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Bono Beams Into Space At Barcelona Gig

U2 thrilled fans at the opening night of their new world tour in Barcelona, Spain - by contacting space.Frontman Bono called up the astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite 30 minutes into the...

U2 Urge Fans To Join Political Fight

U2 are urging their fans to don face masks at their upcoming shows - to highlight the struggle of a political prisoner in Burma.The Irish rockers are embarking on a mammoth stadium tour, which kicked...

Wood's Tips For Bono

EVAN RACHEL WOOD had harsh words for BONO and THE EDGE when she met them - she told the U2 stars to make their music less depressing.The actress is set to take on the role...

Cumming To Play Spider-man Villain

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has been confirmed as NORM OSBORN/THE GREEN GOBLIN in JULIE TAYMOR's ambitious new SPIDER-MAN musical.The actor will play the villain of SpiderMan: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway next February (10),...

Bono's 'Independent' Wife

Bono wishes his wife wasn't so "independent".The U2 frontman fears his wife of nearly 27 years Ali Hewson doesn't need him as much as he needs her.The 49-year-old singer said: "Our relationship has changed a...

Fergie's U2 Stress

Fergie is worried about supporting U2 as she is such a fan.Black Eyed Peas are set to open for the 'One' rockers at five shows on their forthcoming world tour and the singer admits she...

Geeky Youths U2

U2 were once "geeks" who use their music for "revenge".Singer Bono and guitarist The Edge have recorded lyrics and music for a stage production of 'Spider-Man' - due to open on New York's Broadway next...

Wood Confirms Spider-man Musical Role

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD has signed to star as MARY JANE WATSON in the new SPIDER-MAN stage musical.Two months after the show's director Julie Taymor denied Wood would play the web-slinging superhero's love interest, the...

Dave Matthews Band Score Fifth Number One Album In A Row

The DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has returned to the top of the U.S. album chart with their fifth consecutive number one debut.Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King claims the third biggest opening week in 2009, behind...

Lionel Richie's Coldplay Hope

Lionel Richie wants to sing with Coldplay.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker says he is a massive fan of Chris Martin's band and they are top of his collaboration wish-list.He said: "I love Coldplay. Those...

Boyle Hires U2'S Financial Guru

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has hired the man credited with making rockers U2 one of music's biggest moneymakers as her manager.The star, who took the world by storm with her extensive vocal range on...

King's Wife Eyes Spider-man Role

LARRY KING's wife SHAWN SOUTHWICK is in negotiations to secure a role in the new SPIDER-MAN musical on Broadway.The star was due to open for Danny Gans at a Las Vegas show this summer (08)...

Muse's Exciting Tour

Muse are promising an "exciting stage production" with their forthcoming tour.The British rockers - who recently announced they will be undergoing a 30-date tour this winter - have promised fans will not be disappointed with...

Policeman's Balls To Celebrate 30 Years At Film Festivals

The 30th anniversary of celebrity charity show THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S BALL is to be celebrated with film festivals in Los Angeles and New York.Funnyman John Cleese organised the first Ball in 1979 to raise cash...

U2 Stun Baaba Maal Fans With London Encore

U2 stunned world music fans in London on Thursday night (28May09) when they took the stage during a BAABA MAAL gig.Bono and his bandmates joined the African artist for his O2 Academy Shepherds Bush concert...

Dizzee And Eminem Land Fastest-selling No 1s Of 2009

Rappers Dizzee Rascal and Eminem have claimed the fastest-selling number one records of the year in the singles and album charts.Grime star Dizzee has shot to the top of the charts with new single Bonkers,...

By on 24 May 2009

Cruz Gathers Theron And Moore For Charity Dominoes Game

PENELOPE CRUZ, CHARLIZE THERON, DEMI MOORE and husband ASHTON KUTCHER will pit their wits against one another at the Cannes Film Festival next week (18May09), when they take part in a charity dominoes game with...

Cowell Called Bono To Get One For Idol

Music mogul SIMON COWELL was so desperate to hear his favourite U2 song performed on AMERICAN IDOL on Tuesday night (12May09) he asked BONO for special permission. Cowell wanted to see Idol competitor Adam Lambert belt...

Eminem A Triple Threat On Late-night U.s. Tv

EMINEM will follow U2, PRINCE and the WHITE STRIPES by staging a residency on late-night TV in America. The rapper will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on 15 May and the 19 and 22 May (09)...

Jagger & Stone To Re-team For Charity

SIR MICK JAGGER is set to record a second collaboration with soul singer JOSS STONE for a new charity album. The Rolling Stones legend teamed up with Stone for 2004 track Lonely Without You, which was...

Glastonbury's Eavis 'One Of The Most Influential People On Earth'

MICHAEL EAVIS, founder of the Glastonbury Festival, is one of the most influential people on Earth, according to Time magazine. Eavis, who divides his time between farming and putting on one of the world's most...

By on 01 May 2009

Oasis Star Sings In The Shower For Bono

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has been filmed singing in the shower for pal BONO's new (Red)Wire online magazine. The singer/songwriter agreed to perform a solo rendition of the bands Waiting for The Rapture in a shower...

Stars Set For Formula 1 Shows

U2, GIRLS ALOUD and boyband TAKE THAT are moving into the fast lane - they groups have been lined up to perform at a number of Formula 1 auto races. The announcement of the bands' shows...

Hayek Joins Bono For Wedding Sing-a-long

SALMA HAYEK celebrated her Italian nuptials to FRANCOIS-HENRI PINAULT by joining actor pals CHARLIZE THERON and WOODY HARRELSON for a special collaboration with rocker BONO at her weekend (25Apr09) wedding reception. The Frida star renewed her...

Stars Come Out For Freud

More than 400 mourners including U2 frontman BONO and funnyman STEPHEN FRY turned out to pay their respects to late writer/broadcaster SIR CLEMENT FREUD at his funeral on Friday (24Apr09). The former politician, whose grandfather was...

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...

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