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U2 Stars Explain Taymor's Exit From Spider-man

14th June 2011

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have opened up about Julie Taymor's exit from their Spider-man musical, revealing the director was "exhausted" and "overwrought" and they didn't think she would cope with an overhaul of...

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Bono Admits Spiderman Musical 'Didn't Work'

14th June 2011

Bono admits 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' initially "didn't work".The Broadway musical - the most expensive in history - has been hit by many problems since the first preview shows in November 2010 but the...

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Angelina Jolie Has Core Values For Louis Vuitton

13th June 2011

Angelina Jolie is the latest celebrity to appear in Louis Vuitton's Core Values campaign. The 35-year-old actress follows Bono and his wife Ali Hewson, Sean Connery and Francis Ford Coppola and his daughter Sofia in...

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U2 'Gutted' They Can't Release New Material

8th June 2011

U2 are "gutted" they won't have a new album finished before next year.The 'With or Without You' group had originally planned to release new material by the end of their 360 Degree tour this July,...

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Bono Forced To Hitchhike In Canadian Rain

3rd June 2011

Bono was forced to hitchhike when caught in heavy rain this week.The U2 singer and his assistant were taking a stroll in West Vancouver on Tuesday (31.05.11) but had to flag a passing car to...

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Hitch-hiking Bono Picked Up By Ice Hockey Star

3rd June 2011

U2 star Bono was forced to hitch-hike in Canada earlier this week (begs30May11) after he was caught out by a storm.The rocker and his assistant were walking through West Vancouver on Tuesday (31May11) when the...

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Paul Simon's Sympathies Over Spider-man Musical

30th May 2011

Singer/songwriter Paul Simon feels sorry for his fellow rock stars Bono and The Edge over criticism of their Spider-man musical - he suffered the same agony when his 1998 Broadway play was panned.The U2 rockers...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Begging Wife

28th May 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly begged Maria Shriver to save their marriage.The couple split after 25 years together earlier this month when it emerged Arnold fathered a 13 year old son with the family's former housekeeper,...

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Bono Defends American Idol

27th May 2011

U2 rocker Bono has bucked the trend of celebrities criticising TV talent shows by throwing his support behind American Idol.A number of high-profile musicians have come out against singing competitions such as Idol and The...

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The Things They Say 21774

27th May 2011

"I've now got 'Made in Germany' tattooed on my a**." U2 star Bono jokes about the back surgery he underwent in Germany last year (10).

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Bono: 'Spider-man Musical Is Not Cancelled'

27th May 2011

U2 frontman Bono is adamant his beleaguered Spider-man musical has been not been axed and is still set to meet its June (11) deadline for opening night.Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, which features music written...

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Teen Triumphs In Star-studded American Idol Finale

26th May 2011

Music superstars Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Bono rocked the American Idol stage on Wednesday (25May11) as teenage singer Scott Mccreery was crowned the series winner.Acts like Judas Priest and Gladys Knight turned out in force...

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Bono And The Edge To Perform With Spider-man Cast

24th May 2011

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge will introduce their Spider-man musical to the U.S. by performing with the cast on the upcoming American Idol finale.The Irish musicians have created the score for Spider-man: Turn Off...

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Bob Dylan A 'Huge Hero'

24th May 2011

Bob Dylan has been hailed a "huge hero" by Kings of Leon. The legendary 'Blowin' in the Wind' folk singer celebrates his 70th birthday today (24.05.11) and a host of stars have all paid tribute...

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Carrie Underwood Picks Alaina's American Idol Song

24th May 2011

Carrie Underwood, the country singer-songwriter and former American Idol winner, has chosen one of Lauren Alaina's songs for Tuesday's final (24th May 2011), reports Usa Today. Carrie Underwood has selected a track that she believes...

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Beyonce Declares Love For Jay-z At Billboard Awards

23rd May 2011

Beyonce Knowles, the American R&B singer who released her new single 'Run The World (Girls)' on 24th April 2011, gave a touching shout-out to her husband Jay Z at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday...

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Eminem Leads Billboard Award Winners

23rd May 2011

Eminem and Justin Bieber were the big winners at last night's (22.05.11) Billboard Music Awards.The rapper received six honours at the ceremony, taking home the accolades for Top Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Male Artist,...

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Spider-man Stunt Double Happy With Show's Safety Overhaul

23rd May 2011

The actor/dancer who has returned to Bono and The Edge's Spider-man musical after he almost died from a fall during a preview in December (10) insists he has much more control of the show's stunts...

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Stars Line Up To Salute Beyonce

22nd May 2011

Barbra Streisand, Lady Gaga and Bono will join America's First Lady Michelle Obama in saluting Beyonce at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night (22May11).The R&B superstar is the recipient of this...

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Bono: 'We Knew Spider-man Was Bad'

22nd May 2011

U2 star Bono has stunned the New York theatre world by revealing he agrees with most reviewers who have slammed his much-maligned musical Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark.In his first TV interview since director Julie...

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Lady Gaga To Pay Tribute To Beyonce At Billboard Awards

22nd May 2011

Lady Gaga is set to pay tribute to her fellow 'Telephone' star Beyonce at tonight's (22 May 2011) Billboard Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lady Gaga's tribute will celebrate Beyonce having won the 'Billboard...

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Bono Set For American Idol Finale Appearance

20th May 2011

Bono is set to perform at the final of 'American Idol'. The Irish musician and his U2 band member The Edge are in discussions with show bosses to perform songs from their Broadway musical 'Spider-Man:...

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Jon Stewart Slams Bill O'reilly Over Rapper Remarks

17th May 2011

Jon Stewart, the American satirist and political commentator accepted an invitation to appear on Bill O'Reilly's show and went head-to-head with the Fox News host yesterday (16th May 2011). Jon Stewart and the right-wing commentator...

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Bono Meets With Mexican Leader

13th May 2011

U2 frontman Bono has met with the president of Mexico to discuss poverty and drug-related crime in the country.The Irish rocker has been in the country with the band's 360 Degree tour, and celebrated his...

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Bono Celebrates Birthday With Fans In Mexico

12th May 2011

U2 frontman Bono celebrated his birthday this week (10May11) by handing out cake and champagne to fans in Mexico.The singer, who turned 51 on Tuesday (10May11), is in the country to resume the band's 360...

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Martin Scorsese Praises 'Ageless' Dylan

6th May 2011

Martin Scorsese has described Bob Dylan as an "ageless" talent.The 'Raging Bull' director - whose documentary film 'No Direction Home' told the story of Dylan's life between 1961 and 1966 and his impact on popular...

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Pixies Urged To Record By Bono

3rd May 2011

The Pixies are set to end their lengthy studio hiatus by recording new tracks - after U2 frontman Bono urged them to make another album.The rockers' last record, Trompe le Monde, was released in 1991...

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Bono Asks For New Pixies Songs

3rd May 2011

Bono begged The Pixies to write some new songs.The band split in 1993 but reunited in 2004 for a series on concerts, and while they have been playing live ever since, their last album studio...

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Elbow Fans U2

2nd May 2011

U2 are looking forward to seeing Elbow perform at Glastonbury. The legendary 'With or Without You' rockers are headlining the British festival on June 24 and are hoping to get the chance to see one...

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Lee Rocker: 'I Never Thought Support Act U2 Would Make It Big'

27th April 2011

Former Stray Cats star Lee Rocker is still amazed by the group's one-time support act U2's success - because he was convinced Bono and his bandmates would never make it big.The Irish rockers opened for...

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