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Recording Artists In Copyright Plea

7th December 2006

Thousands of recording artists are joining forces in a newspaper advert to call for an extension to sound recording copyrights.The current UK law means that artists have only 50 years' copyright on their work, but...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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U2 And Mccartney Head Campaign For Copyright Extension

7th December 2006

LATEST: U2 and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY are among 4,500 recording artists calling for copyright on sound recordings to increase from 50 years to 95 years in the UK. The British government-commissioned Gowers Report recently recommended...

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Bono Makes Madonna Adopted Boy Offer

6th December 2006

Bono has apparently made an offer to help the natural father of the 14-month-old Malawian boy that Madonna is adopting.The U2 frontman is reported to have said that he would like to offer Yohane Banda...

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Take That Top Euro Singles Chart

6th December 2006

Reunited boy band TAKE THAT have topped the European singles chart with PATIENCE, their first new release in 10 years. The British group has knocked AKON's collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, off the number one...

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Bono Eyes Up The Ladies At Burlesque Club

5th December 2006

U2 star BONO proved he has a eye for the ladies last week (ends01DEC06) when he sat through both acts of the Royal Jelly rock 'n' roll burlesque show in Las Vegas. A guest of...

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Kid And Anderson Give Clues About Marriage Split In Tense Gq Chat

5th December 2006

KID ROCK and PAMELA ANDERSON hinted at the troubles in their short marriage during a candid interview regarding their big day. After posing for a series of sexy couple shots for the American edition of...

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The Things They Say 3488

2nd December 2006

"If you were normal or if you were straight up, a self-confident character, why would you wanna be in a band. You'd wanna get a job in an insurance company... where rational people make rational...

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Pearl Jam Thrill Surf Fans With Secret Hawaii Show

1st December 2006

PEARL JAM stunned fans in Hawaii last night (30NOV06) by performing an unannounced set as part of the opening night of the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational surfing competition. The group's secret show at the Waimea...

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Arcade Fire Donate Song To Bono

30th November 2006

Crusading singer BONO has convinced folk/rock band ARCADE FIRE to donate one of their songs to his AIDS charity campaign. The Canadian rockers were so impressed with the charity - Project Red - headed by...

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Nirvana Top Pop Songs List

29th November 2006

NIRVANA's breakthrough single SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT is the best pop song of the last 20 years, according to British magazine Q. The seminal song beat efforts by MADONNA, U2 and BRITNEY SPEARS to top...

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Bono Hails Japan

29th November 2006

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on Japan for its generous development policies. The U2 star is an outspoken anti-poverty activist and hailed new Japanese Prime Minister SHINZO ABE's pledge to help developing countries in...

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Killers Boost Bono With Christmas Tune

29th November 2006

THE KILLERS have recorded their first Christmas single to raise funds for U2 star BONO's new charity. The track, A GREAT BIG SLED, will premiere exclusively on AOL on aolmusic.com on Friday (01DEC06). The MR...

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The Things They Say 3461

29th November 2006

"We'd carry their suitcases but, deep down, I think we have them on the run." U2 star BONO slyly boasts his band is almost as good as his heroes THE BEATLES.

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Judd Hails Bono For Charity Encouragement

28th November 2006

Actress ASHLEY JUDD has thanked U2 rocker BONO and his crusade to end poverty with inspiring her to become a global ambassador for YouthAIDS. The DOUBLE JEOPARDY star joined the global fight against HIV and...

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The Things They Say 3450

28th November 2006

"The great artists, they own a colour - with VAN GOGH it was yellow, with MATISSE it was yellow and a blue. Very few artists own their own tone. He does... There's a colour that...

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The Things They Say 3447

28th November 2006

"They're the only band in the world I wouldn't have walked on after." U2 star BONO insists he could never have headlined over THE CLASH.

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Akon Tops European Singles Chart

27th November 2006

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

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Rolling Stones Tour Highest Ever Earner

25th November 2006

THE ROLLING STONES have overtaken Irish rockers U2 for the record of biggest grossing tour in history. The MICK JAGGER fronted group's A BIGGER BAND tour have made $437 million (GBP226 million) from 110 concerts...

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Bono Is A 'Modern Beethoven'

22nd November 2006

Rocker BONO is a modern day 'reincarnation' of classical composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, according to the editor of music magazine Gramophone. The latest issue of the British publication gives Beethoven a modern make-over, so he...

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U2/Green Day Collaboration Tops Euro Chart

21st November 2006

U2 and GREEN DAY are celebrating the news their collaboration THE SAINTS ARE COMING is the number one single in Europe. The Saints Are Coming is a tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana and attacks US...

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Bono Meets Australian Treasurer

21st November 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO failed to convince Australia to increase their foreign aid donations during a meeting with the country's treasurer PETER COSTELLO in the capital Canberra today (21NOV06). The singer is currently touring Australia with...

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Bono And Vedder Duet Kickstarts Australian G20 Protests

17th November 2006

U2 star BONO performed a duet with EDDIE VEDDER and PEARL JAM in Australia earlier today (17NOV06) to kickstart protests against the G20 summit held in Melbourne. Bono teamed up with the JEREMY rockers at...

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Green Day's New Orleans Song

16th November 2006

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revealed the inspiration behind the band's collaboration with U2, it's a tribute to New Orleans and an attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane...

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U2 Win Memorabilia Court Hearing

15th November 2006

Irish rockers U2 have won a court case against a former stylist in Dublin, Ireland and will now have a Stetson hat and other memorabilia handed back to them. LOLA CASHMAN had claimed she was...

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Minogue Pulls Out Of U2 Concert

14th November 2006

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE pulled out of a gig in Australia with Irish superstars U2 yesterday (13NOV06) citing exhaustion. The diminutive singer, who has recently won her battle with breast cancer, was joined on...

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Alex James Attacks 'Grotesque' Oasis

14th November 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has slammed arch rivals OASIS as "ridiculous" after their (WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY was named one of The Nation's Favourite Albums. James presents the upcoming VH1 countdown of the best...

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Bono Slams Critics Over Wealth

13th November 2006

U2 frontman BONO has denied being hypocritical by flaunting his wealth while still preaching the need for greater aid for the world's poor. The singer, renowned for his humanitarian work in Africa to promote awareness...

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Bono Attacks Madonna Adoption Critics

13th November 2006

Rocker BONO has applauded MADONNA for adopting Malawian baby DAVID BANDA, and attacked those who criticised her for "giving him a better chance in life". The U2 frontman is baffled by the negative publicity surrounding...

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