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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...

Gaga Teams Up With Bono To Fight Aids

LADY GAGA has joined forces with BONO to help combat AIDS - she's designed her own set of headphones to raise funds for his RED campaign.The U2 frontman launched the charity product range in 2006,...

'Overpaid' Bono

Bono thinks he is "overpaid".The U2 rocker - who is worth an estimated £400 million - says he devotes so much of his time to charitable projects because he believes he has more money than...

Muse Set For Glastonbury

Muse are reportedly headlining next year's Glastonbury Festival.According to music website eFestivals, the Devonshire trio are set to confirm they will headline the world famous music event next June, joining former tour mates U2 in...

Mcculloch: 'U2 Are For Teenagers'

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN frontman IAN MCCULLOCH has sparked a new war of words with longtime rock rivals U2, branding the Irish band's music "flag-waving" and "immature".The outspoken British rocker has been a fervent U2...

Wyclef Was A U2 Fan As A Teen

WYCLEF JEAN almost became a rocker instead of a rapper, after becoming obsessed with U2 as a teenager growing up in New York.The former Fugees star moved to Brooklyn from his native Haiti when he...

U2 To Make Glastonbury Debut

U2 are to headline the Glastonbury Festival next year.The music event's organiser Michael Eavis has signed up the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - to perform for the...

Bono And Wyclef Honoured For Charity Work

Rocker BONO and rapper WYCLEF JEAN have been honoured for their dedication to human rights at a ceremony in New York.The stars were guests of honour at The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and...

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...

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