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E.u. Votes In Favour Of Rockers' Royalty Rights

The European Union (E.U.) has voted in favour of a scheme which will extend royalty rights for musicians following a high profile campaign by stars including SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, ROGER DALTREY and U2. Members of the...

U2 Star The Edge Causes Property Fuss In Malibu

U2 star THE EDGE has gone to war with celebrity neighbours in Malibu, California over his home development plans. The rocker, real name David Evans wants to build five homes atop a hill high above the...

Lady Gaga Still Pulling Her Poker Face In Europe

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have failed to knock LADY GAGA from the top of the European singles chart - POKER FACE is still the continent's most popular song. Gaga continues her reign for the eighth consecutive week,...

David's Shock At Poll Result

British singer CRAIG DAVID was stunned his album BORN TO DO IT came second to MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER in a poll of the greatest ever records - but admits he is "flattered" by the honour. The...

Island Records Boss Blackwell Named Most Influential Music Executive

Island Records founder CHRIS BLACKWELL beat Glastonbury festival founder MICHAEL EAVIS and THE BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN to land the title of the most influential music executive of the last 50 years at the Music...

U2 Holds Off Lady Gaga In European Albums Chart

Irish rockers U2 are celebrating a sixth week atop the European albums chart after fending off competition from LADY GAGA and DIANA KRALL. The band's latest release, No Line On The Horizon, remains unmoved - keeping...

Jackson Album Still Thrills

MICHAEL JACKSON's classic THRILLER album has been voted the greatest record of all time. The poll, organised by music channel MTV, places the 1982 hit in first place - seeing off competition from Guns N' Roses'...

Thriller Voted Mtv's Top Album

Michael Jackson's classic album Thriller has been voted top of MTV's greatest album ever poll.With all albums prior to 1981 dispensed with the field was open for the biggest selling album of all time to...

By on 09 April 2009

Open Casting Call For Spider-man Musical

Would-be stars of stage are being given the chance to audition for a part in the forthcoming Spider-Man musical, it has been revealed. Those behind the show, which features songs penned by BONO and THE...

By on 07 April 2009

Wood Not Attached To Spider-man Musical

Theatre director JULIE TAYMOR has dismissed rumours EVAN RACHEL WOOD has been signed up to star in her new Broadway show SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK - after issuing a casting call for all leading...

U2 To Donate Tour Profit To Charity

Irish rockers U2 are planning to donate almost $12 million (£8.3 million) of the profits from the band's upcoming world tour to charity. The One hitmakers are embarking on a mammoth trek, which kicks off in...

Lady Gaga Has Poker Face To Beat Chart Rivals

New York star Lady GaGa has retained the UK number one spot with Poker Face for a second week.The singer - real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta - scored her second British number one single...

By on 29 March 2009

U2 And Lady Gaga Still Reign Over Europe

U2 and singer LADY GAGA are continuing their reign over Europe - both artists remain atop the continent's albums and singles charts respectively. The Irish rockers' disc No Line On The Horizon is number one for...

Clarkson Makes It Two Weeks On Top

KELLY CLARKSON is still getting all she ever wanted at the top of the U.S. album charts - a second week at number one. The singer's All I Ever Wanted kept U2's No Line on the...

Ulrich: 'Metallica Will Not Sell Out To Live Nation'

LARS ULRICH has no plans for METALLICA to follow in the footsteps of U2 by signing a deal with concert promoters Live Nation - insisting the group will never "sell out". U2 were one of the...

Bono Posts Candid Beach Shot On His Fridge

U2 star BONO has the most potentially embarrassing picture of him posted on his refrigerator at home - as a constant reminder of how wild scandal can be. A photo of the married rocker and a...

Second Number One Single For Lady Gaga

US star Lady GaGa has claimed her second UK number one single with Poker Face, despite the song entering the chart ten weeks ago.The New Yorker's hit climbed from fourth to knock last week's number...

By on 23 March 2009

U2 Maintain European Crown

Irish rockers U2 have fought off competition from LADY GAGA, KELLY CLARKSON and ANNIE LENNOX to remain atop the European albums chart for a third consecutive week. The One hitmakers' latest disc, No Line On The...

Clarkson Gets All She Ever Wanted And Is Back On Top In The U.s.

KELLY CLARKSON's much-hyped new album ALL I EVER WANTED has landed her back at the top of the U.S. charts. The former American Idol star toppled U2's No Line On The Horizon, which falls to three...

The Edge Blasted Over Housing Plans

U2 rocker THE EDGE has been blasted by locals in his Malibu, California neighbourhood over plans to build a number of new homes in the area. The Irish guitarist, real name David Evans, wants to erect...

Tom Jones' Charity Track Atop U.k. Charts

Welsh singing legend TOM JONES has helped push a British charity single to the top of the U.K. charts. The It's Not Unusual veteran makes a cameo vocal appearance on the Comic Relief single, a cover...

Comic Relief Single Tops UK Chart

The Comic Relief charity single, Islands in the Stream, by Gavin and Stacey stars Rob Brydon and Ruth Jones has topped the UK singles chart.The single, featuring Sir Tom Jones, beat off competition from last...

By on 15 March 2009

U2 Conquer European Albums Chart

Irish rockers U2 have knocked THE PRODIGY from the top of the European albums chart with their new release NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The band continue their triumphant return to the charts by taking the...

Bono Slams Illegal Downloaders

U2 rocker BONO has slammed music fans who download songs illegally - insisting laws against the practise will eventually be tightened when movie studios begin to lose revenue through the web. Bono admits that as a...

U2 Want To Rerecord Debut Disc

Irish rocker BONO would love to rerecord some of U2's earlier music - because he hates the fake English accent he adopted while singing. The lead singer has considered reworking and re-releasing the band's debut album...

Music Mogul Iovine To Divorce

Music mogul JIMMY IOVINE's 24-year marriage is over - his wife Vicky, a former Playboy model, has filed for divorce. The Interscope Records founder, who has steered the careers of Eminem, U2 and Bruce Springsteen, has...

Seven-up: U2 Return To The Top Of The U.s. Charts

U2 have ended TAYLOR SWIFT's reign as the queen of the U.S. album chart by claiming their seventh American number one. As expected by chart experts, No Line on the Horizon debuted at the top of...

U2 Host Live Chat Room For 200 Fans

U2 thrilled 200 fans at Hollywood's historic Capitol Records building on Monday night (09Mar09) by chatting about their career and new album in a cramped studio. The intimate chat session, fronted by Garbage singer Shirley Manson,...

U2 Album On Course For 500,000 Sales In Us

No Line on the Horizon, the brand new album by U2, is expected to sell around half a million copies in the US in its first week on release.The album, the Irish band's 12th, went...

By on 10 March 2009

Country Singer Locklin Dies

Country singer HANK LOCKLIN, the oldest member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 91. Locklin, who joined the famed country music radio programme's cast in 1960 and was still performing as late as...

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