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Bono Apologises For Martin Insult

U2 frontman BONO has been forced to apologise after insulting CHRIS MARTIN during a live radio broadcast. The Irish rocker called the Coldplay singer a "w**ker" during an interview on British station Radio One on Friday...

One Named Greatest Ever U2 Song In New Poll

U2's 1991 hit single One has been voted their greatest ever song in a new survey.The Irish band's 12th studio album No Line on the Horizon is released on Monday March 2nd and to commemorate...

By on 27 February 2009

Battle Commences Over Live Nation Merger

The battle has begun over the merger of music industry giants Live Nation and Ticketmaster - with officials at both companies facing a committee hearing over competition regulations. Executives at the concert promoter announced plans earlier...

Protesters Target U2 Over Tax Claims

Irish rockers U2 have come under fire from protesters who accuse the band of depriving the country of millions of dollars in tax revenue by allegedly storing their wealth in bank accounts abroad. Activists from campaign...

Spider-man Musical To Debut Next Year

BONO and THE EDGE's SPIDER-MAN musical is set to have its Broadway debut in early 2010, according to reports.SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will follow the story of the superhero's origins and feature original songs...

By on 25 February 2009

Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge,...

By on 25 February 2009

Eminem/universal Lawsuit Going To Trial

EMINEM's legal battle with record label Universal over royalties from digital downloads is set to go to trial on Tuesday (24Feb09) - two years after the case was filed in a California court. The Without Me...

Bbc Denies Plugging U2 Album

Bosses at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have denied giving U2 free publicity by airing a series of programmes about the band. Heads of the publicly-funded network have come under fire for broadcasting a string of...

U2'S Label Is Behind Album Leak

U2's eagerly-awaited new album was leaked on the internet by the band's own record label, according to reports. No Line on the Horizon isn't scheduled to hit stores until 27 February (09). But copies went onsale...

Clarkson Album Leaks Early

Singer KELLY CLARKSON's forthcoming album has leaked onto the internet two weeks ahead of its release date. The American Idol winner's latest offering, All I Ever Wanted, was due to hit stores on 10 March (09)....

Bono's Girls Aloud Dream

U2 frontman BONO harbours a secret singing ambition - he'd love to be the sixth member of British girlband GIRLS ALOUD. The Beautiful Day hitmaker and his band kicked off the Brit Awards in London on...

Coldplay And Killers Thrill With Star-studded Concert

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS staged an all-star gig on Wednesday night (18Feb09) - with BONO and TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW putting in surprise appearances at a one-off charity concert. The Yellow hitmakers and the...

Kings Of Leon And Duffy Triumph At The Brit Awards

U.S. rockers KINGS OF LEON and Welsh singer DUFFY were the big winners at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday (18Feb09) night. Duffy claimed the first award of the evening, taking home the British Female...

Kings Of Leon And Duffy Triumph At The Brit Awards

U.S. rockers KINGS OF LEON and Welsh singer DUFFY were the big winners at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday (18Feb09) night. Duffy claimed the first award of the evening, taking home the British Female...

Duffy And Katy Perry Lead Brit Awards

KATY PERRY and Welsh singer DUFFY are the early winners at the Brit Awards in London, after claiming the night's first two prizes on Wednesday (18Feb09). Duffy picked up the Best British Female Solo Artist prize,...

Elvis Tops Fan Poll

Rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY has beaten MADONNA as the pop idol fans would most love to meet. The legendary singer, who died in 1977, topped the list in a poll by digital broadcaster Music...

Carey, Hill & Stefani Download Playlists For Charity

MARIAH CAREY, FAITH HILL and GWEN STEFANI are sharing their love for music with fans on exclusive new one-of-a-kind iPods. The divas have filled iPods with their own downloaded delights as part of a fundraising effort...

U2 To Preview New Album With Live Lounge Set

U2 are to perform tracks from their new album No Line on the Horizon on BBC Radio 1 later this month, it has been announced.Bono and company will play three tracks for a session in...

By on 14 February 2009

Butler Scoops Top Producing Honours

Former SUEDE star BERNARD BUTLER has walked away with the top honour at the Music Producers' Guild Awards in London. The British guitarist was handed the MPG Producer Of The Year trophy and the Brit statuette...

Jackson Signs Live Nation Deal?

JANET JACKSON has become the latest superstar to sign a record deal with concert giant Live Nation, according to new reports. The Nasty hitmaker parted ways with Island Records in September (08) after disappointing sales of...

Ticketmaster And Live Nation Confirm $2.5bn Merger

Music industry leaders Ticketmaster and Live Nation are to merge to form a new company called Live Nation Entertainment.A $2.5 billion (£1.73 billion) deal between the ticket seller and concert promoter is intended to create...

By on 11 February 2009

Guitar Greats Pay Tribute To Fender

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEITH RICHARDS, THE EDGE and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to Fender guitar mastermind LEO FENDER, who was posthumously honoured by the Recording Academy of America during Grammy weekend (07Feb09).Fender, who died in...

Plant & Krauss Are The King And Queen Of The Grammys

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and his new performance partner ALISON KRAUSS were the toast of the 51st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (08Feb09) after claiming a fistful of honours.The duo...

Plant & Krauss Are The King And Queen Of The Grammys

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT and his new performance partner ALISON KRAUSS were the toast of the 51st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (08Feb09) after claiming a fistful of honours.The duo...

M.i.a. To Plan Labour Around Grammy Night Performance

Pregnant pop star M.I.A. has confirmed she'll be performing at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (08Feb09) - even though she could go into labour at the prizegiving. The Paper Planes hitmaker will join Stevie Wonder,...

U2 To Buy London Studio?

Irish rockers U2 are reportedly set to buy the legendary London studio where they recorded the final sessions for their new album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The band began recording the new LP in February...

Killers And Coldplay Confirmed For One-off War Child Show

Coldplay and the Killers will take to the stage for an exclusive charity concert next month, it has been announced.The two bands have signed up for a one-off show in aid of the War Child...

By on 28 January 2009

U2 Hit By 'Copycat' Accusation

A U.S. musician has accused rockers U2 of copying the artwork from one of his albums for the cover of their new LP. Taylor Deupree, owner of the record label 12k, alleges the artwork on...

Bono 'A Fan Of The Script'

Irish band THE SCRIPT have revealed they have a new celebrity fan – Bono.The band's debut record was released last August and is currently number one on the album chart.However, frontman Danny O'Donoghue said he...

By on 21 January 2009

Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed to air his views with an opinion column in the...

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