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"All you need is love - and a spaceship." BONO opened U2's North America tour with a futuristic BEATLES message in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday night (13Sep09).

14th September 2009

Glasvegas Singer Found

GLASVEGAS frontman JAMES ALLAN has has been found safe and well after he was missing for nearly a week.The Scottish rockers were nominated for the prestigious Mercury music prize, but Allan failed to show up...

9th September 2009

The Edge Embarrassed By White Stripes Rewrite

U2 star THE EDGE avoided an embarrassing plagiarism battle when he played a new song for WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE.The guitarist thought he'd composed a new hit and played the untitled track for his...

4th September 2009

Bono Saves Spider-man

U2 rocker BONO has rescued the ill-fated SPIDER-MAN musical by arranging financing to keep the show afloat.Bono and bandmate The Edge wrote the music to accompany the Broadway extravaganza, which was announced to much fanfare...

2nd September 2009

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DAME VERA LYNN has become the oldest living artist ever to appear in the U.K.'s top 20 album chart. The 92 year old's WE'LL MEET AGAIN - THE VERY BEST OF VERA LYNN beat off...

31st August 2009

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"Some people have said, 'You sound like The Edge.' I really hate it when people say that." KINGS OF LEON guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL is not impressed when he is compared to the U2 star.

31st August 2009

Corr Weds In Ireland

Former THE CORRS star ANDREA CORR has wed her billionaire fiance in a star-studded Irish ceremony.The singer-turned-actress exchanged vows with her longtime partner Brett Desmond on Friday (21Aug09). The 35 year old was joined by...

21st August 2009

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"She's the greatest actor of her generation, she's the one to watch. She happens to sing like a bird, it's like a true voice. She's a very pure spirit and a very bright mind." U2...

20th August 2009

Mccartney Allowed To Go Ahead With Perfume Launch

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA has won the first round in her court battle with the wife of U2 star BONO in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney has been granted the...

20th August 2009

U2'S Spider-man 'Won't Sing'

Spider-Man will not sing in U2's musical.The rockers are working on 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark', a spin-off stage production of the superhero tale and say they are determined to make their lead role -...

20th August 2009

U2 Mutated Spider-man For The Stage

U2 rockers THE EDGE and BONO are set to infuriate comic book fans with their new SPIDER-MAN musical - they have completely reworked the traditional superhero story in the upcoming stage show.Frontman Bono predicts theatregoers...

20th August 2009

Liam Gallagher: 'I Don't Like Noel'

LIAM GALLAGHER no longer speaks to his brother and OASIS bandmate NOEL - because he annoys him so much.The pair, who will headline Britain's V Festival with Oasis this weekend (22-23Aug09), only ever communicate with...

20th August 2009

Wood Still Committed To Spider-man Musical

EVAN RACHEL WOOD has confirmed she is still planning to take the stage in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN musical - dismissing rumours she quit the production after it was stalled by financial problems.Broadway bosses last week...

19th August 2009

Elbow's Stadium Ambition

Elbow want to be as big as U2.The 'Grounds for Divorce' hitmakers are currently supporting the Irish rockers on tour and frontman Guy Garvey admits the experience is a "childhood dream come true".He added: "It's...

19th August 2009

Bono In Trouble Over Bosnian Passport

Campaigning rocker BONO is set to lose one of his most prized possessions - the Bosnian government is considering stripping him of a passport he was awarded by a previous administration.Late president Alija Izetbegovic honoured...

18th August 2009

Peter Andre To Stage Jackson Tribute

Peter Andre is planning a Michael Jackson tribute concert.The 'Behind Closed Doors' singer has been in "regular contact" with Michael's sister La Toya and is hoping to meet her next week to "finalise" their plans...

18th August 2009

Sturgess Hopes Spider-man Musical Works Out

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE star JIM STURGESS has his fingers crossed for the struggling SPIDER-MAN musical - because he was involved in the project at the beginning and insists it will be a great show.The Brit...

17th August 2009

'Unimportant' Edge

The Edge thinks it "doesn't matter" if he plays well.The U2 guitarist claims the band have put on an "amazing" show every night of their current '360 Degrees' tour, regardless of how well he is...

17th August 2009

The Edge Annoyed By U2 Carbon Criticism

U2 star THE EDGE has hit back former TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE for criticising the band's lavish shows - insisting the Irish rockers have always offset their carbon footprint.The With Or Without You hitmakers...

16th August 2009

U2 Break Attendance Record At Wembley

Irish rockers U2 have broken the record for the number of fans attending London's famous Wembley stadium - thanks to their state of the art stage sets.The Beautiful Day hitmakers brought their 360 world tour...

15th August 2009

U2 Stages To Become Gig Venues

Irish rockers U2 plan to turn the elaborate stage sets from their current 360 world tour into stand-alone concert venues.The With Or Without You hitmakers are currently touring the globe using three massive steel structures,...

14th August 2009

Wood Fielding Film Offers After Spider-man Musical Trouble?

EVAN RACHEL WOOD's agents are reportedly desperate to win back a number of film roles the actress turned down to work on stalled Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN as rumours continue to swirl about the troubled stage...

14th August 2009

Bono Electrified By U2

U2 makes the hair on Bono's neck stand on end.The 49-year-old singer says something "very strange" happens when he walks into a room with bandmates Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and the Edge.He explained: "There's...

14th August 2009

Stars Mourn Les Paul

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

14th August 2009

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"I'm acutely aware of what ADAM (CLAYTON), LARRY (MULLEN, JR.) and BONO are doing, whether or not we catch each other's eyes. It's like some sort of dance. There's an element of which is much...

13th August 2009

U2 Move In Mysterious Ways

U2 are successful because of their "mysterious" relationships.Guitarist The Edge believes the band - also consisting of frontman Bono, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. - have survived almost 30 years in the...

13th August 2009

Spider-man Musical Bosses Slam Axe Rumours

SPIDER-MAN musical bosses have blasted rumours the forthcoming Broadway extravaganza has been scrapped - insisting the show will debut next year (09), as soon as "cash flow issues have been resolved".This week it was revealed...

13th August 2009

Bono's Wife Sues Stella Mccartney Over Perfume

The wife of U2 star BONO is taking legal action against SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney, who designs her own Stella MCCartney line, added a...

12th August 2009

Spider-man Musical On Hold

Production on U2's SPIDER-MAN musical has been put on hold while producers resolve an unexpected "cash flow problem".The show, starring Evan Rachel Wood, is still on course to preview on Broadway from 25 February 2010,...

11th August 2009

Michael Jackson's Vienna Tribute

A Michael Jackson tribute show is to be staged in Vienna.Events promoter World Awards Media GmbH confirmed the concert today (10.08.09), saying it will feature members of the late 'King of Pop's family, including brother...

10th August 2009

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