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Green Day Billy Volunteers For New Orleans Charity

GREEN DAY rocker BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG has put music to one side to join forces with a New Orleans charity helping people left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. The singer has been volunteering in the Louisiana...

The Edge And Estefan Set For Doctorates

U2 guitarist THE EDGE and Latina singer GLORIA ESTEFAN will receive honorary doctorates next month (May07). The rocker, real name David Howell Evans, will be commended for his contribution to music by the Berklee College...

All-star Line-up To Re-record Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

THE BEATLES' iconic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND is to be re-recorded by a host of modern acts, including OASIS, THE KILLERS and RAZORLIGHT. Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF is organising the project, which...

Church Turns Eucharist Into U2 Tribute

A church in Dublin, Ireland yesterday (01APR07) held a Sunday service featuring the music of legendary rockers U2. Around 150 people attended the service at the Anglican St George and St Thomas's Church, which was...

Arise Bono, 'Lord Of Lords'

U2 frontman Bono has been awarded an honorary knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin.The Irish rock legend was presented with the title by the British ambassador, David Reddaway, but will not take the appellation of...

By on 30 March 2007

Bono Accepts Honorary Knighthood

U2 frontman BONO has accepted an honorary British knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin. The rocker - real name PAUL HEWSON - was joined at the ceremony by his wife ALI HEWSON and their four...

Music Memorabilia Under The Hammer

LATEST: JIMI HENDRIX's flares, JOHN LENNON's glasses and BOB DYLAN's harmonica are the latest lots to be added to an auction of the iconic music memorabilia next month (APR07). The items will be sold alongside...

Chesney's Birthday Party A Star-studded Affair

KENNY CHESNEY had a birthday to remember on Monday (26MAR07) night when pals TIM MCGRAW, FAITH HILL, JEWEL and GRETCHEN WILSON turned a low-key Nashville, Tennessee party into a star-studded affair. The country star booked...

The Edge Auctions Off His Most Famous Guitar

U2 rocker THE EDGE is auctioning off his beloved 1975 Gibson Les Paul guitar to raise cash for the musicians charity he co-founded to help those struggling to come to terms with Hurricane Katrina. The...

Wyman Not Expected To Be Asked To Snap The Stones Again

Rocker BILL WYMAN fears he'll never get the chance to photograph his former ROLLING STONES bandmates again - because MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS would never acknowledge he's a good enough snapper. The former Stones...

Sick Cheadle Misses Bono Concert Tribute

A stomach complaint cost HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE one of his proudest moments - when he had to leave a U2 concert early. Rocker BONO invited the actor to a show in Los Angeles...

Artist Turns U2 Court Battle Into A New Painting

Irish artist KEVIN SHARKEY has turned U2's court battle with a former stylist into a new art piece. The Irish rockers took LOLA CASHMAN to court last year (06), claiming she had stolen items from...

U2 Concert Film To Be A 3-D Spectacular

Rockers U2 are to be the subject of an ambitious new 3-D movie. A new concert movie featuring footage from the Irish supergroup's most recent South American dates will be the first film to be...

U2 Star Clayton Splits With Fiancee

U2 star ADAM CLAYTON is a single man again after splitting up with his fiancee SUZANNE SMITH, according to Irish reports. The U2 bass player, who was once engaged to supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL, ended his...

Minister Turns Eucharist Service Into U2 Tribute

An Episcopalian minister from Maine has raised more than $60,000 (GBP30,770) for AIDS and poverty charities by turning regular services into U2 tributes. Rock fan PAIGE BLAIR staged the first `U2charist' service at her church...

Salma Hayek Engaged And Pregnant

Mexican beauty Salma Hayek is engaged and expecting their first baby, the Academy Award-nominated actress has revealed.The Ugly Betty actress and producer announced her engagement to the billionaire businessman through her publicist over the weekend.Francois-Henri...

By on 12 March 2007

Bono's Red Campaign Overspends

Rocker BONO's charity campaign Red has been criticised for spending more money on marketing than it has raised to fight AIDS in Africa. The high-profile scheme, which was the brainchild of the U2 rocker, sees...

