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Noel Gallagher Reveals Oasis Came Close To Split

Noel Gallagher has said Oasis were on the verge of splitting at the turn of the century.Speaking to BBC 6Music, the songwriter said a poor critical response to their fourth album Standing on the Shoulder...

By on 13 October 2008

Katy Perry To Host Mtv Europe Music Awards

Katy Perry is to follow in the footsteps of Tom Jones and Snoop Dogg in hosting the MTV Europe Music awards.The 23-year-old singer, who has sold more than five million copies of her single I...

By on 13 October 2008

Half Of Glastonbury 2009 Tickets Gone After Early Sale

More than half of the tickets for next year's Glastonbury festival have been sold, some eight months before the event itself takes place.Tickets went on sale on Sunday morning, with more than half of the...

By on 06 October 2008

Glastonbury Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets for next year’s Glastonbury music festival will go on sale on tomorrow morning eight months before the event itself takes place.Festival goers will be able to reserve their places by putting down a 50...

By on 04 October 2008

Bono Collects Award For Late Irish Musical 'King'

U2 frontman BONO will collect an honour in New York on Friday (03Oct08) - on behalf of RONNIE DREW, the late lead singer of Irish folk band THE DUBLINERS. Drew - who died in August...

Rick Astley Challenging Madonna And U2 For Mtv Award

Eighties pop star Rick Astley is an unlikely nominee for the best act ever at the MTV Europe Music awards.The Never Gonna Give You Up star is up against Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Green Day,...

By on 02 October 2008

Astley Up For Mtv Gong After Internet Trick

Forgotten British pop star RICK ASTLEY's 'Rickrolling' phenomenon has stepped up a gear - he is a surprise contender for the Best Act gong at this year's (08) MTV Europe Music Awards. The singer's Never...

Bono Warns U.s. Government Not To Forget The World's Poor

U2 frontman BONO has urged the U.S. government not to forget the world's poor despite the country's current turbulent economic climate. The human rights campaigner joined former U.S. president Bill Clinton at his 4th annual...

Metallica Score Album Chart Record In U.s.

METALLICA have made chart history in America by becoming the first group to debut five albums at number one. Death Magnetic, the heavy rockers' latest studio release and their first since 2003's St. Anger, has...

Del Toro Was Autograph Hunters' Favourite At Toronto Film Festival

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO has been crowned the fans' favourite autograph signer at the recent Toronto Film Festival in Canada - because he never turned a devotee away. The Oscar winner was at the event...

Johansson Visits Rwanda To Raise Aids Awareness

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has visited Rwanda to increase awareness of AIDS sufferers in African nations. The 23-year-old spent four days attending AIDS clinics alongside charity workers for RED - the initiative to combat the deadly disease...

Jones Plots Comeback With Winehouse And Nash Hitmakers

TOM JONES has teamed up with the hitmakers behind AMY WINEHOUSE and KATE NASH's hits to record a comeback album - his first CD of new material for 15 years. The 68-year-old Welsh singer will...

Killers 'Are The 'Next U2'

Rockers THE KILLERS are determined to be more successful than U2 - insisting the Irish band will have to surrender their place at the top of the music "pedestal". Frontman Brandon Flowers admits he is...

U2 Search For Greatness On New Record

Rockers U2 have delayed the release of their next album - because they want it to be perfect. The Beautiful Day hitmakers were due to release their follow-up to 2004's How To Dismantle An Atomic...

Timbaland Honoured By Irish University

Producer TIMBALAND has been chosen to receive an award from Ireland's prestigious Trinity College Dublin. The Apologize hitmaker will be inducted into the school's Philosophical Society as an Honourary Patron. The society's 300-year-old tradition involves...

White's Fears Over Filming

Rocker JACK WHITE suffered a bout of nerves before he filmed guitar documentary IT MIGHT GET LOUD - because he was worried he would mess up his part. The White Stripes frontman joined fellow guitar...

Gabriel To Receive Charity Award

Rocker PETER GABRIEL will be honoured for his charitable work at an Amnesty International event in London on Wednesday (10Sep08). The former Genesis star will be handed the charity's Ambassador of Conscience Award by U2...

U2 Pull Plans To Release 2008 Album

Rockers U2 have postponed the release of their new album - because they can't stop writing new songs. The Irish group has been recording tracks for the follow up to How To Dismantle An Atomic...

Roberts Designs T-shirt For Aids Charity

Actress JULIA ROBERTS has once again teamed up with BONO in his charity campaign to fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Roberts has been called upon by the U2 star and Italian fashion designer Giorgio...

Bono Ordered To Slim For Tour

Singer BONO has reportedly been told to lose weight so he can cope with a gruelling world tour. The U2 frontman has been ordered to shed the pounds so that he is fit enough for...

Passer-by Leaks Bono Holiday Tracks

Tracks believed to be from U2's new album have been leaked on the internet – and frontman Bono may be partly to blame.An opportunistic tourist passing by Bono's villa on France's Cote d'Azur realised he...

By on 15 August 2008

Bono Caused Album Leak?

U2 rocker BONO is allegedly responsible for the band's latest recordings leaking online - after he played the tracks to pals on holiday. The Irish superstar was listening to songs from the group's forthcoming album...

The Police Claim Third Spot On Tour Gross List

THE POLICE's reunion tour, which ended in New York on Thursday night (07Aug08), has become the third biggest-grossing concert trek of all time. The trio's 151 shows grossed over $358 million (GBP179 million), according to...

Clooney Hits The High Seas With Crawford + Gerber

Movie hunk GEORGE CLOONEY has set sail on a star-studded Mediterranean cruise with CINDY CRAWFORD and her family. The actor/director has been spotted sunbathing with the supermodel, her husband Rande Gerber and their two kids...

Bono Hails The Edge As Music's Van Gogh

U2 rocker BONO has hailed guitarist THE EDGE as a "genius" - comparing his bandmate to famous artist VINCENT VAN GOGH. The Irish star made the comments during a response to a positive Rolling Stone...

U2 Issue Warning Over Bogus Concert Tickets

Rockers U2 have warned fans to beware of counterfeit tickets purporting to be for an upcoming series of concerts - because the band has no current plans to play any live shows. The Beautiful Day...

New Snow Patrol Album 'Set For October Release'

The new album from Snow Patrol is to be called A Hundred Million Suns and could be released in October, they have confirmed.The Northern Irish indie-rockers have sold more than seven million albums worldwide and...

By on 01 August 2008

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Bono To Be Godfather To Jolie-pitt Twins?

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have asked U2 star BONO to be the godfather of their newborn twins, according to reports. The couple - who welcomed son Knox Leon and daughter Vivienne Marcheline in France...

Jay-z Treated To Special Preview Of U2 Album

JAY-Z received a special treat from his pal BONO when he visited Ireland last month (Jun08) - the rocker gave the rap superstar a special preview of U2's new album. The 99 Problems hitmaker played...

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