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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...

Bono Is A Technical Magician

U2 frontman BONO has a secret power - he can erase the memory from his friend's mobile phones. Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell says he experiences a bizarre technical hitch soon after speaking to the Irish...

Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

By on 26 June 2007

Glastonbury Ends On A High

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

By on 25 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Dion Song For Clinton Campaign

Celine Dion's You has been picked as Hillary Clinton's campaign song for the forthcoming Democratic primaries.After a public vote on the presidential nominee's website, it was announced that Dion's track had come out on top...

By on 20 June 2007

Dion Wins Clinton Campaign Song Vote

CELINE DION has landed the official song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign. Dion's You + I will accompany Democrat Clinton as she travels across America in her bid to become the next U.S....

Hutchence Biopic Official

LATEST: Tragic INXS star MICHAEL HUTCHENCE is to return from the grave in a new biopic produced by MORGAN FREEMAN. The film, tentatively titled Slide Away - the name of the duet the singer performed...

Mccartney Steals Bono's Wardrobe

Former Beatle SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY took a jacket intended for BONO to wear during their 2005 Live 8 duet without his permission. The U2 frontman was stunned to see the former Beatle sporting his clothes...

Bono Slams 'Misleading' G8 Aids Fund

U2 star BONO has slammed world leaders for "deliberately misleading" the world with their pledge to fight Aids and other diseases.Speaking after the G8 summit in Germany, Bono told Reuters that he was "exasperated" that...

By on 08 June 2007

U2 Re-team With Eno And Lanois

Irish rockers U2 are reteaming with long-term collaborators BRIAN ENO and DANIEL LANOIS for help with their new album. The former Roxy Music star and Lanois famously produced the band's breakthrough fifth album, The Joshua...

Bono Guest Edits Variety

Rocker BONO has become the first guest editor of Variety, and has made his mark by giving the July (07) issue of the U.S. magazine 20 different covers. The crusading U2 singer has published a...

Bono Praises Bush For African Aids Pledge

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on American President George W. Bush for pledging $30 million (GBP15 million) toward the fight against AIDS in Africa. The U2 singer is delighted by the decision to divert...

Guest Editor Geldof Calls For An End To Poverty

BOB GELDOF was the guest editor in chief of today's issue of Germany's biggest tabloid Bild and urged people to put an end to poverty in Africa. The singer and activist created a special issue...

More Musicians Join Line-up To Rock The Clinton Vote

TINA TURNER, LENNY KRAVITZ and THE POLICE are the latest acts to join the race to land the campaign song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign. Democrat Clinton has launched a competition on her...

Tennant Slams Campaign Concerts

PET SHOP BOYS frontman NEIL TENNANT has slammed "campaign concerts" like this summer's (07) Live Earth gig - because he hates the idea of musicians preaching to the public. The singer believes it is arrogant...

Tennant Slams Benefit Concerts

PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT has poured scorn on this summer's (07) Live Earth gig, insisting benefit concerts make musicians "look arrogant". The singer has mixed feelings about bands who mix music with politics,...

Bono To Receive Liberty Medal

Crusading U2 rocker BONO has been named the recipient of this year's (07) Liberty Medal for helping bring public attention to humanitarian and economic issues in Africa. The annual award, decided by America's non-profit National...

Green Day Stun American Idol With Lennon Cover

GREEN DAY stunned America on the finale of talent show AMERICAN IDOL last night (23May07) with a performance of JOHN LENNON's WORKING CLASS HERO. The punk trio's surprise appearance on the hit show was staged...

Bono Joins Hunger Task Force

U2 rocker BONO is continuing efforts to raise awareness of world poverty by joining the Irish government's Hunger Task Force. The campaign was launched in capital city Dublin last month (Apr07) and also includes experts...

U2 Stun Cannes With Midnight Red Carpet Show

Rockers U2 stunned fans at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Saturday night (19May07) with a free live midnight show on the red carpet. The group performed for 10 minutes on the seaside town's...

Impromptu Gig Accompanies U2 3d Premiere

U2 have played a free gig to hundreds of fans in Cannes to mark the world premiere of their upcoming debut movie, which was filmed entirely in 3D.The 90-minute film, titled U2 3D, is due...

By on 20 May 2007

U2 To Rock The Vote For Hillary Clinton?

Rock superstars U2 are leading the race to land the campaign song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign, with two songs in the Democrat's shortlist. Clinton has launched a competition on her website asking...

Flowers Lives Childhood Dream

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS still gets starstruck when he's socialising with his childhood idols SIR ELTON JOHN and BONO. The rocker met the music superstars when The Killers hit the big time, and he...

Bono In Fireplace Furore

U2 rocker BONO has dismissed reports he upset neighbours at his New York apartment block, insisting his complaint over smoky fireplaces was about "health and safety". The singer, real name Paul Hewson, was reported to...

Bono Criticises World Leaders Over Aid Shortfall

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised world leaders for failing to give effective help to poor countries across the globe. The U2 star insists that while financial aid to Africa has grown by $2.3 billion (GBP1.15...

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