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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....

Jagger Wants To Duet With Blige

ROLLING STONES rocker SIR MICK JAGGER wants to duet with R+B queen MARY J. BLIGE. The singing legend has performed with current chart-toppers Christina Aguilera and Amy Winehouse over the last year, and he reveals...

Astoria "Can't Be Saved"

One of London's most popular live music venues is to be destroyed.The Astoria Theatre looks set to finally close after months of campaigning to save it.Some 35,000 people reportedly signed a petition in an attempt...

By on 12 March 2008

Will + Jada To Host Mandela Birthday Concert

Hollywood actor WILL SMITH and his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH have been tapped to host NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday celebrations in London this summer (08). The former president of South Africa is to celebrate his...

Bono, Fergie, Snoop To Headline American Idol Charity Concert

Bono has been lined up to headline the second annual American Idol charity concert, set to air in the US on April 9th.According to Variety, the U2 frontman will be joined by a host of...

By on 04 March 2008

Mccartney Ends 30-Year Feud With Laine

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has patched up his broken friendship with former WINGS bandmate DENNY LAINE - nearly 30 years after they fell out. The ex-Beatle formed Wings with his late first wife Linda, guitarist Laine...

Box Office Tumbles

If movie fans were not sitting at home watching the Oscars on television Sunday, they were not going out to the movies, either. Movie attendance on Sunday was even lower than studios had expected, with...

Oscar Winner Hansard Thanks Bono For Congratulation Text

Oscar-winning singer Glen Hansard has revealed he received a congratulatory text from Bono after his surprise win at Sunday's ceremony.Hansard, frontman of Irish band the Frames, won the Oscar for best original song with his...

By on 26 February 2008

Led Zeppelin Touted For World Peace Gigs

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN have been invited by the World Peace One organisation to reunite once more for a series of charity concerts across the globe. The Stairway To Heaven stars reformed in December (07)...

Vantage Point Takes Advantage

Say what you will about Vantage Point -- and critics last week unloaded on it -- the film delivered at the box office, producing an estimated $24 million in ticket sales. That's a lot more...

Bon Jovi To Release Documentary

Veteran rockers BON JOVI are set to release their first band documentary - after decades of watching their rock 'n' roll peers' adventures on film. The Livin' On A Prayer hitmakers have appointed acclaimed filmmaker...

Bono's Charity Gig Exceeds Expectations

Rocker BONO's Valentine's Day (14Feb08) charity auction to help fight AIDS in Africa has raised a near-record breaking $42.6 million (GBP21.3 million) - far more than organisers were expecting to fetch. The U2 star teamed...

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