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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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Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

19th January 2009

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a star-studded musical extravaganza just two days before he is inaugurated into office. Millions...

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Hill Joins Super Bowl Super Line-up

15th January 2009

The musical line-up at the Super Bowl is complete with FAITH HILL joining JENNIFER HUDSON and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN + THE E STREET BAND in Tampa, Florida. Country queen Hill will sing America The Beautiful and...

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Bruce Talks New Album

13th January 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has been discussing his imminent album, saying he enjoyed the quickfire approach of recording.The legendary songwriter is to release his 24th record, WORKING ON A DREAM, on January 26th.Springsteen won a Golden Globe...

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Bono, Beyonce + The Boss Headline Obama Bash

12th January 2009

BONO and BEYONCE have joined THE BOSS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, among the stars kicking off BARACK OBAMA's presidential inauguration celebrations next weekend (18Jan09). A host of stars will perform at a free show at Washington D.C.'s...

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Springsteen Delighted With Golden Globe

12th January 2009

Rock legend BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN could barely contain his delight after winning a Golden Globe award. The Born To Run hitmaker scored Best Original Song for the title track to acclaimed movie The Wrestler at the...

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Springsteen Planning Free Obama Show In Washington

8th January 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is set to join soul queen ARETHA FRANKLIN in welcoming President-elect BARACK OBAMA to the White House in Washington, D.C. later this month (Jan09). Franklin is hotly tipped to be among the stars...

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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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