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Concertgoers Have Sweet Tooth For Madonna's 2008 Tour

2nd January 2009

Madonna's Sticky and Sweet tour was the highest-grossing series of concerts in 2008, with a massive worldwide haul of $281.6 million (£193 million).The Material Girl's global jaunt, which featured a virtual duet with Justin Timberlake...

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Springsteen Donated Song For Wrestler Buddy Rourke

15th December 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN wrote a song especially for MICKEY ROURKE's new movie THE WRESTLER and gave it to director DARREN ARONOFSKY to use for free. Springsteen discovered Aronofsky was struggling to raise funds to make...

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Pop And Rock Stars Have Grammy Hopes

12th December 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILEY CYRUS and PETER GABRIEL are among the music artists up for Golden Globe Awards in January (09). Springsteen was nominated in the Best Original Song category for The Wrestler from the film...

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Bon Jovi Land 2008'S Highest Grossing Tour

11th December 2008

Rockers BON JOVI have beaten out competition from BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and MADONNA to secure the highest grossing tour of 2008. The Livin' On A Prayer hitmakers' Lost Highway international trek brought in $210.6 million (GBP142...

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Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

29th November 2008

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

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Mickey Rourke 'Requested Song For Wrestler'

24th November 2008

MICKEY ROURKE wrote BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN a personal letter asking the singer to pen the title song to his forthcoming film THE WRESTLER.The film - which is directed by Darren Aronofsky - is Rourke's first leading...

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Springsteen Wins Top Tour Prize

22nd November 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN + THE E STREET BAND claimed the coveted Top Tour honour at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday night (20Nov08). The group's Magic tour was also named 2008's...

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Fascinating Fact 6398

19th November 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's teenage daughter JESSICA is well on her way to becoming a big name in equestrian circles after winning top prizes at the 125th National Horse Show in Syracuse, New York earlier this month...

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Springsteen Supports His Local Food Bank

12th November 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is helping to feed the needy in his native New Jersey, by backing a new campaign to boost the supplies of a local food bank. The star will appear in a newspaper...

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Fascinating Fact 6351

12th November 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will debut his new single WORKING ON A DREAM at half-time of the National Football League (NFL) game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins on Sunday (16Nov08)...

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Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

12th November 2008

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

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Springsteen To Hit Football Highlights

11th November 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will debut his new single WORKIN' ON A DREAM during Sunday night's (16Nov08) American football clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. Springsteen performed the song acoustically during a Barack Obama...

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Springsteen Gives Clothes Off His Back To Charity

7th November 2008

Generous rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN helped to raise over $100,000 (GBP63,290) for wounded war veterans on Wednesday (05Nov08) when he threw his leather jacket in a charity auction. The legendary star took part in the New...

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Springsteen Promises Obama Will Restore The 'American Dream'

3rd November 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN made an emotional plea to American voters at his final rally in support of U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on Sunday (02Nov08) night - telling the 80,000-strong crowd the politician would "give them...

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Fascinating Fact 6275

31st October 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has given his fans a Halloween treat - he has posted a special spooky song on his website. A NIGHT WITH THE JERSEY DEVIL can be downloaded for free throughout the ghostly...

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Springsteen Cancels Halloween Bash

29th October 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has scrapped his annual Halloween party - because his neighbours might be too spooked out by the ghostly goings-on. The Born In The USA hitmaker and his wife, Patti Scialfa, usually throw...

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Springsteen Mocks Palin

17th October 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN used his latest fundraising bash for Democrat BARACK OBAMA to poke fun at one of the presidential candidate's Republican rivals, SARAH PALIN. Springsteen dueted with fellow rocker Billy Joel for the first time...

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Springsteen + Joel Thrill Fans At Obama Rally

17th October 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN took to the stage with BILLY JOEL on Thursday (16Oct08) to rouse support for U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA. Just two weeks before the impending American elections in November (08), the legendary rockers...

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The Things They Say 9805

8th October 2008

"We corresponded by letter and he took the time to say, 'OK, Mick, I'll do what I can.' He did something very generous and really special." MICKEY ROURKE is impressed with the theme pal BRUCE...

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Springsteen Rallies For Obama With Three-date Mini-tour

6th October 2008

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN began a three-day free tour to support U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA at the weekend (04Oct08). The star started his road trip in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, where he brought the city...

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Lofgren Gets New Hips

1st October 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's longtime sideman NILS LOFGREN has undergone surgery on both his hips. The guitarist is recovering after Tuesday's (30Sep08) operation. In a posting on his website, Lofgren states that “a long, beautiful life on...

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Fascinating Fact 6069

1st October 2008

BILLY JOEL and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will team up to headline a New York gala for U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA two weeks before the American general election in November (08). The event will mark the...

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Springsteen Set For Super Bowl Show

29th September 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at next year's (09) Super Bowl after months of rumours reporting the rock veteran will take centre-stage at the event. Sprinsteen and his E Street Band is slated to headline the...

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The Things They Say 9657

26th September 2008

"It kinda seems a little un-American to me... It's like making a product and everyone saying, 'OK, it's all for sale at the same price...' I don't think BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's BORN IN THE U.S.A. should...

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Weller And Springsteen Up For Best Album Gong

25th September 2008

PAUL WELLER, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and RADIOHEAD will go head-to-head for the Uncut Music Award in Britain. The artists will battle it out against other acts including 2008 Mercury Prize award winners Elbow, PJ Harvey and...

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Springsteen Pens Track For The Wrestler

3rd September 2008

Bruce Springsteen has written a track named The Wrestler for the new film of the same name by Darren Aronofsky.Aronofsky – whose past credits include the bleak drama Requiem For A Dream and psychological thriller...

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Nfl: 'No Springsteen Deal Yet'

12th August 2008

American football bosses are baffled by reports BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at next year's (09) Super Bowl - insisting no deal has been made. It was reported on Monday (11Aug08) that the rock legend and...

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Fascinating Fact 5782

11th August 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND will reportedly play at next year's Super Bowl half-time show in Tampa, Florida on 1 February (09)....

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Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

30th July 2008

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone will perform two shows in Belfast this year after a second date was added to meet huge public demand.The man behind the unforgettable scores for the likes of The Good, the...

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Fascinating Fact 5704

30th July 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN turned his Giants Stadium show in New Jersey into a family affair on Monday night (28Jul08) - he led a happy birthday sing-a-long for his wife PATTI SCIALFA and then danced with his...

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