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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...

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...

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...

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...

Abbey Road Bosses Overturn Oasis Ban

A bag of cash helped OASIS overturn a ban from bosses of fabled London studios Abbey Road - and steal recording space from U2. Rocker Noel Gallagher has revealed he and his bandmates were told...

Bono Given Green Light For Hotel

U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE have won the rights to renovate their hotel - despite objections from locals. The musicians had proposed a $238 million (GBP119 million) overhaul of their shared establishment, The Clarence...

Veteran Rockers To Receive Royalties

Veteran rockers such as ROGER DALTREY and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY are heading for victory in their ongoing campaign to extend the copyright on old recordings. The European Union (EU) proposed on Thursday (17Jul08) a scheme...

Albarn Slams Live 8

Former BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has slammed BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for isolating Africa with their goodwill efforts. The rocker has criticised the Live 8 concert - supported by both the U2 star and...

Nickelback Sign Live Nation Deal

Canadian rockers NICKELBACK have become the latest act to sign a multi-million dollar deal with concert promoter Live Nation. The Rockstar hitmakers have joined an elite league of musicians on the company's roster, including Madonna,...

Oasis Scoop Top Prize At Silver Clef Awards

British rockers OASIS took home the prestigious lifetime achievement award at the annual Silver Clef Luncheon this week (begs30Jun08) at London's Park Lane Hilton. The Definitely Maybe stars were honoured at Friday's (04Jul08) ceremony for...

Shakira Set For Live Nation Deal

Pop star SHAKIRA is reportedly in talks to sign a multi-million dollar (pound) deal with concert promoter Live Nation. The Colombian beauty could join an elite league of music heavyweights including Madonna, Jay-Z and U2...

Stars Shine At Mandela Birthday Concert

A galaxy of stars lit up London's Hyde Park on Friday (27Jun08) night to help NELSON MANDELA celebrate his 90th birthday. Amy Winehouse overcame her recent health problems to headline the concert for the former...

Bono + Mcconaughey Bid Farewell To Gates In Funny Video

BONO and MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY have joined forces to bid Microsoft boss BILL GATES a fond farewell as he plans for early retirement - by starring in a hilarious new video. The two stars appear alongside...

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