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Mccartney Hopes Abbey Road Can Be Saved

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hopes the recording studio famously used by the BEATLES can be saved - after it was put up for sale by record label giant EMI.The Abbey Road recording facilities in North West...

Allen: 'Williams Is Too Young For Brits Top Honour'

LILY ALLEN is baffled by the decision to honour ROBBIE WILLIAMS's music career at this year's (10) BRIT Awards - she's convinced the ANGELS hitmaker is too young for a lifetime achievement tribute.The former Take...

Beatles' Abbey Road Studios For Sale

THE BEATLES' favourite recording studio has been put up for sale.The Abbey Road recording facilities provided the name for the band's 1969 album, and the iconic cover shot of the musicians crossing the street was...

Epworth Named Music Producer Of The Year

PAUL EPWORTH, who has worked with U2, SEAN COMBS and BLOC PARTY, has been named Producer of the Year at the Music Producers' Guild Awards.The musician took the top prize at the ceremony in London...

Mullen Lands A Role On His Favourite Show

U2 star LARRY MULLEN, JR. has landed a voiceover role in his favourite show after asking producers to consider him for a part.The drummer will lend his voice to a pair of characters in the...

Bleeding Love Is Most Romantic Song

LEONA LEWIS' hit track BLEEDING LOVE has been voted the most popular love song of all time in a new poll.The single saw off competition from Whitney Houston's 1992 version of I Will Always Love...

Allen, Green Day, U2 & Beyonce Win Big In Playboy Poll

LILY ALLEN, GREEN DAY, AC DC and BEYONCE are among the big winners in the Playboy 2009 Readers Poll.Rockers U2 picked up the magazine's Hall of Fame prize, while Allen claimed the Best Alternative Album...

Wonder To Close Glastonbury?

Soul legend STEVIE WONDER is in negotiations to join U2 and MUSE as headliners at England's Glastonbury Festival this summer (10).Event founder Michael Eavis unveiled British rockers Muse as the second big act on the...

Stevie Wonder To Headline Glastonbury

Stevie Wonder and Muse are to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival.Organiser Michael Eavis has let slip the two acts will perform at the world famous music event, which this year celebrates it's 40th anniversary, this...

Hope For Haiti Now Compilation Tops U.k. Chart

Performances from JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MADONNA and ALICIA KEYS have helped to make the all-star HOPE FOR HAITI NOW album the first digital-only release to top the U.K. compilations chart.The album of tracks performed during George...

Serkis Wants To Play Bono

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS has one acting ambition left to fulfil - he wants to play U2 frontman BONO in a biopic of the Irish rocker's life.Serkis recently delved into the music...

Hope For Haiti Now Digital Downloads Raise $3 Million

Digital sales of the performances from last week's HOPE FOR HAITI NOW telethon have amassed $3 million (£1.87 million) for the earthquake relief effort.Music fans rushed to get hold of tracks performed by the likes...

Andy Serkis Wants Bono Role

Andy Serkis wants to play Bono in a film of the U2 rocker's life.The acclaimed actor - who can bee seen playing late British musician Ian Dury in new film 'Sex and Drugs and Rock...

Haiti Compilation Breaks U.s. Album Chart Record

The all-star HOPE FOR HAITI NOW album has become the first digital-only release to hit the top of the U.S. charts.The compilation of performances from George Clooney's charity telethon sold 171,000 units over the weekend,...

Rihanna Feels Strong Bond With Haitian Earthquake Victims

Bajan native RIHANNA jumped at the chance to record a charity song benefiting the victims of the Haitian earthquake disaster because the devastation hit so close to home, it felt like it "happened to Barbados".The...

Take That Sing For Haiti

Take That and Susan Boyle have both agreed to appear on Simon Cowell's charity record. The pop singers have joined an ever growing list of stars who will record a version of REM's song 'Everybody...

Lionel Richie's Song For Haiti

Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones are to re-record charity single 'We Are the World'.The duo - who were behind the original 1985 single - are working on a new version of the track for its...

Hot Chip For Glastonbury?

Hot Chip have hinted they will be playing Glastonbury Festival. The 'Ready For The Floor' hitmakers - who are set to release their fourth album 'One Life Stand' on February 1 - suggested they may...

Rihanna Sings Marley's Redemption Song For Haiti

RIHANNA performed BOB MARLEY's uplifting REDEMPTION SONG on OPRAH in America on Wednesday (20Jan10) and dedicated the tune to the people of Haiti.The singer agreed to appear on the TV show as part of an...

Celine Dion Is The Ultimate Performer Of The Last Decade

CELINE DION has emerged as the new century's top performer after beating KENNY CHESNEY and the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND to the top of America's Ultimate Top 10 list.Created by combining artists’ album sales revenue with...

Eno's Terror Over U2/Coldplay Mix-up

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO was nervous about working with U2 and COLDPLAY at the same time, because he feared he would mix up the recordings and make both bands sound the same.The hitmaker teamed up...

Eno: 'Bono Is Hated In Britain'

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO is convinced U2 frontman BONO is "hated" in Britain, because the public can't stand seeing a pop star meddle in international affairs.The Irish rocker is well known for his humanitarian work...

Jay-z And Bono Team Up To Record Haiti Song

Hip-hop star JAY-Z and U2 rocker BONO have teamed up to record a song about Haiti to raise money for relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged country.The unlikely duo came together after producer Swizz Beatz approached...

Bbc Broke Rules Over U2 'Plugging'

Bosses at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have conceded their 2009 coverage of U2's album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON appeared to unfairly endorse the band.The publicly-funded network was accused of "plugging" the Irish rockers...

Cumming Slams Spider-man Musical Delays

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has spoken of his "frustration" as he waits for the troubled SPIDER-MAN musical to get off the ground, insisting the show is struggling to overcome "an iceberg of financial ruin."The X-Men...

More Spider-man Woes As Stage Musical Is Stalled

Broadway's SPIDER-MAN musical TURN OFF THE DARK has been rescheduled following a string of production problems.The producers of the spectacular, which will feature music penned by U2 stars The Edge and Bono, have announced a...

Courtney Love Wanted Elton's Help

Courtney Love wanted Sir Elton John to play piano on the new Hole album.The singer was desperate for the 'Rocket Man' singer to appear on upcoming LP 'Nobody's Daughter', but eventually recorded the parts with...

Bono Cried Over Cohen

Bono cried when he went to a Leonard Cohen show.The U2 frontman found himself in tears when he watched the 75-year-old folk singer in Monte Carlo because he was amazed by his talent.Bono, 49, said:...

Rolling Stones' Glastonbury No

The Rolling Stones will not perform at Glastonbury. A spokesperson for the 'Satisfaction' hitmakers - made up of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - has confirmed the band will not perform...

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