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Stars Mark Richardson's Birthday With Memorial

Stars including UMA THURMAN, BONO and SARAH JESSICA PARKER joined NATASHA RICHARDSON's family in New York on Monday (10May10) for a memorial service to mark the late actress' birthday.Richardson, who would have turned 47 on...

Bono And Cocker Win At Sony Radio Awards

BONO and former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER were the big winners at the U.K.'s annual Sony Radio Academy Awards on Monday (10May10).The event in London honoured the best of British radio talent, and Cocker, who...

Bono Turns 50

U2 frontman BONO is celebrating his 50th birthday on Monday (10May10), marking a career which has taken him from early rehearsals in a pal's kitchen to international rock star, leading campaigner on humanitarian issues, and...

Music Maestro Sear Dead At 80

Music technology stalwart WALTER SEAR has died in New York, aged 80.The analogue guru, composer and tuba designer advised Robert Moog during the design of the Moog synthesiser, which revolutionised popular music in the 1960s....

Bono Meets With Obama To Discuss Africa

Irish rocker BONO was granted an audience with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA on Friday (30Apr10) to discuss America's policies on foreign aid.The U2 frontman is a long time campaigner over issues blighting Africa, spending years...

Oasis Snubbed Glastonbury

Michael Eavis was snubbed by Oasis. The Glastonbury Festival founder revealed the group - who split in August last year when Noel Gallagher left the band following a series of rows with his brother, singer...

Simmons: 'Kiss Are More Famous Than Mickey Mouse'

Rockers KISS more famous than MICKEY MOUSE, according to bass player GENE SIMMONS.The colourful star insists the KISS brand is so recognisable, it trumps all other musical acts and cultural icons including Disney's most famous...

Gene Simmons Bigger Than Mickey Mouse

Gene Simmons says his band Kiss is more famous than Mickey Mouse. The long-tongued bassist with the glam rockers - famous for their black and white painted faces - claims the band's image and merchandising...

Weller Blasts 'Conceited' Bono & Sting

PAUL WELLER has slammed STING and U2 frontman BONO, branding the rockers "conceited" and their music "rubbish".The former The Jam star opens up about his grievances with the stars in the latest edition of Britain's...

Achtung Baby Named Best Album Released In The Past 25 Years

U2's ACHTUNG BABY has been named the best album of the last 25 years in a new magazine poll.Editors of American publication Spin are celebrating the monthly magazine's 25th year with countdowns of their top...

Green Day Stun Theatre-goers With Surprise Set

GREEN DAY stunned audience members at a performance of their Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT - by jumping on the stage at the end of the show for an impromptu gig.The production, which is based around...

Daisy Lowe Rocking All Over America

Daisy Lowe is being taken on a rock 'n' roll trip across America by new boyfriend Matt Smith.The 'Doctor Who' star - who was spotted canoodling with the model at the Coachella music festival in...

Shakira Added To Glastonbury Bill

SHAKIRA is set to sex up the English countryside - she has been added to the Glastonbury festival.The hip-shaking hitmaker will join George Clinton, Midlake, the Pet Shop Boys and Scissor Sisters among the highlights...

'Fairy Godfather' Will.i.am

Cheryl Cole counts will.i.am as her "fairy godfather". The Girls Aloud singer said that before she was contacted by the Black Eyed Peas frontman - who produced tracks on her debut solo album 'Three Words'...

Cumming Drops Out Of Spider-man Musical

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has dropped out of the upcoming SPIDER-MAN Broadway musical to take a role on hit U.S. TV show THE GOOD WIFE, according to a new report.The GoldenEye star was set to...

Snoop Dogg Confirmed For Glastonbury

The line-up for this year's Glastonbury has been announced with controversial rapper Snoop Dogg one of the big acts.The star will join confirmed headliners U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder on the Pyramid Stage at the...

Snoop Dogg Returns To British Live Scene At Glastonbury

Rapper SNOOP DOGG isn't wasting any time returning to the British live scene after a three year visa ban - he has signed on to appear at the country's top festival, Glastonbury.The Beautiful hitmaker, real...

U2 Convinced Kravitz To Tour

LENNY KRAVITZ rejected all offers to tour this summer (10) - until rockers U2 made him an offer he couldn't resist.The American Woman singer had planned to take a few months off from his hectic...

Chris Martin Has No Solo Plans

Chris Martin thinks his solo album would be "cringeworthy".The Coldplay singer has no plans to ever break away from the rest of the group because he doesn't think people would find him "acceptable" alone.He explained:...

Bono Is Worst Investor In America

Irish rocker BONO has been named and shamed as the Worst Investor in America for his backing of troubled smart telephone maker Palm Inc.The U2 frontman and bosses at his private-equity business Elevation Partners ploughed...

The Edge Faces Neighbourhood Row

U2 guitarist The Edge is fighting protesters in California who want to stop him building a five-home development. The 47-year-old musician - real name David Evans - insists his plans to build on 156 acres...

The Edge Steps Up Housing Plans

U2 rocker THE EDGE is defending his proposal to build a number of new houses in his Malibu, California neighbourhood - insisting other residents are slowly starting to back the plans.The guitarist, real name David...

Benji Madden Wants Matt Movie

Benji Madden wants to make a movie with Matt Damon.The Good Charlotte rocker is a huge fan of the 'Green Zone' star and has set his sights on taking up acting in order to make...

Gallagher Slams U2

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER has taken aim at rockers U2 - insisting he has never met a true fan of the band.The singer's brother Noel has previously slammed the musicians for turning their gigs into...

Mgmt Turned Down Lady Gaga

MGMT have turned down supporting slots with Lady Gaga, U2, Coldplay and Foo Fighters.The 'Electric Feel' hitmakers - consisting of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Martin Goldwasser - are determined not to perform arena shows with...

Orbital Return To Glastonbury

Dance music duo ORBITAL have confirmed they'll be among the headliners at June's (10) Glastonbury festival - six years after they performed a final show there.Brothers Phil and Paul Hartnol will headline the Other Stage...

Snoop Dogg To Rap Glastonbury

Snoop Dogg is set to play the Glastonbury Festival this summer.The rapper could follow in fellow hip-hop star Jay-Z's footsteps to appear at the music event after UK immigration recently lifted a four-year ban on...

Fan Gets The Chance To Repair Smashed U2 Grammy

A British U2 fan was stunned when he was asked to repair one of the band's broken Grammy Awards.English trophy maker Stuart Allcock's heroes turned to him after one of the two Grammy Awards that...

Simmons: 'Kiss Are Better Than U2 & The Stones'

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has challenged U2 and the ROLLING STONES to a battle of the bands, insisting his heavy rock act would blow both supergroups away.The outspoken bassist insists Kiss are the best live...

Gorillaz & Willis Break Web Record

BRUCE WILLIS has helped Britpop pioneers GORILLAZ set a new record - the band's latest music video starring the action hero has become the most successful promo to premiere on YouTube.The Feel Good Inc hitmakers'...

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