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Bono Employs Top U.k. Politician To Help World's Poor

The U2 frontman has been a keen anti-poverty campaigner for years, with a particular focus on Africa, lobbying governments to give aid to impoverished countries to fight disease and help the world's poor....

U2 To Close World Tour In Paris

The rockers scrapped their two gigs in the wake of the terror attacks that gripped the city on 13 November (15). Bono and his bandmates will now close their world tour in the...

U2 Pay Tribute To Paris Victims At Belfast Concert

The rockers were slated to perform in France last weekend (14-15Nov15), but cancelled their gigs in the aftermath of the atrocities. They later visited a makeshift memorial near the Batalcan venue where more...

Evanescence Star Amy Lee Haunted By U2 Song

The rocker has released her rendition of the 1987 ballad via her newly launched YouTube channel, admitting the new arrangement of the tune came to her in a waking dream. "Sometimes I...

Motorhead Cancel Sunday Night Paris Show

Fans at an Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan were taken hostage and then slaughtered in the chaos, which resulted in the deaths of over 120 people. U2 and Foo...

U2 And Foo Fighters Cancel Gigs Following Paris Attacks

U2 and Foo Fighters have both announced they’ve canceled scheduled gigs in the wake of the attacks in Paris on Friday evening. Foo Fighters will now no longer continue on the rest of their European...

Bono Condemns Paris Attacks As A 'Direct Hit On Music Fans'

More than 127 are thought to have died in a wave of violence that hit the French capital on Friday (13Nov15). Suicide bombers detonated explosives outside the Stade de France, and restaurants and...

U2 Scrap Paris Show Following Terrorist Attacks

The Irish group was planning to beam the show live to fans in America via the HBO cable network, but Bono and his bandmates have opted not to proceed with the show following...

Bono Hails Britain's Anti-poverty Measures At London Show

The band kicked off a six-date residency at the O2 Arena in the British capital, marking the first stop on the U.K. leg of their world tour. During the show, images of...

Liam Payne: I'm Going To Have 1d Days During Break

Liam Payne is going to have a ''1D day'' during their break.One Direction are set to take some time out following the release of their fifth studio album 'Made In The A.M.' next month and...

Penelope Cruz And Javier Bardem Join U2 Onstage

The Spanish actors were among the thousands who attended the band's gig at Palau Sant Jordi and they got the chance to show off their dance moves as frontman Bono invited them into...

Pharrell Williams For Mtv Emas Performance

Pharrell Williams will perform at the 2015 MTV EMAs.The 'Happy' hitmaker is the first act to be confirmed for the annual European Music Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Mediolanum Forum in Milan,...

Bono Urges Businessmen To Fight Poverty

The U2 frontman has been a keen campaigner for increased overseas aid for years but he has now admitted private sector commerce could be the solution. The singer told a United Nations...

Bono Thanks Police For Evacuating Stockholm Show

The band's gig at the Ericsson Globe was called off at the last minute and the arena was evacuated amid fears a man with a gun had been let into the venue....

Police Investigation Launched Over U2 Concert Gunman Reports

The band's show at the Ericsson Globe venue on Sunday (20Sep15) was called off at the last minute and the arena was evacuated, with promoters putting the scare down to a "security breach"....

'Security Breach' Causes U2 To Postpone Stockholm Show

U2 were force to cancel Sunday night’s concert in Stockholm, Sweden, following a security breach at the show’s venue, The Globe. The band who are currently on the European leg of their ‘Innocence and Experience...

U2 Cancels Stockholm Show Following 'Security Breach'

The Irish rockers were due to play the third of four gigs at Ericsson Globe arena as part of their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, and were expected to hit the stage at 8.15pm...

Jimmy Fallon Needs More Surgery

Jimmy Fallon needs more surgery on his injured hand.The 'Tonight Show' host came close to having his finger amputated in June following a freak accident at the home he shares with wife Nancy Juvonen and...

Bono Speaks Out On Refugee Crisis During Gig

Aylan Kurdi, three, has become the poster child of the ongoing crisis after images of the tragic tot in the arms of a police officer hit the front pages of newspapers across the...

Bono Changes Lyrics Of U2 Song To Reference Refugee Crisis In Europe

Bono changed the lyrics of one of U2’s songs to make a reference to the current refugee crisis in Europe during one of the band’s live shows last night, and took the time to address...

Liberty Ross Is Engaged To Record Producer Jimmy Iovine

Liberty Ross and Jimmy Iovine are engaged! Representatives for the couple confirmed their happy news to a U.S. entertainment website on Saturday (5th September). They have been dating since for more than two years.Liberty Ross...

Larry Mullen Jr. Wants U2 To Play Smaller Gigs

Larry Mullen Jr. thinks U2 need to get smaller.The 53-year-old rocker thinks it would be ''so cool'' if the group took time off to play cover versions for ''fun'' and then shunned their usual stadium...

Kanye West’S Vma 2015 Speech & Four Other Of His Most Bizarre Speeches

In case you missed it, earlier this week, Kanye West announced he plans to run for President of the United States in 2020. This isn’t the first time West has shocked audiences with his outlandish...

Bono Not Likely To Play Guitar Again

Bono's chances of playing guitar again are ''not looking good''.The U2 frontman suffered multiple fractures on his face, arm, shoulder and left hand after falling off his bicycle last November, and as two of his...

Bono Steps Up Women's Campaign

The U2 frontman, whose ONE advocacy organisation campaigns on a range of issues including women's rights, is to join leading African musicians including Banky W and D'banj on a remix of protest song...

Bono Rakes In Nearly $1.5 Billion After Investment In Facebook

The U2 frontman bought a 2.3 per cent share in the site for $89.6 million (£56 million) in 2009, with his investment group Elevation Partners, and now the U.K.'s Sunday Mirror reports his...

The Edge Gives Away Daughter At Tuscan Wedding

The guitarist wore his trademark beanie black hat and a three-piece suit as he proudly accompanied the model, who is in her thirties, before she tied the knot with her childhood sweetheart Jamie...

Kanye West To Receive Video Vanguard Award At Vmas

Kanye West will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV VMAs.The 38-year-old rapper will be honoured with the prestigious accolade at the awards ceremony on Sunday (30.08.15), which will be presented by Miley...

Larry Mullen, Jr. Had Doubts Over U2 Album Release

The Irish rockers teamed up with bosses at tech giant Apple to make Songs of Innocence available for free download to half a billion users, but the move almost backfired when a glitch...

Meryl Streep Invited To Join Bono Onstage

The Oscar winner covers one of the band's songs in her new film, Ricki and the Flash, and she believes Bono was impressed by her live cover and was reaching out when he...

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