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Hamilton Lands Oscars Gig A Month After The Super Bowl

Big show director HAMISH HAMILTON faces a busy start to 2010 - the event mastermind will take charge of both the Oscars and the Super Bowl half-time show.Hamilton, the man behind the MTV Video Music...

U2'S Noise Fine

U2 have been fined for breaching noise regulations.The 'Sweetest Thing' rockers' tour promoters MCD have been told by Dublin City Council that they must pay £33,125 following complaints from local residents about excessive sound levels...

U2 Fined For Noisy Shows

U2 have incurred $53,000 (£33,125) for breaching noise regulations during three concerts in their native Ireland earlier this year (09).The group played to thousands of fans at Dublin's Croke Park in July (09) but residents...

Fussy Franklin Threatened To Pull Out Of Hall Of Fame Show Over Air Issue

Soul diva ARETHA FRANKLIN threatened to pull out of her planned performance at the recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary tribute - if organisers couldn't promise to shut off all ventilation at...

The Who Set For Super Bowl Show

THE WHO will perform at next year's (10) Super Bowl half-time show - the biggest event in the U.S. TV calendar.The rockers are slated to headline the gig at the NFL showdown in Tampa Bay,...

Superproducer Hired To Salvage Spider-man Musical

A rock producer who has worked with the ROLLING STONES and U2 has been drafted in to rescue the troubled SPIDER-MAN musical.Work on the multimillion dollar Broadway production - which has been scored by the...

Another Superhero Reeve As Carney Lands Spider-man Role

Little-known actor REEVE CARNEY has landed Broadway's most-anticipated new role - as SPIDER-MAN.The young star, who also fronts rockers Carney, has beaten thousands of hopefuls to land the role of Peter Parker and his superhero...

Beyonce Knowles' Ema Trio

Beyonce Knowles won three awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards last night (05.11.09).The 'Sweet Dreams' singer - who wowed crowds with a performance of her latest track while wearing a skimpy red corset and...

Mtv Hit Back At U2 Gig Berlin 'Wall' Reports

MTV bosses have denied they built their own Berlin 'wall' to restrict people from viewing U2's free gig in the German capital on Thursday night (05Nov09), insisting they beefed up security to ensure fans' safety.The...

U2 Open Free Berlin Gig With Fallen Wall-inspired Anthem

Thursday night (05Nov09) was extra special for rockers U2 - they picked up the first award at the MTV Europe Music Awards before taking to the stage for a free concert at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.The...

Beyonce & Jay-z Are The King And Queen Of Europe

BEYONCE was a true triple threat at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin, Germany on Thursday night (05Nov09) - she picked up three prizes and led the honours haul.The R&B superstar claimed trophies for...

Beyonce & Jay-z Are The King And Queen Of Europe

BEYONCE was a true triple threat at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin, Germany on Thursday night (05Nov09) - she picked up three prizes and led the honours haul.The R&B superstar claimed trophies for...

U2 Open Free Berlin Gig With Fallen Wall-inspired Anthem

Thursday night (05Nov09) was extra special for rockers U2 - they picked up the first award at the MTV Europe Music Awards before taking to the stage for a free concert at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.The...

Neko Case Wins First Major Album Of The Year Battle

Singer/songwriter NEKO CASE's MIDDLE CYCLONE has been named Album of the Year in the first major list of 2009 must-haves.Case's acclaimed album tops Amazon.com's Top 100 Albums of 2009 poll, which was released on Thursday...

Penn Helps Jones Realise Movie Dream

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES is set to add filmmaker to his resume - after actor SEAN PENN offered to help him launch a movie career.The Welsh rocker considered a career as a scriptwriter before finding...

Outrage Over U2 Berlin Wall Concert

U2 fans are outraged over plans to restrict the view of the band's free concert in Berlin, Germany - after organisers decided to limit the number of people allowed to catch a glimpse of the...

Smith, U2 And Michael Honour Ross At Industry Awards

GEORGE MICHAEL was on hand to present British broadcasting favourite JONATHAN ROSS with a special award on Monday (02Nov09) in recognition of his commitment to the music industry.TV chatshow host Ross was honoured with the...

Green Day Announce Stadium Shows

Green Day have announced three European stadium shows next summer.The '21 Guns' rockers will play at Manchester Lancashire Cricket Ground on June 16th and Wembley Stadium on June 19th in the UK, before heading to...

Bon Jovi Line Up Berlin Wall Celebration Show

BON JOVI will join U2 for the 20th anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany.The Irish rockers will perform a free gig in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on 5 November...

Jay-z Learned To Entertain From Bono

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z mastered the art of performing live by watching Irish rocker BONO on stage.The rapper admits he was a "horrible performer" before shooting to rap superstardom, and credits the U2 for helping him...

Jagger Joins U2 On Stage At Hall Of Fame Show

ROLLING STONES frontman MICK JAGGER made a surprise appearance on stage with U2 on Friday (30Oct09) during the second night of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concerts in New York City.The first show...

Jay-z's Bono Lessons

Jay-Z used to be a "horrible" performer.The 'Run This Town' singer had to study U2 singer Bono to learn what to do while he was onstage.The rapper revealed: "These days, I'm the s**t, but I...

Wonder Sobs During Jackson Tribute At Hall Of Fame Show

STEVIE WONDER broke down in tears as he paid tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary concert in New York on Thursday (29Oct09) night.The soul star teamed up...

U2 To Commemorate Wall Fall

U2 will play a free show in Germany to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.The 'Get On Your Boots' rockers will play in front of Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate as part of the MTV...

U2 To Play Berlin Wall Anniversary Gig

Irish rockers U2 will play a free gig in Germany to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.The With Or Without You hitmakers are set to play in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on 5...

Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York - which would...

U2 Rock Web

Nearly seven million people went online to watch U2 live in concert yesterday (26.10.09).The Irish band became one of the first major groups to stream an entire show live on the internet for free when...

Gallstones Force Clapton Out Of Hall Of Fame Gig

ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to pull out of a star-studded line-up at the 25th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert to undergo a "minor medical procedure" to combat gallstones.The legendary...

U2'S Disappointing Album

Bono is disappointed with U2's last album.The Irish rocker has revealed the band - also made of The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. - are unhappy with the lack of hit records from...

Tritt Sued By Tour Bosses

Country star TRAVIS TRITT owes tour company bosses more than $400,000 (GBP267,000) according to a new lawsuit filed at Manhattan Federal Court in New York.The singer is accused of failing to pay the huge sum...

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