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Mccartney Too Old To Sing For Band Aid Iii

8th November 2004

LATEST: SIR PAUL McCARTNEY won't be asked to sing on the new BAND AID single, because at 62 organisers consider him too old. The former BEATLE has been invited to play bass on the...

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Bono 'Finally' Says Goodbye To Late Father

7th November 2004

Rock star BONO found he started to behave a "little odd" following the death of his father BOB HEWSON in 2001. The U2 frontman feels more "at ease" since Hewson's death of cancer and...

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Mccartney Joins Band Aid Iii

3rd November 2004

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is the latest music great to sign up to the fundraising all-star BAND AID III single. The former BEATLE will play drums for the re-recording of classic 1984...

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Muse Star Flattered By Elton's Advances

2nd November 2004

MUSE frontman MATT BELLAMY's career highlight was when rock icon SIR ELTON JOHN gave him his phone number. The FALLING DOWN singer was at Britain's Q AWARDS ceremony last month (04OCT04) and was stunned...

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Stipe Calls On Bono For Writer's Block Help

1st November 2004

REM rocker MICHAEL STIPE credits pal BONO for helping him overcome a debilitating period of writer's block. The gay singer reveals he once struggled to find the right words while trying to pen lyrics...

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Eminem Performs Secret Gig

1st November 2004

Rap superstar EMINEM made a rare live performance last night (28OCT04) at a secret concert in New York city. The LOSE YOURSELF icon appeared at Manhattan's Roseland Ballroom in front of 2,500 fans who...

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Musicians Join Forces For Oxfam Campaign

28th October 2004

BONO, MICHAEL STIPE and CHRIS MARTIN have teamed up to appear in a startling new advertising campaign for British charity OXFAM. The rockers, who are joined by RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE and JAMELIA, will...

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Bono's Emotional Tribute To Geldof

28th October 2004

U2 frontman BONO has branded fellow Irish Third World campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF "one of the most important people" in his life. The WALK ON star praised the former BOOMTOWN RATS singer for his...

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Bono Slams Anti-celebrity Rockers

28th October 2004

Irish rocker BONO has slammed musicians like DIDO who complain about their fame. The U2 frontman is disgusted by artists who want to make music anonymously, insisting they wouldn't enter the industry unless they...

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Bono Advises World Leaders

28th October 2004

Irish singer BONO has urged world leaders to help African famine victims by dropping Third World debt. The U2 rocker insists Britain's Prime Minister TONY BLAIR, French premier JACQUES CHIRAC and American President GEORGE...

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Bono: St Peter Won't Appreciate My Charity Work

28th October 2004

U2 rocker BONO fears when he finally meets ST PETER at the gates of Heaven, he'll be accused of doing charity work in Africa to promote his latest releases. The Irish singer and Third...

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Bono Considers Becoming A Full-time Politician

27th October 2004

U2 frontman BONO is tempted to become a full-time politician, but would miss the salary and freedom of speech he enjoys as a rocker. The WITH OR WITHOUT YOU star is devoted to campaigning...

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U2 Furious About Bono's Political Campaigns

27th October 2004

U2 are furious about frontman BONO's non-stop political campaigns and have urged him to cease his "self-indulgent" work. The Irish rocker admitted guitarist THE EDGE was furious when he met American President GEORGE W...

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Bono And Helena Team Up For Arts Mag

26th October 2004

BONO and HELENA CHRISTENSEN have teamed up to pay homage to each other in American arts magazine FLAUNT. The two old friends wrote a poem to each other for the magazine's October/November (04) issue...

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Geldof Had Blair In A Headlock

25th October 2004

LIVE AID legend SIR BOB GELDOF became so enraged during a meeting with British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR, he grabbed the premier and held him in a headlock. Geldof - who masterminded the 1985...

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Keating Wants To Be Bono

25th October 2004

Pop hunk RONAN KEATING would love to trade places with fellow Irishman BONO. The former BOYZONE star adores the U2 frontman because of his edgy music and constant charity work. He explains, "If...

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U2 Fans Furious At Ipod Deal

24th October 2004

Angry fans have accused U2 of "selling out" after the veteran band signed a deal with global corporation APPLE. The WITH OR WITHOUT YOU group have teamed up with Apple Computer to pre-load their...

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Bono And Hawkins Fight Over Band Aid Lyric

22nd October 2004

U2 frontman BONO and DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS are fighting for the right to sing the lyric 'Tonight, Thank God it's them instead of you' in the star-studded re-release of DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?...

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Venegas, Cafe Tacvba And Maroon 5 Big Winners At Mtv Latin Vmas

22nd October 2004

Mexican stars JULIETA VENEGAS and CAFE TACVBA joined American rockers MAROON 5 as the big winners at last night's (21OCT04) MTV LATIN AMERICA VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS (VMALAs). Venegas was queen on the night as...

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Bono's High Praise For Memphis

21st October 2004

U2 star BONO has praised Memphis, Tennessee, after being given one of the city's highest honours. The rocker was presented with the FREEDOM AWARD from the city's NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM on Monday (18OCT04),...

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U2 Tribute To Paraplegic Pal

20th October 2004

U2's new album HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB features a tribute to a childhood friend of the band who fought disability to become a genius. New track MIRACLE DRUG honours the boy CHRISTOPHER...

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Coldplay And The Darkness Form Band Aid Iii

20th October 2004

British rockers COLDPLAY, THE DARKNESS and TRAVIS are joining forces to re-record BAND AID hit DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? in a new drive to alleviate Africa's famine crisis. The song - written by...

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Bono Wins Humanitarian Prize

19th October 2004

U2 star BONO is $100,000 (GBP55,500) richer after winning a new humanitarian prize. The rocker is one of three individuals who have been selected to receive the inaugural TED Prize. The honour comes...

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U2'S Fears As Bono Tried To Save The World

19th October 2004

U2 star THE EDGE feared his group would split before finishing work on their new album HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB, because BONO could never find the time to join his bandmates in the...

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Bono Threatens Franz Ferdinand

18th October 2004

Irish rocker BONO has vowed to make FRANZ FERDINAND's lives a misery for trying to steal U2's place as one of the world's biggest bands. Bono is convinced the Scottish TAKE ME OUT foursome...

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U2 Wow Tv Show's Fans

18th October 2004

U2 treated guests of Britain's TOP OF THE POPS show to an impromptu set outside the BBC TV centre on Friday (15OCT04). The Irish band - BONO, THE EDGE, LARRY MULLEN JR and ADAM...

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Do They Know It's Christmas? To Be Released Again

15th October 2004

Legendary BAND AID charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? will be remixed and released for the third time later this year (04). The song, originally sung by stars including BONO, STING, DURAN DURAN...

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Eno Lets Bono Speak To The Pope

14th October 2004

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO erupted in anger when a phone call interrupted the sessions for the new U2 album, but allowed the call to be put through to frontman BONO when he found out it...

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Pavarotti And Friends Head For Brazil

12th October 2004

Opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI is bringing his annual charity concert in Brazil this year (DEC04), instead of his Italian hometown of Modena. The NESSUN DORMA star will stage PAVAROTTI AND FRIENDS in Sao Paolo...

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Keating Worries Superstars Will Turn Him Down

8th October 2004

Singer RONAN KEATING is desperate to work with GEORGE MICHAEL and U2 frontman BONO, but is too shy to ask for their help. The LOVE IS A ROLLER COASTER star wants to record with...

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