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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...

No Glastonbury For Green Day

GREEN DAY have joined the ROLLING STONES among the acts that won't be performing at England's Glastonbury festival this summer (Jun10).Event organiser Emily Eavis has dismissed reports the punk trio will join U2 among the...

The Edge Blasts Collaborations

U2 guitarist The Edge has said he hates jamming. The 48-year-old musician - real name David Howell Evans - claims that he tries to "avoid" situations where he has to play with other guitarists. He...

Bono Blasts Internet Bosses

U2 frontman BONO has slammed internet service providers for allowing customers to trade rock records online - branding them "reverse Robin Hoods".The rocker accuses wealthy web executives of benefiting from the ailing music industry, which...

Timberlake Is Most Charitable Star

Pop singer JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has been named the most charitable star of 2009 - his work to help sick children has raised almost $10 million (£6 million).The former boy band member has been named the...

U2 Land Most Popular North American Tour

Irish rockers U2 have been named North America's most popular touring act of 2009.The band took its 360 world tour to the continent in September and played 20 dates, with more scheduled throughout 2010. And...

Snow Patrol's Big Band Ambition

Gary Lightbody wants to become as big as Coldplay and U2 in the new year. The Snow Patrol frontman - whose 2006 effort 'Eyes Open' became the biggest selling album in the UK - said...

Blige Wants Baker For Planned Jazz Album

R&B superstar MARY J. BLIGE is planning to move away from her hip-hop roots to record a jazz album - and she wants ANITA BAKER to feature on the project.The Family Affair singer has collaborated...

U2 Want To Be Better

U2 think their best work is yet to come.The rockers - who released their twelfth studio album 'No Line on the Horizon' earlier this year - are always striving to do better and don't understand...

U2 Star Clayton Investigates Assistant Over 'Missing Millions'

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON is taking legal action against his former personal assistant over allegations she siphoned off money from his multi-million dollar fortune to fund a lavish lifestyle for herself.The bassist has secured a...

Timberlake Named Top Charity Earner

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has beaten tireless campaigners BONO and MADONNA to top a new list of celebrity philanthropists.The SexyBack singer's continued work for the Shriners Hospital for Children has an annual impact of more than $9...

Rolling Stones Are Top Touring Act Of The 2000s

The ROLLING STONES have been named the top touring act of the decade.The group's 264 concerts over the past 10 years grossed almost $870 million (£543 million) - enough to land the number one spot...

Taboo Wants Black Eyed Peas To Emulate U2

BLACK EYED PEAS star TABOO is modelling the pop group on rock icons U2 because he's impressed the Irish stars have managed to remain such good friends for so long.The Boom Boom Pow hitmakers recently...

Lambert Scores Rolling Stone Readers' Top Vote

AMERICAN IDOL star ADAM LAMBERT has kept PEARL JAM from recording a trio of wins on the Rolling Stone 2009 Readers Poll.The group's The Fixer was named the year's Top Single and Pearl Jam's Backspacer...

U2 & Mccartney Up For Golden Globes Best Song

U2 and PAUL MCCARTNEY will battle for a Best Original Song Golden Globe for their film tunes in January (10).U2's Winter from drama Brothers was nominated for the top prize along with MCCartney's tune from...

Kasabian: The Movie

Kasabian want Quentin Tarantino to make a movie about them.The 'Pulp Fiction' director became a fan of the British band after actress Rosario Dawson played him the song 'West Ryder Silver Bullet', from the album...

Rihanna's Glastonbury Ambition

RIHANNA wants to follow in the footsteps of her mentor JAY-Z and headline iconic British rock festival Glastonbury.The Empire State of Mind hitmaker broke down boundaries by performing at the event in 2008, controversially becoming...

Bono Serenaded Sinatra

U2 rocker BONO once wrote a song for music legend FRANK SINATRA and serenaded him with it in a Mexican restaurant.The pair became pals after Sinatra invited Bono to appear on his 1989 Duets album...

Eno Tried To Wipe U2 Hit

Legendary producer BRIAN ENO hated U2's iconic song WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME so much, he tried to erase it in the recording studio.The track, from the band's 1987 album Joshua Tree, went on...

U2 Top Rolling Stone 2009 Polls

U2's NO LINE ON THE HORIZON has topped Rolling Stone magazine's Best Albums of 2009 poll.The release beat Bruce Springsteen's Working on a Dream, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix by Phoenix and Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3. Meanwhile,...

Radiohead's Kid A Named Rolling Stone Magazine's Album Of The Decade

RADIOHEAD's KID A has been named the album of the decade by Rolling Stone magazine.A day after readers of the respected music publication voted Green Day's American Idiot the best release of the past 10...

Green Day Top Rolling Stone Decade-end Readers Poll

GREEN DAY have been crowned the kings of the first decade of the new century after topping Best Single, Best Album and Top Artists lists in Rolling Stone magazine's 10-year readers poll.The punk trio's American...

Springsteen & Sting Honoured At Top Secret Amnesty International Party

Human rights group Amnesty International landed the celebrity party to end all celebrity parties in Washington, D.C. on Sunday night (06Dec09) when charity bosses chose to honour longtime supporters BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and STING.The glitzy, top...

Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

Bono Helps Charities Because He Is 'Overpaid'

U2 rocker BONO dedicates his life to fundraising for charitable causes because he is "over-rewarded" for his work.The Irish singer has amassed a multi-million dollar personal fortune estimated at $640 million (£400 million) since rising...

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