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Norwegian Hitmakers Claim Seven Ascap Prizes

11th October 2007

The Norwegian hitmakers behind chart-toppers for NE-YO, RIHANNA and BEYONCE were honoured with seven coveted Songwriter Of The Year prizes at Wednesday's (10Oct07) 27th annual American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP) Awards in...

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Bono Denies Spice Girls Collaboration

10th October 2007

Rocker BONO has laughed off speculation he will team up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits album before Christmas (07) and...

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Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

8th October 2007

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

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Kidnappers Targeted Bono's Daughter

6th October 2007

U2 frontman BONO's daughter was the centre of a $8 million ($4 million) kidnap plot when she was just four years old. Five Irish criminals targeted Jordan Hewson, now 18, and staked out Bono's Dublin...

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Stones Tour Grosses Half Billion

4th October 2007

Box office receipts for the Rolling Stones' latest tour have topped half a billion, according to the tour's producer.The final tally for the band's A Bigger Bang tour has been calculated at $558,255,524, Michael Cohl...

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Bono's Hotel Plans Anger Locals

3rd October 2007

U2 rocker BONO has infuriated Irish environmental authorities with his plans to expand the Dublin hotel he owns with bandmate THE EDGE. The singer has submitted new designs for the expansion of The Clarence Hotel...

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Bono Collaborates With The Spice Girls

1st October 2007

Rocker BONO has teamed up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song - to help boost their appeal and widen their fanbase. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits...

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Bono Expects Spider-man Musical To Set New Standards

29th September 2007

LATEST: U2 rocker BONO is confident the SPIDER-MAN musical he is currently working on will dazzle audiences, because it will be "something the likes of which no-one has seen or heard". The singer is creating...

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Bono Praying For Peace In Burma

27th September 2007

Irish rocker BONO is having sleepless nights over the crisis in Burma and is praying the campaign against its military rulers will triumph. The U2 frontman expressed concern over the spiralling violence that has left...

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Bono Awarded Liberty Medal

27th September 2007

U2 frontman BONO has been awarded the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The Irish rocker, who became the first non-politician to receive the award in 18 years, was awarded for his continual campaigning to persuade...

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Spider-man Musical Seeks Broadway Stage

27th September 2007

Broadway director JULIE TAYMOR is hunting for a New York theatre big enough to house the SPIDER-MAN music she is creating with U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE. Lion King creator Taymor has written a...

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Bono Goes Under The Hammer

25th September 2007

U2 frontman BONO will go under the hammer next month, when an oil painting showing him receiving an honorary knighthood is auctioned in Dublin. The artwork, painted by Irish artist David Nolan, is expected to...

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Bono Oil Painting Auctioned

25th September 2007

A painting of U2 rocker BONO receiving his knighthood is set to go up for auction in Dublin, Ireland. The oil canvas, by artist David Nolan, is based on a press image by photographer Julien...

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Rolling Stones Are Top Earners

21st September 2007

Veteran rockers THE ROLLING STONES have been named the top earning music act of 2007. The band made $88 million (GBP44 million) between June 2006 and June this year (07), largely from their Bigger Bang...

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Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

13th September 2007

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

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Former Snow Patrol Member Sues Band

9th September 2007

Former SNOW PATROL member MARK MCCLELLAND is suing his former band in a bid to recover earnings from the group's success. The bassist - who left the band in 2005 citing "creative differences" with frontman...

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Pavarotti's Funeral Begins

8th September 2007

The funeral service for LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has begun in his hometown of Modena, Italy, with singers PLACIDO DOMINGO, JOSE CARRERAS and U2 rocker BONO among the stars in attendance. The Italian maestro, who lost his...

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Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

8th September 2007

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

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Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

7th September 2007

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

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Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

6th September 2007

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

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U2'S Sadness At Studio Demolition

6th September 2007

U2 rocker THE EDGE is devastated by the impending demolition of the Dublin, Ireland studio in which the band recorded their last album, because the building "felt like home". The studio in Hanover Quay -...

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Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

4th September 2007

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

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Queensryche Cover Rock + Broadway On New Album

28th August 2007

QUEENSRYCHE are paying homage to rock's anthems on a new covers album. The classic rockers have recorded new versions of Pink Floyd's Welcome To The MAChine, Peter Gabriel's Red Rain and U2's Bullet The Blue...

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Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

22nd August 2007

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

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Fascinating Fact 3788

21st August 2007

Campaigner BONO has been turned into JESUS CHRIST in a new sculptor by artist DANIEL EDWARDS in which the U2 singer wears a long white robe, while a starving African child gazes up at him....

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Mullen Teams With Farrell For Property Development Project

10th August 2007

U2 drummer LARRY MULLEN has joined forces with his movie star compatriot COLIN FARRELL to buy and develop a GBP3 million ($6 million) apartment block in England. The Irishmen were drawn to the Bolton property...

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Lanois Film To Feature U2 Rehearsals

9th August 2007

U2 fans attending the Toronto Film Festival in Canada next month (Sep07) are in for a treat - producer DANIEL LANOIS' new film, which is premiering at the event, features footage of the band rehearsing...

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Fascinating Fact 3672

2nd August 2007

Headgear fan and U2 guitarist THE EDGE currently owns 375 hats, and "14 or 15 bandannas"....

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The Things They Say 5295

31st July 2007

"I can't tell, from just listening, the difference between COLDPLAY and U2. They sound the same." Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON doesn't think much of the British and Irish music scene....

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Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

27th July 2007

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

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