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Bono: 'I Am Horrific In 3-D'

Rocker BONO hates seeing himself on-screen - and admits his image inhibitions have been made worse after seeing himself in new U2 movie U2 3-D. The band filmed the movie at a number of dates...

Campbell Dating Chavez?

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is dating Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ, according to odd newspaper reports in the South American country. The British stunner recently travelled to Caracas to interview Chavez for British magazine GQ - and...

Gates Begs Jay-z For Job

Millionaire businessman BILL GATES is seeking career advice from JAY-Z and U2 - in a new TV commercial. The Microsoft giant appears in a spoof film where he asks rocker Bono for a role in...

Bono Designs Charity T-shirt

U2 rocker BONO has designed a limited edition T-shirt which will be sold to benefit impoverished African farmers. The singer has teamed up with the Hard Rock group to create the Bono Signature Series T-shirt...

Jolie Tops Do-gooders Poll

Angelina Jolie has topped a poll of the best celebrity do-gooders of 2007.The actress was voted the most respected celebrity humanitarian of the year for her work as a United Nations (UN) goodwill ambassador as...

By on 28 December 2007

Bono Denies Clapping Incident

Rocker BONO has dismissed reports he silenced an audience in Glasgow, Scotland, recently to demonstrate the plight of poverty in Africa by clapping his hands. The U2 singer was alleged to have told the crowd...

Poverty Campaigner Bono Defends His Billion-dollar Business

Rocker BONO has defended his decision to set up a $1.9 billion (GBP950 million) investment company, insisting it doesn't contradict his image as a poverty-campaigner. The U2 frontman is one of five co-founders of Elevation...

Clinton: 'I Saved Bono's Life'

Former U.S. President BILL CLINTON claims he once "saved the life" of U2 frontman BONO - by giving the rocker a ride to an American football game. The 61-year-old was campaigning in Chicago, Illinois, in...

U2 Defend Hotel Plans

Rockers U2 have hit back at an Irish environmental group who criticised their plans to build a multi-story hotel in Dublin - insisting the massive building will boost the city's economy. Building heritage group An...

African Stars Record U2 Covers Album In Tribute To Bono

Some of Africa's top musicians have paid tribute to rocker BONO's humanitarian efforts by recording a new album of U2 cover songs. In The Name Of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 sees stars including singer Angelique...

U2 Set To Release 'Trance' Album

U2's collaboration with famed producer BRIAN ENO has resulted in a new "trance" inspired album unlike anything they've done before. The Irish rockers have spent the last few months recording the follow-up to 2004's...

Petty To Play At The Superbowl

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS will follow the likes of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, U2, THE ROLLING STONES and JANET JACKSON when they perform during half-time at the Super Bowl in February (08). The American Girl...

Rotten: 'Levene Is A Waste Of Talent'

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHNNY ROTTEN has blasted his former PUBLIC IMAGE LTD guitarist KEITH LEVENE, branding him a "waste of talent". Levene, a founding member of The Clash, played with Rotten - real name John...

U2 Anger Irish Environmentalists

Rockers U2 have angered environmentalists in Ireland with plans to build an unsightly skyscraper in Dublin. Building heritage group An Taisce has criticised the group for its plans to demolish the Clarence Hotel - which...

Control Tops British Indies

Control, the biopic of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, has won five prizes at the British Independent Film Awards.Anton Corbijn's movie was awarded the best film prize, while lead actor Sam Riley - who...

By on 29 November 2007

Razorlight Make A Surprise Appearance At Mencap's Concert

RAZORLIGHT treated fans to a surprise appearance at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions show last night.Lead singer JOHNNY BORRELL and drummer ANDY BURROWS played an acoustic set including AMERICA, BEFORE I FALL TO PIECES and new...

By on 27 November 2007

Bono Surprises Charity Guests With Gig

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE played at an unannounced warm-up act for a charity concert in London on Friday (23Nov07). The duo stunned the 250 guests at the fundraiser for Mencap, a charity that...

U2 In Shock Charity Gig Set

U2's Bono and Edge amazed fans at a charity gig in north London last night with a surprise appearance.The 250-strong crowd at the Mencap Little Noises Sessions at Union Chapel had been told to expect...

By on 24 November 2007

U2 Deny London Residency

Irish rockers U2 have denied reports they are to follow in PRINCE's footsteps and play a London residency next year (08). The Beautiful Day stars were alleged to be playing a string of live dates...

Universe Pair For Stage Spidey

Across The Universe director Julie Taymor has confirmed she wants to reunite the leads from her Beatles musical for the upcoming Spider-Man stage show.Taymor played an integral role in the Broadway success of The Lion...

By on 22 November 2007

Brolin Turns Brooding No Country Set Into An Adult Playground

Actor JOSH BROLIN lightened the mood in between takes on brooding new drama NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN by staging barbecue cook-offs and karaoke sessions in a local New Mexico lesbian bar. The Planet Terror...

Activism Makes Bono Appreciate U2 More

Outspoken BONO's activism has helped save his career as a rock star in U2 - because he's always so grateful for recording session time with his bandmates. The Where The Streets Have No Name singer...

Bono Urged U.s. Leaders To Meet With British Army Vets

U2 star BONO urged America's top politicians to speak with British soldiers who had occupied Northern Ireland before choosing to extend the war in Iraq. The outspoken Irish rocker has never wasted an opportunity to...

Clinton Turned To Bono For Sinn Fein Visa Advice

Former U.S. President BILL CLINTON turned to rocker BONO for advice when he was trying to solve a visa headache over Sinn Fein leaders MARTIN MCGUINNESS and GERRY ADAMS. The U2 frontman admits he was...

Keys Honours Bono At Aids Fundraiser

U2 frontman BONO has been honoured by ALICIA KEYS for his charity work at an Aids fundraiser in New York. The Black Ball event, which was also attended by Gwen Stefani and Sheryl Crow, is...

Witherspoon Red-faced About Halloween Costume

REESE WITHERSPOON will be picking her Halloween parties with care after turning up to one celebrity bash as the only adult in costume. The actress loves fancy dress and used the 2006 kids party to...

Ono To Donate Album Proceeds To Darfur

YOKO ONO has pledged to donate the royalties from the newly-released MAKE SOME NOISE album to a human rights charity in an effort to raise awareness about the Darfur crisis. The album - a compilation...

U2 To Build A Studio At The Top Of Dublin's Tallest Tower

U2 are set to have a bird's eye view of their native Dublin, Ireland when they record in the future after winning planning permission to build the city's tallest apartment complex. The rockers plan to...

Norwegian Hitmakers Claim Seven Ascap Prizes

The Norwegian hitmakers behind chart-toppers for NE-YO, RIHANNA and BEYONCE were honoured with seven coveted Songwriter Of The Year prizes at Wednesday's (10Oct07) 27th annual American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP) Awards in...

Bono Denies Spice Girls Collaboration

Rocker BONO has laughed off speculation he will team up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits album before Christmas (07) and...

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