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Bono Gives Girl Group A Big Boost At Concert

5th November 2005

U2 gave one lucky Los Angeles group a big boost at their Staples Center concert on Tuesday night (01NOV05) - the rockers brought them up onstage for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to land a record deal....

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U2 Pay Tribute To Rosa Parks

30th October 2005

Irish superstars U2 paid tribute to late African-American civil rights icon ROSA PARKS last week (25OCT05), praising the Alabama heroine for her "quiet dignity and strength". Parks, who made headlines almost 50 years ago...

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Eminem Ignored Bono's Live 8 Calls

29th October 2005

Live 8 organisers SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO were furious when rapper EMINEM refused to return their phonecalls about performing at the poverty awareness bash. They sent the STAN hitmaker photographs of African fans...

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Osbourne Lashes Out At Pop Royalty

29th October 2005

SHARON OSBOURNE has attacked some of rock's biggest stars - threatening to punch MADONNA and labelling BONO a "t**t". The reality TV star-turned talent show judge also targets SIR MICK JAGGER and BRYAN FERRY,...

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The Things They Say 487

25th October 2005

"At 60 I'm going to be much better looking than I am now. I'm sure of that." Rocker BONO is confident age will be kind to him....

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The Things They Say 485

25th October 2005

"Yoko came up to me when I was in my twenties, and she put her hand on me and she said, 'You are John's son.'" U2 rocker BONO was thrilled YOKO ONO saw her late...

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The Things They Say 475

25th October 2005

"It's a shame that he and MICK don't get on better. If they're doing this well without that kind of relationship, can you imagine how well they would do if they were actually ringing each...

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The Things They Say 471

25th October 2005

"As long as we don't develop fat a**es, I think there's another 10 years in us." BONO is optimistic about the future of U2....

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Blige Records Bono Duet

25th October 2005

R+B queen MARY J BLIGE was so impressed with her BONO duet as part of a September (05) telethon to raise cash for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, she's including it on her new hits...

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The Things They Say 460

24th October 2005

"Bruce taught me some very valuable lessons, like how to hold on to your life as a civilian and how to disappear out the back door in your civvies, back to ordinary life." U2 star...

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Hawkins Considers Surgery To Reverse Baldness

24th October 2005

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS is considering having surgery to reverse his hair loss, because he doesn't want to wear a hat to cover his bald patch. The English singer, who expresses his concerns...

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Righteous Bono Has No Fear When Meeting World Leaders

24th October 2005

U2 star BONO rarely fears meeting world leaders because he prepares for the encounters by reminding himself he represents the world's poor. The Irish humanitarian insists he never feels intimated meeting presidents and prime...

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Bono Thrilled Jagger Stole His Concert Ideas

24th October 2005

BONO is "flattered" his heroes THE ROLLING STONES stole many of U2's concert ideas for their own live shows. The Irish rocker has learned that SIR MICK JAGGER designed the Stones' mid-1990s shows after...

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The Things They Say 444

21st October 2005

"I'm sick of BONO. And I am Bono. It's like, 'Oh man, shut up!" BONO is tired of himself....

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Bono Suffers From 'Gig Lag'

21st October 2005

U2 star BONO pours so much emotion into his stage performances, he suffers what his family call "gig lag" for days after he completes a tour. The Irish rocker struggles to sing his songs...

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Bono Convinced Where The Streets Have No Name Is His Best

20th October 2005

U2 star BONO is convinced he'll never write a better lyric than WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME, which he scribbled on the backs of sick bags during a life-changing journey to Ethiopia. The...

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The Things They Say 431

20th October 2005

"I'm restless and impatient with the process. The band are delighted to have a break from me." BONO answers criticism that his U2 bandmates are far from impressed with the amount of time the rocker...

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Bandmates Demand Bono Kicks Coffee

20th October 2005

U2 star BONO has been slapped with a no-coffee rule by his bandmates when they're working on new material, because he becomes difficult to deal with when he's consumed caffeine. The Irish rocker accepts...

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Bono Goes Classical

19th October 2005

U2 frontman BONO is planning to swap rock for classical music after bidding for a massive catalogue of orchestral music. The BEAUTIFUL DAY rocker's private equity firm Elevation Partners is offering $234 million (GBP130...

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Wilson Convinced Kaiser Chiefs Will Conquer The World

19th October 2005

Rocker RICKY WILSON believes the KAISER CHIEFS have the will to become global superstars, and is even more confident now BONO has echoed his thoughts. The British band supported U2 on their recent European...

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Bono Lunches With Bush

19th October 2005

Crusading Irish rocker BONO journeyed to Washington DC today (19OCT05) to lunch with US President GEORGE W BUSH. The U2 frontman, 45, met Bush to continue discussions they had started at the G8 Summit...

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Bono Suffers Eye Condition

19th October 2005

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

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Martin Beats Bono To Stipe's Lunchbox

17th October 2005

CHRIS MARTIN outbid BONO to win a lunchbox designed by REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE at a charity auction in New York City at the end of last week (ends14OCT05). Martin's bid of $20,000 (GBP11,100)...

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Bono Accused Of Cheating On Wife

17th October 2005

U2 frontman BONO has been accused of cheating on his wife by controversial US radio host RUSH LIMBAUGH. While discussing a list of "ubersexuals" put out by an advertising agency, Limbaugh cited PIERCE BROSNAN,...

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U2 Exploited By Us Politicians

13th October 2005

Irish rockers U2 are furious with US politicians, including HILLARY CLINTON, for exploiting their concerts to raise funds for election campaigns. New York Senator Clinton has reportedly handed out guest tickets to see the...

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The Things They Say 378

10th October 2005

"Unfortunately U2 can't be with us here today, as BONO is in the Holy Land curing lepers with his touch." Host JONATHAN ROSS mocks Bono's charity work....

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Stars Get Arty With Lunch Boxes

10th October 2005

SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS, DAVID BOWIE, REM's MICHAEL STIPE and U2 frontman BONO are among the celebrities who have created new personalised lunch boxes for an online auction to benefit charity. The stars gave the...

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Bono Defends His Efforts To Erase World Debt

10th October 2005

U2 star BONO is stunned when critics mock his efforts to wipe out world debt because his humanitarian work is the most rewarding part of his life. The rocker is baffled by those who...

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Dead Bono Idea Doesn't Fly For U2

8th October 2005

An ambitious plan to elevate U2 star BONO's `dead' body over the crowds at the Irish group's live shows was scrapped because it was "too BON JOVI." The rock star came up with the...

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The Things They Say 368

7th October 2005

"We wanted to get one million members by the end of the year... and TOM BRADY (American football star) signed on in Boston this week - he was the two millionth member... By 2008 we're...

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