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Duffy And Katy Perry Lead Brit Awards

18th February 2009

KATY PERRY and Welsh singer DUFFY are the early winners at the Brit Awards in London, after claiming the night's first two prizes on Wednesday (18Feb09). Duffy picked up the Best British Female Solo Artist prize,...

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The Things They Say 11299

18th February 2009

I hear the gift bags are much better at The Brits. I cant wait to see U2 and COLDPLAY perform. I want to see if our sound stands up to the big boys. If BONO...

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Elvis Tops Fan Poll

18th February 2009

Rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY has beaten MADONNA as the pop idol fans would most love to meet. The legendary singer, who died in 1977, topped the list in a poll by digital broadcaster Music...

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Carey, Hill & Stefani Download Playlists For Charity

15th February 2009

MARIAH CAREY, FAITH HILL and GWEN STEFANI are sharing their love for music with fans on exclusive new one-of-a-kind iPods. The divas have filled iPods with their own downloaded delights as part of a fundraising effort...

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U2 To Preview New Album With Live Lounge Set

14th February 2009

U2 are to perform tracks from their new album No Line on the Horizon on BBC Radio 1 later this month, it has been announced.Bono and company will play three tracks for a session in...

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Butler Scoops Top Producing Honours

13th February 2009

Former SUEDE star BERNARD BUTLER has walked away with the top honour at the Music Producers' Guild Awards in London. The British guitarist was handed the MPG Producer Of The Year trophy and the Brit statuette...

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Jackson Signs Live Nation Deal?

12th February 2009

JANET JACKSON has become the latest superstar to sign a record deal with concert giant Live Nation, according to new reports. The Nasty hitmaker parted ways with Island Records in September (08) after disappointing sales of...

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Fascinating Fact 6828

12th February 2009

Rockers U2 are to appear on U.S. chatshow host DAVID LETTERMAN's LATE SHOW for a full week to promote their upcoming album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The Irish group will be Letterman's musical guest...

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Ticketmaster And Live Nation Confirm $2.5bn Merger

11th February 2009

Music industry leaders Ticketmaster and Live Nation are to merge to form a new company called Live Nation Entertainment.A $2.5 billion (1.73 billion) deal between the ticket seller and concert promoter is intended to create...

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Guitar Greats Pay Tribute To Fender

9th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEITH RICHARDS, THE EDGE and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to Fender guitar mastermind LEO FENDER, who was posthumously honoured by the Recording Academy of America during Grammy weekend (07Feb09).Fender, who died in...

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Plant & Krauss Are The King And Queen Of The Grammys

9th February 2009

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and his new performance partner ALISON KRAUSS were the toast of the 51st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (08Feb09) after claiming a fistful of honours.The duo...

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Plant & Krauss Are The King And Queen Of The Grammys

9th February 2009

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and his new performance partner ALISON KRAUSS were the toast of the 51st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (08Feb09) after claiming a fistful of honours.The duo...

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M.i.a. To Plan Labour Around Grammy Night Performance

5th February 2009

Pregnant pop star M.I.A. has confirmed she'll be performing at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (08Feb09) - even though she could go into labour at the prizegiving. The Paper Planes hitmaker will join Stevie Wonder,...

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The Things They Say 11015

3rd February 2009

"I don't understand the lack of ambition out there. There's no fantasy. U2 are like f**king LIBERACE compared with what's coming out now... Everyone knows it's a difficult time to sell records. Not enough people...

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U2 To Buy London Studio?

29th January 2009

Irish rockers U2 are reportedly set to buy the legendary London studio where they recorded the final sessions for their new album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The band began recording the new LP in February...

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Killers And Coldplay Confirmed For One-off War Child Show

28th January 2009

Coldplay and the Killers will take to the stage for an exclusive charity concert next month, it has been announced.The two bands have signed up for a one-off show in aid of the War Child...

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U2 Hit By 'Copycat' Accusation

21st January 2009

A U.S. musician has accused rockers U2 of copying the artwork from one of his albums for the cover of their new LP. Taylor Deupree, owner of the record label 12k, alleges the artwork on...

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Bono 'A Fan Of The Script'

21st January 2009

Irish band THE SCRIPT have revealed they have a new celebrity fan – Bono.The band's debut record was released last August and is currently number one on the album chart.However, frontman Danny O'Donoghue said he...

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Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

20th January 2009

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed to air his views with an opinion column in the...

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The Things They Say 10829

20th January 2009

"What a gig for us to play. I've asked if we can play every Monday night there; that would be something... Just to stand and look down on that crowd was an unbelievable experience... It's...

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Kylie Confirmed As Third Brit Awards Presenter

19th January 2009

Pop singer Kylie Minogue is to host the Brit awards alongside James Corden and Mathew Horne, it has been confirmed.The Australian star will take to the stage at London's Earl's Court alongside the Gavin and...

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Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

19th January 2009

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a star-studded musical extravaganza just two days before he is inaugurated into office. Millions...

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Fascinating Fact 6646

14th January 2009

Famed British rock venue the LONDON ASTORIA will close its doors for the last time on Wednesday (14Jan09) after 32 years. The 2,000 capacity venue, which has hosted legendary shows by the ROLLING STONES, U2,...

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Bono Handed $84 Million In Palm Venture

13th January 2009

BONO has been rewarded for investing $100 million (GBP67.1 million) to rescue smart telephone maker Palm Inc. - the U2 rocker has earned $84 million (GBP56.4 million) after the company's stock prices skyrocketed. Bosses at...

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Beyonce And U2 To Play At Obama Inauguration Party

13th January 2009

Beyonce, U2 and Stevie Wonder are among the stars signed up to perform at US president-elect Barack Obama's inauguration party.Bruce Springsteen, Usher and Mary J Blige are also confirmed for the event due to take...

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Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

13th January 2009

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

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Fascinating Fact 6628

12th January 2009

Rock legends U2 will debut their new single GET ON YOUR BOOTS live at the 2009 Brit Awards ceremony at London's Earls Court on 18 February (09)....

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U2 To Showcase New Single At Brit Awards

12th January 2009

U2's first single in nearly five years will be unveiled at the Brit awards ceremony in February, it has been confirmed.Get On Your Boots comes from the Irish stars' upcoming album No Line on the...

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Bono To Air Opinions In Newspaper

11th January 2009

U2 frontman BONO has signed up to write an opinion column in the New York Times. The legendary singer will air his views on a diverse range of topics, starting from Sunday (11Jan09), the newspaper...

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Page + White Influenced New U2 Album

9th January 2009

U2 rocker THE EDGE has credited LED ZEPPELIN legend JIMMY PAGE and JACK WHITE with influencing the band's new album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The guitarist spent time with the pair for 2008 documentary...

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