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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...

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

By on 08 October 2007

Kidnappers Targeted Bono's Daughter

U2 frontman BONO's daughter was the centre of a $8 million ($4 million) kidnap plot when she was just four years old. Five Irish criminals targeted Jordan Hewson, now 18, and staked out Bono's Dublin...

Stones Tour Grosses Half Billion

Box office receipts for the Rolling Stones' latest tour have topped half a billion, according to the tour's producer.The final tally for the band's A Bigger Bang tour has been calculated at $558,255,524, Michael Cohl...

By on 04 October 2007

Bono's Hotel Plans Anger Locals

U2 rocker BONO has infuriated Irish environmental authorities with his plans to expand the Dublin hotel he owns with bandmate THE EDGE. The singer has submitted new designs for the expansion of The Clarence Hotel...

Bono Collaborates With The Spice Girls

Rocker BONO has teamed up with the SPICE GIRLS to record a new song - to help boost their appeal and widen their fanbase. The Wannabe pop stars are due to release a greatest hits...

Bono Expects Spider-man Musical To Set New Standards

LATEST: U2 rocker BONO is confident the SPIDER-MAN musical he is currently working on will dazzle audiences, because it will be "something the likes of which no-one has seen or heard". The singer is creating...

Bono Awarded Liberty Medal

U2 frontman BONO has been awarded the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The Irish rocker, who became the first non-politician to receive the award in 18 years, was awarded for his continual campaigning to persuade...

Bono Praying For Peace In Burma

Irish rocker BONO is having sleepless nights over the crisis in Burma and is praying the campaign against its military rulers will triumph. The U2 frontman expressed concern over the spiralling violence that has left...

Spider-man Musical Seeks Broadway Stage

Broadway director JULIE TAYMOR is hunting for a New York theatre big enough to house the SPIDER-MAN music she is creating with U2 rockers BONO and THE EDGE. Lion King creator Taymor has written a...

Bono Goes Under The Hammer

U2 frontman BONO will go under the hammer next month, when an oil painting showing him receiving an honorary knighthood is auctioned in Dublin. The artwork, painted by Irish artist David Nolan, is expected to...

Bono Oil Painting Auctioned

A painting of U2 rocker BONO receiving his knighthood is set to go up for auction in Dublin, Ireland. The oil canvas, by artist David Nolan, is based on a press image by photographer Julien...

Rolling Stones Are Top Earners

Veteran rockers THE ROLLING STONES have been named the top earning music act of 2007. The band made $88 million (GBP44 million) between June 2006 and June this year (07), largely from their Bigger Bang...

Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

By on 13 September 2007

Former Snow Patrol Member Sues Band

Former SNOW PATROL member MARK MCCLELLAND is suing his former band in a bid to recover earnings from the group's success. The bassist - who left the band in 2005 citing "creative differences" with frontman...

Pavarotti's Funeral Begins

The funeral service for LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has begun in his hometown of Modena, Italy, with singers PLACIDO DOMINGO, JOSE CARRERAS and U2 rocker BONO among the stars in attendance. The Italian maestro, who lost his...

Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

By on 08 September 2007

Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

By on 07 September 2007

Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

U2'S Sadness At Studio Demolition

U2 rocker THE EDGE is devastated by the impending demolition of the Dublin, Ireland studio in which the band recorded their last album, because the building "felt like home". The studio in Hanover Quay -...

Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

Queensryche Cover Rock + Broadway On New Album

QUEENSRYCHE are paying homage to rock's anthems on a new covers album. The classic rockers have recorded new versions of Pink Floyd's Welcome To The MAChine, Peter Gabriel's Red Rain and U2's Bullet The Blue...

Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

Mullen Teams With Farrell For Property Development Project

U2 drummer LARRY MULLEN has joined forces with his movie star compatriot COLIN FARRELL to buy and develop a GBP3 million ($6 million) apartment block in England. The Irishmen were drawn to the Bolton property...

Lanois Film To Feature U2 Rehearsals

U2 fans attending the Toronto Film Festival in Canada next month (Sep07) are in for a treat - producer DANIEL LANOIS' new film, which is premiering at the event, features footage of the band rehearsing...

Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

By on 27 July 2007

Cruz Hails Bono Her 'Hero'

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ is in awe of U2 star BONO's charitable nature and has hailed him as her "hero". The Spanish beauty, who partied with the rocker in the trendy French city of St. Tropez...

White Stripes Top Live Band List

The WHITE STRIPES are the best touring band to see live, according to a new U.S. poll. The duo, Jack and Meg White, beat Radiohead, Pearl Jam and the newly-reunited Rage Against The MAChine in...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Velvet Revolver Become Bored With Rubin

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER dumped producer RICK RUBIN after becoming bored of his slow work process. The supergroup were delighted when the famed producer came on board with them - but came to realise they were...

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