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Beyonce 'Pumped' To Headline Glastonbury

11th February 2011

Beyonce Knowles says she's "pumped" to be headlining this year's Glastonbury music festival.The 'Crazy In Love' singer will perform on the Pyramid Stage as the closing act of the world famous event in Somerset, South...

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The Libertines To Play Glastonbury

11th February 2011

The Libertines are to reunite at the Glastonbury Festival this summer.The British indie band - fronted by Carl Barat and Pete Doherty - reformed to play the 2010 Reading and Leeds Festivals for their first...

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The Edge Dealt Another Blow In His Bid To Develop Land In Malibu

10th February 2011

U2 star THE EDGE has been accused of attempting to skirt environmental regulations in a bid to develop land he bought overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California.The guitarist has been fighting plans to turn...

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Spider-man Musical Producers Dismiss Early Reviews

9th February 2011

Producers behind Broadway's SPIDER-MAN musical have urged theatre fans to ignore scathing early reviews of the troubled show and reserve judgment until the play officially opens next month (Mar11).Director Julie Taymor's Spider-Man: Turn Off the...

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Meat Loaf Not A Fan Of Judge Tyler

9th February 2011

Meat Loaf is disappointed with Steven Tyler for becoming a judge on 'American Idol'. The 63-year-old musician has recently accepted an offer to appear on reality TV show 'Celebrity Apprentice' with Donald Trump but despite...

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Beyonce Joining Coldplay At Glastonbury?

8th February 2011

R&B superstar BEYONCE is set to join COLDPLAY and U2 as a headliner at U.K. music festival Glastonbury, according to an online report.Chris Martin's band were confirmed on Monday (07Feb11) as one of the big...

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Beyonce Knowles To Headline Glastonbury?

8th February 2011

Beyonce Knowles and U2 are reportedly set to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival.The 'Halo' singer and the Irish rockers - who were forced to pull out of their headline slot last year because of a...

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Kay Rants About 'Nonsense' Modern Music

7th February 2011

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY has hit out at the current crop of chart-toppers, insisting all modern bands sound "manufactured" and virtually identical.The singer admits he no longer enjoys listening to the radio because he can't...

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Thieves Blamed For Power Problems At U2 Stadium

6th February 2011

Authorities in South Africa have launched an investigation after power cables went missing near a stadium which will hold a U2 concert next week (13Feb11).Jacques Grobbelaar, the manager of the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, has...

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Black Eyed Peas, Usher And Slash For Super Bowl?

4th February 2011

Black Eyed Peas will be joined by Usher and Slash for their Super Bowl half-time show. The 'I Gotta A Feeling' hitmakers are confirmed to perform during the interval at the NFL showpiece game in...

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Arena Boss Promises Not To Leave U2 Fans In The Dark

4th February 2011

Bosses at South Africa's World Cup stadium are racing to fix the venue's lighting problems in time for U2's gig there later this month (Feb11), after thieves stole the arena's power cables.The Irish rockers are...

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U2 To Return In May?

1st February 2011

U2 will reportedly release their new album in May. The Irish group have been recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs of Ascent' - with producer and musician Danger Mouse and...

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Carney To Support U2 On Tour

1st February 2011

U2 are taking Broadway's SPIDER-MAN and his band on tour with them this summer (11).The group's frontman Bono and guitarist The Edge scored the music for the ambitious New York stage show, and it seems...

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The Edge's Housing Dispute Heats Up

1st February 2011

A dispute over U2 rocker THE EDGE's plans to build a number of new houses in his Malibu, California neighbourhood has stepped up - chiefs at the California Coastal Commission have called for the request...

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Mullen Loses Seven-year-old Civil Suit Battle

26th January 2011

U2 star LARRY MULLEN has reportedly lost a seven-year-old civil battle with a South American promoter.Website Spinner.com reports the drummer and two others have been ordered to pay $480,000 (£320,000) in damages after claiming Brazilian...

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Bono Asks Guetta To Work With U2

24th January 2011

Dance star DAVID GUETTA has landed a superstar collaboration for his next project - rocker BONO wants him to produce some tracks for U2's new album.The French DJ/producer has already established himself as a top...

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David Guetta 'Honoured' To Work With U2

24th January 2011

David Guetta is looking forward to the "challenge" of producing U2. The French DJ confirmed he has been approached by the Irish rockers about making tracks together, and wants to take part in their next...

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The Things They Say 19934

21st January 2011

"These are my superpowers... When I look through these glasses every problem is solvable; I'm tall... I can't let them go." U2 star BONO on his trademark sunglasses.

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U2 Star Clayton A Secret Dad

19th January 2011

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON has become a first-time dad, according to reports.The rocker, 50, and his unnamed French girlfriend secretly welcomed the tot into the world almost a year ago, according to the Irish Independent...

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Adam Clayton Became A Father Last Year

17th January 2011

U2's Adam Clayton secretly became a father early last year. The bassist - who was previously engaged to supermodel Naomi Campbell and later split from Susie Smith, his girlfriend of 10 years, months before they...

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Fascinating Fact 10661

14th January 2011

U2 record producer STEVE LILLYWHITE has been drafted in to work on Broadway's troubled SPIDER-MAN musical. SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK features a scored written by BONO and THE EDGE.

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Spider-man Opening Delayed Again

14th January 2011

The producers of Broadway's troubled SPIDER-MAN musical have postponed their opening night for a third time - in order to perfect the show's new ending.Bosses behind Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark announced on Thursday (13Jan11)...

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Bono's Stake In Facebook Quadruples In Value

14th January 2011

BONO's decision to invest in Facebook.com has paid off - the U2 frontman's share in the social networking site is now worth $728 million (£485 million).The rocker purchased 1.5 per cent of the company for...

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Jean: 'Fugees Are Not Meant To Be'

13th January 2011

WYCLEF JEAN is adamant he has no plans to revive THE FUGEES since making amends with former bandmate PRAS MICHEL - insisting a reunion is "not meant to be".The rappers - and singer Lauryn Hill...

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Spider-man Musical Spins Its Web On Broadway Box Office

11th January 2011

The cast of the troubled SPIDER-MAN musical are starting the new year with good news - the production has been named Broadway's best-selling show.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which features music by U2 stars Bono...

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Drake Set For Florence Collaboration?

10th January 2011

Drake is set to collaborate with Florence and the Machine. The 'Forever' rapper was joined onstage by flamed haired singer Florence Welch when he played in London on Saturday night (08.01.11), fuelling rumours they will...

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Dunst Desperate To See Spider-man Musical

6th January 2011

SPIDER-MAN star KIRSTEN DUNST has given her backing to the troubled musical about the webslinging superhero, insisting she's desperate to see the Broadway show.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which features music by U2 stars Bono...

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Review Of The Year

31st December 2010

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

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Bono's Daughter Dating Actor Lafferty?

30th December 2010

BONO's teenage daughter EVE HEWSON is dating ONE TREE HILL hunk JAMES LAFFERTY, according to a U.S. report.Actress Hewson, 19, and Lafferty, 25, were spotted getting close as they watched the Leopardstown Horse Races with...

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Bon Jovi Score Top-selling 2010 Tour

29th December 2010

Rockers BON JOVI are ending 2010 on a high after scoring the year's (10) top-selling tour.The band sold a massive $201 million (£134 million) worth of tickets worldwide for The Circle Tour, topping a list...

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