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Bono Returns To Stage As U2 Kick Off European Tour

7th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO made a triumphant return to the stage in Turin, Italy on Friday (06Aug10), three months after he was forced to undergo emergency back surgery.The Irish band had to postpone the North American...

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U2 Asked To Return To Glastonbury

5th August 2010

The organiser of Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival has confirmed he's asked Irish rockers U2 to headline next year's (11) event.The band was forced to pull out of its slot at this year's (10) festival after...

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Alicia Keys Had Best Boy At Wedding

4th August 2010

Swizz Beatz's son was the best man at his wedding to Alicia Keys.The couple tied the knot on the French island of Corsica last weekend and his nine-year-old child Prince Nasir Dean was given the...

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Kasabian Star Serge Pizzorno's Baby Joy

4th August 2010

Kasabian rocker Serge Pizzorno has become a father for the first time.The guitarist - whose father is Italian - and his partner Amy welcomed their son into the world on Monday (02.08.10) and the couple...

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Alicia Keys Weds In Corsica

2nd August 2010

Pregnant superstar ALICIA KEYS tied the knot this weekend with the rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ in a quiet ceremony for friends and family. The nuptials took place in Corsica and The Mirror reports that U2's...

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Alicia Keys Has Island Wedding

2nd August 2010

Alicia Keys married her fiance Swizz Beatz yesterday (01.08.10).The 'Empire State of Mind' singer - who is five months pregnant with the couple's first child - tied the knot with the music producer on the...

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Keys And Beatz Wed

1st August 2010

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

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Keys And Beatz Wed

1st August 2010

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

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The Script's Humble Comparison

30th July 2010

The Script find comparisons with fellow Irish band U2 "humbling".The 'Breakeven' hitmakers - whose self-titled debut LP achieved huge success in the UK and US -are flattered by comparisons with the iconic group, but insist...

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Lanois 'Blacked Out' After Motorcycle Crash

29th July 2010

Canadian singer/producer DANIEL LANOIS "blacked out" after breaking six bones and suffering internal bleeding in a motorcycle crash last month (Jun10).Lanois, who has produced albums for Bob Dylan and U2, cracked his pelvis and suffered...

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Butler Praises Bono For 'Engaging' With Bush

29th July 2010

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has praised U2 rocker BONO for "engaging" with GEORGE W. BUSH over the plight of AIDS sufferers in Africa - despite the former U.S. president's unpopularity.The Irish activist met with...

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Madonna's Foundation Denies Malawi Charity Gig

28th July 2010

MADONNA's charitable foundation has shot down reports the pop star is organising a huge Live Aid-style concert to raise funds for Malawi.The Material Girl superstar has poured money into the country over the last few...

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Gorillaz Explain Glastonbury Show

27th July 2010

Damon Albarn thinks Gorillaz "lacked human interaction" at the Glastonbury festival.The frontman - whose group stepped in to take a headline slot at the world-famous UK music event in June when U2 were forced to...

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Bon Jovi Rep Dismisses Forbes Complaint Reports

26th July 2010

A representative for JON BON JOVI has dismissed reports the singer was unhappy with the band's omission from Forbes' recent music rich list - insisting the rockers never "expected" to be included.The band failed to...

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Madonna 'Plans Massive Malawi Fundraiser'

25th July 2010

MADONNA is following in the footsteps of BOB GELDOF by planning a LIVE AID-style global fundraiser to benefit Malawi, according to reports.The pop superstar, who has adopted two children from the impoverished nation, has poured...

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U2 Prompt Soccer Game Switch

24th July 2010

Irish rockers U2 have forced executives at Italian soccer club Juventus to move an upcoming game after the stadium was double-booked.The band will make its comeback at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy on 6...

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Elliott Frustrated By Def Leppard's Lack Of Respect

21st July 2010

DEF LEPPARD star JOE ELLIOTT has accused the music press of failing to give rock bands due credit - insisting his group deserves the same respect as stars such as BONO, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Not Ready For Fatherhood

19th July 2010

Golden Globe Award winning actor and Hollywood heartthrob LEONARDO DICAPRIO wants to have children with his super-model girlfriend BAR REFAELI, but not yet.DiCaprio who takes on the role of a father in the CHRIS NOLAN...

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Top Earners U2

19th July 2010

U2 have earned $130 million over the last 12 months.The Irish rockers - who were recently forced to scrap a number of concerts after frontman Bono suffered a back injury - netted the staggering sum...

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U2 Is The World's Biggest-selling Band

18th July 2010

U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million (£84.9 million) over the last 12 months - making the Irish rockers the biggest selling band in the world.Despite frontman Bono being unable to perform after an...

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Muse To Take Time Off

15th July 2010

Muse are to take a break when their current world tour comes to an end.Although the British rockers - who recently headlined at Glastonbury festival in Somerset, South West England - are due to start...

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The Things They Say 17320

14th July 2010

"I can sit. I can stand. I can move around a bit. Feeling strong, feeling confident. I’m ready - rebuilt by German engineering, better design I’m told." U2 star BONO insists he's ready to rock...

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Lydon Annoyed Over Festival Snubs

14th July 2010

JOHN LYDON is "astounded" he hasn't been flooded with offers to perform at summer (10) music festivals - insisting his band PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED is much more entertaining than U2.The outspoken punk star regrouped PiL...

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Gorillaz Shot Down By Sex Pistol

14th July 2010

Damon Albarn was snubbed by punk legend John Lydon when he asked him to appear on the Gorillaz album.The animated band's frontman offered the Sex Pistols singer the chance to appear on latest LP 'Plastic...

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Bono 'Rebuilt By German Engineering'

14th July 2010

Bono has been "rebuilt by German engineering". The U2 frontman - who underwent back surgery in Germany following an accident while preparing for a world tour - admits he is on the mend thanks to...

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Bono To Make Stage Comeback In August

13th July 2010

Recovering rocker BONO will return to the stage in August (10) to kick off U2's European tour, three months after undergoing emergency back surgery.The Irish band was forced to postpone the North American leg of...

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P. Diddy Blocked From Party

13th July 2010

P. Diddy got turned away from his own party last week.The music mogul - real name Sean Combs - was due to host a bash at New Jersey's Atlantic City in celebration of Independence Day...

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Muse Thrilled With Silver Award

2nd July 2010

Muse and JLS were among the winners at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards in London today (02.07.10).Matthew Bellamy - frontman of the 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers - admitted although it was a "huge...

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Mason Blasts Albarn For Gorillaz's Glastonbury Slot

30th June 2010

Former BETA BAND frontman STEVE MASON has hit out at DAMON ALBARN for dominating the main stage at Britain's Glastonbury music festival two years in a row, insisting he should have handed over the opportunity...

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Bono Buys A Bigger Stake In Facebook

29th June 2010

Irish rocker BONO is cashing in on the popularity of social networking website Facebook.com - the U2 frontman has nearly doubled his investment in the company.Bono and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners have...

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