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Most Powerful Celeb Oprah Winfrey

29th June 2010

Oprah Winfrey has been named the world's most powerful celebrity.The TV star - who fronts 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' and is the president of media company Harpo Productions - has topped the annual Most Powerful...

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Eavis Hopes For U2 Glastonbury Return

28th June 2010

Glastonbury music festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS is adamant U2 will perform at the legendary event in the future - after they were forced to cancel their slot this year (10) because of frontman BONO's back...

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The Edge Stuns Glastonbury Crowd With Muse U2 Tribute

27th June 2010

U2's Glastonbury dream was reignited on Saturday night (26Jun10) when THE EDGE joined British rockers MUSE onstage for a rendition of WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME.The Irish band was forced to scrap their Friday...

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Happy Rockers Muse

26th June 2010

Muse are delighted to be the only rock band playing Glastonbury.The Devonshire trio headline the world-famous UK music festival tonight (26.06.10) - the night before Motown legend Stevie Wonder - and admit they have sought...

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Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Honour

25th June 2010

Damon Albarn feels "privileged" for Gorillaz to headline Glastonbury.The veteran rocker is looking forward to their performance at the world-famous UK music festival tonight (24.06.10) but admits it will be a logistical nightmare as they...

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Bennett To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

25th June 2010

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT is to accept a lifetime achievement honour at the 2010 Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards.The 83-year-old entertainer will be acknowledged for his 60 years in the industry at the gala event, which...

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Gorillaz Plan Hopper Glastonbury Tribute

25th June 2010

GORILLAZ will pay tribute to late acting legend DENNIS HOPPER during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival - by projecting images from his EASY RIDER movie on to the stage.The band, fronted by...

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Bbc Criticised Over Potter Coverage

25th June 2010

Bosses at a BBC radio station have been criticised for giving the HARRY POTTER franchise "undue prominence" during a day-long dedication to the film series last year (09), according to the corporation's governing body.Britain's BBC...

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Albarn's Anxiety Dreams Before Glastonbury Gig

25th June 2010

DAMON ALBARN is so "nervous" about GORILLAZ's headlining slot at Glastonbury on Friday (25Jun09) - he's been having nightmares of "empty fields" ahead of his performance at Britain's legendary festival.The Blur frontman will headline the...

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Albarn Confirms Star-studded Glastonbury Line-up

24th June 2010

DAMON ALBARN has confirmed GORILLAZ will play a star-studded set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (25Jun10) - the band will share the stage with artists including LOU REED, SNOOP DOGG and SHAUN RYDER.The Blur...

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Bono Pleased With Bloody Sunday Report

22nd June 2010

U2 frontman BONO has praised the British government's inquiry into the Bloody Sunday shootings, insisting the newly-published report on the tragedy will help the victims' families "heal".Thirteen civilians in Northern Ireland were shot dead by...

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U2 To Lose £100million

17th June 2010

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

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U2 To Lose £100million

17th June 2010

Bono could cost U2 £100million.The lead singer of U2 has been told by doctors to rest for two months following emergency back surgery and will now miss out on the start of the group's US...

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U2 'To Lose $150 Million' Over Cancelled Tour

17th June 2010

Rockers U2 stand to lose up to $150 million (£100 million) from the cancellation of their world tour after BONO underwent emergency back surgery, according to a new report.The Irish band were forced to postpone...

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Damon Albarn's Glastonbury Hopes

15th June 2010

Damon Albarn hopes his Glastonbury set with Gorillaz will draw in some famous faces.The 42-year-old frontman admits he is concerned that many of the guest artists who appear on the group's current LP plastic beach...

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Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

15th June 2010

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

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Clayton Sues U2 Moneyman

14th June 2010

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON is suing the man behind the group's finances for alleged negligence.The Irish bassist has filed papers against Gaby Smyth and two other accountants in Dublin's High Court. It is not clear...

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Kasabian's Glastonbury Plans

14th June 2010

Kasabian would love to play Glastonbury next year.The `Fire' hitmakers had such a good time performing at last year's event that they are hoping to be asked to top the bill at the world-famous music...

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Bono Back On His Feet

9th June 2010

U2 star BONO is back on his feet following emergency surgery last month (May10) - he has been seen out enjoying a lunch date as he recuperates in the South of France.The Irish rockers were...

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Damiano To Replace Wood In Spider-man Musical

8th June 2010

Tony Award nominee JENNIFER DAMIANO will replace EVAN RACHEL WOOD as SPIDER-MAN's leading lady in the stage musical TURN OFF THE DARK, according to new reports.Wood pulled out of the delayed production last month (May10),...

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Lanois In Intensive Care After Bike Accident

8th June 2010

Canadian singer/producer DANIEL LANOIS has scrapped all concert dates for the next two months after suffering severe injuries in a motorcycle crash on Saturday (05Jun10).The star is being treated in a Los Angeles hospital. Further...

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Interpol Ready To Rock With New Recruit Pajo

8th June 2010

Rockers INTERPOL are all set for their upcoming European tour - they have recruited former SLINT guitarist DAVE PAJO to replace recently-departed bassist CARLOS DENGLER.Dengler quit the band earlier this year (10) shortly after the...

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U2 For Glastonbury 2011?

6th June 2010

U2's Glastonbury dreams are not over - they are set to headline the legendary British music festival next year (11).The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of their headlining slot at the upcoming event...

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Bono Concerned About Tour Flop

4th June 2010

Bono worried U2's 360 Degrees world tour would flop.The 'With or Without You' hitmakers - who performed on a futuristic spider-like stage to allow fans 360 degrees of viewing opportunities - revealed the logistics of...

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Omg - Usher Makes It Four Weeks On Top In America

3rd June 2010

USHER has scored a fourth non-consecutive week at the top of the U.S. pop charts.The R&B superstar's OMG has kept Katy Perry, B.o.B and Ke$ha off the top of the Hot 100. Perry's California Gurls...

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Rock Photos Up For Sale

3rd June 2010

A collection of iconic photographs of legendary bands including LED ZEPPELIN and the ROLLING STONES is set to be auctioned off in London.The sale includes a saucy snap of the members of Led Zeppelin in...

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Bono's Activist Offspring

3rd June 2010

U2 frontman BONO has warned the world he's not the only activist in his family - his two daughters are even more vocal on world issues than he is.The Irish rocker is famed for his...

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Interpol Scrap Majority Of U.s. Tour

29th May 2010

Rockers INTERPOL have been forced to pull a string of dates from their U.S. tour after losing their support slot on U2's cancelled North American trek.U2 scrapped all live dates for the summer (10) after...

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Albarn Wants Reed To Join Gorillaz At Glastonbury

27th May 2010

DAMON ALBARN wants to recruit VELVET UNDERGROUND rocker LOU REED to join him on the Glastonbury stage this summer (10).The Blur frontman is set to headline the famed U.K. festival with his band Gorillaz after...

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Rascal Was Ready For U2'S Glastonbury Slot

27th May 2010

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is convinced he could have taken over from U2 as the headlining act at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury, after the band was forced to pull out following BONO's back surgery.The...

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