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U2 Refuse To Copy Radiohead's Internet Release

U2 manager PAUL MCGUINNESS has ruled out the Irish rockers following in RADIOHEAD's footsteps and allowing fans to name their price for their new album - because the concept "backfired". Radiohead released their 2007 LP...

Stars Help To Raise $4 Million At Charity Auction

Actors KEVIN SPACEY, KATE BECKINSALE and HUGH GRANT helped to raise more than $4 million (GBP2 million) for cancer research, after attending a charity auction in London on Saturday (07Jun08). U2 frontman Bono, Pirates of...

Bono Calls For United States Of Africa

Rocker-turned-activist BONO has called for the creation of a United States of Africa, insisting a united continental identity could help the African nations to resolve their internal conflicts. The U2 frontman - who flew to...

Amos Quits Label

Rocker TORI AMOS has left label Epic Records and will release her next album in 2009 on her own. Amos is the latest musician to shun record company control and go it alone, following in...

Bono Urges Africa To End Poverty

U2 frontman BONO is calling on African leaders to address the nation's spiralling food prices in a bid to tackle poverty. Speaking at the fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan this week...

Winehouse To Perform For Mandela

AMY WINEHOUSE has confirmed her appearance at former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer (08), after reportedly accepting a personal invitation from the ex-politician last month (Apr08). Organisers recently promised further...

Bono Receives Degree From Japanese Institution

U2 frontman BONO has received an honorary degree from a Japanese university in recognition of his contributions to music and dedication to humanitarian causes. The singer - who is currently in Japan to attend the...

U2 Manager Mcguiness Hurt In Horrific Horse Fall

Irish rockers U2's longtime manager PAUL MCGUINESS narrowly escaped paralysis recently after he was involved in a horrific horse riding accident. The music mogul, who also manages the careers of singer PJ Harvey and New...

Music Memorabilia Under The Hammer For U2 Charity

A hat once owned by ELVIS PRESLEY and MADONNA's high-school year-book will be auctioned later this month (May08). Other items including Sir Elton John's toaster, Jimi Hendrix's personal guitar straps and a wooden spoon signed...

Elvis' Medicine Bottle And Elton's Toaster To Be Auctioned

An empty medicine bottle from ELVIS' Graceland home and a toaster belonging to SIR ELTON JOHN are among the bizarre celebrity artifacts up for auction to raise money for charity. Items including a Christmas card...

Bono Celebrates With Pitt

U2 rocker BONO received a special surprise for his 48th birthday - the company of Hollywood hunk BRAD PITT. The musician-turned-philanthropist held an impromptu dinner party at Sass' Cafe in Monaco to celebrate his birthday,...

Pitt + Jolie's Trip To The Beach With The Edge

BRAD PITT and his pregnant partner ANGELINA JOLIE enjoyed a family outing to the beach in the south of France this weekend (04May08) - accompanied by U2 guitarist THE EDGE. The Hollywood couple moved into...

Queen + Lennox Will Perform For Mandela

QUEEN, LEONA LEWIS and ANNIE LENNOX will headline former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer. Dame Shirley Bassey, Simple Minds and Razorlight will also perform at the event in London on...

Mandela Asks Winehouse To Perform At Birthday Gig?

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly received a personal call from former South African President NELSON MANDELA to ask her to perform at his 90th birthday. The ex-politician called the Back To Black star to...

Jay-z + Live Nation Finalise Deal

JAY-Z has joined heavyweights MADONNA and U2 after signing a new mega-millions deal with concert promoters Live Nation. The rapper has landed 775,434 Live Nation shares, plus an option on an additional 500,000 after setting...

Eno Taught Coldplay About Life, Sex And Music

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN got more advice than he bargained for while working with BRIAN ENO on the band's new album - because the veteran producer offered up sex tips. The band hired the former Roxy Music...

Eno Taught Coldplay About Life, Sex And Music

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN got more advice than he bargained for while working with BRIAN ENO on the band's new album - because the veteran producer offered up sex tips. The band hired the former...

U2 Scrap Work And Start Again

Rockers U2 are scrapping all the tracks they have written for their next album to start all over again - ditching a year's worth of work. The band has been working on the follow up...

The Edge Donates Music Trinkets To Auction

U2 guitarist THE EDGE is donating music memorabilia from his personal collection to charity, in a bid to raise cash to replace musical equipment destroyed in 2005's Hurricane Katrina. The rocker - real name David...

Bono's Huge Hotel Plans

Rocker BONO wants to spend a staggering $237.2 million (GBP118.6 million) turning the hotel he owns in his native Dublin, Ireland into a spectacular city resort. The U2 frontman and bandmate The Edge bought the...

Africa Gives Back To Bono

Campaigning rockers U2 are being honoured by a group of African musicians who are releasing an album of the Irish band's songs. The LP, In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2, includes 12 renditions...

Eminem Confirmed For Mandela's Birthday Concert?

Controversial rapper EMINEM is reportedly set to headline NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday celebrations in London this summer (08). The star is alleged to be making his musical comeback at the charity concert at the capital's...

T In The Park Signs Promotion Deal With Live Nation

The T in the Park festival has followed in the footsteps of Madonna and U2 by signing a deal with concert promoter Live Nation.The Material Girl agreed a groundbreaking contract with Live Nation in October...

By on 10 April 2008

Bono Finally Sells New York Home

U2 rocker BONO has finally sold his New York apartment for $4.9 million (GBP2.45 million), three years after first putting it on the market. The singer and his wife Ali moved out of the pad...

Stones Beat U2 For Biggest Rock Concert Film Debut

THE ROLLING STONES have edged out U2 for the year's biggest rock concert film opening. The Stones' new film Shine A Light, which was directed by Martin Scorsese, took in $1.5 million (GBP750,000) at the...

Jay-z Linked To $150 Million Deal With Live Nation

Hip-hop artist Jay-Z could be set to follow U2 and Madonna in signing a multi-million dollar deal with concert promoter Live Nation.Reports from the states claimed on Thursday that the 38-year-old rapper is set to...

By on 03 April 2008

Jay-z To Sign Live Nation Deal?

Rapper SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER is to follow in the footsteps of MADONNA and U2 by signing a multi-million dollar (pound) deal with concert promoter Live Nation. The star is reported to be on the verge...

U2 Sign 12-Year Live Nation Deal

Irish rockers U2 have followed in MADONNA's footsteps by signing a 12-year deal with music promoters Live Nation. The agreement will see the band continue to release records through their longtime record label Universal Music,...

Live Nation Inks 12-Year Agreement With U2

Concert promoter Live Nation has signed a deal with U2 for the rights to the band's tours, merchandising and website.The 12-year contract follows a broader deal struck with Madonna last year, which also included music...

By on 31 March 2008

U2 Top Beatles Covers Poll

U2's cover of HELTER SKELTER has topped a new online poll of reworked BEATLES songs. The Irish rockers' rendition of the 1968 track beat Oasis' cover of I Am The Walrus in the RollingStone.com poll....

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