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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 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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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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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 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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Westlife Score 14th Number One

13th November 2006

Irish pop heartthrobs WESTLIFE's return to the UK charts has proved a big success, winning them their 14th number one single. The band's cover of THE ROSE shot straight to the top spot yesterday (12NOV06)....

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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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Bono Joins Kylie For Homecoming Gig

12th November 2006

KYLIE MINOGUE fans were given a special treat at her concert in Australia on Saturday night (11NOV06) when U2 front man BONO joined her on stage for a surprise duet. The audience leaped to their...

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Pearl Jam And Bono Celebrate Election Down Under

10th November 2006

U2 frontman BONO joined members of PEARL JAM at Sydney, Australia hotspot Hemmesphere on Wednesday night (08NOV06) to celebrate US election results. The Seattle, Washington-based rockers and activists were toasting the success of Democratic candidates...

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Bono Kicks Off Oz Tour With Terror Suspect Plea

8th November 2006

Crusading rocker BONO used the start of U2's Australian tour yesterday (07NOV06) to attack the US government's detention of Australia's only terror suspect held at Guantanamo Bay. The singer spoke out during a rendition of...

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Fascinating Fact 2396

7th November 2006

U2 star BONO's 'Red' campaign has been a huge hit - more than 15 million pregnant women in Africa can now get treatment to prevent the transmission of HIV to their unborn children thanks to...

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Bono Desperate To Meet Aussie Pm

7th November 2006

BONO has invited Australian Prime Minister JOHN HOWARD to meet him for a discussion on the nation's aid to developing countries during U2's tour down under. The rock campaigner says the Antipodean nation are not...

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Girls Aloud Make A Noise At Top Of The Charts

6th November 2006

Sexy girl band GIRLS ALOUD have blasted pop rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS off the top of the UK album chart. The British five-piece's greatest hits offering stormed to number one, knocking Williams' RUDEBOX to second place...

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Blair Chooses U2 Classic As Favourite Song

5th November 2006

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has chosen U2's 1987 hit WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME as his favourite song of all time. Blair called British radio presenter CHRISTIAN O'CONNELL on London station Virgin Radio...

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U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

1st November 2006

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before...

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Fascinating Fact 2359

1st November 2006

U2 will next year (07) release a 3-D movie recorded on the South African leg of their Vertigo world tour in February and March 2006.

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Mills Joke Stuns Stars At Q Awards

31st October 2006

British talk show host JONATHAN ROSS stunned the star-studded guests of the Q Music Awards in London yesterday (30OCT06), when he declared HEATHER MILLS was "a f**king liar". Awards host Ross attacked Mills - who...

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Winehouse Heckles Bono

31st October 2006

English jazz singer AMY WINEHOUSE heckled U2 frontman BONO when the Irish superstar accepted a trophy at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06). The STRONGER THAN ME hitmaker, 23, was unimpressed when the supergroup were...

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Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

30th October 2006

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

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Wolfmother Dominates Australia's Aria Awards

30th October 2006

Progressive rock band WOLFMOTHER picked up three top awards for their self-titled debut album at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards on Sunday night (29OCT06) in Sydney. Former POWDERFINGER frontman BERNARD FANNING also celebrated...

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Churches Adopt U2 Music

30th October 2006

Irish rockers U2 have taken a step closer to sainthood - a host of US Episcopal churches are incorporating their music into services. The U2Charist service is the brainchild of Reverend PAIGE BLAIR and debuted...

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Clooney And Pals Queue For New One Tv Campaign

25th October 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY and his OCEAN'S 11 co-stars MATT DAMON and JULIA ROBERTS have been caught waiting in line as part of a new public service announcement raising support for charity ONE: The Campaign To Make...

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