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U2 Conquer European Albums Chart

13th March 2009

Irish rockers U2 have knocked THE PRODIGY from the top of the European albums chart with their new release NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The band continue their triumphant return to the charts by taking the...

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Bono Slams Illegal Downloaders

13th March 2009

U2 rocker BONO has slammed music fans who download songs illegally - insisting laws against the practise will eventually be tightened when movie studios begin to lose revenue through the web. Bono admits that as a...

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U2 Want To Rerecord Debut Disc

13th March 2009

Irish rocker BONO would love to rerecord some of U2's earlier music - because he hates the fake English accent he adopted while singing. The lead singer has considered reworking and re-releasing the band's debut album...

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Music Mogul Iovine To Divorce

13th March 2009

Music mogul JIMMY IOVINE's 24-year marriage is over - his wife Vicky, a former Playboy model, has filed for divorce. The Interscope Records founder, who has steered the careers of Eminem, U2 and Bruce Springsteen, has...

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Seven-up: U2 Return To The Top Of The U.s. Charts

11th March 2009

U2 have ended TAYLOR SWIFT's reign as the queen of the U.S. album chart by claiming their seventh American number one. As expected by chart experts, No Line on the Horizon debuted at the top of...

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U2 Host Live Chat Room For 200 Fans

10th March 2009

U2 thrilled 200 fans at Hollywood's historic Capitol Records building on Monday night (09Mar09) by chatting about their career and new album in a cramped studio. The intimate chat session, fronted by Garbage singer Shirley Manson,...

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U2 Album On Course For 500,000 Sales In Us

10th March 2009

No Line on the Horizon, the brand new album by U2, is expected to sell around half a million copies in the US in its first week on release.The album, the Irish band's 12th, went...

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The Things They Say 11576

10th March 2009

"We spend a lot of time trying to hold BONO back from doing the maddest things possible. I just don't understand where he gets the energy." U2 star LARRY MULLEN on his bandmate's crazy ideas....

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The Things They Say 11570

10th March 2009

"There's no doubt about the fact that I have a wild streak and I'd be very capable of setting fire to myself. So, you know, I don't go to church for the view." U2 star...

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Country Singer Locklin Dies

9th March 2009

Country singer HANK LOCKLIN, the oldest member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 91. Locklin, who joined the famed country music radio programme's cast in 1960 and was still performing as late as...

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U2 Announce Details Of New Stadium Tour

9th March 2009

U2 have announced the details of their new stadium tour, which is due to begin this summer, to coincide the release of their album, No Line On The Horizon.The U2 360 tour will begin at...

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U2 Score 10th Number One In The U.k.

9th March 2009

Irish rockers U2 have scored their 10th number one album in the U.K. after storming to the top of the charts with NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The feat puts the group on par with The...

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Saturdays Miss Out On Comic Relief Gold

8th March 2009

Just Can't Get Enough - the Comic Relief single by the Saturdays - has failed to make it to number one in the UK charts.The Depeche Mode cover from the girl band was beaten back...

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U2 Set For 100-Date Stadium Tour

8th March 2009

U2 are set to play a 100-date stadium world tour over the next 18 months to promote their new album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON, according to reports. The Irish rockers will kick off their mammoth...

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U2 To Set Out On Two-year World Tour

8th March 2009

Irish rockers U2 will set off on a two-year world tour in June this year that will see them play live in Europe, North America and South America.The band will be promoting songs from their...

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U2 Rock The Campus

6th March 2009

U2 closed down a New York university on Friday (06Mar09) morning to play a live televised gig for students and staff. Fordham University in the Bronx was locked down for the secret concert, which was aired...

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U2 Unveil Their 'Lessons List'

6th March 2009

Socially conscious rockers U2 poked fun at themselves on U.S. TV by reading out a list of the top 10 lessons they've learned after spending the last three decades in the spotlight. During their week-long stint...

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The Things They Say 11514

5th March 2009

"What hes listening for is a unique feeling, a unique mood and a unique palate. And he doesnt get hits. I bet he told COLDPLAY to leave VIVA LA VIDA off their album. Brian would...

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The Things They Say 11512

5th March 2009

"Itll be a monster, cause its the most accessible music weve probably ever written. It could be our (rock opera) TOMMY. We could do it with guest stars and everything." U2 star BONO hopes to...

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Bono To Take Elvis' 'Dead Brother' On Tour

5th March 2009

U2 star BONO's latest onstage character has been inspired by ELVIS PRESLEY's fictional brother Jesse. The rocker debuted his new idea at the Grammy Awards and admits he liked his new look. He says, "I thought...

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U2 Poised For Chart History

4th March 2009

U2 are poised to join the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY in the U.K. chart history books this weekend - their new album looks set to become their 10th number one. No Line on...

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Martin Still Respects Bono After Slur

4th March 2009

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN still "respects" BONO after the Irish rocker insulted him during a recent radio interview - but jokes they are now "archenemies". The U2 star was forced to apologise to listeners after he...

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Letterman Puts U2 To Work On The Streets Of New York

4th March 2009

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN is certainly getting his money's worth from booking Irish rockers U2 on his show this week - he's putting the band to work on the streets outside his New York...

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U2 Honoured With Temporary New York City Street Name

3rd March 2009

Irish rockers U2 will be honoured with their own temporary street name in New York City's famed Times Square. The city's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, will rename part of West 53rd Street at Broadway U2 Way on...

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Fascinating Fact 6945

3rd March 2009

Irish rockers U2 have confirmed they are to release two albums in 2009. New record NO LINE ON THE HORIZON will be followed up with a "more meditative" disc from the same 2008 studio sessions....

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U2 To Play Free Show At New York College?

2nd March 2009

Irish rockers U2 will follow-up their free concert in London last week (27Feb09) by treating students to a secret show at New York's Fordham University, according to U.S. reports. The One hitmakers played a 20 minute...

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Bono Leaves Download Debate To Younger Musicians

1st March 2009

U2 frontman BONO feels he is too old to get involved in the illegal music downloading debate because he is already campaigning for enough issues. The singer has been involved in charity campaigns and philanthropic activities...

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U2 Wow Crowd From Bbc Roof

28th February 2009

Irish rock band U2 have performed an impromptu gig from the top of the BBC's Broadcasting House to promote the launch of their new album.Led by front man Bono, the Dublin four-piece emulated the Beatles...

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The Things They Say 11462

28th February 2009

"BONO's been very dedicated to getting that wine and cigarettes effect his vocal. He's really selfless like that." U2 guitarist THE EDGE reveals frontman BONO's performance preparation....

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Bono Embarrassed By His Own Songs

28th February 2009

U2 frontman BONO feels embarrassed listening to his own music because he can always hear ways to improve it. The Irish rocker admits he is a perfectionist and hates hearing the band's classic hits because he...

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