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Bono Not Impacted By Illegal Internet Sales

23rd December 2004

U2 frontman BONO is too rich to feel threatened by the damage file-sharers are inflicting on the music industry. The charismatic VERTIGO star's band have been shifting millions of records across the world for...

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Bono Defends Band Aid 20

21st December 2004

BONO has staunchly defended the latest cover of charity tune DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?, deeming it better than the original. The VERTIGO star contributed his classic 1984 line "Tonight, thank God it's them,...

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Bono Blasts Heroin Users

21st December 2004

Rock icon BONO refuses to experiment with heroin, insisting it's ridiculous dabbling with a drug "that's bigger than you". The U2 frontman has witnessed the destructive toll the deadly narcotic drug has taken on...

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Canadians Campaign For U2 Gig

21st December 2004

Canadian U2 fans are campaigning for the Irish supergroup to perform in the country's capital Ottawa during their forthcoming HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB world tour next year (05). The SWEETEST THING stars...

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Bono's Tribute To His Dad

20th December 2004

Irish rockers U2 filmed the video for their new single at a Dublin theatre where frontman BONO's father once performed. Bono - real name PAUL HEWSON - dedicated the song SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T MAKE...

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Bono Views Powerful Singing A 'Gift' From Late Father

17th December 2004

U2 frontman BONO believes his ever-strengthening voice is a "gift" from his late father. The VERTIGO singer has amazed other musicians with the increased resonance of his singing, which he attributes to the 2001...

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Apple Martin Loves U2

16th December 2004

CHRIS MARTIN and GWYNETH PALTROW's baby daughter APPLE has turned her back on her father's music - she's a fan of Irish rockers U2 instead. But the COLDPLAY frontman is happy with his offspring's...

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Rod Leads Knighthood Bets

16th December 2004

ROD STEWART, RINGO STARR and CHARLIE WATTS are the leading rockers expected to land a knighthood in British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year's Honours list, according to British bookmakers. WILLIAM HILL BOOKMAKERS are...

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Sting Hasn't Heard Band Aid Track

15th December 2004

Veteran rocker STING hasn't heard BAND AID 20's cover of charity hit DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? - despite singing on the original 1984 version. The ROXANNE singer has been in India for the...

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Farrell Shows Off His Lady Killing Skills On Us Tv

13th December 2004

COLIN FARRELL poked fun at his womanising reputation on American comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE over the weekend (11DEC04), by showing cast regulars how to woo the girls. And he used newly single teen...

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Martin Urges Public To Buy Band Aid Even If They Hate It

13th December 2004

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has urged the British public to buy copies of BAND AID 20 single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?, even if they hate the song. Martin joined a host of stars...

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Band Aid Rules Charts For Second Week

13th December 2004

BAND AID 20's charity hit DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? has fought off competition from KYLIE MINOGUE and ROBBIE WILLIAMS to rule the British singles chart for a second week running. The cover of...

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Director Curtis Devotes Year To Charity Work

12th December 2004

LOVE ACTUALLY director RICHARD CURTIS has sacrificed making another movie blockbuster to concentrate on spending next year (05) carrying out charity work. Brit Curtis is an advocate of overseas relief and has been discussing...

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Gabriel's Charity Call To Young Stars

10th December 2004

Veteran singer PETER GABRIEL has appealed for today's pop stars to ensure the good charity work undertaken by "senior musicians" is continued deep into the 21st Century. The former GENESIS star felt inclined to...

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Bono Becomes A Radio Editor

8th December 2004

Irish rocker BONO will try his hand at radio this Christmas (04), when he takes over a BBC radio news programme. The U2 frontman and fervent charity campaigner is one of five famous figures,...

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Bono Congratulates Martin On Charity Choice

6th December 2004

Rocker BONO has hailed CHRIS MARTIN's choice of charity work - because the MAKE TRADE FAIR campaign is a "winnable" battle. The U2 singer - who has pledged to spend the rest of his...

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Bono: 'Robbie Left UK To Achieve American Chart Glory'

6th December 2004

U2 frontman BONO has blasted reports pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS set up home in Los Angeles to escape his fame in Britain, insisting the move was motivated by his desire to succeed in America....

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Bono: 'I Won't Stop Fighting Poverty'

5th December 2004

Conscientious U2 frontman BONO has vowed to continue helping the impoverished people around the world until the day he dies. The PRIDE (IN THE NAME OF LOVE) singer is determined the current generation is...

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Blair Buys Band Aid 20

3rd December 2004

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR sparked a major security overhaul in Scotland yesterday (02DEC04), when he stepped inside a music shop to buy the new BAND AID 20 charity single. The song - which...

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Band Aid 20'S Us Snub

3rd December 2004

BAND AID 20's version of 1984 charity hit DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? has been dealt a massive blow in its bid to alleviate the famine crisis in Sudan - it's not going to be...

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Bono Hates His Band Aid Line

3rd December 2004

U2 rocker BONO hates the line he battled JUSTIN HAWKINS to sing in BAND AID 20's charity song DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? The Irish singer famously fought THE DARKNESS frontman for the right...

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Hawkins Provokes Fury With Band Aid Rant

3rd December 2004

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS has branded BAND AID 20's charity single the worst Christmas song ever recorded, even though he sings on it. The charismatic I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE frontman...

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Band Aid Cd Sells 100,000 On First Day

30th November 2004

The new BAND AID 20 single has proven to be a massive hit with the record-buying public, as nearly 100,000 copies were sold in Britain yesterday (29NOV04). Some shoppers even queued before shops opened...

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Thrills Caught Between U2 And Rem

29th November 2004

Irish rock newcomers THE THRILLS are torn between supporting REM and U2 on their tours - or having a well-earned break. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COREY HAIM? fivesome are opening for REM in the...

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Stars Unite With Mandela For Book Launch

25th November 2004

ANNIE LENNOX and CAT STEVENS have teamed up with former South African president NELSON MANDELA to help him promote a new book documenting last year's (03) 46664 charity concert. The 29 November (03) event...

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U2 Explain Ipod Deal

22nd November 2004

LATEST: U2 struck up a pioneering new iPod deal with APPLE boss STEVE JOBS because the rockers felt the company "best exemplifies the marriage of technology and pop culture." The group teamed up with...

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Mccartney Happy Not To Sing

19th November 2004

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has lashed out at reports he was upset he didn't get to sing on the new BAND AID single, insisting he was happy to play bass in the background....

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Walsh: 'Hawkins Isn't Worthy To Tie Bono's Shoes'

18th November 2004

WESTLIFE svengali LOUIS WALSH has launched a scathing attack at THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS for trying to steal BONO's famous BAND AID line in the 20th anniversary version of the charity single. The...

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Lennon Voted Number One Icon

18th November 2004

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been voted the Greatest Music Star Of All Time by a British music magazine. Lennon - who was murdered by deranged fan MARK CHAPMAN in New York in 1981...

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Bono Will Sing Band Aid Line

15th November 2004

LATEST: U2 star BONO will reprise his famous BAND AID line in the 20th anniversary version of the charity single. Producers reportedly considered letting THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS sing "Well, tonight thank God...

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