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U2 And Justin Bieber Donate Tracks For Japan

U2, Justin Bieber and Rihanna are to donate tracks for a charity album for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.The pop trio are being joined by a host of other acts - including Bon...

The Script Credit Success To Hard Work

The Script don't think they are more talented than other bands.The 'Man Who Can't Be Moved' group - singer Danny O' Donaghue, guitarist Mark Sheehan and drummer Glen Power - have enjoyed success in Europe...

U2 Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

U2 have confirmed they will headline this year's Glastonbury festival. Guitarist The Edge revealed the Irish group will top the main stage on the Friday night of the iconic event in June, a year after...

Bogaev To Help Bono And The Edge With Spider-man Musical

Broadway's beleaguered SPIDER-MAN musical is getting a boost - veteran director PAUL BOGAEV has been hired to help with the show's sound and arrangements.The theatre guru has been recruited to work with U2 stars Bono...

Bono: 'Song Controversy Has Been Stirred Up'

BONO is furious at the fuss surrounding comments he made about an anti-apartheid song, insisting the furore has been "stirred up".The U2 frontman gave an interview in which he is said to have commented on...

Coldplay Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

Coldplay have been confirmed as headliners at this year's Glastonbury festival. It has long been rumoured the 'Viva La Vida' group would be one of this year's top acts, but no official statement had been...

Bono Causes Controversy In South Africa

U2 frontman BONO has sparked anger in South Africa after allegedly speaking out in favour of an anti-apartheid song which is said to promote violence against the country's white community.The Irish rockers have taken their...

Beyonce 'Pumped' To Headline Glastonbury

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...

The Libertines To Play Glastonbury

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...

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

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...

Spider-man Musical Producers Dismiss Early Reviews

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...

Meat Loaf Not A Fan Of Judge Tyler

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...

Beyonce Joining Coldplay At Glastonbury?

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...

Beyonce Knowles To Headline Glastonbury?

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...

Kay Rants About 'Nonsense' Modern Music

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...

Thieves Blamed For Power Problems At U2 Stadium

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...

Black Eyed Peas, Usher And Slash For Super Bowl?

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...

Arena Boss Promises Not To Leave U2 Fans In The Dark

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...

U2 To Return In May?

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...

Carney To Support U2 On Tour

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...

The Edge's Housing Dispute Heats Up

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...

Mullen Loses Seven-year-old Civil Suit Battle

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...

Bono Asks Guetta To Work With U2

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...

David Guetta 'Honoured' To Work With U2

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...

U2 Star Clayton A Secret Dad

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...

Adam Clayton Became A Father Last Year

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...

Spider-man Opening Delayed Again

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)...

Bono's Stake In Facebook Quadruples In Value

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...

Jean: 'Fugees Are Not Meant To Be'

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...

Spider-man Musical Spins Its Web On Broadway Box Office

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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