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One Direction Set For $1b Stadium Tour

22nd December 2013

One Direction are set to launch the world's first $1 billion tour.The 'Story of My Life' boy band will hit the road for the 'Where We Are' stadium tour in 2014 and early ticket sales...

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Lily Allen Tops UK Singles Chart With 'John Lewis Song,' But Can She Make It To Xmas?

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th December 2013

You know it’s the holiday season when songs from Christmas adverts take over the charts – in this case it’s Lily Allen’s cover of Keane’s Somewhere Only We Know. The track, which is featured in...

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Bbc Scales Back 'Gary Barlow Day' After Overexposure Criticism

By Lauren James | 6th December 2013

The BBC have been forced to scale back plans for a 'Gary Barlow Day' set to take place on BBC Radio 2, scheduled for Wednesday 11th December. Though the singer is a judge on The...

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Bono Pens Essay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

6th December 2013

U2 frontman Bono has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela by writing an essay on the late anti-apartheid revolutionary. The 53-year-old singer, who along with his bandmates contributed the song 'Ordinary Love' to the biopic 'Mandela:...

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U2 Album Set For April 2014

13th November 2013

U2's new album will be released in April 2014.The 'Elevation' rockers have been in the studio finishing their 13th album before Christmas and are set for an early spring release. The album has been produced...

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Tinie Tempah Took Love Advice From Lionel Richie

3rd November 2013

Tinie Tempah says Lionel Richie warned him to never get married.The 'Pass Out' hitmaker has revealed the legendary singer once advised him to never tie the knot with a woman after his own two failed...

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Bono's Booze Gift To Nile Rodgers

24th October 2013

Bono gave Nile Rodgers a crate of alcohol to welcome him to Dublin. 'Good Times' hitmaker Nile was in the U2 singer's home city to perform with his legendary funk group Chic, and was surprised...

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U2 Unveil New Track, Ordinary Love

21st October 2013

U2 have unveiled their first new song in three years.The Irish band's long-awaited comeback track, entitled 'Ordinary Love', features in the trailer for the new Nelson Mandela biopic, 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'.The song was...

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U2 To Release New Album Next Year

14th October 2013

U2 will release their new album early next year. The 'Elevation' band's bass player, Adam Clayton, says they are nearing the end of recording sessions for the follow up to 2009's 'No Line On the...

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U2 Star Adam Clayton Weds

4th September 2013

Rocker Adam Clayton married his long-term girlfriend Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho on Wednesday (04.09.13).The U2 bassist, 53, tied the knot with the Brazilian model in a low-key ceremony at a registry office in Dublin, Ireland,...

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Seamus Heaney Laid To Rest In Bellaghy As Mourners Pay Respects [Pictures]

By Lauren James | 2nd September 2013

The Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney has been laid to rest in his native Bellaghy, Co. Londonderry, at a large funeral where his life and successful career as a poet were celebrated. The 74 year-old died...

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Bon Jovi Sack Sambora?

23rd August 2013

Bon Jovi appear to have sacked Richie Sambora.The guitarist hasn't played with the 'Bad Medicine' rockers since failing to appear for a show in Canada in April, and has now reportedly been dropped from their...

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Nashville Mourns A Lost Cowboy, Jack Clement Dies Aged 82

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th August 2013

Nashville legend “Cowboy” Jack Clement has sadly passed away aged 82. The producer, songwriter and artist worked with Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones amongst others and was recently inducted...

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Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

By Elinor Cosgrave | 9th August 2013

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

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Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With The Edge

2nd August 2013

Nile Rodgers is planning to record with U2 guitarist The Edge.The Chic legend has struck up a friendship with the Irish axeman and thinks they could write some great sounding tracks together. He told The...

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Bono: Mick Jagger's Wrinkles Are 'Beautiful'

25th July 2013

Bono thinks Sir Mick Jagger's wrinkles are ''beautiful''.The U2 frontman admits he is slightly envious of the Rolling Stones rocker's deep facial lines and thinks they make the 69-year-old star more refined in his old...

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Brad Pitt Allowed To Party

15th July 2013

Brad Pitt spent a week partying to get over a ''stressful few months''.The 49-year-old actor has been under a lot of strain following his fiancée Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy surgery and promotional duties for his...

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Beloved Stage Designer For The Rolling Stones, Mark Fisher, Dies At 66

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th June 2013

Mark Fisher OBE – the talented stage designer for bands like The Rolling Stones, U2 and Pink Floyd, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, June 26). He was 66. Fisher, who also worked with celebrities like Robbie...

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Richie Sambora: 'Hire The Edge'

11th June 2013

Richie Sambora has hit back at Jon Bon Jovi after he appeared to claim the guitarist wasn't a vital part of the band.The musician and the band's frontman have exchanged guarded words since Richie quit...

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Bob Dylan Nominated For France's Top Honour

4th June 2013

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top distinction.The 72-year-old singer was put forward for the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements by France's culture minister Aurelie Filipetti last month, and the nomination...

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Chris Martin Working On U2 Album?

4th June 2013

Chris Martin is rumoured to be helping U2 with their new album.The Coldplay frontman reportedly joined the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - at Electric Lady Studios in...

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Mick Jagger Predicts Rain During Rolling Stones UK Gigs

2nd June 2013

Sir Mick Jagger predicts it will rain when the Rolling Stones play in the UK this summer.The 'Brown Sugar' group are headlining Glastonbury festival at the end of June, followed by two shows of the...

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Kenny Chesney Tops Ticket Sales Poll

26th May 2013

Kenny Chesney has sold more concert tickets than any other artist over the past decade.The country music star - who was briefly married to actress Renee Zellweger in 2005 - has been declared the undisputed...

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Kristen Stewart Avoids Run-in With Liberty Ross

16th April 2013

Kristen Stewart narrowly avoided Liberty Ross at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 23-year-old actress was left red-faced when she and boyfriend Robert Pattinson showed up to watch hip-hop act Jurassic 5 at the...

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Surprise, Surprise: Sir Paul Mccartney Tops Rich List With £680 Million Fortune

By Michael West | 12th April 2013

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times list of the richest musicians with a £680 million fortune. The singer-songwriter has topped the list since 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80...

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Jilted Spider-man Broadway Director Julie Taymor Reaches Settlement

By Hayley Avron | 11th April 2013

News broke yesterday (April 10, 2013) that Julie Taymor, the jilted director of the ill-fated Spiderman Broadway production has finally reached a settlement with the show’s producers. However, we do not know what that settlement...

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Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

2nd April 2013

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

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Elton John Raises Over $6 Million For Charity

6th March 2013

Sir Elton John has raised over $6 million for charity.The 'Rocket Man' singer's charity, The Elton John Aids Foundation, received numerous donations from celebrity guests at his 21st Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party to raise...

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Sir Elton John Shows Off Son At Oscars After-party

26th February 2013

Sir Elton John brought his son Zachary to his Oscars party - but wouldn't let him stay too late. The 'Rocket Man' singer and his husband David Furnish showed off their adorable two year old...

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Another Band Returns! U2 New Album Sessions Started Months Ago

By Contributor | 16th January 2013

U2 at the Q Awards back in 2011They never could keep out of the limelight for very long. With David Bowie announcing a shock return, Irish rockers U2 have opted to steal some of the...

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