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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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