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Springsteen: 'I Didn't Know I Was Up For A Grammy'

11th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN only found out about his recent Grammy win when he read the results in a newspaper the following day. The star was awarded the Best Rock Song trophy at the ceremony in Los Angeles...

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Fascinating Fact 6807

10th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND are to perform at the Hard Rock Calling event in London's Hyde Park on 28 June (09). The Boss will headline the second night of the two-day event,...

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Bruce Springsteen To Play Hyde Park

10th February 2009

Bruce Springsteen has been announced as the headline act of the Hard Rock Calling event in Hyde Park this summer.The American legend will be supported by the Dave Matthews Band and The Gaslight Anthem on...

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Ticketmaster Hit With $500 Million Lawsuit

10th February 2009

Bosses of a leading ticket agency who were forced to apologise to BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and his fans in a row over sales for the rocker's upcoming tour are facing a $500 million (£342 million) lawsuit...

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Guitar Greats Pay Tribute To Fender

9th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEITH RICHARDS, THE EDGE and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to Fender guitar mastermind LEO FENDER, who was posthumously honoured by the Recording Academy of America during Grammy weekend (07Feb09).Fender, who died in...

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Lily Allen Holds UK Number One Spot For Second Week

8th February 2009

Lily Allen's new single The Fear has remained at the top of the UK singles charts for a second week.The 23-year-old's new album It's Not Me, It's You is released on Monday.Eminem's comeback single Crack...

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The Boss Rules Over Europe

6th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has triumphed over Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND by claiming the top spot in the European albums chart. The Boss' new release Working On A Dream has debuted at number one on the new countdown,...

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Franz Ferdinand To Play Glastonbury

6th February 2009

Franz Ferdinand have become the first major band to confirm an appearance at this year's Glastonbury.A listing on the group's website and MySpace page says they will play at the festival on Saturday June 27th.A...

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Ticket Boss' Apology To Springsteen Fans

6th February 2009

Bosses of a leading ticket agency have apologised to BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and his fans in a row over sales for the rocker's upcoming tour. Fans of the Born to Run hitmaker were angry when they were...

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The Things They Say 11077

5th February 2009

"We were a MASH (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) unit, with heating pads, ice packs, exercise equipment and masseuses - all we needed to physically do it." Rocker NILS LOFGREN jokes about touring with BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN...

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Springsteen 'Furious' With Ticket Distributor

5th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has slammed an online ticket agent - after a blunder led to fans paying over the odds to see his shows. Passes for the rocker's forthcoming Working on a Dream jaunt went on sale...

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Springsteen Living On A Dream At The Top Of The Charts

4th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has ended TAYLOR SWIFT's eight week reign on the U.S. album chart with his ninth number one. The Boss has debuted Working On A Dream at the top of the Billboard charts with 224,000...

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Springsteen's Tour Embroiled In Ticket Sales Controversy

4th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's upcoming tour is embroiled in controversy - a U.S. congressman has demanded an investigation of an online ticket distributor after the rocker's fans were prevented from purchasing tickets. New Jersey Representative Bill Pascrell has...

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Fascinating Fact 6756

3rd February 2009

Music fans vying for a ticket to The Bonnaroo Arts & Music Festival, headlined by BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, cult rockers PHISH and the BEASTIE BOYS, will be given the option to pay for the $250 (£180)-a-head...

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Springsteen's Album Boosted By Super Bowl Performance

3rd February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's halftime performance at Super Bowl XLIII has given his latest album a boost - pushing the CD up the U.S. music charts. Springsteen and The E Street Band's 12-minute medley wowed 100 million American...

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Glastonbury 2009 Tickets Sell Out Five Months Early

3rd February 2009

Tickets for this summer's Glastonbury festival have sold out, despite no headline acts having been confirmed for the Somerset event.Some 90 per cent of tickets were snapped up via an early deposit scheme, with fans...

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Springsteen Rocks The Super Bowl

2nd February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and JENNIFER HUDSON wowed Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday (01Feb09) as the Pittsburgh Steelers were crowned American football champions in Tampa, Florida. Hudson made her public comeback after the triple murder of her mother,...

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Fascinating Fact 6749

2nd February 2009

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN thinks COLDPLAY should headline the Super Bowl half-time show in 2010. The Boss performed during half-time of Sunday's (01Feb09) big game in Florida between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The Things They Say 11002

2nd February 2009

"All of Washington felt like being inside, just like, a great show, where the best of people were on display. It was a nice day, a beautiful day." BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN on performing for then-President-elect BARACK...

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The Things They Say 11001

2nd February 2009

"I've got an album to promote." BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN on why he chose to perform at the Super Bowl half-time show.

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Springsteen Remembers Late Pal At The Super Bowl

2nd February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN paid a touching tribute to late bandmate DANNY FEDERICI during the Super Bowl pre-game telecast on Sunday (01Feb09) - by promoting the skin cancer charity the rocker created before he died in 2008. Springsteen,...

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Lily Allen Knocks Lady Gaga Off Top Spot

1st February 2009

Lily Allen has knocked Lady Gaga off the number one spot in the UK singles chart with her song The Fear.The track has jumped up the charts after entering last week at 168, claiming the...

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Springsteen Slams Wal-mart Deal

1st February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN regrets giving American retailer Wal-Mart the exclusive release rights to one of his albums - calling the decision "a mistake". The LP, a 12-track collection of his greatest hits, went on sale in Wal-Mart...

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Bruce Springsteen Regrets Wal-mart Deal

1st February 2009

Bruce Springsteen has admitted releasing an album exclusively through US retailer Wal-Mart was a "mistake".In an interview with the New York Times, the musician said fans had complained about the deal, claiming Wal-Mart's labour practices...

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Barr Urges The Boss To Make Superbowl Protest

31st January 2009

Outspoken comedienne ROSEANNE BARR is urging BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to use his upcoming appearance at the Super Bowl to protest against the bloodshed in the Middle East. The Jewish actress has publicly condemned Israel's role in the...

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Bet On The Boss At The Bowl

29th January 2009

Online bookmakers hoping to give gamblers the best odds for the Super Bowl on Sunday (01Feb09) are taking bets on BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's performance. The rocker will perform with the E Street Band during half-time in the...

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Springsteen Announces World Tour

28th January 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is preparing to set off on a global trek - the rocker and his E STREET BAND have unveiled plans for a massive world tour. The veteran rocker will headline the half-time show at...

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The Boss Announces European Tour Return

28th January 2009

Bruce Springsteen has announced his 2009 world tour, which includes 19 European shows.The Golden Globe-winning singer will kick off his US tour in San Jose, California in April, moving across the continental US towards a...

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Fascinating Fact 6708

26th January 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has an asteroid belt named after him.

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Lofgren To Unveil New Hips At Super Bowl

21st January 2009

Rocker NILS LOFGREN will unveil his new hips at the Super Bowl when the guitar great steps up to join BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for the half-time performance. Lofgren underwent a hip replacement late last year (09)...

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