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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...

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...

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