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Green Day Stun Theatre-goers With Surprise Set

23rd April 2010

GREEN DAY stunned audience members at a performance of their Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT - by jumping on the stage at the end of the show for an impromptu gig.The production, which is based around...

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Daisy Lowe Rocking All Over America

22nd April 2010

Daisy Lowe is being taken on a rock 'n' roll trip across America by new boyfriend Matt Smith.The 'Doctor Who' star - who was spotted canoodling with the model at the Coachella music festival in...

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Shakira Added To Glastonbury Bill

21st April 2010

SHAKIRA is set to sex up the English countryside - she has been added to the Glastonbury festival.The hip-shaking hitmaker will join George Clinton, Midlake, the Pet Shop Boys and Scissor Sisters among the highlights...

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'Fairy Godfather' Will.i.am

21st April 2010

Cheryl Cole counts will.i.am as her "fairy godfather". The Girls Aloud singer said that before she was contacted by the Black Eyed Peas frontman - who produced tracks on her debut solo album 'Three Words'...

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Cumming Drops Out Of Spider-man Musical

20th April 2010

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has dropped out of the upcoming SPIDER-MAN Broadway musical to take a role on hit U.S. TV show THE GOOD WIFE, according to a new report.The GoldenEye star was set to...

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Snoop Dogg Confirmed For Glastonbury

15th April 2010

The line-up for this year's Glastonbury has been announced with controversial rapper Snoop Dogg one of the big acts.The star will join confirmed headliners U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder on the Pyramid Stage at the...

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Snoop Dogg Returns To British Live Scene At Glastonbury

15th April 2010

Rapper SNOOP DOGG isn't wasting any time returning to the British live scene after a three year visa ban - he has signed on to appear at the country's top festival, Glastonbury.The Beautiful hitmaker, real...

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The Things They Say 16090

12th April 2010

"Bono’s a performer pretty much like I am. He’s not a dancer; he’s not jumping around. He’s having a conversation. He’s using his stillness as movement." JAY-Z likens himself to U2 star BONO onstage.

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U2 Convinced Kravitz To Tour

8th April 2010

LENNY KRAVITZ rejected all offers to tour this summer (10) - until rockers U2 made him an offer he couldn't resist.The American Woman singer had planned to take a few months off from his hectic...

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Chris Martin Has No Solo Plans

3rd April 2010

Chris Martin thinks his solo album would be "cringeworthy".The Coldplay singer has no plans to ever break away from the rest of the group because he doesn't think people would find him "acceptable" alone.He explained:...

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Bono Is Worst Investor In America

27th March 2010

Irish rocker BONO has been named and shamed as the Worst Investor in America for his backing of troubled smart telephone maker Palm Inc.The U2 frontman and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners ploughed...

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The Edge Faces Neighbourhood Row

23rd March 2010

U2 guitarist The Edge is fighting protesters in California who want to stop him building a five-home development. The 47-year-old musician - real name David Evans - insists his plans to build on 156 acres...

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The Edge Steps Up Housing Plans

23rd March 2010

U2 rocker THE EDGE is defending his proposal to build a number of new houses in his Malibu, California neighbourhood - insisting other residents are slowly starting to back the plans.The guitarist, real name David...

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Benji Madden Wants Matt Movie

22nd March 2010

Benji Madden wants to make a movie with Matt Damon.The Good Charlotte rocker is a huge fan of the 'Green Zone' star and has set his sights on taking up acting in order to make...

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Gallagher Slams U2

20th March 2010

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER has taken aim at rockers U2 - insisting he has never met a true fan of the band.The singer's brother Noel has previously slammed the musicians for turning their gigs into...

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Mgmt Turned Down Lady Gaga

18th March 2010

MGMT have turned down supporting slots with Lady Gaga, U2, Coldplay and Foo Fighters.The 'Electric Feel' hitmakers - consisting of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Martin Goldwasser - are determined not to perform arena shows with...

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Orbital Return To Glastonbury

18th March 2010

Dance music duo ORBITAL have confirmed they'll be among the headliners at June's (10) Glastonbury festival - six years after they performed a final show there.Brothers Phil and Paul Hartnol will headline the Other Stage...

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Fascinating Fact 8967

16th March 2010

Glastonbury Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS is courting rap superstar SNOOP DOGG to headline this summer's (10) event following the success of JAY-Z's set at the 2008 concert. U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder currently share top...

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Snoop Dogg To Rap Glastonbury

16th March 2010

Snoop Dogg is set to play the Glastonbury Festival this summer.The rapper could follow in fellow hip-hop star Jay-Z's footsteps to appear at the music event after UK immigration recently lifted a four-year ban on...

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Fan Gets The Chance To Repair Smashed U2 Grammy

16th March 2010

A British U2 fan was stunned when he was asked to repair one of the band's broken Grammy Awards.English trophy maker Stuart Allcock's heroes turned to him after one of the two Grammy Awards that...

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The Things They Say 15747

15th March 2010

"I was backstage all day spotting U2, no way would I have the guts to approach them. Then I got back to my dressing room and there was a note saying, 'Come and say hello...

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Simmons: 'Kiss Are Better Than U2 & The Stones'

12th March 2010

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has challenged U2 and the ROLLING STONES to a battle of the bands, insisting his heavy rock act would blow both supergroups away.The outspoken bassist insists Kiss are the best live...

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Gorillaz & Willis Break Web Record

11th March 2010

BRUCE WILLIS has helped Britpop pioneers GORILLAZ set a new record - the band's latest music video starring the action hero has become the most successful promo to premiere on YouTube.The Feel Good Inc hitmakers'...

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Wood Walks Out Of Spider-man Stage Spectacular

10th March 2010

The much-anticipated SPIDER-MAN musical has been hit with another major blow - the project's star, EVAN RACHEL WOOD, has quit.The Broadway stageshow, titled Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, has been hit with a series of...

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Amy Fans U2

8th March 2010

U2 send fan letters to their favourite singers.The 'One' hitmakers delighted Scottish star Amy MacDonald when they sent her a hand-written request for a meeting at a recent awards ceremony.Speaking ahead of her performance for...

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U2 Producer Lillywhite Wants Cowell's Idol Job

6th March 2010

Revered hitmaker STEVE LILLYWHITE has added his name to the list of potential SIMON COWELL replacements on AMERICAN IDOL, insisting he wants to find the next ELVIS.The Grammy Award-winning producer, who has worked with U2,...

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Top Money Makers U2

1st March 2010

U2 were the highest earning act in the US last year.According to Billboard magazine's Top 40 Money Makers list, the Irish rockers made $109 million in 2009 from touring, record sales and other royalties. The...

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Muse Planning Bono Collaboration

1st March 2010

British rockers MUSE are planning a star-studded performance at U.K. music festival Glastonbury this summer (10) - they are hoping U2 frontman BONO will join them on stage.Both Muse and U2 have been unveiled as...

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U2 Crowned Industry's Top Money Makers

27th February 2010

Irish superstars U2 have been crowned the music industry's cash kings after raking in more than $108 million (£67.5 million) in 2009.The band's 360 world tour has boosted their earnings for the past year, placing...

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Bono's Gadget Gamble Costs Him Dear

26th February 2010

Irish rocker BONO is feeling the effects of the struggling economy thanks to his multi-million dollar investment in smart telephone maker Palm Inc. - stock shares have plummeted a staggering 35 per cent since January...

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