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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...

Fleetwood Loses Distribution Rights Case

FLEETWOOD MAC drummer MICK FLEETWOOD has lost a long-running battle against the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) over distribution rights for the legendary band's music. Fleetwood launched a lawsuit against the company four years ago over...

Bono Organises Art Fundraiser For Hiv Relief In Africa

Humanitarian rocker BONO is organising a Valentine's Day (14Feb08) art auction to raise money for the United Nations' HIV relief program in Africa. The U2 frontman is teaming up with British artist Damien Hirst to...

"Best?" And How!

Disney underestimated just how many parents on Super Bowl Sunday would drop off their kids at theaters showing Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds 3-D. After predicting that the movie would earn $29 million,...

Miley Takes Valentines Day From U2

Plans by the company releasing U2 3D, the rock group's concert movie, to expand the film on Valentine's day were shot through the heart Thursday when it appeared that Disney might want to use many...

U2 Follow Prince To The O2

Irish rockers U2 are to follow in the footsteps of PRINCE and the SPICE GIRLS by hosting a residency at London's O2 Arena. The band are due to start work on their forthcoming album, which...

U2 Manager Calls For End Of Illegal Downloads

U2's manager is spearheading a campaign to end illegal music downloads from the Internet. Paul MCGuinnes - who has guided the Irish rockers to 150 million album sales over the last 30 years - has...

Bono Donates Ipod To Encourage An End To Poverty

U2 rocker BONO has given the Japanese Prime Minister an iPod in a bid to help end poverty in Africa. The singer was attending a meeting with former British prime minister Tony Blair and Microsoft...

U.s. Politican Unfased By Bono

U.S. Defence Secretary ROBERT GATES was unfased when he met U2 rock star BONO - as he had no idea who he was. The With Or Without You star met the politician at the...

Bono Confesses Eco Sins To 'Father' Al Gore

U2 frontman BONO has compared environmental campaigner AL GORE to an Irish priest to whom he can confess his ecological sins. The With Or Without You hitmaker shared the stage with the former U.S. vice...

Paranoid Bono Showed Gore Around His Green Home

Rocker BONO poked fun at his green credentials during a conference with AL GORE on Thursday (24Jan08), revealing how he went to great lengths to show the former U.S. vice president how environmentally friendly his...

Bono Pays A Visit To The Pentagon

Irish rocker BONO met with U.S. Defence Secretary ROBERT GATES on Tuesday (22Jan08) in his efforts to persuade world leaders to increase aid to developing nations. The U2 frontman and humanitarian has already pressed French...

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...

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