLUSCONI, after his face was used in a government magazine without his permission. The Irish rocker and charity campaigner has written to Berlusconi claiming he feels exploited by...

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Geldof Honoured

1st April 2006

SIR BOB GELDOF has been honoured with a prestigious IRMA award for his contributions to music - and he hopes the accolade will force the world to "take Irish people seriously". The Live Aid/Live 8...

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King Hails Clapton For Blues Talents

30th March 2006

Legendary blues star BB KING has hailed rocker ERIC CLAPTON as the best guitarist in the world - despite himself being regarded by many as number one. The Mississippi-born musician is humbled by the adulation...

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Bono Hails Beckett's Genius

30th March 2006

Irish rocker BONO has hailed his literary countryman SAMUEL BECKETT as "mind-blowing", insisting he is one of the playwright's biggest fans. The U2 frontman was speaking ahead of a string of events to mark the...

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Westwood Fights For Native American

21st March 2006

Flamboyant fashion designer VIVIENNE WESTWOOD is leading a campaign to free a Native American jailed for the murder of two FBI agents nearly 30 years ago. Westwood chose a documentary on the plight of LEONARD...

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Bono Uses Glasses For Privacy

16th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO has another reason he constantly wears sunglasses - because it forms a barrier between himself and his audience. The DESIRE hitmaker, 45, claims his eyes are sensitive to light and swell up...

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Bono Surprised At Bush's Sense Of Humour

16th March 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO was shocked to discover US President GEORGE W BUSH has a sense of humour instead of being another boring politician. The U2 frontman has met the American premier to discuss environmental and...

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Bono Celebrates St Patrick's Day At Madame Tussauds

15th March 2006

New York waxwork museum Madame Tussauds is celebrating St Patrick's Day 24 hours early this week (16MAR06) - by unveiling a new figure of U2 rocker BONO. The Irishman's waxwork will be unveiled at the...

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Bono: 'Geldof Almost Spat On Blair'

15th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO had to separate SIR BOB GELDOF from TONY BLAIR to prevent him from spitting at the British Prime Minister. The crusading rocker came to the rescue after Geldof's discussion with the UK...

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U2 Top Rolling Stone Rich List

14th March 2006

Irish rockers U2 have beaten THE ROLLING STONES and THE EAGLES to top the 2005 rock rich list, drawn up by Rolling Stone magazine. BONO and his bandmates made an estimated $154.2 million (GBP90.7 million)...

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Downloading Upsets Tyler

14th March 2006

AEROSMITH star STEVEN TYLER is bitter about Internet downloading because his back catalogue is suddenly worthless. The rocker insists he and his peers suffer every time a fan downloads their back catalogue - because they...

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Bono Caught Up In Latin Feud

5th March 2006

U2 frontman BONO has been slammed by Bolivian citizens for accepting a 'charango' (small guitar) from Chilean leader RICHARD LAGOS - as the instrument is of Bolivian origin. Bono, who was presented with the gift...

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Bono Honours Mothers Group

3rd March 2006

U2 frontman BONO hailed human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo during the band's concert in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires on Thursday (03MAR06). The campaigning rocker sang on stage with five of the...

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Bono Visits Argentine Premiere

2nd March 2006

U2 frontman BONO continued his on-tour campaigning yesterday (01MAR06) by paying a visit to Argentine President NESTOR KIRCHNER, just two hours ahead of the band's Buenos Aires concert. The WITH OR WITHOUT YOU rocker made...

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Stars Go White In New Aids Awareness Ad

2nd March 2006

SALMA HAYEK, 50 CENT, TOM HANKS, BONO and BRAD PITT are going all white for a stirring new Internet and print ad for awareness website One.org. In the new advertisements, which debuted on AOL last...

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Bono Launches Charity Credit Card

1st March 2006

LATEST: Campaigning rocker BONO today (01MAR06) launched a "sexy" new credit card aimed at tackling the AIDS epidemic in Africa. The U2 frontman and supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON are the faces behind the Red American Express...

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Bono Teaches West Modesty

1st March 2006

Hip-hip mogul KANYE WEST is being taught the art of modesty - by U2 frontman BONO. However, the GOLD DIGGER star, who enjoys visiting record shops to buy his own CDs, remains supremely self-confident...

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Johansson: 'Bono Is Everlasting Coolness'

28th February 2006

Hollywood star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hailed U2 rocker BONO as a genius for coming up with the idea for the new Red campaign, which will raise money for causes in Africa. The LOST IN...

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Bono Earns Neruda Award In Chile

27th February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been honoured with the prestigious Neruda Award by Chilean President RICARDO LAGOS. The U2 frontman received the medal during a ceremony at La Moneda, the presidential palace, in the Chilean...

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Madonna Collects Trl Lifetime Achievement Honour

27th February 2006

Pop superstar MADONNA was honoured with an MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award in New York City on Saturday night (25FEB06). U2 frontman BONO was also lauded for his humanitarian efforts, taking...

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U2 Rock Brazilian Carnival

24th February 2006

Irish supergroup U2 rocked a Brazilian carnival on Thursday (23FEB06), only days after the ROLLING STONES played to two million fans in Rio de Janeiro. Both groups are touring South America, with the ONE...

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The Things They Say 1399

22nd February 2006

"Celebrity is a currency and I want to spend mine well." U2 frontman BONO is determined to use his powerful status to do as much good as he can....

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Bono: 'My Relationship With Bush Works'

21st February 2006

BONO has hit out at claims his friendship with US President GEORGE W BUSH damages his work as a charity campaigner. Critics claim the singer would achieve more by attacking the Bush regime -...

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Bono Clashed With Bush Over Stalls In Us Aid To Africa

21st February 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO confronted US President GEORGE W BUSH after discovering the United States has held back aid money promised to Africa. Only a fraction of the cash in the Millennium Challenge Account -...

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