Sgt Pepper's Named Definitive Album Of All Time

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been branded the definitive album of all time. The iconic 1967 long-player topped the Definitive 200 chart of albums and soundtracks, compiled by the US...

Flowers Ignores Kaiser Chiefs Criticism

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has dismissed KAISER CHIEF NICK HODGSON's recent criticism his band are too ambitious to become as big as U2. Flowers has been left confused by drummer Hodgson's comments, not understanding...

Mellencamp Sold Song To Promote New Album

JOHN MELLENCAMP sold the song OUR COUNTRY from his new album to US carmaker Chevy because his record company wouldn't put enough money behind marketing his music. The controversial track is being used in a...

Bono To Guest Edit Vanity Fair

U2 frontman BONO will serve as guest editor for the July (07) issue of style magazine Vanity Fair. The Irish singer has also had stints guest editing British newspaper The Independent and France's Liberation. Bono,...

The Good, The Bad + The Queen To Close Legendary Venue

THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE QUEEN will be the last band to play at the Hammersmith Palais before the final curtain falls on the legendary London venue later this month (07). The DAMON ALBARN-fronted...

The Good, The Bad + The Queen To Close Legendary Venue

THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE QUEEN will be the last band to play at the Hammersmith Palais before the final curtain falls on the legendary London venue later this month (07). The DAMON ALBARN-fronted...

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

Campbell: 'I'm Afraid Of Marriage'

Single supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has never married, because she is terrified it would fail and end in divorce. The catwalk queen has dated ROBERT DE NIRO and U2 rocker ADAM CLAYTON, but never settled on...

Bono Meets With Obama

Rock star BONO met US presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA on Tuesday (27FEB07) to discuss foreign assistance to anti-poverty and global health causes. The U2 frontman met with the Illinois senator in his personal office in...

Jackson Falls For The Blues After Playing Guitar Man

SAMUEL L. JACKSON worked so hard to learn to play the guitar for his new role as a blues guitarist in BLACK SNAKE MOAN, the instrument has replaced golf as his number one obsession. The...

Arcade Fire Lay Into U2 And Oasis

Arcade Fire have criticised the marketing strategies of bands including U2 and Oasis for "forcing" people to like their music.Win Butler, frontman of the Canadian indie rock band, told the latest issue of NME magazine...

By on 21 February 2007

Arcade Fire Star Criticises Rockers' Self-publicising

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has hit out at U2, THE ROLLING STONES and OASIS for forcing their music down consumers' throats with big-headed, self-important boasts. The Canadian rocker dislikes the way mainstream bands -...

Bono Refused 'Honour' By North Dakota

Rocker BONO has failed to win over lawmakers in US state North Dakota, after a resolution to honour the star for his work fighting poverty and disease in the Third World was voted down. A...

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Dornik - Drive Video

London-based Dornik may be new on the scene, but his latest single 'Drive' is set to become an instant-classic and to provoke interest from fans of...

Caitlyn Jenner Greeted With Cheers At NYC Pride Event

Jenner attended the Pride parade in New York over the weekend and was said to be filming for her new series ‘I Am Cait’.

Kate Boy - Midnight Sun [Pseudo] Video

As they gear up to release their debut album, 'One', in November, Swedish group Kate Boy drop their latest song 'Midnight Sun'

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Iggy Azalea Blames Lack Of Promotion For Britney Spears Duet 'Pretty Girls' Flopping

The single didn't make a big impression on the charts when it was released last month.

Could Glastonbury Be Moving To London?

Could the Glastonbury Festival one day be moving to London? An idea to temporarily...

Florence + The Machine Edge Out Wolf Alice To UK No.1 Album Spot

In a very close sales race, Florence + The Machine have pipped Wolf Alice...

Janet Jackson Honoured As 'Ultimate Icon' At BET Music Awards

Janet Jackson showed she really is well and truly back on Sunday evening, when she...

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